March 2019: Things to Do in SC

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FUN Things to Do in South Carolina

Our March 2019 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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Mar
1 - 2
Myrtle Beach Marathon
3-day event includes expo, night runs then choose from marathon, half marathon, team relay, 5K on Saturday - benefiting local charities
Myrtle Beach
Sports
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Mar
1 - 3
Battle for Broxton Bridge
Battle reenactments, history camp - Friday is Living History Day for school children
Bamberg
Ehrhardt
Historical
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Mar
2
Joy of Gardening Symposium
Experts provide information drawing from their expertise in horticulture and environmental research - Master Gardeners of York County event
Rock Hill
Expo
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Mar
2
SC Rivalry Run
5K race, pick either garnet or orange when you register - benefits the Frye Foundation's fight against diabetes
Columbia
Sports
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Mar
2
Upstate Regional Drill Competition
The Upstate's top JROTC Drill Competition
Anderson
Misc
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Mar
2
Pipe-Major Sandy Jones Invitational
Grade 1-5 indoor bagpiping contest held annually at The Citadel Military College - proceeds for scholarships
Charleston
Arts
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Mar
2
Run Hard Marathon
Marathon, half-marathon, marathon relay, 5K, kids marathon - benefit
Columbia
Sports
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Mar
2
The Cinderella Project
Gathers donations of gently worn formal gowns, shoes and accessories for disadvantaged high school students - click link for donation and boutique details
Aiken
Fashion
00000008
Mar
2
The Cinderella Project
Gathers donations of gently worn formal gowns, shoes and accessories for disadvantaged high school students - click link for donation and boutique details
Anderson
Fashion
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Mar
2
The Cinderella Project
Gathers donations of gently worn formal gowns, shoes and accessories for disadvantaged high school students - click link for donation and boutique details
Columbia
West Columbia
Fashion
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Mar
2
Give Me Shelter Color 5K
5K walk or run route where participants will be sprayed with colored powder, followed by festival - benefits Callen-Lacey Center for Children
Moncks Corner
Sports
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Mar
2
Hoedown
Enjoy a night of dinner, dancing, silent auction, raffles and much more - benefits Barnabas Horse Foundation
Myrtle Beach
Surfside Beach
Misc
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Mar
2
Jewels and Jeans
Live music, food, silent and live auctions - benefits Foundation for Educational Excellence
Hilton Head
Misc
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Mar
3
Kick-Off to St Pats in Five Points
Irish-themed entertainment plus children can help dye the fountain green and go on a scavenger hunt through Five Points
Columbia
Festival
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Mar
5
South Carolina Assistive Technology Expo
Exhibits, workshops, speakers - open to the public
Columbia
Expo
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Mar
6 - 10
Charleston Food + Wine Festival
5-day event includes demonstrations, classes, dinners, tastings, culinary traditions - raising funds for charities and scholarships
Charleston
Culinary
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Mar
6 - 10
Charleston Food + Wine Festival
5-day event includes demonstrations, classes, dinners, tastings, culinary traditions - raising funds for charities and scholarships
Charleston
Culinary
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Mar
7 - 9
National Shag Dance Championships Finals
Several different skill levels, plus junior levels
Myrtle Beach
N Myrtle Beach
Misc
00000018
Mar
7
Women2Women National Conversation Tour
Open discussion with panel about current issues and what can be done to address them
Columbia
Misc
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Mar
8 - 15
Joye in Aiken
8-day event with performances by Juilliard artists at various locations - benefits the Joye in Aiken Outreach Program
Aiken
Arts
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Mar
8 - 10
Crimes of the Heart
A touching story of three sisters and their reunion in Mississippi as the family patriarch is dying - Flowertown Players performance
Charleston
Summerville
Arts
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Mar
9
Palate Party
Food and wine pairings, open bar, live music, dance floor, dress is upscale casual - benefits Epworth Children's Home
Columbia
Culinary
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Mar
9
Front Beach Fest
Family street festival with live beach music, food and craft vendors, children's activities
Charleston
Isle of Palms
Festival
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Mar
9
The Cinderella Project
Gathers donations of gently worn formal gowns, shoes and accessories for disadvantaged high school students - click link for donation and boutique details
