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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Bike with a Ranger

  • October 9, 2014 - October 23, 2014, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Every 2 Weeks on Thursday
Do you have a bicycle and want to explore the beautiful Maritime Forest of Hunting Island? Hop on your bike and go for a relaxing bike ride with a park...

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park

Howl-O-Ween

  • October 25, 2014, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Join us at Sesquicentennial State Park for our 2nd Annual dog-themed Halloween event! Enter your dog in our costume contest, have your photo taken with your dog and enjoy a...

Host Park: Sesquicentennial State Park

Dochester Under the Crown

  • November 8, 2014, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • November 9, 2014, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The 64th Regiment of Foot is coming to Colonial Dorchester! Captured by the British in 1780 as part of their Southern Campaign, the colonial village of Dorchester was occupied by...

Host Park: Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site

Music on the Mountain

  • 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

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

Atalaya Sleepover

  • November 15, 2014 - November 16, 2014, 5:00 PM - 10:00 AM
    Every Week on Saturday
  • November 15, 2014 - November 16, 2014
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

Battle Of Blackstock's Anniversary Celebration

  • November 23, 2014, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
On November 20, 1780, General Thomas Sumter and his men fought Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton and a small, but well trained force of British soldiers at the Blackstock's Plantation in...

Host Park: Musgrove Mill State Historic Site

Christmas at the Farm

  • December 6, 2014, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Christmas was not always the hustle and bustle time of year that it is today. Step back in time at Kings Mountain and visit a Christmas scene from a simpler,...

Host Park: Kings Mountain State Park

A Day in the Life of a Colonist

  • December 13, 2014, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Life in the 17th century was different from today, but also similar. Find out how at "A Day in the Life of a Colonist." This living history event will showcase...

Host Park: Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site