july 2015 – South Carolina Calendar of Events, Festivals





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DATE EVENT CITY TYPE
Friday
Jul

3
Moncks Corner Fourth of July Festivities
Celebrate the 4th of July with a parade, street dance and fireworks
Moncks Corner
Holiday
Friday
Jul

3
SC Festival of Stars
2-day event includes live music, pageant, fireworks, food vendors, parade, contests, displays, rides
Greenwood
Ninety Six
Festival
Friday
Jul

3
Torchlight Tattoo - Independance Day Celebration
The 282d Army Rock Band will perform, kids' activities, concessions, fireworks
Columbia
Fort Jackson
Holiday
Saturday
Jul

4
Firecracker 5K Run
Run or walk, post-race celebration featuring children's fun run, music, fresh fruit, cold refreshments, door prizes and more - percentage of proceeds benefit local charities
Hilton Head
Sports
Saturday
Jul

4
Fourth of July at Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
Great fireworks show from two viewing areas, land and ship deck both also have live music - bring lawn chairs for both
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Holiday
Saturday
Jul

4
Independence Day
Happy 239th Birthday, USA! - State and federal holiday
Statewide
Holiday
Saturday
Jul

4
Lake Murray Fireworks Celebration
Fireworks launch from Spence Island and Dreher Island State Park to choreographed music airing on local radio
Columbia
Lake Murray
Holiday
Saturday
Jul

4
Lexington County Peach Festival
Parade, food, entertainment, 'peachy' recipe contest, antique car show, Revolutionary War reenactment, fireworks
Columbia
Gilbert
Festival
Saturday
Jul

4
Red, White and Blue Festival
Showcasing one of the state's largest fireworks displays, plus live music, kids' zone, food and beverage vendors
Greenville
Holiday
Saturday
Jul

4
SC Festival of Stars
2-day event includes live music, pageant, fireworks, food vendors, parade, contests, displays, rides
Greenwood
Ninety Six
Festival
Saturday
Jul

4
Salute from the Shore
Air parade along the SC coast starting at Cherry Grove of vintage aircraft saluting the armed services
Statewide
Coastal area
Holiday
Wednesday
Jul

8
MegaDock Billfishing Tournament
Governor's Cup - 4-day marlin and sailfish tournament - benefits local and national, water related charities
Charleston
Sports
Thursday
Jul

9
MegaDock Billfishing Tournament
Governor's Cup - 4-day marlin and sailfish tournament - benefits local and national, water related charities
Charleston
Sports
Thursday
Jul

9
South Carolina Festival of Discovery
3-day festival features BBQ, blues and more!
Greenwood
Festival
Friday
Jul

10
America's Music, Part I
1640-1899 Choral Music that Shaped a Country performed by The King's Counterpoint
Charleston
West Ashley
Concert
Friday
Jul

10
Friends of MUSC Children's Hospital Fine Art Show
Featuring the works of 9 local artists - portion of proceeds to help build the new Children's Hospital and Women's Pavilion at MUSC
Charleston
Kiawah Island
Arts
Friday
Jul

10
MegaDock Billfishing Tournament
Governor's Cup - 4-day marlin and sailfish tournament - benefits local and national, water related charities
Charleston
Sports
Friday
Jul

10
SC Pow Wow
Visit the Pocatilgo Village Yamassee Indian Reservation and explore native crafts, arts, jewelry, drum competition, dancing, traditional & non-traditional food, storytelling
Allendale
Fairfax
Festival
Friday
Jul

10
South Carolina Festival of Discovery
3-day festival features BBQ, blues and more!
Greenwood
Festival
Friday
Jul

10
South Carolina Peach Festival
10-day event includes dog show, parade, BBQ cookoff, road race, car show, contests, pageant
Gaffney
Festival
Saturday
Jul

11
Jammin' in July Music Festival
Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site - bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and coolers
Camden
Concert
Saturday
Jul

11
MegaDock Billfishing Tournament
Governor's Cup - 4-day marlin and sailfish tournament - benefits local and national, water related charities
Charleston
Sports
Saturday
Jul

11
Museum Road Show
Local experts will be onsite in a variety of fields to offer informal verbal appraisals
Columbia
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Jul

11
SC Pow Wow
Visit the Pocatilgo Village Yamassee Indian Reservation and explore native crafts, arts, jewelry, drum competition, dancing, traditional & non-traditional food, storytelling
Allendale
Fairfax
Festival
Saturday
Jul

11
South Carolina Festival of Discovery
3-day festival features BBQ, blues and more!
Greenwood
Festival
Saturday
Jul

11
South Carolina Peach Festival
10-day event includes dog show, parade, BBQ cookoff, road race, car show, contests, pageant
Gaffney
Festival
Saturday
Jul

