Charleston SC Upcoming Events

Charleston South Carolina Upcoming Events
Charleston RiverDogs Baseball Home Games
April 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 26, 2018
May 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 17, 18, 19, 20, 29, 30, 31, 2018
June 1, 2, 3, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 27, 28, 29, 2018
July 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 2018
August 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 23, 24, 25, 26, 31, 2018
September 1, 2, 3, 2018
Cheer on the Charleston RiverDogs Baseball Team at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park. 'The Joe' remains one of the premier atmospheres in all of minor league baseball. It has been rated among the best playing facilities on the collegiate and minor league levels. Mark your calendar for these Charleston RiverDogs home games in the 2018 season. Click here for the promotion / special event calendar and ticket information.

NEEDTOBREATHE Classic Golf Tournament
April 23, 2018
Join us for a day full of golf and music, indulging in the things we love, all in support of the international non-profit OneWorld Health. This first-class event combines the best of golf, music and giving. Sponsors enjoy an exclusive opportunity that includes a day of golf on Daniel Island, followed by a stellar concert and VIP After Party. The concert and party feature a celebrity line-up inclusive of athletes, musicians, actors and PGA players that have joined their friends at NEEDTOBREATHE to make this a one-of-a-kind experience. Participants are invited to choose a celebrity golf experience or a simple standard foursome to join the mission! Click here for additional information.

North Charleston POPS! - Star Wars, Sci-Fi & John Williams
April 28, 2018
An action packed evening of music from the Star Wars films teamed with selections from Game of Thrones, Hunger Games, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Star Trek, and beyond! Composer John Williams’ music also includes soundtracks from Hook, Jurassic Park, Raiders of the Lost Ark and more, including the newest Star Wars movie. Click here for additional details and tickets. 

Shaggin' on the Cooper
April 28, 2018: The Sugarbees
May 12, 2018: Shem Creek Boogie Band
June 9, 2018: The Coppertones
July 4: 2018: "Uncle Sam Jam" with Ellen Drive
July 14, 2018: The Sneakers
August 11, 2018: Vinyl Daze
September 8, 2018: Recollections
Dust off your dancing shoes and get ready for summer and Shaggin’ on the Cooper! Live music of all varieties will fill the air with local bands performing throughout the season at the Mount Pleasant Pier. All ages are invited to let loose, breathe in the harbor breeze and dance the night away under the stars. Click here for additional information.

North Charleston Arts Fest
May 2 - 6, 2018
The North Charleston Arts Fest is proudly produced by the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department. The annual multi-day celebration of arts and culture highlights national, regional, and local artists and performers in the areas of Dance, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, Media Arts, and Literature. The event has matured into one of the most comprehensive arts festivals in the state of South Carolina with a schedule that offers something for everyone, including concerts, theatre presentations, children’s programs, workshops and demonstrations, exhibitions, public art installations, and much more. The Arts Fest Expo, considered the festival’s flagship event, is held the first weekend in May at the Charleston Area Convention Center and offers free admission and parking to more than 40 performances on four stages. Click here for additional information about this event.

Little Big Town at the North Charleston Coliseum
May 3, 2018
After launching a historic sold-out year-long residency at Nashville’s famed Ryman Auditorium, Grammy Award-winning vocal group Little Big Town announced they will bring their critically-acclaimed harmonies to arenas nationwide starting Spring 2018 with The Breakers Tour. The highly-anticipated multi-city run begins February 8th at Chesapeake Energy Arena Oklahoma City and will visit 26 markets, including stops in Austin, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Washington, D.C. and New York City’s Radio City Music Hall. Click here for additional information.

Cast Off Fishing Tournaments
May 5: Mount Pleasant Pier | May 19: Folly Beach Pier
June 16: Mount Pleasant Pier | June 30: Folly Beach Pier
Part of the Memorial Waterfront Park complex, the 1250-foot long Mount Pleasant Pier stretches out into Charleston Harbor under the foot of the Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge. Along with beautiful views, the pier offers great fishing! The Folly Beach Pier is one of the best destinations in the Lowcountry for pier fishing. This breathtaking landmark stretches out 1045’ into the sparkling Atlantic Ocean and offers spectacular views, fishing, dining, tournaments, special events, and more throughout the year! Click here for additional information.

Motown the Musical at North Charleston Performing Arts Center
May 8-9, 2018
It began as one man's story… became everyone's music… and is now Broadway's musical. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Featuring classic songs such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” experience the story behind the music in the record-breaking smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL! Click here for additional information.

Friday Night Boogie
May 11, 2018 | June 8, 2018 | July 13, 2018
The Mount Pleasant Pier will be rockin' with the sounds of DJ Jim Bowers spinning a variety of unforgettable oldies and beach music classics! Beverages, food, and snacks will be available for purchase on-site. Online registration ends at midnight on the day before each event. On the day of the event, admission can be purchased by calling 843-795-4386 by 2 p.m. or at the event gate if available. Click here for additional details.
Upcoming Events in Charleston, South Carolina - Charleston South Carolina Upcoming Events include spectacular festivals, concerts, museum displays, social gatherings, holiday festivities, and more. We want YOU to participate and share in the excitement! Take a glance at these upcoming events and start planning your trip to Charleston, South Carolina today! Enjoy a beautiful Charleston vacation home and take part in all of the wonderful events that Charleston art galleries, performing arts centers, theatres, and other local Charleston businesses host throughout the year. 
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Explore Charleston beaches to enter a fishing tournament, challenge your friends in a paddle board contest, and dance the night away on Charleston’s beautiful piers. Downtown Charleston features live entertainment, ever changing museum exhibits, and seasonal city tours. Hosting an event in Charleston SC? Submit your event today.

