Events

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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Blue Wall Birding Festival

  • April 16, 2015 - April 19, 2015
Tour some of the best bird watching hotspots in the upstate as spring migration is getting underway. Experienced birders will guide small groups to a variety of habitats within the...

Host Park: Table Rock State Park

Musgrove Mill Revolutionary War Encampment Weekend

  • April 25, 2015, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • April 26, 2015, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Free with Park Passport !
Join us at Musgrove Mill State Historic Site for our Revolutionary War Encampment Weekend. This 2-day event will feature reenactors demonstrating many aspects of colonial life in the South Carolina...

Host Park: Musgrove Mill State Historic Site

Annual Friends Day

  • April 25, 2015, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Admission to the park is free on this day of celebration, hosted by Paris Mountain State Park friends, though donations will be accepted. Enjoy children's activities, educational programs, free boat...

Host Park: Paris Mountain State Park

Animal Forest: Enrichment Day

  • April 25, 2015, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
We all need our lives enriched – seeing a movie on Friday night, going to a playground, eating at your favorite restaurant. Going through the same motions day after day...

Host Park: Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site

Fishing 4 Fun

  • May 2, 2015, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Come out to Croft State Park for the 7th annual Fishing 4 Fun event, a day of family fun and fishing. Bring your rod and reel and your lucky lure...

Host Park: Croft State Park

Totally Turtles!

  • May 2, 2015, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Learn all about South Carolina's state reptile, the loggerhead sea turtle, during this multi-event program! Crawl through a shrimp net, dig a nest like a sea turtle, create a turtle...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Palmetto Backcountry Campout

  • May 2, 2015 - May 3, 2015
Come out and play at the Palmetto Backcountry Campout. This campout is designed to introduce families or individuals to the backcountry camping experience. The campout will include a 0.4 mile...

Host Park: Jones Gap State Park

Staking a Claim: Exploration and Discovery in the New World

  • May 9, 2015, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Before the colonists settled Carolina, several adventurers had explored the coast in search of a suitable settlement site. On these voyages the explorers sent back glowing accounts of the beauty...

Host Park: Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site

Music on the Mountain

  • May 9, 2015, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • June 13, 2015, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • July 11, 2015, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • August 8, 2015, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • September 12, 2015, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • October 10, 2015, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • November 14, 2015, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • December 12, 2015, 11:00 AM - 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

Palmetto Campout

  • May 16, 2015 - May 17, 2015
  • October 17, 2015 - October 18, 2015
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