october 2016 – South Carolina Calendar of Events, Festivals





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DATE EVENT CITY TYPE
Saturday
Oct

1
Beaufort Shrimp Festival
2-day event includes live entertainment, contests, lots of food, children's area, 5K run/walk plus Popcorn Shrimp Run
Beaufort
Festival
Saturday
Oct

1
Belton Standpipe Heritage & Arts Festival
Heritage Skills Artisans, games, rides, children's area, exhibits, car show, street dance, fireworks
Anderson
Belton
Festival
Saturday
Oct

1
Bonneau Peanut Festival
Family fun festival with lots of peanuts, live music and entertainment, amusement rides plus craft and food vendors
Moncks Corner
Bonneau
Festival
Saturday
Oct

1
Burgers & Brew Festival
Vote on your favorite slider, beer garden, kids zone, live music - benefits the Hilton Head Island Recreation Association Children's Scholarship Fund
Hilton Head
Festival
Saturday
Oct

1
Congaree Bluegrass Festival
2-days of live Bluegrass music, arts & crafts, food, beverages, children's activities, bring your lawn chairs and blankets
Columbia
Cayce
Festival
Saturday
Oct

1
Conway Fall Festival
Live music, children's activities, demonstrations, car show, food, farmers' market
Myrtle Beach
Conway
Festival
Saturday
Oct

1
Fall Rollout
Classic car show, live music, automotive vendors, bbq challenge - benefits the local charities supported by Pawleys Island Masonic Lodge 409
Georgetown
Festival
Saturday
Oct

1
Gopher Hill Festival
3-day event includes Kidz Fest, turtle races, parade, street dance, contests, live music
Ridgeland
Festival
Saturday
Oct

1
Greer Station Oktoberfest
Oompah bands, German cuisine and beer, local artists
Greenville
Greer
Festival
Saturday
Oct

1
Harvest Home Weekend Festival
Hay rides, scarecrow building, pumpkin painting, entertainment, food, demonstrations - at Brookgreen Gardens
Georgetown
Murrells Inlet
Festival
Saturday
Oct

1
Live Oak Art & Music Fest
Live entertainment and Artisan Market with arts & crafts - benefits Create! Conway
Myrtle Beach
Conway
Festival
Saturday
Oct

1
MOJA Arts Festival
Celebration of African-American and Caribbean visual and performing arts - traditional crafts, food
Charleston
Festival
Saturday
Oct

1
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally
Motorcycles - cruises, vendors
Myrtle Beach
Sports
Saturday
Oct

1
Newberry Oktoberfest
Authentic German cuisine, German Biergarten,art & craft vendors, Rocktoberfest stage will feature live music and Best German Costume contest, kids' activities
Newberry
Festival
Saturday
Oct

1
Skirmishes for Lexington
3-day American Civil War reenactment and living history event plus demonstrations, speakers, children's activities
Columbia
Lexington
Historical
Sunday
Oct

2
Congaree Bluegrass Festival
2-days of live Bluegrass music, arts & crafts, food, beverages, children's activities, bring your lawn chairs and blankets
Columbia
Cayce
Festival
Sunday
Oct

2
Harvest Home Weekend Festival
Hay rides, scarecrow building, pumpkin painting, entertainment, food, demonstrations - at Brookgreen Gardens
Georgetown
Murrells Inlet
Festival
Sunday
Oct

2
JerryFest
Celebrate the life and art of Jerry Garcia with live music, arts & crafts vendors, food vendors and family friendly activities for the kids
Columbia
Festival
Sunday
Oct

2
Latin American Festival
Salsa and Merengue music, authentic food and crafts, and plenty of activities for families
Charleston
North Charleston
Festival
Sunday
Oct

2
MOJA Arts Festival
Celebration of African-American and Caribbean visual and performing arts - traditional crafts, food
Charleston
Festival
Sunday
Oct

2
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally
Motorcycles - cruises, vendors
Myrtle Beach
Sports
Sunday
Oct

