bella_bridesmaid
Bella has the largest collection of bridesmaid dresses from the world’s leading designers in our showroom. We work closely with brides, finding the perfect colors, fabrics, silhouettes and price points to provide fresh styling options for their bridesmaids' dresses.
planters_inn
This Relais & Chateaux member is the only historic inn (c. 1844) overlooking City Market. Spacious rooms and suites have 4-poster beds and marble baths. Home to internationally-acclaimed Peninsula Grill. Named a top hotel by Travel & Leisure & Conde Nast Traveler.
old_south_carriage
Charleston's premier carriage company, since 1983. One hour tours of Charleston's historic residential district, fully narrated by city licensed guides in Confederate Uniform. Specializing in group tours, corporate events and large party transportation. Our professionalism and hospitality ensure a memorable Charleston experience.
sandlapper_water_tours
Tu-Su. Mar.-Oct.: History Tours, Nature Tours, Sunset Cruises, Haunted Harbor Ghost Tours – times vary. Interpretive history and nature tours with local historian and naturalist. Learn while exploring Charleston Harbor. Frequent Dolphin Sightings. Corporate/private charters available. 45 ft. Catamaran, USCG-certified for 49 people. $16-30.
schooner_pride
The Pride is Charleston's only 3 masted, tall ship. She makes the perfect venue for an intimate wedding, reception or rehearsal. Also great for bachelor/bachelorette outings! Groups from 2-49. Catering available or you may provide your own.
schooner_pride
Experience coastal sailing in Charleston’s historical harbor. The 84-foot, three-masted schooner is USCG certified to carry up to 49 passengers for a two hour harbor sail. Hands on participation welcomed. Private charters and public harbor sails are available for afternoon or sunset cruises.
upstairs_at_39_rue_de_jean
Upstairs at 39 Rue de Jean maintains the charm of Charleston's historic architecture while allowing the versatility to create an atmosphere appropriate for any event. Ideal for corporate and social functions, featuring vaulted ceilings, exposed brick and a private entrance.
vendue_inn
Luxury Inn located downtown. Experience excellent service, individually decorated guestrooms that reflect the history of Charleston. A French Quarter bistro breakfast is available each morning. Enjoy a complimentary afternoon guest reception and nightly milk & cookies.
schooner_pride
The Pride is Charleston's only 3 masted, tall ship. She makes the perfect venue for an intimate wedding, reception or rehearsal. Also great for bachelor/bachelorette outings! Groups from 2-49. Catering available or you may provide your own.
southend_brewery_and_smokehouse
Southend Brewery offers two floors for private events, both of which provide an excellent view of the Charleston Harbor. We offer an extensive selection of menus to suit your individual needs. Our maximum capacity is 200.
virginia_s_on_king
Classic Charleston influenced interior and aromas of home cooking inspire all of the comforts of a traditional-Southern kitchen, the perfect setting for any event. Separated from the dining room, this space is ideal for luncheons, receptions, corporate events and private dinners for groups up to approximately 40 people seated.
carolina_girl_yacht
The Carolina Girl is Charleston’s only exclusive special events yacht that serves as a unique waterfront venue. Comfortably seating 150 people, Carolina Girl delivers the perfect pairing of a posh setting and unparalleled views of Charleston Harbor, Historic District, bridges and marina.
husk_restaurant
Husk transforms the essence of Southern food. Led by Chef Sean Brock and Chef de Cuisine Travis Grimes, the kitchen reinterprets the bounty of the surrounding area, exploring heirloom products and redefines what it means to cook and eat in Charleston.
the_south_carolina_aquarium
Add a splash to your group visit with the South Carolina Aquarium. With 5,000 aquatic friends, such as sea turtles, sharks and otters, this will be an unforgettable experience for your group. Perfect for a daytime activity, corporate dinner or cocktail reception.
the_william_aiken_house
This 1810 National Historic Landmark in the heart of downtown blends Old World charm with modern sophistication. Indoor / outdoor spaces showcase period artwork and antiques, sweeping piazzas, an elegant pergola and private grounds, accentuated by unrivalled service and cuisine.
