Cobblestone, sand and water provide endless opportunities.Famous golf courses, top-rated tennis courts, pristine beaches, monumental battleships and beautifully preserved architecture barely scratches the surface of attractions in Charleston. You can be as adventurous or as tame as you like. Best of all, our mild climate means you can enjoy most of our sights year-round.
Affordabike Bicycle ShopCome to Affordabike for custom-made beach cruisers, unmatched labor and rental prices, and the largest selection of bikes and accessories in town. We are known for our friendly and professional staff. Free pickup/drop off for rental bikes.
Atrium Art GalleryAtrium Art Gallery is one of the largest Charleston Galleries, in an exciting Atrium Space, renovated in one of the French Quarter's Historic old buildings. Located on Queen Between Meeting and Church, we feature local and regional artists and a variety of styles.
Beads on CannonTwo fabulous floors of beads await you! You'll find over 25,000 strands of gemstones, 4,000 strands of fresh-water pearls, approximately 16,000 strands of glass, and anything else to make stunning jewelry. If you love making jewelry, you'll love this terrific store!
Beads on CannonTwo fabulous floors of beads from all over the world, carrying just everything to do with beading of all kinds. Largest & best stocked store in Southeast. 12-6 M-Th, 11-6 Fri, 11-5 Sat, 1-5 Sun. Well worth a visit.
Ben Silver"Classic style has always been our business." Traditional clothier to gentlemen, world renowned for authentic striped and crested silk neckwear. Visit our elegant 19th century quarters - under the clock - to find the finest shirtings, tailored garments, understated accessories and fine women's apparel. M-Sa, 9am-6pm. Some Sundays 12pm-5pm.
Berlins For WomenFamous for the most fabulous special occasion frocks in the southeast. Known for interesting sportswear, and new designers. Service unparalleled since 1883 and still at the top of their game. Fourth generation Ellen Berlin continues the Family tradition with an eye for the total Customer experience. Private parking across the street.
Blue Bicycle BooksBlue Bicycle Books is Charleston's favorite locally-owned bookstore. With over 50,000 used, rare, local and new books, the store focuses on connecting writers with readers, through its writing programs and many events and book signings. Founded in 1995.
Bob EllisA celebrated Southern institution and, for years, a first name in Charleston shopping. Today, its reputation continues to precede itself as a full-service shoe salon selling designer labels like Jimmy Choo, Prada, Christian Louboutin, Yves St. Laurent, Manolo Blahnik and Gucci. Sizes AAAA, 3 ½-12.
Brooks BrothersAs America's oldest clothing retailer, Brooks Brothers is a global brand offering classically styled apparel and accessories for men, women, and boys. We invite you to visit our location at 205 King Street in downtown Charleston.
Candy Shop VintageOne of a kind vintage and vintage inspired jewelry featuring reimagined creations by local designer Deirdre Zahl. Shop these unique pieces, along with Deirdre’s collection of Charleston Rice Beads offered in array of colors and finishes.
Carolina on KingCarolina on King is your Charleston Gamecock connection! Serving as a welcome center, Carolina on King offers information on the entire University of South Carolina system, including admissions, athletics, and alumni activities, plus authentic USC merchandise, apparel and unique gifts.
Charleston Crafts GalleryThe Chaleston Crafts Cooperative is a fine craft gallery carrying only items made by South Carolina artisans, including pottery, fused glass, photography, jewelry, wood, fiber and basketry. Established in 1989, the CoOperative is owned and operated by the 30+ artist members.
Charleston Fine Art Dealers’ AssociationCFADA member galleries support the future arts with two major events - Palette & Palate Stroll (July) and the Charleston Fine Art Weekend (November) raising funds for art scholarship and art supplies for the Charleston County High schools.
Charleston Gourmet Burger CompanyAn area farmers market gourmet burger outpost, CGBco offers juicy hand-packed patties marinated in the family’s signature elixir (also beautifully bottled to take home), char-grilled and nestled between warm buns ready to be washed down with Southern Church Tea.
Charleston International Antiques ShowAntiques Show, March 22-24 & Preview Party, March 21 English, European & American period furnishings, fine art, architectural elements, vintage jewelry & silver, from the 17th to 20th centuries. Proceeds benefit Historic Charleston Foundation. Tickets: online or 843-722-3405.
Charleston Rice BeadsCharleston Rice Beads by Candy Shop Vintage are a revivial of popular vintage design. Local jewelry designer Deirdre Zahl has reimagined these fabulous chains that pay homage to our city’s port history, in necklaces and bracelets in an array of colors and styles.
Charleston StitchCharleston Stitch blends Technology + Tradition to create custom clothes "Made by You. In the USA."
