North Charleston Arts Fest

2500 City Hall Lane

North Charleston, SC 29406


Phone: (843) 740-5854

City: North Charleston

Region: Coastal & Islands

North Charleston Arts Fest

The North Charleston Arts Fest is proudly produced by the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department. The annual multi-day celebration of arts and culture highlights national, regional, and local artists and performers in the areas of Dance, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, Media Arts, and Literature. For more than 3o years, the festival has made quality arts programming affordable and accessible to the widest spectrum of the public, attracting over 30,000 residents and visitors from throughout the Southeast and beyond to experience an array of free and modestly priced performances, workshops, exhibitions, and activities in a variety of venues, including libraries, community centers, schools, civic auditoriums, and parks. Named a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society, the event has matured into one of the most comprehensive arts festivals in the state of South Carolina with a schedule that offers something for everyone, including concerts, theatre presentations, film screenings, children’s programs, workshops and demonstrations, exhibitions, public art installations, and much more. The Arts Fest Expo, considered the festival’s flagship event, is held the first weekend in May at the Charleston Area Convention Center and offers free admission and parking to more than 40 performances on four stages. Other Expo activities include judged art and photography shows, the SC Palmetto Hands Juried Fine Craft Exhibit, a gem & mineral show, an antique show, children's activities, art and craft booths, and a food courtyard.

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