Charleston Events & Festivals

No one throws a party like Charleston. Not only is Charleston home to the best attractions around, but locals and tourists alike gather to partake in lively Charleston events year round. And every year, the Holy City plays host to countless highly-anticipated Charleston events and festivals that celebrate the things Charlestonians love most – art, food, the great outdoors, and an active lifestyle to name a few. Millions of people travel to Charleston, SC yearly for all that the city has to offer, including to celebrate and partake in annual events and festivals. There is something for everyone to enjoy.

Foodies flock to the the BB&T Charleston Wine & Food Festival.

History buffs will love when the city comes alive in October for the Preservation Society of Charleston where people have the opportunity to step inside some of Charleston’s most historic and well-preserved homes.

Art lovers, outdoorsmen, and conservationists come together for The Southeastern Wildlife Exposition.

Lovers of art, dance, theater, and music never miss the internationally renowned Spoleto & Piccolo Spoleto Festivals.

African American and Caribbean art enthusiasts will love The MOJA Arts Festival.

And if you’re looking for a great “match,” The Family Circle Cup Tennis Tournament just might be your racket. No matter what time of year you visit Charleston, you’re sure to find something wonderful to celebrate.

Whatever you’re looking for, Charleston has it. Follow the links below to view our favorite festivals and local events in Charleston.