doubletree_by_hilton_hotels_suites_charleston_historic_district
Premier downtown location overlooks City Market. Guests will appreciate our elegant, oversized one-bedroom suites and executive kings, all furnished in traditional Charleston style. Freshly-baked cookies to guests at check-in. Walking distance to restaurants, boutiques, historic mansions & harbor views.
old_south_carriage_co_
Charleston's premier carriage company since 1983. Specializing in wedding groups, bridal party transportation, bride and groom departures. Ask us about our custom rates for your wedding guests. Our professionalism and hospitality ensure a memorable Charleston experience.
croghan_s_jewel_box_
Croghan’s Jewel Box has been serving Charleston brides for generations. We offer our services to the bride and groom with ring selection, and we have beautiful attendants’ gifts for the wedding party. A bridal registry is also available.
lowndes_grove_plantation
Downtown Charleston’s last great waterfront estate sits proudly along the oak-lined banks of the Ashley River. A beautifully restored, National Historic Landmark boasting 1786-era architecture with period furnishings, expansive piazza, grand lawn and private river dock with panoramic sunset views.
husk_restaurant
Husk is a celebration of the South, using only ingredients sourced from Southern farmers and purveyors. Adjacent to the restaurant space holds the bar at Husk, where a progressive wine list, Southern beers, and handcrafted cocktails are also available.
historic_rice_mill
Charleston’s most spectacular waterfront venue featuring versatile indoor and outdoor space and unparalleled sunset views. Built in 1861 and on the National Register of Historic Places, the inside has been extensively remodeled offering, exposed brick, wide plank wood floors, and large windows.
french_quarter_inn
Charleston’s most awarded luxury inn sits within one of the city’s oldest districts and is anchored by a Four-Diamond award winning restaurant. The welcoming lobby opens to a secluded terrace; exceptional service and amenities including champagne upon arrival, afternoon reception, evening nightcap and artisan continental breakfast.
holiday_inn_charleston_historic_downtown
Situated on Meeting Street, The Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown blends contemporary luxury with traditional southern hospitality. Designed with today’s travelers in mind, our hotel offers 117 guest rooms, 3 suites, 2,100 square feet of event space, restaurant, bar and more!
pavilion_bar
Atop the Market Pavilion Hotel is the swanky Pavilion Bar, Charleston’s alfresco rooftop hot spot, offering panoramic city & harbor views, cool cocktails & savory cuisine. Enjoy lobster thermador pizza & duck confit nachos. All day to late evening dining. Smart casual dress.
schooner_pride
The Pride is Charleston's only 3 masted, tall ship. She makes the perfect venue for an intimate wedding, reception or rehearsal. Also great for bachelor/bachelorette outings! Groups from 2-49. Catering available or you may provide your own.
brasserie_gigi_
A casual, lively atmosphere that serves food all day and into the night, Brasserie Gigi is adjacent to the acclaimed Planters Inn on North Market Street. This is the second restaurant opened by award-wining Chef Frank McMahon (also of Hank’s Seafood).
tbonz_gill_grill
A Charleston favorite for 20 years! TBonz offers a wide variety of appetizers, grilled salads, sandwiches, fresh seafood and certified Angus Beef. Enjoy homemade desserts from Kaminsky’s, our coffee and dessert café next door. Space available for private functions.
mccrady_s
McCrady’s has been a downtown destination for generations. The elegant setting showcases Chef Sean Brock’s pursuit of the finest products available, many of which come from the Lowcountry. McCrady’s offers Modern American cuisine, an award-winning wine cellar and impeccable Four-Diamond service.
doubletree_by_hilton_hotel_suites_charleston_historic_district
Overlooking Historic City Market, we have 10,000 sq. ft. of flexible space and some of the largest suites on the peninsula. Outside our doors are shops, museums, Waterfront Park and world-class dining such as Hank's Seafood, Peninsula Grill & Mercato.
gray_line_of_charleston_
Daily 9:30-3pm every 1/2 hour. America's premier sightseeing company offers you quality and dependability with experienced guides relating the complete history of Charleston and its attractions. Tours depart daily, year-round from the Charleston Visitors Center. Combination Land & Sea tours available.
