Spoleto Festival USA is an annual performing arts festival in Charleston, and one of the largest in the US. Founded by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Gian Carlo Menotti in 1977, this festival has the best of performing arts combined with Charleston’s charm. The 17-day event showcases established and emerging talent, with over 150 performances of jazz, classical music, opera, dance and theater. Spoleto Festival USA’s mission is to present high-caliber performances while cultivating and encouraging a community of young artists and contemporary innovation. Past performers have included Renee Fleming, Jean-Yves Thibaudet and Yo-Yo Ma.

The Spoleto Festival 2023 takes place May 25 – June 11, at various venues throughout Charleston such as Charleston Gaillard Center, Festival Hall, and Dock Street Theatre. Last year’s performances included operas like Omar and La boheme, and theatrical performances like Until the Flood. Musical acts included Bank of America Chamber Music, Shakey Graves, Youssou NDOUR, and Cécile McLorin Salvant. 2023’s full Spoleto Festival USA season will be announced in February.

Whether you’re attending the Spoleto Festival with family or friends, GCT has the perfect vehicle for your visit. Going to the Spoleto Festival USA with a small group? Our Lincoln Town Cars are luxuriously private and comfortable, with complimentary bottled water, leather seating and tinted windows. Traveling with your family? The Ford Expedition may be perfect for your trip to Spoleto or any festival in Charleston. These bigger SUVs fit 5 people comfortably, with room for 7 pieces of luggage. Make it a group excursion! For larger festival groups we also have coach bus rentals and executive coaches that can fit up to 55 people.

Spoleto Festival Car Services

  • Private Sedans
  • Group Transportation
  • Motorcoaches

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Charleston, SC 29401-1524