september 2015 – South Carolina Calendar of Events, Festivals





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DATE EVENT CITY TYPE
Tuesday
Sep

1
Upper South Carolina State Fair
Midway with games and rides, live entertainment, agricultural exhibitions
Greenville
Fair
Wednesday
Sep

2
Upper South Carolina State Fair
Midway with games and rides, live entertainment, agricultural exhibitions
Greenville
Fair
Thursday
Sep

3
Upper South Carolina State Fair
Midway with games and rides, live entertainment, agricultural exhibitions
Greenville
Fair
Friday
Sep

4
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
Friday
Sep

4
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
Friday
Sep

4
Upper South Carolina State Fair
Midway with games and rides, live entertainment, agricultural exhibitions
Greenville
Fair
Saturday
Sep

5
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
Saturday
Sep

5
Chapin Labor Day Festival
3-day event includes parade, vendors, food, classic car show, benefit 5K, children's carnival
Columbia
Chapin
Festival
Saturday
Sep

5
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
Saturday
Sep

5
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
Saturday
Sep

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

5
Upper South Carolina State Fair
Midway with games and rides, live entertainment, agricultural exhibitions
Greenville
Fair
Sunday
Sep

6
Chapin Labor Day Festival
3-day event includes parade, vendors, food, classic car show, benefit 5K, children's carnival
Columbia
Chapin
Festival
Sunday
Sep

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

6
Upper South Carolina State Fair
Midway with games and rides, live entertainment, agricultural exhibitions
Greenville
Fair
Monday
Sep

7
Chapin Labor Day Festival
3-day event includes parade, vendors, food, classic car show, benefit 5K, children's carnival
Columbia
Chapin
Festival
Monday
Sep

7
Labor Day
State and federal holiday
Statewide
Holiday
Monday
Sep

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

7
Upper South Carolina State Fair
Midway with games and rides, live entertainment, agricultural exhibitions
Greenville
Fair
Tuesday
Sep

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

8
South Carolina Apple Festival
5K and 1-mile fun run, parade, contests, live entertainment, arts and craft show, quilt show, concert, children's activities
Clemson
Westminster
Festival
Wednesday
Sep

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

9
South Carolina Apple Festival
5K and 1-mile fun run, parade, contests, live entertainment, arts and craft show, quilt show, concert, children's activities
Clemson
Westminster
Festival
Thursday
Sep

10
Orangeburg County Fair
Carnival rides, midway with games & food, crafts, livestock competitions and shows, live music
Orangeburg
Fair
Thursday
Sep

10
South Carolina Apple Festival
5K and 1-mile fun run, parade, contests, live entertainment, arts and craft show, quilt show, concert, children's activities
Clemson
Westminster
Festival
Friday
Sep

11
Aiken's Makin'
Handcrafted arts and crafts, food, live entertainment
Aiken
Festival
Friday
Sep

11
Orangeburg County Fair
Carnival rides, midway with games & food, crafts, livestock competitions and shows, live music
Orangeburg
Fair
Friday
Sep

11
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
Friday
Sep

11
South Carolina Apple Festival
5K and 1-mile fun run, parade, contests, live entertainment, arts and craft show, quilt show, concert, children's activities
Clemson
Westminster
Festival
Saturday
Sep

12
Aiken's Makin'
Handcrafted arts and crafts, food, live entertainment
Aiken
Festival
Saturday
Sep

12
South Carolina Apple Festival
5K and 1-mile fun run, parade, contests, live entertainment, arts and craft show, quilt show, concert, children's activities
Clemson
Westminster
Festival
Sunday
Sep

13
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
Monday
Sep

14
South Carolina International Trade Conference
Networking, education sessions
Charleston
Isle of Palms
Expo
Tuesday
Sep

15
Runway Fashion & Art Festival
Fashion runway shows, pop-up shops, art, photographers' gallery, live bands, food, amusement for the kids - benefits The Naomi Project to help battered women
Hartsville
Darlington
Arts
Tuesday
Sep

15
South Carolina International Trade Conference
Networking, education sessions
Charleston
Isle of Palms
Expo
Wednesday
Sep