2
Skirmishes for Lexington
3-day American Civil War reenactment and living history event plus demonstrations, speakers, children's activities
Columbia
Lexington
Historical
Monday
Oct

3
MOJA Arts Festival
Celebration of African-American and Caribbean visual and performing arts - traditional crafts, food
Charleston
Festival
Monday
Oct

3
Orangeburg County Fair
Carnival rides, midway with games & food, crafts, livestock competitions and shows, live music
Orangeburg
Fair
Monday
Oct

3
South Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair
Exhibits, carnival and pony rides, livestock, music, displays
Clemson
Westminster
Fair
Tuesday
Oct

4
MOJA Arts Festival
Celebration of African-American and Caribbean visual and performing arts - traditional crafts, food
Charleston
Festival
Tuesday
Oct

4
Orangeburg County Fair
Carnival rides, midway with games & food, crafts, livestock competitions and shows, live music
Orangeburg
Fair
Tuesday
Oct

4
South Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair
Exhibits, carnival and pony rides, livestock, music, displays
Clemson
Westminster
Fair
Wednesday
Oct

5
Golf Classic
Shotgun start golf tournament - benefits Good News Clubs
Greenville
Travelers Rest
Sports
Wednesday
Oct

5
MOJA Arts Festival
Celebration of African-American and Caribbean visual and performing arts - traditional crafts, food
Charleston
Festival
Wednesday
Oct

5
Orangeburg County Fair
Carnival rides, midway with games & food, crafts, livestock competitions and shows, live music
Orangeburg
Fair
Wednesday
Oct

5
South Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair
Exhibits, carnival and pony rides, livestock, music, displays
Clemson
Westminster
Fair
Wednesday
Oct

5
Rock Hill
Sports
Thursday
Oct

6
Albino Skunk Bluegrass Festival
Live bands, bbq, kids' activities, beer garden, food trucks, camping available onsite
Greenville
Greer
Festival
Thursday
Oct

6
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Thursday
Oct

6
MOJA Arts Festival
Celebration of African-American and Caribbean visual and performing arts - traditional crafts, food
Charleston
Festival
Thursday
Oct

6
Orangeburg County Fair
Carnival rides, midway with games & food, crafts, livestock competitions and shows, live music
Orangeburg
Fair
Thursday
Oct

6
South Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair
Exhibits, carnival and pony rides, livestock, music, displays
Clemson
Westminster
Fair
Thursday
Oct

6
Rock Hill
Sports
Friday
Oct

7
Albino Skunk Bluegrass Festival
Live bands, bbq, kids' activities, beer garden, food trucks, camping available onsite
Greenville
Greer
Festival
Friday
Oct

7
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Friday
Oct

7
MOJA Arts Festival
Celebration of African-American and Caribbean visual and performing arts - traditional crafts, food
Charleston
Festival
Friday
Oct

7
Orangeburg County Fair
Carnival rides, midway with games & food, crafts, livestock competitions and shows, live music
Orangeburg
Fair
Friday
Oct

7
South Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair
Exhibits, carnival and pony rides, livestock, music, displays
Clemson
Westminster
Fair
Friday
Oct

7
Rock Hill
Sports
Saturday
Oct

8
Albino Skunk Bluegrass Festival
Live bands, bbq, kids' activities, beer garden, food trucks, camping available onsite
Greenville
Greer
Festival
Saturday
Oct

8
Edisto & Beyond Tour
Tour historic churches, homes and plantations
Learn about other South Carolina Plantations
Charleston
Edisto Island
Historical
Saturday
Oct

8
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Saturday
Oct

8
Georgetown Bridge 2 Bridge Run
Half marathon, 12K, 5K run/walk, and kid's fun run through Georgetown's historic district - benefits Friendship Place
Georgetown
Sports
Saturday
Oct

8
Goose Creek Fall Festival
Music, inflatables, games - benefits Helping Hands of Goose Creek
Charleston
Goose Creek
Festival
Saturday
Oct

8
Knights of Columbus Fall Car Show
Car show benefiting St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church
Aiken
Expo
Saturday
Oct

