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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Palmetto Backcountry Campout

  • August 6, 2016 - August 7, 2016
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

Navigating a New World: Maritime History

  • August 13, 2016, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • August 13, 2016, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
From the first days of the settlement, sailing ships were vital to the colonists at Charles Towne. Trade with Barbados, Virginia and England kept the colonists supplied with manufactured goods...

Host Park: Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site

Musgrove Mill Battlefield Guided Hike

  • September 3, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • October 8, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • November 12, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
On Saturday, Musgrove Mill State Historic Site will offer a guided hike of the battlefield trail. The Battle of Musgrove's Mill, which occurred on August 19th, 1780, was a turning...

Host Park: Musgrove Mill State Historic Site

From Seeds to Shillings: Growing Wealth at Charles Towne

  • September 10, 2016, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Before cotton was king and rice reigned supreme, South Carolina colonists struggled to find a cash crop that would provide them with a life of luxury. Colonists experimented with a...

Host Park: Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site

Piecing Together the Past with Archaeology

  • October 8, 2016, 10:00 AM - 4:00 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 by visiting with...

Host Park: Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site

Take a Kid Fishing

  • October 15, 2016, 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