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DATE EVENT CITY TYPE
Saturday
Jul

1
4th of July Celebration on Lake Murray
Boat parade then evening fireworks launched from Spence Island and Dreher Island State Park to choreographed music airing on local radio
Columbia
Lake Murray
Holiday
Saturday
Jul

1
4th of July Street Dance & Fireworks
Parade down Main Street, street dance, food trucks, vendors, live music, kids' activities, fireworks
Moncks Corner
Holiday
Saturday
Jul

1
Conway Riverfest
Local entertainment, golf cart parade, artisans, food vendors, Kidz Zone with pony rides, jello jump, games plus the evening ends with fireworks
Myrtle Beach
Conway
Festival
Saturday
Jul

1
Red, White and Bang
Live music, fireworks, car & bike show, contests, pig-pickin'- benefits the SC Biker Hall of Fame
Georgetown
Murrells Inlet
Holiday
Saturday
Jul

1
SC Festival of Stars
3-day event includes live music, pageant, fireworks, food vendors, parade, contests, displays, amusement rides
Greenwood
Ninety Six
Festival
Sunday
Jul

2
Festival of Mountain Music
Bring your lawn chair for an afternoon of live music, dancing, and celebration for all ages
Charleston
Kiawah Island
Festival
Monday
Jul

3
Independence Day Celebration
Children's parade, kids' games and rides, live music, concessions, fireworks
Cheraw
Holiday
Monday
Jul

3
Red, White & Boom
Celebrate Independence Day with live music, food trucks, mechanical rides, inflatables, ice cream eating contest, fireworks - hosted by Old Town Association
Rock Hill
Holiday
Tuesday
Jul

4
4th of July Festival
Live music, children activities, food trucks, craft vendors, and fireworks show
Charleston
North Charleston
Holiday
Tuesday
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
Tuesday
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
Tuesday
Jul

4
Independence Day
Happy 241th Birthday, USA! - State and federal holiday
Statewide
Holiday
Tuesday
Jul

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

4
Red, White & Boom
Live music, fireworks show, and lots of food at Barnet Park
Spartanburg
Holiday
Tuesday
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
Tuesday
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

5
MegaDock Billfishing Tournament
Governor's Cup - 4-day marlin and sailfish tournament - benefits local and national, water related charities
Charleston
Sports
Thursday
Jul

6
MegaDock Billfishing Tournament
Governor's Cup - 4-day marlin and sailfish tournament - benefits local and national, water related charities
Charleston
Sports
Thursday
Jul

6
South Carolina Festival of Discovery
3-day festival features BBQ, blues, arts, crafts and more!
Greenwood
Festival
Friday
Jul

7
MegaDock Billfishing Tournament
Governor's Cup - 4-day marlin and sailfish tournament - benefits local and national, water related charities
Charleston
Sports
Friday
Jul

7
South Carolina Festival of Discovery
3-day festival features BBQ, blues, arts, crafts and more!
Greenwood
Festival
Friday
Jul

7
South Carolina Peach Festival
2-weekends of fun includes carnival, parade, BBQ cookoff, road races, car show, contests, pageant, live music
Gaffney
Festival
Saturday
Jul

8
Children's Discovery Program: Spies and Codes
Write messages with a quill and ink in George Washington's own secret code and with invisible ink - presented by the Historic Charleston Foundation
Charleston
Educational
Saturday
Jul

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

8
South Carolina Festival of Discovery
3-day festival features BBQ, blues, arts, crafts and more!
Greenwood
Festival
Saturday
Jul

8
South Carolina Peach Festival
2-weekends of fun includes carnival, parade, BBQ cookoff, road races, car show, contests, pageant, live music
Gaffney
Festival
Sunday
Jul

9
Harbison Trail Run
Choose half-marathon or 5K through Harbison State Forest
Columbia
Sports
Sunday
Jul

9
Hot Rods & Sparks Car, Truck, and Motorcycle Show
Plus live music, food, bounce house - benefits Anderson Lights of Hope, Cancer Association of Anderson
Anderson
Expo
Sunday
Jul