Orangeburg
Fashion
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Mar
9
Hunting Island Adventure Biathlon Race
6 mile paddle followed by a 4.5 mile run and post-race party with beer and chili - benefits the Sea Island Rotary Mobile Dental Clinic
Beaufort
Hunting Island
Sports
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Mar
9
LoCo Craft Beer Jam
Live bands, wide range of craft beers, local cuisine, children's rides and local cuisine - raising money for community improvements
Columbia
Culinary
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Mar
9 - 10
Skirmish At Gamble's Hotel Civil War Reenactment
Reenactments, camps - see history come alive! - hosted by the 23rd SC Infantry reenactment group
Florence
Historical
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Mar
9
Healthy Kids Fun Fair
Features fun learning about healthy eating, exercising, and healthy lifestyles, plus screenings and entertainment - hosted by Junior League of Columbia
Columbia
Educational
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Mar
9
She Festival
Professional, amateur, and emerging female artists ages 13+ and share their talents including visual artists, poets, dancers, singers and more
Columbia
Arts
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Mar
9
St. Patrick's Day Block Party
Parade, live music on three stages, local food vendors & trucks, art, kid's zone with inflatables
Charleston
North Charleston
Holiday
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Mar
9
Charleston STEM Festival
Outdoor event with exhibitors providing hands-on activities, live performances, interactive demonstrations, and family-oriented STEM entertainment
Charleston
Educational
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Mar
9
Joe Davis Run for Recovery
10K, 5K, fun run - benefits Keystone alcohol and drug abuse organization
Rock Hill
Fort Mill
Sports
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Mar
9
Lowcountry Irish Fest
Event features authentic Irish music and food, Irish dancing, children's activities and historical insight
Charleston
Mt Pleasant
Festival
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Mar
9
Leprechaun Leap
Includes a City to City 15K run from Mullins to Marion, a St Patrick's Day themed golf cart parade, vendors, great food, and awesome entertainment
Marion
Festival
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Mar
9
Oyster Roast
Oyster roast benefiting Mitchell's Light's support of first responding agencies
Anderson
Starr
Culinary
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Mar
11 - 17
Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival
7-day event includes tastings, dinners, wine judging, lectures, competitions - proceeds from the wine auction to John & Valerie Curry Educational Scholarship
Hilton Head
Culinary
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Mar
11 - 13
SC Association of Nonprofit Organizations Summit
Workshops, seminars, breakout sessions, networking and more about social issues that impact SC's nonprofit community and citizens
Greenville
Convention
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Mar
13 - 31
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Tour private houses and gardens of historic residences - presented by the Historic Charleston Foundation
Charleston
Historical
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Mar
14
Catch the Leprechaun 5K Run/Walk
Plus post-race St Patrick's Day party with live music - benefits Racers for Pacers and HEART Artist Guild & Theatre Company
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Sports
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Mar
14 - 17
Crimes of the Heart
A touching story of three sisters and their reunion in Mississippi as the family patriarch is dying - Flowertown Players performance
Charleston
Summerville
Arts
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Mar
15 - 17
Charleston Antiques Show
Exhibitors showcase a range of English, European, and American items from late 17th through 20th centuries
Charleston
Historical
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Mar
15
Off the Wall & Onto the Stage
The Columbia City Ballet brings the art of Jonathan Green to life at The Township Auditorium
Columbia
Arts
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Mar
15 - 17
Dixie Swim Club
Five southern women, whose friendships began many years in college, set aside a long weekend every August to get together - presented by Florence Little Theatre
Florence
Arts
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Mar
15 - 16
Pass It On Kidsignment
Good quality used children's clothing and toys consignment sale - benefits the Parents' Day Out Program at First Baptist
Aiken
Misc
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Mar
15 - 21
Native American Studies Week
Cherokee dances, arts and crafts, film screening, lectures on the role of drumming and powwow culture and etiquette - hosted by USC Lancaster
Lancaster
Historical
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Mar
16
St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival
Parade, street festival, children's area, live music and entertainment
