The French Quarter is the perfect destination for any traveler looking to experience some of Charleston’s European history. In this neighborhood, there are several annual events each year including a Crawfish Festival in April and an Irish Fair every September.
– Crawfish Festival: April – enjoy an annual festival celebrating all things crawfish! Buy fresh seafood from “the fish market” which is also where you’ll find local produce grown by farmers nearby. Watch live cooking demonstrations at this family friendly event that will have everyone ready to get their hands dirty cracking these tasty crustaceans open and eating them until they can’t eat another one;
– Irish Fair: September – celebrate your heritage while exploring Charleston’s European history during this annual event held every year on Labor Day.