16
South Carolina International Trade Conference
Networking, education sessions
Charleston
Isle of Palms
Expo
Thursday
Sep

17
Columbia's Greek Festival
Live music, dances, church tours, and lots of Greek food
Columbia
Festival
Thursday
Sep

17
Euphoria
Food, wine, and music festival - benefits local charitable organizations
Greenville
Festival
Thursday
Sep

17
Rudy's Bluegrass in the Woods Autumn Festival
Finest bluegrass in the upstate, 24 hour jamming at campsites
Learn more about bluegrass in South Carolina
Anderson
Belton
Festival
Friday
Sep

18
Columbia's Greek Festival
Live music, dances, church tours, and lots of Greek food
Columbia
Festival
Friday
Sep

18
Enchanted Chalice Renaissance Faire and Olde World Bazaar
All ages will have fun visiting the Medieval/Renaissance Age
Greenville
Festival
Friday
Sep

18
Euphoria
Food, wine, and music festival - benefits local charitable organizations
Greenville
Festival
Friday
Sep

18
Pass It On Kidsignment
Purchase and sell good quality used clothing and toys - benefits Parents' Day Out Program at First Baptist
Aiken
Miscellaneous
Friday
Sep

18
Rose Ball
Black-tie affair features more than 4,000 roses and provides funding for several Greenville charitable organizations
Greenville
Gala
Friday
Sep

18
Rudy's Bluegrass in the Woods Autumn Festival
Finest bluegrass in the upstate, 24 hour jamming at campsites
Learn more about bluegrass in South Carolina
Anderson
Belton
Festival
Friday
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
Friday
Sep

18
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
Saturday
Sep

19
Aynor Harvest Hoe Down
Parade, games, food, arts and crafts, vendors
Myrtle Beach
Aynor
Festival
Saturday
Sep

19
Beach Sweep / River Sweep
South Carolinians clean beaches, rivers, lakes, marshes and swamps
Statewide
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Sep

19
Bluffton Boilers Boiled Peanut Festival
Boiled peanut cook-off, boiled peanut eating contest, peanut bake-off and cooking contest, live music, children's area
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Culinary
Saturday
Sep

19
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
Saturday
Sep

19
Columbia's Greek Festival
Live music, dances, church tours, and lots of Greek food
Columbia
Festival
Saturday
Sep

19
Enchanted Chalice Renaissance Faire and Olde World Bazaar
All ages will have fun visiting the Medieval/Renaissance Age
Greenville
Festival
Saturday
Sep

19
Euphoria
Food, wine, and music festival - benefits local charitable organizations
Greenville
Festival
Saturday
Sep

19
Farm Fresh Fair
Fresh food, live music, artisans, kids' activities, craft beer - benefits Mill Village Farms
Greenville
Fountain Inn
Arts
Saturday
Sep

19
Hilton Head Island Italian Heritage Festival
Celebration of Italian culture with food, live entertainment, grape stomping and pizza eating contests
Hilton Head
Festival
Saturday
Sep

19
McCormick Gold Rush Festival
Parade, live music, car show, rides, arts and crafts vendors, gold mining
McCormick
Festival
Saturday
Sep

19
Pass It On Kidsignment
Purchase and sell good quality used clothing and toys - benefits Parents' Day Out Program at First Baptist
Aiken
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Sep

19
Ridge Spring Harvest Festival
Parade, arts and craft, music, food, live entertainment, car show, pie and cake contest
Saluda
Ridge Spring
Festival
Saturday
Sep

19
Rudy's Bluegrass in the Woods Autumn Festival
Finest bluegrass in the upstate, 24 hour jamming at campsites
Learn more about bluegrass in South Carolina
Anderson
Belton
Festival
Saturday
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
Saturday
Sep

19
Shrimp and Grits Charleston
Chef's competition, live entertainment - benefits the Charleston Animal Society
Charleston
Culinary
Saturday
Sep

