The BB&T Charleston Wine and Food Festival kicks off March with an array of deliciously fun events. Mid-March brings the peak blooming season and the annual Festival of Houses and Gardens, plus the prestigious Charleston International Antiques Show. In late March, visitors may enjoy Charleston Fashion Week. For more information, see Southeast U.S. March events.
April in Charleston, South Carolina
The annual Festival of Houses and Gardens continues into April, while food lovers may enjoy the annual one-day Lowcountry Cajun Festival. Also, in early April, the popular annual Cooper River Bridge Run attracts a diverse crowd from across South Carolina and beyond. For more information, see Southeast U.S. April events.
May in Charleston, South Carolina
Mexico comes to downtown Charleston in early May during the Cinco de Mayo Festival. Beginning in late May and leading into June, Spoleto Festival USA, Charleston's most popular festival and established as one of the world's major arts festivals (and my 2014 May Destination Top Pick), fills historic theaters, churches and outdoor spaces with over 120 performances by renowned artists as well as emerging performers in an array of disciplines. For more information, see Southeast U.S. May events.
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- Wentworth Mansion
- Planters Inn
- John Rutledge House Inn
- Harbourview Inn
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