This poor stray cat was wandering on the streets with a broken glass jar around his neck. If not for our amazing team of lifesaving veterinarians and technicians he could have suffered and died from injury from the broken glass or starvation.

Lowcountry Cajun Festival

Bringing Louisiana to the Lowcountry, the Lowcountry Cajun Festival is back with a full-day of Zydeco music, Cajun and Creole foods, kids activities, and all around ragin’ Cajun fun! Savor the tastes of authentic Cajun and Creole fare – jambalaya, alligator, etouffe, andouille sausage, and crawfish. Also enjoy Lowcountry favorites like seafood and Southern barbecue. For those who prefer a tamer menu, we’ll serve up ample portions of festival foods like hot dogs, sno cones, and more.

New this year, you can buy your ticket in advance. Be sure to get yours early, Cajun is a Lowcountry favorite and may sell out.


  • Advance tickets are $35 per car. Max 15 people per vehicle.
  • Purchase Advance Tickets
  • Onsite tickets are $40 per vehicle, if not sold out.
  • Free for Gold Pass holders (Gold Pass must be present for festival admission; receipt of purchase will not be accepted. Gold Passes will not be sold on-site.)

Main Stage Schedule

Small Stage Schedule

  • 1-2 p.m. Who Calls the Swamp Home? (children’s reptile program presented by Friends of Coastal South Carolina)
  • 2:30 p.m. Lowcountry Cajun Festival Crawfish Eating Contest

Kids Area

An all-day kids area handstamp is available for $10 which is valid for inflatables and the climbing wall.

Festival Details

  • Event cancellation and refund policy.
  • Food, beverages and souvenirs will be available for purchase on-site.
  • ID is required to purchase alcohol.
  • Outside food, alcohol and coolers are prohibited.
  • Pets are not allowed at this event.


Please contact Park & Program Services by email or by phone at 843-795-4386.



Celebrity Paws in the Park Presented by Crews Subaru

When you participate in Celebrity Paws in the Park, you’re joining a community that is committed to the prevention of cruelty to animals. Your sponsorship will make a lifesaving difference for the nearly 20,000 pets who will turn to Charleston Animal Society for caring, compassion and hope this year alone.

The 5k run will take you from the park and then out onto the historic navy base and back into the park!

The fun doesn’t stop when the walk & run are over! A FREE FESTIVAL will begin immediately after the walk/ race. This event is open to the public. Have friends who don’t want to walk/ run? Have them join us after the race!

    • When: Saturday, March 19, 2022
    • Where: Riverfront Park, 1001 Everglades Avenue, North Charleston
    • Time: 5k Run 8:00AM 5K with dogs 8:15 AM                                                                                                           *Everyone must be in the park and ready to start at 7:45 AM


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