11
Strike Out Huntington's Disease
Bowling event benefiting the Huntington's Disease Society of America
Columbia
Sports
Sunday
Jul

12
America's Music, Part I
1640-1899 Choral Music that Shaped a Country performed by The King's Counterpoint
Charleston
Concert
Sunday
Jul

12
SC Pow Wow
Visit the Pocatilgo Village Yamassee Indian Reservation and explore native crafts, arts, jewelry, drum competition, dancing, traditional & non-traditional food, storytelling
Allendale
Fairfax
Festival
Sunday
Jul

12
South Carolina Peach Festival
10-day event includes dog show, parade, BBQ cookoff, road race, car show, contests, pageant
Gaffney
Festival
Sunday
Jul

12
XTERRA Harbison Trail Run
Choose half-marathon or 5K through Harbison State Forest
Columbia
Sports
Monday
Jul

13
South Carolina Peach Festival
10-day event includes dog show, parade, BBQ cookoff, road race, car show, contests, pageant
Gaffney
Festival
Tuesday
Jul

14
Junior SOS
6-day shag dancing event - workshops, competitions - under 21 years of age
Learn more about South Carolina's official state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach
Festival
Tuesday
Jul

14
Songversations: Sharon Von Fange
Listen to this singer/songwriter who loves to write and perform songs that are encouraging and purposeful
Columbia
Concert
Tuesday
Jul

14
South Carolina Peach Festival
10-day event includes dog show, parade, BBQ cookoff, road race, car show, contests, pageant
Gaffney
Festival
Wednesday
Jul

15
Junior SOS
6-day shag dancing event - workshops, competitions - under 21 years of age
Learn more about South Carolina's official state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach
Festival
Wednesday
Jul

15
South Carolina Peach Festival
10-day event includes dog show, parade, BBQ cookoff, road race, car show, contests, pageant
Gaffney
Festival
Thursday
Jul

16
Junior SOS
6-day shag dancing event - workshops, competitions - under 21 years of age
Learn more about South Carolina's official state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach
Festival
Thursday
Jul

16
Opening Reception for Pot Boiler Exhibit
Pot Boiler is a group exhibition featuring the work of nine artists and includes images and objects of toys to performance based work
Spartanburg
Arts
Thursday
Jul

16
South Carolina Peach Festival
10-day event includes dog show, parade, BBQ cookoff, road race, car show, contests, pageant
Gaffney
Festival
Friday
Jul

17
Beaufort Water Festival
10-day event includes music, Blessing of the Fleet, sporting events, crafts, dances, food
Beaufort
Festival
Friday
Jul

17
Disney's High School Musical Onstage
Presented by Showtime Theatre Company, a nonprofit organization
Rock Hill
Arts
Friday
Jul

17
Junior SOS
6-day shag dancing event - workshops, competitions - under 21 years of age
Learn more about South Carolina's official state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach
Festival
Friday
Jul

17
Pageland Watermelon Festival
2-day event includes parade, seed spittin' and watermelon eatin' contests, live music, crafts, rodeo
Cheraw
Pageland
Festival
Friday
Jul

17
South Carolina Peach Festival
10-day event includes dog show, parade, BBQ cookoff, road race, car show, contests, pageant
Gaffney
Festival
Saturday
Jul

18
Beaufort Water Festival
10-day event includes music, Blessing of the Fleet, sporting events, crafts, dances, food
Beaufort
Festival
Saturday
Jul

18
Bump, Baby & Kidz Expo
Workshops, vendors, and seminars for birth and early parenting - admission is one non-perishable food item to be donated to Harvest Hope Food Bank
Columbia
Forest Acres
Expo
Saturday
Jul

18
Disney's High School Musical Onstage
Presented by Showtime Theatre Company, a nonprofit organization
Rock Hill
Arts
Saturday
Jul

18
Extra Mile Hunger Run
5K run and a 1-mile family fun walk - benefits Harvest Hope Food Bank
Greenville
Sports
Saturday
Jul

18
Junior SOS
6-day shag dancing event - workshops, competitions - under 21 years of age
Learn more about South Carolina's official state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach
Festival
Saturday
Jul

18
Pageland Watermelon Festival
2-day event includes parade, seed spittin' and watermelon eatin' contests, live music, crafts, rodeo
Cheraw
Pageland
Festival
Saturday
Jul

18
Palmetto Tasty Tomato Festival
Food, drinks, live music, contests (including tomato bobbing), and more!
Columbia
Festival
Saturday
Jul

