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Party for the Parks 2017 

Party for the Parks is a celebration of Charleston's parks and a fun way to connect people to their parks. Come party in the streets with the Charleston Parks Conservancy and enjoy live music, exciting performers, open bars, cocktail stations, street-fair food provided by local restaurants, dancing, and park-lovers having a great time for a great cause!
                                                                  
Let's raise $125,000 for Charleston's parks!

All proceeds from Party for the Parks benefit the work of the Charleston Parks Conservancy in more than 25 Charleston City parks. This work includes park renovations like Colonial Lake, Allan Park, Corrine Jones Playground, McMahon Playground at Hampton Park, Wragg Square, and Medway Community Garden. This work also includes continuous park care and maintenance, park programs like Garden in the Parks and Community Gardening, as well as community events like Teddy Bear Picnic, Movies at Magnolia, and the Jazz Brunch at Hampton Park.

 

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM 2016

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Are you interested in becoming a Party for the Parks Sponsor? Download the 2017 Sponsor Packet Here.

Contact Austin Nelson at anelson@charlestonparksconservancy.org or 843-724-5003 with questions.


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Presenting Sponsors


Diamond Sponsors

 

Platinum Sponsors

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Gold Sponsors

Austen & Gowder, LLC ∙ Bank of South Carolina ∙ BoomTown ∙ Braxton Crim art direction + Design ∙ building art workshop ∙ Caviar & Bananas ∙ Charleston Chocolatiers ∙ Cigar Row Events ∙ College Sage ∙ DesignWorks, LC ∙ Dufford Young Architects ∙Herlong Architects ∙ james and carolyn fields ∙ jim 'n nick's bar-b-q ∙ Knight Printing and Graphics ∙ Leslie turner ∙ Lowcountry maritime society ∙ Momentum Rents Property Management ∙ Motley Rice LLC. ∙ Nancy and Tom Maher ∙ Pop The Bubbly Events ∙ Prohibition ∙ royal cup coffee and tea ∙ SOuth carolina federal credit union ∙ tara guérard ∙ the cassina group ∙ Tiller Construction Co. ∙ WebsterRogers LLP


Silver Sponsors

ANDERSON INSURANCE ASSOCIATES ∙ AVISON YOUNG ∙ CHOCOLATE CAKE ∙ DANIEL RAVENEL SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY ∙ D&M Productions ∙ HANDSOME PROPERTIES, INC. ∙ HAYNSWORTH SINKLER BOYD, P.A. ∙ HANDSOME PROPERTIES, INC. ∙ MATT O'NEILL REAL ESTATE ∙ NFP CORPORATE SERVICES (SE), INC. ∙ Ron abuelo rum ∙ ROSS AND GREER HOSTETTER ∙ SALT MARSH RENOVATIONS ∙ SANDRA AND SPENCER DEERING ∙ THE BEACH COMPANY

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(Raffle ticket is $100 and capping at only 350 tickets available)


charleston's biggest party is back!

Join the Charleston Parks Conservancy as we celebrate the 7th annual Party for the Parks! Pack your passport and be transported to Cuba’s most famous seaside avenue, the Malecón. The Conservancy will recreate this promenade along Colonial Lake with Cuban-inspired music, food, art, street performers and an energy that will have party-goers dancing in the street!


When: November 4th

Time: 6pm-10pm

Where:
Colonial lake, Ashley Avenue,
Charleston, SC 29401

TICKETS: SOLD OUT

*General Admission includes open bar, food, and entertainment. CLUB TROPICANA ticket includes access to private lounge with bar, signature cocktails, hors d'oeuvres by MAGNOLIAs desserts by charleston chocolatiers and entertainment.


PARTICIPANTS:

Party for the Parks will feature food and beverages from several of Charleston’s best restaurants, including:

Emblem  •  Folio wine Partners  •  Hangtime wines  •  spellbound  •  Grill 225  •  Hospitality Management Group, Inc.  •  ICEBOX  •  Southern Eagle Distributing, LLC   •  5church  •  Home team bbq  •  South Seas  •  The Glass Onion  •  The Victor Social  •  Warehouse  •  Caviar & Bananas    •  Charleston chocolatiers  •   Herd provisions  •  Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q  •  Prohibition . •  Royal Cup Coffee and Tea  •  Ron abuelo rum   •  Chocolate cake  


ADDITIONAL INFO:

Before you arrive:

What to wear?

  • Party for the Parks is Haute, Haute, Haute! Dress to impress in your best Cuban attire! Bring your fedoras, cigar shirts, salsa shoes, head scarves, and ruffles. 

  • Keep in mind that Party for the Parks is an outdoor event. Saturday’sevening weather calls for clear skies and low 60s ℉.

What to bring?

  • Don’t forget to bring your tickets! Either print them out prior to the event OR have them displayed on your phone as you walk in.

When you arrive:

Driving?

  • We strongly encourage carpooling or using alternative modes of transportation: bicycle, taxi or car services such as Uber or Lyft.

  • If you do drive, please refer to map below for nearby parking lots.

  • Those riding with the Charleston Bike Share Holy Spokes are welcome to leave their bikes on the Rutledge Ave side of Colonial Lake and you will not be charged an out of hub fee. 

Where to go?

  • There is only one entrance to the party! Enter the party from the corner of Broad St. and Ashley Ave.

  • As you enter, be ready for volunteers to scan your paper or mobile ticket.

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(1) Queen St. Parking Garage
(2) Ashley/Rutledge Parking Garage (located near MUSC)
(3) St. Mary’s Field (near Sergeant Jasper)