Freshfields Village: Your ultimate summer destination for family fun and events

May 6, 2024

Highlighting 7 “Can’t-Miss” Summer Events at the Village on Kiawah Island

Freshfields Village, the premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination just 30 minutes from downtown Charleston, is pleased to announce its diverse lineup of summer events, with activities for the whole family. Offering a refreshing oasis from the hustle and bustle of downtown, Freshfields Village presents an array of experiences such as weekday markets and lively weekend concerts to captivate both locals and visitors to the Lowcountry.

“The Village is excited to present a dynamic lineup of summer events, crafted to enrich our community and provide unforgettable experiences for families,” said Herbert Ames, managing director of EDENS. “From the smooth rhythms of Jazz Night to the beloved nostalgia of Movies on The Green, our commitment to fostering community engagement resonates in every event.”

The lineup of weekday and weekend events at Freshfields include:


  • Kickstart the Week with Local Flavor: Every Monday from June to August, Freshfields Village hosts its Farmers Market from 3 to 7 pm. The Village Green transforms into a bustling local marketplace, offering fresh produce, artisanal foods, and unique crafts.
  • Relax into Thursday Evening with Live Jazz: Jazz Night is held every second and fourth Thursday of the month from 6 to 8 pm at the Porch Bar of the Andell Inn. Guests of the Andell Inn and others can enjoy live music performances from local Charleston groups in a cozy atmosphere.
  • Dive into Movie Magic Under the Stars: Every Wednesday in July at 8:30 pm, guests can enjoy Movies on The Village Green. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and beach chairs for complimentary screenings of Top Gun Maverick, National Treasure, Migration, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Footloose.


  • Welcome the Weekend with Live Music: The Music on The Green Concert series kicks off on May 24 and runs through August 31 with concerts every Friday from 6 to 9 pm. Enjoy free live performances featuring regional bands with genres ranging from Carolina beach music and Motown to top 40 hits and country tunes.
  • Fuel Up with Classic Cars and Coffee: The monthly Cars & Coffee event happens on the third Saturday of every month from 9 to 11 am, showcasing unique cars and offering the opportunity to purchase coffee from Java Java.
  • Indulge in Spirits Tastings: Guests can savor complimentary tastings at Kiawah Spirits every Friday and Saturday from 1 to 5 pm, from a selection of fine spirits. Enjoy a timeless classic or discover a new favorite during this intimate experience.
  • Explore Kiawah Island with the Lululemon Walking Club: The Lululemon Walking Club meets at the store located within The Village every first and third Saturday of the month at 8:30 am for a scenic journey along Kiawah Island trails. Locals and visitors alike can start their morning with exercise and community for a complete wellness activity.

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Freshfields Village is an open-air shopping and dining destination, ideally located at the crossroads of Kiawah, Seabrook, and Johns Islands, just 30 minutes from historic downtown Charleston. From casual and fine dining to salons and services, Freshfields has much to offer those visiting and those who call Charleston “home.” The sidewalks are lined with both local shops, high-end boutiques and regional and national retailers featuring over 30 unique shops and 11 dining experiences. The Village is bookended by luxury hotel, Andell Inn, and the beautiful Kiawah Island Lowcountry landscape. Follow Freshfields Village on social media (Facebook: @FreshfieldsVillage; Instagram @FreshfieldsVillage) for upcoming events, itineraries, and more.


EDENS’ purpose is to enrich community through human engagement. The company owns, develops and stewards a leading real estate portfolio of more than 100 open-air retail and mixed-use places in high-growth markets coast to coast. Through intentional design, thoughtful curation and meaningful engagement, EDENS’ places reach an estimated 15 million people daily.