8
Little River ShrimpFest
2-day event includes live entertainment, kids' activities, vendors, fresh shrimp and seafood specialties
Myrtle Beach
Little River
Festival
Saturday
Oct

8
Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon & 5K
Run the trails of Mullet Hall Equestrian Center plus post-race meal, cold beverages, and live music
Charleston
Johns Island
Sports
Saturday
Oct

8
MOJA Arts Festival
Celebration of African-American and Caribbean visual and performing arts - traditional crafts, food
Charleston
Festival
Saturday
Oct

8
Orangeburg County Fair
Carnival rides, midway with games & food, crafts, livestock competitions and shows, live music
Orangeburg
Fair
Saturday
Oct

8
South Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair
Exhibits, carnival and pony rides, livestock, music, displays
Clemson
Westminster
Fair
Saturday
Oct

8
Rock Hill
Sports
Sunday
Oct

9
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Sunday
Oct

9
Little River ShrimpFest
2-day event includes live entertainment, kids' activities, vendors, fresh shrimp and seafood specialties
Myrtle Beach
Little River
Festival
Sunday
Oct

9
MOJA Arts Festival
Celebration of African-American and Caribbean visual and performing arts - traditional crafts, food
Charleston
Festival
Sunday
Oct

9
Orangeburg County Fair
Carnival rides, midway with games & food, crafts, livestock competitions and shows, live music
Orangeburg
Fair
Monday
Oct

10
Columbus Day
Federal holiday
Statewide
Holiday
Monday
Oct

10
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Monday
Oct

10
Piedmont Interstate Fair
Midway rides and games, farm animals, live entertainment, contests
Spartanburg
Fair
Tuesday
Oct

11
Eastern Carolina Agricultural Fair
Rides, food, games, exhibits, contests, live entertainment
Florence
Fair
Tuesday
Oct

11
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Tuesday
Oct

11
Piedmont Interstate Fair
Midway rides and games, farm animals, live entertainment, contests
Spartanburg
Fair
Wednesday
Oct

12
Eastern Carolina Agricultural Fair
Rides, food, games, exhibits, contests, live entertainment
Florence
Fair
Wednesday
Oct

12
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Wednesday
Oct

12
Piedmont Interstate Fair
Midway rides and games, farm animals, live entertainment, contests
Spartanburg
Fair
Wednesday
Oct

12
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Thursday
Oct

13
Eastern Carolina Agricultural Fair
Rides, food, games, exhibits, contests, live entertainment
Florence
Fair
Thursday
Oct

13
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Thursday
Oct

13
Piedmont Interstate Fair
Midway rides and games, farm animals, live entertainment, contests
Spartanburg
Fair
Thursday
Oct

13
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Friday
Oct

14
Conway BBQ Fest
BBQ cook-offs, live music, crafts, classic cars, dancing - benefits Horry County Disabilities & Special Needs
Myrtle Beach
Conway
Festival
Friday
Oct

14
Eastern Carolina Agricultural Fair
Rides, food, games, exhibits, contests, live entertainment
Florence
Fair
Friday
Oct

14
Fall For Greenville
3-day event includes cuisine from 40+ restaurants, five music stages, contests and Silver Spoon challenges, kids' area
Greenville
Festival
Friday
Oct

14
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Friday
Oct

14
Piedmont Interstate Fair
Midway rides and games, farm animals, live entertainment, contests
Spartanburg
Fair
Friday
Oct

14
South Carolina Jazz Festival
3-day event includes concerts, Bebop Parade, art, tours, kids' activities, 5K run/walk
Cheraw
Festival
Friday
Oct

14
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Saturday
Oct

15
A Day to Remember Colonial Times
Reenactments, demonstrations, and living exhibits
Aiken
North Augusta
Historical
Saturday
Oct

15
Conway BBQ Fest
BBQ cook-offs, live music, crafts, classic cars, dancing - benefits Horry County Disabilities & Special Needs
Myrtle Beach
Conway
Festival
Saturday
Oct

