Best of the South: March 2017 | Great Southern Destinations

Whether you’re trying to decide when to plan your vacation, or looking for a reason to visit somewhere new, here is your guide to the South’s best happenings this March.

Experience the South’s best events! Here to help you discover your next great southern escape – each month, we find the most popular and most unique happenings across the map. No matter where your journey begins, check out these suggested experiences for your next vacation!

March 1 – 5, 2017
Charleston, South Carolina
One of the South’s most acclaimed culinary scenes, experience Charleston’s finest gourmet delights at this year’s Wine + Food Festival. The epicenter of southern cuisine, this Holy City event is a foodie dream come true. Details

March 9 – 12, 2017
Alys Beach, Florida
One of Northwest Florida’s most stunning destinations, visit the 30A Wine Festival for four days of pure Gulf Coast bliss. Set to showcase of 80 wines at the event’s Grand Tasting, sip wines from across the globe with other wine enthusiasts along charming South Charles Street. Details

March 11, 2017
Orange Beach, Alabama
What better place than a trip to Alabama’s coast to celebrate spring’s arrival! Featuring over one-hundred talented artists from all around the south, celebrate the season on Wolf Bay at the 43rd Annual Festival of Art. Details

March 23 – 26, 2017
Nags Head, North Carolina
Indulge in the Outer Banks’ renown coastal fare at the 2017 Outer Banks Taste of the Beach. Over sixty events scheduled over four days, this food-filled weekend includes wine tastings, cooking classes, brew tours, cook-offs and much more. Details

March 23 – 26, 2017
Orange Beach, Alabama
Featuring over one-hundred in-water boats and yachts, and over five-hundred on-land boats, experience the Gulf Coast’s boating lifestyle at the Wharf Boat & Yacht Show. Set to take place at The Wharf Entertainment Complex, this event has tons of things to do for the whole family throughout the show dates. Details

Great Southern Destinations - your source for the South’s best happenings! This article does not include very event on our list – only our travel experts’ top suggestions. Dates and locations are subject to change. Need event accommodations? View our Great Southern Destinations Vacation Deals here.