MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCBD) – The official start to the 34th annual North Charleston Arts Fest gets underway Friday April 29th.

This year’s festival goes through May 7th and events will happen at the Charleston Area Convention Center Complex.

There will be over 40 live performances, arts and crafts vendor, exhibitions children’s activities and even food vendors.

The first event happening Friday kicks off at 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, events go from 10:00 a.m. and lasts through 4 p.m.

Sunday events go from 1:00 p.m. through 5 p.m.

There is free parking and also free admission into the nine day festival.

For details on event times and performances, click here.