Events in Charleston

Events in Charleston are anything but hard to come by. The Holy City is a lively one that boasts plenty of events year-round, piquing a variety of interests! Whether it’s live music, fashion shows, festivals in Marion Square, cultural events, or holiday celebrations, there’s likely something to attend no matter what season you visit. Plus, there truly is something for everyone: foodies, film buffs, craft beer lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, and more! Browse some of our favorite Charleston events below to get a taste of the Lowcountry.

To find up to date information regarding regulations and cancellations due to COVID-19, please visit the event websites.

74th Annual Festival of Houses and Gardens

March 11, 2021- May 21, 2021

The 2021 Festival will be a bit different this year as we have re-imagined it to accommodate COVID measures with smaller audience sizes, more outdoor programming and social distancing protocols in place. All tours this year will feature private gardens and exteriors only.

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Safe Sounds at Firefly Spring Concert Series

April 17, 2021 - June 26, 2021

This spring, Firefly Distillery is bringing back national and regional musical acts for its third socially-distanced concert series. The ticketed outdoor concert series is 21+ and offers 10 x 10 VIP "Safe Sounds Squares" for 4 guests to watch the concert from their 4-acre field.


Blessing of the Fleet and Seafood Festival

April 25, 2021

The festival pays tribute to Mount Pleasant's local shrimping and fishing industry, offering a boat parade, live music, craft show and lots of free activities with the picturesque Ravenel Bridge and Charleston Harbor for a backdrop!


2021 PGA Championship

May 17, 2021 - May 23, 2021

The 2021 PGA Championship is being hosted at The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort.

Designed by Alice and Pete Dye to host the 1991 Ryder Cup, The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort winds naturally through windswept dunes along the coast of South Carolina. 


Spoleto Festival USA

May 28, 2021 - June 13, 2021

The 45th season announcement will be Monday, April 5. Tickets for in-person performances and virtual programs will be available to the public April 13 at 10:00am est.

This delay in our program announcement reflects the upcoming season’s challenges and overarching unpredictability. 



Did one of these exciting Charleston events catch your eye? We don’t want you to miss out! Buying tickets and booking your stays in advance is crucial when planning a Charleston getaway! The city is always buzzing with travelers, so it’s important to act quickly to ensure you land your first choice when it comes to events and accommodations. If you’re headed to the Lowcountry, you’ll need a place to stay that truly allows you to soak up every second of your time here. Browse our amazing CHARLESTON RENTALS on Folly Beach, Isle of Palms, and Sullivan’s Island. You’ll find beachfront homes that fully capture the beauty of Charleston. You’ll never want to leave! Hurry and BOOK YOUR STAY before it’s too late!