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2nd Sunday On King Street

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11/11/2018 - 11/11/2018

2nd Sunday On King Street

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Come enjoy your Sunday afternoon shopping and socializing every 2nd Sunday of every month on King Street!

Enjoy a variety of events and activities, great shopping, delicious food, wine and more! 

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Art Walk

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12/7/2018 - 12/7/2018

Art Walk

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Experience the Charleston Gallery Association Artwalk with over 40 Art Galleries participating!

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2nd Sunday On King Street

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12/9/2018 - 12/9/2018

2nd Sunday On King Street

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Come enjoy your Sunday afternoon shopping and socializing every 2nd Sunday of every month on King Street!

Enjoy a variety of events and activities, great shopping, delicious food, wine and more! 

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Charleston Restaurant Week

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1/10/2019 - 1/21/2019

Charleston Restaurant Week

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Charleston Restaurant Week, executed by the Greater Charleston Restaurant Association, Inc (GCRA), is one of the most highly anticipated culinary events in the Charleston area. It is an opportunity to enjoy the world-renowned cuisine of the Lowcountry as participating restaurants offer prix fixe lunch and dinner menus. 

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Southeastern Wildlife Exposition

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2/15/2019 - 2/17/2019

Southeastern Wildlife Exposition

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If you love ducks, dogs and the great outdoors, join the thousands of outdoor enthusiasts who turn out every February for the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE), the largest wildlife event in the nation. The 3-day event promotes conservation and preservation of wildlife as well as numerous outdoor sports through competitions, art, educational programs and more. Animal expert Jack Hanna is a regular presenter, and the Dock Dog competition draws record crowds annually who watch pro-, semi-pro and amateur canines of all breeds compete in the long jump, high jump and retrieval contests.

BB&T Charleston Wine Food Festival

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3/6/2019 - 3/10/2019

BB&T Charleston Wine Food Festival

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Nearly 100 of the country’s best wine and food purveyors can be found under the tents of Marion Square the first weekend in March during the BB&T Charleston Wine+Food Festival. The festival brings together samples of wine, spirits and food from across the nation, and attendees have an opportunity to learn techniques from culinary celebrities such as the Lee Bros., Husk Restaurant’s chef sensation Sean Brock and master sommelier Andrea Immer Robinson.

72nd Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

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3/13/2019 - 4/19/2019

72nd Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

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There’s no lovelier time in Charleston than spring – and no better way to experience the city’s charm than by attending the Festival of Houses and Gardens, which will be held March 13-April 18, 2019. Step inside the private houses and gardens of some of the city’s most stunning properties, learn about Charleston’s distinctive architecture and history and celebrate our unique culture at luncheons, musical concerts, tastings and other Lowcountry lifestyle events. Tours and events vary by day.

Tickets go on sale November 1, 2018. For brochure and ticket information, visit the Historic Charleston Foundation.

Volvo Car Open

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3/30/2019 - 4/7/2019

Volvo Car Open

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In late March/early April, it’s 9 days of game-set-match at the premier women’s tennis event. The tournament, held at the Family Circle Tennis Center is the longest-running sponsored professional tennis tournament in the United States, bringing the WTA circuit’s top players such as Martina Navratilova, Chris Evert, Tracy Austin, Martina Hingis and the Williams sisters to Daniel Island, just 20 minutes outside of Charleston. In addition to watching the singles and doubles matches, spectators can enjoy demonstrations of the latest in tennis equipment, personalized video analysis of one’s game and even children’s courts for the next generation of tennis stars.

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Cooper River Bridge Run

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4/6/2019 - 4/6/2019

Cooper River Bridge Run

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The Cooper River Bridge Run, a10K Run & Walk, is the 3rd largest 10K in the United States and 18th largest in the world. Each year it includes 44,000 participants taking them over a 2.5 mile bridge. On Friday local restaurants participate in Taste of the Bridge, Saturday is the race and then there is a Finish Festival at the end.  

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