2018 SOUTH CAROLINA - MAY 2018
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
(See also: 2016 - 2015 - 2012)
May 4-5, 2018
A Taste of Beaufort
Beaufort, South Carolina
Two days of Food, Music, Beer, Wine, Fun, Arts and Crafts Market! Free Admission! Live music - The Beaufort Shag Club will be on site giving beginner shag lessons and demonstrations. It's Fun, Food and Music for the whole family! New this year Arts and Crafts Market Bring the family downtown to enjoy traditional and innovative food choices being offered by our local restaurants. Sample the many different ‘tastes’ of Beaufort! From local seafood to international food offerings, you are sure to find a new favorite dish! Beer, wine, and soft drinks will be available.
May 5, 2018 15th Annual Strawberry Festival - Slater, South Carolina
Strawberries are the pick of the crop at this festival with a pancake breakfast, music, food, arts & crafts.
May 5, 2018 Low Country Shrimp Festival and Blessing of the Fleet
McClellanville, South Carolina
42nd Annual festival. Surrounding the blessing of the fleet is a day of entertainment for the whole family. Join the celebration which will feature live music, exhibits of interest, displays by area artists, a children's area, food and refreshments.
May 5, 2018 Rosewood Crawfish Festival - Columbia, South Carolina
For lovers of all things Creole, Cajun & Crawfish. Family fun including live music, pole vaulting, and the Crawdaddy Dash.
May 5, 2018 Annual Johnston Peach Blossom Festival
Johnston, South Carolina
Coincides with the blooming of peach trees and features a street dance, rides, games, a parade and entertainment.
May 6, 2018 The Big Nosh
Columbia, South Carolina
The Big Nosh will celebrate “everything Jewish” including food, entertainment and education. Jewish food court, Israeli dancing, Jewish film and comedy clips, children's activities, discussion groups, artists and crafters and more. Supports Harvest of Hope Food Drive.
May 10-12, 2018
South Carolina Poultry Festival
Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina
Enjoy arts and crafts, parade, fireworks, music on five stages, chicken calling and Cook-Cluck-Win-A-Buck contests--much more!
May 13, 2018 MOTHER'S DAY - Nationwide
Most restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
May 19, 2018 - Charleston Beer Garden - Charleston, South Carolina
Kick back in the many beer gardens at Brittlebank Park and enjoy craft brews from 10 breweries, good eats at the food truck rodeo, beer school, cornhole, and great live music all day. 12-8pm.
May 19-20, 2018 - 37th Annual Blue Crab Festival
Little River, South Carolina
Blue skies, blue water & blue crabs. This is one of the largest festivals in the Southeast. The World Famous Blue Crab Festival has consistently been awarded the Best Annual Event/Festival on the Grand Strand by readers of the Sun News newspaper for many years running. Bring your family & friends to enjoy fresh, local seafood from a waterfront restaurant or get your favorite festival food fix. Enjoy scenic views, live entertainment, and shop for a unique souvenir or gift from a crafter. A kids zone will offer a variety of entertainment & activities. Attendance: 50,000