Gwen Fowler



Check out these spring food festivals

Posted 3/30/2012 10:21:00 AM
If you don’t believe that spring is here, take a look at all the food festivals coming up in South Carolina during April.

The weather is beautiful, and all of these festivals give you a chance to enjoy some great food.

Firkinstock Great Bluffton Beer Festival, noon-5 p.m., Saturday, March 31.

Charleston Honey and Bee Expo, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, April 1.

Lowcountry Cajun Festival, James Island, Sunday, April 1.

27th annual World Grits Festival, St. George, April 13-15.

S.C. Chili Cook-Off Championship, Anderson, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 14.

18th annual Central Carolina Food and Wine Festival, Columbia, 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 17.

South Carolina BBQ-Shag Festival, Hemingway, April 19-21.

Indie Grits Festival, Columbia, April 19-29.

Pork in the Park, Newberry, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, April 21.

9th annual Soft Shell Crab Festival, Port Royal, noon-5 p.m., Saturday, April 21.

3rd Annual Coastal Uncorked Food, Wine & Spirits Festival, Myrtle Beach, April 22-29.

Wine Tasting at Riverbanks Botanical Gardens, Columbia, 7-9:30 p.m., Friday, April 27.

Colleton County Rice Festival, Walterboro, April 27-29.

Hilton Head Seafood Festival, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, April 28.

Taste of the Lowcountry Jasper Style, Ridgeland, 6-10 p.m., Saturday, April 28.

25th annual Blessing of the Fleet and Seafood Festival, Mount Pleasant, 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, April 29.