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Events & Festivals

October 2015

Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch event website

The Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch draws visitors of all ages over the state with a variety of fall attractions, events, activities, lots of family fun. This state of the art jump pillows for all ages, Family Monster Hay ride, Giant slide tower, Hay mountain, more...

 

 

 

Blues and BBQ Harbor Cruise event website

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Come cruise the Harbor with some amazing blues and bbq every Thursday, with selected Fridays available as well, includes 2 hour Charleston Harbor Cruise, Delicious Home Team BBQ Buffet, Live blues by Shrimp City Slim (or special guest artists. October 1st 2015 - Thursday

 

 

Charleston Greek Fall Festival

The Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, along with the entire Greek Community experience the Greek faith, culture, and heritage. Come out and be a part of a Charleston tradition, the atmosphere is filled with the sounds, tastes and aromas of delicious foods, live music and the warmth of the family and newly friends. For more information, please visit website provided. October 2nd - 4th , 2015

 

Blues and BBQ Harbor Cruise event website

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Come cruise the Harbor with some amazing blues and bbq every Thursday, with selected Fridays available as well, includes 2 hour Charleston Harbor Cruise, Delicious Home Team BBQ Buffet, Live blues by Shrimp City Slim (or special guest artists. October 2nd 2015 - Friday

 

Holy City Bluegrass Cruise event website

October 1st, 2015

SpiritLine Cruises presents the Holy City Bluegrass Cruise every Thursday evening thru the fall October 15th.  They will be featuring the Bluestone Ramblers, craft beer from local breweries and Firefly Vodka with Southern Accent. Bluestone Rambler that better way to kick start your weekend that to get on the harbor and enjoy the Bluegrass music of the Bluestone Ramblers and sip some tasty cocktails  These autumn cruises should not be missed,  Play a spirit game or two of cornhole. They know you will enjoy the music, games and brews but doing it all for just $24* per person is the best part of this cruise.  Visit website for for departure times and location.

Murder Mystery Cruises event website

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Charleston Harbor Tours Presents Murder Mystery Cruises every Wednesday on Carolina Queen The setting is a 1920's Prohibition-era speakeasy called 'Old Hickory.' (Guest are welcome to dress in 1920s attire.) Andrew Wheeler owns the joint, and to fool the cops he is re-opening offshore aboard the Carolina Queen. You're invited, but don't forget the password to get in! Watch as a fascinating murder mystery unfolds around you. Remember, no one is above suspicious!! Full cash bar including drink specials!, suspense, intrigue, plus laughs! Professional actors create the drama and the fun!Casting by Footlight Players - October 7th, 2015

Blues and BBQ Harbor Cruise

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Come cruise the Harbor with some amazing blues and bbq every Thursday, with selected Fridays available as well, includes 2 hour Charleston Harbor Cruise, Delicious Home Team BBQ Buffet, Live blues by Shrimp City Slim (or special guest artists

October  8th, 2015 - Thursday

  

Holy City Bluegrass Cruise

October 8st, 2015

Spirit Line Cruises presents the Holy City Bluegrass Cruise every Thursday evening thru the fall October 15th.  They will be featuring the Bluestone Ram

blers, craft beer from local breweries and Firefly Vodka with Southern Accent. Bluestone Rambler that better way to kick start your weekend that to get on the harbor and enjoy the Bluegrass music of the Bluestone Ramblers and sip some tasty cocktails These autumn cruises should not be missed, Play a spirit game or two of corn hole. They know you will enjoy the music, games and brews but doing it all for just $24* per person is the best part of this cruise.  Visit website for departure times and location.

