october 2018 – South Carolina Calendar of Events, Festivals





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DATE EVENT CITY TYPE
Monday
Oct

1
MOJA Arts Festival
Celebration of African-American and Caribbean visual and performing arts - traditional crafts, food
Charleston
Festival
Monday
Oct

1
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally
Motorcycle event along the Grand Strand - cruises, vendors
Myrtle Beach
Sports
Tuesday
Oct

2
MOJA Arts Festival
Celebration of African-American and Caribbean visual and performing arts - traditional crafts, food
Charleston
Festival
Tuesday
Oct

2
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally
Motorcycle event along the Grand Strand - cruises, vendors
Myrtle Beach
Sports
Wednesday
Oct

3
MOJA Arts Festival
Celebration of African-American and Caribbean visual and performing arts - traditional crafts, food
Charleston
Festival
Wednesday
Oct

3
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally
Motorcycle event along the Grand Strand - cruises, vendors
Myrtle Beach
Sports
Thursday
Oct

4
MOJA Arts Festival
Celebration of African-American and Caribbean visual and performing arts - traditional crafts, food
Charleston
Festival
Thursday
Oct

4
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally
Motorcycle event along the Grand Strand - cruises, vendors
Myrtle Beach
Sports
Friday
Oct

5
MOJA Arts Festival
Celebration of African-American and Caribbean visual and performing arts - traditional crafts, food
Charleston
Festival
Friday
Oct

5
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally
Motorcycle event along the Grand Strand - cruises, vendors
Myrtle Beach
Sports
Friday
Oct

5
Rock Around the Clock Festival
2-day festival features a car show, food trucks, children's amusements, and main events all day!
Columbia
Winnsboro
Festival
Saturday
Oct

6
MOJA Arts Festival
Celebration of African-American and Caribbean visual and performing arts - traditional crafts, food
Charleston
Festival
Saturday
Oct

6
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally
Motorcycle event along the Grand Strand - cruises, vendors
Myrtle Beach
Sports
Saturday
Oct

6
Pynkalycious
4K breast cancer awareness event including entertainment and treats - benefits the Pearlie Harris Center for Breast Health
Greenville
Fountain Inn
Sports
Saturday
Oct

6
Rock Around the Clock Festival
2-day festival features a car show, food trucks, children's amusements, and main events all day!
Columbia
Winnsboro
Festival
Sunday
Oct

7
MOJA Arts Festival
Celebration of African-American and Caribbean visual and performing arts - traditional crafts, food
Charleston
Festival
Sunday
Oct

7
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally
Motorcycle event along the Grand Strand - cruises, vendors
Myrtle Beach
Sports
Monday
Oct

8
Columbus Day
Federal holiday
Statewide
Holiday
Wednesday
Oct

10
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Thursday
Oct

11
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Friday
Oct

12
Fall For Greenville
3-day event includes cuisine from 40+ restaurants, five music stages, contests and Silver Spoon challenges, kids' area
Greenville
Festival
Friday
Oct

12
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Saturday
Oct

13
Fall For Greenville
3-day event includes cuisine from 40+ restaurants, five music stages, contests and Silver Spoon challenges, kids' area
Greenville
Festival
Saturday
Oct

13
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
9-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Saturday
Oct

13
Little River ShrimpFest
2-day event includes live entertainment, kids' activities, vendors, fresh shrimp and seafood specialties
Myrtle Beach
Little River
Festival
Saturday
Oct

13
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Sunday
Oct

14
Fall For Greenville
3-day event includes cuisine from 40+ restaurants, five music stages, contests and Silver Spoon challenges, kids' area
Greenville
Festival
Sunday
Oct

14
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
9-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Sunday
Oct

14
Little River ShrimpFest
2-day event includes live entertainment, kids' activities, vendors, fresh shrimp and seafood specialties
Myrtle Beach
Little River
Festival
Sunday
Oct

14
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Monday
Oct

15
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
9-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Monday
Oct

15
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Tuesday
Oct

16
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
9-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Tuesday
Oct

