The mission of FestivALL Charleston is to create, produce and present vibrant arts experiences and entertainment opportunities, and also serve as a catalyst for others in the community to do the same.
FestivALL event proposals are approved through a Productions Committee which meets the first Thursday of some months at 4:00pm in the Room 308 at City Hall. Meetings are listed below under deadlines. If you are interested in becoming a part of FestivALL, please read the following information carefully.
Events are accepted on a case-by-case basis with consideration for our mission. If your event aligns with our mission and you can answer “yes” to the following questions, you are on your way to becoming a part of FestivALL!
FestivALL Event Guidelines:- Does your event have a strong arts component and if not, are you willing to discuss ways to incorporate the arts?- Is your event taking place in the city of Charleston?- Are you willing to collaborate on scheduling, marketing, and other planning ideas?
Deadlines & Meetings - December 30: Deadline for budget proposals (while possible, it is not as likely for us to consider projects with budget proposals after this date)- February 1: Final deadline for guaranteed inclusion in spring publicity announcement, including web presence (events can still be added after this date)- February 7: 2019 Productions Meeting for Accepting 2019 Proposals- April 1: Final deadline for inclusion in summer events- April 4: 2019 Productions Meeting for Accepting 2019 Proposals and finalizing events- June 6, 2019: 2019 Productions Meeting for covering final June details- August 1: Final deadline for inclusion in fall events- August 8, 2019: Productions Meeting for Accepting 2019 Proposals and finalizing events
If your event is a part of FestivALL, you will receive separate Marketing deadline instructions.