2017 Summer Entertainment Series

James Island & North Charleston Wannamaker County Parks
Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission is offering yet another exciting Summer Entertainment Series at both James Island County Park and North Charleston Wannamaker County Park. The series is designed to give kids a fun-filled opportunity to visit our parks and enjoy some great entertainment.


Seating begins at 9:30 a.m., and shows start at 10 a.m.


  • Advance: $4 per child. Advance registration ends at midnight on the day before each event.
  • Day of: $5 (if available) 
  • Chaperone/Parent: Free with child admission (Chaperone to child ratio – 1:8)
  • Ages 2 & Under: Free
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Turtles by the City of Charleston

The turtles are invading the park, so crawl out of your shell and prepare for this reptilian experience!

  • July 19 at James Island County Park
  • July 20 at North Charleston Wannamaker County Park

Atlantic Coast Theatre for Youth

Traveling from Florida, this entertaining duo will be performing The Tortoise and The Hare…The Musical. Aesop's fable gets a fun updated twist in this musical performance with an anti-bullying message.

  • July 26 at James Island County Park
  • July 27 at North Charleston Wannamaker County Park

Gullah Storytelling

Sharon Cooper-Murray joins us for this exhilarating show as we prepare to travel through time and experience stories of the Gullah people in their native language.

  • August 2 at James Island County Park
  • August 3 at North Charleston Wannamaker County Park

Park fees, operating schedules, and hours are subject to change without notice.