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28 Jan 2020
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While it may be considered the slower season here in the Charleston area, there is never a shortage of fun festivals for locals and guests to enjoy. Charleston is known for its culture of food, level of wine expertise, unique housing market, and great music taste, which is why we invite you to enjoy all that our lovely city has to offer by attending these events. Book your vacation rental on Kiawah Island and join us at the upcoming festivals from February to April!

February Festivals

Charleston Winter Wine Festival (February 8)

For the second year running, Charleston brings back the Winter Wine Festival to Memminger Auditorium downtown. Featuring over 50 wines and beer, live music, and a DJ, this is a festival you don’t want to miss!

Charleston Coffee Festival (February 9)

For all the coffee lovers out there, enjoy local coffee from shops around the area as well as regional roasters alike at the Charleston Coffee Festival! Brunch favorites as well as kid-friendly activities available on site.

Lowcountry Irish Festival (February 23)

Charleston Music Hall has the main stage for the Lowcountry Irish Fest along with separate music stages along John and Ann Street alleyways. 


 March Festivals 

Charleston Food & Wine Festival (March 4-8)

This annual five-day Charleston Food & Wine Festival features events downtown in Marion Square along with seminars, tastings, and workshops located throughout downtown that are sure to please any wine and food enthusiast!

Charleston Brunch Festival (March 21)

If you’re into the best meal of the day: breakfast and lunch, also known as “brunch” here in Charleston, then come out to celebrate our local favorites from around the city at the Charleston Brunch Festival!

73rd Annual Festival of Houses and Gardens (March 11-April 18)

Charleston culture at its finest: private house tours and history included in walking tours around the city during the Festival of Houses and Gardens to view and learn about the historic district’s grounds and gardens.


 April Festivals

Flowertown Festival (April 3-5)

For the 48th year running, Summerville celebrates with flowers and Southern hospitality at the Flowertown Festival which is one of the Southeast’s largest arts and crafts festivals of the year!

High Water Festival (April 18-19)

North Charleston’s Riverfront Park is the setting for this celebration of music, food, and drinks at the High Water Festival! People travel from all around to hear live bands at this enjoyable event.


 Join Us

Check out our events page for more information on festivals in the area during your Kiawah Island vacation! Browse our Kiawah Island vacation rental inventory of houses, cottages, and villas here and reserve your favorite today!