15
Eastern Carolina Agricultural Fair
Rides, food, games, exhibits, contests, live entertainment
Florence
Fair
Saturday
Oct

15
Fall For Greenville
3-day event includes cuisine from 40+ restaurants, five music stages, contests and Silver Spoon challenges, kids' area
Greenville
Festival
Saturday
Oct

15
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Saturday
Oct

15
Georgetown Wooden Boat Show
Features one of the southeast's best wooden boat exhibits, boat-building competition, kid's model boat building, food, music and more - free admission
Georgetown
Festival
Saturday
Oct

15
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
9-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Saturday
Oct

15
Komen Race for the Cure
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation - 5K run/walk or 1-mile walk
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Saturday
Oct

15
Piedmont Interstate Fair
Midway rides and games, farm animals, live entertainment, contests
Spartanburg
Fair
Saturday
Oct

15
South Carolina Jazz Festival
3-day event includes concerts, Bebop Parade, art, tours, kids' activities, 5K run/walk
Cheraw
Festival
Saturday
Oct

15
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Saturday
Oct

15
TriSumter Triathlon
USAT sanctioned race with a 300 yard pool swim, 16 mile bike ride and a 5K run - individual and teams compete
Sumter
Sports
Sunday
Oct

16
A Day to Remember Colonial Times
Reenactments, demonstrations, and living exhibits
Aiken
North Augusta
Historical
Sunday
Oct

16
Fall For Greenville
3-day event includes cuisine from 40+ restaurants, five music stages, contests and Silver Spoon challenges, kids' area
Greenville
Festival
Sunday
Oct

16
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Sunday
Oct

16
Georgetown Wooden Boat Show
Features one of the southeast's best wooden boat exhibits, boat-building competition, kid's model boat building, food, music and more - free admission
Georgetown
Festival
Sunday
Oct

16
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
9-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Sunday
Oct

16
Piedmont Interstate Fair
Midway rides and games, farm animals, live entertainment, contests
Spartanburg
Fair
Sunday
Oct

16
South Carolina Jazz Festival
3-day event includes concerts, Bebop Parade, art, tours, kids' activities, 5K run/walk
Cheraw
Festival
Sunday
Oct

16
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Monday
Oct

17
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Monday
Oct

17
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
9-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Monday
Oct

17
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Tuesday
Oct

18
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Tuesday
Oct

18
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
9-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Tuesday
Oct

18
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Wednesday
Oct

19
Colour of Music Festival
5-day festival includes events at various venues that highlight the impact and historical significance of black classical composers and performers on American and world culture
Charleston
Arts
Wednesday
Oct

19
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Wednesday
Oct

19
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
9-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Wednesday
Oct

19
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Thursday
Oct

20
Colour of Music Festival
5-day festival includes events at various venues that highlight the impact and historical significance of black classical composers and performers on American and world culture
Charleston
Arts
Thursday
Oct

20
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Thursday
Oct

20
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
9-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Thursday
Oct

20
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Thursday
Oct

20
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Friday
Oct

21
Colour of Music Festival
5-day festival includes events at various venues that highlight the impact and historical significance of black classical composers and performers on American and world culture
Charleston
Arts
Friday
Oct

21
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Friday
Oct

21
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
9-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Friday
Oct

21
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Friday
Oct

21
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Saturday
Oct

22
Art on the Trail
Art on the Trail is a juried event that presents fine arts, sculpture, fibers arts, upcycled arts for sale, as well as musical and theater performances - artist applications available until 09/19/16
Greenville
Travelers Rest
Arts
Saturday
Oct

22
Charleston James Island Connector Run
10K run or fun bike ride plus 5K run or walk - benefits the Gavalas Kolanko Foundation to assist students with disabilities
Charleston
Sports
Saturday
Oct

22
Colour of Music Festival
5-day festival includes events at various venues that highlight the impact and historical significance of black classical composers and performers on American and world culture
Charleston
Arts
Saturday
Oct

22
Euro Auto Festival
Car shows, technical sessions, driving events - featuring BMW and the cars of France
Greenville
Festival
Saturday
Oct