hydrofly_watersports
With plenty of water related activities to choose from, Hydrofly Watersports is an exciting choice for whichever way you’re celebrating! From bachelor(ette) parties to pre-wedding activities with family, we're sure to help build lasting memories for your special time!
charleston_marriott
Enjoy every luxurious detail of the Charleston Marriott Hotel in downtown Charleston overlooking the Ashley River. Savor spectacular meals at Saffire or enjoy a cocktail and a sunset at Aqua Terrace. Complimentary parking; shuttles to Historic District; Marriott Rewards Program.
the_american_theater
1942 Art Deco gem rooted in regal architecture and timeless Hollywood glamour. Charleston's premier movie house is a stylish and sophisticated 8,000-square-foot event venue on Upper King Street showcasing vintage exterior marquee, grand ballroom and state-of-the-art cinema with stadium seating.
carolina_queen_private_charters
The Carolina Queen is Charleston's only paddlewheel style riverboat. She boasts 3 decks for entertaining and the best views of Charleston Harbor! Amazing Charleston sunsets! Perfect for weddings, receptions and rehearsal dinners. USCG certified for 400 passengers.
virginia_s_on_king
This sophisticated Southern dining spot blends the comforts of a traditional Southern kitchen with familiar regional dishes prepared with the utmost care for quality and flavor. The menu incorporates local fresh ingredients and old family recipes to bring you Southern cooking, Lowcountry style.
francis_marion_hotel_
Historic Charleston's landmark hotel since 1924. Completely restored and elegantly appointed marble lobby, crown moldings and intricate wrought iron. Across from Marion Square. 235 guest rooms and suites offer spectacular views of Charleston's harbor. On the National Register of Historic Places.
duvall_events
With 35 years of creating memorable events through culinary ingenuity and custom décor, Duvall continues to reinvent the event experience. Whether event design, catering, décor and bar service; let Duvall handle the details, so you can enjoy your moment. Duvall. Catering to you.
the_mills_house_wyndham_grand
Originally opened in 1853 and completely restored in 2008, the Mills House combines the charm of 19th century Charleston with contemporary luxury to provide the quintessential Charleston experience. Heart of the Historic District. Group rates available. Three event venues. 214 guest rooms and suites
virginia_s_on_king
Experience Southern hospitality in a private event space that specializes in upscale Southern cuisine, inspired by family recipes and regional cooking traditions. Let the classic Charleston influenced interior and the aromas of home cooking inspire your special memories.
fleet_landing_restaurant_bar
Fleet Landing - Historic downtown's Best Waterfront Dining on the Charleston Harbor features Chef Drew Hedlund's classic and contemporary Southern fare. Enjoy sustainable seafood and waterfront views from the wrap-around deck and maritime chic dining room. Reservations recommended.
francis_marion_hotel
Located in the heart of the Historic District on legendary King Street within walking distance to restaurants and attractions. Features 235 rooms and penthouse suites for your hospitality needs. Unsurpassed views of the historic city and harbor. Discounted rates for your guests.
planters_inn
This award-winning 64-room Relais & Châteaux establishment overlooks City Market in the very heart of historic Charleston. Elegant guest rooms feature Baker Historic Charleston Collection four-poster king beds. Cuisine by AAA Four-Diamond Peninsula Grill is served with style in the romantic garden courtyard.
the_mills_house_wyndham_grand
Let the historic charm and beauty of this Charleston landmark provide the backdrop for events nothing short of legendary. Three on-site venues, including the Barbadoes Dining Room and the adjoining courtyard. Caterer for events at Hibernian Hall. Off-premise full service catering.
the_mills_house_wyndham_grand
Originally opened in 1853 and completely restored in 2008, the Mills House combines the charm of the 19th century Charleston with contemporary luxury to provide the quintessential Charleston experience. Step through our landmark arches and experience the legend. The Mills House Hotel.
