Lowcountry Strawberry Festival at Boone Hall Plantation & Gardens

Lowcountry Strawberry Festival Returns!

Bring Back the Fun in 2021!

Welcome Back!

The Lowcountry Strawberry Festival is returning to Boone Hall Plantation & Gardens for the first time since April 2019. The 2020 festival was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s event will take place from April 29 through May 2. The Lowcountry Strawberry Festival is back by popular demand but is still taking precautions to keep guests safe.

Included with Admission

Access to the Family Festival side of the event which features a petting zoo, acrobatic dog shows, pig races, a three-story slide tower, two giant jump pillows, playground area, contests, live entertainment, vendor exhibits, access to the festival ride side of the event, free parking, and more. Tractor rides to the u-pick strawberry fields also included during designated u-pick hours as long as berries are available.

Tickets for Festival Rides must be purchased separately from admission.

U-Pick Strawberries

U-Pick strawberries will only be available a limited number of hours during the time the festival is open. U-Pick strawberries will be $2.49 lb. and for health and safety reasons, purchase of a one gallon bucket for $2.00 will be required for picking berries.

Festival Schedule

THURSDAY APRIL 29: 6 PM – 10 PM
THIS NIGHT ONLY – Free admission with three canned goods per person that will be collected and donated to local food banks.

FRIDAY APRIL 30: 12 PM – 10 PM

SATURDAY MAY 1: 10 AM – 10 PM

SUNDAY MAY 2: 12 PM – 8PM

PLEASE NOTE, sale of admission tickets to the event will end one hour before closing each day.

Life is different in Mount Pleasant. Here, you can watch the sunrise on the dock while sipping your morning coffee with your feet dangling in the water. In the afternoon, sneak away to the beach or go on a shopping expedition where you'll find one-of-a-kind treasures. For the evening, kayak or paddleboard to dinner. On the creek, you will find nationally-recognized cuisines and unforgettable views. Discover the magic of Mount Pleasant today!

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Enjoy ArtFest on March 13

Enjoy ArtFest 2021

Saturday, March 13 at 11:00 a.m.

The Art of Fun

This annual festival at the Mount Pleasant Towne Centre brings families and cultural enthusiasts together with budding and professional artists for an event that showcases a diverse array of local and regional artistic talent.

Music, Dance & Visual Arts

Local music, dance and visual arts studios offer stunning performances by some of the area’s most talented individuals and groups. Creative aspirations are ignited in children who are given opportunities to explore many art forms and create their own masterpieces.

Free of Charge​

All activities and performances are free of charge. The event is for residents and visitors of all ages, from young parents and children through seniors.

Safety is our Priority​​

Handwashing stations and hand sanitizer will be available on-site. Safety is our priority and our staff and volunteers will be wearing proper PPE. Masks are required unless eating or drinking and must be worn when interacting with staff members and vendors.

Life is different in Mount Pleasant. Here, you can watch the sunrise on the dock while sipping your morning coffee with your feet dangling in the water. In the afternoon, sneak away to the beach or go on a shopping expedition where you'll find one-of-a-kind treasures. For the evening, kayak or paddleboard to dinner. On the creek, you will find nationally-recognized cuisines and unforgettable views. Discover the magic of Mount Pleasant today!

Come by Land or by Sea

Visit Mount Pleasant!

Around The Town: February 3 – 9, 2021

February 3 - 9, 2021

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Getaway this Valentine's Day

Featured Events This Week:

Name That Tune Trivia

Where: Dog and Duck Locations

When: February 4 at 7:00 p.m.

What: Test your music skills. Play to win gift cards, in-house cash and more!

'Friday Nite' at Moonlite

Where: Moonlite Theaters

When: February 5 at 6:00 p.m.

What: Catch a flick and a live music set. The music starts at 6:00 and the movie begins at 7:00.

V-Day Flower Heart Workshop

Where: Out of Hand

When: February 6 at 1:00 p.m.

What: A great activity for some me-time or with someone you love!

Scanlonville: A History, The Land and The Community

Where: Black History Month Virtual Event

When: February 6 at 6:30 p.m.

What: Presentation by Barbara Fordham Collier, a longtime Scanlonville resident.

