Several of our parks host day and weekend-long festivals and events suitable for the entire family.  These events range from Parkpalooza each April at Myrtle Beach State Park to the Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival each September at Huntington Beach.

Search by park below to see when these events take place and how you can join in the fun!

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Harvest Day

  • September 20, 2014, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
A teacher asked a student, "Where does corn come from?" The student quickly and proudly answered, "The grocery store!" If you can relate to this story, it's time you came...

Host Park: Kings Mountain State Park

Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival

  • September 26, 2014 - September 28, 2014, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Every Day
Free with Park Passport !
The Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival is renowned throughout the Southeast as one of the best art events of its kind. A wide variety of artists from across the country...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Take a Kid Mountain Biking

  • October 4, 2014, 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Take A Kid Mountain Biking Day will include a bicycle safety check-up, off-road riding skills clinic and challenge course, a ride in the woods, and lunch that is free of...

Host Park: Poinsett State Park

Music on the Mountain

  • October 10, 2014, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • November 8, 2014, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • December 13, 2014, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Enjoy traditional Blue Grass music as local musicians gather at Table Rock to keep this inspirational talent alive. Visitors are invited to bring their acoustic instruments and join in a...

Host Park: Table Rock State Park

Movie Night

  • October 10, 2014, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Join us at Sesquicentennial State Park for our Marvelous Movie Series and watch movies under the stars! We will be showing Marvel Comic book movies; Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance,...

Host Park: Sesquicentennial State Park

Piecing Together the Past with Archaeology

  • October 11, 2014, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Dig into history at Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site. Discover how archaeologists see beyond written records and learn about past cultures based on artifacts left behind. Visit us for...

Host Park: Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site

Introduction to Orienteering

  • October 11, 2014, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The park staff at Musgrove Mill State Historic Site invites you to a program designed to teach the skills needed to read a map and use a compass. Come and...

Host Park: Musgrove Mill State Historic Site

Take a Kid Fishing

  • October 18, 2014, 7:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Get outside and create the memory of a lifetime fishing with your favorite kid! Awards will be presented in various "fishy" categories. If you don't own your own fishing gear,...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Palmetto Campout

  • October 18, 2014 - October 19, 2014, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Every Week on Saturday
Have you always wanted to try tent-camping, but didn't know where to begin? The Palmetto Campout at Huntington Beach State Park is the chance for you and your family to...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Colonial Trades and Harvest Day

  • November 15, 2014, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The days are getting shorter and colder. The hardwoods are shedding their leaves and the growing season has reached its end. Will Charles Towne survive through the winter? Will there...

Host Park: Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site