 

Kiawah Cup Beach Polo Invitational event website

The Kiawah Cares Foundation brings the sport of kings to the beaches of Charleston, Sunday October 11th , 2015. Proceeds from this unique fundraiser will benefit the Foundation, which works to improve the quality of life of our rural neighbors on Johns and Wadmalaw Islands

 

October 11th , 2015 - Sunday

 

The Dee Norton Lowcountry Children's Center 

Enjoy Oysters, BBQ, Beverages, and live music,while ;earning more about the mission of DNLCC and opportunities to become involved in helping us change the world... one child at a time! A silent auction and raffle will feature exciting items and packages. All proceeds from the bus shed bash will go directly to support the critical services for abused children and their families seen at DNLCC - October 15, 2015

Blues and BBQ Harbor Cruise event website

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Come cruise the Harbor with some amazing blues and bbq every Thursday, with selected Fridays available as well, includes 2 hour Charleston Harbor Cruise, Delicious Home Team BBQ Buffet, Live blues by Shrimp City Slim (or special guest artists

October 15th 2015 - Thursday

 

Holy City Bluegrass Cruise event website

October 15th, 2015

Spirit Line Cruises presents the Holy City Bluegrass Cruise every Thursday evening thru the fall October 15th.  They will be featuring the Bluestone Ramblers, craft beer from local breweries and Firefly Vodka with Southern Accent. Bluestone Rambler that better way to kick start your weekend that to get on the harbor and enjoy the Bluegrass music of the Bluestone Ramblers and sip some tasty cocktails These autumn cruises should not be missed, Play a spirit game or two of corn hole. They know you will enjoy the music, games and brews but doing it all for just $24* per person is the best part of this cruise.  Visit website for departure times and location.

 

GHOSTLY TIDE TALES OCTOBER 16TH

Are you brave enough?  Then come out and join us on the beach to listen to local haunting stories as you sit by a open campfire.  Meet at 28th Ave Beach Access.

Friday, October 16 6:30pm - 7:30pm

 

27th Annual Town of Mount Pleasant Children's Day Festival presented by BI-LO!

Carnival games and mechanical rides to enormous inflatable slides, live entertainment, wall climbing, face painting and many other activities, this is one event all families are sure to love! Admission and all activities are free. Free parking is available at Food concessions are offered by East Cooper schools as a fundraising opportunity for their programs.

October 18, 2015

Murder Mystery Cruises  event website

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Charleston Harbor Tours Presents Murder Mystery Cruises every Wednesday on Carolina Queen The setting is a 1920's Prohibition-era speakeasy called 'Old Hickory.' (Guest are welcome to dress in 1920s attire.) Andrew Wheeler owns the joint, and to fool the cops he is re-opening offshore aboard the Carolina Queen. You're invited, but don't forget the password to get in! Watch as a fascinating murder mystery unfolds around you. Remember, no one is above suspicious!! Full cash bar including drink specials! suspense, intrigue, plus laughs! Professional actors create the drama and the fun! Casting by Footlight Players - October 21th, 2015

 

Blues and BBQ Harbor Cruise

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Come cruise the Harbor with some amazing blues and bbq every Thursday, with selected Fridays available as well, includes 2 hour Charleston Harbor Cruise, Delicious Home Team BBQ Buffet, Live blues by Shrimp City Slim (or special guest artists

October 22nd 2015 - Thursday

 

Bazaar at the Point

A FREE monthly community event focused on locally sourced products, arts and crafts, and open to the public. This event will provide a gathering spot for the locals with a variety of local vendors including but not limited to specialty local food and drinks, live music, crafts, environmental education, kids' corner, and more

October 25th, 2015 - Sunday

Jazz Brunch Riverboat Cruises

Enjoy live Jazz music while cruising around the harbor. The David Archer Trio will be playing on the Carolina Queen as you enjoy a gourmet buffet brunch served with fresh brewed coffee, sweet tea and orange juice. Enjoy one free Bloody Mary or Mimosa per ticket

October 25th, 2015 - Sunday

Murder Mystery Cruises

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Charleston Harbor Tours Presents Murder Mystery Cruises every Wednesday on Carolina Queen The setting is a 1920's Prohibition-era speakeasy called 'Old Hickory.' (Guest are welcome to dress in 1920s attire.) Andrew Wheeler owns the joint, and to fool the cops he is re-opening offshore aboard the Carolina Queen. You're invited, but don't forget the password to get in! Watch as a fascinating murder mystery unfolds around you. Remember, no one is above suspicious!! Full cash bar including drink specials! suspense, intrigue, plus laughs! Professional actors create the drama and the fun! Casting by Footlight Players - October 28th, 2015

