Things To Do Charleston August 2015

Things To Do Charleston August 2015

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Wow, August is here already! Time to wrap up all of those summertime goals and do our best to stay cool during these hot summer days. Charleston has a fun lengthy list of awesome special events, music and sports lined up to keep you busy all month long. Here are some of the highlights for August also found in our long list of Things to Do in Charleston below:

 

August Highlights:

Farmers Markets:

 

Events:  Some of the highlight events that are sure to be big this month include the Pride Parade & Rally August 1st, the Southern Bridal Show August 16th, the York Summerfest August 22nd and the Charleston Home and Design Show August 28-30th. There are 8 outdoor movie events in August (see list below for each movie). If you like comedy, be sure to see comedian Bill Maher August 8th and The Comedy Get Down August 14th.

Music:  There are several fun outdoor music events scheduled in August, but not many big name music concerts this month. If you love your soul music, be sure to see The Southern Soul Festival August 1st and Betty Wright & The Whispers August 29th. If you want to get wild and weird be sure to see Weird Al Yankovic with his comedic parody remakes of classic top 40 pop tunes.  

Sports:  The biggest game in the Charleston area in August is definitely the RiverDogs with 12 home games scheduled this month. The Charleston Battery also have a couple home games scheduled. The Charleston Sprint Triathlon is back again on August 9th for the final race of their five-race challenge to determine the best triathlete in the series. There is also the Race For The ARK 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run August 22nd.   

 

Here is the complete list (with event links) to help you enjoy your August just a little more:

MUSIC: Southern Soul Festival @ North Charleston Performing Arts Center 8/1

EVENT: Charleston Pride Parade & Rally 8/1

SPORTS: Charleston Battery Home Game @ Blackbaud Stadium 8/1

MUSIC: Summer Concert Series: Quiana Parlor & The Shiny Disco Ball Band @ Kiawah Island Sanctuary Grand Lawn 8/2

EVENT: Outdoor Summer Movie Series: The Big Lebowski @ Cinebarre 8/5

EVENT: National IPA Day @ Liberty Tap Room & Grill 8/6

SPORTS: RiverDogs Home Game @ Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium 8/6

EVENT: Movies in the Park: Maleficent @ Memorial Waterfront Park 8/7

SPORTS: RiverDogs Home Game @ Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium 8/7

EVENT: Comedian Bill Maher @ North Charleston Performing Arts Center 8/8

SPORTS: RiverDogs Home Game @ Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium 8/8

MUSIC: “Weird Al” Yankovic: The Mandatory World Tour @ North Charleston Performing Arts Center 8/9

SPORTS: Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series @ James Island County Park 8/9

SPORTS: RiverDogs Home Game @ Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium 8/9

SPORTS: RiverDogs Home Game @ Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium 8/11

EVENT: Outdoor Summer Movie Series: Mean Girls @ Cinebarre 8/12

SPORTS: RiverDogs Home Game @ Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium 8/12

MUSIC: Thursday Night Boogie @ Mount Pleasant Pier 8/13

SPORTS: RiverDogs Home Game @ Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium 8/13

EVENT: Movies in the Park: Up @ Memorial Waterfront Park 8/14

EVENT: The Comedy Get Down @ North Charleston Coliseum 8/14

SPORTS: Charleston Battery Home Game @ Blackbaud Stadium 8/15

SPORTS: 17th Annual Half Rubber Tournament @ Isle of Palms 8/15

EVENT: The Southern Bridal Show @ Charleston Area Convention Center 8/16

MUSIC: Summer Concert Series: Common Ground @ Kiawah Island Sanctuary Grand Lawn 8/16

SPORTS: RiverDogs Home Game @ Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium 8/17

SPORTS: RiverDogs Home Game @ Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium 8/18

EVENT: Outdoor Summer Movie Series: Coming to America @ Cinebarre 8/19

SPORTS: RiverDogs Home Game @ Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium 8/19

SPORTS: RiverDogs Home Game @ Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium 8/20

EVENT: Movies in the Park: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off @ Memorial Waterfront Park 8/21

SPORTS: RiverDogs Home Game @ Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium 8/21

SPORTS: Race for the ARK 5K Run/Walk @ Summerville 8/22

EVENT: York Summerfest 8/22

SPORTS: RiverDogs Home Game @ Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium 8/22

MUSIC: Summer Concert Series: The Travis Allison Band @ Kiawah Island Sanctuary Grand Lawn 8/23

SPORTS: RiverDogs Home Game @ Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium 8/23

EVENT: Outdoor Summer Movie Series: Raiders of the Lost Ark @ Cinebarre 8/26

EVENT: Movies in the Park: Guardian’s of the Galaxy @ Memorial Waterfront Park 8/28

EVENT: The Charleston Home and Design Show @ Charleston Area Convention Center 8/28-30

MUSIC: Betty Wright & The Whispers @ North Charleston Performing Arts Center 8/29

SPORTS: RiverDogs Home Game @ Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium 8/29

MUSIC: Summer Concert Series: Palmetto Soul @ Kiawah Island Sanctuary Grand Lawn 8/30

SPORTS: RiverDogs Home Game @ Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium 8/30

SPORTS: RiverDogs Home Game @ Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium 8/31

 

Be sure to enjoy some of these fun Charleston events in August. Rembember, if you need a ride for yourself or a group of friends, Mt. Pleasant Shuttle has you covered anytime.