Things to do in Charleston (2024)

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May 24, 2024

Things to do in Charleston SC
Charleston Farmers Market


Charleston Farmers Market

What: Charleston Farmers Market
When: May 25, 2024
Where: Marion Square
Time: 8am - 2 pm
How Much: Free


Locals and tourists enjoy strolling through the Charleston Farmers Market, which has been voted "Best Outdoor Event" & "Best Attraction" in Charleston for multiple years in a row. Market goers will find a large selection of produce, plants, herbs, flowers, prepared foods, as well as breakfast and lunch vendors, live entertainment and arts and crafts from local artisans.



May 23, 2024

Things to do in Charleston SC
Spoleto Festival USA


Spoleto Festival USA

What: Spoleto Festival
When: May 24 - June 9, 2024
Where: Venues Vary
Time: Varies by performance
How Much: Varies


The Spoleto Festival USA is one of the largest festivals in Charleston, with events showcasing both established and emerging artists in more than 150 performances of opera, dance, theater, classical music, and jazz.



May 23, 2024

Things to do in Charleston SC
Tones at Twilight


Tones at Twilight

What: Tones at Twilight
When: May 24, 2024
Where: Caw Caw Interpretive Center
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
How Much: $10


Have you ever wondered about sounds from the natural world? Join a Master Naturalist instructor to figure some of them out. We will listen for owls, frogs, and other creatures awake during the twilight hours. Ages 12 and up. A registered and paid chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under.



May 22, 2024

Things to do in Charleston SC
Memorial Day Weekend Music on the Green


Memorial Day Weekend Music on the Green

What: Memorial Day Weekend Music on the Green
When: May 25, 2024
Where: Freshfields Village
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
How Much: Free


On Saturday, May 25 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm, head to the Village Green at Freshfields Village for a complimentary, outdoor concert featuring Silverton.



May 22, 2024

Things to do in Charleston SC
Memorial Day Weekend Music on the Green


Memorial Day Weekend Music on the Green

What: Memorial Day Weekend Music on the Green
When: May 24, 2024
Where: Freshfields Village
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
How Much: Free


On Friday, May 24 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm, head to the Village Green at Freshfields Village for a complimentary, outdoor concert featuring Shem Creek Boogie Band.



May 21, 2024

Things to do in Charleston SC
Park and Grove: Sip & Shop


Park and Grove Sip and Shop

What: Park and Grove: Sip and Shop
When: May 22, 2024
Where: Park and Grove
Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
How Much: Walk-ins Welcome


Local Vendor market, live music, outdoor bar, sip and shop and pet friendly.



May 21, 2024

Things to do in Charleston SC
Yoga Under the Oaks


Yoga Under the Oaks

What: Yoga Under the Oaks
When: May 22, 2024
Where: Joseph Manigualt House
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
How Much: $10


Stress from the day got you tight? Looking for a way to reconnect with Nature? Come out to Charles Towne Landing's Legare Waring House for Yoga Under the Oaks. Led by Brittney Hiller of Everest Yoga Spa, this after-hours program is sure to realign you! Join us after to unwind during a social hour featuring music from Complete Weddings & Events. Food will be available to purchase from Foxes Fried Food Truck. All ages and experience levels are welcome! Yoga: 6:00 - 7:00PM Social Hour: 7:00 - 8:00PM



May 20, 2024

Things to do in Charleston SC
Blooms and Bubbles: Exclusive Garden
Tour with the Garden Club of Charleston


Blooms and Bubbles

What: Blooms and Bubbles: Exclusive Garden Tour with the Garden Club of Charleston
When: May 22, 2024
Where: Joseph Manigualt House
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
How Much: Free with admission

Join members of the Garden Club for a guided tour to learn more about the flowers and trees featured and the work that goes into maintaining a historic formal garden. Guests are invited to tour the interior of the Joseph Manigault House before the garden tour commences at 4:00 pm. Spring themed refreshments will be served prior to the tour.



May 09, 2024

Things to do in Charleston SC
Family Day at Middleton Place


Family Day at Middleton Place

What: Family Day at Middleton Place
When: May 11, 2024
Where: Middleton Place
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
How Much: Included with General Admission. Children 13 and under receive free general admission on May 11th.


Bring the whole family for a day of celebration, demonstrations, and hands-on activities. Learn about the many skills the free and enslaved people practiced throughout the Lowcountry’s long, rich history.



May 09, 2024

Things to do in Charleston SC
Sip and Stroll
at Drayton Hall


Sip and Stroll at Drayton Hall

What: Sip and Stroll
When: May 11, 2024
Where: Drayton Hall
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
How Much: $40


Guests will be served wine and local brews while walking the grounds and learn about the historic happenings on the landscape. Guests will also receive a complimentary wine glass, or koozie, to take home. Join the artists of Charleston Opera Theater and enjoy an intimate concert of songs and arias by your favorite composers on the historic grounds of Drayton Hall.


May 08, 2024

Things to do in Charleston SC
Charleston Farmers Market


Charleston Farmers Market

What: Charleston Farmers Market
When: May 11, 2024
Where: Marion Square
Time: 8am - 2 pm
How Much: Free


Locals and tourists enjoy strolling through the Charleston Farmers Market, which has been voted "Best Outdoor Event" & "Best Attraction" in Charleston for multiple years in a row. Market goers will find a large selection of produce, plants, herbs, flowers, prepared foods, as well as breakfast and lunch vendors, live entertainment and arts and crafts from local artisans.



May 08, 2024

Things to do in Charleston SC
Caw Caw: Walking on History


Caw Caw: Walking on History

What: Caw Caw: Walking on History
When: May 11, 2024
Where: Caw Caw Interpretive Center
Time: 10:30 am - 12: 30 pm
How Much: $10


The Stono Rebellion, the largest uprising of people who were enslaved in the British colonies, took place in 1739 within a 15-mile radius of the Caw Caw Interpretive Center. Come and walk on the actual ground where a key event in the rebellion occurred. After the tour, a discussion of the event and the implications will be held. The Stono Rebellion changed the face of slavery and the consequences of the uprising centered the Gullah Geechee community. Join us for this very special walk.



May 07, 2024

Things to do in Charleston SC
Greek Festival


Greek Festival

What: Greek Festival
When: May 10 - 12, 2024
Where: Greek Orthodox Church
Time: Friday May 10: 5 pm - 10 pm / Saturday May 11: 11 am - 10 pm / Sunday May 12: 12 pm - 6 pm
How Much: $5

The Charleston Greek Festival is a celebration of fun and Greek culture! Attendees can enjoy Greek food, wine, live music, and dancing. The oldest festival in the Charleston area, dating back to 1970, The Charleston Greek Festival is the third largest festival in the Lowcountry with 35,000+ attendees over one weekend each year.



May 07, 2024

Things to do in Charleston SC
Starlight Yoga at
Johns Island County Park


Starlight Yoga at Johns Island County Park

What: Starlight Yoga at Johns Island County Park
When: May 9, 2024
Where: Johns Island County Park
Time: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
How Much: $10 in advance / $12 day off

The moon and stars enhance this flowing yoga class. Inclusive and open to all abilities and fitness levels. Participants will receive a special glow-in-the-dark prize.



May 06, 2024

Things to do in Charleston SC
Cheers on the Pier


Cheers on the Pier

What: Cheers on the Pier
When: May 9, 2024
Where: Mount Pleasant Pier
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
How Much: Free


Wrap up your workday on the Mount Pleasant Pier with live music, craft beer, good friends, and a gorgeous sunset. No admission fee. Blankets and chairs are welcome, as seating is limited.



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