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DATE EVENT CITY TYPE
Saturday
Apr

1
Aiken Horse Show
Benefits Hitchcock Woods, the largest urban forest in America
Aiken
Expo
Saturday
Apr

1
Birdell's Market & Food Truck Rally
Family event from 9am-3pm, featuring arts & crafts, direct sales vendors, food trucks, Carolina Choo-Choo Trains, and much more - accepting vendors and food truck applicants
Columbia
Leesville
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Apr

1
Blue Star Blitz Hike-A-Thon
Family friendly hike-a-thon and celebration with food trucks, biergarten, and live music - benefits Anne Springs Close Greenway
Rock Hill
Fort Mill
Sports
Saturday
Apr

1
Carolina Cup
Steeplechase horse racing, elaborate tailgate parties - benefit
Camden
Sports
Saturday
Apr

1
Columbia International Festival
2-day event includes performances, demonstrations, food, exhibits, artifacts from various cultures and countries
Columbia
Festival
Saturday
Apr

1
Columbia Open Studios
Self-guided tour of artists' studios in the Greater Columbia area
Columbia
Arts
Saturday
Apr

1
Cooper River Bridge Run
10K run/walk, wheelchair division, kids' run, finish festival
See beautiful pictures of the bridges of Charleston
Charleston
Sports
Saturday
Apr

1
Cornhole Derby
Teams of two will be battling for prizes - benefits Center for Developmental Services
Greenville
Travelers Rest
Sports
Saturday
Apr

1
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Saturday
Apr

1
Flowertown Festival
3-day event includes arts and crafts, Children's Jubilee, farmers market, food - supports Summerville Family YMCA
Charleston
Summerville
Festival
Saturday
Apr

1
Historic Pendleton Spring Jubilee
100 artists plus food vendors, music, live entertainment, children's activities
Clemson
Pendleton
Festival
Saturday
Apr

1
Homegrown Heroes: The Lowcountry in World War II
Parris Island Marine band performance, children's games, a face painting station, a bouncy castle, WWII reenactors, a presentation and more - hosted by the Morris Center
Ridgeland
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Apr

1
Kickin' BBQ Pickin'
Family friendly event with BBQ and other food options, music, silent auction, local beverages - benefits Project Alive & Kicking
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Culinary
Saturday
Apr

1
Midlands Strides for Autism
Fun-walk, resource fair, family-fun activities - benefits the South Carolina Autism Society
Columbia
Irmo
Sports
Saturday
Apr

1
Mustang & Ford Show
Over 20 judged classes - benefits the Ronald McDonald House Charities and Harvest Hope Food Bank
Columbia
Lexington
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Apr

1
Plantation Tours of Prince George Winyah Parish
Visit churches and privately owned plantations and town houses
Learn more about South Carolina plantations
Georgetown
Historical
Saturday
Apr

1
River Rocks Festival
Live music, food, beverages, kids activities and environmental education - benefits Congaree Riverkeeper
Columbia
Festival
Saturday
Apr

1
Run for the Shelter
5K run or 1-mile dog walk plus 'Doggie Bone Hunt' - benefits the Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach
Sports
Saturday
Apr

1
Solar Eclipse Workshop
Workshop on the upcoming solar eclipse to facilitate discussion among amateurs, educators, and scientists - hosted by the American Astronomical Society
Columbia
Workshop
Saturday
Apr

1
South Carolina Horse Expo
Arena obstacle challenge, activities, vendors, network - hosted by the SC Horsemen's Council
Clemson
Pendleton
Expo
Saturday
Apr

1
Tartan Day South
4-day event includes music, dance, athletic competitions, pipe bands and demonstrations
Columbia
West Columbia
Festival
Saturday
Apr

1
Upstate Strides for Autism
Fun-walk, resource fair, family-fun activities - benefits the South Carolina Autism Society
Greenville
Simpsonville
Sports
Saturday
Apr

1
iMAGINE Upstate Festival
STEAM-centered experiences for students of all ages including drones, battling robots, race cars, 3d printing, hovercrafts and more
Greenville
Educational
Sunday
Apr

2
Aiken Horse Show
Benefits Hitchcock Woods, the largest urban forest in America
Aiken
Expo
Sunday
Apr

2
Charleston Honey & Bee Expo
Learn about bees, taste honey products, exhibits, speakers, presentations
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Expo
Sunday
Apr

2
Choral Festival
The Hilton Head Choral Society will be performing along side special guest composer and high school choruses from across the country
Hilton Head
Concert
Sunday
Apr

2
Columbia International Festival
2-day event includes performances, demonstrations, food, exhibits, artifacts from various cultures and countries
Columbia
Festival
Sunday
Apr

