June Events in Charleston
Summer has arrived! June in Charleston is lively and fun as the beaches become the best place to spend the afternoon. Relax with a glass of ice-cold sweet tea or a frosty beer from one of the many local breweries in town. With miles of beaches along the Atlantic Ocean, salt marshes, creeks, and rivers, water is abundant and it’s a great time to swim, boat, kayak, and fish. Check out these June Events in Charleston and kick off a great summer season!
What is the Weather in Charleston SC in June?
By June, the weather in Charleston is hot and humid. The temperature is an average of 85 with lows in the mid-70s, and highs can reach up to 100 degrees. The chance of rain begins to increase a bit this time of the year, and into the summer months. Temperatures are slightly cooler and breezier by the ocean. This time of the year it’s best to bring some light layers, rain gear, and plenty of beach clothes. Also, don’t forget to pack the bug repellent and sunscreen.
June is the start of hurricane season, so you may want to consider travel insurance.
Things to do in June in Charleston
Spend the Day at the Beach
The beaches of Kiawah Island and Seabrook Island offer miles of shoreline along the Atlantic Ocean. Kiawah Island beach is a 10-mile stretch of pristine, preserved land that is perfect for biking, walking, and sunbathing. Beachwalker Park is popular for families as there’s an expansive area for swimming and on-site amenities like restrooms and a snack bar. If you’re on Seabrook Island, visit North Beach, Pelican Beach, and Beach Club.
Venture Out on the Water
Go boating, fishing, kayaking, or paddle boarding on the waters around Charleston, Kiawah Island, and Seabrook Island. Local fishing charters and boating tours will take you out on a guided excursion for the afternoon. If you’re looking for something more relaxing and lowkey, you can cruise the waters paddle boarding and kayaking at Mingo Point, the Kiawah River, and more.
Experience the Vibrant Dining Scene
Charleston is considered to be one of the best food cities in the nation. Taste fresh-caught seafood, Southern cuisine, and just about anything else at restaurants in Charleston, Kiawah Island, and Seabrook Island. Foodies must visit downtown Charleston’s extensive list of renowned restaurants like Husk, Charleston Grill, Bowens Island Restaurant, and Cru Cafe.
Can't Miss Charleston Events in June
Head downtown to Marion Square every Saturday from 8 am til 1 pm for the Charleston Farmer’s Market, featuring over 100 local vendors. This family friendly event is fun for all ages and includes live music, sweet and savory food concessions, artisans and craftors, farmers and growers, community groups and more. Swing by for a quick bite, or your weeks’ worth of fresh veggies and produce. Enjoy handcrafted jewelry, original photography and paintings, one of a kind furniture, textiles and more! You won’t want to miss Charleston’s most unique mix of local artisans! The Charleston Farmers Market runs April thru November.
Each month, Second Sunday in Charleston offers an afternoon of vehicle-free, pedestrian-only exploration on King Street, which ranks as one of U.S. News & World Report’s 10 Best Shopping Streets in the U.S.This event is the perfect time for you to explore Charleston’s most widely recognized avenue whether it be strolling, shopping, dining, or enjoying live music. The event is held from 1 pm to 5 pm on the second Sunday of the month, every month. You can park for free at metered spaces downtown every Sunday including Second Sunday events.
Every May, Spoleto takes over the Holy City for 17 days and nights, shining a spotlight on internationally renowned and emerging artists. The celebrated performing arts festival takes place May 27 - June 12, 2022 throughout multiple venues in Charleston featuring music, dance, and theatre performances. Started in 1977 by Gian Carlo Menotti, this highly attended 2 week festival was inspired by the Festival dei Due Mondi in Spoleto, Italy and is now America’s leading performing arts festival.
Running simultaneously with the Spoleto Festival, this performing arts sister festival focuses on local talent and regional performers, particularly from the southeast. Witness some of the edgiest, most provocative performances. May 27 - June 12, 2022, don't miss it!
A statewide celebration of local farmers and regional artisans. Charleston County is participating in 2022 with a number of interesting stops on this self-guided tour. From a goatery to a Pluff Mudd farm and a succulent blueberry farm, there's something for everyone! June 4-5,2022 (various locations).
Kiawah Island & Seabrook Island June Events
Weekly Summer Events
Pick from the freshest produce and local crafts at the weekly summer Farmer’s Market featuring local certified organic produce, fresh local seafood, packaged and prepared food including jams, jellies, pecans, olive oils, sweets, handmade pasta, and more as well as Lowcountry crafts. Every Monday in the Summer from 4 pm til 8 pm.
Tuesday nights in Freshfields Village! Head over to the Lakeside Dock from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. The Shag is the Lowcountry's official dance! Whether you are new to the Shag or a pro it's a swaying good time.
Held the 3rd Saturday of every month on the Village Green, Cars and Coffee offers the opportunity to see some unique, antique and other cool styles of cars. Swing by from 9 - 11 am, on June 19th. Don’t forget to grab breakfast from JAVA JAVA!
Head over to Freshfields Village Kiawah Island every Friday in June for its Music on the Green series. Area musicians provide entertainment from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Bring your lawn chair or a blanket and make a picnic! Cafe Eugenia is the village's newest takeaway dining option with delicious Mediterranean-inspired fare. Grab a bottle of wine from Forty-Eight Wine bar and it's a party!
Monday nights at Mingo Point on Kiawah Island are the place to be! Join Kiawah Island Resort as they host this popular summer party featuring fresh oysters, BBQ ribs and pulled pork, smoked chicken, and delicious side dishes and desserts. Island grooves are abundant with live music and games for the kiddos. Hosted June 13, 20, 27. Read more and get tickets here. Advanced purchase required.
2022 Seabrook Island
Beach Club Pool Events - Weekly
May 31 – August 6, 2022
- Family Bonfire Night
Join in on the fun for the Monday night bonfire at the Seabrook Island Beach Club. The bonfire takes place at 8 pm and costs $6 per person. Call 843.768.2529 for reservations.
On Tuesdays & Thursdays, come and get colorful with some tie-dye! Hosted at the Beach Club Pools from 3 - 4:30 pm, the tie-dye night is fun for all ages. This activity is $18 per shirt.
- Pool Games
Have a blast on Wednesdays and Fridays for an afternoon of pool games. Come splash around from 3 - 4:30 pm at the pool.
** All events are free to guests and members with an amenity card.
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