september 2016 – South Carolina Calendar of Events, Festivals





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DATE EVENT CITY TYPE
Saturday
Sep

3
1Spark
Where creativity and innovation collide featuring visual artists, performers, entrepreneurs, and inventors with entertainment and demonstrations
Spartanburg
Festival
Saturday
Sep

3
Butts & Bluegrass BBQ Festival
Sample bbq, official judging by the SC BBQ Association, live music - benefits the Clover Area Assistance Center
Rock Hill
Clover
Festival
Saturday
Sep

3
Chapin Labor Day Festival
3-day event includes parade, live music, vendors, food, classic car show, benefit 5K run/walk, children's carnival
Columbia
Chapin
Festival
Sunday
Sep

4
Chapin Labor Day Festival
3-day event includes parade, live music, vendors, food, classic car show, benefit 5K run/walk, children's carnival
Columbia
Chapin
Festival
Sunday
Sep

4
Southern 500 NASCAR Race
NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series teams earn their Darlington Stripes at the track "Too Tough To Tame"
Hartsville
Darlington
Sports
Monday
Sep

5
Chapin Labor Day Festival
3-day event includes parade, live music, vendors, food, classic car show, benefit 5K run/walk, children's carnival
Columbia
Chapin
Festival
Monday
Sep

5
Labor Day
State and federal holiday
Statewide
Holiday
Tuesday
Sep

6
South Carolina Apple Festival
5-day event includes, golf tournament, parade, rodeo, contests, live entertainment, arts and craft show, quilt show, children's activities
Clemson
Westminster
Festival
Wednesday
Sep

7
South Carolina Apple Festival
5-day event includes, golf tournament, parade, rodeo, contests, live entertainment, arts and craft show, quilt show, children's activities
Clemson
Westminster
Festival
Thursday
Sep

8
South Carolina Apple Festival
5-day event includes, golf tournament, parade, rodeo, contests, live entertainment, arts and craft show, quilt show, children's activities
Clemson
Westminster
Festival
Friday
Sep

9
Aiken's Makin'
Handcrafted arts and crafts, food, live entertainment
Aiken
Festival
Friday
Sep

9
Enchanted Chalice Renaissance Faire
All ages will have fun visiting the Medieval/Renaissance Age
Greenville
Festival
Friday
Sep

9
Marlboro County Summerfest
3-day event includes concerts, children's activities, arts and crafts, classic car cruise-in, tours
Bennettsville
Festival
Friday
Sep

9
South Carolina Apple Festival
5-day event includes, golf tournament, parade, rodeo, contests, live entertainment, arts and craft show, quilt show, children's activities
Clemson
Westminster
Festival
Friday
Sep

9
The Big Grab 43 Mile Yard Sale
43 miles of treasures in Blythewood, Ridgeway and Winnsboro - from dusk to dawn
Winnsboro
Plus Blythewood & Ridgeway
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Sep

10
Aiken's Makin'
Handcrafted arts and crafts, food, live entertainment
Aiken
Festival
Saturday
Sep

10
Enchanted Chalice Renaissance Faire
All ages will have fun visiting the Medieval/Renaissance Age
Greenville
Festival
Saturday
Sep

10
Marlboro County Summerfest
3-day event includes concerts, children's activities, arts and crafts, classic car cruise-in, tours
Bennettsville
Festival
Saturday
Sep

10
South Carolina Apple Festival
5-day event includes, golf tournament, parade, rodeo, contests, live entertainment, arts and craft show, quilt show, children's activities
Clemson
Westminster
Festival
Saturday
Sep

10
The Big Grab 43 Mile Yard Sale
43 miles of treasures in Blythewood, Ridgeway and Winnsboro - from dusk to dawn
Winnsboro
Plus Blythewood & Ridgeway
Miscellaneous
Sunday
Sep

11
Marlboro County Summerfest
3-day event includes concerts, children's activities, arts and crafts, classic car cruise-in, tours
Bennettsville
Festival
Friday
Sep

