Swing through Spring in Charleston, SC

With baseball (finally) back at the Charleston River Dogs and the PGA professional golf tournament at The Ocean Course at Kiawah, it is feeling like Spring in the Low Country. But baseball bats and golf clubs won’t be the only thing swinging this Spring.  Check out all the exciting things going on around Charleston, SC this season.  

PGA Championship, May 17-23 2021

Professional golf tournament at The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort


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Charleston River Dogs Minor League Baseball, May 4- September, 2021


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Beginning on May 4, the Charleston RiverDogs will be hosting a series at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park for the first time since September 1, 2019. When the sun rises on the morning of opening night it will have been 611 days since the last gameday in the Holy City….but who is counting? In order to properly celebrate the return of pro baseball to Charleston, the RiverDogs have planned a six-day extravaganza that embraces both old and the new. There will be staples of the past such as fireworks and Thirsty Thursday as well as a hearty Lowcountry welcome to our new parent club, the Tampa Bay Rays

Charleston Music Hall’s Outdoor Concert Series, April 10- June 25,2021

We are thrilled to announce Around The Bend – A Socially Distanced Outdoor Concert Series is back at The Bend located in North Charleston on the Ashley River!

This series allows for safe social distancing by providing sectioned off squares and limiting each square to a maximum of 4 people from the same party.

New this season – beer, wine, & water will be for sale on site and available to pre-order! Pre-order online and have a fully stocked cooler bag waiting for you in your square upon arrival. Orders can also be placed conveniently on-site via your phone using the QR code menus located on your square’s sign. There will be no walk-up bar or bar line, all drinks will be delivered directly to your squares by our servers to promote social distancing, and so you can sit back and enjoy the show! The bar menu will be emailed to ticket holders a week prior to your event. If you do not receive, please reach out to us at [email protected]. You may still bring your own non-alcoholic drinks, food, coolers, blankets, chairs, & tables. Coolers will be checked by security upon arrival. An option to rent furniture will be emailed to ticket buyers, made possible by OOH Events. Furniture rentals range from $100 – $300.

The Bend, located at 3775 Azalea Dr. in North Charleston, features 20 acres of beautiful green space on the Ashley River. For all events, gates open at 6PM and shows start at 7:30PM. Concert goers sharing a square are required to arrive together and can take advantage of one FREE on-site parking spot. Patrons are encouraged to arrive early to create an easier and safer ingress and seating.

Tickets will be sold in quantities of four, and parties sharing a square are required to arrive together

Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series May 23 -August 8, 2021


Athletes swimming, biking and running in the Charleston Sprint TriathlonThe Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series at James Island County Park features a 600-yard freshwater swim, 12-mile bike ride, and 5K flat run. Over 30,000 people have raced the series over the years, and the series has been honored as one of the Top Ten Charleston Signature Sport Events by the Charleston Metro Sports Council.

2021 Race Dates & Registration

Register Online

May 23

June 20

July 11

July 25

August 8

Races Fees 

Individual races #1-4: $50 

Championship race #5: $55

Rates will increase on March 1, 2021. Pre-registration ends by phone at 5:30 p.m. and online at 11:59 p.m. Thursday prior to each race. On-site registration available Saturday 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.. Race day registration available from 6 a.m. – 7 a.m. at an increased fee.

Participants must be comfortable swimming 600M in open water and riding a bicycle on roads open to traffic. Parent/guardian must agree to waiver for participants 17 and under.

Holy City Farmers Market, May 29 2021



The Holy City Farmers Market will be popping up at Firefly Distillery on the last Saturday of every month through November! Shop local at the distillery from 12:00-4:00PM with 20+ vendors. Enjoy live music from the front porch and visit the History Room for a glimpse at the distillation and bottling process. There is a food truck scheduled every weekend with full-bar service available on the back porch. Music kicks off at 1:00PM. Don’t miss a chance to visit the tasting room to try Firefly’s famous sweet tea vodka and more spirits produced by this beloved local brand.

♦Festival of Houses and Gardens, March 11 – August 17 2021♦


Our highly acclaimed Festival of Houses and Gardens looks a bit different this year. However, we’re delighted to offer this annual celebration of Charleston’s history, culture, gardens and architecture with extended programming throughout the summer!

The 2021 Festival has been re-imagined to accommodate COVID measures with smaller audience sizes, virtual programming, more outdoor programming and social distancing protocols in place. All tours this year will feature private gardens and exteriors only.

Our programing will begin virtually on March 11th, with in-depth looks at Charleston-related topics ranging from Gullah Cuisine to popular local legends and lore with our Food For Thought Luncheon Lectures. These popular thought-provoking lectures featuring acclaimed local experts will resume in-person beginning April 5th.

Join us on Fridays, April 30th – May 21st for our popular Glorious Gardens Tours featuring exclusive access to private gardens in the Historic District. And make sure to begin your day with a Morning History Walk with some of Charleston’s most knowledgeable licensed guides.

♦Spring Garden Strolls & Wine Tasting, April 7 – May 26 2021♦


Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Cost: $20 – $25

Sip and stroll in America’s oldest landscaped gardens while sampling old and new world wines. Each Wednesday evening, a different garden location will be paired with a selection of wines for you to sample. Enjoy spectacular views and light snacks. Safety guidelines will be in place.

♦Charleston Farmers Market, Saturdays♦

Located in Marion Square in the heart of Historic District in Downtown Charleston, SC, the Charleston Farmers Market is open each Saturday, from April through the end of November, 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM with additional markets held on Sundays during the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in May and June as well as Saturdays and Sundays in December for our Holiday Market. The Charleston Farmers Market is dedicated to the support and advocacy of Lowcountry farmers, growers, prepared/packaged food, artisans, crafters, live performers and community groups and activities. We offer a variety of local produce, plants, herbs and cut flowers as well as breakfast and lunch vendors, live entertainment and an assortment of juried arts and crafts from local artisans. Attracting locals and tourists alike, the CFM is the community connection, bringing together people from all parts of the Lowcountry and beyond. Whether you are a local that frequents the CFM or a tourist visiting for the weekend, we have something for you to enjoy. We greatly appreciate your love & support and we look forward to seeing you in Marion Square at the Charleston Farmers Market!