16
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Wednesday
Oct

17
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
9-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Wednesday
Oct

17
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Thursday
Oct

18
Conference of the Urban History Association
The conference theme is "Cities at the Crossroads" and offers networking, panels and roundtable discussions
Columbia
Historical
Thursday
Oct

18
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
9-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Thursday
Oct

18
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Friday
Oct

19
Conference of the Urban History Association
The conference theme is "Cities at the Crossroads" and offers networking, panels and roundtable discussions
Columbia
Historical
Friday
Oct

19
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
9-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Friday
Oct

19
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Friday
Oct

19
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Saturday
Oct

20
Conference of the Urban History Association
The conference theme is "Cities at the Crossroads" and offers networking, panels and roundtable discussions
Columbia
Historical
Saturday
Oct

20
Georgetown Wooden Boat Show
Features one of the southeast's best wooden boat exhibits, boat-building competition, kid's model boat building, food, music and more - free admission
Georgetown
Festival
Saturday
Oct

20
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
9-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Saturday
Oct

20
Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon
2-days of racing with 5K, 1 mile Doggie Dash on Saturday and the 13.1 mile mini marathon on Sunday - benefits the Young Foundation and Grand Strand Humane Society
Myrtle Beach
Sports
Saturday
Oct

20
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Saturday
Oct

20
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Sunday
Oct

21
Conference of the Urban History Association
The conference theme is "Cities at the Crossroads" and offers networking, panels and roundtable discussions
Columbia
Historical
Sunday
Oct

21
Georgetown Wooden Boat Show
Features one of the southeast's best wooden boat exhibits, boat-building competition, kid's model boat building, food, music and more - free admission
Georgetown
Festival
Sunday
Oct

21
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
9-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Sunday
Oct

21
Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon
2-days of racing with 5K, 1 mile Doggie Dash on Saturday and the 13.1 mile mini marathon on Sunday - benefits the Young Foundation and Grand Strand Humane Society
Myrtle Beach
Sports
Sunday
Oct

21
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Sunday
Oct

21
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Monday
Oct

22
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Tuesday
Oct

23
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Wednesday
Oct

24
Colour of Music Festival
5-day festival includes events at various venues that highlight the impact and historical significance of black classical composers and performers on American and world culture
Charleston
Arts
Wednesday
Oct

24
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Thursday
Oct

25
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, over 60 amusement rides, exhibits, competitions
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Thursday
Oct

25
Colour of Music Festival
5-day festival includes events at various venues that highlight the impact and historical significance of black classical composers and performers on American and world culture
Charleston
Arts
Thursday
Oct

25
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Friday
Oct

26
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, over 60 amusement rides, exhibits, competitions
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Friday
Oct

26
Colour of Music Festival
5-day festival includes events at various venues that highlight the impact and historical significance of black classical composers and performers on American and world culture
Charleston
Arts
Friday
Oct

26
Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance
10-days of vintage automobile shows and races - benefits Driving Young America
Hilton Head
Festival
Friday
Oct

26
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Saturday
Oct

27
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, over 60 amusement rides, exhibits, competitions
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Saturday
Oct

27
Colour of Music Festival
5-day festival includes events at various venues that highlight the impact and historical significance of black classical composers and performers on American and world culture
Charleston
Arts
Saturday
Oct

27
Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance
10-days of vintage automobile shows and races - benefits Driving Young America
Hilton Head
Festival
Saturday
Oct

27
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Sunday
Oct

28
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, over 60 amusement rides, exhibits, competitions
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Sunday
Oct

28
Colour of Music Festival
5-day festival includes events at various venues that highlight the impact and historical significance of black classical composers and performers on American and world culture
Charleston
Arts
Sunday
Oct

28
Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance
10-days of vintage automobile shows and races - benefits Driving Young America
Hilton Head
Festival
Sunday
Oct

28
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Monday
Oct

29
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, over 60 amusement rides, exhibits, competitions
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Monday
Oct

29
Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance
10-days of vintage automobile shows and races - benefits Driving Young America
Hilton Head
Festival
Tuesday
Oct

