Memorial Weekend events
Posted By: Ralph Campbell
In: Things to do in Charleston
Date: Thu, May 25th 2017 12:25 pm
Things to do for Memorial Weekend
The kick-off weekend for the summer is finally here!! There are always lots of things going on in Charleston and many of the events begin on Memorial Weekend. Here are a few things to help plan your weekend:
- Party at the Point returns to Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina. This popular event will be on Friday from 5:30 – 9:30. Admission is $7 with food and beverages available for an additional cost. Entertainment for this event will be The Dave Matthews Tribute Band.
- The Spoleto Festival begins Friday May 26th and runs through June 11th. This two week festival features premiere performing artists from around the world. Events include music, opera and dance troupes. Spoleto performances require ticket purchases but the Piccolo Spoleto events are free.
- The 17th annual Romp in the Swamp at Bowens Island The event runs on Sunday from 4pm – 8pm. Smokey Weiner and the Hot Links will be performing.
- Charleston Riverdogs host Greenville this weekend. Friday and Saturday games are at 6pm. Sunday’s game is at 5pm. The games and the sideshows are always fun and the food continues to be extremely creative. After Friday night’s game there will be fireworks!
- The Moonlight Mixers begin their run on Friday nights at the Folly Beach Pier. Shag the night away with DJ Jim Bowers from 7pm – 11pm. Admission is $10 and food and beverages will be available for purchase.
- Charleston Farmers Market in Marion Square runs on Saturday from 9am – 2pm. This event features over 100 local vendors with a wide assortments of crafts, food and music.
- The Johns Island Farmers Market runs on Saturday from 10am – 2pm. This market takes pride in being your one stop shop for locally sourced items. The event is at 2024 Academy Dr. on Johns Island.
- Just want to relax? Head out to the beaches!! The Charleston area has numerous choices- Folly Beach, Sullivan’s Island, Isle of Palms, Kiawah and Seabrook. If you are going, head out early (before 10am) to avoid the heavy traffic. After that your commute time can double or even triple. If you do go swimming be alert for potential Man of War jellyfish.
If would like more information on things to do in Charleston or where to live in the tri-county area give me a call. 843-718-7442