Friday, March 30, 2012

Easter 2012 in Charleston

Let the Easter Celebrations begin! Charleston, South Carolina will be celebrating the Easter holiday all weekend long. The entire family will be entertained by Charleston's 2012 Easter festivities including egg hunts, egg drops, parades, and more. Check out the Easter festivities listed below and let us know how you will be celebrating this special occasion! Visiting from out of town? Stay overnight with one of our hotel partners so that you can enjoy all of these spectacular Easter Events!

Charleston Egg Drop
April 7, 2012 from 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Happy Easter PhotoThe Charleston Egg Drop is a unique way to celebrate the Easter holiday. Children (ages 2 - 11 years old) will watch from a safe distance as a helicopter releases thousands of candy filled plastic eggs onto a large field already covered with thousands of plastic eggs - over 50,000! Children will then be released to their age appropriate area to gather eggs. Game areas, jump castles, & other activities are provided while waiting for the Egg Drop. The entire event is FREE! Visit the Charleston Egg Drop website for additional information.

Easter Egg Hunt on Isle of Palms
April 7, 2012 at 10:00AM
If Isle of Palms is one of your favorite places to hang out in Charleston, South Carolina, then this Easter celebration is the one for you! Participate in the 2012 Isle of Palms Easter Egg Hunt at the Isle of Palms Recreation Department located at #24 28th Ave, Isle of Palms, South Carolina. Check out the Isle of Palms website for additional information.

Magnolia Plantation Easter Egg Hunt
April 7, 2012 at 11:00AM
Magnolia Plantation will hold a special Easter Egg Hunt on the great lawn of the main house. Children are divided up by ages before the fun begins at 11:00AM. The egg hunt is a free activity with garden admission. Call 843-571-1266 for additional information.

The Hat Ladies Easter Promenade
April 7, 2012 from 11:00AM - 11:30AM
While other cities may hold an Easter parade, Charleston holds an elegant Promenade! Take a curb side seat and wave to The Hat Ladies as they pass by in their Easter Fiery from head to toe, wishing you a HaTpy Easter. This is a FREE Easter event. Don't forget to bring your camera!  Visit their website to learn more about The Hat Ladies.

Easter Brunch
April 8, 2012
Visit some of your favorite Charleston restaurants for a delicious dining experience on Easter Sunday. Participating restaurants include Wild Olive, Slightly North of Broad, High Cotton, and Old Village Post House.

Happy Easter Everyone!

Danielle Snyder
Charleston SC Events

Friday, March 9, 2012

Charleston South Carolina 2012 St. Patrick's Day Events

St. Patrick's Day 2012 is just around the corner and so begins the heightened search for four-leafed clovers and a pot of gold! Join us at these exciting St. Patrick's Day events and festivities to celebrate this exciting March holiday. If you are visiting from out of town, take a glance at these special hotel deals from our local hotel partners! We look forward to celebrating with you on March 17, 2012!

Shamrock SUP Race
Happy St Patricks Day PhotoMarch 17, 2012 from 8:00AM to Noon
The first annual Folly River Shamrock SUP Race will be held this March 17, 2012 in celebration of St. Patrick's Day. Races will include a 10K Elite race, 5K Rec race, and a kids & dog race! The Shamrock SUP Race will benefit Pet Helpers Emerson Rose Heart Foundation. Wear green for your chance to win prizes!

16th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade
March 17, 2012 
Enjoy one of the South's premier St. Patrick's Day celebrations sponsored by the Ancient Order of Hibernians, the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, the South Carolina Historical Society, and the Knights of Columbus. Following this spectacular parade, visitors are encouraged to sample the food, dancing, and music of the Irish community at many fine Irish themed pubs throughout the area. Click here for additional information.

St. Paddy's Block Party and Parade
March 17, 2012
This 'wee little party' covers three blocks! Enjoy food, music, kids activities and more as we celebrate the 9th annual celebration in Park Circle! East Montague is home to the St. Paddy's Day parade that kicks off at noon. Afterwards, visitors are invited to enjoy the biggest block party in the lowcountry! With two stages of live music, roving performers for the kids, a jump castle, arts and crafts, food vendors, a dunk tank, and more, there is entertainment for the entire family! The party, parade and parking are free! Click here for additional information!

Charleston Restaurants & Pubs
Many of our favorite Charleston pubs and restaurants will be celebrating St. Patrick's Day this year including Tommy Condon's Irish Pub & Seafood Restaurant, O'Brion's pub & Grille, and Madra Rua Irish Pub!

We are looking forward to an exciting St. Patrick's Day celebration on March 17, 2012. Tell us how you will be spending this March holiday! Let us know if we are missing any special St. Patrick's Day events so that we can share them with the local community and visitors from out of town!

Danielle Snyder
Charleston SC Events