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Sponsoring a Charleston Parks Conservancy program or event helps the organization sustain and enhance its mission throughout the community. Corporate partnerships are integral to our work and the Conservancy offers a host of benefits that are commensurate with level of support, including positive public recognition and promotional benefits for clients and employees.

To become a sponsor of our events please contact Stephanie Lee, Director of Development slee@charlestonparksconservancy.org, or sign up for one of our events listed. 

Teddy Bear Picnic

The Teddy Bear Picnic is a fun-filled day of live music, educational activities centered around the environment, health, and literacy, crafts, face painting, games, and a parade. Families come together in Hampton Park toenjoy a picnic lunch, fun activities for all ages, and the opportunity to spend a wonderful afternoon in the park. Best of all, this family-friendly event is FREE to attend! Partnering with The Conservancy for Teddy Bear Picnic offers businesses the opportunity to showcase their brand and align themselves with a large community event. Each sponsorship is tailored to meet the needs and objectives of corporate partners and benefits are commensurate with giving levels.


Picnic in the Park

Pack up your kiddos, grab a picnic blanket and join us for the ultimate park-inspired birthday bash. Join us for a series of fun and interactive activity stations, that include inspiring crafts, face painting, fun games, tasty treats, great music, and libations (for the adults!).

Thank you to our sponsors.


Party for the Parks

Each year, the Conservancy strives to enhance the theme and design for Party for the Parks while increasing our impact in the community by highlighting our great partnerships. Guests wonder, “how will they top this next year?” Our 13th-year celebration will have park lovers dancing in the streets as music and entertainment abound at Colonial Lake. This year’s event will feature premier Charleston restaurants and vendors providing a variety of delicious food and beverages for all. Additionally, spectacular scenery and top-notch entertainment will make for a sensational evening.Party for the Parks continues to be one of the most popular events in the Charleston region with 1,200 attendees each year from the Charleston area and beyond.

Download the Sponsorship Packet.


Light the Lake

Start your holiday season with the official lighting of the tree in the center of Colonial Lake. Guests will enjoy food trucks serving snacks and hot beverages along with a DJ playing everyone’s favorite holiday music. Once the sun sets, Mayor Tecklenburg and special guests will welcome the crowd and light the lake! The Light the Lake event draws 2,000+ attendees each year and caters to local families who are eager to kick off the holiday season with a fun and festive evening. It’s a fun and free event for all ages!