Sep 14 2022

Palmetto Park Jam To Rock Out Palmetto Island County Park

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Connection

Palmetto Park Jam is back this fall. Grateful Dead tribute band The Reckoning returns to headline this live music event at Mount Pleasant Palmetto Islands County Park on Sunday, Oct. 23. Held in a family-friendly festival atmosphere, this concert in the park will also feature food trucks and craft vendors. Beer, wine and Coke products will be available for purchase. Gates open at 10 a.m. The Green Thieves Duo will perform starting at noon, and The Reckoning will perform on stage from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Concert admission will be charged per vehicle, so groups of guests should arrive together in the same vehicle. Standard sized vehicles of up to 15 people will be $40 per vehicle in advance, or $50 per car at the gate, if available. Parking is limited at Palmetto Islands County Park, so a limited number of tickets will be sold. Purchasing tickets in advance at is highly recommended. Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets and tables to the event. Outside food, alcohol and coolers are prohibited at the Palmetto Park Jam. Pets are not permitted at this event. Smoking and vaping will also not be permitted within the event area, but will be allowed within a designated area.

Palmetto Islands County Park will be closed to non-concert goers during the day on Oct. 23, reopening to the public at 5:30 p.m. Based in Charleston, The Reckoning offers a fresh new approach to the seemingly infinite library of songs and soundscapes by The Grateful Dead, celebrating the band’s entire catalog of material. 

For more information or to purchase tickets to the Palmetto Park Jam, call 843-795-4386 or visit This event is sponsored by Coca-Cola and your Charleston County Parks.

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