Celebrate Carolina Day with the Historic Charleston Foundation

Check out the Carolina Day events that focus on SC’s role in a defining event of the American Revolutionary War.

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The Palmetto Society of Charleston hosts an annual Carolina Day parade that begins at Washington Square Park and ends at White Point Gardens.

Photo courtesy of Palmetto Society

Carolina Day is around the corner, and to celebrate SC’s role in the Revolutionary War, the Historic Charleston Foundation (HCF) is hosting a family event that coincides with the Palmetto Society of Charleston’s annual parade. Pro tip: The parade is free and begins at Washington Square Park and ends at White Point Gardens.

Carolina Day

Since 1777, folks in the Palmetto State have commemorated + celebrated the victory at the Battle of Sullivan’s Island, which took place on June 28, 1776. Some call the battle the first significant American military victory in our nation’s fight for independence from Great Britain.

HCF Carolina Day Event

Families can join HCF in the garden of the Nathaniel Russell House for historic games, snacks, crafts, and storytime. Guests 21+ can also enjoy mimosas.

After the event, guests can walk to Washington Square Park to join the parade at 11:30 a.m. or show support as they walk along Meeting Street.

Tickets to HCF’s event include light refreshments, breakfast bites, and a self-guided tour of the Nathaniel Russell House beginning at 10 a.m.

  • 3 years and under: free
  • 2-20 years old: $10
  • 21 years and older: $20
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