Today is National Tequila Day and tomorrow is Christmas in July which means … well, we’re not exactly sure what it means but we know there are plenty of ways to indulge your palate this week. From the last Short Grain pop-up of the summer to specially priced margs to wine tastings and sit-down dinners, here are 26 events that will fill your belly like, well, like Santa:


Be sure to swing by the last Short Grain pop-up of the summer at Edmund’s Oast Brewing Co. starting at 11 a.m. Feast on pork and cabbage dumplings, karaage-don, and more.

Wine & Company hosts their Tuesday wine tasting starting at 5:30 p.m.; this week taste five pours from California for $10.

One tequila, two tequila, three tequila — celebrate national tequila day at these area locations:

Mex 1s party (at both locations) starts at 11 a.m. wit half-price select tequilas as well as $5 Mex 1 margs. From 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tequila Herradura will be serving their new Ultra Tequila, a filtered anejo with smooth body and finish. National Tequila Da at Sol Mt. Pleasant means $5 margs, $5 tequila cocktails, and specially priced tequila flights. Happy hour specials start at 4 p.m. and there will be live music on the patio with Sidechick starting at 6 p.m. Sol Summerville has the same deals with live music from Brady Smith starting at 6 p.m. Sol Downtown also has same deals, with live music from Buzzrun starting at 6 p.m. 3 Matadors celebrates this holy holiday with $3 house margs, $3 Milagro and Camarena shots, and a live music from Joal Rush.

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, head to Renzo for a nightcap from 9 p.m. to close. Get special prices on featured bottles, buy any bottle of wine or pitcher of beer and get a $5 Margherita pizza, and get an ice cream sundae on your way out to beat the heat.


It’s July 25 which means one thing: Christmas in July. Celebrate at the Night Market at Famulari’s starting at 6 p.m. Eat, drink, and shop tons of local vendors.

Madra Rua Park Circle hosts a New Belgium bike giveaway. Stop in and buy a pint of any New Belgium beer and be entered to wine a bike. Raffle starts at 8 p.m .

Kittens and wine, what more do you need to conquer the hump day blues? Starting at 6:30 p.m. at Pounce Cat Cafe taste six pours of rosé for $30, get unlimited kitten snuggles, and receive a souvenir Pounce wine tasting glass to take home with you.

Continue to celebrate Xmas in July at Pour Taproom with a Shmaltz Brewing tap takeover. There will be special food pairings with Shmaltz brews including pork sliders, latke tacos, Asian egg rolls and pot stickers, and a Prach bacon cobbler. Bring a Teddy Bear or kids’ toiletry items for 10 percent off your tab; items collected will be given to a local foster care support organization.


Circa 1886 hosts a rum dinner from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.The dinner kicks off with a reception on the patio followed by a four-course dinner.

Basic Kitchen hosts a four-course Italian wine dinner starting at 5:30 p.m. The first course features a Prosciutto and local melon bruschetta, the second course will be a local squash dish, the third course is a local seared fish with local beans, the intermezzo course is a peach sorbet, and the fourth course is a Taleggio style washed rind raw sheep and goats’ milk cheese with butter roasted plums and local honey.

Kwei Fei pops up at Charles Towne Fermentory starting at 5:30 p.m.


Pub Fare pops up at Tradesman Brewing from 5 to 9 p.m. Soak up the pints with some of Pub Fare’s epic burgers.

Kwei Fei continues their residency at The Daily Fri. and Sat. from 6 til midnight.

Get your ramen fix at Charles Towne Fermentory at the 2Nixons pop-up starting at 5:30 p.m.

Daps Breakfast & Imbibe hosts a Geechee Kitchen pop-up with Chefs BJ Dennis and Marcus Middleton starting at 5 p.m.

Drop in to Bin 526 from 5 to 7 p.m. for a wine AND liquor tasting. For $5, taste three summer reds, then enjoy a complimentary liquor tasting from High Wire Distilling.


The 5th annual Charleston Caribbean Jerk Festival will be held at Riverfront Park from 6 to 11 p.m.

From 4 to 6 p.m. head to new King St. wine bar Uncork and sip some vino while chatting with portrait artist Robert Maniscalco.


Get leid at Tattooed Senorita’s Sunday tiki nights starting at 3 p.m.  Enjoy $1 jello shots, $2 Tecate, $3 well drinks, $3 “strong ass” rum punch, $5 tiki drinks, $5 shrimp jerk tacos, and $5 beef patties and fried plantain baskets.

Kwei Fei is back at The Daily with a karaoke party at 8 p.m.

HoM celebrates seven years of burgers, brews, and ping pong with an all-day Seventh Heaven party.

Basic Kitchen wants you to get sweaty, eat brunch, then repeat. Head to 82 Wentworth starting at 8 a.m for the healthiest Sunday Funday you’ll ever have. Each month will feature a different 45-minute full-body workout led by an Exemplar Fitness coach followed by a special Sunday Sweat brunch menu. 

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