Event Details

More information about this event or activity

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

First Day Festival

August 7, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

First Day Festival

The City of Charleston will host the annual Back to School First Day Festival on Sunday, August 7, 2022 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Charleston Gaillard Center and South Carolina Aquarium. Sponsored by the city of Charleston since 2003, First Day Festival is a celebration of the start of the new school year.

The purpose of the event is to provide children and families with the supplies and information they need to start the school year off right. At the event, children receive free school supplies, families are given free, fresh foods courtesy of the Lowcountry Food Bank and provided information from close to 100 community organizations.

Those that attend also enjoy free admission to the South Carolina Aquarium during the hours of the festival.


August 7, 2022
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Event Category:


City of Charleston
View Organizer Website


Charleston Gaillard Center
95 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401 United States
+ Google Map
View Venue Website

Stay Informed

Be the first to know about our featured events, fundraising drives and announcements.