Wondering what there is to do on Labor Day in Charleston? Plenty! Whether you like beach bumming, the arts, history, music, or foodie fun, you won't be disappointed. These are only a hint of wonderful activities that await visitors at this seaside port town in September.

Low Country Jazz Festival

Kick off your Labor Day weekend by enjoying the regional music scene at the two-day Low Country Jazz Festival, hosted at the Charleston Gaillard Center September 1-2. You won't want to miss these sultry performances!

Folly Beach

If you're looking for fun and folly, head over to - where else? Folly Beach! This long stretch of paradise has all the surf, sun, and amenities to help you forget about work on Labor Day.  

Charleston City Market

Finish off your (late) morning expresso on Labor Day with art a la carte at The City Market, which opens daily at 9:30 a.m. and features artists from around the Charleston area.

South Carolina Aquarium

Looking to experience exciting sea life? Look no further than the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston for Labor Day fun with the family or fellow fish lovers.

Fort Sumter National Monument

More of a history buff? You'll hit the summit of history in Charleston with a visit to Fort Sumter where the Civil War began.

Old South Carriage Company

Labor Day is all about leisure, so take a slow journey through the nostalgic streets of Charleston with this tour by horse-drawn carriage. It's the best way to experience the city's history!

Pineapple Tour Group

Rain or shine, hot or cold, the weather's always perfect for a historic tour in the comfort of one of Pineapple Tour Group's cozy tour buses.

Low Country Walking Tours

Low Country Walking Tours are for the truly adventurous soul, so put on your Fitbit and sneakers for this up-close-and-personal tour of Charleston!

With all there is to enjoy in this Labor Day in Charleston, it's the perfect place to leave work behind for a day or weekend.

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