30
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, over 60 amusement rides, exhibits, competitions
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Tuesday
Oct

30
Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance
10-days of vintage automobile shows and races - benefits Driving Young America
Hilton Head
Festival
Wednesday
Oct

31
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, over 60 amusement rides, exhibits, competitions
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Wednesday
Oct

31
Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance
10-days of vintage automobile shows and races - benefits Driving Young America
Hilton Head
Festival

Dates TBD
5K Glow Run
Run or walk, Glow Attire Contest, post-race snacks, cash bar, and disco music - benefits Pickens County Meals on Wheels
 
Clemson
Liberty
Sports

Dates TBD
A Day to Remember Colonial Times
Reenactments, demonstrations, and living exhibits
 
Aiken
North Augusta
Historical

Dates TBD
A Night for the Children Gala
Seated dinner, live music, dancing, live and silent auctions - black-tie optional - benefits Carolina Youth Development Center
 
Charleston
Gala

Dates TBD
Albino Skunk Bluegrass Festival
Live bands, bbq, kids' activities, beer garden, food trucks, camping available onsite
 
Greenville
Greer
Festival

Dates TBD
All Hallowed Eve Ghost Walk & Illusion Show
Walk amongst the ghosts of yesteryear in the Colonial setting of the Living History park with guided tours
 
Aiken
North Augusta
Holiday

Dates TBD
Arkhaios Film Festival
3-day event showcasing the discovery of past cultures gained from archaeological research and illustrated by documentary films
 
Columbia
Historical

Dates TBD
Avondale 5K Run and Walk
Run or walk the 5K with after-party with music, food and drinks - benefits the Charles Webb Center special needs daycare
 
Charleston
West Ashley
Sports

Dates TBD
Barkaritaville
Enjoy beverages, food, carnival games, prizes, music, costume contest, dogs welcomed! - benefits the SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare
 
Aiken
Festival

Dates TBD
Barktoberfest
Family friendly event includes face painting, pup adoptions, raffle and silent auction - benefits Greenville County Animal Care
 
Greenville
Festival

Dates TBD
Beach Sweep / River Sweep
South Carolinians clean beaches, rivers, lakes, marshes and swamps
 
Statewide
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
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

Dates TBD
Belton Standpipe Heritage & Arts Festival
Heritage Skills Artisans, games, rides, children's area, exhibits, car show, street dance, fireworks
 
Anderson
Belton
Festival

Dates TBD
Benefit Golf Tournament
Captain's Choice (scramble) tournament, lunch, contests - benefits the Rotary Club of North Charleston Breakfast
 
Charleston
North Charleston
Sports

Dates TBD
Bluegrass, Bidding & BBQ
Silent auction, live music, specialty drinks and delicious food - auction benefits Historic Columbia
 
Columbia
Culinary

Dates TBD
Blues & Jazz Festival
2-day event with live music at various locations
 
Rock Hill
Concert

Dates TBD
Bonneau Peanut Festival
2- day family fun festival with lots of peanuts, live music and entertainment, amusement rides, parade plus craft and food vendors
 
Moncks Corner
Bonneau
Festival

Dates TBD
Boo Ha Ha
Trick or treating, live entertainment, dance party, costume contest for ages infant-12
 
Rock Hill
Holiday

Dates TBD
Booger Jim's Hollow
Since 2006 Booger Jim's Hollow has been a haunted attraction in the cane break of Cherokee Falls featuring the legend of Booger Jim. Only the bravest come to see this haunt!
 
