Charleston County Parks’ Summer Entertainment Series starts June 6

The popular Summer Entertainment Series kicks off its nine-week run on June 6! Intended for young children and their parents or chaperones, this show series features different entertainers and presenters each week at James Island and Wannamaker County Park.

The Summer Entertainment Series aims to give kids and families a fun-filled opportunity to visit their parks and enjoy some entertainment. Admission to the entertainment series is $4 per child in advance, or $5 on the day of the show if it is not sold out. Ages 2 and under and chaperones or parents are free with child admission. The series is very popular, so advance registration is recommended.

Shows are held at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays at James Island County Park’s Edisto Hall, and on Thursdays at North Charleston Wannamaker County Park’s Cypress Hall. In July and August, Wannamaker will offer two shows, at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Seating begins 30 minutes prior to each show.

This year’s Summer Entertainment Series lineup is:

Wed., June 6: Magic by Chaz at James Island County Park, 10 a.m.

Thu., June 7: Magic by Chaz at Wannamaker County Park, 10 a.m.

Wed., June 13: Birds of Prey at James Island County Park, 10 a.m.

Thu., June 14: Birds of Prey at Wannamaker County Park, 10 a.m.

Wed., June 20: Capoeira Charleston at James Island County Park, 10 a.m.

Thu., June 21: Capoeira Charleston at Wannamaker County Park, 10 a.m.

Wed., June 27: Gullah Storytelling at James Island County Park, 10 a.m.

Thu., June 28: Gullah Storytelling at Wannamaker County Park, 10 a.m.

Wed., July 11: Beach Finds with the South Carolina Aquarium at James Island County Park, 10 a.m.

Thu., July 12: Beach Finds with the South Carolina Aquarium at Wannamaker County Park, 9:30 and 11 a.m.

Wed., July 18: Reptiles of the Lowcountry at James Island County Park, 10 a.m.

Thu., July 19: Reptiles of the Lowcountry at Wannamaker County Park, 9:30 and 11 a.m.

Wed., July 25: Friends of Coastal South Carolina at James Island County Park, 10 a.m.

Thu., July 26: Friends of Coastal South Carolina at Wannamaker County Park, 9:30 and 11 a.m.

Wed., Aug. 1: Wo’Se of Charleston at James Island County Park, 10 a.m.

Thu., Aug. 2: Wo’Se of Charleston at Wannamaker County Park, 9:30 and 11 a.m.

Wed., Aug. 8: Illusionist Howard Blackwell at James Island County Park, 10 a.m.

Thu., Aug. 9: Illusionist Howard Blackwell at Wannamaker County Park, 9:30 and 11 a.m.

Regular park admission ($2 per person) applies to individuals and groups that are not pre-registered for the Summer Entertainment Series or other daily programs. For more information on the Summer Entertainment Series or to purchase advance admission tickets, visit CharlestonCountyParks.com or call 843-795-4386.

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