2
Columbia Open Studios
Self-guided tour of artists' studios in the Greater Columbia area
Columbia
Arts
Sunday
Apr

2
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Sunday
Apr

2
Flowertown Festival
3-day event includes arts and crafts, Children's Jubilee, farmers market, food - supports Summerville Family YMCA
Charleston
Summerville
Festival
Sunday
Apr

2
Historic Pendleton Spring Jubilee
100 artists plus food vendors, music, live entertainment, children's activities
Clemson
Pendleton
Festival
Sunday
Apr

2
Lowcountry Cajun Festival
Cajun and Creole food, Zydeco music, kids' activities, entertainment, crawfish-eating contest
Charleston
James Island
Festival
Sunday
Apr

2
South Carolina Horse Expo
Arena obstacle challenge, activities, vendors, network - hosted by the SC Horsemen's Council
Clemson
Pendleton
Expo
Sunday
Apr

2
Tartan Day South
4-day event includes music, dance, athletic competitions, pipe bands and demonstrations
Columbia
West Columbia
Festival
Sunday
Apr

2
Taste of the Upstate
A gospel brunch New Orleans Style with specialty bloody marys and mimosas plus live jazz and gospel music - benefits Loaves And Fishes
Greenville
Culinary
Monday
Apr

3
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Tuesday
Apr

4
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Tuesday
Apr

4
Read-In
Schools across the state celebrate reading and libraries at the SC State House
Columbia
Educational
Wednesday
Apr

5
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Thursday
Apr

6
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Thursday
Apr

6
Puddin' Swamp Festival
3-day event includes carnival rides, live entertainment, street dance, fireworks, 5K, arts and crafts, Taste of Puddin' Swamp
Manning
Turbeville
Festival
Thursday
Apr

6
South Carolina BBQ - Shag Festival
3-day event includes live music, cook-off, pageant, craft vendors, auto show
Hemingway
Festival
Thursday
Apr

6
SpringSkunk Music Fest
Live bands, bbq, kids' activities, camping available onsite
Greenville
Greer
Festival
Friday
Apr

7
1BlueStringHubCity
Grand finale of the singer/songwriter competition - raising fund and awareness for Safe Homes, Rape Crisis Coalition
Spartanburg
Concert
Friday
Apr

7
Battle of Charleston
Living military timeline featuring pirates, Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI, WWII, Korean Conflict, and Vietnam living history and skirmishes
Charleston
Johns Island
Historical
Friday
Apr

7
Charleston Bluegrass Festival
Two stages of regional and local bluegrass, on-premises camping, family friendy event - benefits The Bee Cause
Charleston
Festival
Friday
Apr

7
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Friday
Apr

7
Garden Club of Charleston House and Garden Tours
Visit historic homes and gardens featuring exquisite floral arrangements
Charleston
Miscellaneous
Friday
Apr

7
Horry County Fair
10 days of entertainment, rides, food, games, and concerts
Myrtle Beach
Fair
Friday
Apr

7
Hub City Hog Fest
Teams compete in different types of bbq cooking plus live music - benefits Mobile Meals of Spartanburg
Spartanburg
Culinary
Friday
Apr

7
Kiawah Art and House Tour
Tour five homes on Kiawah Island - benefits local children's art programs
Charleston
Kiawah Island
Miscellaneous
Friday
Apr

7
Puddin' Swamp Festival
3-day event includes carnival rides, live entertainment, street dance, fireworks, 5K, arts and crafts, Taste of Puddin' Swamp
Manning
Turbeville
Festival
Friday
Apr

7
South Carolina BBQ - Shag Festival
3-day event includes live music, cook-off, pageant, craft vendors, auto show
Hemingway
Festival
Friday
Apr

7
South Carolina Chili Cook-Off Championship
Plus live music and vendors - benefits four local, nonprofit organization
Anderson
Belton
Culinary
Friday
Apr

7
SpringSkunk Music Fest
Live bands, bbq, kids' activities, camping available onsite
Greenville
Greer
Festival
Friday
Apr

7
World Grits Festival
3-day event includes parade, carnival, grits grinding, "Rolling in Grits" contest, 5K run
St. George
Festival
Saturday
Apr

8
Bark to the Park Walk for the Animals
Walk followed by After Paw-ty - benefits Pawmetto Lifeline
Columbia
Sports
Saturday
Apr

8
Battle of Charleston
Living military timeline featuring pirates, Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI, WWII, Korean Conflict, and Vietnam living history and skirmishes
Charleston
Johns Island
Historical
Saturday
Apr

8
Cayce Festival of the Arts
Featuring artists, crafters and authors/writers from around the region - net proceeds to benefit a local charity selected by the Cayce Avenues Neighborhood Association
Columbia
Cayce
Arts
Saturday
Apr

