Spring Festival of Houses and Gardens: March 13-April 18, 2019

Spring Festival of Houses and Gardens: March 13-April 18, 2019

Starts: March 13, 2019

Ends April 18, 2019

Experience the intimate charm and elegance found only beyond Charleston’s private garden gates and historic thresholds during Historic Charleston Foundation’s 72nd Annual Spring Festival of Houses & Gardens. Set amid the historic ambience of the city’s Old & Historic District, this series of award-winning tours showcases Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture. These tours… Continued

Visit the South Carolina Aquarium!

Visit the South Carolina Aquarium!

@ South Carolina Aquarium

Top 9 Things to SEA and Do at the South Carolina Aquarium Located on the beautiful Charleston Harbor, the South Carolina Aquarium is a destination you won’t want to miss. From hands-on animal encounters to an up-close look at sea turtle rehabilitation, the aquarium has something for every member of the family. Check out our list of the… Continued

The Volvo Car Open: March 30 – April 7, 2019

The Volvo Car Open: March 30 – April 7, 2019

Starts: March 30, 2019

Ends April 7, 2019
@ Family Circle Tennis Center, Daniel Island

The 2019 Volvo Car Open will be held March 30-April 7 at the Family Circle Tennis Center on Daniel Island. Every spring, the City of Charleston and Daniel Island serve as a backdrop to one of the richest and most traditional events in women’s professional tennis. Since 1973, the Volvo Car Open has been a… Continued

Charleston Antiques Show: March 15-17, 2019

Charleston Antiques Show: March 15-17, 2019

Starts: March 15, 2019

Ends March 17, 2019
@ Gaillard Center

Managed by the Antiques Council, the 16th Annual Charleston Antiques Show will bring approximately 30 dealers of fine arts and antiques from across the world to the Gaillard Center for a magnificent three-day show. You will find paintings, jewelry, furniture, rugs, decorative objects, silver and many more treasures to behold. Explore the show all three… Continued

Charleston Wears the Green – Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Charleston Wears the Green – Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Historic Downtown Charleston On Saturday, March 16, join the always eagerly anticipated Charleston St. Patrick’s Day Celebration! The parade begins at 10 am at King and Radcliffe Streets, and proceeds down King to Broad Street with the conclusion at the Cathedral of St. Johns. The celebration continues with the annual Tri-Color… Continued

2019 Charleston Wine + Food Festival: March 6 – 10, 2019

2019 Charleston Wine + Food Festival: March 6 – 10, 2019

Starts: March 6, 2019

Ends March 10, 2019

Food and wine connoisseurs can enlighten both their palates and senses during the Charleston Wine + Food Festival, a non-profit organization that celebrates the food culture of Charleston. Discover the distinctive flavors of the Lowcountry and uniquely Charleston experiences while interacting with and learning from the country’s best chefs, authors and beverage professionals. With a… Continued

See History Unfolding: Hunley Weekend Tours

See History Unfolding: Hunley Weekend Tours

Described as a remarkable experience, a weekend tour of the Hunley is a must for visitors to the area. During the Civil War, eight men entered an experimental vessel that was to become the first submarine in world history to successfully sink an enemy ship. On the night of February 17th, 1864, the Hunley rammed… Continued

Lowcountry Oyster Festival

Lowcountry Oyster Festival

Starts: January 27, 2019

@ Boone Hall Plantation

The Greater Charleston Restaurant Association will be hosting the 36th Annual Lowcountry Oyster Festival on Sunday, January 27, 2019, from 10 am-5 pm. Located on the 700+ acre grounds of historic Boone Hall Plantation in Mount Pleasant, the Lowcountry Oyster Festival is the world’s largest oyster festival and has been named one of the “top… Continued

84th Annual House and Garden Tours: March 29th – 30th, 2019

84th Annual House and Garden Tours: March 29th – 30th, 2019

Starts: March 29, 2019

Ends March 30, 2019

Springtime in Charleston 2019 will showcase beautiful, historic private homes and gardens in Charleston.  The weekend long event begins Thursday, March 28th, with a Preview Party and silent auction where guests will enjoy floral arranging demonstrations by members, delicious hors d’oeuvres and beverages, and a silent auction at the historic Hibernian Hall located at 101… Continued

Experience Winter’s Beauty: Camellia Walks Return to Middleton Place: February 5 – March 16

Experience Winter’s Beauty: Camellia Walks Return to Middleton Place: February 5 – March 16

Starts: February 5, 2019

Ends March 16, 2019
@ Middleton Place

Camellias, a southern landscape favorite, show off a blaze of color throughout the winter months. Middleton family history holds that in the year 1786, French botanist André Michaux gave the Middletons some of the first camellia trees to be planted in an American garden. Today, Middleton Place has over 10,000 camellias, many over 220 years… Continued