There’s nothing better than April in Charleston. If you don’t know what fun events are happening in the Holy City this month, check out our list of things to do.
These are eight things to do this April in Charleston
1. Run at the Cooper Bridge
This Charleston tradition brings thousands of runners together for a 10k run over the Arthur Ravenel Jr bridge this weekend. The run will take place this April 2. Here’s everything you need to know.
2. Enjoy a crawfish boil at the Lowcountry Cajun Festival
The Lowcountry Cajun Festival is back this April at James Island County Park. Louisiana arrives in South Carolina on Saturday, April 9, from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The event features a full day of live music and food trucks offering authentic Cajun and Creole Cuisine. Read more about it here.
3. Eat outside at a food truck
The days are getting sunnier and warmer, so why not take advantage of the beautiful weather by eating outside? Many food trucks are offering delicious food throughout the city. Here’s our roundup.
4. Visit Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter is a sea fort built on an artificial island, and it was constructed to protect Charleston from naval invasion. Nowadays, it’s a National Historical Park and can be visited by history lovers. Learn more about their tours here.
5. Spend an afternoon at Cheers on the Pier
Cheers on the Pier live concerts are back at Mount Pleasant Pier this month and through May. There is no admission fee, and craft beer, sandwiches, fruit smoothies, and ice cream will be sold on-site. Check out this season’s lineup here.
6. Watch live tennis at the Credit One Charleston Open
The Credit One Charleston Open tennis tournament is slated for April 2-10, 2022, on Daniel Island. This Charleston annual tradition brings together more than 100 thousand tennis fans from all over the Lowcountry. Tickets are already on sale!
7. Pick your strawberries at the Lowcountry Strawberry Festival
This year’s Lowcountry Strawberry Festival will be bigger than ever. Held at Boone Hall Plantation, visitors will be able to pick their strawberries this April. The festival will also feature acrobatic dogs, a petting zoo, music, magic, and more! Here’s everything you need to know.
8. Do the Gateway Walk
The Gateway Walk is an informal trail that goes through the graveyards and gardens of some of the most iconic places in Charleston. It’s a Charleston staple! Check out the path here.
Featured image by Boone Hall Plantation @boonehallplantation