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In Mount Pleasant, it’s easy to stay busy! Every week there is something fun for everyone around the town. Get in on the local action and enjoy the Town of Mount Pleasant’s free cultural events like Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival, Children's Day, and the Christmas Light Parade. Be sure to also save the date to participate in other local favorites such as the Lowcountry Oyster Festival, the Cooper River Bridge Run or the Taste of Charleston. From dancing the night away at Shaggin’ on the Cooper to satisfying your palate during Restaurant Week, and everything in between, there is always something to do in Mount Pleasant.

Town of Mount Pleasant Events

The Town of Mount Pleasant hosts a number of events annually that bring residents and visitors together to celebrate our unique culture and special community.

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Children’s Day

A day filled with games, inflatable slides, live entertainment and abundant family fun. Admission and all activities are free!

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Holiday Market & Christmas Parade

Kick off the season with gifts and goodies from the Holiday Market then bask in the glow of parade floats adorned with thousands of lights!

Christmas Light Parade & Tree Lighting Details
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Arts & Culture

The Town of Mount Pleasant Culture, Arts, and Pride (CAP) Commission aims to improve our community's quality of life through the appreciation and promotion of artistic and cultural expressions, as well as the demonstration of civic pride. CAP works to identify opportunities for the public to experience the arts and implements various projects pertaining to its purpose.

Culture, Arts and Pride Commission

CAP has several arts initiatives around town! Click to learn more.

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One trip to Mount Pleasant is never enough. You need time to stroll down paths shaded by century-old oak trees. You have to travel to the past and visit military vessels, historic homes and Revolutionary War sites. And if there’s time, you must explore the creeks atop paddleboards or kayaks. With multiple parks, numerous special events, three craft breweries and so much more, boring is a word never used to describe Mount Pleasant. So plan your trip today, and stay a while.


Get lost in Mount Pleasant’s past aboard the USS Yorktown, beneath the old oaks of a former cotton plantation or in the African art of sweetgrass basketry.

Explore Mount Pleasant History

Outdoor Adventure

Run through oak-lined trails. Challenge yourself and bike the bridge. Paddleboard to dinner or kayak to happy hour. Your adventure awaits.

Explore Mount Pleasant Adventures


Surrounded by water, our parks showcase Mount Pleasant’s unique coastal legacy and “just jump in!” lifestyle.

Explore Mount Pleasant Parks


Any venue in Mount Pleasant is synonymous with authenticity, grace and tradition. Have your dream wedding at the famous Boone Hall Plantation. On Shem Creek, have your ceremony perfumed with the salty air. Or say your “I Dos” at Mount Pleasant’s most iconic storied venue, Alhambra Hall. From historic buildings to country clubs to waterfront property, it’s easy to fall in love in Mount Pleasant. Whether you are planning a destination wedding or your family’s legacy lives on within a venue, the best thing about Mount Pleasant is it always feels like home.

Alhambra Hall

Located in the historic and charming Old Village, Alhambra Hall is one of the most coveted waterfront venues in the Charleston area.

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