Recreation Department Special Events


Sock Hops!

​Dance the night away at our popular MPRD events! The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department staff will chaperone, and a DJ will provide music. Advanced registration only. No registration taken at sock hop. Registration available for all seven sock hops. Concessions available. ​

$6/person/night, Grades 4-5, 5:30 - 8 p.m., Park West Gym (NEW LOCATION)
​2018 Dates: January 19, February 9, March 9, April 20

Farmer Market

Farmers Market

The Mount Pleasant Farmers Market is where our community meets to share in a vibrant array of locally grown and SC Certified produce. Stroll through the market to find a bounty of just-picked vegetables, fruits, and fragrant flowers along with local seafood, fresh-cooked meals, baked and canned goods, and locally produced snacks.

Join us every Tuesday, April through September, from 3:30 – 7:00 p.m. to mingle with neighbors and visitors alike while enjoying live music and family-friendly activities. Free admission, parking, and activities. For more information, visit and the event pages on the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department Facebook page. 

Tuesdays, 3:30-7 p.m. | Mount Pleasant Farmers Market Pavilion (Moultrie Middle School) | Free

Blessing of the Fleet

The 31st Annual Town of Mount Pleasant Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival presented by East Cooper Medical Center & Harris Teeter is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year! The festival pays tribute to Mount Pleasant’s local shrimping and fishing industry, offering a boat parade, live music, Mt. Pleasant Artists Guild display, craft show and lots of free activities with the picturesque Ravenel Bridge and Charleston Harbor for a backdrop! Admission and activities are free! 

Sunday, April 29, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park | Free!

Spring Carnival

Spring Carnival

Welcome the start of the spring season with fun games, a jump castle, face painting, pony rides and more!

Wednesday, May 2, 3-5 p.m. | Alhambra Hall Park | Free Event


Party in the Park

Join us every Tuesday in June following the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market for Party in the Park! 

Listen to prominent country music artists plus local musicians during this free concert series sponsored by radio station WEZL and the Town of Mount Pleasant. Lawnchairs and blankers are permitted. No coolers or dogs allowed. Food & beverages available for purchase.

Tuesdays in June, 6-9 p.m. | Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park | Free Event

Movie at the Park

Waterfront Music & Movies 

Sit back, relax and enjoy some of your favorite local bands and movies on the lawn at sunset! Bring your blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy an evening of fun with the Ravenel Bridge and Charleston Harbor as your backdrop. Local food trucks & concession vendors will serve food at 6:30 p.m. Live music begins at 6:30 p.m. and movies begin at sunset (around 8:30 p.m.).

Saturday, March 3, 2018, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Park West Recreation Complex | $65/team