Guys Weekend in Charleston, SC

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The Joe | Photo by @lukehiggsphoto

Got friends or family coming into town? We created a mini guys weekend guide for when you’re fresh out of ideas. Tap the activity you’re interested in to check out details + ticket info and start planning your weekend. 

History

Fort Sumter Tour — Take the ferry to Fort Sumter + explore the grounds where the first shots of the Civil War were fired.  
Charleston Haunted Jail Tour — Hear chilling stories inside the Old City Jail. We’ve tried some local ghost tours and this one checks out. 

Charleston Museum — Explore the “Lawn Party” exhibit now-Sept. 19 showcasing vintage fashions or the Lowcountry History Hall displaying the storied past of Native Americans, colonists, and enslaved Black Americans. 

Outdoors

Palmetto Breeze Sailing Catamaran — Sail with your pals on the Charleston Harbor and stop for local seafood at Shem Creek.
Charleston Outdoor Adventures Kayaking — Paddle through Lowcountry marshes and spot dolphins and pelicans along the way. 
Pickleball — Use our guide to local pickleball to find the best times for your weekend. 

Sports

Charleston RiverDogs – Check the RiverDogs’ schedule + snag tickets for weekend home games at the Joe.
Charleston Battery – Weekend Battery games at Patriots Point are coming up on July 17 + 23 and Aug. 6, 13, and 28.
South Carolina Stingrays — The Rays will be back in action this fall. Check out the 2021-2022 season’s schedule.

Arts

Terrace Theater — Catch a movie at the local theater. This weekend’s flicks include “Black Widow,” “Mamma Mia!” and “Roadrunner: A Film about Anthony Bourdain.
34 West Theatre Co. — Watch a performance of “Stayin’ Alive” — a comedy musical — now-Sept. 11.
Gibbes Museum of Art — “Light Effects: The French Impressionists” art exhibition is showing Sept. 3, 2021-Feb. 20, 2022, featuring works from private collections. 

Music

The Beach Boys – If your crew loves the classics, this concert is for y’all. The famous pop band is coming to the Charleston Gaillard Center on Sun., Oct. 3.
The Avett Brothers – This folk rock band with roots in the Carolinas will perform at North Charleston Coliseum on Sat., Nov. 20.
Moon Taxi – Catch the Moon Taxi concert for alternative vibes on Sat., Aug. 14 at The Windjammer on IOP.

Drink

Brewery District Beer TrolleyThe beer trolley is back, baby. Hop on this boozy bus and visit local breweries
Garage 75 — This bar and arcade is perfect for your gaming buds. Grab a brew or 2 while you dominate Mario Kart and Space Invaders
Pub & Brewery Tours — Take a walking tour of Charleston’s most historic taverns and pubs + wash down complimentary appetizers with a local cocktail.