16
Quilt Show
Demonstrations, mini-workshops, a boutique, and judging of exhibits
Rock Hill
Expo
Friday
Sep

16
SOS Fall Migration
10-day shag event includes block parties, live music, classes at various locations
Learn more about South Carolina's state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Friday
Sep

16
SpartOberfest
German food, live entertainment, Christmas market, kinder corner - benefits three non-profit organizations
Spartanburg
Festival
Saturday
Sep

17
Aynor Harvest Hoe Down
Parade, games, food, arts and crafts, vendors
Myrtle Beach
Aynor
Festival
Saturday
Sep

17
Beach Sweep / River Sweep
South Carolinians clean beaches, rivers, lakes, marshes and swamps
Statewide
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Sep

17
Charity Open Water Swim
Select from a 1.2 or 2.4 mile open water swim in Lake Jocassee - all proceeds for swim lesson scholarships for local at-risk youth
Clemson
Salem
Sports
Saturday
Sep

17
Quilt Show
Demonstrations, mini-workshops, a boutique, and judging of exhibits
Rock Hill
Expo
Saturday
Sep

17
SOS Fall Migration
10-day shag event includes block parties, live music, classes at various locations
Learn more about South Carolina's state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Saturday
Sep

17
South Greenville Fair
Farm animal exhibit and shows, bbq rib cook-off, tractor parade and show, fair queen, flower and art show - hosted by 4-H and FFA
Greenville
Simsponville
Fair
Saturday
Sep

17
SpartOberfest
German food, live entertainment, Christmas market, kinder corner - benefits three non-profit organizations
Spartanburg
Festival
Sunday
Sep

18
Blackwater & Ukulele Dulcimer Festival
Concert, workshops, open mic - bring a blanket and picnic lunch - benefits the Music Speaks Project for Autism
Charleston
Moncks Corner
Festival
Sunday
Sep

18
SOS Fall Migration
10-day shag event includes block parties, live music, classes at various locations
Learn more about South Carolina's state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Monday
Sep

19
SOS Fall Migration
10-day shag event includes block parties, live music, classes at various locations
Learn more about South Carolina's state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Tuesday
Sep

20
SOS Fall Migration
10-day shag event includes block parties, live music, classes at various locations
Learn more about South Carolina's state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Wednesday
Sep

21
SOS Fall Migration
10-day shag event includes block parties, live music, classes at various locations
Learn more about South Carolina's state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Thursday
Sep

22
Autumnal Equinox
8:20 A.M. EDT - The sun shines directly on the equator and the length of day and night is nearly equal
Statewide
Holiday
Thursday
Sep

22
Euphoria
Food, wine, and music festival - benefits local charitable organizations
Greenville
Festival
Thursday
Sep

22
Raylrode Daze Festivul
4-day event includes parade, carnival rides, contests, street dances, gunfight show, pet show
Orangeburg
Branchville
Festival
Thursday
Sep

22
SOS Fall Migration
10-day shag event includes block parties, live music, classes at various locations
Learn more about South Carolina's state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Friday
Sep

23
Euphoria
Food, wine, and music festival - benefits local charitable organizations
Greenville
Festival
Friday
Sep

23
Raylrode Daze Festivul
4-day event includes parade, carnival rides, contests, street dances, gunfight show, pet show
Orangeburg
Branchville
Festival
Friday
Sep

23
SOS Fall Migration
10-day shag event includes block parties, live music, classes at various locations
Learn more about South Carolina's state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Friday
Sep

23
Taste of Charleston
Contests, tastings, children's area - benefiting local charities
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Culinary
Saturday
Sep

24
Euphoria
Food, wine, and music festival - benefits local charitable organizations
Greenville
Festival
Saturday
Sep

24
Irish Italian International Festival
Live music, arts, crafts, dance groups, restaurant competition, children's area, spaghetti eating competition
Myrtle Beach
N Myrtle Beach
Festival
Saturday
Sep

