Events In Charleston This Weekend May 4 – 6

Events In Charleston on Friday, May 4th

Pre-Happy Hour @ Edmund’s Oast -Daily Pre-Happy Hour — from 3:00-4:30 p.m. Enjoy 12-ounce house beers for $3 each and a featured wine by the glass for $3 per half pour and $6 per full pour. Stop by any day of the week to enjoy this!
Where: Edmund’s Oast, downtown Charleston
When: Friday, 3 – 4:30 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.
Charleston City Night Market – The Charleston City Night Market is an exciting showcase of more than 100 talented artists and craftspeople that occurs every Friday and Saturday evening from April – December. The Night Market runs from 6:30 – 10:30 p.m and is a free event that is open to the public.
Where: Charleston City Market
When: Friday, 6:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Charleston RiverDogs Home Game   Enjoy a Home Telecom postgame fireworks extravaganza in conjunction with WEZL and Live 5 News following the game as the RiverDogs celebrate the epic scores of the great composer John Williams.
Where: Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium, Charleston
When:  Friday, 7 p.m.
The Occasional Milkshake @ The Windjammer   Tickets are $10 Advance and $12 The day of show…Doors 9PM show is 10ish Mark Bryan from Hootie and the Blowfish and this three piece band.
Where: The Windjammer, Isle of Palms
When: Friday, 10 p.m.

Events In Charleston on Saturday, May 5th

Charleston Farmers Market – every Saturday in beautiful Marion Square and peruse the aisles, where you will enjoy a wide variety of 100+ Local Vendors, including; Farmers & Growers, Sweet & Savory Food Concessions
Where: Marion Square, downtown Charleston
When: Saturday 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Summerville Farmer’s Market – Open Saturdays from 8 am to 1 pm in the First Citizens Bank parking lot behind Town Hall (200 South Main Street). Farmers, meats, seafood, baked goods, and live music (in the Market Café from 10 am to 1 pm).
Where: Summerville, SC
When: Saturday, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Weekly Fish Market – Shop the freshest seafood in the Lowcountry at the Mt. Pleasant Fish market every Saturday at Moultrie Middle School. This is a special market for local fishermen to sell their fresh-off-the-boat catch.
Where: Market Pavillion – Moultrie Middle School, Mt. Pleasant
When: Saturday, 8 a.m. – 12 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, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit – Those who visit the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation’s 9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit will be guided through the 1,100 square foot display by New York City firefighters.
Where: Patriots Point, Mt. Pleasant
When: Saturday, 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
May The Dogs Be With You Festival – This year we are taking over Deep Water Vineyard and bringing the dogs with us! Join the Empire or be a Rebel! This event will be fun for kids, adults and dogs alike! Live music, food trucks, character appearances, adult libations, and Lowcountry Dog Magazine cover contest.
Where: Deep Water Vineyard, Wadmalaw Island
When: Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Cinco de Mayo @ Taco Boy – Cinco de Mayo falls on a Saturday this year, and we’re ready to fiesta! DJ Trevor D. will be keeping us dancing ALL day, spinning tunes from 12pm-3pm and 5-9PM!
Where: Taco Boy, downtown Charleston
When: Saturday, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Frothy De Mayo -Join us in the taproom on Saturday, May 5th for a Frothy De Mayo celebration! We’ll have food and beer specials and, of course, an awesome time with your frothy friends.
Where: The Frothy Beard Brewing Company, Charleston
When: Saturday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Food Truck Rodeo @ Freshfields  Enjoy a variety of cuisine from local food trucks along with live music by Blue Grass Gadgets, a silent auction, beer and wine by FortyEight – A Wine Bar.
Where: Freshfields Village, Kiawah Island
When: Saturday, 12 – 4 p.m.
Cinco De Mayo King Street Bar Crawl –  Visit several of our favorite bars in the Upper King area while enjoying copious amounts of Bud Light, Absolut Vodka, Malibu Rum, and Altos Margaritas. Grab your sombrero, pancho, and as always your favorite bar crawl buddies as we pay homage to our neighbors to the south.
Where: King Street, downtown Charleston
When: Saturday, 1 – 9 p.m.
Cinco de Mayo Celebration – Cinco de Mayo! Tacos, street corn, & specialty margaritas. Our friends from Goddess Collective will be on site along with Graft Wine Shop. Draft cocktails featuring Partida Tequila with Modelo USA on tap!
Where: Pancito & Lefty, downtown Charleston
When: Saturday, 1:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Derby de Mayo – Bay Street Biergarten is hosting the Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo party you don’t want to miss. You can place all bets on us to have the best live bluegrass music (from Dallas Baker and Friends from 3-7), drinks, games, prizes and more.
Where: Bay Street Biergarten, downtown Charleston
When: Saturday, 3 p.m.
Kentucky Derby + Cinco de Mayo Party – Starting at 3:00 p.m., there will be a themed drink menu created by Jayce McConnell and Executive Chef Bob Cook will offer food specials for the occasion. Items include fancy mint juleps featuring Maker’s Mark, pitchers of margaritas, a shot luge, and tacos!
Where: Edmund’s Oast, downtown Charleston
When: Saturday, 3 – 6 p.m.
Cinco de Mex 1 Block Party – Doors open at 4pm with live music at 4:30 with Brazilian beats by Duda Lucena, followed by the Reggae chart topping and City Paper voted ‘Best Reggae Band’, The Dubplates at 8pm.  Multiple outdoor bars and a food tent, surfboard raffle, Samba dancing and a large drum circle.
Where: Mex 1 Coastal Cantina, West Ashley
When: Saturday, 4 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Kentucky Derby Party @ The Alley – Come early and stay late for: Live Music, Best Dressed Contests (Stallion & Filly), Horse Picking Contest for a shot at a custom bike from Affordabike, $8 Woodford Reserve Mint Juleps, Frozen Margaritas (Happy Cinco de Mayo), A special Derby Menu featuring Kentucky Hot Browns, And a few other surprise you’ll be glad you didn’t miss.
Where: The Alley, downtown Charleston
When: Saturday, 4 – 8 p.m.

