Our Favorite South Carolina Festivals for March 2023

Our Favorite South Carolina Festivals for March 2023

Spring festival season has just begun! Now that the weather is warmer, our beautiful state offers so many fun festivals to enjoy no matter where you’re located in South Carolina. Here are our favorites for the month of March.

Charleston Wine and Food Festival – March 1-5, 2023

Charleston is famous for its food, and you’ll get to taste the best of the best at the Charleston Wine and Food Festival. Restaurants, local producers and regionally famous chefs will be bringing their most creative culinary offerings to the festival’s Culinary Village and locations around the city for an immersive culinary experience you’ll be talking about for years to come. Get your tickets ASAP!

Camden Irish Festival – March 2-4

The 7th Annual Irish Fest in Camden is three days of events celebrating Irish and Celtic heritage. Festivities will include Irish storytelling, a pub crawl through downtown Camden, the Lucky Leprechaun 5K race, kids’ activities, Celtic bands, and so much more. Grab your favorite green attire and head to Camden for a weekend full of the luck of the Irish!

Rock N’ Paws Music Festival – March 3-5

The Rock N’ Paws Music Festival in North Myrtle Beach is a fur-filled weekend of music, food, and fun all to help the area’s local animal shelters. A long list of local bands will be performing at Barefoot Landing, where you can shop till you drop and get your fill of tasty local restaurants. Pets are welcome, of course! Don’t have a pet to bring with you? Local animal shelters for adoptions so you can bring home your new best friend.

Lowcountry Pow Wow and Cultural Festival – March 11-12

Head down to Hardeeville for a weekend of celebrating the native cultures of South Carolina at the Lowcountry Pow Wow and Cultural Festival. Enjoy native music and dancing, incredible costumes, authentic foods, jewelry, crafts and much more! The Lowcountry Pow Wow and Cultural Festival offers a glimpse into the ways that native culture is still very much alive and well in South Carolina.

St. Pat’s in Five Points – March 18

It’s the 41st year of the St. Pat’s in Five Points Festival, and this year is slated to be the best one ever. With a parade, road race, multiple stages of live music, kids’ Pot O’ Gold Playland and much more, there’s no better place to celebrate St. Patty’s Day than Columbia. One of this year’s music headliners is 90’s sensation Drivin’ and Cryin’!

Charleston Brunch Festival – March 18

A festival dedicated to the best meal of the week? Yes, please. The Charleston Brunch Festival celebrates all things brunch with culinary creations from great Charleston restaurants, vendors and food trucks, and of course, booze! Sip on mimosas, Bloody Marys, brunch punch, beer, and wine while enjoying live music and DJs. This is a limited-space event so get your tickets ASAP.

Tartan Day South Highland Games and Celtic Festival – March 30 – April 2

The 11th annual Highland Games and Celtic Festival honors the Celtic heritage of South Carolina’s middle region. Events are held all over, including Lexington, Cayce and Columbia. Enjoy hearing people speak Gaelic, Scottish music and dancing, drumming, Highland Games, artistic demonstrations, and much more. If you love Outlander, you don’t want to miss this.