April Events in Charleston You Don’t Want to Miss, Part 1


As the temperature starts to rise, it seems like we all wake up and want to venture out of the house. We have plenty of fun events in Charleston in April, and here are several of them, courtesy of the Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau.


YOGAPOP – Yoga & Music Festival

April 3

Location: Charleston Visitor’s Center Bus Shed

375 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403



Whether you like yoga, music, or both, YOGAPOP’s first festival will inspire and delight you. It starts with a one-hour, all levels yoga class taught by local yoga teacher Bethany Bubenzer. DJ Moo Moo will feature music from two dozen bands that will be performing along the Cooper River Bridge Run route.

After the class, roll up your mat and join us at the Yoga Village, for drinks, dinner, and great conversation. You’ll love the live yoga performance by Flight of the Phoenix and electro-pop from Lectra Lust.

Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door, if available. Buy your ticket now, as space is limited. For tickets and additional information, please visit the website listed above.


37th Annual Cooper River Bridge Run

April 5

Location: Cooper River Bridge



Known as the best 10K race in the world, the Cooper River Bridge Run promotes a healthy lifestyle through physical activity. World-class runners converge here every year, inspiring the community to participate in healthy events all year long. Visit the website above for details. Join us for fun, running, and more.


Gala of the Royal Horses

April 6

Location: North Charleston Performing Arts Center

5001 Coliseum Drive North Charleston, SC 29418



Riding Master Rene Gasser brings his “Gala of The Royal Horses” equestrian tour to the North Charleston Coliseum. Featuring performances from Andalusian, Arabian, Lipizzaner, and Friesian horses, the gala showcases the beauty and grace of these magnificent animals. Routines include the amazing maneuvers used on the battlefield now known as “The Airs above the Ground”.

Ticket prices are $26, $36, and $46 (plus fees).  A limited number of VIP seats are available for $56 (plus fees).


American Red Cross Home, Garden & Art Tour

April 13

Location: Old Village of Mt. Pleasant


Take a leisurely walk through the beautiful Old Village of Mt. Pleasant from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. on a self-guided Home, Garden & Art Tour. You’ll see stately homes, enjoy delicious cuisine, listen to fine music, and see local artists in action.

For tickets visit www.redcross.org/carolinalowcountry or email Roberta.Freer@RedCross.org

Tickets are $35 through March 15 and $45 thereafter.

Event proceeds support the services and programs of the American Red Cross Carolina Lowcountry Chapter, including Disaster Services, Services to Armed Forces, Volunteer and Youth Services, and Health & Safety.