Visit the North Charleston Coliseum and Performing Arts Center to see incredible musicians live in concert. Check out our list of upcoming events below to find an event or activity that interests you and then share event details with your family and friends today. Charleston’s exciting nightlife, delicious dining, indoor activities, outdoor adventures, concerts, theatrical performances and more entertain people of all ages and interests. Enjoy fantastic local events and activities all year long.  

Visiting Charleston from out of town to attend an exciting local event such as a concert, sporting event, festival, or holiday celebration? Take advantage of special discounts from our local hotel partners. We welcome you to Charleston, South Carolina and invite you to explore everything that this beautiful coastal city has to offer.
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North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center Events
The North Charleston Coliseum, Performing Arts Center, and Charleston Area Convention Center campus is the Lowcountry’s premier destination for live entertainment & sports. Get your tickets today for these exciting upcoming events. Visiting from out of town? The Hyatt Place Charleston Airport hotel is located within walking distance of the North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center.

April 14, 2018: Brian Regan at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center
April 15, 2018: REO Speedwagon / Styx at the North Charleston Coliseum
April 16, 2018: The Decemberists at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center
April 28, 2018: North Charleston POPS!: Star Wars, Sci-Fi & John Williams at North Charleston Performing Arts Center
May 3, 2018: Little Big Town at North Charleston Coliseum
May 4, 2018: Yanni at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center
May 8-9, 2018: Motown the Musical at North Charleston Performing Arts Center
May 13, 2018: 2018 Choir Showcase at North Charleston Performing Arts Center
May 15, 2018: James Taylor and his All-Star Band at North Charleston Coliseum
May 26, 2018: North Charleston POPS!: Bravo Broadway at North Charleston Performing Arts Center
June 19, 2018: Brit Floyd at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center
July 25, 2018: Brian Wilson at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center
September 14, 2018: Alan Jackson at the North Charleston Coliseum
Charleston Beer Garden
May 19, 2018
With more than 25 breweries at Charleston Beer Garden and 50+ beers on tap, we know you will find that perfect beer! Our focus for 2018 will be amazing brews from the Carolinas. We take our beer games and competitions very seriously and that means you have plenty of ways to be entertained. From live music to keg toss, arm wrestling to pony hop racing, we have you covered! Our food and craft vendors are the best! Whether you are looking for the best BBQ, boozy ice pops or the perfect pretzel, you will find it at Charleston Beer Garden. Click here for additional information about this Charleston event.

Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series
May 20, 2018 | June 17, 2018 | July 8, 2018 | July 29, 2018 | August 12, 2018
Swim! Bike! Run! The five-race Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series at James Island County Park features a 600-yard freshwater swim, 12-mile bike ride, and 5K flat run. Over 30,000 people have raced the series over the years, and the series has been honored as one of the Top Ten Charleston Signature Sport Events by the Charleston Metro Sports Council. Click here for additional information about this Triathlon Series.

The Atlantic Cup
May 22-26, 2018
The Atlantic Cup is returning to Charleston! From May 22-26, visit Charleston City Marina where the boats will be docked to prepare for the race. You may even get a chance to talk to some the sailors! On May 24th, the Atlantic Cup will host kids from all over Charleston for an up-close look at the boats and a special meet and greet with the sailors. Our Kids Education Program gives students and teachers the opportunity to visit the boats and hear the sailors stories from their time on the ocean. On Saturday, May 26th, head over to the Charleston Maritime Center or get out on the water to watch the start of the race as the boats head off to New York City. The gun goes off at 12PM so don’t be late! Click here for additional details about this upcoming Charleston event.

Moonlight Mixers
May 25, 2018 | June 15, 2018 | July 6, 2018 | August 17, 2018 | September 14, 2018
Shag the night away under the stars at the Folly Beach Edwin S. Taylor Fishing Pier, where DJ Jim Bowers will be spinning the hottest oldies and beach music for you all night long. Event hours are from 7 - 11PM. Beverages will be available for purchase on site. Food and snacks will be available for purchase at Pier 101 and the pier's Gift & Tackle Shop located at the entrance to the pier. Click here for additional information.

Spoleto Festival USA
May 25 - June 10, 2018
For 17 days and nights each spring, Spoleto Festival USA fills Charleston, South Carolina’s historic theaters, churches, and outdoor spaces with performances by renowned artists as well as emerging performers in opera; theater; dance; and chamber, symphonic, choral, and jazz music. Now approaching its 42nd season, Spoleto Festival USA is internationally recognized as America’s premier performing arts festival. Click here for additional events details.