Festivals and Events. For exact festival dates, contact the local visitors bureaus here

Map Call Festival/Event City Founded Rate Range Festival Month
Aiken Spring Steeplechase Augusta & Aiken Aiken 1967 $$-$$$ Mar
Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Augusta & Aiken Johnston 1983 Free May
SpringFest Art Exhibit Augusta & Aiken North Augusta 2013 Free Mar-May
Aiken's Makin' Augusta & Aiken Aiken 1977 Free Sep
Battle of Aiken Reenactment Augusta & Aiken Aiken 1994 $$ Feb
Blackwater Summer Festival Augusta & Aiken Windsor 2014 $$ May
Cooter Fest Augusta & Aiken Allendale 1984 Free May
Under the Crown & Colonial Trades Fair Augusta & Aiken North Augusta 2006 Free May
Spring Herb Festival Augusta & Aiken Barnwell 2000 Free Mar
Hopelands Summer Concert Augusta & Aiken Aiken 1975 Free Apr-Jun
Aiken Trials Augusta & Aiken Aiken 1942 $$ Mar
Battle for Broxton Bridge & H.L. Hunley Traveling Exhibit Augusta & Aiken Ehrhardt 2002 $$ Mar
Joye in Aiken Augusta & Aiken Aiken 2008 Varies Mar
Harness Races Augusta & Aiken Aiken 1997 $$-$$$ Mar
Historic Beech Island Tour Augusta & Aiken Beech Island 2007 $$$ Apr
Southern City Film Festival Augusta & Aiken Aiken 2017 $-$$$ Feb
GreenJackets Baseball at SRP Park Augusta & Aiken North Augusta 1994 $-$$ Apr-Sep
Aiken Horse Show Augusta & Aiken Aiken 1916 Free Mar
Pacers and Polo Augusta & Aiken Aiken 2004 $$-$$$ Mar
Sumter Iris Festival Charleston Sumter 1940 Free May
Holiday Festival of Lights Charleston Charleston 1989 $$ Nov-Dec
Chitlin Strut Augusta & Aiken Salley 1966 Free Nov
Lowcountry Strawberry Festival Charleston Mount Pleasant 1997 $$ Apr
Moja Art Festival Charleston Charleston 1984 Varies Sep-Oct
Lowcountry Oyster Festival Charleston Mount Pleasant 1984 $$ Jan
Charleston Restaurant Week Charleston Charleston 1980 $$$ Sep
Lowcountry Blues Bash Charleston Charleston 1991 $$$ Mar
Lowcountry Cajun Festival Charleston Charleston 1992 $$ Apr
Scottish Games & Highland Gathering Charleston Charleston 1971 $$ Nov
Orangeburg Festival of Roses Charleston Orangeburg 1972 Free May
Striped Bass Festival Charleston Manning 1979 Varies Apr
Charleston Wine + Food Fest Charleston Charleston 2006 $$$ Mar
World Grits Festival Charleston St. George 1986 Varies Apr
Blessing of the Hounds Augusta & Aiken Aiken 1914 Free Nov
Spring Festival of Houses & Gardens Charleston Charleston 1947 $$$ Mar-Apr
Southeastern Wildlife Exposition Charleston Charleston 1983 $$-$$$ Feb
Mount Pleasant Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival Charleston Mount Pleasant 1987 Free Apr
Mount Pleasant Artfest Charleston Mount Pleasant 1997 Free Mar
Charleston International Antiques Show Charleston Charleston 2004 $$ Mar
Quilt Show at the Aiken County Historical Museum Augusta & Aiken Aiken 1981 Free Nov
Fall Tours of Homes and Gardens Charleston Charleston 1977 $$$ Oct-Nov
Colonial Times: A Day To Remember Augusta & Aiken North Augusta 1993 Free Oct
Christmas for the Birds Augusta & Aiken North Augusta Free Dec
Red Rose Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Lancaster 2010 Free May
Lexington County Peach Festival Columbia Gilbert 1959 Free Jul
Apple Harvest Festival Charlotte & Piedmont York 1994 Free Oct
South Carolina Sweet Potato Festival Columbia Darlington 1982 Free Oct
Clemsonfest Greenville & Spartanburg Clemson 1994 $ Jul
South Carolina Festival of Flowers Greenville & Spartanburg Greenwood 1967 Free-$$$ Jun IFEA
Spring Jubilee Greenville & Spartanburg Pendleton 1978 Free Apr
South Carolina Oyster Festival Columbia Columbia 1996 $ Nov
Artisphere Greenville & Spartanburg Greenville 2005 Free May IFEA
Strawberry Festival Greenville & Spartanburg Slater 2003 Free May
Elgin Catfish Stomp Columbia Elgin 1976 Free Dec
Plum Hollow Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Campobello 1991 $$$ May
Spartanburg Spring Fling Greenville & Spartanburg Spartanburg 1978 Free May
Come-See-Me Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Rock Hill 1962 Varies Apr
Columbia International Festival Columbia Columbia 1996 $ Apr
South Carolina Strawberry Festival Charlotte & Piedmont Fort Mill 2010 Free Apr-May
Indie Grits Film Fest Columbia Columbia 2007 $-$$ Mar
ChristmasVille Charlotte & Piedmont Rock Hill 2006 Free Dec
World Beer Festival Columbia Columbia Columbia 2009 $$$ Feb
Irmo Okra Strut Festival Columbia Irmo 1973 Free Sep
Mighty Moo Festival Greenville & Spartanburg Cowpens 1977 Free Jun
Rock Around The Clock Festival Columbia Winnsboro 1996 Free Oct
Carolina Cup Races Columbia Camden 1932 $$$ Mar
City of Greenville Special Events Greenville & Spartanburg Greenville 1786 Varies Jan-Dec IFEA
Groove 'n Brew Greenville & Spartanburg Newberry 2018 Free Apr
Summerfest Charlotte & Piedmont York 1983 Free Aug
Canadian-American Days Festival Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC Myrtle Beach 1961 Varies Mar PLAN
Rivertown Music & Craft Beer Festival Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC Conway 1987 Free May
St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC North Myrtle Beach 1989 Free Mar
Inman Harvest Day Greenville & Spartanburg Inman 1981 Free Sep
South Carolina Peach Festival Greenville & Spartanburg Gaffney 1977 Varies Jul
