Updated: May 4, 2019
Local events in and around the Charleston, South Carolina area during the month of May, 2019.
May is here! And we look forward to spectacular weather for Spoleto and Piccolo Spoleto -- Our world-renowned annual art festival in its 43rd year. It takes place all over Charleston from May 24th until June 9th. We recommend you attend at least 5 of the events! Piccolo Spoleto is the sister festival that focuses on local and regional artists.
You can see the full Spoleto Event Calendar HERE.
Here is your May calendar of events:
1-5: 37th Annual North Charleston Arts Fest
1: Getting Whiskey with It, Club at the Joe
4: 4th Annual Cars on Kiawah
4: 43rd Annual Lowcountry Shrimp Festival and Blessing of the Fleet, McClellanville
4: 12th Annual Charleston Dragon Boat Race, Brittlebank Park
5: Cinco de Mayo!
5: Animalia Brass, Midtown Theatre
6: India Arie, Chas Music Hall
7-8: Jersey Boys, N Chas PAC
8: Shakey Graves, Chas Music Hall
9: Night Ranger, Chas Music Hall
9: The Taste of Hutsen Alley
10: Bob Seger, North Charleston Coliseum
10: Wanda Sykes, N Chas PAC
10-12: Charleston Greek Festival, Greek Orthodox Church on Race Street
11: Ron White, N Chas PAC
12: Mother’s Day
14-15: 288 King Street Hard Hat Tour
17: Palmetto Warrior Connection’s Red, White, and Blue Jean Ball, Charles Towne Landing
17-19: Tall Ships
18: Charleston Beer Fest, Riverfront Park
19: Preservation Pedal of 5 Historic Cemeteries
24: Southern Soul Blues Express, N Chas PAC
25: 10th Annual Southeastern Beard and Moustache Championships, Music Farm
26: Granger Smith, N Chas PAC
27: Memorial Day
29: Grass in the Hall, Chas Music Hall
Let us know if we missed anything! We'll happily add it to the list.