Charleston

The beautiful city of Charleston, SC is known for its history, magnificent architecture, cobblestone streets and Southern charm. Charleston is known as The Holy City due to the prominence of churches on the low-rise cityscape, particularly the numerous steeples.

The city of Charleston is located just south of the mid-point of South Carolina’s coastline, at the confluence of the Ashley and Cooper rivers, which flow together into the Atlantic Ocean.

Charleston attracts nearly 4 million visitors every year. Coastalcompanion.com is here to help you plan your Charleston getaway vacation or romantic weekend getaway and make your stay one to remember. From arts and culture, to food, festivals and other happenings, we’re here to help you find fun things to do on your visit to Charleston, South Carolina.

Annual Festivals and Events in CharlestonĀ 

MARCH

BBT Wine + Food Festival

Spring Festival of Houses and Gardens

Charleston Fashion Week

APRIL

Cooper River Bridge Run

Family Circle Cup Tennis Tournament

Lowcountry Cajun Festival

East Coast Kayak & Canoe Festival

Shaggin’ on the Cooper

Moonlight Mixers

North Charleston Arts Festival

MAY

Shaggin’ on the Cooper

Charleston Harbor Fest

Moonlight Mixers

Charleston International Film Festival

Spoleto Festival

Piccolo Spoleto

JUNE

Moonlight Mixers

Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival

Charleston Carifest

Shaggin’ on the Cooper

JULY

Patriot’s Point 4th of July Blast

Shaggin’ on the Cooper

Moonlight Mixers

AUGUST

Shaggin’ on the Cooper

Moonlight Mixers

SEPTEMBER

Moonlight Mixers

Lowcountry Jazz Festival

Shaggin’ on the Cooper

Charleston Restaurant Week

Fall Tour of Homes and Gardens

Green Fair

BBQ and Bluegrass Festival

Museum Mile Weekend

Scottish Games

MOJA Arts Festival

Taste of Charleston

OCTOBER

Latin American Festival

Plantation Days at Middleton Place

NOVEMBER

Holiday Festival of Lights

DECEMBER