Charleston SC Upcoming Events

Charleston South Carolina Upcoming Events
Blues & BBQ Harbor Cruise
Now - October 2017
Charleston Harbor Tours presents a blast of cool blues and hot BBQ aboard a two hour Charleston Harbor Cruise. Enjoy delicious swig and swine BBQ buffet, cash bar and live blues by Shrimp City Slim! Board at 6:30PM and cruise from 7-9PM. Click here for available cruise dates and tickets.

Sunset at Fort Sumter Behind the Scenes Tour
Fridays, Now - October 14, 2017
Experience a waterside view of the historic architectural gem that has been voted “Top City” in the USA by Conde Nast Traveler, Charleston, SC. Combine that with a Sunset at Fort Sumter tour were you will interact with period dressed Civil War living historians and learn in-depth details of the Civil War. Once at the fort enjoy the rich history provided by the National Park Service Rangers and spectacular views of the city, harbor and Atlantic Ocean from the top of the fort. For the return cruise, relax and take in the spectacular views of the harbor and her marine life while dining on southern BBQ cuisine. Beer, wine & cocktails are available for purchase to and from the fort. Click here for additional information and book today.

Tedeschi Trucks Band Live
June 14, 2017
The Tedeschi Trucks Band is performing live at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on June 14, 2017. Get your tickets today for this exciting performance featuring special guests Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett of Little Feat. Doors open at 6:30PM, show begins at 7:30PM. Click here for additional information.

Moonlight Mixers
June 16, 2017 | July 7, 2017 | August 18, 2017 | September 15, 2017
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.

Cast Off Fishing Tournaments
June 17: Mount Pleasant Pier | June 24: Folly Beach Pier
July 22: Folly Beach Pier
August 26: Folly Beach Pier
September 2: Mount Pleasant Pier
October 14: Mount Pleasant Pier
Join us at the Mount Pleasant Pier and the Folly Beach Pier for a season of fishing tournaments! 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.

Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series
June 18, 2017 | July 9, 2017 | July 30, 2017 | August 13, 2017
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.

Reggae Nights Summer Concerts
June 23, 2017: De Lions of Jah
July 21, 2017: Jah Works
August 4, 2017: Mystic Vibrations
Good Music. Good Vibes. The Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series at James Island County Park features traditional old school roots reggae with a new school attitude in a beautiful outdoor setting. Bring your chairs or blanket. It’s Irie. Gates open at 7:30PM; music begins at 8:30PM. Gates close at 10:30PM., and concerts end at 11PM. Click here for additional details.

Uncle Sam Jam
July 4, 2017
Enjoy the cool harbor breeze and dance to live beach music from Permanent Vacation at the perfect venue for celebrating our independence - the Mount Pleasant Pier! At the foot of the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, stretching 1250 feet out into Charleston Harbor, the scenic Mount Pleasant Pier will also be a great spot to watch the area’s best fireworks displays! Join in on our party at the end of this scenic pier, and groove to live beach and party music. Beverages available for purchase inside the event. Treats and snacks will be available at the Riverwatch Cafe. Gates open at 7PM, music starts at 8PM. Click here for additional information. 

Fourth of July Fireworks Blast
July 4, 2017 at 4PM
Celebrate the Fourth of July on board one of the most historic warships in the United States, the USS YORKTOWN on the Charleston Harbor at Patriots Point. To watch the fireworks blast and enjoy live music from the flight deck of the USS Yorktown, a ticket must be purchased at one of the two levels outlined below. Optionally, other than the cost of parking, there is NO CHARGE for guests who wish to watch the fireworks from the grassy area next to the marsh onshore. Patriots Point will also provide live music and children’s entertainment option for this area starting at 4PM. Food and beverages will be available for purchase, and coolers and chairs are welcome. Click here for additional information.

Friday Night Boogie
July 14, 2017
The Mount Pleasant Pier will be rockin' with the sounds of DJ Jim Bowers spinning a variety of unforgettable oldies, beach music classics, and line dancing hits! 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.

​Shaggin' on the Cooper
July 15, 2017: The Counts
August 12, 2017: Vinyl Daze
September 9, 2017: The Coppertones
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. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Click here for additional information.

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
July 23, 2017
Two-time Grammy winner Jason Isbell has announced tour dates in Summer 2017 with his band, The 400 Unit. The mighty 400 Unit is: Derry deBorja (keyboards), Chad Gamble (drums), Jimbo Hart (bass) and Sadler Vaden (guitar). Jason and the 400 Unit are putting the final touches on their highly anticipated follow up to 2015’s Something More Than Free. Click here for additional information about this show at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center.

Eclipse on a Warship
August 21, 2017
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum and ABC News 4 (WCIV-TV) are inviting families to watch as the mighty USS Yorktown, known to many as the “Fighting Lady,” is transformed to the “Shaded Lady” during the total solar eclipse on August 21. The event is included in the museum’s normal price of admission. Upon entry, the first 3,000 visitors will receive a free pair of specialized glasses designed to protect their eyes while viewing the eclipse. An indirect viewing method will also be offered on the flight deck of the USS Yorktown for those who want to avoid looking directly at the sun. Click here for additional information.
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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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