Friday, June 14-Sunday, June 16, 2024

Things to Do This Weekend in Charleston

It’s time to plan your weekend! Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor soaking up the Southern charm, there’s something for everyone this weekend! Charleston offers a delightful smorgasbord of activities to create unforgettable memories. This post is your curated guide to the best things to do in Charleston this weekend, so dive in and start planning your fun-filled Charleston adventure!


Charleston Carifest

When: Thursday, June 13-Sunday, June 16, 2024

Where: Multiple locations

Charleston Carifest is a Caribbean Carnival celebration in honor of Caribbean American Heritage Month. It is four days of food, fun, music, and costumes submerged in education and culture. This is the creative and artistic expression of Caribbean people. The festivities begin on Thursday with a Carifest Symposium and Opening Reception from 6:30-8:30 pm. On Friday, attend the Welcome Cocktail & Buffet (6:30-11:00 pm $80). Saturday features a Parade and Carnival Day (4:00-11:00 pm.) Enjoy a Carifest Brunch on Sunday from 11:00 am-3:00 pm.)

cast off fishing

Cast Off Fishing Tournament

When: Saturday, June 15, 2024 | 6:00 am-2:00 pm

Where: Mount Pleasant Pier | 71 Harry M. Hallman Jr Blvd, Mt Pleasant, SC

Enjoy some friendly fishing competition on the Mount Pleasant Pier! No preregistration is required; you can register on the morning of the tournament. Registration fees range from $9-$12. Prize categories include Biggest 3 by Weight, Biggest youth catch (12 & under), and Best 5 Fish Total Weight.

Charleston Farmers Market

Charleston Farmers Market

When: Saturday, June 15, 2024 | 8 am-2 pm

Where: Marion Square | 329 Meeting St., Charleston, SC

Stock up on fresh, local goodness and discover handmade treasures this and every Saturday at the Charleston Market! Browse a vibrant array of seasonal produce, blooming plants, fragrant herbs, and stunning cut flowers. Fuel your shopping spree with delicious breakfast and lunch options from local vendors. While you’re there, enjoy live entertainment and find unique keepsakes from talented local artisans. The Market offers a delightful experience for all your senses!

deep water vineyard

Weekend Wine Down

When: Saturday, June 15 | 10:00 am-5:30 pm

Where: Deep Water Vineyard | 6775 Bears Bluff Rd, Wadmalaw Island, SC

Unwind every Saturday rain or shine at our winery’s weekend “wine-down” (10am-5pm)! Enjoy hourly tastings ($15), a patio bar with diverse drinks (wine, mimosas, slushies, mead), and live music by Thomas Champagne. Food trucks (like today’s Braised & Glazed) and yard games keep everyone entertained. Leashed dogs and well-behaved kids are welcome!

Drayton Hall at Night

When: Saturday, June 15, 2024 | 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: Drayton Hall | 3380 Ashley River Road Charleston, SC

Experience Drayton Hall after hours! Bring a date, a group of friends, or the family to Drayton Hall at Night! Enjoy the beautiful landscape and live music on the lawn. The house will be open to tour and talk with our knowledgeable interpreters as well as our archaeologists who will be on the landscape to tell you about their most recent finds.

Bring a picnic or pre-purchase a cheese and charcuterie tray. Beer & wine will be available for purchase on-site (credit card only). *Outside alcohol is not permitted. $5 for kids 8-14; $20 Adults.

juneteenth family fest

Juneteenth Family Fest

When: Saturday, June 15, 2024 | 3:00-10:00 pm

Where: Riverfront Park | 1061 Everglades Ave, North Charleston, SC

Everyone is welcome to attend the 4th annual Juneteenth Family Fest! This community-family-based event will take place at the Riverfront Park in North Charleston, SC, and is open to the public. You can arrive as early as 2 pm, with the festivities beginning at 3 pm. This day-long celebration will be power-packed with activities ranging from live performances, black art displays, games for children, and delicious cultural food! There will also be non-profit organizations, local community service vendors, as well as Historical Black Colleges and Universities on site. This joyous occasion will be topped off with a grand fireworks show finale that will be worth watching with your family and friends! Tickets are required and range from $7.50-$35.

Paint & Sip at Middleton Place

When: Saturday, June 15, 2024 | 11:00 am-1:00 pm

Where: The Inn at Middleton Place | 4290 Ashley River Rd Charleston, SC

Join the Middleton Place for a Paint & Sip party at The Lake House! Enjoy beer, wine, and light snacks for purchase while you learn how to paint with step-by-step instructions. Limited tickets available. Tickets are required. $47 per person.

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Food Truck & Music at Firefly Distillery

When: Saturday, June 15, 2024 | 12:00-4:00 pm

Where: Firefly Distillery | 4201 Spruill Ave North Charleston, SC

Head to Firefly Distillery for cocktails, live music by KoDa featuring Jeff Kozelski and our own Tim Davis, and some eats and boozy milkshakes by Rocket Burger food truck!

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The Dinner Detective

When: Saturday, June 15, 2024 | 6:00-9:00 pm

Where: Cambria Riverview | 84 Ripley Point Drive Charleston, SC

America’s largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner theatre show is now playing! Solve a hilarious mystery while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The culprit is hiding in plain sight somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as a Prime Suspect before you know it! Each ticket includes their signature award-winning murder mystery dinner theatre show, along with a full plated dinner, waitstaff gratuity, and plenty of surprises during the show. Tickets start at $62 per person.

charleston princess

Brunch Cruise

When: Sunday, June 16, 2024 | 11:00 am-1:00 pm

Set sail for a delicious brunch aboard the Charleston Princess! Enjoy scenic harbor views and a gourmet spread from Charleston favorite, Foodies. Expect Southern classics like shrimp & grits, French toast casserole, and more. Beer, wine, and cocktails available for purchase. Light narration and music included. Book your unforgettable morning cruise today!

We hope this list of things to do in Charleston this weekend will get you excited to add some things to your calendar!