24
Raylrode Daze Festivul
4-day event includes parade, carnival rides, contests, street dances, gunfight show, pet show
Orangeburg
Branchville
Festival
Saturday
Sep

24
SOS Fall Migration
10-day shag event includes block parties, live music, classes at various locations
Learn more about South Carolina's state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Saturday
Sep

24
Taste of Charleston
Contests, tastings, children's area - benefiting local charities
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Culinary
Sunday
Sep

25
Euphoria
Food, wine, and music festival - benefits local charitable organizations
Greenville
Festival
Sunday
Sep

25
Raylrode Daze Festivul
4-day event includes parade, carnival rides, contests, street dances, gunfight show, pet show
Orangeburg
Branchville
Festival
Sunday
Sep

25
SOS Fall Migration
10-day shag event includes block parties, live music, classes at various locations
Learn more about South Carolina's state dance, the shag
Myrtle Beach
Festival
Sunday
Sep

25
Taste of Charleston
Contests, tastings, children's area - benefiting local charities
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Culinary
Sunday
Sep

25
Wine, Women & Shoes
Designer shopping, food and wine tastings, fashion show - benefits Florence Crittenton Programs of SC
Charleston
Downtown Charleston
Fashion
Monday
Sep

26
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally
Motorcycles - cruises, vendors
Myrtle Beach
Sports
Tuesday
Sep

27
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally
Motorcycles - cruises, vendors
Myrtle Beach
Sports
Wednesday
Sep

28
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally
Motorcycles - cruises, vendors
Myrtle Beach
Sports
Thursday
Sep

29
Gopher Hill Festival
3-day event includes Kidz Fest, turtle races, parade, street dance, contests, live music
Ridgeland
Festival
Thursday
Sep

29
Handbags for Hope
Featuring 100 unique purses in both silent and live auctions, heavy hors d'oeuvres, drinks - benefits the SC Ovarian Cancer Foundation
Greenville
Fashion
Thursday
Sep

29
MOJA Arts Festival
Celebration of African-American and Caribbean visual and performing arts - traditional crafts, food
Charleston
Festival
Thursday
Sep

29
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally
Motorcycles - cruises, vendors
Myrtle Beach
Sports
Friday
Sep

30
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
Friday
Sep

30
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
Friday
Sep

30
Gopher Hill Festival
3-day event includes Kidz Fest, turtle races, parade, street dance, contests, live music
Ridgeland
Festival
Friday
Sep

30
MOJA Arts Festival
Celebration of African-American and Caribbean visual and performing arts - traditional crafts, food
Charleston
Festival
Friday
Sep

30
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally
Motorcycles - cruises, vendors
Myrtle Beach
Sports
Friday
Sep

30
Skirmishes for Lexington
3-day American Civil War reenactment and living history event plus demonstrations, speakers, children's activities
Columbia
Lexington
Historical

Dates TBD
Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival
More than 100 artisans, Lowcountry food, music
Learn more about Brookgreen Gardens and Atalaya
 
Georgetown
Murrells Inlet
Festival

Dates TBD
Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival
2-day event includes wing competition, BBQ sampling, car show, live entertainment, arts and crafts, beer and wine garden
 
Myrtle Beach
Festival

Dates TBD
Bluffton Boiled Peanut Festival
Boiled peanut cook-off, eating contest, peanut bake-off and cooking contest, live music, kids zone - winner of the competition will choose a local non-profit for a special donation
 
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Culinary

Dates TBD
Charleston Scottish Games
Heavy athletics, dancing, music, children's activities
Learn more about the history of the Scots-Irish in South Carolina
 
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Festival

Dates TBD
Chili Cook-Off
Plus auction of antiques, bric-a-brac and flea market items - benefits the Preservation of the McGowan-Barksdale-Bundy House
 
