Local bands perform a variety of live music, including beach/shag, Cuban salsa, funk/soul, rock, jazz, country, Motown, and the greatest hits of the ‘80s and ‘90s. Let loose, breathe in the harbor breeze, and dance the night away under the stars!
Tickets to Dancing on the Cooper are $10 per person in advance and can be purchased by visiting CharlestonCountyParks.com (direct link). Events are expected to sell out, so advance purchase is recommended if available. If not sold out, tickets can be purchased on site at the event for $15 per person (credit card purchase only).
Beverages will be available for purchase on site at the event. Food and snacks will be available for purchase at the River Watch Café and Gift Shop, which is located at the entrance to the pier. View the café menu here. Outside food, alcohol and coolers will not be allowed. Smoking and vaping are not permitted. Pets will not be allowed on the pier.
Seating is limited, so guests are encouraged to bring chairs. Chairs are not permitted within the dance area.
Carpooling or ridesharing is recommended. Free first-come, first-served parking is available at the Mount Pleasant Pier. There is a private parking garage available in nearby Ferry Wharf for an additional fee.
Dancing on the Cooper is sponsored by Dasani and your Charleston County Parks. For more information on Dancing on the Cooper or to purchase tickets, call (843)795-4386 or visit CharlestonCountyParks.com (direct link).
March 22 with Vinyl Daze (classic oldies, beach music, and a variety of rock 'n roll hits)
April 26 with Mason Dixon Band (classic country and southern rock)
May 17 with Shem Creek Boogie Band (classic oldies and beach music)
June 7 with Tommy & The Chucktown Players (eclectic fusion of soul, rock, and funk from the '60s to today)
July 19 with Island Party Band (greatest hits from the '60s, '70s, and '80s)
September 13 with The Cooper River Band (variety dance band playing hits from the '70s to today)