There’s never a better time to visit Charleston than in the spring. Packed with events of all kinds, there is bound to be something that catches your eye and drives you to visit the #1 City in the World! With some of the largest events of its kind, the lowcountry is an absolute must for your 2017 travel adventures. See what this city has going on with our Top 5 Spring Events in Charleston SC:

Charleston Restaurant Week

September 9 -19, 2020

With over 100 participating restaurants in the greater Charleston area, Charleston Restaurant Week is a foodie’s dream.  For two weeks, you can experience Charleston’s finest restaurants, with pre-fixe menus and tasting plates from top notch chefs in this culinary city.  This is the perfect opportunity to plan a weekend getaway – choose to stay at one of our luxury downtown vacation rentals, Studio 36 or Upstairs Studio 36, so you can take advantage of the incredible Restaurant Week eateries located nearby!

Lowcountry Oyster Festival

January 26, 2020 – 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

What says “Lowcountry” more than an 800,000-pound oyster roast? Shuck away at the 35th annual Lowcountry Oyster Festival at Boone Hall – a quintessential, historic southern plantation. Charleston is proud of this annual roast as it’s actually the LARGEST oyster festival in the world! From morning to evening in Mount Pleasant, enjoy live music, southern flavors and local brews.

Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE)

February 14-16, 2020

If you’re an animal lover or nature lover, the Southeastern Wildlife Expo (SEWE) is where you need to be. SEWE is a three-day event showcasing nature and wildlife, where you can find anything from art expositions, live animal demos, to educational shows all throughout downtown Charleston. As one of the largest events of its kind in the U.S., with well over 40,000 attendees, SEWE is an event you do not want to miss! Reserve your tickets today as well as your stay at our newest luxury property in the downtown historic district … coming soon!

Charleston Food + Wine 

March 4-8, 2020

Pinkies up! Celebrate Charleston’s culinary extravaganza at the 10th Annual Charleston Wine + Food Festival. Sip on your drink of choice while exploring the Culinary Village located in Marion Square, the heart of downtown Charleston. Maison Des Fleurs, also located in the center of downtown, makes for an ideal place to stay for a party of 4 looking to fully immerse themselves into this culinary mecca. 

Spoleto Festival USA

May 22 – June 7, 2020

This 17-day and night multimedia arts festival captures the talent of artist and performers from around the world. With performances ranging from opera and theater, to dance, symphonies, and jazz music this world renowned festival will take place at venues throughout Charleston including outdoor parks and historic theaters.  From May 26th-June 11th. Enjoy the spectacular weather during the entire month of May at our luxury 30-day rental Broad Expectations located in Charleston’s South of Broad neighborhood.

There are plenty more festivals and events happening in and around Charleston throughout the spring. From Charleston Fashion Week to the annual antiques show and the Cooper River Bridge Run, there are so many events to choose from. Book a luxury vacation home now to plan for your exciting spring vacation to Charleston – because a vacation rental is so much better than a hotel!