 

Blues and BBQ Harbor Cruise

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Come cruise the Harbor with some amazing blues and BBQ every Thursday, with selected Fridays available as well, includes 2 hour Charleston Harbor Cruise, Delicious Home Team BBQ Buffet, Live blues by Shrimp City Slim (or special guest artists

October 29th 2015

 

 

Events & Festivals

November 2015

8th Annual Charleston International Film Festival

The festival provides a premier showcase for all aspects of filmmaking: the art, the filmmaking, talented directors and actors, and the film-lover in all of us

November 4th -8th, 2015

 

Blues and BBQ Harbor Cruise

Come cruise the Harbor with some amazing blues and bbq every Thursday, with selected Fridays available as well, includes 2 hour Charleston Harbor Cruise, Delicious Home Team BBQ Buffet, Live blues by Shrimp City Slim (or special guest artists

November 2th 2015

November 6, 2015 visit website for more dates

 

 

 

3rd Annual Charleston Food Film Festival

 

November 11th - 13th, 2015

14th Annual Harvest Festival

Come on down and enjoy some foot-stomping' live music from five local bluegrass bands. Lots to keep the kiddies occupied including hay rides, a stick pony corral, pumpkin decorating, penny diving, lasso demonstrations, crafts and more. Feast on Southern delights like finger-licking' Carolina barbeque, kettle corn, and all of your favorite festival foods! Plus, there will be icy-cold beverages available for purchase. Once you've eaten your fill, head on over to the crafters market, great for holiday shopping!

November 7, 2015

 

4th Annual Lowcountry Hoedown

If you enjoy live bluegrass music and sampling delicious BBQ and bourbon, then join the Lowcountry Hoedown. The all-inclusive shindig will feature an impressive lineup of restaurants, distilleries, breweries, and bands showcasing the best of the South. It's time to dig out your plaid shirt and cowboy boots and prepare for a boot stomping' good time!

November 7th, 2015

"The Original" 7th Annual Holiday Pub Tour

This Holiday Pub Tour is the perfect event for your holiday vacation. Charleston is so lovely doing the Holiday season: The Colonial candles in the windows, the festive decorations, the many traditions and celebrations from over hundreds of years. Join us for a special Holiday Pub Tour this 2015 Christmas Season and experience the Holy City at its most festive.

November 27th, 2015 - January 8, 2016

 

Events & Festivals

December 2016

Charleston Strolls Holiday Walking Tours

December 1st - 31st, 2015

Garden and Gun Jubilee 2015

Join us for our third annual MADE IN THE SOUTH WEEKEND celebrating the best of Garden & Gun in one place. JUBILEE 2015 will be a lively mix of sporting, shopping, food, music, and art, as well as special dinners and live entertainment on the grounds of the historic state park Charles Towne Landing in Charleston, South Carolina. Attracting G&G readers from all over the country, the three-day festival is a continuation of our commitment to celebrating the best of Southern culture and promises to delight and inspire. This MADE IN THE SOUTH WEEKEND is the largest signature event the magazine hosts, and we look forward to sharing this spirited gathering of people, products, and personalities.

Charleston Sleigh Rides

December 11th - 27th, 2015

In December, Pegasus Charters offers the "Original" Charleston Sleigh Ride. They depart from the Ripley Light Marina in Charleston upon the Charleston Explorer. We cruise for 1.5 - 2 hours listening to Christmas music and stories about Charleston's Christmas traditions. We provide hot chocolate to enjoy during the trip. Feel free to bring along a cooler with your own beverages and/or snack. Perfect for couples and families looking for a festive holiday outing.

