Looking for things to do in Charleston on Memorial Day Weekend? We’ve got some great ideas for you!

This beloved summer holiday is coming up, so we’ve compiled a list of our favorite Memorial Day weekend events in and around Charleston. This list should keep you busy all weekend long. We’ve included events for all age groups and interests so it won’t be hard to plan a memorable Memorial Day for the whole family!

Charleston Memorial Day Weekend 2021 Events

Piccolo Spoleto Arts Festival

Where: Marion Square

When: May 28 – June 13

Charleston is proud to host the 45th Annual Piccolo Spoleto Arts Festival once again. Watch painting presentations and see the work of incredible artists in a beautiful open-air festival for the whole family. The festival’s program features visual arts, music, dance, theater, children’s activities, and much more. There’s a little something for everyone at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival. If you’re searching for cultural things to do in Charleston on Memorial Day Weekend, this is the festival for you!

This year’s event will be a bit different from previous years to accommodate COVID-19 safety protocols. For more event information, visit the Piccolo Spoleto website.

Idlewild Revival: A Musical Tribute to The Allman Brothers

Where: Charleston Music Hall

When: May 29, 2021, 6 PM – 9 PM

Bring your family and relax to some classic Allman Brothers’ tunes this Memorial Day weekend. Idlewild is Charleston’s premier Happy Hour concert series and offers great music in an incredible outdoor venue. Get your tickets soon though as capacity is limited this year due to social distancing protocols.

Deep Water Vineyard Weekend Wine-Down

Where: Wadmalaw Island

When: May 29 (10 am – 1 pm)

Every weekend, Charleston’s only winery hosts their Weekend Wine-Down. If you’re a wine lover, this is a must for your Memorial Day weekend. Enjoy plentiful food and wine while listening to local musicians. Kick back and relax with your friends and family while enjoying the best wine varieties, live music, and taking in the beautiful surroundings of the vineyard.

From all of us at Aviv Service Today, we hope you have a Happy Memorial Day in Charleston!

Memorial Day Charleston Field of Honor

Where: Marion Square

When: May 27 (open to all from 10 am – 4 pm)

Honor our fallen heroes on Monday, May 27 by visiting the Charleston Field of Honor in Marion Square. Your ticket will get you one flag to place on the field to remember those who lost their lives.

Tickets for flags serve as a donation to help support local Charleston veterans and families by providing Emergency Relief and funds for the Veteran Housing Program. They ask a suggested donation of $20 or $50 that will go straight to the cause.

80’s Bar Crawl on King Street

Where: Starts at The Brick

When: May 25 (3 pm – 6 pm)

For a blast from the past, celebrate Memorial Day weekend in Charleston by digging up your 80’s gear and enjoying the neighborhood brews. You’ll check in at the Brick for a scorecard and some radical swag and hop from bar to bar old school style.

In addition to prizes, drink specials and a guaranteed good time, a portion of the proceeds supports the Charleston Animal Society. So dig up those Chucks and bright shirts and crawl over to The Brick on May 25.