August in the Lowcountry is always a hot one but that doesn’t slow us down! There are still plenty of happenings going on. Check out some of my top picks of highlights this August in the Lowcountry: 

Kick-off August on Daniel Island at their new Night Market Event. On August 2nd from 5-9 pm at 870 Island Park Drive for food and shopping! What a fun way to explore local vendors and all Daniel Island has to offer! For more information, visit their event page

Setting sail every FRIDAY, experience a sunset waterside view of the historic architectural gem, Fort Sumter. Leaving from Liberty Square, Sunset at Fort Sumter includes a tour of Fort Sumter, while offering a Lowcountry dinner aboard the boat. For more information, visit their website:

Charleston Farmers Market – Running every Saturday in August Downtown Charleston in Marion Square. Find more details here

Take me out to the ballgame! Catch a Charleston Riverdogs game. Check their schedule here for home games. Tip: stick around after the show to see the fireworks display! 

Brave the heat for a day on King Street August 11th for Second Sunday on King! Enjoy vendors, music and a car-free – King Street. Check the website for more details of the day and a free parking voucher! 

Are you ready for some Football? It’s time to kick off the season with Kickin’ Chicken and Boone Hall Plantation! On August 16th, Boone Hall is hosting the 2019 Season Football Kickoff Party! This family fun event includes guest speakers, tickets to be auctioned, food trucks, live music and more! For event time and ticket information, head over to their Facebook event page.

Calling all beer lovers! The 17th Annual Ballpark Festival of Beers presented by Kickin’ Chicken is Saturday, August 17th!  Sample over 100 American and International Ales, Stouts, Lagers, Pilsners and Specialty Brews at Joe Riley Park! For ticketing information, visit their event page

The Charleston Fall Home Show will run from August 23rd – 25th at the Gaillard Center, with several new features to entertain and educate guests. Whether listening to one of seven seminars or sitting down one-on-one with a professional interior designer for a free consultation or chatting face-to-face with around 100 of Charleston’s A-List local contractors, the Charleston Fall Home Show will connect homeowners with the best local contractors to help them create the home they’ve always wanted. Head over to their event page for more information.

For a full list of events in Charleston, head over to

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