Events In Charleston This Weekend May 5 – 7


Events In Charleston On Friday, May 5th

North Charleston Arts Fest – The Cultural Arts staff and their partners have worked hard to produce an event that uses performing, visual, media, and literary arts to expose, engage, and inspire residents and visitors from all walks of life.

Where: Park Circle, North Charleston

When: May 3rd – May 7th

Habitat For Humanity Golf Tournament – Please join our 5th Annual Golf Tournament in support of Habitat for Humanity of Berkeley County. 11am registration/lunch/warm-up.12 noon shotgun start with longest drive and closest to the pin challenges. Teams and inviduals welcome to register. Sponsorships welcomed!

Where: Crowfield Golf Club, Goose Creek

When: Friday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Cinco De Drinko – What better way to start your weekend off than with some delicious Mexican food & bevvies? Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in style as we offer up specials all day long including: $2 Tecates, $5 Margaritas , $5 Orders of Loaded Nachos and more!

Where: The Alley, downtown Charleston

When: Friday, 11 a.m. – close

Cinco De Mayo @ Taco Boy – It’s almost time for our favorite fiesta of the year – Cinco de Mayo! Grab your amigos, put on your party pantalones, and head to Taco Boy for the party!

Where: Taco Boy, downtown Charleston

When: Friday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Cinco De Mayo Fiesta @ Bay Street Biergarten – Come for the party and stay for the all day food and drink specials including Pacifico and Modelo on tap, $5 Milagro Margaritas, and delicious Mexican inspired specials like nachos and tacos with our own twist.

Where: Bay Street Biergarten, downtown Charleston

When: Friday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.

CincoPalooza  @ 3 Matadors – Our 5th Annual CincoPalooza 2017 will be on a Friday this year. Saturday we will have our Milagro bartender competition for a chance to win $100-200 cash! Tons of Music, Giveaways & much much more!

Where: 3 Matadors Tequileria, Charleston

When: Friday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Cinco de Mayo Royale – The Royal American is hosting a Cinco de Mayo Royale happy hour party from 3-7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 5th. Get down to live music from local band Brianna Y Sus Guardianes Del Norte while enjoying “baller tacos with a Rebel attitude” from Rebel Taqueria food truck.

Where: The Royal American, downtown Charleston

When: Friday, 3 – 7:30 p.m.

Cinco de Mayo Block Party @ Mex 1 – Great Mexican food, live classic surf rock and the beach! The best Cinco de Mayo you could hope for! Food trucks, 2 outside bars, Capoeira Dancers and fire hoopers, and much more!

Where: Mex 1 Coastal Cantina, Sullivans Island

When: Friday, 4 p.m.

Cinco de Mayo @ The Granary – Join us from 5 to 7 p.m. for tacos from executive chef Brannon Florie and margaritas from bar manager Roderick Weaver and team. Taco options include:  Shrimp – tempura shrimp, Kimchi aioli, daikon, cucumber salad Pork – crispy pork, sweet onions, cilantro, radish, corn tortilla and more!

Where: The Granary, Coleman Blvd – Mt. Pleasant 

When: Friday, 5 – 7 p.m.

Palmetto Brewing Loading Dock Music Series – Join Palmetto Brewing for the 2016 Loading Dock Music Series. Live shows every Friday at 289 Huger St. Performances begin at 6, and the music goes until close at 10PM!

Where: Palmetto Brewing, downtown Charleston

When: Friday, 6 p.m.

Party At The Point – The weather is warming up and we’re itchin’ to get our toes in the sand at Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina! It’s time for another amazing, fun-filled season of Party at the Point! This week’s live music: Dead 27s and The Trongone Band.

Where: Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina, Mt. Pleasant

When: Friday, 6:30 p.m.

Spoon Live @ The Music Farm – Come out to the Music Farm for a live performance by the Texas rock band Spoon.  The indie-pop band, Tennis, is opening for Spoon.

Where: The Music Farm, downtown Charleston

When: Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Events In Charleston On Saturday, May 6th

Charleston Farmers Market – Checkout the Charleston Farmers Market every Saturday in beautiful Marion Square and peruse the aisles, where you will enjoy a wide variety of 100+ Local Vendors, artisans and craftsmen, as well as farmers and growers!

Where: Marion Square, downtown Charleston

When: Saturday, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Johns Island Homegrown Farmers Market – The aim of Homegrown is to be a point of sustainable connection for the Lowcountry community. Homegrown also holds a mission of bringing interactive ways to educate your community on the health and environmental benefits of making sustainable choices. Homegrown offers classes, demos, and interactive opportunities for locals to be active in making sustainable choices in their lives.

Where: 3546 Maybank Hwy, Johns Island

When: Saturday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Excell STORM Beach Volleyball Tournament – Come check beach Volleyball at its best! You must be a member of Volley America to Play Where Beach Volleyball is Actually Played on the Beach. Sign up and Register here…

Where: The Windjammer, Isle of Palms

When: Saturday, 9 a.m.

