Charleston Blooms with Fun Events in the Spring

Posted by Scott Campbell on Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 7:39am.

Spring is almost here and there’s no better place to enjoy this special season than Charleston, SC. 

From  a wide variety of world renowned cultural and sports events to tours of some of the most beautiful old homes in the country, Charleston is a perfect destination choice with something in mind for everyone – even if your idea of a busy day is lounging surfside or under by the pool.  

March is a very busy month in Charleston. 

March 1 – 4  Visitors to Charleston come for the BB&T Charleston Wine and Food Festival .

March 22 – April 21  The Festival of Homes and Gardens. Experience the intimate charm and elegance found only beyond Charleston's private garden gates and historic thresholds during Historic Charleston Foundation’s month-long, 65th Annual Spring Festival of Houses & Gardens.

March 23-25 The Charleston International Antiques Show. Enjoy seeing and learning about incorporating antiques into modern-day decor.

March 20-24 Charleston Fashion Week. Showcasing emerging designer and model talent across the East Coast, Charleston Fashion Week® has fast become one of the premier fashion weeks in North America.

March 30 – April 1 On the last weekend of the month, the famous Flowertown Festival  in Summerville just 25 minutes north of the city.

March 31 - March is also a great month for fitness enthusiasts who love to run or walk the popular six-mile Cooper River Bridge Run across the magnificent Ravenel Bridge and winding through the streets of Historic VCharleston.

In April,

 March 31 - April 8th Tennis fans will want to catch the famed Family Circle Tennis Tournamenton Daniel Island. This tournament attracts the top professional women's tennis plays from all over the world. Daniel Island is the perfect venue with a delightful stadium and shops and restaurants nearby. You might also enjoy 40Love: A Night of Empowerment Celebrating 40 Years of the Family Circle Cup. Family Circle Magazine will pay tribute to the first nine professional women tennis players in the history of the game.

April 7 – August 18 Soccer fans start heading out to Daniel Island, to root for the Charleston Battery at the Blackbaud Stadium.

In May,

Date to be announced soon - Don’t miss Daniel Island’s annual Concert in the Park (especially if you’re considering moving to the area. This picnic event at the edge of Smythe Park Lake is one of our favorites. About 2,500 people gather with elaborate picnics along the edge of Smythe Park lake. The symphony plays from an island in the lake. This is a must see event. 

May 12-15  Saltier sea breezes are just fifteen minutes away at Charleston Harbor Fest  amid schooner ships, magnificent harbor views, and possibly even a glimpse of dolphins at play.

May 25  - June  10  Finally, beginning late May and lasting into June, is Charleston’s world-famous Spoleto Festival The two week cultural event, filled with opera, dance, theater and art performances  draws thousands from all over the U.S. and abroad.

Come celebrate Spring in Charleston! Of course, if you would like to check out real estate options while you are here, please give us a call at 843-259-9913.

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