19
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
Saturday
Sep

19
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
Saturday
Sep

19
Veterans Car & Bike Show
Plus silent auction, food and vendors - benefits Alston Wilkes Society
Columbia
Elgin
Expo
Sunday
Sep

20
Columbia's Greek Festival
Live music, dances, church tours, and lots of Greek food
Columbia
Festival
Sunday
Sep

20
Euphoria
Food, wine, and music festival - benefits local charitable organizations
Greenville
Festival
Sunday
Sep

20
Farm Fresh Fair
Fresh food, live music, artisans, kids' activities, craft beer - benefits Mill Village Farms
Greenville
Fountain Inn
Arts
Sunday
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
Sunday
Sep

20
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
Monday
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
Monday
Sep

21
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
Tuesday
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
Wednesday
Sep

23
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
Wednesday
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
Thursday
Sep

24
Handbags for Hope
Featuring 100 unique purses, several pieces autographed, in both silent and live auctions - benefits the SC Ovarian Cancer Foundation
Greenville
Miscellaneous
Thursday
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
Friday
Sep

25
20x20 Invitational Clay Exhibit and Sale
2-day clay show with 20 artists creating 20 pieces, Collector's Preview Gala on Friday night
Clemson
Arts
Friday
Sep

25
Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival
More than 100 artisans, Lowcountry food, music
Learn more about Brookgreen Gardens and Atalaya
Myrtle Beach
Murrells Inlet
Festival
Friday
Sep

25
Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Festival
2- day event with historical re-enactments, live music, crafts
Edgefield
Festival
Friday
Sep

25
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally
Motorcycles - cruises, vendors
Myrtle Beach
Sports
Friday
Sep

25
Pamplico Cypress Festival
Classic car shows, amusement rides, arts and crafts, food, local musical talents, pageant, street dances
Florence
Pamplico
Festival
Friday
Sep

25
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art
Month long event includes food, wine gala, concerts, performances, art, family day
Georgetown
Pawleys Island
Arts
Friday
Sep

25
Raylrode Daze Festivul
3-day event includes parade, carnival rides, contests, street dances, gunfight show
Learn more about SCIWAY's visit to the town of Branchville
Orangeburg
Branchville
Festival
Friday
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
Friday
Sep

25
Skirmishes for Lexington
3-day American Civil War reenactment and living history event plus demonstrations, speakers, children's activities
Columbia
Lexington
Historical
Friday
Sep

25
Spartanburg Greek Festival
Shopping bazaar, live music, traditional dancers, children's play area, bake sale and lots of Greek food
Spartanburg
Festival
Friday
Sep

25
Sweet Dreams Scare House
Indoor haunted attraction with 20+ rooms of special effects, sound, lighting, and actors
Anderson
Holiday
Saturday
Sep

26
2015 SC Table-Tennis Championships
Over $3000 in prizes - singles, doubles, and mixed doubles for all ages
Charleston
Hanahan
Sports
Saturday
Sep

26
20x20 Invitational Clay Exhibit and Sale
2-day clay show with 20 artists creating 20 pieces, Collector's Preview Gala on Friday night
Clemson
Arts
Saturday
Sep

26
Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival
More than 100 artisans, Lowcountry food, music
Learn more about Brookgreen Gardens and Atalaya
Myrtle Beach
Murrells Inlet
Festival
Saturday
Sep

26
Dog Gone Good Time Festival
Supporting the Humane Society of York County
Rock Hill
Fort Mill
Festival
Saturday
Sep

26
Due West Fall Festival
Family event with music, arts and crafts, BBQ, white elephant sale, horse show, inflatables
Abbeville
Due West
Festival
Saturday
Sep

26
Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Festival
2- day event with historical re-enactments, live music, crafts
Edgefield
Festival
Saturday
Sep

26
Golden Leaf Festival
Parade, kids' park, 5K and 10K runs, dog show, contests, car and truck show, live entertainment
Marion
Mullins
Festival
Saturday
Sep

26
Goodwill Mud Run
4-person teams, various divisions, kids' course - benefits the Goodwill Foundation
Greenville
Sports
Saturday
Sep