9
South Carolina Peach Festival
2-weekends of fun includes carnival, parade, BBQ cookoff, road races, car show, contests, pageant, live music
Gaffney
Festival
Sunday
Jul

9
YMCA Spectrum Ice Cream Social
Ice cream making, archery, creek crawl, bouldering, creation station, and more
Greenville
Simpsonville
Miscellaneous
Thursday
Jul

13
South Carolina Peach Festival
2-weekends of fun includes carnival, parade, BBQ cookoff, road races, car show, contests, pageant, live music
Gaffney
Festival
Friday
Jul

14
Bastille Days Greenville
3-day event includes gala on Friday, Saturday festival and a French picnic on Sunday - benefits Black Sheep Farm, a horse assisted education non-profit
Greenville
Festival
Friday
Jul

14
Beaufort Water Festival
10-day event includes concerts, air show, Blessing of the Fleet and boat parade, sporting events, crafts, dances, food
Beaufort
Festival
Friday
Jul

14
Charleston Margarita Festival
Margaritas to sample, food, beer, live music - 21+ event - portion of proceeds for Lowcountry Local First
Charleston
Culinary
Friday
Jul

14
South Carolina Peach Festival
2-weekends of fun includes carnival, parade, BBQ cookoff, road races, car show, contests, pageant, live music
Gaffney
Festival
Saturday
Jul

15
Bastille Days Greenville
3-day event includes gala on Friday, Saturday festival and a French picnic on Sunday - benefits Black Sheep Farm, a horse assisted education non-profit
Greenville
Festival
Saturday
Jul

15
Beaufort Water Festival
10-day event includes concerts, air show, Blessing of the Fleet and boat parade, sporting events, crafts, dances, food
Beaufort
Festival
Saturday
Jul

15
Folly Beach Clean Up
Meet underneath Pier 101, free street parking, supplies will be provided - bring comfortable shoes and a reusable water bottle
Charleston
Folly Beach
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Jul

15
Isle of Palms Beach Run
10K and 5K beach run or 5K walk, youth fun run
Charleston
Isle of Palms
Sports
Saturday
Jul

15
Lowcountry Highrollers Double Header
Final double header of the season for local roller derby - raffle benefits The Summerville Miracle League
Charleston
North Charleston
Sports
Saturday
Jul

15
Rolling To The Rink Car Show
6 categories for car show plus BBQ, dunk tank, DJ - benefits Easley YMCA's Mentor Program
Clemson
Easley
Expo
Saturday
Jul

15
South Carolina Peach Festival
2-weekends of fun includes carnival, parade, BBQ cookoff, road races, car show, contests, pageant, live music
Gaffney
Festival
Sunday
Jul

16
Bastille Days Greenville
3-day event includes gala on Friday, Saturday festival and a French picnic on Sunday - benefits Black Sheep Farm, a horse assisted education non-profit
Greenville
Festival
Sunday
Jul

16
Beaufort Water Festival
10-day event includes concerts, air show, Blessing of the Fleet and boat parade, sporting events, crafts, dances, food
Beaufort
Festival
Sunday
Jul

16
Dollar Sunday | Hampton-Preston Mansion
Residents of Richland and Lexington counties can take a guided tour of the Hampton-Preston Mansion for $1.00 - hosted by the Historic Columbia Foundation
Columbia
Historical
Monday
Jul

17
Beaufort Water Festival
10-day event includes concerts, air show, Blessing of the Fleet and boat parade, sporting events, crafts, dances, food
Beaufort
Festival
Tuesday
Jul

18
Beaufort Water Festival
10-day event includes concerts, air show, Blessing of the Fleet and boat parade, sporting events, crafts, dances, food
Beaufort
Festival
Tuesday
Jul

18
Junior SOS
6-day shag dancing event - workshops, competitions - under 21 years of age
Myrtle Beach
N Myrtle Beach
Festival
Wednesday
Jul

19
Beaufort Water Festival
10-day event includes concerts, air show, Blessing of the Fleet and boat parade, sporting events, crafts, dances, food
Beaufort
Festival
Wednesday
Jul

