November 2019: Things to Do in SC

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FUN Things to Do in South Carolina

Our November 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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Nov
1 - 3
Charleston Scottish Games
3-day event includes, whiskey tasting, Tartan Ball, heavy athletics, dancing, music, children's activities, Kirkin o' the Tartan service
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Festival
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Nov
1 - 3
Hilton Head Motoring Festival & Concours d'Elegance
Vintage automobile shows and races - benefits Driving Young America
Hilton Head
Festival
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Nov
1 - 2
Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival
Seafood vendors, kid activities, live entertainment, beer and wine garden, corn hole tournament - hosted by Myrtle Beach Downtown Redevelopment Corp
Myrtle Beach
Festival
00000003
Nov
1 - 2
Hardeeville Festival on Main
Amusement rides, charity softball game, cornhole & basketball tournaments, rock wall, food & truck vendors, live entertainment, and fireworks Saturday night
Hardeeville
Festival
00000004
Nov
1 - 2
Pig On The Ridge
2-day event with BBQ cook-off, children's activities, street party, car show, hog-calling contest
Winnsboro
Ridgeway
Culinary
00000005
Nov
1 - 10
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, over 60 amusement rides, exhibits, competitions
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
00000006
Nov
1 - 2
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
00000007
Nov
2
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
00000008
Nov
2
Fall Festival and Holiday Market
Food court, KidZone, face painting, pony rides, artisans and vendors - benefits Greenville Classical Academy
Greenville
Simpsonville
Festival
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Nov
2
Lowcountry Walk for Life
Walk the scenic paved path at Wannamaker County Park - benefits Lowcountry Pregnancy Center and affiliates
Charleston
North Charleston
Sports
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Nov
2
South Carolina Pecan Festival
"Run Like A Nut" races, half-marathon, fun walk, kids' fun zone, vendors, arts and crafts, car and antique tractor show, amusement rides
Florence
Festival
00000011
Nov
2
Harvest Fest
Bluegrass music, food, craft market, games, hay rides, pumpkin decorating
Charleston
Johns Island
Festival
00000012
Nov
2
King's Tree Trials Horse Race
Thoroughbreds and quarter horses race plus elegant tailgate parties reminiscent of earlier times
Kingstree
Sports
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Nov
2 - 3
Revolutionary War Field Days
British and Continental camps for Revolutionary War reenactment, hands-on activities, demonstrations
Camden
Historical
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Nov
2
Fear Farm
Over 8000 square feet of terror with five attractions and escape room
Gaffney
Blacksburg
Holiday
00000015
Nov
2
Food Truck Jamboree
Local food trucks, music, beer tent, kids' bounce house - benefits Jamil Shriners
Columbia
Culinary
00000016
Nov
3
Palladium Fall Tour
Tour private residences with unique midcentury modern architectural history - benefits Historic Columbia
Columbia
Historical
00000017
Nov
7 - 9
Heritage Days Celebration at Penn Center
3-day event includes a parade, art, crafts, food, llive entertainment
Learn more about the Penn Center
Beaufort
St Helena Island
Festival
00000018
Nov
8 - 10
Carolina Beach Music Awards
Various events and concerts
Myrtle Beach
Festival
00000019
Nov
8 - 9
Hilton Head Oyster Festival
2-day event includes lots of oysters plus other foods, entertainment, kid zone, local artisans - benefits Hilton Head Recreation's scholarship fund
Hilton Head
Festival
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Nov
8 - 9
YALLFest: Charleston Young Adult Book Festival
Dozens of the country's top young adult authors host presentations and signings at various locations
Charleston
Educational
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Nov
8
Fundable
Heavy hors d'oeuvres, open bar, silent auction, 90s music, and empowering entertainment - benefits Able South Carolina
Columbia
Misc
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Nov
9 - 10
Greenville Open Studios
Opens the studios of local visual artists to the public in the Greater Greenville area
Greenville
Arts
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Nov
9
Dog Daze
Canines bring your humans for a day of exploration at Moore Farms Botanical Garden - leashes required - benefits the Florence Area Humane Society
Florence
Lake City
Misc
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Nov
9
Guy Osborne Memorial Pawleys Island Turtle Strut
5K and 8K races will take place on an extremely flat course
Georgetown
Pawleys Island
Sports
00000025
Nov
9
Hilton Head Island Bridge Run
