Charleston SC Upcoming Events

Charleston South Carolina Upcoming Events
2015 Palette & Palate Stroll
July 17, 2015 from 5:30 - 7:30PM
Stroll through the streets of the historic city, making stops at participating galleries, tasting creations from some of the best local chefs. The event sells out every year and brings a fashionable crowd of art and food enthusiasts out to the streets in the middle of summer when things slow down a bit. Participants need to purchase tickets ahead of time. Tickets are not refundable. On the evening of the event, they can check in at any of the participating galleries and enjoy a leisurely stroll through the historic French Quarter, walking from gallery to gallery. Click here for additional event tickets.

Cast Off Fishing Tournaments
July 18, 2015 - Folly Beach Pier
August 15, 2015 - Folly Beach PIer
September 5, 2015 - Mount Pleasant Pier
October 3, 2015 - Mount Pleasant Pier
Part of the Memorial Waterfront Park complex, the 1250-foot long Mount Pleasant Pier stretches out into Charleston Harbor under the foot of the Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge. Along with beautiful views, the pier offers great fishing! The Folly Beach Pier is one of the best destinations in the Lowcountry for pier fishing. This breathtaking landmark stretches out 1045’ into the sparkling Atlantic Ocean and offers spectacular views, fishing, dining, tournaments, special events, and more throughout the year! Click here for additional information.

The Charleston Bridal Show
July 26, 2015 
This is your special invitation to the most unique bridal show of the year! The Charleston Bridal Show will be held Sunday, July 26, 2015 at the Shriners Buiding at Patriots Point located at 176 Patriots Point Rd., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464. Please join us from Noon to 4PM. Admission is $10 at the door. Experience over 75 vendors in an interactive environment. See the latest bridal fashions while musicians set the mood and provide entertainment throughout the day. Sample hors d'oeuvres and enjoy wedding cake samples. View all of the latest options for distinctive props and decor for your wedding. Click here for additional information.

Rob Thomas at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center
July 26, 2015
Emblem/Atlantic recording artist Rob Thomas has announced plans for a major North American tour with special guests, Plain White T’s. Rob Thomas is one of the most distinctive artists of this or any other era – a gifted vocalist, spellbinding performer, and accomplished songwriter known worldwide as lead singer and primary composer with Matchbox Twenty as well as for his multi-platinum certified solo work and chart-topping collaborations with other artists. Among his countless hits are solo classics like “Lonely No More,” “This Is How A Heart Breaks,” and “Streetcorner Symphony,” Matchbox Twenty favorites including “Push,” “3AM,” “If You’re Gone,” and “Bent,” and of course “Smooth,” his 3x RIAA platinum certified worldwide hit collaboration with Santana. Click here for tickets.

​Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series
July 26, 2015
August 9, 2015
The five-race Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series at James Island County Park features a 600-yard freshwater swim, 12-mile bike ride, and 5K flat run. Over 30,000 people have raced the series over the years, and the series has been honored as one of the Top Ten Charleston Signature Sport Events by the Charleston Metro Sports Council. Click here for additional information.

Bill Maher Live
August 8, 2015
Bill Maher is coming to the North Charleston Performing Arts Center August 8, 2015. Doors open at 7PM and the show begins at 8PM. Tickets are available now. $5 Parking Cash Only. Join us at the North Charleston PAC for this exciting live event. Click here for additional information.

“Weird Al” Yankovic: The Mandatory World Tour
August 9, 2015 
Fresh off the biggest year of his storied career, “Weird Al” Yankovic announced his 2015 Mandatory World Tour will stop at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on August 9.Slated to visit over 100 cities throughout North America, Europe, and Australia, the tour follows the release of Weird Al’s #1 album, Mandatory Fun (RCA Records). The album was released on July 15, 2014 and immediately shot to #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 Album Chart. This is the first time in over 50 years that a comedy album has topped the charts, and the first time ever that a comedy album debuted in the top position. Click here for tickets.

The Southern Bridal Show
August 16, 2015
The South's Elite Bridal Event since 1990 is coming up on August 16, 2015 at the Charleston Area Convention Center. Brides are able to meet face to face with wedding professionals and find everything you need to create the wedding of your dreams! You can SEE a photographer's pictures, TASTE samples of cakes and foods from the caterers, SEE your future gown and the tuxedo of your groom on the fashion show runway, LISTEN to the music of your DJ, VISUALIZE the flowers that you will be carrying down the aisle, GET IDEAS for your bridal registry, PLAN your honeymoon and so much more! See the South's most spectacular bridal fashion show production at 4:00pm with professional models, dancers, recording artists and live entertainment! Click here for additional information.