Craftsmen's Classic Art & Craft Festival Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC Myrtle Beach 1983 $ Aug
Spartanburg International Festival Greenville & Spartanburg Spartanburg 1985 Free Oct
Mayfest on Main Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC North Myrtle Beach 2005 Free May
Irish Italian International Festival Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC North Myrtle Beach 2003 Free Sep
Loris Bog-Off Festival Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC Loris 1980 Varies Oct
Myrtle Beach International Film Festival Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC Myrtle Beach 2005 $$ Apr
Blue Crab Festival Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC Little River 1981 $ May
South Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair Greenville & Spartanburg Westminister 2009 $ Sep
Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC Myrtle Beach 2009 $$$ Oct
Veterans Golf Classic Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC Myrtle Beach 2000 $$$ May
Little River ShrimpFest Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC Little River 2005 $ Oct
Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down Festival Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC Aynor 1979 Free Sep
Georgetown Wooden Boat Show Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC Georgetown 1993 Free Oct
National Shag Dance Championships Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC Myrtle Beach 1984 $$-$$$ Mar
City of North Myrtle Beach Parks & Recreation Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC North Myrtle Beach 1968 Varies Jan-Dec IFEA
Florence Greek Festival Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC Florence 1983 Varies May
Carolina Country Music Festival Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC Myrtle Beach 2015 $$$ Jun
Beaufort Shrimp Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Beaufort 1994 Free Oct
Gullah Celebration Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Hilton Head Island 1996 Varies Feb
HarbourFest Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Hilton Head Island 1988 Free Jun-Aug
Beaufort Water Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Beaufort 1956 Varies Jul
South Carolina Tobacco Festival Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC Lake City 1956 Free Nov
Soft Shell Crab Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Port Royal 2003 Free Apr
Hampton County Watermelon Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Hampton 1939 Free Jun
Gullah Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Beaufort 1986 $$$ May
Beach Ball Classic Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC Myrtle Beach 1981 $$ Dec
RBC Heritage PGA Golf Tournament Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Hilton Head Island 1969 $$$ Apr
Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Hilton Head Island 2006 $ Feb
Lowcountry Shrimp Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Mc Clellanville 1977 Free May
Christmas Towne Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC Myrtle Beach 2004 Free Dec
Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Hilton Head Island 1986 $$$ Mar
Visit Myrtle Beach Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC Myrtle Beach 1901 Varies Jan-Dec PLAN
South Carolina State Fair Columbia Columbia 1869 $ Oct
Spoleto Festival USA Charleston Charleston 1977 $$$ May-Jun
Dickens Christmas Show & Festivals Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC Myrtle Beach 1981 $ Nov
Colleton County Rice Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Walterboro 1975 Varies Apr
Aiken Bluegrass Festival Augusta & Aiken Aiken 2005 $$-$$$ May
Town of Mount Pleasant Charleston Mount Pleasant 1680 Varies Jan-Dec IFEA
Mount Pleasant Holiday Market & Craft Show Charleston Mount Pleasant 2000 Free Dec
DIVAS Half Marathon and 5K Series Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC North Myrtle Beach 2012 $$$ May
Thoroughbred Country Augusta & Aiken Aiken 1871 Varies Jan-Dec PLAN
Aiken Fall Festival Augusta & Aiken Aiken 2008 Varies Sept
Oktoberfest Augusta & Aiken Aiken 2017 Free Sept
Sassafras Festival Augusta & Aiken Warrenville 1995 Free Oct
Atomic City Festival Augusta & Aiken New Ellenton 1972 Free Oct
Western Carolina State Fair Augusta & Aiken Aiken 1968 $ Oct
Aiken Fall Steeplechase Augusta & Aiken Aiken 1992 $$-$$$ Oct
Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee Augusta & Aiken North Augusta 1985 Free Oct
Hook & Cook Festival Augusta & Aiken Jackson 2008 Free Nov
Shoutfest Augusta & Aiken Aiken 2009 Free Nov
Christmas in the Backcountry Augusta & Aiken North Augusta Free Nov
Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC Murrells Inlet 1976 $$ Sept
Bridge2Bridge Run Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC Georgetown 2011 $$$ Nov
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art Myrtle Beach & Eastern SC Pawleys Island 1991 $$$ Oct
Aiken Antique Show Augusta & Aiken Aiken 2000 $$$ Feb
Nike EYBL Peach Jam Augusta & Aiken North Augusta 1996 Varies Jul
Living History Days at Middleton Place Charleston Charleston 1970 $$$ Nov PLAN
Mount Pleasant Christmas Light Parade Charleston Mount Pleasant 1996 Free Dec
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