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2016 South Carolina - September 2016
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Local Events
(See also:  2013  -  2012  -  2011  -  2009)


September 2-3, 2016
Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Horry Georgetown Technical College (HGTC) Conference Center & Surrounding Area of Market Common.  Back By Popular Demand! We will be bringing back sampling of BBQ on Saturday from 12-1:30 p.m. from the local and regional cook teams as they compete in South Carolina's Official BBQ Competition. !  Cook teams will be competing for over $8,600 in cash prizes and lots of bragging rights!   Live Entertainment both days.  BBQ Sandwiches, BBQ Combos and Ribs for sale Friday & Saturday.  Corn hole Tournament on Saturday managed by Coastal Tailgating. Registration info coming soon.  Arts & Crafts Exhibitors.  Beer & Wine Garden with lots of craft beer selections.  Food Vendors.  Lots More!

September 2-4, 2016  Coastal Uncorked Food & Wine Festival
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Myrtle Beach Area Hospitality Association.  Coastal Uncorked Food, Wine And Spirits Festival.  Coastal Uncorked Restaurant Week.  The annual Coastal Uncorked festival will include the following festival events:  specialty wine, spirits and beer dinners, our signature culinary village and tasting tents complete with live music.

September 6-10, 2016  South Carolina Apple Festival
Westminster, South Carolina
The 55th annual festival will celebrate the beginning of apple harvest season in Oconee County, the largest apple-producing area in the state. Apple baking contest, rodeo, talent show, parades, arts & crafts, entertainment and rafting on the Chattooga River.


September 7-18, 2016
Charleston Restaurant Week
Charleston, South Carolina
The next installment of Charleston Restaurant Week is set for September!  The event, executed by the Greater Charleston Restaurant Association, Inc (GCRA), 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 consisting of three items for one price.

September 10, 2016  Drink the District: Rock the Core Cider Fest
Charleston, South Carolina
More than 30 ciders and 20 beers Cleveland’s best food trucks Live DJ, games & more.

September 15-17, 2016 - 23rd Annual Yemassee Shrimp Festival
Yemassee, South Carolina
Lighted parade, music, amusement rides, fireworks, street dance, mud run, and lots of shrimp to eat.

September 15-18, 2016  Columbia's 30th Annual Greek Festival
Columbia, South Carolina
The annual event with live Greek music, cultural exhibits, theatre production, folk dances, and Greek delicacies made for You!

September 22-25, 2016  Euphoria - Greenville, South Carolina
Food, wine, and music event. A Southern Exposure Experience, raises money for non-profit organizations while offering attendees a higher state of food, wine, and music.

Irmo Okra StrutSeptember 23-24, 2016  43rd Annual Irmo Okra Strut Festival - Irmo, South Carolina
The festival is now a two day event featuring Okra Strut Parade, okra eating contest, a street dance, arts, crafts, rides, entertainment, and amusements, petting zoo, and plenty of food. See Okra Man in person!  The Okra Strut Festival is managed by a board of committee members appointed by the Irmo Town Council and we are proud to say, 'we are the nation's original celebration of Okra.'   Check out our new website at for more information about the 2016 Irmo Okra Strut Festival.  Attendance: 55,000.

September 23-25, 2016 - 36th Annual Taste of Charleston
Charleston, South Carolina
The Lowcountry’s culinary event of the year, The Southern Living Taste of Charleston, hosted by the Charleston Restaurant Association.  A 3-day event showcasing taste-tempting delights served by Charleston restaurants.

September 24, 2016 - 13th Annual Irish Italian International Festival
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Featuring food from local restaurants, two stages of live entertainment, street performers, art & craft vendors, and dance groups all surrounding an Irish Italian International theme. Restaurants will compete for the title of Best Entrée, Best Decorated, and Best Dessert.  Festival goers can join in friendly competitions from a spaghetti eating competition to a Lego contest!

September 30-October 1, 2016  Annual Gaston Collard & BBQ Festival
Gaston, South Carolina
Come join the fun at the Gaston Collard and Barbeque Festival.  Free rides, vendors, exhibitors, crafters, entertainment, auction and lots more!

September 30-October 1, 2016  Beaufort Shrimp Festival
Beaufort, South Carolina
This two-day festival is a celebration of SC Wild Caught Shrimp, local food and fun in the Lowcountry.   "Be ready to dance your shrimp tails off and come with an empty stomach”   Local restaurants will put their unique spins on fresh local shrimp, available to attendees, and will compete for the “Best Shrimp Dish" and "Best Booth Decoration" voted by a panel of judges, and the “People’s Choice”, chosen by festival attendees.  Alternative foods will be available for the shell-fish intolerant.  Also adults will be able to participate in a shrimp heading competition and children in a shrimp peeling competition for various prizes. LIve music.


2013 South Carolina - September 2013
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

waiting for new dates

September 20-21, 2013  South Carolina Campground Cookoff
Calhoun Falls, South Carolina
Amateur cooks who love to cook over an open fire are encouraged to register and compete and become "King of the Campground Cooks!" Contestants may enter one of two categories: main dish or dessert.


2012 South Carolina - September 2012
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

events waiting for new dates

September 1-3, 2012  9th Annual Williams Muscadine Festival
Nesmith, South Carolina
For a most memorable, enjoyable and unique experience, come and visit us at the vineyard and farm. BBQ, wine tastings, kids' activities, health promotions and fireworks.

September 20-23, 2012  Euphoria - Greenville, South Carolina
Food, wine, and music event. A Southern Exposure Experience, raises money for non-profit organizations while offering attendees a higher state of food, wine, and music.


2011 South Carolina - September 2011
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

waiting for new dates

September 3, 2011  15th Annual Fried Green Tomato Festival
Beech Island, South Carolina
The festival will have live music, food and classic car & bike shows. Proceeds will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.



waiting for new dates

Sept 30, 2009  Greater Charleston Restaurant Assn General Meeting
Charleston, South Carolina
Please note, this is a mandatory meeting for all Taste of Charleston participants!




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