The annual Sweetgrass Festival in Mount Pleasant is designed to promote and bring attention to the contributions of the Gullah Geechee people’s history, culture, traditions and their sweetgrass basket art form that originated in Mount Pleasant and continues to exist in our town and surrounding communities today.
Offering free admission, entertainment and activities, the Sweetgrass Festival also provides an opportunity for local basket makers to showcase, promote and market their sweetgrass merchandise to locals as well as cultural tourists from around the country.
Additionally, the Sweetgrass Festival provides an opportunity for engagement, interaction and exposure to the Gullah Geechee people’s cultures. Informative and interesting educational sessions will enlighten and entertain participants of all ages.
Stroll through the Sweetgrass Basket & Craft Show, where you will find an amazing assortment of incredible basketry, along with a wide variety of hand-made arts, crafts and jewelry. You’re sure to find plenty of unique Lowcountry creations that make great gifts for yourself and your loved ones!
Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival
Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park
99 Harry M. Hallman Jr. Blvd
Mount Pleasant SC 29464
Sweetgrass Festival Website
Date: Saturday July 23, 2022
Time: 10 am - 3 pm