Category Archives: Festivals

Lowcountry Oyster Festival – February 6, 2022

The Charleston Restaurant Foundation (CRF) is pleased to announce that tickets to the world’s largest oyster festival are now available for purchase online. Named one of the “Top 20 Events in the Southeast” by the Southeastern Tourism Society, this beloved … Continue reading

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Charleston Holiday Boat Parade Saturday, Dec. 11

Charleston Holiday Boat ParadeSaturday, December 11, 20215:30 to 8:00 pm Join a Lowcountry holiday tradition, the Charleston holiday boat parade, as this display of lighted and festive boats proceeds from the Cooper River, through the Charleston Harbor and into the … Continue reading

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Holiday Festival of Lights November 12-December 31

The Holiday Festival of Lights at James Island County Park opens November 12 and runs through December 31, 2021. The festive lights will be illuminated each night from 5:30-10 pm. Be sure to tune your car radio to the park … Continue reading

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Holy Smokes BBQ Festival Nov 13

November 13, 202111:00 am – 4:00 pmThe Bend3775 Azalea Drive, North Charleston Holy Smokes BBQ Festival brings the leaders of the national barbecue community together in Charleston for a festival paying homage to the history, culture, and traditions of American … Continue reading

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50th Annual Charleston Scottish Games Nov 6

The 50th Annual Charleston Scottish Games & Highland Gatheringby the Scottish Society of Charleston Saturday, November 68:30 am to 5:30 pmRiverfront Park, North Charleston With its inaugural event in 1971, the Charleston Scottish Games & Highland Gathering is the second … Continue reading

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Charleston Literary Festival Schedule and Tickets Announced

Explore the whole program and schedule and get tickets here. – Tidelines Editors

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Charleston Beer Fest Cancelled for 2021

It has been brought to our attention that the  Charleston Beer Fest scheduled for October 9 has been cancelled due to COVID-19. The next Charleston Beer Fest will held next year on October 22, 2022. –Tidelines Editors

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Juneteenth Celebration

Juneteenth is a yearly observance remembering the date, June 19, 1865, that the Emancipation Proclamation was enforced in Galveston, Texas, eliminating slavery completely in the United States.  Galveston was one of the most remote regions that still had slaves, thus … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events at Charleston’s Historic Plantations

2021 Lowcountry Strawberry Festival ◊ April 29 through May 2This Family Festival event features a petting zoo, acrobatic dog shows, pig races, a three-story slide tower, two giant jump pillows, playground area, contests, live entertainment, vendor exhibits, access to the … Continue reading

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Reminder: 74th Annual Festival of Houses and Gardens March 11 – April 18

Spring is on the way, and so is the Historic Charleston Foundation’s Festival of Houses and Gardens, which will be held from March 11 through April 18, 2021. With the safety of visitors, volunteers and staff in mind, the events … Continue reading

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Update: Festival of Houses and Gardens

On January 27, Tidelines published information about the upcoming Historic Charleston Foundation Festival of Houses and Gardens. Since then they have informed us of their decision to delay the 2021 Festival in the best interests of public health and safety. The Festival … Continue reading

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74th Annual Festival of Houses and Gardens March 11 – April 18

There’s no lovelier time in Charleston than spring – and no better way to experience the city’s charm than by attending the Historic Charleston Foundation’s Festival of Houses and Gardens.  Tickets for the 74th Annual Festival of Houses and Gardens … Continue reading

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