november 2017 – South Carolina Calendar of Events, Festivals





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DATE EVENT CITY TYPE
Wednesday
Nov

1
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, over 60 amusement rides, exhibits, competitions
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Wednesday
Nov

1
Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance
Vintage automobile shows and races - benefits Driving Young America
Hilton Head
Festival
Thursday
Nov

2
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, over 60 amusement rides, exhibits, competitions
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Thursday
Nov

2
Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance
Vintage automobile shows and races - benefits Driving Young America
Hilton Head
Festival
Friday
Nov

3
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, over 60 amusement rides, exhibits, competitions
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Friday
Nov

3
Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance
Vintage automobile shows and races - benefits Driving Young America
Hilton Head
Festival
Saturday
Nov

4
Bluegrass Festival
Live bands, chili cook-off, craft vendors
Kingstree
Hemingway
Festival
Saturday
Nov

4
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, over 60 amusement rides, exhibits, competitions
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Saturday
Nov

4
Hemophilia of South Carolina Turkey Trot
5K walk/run with post-race fun - benefits Hemophilia of South Carolina + also collecting non-perishable food items for Harvest Hope Food Bank
Columbia
Irmo
Sports
Saturday
Nov

4
Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance
Vintage automobile shows and races - benefits Driving Young America
Hilton Head
Festival
Saturday
Nov

4
Lowcountry Hoedown
Live bluegrass music, sampling from bourbon and moonshine distilleries, restaurants, artisan food vendors - portion proceed benefit The Harbor Entrepreneur Center
Charleston
Festival
Saturday
Nov

4
Revolutionary War Field Days
British and Continental camps for Revolutionary War reenactment, hands-on activities, demonstrations
Camden
Historical
Sunday
Nov

5
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, over 60 amusement rides, exhibits, competitions
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Sunday
Nov

5
Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance
Vintage automobile shows and races - benefits Driving Young America
Hilton Head
Festival
Sunday
Nov

5
Revolutionary War Field Days
British and Continental camps for Revolutionary War reenactment, hands-on activities, demonstrations
Camden
Historical
Wednesday
Nov

8
Carolina Beach Music Awards
Various events and concerts
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Thursday
Nov

9
Carolina Beach Music Awards
Various events and concerts
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Friday
Nov

10
Carolina Beach Music Awards
Various events and concerts
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Friday
Nov

10
YALLFest: Charleston Young Adult Book Festival
70 of the country's top young adult authors host presentations and signings at various locations
Charleston
Educational
Saturday
Nov

11
Carolina Beach Music Awards
Various events and concerts
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Saturday
Nov

11
Veterans Day
State and federal holiday - Thank you for our freedom!
Statewide
Holiday
Saturday
Nov

11
YALLFest: Charleston Young Adult Book Festival
70 of the country's top young adult authors host presentations and signings at various locations
Charleston
Educational
Sunday
Nov

12
Carolina Beach Music Awards
Various events and concerts
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Friday
Nov

17
AtomaCon
A family friendly, literary, gaming, sci-fi, fantasy, science and technology convention for fans by fans
Charleston
North Charleston
Convention
Saturday
Nov

18
AtomaCon
A family friendly, literary, gaming, sci-fi, fantasy, science and technology convention for fans by fans
Charleston
North Charleston
Convention
Saturday
Nov

18
Native American Celebration at Hagood Mill
Features customs, traditions, food, music and dance from many different tribes including, but not limited to the Cherokee and the Catawba
Clemson
Pickens
Historical
Sunday
Nov

19
AtomaCon
A family friendly, literary, gaming, sci-fi, fantasy, science and technology convention for fans by fans
Charleston
North Charleston
Convention
Thursday
Nov

23
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Thursday
Nov

23
Thanksgiving Day
State and federal holiday
Statewide
Holiday
Thursday
Nov

23
Turkey Day Run & Gobble Wobble 5K
Plus post-race party with food, beverages and live music, children's fun run and activities - hosted by the Knights of Columbus in support of local charities
Charleston
Sports
Thursday
Nov

23
Turkey Trot
5K run or walk, pets welcome - benefits the Sumter Family YMCA
Sumter
Sports
Friday
Nov

24
Day after Thanksgiving
State holiday - also known as 'Black Friday' - shop locally
Statewide
Holiday
Friday
Nov

24
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Saturday
Nov

25
Myrtle Beach
Festival

Dates TBD
Anderson Christmas Gift Light Festival
Over a million multi-colored light display - benefits local charities
 
Anderson
Holiday

Dates TBD
Bluffton Book Festival
Author presentations, book signings, children's activities, raffles and a "taste of Gullah" with local authors - hosted by the Literacy Center
 
