Press Release


Exciting new activities and events for all ages planned for annual fall festival in Charleston’s Island Town
DANIEL ISLAND, S.C. — Daniel Island’s popular annual fall festival, Park Day, will take place at Etiwan Park, located on Seven Farms Drive, across from Bishop England High School on Daniel Island, on Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 11 am to 4 pm. A fall tradition in the Lowcountry, Park Day offers outdoor family fun and entertainment for all ages and showcases and supports a diverse range of local charitable organizations.
“New” activities planned for this year’s event include Lowcountry Bubble Soccer, 3 Hole Disc Golf, Beer Pong Golf, Human Foosball Game and several popular tailgating games.  Kids and adults alike will love our new and unique Carnival Games & Character Photo Booths created by Kris Manning of Feral Creative & Black Tie Music Academy.  Teacups and Trucks will delight you with their Dog Themed Art Station including Pet Themed Arts & Crafts To Wear and a fun Pet Themed Art Easel station.
Also brand new this year, be sure to visit our “Pet Zone” at Park Day.  We will have non-profit organizations, pet adoptions, shopping for your favorite 4 legged friends and more!
We’ll be bringing back your favorites like the Pony Rides Carousel, Petting Zoo for the Kids and the Dynamo Dog’s Agility Demonstrations with Dean Werts. Your kids will jump and slide to their hearts content with our multiple slides and jump castles. We’ll have face painters and balloon artists and more
Be sure to catch the performances on our Park Day stage including Master of Ceremonies & DJ for the afternoon’s activities – Greg Walker, The Summerville High School Steel Drum Band, Peace Love Hip Hop, Black Tie Music Academy Barbershop Quartet Chorus, Island Aikido and our headliner for the afternoon – DAVE LANDEO & THE SOL BEATS. Dave and his entourage of talented musicians bring together a strong presence with their renditions of classic pop, funk, rock, dance, country, reggae, beach and overall “Fun Music” for their audience.
Park Day will also offer extensive food and beverage options with a total of 17 food and beverage vendors, including a “Food Truck Rodeo” with Charleston’s favorite food trucks, collectively offering tasty lunch items of all kinds. There will also be tons of “Field of Treats On The Go” cart vendors with many of your favorite concession vendors. The Daniel Island Grille will set up an on-site Sports Pub, offering food, wine, beer and several big screen TV’s for watching your favorite college football games.
Since its inception sixteen years ago, Park Day has helped raise more than $370,000 for a diverse collection of more than 64 area non-profit organizations, making it one of the region’s most successful and broad-reaching charitable events. Once again this year, proceeds from ticketed activities will benefit our chosen 2017 Park Day Non-Profit beneficiary – Pet Helpers. 
Park Day takes place on Saturday, November 11th from 11 am – 4 pm at Etiwan  Park, located on Seven Farms Drive across from Bishop England High School. Admission and parking are free. In order to raise money for the benefiting non-profit organization, most but not all activities require a fee.
Click HERE for the Official 2017 Park Day Poster
Media & Event Contact:
Barbara McLaughlin

Note - There is no severe weather/reschedule date for this event.