Shagging on the Cooper with Hotels near Charleston

There are plenty of great things to do when you visit Charleston, but if you want to put on your dancing shoes then you have to try Shagging on the Cooper. The Shag is the national dance of South Carolina and hundreds of people from across the country come to the state for the Shag Dance Championships each year. Stay at an upscale hotel in Mount Pleasant SC and head down to the pier for some fun shagging.

Shagging on the Cooper Events are put on by the Charleston County Parks and Recreation and are held throughout the summer. If you want to learn how to shag dance or just brush up on your skills with a little practice there are the perfect events for you. Shagging on the Cooper is held on the Mt. Pleasant Pier located in Memorial Waterfront Park. The event is $10 at the door but advanced tickets can be bought online and there is an event pass for all the Shagging events.  The gates open at 7 p.m. and the music will start an hour later with event ending around 11 p.m. The current shagging schedule features:

  • Groove Train on April 27th
  • Port Authority Band on May 18th
  • Shem Creek Boogie Band on June 15th
  • The Sneakers on July 20th
  • Palmetto Soul on August 17th
  • Coastal Breeze Band on September 7th

If you want to come learn how to Shag Dance at one of these fun events, stay at the Shem Creek Inn. The Shem Creek Inn is a private Mt. Pleasant resort that only has 50 well-appointed guest rooms; so you won’t feel crowded or overwhelmed with people like at other resorts.  Have a fun family vacation at a trusted resort and learn how to shag dance with the Shem Creek Inn. Contact their friendly staff today to book your great hotel stay!

Posted in Blog by shemcreekadmin on April 6, 2013