This weekend there will be more traffic than normal on the roads around Charleston. Summerville is hosting the Flowertown Festival and downtown Charleston is the destination for the Cooper River Bridge Run.
Summerville is expecting as many as 200,000 people for their 47th annual festival from Friday, April 5, through Sunday, April 7.
Charleston is hosting The Cooper River Bridge Run for about 40,000 runners, walkers, and wheelchair participants. In addition, there will be many friends and family cheering the athletes. Packet pickup is Thursday, April 4, and Friday, April 5, at the Charleston Area Convention Center in North Charleston. The race itself is downtown Saturday morning, April 6, and starts on Coleman Boulevard in Mt Pleasant and finishes at Marion Square.