The Charleston Home and Design Show
August 28 - 30, 2015
Mark your Calendars now for the last weekend in August at the Charleston Area Convention Center....This is one summer event you will not want to miss! Enjoy FREE Admission on Friday with Extended Hours until 8PM. Home Show Happy Hour Friday 5PM - 8PM with Beer, Wine and Catered Food at Vendor Displays. On Saturday and Sunday, bring an antique for PBS Antiques Roadshow Appraiser Miller Gaffney to evaluate. Enter to WIN a $10,000+ Dream Backyard Makeover and more! Click here for additional information.

Betty Wright & The Whispers
August 29, 2015
Celebrating well over 50 years in music, acclaimed R&B acts Betty Wright and The Whispers will appear Saturday, August 29 at 8:00 p.m. at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center! The Whispers are members of both the Vocal Group Hall of Fame (inducted in 2003) and the Soul Music Hall of Fame. Classic songs “And the Beat Goes On” and “Rock Steady” reached the top of the R&B charts, and The Whispers’ extensive catalog includes 13 hits that soared to the top 10 on the R&B list. Betty Wright extensive catalog includes a Grammy Award for “Where is the Love” multiple hits that has soared to the top 10 on the R&B list such as “Clean Up Woman”, “Tonight is the Night,” “No Pain, No Gain” and “Secretary”. Click here to purchase tickets.

Charleston Italian Festival 
September 19, 2015
The Charleston Italian Festival is a celebration of Italian Culture. The food, wine, art, entertainment and cars, really nice cars of Italy will be represented. There's so much to celebrate, we're closing the street to do it! At the Charleston Italian Festival you'll taste cuisine from some of the area's best Italian restaurants. You'll sample wines from the Italian countryside and Italian beers you've been dying to try. In the Artisan Tent, some lovely handmade items, handbags, Italian food products, oils, vinegars, photography, ceramics and linens. Music and activities will take place throughout the day, providing a festive and fun time for everyone. Click here for additional information.

Kiawah Island Triathlon
September 20, 2015
Tri-Kiawah is a USAT sanctioned (#213334) intermediate distance competition featuring a .7-mile swim, 25.1-mile bike and 6.1-mile run. This race is currently the only intermediate distance triathlon in the Charleston area to feature an ocean swim. The competition kicks off with the .7-mile point-to-point swim in the vast, beautiful and calm Atlantic waters off Kiawah’s stunning coastline. The bike and run portions of the race take athletes along the scenic marshland, maritime forest and beachfront, allowing participants to capture the unique essence of Kiawah Island. Transition area will take place in Night Heron Park, a 21-acre spectator and family friendly park at the heart of Kiawah Island. Click here to register.

35th Annual Taste of Charleston
September 27, 2015
This year will mark the 35th anniversary of the Lowcountry’s culinary event of the year, The Southern Living Taste of Charleston, hosted by the Greater Charleston Restaurant Association, Inc (GCRA). A 3-day event showcasing taste-tempting delights served by Charleston restaurants. For the main event, historic Boone Hall Plantation is transformed into a sea of culinary enchantment! 50 of the Lowcountry’s favorite casual and fine dining restaurants serving sample size portions + beer and wine. Highlights of the Main Event include: specialty and imported beer tasting tent, live music, the legendary “Waiters’ Race” and the “Kid’s Kitchen Sideshow.” Food and drink tickets are sold separately. Children 10 and under are free. Rain or Shine. No Pets, Coolers or Tailgating. Free Parking. Please Carpool. Click here for additional information.
Upcoming Events in Charleston, South Carolina - Charleston South Carolina Upcoming Events include spectacular festivals, concerts, museum displays, social gatherings, holiday festivities, and more. We want YOU to participate and share in the excitement! Take a glance at these upcoming events and start planning your trip to Charleston, South Carolina today! Enjoy a beautiful Charleston vacation home and take part in all of the wonderful events that Charleston art galleries, performing arts centers, theatres, and other local Charleston businesses host throughout the year. 
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Explore Charleston beaches to enter a fishing tournament, challenge your friends in a paddle board contest, and dance the night away on Charleston’s beautiful piers. Downtown Charleston features live entertainment, ever changing museum exhibits, and seasonal city tours. Hosting an event in Charleston SC? Submit your event today.

Visit the North Charleston Coliseum and Performing Arts Center to see incredible musicians live in concert. Check out our list of upcoming events below to find an event or activity that interests you and then share event details with your family and friends today. Charleston’s exciting nightlife, delicious dining, indoor activities, outdoor adventures, concerts, theatrical performances and more entertain people of all ages and interests. Enjoy fantastic local events and activities all year long.  

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