november 2015 – South Carolina Calendar of Events, Festivals





More SC november Festivals, Events



DATE EVENT CITY TYPE
Sunday
Nov

1
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, amusement rides, exhibits, competitions, fireworks
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Sunday
Nov

1
Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance
Vintage automobile shows & races - benefit
Hilton Head
Festival
Monday
Nov

2
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, amusement rides, exhibits, competitions, fireworks
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Tuesday
Nov

3
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, amusement rides, exhibits, competitions, fireworks
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Wednesday
Nov

4
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, amusement rides, exhibits, competitions, fireworks
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Thursday
Nov

5
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, amusement rides, exhibits, competitions, fireworks
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Thursday
Nov

5
FestiVELO de Charleston
Holiday festival of bicycles for families, various ride lengths, lots of food, camping available
Orangeburg
Santee
Sports
Thursday
Nov

5
Upstate Holiday Show
Hundreds of exhibitors are going to be on hand to show you the latest holiday trends - benefit
Anderson
Holiday
Friday
Nov

6
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, amusement rides, exhibits, competitions, fireworks
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Friday
Nov

6
FestiVELO de Charleston
Holiday festival of bicycles for families, various ride lengths, lots of food, camping available
Orangeburg
Santee
Sports
Friday
Nov

6
Upstate Holiday Show
Hundreds of exhibitors are going to be on hand to show you the latest holiday trends - benefit
Anderson
Holiday
Saturday
Nov

7
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, amusement rides, exhibits, competitions, fireworks
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Saturday
Nov

7
FestiVELO de Charleston
Holiday festival of bicycles for families, various ride lengths, lots of food, camping available
Orangeburg
Santee
Sports
Saturday
Nov

7
Lowcountry Hoedown
Live bluegrass music, sampling from bourbon and moonshine distilleries, restaurants, artisan food vendors - portion proceed benefit Lowcountry Food Bank
Charleston
Festival
Saturday
Nov

7
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
Saturday
Nov

7
Upstate Holiday Show
Hundreds of exhibitors are going to be on hand to show you the latest holiday trends - benefit
Anderson
Holiday
Sunday
Nov

8
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, amusement rides, exhibits, competitions, fireworks
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Sunday
Nov

8
FestiVELO de Charleston
Holiday festival of bicycles for families, various ride lengths, lots of food, camping available
Orangeburg
Santee
Sports
Sunday
Nov

8
Upstate Holiday Show
Hundreds of exhibitors are going to be on hand to show you the latest holiday trends - benefit
Anderson
Holiday
Monday
Nov

9
FestiVELO de Charleston
Holiday festival of bicycles for families, various ride lengths, lots of food, camping available
Orangeburg
Santee
Sports
Monday
Nov

9
Upstate Holiday Show
Hundreds of exhibitors are going to be on hand to show you the latest holiday trends - benefit
Anderson
Holiday
Wednesday
Nov

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

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

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

12
Dickens Christmas Show & Festival
4-day event includes arts & crafts, Victorian Teas, tours
Myrtle Beach
Holiday
Friday
Nov

13
Carolina Beach Music Awards
Various events and concerts
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Friday
Nov

13
Dickens Christmas Show & Festival
4-day event includes arts & crafts, Victorian Teas, tours
Myrtle Beach
Holiday
Saturday
Nov

14
Carolina Beach Music Awards
Various events and concerts
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Saturday
Nov

14
Dickens Christmas Show & Festival
4-day event includes arts & crafts, Victorian Teas, tours
Myrtle Beach
Holiday
Sunday
Nov

15
Carolina Beach Music Awards
Various events and concerts
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Sunday
Nov

15
Dickens Christmas Show & Festival
4-day event includes arts & crafts, Victorian Teas, tours
Myrtle Beach
Holiday
Friday
Nov

20
Holly Jolly Holiday Fair
Local artisans, crafters, tempting foods, holiday vendors, family activities, entertainment - benefits the Ronald McDonald House Charities
Anderson
Holiday
Saturday
Nov

21
Holly Jolly Holiday Fair
Local artisans, crafters, tempting foods, holiday vendors, family activities, entertainment - benefits the Ronald McDonald House Charities
Anderson
Holiday
Sunday
Nov

22
Holly Jolly Holiday Fair
Local artisans, crafters, tempting foods, holiday vendors, family activities, entertainment - benefits the Ronald McDonald House Charities
Anderson
Holiday
Thursday
Nov

