South Carolina

Spoleto Festival USA

Program No. 21257RJ
The Spoleto Festival is a performing arts festival set in Charleston, a city chosen for its similarities to Spoleto, Italy. Come see for yourself as you enjoy art, cuisine and culture.

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DATES & starting prices
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May 24 - May 29, 2024
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2,749
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May 25 at 7:00pm, The Song of Rome; May 26 at 11:00am, Chamber Music; May 26 at 2:00pm, Gershwin and Jazz; May 26 at 6:00pm, L.A. Dance Project: Romeo and Juliet; May 27 at 2:00pm, Ruinous Gods; May 27 at 7:00pm, Layale Chaker + Sarafand.

May 30 - Jun 4, 2024
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May 30 at 7:30 pm, Yo-Yo Ma; May 31 at 8:00 pm, The Song of Rome; June 1 at 11:00 am, Chamber Music; June 1 at 7:30 pm, Mahler's Fifth; June 2 at 4:00 pm, Oh, Happy Day; June 3 at 7:30 pm, Spoleto Festival USA Chorus & Orchestra.

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Jun 4 - Jun 9, 2024
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June 5 at 7:30 pm, Beethoven's Third; June 6 at 11:00 am, Chamber Music; June 6 at 7:00 pm, Casus Creations: Apricity; June 7 at 2:00 pm, Jazz Talks; June 7 at 5:30 pm, Spoleto Festival USA Chorus; June 8 at 2:00 pm, Sound of Charleston (Piccolo); June 8 at 5:00 pm, El Arte del Bolero.

May 23 - May 28, 2025
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2,849
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May 29 - Jun 3, 2025
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2,849
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Jun 4 - Jun 9, 2025
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DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Filling Fast!
May 24 - May 29, 2024
Starting at
3,569
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED! Enroll by Mar. 31, 2024 to take $200 off the price shown!

Itinerary Note

May 25 at 7:00pm, The Song of Rome; May 26 at 11:00am, Chamber Music; May 26 at 2:00pm, Gershwin and Jazz; May 26 at 6:00pm, L.A. Dance Project: Romeo and Juliet; May 27 at 2:00pm, Ruinous Gods; May 27 at 7:00pm, Layale Chaker + Sarafand.

May 30 - Jun 4, 2024
Starting at
3,569
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED! Enroll by Mar. 31, 2024 to take $200 off the price shown!

Itinerary Note

May 30 at 7:30 pm, Yo-Yo Ma; May 31 at 8:00 pm, The Song of Rome; June 1 at 11:00 am, Chamber Music; June 1 at 7:30 pm, Mahler's Fifth; June 2 at 4:00 pm, Oh, Happy Day; June 3 at 7:30 pm, Spoleto Festival USA Chorus & Orchestra.

Filling Fast!
Jun 4 - Jun 9, 2024
Starting at
3,569
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED! Enroll by Mar. 31, 2024 to take $200 off the price shown!

Itinerary Note

June 5 at 7:30 pm, Beethoven's Third; June 6 at 11:00 am, Chamber Music; June 6 at 7:00 pm, Casus Creations: Apricity; June 7 at 2:00 pm, Jazz Talks; June 7 at 5:30 pm, Spoleto Festival USA Chorus; June 8 at 2:00 pm, Sound of Charleston (Piccolo); June 8 at 5:00 pm, El Arte del Bolero.

May 23 - May 28, 2025
Starting at
3,679
Special Offer

Enroll by Aug. 31, 2024 to take $200 off the price shown!

May 29 - Jun 3, 2025
Starting at
3,679
Special Offer

Enroll by Aug. 31, 2024 to take $200 off the price shown!

Jun 4 - Jun 9, 2025
Starting at
3,679
Special Offer

Enroll by Aug. 31, 2024 to take $200 off the price shown!

6 days
5 nights
10 meals
5B 2L 3D
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At a Glance

Experience the magnificent Spoleto Festival and its complementary event, Piccolo Spoleto. These international multi-arts celebrations are America’s premier international performing-arts festivals, filling lovely Charleston’s historic theaters, churches and outdoor spaces with performances by world-renowned artists and emerging performers in opera, theater, dance, chamber, symphonic, choral, bluegrass and jazz. Hear from Spoleto staff as you attend six performances with reserved tickets and seating and as many other Spoleto events as you can fit in around them. Make use of a significant amount of free time to pursue your own interests with opportunities to dine out on your own.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Charleston is a walking city. Walking back and forth up to seven blocks to concert venues. Walking over two miles over the course of the day; some uneven terrain and stairs. Pedi-cabs, taxis or uber are available (at own expense) if assistance is needed traveling to performance venues.

What You'll Learn

  • Be thrilled by symphonies and operas, exhilarated by jazz and bluegrass, electrified by dance and delighted by theater.
  • Ride a horse-drawn carriage through more than 300 years of history, including antebellum mansions, churches and gardens.
  • Enjoy reserved seating for all performances as well as a significant amount of free time for exploring the festival.

General Notes

Performances for each date of Spoleto vary. Carefully examine the daily schedule for the week you are considering before ordering tickets for your free time. Weekly performances vary and are not the same for each date. Program includes independent time to explore the city and several meals on your own. Group Leaders will provide directions for self-directed excursions. Suggestions for free-time activities provided in preparatory materials.
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Harlan Greene
Harlan Greene is a native of Charleston, an award-winning novelist and author of many nonfiction books on Charleston. His works include “Charleston: City of Memory” and “Mr. Skylark: John Bennett and the Charleston Renaissance,” as well as others. Formerly the assistant director of the South Carolina Historical Society, Harlan is now senior manuscript and reference archivist for the College of Charleston. He also served on the Mayor’s Arts and History Commission.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Harlan Greene is a native of Charleston, an award-winning novelist and author of many nonfiction books on Charleston. His works include “Charleston: City of Memory” and “Mr. Skylark: John Bennett and the Charleston Renaissance,” as well as others. Formerly the assistant director of the South Carolina Historical Society, Harlan is now senior manuscript and reference archivist for the College of Charleston. He also served on the Mayor’s Arts and History Commission.
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