Charleston Restaurant Week
January 4 – 22, 2017
Enjoy the world-renowned cuisine of the Lowcountry as participating restaurants offer prix fixe lunch and dinner menus.

Lowcountry Oyster Festival
January 29, 2017
The world’s largest oyster festival; highlights include the legendary “Oyster Shucking” and “Oyster Eating” Contests, live music on the main stage, wine, a selection of domestic and imported beers, a Children’s Area and a “Food Court” showcasing a variety of local favorite restaurants to satisfy everyone’s taste.  

Bacon and Bourbon
February 11, 2017
Unlimited samples of bacon dishes from some of Charleston’s most renowned chefs and bourbon cocktails from 25 different distilleries. A portion of proceeds benefit the Junior League of Charleston’s hunger and homelessness initiatives. 

February 25, 2017
Put on by COAST Brewing Co. and The Charleston Beer Exchange, the highest quality and most unique beers from the best breweries in the country are available for sampling at this all-day celebration. 

The Chocolate Affair
February 25, 2017
This gala fundraising event supports Communities In Schools and offers gourmet catering and chocolate desserts from Charleston’s finest restaurants and specialty shops, an open bar, a variety of hors d’oeuvres and a live auction. 

Dill Sanctuary Oyster Roast
February 25, 2017
Enjoy an incredible view of the Stono River at the Dill Sanctuary while you shuck oysters and eat delicious barbecue from Sticky Fingers. BYOB, live music, Diggity Doughnut truck, guided tours and more. Hosted by the Charleston Museum.

Mardi Crawl on Shem Creek
February 25, 2017
Interactive games, enjoy food & drink specials, jam out to live, local music and so much more! Participating Restaurants Include: Vickery’s Bar & Grill, Red’s Ice House, RB’s Seafood, The Wreck, The Shelter & Shem Creek Bar & Grill.

Charleston Wine + Food Festival
March 1 – 5, 2017
Taste why Charleston is one of the top food and wine destinations in America!

Wine Down Wednesdays
March 22, 2017
Wine, live music and food truck fare at Old Towne Creek County Park. 5:30 – 7:30 pm 

Lowcountry Cajun Festival
April 2, 2017
A full-day of Zydeco music, Cajun and Creole foods, kids activities and all around ragin’ Cajun fun! 

Wine Down Wednesdays 
April 5, 2017
Wine, live music and food truck fare at Old Towne Creek County Park. 5:30 – 7:30 pm 

Hops and Vines at McLeod Plantation
April 13, 2017
Enjoy wine, beer, and live music at McLeod Plantation. 5 – 8 pm

Wine Down Wednesdays 
April 19, 2017
Wine, live music and food truck fare at Old Towne Creek County Park. 5:30 – 7:30 pm 

Lowcountry Strawberry Festival
April 20 – 23, 2017
Celebrate the strawberry harvest with pick-your-own strawberries, entertainment, food and lots of family-friendly activities at Boone Hall Plantation. 

High Water Festival
April 22 – 23, 2017
Celebration of music, food, and libations curated by Shovels and Rope. North Charleston Riverfront Park 

Blessing of the Fleet and Seafood Festival
April 30, 2017
Pay tribute to Mount Pleasant’s local shrimping and fishing industry with a ceremonial blessing of the shrimp/fishing fleet, a boat parade, seafood samplings, live music, a craft show, art exhibition, Shag and shrimp-eating contests and family-friendly activities. 

Wine Down Wednesdays 
May 3, 2017
Wine, live music and food truck fare at Old Towne Creek County Park. 5:30 – 7:30 pm 

Hops and Vines at McLeod Plantation
May 11, 2017 Enjoy wine, beer, and live music at McLeod Plantation. 5 – 8 pm

Taste of Charleston
September 2017 
A 2-day event showcasing taste-tempting delights served by Charleston restaurants. 

Restaurant Week Charleston
September 6 – 17, 2017 
Brought to you by the Greater Charleston Restaurant Association, enjoy prix fixe lunch and dinner menus at participating Lowcountry restaurants.

Charleston Beer Week
September 9 – 16. 2017
A variety of events taking place all over the area promoting the Lowcountry craft beer scene.

Scrumptious Summerville Kitchen Tour
October 1. 2017
Tour homes while enjoying gourmet treats, local musicians and beautiful floral arrangements benefitting the Dorchester Children’s Center.

HALOS Oyster Roast
October 8. 2017
Oysters, chili, hot dogs, beer, wine, live music, silent auction, kids’ jump castle benefitting HALO’s mission to help abused and neglected children in the Lowcountry.

Oktoberfest Charleston
October 14, 2017
German food and drink, polka dancing, children’s games, brat eating contest benefitting Community Outreach Center.

Latin American Festival
October 15, 2017
Salsa and Merengue music, authentic food and crafts, and plenty of activities for families.

Summerville Italian Feast
October 15, 2017
Authentic Italian cuisine and wines, entertainment and local artists celebrating Italian culture and heritage benefitting Dorchester District 2 Educational Foundation.

Lowcountry Hoedown
November 4, 2017
Live bluegrass music, sampling from bourbon and moonshine distilleries, restaurants and artisan food vendors with a portion of proceeds benefiting The Harbor Entrepreneur Center/

CHS Oyster Roast
November 5, 2017
Roasted local oysters, hotdogs, beer and other goodies with live music, games and activities for the kids benefiting Charleston Horticultural Society.

Charleston Coffee Cup
November 5, 2017
Featuring local and regional roasters, local coffee shops and brunch purveyors, latte art and roaster competitions and family fun.

Smoke on the Harbor BBQ Throwdown
November 10, 2017
Sanctioned, national event with samples, live music, cocktail competition and kids zone. Bring five non-perishable food items for the Lowcountry Food Bank for admission discount.

Chili Cook Off & Oyster Roast
November 18, 2017
Over 80 chili teams, oysters, music, craft beers, kids zone, animal adoptions and more benefitting the Charleston Animal Society’s Medical Fund.

Charleston Mac Off
October 20 – 21. 2017 
Sample offerings of mac & cheese, live music, kid’s activities, a demo kitchen with a portion of proceeds benefiting Lowcountry Local First.

Charleston Holiday Progressive Dinner
November 24 – 30; December 1 – 23, 2017
Circa 1886 restaurant and Charming Inns host a festive evening where diners journey by carriage to three different locations.

Wine Under The Oaks
December 3, 2017
The wine flows at Boone Hall Plantation with samples from a variety of wine distributors and winery partners, complimentary desserts and food samples, wine and cooking demonstrations, live music, shopping and more. 

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