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival

Dates TBD
Bluffton International & Craft Beer Fest
Offers a selection of the world's best ales, stouts, lagers, pilsners plus live music, food court and vendor village - adult only event - benefit
 
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival

Dates TBD
CHS Oyster Roast
Roasted local oysters, hotdogs, beer and other goodies with live music, games and activities for the kids - benefits Charleston Horticultural Society
 
Charleston
James Island
Culinary

Dates TBD
Carolina Kick-Off
Watch USC on big screen TVs, enjoy tailgate food, beer and wine, plus other activities - benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
 
Columbia
Sports

Dates TBD
Castra Romana
Dorchester County - Roman Imperial Army encampment - public displays Saturday only
 
Charleston
Givhans
Historical

Dates TBD
Celebrate The Season Holiday Driving Tour
Enjoy the animated light displays that wind through the Old Santee Canal Park and Santee Cooper's headquarters - benefits charities serving Berkeley County
 
Moncks Corner
Holiday

Dates TBD
Charleston Coffee Cup
Featuring local and regional roasters, local coffee shops and brunch purveyors, barista latte art challenge
 
Charleston
Culinary

Dates TBD
Charleston International Film Festival
5-day event includes sneak previews, nightly parties, q&a sessions, gala
Learn more about movies filmed in South Carolina
 
Charleston
Festival

Dates TBD
Charleston Mac Off
Sample offerings of mac & cheese, live music, kid's activities, demo kitchen - portion of proceeds benefits Lowcountry Local First
 
Charleston
Mt Pleasant
Culinary

Dates TBD
Charleston Walk for PKD
1-mile walk plus penny kids dash - benefits Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation
 
Charleston
North Charleston
Sports

Dates TBD
Children's Garden Christmas & Kids' Walk
Drive through animated light display at Edisto Memorial Gardens plus stroll through the Kid's Walk that features interactive light displays
 
Orangeburg
Holiday

Dates TBD
Chili Cook Off & Oyster Roast
Over 80 chili teams, oysters, music, craft beers, kids zone, animal adoptions and more - benefits the Charleston Animal Society's Medical Fund
 
Charleston
North Charleston
Culinary

Dates TBD
Chili Cook-Off
Over 50 different chilis to sample, local brews and beverages, live entertainment - benefits Camp Kemo, Happy Wheels and SC Special Olympics
 
Columbia
Culinary

Dates TBD
Chitlin' Strut
Parade, Chitlin' Queens, carnival rides, hawg-calling contest, strut contest, concert, car and bike show
 
Aiken
Salley
Festival

Dates TBD
Chocolate Extravaganza
Chocolate wonderland, demonstrations, dinner, live music, auctions - benefits Keystone Substance Abuse Services
 
Rock Hill
Festival

Dates TBD
Christmas Park
Lighted displays in Mineral Spring Park
 
Anderson
Williamston
Holiday

Dates TBD
Christmas in the Backcountry
Learn how colonists observed Christmas in the backcountry at The Living History Park
 
Aiken
North Augusta
Historical

Dates TBD
Clover Scottish Games and Scotch-Irish Festival
Heavy athletics, rugby tournament, dancing, music, games Learn more about South Carolina's Scots-Irish history
 
Rock Hill
Clover
Festival

Dates TBD
Colonial Cup
Steeplechase horse racing at Springdale - benefit
 
Camden
Sports

Dates TBD
Crowfield Plantation 5K Run / Walk
USATF certified course - benefits the Callen-Lacey Center for Children
 
Charleston
Goose Creek
Sports

Dates TBD
Dickens Christmas Show & Festival
4-day event includes arts & crafts, Victorian Teas, tours
 
Myrtle Beach
Holiday

Dates TBD
Dove Street Festival of Lights
Holiday lights event - donations accepted for the Deep Well Project, Programs for Exceptional People, and Island Rec Center
 
Hilton Head
Holiday

Dates TBD
Fall Festival and Holiday Market
Food court, KidZone, face painting, hay ride, pony ride, artisans and vendors - benefits Greenville Classical Academy
 
Greenville
Simpsonville
Festival

Dates TBD
Festival of Trees
Features decorated trees and other holiday items that are up for bid during a weekend-long silent auction plus other activities - benefits Palmetto Health Foundation
 
Columbia
Holiday

Dates TBD
Folly Jazz Festival
Live music centered around the cultural and educational attributes of Jazz in the Lowcountry
 
Charleston
Folly Beach
Concert

Dates TBD
Gem, Mineral, and Jewelry Show
More than 20 dealers and displays
 
Columbia
Expo

Dates TBD
Greenville Open Studios
Opens the studios of local visual artists to the public
 
Greenville
Arts

Dates TBD
HOPE Relay
34-mile or 14-mile relay for teams of one-four runners - benefits Project HOPE Foundation's autism program
 