Kentucky Derby on The Creek –  Bluegrass music from The Ol 55’s, sip on a Woodford Reserve Mint Julep and get ready for the Best Two Minutes In Sports and multiple chances to take home Tavern gift cards. Your odds to win big are up to you though! A $100 gift card is up for grabs!

Where: Tavern & Table, Shem Creek – Mt. Pleasant

When: Saturday, 4 – 8 p.m.

Cinco de Derby @ 492 King – There will be tasting of Altos Tequila’s Plata, Reposado, and Añejo Tequilas. The bar will serve up Altos tequila cocktails, too. Plus, Chef Josh Keeler will be cooking up a Mexican dish or two, so be sure to stop by!

Where: 492 King, downtown Charleston

When: Saturday, 5 – 7 p.m.

13th Annual Charleston Cinco de Mayo Festival – Carolina’s Largest Cinco de Mayo Celebration At the Visitor’s Center Bus Shed. Orquesta Mayor “Tributo a Puerto Rico”, Authentic Food, Drinks, Dance Exhibitions and more! Located the Visitors center bus shed.

Where: Visitors Center Bus Shed, downtown Charleston

When: Saturday, 7 – 11 p.m.

Events In Charleston on Sunday, May 6th

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.
Arts Fest Expo – Enjoy a diverse array of performances on 4 stages, roving entertainers, art & craft vendors, exhibitions, hands-on children’s activities, live art demonstrations, and more!
Where: Charleston Area Convention Center
When:  Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Bark for your Brew –  Bring your four-legged friend out to Joe Riley Park for this dog-friendly craft beer tasting. Sample over 30 craft beers from Southern Eagle Distributing’s craft beer portfolio, enjoy live music and watch funny dog videos with your favorite furry friend!
Where: Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium, Charleston
When:  Sunday, 2 – 4 p.m.