It's almost that time of year again, when the heat gets hotter and the days get longer... Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer in the lowcountry. We’ve got some super-cool ways to make the most of your Memorial Day weekend in Charleston SC with friends and family!
Here are the top 5 best ways to spend your Memorial Day Weekend in Charleston SC:
Who can say no to some free live tunes near the water on Johns Island? Barrier Island Marine will have their latest boats on display, and live music from Java - a fun and energetic band playing your favorite hits from across the decades. - 6-9 PM, Friday, May 25, 2018 at Freshfields Village!
Get Active for A Cause
Give your Memorial Day a little extra meaning with Remember the Heroes, a charitable event supporting the Travis Marion Foundation. Participants register to complete CrossFit workouts, each inspired by a specific war hero. You can go to watch or you can register and burn a sweat for a good cause this Memorial Day. Saturday, May 26, 2018 at CrossFit Discovery on Daniel Island.
Beers and Beards
The 9th Annual Beard & Mustache Championships will be taking place at the Music Farm on May 26th, but there’s also a welcome party on Friday night, lunch at Home Team BBQ on Saturday, and a farewell brunch Sunday morning. A percentage of ticket sales goes to Big Brothers Big Sisters. It's guaranteed to be a fun, facial hair filled weekend for all.
Fun For All
If you're spending the day downtown you might want to stroll on over to Marion Square, the city’s central park, for Piccolo Spoleto Festival's annual Family Day. In addition to the Charleston Farmers Market, Marion Square will host activities for children of all ages, including arts & crafts, dancing, and a performance by Atlanta's "Wildest Community Band", the Seed & Feed Marching Abominable. The day culminates in a concert event, beginning at 3 PM, which will include show tunes and Broadway favorites along with some free patriotic music to honor our veterans and those currently serving in the military. Activities kick off at 10 AM.
Kick Things Off With A Bang!
Cheer on the Charleston Battery as they take on the Nashville Soccer Club at home on Daniel Island. Raise a glass at The Three Lions Club, the authentic English-style pub inside the stadium. Cap off a fun filled night with the post-game fireworks show.
Note: With all of this and more, Memorial Day Weekend in Charleston SC offers countless events and activites for the whole family. When you're making your plans to discover Charleston, take a look through our FREE guide, full of all things Charleston.
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