10K road race, 5K fun run, and health walk with awards ceremony with refreshments, music, and door prizes - benefits local charities
Hilton Head
Sports
00000026
Nov
9
Rockabillaque
Live music, classic car and vintage bike show, block-party plus pin-up, tattoo, beard & mustache contests - benefits Valiant Animal Rescue
Charleston
North Charleston
Festival
00000027
Nov
9
Fall for Liberty Bluegrass Festival
Live bands and entertainment, craft and food vendors, kids games and activities
Clemson
Liberty
Festival
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Nov
9 - 10
Mythical & Medieval Fest
Renaissance themed festival with a fairy forest, medieval combat, princesses, artisan's village, fire show and live music - benefits Caleb's Dragonfly Dreams
Myrtle Beach
Festival
00000029
Nov
9
Hartness Half Marathon & 5K
A cross-country style run on pavement, trails, dirt roads, gravel roads and grass fields - benefits A Child's Haven child development center
Greenville
Sports
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Nov
10
Out of the Darkness Community Walk
Walk benefits the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Aiken
Sports
00000031
Nov
11
Veterans Day
State and federal holiday - Thank you for our freedom!
Statewide
Holiday
00000032
Nov
14 - 17
Dickens Christmas Show & Festival
4-day event includes period clad vendors, arts & crafts, Victorian Teas, tours
Myrtle Beach
Holiday
00000033
Nov
15 - 30
Holiday Festival of Lights
3-mile drive plus sand sculpture, Santa's Sweet Shoppe, holiday train, Victorian carousel, giant greeting cards
Charleston
James Island
Holiday
00000034
Nov
15
Trident United Way's Day of Caring
Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties - pitch-in and help with a project
Charleston
Misc
00000035
Nov
15 - 30
Holiday Ice Rink
Take a spin around this open-air rink across from Fountain Park
Rock Hill
Sports
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Nov
15 - 17
Pedal 4 Kids Community Ride
3-days of events with concerts and various bike rides - benefits The Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island
Hilton Head
Sports
00000037
Nov
16
Trinity Bazaar
Children's carnival, homemade foods, crafts, plus new and used clothing and furniture, musical instruments, household decor - benefits five local charities
Columbia
Misc
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Nov
16
Paws in the Park Walk and Fun Run
After race enjoy oysters, food, music, beer, wine, pet vendors, family fun - benefits the Charleston Animal Society's Medical Fund
Charleston
North Charleston
Sports
00000039
Nov
16
Sporting Clays Tournament
Participants will rotate through 14 challenging sporting clay stations - benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities
Camden
Sports
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Nov
16
Bohicket Half Marathon and 5K
Half marathon or 5K run/walk - benefits the Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club and the Charleston Running Club
Charleston
Johns Island
Sports
00000041
Nov
18 - 30
Dressed for the Season: Designer Showcase
Visit the rooms of the Kaminski House Museum dressed in holiday splendor - tours 11 AM, 1 PM, 3 PM - no Sunday tours
Georgetown
Holiday
00000042
Nov
21
Vista Lights
Family celebration of food and arts, tree lighting, stage performances
Columbia
Holiday
00000043
Nov
21 - 23
Bluffton Book Festival
3-day event features lectures and workshops with featured authors, Saturday Street Festival - benefits The Literacy Center of Bluffton & The Binc Foundation
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
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Nov
22 - 24
Festival of Trees
Decorated trees and other holiday items are up for bid during a weekend-long silent auction plus other activities - benefits Prisma Health Children's Hospital Midlands
Columbia
Holiday
00000045
Nov
22 - 30
Main Street Lights
Main Street is decorated with an array of lit figures, wreaths, bows and lighted Christmas trees
Newberry
Holiday
00000046
Nov
22 - 24
Gem, Mineral, and Jewelry Show
More than 20 dealers and displays
Columbia
Expo
00000047
Nov
22 - 24
AtomaCon
A family friendly, literary, gaming, sci-fi, fantasy, science and technology convention for fans by fans
Charleston
North Charleston
Convention
00000048
Nov
22
Heroes of Hope Gala
Live music, heavy hors d'oeuvres, open bar, silent and live auction - benefits Camp Happy Days
Charleston
Gala
00000049
Nov
22 - 30
The Great Christmas Light Show
Light show features over 2 million lights festively displayed along a 1.5 mile drive through the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex
Myrtle Beach
N Myrtle Beach
Holiday
00000050
Nov
22
Thirty Dancing Gala
Step back in time to 1963 and enjoy an evening of fun, good food, signature beverages, and dancing - benefits Camp Happy Days
Charleston
Gala
00000051
Nov
23 - 24
Lights Before Christmas
Riverbanks Zoo - visit with Santa, warm up by the Jingle Bell Bonfire, see nearly one million twinkling lights!