Gaffney
Blacksburg
Holiday

Dates TBD
Burger, Bacon & BBQ
Top chefs and restaurants serve their best dishes, beer garden with craft beer, kids' activities, live music - benefits the Hilton Head Island Recreation Association scholarship fund
 
Hilton Head
Festival

Dates TBD
Carolina Downhome Blues Festival
3-days of live music at various locations - hosted by the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County
 
Camden
Concert

Dates TBD
Cayce-West Columbia Jaycees Hall of Horrors
Venture through the halls horrors and try to escape the zombie apocalypse maze - benefits local charities
 
Columbia
Cayce
Holiday

Dates TBD
Charleston Child Trauma Conference
Designed to encourage dialogue among front-line professionals in the child maltreatment field and cutting edge researchers - hosted by the Dee Norton Child Advocacy Center
 
Charleston
Conference

Dates TBD
Charleston James Island Connector Run
10K run or fun bike ride plus 5K run or walk - benefits the Gavalas Kolanko Foundation to assist students with disabilities
 
Charleston
Sports

Dates TBD
Charleston RumFest
Pairings from local chefs, dozens of rum distilleries, music, and live entertainment - 21+ event - benefits Cancer Survivor Programs of Dragon Boat Charleston
 
Charleston
Culinary

Dates TBD
Children's Day Festival
Inflatables, games, face painting, food, and more
 
Charleston
Mt Pleasant
Festival

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

Dates TBD
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

Dates TBD
Columbia Buddy Walk
1.5 mile walk plus bounce houses, food, games, music - celebrating the Down syndrome community
 
Columbia
Sports

Dates TBD
Congaree Bluegrass Festival
2-days of live Bluegrass music, arts & crafts, food, beverages, children's activities, bring your lawn chairs and blankets
 
Columbia
Cayce
Festival

Dates TBD
Conway Fall Festival
Live music, children's activities, demonstrations, car show, food, farmers' market
 
Myrtle Beach
Conway
Festival

Dates TBD
Crowfield Plantation 5K Run / Walk
USATF certified 5K course - benefits the Callen-Lacey Center for Children
 
Charleston
Goose Creek
Sports

Dates TBD
Dancing with the Carolina Stars
Ballroom dance competition that pairs leaders from the community with professional dancers, plus dinner and drinks - benefits Senior Action
 
Greenville
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
Deep in the Heart Celebration
Wear your boots and best western dress for a night of music, dancing, BBQ dinner, drinks, raffle, silent auction - benefits Children's Attention Home
 
Rock Hill
Fort Mill
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
Dracula: Ballet with a Bite
Blood, fangs, and death are just a few of the things you will find in this favorite Halloween cult classic
 
Columbia
Arts

Dates TBD
Eastern Carolina Agricultural Fair
Rides, food, games, exhibits, contests, live entertainment
 
Florence
Fair

Dates TBD
Edisto & Beyond Tour
Tour historic churches, graveyards and plantations
Learn about other South Carolina Plantations
 
Charleston
Edisto Island
Historical

Dates TBD
Euro Auto Festival
Car shows, technical sessions, driving events - benefits the Ronald McDonald House Charities
 
Greenville
Festival

Dates TBD
Exchange Club Ghost Tours
Take a carriage ride tour or walk through Beaufort's historic district while listening to storytellers tell haunting tales - benefits Child Abuse Prevention Association
 
Beaufort
Historical

Dates TBD
Fall Rollout
Classic car show, live music, automotive vendors, bbq challenge - benefits the local charities supported by Pawleys Island Masonic Lodge 409
 
Georgetown
Festival

Dates TBD
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

Dates TBD
Fallen Firemen 5K
Run or walk - benefits the Jeff Chavis House at the Southeastern Burn Center
 
Columbia
Lexington
Sports

Dates TBD
Fear Farm
Over 8000 square feet of terror with four attractions and escape room
 
Gaffney
Blacksburg
Holiday

Dates TBD
Folly Jazz Festival
Live music centered around the cultural and educational attributes of Jazz in the Lowcountry
 
Charleston
Folly Beach
Concert

Dates TBD
Follypalooza Cancer Benefit
Live entertainment, beer garden, kids activities, local food and art vendors - benefits Folly Beach locals fighting cancer
 
Charleston
Folly Beach
Festival

Dates TBD
Francis Marion / Swamp Fox Symposium
2-day event about the Southern Campaign of Revolutionary War includes lectures, reception, discussions, displays
 
Manning
Historical

Dates TBD
Fur Ball
Black and white gala with cocktails, heavy hors d'ouvres, sit down three-course dinner, wine, live entertainment - benefits Pet Helpers
 
