Charleston is loaded with sightseeing opportunities and outdoor activities that will make this summer unforgettable. This month the temperature will start to heat up in the Holy City, but not to worry! Stay cool by dipping into the Atlantic Ocean at one of Charleston’s beaches or cool down with a cold beer at some of our favorite local breweries. The summer months always have a way of flying by, let’s enjoy them while we can. Happy June, Charleston Travelers!
Our Favorite Charleston Events
Celebrate the end of the school year with the Charleston Museum’s annual Nighttime at the Museum and discover how history comes to life. Nighttime at the Museum features costumed re-enactors, special displays, a scavenger hunt, crafts and demonstrations. The lights will be low, so bring your flashlight. Food and beverages are included in the ticket price. Nighttime at the Museum is appropriate for all ages.
This evening event features old school roots reggae with a new school attitude at James Island County Park.
For 17 days and nights each spring, Spoleto Festival USA fills Charleston’s historic theaters, churches, and outdoor spaces with performances by renowned artists as well as emerging performers in opera; theater; dance; and chamber, symphonic, choral, and jazz music. In its 43rd season, Spoleto Festival USA is internationally recognized as America’s premier performing arts festival.
103.5 WEZL and the Town of Mount Pleasant are kicking off summer at the 2019 Party in the Park. The free summer concert series returns to Mount Pleasant’s Memorial Waterfront Park every Tuesday in June. Musical entertainment is 6-9 p.m. with food and beer available for purchase.
You haven’t lived till you’ve tried this Southern Favorite – corn, potatoes, sausage and shrimp combined in one large pot for a delicious beach treat. Explore the island, swim, or relax on the sand while dinner is prepared. Trip leaves from Folly Beach and lasts about two and half hours.
Celebrate Caribbean American Heritage Month with four days of food, fun, music, and costumes submerged in education and culture
Enjoy unlimited tastings from 16 chefs while sipping one of 35 cocktails and listening to Steel drum music followed by beats from DJ Natty Heavy. Don’t miss the Bacardi Bat Cave, the Blue Chair Bay Dance Floor and the wildest photo booth in town featuring the Kraken monster.
For more great Charleston area events, visit our Events Calendar, updated daily!
Cool Off With a Beer
Spend an afternoon in Charleston’s Brewery District, sampling a seasonal ale or a Belgian brew at one of these local breweries:
Revelry Brewing: 10 Conroy St., Charleston
Fatty’s Beerworks: 1436 Meeting St, Charleston
Lo-Fi Brewing Co.: 2038 Meeting Street Rd
Tradesman Brewing: 1647 King St., Charleston
Munkle Brewing Company: 1513 Meeting St., Charleston
Cooper River Brewing: 2201-B Mechanic St., Charleston
Edmund’s Oast Brewing Co.: 1505 King St #115, Charleston
Palmetto Brewery Co.: 289 Huger St, Charleston
How to Spend Father’s Day:
Drayton Hall Plantation invites all Dads to visit for free on Father’s Day Weekend of 2019: Saturday, June 15 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and Sunday, June 16 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Rudi’s Cafe at Drayton Hall will be open for lunch, wine, and picnic baskets and blankets so, enjoy a lovely picnic and grounds stroll, too!
As a thank you this Father’s Day, all dads will get in free to the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Don’t Forget Your Tour Pass
The best way to see Charleston which includes admission to over 40 of the top things to do in Charleston. Simply choose a 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5-day pass and have blast! Smartphone required. Visit tourpass.com to see what’s included.