The new Mount Pleasant Pier is the perfect place to be outside. With the warmer evenings comes a night of Bluegrass Under the Bridge or Shaggin’ on the Cooper.
Sarah Reynolds, publicity coordinator for the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission, said, “This mirrors the dances we do at the Folly Beach Pier. The Moonlight Mixers have been very popular over the years.”
The River Watch Cafe and Gift Shop is open during these events, offering sandwiches, ice cream and sodas. Souvenirs, local artwork and jewelry are also sold in there.Gates open for each performance at 7 p.m. with music beginning at 8 p.m.
A limited number of tickets will be sold for these events so people are encouraged to arrive early. Admission is $10 per event. Tickets will be available beginning at 4 p.m. the day of the event in the Mount Pleasant Pier gift shop and at the gate.
Mount Pleasant Pier Concert Series Dates
April 24: Bluegrass Under the Bridge with Flatt City
May 8: Shaggin’ on the Cooper with the Ocean Drive Party Band
May 22: Shaggin’ on the Cooper with Palmetto Soul
June 19: Shaggin’ on the Cooper with Permanent Vacation
July 4: Independence Day party on the Cooper River with the East Coast Party Band
July 10: Shaggin’ on the Cooper with Coastrunner
July 31: Bluegrass Under the Bridge (band TBA)
August 28: Shaggin’ on the Cooper with Shem Creek Boogie Band
September 11: Shaggin’ on the Cooper (band TBA)
October 9: Shaggin’ on the Cooper with (band TBA)
2010 National Shagging Championship
Charlie Womble & Jackie McGee
444 Needlerush Parkway
Mt. Pleasant, SC. 29464
Palmetto Island County Park is owned and operated by the Charleston County Park & Recreation Department for the enjoyment of the citizens of Charleston County and its visitors.
Palmetto Island County Park is a nature-oriented park designed for family and group use. Visitors can enjoy bicycle paths, boardwalks and picnic sites with grills. A two acre pond offers pedal boats and bicycle rentals. A snack bar and dining area over look the water. The “Big Toy” Playground is nearby. A 50 foot observation tower offers views of the nearby tidal creeks and salt marsh. The Dog Park provides entertainment and exercise for your dog. “Splash Island” has two pool areas, a 200 foot water slide and a 17 foot otter slide.A sun deck, snack bar, bath house and lockers are available to visitors.
High Definition Video Of Palmetto Island County Park Below
|Hours & Fees|
|Mount Pleasant Palmetto Islands County Park|
|§ January & February: 8am – 5pm
§ March & April: 8am – sunset
§ May – Labor Day: 8am – 8pm
§ September & October: 8am – sunset
§ November & December: 8am – 5pm
|Early morning hours are set aside for individual use only. Boat and bike rentals open at 10am. Gate closes to incoming traffic one-half hour before park closes.|
|Admission & Fees|
|§ $1 or 1 Greenbax per person
§ No charge for those 2 years and under.
§ Educational Group Fee: $.75 per person, Monday – Friday, by reservation only. Call the park at 843-884-0832
§ Fees for Splash Island Waterpark