22
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Saturday
Oct

22
Gran Fondo Hincapie
Cycling event offering 3 courses plus post race party for cyclists and non-cyclists with food, drinks and live music - portion of proceeds benefits Meals on Wheels
Greenville
Travelers Rest
Sports
Saturday
Oct

22
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
9-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Saturday
Oct

22
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
Saturday
Oct

22
Night on the Sound
Boat cruise with dinner, silent auction, and an inspiring presentation - benefits the Port Royal Sound Foundation
Beaufort
Port Royal
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Oct

22
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Saturday
Oct

22
Walk For Life/Race For Life
10K run and 5K run or walk - benefits the Palmetto Health Breast Center
Columbia
Sports
Saturday
Oct

22
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Sunday
Oct

23
Colour of Music Festival
5-day festival includes events at various venues that highlight the impact and historical significance of black classical composers and performers on American and world culture
Charleston
Arts
Sunday
Oct

23
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Sunday
Oct

23
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
9-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Sunday
Oct

23
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Sunday
Oct

23
Transformation Walk
Walk the 3-mile route that many people take when seeking assistance, pre and post race celebration - benefits United Ministries
Greenville
Sports
Sunday
Oct

23
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Monday
Oct

24
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Monday
Oct

24
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Tuesday
Oct

25
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Tuesday
Oct

25
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Wednesday
Oct

26
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Wednesday
Oct

26
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Thursday
Oct

27
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, over 60 amusement rides, exhibits, competitions
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Thursday
Oct

27
Dracula: Ballet with a Bite
Blood, fangs, and death are just a few of the things you will find in this favorite Halloween cult classic
Columbia
Arts
Thursday
Oct

27
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Thursday
Oct

27
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Friday
Oct

28
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, over 60 amusement rides, exhibits, competitions
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Friday
Oct

28
Dracula: Ballet with a Bite
Blood, fangs, and death are just a few of the things you will find in this favorite Halloween cult classic
Columbia
Arts
Friday
Oct

28
Fall Festival of Houses and Gardens
3-day event includes visits to churches, private homes, plantations
Learn more about South Carolina Plantations
Beaufort
Historical
Friday
Oct

28
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Friday
Oct

28
Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance
Vintage automobile shows and races - benefit
Hilton Head
Festival
Friday
Oct

28
Spirits of Hallowed Eve Dinner
Dinner, spirits, songs, stories from afar and fire in the night - benefits the Living History Park
Aiken
North Augusta
Historical
Friday
Oct

28
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Saturday
Oct

29
All Hallowed Eve Ghost Walk & Illusion Show
Walk amongst the ghosts of yesteryear in the Colonial setting of the Living History park with guided tours
Aiken
North Augusta
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

29
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, over 60 amusement rides, exhibits, competitions
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Saturday
Oct

29
Dracula: Ballet with a Bite
Blood, fangs, and death are just a few of the things you will find in this favorite Halloween cult classic
Columbia
Arts
Saturday
Oct

29
Endless Summer Festival
Live music, children's area with community stage and carnival rides, food and craft vendors
Myrtle Beach
North Mytle Beach
Festival
Saturday
Oct

29
Fall Festival of Houses and Gardens
3-day event includes visits to churches, private homes, plantations
Learn more about South Carolina Plantations
Beaufort
Historical
Saturday
Oct

29
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Saturday
Oct

29
Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance
Vintage automobile shows and races - benefit
Hilton Head
Festival
Saturday
Oct

29
Pumpkin Run
5K run/walk on USATF certified course, Kids fun run - benefits the YMCA
Columbia
Irmo
Sports
Saturday
Oct

29
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Sunday
Oct

30
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, over 60 amusement rides, exhibits, competitions
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Sunday
Oct

30
Fall Festival of Houses and Gardens
3-day event includes visits to churches, private homes, plantations
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Beaufort
Historical
Sunday
Oct

30
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings - proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston
Charleston
Historical
Sunday
Oct

30
Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance
Vintage automobile shows and races - benefit
Hilton Head
Festival
Monday
Oct