Cars On Kiawah – Celebrate spectacular automobiles, from Model T’s to Teslas, and enjoy food and drink from local food trucks and vendors. Rain or shine.  This event is free and open to the public. Parking is $5 cash and is located at the show field.

Where: Ocean Park, Kiawah Island

When: Saturday, 10 a.m.

Rusty Bull Brewing GRAND OPENING – Come celebrate Rusty Bull Brewing with us at our official GRAND OPENING EVENT! Food by Mex 1, live music by Honeysmoke and new beer releases all day long.

Where: Rusty Bull Brewing, North Charleston

When: Saturday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Down & Derby Patio Party – Patio Party hosted by Bulleit Bourbon and Ketel One Vodka to celebrate the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby! Dress in your Derby best and join us for brunch, bourbon, and a chance to win a ton of great prizes.

Where: Prohibition, downtown Charleston

When: Saturday, 2 – 7 p.m.

Talk Derby To Me @ Hometeam BBQ – Partnering up with NoMo neighbor Revelry and Virgil Kaine Lowcountry Whisky Co., Home Team hosts a no frills Derby party with tea sandwiches, special Virgil Kaine Kentucky mules, frozen Virgin Kaine Juleps, and jams from local country/ Southern rock band Bootless.

Where: Hometeam BBQ, downtown Charleston

When: Saturday, 3 p.m.

Kentucky Derby Party @ Vendue Rooftop Bar – Join us on May 6th on Charleston’s Favorite Rooftop Bar for Seersucker Saturday! Live Music, Derby Cocktails, Prizes for Best Hat and Best Dressed.

Where: Vendue Inn, downtown Charleston

When: Saturday, 3 – 7 p.m.

Charitable Society Derby Party – Light apps and drink specials will be available, so come ready to enjoy mint juleps and Cocktail Club’s signature punch bowl. And be sure to come dressed for the festivities. We will be awarding best dressed prizes to one lucky guy and girl!

Where: Cocktail Club, downtown Charleston

When: Saturday, 4 – 7 p.m.

JBE Derby Under the Oaks – is James B. Edwards spring fundraiser that raises money for our computer teacher and technology department. Ticket price includes open bar from Iacofano’s, heavy hors d’oeuvres by Hamby’s, live music from “The Good People”, raffles, games and of course the Kentucky Derby on the big screen.

Where: James B. Edwards, Mount Pleasant

When: Saturday, 4 – 8 p.m.

Charleston Night Market – Area ​Artists and Artisans will take over the Charleston City Market as  THE NIGHT MARKET continues this weekend! The Night Market is located in the Charleston City Market, Charleston’s #1 most visited attraction; a venue where over 50 area artisans, artists, food vendors, and local musicians gather together, each Friday, Saturday & night, to create a memorable evening. 6:30 pm-10:30 pm.

Where: Charleston City Market, downtown Charleston

When:  Saturday, 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

RiverDogs Home Game – Military Appreciation Night presented by Bank of America/Helicopter Ball Drop: As part of Saturdays Live at The Joe presented by NASH FM and Fox 24, the RiverDogs bring you the Helicopter Ball Drop!

Where: Charleston RiverDogs stadium, downtown Charleston

When: Saturday, 6:05 p.m.

Charleston Battery Home Game – Home match against FC Cincinnati at MUSC Health Stadium. The game will feature t-shirt giveaways for the first 500 fans through the gates, $2.50 beers, and a post-game fireworks display.

Where: MUSC Health Stadium, Daniel Island

When: Saturday, 7 p.m.

Events In Charleston On Sunday, May 7th

Bendy Brewski Yoga – Accessible and fun Yoga inside the brewery for 45 minutes followed by a flight or pint of craft beer! We always some mats to borrow and your teacher Michele is kind, fun and knowledgeable!

Where: Holy City Brewing, N. Charleston

When: Sunday, 10 a.m.

Sunday Brunch @ The Granary – The Granary is now serving brunch again every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Indulge in dishes such as duck and waffles, shrimp and grits or huevos rancheros along with mimosas, bloody marys, Moscow mules and other brunch cocktails.

Where: The Granary, Coleman Blvd – Mt. Pleasant 

When: Sundays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Sunday Brunch Farmers Market – This is an opportunity specifically for small producers and new and beginning businesses who source locally to sell amongst their peers and to develop their market base. There will be live music and tons of local vendors. Please come out and support us!

Where: The Charleston Pour House

When: Sunday, 11 a.m.

Spring Bazaar @ Ghost Monkey Brewery – Come out and pick up something for mom or better yet bring her with you! We will be collecting a small appearance fee from the vendors, all of these fees will be donated to Charleston Port and Seafarers charity.

Where: Ghost Monkey Brewery, Mount Pleasant

When: Sunday, 12 – 6 p.m.

Swing Dance @ Prohibition – Participate in a free swing dance lesson, which is followed by swing music performed by the V-Tones.

Where: Prohibition, downtown Charleston

When: Sunday, 6:30 p.m.