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While many city tourists and locals visit places to admire the big city or the beautiful parks, the festivals in America are a big part of what makes the country grand and the event worth attending. Each city brings its own cultural and historical heritage that are celebrated through various festivals and events. Some cities have similar types of festivals or events, and others have unique annual celebrations.

See how many festivals you can fit on your itinerary! These celebrations are going to give you memories of a lifetime as they reflect the art, culture, heritage and the music of each city in the most exciting way. Show up and have fun with your friends, make memories and celebrate the love of food, wine, music, art, history, culture, traditions, and more at these gatherings.
MOJA Festival
MOJA Festival

(843) 724-7305

75 Calhoun St
Charleston, SC 29401   Directions Website

Charleston's MOJA Festival is held every September and is a celebration that embraces the city's African and Caribbean heritage. The word "moja" is Swahili for "unity." That spirit of oneness is alive and well all throughout this family-friendly festival that not only offers an opportunity to learn about the deeply diverse African and Caribbean cultures, but you'll also be able to take in concerts, recitals, and other performances at venues throughout the city. And don't forget to sample the delicious selection of native dishes and delicacies, too.

Mount Pleasant Children's Day Festival
Mount Pleasant Children's Day Festival

(843) 884-8517

1251 Park W Blvd
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466   Directions Website

The Mount Pleasant Children's Day Festival is a day-long celebration of children and all the fun that goes with them! The kids can enjoy everything from jump castles, clowns, pony rides, climbing walls as well as lots of great food. The event is coordinated by the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department to help raise money for local PTAs. The fest is so popular that it attracts thousands of visitors from all across the South Carolina Lowcountry, so make plans to be there for all the fun.

Scottish Games and Highland Gathering
Scottish Games and Highland Gathering

(843) 308-4746

1061 Everglades Ave
North Charleston, SC 29464   Directions Website

Every September, the Scottish Games and Highland Gathering takes place to celebrate all things Scottish and Celtic. The unmistakable sound of bagpipes as well as drumming and Highland dancing are a constant feature of the festivities. In addition to being able to sample some traditional cuisine, you'll be able to enjoy a Border Collie demonstration, Scottish fiddling, and children's games, too. In other words, this is a great time for the whole family!

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