Abbeville
Culinary

Dates TBD
Clover Auto Show and Fall Festival
Auto show, food and craft vendors, children's activities, live music - benefits the Clover Jaycess
 
Rock Hill
Clover
Festival

Dates TBD
Columbia's Greek Festival
Live music, dances, church tours, and lots of Greek food
 
Columbia
Festival

Dates TBD
Dog Daze of Woodruff Festival
2-day event for humans and dogs with live music, chili cook-off, parade and more
 
Spartanburg
Woodruff
Festival

Dates TBD
Dog Gone Good Time Festival
Supporting the Humane Society of York County
 
Rock Hill
Fort Mill
Festival

Dates TBD
Due West Fall Festival
Family event with music, arts and crafts, BBQ, white elephant sale, horse show, inflatables
 
Abbeville
Due West
Festival

Dates TBD
Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Festival
Live music, historical re-enactments, crafters and lots of good food
 
Edgefield
Festival

Dates TBD
Eutawville 5K Family Fun Run and Walk
Race winds through scenic downtown Eutawville with live music along the course - benefits American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association
 
Orangeburg
Eutawville
Sports

Dates TBD
Fall Feast
Enjoy recipes from local chefs and cooks while listening to the live band - benefits Sumter Green
 
Sumter
Culinary

Dates TBD
Food for the Sole 5K
Run or walk, breakfast buffet following race - benefits the Wesley Commons Resident Support Fund
 
Greenwood
Sports

Dates TBD
Forrest Ray 5K
Run or walk - benefits the Sumter County Library
 
Sumter
Sports

Dates TBD
Golden Leaf Festival
Parade, kids' park, 5K and 10K runs, dog show, contests, car and truck show, live entertainment
 
Marion
Mullins
Festival

Dates TBD
Golf Tournament and Helicopter Ball Drop
4-person Captains' Choice golf tournament plus helicopter ball drop - benefits the Aiken County Animal Shelter
 
Aiken
Sports

Dates TBD
Goodwill Mud Run
4-person teams, various divisions, kids' course - benefits the Goodwill Foundation
 
Greenville
Sports

Dates TBD
Hardeeville Catfish Festival
A splendid assortment of amusement rides, parades, contests, food, crafts and family entertainment
 
Hardeeville
Festival

Dates TBD
Hilton Head Island Italian Heritage Festival
Celebration of Italian culture with food, live entertainment, grape stomping and pizza eating contests
 
Hilton Head
Festival

Dates TBD
Hispanic Heritage Festival
Latino performance, international exhibits, food, parade of nations, folkloric dances - benefits the scholarship fund of Hispanic-American Women's Association
 
Greenville
Festival

Dates TBD
Indian Land Fall Festival
Live entertainment, kid's area, vendors,chili championship cook-off - benefits civic and non-profit events and projects in the Indian Land Community
 
Lancaster
Indian Land
Festival

Dates TBD
Hartsville
Sports

Dates TBD
Komen Race for the Cure
5K run or walk - raises funds and awareness of breast cancer, celebrates breast cancer survivors and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease
 
Greenville
Sports

Dates TBD
Lands End Woodland River Festival
Fish fry on Friday, cultural performances, story telling, live music, A Taste of Gullah, arts and crafts
 
Beaufort
St Helena Island
Festival

Dates TBD
McCormick Gold Rush Festival
Parade, live music, car show, rides, arts and crafts vendors, gold mining
 
McCormick
Festival

Dates TBD
Newberry Ag Expo
Displays, activities for kids, craft and food vendors - benefits Newberry Ag Scholarship fund and local charities
 
Newberry
Expo

Dates TBD
OktoPRfest
"Party Port Royal Style" during this 2-day event with craft beer tasting, live music, kid's fun zone, classic car show, crafts - hosted by the Old Village Association of Port Royal
 
Beaufort
Port Royal
Festival

Dates TBD
Oktoberfest 5K Run
Plus post-race party with German band, beer and brats, costume contest with prizes - benefits Toys for Tots Bikes and Happy Feet
 