Christmas in Charleston

Discover fun-filled ways to deck the halls Charleston-style with CharlestoninChristmas.com, an online guide to the destination's holiday dining, shopping, speciality tours and more.

December 1st - 31st, 2015

35th Annual Charleston Christmas Parade

The City of Charleston is proud to announce the 35th Annual City of Charleston Holiday Parade. The parade begins 2pm at Barre St, proceeds down Broad Street making a left onto King Street

December 6th, 2015

20th Annual Christmas Light Parade & Tree Lighting

 

More than 100 floats will march down Coleman Blvd as the Mt. Pleasant Christmas Light Parade set sail to the delight of thousands of residents and visitors. The tree lighting and fireworks display begins at approximately 5:30 at Moultrie Middle

December 13,2015

34th Annual Holiday Parade of Boats

 

The 34th Annual Holiday Parade of oats will be held in Charleston Harbor. Parade begins at approx. 5:00pm near Mt. Pleasantside and ends in the Ashley River,(after proceeding down the Charleston side of the Cooper River) at approx 7:30pm

December 12th, 2015

Yorktown New Year's Eve Countdown

Bring in the New Year with Charleston's largest annual New Year's Eve celebration on the USS Yorktown Aircraft Carrier! The third annual Yorktown Countdown has been named Charleston's largest New Year's Celebration. From 9:00 PM until 1:00 AM, guests of this exclusive Charleston New Years Eve party will see live bands and DJ's from all genres imaginable, including funk, rock, dance, and Top 40 Billboard hits. First Aboard (General Admission) tickets start at $99.00 per person and include a full service bar and access to the indoor airplane hangar as well as access the outdoor fantail area (on the same level). Captain tickets (VIP) start at $149.00 per person and give patrons the complete Yorktown Countdown experience offering everything under First Aboard, plus access to the Yorktown's rooftop flight deck (which will be tented and heated), a top-shelf all-inclusive bar, top-rated DJ performances, large-screen ball drop at midnight, and much more. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit their web

site. After you have properly rung in the new year, be sure you have a nice comfy bed to come home to in Isle of Palms!  December 31st , 2015

 

Events & Festivals

January 2016

 

Lowcountry Oyster Festival

 

January 31st, 2016

 

 

Events & Festivals

February 2016

 

Southeastern Wildlife Exposition

 

 

 

February 12th - February 14th, 2016

Events & Festivals

March 2016

 

BB&T Charleston Wine + Food Festival

The Charleston Wine + Food Festival, celebrates the best that the city of Charleston, SC has to offer; a food culture rich in tradition, James Beard award-winning chefs and the third best city to visit in the U.S.

March 2nd - 6th, 2016

 

 

 

 

69th Annual Festival of Houses and Gardens

March 16th - April 24, 2016

Experience the intimate charm and elegance found only beyond Charleston's private garden gates and historic thresholds during Historic Charleston Foundation's month-long annual Spring Festival of Houses & Gardens.
These tours provide a rare opportunity for guests to go inside the private
houses and gardens of some of America's most beautiful historic residences, dating to the 18th century. After a full day of taking in the beauty of the best gardens in all Charleston, come and stay on Isle of Palms

 

 

Charleston Fashion Week

 

 

March 15th - 19th, 2016

Events & Festivals

April 2016

69th Annual Festival of Houses and Gardens

March 16-April 24, 2016

 

Experience the intimate charm and elegance found only beyond Charleston's private garden gates and historic thresholds during Historic Charleston Foundation's month-long annual Spring Festival of Houses & Gardens.
These tours provide a rare opportunity for guests to go inside the private
houses and gardens of some of America's most beautiful historic residences, dating to the 18th century. After a full day of taking in the beauty of the best gardens in all Charleston, come and stay on Isle of Palms

 

 

Flowertown Festival

 

 

April 1st - April 3rd, 2016

Volvo Cars Open

 

Every Spring, the City of Charleston and Daniel Island serves as a backdrop of one of the richest and most traditional events in women's professional tennis

April 2nd - 10th , 2016



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