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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Calling All Art Lovers: 21st Annual ArtFest is March 18!


MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (March 6, 2017) – Creativity will be overflowing in young hearts at the 21st  Annual Town of Mount Pleasant ArtFest on Saturday, March 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. hosted by Mount Pleasant Towne Centre.

ArtFest includes fun FREE activities for the entire family! Hands-on arts and crafts stations will be set up by Art Buzz Kids, South Carolina Aquarium, Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry, Art-Vark Palette, Hoopitude and more.

The Mount Pleasant Artists Guild will present its annual juried art show. Festival participants are encouraged to stop by their exhibit and cast votes for the People’s Choice Award.

Good Clean Fun will teach circus arts like plate spinning and juggling, and their unique pedal-powered spin art activity is one you want to be sure to check out. Prepare to be amazed by Bubba the Lowcountry Bubble Man’s incredible bubbles!

Entertainment stations will be offered by many Towne Centre businesses including but not limited to Barnes & Noble, Sprint, Buckle, Copper Penny, Cyclebar & Hairy Winston. Other free activities include face painting, caricature drawings, and balloon art.  The Mount Pleasant Fire Department will have a fire truck onsite, which children always enjoy seeing up close and personal!  

Brian Cleary from Y102.5 FM will emcee for a variety of performances including The Dance Arts Studio, Dance Carolina, Jennie Moore Elementary School for Creative Arts Chorus, Legacy Irish Dance Academy, LowCo Suzuki Guitar, Musical Theater Center, CSDA Coastal Elite Dance Team, Palmetto Karate, Long Point Missionary Baptist Church Mime Dancers, Elite Dance International, and Smalls Institute for Music. 

A bonus for hungry bellies: Dave N Dubs will be slinging your favorite hot dogs, King of Pops and Holy City Homemade Italian Ice will offer frozen treats, and the BKeD Donut cart will make it’s Lowcountry debut at this event.

“Mount Pleasant Towne Centre is thrilled to host the 21st Annual ArtFest with the Town of Mount Pleasant,” said marketing director Kathi Herrmann. “This is the 17th year we’ve partnered with the Town on this event. As the premier shopping destination in the Mount Pleasant-Charleston area, this partnership means so much to us as we love being actively involved in the community and providing a gathering place for our residents.”

ArtFest is a free event open to the public with all free activities and entertainment. For more information, visit 

Mount Pleasant Towne Centre is an open-air fashion center located at HWY. 17N, south of the Isle of Palms Connector in Mount Pleasant, S.C. Towne Centre is home to more than 60 stores, including many retailers and restaurants exclusive to the market, such as Apricot Lane, Arhaus, Athleta, Burton’s Grill, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, Hairy Winston Pet Boutique, Lily Rain, Napa Mount Pleasant and P.F. Chang’s. Visit the website at or follow Mount Pleasant Towne Centre on Facebook and Instagram. 

For more information about the Town of Mount Pleasant, visit us online at, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and download our app ConnectMP.

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