Get ready for a jam-packed weekend in the Lowcountry

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Lowcountry Weekend) - Several big events are at the top of the calendar for the weekend, including the annual Cooper River Bridge Run and Summerville’s famous Flowertown Festival.

But first, the Monster Jam is coming to the North Charleston Coliseum this Saturday through Sunday, April 2nd. This action-packed show brings together some of the best drivers and monster trucks in the world to face off head-to-head. The show begins at 1 p.m. and ticket prices start at $40.

Click here to buy Monster Jam tickets online.

The Lowcountry Strawberry Festival begins for the first of two consecutive weekends on Friday at Boone Hall Plantation. Attractions will include Rock-N-Circus and All-American Pig Races. You’ll also find activities for the whole family like a Giant Slide Tower, Strawberry Pie Eating Contests, and All-American Pony Rides.

The Cooper River Bridge Run kicks off Saturday morning at 8 a.m. in Mount Pleasant. The 10K race brings thousands of people together and has a big community impact as it raises funds for charities.

Click here for a list of street closures.

The Flowertown Festival is back in Summerville with over 200 artists, delicious food, and fun. The three-day festival is one of the largest arts and crafts festivals in the Southeast and festival goers can take a variety of delicate flowers of all types in addition to those other activities.

Admision and parking are both free for Flowertown.

The Carolina Ice Palace will host the Southeast Sled Hockey League Championship Friday through Sunday. Fans from all around can come cheer on the Charleston Warriors as they play against the Tampa Bay Lightning Sled Hockey team. Admission is free for all fans and spectators.

If you’d like to show some love to Mother Earth you can sign up and volunteer at Tony’s Earth Month Island-Wide Sweep this Sunday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Folly Beach. Nine to 10 stations will be set up across the island from the lighthouse to the county park. Station leaders will provide supplies and data sheets to volunteers to collect and record data of all the liter they find. Those who wish to take part in the sweep in honor of Earth Month will receive discounts at participating local restaurants and shops.

Elisheva  Wimberly

Elisheva Wimberly

Elisheva joined the Live 5 News team in May 2022.