Charleston's art scene gets better every year. There's always a new exhibit, gallery, or festival to check out. Part of the art scene's popularity can be attributed to the long-running North Charleston Arts Festival!
This May, the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department is presenting the 40th Annual North Charleston Arts Fest. This multi-venue, multi-disciplinary arts festival is beloved by residents and visitor of North Charleston alike! Come enjoy five phenomenal days of regional and local artists and performers. Events will center around a wide range of creative expressions, including dance, theatre, music, literature, and visual art.
This is one of the biggest arts festivals in South Carolina. There's something for everyone on the agenda. Catch a concert or explore an exhibition. Traveling as a family? Bring the kids to a children's program! All festival events are free, so check out as many as you can! The schedule can be viewed at https://www.northcharlestonartsfest.com/
Along with performances and exhibitions, there are a variety of competitions that will take place during the festival. These include everything from youth art competitions to photography competitions to sculpture competitions. Check out all of the competitions here: https://www.northcharlestonartsfest.com/competitions-exhibitions/
The North Charleston Arts Festivals will take play May 3-7, 2023. Don't miss it!