Greenville
Sports

Dates TBD
Harvest Fest
Bluegrass music, food, craft market, games, hay rides, pumpkin decorating
 
Charleston
Johns Island
Festival

Dates TBD
Heritage Days Celebration at Penn Center
4-day event includes a parade, art, live entertainment
Learn more about the Penn Center
 
Beaufort
St Helena Island
Festival

Dates TBD
Hilton Head Island Bridge Run
10K, 5K, health walk, post race party - benefits local charities
 
Hilton Head
Sports

Dates TBD
Holiday Craft Show
25-30 crafters on site plus baked goods and fresh cooked food
 
Charleston
James Island
Holiday

Dates TBD
Holiday Festival of Lights
3-mile drive plus sand sculptures, Santa's Sweet Shoppe, gingerbread houses, Victorian carousel, giant greeting cards
 
Charleston
James Island
Holiday

Dates TBD
Holiday Ice Rink
Take a spin around this open-air rink across from Fountain Park
 
Rock Hill
Sports

Dates TBD
Holiday Ice in Carolina Wren Park
Take a spin around the ice rink in Downtown Anderson
 
Anderson
Sports

Dates TBD
Holiday Lights Safari
Drive through millions of sparkling holiday lights on a nearly 100 acre animal, stroll into see Santa and his many animals in the barns at Santa's Village
 
Spartanburg
Wellford
Holiday

Dates TBD
Holiday Lights on the River
More than a million sparkling lights with music, wetland wonderland walking trail, laser light show, plus other activities at Saluda Shoals Park
 
Columbia
Irmo
Holiday

Dates TBD
Holiday Market
Shopping event at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds - Junior League event to raise funds for local projects
 
Columbia
Holiday

Dates TBD
Holly Jolly Holiday Fair
Local artisans, crafters, tempting foods, holiday vendors, family activities, entertainment - benefits the Ronald McDonald House Charities
 
Anderson
Holiday

Dates TBD
Ice On Main
Take a spin on this open-air ice skating rink on Village Green, adjacent to City Hall
 
Greenville
Sports

Dates TBD
Intracoastal Christmas Regatta
Boat parade, toy drive and humane society collection, starts in Little River Inlet
 
Myrtle Beach
Little River
Holiday

Dates TBD
Jam Room Music Festival
Come down to Main Street and enjoy two stages of live music, kid's zone, and cycling events
 
Columbia
Festival

Dates TBD
Katydid Combined Driving Event Brunch
Enjoy food and drink while watching the driving event - benefits the Aiken Land Conservancy
 
Aiken
Windsor
Culinary

Dates TBD
King's Tree Trials Horse Race
Thoroughbreds and quarter horses race plus elegant tailgate parties reminiscent of earlier times
 
Kingstree
Sports

Dates TBD
Lights Before Christmas
Riverbanks Zoo - visit with Santa, warm up by the Jingle Bell Bonfire, see nearly one million twinkling lights!
 
Columbia
Holiday

Dates TBD
Main Street ICE
Outdoor ice skating rink in Boyd Plaza, located at the corner of Main and Hampton streets
 
Columbia
Sports

Dates TBD
Main Street Lights
Lighting of the community Christmas tree with live music, free hot chocolate and popcorn, vendors, shopping
 
Newberry
Holiday

Dates TBD
Meet the Authors VIP Party
Enjoy BBQ, beer & wine while meeting guest authors - benefits The Literacy Center and Book Industry Charitable Foundation
 
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
Miracle Hill Great Possible Turkey Fry
Help by donating your time or funds for South Carolina's largest turkey fry to provide Thanksgiving dinner for the homeless and impoverished in the Upstate
 
Spartanburg
Holiday

Dates TBD
Mistletoe Market
Juried show with two days of shopping for items made by local artists and crafters - hosted by the Friends Board of the Anderson County Museum
 
Anderson
Holiday

Dates TBD
Oyster Festival
3-day event includes live music, food, Kid Zone, holiday crafts - benefits Hilton Head Island Recreation's scholarship fund
 
Hilton Head
Festival

Dates TBD
Palmetto Warriors Spirit 5K
After-race festivities with live band, food, drinks, kids games, prizes, and booths by veterans' organizations - benefits local veteran organization
 
Columbia
Sports

Dates TBD
Park Day on Daniel Island
Games, food truck rodeo, sports pub tent, live music, Children's Park - family event benefiting local organizations
 
Charleston
Daniel Island
Festival

Dates TBD
Pig On The Ridge
2-day event with BBQ cook-off, children's activities, street dance, car show, hog-calling contest
 