Myrtle Beach
N Myrtle Beach
Festival
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Mar
16
Aiken Trials
Thoroughbred horse races at Aiken Training Track plus tailgating, first leg of Aiken's Triple Crown events - benefit
Aiken
Sports
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Mar
16
Aiken's Bacon & Brews
Live music, bacon-themed dishes, beer and wine - benefits Kiwanis School Programs
Aiken
Culinary
00000048
Mar
16
ArtFest
Live performances, juried art exhibit, games, children's activities
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Arts
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Mar
16
St. Pat's in Five Points
Get to the Green Race, parade, live music, shag area, children's carnival - a portion of money made during the festival goes to local organizations
Columbia
Festival
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Mar
16
Swamp Fox Adventure Race
Cover approximately 55-60 miles, with a finishing time between 10-12 hours, solo and teams will paddle, bike and run through the Francis Marion National Forest
Charleston
McClellanville
Sports
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Mar
16
Charleston's St. Patrick's Day Parade
Parade begins the corner of Radcliffe and St Phillip Streets with the best viewing on King Street - hosted by the Charleston St Patrick's Day Parade Committee
Charleston
Holiday
00000052
Mar
16
Hilton Head Shamrock 5K Run and Walk
Post-race block party - portion of proceeds will benefit a local charity
Hilton Head
Sports
00000053
Mar
16
St. Paddy's Day Dash & Bash
5K run or walk, kids fun run, after race party with live music, costume contest, games, bounce house - benefits Palmetto Children's Charity
Greenville
Sports
00000054
Mar
16
Upstate SC National College Fair
Held at Furman University's Timmons Arena - hosted by National Association for College Admission Counseling
Greenville
Educational
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Mar
16
St Patricks Day On Main
Live Irish music, kids' play zone, and lots of food and beverages
Rock Hill
Holiday
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Mar
17
Hilton Head Island St. Patrick's Day Parade
Line Pope Ave to see floats, marching bands and groups, the US Marine Corps Band from Parris Island, pipe and drum bands, Shriners with their hilarious antics
Hilton Head
Holiday
00000057
Mar
17
Festive Americana!
American folk tunes, choral arrangements from musicals, and a selection of Gershwin songs will be performed by the Charleston Men's Chorus
Charleston
Concert
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Mar
17
St. Patrick's Day
With its beginnings as a religious feast day to honor the patron saint of Ireland, the day is now a world-wide celebration all things Irish
Statewide
Holiday
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Mar
17
Race & Roast
5K trail run (optional), all-you-can-eat oysters, chili, hot dogs, local beer, hay rides, kids' activities and more - benefits East Cooper Land Trust
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Culinary
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Mar
19 - 24
Dixie Swim Club
Five southern women, whose friendships began many years in college, set aside a long weekend every August to get together - presented by Florence Little Theatre
Florence
Arts
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Mar
20 - 22
South Carolina Federation of Museums Conference
Celebrate the impact that museums have made on SC and learn from fellow museum professionals
Myrtle Beach
Conway
Convention
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Mar
21
Burning of the Socks
Celebrate the coming of spring, bring your winter socks to burn in the fire plus there will be food, drinks, live music - benefits SC Maritime Museum
Georgetown
Misc
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Mar
22 - 23
Hilton Head Wingfest
2-day event includes wings, live music, kids' activities - benefits Hilton Head Island Recreation Association Children's Scholarship Fund
Hilton Head
Festival
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Mar
22 - 24
Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic
Hunting, fishing, and outdoors show, over 300 exhibitors - benefits the Harry R.E. Hampton Memorial Wildlife Fund
Columbia
Expo
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Mar
23
Quarry Crusher Run
Run approximately 3.72 miles at 475' below sea level at the Columbia Quarry - benefits Olympia Education Community Foundation
Columbia
Sports
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Mar
23
Panting for Paws 5K
Run or walk, leashed dogs are welcome, race is part of the Pee Dee Grand Prix - benefits the Darlington County Humane Society Shelter
Hartsville
Darlington
Sports
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Mar
23
Beaufort Twilight Run
10 mile run, 8K run, 13.1 challenge, 5K run/walk, 1 mile youth run, kids' fun run, after party with food trucks, live music - benefits Riverview Charter School
Beaufort
Sports
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Mar
23
Laps for Lancers
5K, 10K, 1-mile fun run, timed stroller division with pancake breakfast after the race - benefits the Educational Foundation of USC Lancaster
