The Charleston Green Fair took over Marion Square Sunday, delivering a wide array of exhibitors, vendors, musical acts, and activities. The Holy City Bike Co-Op offered a bike valet, and across the path the guys from The Bicycle Shoppe gave out information on the Battery2Beach project.

Inside the Nonprofit Education tent, green organizations like the Edisto Island Preservation Alliance and the S.C. DNR set up shop. Many earth-friendly and tasty eateries were on hand. Taco Boy was in full traditional garb… or at least their new taco truck was. Newcomer Black Bean Co. offered vegan-friendly wraps at the tune of $7. 

Between the Kids Zone & Eco-Carnival tent and the gnarly rock wall (which would be so legit if you’d happen to be 11 and trapped at a fair with no pop-the-balloon-dart-toss or funnel cakes) there were plenty of things for the kids to do. This left Mom and Dad time to hit up the beverage tent to pick up a New Belgium brew or Firefly cocktail.

The Three Dudes were the afternoon’s entertainment of choice for most patrons, rocking their pre-high school baby faces off, and taking some of the audiences’ as well. As the sun went down and the rain started to nestle into the trampled grass of the square, the crowd gathered under a tent where the Steep Canyon Rangers set many a foot to tapping.

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