Columbia
Holiday
00000052
Nov
23
Palmetto Half Marathon
Events include half marathon, 5K run/walk, youth half marathon, kids' fun run - benefit
Columbia
Sports
00000053
Nov
23
HOPE Relay
20K run relay or Boot Camp 5K for teams of one-four runners plus individual 5K run/walk - benefits Project HOPE Foundation's autism program
Greenville
Sports
00000054
Nov
23
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
00000055
Nov
23
Girls on the Run Columbia 5K
Non-timed 5K with post-run celebration
Columbia
Cayce
Sports
00000056
Nov
25 - 30
Children's Garden Christmas & Kids' Walk
Drive through animated light display at Edisto Memorial Gardens plus stroll through the Kid's Walk that features interactive light displays
Orangeburg
Holiday
00000057
Nov
27 - 30
Holiday Lights on the River
More than a million sparkling lights with music, wetland wonderland walking trail, laser light show, plus other activities at Saluda Shoals Park
Columbia
Irmo
Holiday
00000058
Nov
27
Lights Before Christmas
Riverbanks Zoo - visit with Santa, warm up by the Jingle Bell Bonfire, see nearly one million twinkling lights!
Columbia
Holiday
00000059
Nov
28
Turkey Day Run & Gobble Wobble 5K
Plus post-race party with food, beverages and live music, children's fun run and activities - hosted by the Knights of Columbus in support of local charities
Charleston
Sports
00000060
Nov
28
Thanksgiving Day
State and federal holiday
Statewide
Holiday
00000061
Nov
28 - 30
Anderson Christmas Lights
Over a million multi-colored light display - benefits local charities
Anderson
Holiday
00000062
Nov
28
Surfside Beach Turkey Trot
10K, 5K, 1 mile, Kids' Tot Trot - benefits Surfside Area Rotary Club and the charities they support
Myrtle Beach
Surfside Beach
Sports
00000063
Nov
28
Running of the Turkeys
5K run or walk, Turkey Strut (kid's fun run), costumes for all races are welcomed and encouraged - benefits People Attempting to Help
Rock Hill
York
Sports
00000064
Nov
29
SC Rivalry Run
5K race, pick either garnet or orange when you register - benefits the Frye Foundation's fight against diabetes
Columbia
Sports
00000065
Nov
29
Day after Thanksgiving
State holiday - also known as 'Black Friday' - shop locally
Statewide
Holiday
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Nov
29 - 30
Harbour Town Lights
Holiday lights event plus live entertainment and activities - donations of canned food and unwrapped toys accepted for the Deep Well Project
Hilton Head
Holiday
00000067
Nov
29
The Nutcracker
The holiday classic performed by Ann Brodie's Carolina Ballet and the Columbia Festival Orchestra
Columbia
Holiday
00000068
Nov
29 - 30
Lights Before Christmas
Riverbanks Zoo - visit with Santa, warm up by the Jingle Bell Bonfire, see nearly one million twinkling lights!