8
Charleston Bluegrass Festival
Two stages of regional and local bluegrass, on-premises camping, family friendy event - benefits The Bee Cause
Charleston
Festival
Saturday
Apr

8
Color Me Pink
10K, 5K, and 1 mile options with a Zumba warm-up and post-race activities - benefits Cancer Association of Anderson
Anderson
Sports
Saturday
Apr

8
Easter Egg Hunt in the Gardens
Easter egg hunt, visit from the Easter Bunny, historic outdoor games at the Robert Mills House & Gardens - advanced reservations required
Columbia
Holiday
Saturday
Apr

8
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Saturday
Apr

8
Fire Truck Pull for Curing Kids Cancer
Gather 10 of your strongest friends, family or co-workers to play the ultimate tug of war with a 55,000 lb. fire truck to raise funds and awareness for childhood cancer cures
Columbia
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Apr

8
Garden Club of Charleston House and Garden Tours
Visit historic homes and gardens featuring exquisite floral arrangements
Charleston
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Apr

8
Horry County Fair
10 days of entertainment, rides, food, games, and concerts
Myrtle Beach
Fair
Saturday
Apr

8
Hub City Hog Fest
Teams compete in different types of bbq cooking plus live music - benefits Mobile Meals of Spartanburg
Spartanburg
Culinary
Saturday
Apr

8
Migratory Bird Walk
Two-hour walk followed by bird of prey tour and flight demonstration, reservations required - benefits Center for Birds of Prey
Charleston
Awendaw
Educational
Saturday
Apr

8
Palmetto Half Marathon
Events include a 5K run/walk, youth half marathon, kids' fun run - benefit
Columbia
Sports
Saturday
Apr

8
Puddin' Swamp Festival
3-day event includes carnival rides, live entertainment, street dance, fireworks, 5K, arts and crafts, Taste of Puddin' Swamp
Manning
Turbeville
Festival
Saturday
Apr

8
South Carolina BBQ - Shag Festival
3-day event includes live music, cook-off, pageant, craft vendors, auto show
Hemingway
Festival
Saturday
Apr

8
South Carolina Chili Cook-Off Championship
Plus live music and vendors - benefits four local, nonprofit organization
Anderson
Belton
Culinary
Saturday
Apr

8
SpringSkunk Music Fest
Live bands, bbq, kids' activities, camping available onsite
Greenville
Greer
Festival
Saturday
Apr

8
Taste of Bluffton
Taste local flavors plus chefs chop challenge, waiters race, battle of the bands, fire fighter chili cook-off
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Culinary
Saturday
Apr

8
World Grits Festival
3-day event includes parade, carnival, grits grinding, "Rolling in Grits" contest, 5K run
St. George
Festival
Sunday
Apr

9
Battle of Charleston
Living military timeline featuring pirates, Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI, WWII, Korean Conflict, and Vietnam living history and skirmishes
Charleston
Johns Island
Historical
Sunday
Apr

9
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Sunday
Apr

9
Horry County Fair
10 days of entertainment, rides, food, games, and concerts
Myrtle Beach
Fair
Sunday
Apr

9
World Grits Festival
3-day event includes parade, carnival, grits grinding, "Rolling in Grits" contest, 5K run
St. George
Festival
Monday
Apr

10
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Monday
Apr

10
Horry County Fair
10 days of entertainment, rides, food, games, and concerts
Myrtle Beach
Fair
Monday
Apr

10
Monday After the Masters
Celebrity Pro-Am charity golf tournament hosted by Hootie & The Blowfish - benefits children's educational programs and the SC junior golf program
Myrtle Beach
N Myrtle Beach
Sports
Tuesday
Apr

11
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Tuesday
Apr

11
Horry County Fair
10 days of entertainment, rides, food, games, and concerts
Myrtle Beach
Fair
Wednesday
Apr

12
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Wednesday
Apr

12
Horry County Fair
10 days of entertainment, rides, food, games, and concerts
Myrtle Beach
Fair
Thursday
Apr

13
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Thursday
Apr

13
Horry County Fair
10 days of entertainment, rides, food, games, and concerts
Myrtle Beach
Fair
Thursday
Apr

13
Living Gallery
Program combines original drama, special choral and orchestral arrangements, and breathtaking live portrayals of classic works of art - presented by Bob Jones University
Greenville
Arts
Thursday
Apr

13
iFiveK
Run and tech networking event, post-race party with pizza, drinks, awards - benefits CODEcamp scholarships and other education related programming
Charleston
North Charleston
Sports
Friday
Apr

14
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Friday
Apr

14
Horry County Fair
10 days of entertainment, rides, food, games, and concerts
Myrtle Beach
Fair
Friday
Apr

14
Iron City Festival
Street fair with exhibits, food and vendors, live entertainment, health fair, cake contest, children's activities, pageant, kids' parade
Gaffney
Blacksburg
Festival
Friday
Apr

