North Charleston Cultural Arts Department’s Arts Festival
The City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department presents the 2016 North Charleston Arts Fes, April 26-May 7. This annual nine-day event highlights national, regional, and local artists and performers in the areas of dance, theatre, music, film media, and visual & literary arts. For over 30 years, the festival has made quality arts programming affordable and accessible to the widest spectrum of the public. The event was named a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society. The Arts Fest has over 60 events and exhibitions throughout the week at various locations. The festival concludes with the Grand Finale at North Charleston Riverfront Park featuring performances by professional groups and Tri-county schools, children’s activities, a food truck rodeo, and fireworks over the Cooper River.