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Charleston Local Events - May, 2019

Updated: May 4, 2019

Local events in and around the Charleston, South Carolina area during the month of May, 2019.

Photo Credit: Alexas Fotos

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.

Have a great May!

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