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Thursday, June 28, 2018
By Kelsey Comyack
July Events


What’s Hot this July 2018:

Top 30 Activities & Events in South Carolina

guest blogger: Jennifer Butler

       June officially brought in summer, and July is sure to bring fireworks and fun when you reference the list we’ve compiled for you! Without further ado, here are 30 fun things to do in South Carolina this July.

We’ve organized it by Charleston, Columbia, and Greenville, and have included our Top 2 Must-Do’s for each and a few recommendations for 4th of July!


*Top 2 Must-Do’s*

1.   Friday, July 20th: Charleston Margarita Festival

2.   Thursday, July 26th :


Cinerruption Live! – Independence Day

Ideas for Fourth of July

·         Wednesday, July 4th: Sea Stars and Stripes (South Carolina Aquarium)

·         Wednesday, July 4th: 4th of July Dinner Cruise (SpiritLine Cruises)

Other Fun Options

·         Saturday, July 7th: Family Flick Night (Star Wars: The Last Jedi)

·         Friday, July 13th: Friday Night Boogie (Ages 21 & up)

·         Saturday, July 14th: Bands, Burgers, & Brews (Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina)

·         Saturday, July 21st: Ladybug Release

·         Sunday, July 29th: Not-So-Basic Brunch

Recurring Events

·         North Charleston Farmers Market – Every Thursday

·         Comedy Mystery Theatre – Various dates/shows



*Top 2 Must-Do’s*

1.   Thursday, July 19th: Palmetto Palate (a showcase of local farm products the best chefs!)

2.   Saturday, July 28th: Midlands Women’s Fair (Ladies! Rally up your girlfriends and prepare to get pampered and have fun!)

Ideas for Fourth of July

·         Tuesday, July 3rd: Star Spangled Symphonic Salute (Lake Murray Symphony Orchestra concert!)

Other Fun Options

·         Saturday, July 7th: Brookland Beach Bash (Free admission!)

·         Friday, July 13th: Columbia’s Summer Movies Series - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

·         Saturday, July 14th: Reggaetronic Lake Murray Music Festival

·         Saturday, July 14th: African Day Celebration

·         Saturday, July 21st: Wild Summer’s Night Auction & Wild Game Feast

Recurring Events

·         River Rat Brewery Sunday Funday – Every Sunday

·         Richland Library Farmers Market – Every Wednesday



*Top 2 Must-Do’s*

1.   Wednesday, July 11th: Yappy Hour 2018 (a dog-friendly happy hour!)

2.   Tuesday, July 31st: I’m Every Woman – A Celebration of Diva Hits

Ideas for Fourth of July

·         Wednesday, July 4th: Wells Fargo Red, White & Blue Festival (This event is kid-friendly and free!)

Other Fun Options

·         Friday, July 6th: First Fridays (25 art galleries showing off a variety of artists)

·         Friday, July 13th: Chocolate Workshop (Learn the art of chocolate making!)

·         Saturday, July 21st: Black Party Featuring Brooks Dixon Band

Recurring Events

·         At the Chef’s Table Culinary Tour – Saturdays and Tuesdays 7/14-7/31

·         Music by the Lake Summer Concert Series (Free!) – Every Thursday

·         ScanSource Reedy River Concerts (Free admission!) – Every Wednesday

·         Taming of the Shrew: Upstate Shakespeare Festival – Various dates


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