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January 4-22, 2017
Charleston Restaurant Week
Charleston, South Carolina
The event, executed by the Charleston Restaurant Association (CRA), is one of the most highly anticipated culinary events in the Charleston area. It is an opportunity to enjoy the world-renowned cuisine of the Lowcountry as participating restaurants offer prix fixe lunch and dinner menus.
January 21, 2017 Music and Oysters For Wildlife
Awendaw, South Carolina
The oysters are the best ever and the music is as hot as those shellfish. An annual fundraiser for the Friends Group for the National Wildlife Refuges and Forest of coastal South Carolina.
January 24-26, 2017 41st Annual Hotel, Motel & Restaurant Supply Show of the Southeast - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
The marketplace of choice for thousands of hospitality buyers and decision makers from all over the southeast. The show is known for attracting industry professionals and corporate leaders to come… purchase supplies and/or services they need…. while gaining exposure to the latest, innovative and problem solving solutions. In today's competitive marketplace, industry buyers are looking to cut costs, improve efficiency and grow profits. This is the show that can put your company in front of thousands of actual buyer/decision makers!
January 29, 2017 Annual Lowcountry Oyster Festival 2017
Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
80,000 pounds of Oysters - The Lowcountry Oyster Festival is the World’s Largest Oyster Festival and has been named one of the “top 20 events in the southeast” by Southeastern Tourism Society. Highlights include the legendary “Oyster Shucking” and “Oyster Eating” Contests, live music on the main stage, wine, a selection of domestic and imported beers, a Children’s Area complete with pony rides and jump castles and a “Food Court” showcasing a variety of local favorite restaurants to satisfy everyone’s taste.
February 14, 2017 - VALENTINE’S DAY
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
February 18, 2017 World Beer Festival - Columbia
Columbia, South Carolina
Presented by All About Beer Magazine, the World Beer Festivals are among the premier beer events in the country, with sampling of beers from over 100 breweries, education, and the best local music and food. Part of the proceeds will benefit a local cause.
February 18-25, 2017 National FFA Week - Nationwide
the week of George Washington's birthday as National FFA Week in recognition of his legacy as an agriculturist and farmer.
March 1-5, 2017 Charleston Wine + Food - Charleston, South Carolina
BB&T Charleston Wine + Food is a non-profit organization that celebrates the renowned food culture of Charleston, SC during a five-day festival the first weekend of every March. With a local food culture rich in tradition, James Beard Award-winning chefs, and the best city to visit in the world according to Condé Nast Traveler’s 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards, the festival infuses home-grown flavor with top chefs, winemakers, authors, storytellers and food enthusiasts.
March 6-10, 2017 National School Breakfast Week - Nationwide
School Nutrition Association.
March 6-12, 2017 Hilton Head Wine & Food Festival
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Join us for award-winning wines, the Lowcountry’s finest cuisine, and the incomparable setting of Hilton Head Island: it’s a recipe to delight your senses, and one you will find only at the Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival. From its origin as a one-day three-hour tasting, the festival has now blossomed into a full week of events: wine dinners, author receptions, movie screenings, wine knowledge sessions, a grand tasting and the public tasting. Our signature event, the original Public Tasting, is the largest outdoor tented public wine tasting on the East Coast!
March 18, 2017 Celebrity Chef Tour - Travelers Rest, South Carolina
Benefiting the James Beard Foundation, featuring Award-Winning Chefs
March 21, 2017 'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
A day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture
January 20, 2014 Viva La Vista Festival - Columbia, South Carolina
The epicurean event in Columbia's Congaree Vista neighborhood celebrates the fall with live music, beverages and a taste of The Vista's most popular restaurants.
February 6, 2013 Celebrity Chef Tour - Charleston, South Carolina
Benefitting the James Beard Foundation, featuring Award-Winning Chefs
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