These are things you can do in Charleston this September:
1. Charleston Lowcountry Jazz Festival
The traditional annual Jazz Festival returns to Charleston with two whole days of live music and a classy White Party Affair.
When: 🗓September 3 – 4
Where: Charleston Gaillard Center📍 95 Calhoun St
2. Listen to enchanting performances at these Candlelit concerts
Calm your mind and experience fantastic music in a new light with these sensational concerts by candlelight in some of Charleston’s most beautiful venues. This is the one that will take place this month:
3. Celebrate the month at “Toast Under The Oaks”
Spend an afternoon drinking and laughing at Johns Island County Park. Here’s everything you need to know about this year’s “Toast Under The Oaks.”
When: September 1 and September 15.
4. Charleston Water Week
Have some splashy fun in Charleston. Water week includes sports, games, and activities for the whole family!
When: 🗓Saturday, September 4 – Sunday, September 12
Where: 📍Various waterways and beaches
5. Charleston Restaurant Week
Restaurant week is an annual event where different restaurants participate while offering special Prix Fixé lunch and dinner menus. Experience Lowcountry cuisine like never before.
When: 🗓 September 8 – September 18
Where: 📍Participating restaurants around Charleston.
6. Participate in the Battle of the Sauces at Firefly Distillery
Do you think your BBQ sauce could win a competition? Or you’ve got a favorite restaurant with a mouthwatering recipe? This September, Firefly Distillery will host the first edition of a BBQ sauce competition, and this is all we know so far.
When: September 24
7. Kick-off September at the Edisto Beach Shag Festival
One of the Lowcountry’s most awaited festivals is finally happening this Labor Day weekend. It will feature top beach bands, local food, drinks, and crafts.
When: September 2-3
8. Bring out your inner mermaid at the Mermaid & Mateys Street Festival
Strap on a tail and come celebrate the sea and all its treasures in Folly Beach at their annual Mermaids & Mateys Event. The festival will take place on Friday, September 23, and Saturday, September 24, with different mermaid-themed events.
When: September 23, 24
9. Head out to Boone Hall Plantation for this year’s pumpkin patch
Plans for this year’s festival include all the popular event favorites, but there will also be various new entertainment features. All of these attractions are included with admission:
-Hop aboard the Family Friendly Monster Hayride with new themes and scenes
-All American Petting Zoo
-Explore the giant eight-acre corn maza
-New jump pillow that is the largest in the state
-Pick your own pumpkin from a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors
When: It opens on September 30!
10-14. Celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day at some of Charleston’s best Mexican restaurants
-Los Reyes Mexican Restaurant
-Santi’s Restaurante Mexicano
-Las Lupitas Mexican Restaurant
-La Norteña Taqueria
Featured image by Adam Lisan from Unsplash.