Woodlands Beach Daze


Wooded lakeside beach with live music? Yes, please!


This FATHER’S DAY The Woodlands Nature Reserve presents Woodlands Beach Daze; A unique beachside venue set on the lake shores of The Woodlands Nature Reserve. With a line-up of local musicians, food truck and great beer partners, this series is the place to be this summer! Add in available watercraft, lawn games, and plenty of space to roam, and you’ve got a recipe for a great afternoon outdoors. Bring your beach chairs and umbrellas, your favorite friends and friendly pups on leash, 


Who needs beach traffic and restrictions! And with easy parking, beautiful surroundings and lake breezes, this is the place to be! Here you can relax in the sunshine with your friends or family, with a cold beer, and your dog by your side.


Gates open at 5pm and music starts at 6pm. Sunset over the like at 8pm.



  • $5 per person online in advance

  • $10 per person at the gate.        

  • Kayak, SUP and bicycle rentals available, or bring your own

  • Woodlands Beach Daze is included with any overnight experience. You can add rooms to this event item as you complete your booking, and the price will be adjusted accordingly. 

  • Food by 2 Islands 1 Truck food truck and beer from Edmund's Oast Brewing Company presented by House of Brews.

  • No outside food, drink, or coolers




Please email info@woodlandsnaturereserve.com with any specific inquiries not mentioned below.

Is this event family friendly?

100%! Woodlands Beach Daze offers access to the reserve for a lakeside activities, sunset stroll or picnic. Dogs on leash are welcome. Cars will park in our main event parking, directly across from the main events. Guests are invited to bring their own kayak or paddle board, or rent ours. Then play lawn games, stroll, play at the playground, walk around the lake,and more! Bring lawn chairs, picnic blankets, umbrellas, etc. See below for more details on things to bring/not bring.

What Covid safety measures are in place to ensure everyone’s safety?

Masks are encouraged if unvaccinated and near others. Please respect social distancing when picnicking and visiting concessions. We have lots and lots of space.

Arriving & Parking

Entry is located just via the main entrance to Woodlands Nature Reserve at 4279 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC 29414. Gates to the property will open by 6pm. You’ll be directed immediately left and into our event parking area

What kind of bathrooms are available at Woodlands Beach Daze?

Restrooms with flush toilets and basins are available across the parking area with portable bathrooms and hand washing stations near all activities.

Will there be food and drinks available?

Yes! We will have local food trucks, and beer from our partners at Edmund’s Oast Brewing Company. We will also have concessions with healthy snacks and treats and sodas/water. Cards preferred, cash accepted.

How will the audio work for Woodlands Beach Daze?

Performances are amplified and sound will be direct from a speaker.

What IS ALLOWED at Woodlands Beach Daze at Woodlands Nature Reserve?

  • Beach/camping chairs, tables, and picnic blankets are welcome

  • Umbrellas and sun shades

  • Wheel Chairs & Walking Canes

  • Baby Strollers

  • Beach games, bikes and kayaks/paddle boards


What is NOT ALLOWED at Woodlands Beach Daze?

  • Coolers and outside food or drink

  • Illegal drugs

  • Glass in any form

  • Weapons of any type

  • Fireworks

  • Laser pointers

  • Drones

  • Smoking

  • Fishing of any kind

  • Swimming. Currently all water activities will be via watercraft.


What is the cancelation and refund policy?

Woodlands Beach Daze is a rain or shine event. All sales are final. In instances of extreme or hazardous weather conditions, event cancellations are possible and refunds will be issued.


Can I bring my service dog or pet?

Well behaved dogs on leash are allowed. Please be courteous and clean up after your pet. Excessive barking during show times will not be permissible.


Can I stay overnight:

Yes! We offer several options for staying in the woods overnight. Please see the "Stay" tab at the top of our website for overnight options, including primitive camping, Zun tent cabin glamping and our lakeside cottage Casitas.


Can I purchase tickets at the door?

Yes. Cards preferred, cash accepted. 


Where is the entrance to Woodlands Beach Daze at The Woodlands Nature Reserve?

The entrance is the main entrance at The Woodlands Nature Reserve, 20-minutes west from downtown Charleston on Highway 61.



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