Winnsboro
Ridgeway
Culinary

Dates TBD
Roper Mountain Holiday Lights
1.5 mile drive through plus walk through WinterWonderland with lighted trails, Santa Claus and more - benefits Rotary Charities and Roper Mountain Science Center
 
Greenville
Holiday

Dates TBD
Running of the Turkeys
5K run or walk, Turkey Strut (kid's fun run), costumes for all races are welcomed and encouraged - benefits People Attempting to Help
 
Rock Hill
York
Sports

Dates TBD
SC Oyster Festival
Steamed oysters, fried oysters, oyster gumbo, live music, bring chairs, blankets & oyster knives - benefits God's Store House, PAALS
 
Columbia
Festival

Dates TBD
Skating on the Square
Spartanburg's open-air ice rink is in the heart of the city, on Morgan Square
 
Spartanburg
Sports

Dates TBD
Smoke on the Harbor BBQ Throwdown
Sanctioned, national event with samples, live music, cocktail competition, and Kids Zone with drop-off option - bring five non-perishable food items for admission discount
 
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Culinary

Dates TBD
South Carolina Pecan Festival
"Run Like A Nut" races, half-marathon, fun walk, kids' fun zone, vendors, arts and crafts, car and truck show, corn hole tournament
 
Florence
Festival

Dates TBD
Southern City Film Festival
Categories include script to screen, feature films, documentaries, shorts, and homegrown
 
Aiken
Festival

Dates TBD
Southern Steel Guitar Convention
Steel guitar players and other musicians gather twice a year to enjoy good music, food, and friends
 
Aiken
Belvedere
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
St. Helena's Parish Faire & Bazaar
Olde English Street Faire with outdoor activities and booths including children's games & crafts, food, music, tours - benefits The Parish Church of St. Helena
 
Beaufort
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
StoryBook Ball
Children and their grown-ups will enjoy an evening with storytelling, themed entertainment, dinner - costumes encouraged - benefits EdVenture
 
Columbia
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
Surfside Beach Turkey Trot
10K, 5K, 1 mile, Kids' Tot Trot - benefits Surfside Area Rotary Club and the charities they support
 
Myrtle Beach
Surfside Beach
Sports

Dates TBD
Taste of Georgetown
Enjoy food and beverages from local restaurants, music - benefits The Family Justice Center of Georgetown County
 
Georgetown
Culinary

Dates TBD
The Hippie Dash
Don your best 70s attire for the 3.1 mile course around Park Circle plus after party - benefits Special Olympics SC
 
Charleston
North Charleston
Sports

Dates TBD
Therapalooza
Dinner buffet, Cirque entertainment, live music, auctions - benefits The Therapy Place
 
Columbia
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
Tinsel Trot Holiday Fun Run
Take an evening run, walk, dash, dance or prance through the two-mile course that offers a "sneaker preview" of the Celebrate The Season Holiday Driving Tour, costumes are encouraged
 
Moncks Corner
Sports

Dates TBD
Townville Turkey Trot
Choose from 5K, 1.5 mile or family mile plus holiday food drive - portion of proceeds benefit Anderson School District 4
 
Anderson
Townville
Sports

Dates TBD
Trail Wag Fun Day
2.8 mile hike followed by a family-friendly festival with entertainment, dog contests, vendors - dogs on leash welcome at all activities - benefits Palmetto Animal Welfare Services
 
Aiken
Burnettetown
Festival

Dates TBD
Travelers Rest Band Craft Fair
Shop dozens of local vendors for handmade gifts - benefits Travelers Rest High School Band
 
Greenville
Travelers Rest
Holiday

Dates TBD
Trident United Way's Day of Caring
Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties - pitch-in and help with a project
 
Charleston
Educational

Dates TBD
Turkey Day 5K & Family Fun Run
3.1 mile run through downtown Columbia - proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands
 
Columbia
Sports

Dates TBD
Veterans Concert
Savannah River Winds perform a special musical piece and other patriotic music plus veterans will be honored - presented by the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council
 
Aiken
North Augusta
Concert

Dates TBD
Veterans Day Celebration
Veterans Day parade, celebration, meet and greet, US Air Force Heritage of America Band concert
 
Sumter
Holiday

Dates TBD
Vista Lights
Family celebration of food and arts, tree lighting, stage performances
 
Columbia
Holiday

Dates TBD
Whiskey Road Race
2 mile, 5K and 10K USATF certified courses - benefits the Cumbee Center to Assist Abused Persons
 
Aiken
Sports

Dates TBD
Wild Side
Flight demos, boat tours, drinks, food, live music, silent auction - benefits the South Carolina Environmental Law Project
 
Georgetown
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
Wine, Women & Shoes
Fashion show, world-class wines, auction, food - benefits the Ronald McDonald House Charities
 
Columbia
Fashion
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