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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Nature and Wildlife Photography Workshop

  • May 3, 2016 - May 5, 2016
Bring family, bring friends, or come alone and make new friends. Join us at Santee State Park for an awesome photography workshop for intermediate and advanced photographers. Perry Baker, staff...

Host Park: Santee State Park

Fishing 4 Fun

  • May 7, 2016, 8:00 AM - 2:00 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 7, 2016, 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

Blue Wall Birding Festival

  • May 12, 2016 - May 15, 2016
Tour some of the best bird watching hot spots in the upstate as spring migration is winding down. Experienced birders will guide small groups to a variety of habitats within...

Host Park: Table Rock State Park

Navigating a New World

  • May 14, 2016, 11:00 AM - 4:00 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

Music on the Mountain

  • May 14, 2016, 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

Musgrove Mill Battlefield Guided Hike

  • May 28, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • July 2, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • 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

Turtlefest at Edisto

  • June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
This special, one-day festival celebrating the return of the loggerhead sea turtles to South Carolina beachers will include exhibits, arts-and-crafts and information on how you can protect these threatened animals....

Host Park: Edisto Beach State Park

Music at Rose Hill

  • June 4, 2016, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
In the mansion ballroom where the Gists danced and entertained, treat yourself to an evening of music from the 1800s. This year's concert will feature North American composers of the...

Host Park: Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site

Musgrove Mill Kid's Day

  • July 16, 2016, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Looking for a fun, safe and educational activity for the kids to do this summer? Look no further than Musgrove Mill State Historic Site, Where we will be hosting a...

Host Park: Musgrove Mill State Historic Site