Whether it’s a backyard BBQ or family get-together, Memorial Day is always special in Charleston, SC. Memorial Day commemorates the U.S. men and women who died in military service, but it’s also time to spend with friends and family. Whether you’re celebrating Memorial Day in Charleston by camping, fishing, golfing, or enjoying a night out in Charleston, RideGCT is there for you.

Reserve all your Memorial Day Weekend transportation with RideGCT. We provide holiday transportation and car services throughout the summer. Contact us today!

Here are just a few of the best Memorial Day activities happening in Lowcountry:

Spoleto Festival USA

The biggest event in Spring starts by bringing internationally renowned and emerging artists and performers to town beginning Memorial Day weekend through the first full week of June. Performances range from opera and theater to dance, chamber, symphonic, and jazz music.

Iris Festival

Sumter’s Iris Festival is South Carolina’s oldest festival. The 3-day event is held annually over Memorial Day Weekend and includes live entertainment, arts & crafts, food, contests, market place, plants & flowers, antique & classic car shows, a number of contests and lots of children’s activities, and a pageant.

Upstate Concert Band Festival

This is a concert music extravaganza that includes four concert bands representing three Upstate counties. The bands will perform Americana, marches, show tunes, old favorites and new music. Bring lawn chairs or blankets and settle in for a good time.

Aiken Memorial Day Parade

This is South Carolina’s Memorial Day Parade! Honor those who gave their lives to ensure our freedom, wear red, white, and blue and view the parade from the sidewalks of Laurens Street and Park Avenue.

Memorial Day Charleston Field of Honor

Taking place at Marion Square on Memorial Day, you can dedicate a flag in honor of all those who served.  Funds raised will support our local veterans and families in crisis with Emergency Relief. Flags will be available for pick up at the event.

Have a wonderful Memorial Day Weekend! Drive safe or grab a ride with RideGCT.