Several of our parks host day and weekend-long festivals and events suitable for the entire family.  These events range from Parkpalooza each April at Myrtle Beach State Park to the Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival each September at Huntington Beach.

Search by park below to see when these events take place and how you can join in the fun!

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Total Eclipse of the Park Weekend

  • August 18, 2017 - August 21, 2017
On Monday, August 21, 2017 a total eclipse of the sun will be visible in parts of South Carolina for the first time in almost 99 years! We will be...

Host Park: Hickory Knob State Resort Park

Musgrove Mill Battlefield Guided Hike

  • August 19, 2017, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
On Saturday, Musgrove Mill State Historic Site will offer a guided hike of the battlefield trail. The Battle of Musgrove's Mill, which occurred on August 19th, 1780, was a turning...

Host Park: Musgrove Mill State Historic Site

Fish Printing

  • June 1, 2017 - August 31, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Every Week on Saturday
Free with Park Passport !
Fish printing is an ancient art form, but we're taking it to a new realm! This is your chance to make a unique souvenir of your visit to Huntington Beach...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Solar Eclipse Programs

  • August 21, 2017, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Table Rock Visitor Center: Join us on the lawns of the visitor center on the shores of Lake Oolenoy to view the solar eclipse. We will have a program at...

Host Park: Table Rock State Park

Solar Eclipse Paddle and Viewing Party

  • August 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where will your eclipse experience be? Come watch in the woods with us and experience this total solar eclipse in a nature setting. Sesqui is in the "Path of Totality"...

Host Park: Sesquicentennial State Park

Solar Eclipse at Woods Bay State Park

  • August 21, 2017, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Join us at Woods Bay to watch the solar eclipse! Safe ways to view the eclipse will be available. We will also have the nature center open as a cooling...

Host Park: Woods Bay State Park

Palmetto Backcountry Campout

  • September 9, 2017 - September 10, 2017
  • September 9, 2017 - September 10, 2017
Come out and play at the Palmetto Backcountry Campout. This campout is designed to introduce families or individuals to the backcountry camping experience. The campout will include a 0.4 mile...

Host Park: Jones Gap State Park

Take a Kid Fishing

  • October 21, 2017, 7:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Get outside and create the memory of a lifetime fishing with your favorite kid! Awards will be presented in various "fishy" categories. If you don't own your own fishing gear,...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Piecing Together the Past with Archaeology

  • October 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Dig into history at Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site. Discover how archaeologists see beyond written records and learn about past cultures based on artifacts left behind by visiting with...

Host Park: Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site