Friday, April 17, 2020

A Word From High Water

To Our Beloved High Water Community,

We miss you so very much this weekend. All year, we work to bring you the very best celebration of thrilling music, local celebrated food, and glorious drinks. And while we're disappointed to not be with you in person right now, we're with you in spirit as we all navigate this troubled time.

We know so many of you are struggling with lost jobs, financial stress, and a truly frightening landscape of public health. We know this because we're the same, you are our friends, our neighbors, and our family members. We see you. There's a profound irony in the fact that while we can’t gather in a group right now, our sense of community has never been more important. For it's in that spirit, we find light and we find hope.

To mark the weekend of our would-be High Water Festival, we thought we'd direct your attention to a list of organizations that are working on behalf of those most in need during this time. If you have the means, please consider supporting any one of these organizations. And if not, that's okay too. We know money is tight right now. A number of our restaurant partners are still doing take out to help pay their workers and keep the lights on, so if you want an amazing meal without having to cook, please consider that as well.

This pandemic, like all things, too shall pass. And when it does, rest assured, we're already working on what will undoubtedly be our most triumphant and celebratory year out on the Riverfront in 2021. It’ll be that much sweeter coming back from all of this, and we can’t wait to see you there. Until then, stay home, stay safe, and stay hopeful. We're all doing the same.

With Endless Gratitude,

– Your High Water Team (AC Entertainment + Shovels & Rope)

Friends of Charleston

A list of local non-profits, services, and restaurants that are here to support you and/or could use your support during this crazy time.

Help One Another




Food Access







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