14
Living Gallery
Program combines original drama, special choral and orchestral arrangements, and breathtaking live portrayals of classic works of art - presented by Bob Jones University
Greenville
Arts
Friday
Apr

14
Pickens Azalea Festival
2-day event includes music, classic car cruise-in, 5K, arts and crafts, amusement rides
Clemson
Pickens
Festival
Saturday
Apr

15
5K Challenge Race
5K, mile-run or fun-run, family event - benefits Volunteers in Medical Missions
Clemson
Seneca
Sports
Saturday
Apr

15
Bunny Hop 5K Run/Walk
USATF certified course - benefits the YMCA
Columbia
Sports
Saturday
Apr

15
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Saturday
Apr

15
Gardens Then and Now
A local heirloom seed swap and plant sale, ask local farmers and demonstrators all your gardening questions
Clemson
Pickens
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Apr

15
Horry County Fair
10 days of entertainment, rides, food, games, and concerts
Myrtle Beach
Fair
Saturday
Apr

15
Iron City Festival
Street fair with exhibits, food and vendors, live entertainment, health fair, cake contest, children's activities, pageant, kids' parade
Gaffney
Blacksburg
Festival
Saturday
Apr

15
Living Gallery
Program combines original drama, special choral and orchestral arrangements, and breathtaking live portrayals of classic works of art - presented by Bob Jones University
Greenville
Arts
Saturday
Apr

15
Pickens Azalea Festival
2-day event includes music, classic car cruise-in, 5K, arts and crafts, amusement rides
Clemson
Pickens
Festival
Saturday
Apr

15
Soft Shell Crab Festival
Food, live music, craft market, kids' fun zone, classic car show, Port Royal Charity Crab Race
Beaufort
Port Royal
Festival
Saturday
Apr

15
The Hat Ladies Easter Promenade
Hat Ladies members and their families dressed in their Easter best gather at Washington Park then when St Michaels chimes eleven times, stroll down Broad
Charleston
Holiday
Sunday
Apr

16
Easter
Always the first Sunday following the full moon after the vernal equinox
Statewide
Holiday
Sunday
Apr

16
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Sunday
Apr

16
Horry County Fair
10 days of entertainment, rides, food, games, and concerts
Myrtle Beach
Fair
Monday
Apr

17
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Tuesday
Apr

18
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Wednesday
Apr

19
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Wednesday
Apr

19
Myrtle Beach International Film Festival
Animation, shorts, documentaries, music videos, features
Learn more about movies filmed in South Carolina
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Thursday
Apr

20
Antique Car Show
To feature restored cars from the early 1900s to mid-1930s, with emphasis on the Anderson model - hosted by Historic Rock Hill
Rock Hill
Miscellaneous
Thursday
Apr

20
Charleston Race Week
International sailboat regatta - inshore and offshore races
Learn more about boating in South Carolina
Charleston
Sports
Thursday
Apr

20
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, road race, bbq cook-off, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Thursday
Apr

20
Community Job Fair
Hosted at Lexington Technology Center from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Columbia
Lexington
Expo
Thursday
Apr

20
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Thursday
Apr

20
Indie Grits Film Fest
The Nickelodeon presents films from new media makers and pros
Columbia
Festival
Thursday
Apr

20
Lander Film Festival
3-day event includes the Southeastern Short Film Contest, young filmmaker's workshop, screenings, writer's workshop
Greenwood
Arts
Thursday
Apr

20
Macbeth
Shakespeare's shortest tragedy which tells the story of a Scottish general named Macbeth who receives a prophecy from a trio of witches - presented by North Greenville University
Greenville
Tigerville
Arts
Thursday
Apr

20
Myrtle Beach International Film Festival
Animation, shorts, documentaries, music videos, features
Learn more about movies filmed in South Carolina
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Thursday
Apr

20
SC Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Celebration
Cocktail meet and greet, dinner, ceremony
Greenville
Miscellaneous
Friday
Apr

21
Abbeville French Heritage Festival
3-day event includes tours, flower show, play, concert, wine tasting
Abbeville
Festival
Friday
Apr

21
ArtFields
9-day event features 400+ Southeastern artists, live music, food, and tons of warm hospitality
Florence
Lake City
Arts
Friday
Apr

21
Charleston Outdoor Fest
Learn about and try canoeing, kayaking, paddleboarding, rock climbing, slacklining, mountain biking, archer, and disc golf
Charleston
James Island
Sports
Friday
Apr

21
Charleston Race Week
International sailboat regatta - inshore and offshore races
Learn more about boating in South Carolina
Charleston
Sports
Friday
Apr

21
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, road race, bbq cook-off, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Friday
Apr

