Special Events

Celebrate Spoleto Festival USA while supporting its mission.


Mary Ramsay Civic Award Luncheon

Friday, April 10
The Governor Thomas Bennett House

Spoleto Festival USA presented the 2015 Mary Ramsay Civic Award to Martha Rivers Ingram, whose efforts and contributions to the Lowcountry community magnify and celebrate Mary Ramsay’s spirit of philanthropy.


Annual Auction

Friday, February 6
Memminger Auditorium

The 37th annual live auction features an exclusive private concert, dinner, and an opportunity to bid on once-in-a-lifetime events; all proceeds benefit the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra. CLICK HERE for details and tickets.


Opening Night Fête

Friday, May 22
Cannon Green

Guests celebrate the opening of the 39th Festival season by partaking in an elegant evening of cocktails, supper, live music, and dancing under the stars. CLICK HERE for details and tickets.


Festival Parties

Artists and patrons gather together for conversation and cocktails at numerous parties throughout the Festival season. Joining Spoleto Society or Spoleto SCENE grants Festival-goers behind-the-scenes access and opportunities to meet and mingle with artists and other friends of the Festival. If you are interested in hosting a party, please call the Development Office at (843) 724-1192 or email events@spoletousa.org.