Welcome to the Holy City! If you’ve recently unpacked your U-Haul and found yourself enchanted by the cobblestone streets, historic architecture, and Southern hospitality, you’re in for a treat. Charleston, SC, is not just a city; it’s a lifestyle. As you embark on this exciting journey in Charleston, make sure to mark these events on your calendar. Whether you’re drawn to the arts, culinary delights, or outdoor adventures, the Holy City has something for everyone. Embrace the charm, connect with your new community, and let the Lowcountry unfold its magic before you. Cheers to new beginnings and unforgettable experiences!

 

The Charleston Home + Design Show (February 2-4)

This home and design show staged at the North Charleston Convention Center, brings together professionals and enthusiasts in the home improvement and design industry featuring a variety of exhibitors, including interior designers, architects, home builders, furniture manufacturers, home improvement specialists, and other related businesses. Enjoy FREE parking all weekend along with interior designer and architect consultations and seminars.

 

Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE) (February 16-18)

For nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers, SEWE is a must-attend event. Celebrating the region’s rich biodiversity, this expo brings together artists, conservationists, and outdoor enthusiasts for a weekend of art exhibitions, educational programs and exciting demonstrations. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty that surrounds Charleston and gain a deeper appreciation for the diverse ecosystems of the Southeast.

 

Charleston Antique Show (March 22-24)

For those with a penchant for the past, the Charleston Antique Show is a large treasure box of vintage finds and timeless pieces. Explore exhibits featuring antiques, fine art, and collectibles from renowned dealers. Whether you’re a seasoned collector or just love a good dose of nostalgia, this event promises a fascinating journey through history.

 

Charleston Wine + Food Festival (March 6-10)

Indulge your senses at the Charleston Wine + Food Festival, a celebration of the city’s culinary talents. Sample exquisite dishes prepared by renowned chefs, attend wine tastings, and engage in insightful discussions about the culinary arts. This festival is not just about food; it’s a social event that brings together locals and newcomers alike, fostering a sense of community over shared meals and delightful conversations.

 

Charleston Fashion Week (TBD)

For local fashionistas, Charleston Fashion Week is a must-attend event. This week-long celebration showcases emerging designers, talented models and the latest trends in the fashion world. Immerse yourself in the glamor and style, and get a taste of the vibrant fashion scene that Charleston has to offer.

 

Cooper River Bridge Run (April 6)

Join thousands of fitness enthusiasts in one of the largest 10K races in the country, the Cooper River Bridge Run. The route takes you across the iconic Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, offering breathtaking views of the Charleston skyline and the Cooper River. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or a first-timer, participating in this event is a great way to stay active, make new friends, and become part of the vibrant Charleston community.

 

Spoleto Festival USA (May 24-June 9)

Deepen your Charleston experience with a cultural extravaganza at the Spoleto Festival USA. This internationally renowned performing arts festival takes over the city for 17 days, showcasing a diverse range of opera, theater, dance and music performances. From intimate jazz shows to grand operatic productions, the Spoleto Festival offers a delightful immersion into the world of arts and culture.

 

Charleston Restaurant Week (September 5-15)

Prepare your taste buds for an unforgettable journey during Charleston Restaurant Week. This culinary celebration highlights the city’s vibrant food scene, featuring special prix-fixe menus at some of the finest lowcountry eateries. Explore the local flavors and discover hidden gems as you savor the unique blend of Southern and international cuisines that make Charleston a gourmet paradise.

 

Charleston Beer Week (TBD)

Craft beer lovers, rejoice! Charleston Beer Week celebrates the thriving local craft beer scene. Participate in tastings, brewery tours, and special events hosted by the city’s many craft breweries. It’s a fantastic opportunity to explore the diverse and innovative offerings of Charleston’s burgeoning craft beer community.

 

Charleston International Film Festival (November 1-5)

Lights, camera, action! The Charleston International Film Festival brings together filmmakers, industry professionals, and cinephiles for a week of screenings, discussions, and networking opportunities. Discover independent films, engage in thought-provoking conversations, and experience the magic of storytelling through the lens of talented filmmakers.

 

Holiday Festival of Lights (November 9-December 31)

End the year on a festive note at the Holiday Festival of Lights in James Island County Park. Marvel at millions of twinkling lights, enjoy festive displays, and take a magical ride through the park. This family-friendly event captures the spirit of the holiday season and is a perfect way to create lasting memories with loved ones.

 

Charleston Farmers Market (Saturdays, April-November)

Last, take a leisurely stroll through the Charleston Farmers Market, a weekly event held in Marion Square. Here, you can explore a wide array of local produce, handmade crafts and delicious treats. Engage with local vendors, support the community, and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of this beloved market.

 

Make Your 2024 a Year to Remember With Team Lail-Chambers!

If you’re looking to move to Charleston, SC and want more help and advice, contact Team Lail-Chambers today. Our team of experts, led by Bob Chambers and Pheobe Lail-Chambers, are some of the most professional agents you’ll encounter, and will give you the easiest home-buying experience imaginable. We can help you determine your top priorities and find a place that accommodates both your tastes and your budget. Our staff knows the Lowcountry well and is acquainted with all of the facilities, resources, and services available in each community. We’ll make sure to fit you with a home you’ll love!