Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Charleston. Whether you’re Irish or just a Guinness guzzler, there are plenty of ways to celebrate St. Pat’s, and we got the scoop on the best ways to spend the weekend. You can check out our full compilation of St. Patrick’s Day festivities here.


Pet Helpers is hosting an oyster roast, with plenty of fresh seafood, beer, wine, food trucks, dancing, and even a puppy kissing booth starting at 6:30 p.m.

Charleston Fashion Week events continue with Brian Nash’s art opening at the Mitchell Hill Gallery, where you can enjoy food and drink while meeting the artist at 5 p.m.

It’s the eighth annual Terrace Charleston Film Festival this weekend, with plenty of local feature films and shorts.

It’s one of the last days to check out Love, Sex, & the I.R.S, Footlight Players production about a couple of musicians trying to save money by fudging their taxes.

Head over to Wild Blue Ropes course to celebrate the holiday, with discounted prices on passes so the whole family can get in on the fun.

Check out Mac’s Place for your Irish festivities, with music, food, and bead giveaways every time you buy an Irish car bomb.


The Southern Gallery is presenting two new exhibits, After Midnight in the Dynasty and Fatal Links, with cool works exploring women, pop culture, and racial divides.

Rugged Maniac is coming to Boone Hall Plantation; maniacs participate in a 5K course with obstacles including jumping over fire and crawling through mud.

The Seanachi Social Club is hosting St. Pat’s festivities, with Irish themed food, music, and family fun.

Brick Fest Live is coming to North Charleston; kids and kids at heart can play with Legos, make sculptures, and look at huge cities and racetracks.

It’s the Tides of March Arts and Crafts Show in Folly Beach, where you can check out original works of jewelry, wood work, paintings, and more.

If you haven’t already, head over to Lexus Charleston Fashion Week to see the hottest trends in high-end fashion on the runway.

The Dock Street Theater presents The Miracle Worker, the story of Helen Keller and her teacher, Annie Sullivan.

Steal some deals on drinks at Red’s Ice House for Shamrock the Dock, with green jello shots, beer specials, and bagpipers.

The Black Hat Trilogy
returns to Flowertown Theater, with works from local writers and acts from local comedians and improvisers.

Jam out at Music Explosion 2017, featuring bands like Whiskey Diablo, Ras Bonghi Allstars, The Agents, Black Diamond Band, and more. There will also be plenty of beer and food trucks.


Check out Pet Fest over in Mt. Pleasant, where you can explore the products and services of various pet organizations while enjoying food and drinks.

5th Wall Productions is holding the world premiere of the film Snowblind, which tells the story of a group of addicts coming to terms with their demons while trapped in a snowstorm. The screening is at 8 p.m.

Check out the second annual Art in the Barn event at Ruby Ranch on Wadmalaw and view local artisans and painters’ works.

If you’ve got balance and a board, then be sure to sign up for the sixth annual Shamrock SUP Race, starting at 9 a.m. on Folly Beach.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the Irish music, jigs, and reels of Na Fidleiri and the Taylor Festival Choir at the Unitarian Church or check out Rockin’ Road to Dublin at the North Charleston PAC.

Beer meets yoga with Charleston Beer Work’s Brewga and Bubbles; take a detoxifying yoga class, taught by an Urban Flow yoga instructor, on Charleston Beer Work’s deck with beer specials to follow.

Grab brunch and some vintage clothing from Red Rose Vintage at the Tattooed Moose starting at 11:30 a.m.