Christophe Artisan Chocolatier-PatissierLocated on Society Street, slightly off King, third generation French Chocolatier Christophe Paume is creating an art of chocolate. This French Chocolate Cafe features sandwiches, baguette, Locally roasted coffee, French pastry, hand-painted chocolate, chocolate bars, chocolate sculptures, and...chocolate shoes. Reward yourself.
COCO VIVO Fine Art & DesignCOCO VIVO -A coastal inspired lifestyle gallery that reflects a comfortable, well lived life. Fine art by Local and Nationally known plein air artists, Fine Craft, Kinetic Sculpture, Folk Art, Jewelry, Coastal fabrics ,furniture, interior design, vintage finds.
Colonial CandleFor more than 100 years, Colonial Candle has been a leader in premium candle industry. Proudly made in the USA and based in Charleston, our exclusive oval jars provide clean, even burn and are available in over 75 on trend fragrances.
Corrigan Gallery, LLCCorrigan Gallery presents local, contemporary fine art with presence and a future of museum quality. Works are available for all budgets and discerning collections. Second market Charleston Renaissance works are also handled. 26 years experience behind the gallery.
Dog & Horse Fine ArtDog & Horse Fine Art & Portraiture represents leading talent by US and European artists. Along with extensive inventory, the gallery is a matchmaker for portraits as well as a consultant building important collections of 19th - 21st century works for clients.
Edward Dare GalleryEdward Dare Gallery & sister gallery, Sandpiper Gallery on Sullivan’s Island feature beautiful paintings, pottery, sculpture & jewelry. Visit these galleries for works that celebrate the colorful tapestry of the southern coastal culture including crashing waves, lush marshes, wildlife & sensitive portraits.
Ella Walton Richardson Fine ArtEstablished in 2001 we specialize in classically trained Russian impressionist and Dutch realist as well as top award winning regional and national artists. Offering museum quality works that are both investments as well as a source of enjoyment for a lifetime.
Ellis-Nicholson GalleryEllis-Nicholson Gallery features paintings, bronze sculpture, pottery, blown and fused glass, hand turned wood and handmade jewelry. Contemporary realism, impressionism and abstraction works will interest both established collectors and those looking to begin their collection.
F & J Beverage Co. LLCWhether barside, boatside, or beachside….go ahead, make it Fat & Juicy and start the party early. Touted by Southern Living, Coastal Living, and Beverage Media among other, Fat & Juicy Bloody Mary mix is available online and at select retailers nationwide.
Gallery ChumaFeatures investment grade Gullah Art by Jonathan Green and John Jones. Gullah quilts, books and crafts. Gullah Tours start and end at the gallery. Meet owner and artist Mr. Chuma for a personal tour. Take a piece of Gullah Culture home with you.
Gallery Row on Historic Broad StreetCharleston's destination for fine art, Gallery Row is located on Historic Broad Street. A "must see" for serious art collectors. A year-round schedule of fine art events, including First Friday Art Walks, A Taste of the Arts, Blues on Broad and Spoleto Soleil.
George C. Birlant & Co. AntiquesSince 1922, for over ninety years, we have been the anchor for Charleston's historic Antiques District. Third generation, family owned antiques establishment specializing in 18th and 19th century furniture, silver, china, crystal & brass as well as bench made reproductions. Exclusive makers of the original Charleston Battery Bench®.
Gold CreationsCelebrating our 39th year in the historic City Market. Visit our 300 square feet of unique Fine Jewelry, over 1,000 14K gold and sterling silver charms, including Charleston charms, sterling Gate Jewelry and the ever popular sterling Charleston Rice Beads.
Helena Fox Fine Art, LLCFrench Quarter of historic Charleston. Specializes in fine contemporary representational art. Established in 2004, the gallery is a compilation of national and international artists, including Southern painter, West Fraser. The work mingles impressionistic landscapes, maritime paintings, still lifes and more.
Jackson Davenport Vision CenterJackson Davenport has been delivering on our commitment to exceptional quality and personal service for over fifty years, making us the Lowcountry’s choice for quality vision for 3 generations. Polarized sunglasses from Costa Del Mar, Oakley, Ray-Ban and Maui Jim.
Joint Venture Estate JewelersEstablished in 1990, specializing in consignments of fine, preowned, estate jewelry & watches. Our collection spans decades and includes platinum engagement rings, brooches, necklaces, bracelets, earrings, Omega, Rolex, Patek, unique one-of-a-kind pieces. All manner of fine jewelry and watch repair done on-site. Watch batteries replaced while you wait.
Kids on KingKids on King is Charleston's premier, locally owned children's shop for unique clothing and toys. We feature clothing from size newborn to 16, and Charleston's largest selection for boys. We specialize in hand smocked clothing, toys, and shoes. Visit www.kidsonking.com.