21
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Friday
Apr

21
Indie Grits Film Fest
The Nickelodeon presents films from new media makers and pros
Columbia
Festival
Friday
Apr

21
Kiawah Island Motoring Retreat
Concours automobiles, dinners, tours of Kiawah homes - benefits three Lowcountry charities
Charleston
Kiawah Island
Miscellaneous
Friday
Apr

21
Lakeside Art and Music Festival
2-day event includes live music, gala, art exhibits, silent and live auctions, Pirates Cove children's area - benefits Foothills Area YMCA
Clemson
Seneca
Festival
Friday
Apr

21
Lander Film Festival
3-day event includes the Southeastern Short Film Contest, young filmmaker's workshop, screenings, writer's workshop
Greenwood
Arts
Friday
Apr

21
Macbeth
Shakespeare's shortest tragedy which tells the story of a Scottish general named Macbeth who receives a prophecy from a trio of witches - presented by North Greenville University
Greenville
Tigerville
Arts
Friday
Apr

21
McDaniels Golf Classic
Golf tournament at Fort Jackson Golf Club - benefits the Palmetto Health Cancer Centers
Columbia
Sports
Friday
Apr

21
Myrtle Beach International Film Festival
Animation, shorts, documentaries, music videos, features
Learn more about movies filmed in South Carolina
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Friday
Apr

21
SOS Spring Safari
10-day shag event with live music, shagging classes, and parade - at various locations
Myrtle Beach
N Myrtle Beach
Festival
Friday
Apr

21
Stone Soup Storytelling Festival
3-day event includes storytelling, children's stories, ghost stories, amateur story competition, grand finale concert
Spartanburg
Woodruff
Festival
Friday
Apr

21
Striped Bass Festival
A fishing tournament, dances, parade, boating events, pageant, and a host of other activities
Manning
Festival
Saturday
Apr

22
Abbeville French Heritage Festival
3-day event includes tours, flower show, play, concert, wine tasting
Abbeville
Festival
Saturday
Apr

22
Aiken Wine & Sign
Authors, books, wine, food, sweet tea, fun for the entire family - benefits the Diann Shaddox Foundation for Essential Tremor
Aiken
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Apr

22
ArtFields
9-day event features 400+ Southeastern artists, live music, food, and tons of warm hospitality
Florence
Lake City
Arts
Saturday
Apr

22
Central Railroad Festival
Bands, kids' fun, arts and crafts, food booths
Clemson
Central
Festival
Saturday
Apr

22
Charleston Outdoor Fest
Learn about and try canoeing, kayaking, paddleboarding, rock climbing, slacklining, mountain biking, archer, and disc golf
Charleston
James Island
Sports
Saturday
Apr

22
Charleston Race Week
International sailboat regatta - inshore and offshore races
Learn more about boating in South Carolina
Charleston
Sports
Saturday
Apr

22
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, road race, bbq cook-off, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Saturday
Apr

22
Earth Day Aiken
An informative, festive celebration at the Newberry Street Festival Center with kids zone, art contest, demonstrations, 5K fun run
Aiken
Festival
Saturday
Apr

22
Earth Day Celebration
More than 30 booths on-hand to demonstrate how organizations are going green, live entertainment, food, and green activities for children
Sumter
Expo
Saturday
Apr

22
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Saturday
Apr

22
Firing on Fort Sumter
Period Civil War-era dinner and public ball
Spartanburg
Historical
Saturday
Apr

22
Gator Band Food Truck Festival
Food trucks, local artisan crafters, kid's zone, movie shown on the Jumbotron - benefits River Bluff High School Band Boosters
Columbia
Lexington
Culinary
Saturday
Apr

22
Greer Goes Global International Festival
Enjoying the sights, sounds and tastes of multiple cultures with booths, native performances, traditional foods and children's activities
Greenville
Greer
Festival
Saturday
Apr

22
Heart & Sole Women's Five Miler
Run or walk 5 miles or walk 3 miles to raise heart disease awareness plus post-race events - charity event
Columbia
Sports
Saturday
Apr

22
Indie Grits Film Fest
The Nickelodeon presents films from new media makers and pros
Columbia
Festival
Saturday
Apr

22
Kiawah Island Motoring Retreat
Concours automobiles, dinners, tours of Kiawah homes - benefits three Lowcountry charities
Charleston
Kiawah Island
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Apr

22
Lakeside Art and Music Festival
2-day event includes live music, gala, art exhibits, silent and live auctions, Pirates Cove children's area - benefits Foothills Area YMCA
Clemson
Seneca
Festival
Saturday
Apr

22
Lander Film Festival
3-day event includes the Southeastern Short Film Contest, young filmmaker's workshop, screenings, writer's workshop
Greenwood
Arts
Saturday
Apr