18
South Carolina Peach Festival
10-day event includes dog show, parade, BBQ cookoff, road race, car show, contests, pageant
Gaffney
Festival
Saturday
Jul

18
Southeast Crab Feast
Charleston blue crabs, lowcountry boil, music, family fun - portion of proceeds benefit the Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Columbia
Culinary
Sunday
Jul

19
Beaufort Water Festival
10-day event includes music, Blessing of the Fleet, sporting events, crafts, dances, food
Beaufort
Festival
Sunday
Jul

19
Disney's High School Musical Onstage
Presented by Showtime Theatre Company, a nonprofit organization
Rock Hill
Arts
Sunday
Jul

19
Independencia de Colombia
Live music, art, children's activities
Clemson
Easley
Festival
Sunday
Jul

19
Junior SOS
6-day shag dancing event - workshops, competitions - under 21 years of age
Learn more about South Carolina's official state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach
Festival
Sunday
Jul

19
South Carolina Peach Festival
10-day event includes dog show, parade, BBQ cookoff, road race, car show, contests, pageant
Gaffney
Festival
Monday
Jul

20
Beaufort Water Festival
10-day event includes music, Blessing of the Fleet, sporting events, crafts, dances, food
Beaufort
Festival
Tuesday
Jul

21
Beaufort Water Festival
10-day event includes music, Blessing of the Fleet, sporting events, crafts, dances, food
Beaufort
Festival
Wednesday
Jul

22
Beaufort Water Festival
10-day event includes music, Blessing of the Fleet, sporting events, crafts, dances, food
Beaufort
Festival
Thursday
Jul

23
Beaufort Water Festival
10-day event includes music, Blessing of the Fleet, sporting events, crafts, dances, food
Beaufort
Festival
Thursday
Jul

23
Searching for a LullaBYE
Exhibition is an exploration of feminine signification through personal histories, technology, and fantasy
Columbia
Arts
Friday
Jul

24
Beaufort Water Festival
10-day event includes music, Blessing of the Fleet, sporting events, crafts, dances, food
Beaufort
Festival
Friday
Jul

24
Carolina Bike Fest
3-day motorcycle rally with live music all weekend
Orangeburg
Festival
Saturday
Jul

25
Beaufort Water Festival
10-day event includes music, Blessing of the Fleet, sporting events, crafts, dances, food
Beaufort
Festival
Saturday
Jul

25
Carolina Bike Fest
3-day motorcycle rally with live music all weekend
Orangeburg
Festival
Saturday
Jul

25
Isle of Palms Beach Run
10K and 5K beach run or 5K walk
Charleston
Isle of Palms
Sports
Saturday
Jul

25
Kite Birding Outing
Tour the Allendale kite field to see Swallow-Tailed and Mississippi Kites, speaker, lunch
Allendale
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Jul

25
Main Street Woodruff Block Party
Live music, vendors, play zone, magic show, teen lounge
Spartanburg
Woodruff
Festival
Saturday
Jul

25
Touch-A-Truck
Children can climb, sit, and explore bulldozers, police cars, ambulances and more plus wear their swimsuits for a spray down from the fire truck
Aiken
Expo
Sunday
Jul

26
Beaufort Water Festival
10-day event includes music, Blessing of the Fleet, sporting events, crafts, dances, food
Beaufort
Festival
Sunday
Jul

26
Carolina Bike Fest
3-day motorcycle rally with live music all weekend
Orangeburg
Festival
Tuesday
Jul

28
Big League Baseball World Series
8-day baseball tournament for players ages 16-18
Clemson
Easley
Sports
Wednesday
Jul

29
Big League Baseball World Series
8-day baseball tournament for players ages 16-18
Clemson
Easley
Sports
Thursday
Jul

30
Big League Baseball World Series
8-day baseball tournament for players ages 16-18
Clemson
Easley
Sports
Thursday
Jul

30
Friends of the York County Library Book Sale
Choose from a large selection of hardcover and paperback books, DVD, VHS tapes, audiobooks - benefit
Rock Hill
Educational
Thursday
Jul

30
Summer Art Films: Ai WeiWei - Never Sorry
Movie shows the inside story of China's most famous international artist and most outspoken domestic critic
Spartanburg
Arts
Friday
Jul

31
Big League Baseball World Series
8-day baseball tournament for players ages 16-18
Clemson
Easley
Sports
Friday
Jul

31
Friends of the York County Library Book Sale
Choose from a large selection of hardcover and paperback books, DVD, VHS tapes, audiobooks - benefit
Rock Hill
Educational
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