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Local Events Making a Comeback

Local Events Making a Comeback

Come by Land or by Sea

ArtFEst

March 13, 2021
Mount Pleasant Towne Centre

This annual festival at brings families and cultural enthusiasts together with budding and professional artists for an event that showcases a diverse array of local and regional artistic talent. Local music, dance and visual arts studios offer stunning performances by some of the area’s most talented individuals and groups.

Creative aspirations are ignited in children who are given opportunities to explore many art forms and create their own masterpieces.

All activities and performances are free of charge. The event is for residents and visitors of all ages, from young parents and children through seniors.

Food and snacks will be available for purchase

Free admission!
Free parking!

Blessing of the fleet

April 25, 2021
Memorial Waterfront Park

The Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year! The festival pays tribute to Mount Pleasant’s local shrimping and fishing industry, offering a boat parade, live music, craft show and lots of free activities with the picturesque Ravenel Bridge and Charleston Harbor for a backdrop!

#JustAsk where your seafood came from before you buy! Support local and wild caught to support your fishermen…nothing beats Wild American Shrimp!

Participants are treated to a boat parade and ceremonial blessing of the shrimp/fishing fleet, savory seafood samplings sold by some of Mount Pleasant’s best restaurants, live music, a craft show, Mount Pleasant Artists Guild art exhibition, Shag and shrimp-eating contests, and family-friendly activities.

Admission and activities are free!

Life is different in Mount Pleasant. Here, you can watch the sunrise on the dock while sipping your morning coffee with your feet dangling in the water. In the afternoon, sneak away to the beach or go on a shopping expedition where you'll find one-of-a-kind treasures. For the evening, kayak or paddleboard to dinner. On the creek, you will find nationally-recognized cuisines and unforgettable views. Discover the magic of Mount Pleasant today!

Come by Land or by Sea

Visit Mount Pleasant!

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Around The Town: January 13 – 19, 2021

January 13 - 19, 2021

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Dine local in the final days of Restaurant Week 2021 and find events in Mount Pleasant in this week's Around The Town!

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Featured Events This Week:

(Check for Updated Operations due to COVID-19 Guidelines)

Bingo Pub Run

Where: Fleet Feet

When: January 13 at 6:30 p.m.

What: Going back to Cantina 76 for a 3-mile run. Then play a game of BINGO with giveaways, food, and beer!

Name That Tune Trivia

Where: Dog and Duck Locations

When: January 14 at 7:00 p.m.

What: Test your music skills. Play to win gift cards, in-house cash, and more!

Chunky Knit Blanket Workshop

Where: AR Workshop

When: January 16 at 10:00 a.m.

What: A step-by-step guide for hand knitting a super cozy, one-of-a-kind blanket. 

Forge Your Own

Where: Two Blokes Brewing

When: January 17 at 12:00 p.m.

What: Forge your own bottle opener, oyster shucker, steak turner, or fire poker.

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Around The Town: January 6 – 12, 2021

January 6 - January 12, 2021

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Find deals from local restaurants during Restaurant Week 2021 in Mount Pleasant, see fun events at local businesses & more in this week's Around The Town!

Featured Events This Week:

So You Want To Train For An Ultra

Where: Blue Sky Endurance

When: January 7 at 6:00 p.m.

What: An evening of “how to’s” and “what to’s” when you talk about all things ultra-marathon.

Live Music: Fowl Play Trio

Where: Hotel Indigo

When: January 9 at 6:00 p.m.

What: Live music at a resort-like venue. It has indoor and outdoor (with heaters) seating.

Beats, Brews and Bingos

Where: Ghost Monkey Brewery

When: January 10 at 3:00 p.m.

What: Music bingo with themes and prizes.

Team Trivia

Where: Cantina 76

When: January 12 at 7:00 p.m.

What: Tell your friend and come on out to show your smarts to win fabulous prizes.

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Around The Town: December 16 – December 22, 2020

December 16 - 22, 2020

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Treat your elf to festive events, seasonal shopping offers from local businesses, & more during the most wonderful time of the year in Mount Pleasant!

