Calendar of Events and Happenings

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October 17, 2014

Islander Brunch
Escape to The Islander for an “island vibe,” complete with an outdoor/indoor bar, extended patio space and complete transformation to a bright, light and airy atmosphere. Serving lunch daily from 11am – 3pm and dinner nightly beginning at 5pm, with the addition of a “Lunch Express” option Mondays through Fridays, Sushi Sundays, and Drink Specials, The Islander features live entertainment on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings, in addition to our newest Fall Promotions. Private event, meeting and banquet space are also available.

October 18, 2014

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
Family Circle Stadium will be hosting the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure this October beginning at 7:00am. To register as a runner or a volunteer, click here.

October 19, 2014

Annual Children’s Day Festival
All ages will enjoy the 27th Annual Children’s Day Festival! This free event runs between 12:00 and 5:00pm at the Park West Recreation Complex, offering a wide variety of rides, games, concessions and live entertainment.

October 21, 2014

The Lost Treasures of Charleston
Free event
Join the Daniel Island Historical Society on October 21 as they welcome author, historian and Chief Curator of the Charleston Museum J. Grahame Long as he recounts the looting and lost treasures of Charleston. In addition, DIHS member Dillon Smith will showcase some of the lost treasures he has found on Daniel Island. Mr. Long’s book, Stolen Charleston, will be available for purchase after the program.
This will be held at
299 Seven Farms Drive Daniel Island, SC 29492

October 24, 2014

Pumpkin Carving Party
Bring your PUMPKIN, carving tools and creativity (and BYOB) to this FREE party Friday October 24th from 3pm until the last pumpkin is carved (around 10pm) at Pierce Park Pavilion as we prepare for another amazing Pumpkin Walk, which will be the following night from 6:30-9:30pm at Pierce and Barfield Parks. PRE-PURCHASE your tickets during the carving party or online at

October 25, 2014

PTA Pumpkin Walk Fundraiser
An Island favorite, you do not want to miss! Take a magical stroll along the marsh from Pierce Park to Barfield Park to enjoy HUNDREDS of carved pumpkins and over 1400 decorated luminaries and lanterns from DIS students and volunteers. Orlando’s will be in the pavilion again this year and other food and non-alcoholic vendors, or bring your own treats. Buy your reduced priced ticket IN ADVANCE to avoid waiting in line (there will be SEVERAL entrances for pre-pay) at IN ADVANCE ticketholders will also get a free glow necklace for your kids: Tickets are $7.50 per adult in advance, $10 at the door. Kids, as always are FREE! Kids will ONLY GET A FREE GLOW NECKLACE IF YOU BUY YOUR TICKETS IN ADVANCE!

November 1, 2014

Park Day on Daniel Island
Governor’s Park on Daniel Island
A fall tradition on Daniel Island, this fall festival is great fun for the entire family. This year’s festival will offer several new and exciting activities and events, plus a day-long line up of entertainment and extensive food and beverage options

November 9, 2014

Charleston Cup
Sanctioned by The National Steeplechase Association, the Cup has become one of the premier sporting events in the Carolina Lowcountry, offering spectators the opportunity to experience live horse racing at its finest.

November 13, 2014

Glo For It
Come glow the night away with us at our first annual “Glo For It” night run and food drive benefiting the ECCO Food Pantry. This 5k night run will be fun for all ages, walkers and runners! It is hosted on Daniel Islands’ very own trail system.
Register by October 20th at and you are guaranteed a shirt and glow stick. Prices increase the day of the run.

November 14, 2014 – January 1, 2015

Festival of Lights
Featuring over 700 displays and two million lights, the Holiday Festival of Lights is a cherished holiday tradition for many families throughout Charleston and beyond. James Island County Park comes alive with illumination, and is a great place to capture the magic of the holiday season.