Events in Charleston this July


July is such a wonderful time in Charleston, there is so much to do. If you're looking for events in Charleston this July then look no further than these family friendly festivals and activities taking place in and around Charleston this July.

Events in Charleston this July

Patriots Point Fireworks Blast

When: July 4th, 2016

Where: Patriots Point, Mt Pleasant

Spend the 4th of July immersed in the patriotism of Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum and watch fireworks from the historic USS Yorktown.

New Artist Showcase at Atelier Gallery

When: July 4th – 31st, 2016

Where: Atelier Gallery

153 King Street

Charleston, SC

Atelier Gallery would like to welcome a new grouping of artists! We thought that there would be no better way than to celebrate new beginnings with our new artists. There is sure to be something for everyone. The opening reception will be held during the July artwalk which will be Friday July 4th 6-8pm. We have many new artists just time for the summer! Jane Schmidt, Angela Nesbit, and Erin Gregory are just a few of our brand new talented artists. Please stop by 153 King Street soon for an early look at this upcoming show.

Lexington Co Peach Festival

When: July 4th, 2016

Where: Gilbert Community Park

Gilbert, SC

The 2016 Peach Festival will be our 58th festival. It is always held on the 4th of July, unless the 4th falls on a Sunday; the festival will then be held on Saturday, July 3rd.

Festival of Discovery BBQ & Blues

When: July 7th – 10th, 2016

Where: Various Locations

The South Carolina Festival of Discovery is the premier event of the year sponsored by the Uptown Greenwood Development Corporation. The event started in 2000, and has become the most highly anticipated event in the region. The festival celebrates the history, culture, food, arts, crafts, music and people that make South Carolina and Greenwood County such an incredible place to live and visit.

The 2016 festival will offer fun for the entire family and will be held Thursday, July 7th through Sunday, July 10th.

2016 Palette and Palate Stroll

When: July 15th, 2016

Where: Downtown Charleston

Eleven years ago, several downtown fine art galleries created a partnership with supporting local restaurants to put together an event that would raise funds for local art programs. The Palette & Palate Stroll is also dedicated to the appreciation of delicious food and the amazing variety of fine art that Charleston has to offer. The popular summer event will take place on Friday, July 15th from 5:30 to 7:30pm.

Isle of Palms Beach Run

When: July 16th, 2016

Where: The Windjammer

1008 Ocean Blvd.

Isle of Palms, SC

10K and 5K beach run or 5K walk, youth fun run.

Pageland Watermelon Festival

When: July 15th – 16th, 2016

Where: McGregor and Pearl Street

Downtown Pageland

Pageland is known as the Watermelon Capital of the World; and each July, the Pageland Watermelon Festival highlights a summer season full of activities. Thousands of visitors come from all over the southeast to enjoy the parade, beauty pageants, music, food, and crafts.

Beaufort Water Festival

When: July 15th – 24th, 2016

Where: Downtown Beaufort, SC

Since 1956, The Beaufort Water Festival has brought residents and visitors from Beaufort, Charleston, Savannah, Hilton Head Island and parts beyond together in a two-week long celebration of the coastal Lowcountry. The Beaufort Water Festival is comprised of more than two dozen individual events including sporting events, aquatic events, arts & crafts, music and of course, the best of Lowcountry cuisine.

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