King of PopsKing of Pops specializes in locally sourced, all natural frozen treats. We strive to use the freshest ingredients available and partner with local farmers bring you unique Low Country flavors. Our handmade pops will bring a refreshing twist to any gathering.
King Street Antique DistrictVoted the “best antique shopping in the U.S.” by the readers of Travel + Leisure. Find antiques from any period and from all over the world, plus charming hotels, fine dining, fashion boutiques, gifts and fine jewelry.
King Street Fashion DistrictNamed one of the “10 Top Shopping Districts in USA” by Forbes Traveler. The Fashion District has handbags and shoes straight from the runway, European lingerie, top designer fashions, jewelry and eyewear. Boutique hotels, great restaurants and superb salons.
Lee BrosThe Lee Bros. Boiled Peanuts Catalogue, founded in 1994 by Charleston-raised siblings Matt Lee and Ted Lee, is the mail-order source for southern foods that launched the Lee Bros.' careers as nationally-known writers, TV commentators, and the authors of three award-winning cookbooks.
LilyPurveyors of life’s little luxuries. Witty cards, intoxicating toiletries, vintage jewels, Belgian Linen, bits of architectural salvage & Lowcountry delicacies, are just a few of the fabulous finds tucked into this bright & charming shop.
Lowcountry Olive OilA sampling of our delicious Carolina-infused olive oils and vinegars is just a taste of what you’ll discover inside our historic store. Make us your go-to shop for local gifts and delectable treats—from art and candles to homegrown snacks and spices.
Market Shop of Historic CharlestonThe anchor store of the newly renovated Great Hall at the City Market. Featuring locally-made and inspired gifts including jewelry, furnishings, Charleston-related books, and tasty treats. Enjoy tax-free shopping and support local preservation efforts. Daily 9:30am-6pm.
Market Shop of Historic Charleston Foundation, City MarketThe anchor store of the newly renovated Great Hall at the City Market. Featuring locally-made and inspired gifts including jewelry, furnishings, Charleston-related books, and tasty treats. Enjoy tax-free shopping and support local preservation efforts. Daily 9:30am-6pm.
Mary Martin Gallery of Fine ArtMary Martin Gallery offers fine art from over 50 renowned local, national, and international artists. Located at 103 Broad Street on the corner of King and Broad Streets. Artist shows are hosted every month on First Fridays from 5-8pm.
MoonPie General StoreChattanooga Bakery's first MoonPie General Store complete with an old fashion soda fountain. Adjacent to the popular open-air City Market. Factory-fresh MoonPies, icy-cold RC Cola, unique gifts, MoonPie apparel, gourmet foods, toys, folk art, ice creams, floats, widescreen TVs with MoonPie footage, photo kiosk.
Neita's Charleston Vinaigrettes & MarinadesNeita's Charleston Vinaigrettes & Marinades are the inspiring result of a cherished family recipe and a life altering experience. Heart healthy and palate pleasing they are ideal for the grill or dressing salads Elegantly packaged they make the perfect hostess, bridesmaid or holiday gift!
Old City MarketOpen M-Su. The sprawling City Market encompasses three open air sheds and one enclosed Great Hall, which house more than 140 merchants, including 20 locally owned micro boutiques. This historic landmark is the best place to pick up a wide variety of authentic Lowcountry souvenirs.
Pauline Books and MediaOperated by the Daughters of St. Paul, Pauline Books & Media has a complete selection of Bibles, Christian books, music, confirmation gifts, medals, children’s books, cards and candles. Located on the corner of King and Beaufain Streets.
Paulo Geiss JewelersFor over 25 years, Paulo Geiss Jewelers offers the finest jewelry and timepieces available in downtown Charleston. Discover the best from celebrated masters such as Rolex, Kwiat, Roberto Coin, Precision Set and Ritani. Member of American Gem Society. Graduate gemologists on site.
Pink Dot Beauty BarPink Dot Beauty Bar specializes in a carefully curated selection of the most sought-after cosmetics, fragrances, skincare lines and innovative beauty accessories. In addition to the boutique, Pink Dot Beauty Bar bar boasts a gorgeous second floor Special Events studio. In this centuries old building, bridal parties, private groups and the like gather to celebrate their special occasion and remember to feel beautiful!
Preservation Society of Charleston Book and Gift ShopFeaturing fine books and gifts relating to Charleston's history and architecture, book signings and special events, we are the oldest community membership-based preservation organization in America. Open Monday -Saturday, 9:00am to 5:00pm and "Second Sundays".
RapportStemming from the French term “rapporter,” Rapport refers to a woman’s harmonious relationship with her clothier and her clothes. Located on King Street, Rapport is a high-end women’s clothier offering luxury labels along with high-touch service and creative styling for Charleston’s discerning shoppers.
