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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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

Musgrove Mill Battlefield Guided Hike

  • 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

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

Palmetto Campout

  • October 15, 2016 - October 16, 2016, 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

Animal Forest Fall Frolic

  • November 5, 2016, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
It's time to frolic in the forest- the Animal Forest that is! Watch the animals receive fall-themed enrichment that brings out their natural behaviors and even play a few games...

Host Park: Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site

Atalaya Sleepover

  • November 12, 2016 - November 13, 2016, 5:00 PM - 10:00 AM
    Every Week on Saturday
Ever wondered what it would be like to spend the night at Atalaya? Well, here is your chance to find out! Join Huntington Beach State Park staff for an evening...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Colonial Trades and Harvest Day

  • November 19, 2016, 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

Live Birds of Prey in Flight!

  • November 19, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Enjoy an awe inspiring free flight raptor demonstration from the SC Center for Birds of Prey. Watch live birds soar above and around you as you marvel at their unique...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

A Day in the Life of a Colonist

  • December 10, 2016, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Life in the 17th century may seem simpler than that of today’s technology-driven world, but in many respects it was much more difficult. Find out how during our living history...

Host Park: Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site