31
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, over 60 amusement rides, exhibits, competitions
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Monday
Oct

31
Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance
Vintage automobile shows and races - benefit
Hilton Head
Festival

Dates TBD
Aiken Fall Steeplechase
Aiken Triple Crown - Holiday Cup - horse racing - benefits The Hitchcock Woods Foundation
 
Aiken
Sports

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

Dates TBD
Art on the Trail
Artist market, children's activities, art demonstrations, food court
 
Greenville
Travelers Rest
Arts

Dates TBD
Aunt Het Family Fall Festival
Crafts, food, children's activities, amusement rides, antique car and truck show, live music
 
Greenville
Fountain Inn
Festival

Dates TBD
Balloons Over Anderson
3-day hot-air balloon event - balloon rides, music, games, carnival rides and inflatables, Balloon Glow
 
Anderson
Festival

Dates TBD
Bark in the Park
Halloween Costume Contest for the dogs, lots of food, vendors and fun for kids
 
Orangeburg
Festival

Dates TBD
Bark in the Park! Oktoberfest!
Bring you pooch to this costume-friendly event with pet exhibits, demonstrations, pet parade, German food and beer
 
Charleston
North Charleston
Festival

Dates TBD
Biggin Swamp Bluegrass Festival
Live Bluegrass music, jump castles, Stoney Landing House tours, and more
 
Charleston
Moncks Corner
Festival

Dates TBD
Bluegrass, Bidding & BBQ
Silent auction, live music, specialty drinks and delicious food - auction benefits Historic Columbia
 
Columbia
Culinary

Dates TBD
Bluffton Zombie Run
Wear a costume for the 5K or 1-mile fun run followed by a post-race Halloween Festival - benefits Bluffton Fins Swim Team and Arrhythmia Alliance-Gavin Quance Campaign
 
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Sports

Dates TBD
BooGrass Bash
3-day event includes live Bluegrass music, youth camps, costume party, band competition, camping space available
 
Anderson
Festival

Dates TBD
Cayce-West Columbia Jaycees Hall of Horrors
Venture through the halls horrors - benefits local charities
 
Columbia
Cayce
Holiday

Dates TBD
Charleston Greek Fall Festival
Celebrating Greek culture with food, wine tasting, church tours, and entertainment
 
Charleston
Festival

Dates TBD
Charleston Mac Off
Sample offerings of mac & cheese, eating and cooking competitions, bourbon sampling, live band, kids' zone - portion of proceeds benefits Lowcountry Local First
 
Charleston
Mt Pleasant
Culinary

Dates TBD
Children's Day Festival
Inflatables, games, face painting, food, and more!
 
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Festival

Dates TBD
Chili Cook-Off
Plus other food and games - benefits Glenforest School
 
Columbia
West Columbia
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
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
Columbia Buddy Walk
1.5 mile walk plus bounce houses, food, games, music - celebrating the Down syndrome community
 
Columbia
Sports

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

Dates TBD
Dancing with the Carolina Stars
Ballroom dance competition that pairs leaders from the community with professional dancers, plus dinner and drinks - benefits Senior Action
 
Greenville
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
Dogtoberfest: Dogs, Dine and Wine
Bring your dog and enjoy wine tasting, pet costume contest, food trucks, live entertainment - benefits local pet rescues
 
Charleston
Johns Island
Festival

Dates TBD
Exchange Club Ghost Tours
Take a carriage ride tour through Beaufort's historic district while listening to storytellers tell haunting tales - benefits Child Abuse Prevention Association
 
Beaufort
Historical

Dates TBD
Fall Harvest Festival
Entertainment, food, crafts, old-fashioned games, vendors
 
Anderson
Pendleton
Festival

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

Dates TBD
Field of Scream
Your nightmares will come to life in Cherokee County's only haunted corn maze
 
Gaffney
Holiday

Dates TBD
Fish & Grits Festival
Lots of food plus hay rides, live entertainment, face painting, games, car and bike show - benefits the Cedar Branch Community Empowerment Center
 