Rewined, LLCWe believe in doing every step of our candle making process by hand while using the richest ingredients available. Candles handcrafted from a repurposed wine bottle. Fragrance carefully blended to mimic the flavors and aromas found in your favorite wines. Located at the Historic Charleston City Market.
Roberto Coin for Paulo Geiss JewelersJewelry designer Roberto Coin has devoted his life to a passion for innovative design. His diverse collection is a balance of elegance and creativity. Each original piece is marked with the signature hidden ruby – Coin’s blessing for long life, health and happiness.
Sam's ClosetExpect to find unique and on-trend items as well as classic pieces for every woman in this slightly off-King St. store. Look for local labels and jewelry as well as exclusively carried lines from New York, L.A. and Atlanta.
Savannah Bee CompanySavannah Bee Company is a specialty honey and beeswaxed-based body care company. Come by our King Street location to experience our signature honey tasting and try our all-natural and luxurious body care products.
ShirtiniModern classics, effortless style, and a curated selection of menswear inspired shirts, all buttoned up in a crisp white shop. Charleston's go to shop for the perfect white shirt.
Smith Killian Fine ArtIn the historic French Quarter, these galleries feature carefully selected contemporary fine paintings, prints, sculptures, photographs and marquetry. A broad range of media, subject matters, and artistic styles are presented.
Spencer Art Gallery I & IIOn Gallery Row in the historic French Quarter, over 500 works of contemporary fine art by over 50 artists are shown salon style. Friendly settings to view the art and meet attending artist. Browsers welcome. Wedding gift registry available.
Sugar Snap PeaOur goal at sugar snap pea is to celebrate you and your child. From innovative gear to the most fashionable childrens’ clothing and the highest quality toys on the market, there’s something for every mama!
The BoutiqueThe Boutique is a Charleston institution which has been in business for over fifty years. It carries the finest gifts, china, linens, and lingerie. Charlestonians and their friends know that they will always find that special gift at The Boutique.
The Brass PirateThe Brass Pirate is Charleston's only Pirate shop. We have exclusive pirate/nautical items. Treasure hunts are conducted daily, learn about pirates and see the city! We now offer laser tag rentals- You pick them up or we bring the FUN to you!
The Charleston AnglerThe Charleston Angler is the premier fishing and fly tackle shop in Charleston. Our local "Redfish" brand stickers, t-shirts, and hats are available in all 5 locations. We don't just sell fishing, we eat, sleep, and breathe it!
The Fudgery, Inc.Pungent chocolate aromas alert senses strolling on Market Street. Joyous sounds of the fudgery's enthusiastic singing fudgemakers greet...fudge, ice cream and more! Not another chain...our unique people make each fudgery wonderfully different!
The Peanut Shop of CharlestonWe've been carefully hand-roasting the finest and largest Virginia Peanuts available for nearly 40 years. Visit our newest store in Charleston for uniquely Southern gourmet foods, thoughtful gifts, nostalgic candies, and nut specialties. We sample every day. Mail order shipping available.
The Shops of Historic Charleston FoundationFeaturing locally-made and inspired gifts including a comprehensive collection of Charleston-related books, home accessories and an abundant collection of garden furnishings and accessories in the lovely courtyard. Enjoy tax-free shopping and support local preservation efforts. M-Sa 9am-6pm, Su 12-5pm.
The Shops Of Historic Charleston FoundationLocally-made and inspired gifts and packages including jewelry, furnishings, Charleston-related books, and tasty treats perfect for welcome backs or corporate gifts. Enjoy tax-free shopping and support local preservation efforts. M-Sa 9am-6pm, Su 12-5pm.
The VAULTThe Vault is unlike any store you have ever visited. Retro style sports clothing and headwear from your favorite college and pro teams. Vintage decor returns you to those days of yesteryear.
The VAULTThe Vault is unlike any store you have ever visited. Retro style sports clothing and headwear from your favorite college and pro teams. Vintage decor returns you to those days of yesteryear.
Tiger LilyVoted "Charleston's Best Florist" since 2000, Tiger Lily is known for creating luxury floral designs and wedding decor. With locations downtown and on Kiawah, Tiger Lily delivers tos Charleston's best homes, hotels, restaurants and event venues daily.
Wells GalleryThe Wells Gallery is the premiere gallery at The Sanctuary Resort on Kiawah Island. It provides original oil paintings, bronze & glass sculpture, and hand-crafted jewelry. The Wells Gallery is the region's only to specialize in works that celebrate Kiawah Island.
Wonder WorksWith toys for all ages of imagination, Charleston’s favorite local toy store fascinates visitors with 'wonderfuntastical' toys, gifts, books and gadgets that inspire creativity and a sense of wonder! Visit us in Mt. Pleasant, Charleston, West Ashley and Kiawah Island.