22
Macbeth
Shakespeare's shortest tragedy which tells the story of a Scottish general named Macbeth who receives a prophecy from a trio of witches - presented by North Greenville University
Greenville
Tigerville
Arts
Saturday
Apr

22
March for Science Rally
Stand in support of science and the dissemination of research findings for the benefit of the public-at-large
Greenville
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Apr

22
Mullet Haul Trail Run & Walk
5-mile and a 10-mile race on the trails of the Mullet Hall Equestrian Center, post-race party with delicious food, cold beverages, and live music
Charleston
Johns Island
Sports
Saturday
Apr

22
Myrtle Beach International Film Festival
Animation, shorts, documentaries, music videos, features
Learn more about movies filmed in South Carolina
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Saturday
Apr

22
Pork in the Park
Barbecue competition, kids' inflatables and activities, live bluegrass music
Newberry
Festival
Saturday
Apr

22
Reedy River Run 10K
10K run, 5K run or walk, youth mile run, children's fun run, post-race party
Greenville
Sports
Saturday
Apr

22
Ride for the Child
100-mile motorcycle poker run, at the finish there will be live music, food, and prizes - benefits The Parenting Place
Clemson
Easley
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Apr

22
SOS Spring Safari
10-day shag event with live music, shagging classes, and parade - at various locations
Myrtle Beach
N Myrtle Beach
Festival
Saturday
Apr

22
South Carolina Cornbread Festival
Cornbread cook-off, car & bike show, live entertainment, play area, cornbread eating contest, Little Miss Corn Muffin pageant
Columbia
Festival
Saturday
Apr

22
Spartanburg Earth Day Festival
Exhibitors, vendors, children's activities, live entertainment, and short informational films
Spartanburg
Festival
Saturday
Apr

22
Stone Soup Storytelling Festival
3-day event includes storytelling, children's stories, ghost stories, amateur story competition, grand finale concert
Spartanburg
Woodruff
Festival
Saturday
Apr

22
Strawberry Festival
Games, activities, craft vendors, silent auction, talent show and lots of strawberries - benefits Mead Hall Episcopal School St. Thaddeus Campus
Aiken
Festival
Saturday
Apr

22
Striped Bass Festival
A fishing tournament, dances, parade, boating events, pageant, and a host of other activities
Manning
Festival
Saturday
Apr

22
Under the Crown and Colonial Trades Fair
Historical interpreters will demonstrate colonial life plus local and regional artists will be on hand
Aiken
North Augusta
Historical
Saturday
Apr

22
Walk MS
Walk MS connects people living with MS and those who care about them
Columbia
Sports
Saturday
Apr

22
Walk for Autism-Charleston
Family friendly walk, with refreshments, live music, jump castles, silent auction - benefits autism development programs
Charleston
Sports
Sunday
Apr

23
ArtFields
9-day event features 400+ Southeastern artists, live music, food, and tons of warm hospitality
Florence
Lake City
Arts
Sunday
Apr

23
Charleston Outdoor Fest
Learn about and try canoeing, kayaking, paddleboarding, rock climbing, slacklining, mountain biking, archer, and disc golf
Charleston
James Island
Sports
Sunday
Apr

23
Charleston Race Week
International sailboat regatta - inshore and offshore races
Learn more about boating in South Carolina
Charleston
Sports
Sunday
Apr

23
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, road race, bbq cook-off, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Sunday
Apr

23
Indie Grits Film Fest
The Nickelodeon presents films from new media makers and pros
Columbia
Festival
Sunday
Apr

23
Kiawah Island Motoring Retreat
Concours automobiles, dinners, tours of Kiawah homes - benefits three Lowcountry charities
Charleston
Kiawah Island
Miscellaneous
Sunday
Apr

23
SOS Spring Safari
10-day shag event with live music, shagging classes, and parade - at various locations
Myrtle Beach
N Myrtle Beach
Festival
Sunday
Apr

23
Stone Soup Storytelling Festival
3-day event includes storytelling, children's stories, ghost stories, amateur story competition, grand finale concert
Spartanburg
Woodruff
Festival
Sunday
Apr

23
Under the Crown and Colonial Trades Fair
Historical interpreters will demonstrate colonial life plus local and regional artists will be on hand
Aiken
North Augusta
Historical
Sunday
Apr

23
Walk For Animals
Leashed dogs welcome, after-walk Yappy Hour patio party - benefits SPCA Albrecht Center
Aiken
Sports
Monday
Apr

24
ArtFields
9-day event features 400+ Southeastern artists, live music, food, and tons of warm hospitality
Florence
Lake City
Arts
Monday
Apr

24
BIASC Golf Tournament
Enjoy a day golf, dinner, door prizes, hole-in-one contest, and a chance to putt for a cash prize of $25,000 - benefits the Brain Injury Association of SC
Columbia
Sports
Monday
Apr

