march 2016 – South Carolina Calendar of Events, Festivals





More SC march Festivals, Events



DATE EVENT CITY TYPE
Wednesday
Mar

2
Charleston Food + Wine Festival
5-day event includes demonstrations, classes, dinners, tastings, culinary traditions - raising funds for charities and scholarships
Charleston
Culinary
Thursday
Mar

3
Charleston Food + Wine Festival
5-day event includes demonstrations, classes, dinners, tastings, culinary traditions - raising funds for charities and scholarships
Charleston
Culinary
Friday
Mar

4
Charleston Food + Wine Festival
5-day event includes demonstrations, classes, dinners, tastings, culinary traditions - raising funds for charities and scholarships
Charleston
Culinary
Saturday
Mar

5
Charleston Food + Wine Festival
5-day event includes demonstrations, classes, dinners, tastings, culinary traditions - raising funds for charities and scholarships
Charleston
Culinary
Sunday
Mar

6
Charleston Food + Wine Festival
5-day event includes demonstrations, classes, dinners, tastings, culinary traditions - raising funds for charities and scholarships
Charleston
Culinary
Thursday
Mar

17
St. Patrick's Day
With its beginnings as a religious feast day to honor the patron saint of Ireland, the day is now a world-wide celebration all things Irish
Statewide
Holiday
Thursday
Mar

31
Tartan Day South
4-day event includes music, dance, athletic competitions, pipe bands and demonstrations
Columbia
West Columbia
Festival

Dates TBD
A Taste of Lake Murray
Food from 14 area restaurants, beer, wine, specialty drinks, live music - benefit for the 4th of July Fireworks Celebration
 
Columbia
Culinary

Dates TBD
Aiken Horse Show
Benefits Hitchcock Woods, the largest urban forest in America
 
Aiken
Expo

Dates TBD
Aiken Spring Steeplechase
Aiken Triple Crown - Imperial Cup - horse racing - benefits local charities
 
Aiken
Sports

Dates TBD
Aiken Trials
Thoroughbred horse races at Aiken Training Track plus tailgating, first leg of Aiken's Triple Crown events - benefit
 
Aiken
Sports

Dates TBD
ArtFest
Live performances, juried art exhibit, games, children's activities
 
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Arts

Dates TBD
Battle for Broxton Bridge
Battle reenactments, history camp
 
Bamberg
Ehrhardt
Historical

Dates TBD
Beaufort Twilight Run & Oyster Roast
8K run, 5K run, 5K walk, kids' fun run, oyster roast with live music - Riverview Charter School benefit
 
Beaufort
Sports

Dates TBD
Burrito Dash 5K
Run or walk and at the half-way point a race-friendly sized burrito awaits all participants - benefits Epworth Children's Home
 
Columbia
Sports

Dates TBD
Carolina Cup
Steeplechase horse racing, elaborate tailgate parties
 
Camden
Sports

Dates TBD
Catch the Leprechaun 5K
Post race party with live music, food, drinks, and prizes - benefits Pattison's Academy
 
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Sports

Dates TBD
Celebrate Sound, Donít Walk in Silence
2.5 mile walk raising funds and awareness of hearing health - benefits Cayce-West Columbia and Richland Sertoma Clubs
 
Columbia
Sports

Dates TBD
Charity Bridal Showcase
Fashion show, 100+ booths by wedding services providers in the Midlands - local community charities will receive the proceeds from the event
 
Columbia
Arts

Dates TBD
Charleston Art & Antiques Forum
The Mission of the Forum is to present the best fine and decorative arts scholarship to our participants, and to benefit arts education and preservation
 
Charleston
Arts

Dates TBD
Charleston Bed Race
Hampton Park - come watch as decorated beds race down Mary Murray Blvd - benefits Camp Happy Days
 
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports

Dates TBD
Charleston Fashion Week
Marion Square - 5-day event includes runway shows with nearly 100 designers
 
Charleston
Expo

Dates TBD
Charleston Honey & Bee Expo
Learn about bees, taste honey products, exhibits, movie
 
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Expo

Dates TBD
Charleston International Antiques Show
Exhibitors showcase items from late 17th-20th centuries
 
Charleston
Historical

Dates TBD
Charleston Lowcountry Cajun Festival
Cajun and Creole food, Zydeco music, kids' activities, entertainment
 
Charleston
James Island
Festival

Dates TBD
Charleston Tells Storytelling Festival
National and local storytellers with performances that reminisce about childhood, humor, significant times in history
 
Charleston
Festival

Dates TBD
Chesterville ~ 1865
3-day event includes lectures, encampment, Catawba Nation dancers and drum circle, historic programs
 
Chester
Historical

Dates TBD
Clemson Literary Festival
3-day event has something for all ages featuring readings, panels, discussions, and book fair
 
Clemson
Arts

Dates TBD
Color Vibe 5K
Race has four color zones where participants will be showered with 'color' and post-race dance party - portion of proceeds to benefit Harvest Hope Food Bank
 
Hartsville
Darlington
Sports

Dates TBD
Colors 4 Hope
Run or walk the 5K course with a kaleidoscope of powder color - benefits the Mental Health America of Greenville County
 
Greenville
Travelers Rest
Sports

Dates TBD
Cooks & Books
Restaurants provide free samplings, chefs' competition, meet and greet authors and purchase signed editions of their books - benefits The Literacy Center
 
Hilton Head
Culinary

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

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

Dates TBD
Flowertown Festival
3-day event includes arts and crafts, Children's Jubilee, food - supports Summerville Family YMCA
 
Charleston
Summerville
Festival

Dates TBD
Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival
7-day event includes tastings, dinners, wine judging, lectures, competitions - proceeds from the wine auction support the John & Valerie Curry Educational Scholarship Fund
 
