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The Best Charleston Events for the Summer

What is in store for summer in Charleston, South Carolina? Storage Sense is getting ready for a season of relaxation by helping you get your house in order before you head out for one of the many Charleston events. Our classic festivals and one-of-a-kind happenings bring together  neighbors and friends to enjoy the nice weather. Whether you just moved in or have been in the area for years, these local events make the summer special.

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Charleston Summer Events You Won’t Want to Miss

Experience the Arts & Entertainment of Charleston

Are you an artist or an admirer of the arts? For half a month each spring, Spoleto Festival USA takes on the various theaters and concert halls of Charleston. You can experience the magic of masters at work as you see renowned performers take the stage. It also gives an opportunity for young artists to work and learn alongside the highly experienced. The festival, founded in 1977, is the American counterpart to the Festival of Two Worlds in Spoleto, Italy. Tickets can be purchased online, over the phone, or in person the day of at a kiosk.

Also in spring, ArtFest features local artists, bringing together new and experienced talents in a family fun event. In Mount Pleasant shopping district, crafters from around the community will showcase their best work in a juried art show, presented by the Mount Pleasant Artists Guild. The event is free to everyone. Come see some of the best artists this region has to offer!

Immerse Yourself in Different Cultures

Keep the lively energy going into the summer time with Charleston Carifest! It is a three-day Caribbean Carnival held in June, celebrating Caribbean culture and heritage with vibrant costumes, music, dance, and delicious food. Each year, the festival showcases a different Caribbean country. You won’t want to miss the parade!

The Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival celebrates the rich Gullah Geechee heritage and the beautiful sweetgrass basket art form that originated in Mount Pleasant. The festival includes basket-making demonstrations, live music, dance performances, and traditional Gullah cuisine. Plus, there are numerous handmade craft vendors, so you can take a piece of the festival home with you.

Gather Friends for a Night of Fun

Fancy yourself a craft beer connoisseur? Although not strictly a summer event, Charleston Beer Week typically takes place in September, celebrating the local craft beer scene with various events at breweries, bars, and restaurants throughout the city. The city is home to more than 35 breweries and brewpubs for you to explore. Get together some friends, and check out the different events—a golf tournament, beer Olympics, finale party, and so much more.

Our neighborhood is full of stories, and they all come together at the Red, White and Blue Jean Ball, put on to help raise money for Lowcountry Veterans. The Palmetto Warrior Connection does so much for our veterans and this is just one of the events happening this year. You are in for a delightful evening of live entertainment, food, drink, and camaraderie. Get your tickets now and set a reminder for this special event.

Enjoy Summer Worry-Free by Renting Extra Space with Storage Sense

Do not leave your belongings out to fend for themselves this summer. Bring boxes, furniture, and keepsakes in-to a temperature-controlled unit at Storage Sense in Charleston, SC. We are fully equipped to handle any storage need with our indoor and outdoor storage options, as well as expansive outdoor parking spaces. Get your home organized today, so you can appreciate every bit of the nice days this spring and summer.

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Katie Mest

Katie Mest

About the Author: Katie Mest is a Content Marketing Specialist at Storage Asset Management in York, PA. She specializes in writing about the self storage industry, including storage tips and helpful resources. Outside of work, Katie enjoys spending time exploring the outdoors and snuggling in with a crochet project and her cat, Billie.