The thermometer is still in the 80s, but something feels like fall in Charleston. With a weekend forecast of sun and not a rain cloud in sight, it’s a great weekend to do something fun. With that being said, here are our picks for what to get into this weekend.


Celebrate five years of Bay Street Biergarten with music, oysters, and an ice luge at their 5th anniversary party.

Join the Charleston Parks Conservancy a movie night and an evening of Latin-themed activities, including a Salsa lesson, popcorn, games, and a showing of Coco.

If you need a giggle, the Queen Street Comedy Series will be giving ’em away with Dusty Slay, Tyler Wood, and Sarah Napier.

The George Gallery’s newest exhibition, Stop and Go, explores complexities with color theory and shapes.

Hit the waves during the day then plan on getting Mex 1 grub and Tradesman beers at  the Carolina Surf Film Festival.

Enjoy local music and a local cause at Beats 4 Britney with Ben Fagan & the Holy City Hooligans, Matt Monday, Sheed Staggs, and Damn Skippy at the Pour House.


Get some new-to-you reading at the Annual BIG Book Sale at the Omar Shrine Temple.

Get into your groove at the Fall Reggae Jam at the Music Farm.

The Victory Cup is the place to be if you’re feeling adventurous or fancy, with the Charleston Hot Air Balloon festival and polo.

Ted’s Butcherblock is hosting a block party with a special lunch menu, live music, local craft beer, vendors, and more to celebrate 13 years of being the place to get a crafty sandwich or whatever deli deliciousness your heart desires.

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church is hosting an Oktoberfest celebration with authentic German food, Holy City Brewing beer, and live music from the Hans Schmidt German Band.

You don’t have to leave Summerville to have a good time. The Nexton fall street fair and food truck rodeo will have food trucks, beer and wine tastings, live country music, and games.

Explore a career spanning six decades with the Charleston Jazz Orchestra’s The Great Wide World of Quincy Jones.

Darth Vader, Stormtroopers, and Kylo Ren are invading the main library for Star Wars Reads Day.


The 27th Annual Latin America Festival at Wannamaker Park will have live Salsa and Merengue music, authentic food and crafts, and lots of activities for families. 

Celebrate the season at Gene’s Oktoberfest with contests, prizes, stein hoisting, and sausage eating.

The Mill Street Tavern is hosting its first monthly pig-n-party featuring a full buffet pig roast with fixin’s and live music.

Make a day of it: hit the Sunday Brunch farmer’s market at the Pour House and then head downtown for a stroll down King Street for Second Sunday.

Enjoy coastal Italian inspired dishes and wines at the Tale of the Fish.

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