Other Events This Week

Beats, Brews, and Bingos

Where: Hobcaw Brewing Company

When: December 16 at 6:00 p.m.

What: What’s music bingo you ask? Well, it’s like regular ol’ bingo – but with music!

Friday Night Glow Night

Where: Skyzone Trampoline Park

When: December 18 at 7:00 p.m.

What: Glow Night hosted by DJ Mr. Lecque. Come on out to jump, dance, and have a good time.

Forge Your Own

Where: Ghost Monkey Brewery

When: December 20 at 1:00 p.m.

What: Forge your own item with a Forged in Fire Champion! Choose from a bottle opener, oyster knife, or a steak turner. 

Cornhole Tournament

Where: Mex 1 Park West

When: December 17 at 6:00 p.m.

What: Free cornhole tournament. There will be drink specials all night and prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.

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Around The Town: December 9 – December 15, 2020

December 9 - 15, 2020

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Shop for seasonal gifts at the Holiday Market, view brilliantly lit floats at the Christmas Light Parade & more events this week Around The Town!

More Events This Week:

Holiday Carriage Rides

Where: Mount Pleasant Towne Centre

When: Every Saturday + Sunday through December 20 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

What: Get in the holiday spirit with complimentary horse-drawn carriage rides.

Catch Santa, Beat The Grinch Holiday Pub Run

Where: Fleet Feet

When: December 9 at 6:30 p.m.

What: A 3-mile fun run, a fire pit, and a costume contest. 

Holiday Spectacular

Where: The Dance Arts Studio

When: December 11 – 13 at 6:30 p.m.

What: The Dance Arts Studio will present the Holiday Spectacular featuring all the studio’s dancers.

Paint Your Pet Party

Where: Two Blokes Brewing

When: December 15 at 6:00 p.m.

What: Come paint your beloved fur baby, featuring pre-sketched canvases.

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Around The Town: November 25 – December 1, 2020

November 25 - December 1

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A Town Proud Thanksgiving

Give thanks by making your Turkey Day plans with Town Proud Certified Local Businesses in Mount Pleasant!​

Events This Week:

(Check For Updated Operations due to COVID-19 Guidelines)

Miracle Event

Where: Handcraft Kitchen & Cocktails

When: November 23 – December 30

What: Toast the season with a festive menu of signature cocktails and over the top holiday décor, from classic to contemporary and everything in between.

Black Wednesday Toys for Tots Festive Toy Drive

Where: The Shelter Kitchen + Bar

When: November 25 at 11:00 a.m.

What: Bring a new unwrapped toy for the Toys for Tots drive and you’ll receive a $5 gift certificate and an entry to win a New Belgium bicycle. Show up with your toy in a festive costume and your gift certificate becomes $10.

Showing of National Lampoons Christmas Vacation

Where: Patriot’s Point Naval & Maritime Museum

When: November 27 at 6:15 p.m.

What: Sunset views and blockbuster movies with the Charleston Harbor in sight!

Wreath Making Workshop

Where: Ooh! Events and Out Of Hand

When: November 28 at 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

What: Create your very own holiday wreath! Lead florist Susanne Davis will lead a wreath-making workshop.

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Around The Town: November 18 – November 24, 2020

November 18 - 24, 2020

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Events This Week:

Final Live Under The Oaks Concert

WhereMount Pleasant Towne Centre

When: November 19 at 6:00 p.m.

What: All concerts are free to attend. Beer, wine & nibbles will be available. Grab your chair or blanket and join in for the last show in the fall outdoor concert series.

Showing of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt. 1

Where: Patriot’s Point Naval & Maritime Museum

When: November 21 at 6:15 p.m.

What: Sunset views and blockbuster movies with the Charleston Harbor in sight!

Log on and Lights Up

Where: Online Event for Mount Pleasant Towne Centre

When: November 21 at 7:00 p.m.

What: Towne Centre is bringing LIGHTS UP to you virtually. There will be holiday trivia and chances to win great prizes from Towne Centre stores and restaurants.

Two Blokes Fall Market

Where: Two Blokes Brewing

When: November 22 at 1:00 p.m.

What: Have some fun, buy some holiday gifts, and support some awesome local artisans, food vendors, and musical talents.

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