Mt Pleasant, SC, Guide and Information
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Music in the Park features live music performances by a variety of local and regional musicians. The performances take place in the city's front beach park, a beautiful outdoor venue located right by the beach.
Attendees can bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on the grassy lawn and enjoy the music.Musical performances by local bluegrass bands and local food trucks on site.
Old and new traditions delight at the Annual Town of Mount Pleasant Children’s Day Festival presented by Publix!
Families will enjoy carnival rides, inflatable slides, live entertainment, pony rides, games and many other activities! Admission and all activities are free.
Grab your chair or blanket and head to the Mount Pleasant Towne Centre for the spring outdoor concert series Live Under The Oaks. The event runs every Thursday in May & the 1st Thursday of June, 6pm to 8pm.
Emceed by Johnny O' of 95SX, all concerts are free to attend. Grab take-out from your favorite Towne Centre restaurant or visit the weekly Food Truck for nibbles.
The Mount Pleasant Farmer's Market in South Carolina is a beloved community gathering place that showcases the best of the Lowcountry's agriculture, food, and art scene. Held on Tuesdays from April to September at the Moultrie Middle School parking lot, the market draws locals and visitors alike with its vibrant atmosphere and diverse offerings.
One of the highlights of the market is the fresh produce from local farmers, many of whom use sustainable and organic farming practices. From juicy peaches and heirloom tomatoes to crisp cucumbers and sweet corn, the selection of fruits and vegetables is always changing with the seasons. Customers can also find herbs, flowers, and even native plants to take home and add to their gardens.
The annual Sweetgrass Festival in Mount Pleasant is designed to promote and bring attention to the contributions of the Gullah Geechee people’s history, culture, traditions and their sweetgrass basket art form that originated in Mount Pleasant and continues to exist in our town and surrounding communities today. Offering free admission, entertainment and activities, the Sweetgrass Festival also provides an opportunity for local basket makers to showcase, promote and market their sweetgrass merchandise to locals as well as cultural tourists from around the country.Additionally, the Sweetgrass Festival provides an opportunity for engagement, interaction and exposure to the Gullah Geechee people’s cultures. Informative and interesting educational sessions will enlighten and entertain participants of all ages.
The Waterfront Music Series takes place in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina during the month of August. It is a summer concert series that features live music performances by local and regional musicians. The event is organized by the Town of Mount Pleasant and is free to attend.
The concerts are held at Memorial Waterfront Park, a scenic outdoor venue located on the Charleston Harbor. Attendees can bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on the grassy lawn and enjoy the music. Food and beverages are available for purchase from local vendors.
The annual Holiday Market & Craft Show combines all the goodies from our traditional food market such as locally grown fresh produce, baked goods, hot food and homemade preserves with handcrafted gifts created by local artisans. Come see this year’s wonderful assortment of Christmas ornaments, glass work, whimsical crafts, and a wide variety of original art by locally recognized potters, artists, craftsmen and photographers.
Brilliantly lit floats and community groups will march up West Coleman Boulevard as the Mount Pleasant Christmas Light Parade sets sail to the delight of thousands of residents and visitors. The festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. with a spectacular Pyrotecnico fireworks show, immediately followed by the start of the parade at Live Oak Dr. traveling south and ending at the intersection of W. Coleman Blvd. and Patriots Point Rd.