Charleston
Gala

Dates TBD
Fur Ball Moonlight Gala
Event features a cocktail reception, live and silent auctions, dinner, raffles - benefits Pawmetto Lifeline
 
Columbia
Gala

Dates TBD
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

Dates TBD
Ghostwalk
Ghost stories, games, and enjoy delicious food - benefits school supply fund for Dorchester School Districts 2 and 4
 
Charleston
Summerville
Holiday

Dates TBD
Gilbert House of Terror
Traditional outdoor haunt with 13 terror filled scenes - proceeds benefit four local charities
 
Columbia
Gilbert
Holiday

Dates TBD
Golf Classic
Shotgun start golf tournament - benefits Good News Clubs
 
Greenville
Marietta
Sports

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
Goose Creek Fall Festival
Live entertainment, inflatables, games, crafts - benefits Helping Hands of Goose Creek
 
Charleston
Goose Creek
Festival

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

Dates TBD
Government Finance Officers Association of SC Fall Conference
4-day conference with networking opportunites
 
Myrtle Beach
Convention

Dates TBD
Greer Station Oktoberfest
Oompah bands, German cuisine and beer, local artists
 
Greenville
Greer
Festival

Dates TBD
HALOS Oyster Roast
Oysters, chili, hot dogs, beer, wine, live entertainment, silent auction and wine pull - benefits HALO's mission to help abused and neglected children in the Lowcountry
 
Charleston
Mt Pleasant
Culinary

Dates TBD
Harvest Festival and Block Party
Live music, artist market, costume contests, trick-or-treat on the street, pumpkin patch, children's activities, and more
 
Charleston
North Charleston
Festival

Dates TBD
Harvest Home Weekend Festival
Hay rides, scarecrow building, pumpkin painting, entertainment, food, demonstrations - at Brookgreen Gardens
 
Georgetown
Murrells Inlet
Festival

Dates TBD
Haunted Hilltop Motel
Haunted motel, apartment building, trail, and restaurant building all destined to provide a great fright night. Come out and enjoy a great time with four attractions in one.
 
Great Falls
Holiday

Dates TBD
Hike for Mike
3.5-mile easy hike followed by family fun with interactive kids' activities, more - benefits UPLIFT which provides outings for children who are affected by a parent's cancer
 
Charleston
Ravenel
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
Home Harvest Festival
Pumpkin giveaway (while supplies last), face painting, inflatables, live music, local chefs' competition - donations being collected for the Heroes For Children Of Horry County
 
Myrtle Beach
Festival

Dates TBD
Honea Path Sugarfoot Festival
2-day event with car show, food, crafts, and entertainment suitable for the whole family
 
Anderson
Honea Path
Festival

Dates TBD
Hub City Brew Fest
Enjoy regional craft beers, local food and live music - benefits the Coalition for Active Youth Fund and the Hub City Bike Park
 
Spartanburg
Culinary

Dates TBD
Isle of Palms Connector Run and Walk for the Child
10K run and 5K run/walk, post race party - benefits local children's programs
 
Charleston
Isle of Palms
Sports

Dates TBD
Jack-O-Lantern Jubliee
2-day event includes live entertainment, food and arts & crafts vendors, car show, amusement rides and lots of activities for the kids
 
Aiken
North Augusta
Festival

Dates TBD
Jam Room Music Festival
Come down to Main Street and enjoy two stages of live music, kid's zone, and cycling events
 
Columbia
Festival

Dates TBD
JerryFest
Celebrate the life and art of Jerry Garcia with live music, arts & crafts vendors, food vendors and family friendly activities for the kids
 
Columbia
Festival

Dates TBD
Komen Race for the Cure
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation - 5K run/walk or 1-mile walk
 
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports

Dates TBD
Lake Carolina Wine & Food Festival
Sample wines, spirits, hors d'oeuvres, local foods, plus live music, demonstrations - benefits Children's Charities of the Midlands
 
Columbia
Culinary

Dates TBD
Latin American Festival
Salsa and Merengue music, authentic food and crafts, and plenty of activities for families
 
