There's always something fun going near Charleston, whether it's a holiday celebration, an arts and culture festival, or a musical performance. Use our local guides to learn even more about life in Charleston.
Some Highlights of Charleston
One of the best parts of living in Charleston is the stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean. Some of our favorite waterfront activities include:
- Waterskiing & Jetskiing
- The Marina
- Boat Tours
- Fishing Charters
There's some good eating waiting for you in Charleston! Our favorite hot spots near Charleston include:
- Slightly North of Broad
- Hanks Seafood Restaurant
The Great Outdoors
Beautiful parks, outdoor areas, and natural spaces are plentiful in Charleston. Some of my favorite places to stroll through for a relaxing afternoon include:
- James Island County Park
- Hampton Park
- Waterfront Park
- Brittlebank Park
- White Point Gardens-Charleston
- Folly Beach County Park
- Kiawah Beachwalker Park
- Isle of Palms County Park
- Mount Pleasant Waterfront Memorial Park
- Palmetto Islands County Park - Mount Pleasant
- Patriots Point-Mount Pleasant
- Shem Creek Park - Mount Pleasant
- Sullivan's Island Public Beach
Whether you're a sports fanatic or an enthusiast for live music, it's easy to find something fun to do near Charleston. Check out these places for wonderful entertainment opportunities:
- Charleston Gaillard Center
- Charleston Riverdogs Minor League Baseball
- Dock Street Theatre
- Footlight Players Theatre
- Flowertown Players
- North Charleston Coliseum and Performing Arts Center
- Shipyard Park Sports Complex
- Theatre 99
Our Favorite Charleston Spots
Annual Events Near Charleston
Charleston Carifest June
Celebrate Caribbean American Heritage Month with a fabulous carnival celebration! Enjoy delicious food, jaw-dropping performances, and learn about the rich history of different Caribbean countries and cultures. Each year, a different country is highlighted and showcased, with 2018's celebrated country being Cuba.
Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens March -April
Celebrate the gorgeous springtime weather by experience the charm and history of Charleston's most stunning properties. Tour the gardens and the homes while learning about the unique architecture this community is known for. Enjoy luncheons, musical concerts, and tastings to get the full Lowcountry experience.
Charleston Wine & Food August
What better way to experience a city than by tasting its food? See for yourself why Charleston is a destination for people of all ages and backgrounds and make some awesome new memories in the process Sample homegrown flavors, delicious wines and craft beers, and hear the stories of authentic Charleston.
North Charleston Arts FestivalApril-May
Produced by the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department, this celebration is unmissable. Explore local art and cultural highlights from artists all over the country, and vibrant performers in dance, music, theatre, and more. With activities and attractions designed for residents of all ages, this is a classic Charleston event.
Piccolo Spoleto FestivalMay-June
Visual arts, classical music, theatrical performances, cultural events, poetry, film screenings, craft shows... what more are you looking for? Join your friends and neighbors in celebrating local artistry at this unmissable Charleston staple. Prepare to be inspired by the amazing talent and hard work of these artists and performers.
Discover Your Dream Lifestyle in Charleston
If you are thinking about buying a condominium in this dynamic community, please contact me! As an experienced Charleston realtor, I would love to help you find the perfect Charleston condo for you. If you ever have any questions, or simply want to chat about your plans in Charleston, please reach out to me.