8 days of fun on the
water in the Lowcountry

September 5-13, 2020

Brought to you by Charleston Area Sports Commission and the Charleston Area CVB

Come enjoy one to eight continuous days of activities on the Lowcountry waterways.


September 5-13, 2020

Join us in Charleston for exciting activities on the water, in the water, and by the water! If you love this region’s many tidal rivers, creeks, ocean views, harbor, and waterways - then this is the time to immerse yourself! Whether you're a recreational enthusiast or leisure water buff, Charleston Water Week has something for everyone.

Special offers, rates and hotel packages available.



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Water Week Activities

The Charleston area will be host to dozens of water-related activities throughout the week. From recreational events to boat cruises, this is your chance to see why Charleston is a top sports venue for water-based events.

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Water Venue Locations

For every acre of land in Charleston, there is 1/2 acre of water. Perhaps the reason why Charleston residents spend 365 days a year competing, exercising, exploring, dining and viewing - all on the water! Our water is a top sports venue when it comes to competitions held in the Charleston area. Recreational events take place on the water every weekend and leisure activities run the gamut. The opportunities are endless!

Check out Charleston our venues on the water:

  • 1 Brittlebank Park
  • 2 Charles Towne Landing
  • 3 Charleston Waterfront Park
  • 4 Colonial Lake
  • 5 Folly Beach County Park
  • 6 Folly Beach Fishing Pier
  • 7 Ft. Sumter National Monument
  • 8 IOP County Park
  • 9 James Island County Park
  • 10 Kiawah Beachwalker Park
  • 11 Mt. Pleasant Fishing Pier
  • 12 Mt. Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park
  • 13 North Charleston Riverfront Park
  • 14 Northbridge Park
  • 15 Palmetto Islands County Park
  • 16 Shem Creek Park
  • 17 Charleston Maritime Center
  • 18 CofC Sailing Center
  • 19 SC Aquarium
  • 20 Trophy Lakes
  • 21 Yorktown at Patriots Point
Charleston Water Week

Water-Related Recreational Activities

Available through public and private organizations located throughout the Charleston region. See list here.

  • Boating - Inboard & Outboard
  • Bodyboarding, aka "Bellyak"
  • Boogieboarding
  • Cable Skiing
  • Canoeing
  • Dragon Boat Racing
  • Fishing - Offshore, Inshore, Lake
  • HydroBiking
  • Hydroflying
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayak Fishing
  • Kiteboating
  • Kitesurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Lifeguard Competition
  • Parasailing
  • Powerboat Racing
  • Rowing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Skimboarding
  • Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)
  • SUP Fishing
  • SUP Yoga
  • Surfing
  • Open-water Swimming
  • Triathlons (Sprint, Full and Women-only)
  • Underwater Hockey
  • Wakeboarding
  • Wakesurfing
  • Waterskiing
  • Water Polo
  • Windsurfing
  • Yachting
  • Yogaboarding




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