Charleston
North Charleston
Festival

Dates TBD
Live Oak Art & Music Fest
Live entertainment and Artisan Market with arts & crafts - hosted by Create! Conway
 
Myrtle Beach
Conway
Festival

Dates TBD
Lodges of Hope Charity Golf Tournament
Two man golf tournament with lunch, raffles and prizes - benefits the American Cancer Society's Hope Lodge
 
Charleston
Summerville
Sports

Dates TBD
Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon & 5K
Run the trails of Mullet Hall Equestrian Center plus post-race cold beverages and live music
 
Charleston
Johns Island
Sports

Dates TBD
Moonshiners Reunion and Mountain Music Festival
Live bands, camping, all-night pickin'
 
Spartanburg
Campobello
Festival

Dates TBD
Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival
Seafood vendors, kid-friendly activities, live entertainment, beer and wine garden, corn hole tournament - hosted by the Myrtle Beach Downtown Redevelopment Corporation
 
Myrtle Beach
Festival

Dates TBD
Newberry Oktoberfest
Authentic German cuisine, German Biergarten,art & craft vendors, Rocktoberfest stage will feature live music and Best German Costume contest, kids' activities
 
Newberry
Festival

Dates TBD
Night on the Sound
Cocktail hour, dinner, silent auction, and an inspiring presentation - benefits the Port Royal Sound Foundation
 
Beaufort
Port Royal
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
Not A Traditional Golf Outing
Color Ball Texas Scramble plus post-round fiesta with live mariachi band, tapas bites, beer, margaritas - benefits the Hawkins Foundation
 
Greenville
Sports

Dates TBD
Oktoberfest
Enjoy German cuisine and beverages while listening to live music
 
Greenwood
Festival

Dates TBD
Oktoberfest
Bavarian street festival celebrating the autumn season with live music, German food and beers, a kid zone, and more
 
Rock Hill
Festival

Dates TBD
Oktoberfest @ NOMA Square
4-day event includes German food and beer, live entertainment, games and contests including a bratwurst-eating contest - benefits the Community Foundation of Greenville
 
Greenville
Festival

Dates TBD
Oktoberfest Charleston
German food and drink, polka dancing, children's games, brat eating contest - benefits Community Outreach Center
 
Charleston
Festival

Dates TBD
Orangeburg County Fair
Carnival rides, midway with games & food, crafts, livestock competitions and shows, live music
 
Orangeburg
Fair

Dates TBD
PWC 5K Race
5K and kid's fun run for 10 and under - benefits the Piedmont Women's Center
 
Greenville
Travelers Rest
Sports

Dates TBD
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art
Events throughout the month includes food and wine gala, concerts, performances, art
 
Georgetown
Pawleys Island
Arts

Dates TBD
Piedmont Interstate Fair
Midway rides and games, farm animals, live entertainment, contests
 
Spartanburg
Fair

Dates TBD
Pumpkin Festival
Parade, arts and crafts, country and bluegrass music, food and pumpkins
 
Clemson
Pickens
Festival

Dates TBD
Pumpkin Run
5K run/walk on USATF certified course, kids fun run - benefits the YMCA
 
Columbia
Irmo
Sports

Dates TBD
Race for Freedom 5K Run & Walk
Run or walk with a super hero theme, encouraged to dress as your favorite super hero - benefits Doors to Freedom
 
Charleston
North Charleston
Sports

Dates TBD
Race the Helix
5K run and 1 mile walk - benefits the Greenwood Genetic Center Foundation
 
Greenwood
Sports

Dates TBD
Ray Tanner Home Run
12K run, 5K run/walk 1-mile run, and kids' fun run plus post race party - benefits the Ray Tanner Foundation
 
Columbia
Sports

Dates TBD
Ridge Spring Harvest Festival
3-day event includes BBQ, Bluegrass music, parade, arts and craft, live entertainment, car show, pie and cake contest
 
Saluda
Ridge Spring
Festival

Dates TBD
SC Humanities Festival
Celebrating the local history and culture with an opening reception, contests for students, programs on the Revolutionary War, and an exhibit
 
