Family Fun: Weekend Events Jan 19-21

taste of folly

If the cold winter weather has got you down, don’t fret! We’ve got a list of ways to get your mind off the temperature.

Friday, Jan 19

charleston jazz festival

It’s a celebration of jazz this weekend at the Charleston Jazz Festival. Bringing jazz fans from across the Southeast to Charleston to celebrate the Holy City’s rich jazz heritage and thriving jazz scene. 2018 marks the festival’s fourth year with an exciting program bringing over 100 local, regional and nationally recognized jazz musicians together to share their talent and love of jazz. All weekend long, check website for details.


Taste of Folly will kick-off on Friday with the Cocktail Competition hosted by Cannon Distillery. Taste craft cocktails made by Folly restaurants and bars and then vote for your favorite. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Tickets include all samplings of cocktails, must be 21 and over to attend the event.

Saturday, Jan. 20

Taste of Folly continues on Saturday with the annual Taste of Folly Street Festival starting at 10 a.m. The Street Festival will feature local Folly restaurants and bars, over 40 arts, crafts and fashion vendors, a chili cook-off, hot dog eating contest, oyster shucking contest, server Olympics, a kids area and live music! Tickets are $5 in advance, $10 at the door and Folly residents and kids 12 and younger are free.

LEGO® lovers rejoice! The Brick Fest Live LEGO® Fan Experience is filled with hands-on attractions and activities engineered to inspire, educate and entertain. The Brick Fest Live LEGO® Fan Experience provides a venue for LEGO® lovers (of all sizes) to roll up their sleeves and dive into over A MILLION LEGO® bricks! Show starts at 10 a.m. Jan. 20 and 5 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Charleston Area Convention Center. Tickets are $22.50–$39.50.

Have a fun weekend and get out there!