Friday, June 21-Sunday, June 23, 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!

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Music at New Realm Brewing Co.

When: Friday, June 21, 2024 | 6:00-9:00 pm

Where: New Realm Brewing Co. | 880 Island Park Dr, Charleston, SC

Enjoy the music of Michael Duff from 6-9 pm at New Realm Brewing Co. and great food paired with beers from their 27 taps!

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Cast Off Fishing Tournament

When: Saturday, June 22, 2024 | 6:00 am-2:00 pm

Where: Folly Beach Pier | 101 E Arctic Ave, Folly Beach, 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.

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Charleston Farmers Market

When: Saturday, June 22, 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!

Weekend Wine Down

When: Saturday, June 22 | 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!

Burning Spear at The Refinery

When: Saturday, June 22, 2024 | 6:45 pm

Where: The Refinery | 1640 Meeting Street Rd., Charleston, SC

Inspired by a fateful encounter with Bob Marley, Jamaican-born Burning Spear began his career more than five decades ago and has since become a reggae icon and won two Grammy Awards. His music emphasizes themes of Rastafarian spirituality and African identity, making him a symbol of cultural pride and social justice.

Event Cost: $51.50 general admission

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Food Truck & Music at Firefly Distillery

When: Saturday, June 22, 2024 | 12:00-4:00 pm

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

Head to Firefly Distillery for cocktails, live music by Purple Magnolida and Rocket Burger Food Truck!

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Mean Girls High School Edition

When: Saturday & Sunday, June 22-23, 2024 | 2:00 & 7:00 pm

Where: Queen Street Playout | 20 Queen St., Charleston, SC

Get ready to laugh, cry, and cheer along with Mean Girls: The Musical! This smash hit takes the stage June 22nd & 23rd at Queen Street Playhouse as part of their Summer Series. Don’t miss this unforgettable experience capturing the hilarity and heart of high school! Tickets: $25 Adults, $15 Students (plus fees).
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Juneteenth Gospel Jubilee

When: Saturday, June 22, 2024 | Doors open at 6:00 pm

Where: North Charleston Performing Arts Center | 5001 Coliseum Dr., North Charleston, SC

Performances by The Canton Spirituals, The Mighty Clouds of Joy, Luther Barnes, and The Spiritual QC’s. Event starts at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $50-$80.

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Ryan Adams

When: Saturday, June 22, 2024 | 8:00 pm

Where: The Riviera Theatre | 227 King St., Charleston, SC

Hailed by SPIN magazine as “one of rock’s most talented songwriters,” Adams boasts a prolific career with 22 studio albums under his belt and millions of records sold worldwide. Beyond his own impressive discography, he’s also lent his production talents to esteemed artists like Willie Nelson and Jesse Malin, and collaborated with musical giants including Weezer, Fall Out Boy, and America. Known for his electrifying live performances and a seemingly endless well of songwriting inspiration, Adams has garnered praise from music icons like Noel Gallagher, Taylor Swift, and even the legendary Elton John, who dubbed him “the fabulous one.”

Broken Skyline: A Bluegrass Tribute to Tom Petty

When: Saturday, June 22, 2024 | 6:00-9:00 pm

Where: THe Pour House | 1977 Maybank Highway, Charleston, SC

Dive into a unique bluegrass tribute to rock legend Tom Petty with Broken Skyline! This group of experienced musicians blends genres to create a fresh perspective on Petty’s greatest hits and hidden gems. Their passion for both Tom Petty and bluegrass shines through in every note, making for an unforgettable live experience.

Show Details:

  • Under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Attendees under 21 require a $5 cash surcharge at the door.
  • $12 advance /$15 day of show

Pet Sounds: A Beach Boys Tribute

When: Sunday, June 23, 2024 | Doors open at 2:00 pm

Where: Charleston Music Hall | 37 JOHN ST., CHARLESTON, SC

Experience the Beach Boys’ masterpiece Pet Sounds come alive! This acclaimed live show goes beyond tribute, featuring the complete album alongside classic hits and a journey through the music’s creation using narration, visuals, and a live band.

Red Not Chili Peppers on the NÜTRL Beach Stage

When: Sunday, June 23, 2024 | 6:00 pm

Where: Windjammer | 008 Ocean Blvd, Isle of Palms, SC

Ignite your inner rock legend with The Red Not Chili Peppers, the nation’s premier tribute to the Red Hot Chili Peppers! This electrifying band faithfully recreates the iconic funk-rock anthems and high-energy stage presence that made the originals famous, delivering a unique and unforgettable live experience for die-hard fans and newcomers alike.

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