24
Big Brothers Big Sisters of CYDC Golf Tournament
Pre-tournament party on April 24 with golf tournament the following day - benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Carolina Youth Development Center
Charleston
Awendaw
Sports
Monday
Apr

24
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, road race, bbq cook-off, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Monday
Apr

24
Macbeth
Shakespeare's shortest tragedy which tells the story of a Scottish general named Macbeth who receives a prophecy from a trio of witches - presented by North Greenville University
Greenville
Tigerville
Arts
Monday
Apr

24
SOS Spring Safari
10-day shag event with live music, shagging classes, and parade - at various locations
Myrtle Beach
N Myrtle Beach
Festival
Tuesday
Apr

25
ArtFields
9-day event features 400+ Southeastern artists, live music, food, and tons of warm hospitality
Florence
Lake City
Arts
Tuesday
Apr

25
Big Brothers Big Sisters of CYDC Golf Tournament
Pre-tournament party on April 24 with golf tournament the following day - benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Carolina Youth Development Center
Charleston
Awendaw
Sports
Tuesday
Apr

25
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, road race, bbq cook-off, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Tuesday
Apr

25
Macbeth
Shakespeare's shortest tragedy which tells the story of a Scottish general named Macbeth who receives a prophecy from a trio of witches - presented by North Greenville University
Greenville
Tigerville
Arts
Tuesday
Apr

25
SOS Spring Safari
10-day shag event with live music, shagging classes, and parade - at various locations
Myrtle Beach
N Myrtle Beach
Festival
Wednesday
Apr

26
ArtFields
9-day event features 400+ Southeastern artists, live music, food, and tons of warm hospitality
Florence
Lake City
Arts
Wednesday
Apr

26
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, road race, bbq cook-off, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Wednesday
Apr

26
Downtown Walterboro Criterium
USA CRITS cycling series with the riders racing multi-laps in a closed circuit course of Walterboro's historic downtown streets plus amateur races that are open to the public
Walterboro
Sports
Wednesday
Apr

26
Macbeth
Shakespeare's shortest tragedy which tells the story of a Scottish general named Macbeth who receives a prophecy from a trio of witches - presented by North Greenville University
Greenville
Tigerville
Arts
Wednesday
Apr

26
SOS Spring Safari
10-day shag event with live music, shagging classes, and parade - at various locations
Myrtle Beach
N Myrtle Beach
Festival
Thursday
Apr

27
ArtFields
9-day event features 400+ Southeastern artists, live music, food, and tons of warm hospitality
Florence
Lake City
Arts
Thursday
Apr

27
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, road race, bbq cook-off, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Thursday
Apr

27
SOS Spring Safari
10-day shag event with live music, shagging classes, and parade - at various locations
Myrtle Beach
N Myrtle Beach
Festival
Thursday
Apr

27
Sweet & Savory Chef's Competition
A night of sweet treats, savory hors d'oeurves, live music and vote for your favorite dishes - benefits Palmetto Place Children's Shelter
Columbia
Culinary
Thursday
Apr

27
The 3 Redneck Tenors
A musical comedy - presented by the Aiken Performing Arts Group
Aiken
Arts
Friday
Apr

28
ArtFields
9-day event features 400+ Southeastern artists, live music, food, and tons of warm hospitality
Florence
Lake City
Arts
Friday
Apr

28
Beach Bash Ball & Auction
Food, open bar, live entertainment, silent and live auctions - resort elegant attire - raising funds for the USC Upstate Athletic Department
Spartanburg
Miscellaneous
Friday
Apr

28
Blue Ridge Fest
Music, food, car cruise-in - benefiting local charities
Clemson
Pickens
Festival
Friday
Apr

28
Colleton County Rice Festival
2-day event includes live music, bicycle race, pageant, parade, crafts, cooking contest, fireworks, dog show
Walterboro
Festival
Friday
Apr

28
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, road race, bbq cook-off, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Friday
Apr

28
Jazz Under the Stars: An Outdoor Concert
Live music and performances from local bands and Alcorn Middle School student performers - bring lawn chairs, blankets
Columbia
Concert
Friday
Apr

28
SOS Spring Safari
10-day shag event with live music, shagging classes, and parade - at various locations
Myrtle Beach
N Myrtle Beach
Festival
Friday
Apr

28
Sparkleberry Country Fair
3-day event includes petting zoo, rides, food, crafts, tractors, 5K run/walk - proceeds benefit local schools
Columbia
Northeast Columbia
Fair
Friday
Apr

28
Spring Fling
Live entertainment, Family Fun Zone,cycling race, and a wide variety of food and retail vendors
Spartanburg
Festival
Friday
Apr