26
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Thursday
Nov

26
Thanksgiving Day
State and federal holiday
Statewide
Holiday
Friday
Nov

27
Day after Thanksgiving
State holiday - also known as 'Black Friday' - shop locally
Statewide
Holiday
Friday
Nov

27
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Saturday
Nov

28
Intracoastal Christmas Regatta
Boat parade, toy drive and humane society collection, starts in Little River Inlet
Myrtle Beach
Little River
Holiday
Saturday
Nov

28
Myrtle Beach
Festival

Dates TBD
​For The Love Of Paws
Live music, entertainment, food and much more - benefits the Humane Society
 
Columbia
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
Anderson Lights of Hope
Over a million multi-colored light display - benefits local charities
 
Anderson
Holiday

Dates TBD
Archaeology Fall Field Day
Demonstrators and story-tellers represent daily life of both distant and recent pasts
 
Greenville
Historical

Dates TBD
Bar-B-Que By the Dock
Lunch, auction, drawings, music, and more - benefit
 
Spartanburg
Miscellaneous

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 - benefits Palmetto Animal League
 
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival

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

Dates TBD
Catawba Nation Fall Craft Fair
Native vendors with hand made crafts including traditional Catawba pottery, baskets, canned items, plus Tribal drumming and dancing, food, presentation
 
Rock HIll
Arts

Dates TBD
Columbia
Cayce
Holiday

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 Cup Steeplechase
Steeplechase and flat races, elegant picnics and tailgates
 
Charleston
Hollywood
Sports

Dates TBD
Charleston Rainbow Run
5K race - benefits Charleston Pride
 
Charleston
North Charleston
Sports

Dates TBD
Chili Cook-Off
The 2100 block of Greene Street will be filled with chili cookers plus live entertainment - benefits the Hope Center and Camp Kemo
 
Columbia
Festival

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

Dates TBD
Christmas in the Backcountry
Learn how colonists and their slaves observed Christmas with a storyteller and Father Christmas
 
Aiken
North Augusta
Historical

Dates TBD
Clusters for Kids Oyster Roast
Oysters, dinner buffet, beer, wine, music, silent auction, corn hole competition - benefits Friends of the Pickens Guardian Ad Litem
 
Clemson
Easley
Culinary

Dates TBD
Colonial Cup
Steeplechase horse racing at Springdale
 
Camden
Sports

Dates TBD
Dark Knight's Terror Trail
Outdoor trail, indoor haunted house, Zombie Zone
 
Columbia
Elgin
Holiday

Dates TBD
Decadent Dreams Chocolate Festival & Fall Market
Chocolate wonderland, demonstrations, contests and lots of chocolate to taste! - benefit
 
Rock Hill
Festival

Dates TBD
Dracula: Ballet With A Bite
A Columbia City Ballet production with haunting visuals, graphic special effects and pulsating rock/jazz musical score
 
Columbia
Arts

Dates TBD
Fear Farm
Indoor haunted house that is over 8000 square feet of terror!
 
Gaffney
Blacksburg
Holiday

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 Jazz by 14 bands at three different stages with open jam by all musicians to wrap-up the weekend
 
Charleston
Folly Beach
Concert

Dates TBD
Fort Jackson Landowners Descendants Reunion
Sharing of family names and history, fascinating speakers, food and meet and greet new family members and friends
 
Columbia
Historical

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

Dates TBD
Gilbert House of Terror
Are you ready for 13 rooms of fright? - proceeds benefit local charities
 
Columbia
Gilbert
Holiday

Dates TBD
Governor's Cup Road Race
Half marathon, 8K, 3-mile walk, kids' cup
Learn more about South Carolina running events
 
Columbia
Sports

Dates TBD
Grand Strand Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis
5K - wear a holiday themed costume, tie jingle bells to your shoelaces - raises funds to fight arthritis
 
Myrtle Beach
Sports

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, dancing, food, crafts, games
 
Charleston
Johns Island
Festival

Dates TBD
Heritage Days Celebration at Penn Center
4-day event includes a parade, art, Gospel Praise Celebration, 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
Hilton Head 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
Holiday Bazaar
Please bring a new unwrapped gift that will be given to Liberty children
 
Clemson
Liberty
Expo

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 at Fountain Park
 
Rock Hill
Sports

Dates TBD
Holiday Lights Safari Benefit
Drive your vehicle through nearly 100 decorated acres
 
Spartanburg
Inman
Holiday

Dates TBD
Holiday Lights on the River
More than a million sparkling lights with music, plus activities, at Saluda Shoals Park
 
Columbia
Irmo
Holiday

Dates TBD
Ice On Main
Take a spin on the upstate's only open-air ice skating rink
 
Greenville
Sports

Dates TBD
James Island Connector Run
10K run/fun bike ride and 5K run/walk on certified course - benefits students with special needs and their families
 
