As spring rolls in, you know Charleston is in bloom. Everyone is eager to get out on the town again, and with the typical perfect weather this time of year, now is the best time! Events and festivals have returned to Charleston, so get ready to party. Whether you’re looking for great food or music, there’s always something fun going on in the Lowcountry.
Garden Strolls and Wine Tasting, March 16 – May 18
Explore the wines of France as you stroll through the gardens at Middleton Place. These are America’s oldest gardens paired with an incredible selection of wines every Wednesday in April and May.
Lowcountry Strawberry Festival, April 8-10, 14-16
This annual event at Boone Hall Farms returns bigger than ever over two weekends in April. The Strawberry festival features strawberry picking, pie eating contests, magic shows, acrobats, thrill rides, petting zoo, and more.
Easter Egg Hunts, April 16
If you’re celebrating Easter in Charleston, there are several Easter egg hunts and children’s activities happening around town. Past favorites include the annual Easter Eggstravaganza at Middleton Place and the Easter Egg Hunt at Magnolia Plantation.
Charleston Jazz Festival, April 21-24 2022
Charleston Jazz Festival celebrates the city’s jazz heritage and features performances from musicians from all across the country as well as student musicians and local jazz groups.
Charleston Greek Festival, May 6-8
The oldest festival in Charleston celebrates the best in Greek food, wine, music and culture. The festival remains popular and draws in over 35,000 attendees a year!
Spoleto Festival USA, May 27 – June 12
The Spoleto Festival USA is one of the country’s biggest performing arts festivals and takes place over two weeks across a variety of venues in Charleston every year. The event showcases both established and emerging artists specializing in dance, theater, music, and more.
It doesn’t matter if you’re visiting Charleston or just need a ride; GCT offers chauffeured car services that can take you to any event in the Lowcountry.