28
Wine Tasting at Riverbanks Botanical Garden
Plus food from local chefs, micro-brew, live music - benefits Riverbanks conservation efforts
Columbia
Culinary
Saturday
Apr

29
Abbeville French Heritage Festival
3-day event includes tours, flower show, play, concert, wine tasting
Abbeville
Festival
Saturday
Apr

29
ArtFields
9-day event features 400+ Southeastern artists, live music, food, and tons of warm hospitality
Florence
Lake City
Arts
Saturday
Apr

29
Beer Walk
Event will be in downtown and will feature beers from South Carolina
Abbeville
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Apr

29
Bird Songs
A Nashville Songwriters in the Round event with songwriters sharing their songs and the stories behind them plus Lowcountry meal and bar - benefits Center for Birds of Prey
Charleston
Awendaw
Educational
Saturday
Apr

29
Colleton County Rice Festival
2-day event includes live music, bicycle race, pageant, parade, crafts, cooking contest, fireworks, dog show
Walterboro
Festival
Saturday
Apr

29
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, road race, bbq cook-off, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Saturday
Apr

29
Healthy Living Expo
Natural Awakenings magazine presents the 2nd Healthy Living Expo. Healthy food, wellness, eco-friendly vendors, film screening, workshops, speakers, drawings, prizes - 10am-4pm
Greenville
Expo
Saturday
Apr

29
Kid's Day of Lexington
Learn about health, safety and environmental awareness through booths, activities, live performances
Columbia
Lexington
Expo
Saturday
Apr

29
Lower Richland Sweet Potato Festival
Parade, live music, carnival rides, arts and crafts, health fair and more
Columbia
Hopkins
Festival
Saturday
Apr

29
MCAS Beaufort Air Show
The show will showcase Naval aviation with a demonstration by the United States Naval Flight Demonstration Team, the Blue Angels
Beaufort
Expo
Saturday
Apr

29
Mutt Strut
Two mile run or walk with our without your dog plus music, vendors, refreshments and treats for all - benefits Greenville Humane Society
Greenville
Sports
Saturday
Apr

29
Putting for Parkinson's
Golf tournament, dinner, auction - raising awareness and funds to research Parkinson's Disease
Charleston
N Charleston
Sports
Saturday
Apr

29
Riding for Relay Poker Run
A five stop motorcycle poker run with after party - benefits the American Cancer Society and Relay For Life
Abbeville
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Apr

29
Run United
Half marathon, 5K, kids' fun run - benefits the United Way of Aiken County
Aiken
Sports
Saturday
Apr

29
SOS Spring Safari
10-day shag event with live music, shagging classes, and parade - at various locations
Myrtle Beach
N Myrtle Beach
Festival
Saturday
Apr

29
Sparkleberry Country Fair
3-day event includes petting zoo, rides, food, crafts, tractors, 5K run/walk - proceeds benefit local schools
Columbia
Northeast Columbia
Fair
Saturday
Apr

29
Spring Fling
Live entertainment, Family Fun Zone,cycling race, and a wide variety of food and retail vendors
Spartanburg
Festival
Saturday
Apr

29
Taste of James Island
Great food, cooking competition, live entertainment, raffles, kids' activities - benefits James Island Outreach
Charleston
James Island
Culinary
Saturday
Apr

29
Taste of the Coast
Taste specialties from the area's best restaurants plus live entertainment, kids' activities - benefits Risen Christ Lutheran School
Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach
Culinary
Saturday
Apr

29
Touch A Truck
Kids can explore more than 30 vehicles and exhibits, live entertainment, and more - presented by the Junior League of Columbia
Columbia
West Columbia
Expo
Saturday
Apr

29
Wheels for Meals Charity Ride
Bicycle event with four routes and a family fun ride option plus post-ride celebration and expo - benefits homebound clients of Meals on Wheels of Greenville
Greenville
Travelers Rest
Sports
Sunday
Apr

30
Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival
Celebrate the shrimping industry including boat parade, music, activities
Learn more about shrimping in South Carolina
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Festival
Sunday
Apr

30
MCAS Beaufort Air Show
The show will showcase Naval aviation with a demonstration by the United States Naval Flight Demonstration Team, the Blue Angels
Beaufort
Expo
Sunday
Apr

30
SOS Spring Safari
10-day shag event with live music, shagging classes, and parade - at various locations
Myrtle Beach
N Myrtle Beach
Festival
Sunday
Apr

30
Sparkleberry Country Fair
3-day event includes petting zoo, rides, food, crafts, tractors, 5K run/walk - proceeds benefit local schools
Columbia
Northeast Columbia
Fair
Sunday
Apr

30
Spring Fling
Live entertainment, Family Fun Zone,cycling race, and a wide variety of food and retail vendors
Spartanburg
Festival
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