Special Events

Celebrate Spoleto Festival USA while supporting its mission.

Annual Auction

Friday, February 8
Hotel Bennett, 404 King St.

Join us for a glamorous evening featuring an exciting array of auction items ranging from beautiful art pieces to elite travel packages and private events with Festival artists. Guests will enjoy a seated dinner, premium bar, and dancing. All proceeds benefit the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra. Click below for tickets or call (843) 720-1114. An accompanying online auction will run from February 4 – 18.

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Fritz Porter Preview Night

Thursday, January 17
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Fritz Porter, 701 East Bay St.

This year's Annual Auction—both the live event on February 8 and the online auction opening February 4—will feature several works of art from such acclaimed creatives as Paul Yanko, Tom Stanley, and Whitney Kreb. A selection of these works will be on view at luxury design collective Fritz Porter starting Thursday, January 17. Join us for a preview party at Fritz Porter on January 17 as we toast the occasion. Bubbly and light hors d’oeuvres from Hamby Catering & Events will be served.

Opening-Night Fête

Saturday, May 25
Location to be revealed

Following the opening-night performance of Compagnie Hervé Koubi, join Festival artists and patrons for an evening of refreshing cocktails, a sumptuous buffet supper, live music, and dancing. Click below for tickets or call (843) 720-1114. More Information.

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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 [email protected].