Have you ever wandered the streets of downtown and seen hundreds or thousands of people gathered for an event?? Or driven by a site and seen dozens of massive tents going up with seemingly no explanation?? This is a quick breakdown of some of the major events in town this time of year. Check out What in the World is Going On Here this spring ...
February 16 – February 18, 2018 : SouthEastern Wildlife Expo - a three-day showcase of everything we love about wildlife and nature. It brings together people of all ages, men and women, sportsmen and conservationists, artists and artisans, fans and families. Through an incredible lineup of events – from fine art exhibits, conservation education, sporting demonstrations and parties, SEWE invites us all to explore our “wild” side and pay tribute to our naturally beautiful world. http://sewe.com/
February 29 – March 4, 2018: Charleston Wine + Food Festival – a cultural entity that champions the region’s unique foodways through world-renowned culinary experiences. Fueled by a contagious passion for the people and places that make Charleston worth celebrating, the annual festival infuses homegrown flavor with top chefs, winemakers, authors, storytellers, artisans, and food enthusiasts from around the globe for a five-day event that spans the first full weekend each March. Charlestonwineandfood.com
March 13 – 18 2018 : Fashion Week - Get ready for five days full of the most dazzling fashion from the top boutiques, emerging designers and some of the hottest featured designers in the fashion world - plus, see undiscovered models compete in the Rock the Runway Model Competition. Enjoy glamorous citywide events and activities, shopping, after parties and much more! CharlestonFashionWeek.com
April 7, 2018 : Cooper River Bridge Run – A massive race across the Ravenel Bridge that connects Mt Pleasant and Downtown Charleston, ranked #4 in the US and #18 in the world as the largest 10K road race with 40,000 participants. It includes world-class competition in a unique setting with unparalleled participant satisfaction. The main goal of the event is to promote continuous physical activity and a healthy lifestyle through education and opportunity. FREE Bus transportation is provided from 5 locations to the start of the race and from the finish Festival back to the start. Bridgerun.com