Charleston
James Island
Sports

Dates TBD
Jamil Shriners Craft Show
Various craft artisans - benefits Shriner hospitals
 
Columbia
Expo

Dates TBD
Katydid Combined Driving Event
4-day equestrian event includes singles, pairs, four-in-hands and tandems - benefit brunch for the Aiken Land Conservancy
 
Aiken
Sports

Dates TBD
Kid's Marathon
This grand finale "Fun Run" will be 1.2 miles, completing the 26.2 mile marathon as participants are to run 5 miles a week leading up this run
 
Aiken
Sports

Dates TBD
King's Tree Trials Horse Race
Plus elegant tailgate parties reminiscent of earlier times
 
Kingstree
Sports

Dates TBD
Light the Night Walk
Walkers carry illuminated balloons - white for survivors, red for supporters and gold in memory of loved ones lost to cancer - benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
 
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
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
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
Marketfest@Bstreet
Handmade crafts, fine art, baked goods, frozen casseroles and soup, music - benefit
 
Greenville
Festival

Dates TBD
Museum Garage Sale
Unusual props and graphics from previous exhibits, framed panels from traveling exhibits, as well as office supplies, furniture and more - no artifacts will be for sale
 
Columbia
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
Myrtle Beach Haunted House: Terror Under the Bridge
Take a guided tour through an outdoor haunted attraction - benefit
 
Myrtle Beach
Holiday

Dates TBD
Park Day on Daniel Island
Games, food truck rodeo, beer garden, live music - family event benefiting over 20 local organizations
 
Charleston
Daniel Island
Festival

Dates TBD
Race 2 Recovery Gladiator Obstacle Run
5K timed obstacle courses including a hardcore option - benefit
 
Greenville
Sports

Dates TBD
Reenactment of the Battle Of Secessionville
Civil War living history and reenactment
Learn more about the Civil War in South Carolina
 
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Historical

Dates TBD
Revolutionary War Field Days
Reenactment, hands-on activities, demonstrations, family fun
Learn more about the Revolutionary War in South Carolina
 
Camden
Historical

Dates TBD
Rockabillaque
Block party with live music, classic car show, bbq, pin-up contest, side show circus, rockabilly fashion show - benefit
 
Charleston
North Charleston
Festival

Dates TBD
Roper Mountain Holiday Lights
Over 110 towering light displays - benefit
 
Greenville
Holiday

Dates TBD
Run for the Yorktown
5K run or walk, post-race party honoring Veterans and active Military
 
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Sports

Dates TBD
Runway Run 5K
5K or kids' fun run on the main runway of the Columbia Metropolitan Airport - benefits the USO
 
Columbia
West Columbia
Sports

Dates TBD
Skating on the Square
Enjoy a twirl around the open-air ice rink in 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 Historical Society's Fall Tour
Tour homes and other historic sites in South Carolina's oldest inland city
 
Camden
Historical

Dates TBD
South Carolina Public Charter School Conference
Discussion panels and breakout sessions will share the best practices in classroom innovations, leadership, operations, and governance
 
Columbia
Expo

Dates TBD
South Carolina Week for the Animals
Featuring pet adoption events, galas, tours, art and library activities, low cost and/or free spay and neuter opportunities, horse events, salute to working/search and rescue K-9s
 
Statewide
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
St. Nicholas BBQFest
BBQ cook-off, live entertainment, rides, vendors
 
Myrtle Beach
Conway
Festival

Dates TBD
Surfside Beach Turkey Trot
10K, 5K, 1 mile, Kids' Tot Trot - benefits local charities
 
Myrtle Beach
Surfside Beach
Sports

Dates TBD
Sweet Dreams Scare House
Indoor haunted attraction with 20+ rooms of special effects, sound, lighting, and actors
 
Anderson
Holiday

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 - benefit
 
Moncks Corner
Sports

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
Turkey Day Run and Gobble Wobble
5K, children's fun run - benefits local charities
 
Charleston
Sports

Dates TBD
Upper South Carolina State Fair
Midway with games and rides, live entertainment, agricultural exhibitions
 
Greenville
Fair

Dates TBD
Veterans Concert
Patriotic music plus other selections featuring the Savannah River Winds
 
Aiken
North Augusta
Concert

Dates TBD
Veterans Day Weekend 5K
Plus 1-mile walk and Family Fun Fest which includes expo, live music, bounce house and activities for children - benefits Tri-County Veterans Support Network
 
Charleston
James Island
Sports

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

Dates TBD
YALLFest: Charleston Young Adult Book Festival
50 of the country’s top young adult authors host presentations and signings at various locations
 
Charleston
Educational
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