Festivals, Tennis, & Flowers: The Can’t-Miss Spring Events in Charleston

As the weather warms up, so does the events schedule around the Charleston area. What better way to enjoy the fresh air and sunshine than by getting out and celebrating with the community?

From arts festival to tennis opens, there are tons of diverse events packed into the calendar for the next few months. Take a sneak peek at how you can spend your time in Charleston this spring!

2019 Charleston Bluegrass Festival

A man playing the banjo.

When: March 29th – 30th

Where: Charleston Woodlands

What: National and local bluegrass musicians, camping and outdoor activities, and tons of local food and drinks—come out and celebrate the opening of the Charleston Woodlands and listen to some of the best bluegrass around.

Volvo Car Open

A woman playing tennis.

When: March 30th – April 7th

Where: Volvo Car Stadium

What: The largest women’s-only tennis tournament in the country, some of the most talented and well-known tennis professionals from around the world will gather for the Volvo Car Open, bringing in over 90,000 guests.

Flowertown Festival

A cherry blossom tree.

When: April 5th – April 7th

Where: Azaela Park, Downtown Summerville

What: One of the most popular events in the Southeast, the Flowertown Festival is a three-day weekend filled with artwork, local food and drink, family-friendly activities, and—you guessed—tons of beautiful flowers.

High Water Festival

A concert.

When: April 13th – April 14th

Where: Riverfront Park

What: Live music, food and drink vendors, and big names like Leon Bridges, The Head and The Heart, Mitski, and Lord Huron will take over North Charleston for one of the biggest musical events in the city.

Charleston Songwriter Festival

A man playing a guitar on stage.

When: April 18th – April 20th

Where: Charleston Music Hall

What: The Songwriter Festival is all about bringing together musicians, songwriters, and industry professionals to celebrate the music and culture of the Charleston area.

North Charleston Arts Fest

A woman on an outdoor stage.

When: May 1st – May 5th

Where: Various Locations

What: Spread over 5 days at the beginning of May, over 100 artists, musicians, writers, and performers will gather for one of the best events in the Southeast.

49th Annual Charleston Greek Festival

A plate of Greek foods.

When: May 10th – May 12th

Where: Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity Park

What: Did you know that the Greek Festival is the oldest and third-largest festival in the city? Come out and check out this popular event, filled with tasty food, live performances, tons of vendors, and plenty of fun.

Charleston Beer Fest

Beer being poured from a tap.

When: May 18th

Where: Riverfront Park

What: Craft breweries from around the area, live musical performances, local food trucks, games, and activities—find your new favorite brew at the Charleston Beer Fest.

Spoleto Festival

A man playing the trumpet.

When: May 24th – June 9th

Where: Various Locations

What: For almost three weeks, the Spoleto Festival will bring stunning performances, beautiful music, and renowned performers to the communities around Charleston.

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