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Earth Day in Charleston (2024)

April 25, 2024

April 22 is Earth Day! No matter where you are in the world this Earth Day, there are plenty of things that you can do to celebrate our beautiful planet. Here is what you can expect this Earth Day in Charleston! 


Charleston is hosting some great events in honor of Earth Day! Check out... 

Earth Day Celebration: Join Kiawah Conservancy and Kiawah Island Golf Resort at Night Heron Park for an annual Earth Day Celebration. The celebration will feature live music by The Hot Club of Charleston, face painting stations, educational vendors, kids crafts, a native plant giveaway, tent talks covering a variety of environmental topics, and a vendor market. 

Earth Day at the Recycling Center: Charleston County will host a Recycling Center open house on April 27, 2024. Guests are invited to join them to learn more and take a tour. 

Earth Day on Sullivan's Island: On April 27, 2024, Sullivan's Island is hosting family-friendly Earth Day celebration. Come meet live animals from SC Aquarium, play Nature Bingo, compete in trivia, eat yummy food, and more. 

Be sure to check out Lowcountry Earth Week too! https://lowcountrylandtrust.org/special_events/ 


Looking for more ways to celebrate Earth Day or looking to make your travel a little greener? You can... 

  • Embrace Ecotourism: Seek out travel companies committed to sustainable practices.
  • Pack Smart: Lighter luggage leads to less fuel consumption on flights!
  • Minimize Waste: Opt for reusable water bottles and shopping bags. 
  • Utilize Transit: Public transit is an affordable, green way to get around town. (Feeling active? Consider renting a bike or exploring on foot!) 
  • Leave No Trace: When exploring, stay on designated trails. Remember to remove your trash when you leave! 
  • Shop Local: Prioritize locally-owned restaurants and shops to minimize the environmental impacts of shopping. 

How are you celebrating Earth Day? Tell us in the comments! 

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