19
Junior SOS
6-day shag dancing event - workshops, competitions - under 21 years of age
Myrtle Beach
N Myrtle Beach
Festival
Thursday
Jul

20
Adults Only Night at the Brewseum
Beer, wine, food, activities, games, music, a silent disco - all to celebrate Christmas in July - hosted by the Children's Museum of the Lowcountry
Charleston
Miscellaneous
Thursday
Jul

20
Beaufort Water Festival
10-day event includes concerts, air show, Blessing of the Fleet and boat parade, sporting events, crafts, dances, food
Beaufort
Festival
Thursday
Jul

20
Junior SOS
6-day shag dancing event - workshops, competitions - under 21 years of age
Myrtle Beach
N Myrtle Beach
Festival
Friday
Jul

21
Beaufort Water Festival
10-day event includes concerts, air show, Blessing of the Fleet and boat parade, sporting events, crafts, dances, food
Beaufort
Festival
Friday
Jul

21
Furever Friend Friday
Friends of the Animal Shelter will have adoptable dogs and will also offer photos with fido and free popcorn
Aiken
Miscellaneous
Friday
Jul

21
Junior SOS
6-day shag dancing event - workshops, competitions - under 21 years of age
Myrtle Beach
N Myrtle Beach
Festival
Friday
Jul

21
Pageland Watermelon Festival
2-day event includes parade, seed spittin' and watermelon eatin' contests, live music, crafts, rodeo
Cheraw
Pageland
Festival
Saturday
Jul

22
Beaufort Water Festival
10-day event includes concerts, air show, Blessing of the Fleet and boat parade, sporting events, crafts, dances, food
Beaufort
Festival
Saturday
Jul

22
Children's Discovery Program: American Girl Tea Party
Bring your American Girl doll to play dress up, make your own fan, a special house tour and refreshments - presented by the Historic Charleston Foundation
Charleston
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Jul

22
Junior SOS
6-day shag dancing event - workshops, competitions - under 21 years of age
Myrtle Beach
N Myrtle Beach
Festival
Saturday
Jul

22
Pageland Watermelon Festival
2-day event includes parade, seed spittin' and watermelon eatin' contests, live music, crafts, rodeo
Cheraw
Pageland
Festival
Sunday
Jul

23
Beaufort Water Festival
10-day event includes concerts, air show, Blessing of the Fleet and boat parade, sporting events, crafts, dances, food
Beaufort
Festival
Sunday
Jul

23
Junior SOS
6-day shag dancing event - workshops, competitions - under 21 years of age
Myrtle Beach
N Myrtle Beach
Festival
Tuesday
Jul

25
Envision Columbia Women's Summit
Summit to express to women the city council's vision and strategic plan - hosted by the City of Columbia
Columbia
Conference
Friday
Jul

28
South Congaree Championship Rodeo
Cowboys, cowgirls, food vendors, mechanical bull, pony rides, covered arena, and inflatables
Columbia
West Columbia
Sports
Saturday
Jul

29
Palmetto Paddle
3-mile fun course and 8-mile elite course for all paddle disciplines and vessels with 8 or less paddlers plus food, music, and drinks offered all day - hosted by Charleston Paddle Club
Charleston
Sports
Saturday
Jul

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

29
South Congaree Championship Rodeo
Cowboys, cowgirls, food vendors, mechanical bull, pony rides, covered arena, and inflatables
Columbia
West Columbia
Sports
Saturday
Jul

29
Tom Hoskins Memorial Sprint Triathlon
Triathlon is 350-yard swim, 13-mile bike, 3.1-mile run out then back; Duathlon is 1-mile run, 13-mile bike, 3.1-mile run out then back; triathlon relay option - benefits the YMCA
Columbia
Irmo
Sports
Saturday
Jul

29
Wild Summer's Night Auction & Wild Game Feast
Event will include live and silent auctions, prize drawings and games, wild game feast, open bar - benefits the SC Wildlife Federation
Columbia
Miscellaneous
Sunday
Jul

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

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