26
Irish Italian International Festival
Live music, arts, crafts, dance groups, restaurant competition, children's area, spaghetti eating competition
Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach
Festival
Saturday
Sep

26
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
Saturday
Sep

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

26
Pamplico Cypress Festival
Classic car shows, amusement rides, arts and crafts, food, local musical talents, pageant, street dances
Florence
Pamplico
Festival
Saturday
Sep

26
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art
Month long event includes food, wine gala, concerts, performances, art, family day
Georgetown
Pawleys Island
Arts
Saturday
Sep

26
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
Saturday
Sep

26
Raylrode Daze Festivul
3-day event includes parade, carnival rides, contests, street dances, gunfight show
Learn more about SCIWAY's visit to the town of Branchville
Orangeburg
Branchville
Festival
Saturday
Sep

26
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

26
Skirmishes for Lexington
3-day American Civil War reenactment and living history event plus demonstrations, speakers, children's activities
Columbia
Lexington
Historical
Saturday
Sep

26
Spartanburg Greek Festival
Shopping bazaar, live music, traditional dancers, children's play area, bake sale and lots of Greek food
Spartanburg
Festival
Saturday
Sep

26
Sweet Dreams Scare House
Indoor haunted attraction with 20+ rooms of special effects, sound, lighting, and actors
Anderson
Holiday
Sunday
Sep

27
2015 SC Table-Tennis Championships
Over $3000 in prizes - singles, doubles, and mixed doubles for all ages
Charleston
Hanahan
Sports
Sunday
Sep

27
Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival
More than 100 artisans, Lowcountry food, music
Learn more about Brookgreen Gardens and Atalaya
Myrtle Beach
Murrells Inlet
Festival
Sunday
Sep

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

27
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art
Month long event includes food, wine gala, concerts, performances, art, family day
Georgetown
Pawleys Island
Arts
Sunday
Sep

27
Raylrode Daze Festivul
3-day event includes parade, carnival rides, contests, street dances, gunfight show
Learn more about SCIWAY's visit to the town of Branchville
Orangeburg
Branchville
Festival
Sunday
Sep

27
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

27
Skirmishes for Lexington
3-day American Civil War reenactment and living history event plus demonstrations, speakers, children's activities
Columbia
Lexington
Historical
Sunday
Sep

27
Spartanburg Greek Festival
Shopping bazaar, live music, traditional dancers, children's play area, bake sale and lots of Greek food
Spartanburg
Festival
Sunday
Sep

27
Sweet Dreams Scare House
Indoor haunted attraction with 20+ rooms of special effects, sound, lighting, and actors
Anderson
Holiday
Sunday
Sep

27
Taste of Charleston
Contests, tastings, children's area - benefiting local charities
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Culinary
Sunday
Sep

27
Wine, Women & Shoes
Designer shopping, food and wine tastings, fashion show - benefits Florence Crittenton Programs of SC
Charleston
Daniel Island
Fashion
Monday
Sep

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

28
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art
Month long event includes food, wine gala, concerts, performances, art, family day
Georgetown
Pawleys Island
Arts
Tuesday
Sep

29
Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair
Exhibits, carnival and pony rides, livestock, music, displays
Clemson
Westminster
Fair
Tuesday
Sep

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

29
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art
Month long event includes food, wine gala, concerts, performances, art, family day
Georgetown
Pawleys Island
Arts
Tuesday
Sep

29
Sumter County Fair
Amusement rides and games, live entertainment, livestock, art show, flower show, exhibits
Sumter
Fair
Wednesday
Sep

30
Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair
Exhibits, carnival and pony rides, livestock, music, displays
Clemson
Westminster
Fair
Wednesday
Sep

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

30
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art
Month long event includes food, wine gala, concerts, performances, art, family day
Georgetown
Pawleys Island
Arts
Wednesday
Sep

30
Sumter County Fair
Amusement rides and games, live entertainment, livestock, art show, flower show, exhibits
Sumter
Fair

Dates TBD
MOJA Arts Festival
Celebration of African-American and Caribbean visual and performing arts - traditional crafts, food
 
Charleston
Festival

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