August 2020: Things to Do in SC

South Carolina SC Festivals, Events August SC Events

FEATURED August 2020 Event



FUN Things to Do in South Carolina

Our August 2020 festivals and events calendar includes tons of fun things to do in South Carolina. We list non-commercial events free of charge. Events must be of statewide interest — i.e., things people would be willing to travel for. Add your event here!

DATE EVENT CITY TYPE
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Aug
1
24 Hour Musical
Theater artists and volunteers to produce a full-scale, Broadway-style musical production - benefits Anderson Co Foster Parents Assoc
Anderson
Arts
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Aug
1
Miss South Carolina Pageant
Preliminaries held Tuesday through Thursday with finals on Friday and Saturday night - Miss South Carolina Teen and Miss South Carolina will be crowned
Columbia
Misc
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Aug
1 - 2
Black Cowboy Festival
4-day event including workshops, demonstrations, trail ride, dancing, live music, rodeo, church service
Sumter
Rembert
Festival
00000003
Aug
1
Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival
Cultural celebration with entertainment, presentations - benefits Gullah/Geechee Land & Legacy Fund
Charleston
Festival
00000004
Aug
6 - 8
Mighty Moo Festival
3-day event includes carnival rides, concerts, beauty pageant, sporting events, 5K, parade, fireworks
Spartanburg
Cowpens
Festival
00000005
Aug
7 - 8
Little Mountain Reunion
5K and 10K road races, parade, kids' rides, food and craft vendors, live music - CANCELED
Newberry
Little Mountain
Festival
00000006
Aug
7
National Lighthouse Day
Recognizing the lights that guided countless sailors to safety
Coastal
Holiday
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Aug
8
Flight of the Dove
Cycling event - choose from 4 distances of metric century, 50 mile, 30 mile, 14 mile - benefits the Hospice of Laurens County - CHANGED TO VIRTUAL
Laurens
Clinton
Sports
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Aug
8
South Carolina Chili Cook-Off Championship
Tastings plus vendors and booths - benefits four local, nonprofit organization
Anderson
Belton
Culinary
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Aug
8
Cornhole Tournament
Team and individual registrations available with prizes awarded for the top three teams - benefits the 809 Foundation
Rock Hill
Fort Mill
Sports
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Aug
8
Hot Summer's Night
5K run/walk evening road race and 1/4 non-competitive youth fun run
Columbia
Sports
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Aug
13 - 15
Columbia Fashion Week
Runway shows, a vendor village, mixers, networking, and after-parties - CANCELED
Columbia
Fashion
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Aug
14 - 15
Greer Family Fest
2-day event includes live music, KidsZone, Creation Station, arts & crafts, restaurant row
Greenville
Greer
Festival
00000013
Aug
14
Lowcountry Dancing with the Stars Oxygen Ball
Gourmet dinner, silent and live auctions, local celebrities dance with paired professional dancers - black-tie optional - benefits American Lung Association
Charleston
Misc
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Aug
15
Tailgate Trot
Tailgating party with gameday grub and school-themed spirits, games, auction, live band at halftime - benefits Hope Center for Children
Spartanburg
Misc
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Aug
15
Flopeye Fish Festival
Carnival rides, car show, live entertainment, food and craft vendors, fireworks
Chester
Great Falls
Festival
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Aug
15
Superhero 5K & Fun Run
Dress as your favorite superhero - benefits the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club
Greenville
Sports
00000017
Aug
21 - 22
Williamston Spring Water Festival
2-day event includes music, kids' activities, amusement rides, 5K and 1-mile runs, antique car show, vendors
Anderson
Williamston
Festival
00000018
Aug
21 - 23
Artisphere
Includes visual arts, live performances - CHANGED TO VIRTUAL
Greenville
Arts
00000019
Aug
22
Summerfest
Car show, children's activities, live entertainment, vendors, inflatables, food vendors, arts and crafts - CANCELED
Rock Hill
York
Festival
00000020
Aug
22
Jazz on the Screen
The Charleston Jazz Orchestra will revisit some of the most memorable musical moments in television and film
Charleston
Concert
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Aug
22
CAPES For Kids Run
5K run/walk, 10K run or kids fun run - benefits Child Abuse Prevention Education and Support
Florence
Sports
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Aug
22
Half Rubber Tournament
3 and 4 person teams - a City of Isle of Palms event
Charleston
Isle of Palms
Sports
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Aug
22
Race for The ARK
5K run/walk and 1 mile fun run benefiting services for families dealing with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia
Charleston
Summerville
Sports
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Aug
22
True to the Brew Trail 10K Run/Hike
Run, hike the 6.5 mile Peak to Prosperity Passage of the Palmetto Trail - benefits Palmetto Conservation Foundation - CHANGED TO VIRTUAL
Newberry
Pomaria
Sports
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Aug
25 - 30
Sumter American Legion Fair
Amusement rides and games, live entertainment, livestock, art show, flower show, exhibits
Sumter
Fair
00000026
Aug
28 - 30
Greek Festival
3-day event includes live music, folk dancing, children's rides, arts & crafts, tours, and lots of food!
Greenville
Festival
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Aug
29
Fire Truck Pull for Curing Kids Cancer
Teams of 10 play tug of war with a 35,000 lb. fire truck - benefits the Cancer & Blood Disorders Clinic at Prisma Children's Hospital
Columbia
Misc
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Aug
29
Western SC Blueway Festival
Demonstrations, clinics, contests, and exhibitors for outdoor activities and products, live music, food vendors
McCormick
Expo
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Dates TBD
5K Run For the Kids
5K run/walk and 1 mile fun run/walk with breakfast after race - benefits the Children's Recovery Center
Georgetown
Murrells Inlet
Sports
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Dates TBD
First Day Festival
Healthy food samples, community exhibitors, school supplies, games and more
Charleston
Festival
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Dates TBD
Jailbreak Escape Urban Challenge Run
3.1 mile run with obstacles and crossfit-style exercises - benefits the Lexington County Sheriff's Foundation
Columbia
Lexington
Sports
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Dates TBD
Schuetzenfest
7-days of events including Taste of Ehrhardt, bingo, auction, concert, parade, carnival rides
Bamberg
Ehrhardt
Festival



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