Celebrate Labor Day Weekend in Charleston

Some think of Labor Day weekend as a celebration of the end of summer, but we all know that in Charleston we still have a couple of months of summer weather #blest. Most of these activities are outdoors, so you can take advantage of the beautiful weather and have a great time. From concerts to festivals to watch parties, there is a lot going on this weekend! 

Friday, September 3rd

Labor Day Weekend Bash with The Midnight City at Party at the Point

The Midnight City performing Labor Day Weekend 2021
Image courtesy of Party at the Point on Facebook

When: 6:00PM-9:00PM

Where: Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina, 20 Patriots Point Road, Mt Pleasant

Price: $13.11 per ticket 

Event Details: Party At The Point is Charleston's best and longest running happy hour concert series in town. Coming into its 20th season they are ready to reopen the doors to Charleston's one & only Beach Party! The Midnight City is one of Charleston’s most popular cover bands and they play music from all different genres. They always play music that is easy to dance to, so don’t miss out!

Lowcountry Jazz Fest

Lowcountry Jazz Fest 2021 Charleston, SC
Image courtesy of Lowcountry Jazz Festival on Facebook

When: Sept. 3rd at 7:30PM- Sept 5th at 10:00PM

Where: Charleston Gaillard Center at 95 Calhoun Street, Downtown Charleston

Price: Tickets start at $63 per day

Event Details: The Lowcountry Jazz Festival, South Carolina’s premier annual Smooth Jazz event, returns to the Charleston Gaillard Center with a stellar lineup. The festival continues its Labor Day weekend tradition, kicking off Friday, September 3. The first event of the festival is the All White Party Affair in the Ballroom, followed by two more days of world-class smooth jazz and the finest Lowcountry cuisine. 

Edisto Beach Shag Festival

Edisto Beach Shag Festival 2021
Image courtesy of Edisto Beach Shag Festival on Facebook

When: Sept. 3rd at 4:00PM- Sept. 5th at 10:00PM

Where: Edisto Beach Bay Creek Park, 3706 Dock Site Rd, Edisto Beach, SC

Price: $15 per day per person or $35 for the whole weekend

Event Details: The premier event on Edisto Beach, presented every Labor Day Weekend (Fri-Sun). What started in 2008 as a fishing tournament with a shag band, has evolved to one of the best shag festivals in South Carolina. Join the fun and visit the different arts & craft vendors and dance to first class music from the top shag bands in the country.

Saturday, September 4th

Susto and Babe Club at the Windjammer

The Windjammer Charleston, SC
Image courtesy of The Windjammer on Facebook

When: Doors at 6, show starts at 7ish

Where: The Windjammer, 1008 Ocean Blvd, Isle of Palms, SC

Price: $25 in advance, $30 at the door

Event Details: Two Charleston-based bands will be playing at the Windjammer to kick off your Labor Day weekend. Since the beaches are bound to be crowded during the day, get your fix at this beach bar. Kick back and listen to the music with sand in your toes. Tickets are going fast, so get yours today!

Fatty’s Beer Release and College Football Kickoff

Fatty's Beer Works Charleston, SC

When: 7:00PM-10:00PM

Where: Fatty’s Beer Works, 1436 Meeting Street, Downtown Charleston

Price: Free

Event Details: To celebrate the launch of the 2021-22 College Football Season, Fatty's will be hosting a Clemson vs Georgia watch party with 2 new beers: Helioscope Sour IPA with fresh SC peaches and Holy Juice - NEIPA that tastes like Charleston. There will be a big screen projector TV and audio for you and your friends to enjoy the game safely outside on their beautiful Diamond Zyosia lawn. Kick off your Labor Day weekend the right way at Fatty's!

County Fair Wine/Mead and Chocolate Pairing

Deep Water Vineyards Charleston, SC

When: 11:00AM-4:00PM

Where: Deep Water Vineyard, 6775 Bears Bluff Road, Wadmalaw Island, SC

Price: $20 per person

Event Details: This fun tasting event will bring back nostalgia of days at the county fair. The flavors of the mead or wine will combine with the chocolates to create county fair favorites like caramel apples and banana splits. They will offer samples of 4 of their meads and wine expertly paired with 4 hand-crafted chocolates from Evolution Through Chocolate. Participants will get a commemorative wine glass as well. 

Sunday, September 5th

80s Bar Crawl on King

80s Bar Crawl on King St Charleston, SC

When: 3:00PM-11:00PM

Where: The Brick, 24 Ann Street, Downtown Charleston

Price: $23-$28

Event Details: Bust out your leg warmers, friendship bracelets, hyper-color shirts, and your Chuck Converse, because we are kicking it old school. Check-in will be at The Brick from 3 - 6 pm where you will pick up your scorecards and other swag, then crawl to the other participating bars on your scorecard, enjoying drink specials and getting your scorecard marked at each bar. A portion of all ticket sales will support a great local charity, Going Places.

Los Sundays Tequila Launch Party 

Mex 1 Sullivan's Island Charleston, SC

When: 7:00PM-10:00PM

Where: Mex 1 Sullivan’s Island, 2205 Middle St, Sullivan's Island

Price: Free

Event Details: Mex 1 Sullivans Island will be throwing down this Labor Day weekend for their anniversary, Sunday September 5th with a launch party for Los Sunday's Tequila! The party starts at 7pm with free tequila samplings, live music from the Strawberry Squad and they will be giving out some sweet merch for people at the party. You don't have to work Monday, so kick it with them Sunday night and taste some awesome new tequila.

Labor Day Lowcountry Boil

Estuary Beans & Barley Johns Island SC

When: 11:00AM-3:00PM

Where: Estuary Beans & Barley, 3538 Meeks Farm Rd, Johns Island

Price: $45 per person

Event Details: Come Celebrate your Labor Day Weekend at Estuary Beans & Barley with some cold beverages, live Music, local Farmers Market & our first Lowcountry Boil! Enjoy a selection of craft beer and coffee to finish off Labor Day weekend. You may pre-purchase your tickets ahead of time or buy them at the door the day of the event. 

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