November 2022 Events

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If you’re staying at Isle of Palms and are looking for something to do, check out this list of activities and events happening in town during November. We hope to see you taking advantage of the sun and the beach during your stay, but we want to make sure you get the full Charleston experience! Make sure to check out some of these events while you’re in town.



If you’re looking for something to do while you’re in Charleston, look through this list of events in November. If you’re interested, don’t hesitate to check some of them out!


1st Friday of every month, 5PM - 8PM

First Friday Artwalk


Saturdays until November 26th, 8 AM to 2 PM

Charleston’s Farmers Market

  • Enjoy shopping for local food and produce, clothing and art, and live music at the Charleston Farmers Market
  • Event is located in Marion Square in Downtown Charleston (329 Meeting Street)


October 22nd - November 7th, Varying Times 

Coastal Carolina Fair 

  • Enjoy art, music, games, and rides at the annual Coastal Carolina Fair!
  • Event is located at Exchange Park in Ladson, SC (9850 Highway 78 Ladson, SC 29456)
  • Ticket prices vary based on purchases, and can be paid for online. 


October 28th to November 6th

Charleston Beer Week

  • Add to your vacation by celebrating the lowcountry with local drinks!
  • Events around town are available all week, and can be enjoyed while sipping on a cold, locally brewed beer. 
  • Tickets are required for some events, and can be purchased online. 


November 5th and 6th, 12PM - 6PM

Mac Off

  • Enjoy some lowcountry grub at this Charleston mac-n-cheese contest!
  • The event is located at The Grove at Patriots Point (40 Patriots Point Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464)
  • Tasting tickets are $1 per ticket, and multiple tickets must be purchased based on how many foods you want to sample. 


November 11th to December 31st, 5:30PM to 10:00PM

Holiday Festival of Lights

  • Spend a night on your vacation enjoying beautiful displays of holiday lights in Charleston! This walk or drive-through exhibit features fun rides for kids, art displays by locals, and more holiday lights and decorations than you can imagine!
  • Event is located at James Island County Park (871 Riverland Drive Charleston, SC 29412)
  • Ticket prices vary and can be purchased online or at the door. 


November 11th and 12th, All Day


  • Spend your vacation getting to know some of your favorite authors at this lowcountry book festival!
  • Events range from signings to interviews
  • Event is located in Downtown Charleston (420 King St, Charleston, SC 29403)


November 24th, 9:00AM

45th Annual Turkey Day Run and Gobble Wobble 5K

  • Get involved in this Charleston tradition and run (or walk!) the 5K marathon to celebrate Thanksgiving!
  • Registration is on Wednesday, November 23rd, or Thursday, November 24th, and can also be done online. It is $10 per person to register, and it includes a free t-shirt, a running bib, and a participation award. Children are encouraged to join in on the fun. 
  • Dogs are not permitted at this event. 
  • There will be a post race party at the end of the 5K track, with food, drinks, and fun activities for everyone. 


Live Music and Performances

Looking to enhance your stay with some live music? Check out these venues for some performances. Use the links below to find shows to attend!


The Windjammer


The Credit One Stadium


North Charleston Coliseum

  • 5001 Coliseum Dr


Music Farm

Happy Thanksgiving from IOP Escapes!