Temps are rising slowly and Charleston will be back to warm weather before we know it! February is a nice time to get out and about before the humidity hits. Check out some of my top picks this February to get out and about in the Lowcountry:

The Mount Pleasant Towne Centre and Charleston Animal Society have teamed up to host Pup Bowl on Saturday, February 1st from noon to 3 pm near Old Navy.

Pup Bowl is a pet adoption and family-fun day to benefit Charleston Animal Society. Cheer on as two teams of adoptable puppies face off in the cutest football game you have ever seen! The event will also feature fund-raising for CAS, a Photo Booth provided by King & Fields Studios, bounce house, face painting, balloon animals, caricatures and more! 


View the beautiful blooms of the Camellia flower at Middleton Place, February 4th – March 14th during their Camellia Walks tour. These tours are free with the price of admission and visitors will be given a guided historical tour of these beautiful blooms. 


Locals can also enjoy local appreciation month at Middleton place with half-price adult General Admission to the Gardens and Stable Yards. Just present an S.C. driver’s license with address listed to receive the discount. For more information, visit their website: 


Head out for a Sunday-Funday on King Street February 9th for Second Sunday on King! Enjoy vendors, music and a car-free – King Street. Check the website for more details of the day and a free parking voucher.

If you haven’t had a chance yet to view the Light of Magnolia, don’t worry, it’s running through March 15th. Running Wednesday through Sunday all February, Lights of Magnolia will illuminate 9 acres of the grounds of Magnolia Plantation and Gardens from 5:30 to 9:30 PM. Check out their Facebook invite for more details.

The Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE) is a three-day celebration of wildlife and nature through fine art, conservation education, sporting demonstrations, food, drink and the people who honor them all. The largest event of its kind in the US, SEWE makes its home in Charleston, South Carolina and plays host to hundreds of artists and exhibitors, plus experts in wildlife and nature art – all eager to share their art and insights with more than 40,000 attendees. Running February 14th – 16th with events across Charleston. Check out their website for more details on the events:


For a full list of events in Charleston, head over to charlestoncvb.com.

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