Myrtle Beach
Loris
Festival

Dates TBD
FollyPalooza
Family-friendly with a silent auction, live entertainment by several artists, local food, art vendors, kids activities - benefits local cancer patients
 
Charleston
Folly Beach
Festival

Dates TBD
Francis Marion / Swamp Fox Symposium
2-day event about the Southern Campaign of Revolutionary War includes lectures, reception, discussions, displays
 
Manning
Historical

Dates TBD
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

Dates TBD
Gatsby Gala
Dinner, spirits, silent auction, dancing - benefits Lowcountry Orphan Relief
 
Charleston
Gala

Dates TBD
Ghostwalk
Ghost stories, games, and enjoy delicious food all while wearing your favorite costume - benefits school supply fund for Dorchester School Districts 2 and 4
 
Charleston
Summerville
Holiday

Dates TBD
Gilbert House of Terror
Traditional outdoor haunt with 13 terror filled scenes - proceeds benefit four local charities
 
Columbia
Gilbert
Holiday

Dates TBD
Golf Tournament & Silent Auction
Sunday will be a tournament party & silent auction with golf tournament on Monday - benefits Palmetto Place Children's Shelter
 
Columbia
Blythewood
Sports

Dates TBD
Myrtle Beach
Expo

Dates TBD
Growl at the Moon
The SC State Museum's after-hours Halloween party for adults 21+ which includes planetarium and laser shows, live music, food, and craft beer
 
Columbia
Holiday

Dates TBD
HALOS Oyster Roast
Oysters plus other food, beer, wine, live music, jump castle and games for children - benefits HALOS
 
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Culinary

Dates TBD
Habersham Harvest Festival
Artisans, local food, live music, ferris wheel, vintage carousel, petting zoo, face painters - benefits the Boys and Girls Clubs of Northern Beaufort County
 
Beaufort
Festival

Dates TBD
Harvest of Horror
Includes a hunted house, haunted trail and haunted motel - portion benefits Haven of Rest Ministries
 
Anderson
Holiday

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

Dates TBD
Hogs for the Cause
BBQ, live bands, cold beverages - benefits pediatric brain cancer outreach
 
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Culinary

Dates TBD
Honea Path Sugarfoot Festival
Live entertainment, food, car and motorcycle shows, crafts, art show
 
Anderson
Honea Path
Festival

Dates TBD
Isle of Palms Connector Run and Walk for the Child
10K run and 5K run/walk, post race party - benefits local children's programs
 
Charleston
Isle of Palms
Sports

Dates TBD
Italian Festival
Live music, Italian food and market, Italian autos exhibit, bocce tournament, grape stomping, games - benefits the local charities supported by Bella Italia Lodge 2808
 
Columbia
Festival

Dates TBD
Jack-O-Lantern Jubliee
2-day event includes live entertainment, food and arts & crafts vendors, car show, amusement rides and lots of activities for the kids
 
Aiken
North Augusta
Festival

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
Kiawah Cup Beach Polo Invitational
Polo match plus cocktail hour, post-match reception - benefits the Kiawah Cares Foundation
 
Charleston
Kiawah Island
Sports

Dates TBD
Loris Bog-Off Festival
Chicken bog contest, live music, fireworks, concert, arts and crafts, car & tractor show
 
Myrtle Beach
Loris
Festival

Dates TBD
Lowcountry Buddy Walk
1-mile walk followed by party with live entertainment, lunch, games and more - benefits the Down Syndrome Association of the Lowcountry
 
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports

Dates TBD
Lowcountry Nosh: Charleston Jewish Food & Heritage Festival
History, food, live music and fun for all ages
 
Charleston
Festival

Dates TBD
Moonshiners Reunion and Mountain Music Festival
Live bands, camping, all-night pickin'
 
Spartanburg
Campobello
Festival

Dates TBD
Native American Cherokee Trail River Festival
Native American dancers, story telling, history, children's activities, craft and food vendors
 