Columbia
Holiday
00000069
Nov
29 - 30
Lights on Taggert
Local family brightens the holiday season with over 46,000 lights - donations collected for local charity
Moncks Corner
Goose Creek
Holiday
00000070
Nov
30
Christmas in the Backcountry
Learn how colonists observed Christmas in the backcountry at The Living History Park
Aiken
North Augusta
Historical
00000071
Nov
30
Chitlin' Strut
Parade, Chitlin' Queens, carnival rides, hawg-calling contest, strut contest, live entertainment
Aiken
Salley
Festival
00000072
Nov
30
Holiday Swing: A Charleston Jazz Tradition
The Charleston Jazz Orchestra will swing you into the holiday spirit with popular hits from their season plus big band arrangements of holiday favorites
Charleston
Holiday
00000073
Dates TBD
'Tis the Season
Holiday light event plus skating rink, carriage and train rides, visits from Mr and Mrs Claus and more
Hilton Head
Holiday
00000074
Dates TBD
Celebrate The Season Holiday Driving Tour
Enjoy the animated light displays that wind through the Old Santee Canal Park and Santee Cooper's headquarters - benefits local charities
Moncks Corner
Holiday
00000075
Dates TBD
Chili Cook-Off
Over 30 different chilis to sample, local brews and beverages, live music, children's area, food truck rodeo
Columbia
Culinary
00000076
Dates TBD
Chocolate Extravaganza
Live music, an array of sumptuous sweets, silent auction, chef demonstrations, catered dinner - benefits Keystone Substance Abuse Services
Rock Hill
Festival
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Dates TBD
Festival of Trees
Decorated trees and wreaths, "buy now prices" at Friday night preview party then silent auction ending on Sunday - benefits Black Creek Arts Council
Hartsville
Holiday
00000078
Dates TBD
Festival of the Arts
Large variety of arts groups and other non-profit organizations display their performance and visual works
Columbia
Lexington
Arts
00000079
Dates TBD
Holiday House Tours
Tour two historic homes with guides providing stories of holidays past in Columbia (no tours on Mondays) - hosted by Historic Columbia
Columbia
Holiday
00000080
Dates TBD
Holiday Ice in Carolina Wren Park
Take a spin around the ice rink in Downtown Anderson
Anderson
Sports
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Dates TBD
Holiday Lights Safari
Drive-thru the park decorated with more than 300,000 lights plus deer forest and nativity with live animals - money raised will be for the care of the park's animals
Spartanburg
Wellford
Holiday
00000082
Dates TBD
Holly Hill Christmas Festival
2-day event includes parade, live entertainment, arts and crafts, children's activities, food vendors
Orangeburg
Holly Hill
Holiday
00000083
Dates TBD
Ice On Main
Enjoy the season at this open-air ice skating rink on Village Green, adjacent to City Hall
Greenville
Sports
00000084
Dates TBD
Intracoastal Christmas Regatta
Boat parade, toy drive, starts in Little River Inlet
Myrtle Beach
Little River
Holiday
00000085
Dates TBD
Katydid Combined Driving Event Brunch
Enjoy food and drink while watching the driving event - benefits the Aiken Land Conservancy
Aiken
Windsor
Culinary
00000086
Dates TBD
Knights of Columbus Fall Car Show
Car show benefiting Veterans outreach programs at the Charlie Norwood VA Center
Aiken
Expo
00000087
Dates TBD
Skating on the Square
Spartanburg's open-air ice rink is in the heart of the city, on Morgan Square
Spartanburg
Holiday
00000088
Dates TBD
Snowball Festival
3-day event with concert, carnival, tree lighting, Christmas movies, parade
Columbia
Lexington
Holiday
00000089
Dates TBD
Tinsel Trot Holiday Fun Run
Evening run or walk through the two-mile course for a "sneaker preview" of the Celebrate The Season Holiday Driving Tour, costumes are encouraged
Moncks Corner
Sports
00000090
Dates TBD
Upstate Holiday Light Show
Drive through a nighttime Christmas wonderland plus petting zoo and an ice skating rink that is open on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
Clemson
Easley
Holiday



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