Gaffney
Festival

Dates TBD
SC Pride Festival and Parade
Parade on Main Street and festival - supporting the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community
 
Columbia
Festival

Dates TBD
SEED: Science Education Enrichment Day
Exhibits on a wide-range of science and related topics
 
Aiken
Expo

Dates TBD
Sassafras Festival
Carnival, food and craft vendors, parade
 
Aiken
Burrettown
Festival

Dates TBD
Scrumptious Summerville Kitchen Tour
Tour homes while enjoying gourmet treats, local musicians, and beautiful floral arrangements - benefits Dorchester Children's Center
 
Charleston
Summerville
Culinary

Dates TBD
Shine a Little Love Fest
4 days of live music - benefits the Parkinson's Disease Research Division at MUSC
 
Charleston
Isle of Palms
Concert

Dates TBD
South Carolina Historical Society's Fall Tour
Explore Aiken's equestrian heritage and grand Winter Colony homes
 
Aiken
Historical

Dates TBD
South Carolina Jazz Festival
3-day event includes concerts, Bebop Parade, art, tours, kids' activities, 5K run/walk, golf tournament
 
Cheraw
Festival

Dates TBD
South Carolina Sweet Potato Festival
Live entertainment, vendors, antique car show, exhibits - raises funds for community projects
 
Hartsville
Darlington
Festival

Dates TBD
South Carolina Week for the Animals
Organizations across the state will be hosting scores of wonderful animal-related special events
 
Statewide
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
Spartanburg International Festival
Explore world cultures through food, music, dance, folk art, and more
 
Spartanburg
Festival

Dates TBD
Spirits of Hallowed Eve Dinner
Dinner, spirits, songs, stories from afar and fire in the night - benefits the Living History Park
 
Aiken
North Augusta
Historical

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
Storytelling Festival at Hagood Mill
Storytellers sharing bits about all sort of folks, funnies, cultures and places - bring lawn chairs or a blanket for seating
 
Clemson
Pickens
Festival

Dates TBD
Summerville Italian Feast
Authentic Italian cuisine and wines, entertainment, local artists celebrating Italian culture and heritage - benefits Dorchester District 2 Educational Foundation
 
Charleston
Summerville
Festival

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

Dates TBD
Taste of the Town
Enjoy tastings from Myrtle Beach's most popular eateries plus a beer and wine - benefits St Andrew Catholic School
 
Myrtle Beach
Culinary

Dates TBD
The Hippie Dash
Don your best 70s attire for the 3.1 mile run/walk around Park Circle plus after party - benefits Special Olympics SC, Goodwill
 
Charleston
North Charleston
Sports

Dates TBD
TriSumter Triathlon
USAT sanctioned race with a 300 yard pool swim, 16 mile bike ride and a 5K run - individual and teams compete
 
Sumter
Sports

Dates TBD
Trunk or Treat
Put on your costumes kids and trick or treat at decorated trunks filled with candy in the parking lot of the Robert Mills House
 
Columbia
Holiday

Dates TBD
Union County Fair
Carnival rides, live entertainment, midway for food and games, exhibits, livestock
 
Union
Fair

Dates TBD
Rock Hill
Sports

Dates TBD
Walk For Life + Famously Hot Pink Half Marathon, 10K, 5K
Participants can take a 3.1-mile walk through historic Columbia, or they can run in the Famously Hot Pink Half Marathon, 10K, or 5K - benefits the Palmetto Health Breast Center
 
Columbia
Sports

Dates TBD
Wines and Equines
Live music, food and wine, live and silent auctions, and more - benefits Happy Hooves therapeutic riding
 
Greenville
Marietta
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
Yacht Hop
Tour boats, food, live music, champagne toast and more set against sunset over the Calibogue Sound - benefits Hospice Care of the Lowcountry
 
Hilton Head
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
Zombie Fest
Family friendly events including carnival and haunted house plus adult only activities - hosted by Young Professionals of Sumter to benefit local organizations
 
Sumter
Holiday
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