Special Events & Holiday Activities


Community Wellness Fair 

Friday, September 22, 2017

7:00 am - 11:00 am

IOP Recreation Center


Free Blood Work: East Cooper Medical Center will offer free cholesterol screening blood work. Make an appointment by calling 843-884-7031. (Fasting is required)

Flu Shots Available: Harris Teeter Pharmacy will offer flu shots. (Insurance card is required)

Healthcare Professionals: Over 20 local specialists and representatives will be onsite to provide free screenings, consultations and answer questions in their field of expertise. 


Isle of Palms Connector Run 

Saturday, October 7, 2017


10K and 5K Run and Walk 

Register Online

Race Day Information: 

  • Connector Closes at 7:00am 
  • Race Day Registration and Packet Pick up will be held at Isle of Palms Public Safety Building

Ghostly Tide Tales

Friday, October 27     6:30pm - 7:30pm 

Bring a chair, blanket, flashlight and friends for an evening of local ghost stories told from a pirate by campfire. 
Event Location: 28th Ave Beach Access  
Free Event

Pumpkin Painting

Friday, October 20    10:00am 

Paint pumpkins with IOP Staff. All materials provided. 
Register by Monday, October 16 
$5 resident/non-resident


Halloween Carnival

Tuesday, October 31  5:00pm - 7:00pm 

Join the Isle of Palms Recreation Department for a night of Spooky Fun! 

Activities Include costume contest, carnival games, jump castles, haunted house, face painter, balloon artist and LOTS of Candy! 

Costume Contest: 5:30pm

Free Event

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Holiday Events

Holiday Craft Workshop

Monday, November 20    10:00am 

Decorate and make holiday ornaments. All materials provided. Register by Wednesday, November 15. 
$5 resident/ non-resident 


Santa's Cookie Workshop

Thursday, December 14     4:00pm 

All ages welcome to decorate holiday cookies! Elementary age participants must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. 
Register by Wednesday, November 30. 

Free Event

IOP Holiday Street Festival

Saturday, December 2 

2:00pm - 7:00pm 


Front Beach Isle of Palms 

Local Entertainment, Restaurants, Carnival Rides, Holiday Shopping, Santa Clause and Much Much More

Tree Lighting: 5:30pm 
Free Admission

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Upcoming Events 



  • Doggie Day at the Rec
  • Cupid's Card Shoppe


  • Front Beach Fest
  • Easter Egg Hunt


  • Easter Egg Hunt 


  • Music in the Park


  • Sand Sculpting Competition 



  • Isle of Palms Beach Run 
A sandy path leading to the beach.