Berkeley County hosting inaugural Family Emergency Preparedness Day

June 13, 2022

Saturday, July 9 at Cypress Gardens

Berkeley County Emergency Management will host its inaugural Family Emergency Preparedness Day on Saturday, July 9, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Cypress Gardens, located at 3030 Cypress Gardens Road in Moncks Corner.

This day coincides with the park’s FREE Saturday event for Berkeley County residents, who receive free admission with proof of residency. The park is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (with last admission at 4 p.m.). Non-Berkeley County residents must pay admission to the park.

The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season is underway, with an above-normal storm count predicted by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Berkeley County is committed to ensuring the community is informed on how to properly prepare for severe weather and recently released its inaugural Hurricane Guide, which can be viewed in English or Spanish at

During Family Emergency Preparedness Day, families will be able to meet local first responders, receive hurricane preparedness information, see live demonstrations, and much more. There will also be live music and food trucks on site. **Individuals can also enter for a chance to win a FREE generator donated by Berkeley Electric.**