Charleston, South Carolina

Fantastic Activities & Events

Local Activities

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.

The Waterfront

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

Gourmet Restaurants

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

Exciting Entertainment

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

Jazz Music

Charleston Carifest

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.  LEARN MORE

dates of Charleston area event WHEN: June

home and garden tours

Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

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. LEARN MORE

dates of Charleston area eventWHEN: March  - April

food and wine

Charleston Wine & Food

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. LEARN MORE

dates of Charleston area eventWHEN: August


North Charleston Arts Festival

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. LEARN MORE

dates of Charleston area eventWHEN: April - May 

Child playing with yellow sidewalk chalk.

Piccolo Spoleto Festival

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. LEARN MORE

dates of Charleston area event WHEN: May - June

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.