Charleston
Mt Pleasant
Sports

Dates TBD
Open Arms 5K
Sanctioned 5K course through Conestee Park - benefits the Open Arms Foundation
 
Greenville
Sports

Dates TBD
Pamplico Cypress Festival
Classic car shows, amusement rides, arts and crafts, food, local musical talents, pageant, street dances
 
Florence
Pamplico
Festival

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 4 Kids Community Bike Ride
For all ages and skill levels with 5 different ride lengths - benefits the Boys & Girls Club
 
Hilton Head
Sports

Dates TBD
Ride the Tide for Diabetes
4-mile float down the Waccamaw River on any non-motorized flotation device plus post-float party - benefits the American Diabetes Association
 
Georgetown
Pawleys Island
Sports

Dates TBD
Ridge Spring Harvest Festival
Parade, arts and craft, music, food, live entertainment, car show, pie and cake contest
 
Saluda
Ridge Spring
Festival

Dates TBD
Rose Ball
Black-tie affair features more than 4,000 roses and provides funding for several Greenville charitable organizations
 
Greenville
Gala

Dates TBD
Run For Our Troops
5K run/walk - USA Track & Field Certified course - benefits military veterans and first responders that with physical and emotional injuries resulting from their service
 
Columbia
West Columbia
Sports

Dates TBD
SC Table-Tennis Championships
Over $3000 in prizes - singles, doubles, and mixed doubles for all ages
 
Charleston
Hanahan
Sports

Dates TBD
Seersucker Soiree
Buffet dinner, dancing, silent auction - benefits the YMCA of Greater Charleston Scholarship Fund
 
Charleston
North Charleston
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
Shrimp and Grits Charleston
Chef's competition, live entertainment - benefits the Charleston Animal Society
 
Charleston
Culinary

Dates TBD
South Carolina International Trade Conference
Networking, education sessions
 
Charleston
Isle of Palms
Expo

Dates TBD
South Carolina Tobacco Festival
4-day event includes contests, BBQ cook-off, live entertainment, kids zone, yard sale, 5K, golf tournament
 
Florence
Lake City
Festival

Dates TBD
SouthEast Crab Feast
Blue crabs, lowcountry boil, and music in a family fun environment - benefits Fennell Elementary School
 
Beaufort
Yemasssee
Culinary

Dates TBD
Spartanburg Greek Festival
Shopping bazaar, live music, traditional dancers, children's play area, bake sale and lots of Greek food
 
Spartanburg
Festival

Dates TBD
St John's Greek Festival
Enjoy Greek food, drinks, music, dancing plus a coffee shop, gift shop, vendor booths and children's activities - portion of proceeds benefits local charities
 
Myrtle Beach
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
The Ball Fall
Golf balls will be dropped from a fire truck ladder with closest ball winning, plus bbq competition, music - benefits East Cooper Meals on Wheels
 
Charleston
Awendaw
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
Tour de Round O
Cycling event - select 100 mile century ride, 64 mile metric century ride, or 35 mile course ride with post ride meal - benefit
 
Walterboro
Round O
Sports

Dates TBD
Undy 500 Motorcycle Charity Ride
100 mile ride and after-party benefiting Goodwill's homeless veterans program
Learn about other South Carolina resources for the homeless
 
Charleston
Sports

Dates TBD
Uniquely Union Festival
2-day event includes live entertainment, competition cook-offs, kidz zone, vendors
 
Union
Festival

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

Dates TBD
Upstate Forever Preservation Ride
3 bicycle courses (20, 40, or 75 mile routes), lunch, prizes, ride t-shirt and chance to win a new bike - benefit
 
Spartanburg
West Chesnee
Sports

Dates TBD
Veterans Car & Bike Show
Plus silent auction, food and vendors - benefits Alston Wilkes Society
 
Columbia
Elgin
Expo
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