Things To Do In Charleston This Weekend May 19-21


Things To Do In Charleston On Friday, May 19th

Tall Ships Charleston – 3-Day Maritime Tall Ships Festival featuring immersion in the classic American pastime & passion of sailing. Proceeds from the event benefit several maritime educational charities.

Where: Charleston Naval Complex

When: Friday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 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:  The Reckoning (a tribute to The Grateful Dead).

Where: Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina, Mt. Pleasant

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

Guilt Ridden Troubadour @ Hometeam Downtown – Guilt Ridden Troubadour is an Americana / Roots / Rock band from Charleston, South Carolina created by lead vocalist and guitarist Reid Stone. Hailing from Oxford, Mississippi, where he played and toured with Daybreakdown until 2007.

Where: Hometeam BBQ, downtown Charleston

When: Friday, 7 p.m.

Charleston RiverDogs Home Game -Taylor Swift Night/ Home Telecom Fireworks/Red Shirt Friday: Everyone will be feeling 22 on Friday night at The Joe as the RiverDogs unapologetically express their admiration of the Grammy award winning pop sensation. Get ready to sing-a-long to T-Swift’s best jams all night along.

Where: Charleston RiverDogs stadium, downtown Charleston

When: Friday, 7:05 p.m.

Isle of Songs Music Festival @ The Windjammer – This is a 4 day music festival starting on Thursday May 18th through May 21st featuring Brian Collins and John Driskell Hopkins,
Brian CollinsBobby Houck & Hank Futch (Blue Dogs) and more!

Where: The Windjammer, Isle of Palms 

When: Thursday – Sunday May 21st

Things To Do In Charleston On Saturday, May 20th

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.

17th Annual Bocce Bash – 128 teams of 4 playing Bocce on 32 Courts. The 2017 Atlas Technologies 17th Annual Bocce Bash presented by MUSC Health is the best outdoor charity event in Charleston! Have fun while doing good!” and support the great cause of Special Olympics. 

Where: MUSC Health Stadium, Daniel Island

When: Saturday, 9:30 a.m.

Tall Ships Charleston – 3-Day Maritime Tall Ships Festival featuring immersion in the classic American pastime & passion of sailing. Proceeds from the event benefit several maritime educational charities.

Where: Charleston Naval Complex

When: Friday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Annual Charleston Beer Garden @ Patriots Point – Get ready to celebrate the suds at Charleston’s best pop-up beer festival. Join us for a day of beer, music, food, vendors and games all benefiting Lowcountry AIDS Services.

Where: The Grove, Patriots Point – Mt. Pleasant

When: Saturday, 12 – 7 p.m.

RiverDogs Home Game – As part of the postgame “Saturdays Live at The Joe”, high school sluggers from eight area schools will showcase their power in front of the Charleston faithful with the winner being crowned the Lowcountry’s home run champion.

Where: Charleston RiverDogs stadium, downtown Charleston

When: Friday, 7:05 p.m.

South Carolina Aquarium 2017 Conservation Gala – Join the  Zucker Family Sea Turtle Recovery™ celebration as well as innovations in conservation and research. Includes: Cocktails & First Look of Zucker Family Sea Turtle Recovery, Seated Dinner & Awards Program and Dessert & After Affair.

Where: South Carolina Aquarium, downtown Charleston

When: Saturday, 6 p.m.

Charleston Jam on the Water Concert Series – Amazing music and brews cruise series is back! Set sail aboard the Carolina Queen for an entertaining, 2 hour cruise featuring some great local bands, local arts vendors and a great time on Charleston Harbor with amazing views!

Where: Charleston City Marina, downtown Charleston

When: Saturday, 7 p.m.

Things To Do In Charleston On Sunday, May 21st

Sprint Triathlon Series – The five-race Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series at James Island County Park features a 600-yard freshwater swim, 12-mile bike ride, and 5K flat run. Over 30,000 people have raced the series over the years, and the series has been honored as one of the Top Ten Charleston Signature Sport Events.

Where: James Island County Park

When: Sunday, 7:00 a.m.

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.

Bands, Burgers and Brews Throwdown – Who will be crowned the Lowcountry’s best burger and win the Golden Ticket to qualify for the World Food Championship, Burger Competition? Local chefs from around the Lowcountry will compete for the Burger Throwdown title.

Where: Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina, Mt. Pleasant

When: Sunday, 1 – 5 p.m.

An Evening of Jazz Under the Stars – will be an evening of music and charitable giving in Magnolia Plantation and Garden’s historic Carriage House nestled along the scenic Ashley River. Signature hors d’oeuvres and appetizers from prominent Lowcountry chefs, includes a live and silent auction to benefit Make-A-Wish® South Carolina.

Where: Magnolia Plantation, Charleston

When: Sunday, 6 – 9 p.m.