Lancaster
Sports
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Mar
23
Doughnut Dash 5K
Run or walk the 5K and eat a dozen donuts at the half-way point - benefits Race 4 Achievement and the Charleston Jewish Community Center Without Walls
Charleston
West Ashley
Sports
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Mar
23
The Cinderella Project
Gathers donations of gently worn formal gowns, shoes and accessories for disadvantaged high school students - click link for donation and boutique details
Charleston
West Ashely
Fashion
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Mar
25 - 29
Tea Room & Gift Shop
Features Tomato Pie and She Crab Soup, as well as salads, sandwiches, and homemade desserts plus hand-crafted items - benefits St Paul's
Charleston
Summerville
Culinary
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Mar
28 - 31
Indie Grits Festival
The Nickelodeon presents films from new media makers and pros plus workshops and education opportunities
Columbia
Festival
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Mar
28
Sumter Disabilities Benefit Gala
Food, wine, beer, silent auction - cocktail/black tie optional - benefits Sumter County Developmental Disabilities Foundation
Sumter
Gala
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Mar
28 - 30
South Carolina Humanities Festival
Festival will highlight cultural history and celebrate local arts and humanities with a variety of events at various venues
Rock Hill
York County
Festival
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Mar
29 - 30
Garden Club of Charleston House and Garden Tours
Visit historic homes and gardens featuring exquisite floral arrangements
Charleston
Historical
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Mar
29 - 30
Henry Shelor BBQ
2-day event with wing competition on Friday and SC Barbecue Association sanctioned and judged pork event on Saturday
Sumter
Culinary
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Mar
29
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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Mar
29 - 31
Aiken Horse Show
Visit the show grounds, horses, classes and courses (competitions), silent auction, displays, vendors - benefits Hitchcock Woods
Aiken
Expo
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Mar
29 - 30
Plantation Tours of Prince George Winyah Parish
Visit churches and privately owned plantations, gardens and town houses
Learn more about South Carolina plantations
Georgetown
Historical
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Mar
29
Caribbean American Gospel Concert
Two live performances plus Jamaican cuisine - benefits Revival Ministry
Columbia
Concert
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Mar
29
Forks, Knives, and Spoonbills: A Dinner Celebrating Conservation
Enjoy a six course meal - benefits the SC Wildlife Federation
Columbia
Culinary
00000082
Mar
30
Carolina Cup
Steeplechase horse racing, elaborate tailgate parties - benefits Health Services District of Kershaw County
Camden
Sports
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Mar
30
The Cinderella Project
Gathers donations of gently worn formal gowns, shoes and accessories for disadvantaged high school students - click the link for donation and boutique details
Greenwood
Fashion
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Mar
30
Meals on Wheels Connector Run
1 mile fun run, 5K or 10K - benefits Meals on Wheels of Anderson
Anderson
Sports
00000085
Mar
30
She Festival
Professional, amateur, and emerging female artists ages 13+ and share their talents including visual artists, poets, dancers, singers and more
Columbia
Arts
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Mar
30
The Cinderella Project
Gathers donations of gently worn formal gowns, shoes and accessories for disadvantaged high school students - click link for donation and boutique details
Greenville
Fashion
00000087
Mar
30
Pet Fest
Exhibits, demonstrations, live entertainment - don't forget your pup!
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Festival
00000088
Mar
30
Teddy Bear Trot
Mile-long fun run and 5K race with post-race snow cones and prizes - benefits Children's Attention Home of York County
Rock Hill
York
Sports
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Mar
30
Dream Girls Conference
Speakers, workshops, entertainment, food, fun and more for middle and high school girls - hosted by by Youth Empowerment Services
Charleston
North Charleston
Conference
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Mar
30
New Orleans Meets Charleston
Delfeayo Marsalis and the CJO will play the music of the bayou with an added dash of lowcountry flavor - a Charleston Jazz event
Charleston
Concert
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Mar
30
True to the Brew Trail 10K Run/Hike
Run, hike the 6.5 mile Peak to Prosperity Passage of the Palmetto Trail then enjoy post-race celebration - benefits Palmetto Conservation Foundation
Newberry
Pomaria
Sports
00000092
Mar
30
Sleeping Beauty
A Columbia City Ballet and South Carolina Philharmonic collaboration of the classic fairy tale
Columbia
Arts



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