Columbia
Cayce
Festival

Dates TBD
Not a Traditional Golf Outing, Take VI
This tournament, held at the Greenville Country Club, benefits the Hawkins Foundation, which strives to advance orthopaedic medicine
 
Greenville
Sports

Dates TBD
Oktoberfest
German food and music, games, dancers, kids' area - benefits local charities
 
Columbia
Festival

Dates TBD
Oktoberfest
Taste of Greenwood featuring German themed dishes plus outdoor street festival and concert
 
Greenwood
Festival

Dates TBD
Palmetto Pride 5K and Fun Run
Family event benefiting Palmetto Christian Academy of Greenwood
 
Greenwood
Sports

Dates TBD
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art
Month long event includes food, wine gala, concerts, performances, art, family day
 
Georgetown
Pawleys Island
Arts

Dates TBD
Pedal For PADD
Choose from 25 mile, 35 mile or a Metric Century (62 mile) bicycle charity ride - benefits PADD's effort to provide for the faith-based group home, the Wren Home
 
Florence
Sports

Dates TBD
Piedmont Women's Center Race For Life 5K
5K run and kids' 1-mile fun run - benefits Piedmont Women's Center
 
Greenville
Sports

Dates TBD
Pumpkin Festival
Parade, arts and crafts, country and bluegrass music, food and pumpkins! - benefit
 
Clemson
Pickens
Festival

Dates TBD
Ray Tanner Home Run
12K, 5K, and kids' fun run plus post race party - benefits the Ray Tanner Foundation
 
Columbia
Sports

Dates TBD
Rock Out Hunger
Rock out to the Georgia Satellites and enjoy tastings from 6 SC distillers - benefits Loaves & Fishes
 
Greenville
Concert

Dates TBD
Run 2 Fall 5K Race
Night run/walk plus kid's race - benefits the Staff Council of Southern Wesleyan University
 
Clemson
Central
Sports

Dates TBD
Run 4 Rina
5K run or walk plus post race fun with food trucks, corn-hole, jump castle - benefits Roper St Francis Cancer Care
 
Charleston
James Island
Sports

Dates TBD
Run With Endurance 5K
Plus Deacon's Mile option, run or walk either - portion of the proceeds will benefit local charities
 
Rock Hill
York
Sports

Dates TBD
SC Pride Festival and Parade
Plus 5K run/walk and aftermath party - supporting the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community
 
Columbia
Festival

Dates TBD
SC Upstate Pagan Pride Day
Workshops, performances, vendors - educational event to commune with Earth Mother Goddess
 
Greenville
Expo

Dates TBD
South Carolina Sweet Potato Festival
Live entertainment, vendors - raises funds for community projects
 
Hartsville
Darlington
Festival

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
Spartanburg International Festival
Explore world cultures through food, music, dance, folk art, and more
 
Spartanburg
Festival

Dates TBD
Sumter County Fair
Amusement rides and games, live entertainment, livestock, art show, flower show, exhibits
 
Sumter
Fair

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

Dates TBD
Taste of the Town
Enjoy tastings from Myrtle Beach's most popular eateries plus a beer and wine garden and Kids Zone - benefits St Andrew Catholic School
 
Myrtle Beach
Culinary

Dates TBD
Terror Under The Bridge
Indoor haunted attraction
 
Myrtle Beach
Holiday

Dates TBD
The Haunt at Clemson Sandhill
Travel a maze with a spooky array of characters and scenarios - benefits Clemson Sandhill REC and Westwood High School
 
Columbia
Holiday

Dates TBD
Ultimate Challenge Mud Run Night Ops
6.2 mile course with 36 obstacles, 2 and 4 person teams, Devil Pup Challenge for children, after party - benefits veteran and military organizations
 
Columbia
Gaston
Sports

Dates TBD
Union County Fair
Carnival rides, live entertainment, midway for food and games, exhibits, livestock
 
Union
Fair

Dates TBD
Wine and Beer Festival
Lowcountry cuisine, live jazz, craft beer, excellent selection of wines, door prizes and silent auction - benefits the Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic
 
Charleston
Johns Island
Culinary
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