Hilton Head
Culinary

Dates TBD
Hilton Head Shamrock 5K Run and Walk
Post-race block party - portion benefits Mental Health America of Beaufort/Jasper
 
Hilton Head
Sports

Dates TBD
Hunting Island Adventure Biathlon Race
6 mile paddle followed by a 4.5 mile trail run and post-race party - benefits the Sea Island Rotary's support of local charities
 
Beaufort
Hunting Island
Sports

Dates TBD
Juilliard in Aiken
9-day event with concerts at various locations
 
Aiken
Arts

Dates TBD
Kemopalooza
Enjoy food, musical entertainment and a silent auction - raising funds and awareness for CAMP KEMO Programs of Palmetto Health Childrenís Hospital
 
Columbia
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
Lucky Shamrock Festival
Live music, food, drinks, Irish dancers, kids' fun zone with inflatables
 
Florence
Festival

Dates TBD
Midlands Heart Walk
Benefits the American Heart Association
 
Columbia
Sports

Dates TBD
Money Rocks
Financial literacy event for teens and young adults
 
Charleston
North Charleston
Educational

Dates TBD
Mustang & Ford Show
23 judged classes - benefits the Ronald McDonald House Charities and Harvest Hope Food Bank
 
Columbia
Lexington
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
National Shag Dance Championships Finals
Several different skill levels, plus junior levels
Learn more about South Carolina's official state dance, the shag
 
Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach
Festival

Dates TBD
Olde South Ball
Civil War era - formal dinner and dancing, silent auction benefits Cavalry Home for Children
 
Greenville
Gala

Dates TBD
Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic
Hunting, fishing, and outdoors show, over 300 exhibitors
 
Columbia
Expo

Dates TBD
Palmetto Swamp Fox Adventure Race
Cover approximately 55-60 miles, with a finishing time between 10-12 hours, solo and teams will paddle, bike and run through the Francis Marion National Forest
 
Charleston
McClellanville
Sports

Dates TBD
Plantation Tours of Prince George Winyah Parish
Visit privately owned plantations and town houses
Learn more about South Carolina plantations
 
Georgetown
Historical

Dates TBD
Race the Helix
5K run or 1-mile run/walk - raising awareness of genetic disorders and funding for genetic research
 
Greenville
Sports

Dates TBD
Reedy River Run
2-day event includes 10K run, 5K run or walk, youth mile run, children's fun run, post-race party
 
Greenville
Sports

Dates TBD
RenoFest Bluegrass Music Festival
Guitar, banjo and band competitions, concerts
Learn more about the bluegrass in South Carolina
 
Hartsville
Festival

Dates TBD
Run Hard Marathon
Marathon, half-marathon, marathon relay, 5K, kids marathon - benefit
 
Columbia
Sports

Dates TBD
Skirmish At Gamble's Hotel Civil War Reenactment
Reenactments, camps - see history come alive!
 
Florence
Historical

Dates TBD
Soda City Suds Week
Celebrating Columbia's burgeoning craft beer scene with events at various locations
 
Columbia
Culinary

Dates TBD
South Carolina Assistive Technology Expo
Exhibits, workshops - open to the public
 
Columbia
West Columbia
Expo

Dates TBD
South Carolina Cornbread Festival
5K run/walk, cornbread cook-off, childrenís cook-off, pageant, live music, classic car show
 
Columbia
Festival

Dates TBD
South Carolina Federation of Museums Conference
Focusing on how museums are moving forward and expanding through new construction, technology, programs and partnerships
 
Florence
Expo

Dates TBD
Spartanburg Soaring! International Kite Festival
Kite-flying, food, live music, art
 
Spartanburg
Festival

Dates TBD
St. Paddy's Day Dash & Bash
5K run or walk, kids fun run, after race party with live music, costume contest, games, bounce house - benefits Palmetto Children's Charity
 
Greenville
Sports

Dates TBD
St. Pat's in Five Points
Get to the Green Race, parade, live music, shag area, children's carnival - a portion of money made during the festival goes to local organizations
 
Columbia
Festival

Dates TBD
St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival
Parade, street festival, children's area, live music and entertainment
 
Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach
Festival

Dates TBD
Sweet & Savory Chefís Competition
Local chefs compete for a People's Choice award for best savory hors d'oeuvres and sweet treat - benefits Palmetto Place
 
Columbia
Culinary

Dates TBD
Tea Room & Gift Shop
Features Tomato Pie and She Crab Soup, as well as delicious salads, sandwiches, and homemade desserts plus hand-crafted items, plants - benefits St Paul's
 
Charleston
Summerville
Culinary

Dates TBD
The Mullet Haul
5-mile and a 10-mile race on the trails of the Mullet Hall Equestrian Center
 
Charleston
Johns Island
Sports

Dates TBD
The Reunion of Upcountry Families
The past comes alive with pictures, charts, Bibles, internet research, ancestry books, old newspapers, and memories of attendees
 
Clemson
Easley
Historical

Dates TBD
Walk for Water
5K walk (running not permitted) plus opening and closing ceremonies, with food truck available for lunch - benefits Water Missions International
 
Charleston
Sports

Dates TBD
Wingfest
Wings, live music, kid zone - benefits Hilton Head Island Recreation Association Children's Scholarship Fund
 
Hilton Head
Festival

Dates TBD
Winyah Bay Heritage Festival
Wildlife exhibits, demonstrations, local artists, and the popular Dixie Dock Dogs contest
 
Georgetown
Festival

Dates TBD
YogaPop
Enjoy night of yoga and live music for everyone first time students, advanced practitioners, locals and visitors - benefits This Is Noteworthy
 
Charleston
Sports
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