the_riviera
One of the most unique meeting spaces in the nation, The Riviera at Charleston Place is a fully restored 1930's art-deco theatre and registered historic landmark. The plush, tiered theatre features a 4,032 square-foot ballroom and rooftop balcony.
elliott_house_inn
This meticulously restored architectural treasure sits among the prominent homes of Historic Charleston and is within walking distance to the City Market, galleries, and exquisite cuisine. Individually styled guestrooms open to a delightful courtyard. Amenities include daily continental breakfast, wine & cheese reception and complimentary bicycle rentals.
spiritline_dinner_cruise_
The SpiritLine Dinner Cruise aboard the Spirit of Carolina features fine cuisine prepared to order onboard, entertainment, dancing, fully stocked bar, and a magnificent cruise on Charleston Harbor. Departs Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum in Mt. Pleasant. Call for information and reservations.
charleston_marriott
Whether you’re looking for a great place for your rehearsal dinner or planning for your ceremony, hotel wedding reception or a place for out-of-town guests, the Charleston Marriott can accommodate your every wish. It’s not just another wedding…it’s your wedding.
39_rue_de_jean
French style cafe and bar offering the best in Brasserie cuisine. Indoor/outdoor patio seating, predominantly French wine list with champagne and sakes. Sunday Brunch from 10am, Lunch daily from 11:30am, served continuously through to Dinner service beginning at 5:30pm.
fort_sumter_tours_
Stops at Fort Sumter National Monument, where the Civil War began. Cruise to the island Fort while you enjoy breathtaking views of Charleston and her Harbor. Depart from the Visitor Education Facility at Liberty Square downtown and from Patriots Point in Mt. Pleasant.
hank_s_seafood_restaurant
Named Best Seafood Restaurant for 13 consecutive years by readers of the Charleston City Paper, locals love to eat at Hank’s Seafood. Chef Frank McMahon serves classic brasserie-style seafood with Lowcountry influences seven nights a week.
culinary_tours_of_charleston
Have your group walk, talk and taste their way through Charleston! Custom tours and events available including private tours of the Lowcountry’s gourmet restaurants, step-on guides and tasting tours. Voted “Top 5 Tours to Take in Charleston” by Southern Living.
spiritline_harbor_tour_
Explore Charleston Harbor aboard a Spiritline Cruise. Charleston’s unique history unfolds from the perspective of its Harbor on this nonstop cruise. Features historic forts, palatial homes, and port activities. Departs Patriots Point Mt. Pleasant and the dock next to the Aquarium.
doubletree_by_hilton_hotel_suites_charleston_historic_district
The perfect combination of incredible location, guest room size, Southern hospitality, and amenities make DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Charleston a favorite hotel of repeat visitors. This hotel overlooks the historic City Market as well as the famous Hank’s Seafood Restaurant.
doubletree_by_hilton_hotels_suites_charleston_historic_district
Charleston's best location overlooking City Market. Over 10,000 sq. ft. of elegantly appointed banquet facilities, highlighted by our 3,400 sq. ft. Charlestonian Ballroom and landscaped courtyard, perfect for ceremonies & receptions. Our catering experts will create a personalized event to exceed your expectations.
sandlapper_water_tours
Tu - Su. Mar.-Oct.: History Tours, Nature Tours, Sunset Cruises, Haunted Harbor Ghost Tours – times vary. Interpretive history and nature tours with local historian and naturalist. Learn while exploring Charleston Harbor. Frequent Dolphin Sightings. Corporate & private charters available. 45 ft. Catamaran, USCG-certified for 49 people. $16-30.
planters_inn
The only historic inn on City Market. Planters Inn has spacious rooms, 4-poster beds, marble baths & grand piazzas overlooking the courtyard. This Relais & Chateaux member houses premiere dining, Peninsula Grill. Voted top hotel: Conde Nast Traveler, Travel & Leisure
the_restoration_on_king
Positioned on the corner of King and Wentworth, this meticulously restored boutique hotel offers 16 “condo” style suites with exposed brick walls and original hardwood flooring. Guest Suites range from 800 – 1600 sq. ft and include full kitchens. Exemplary service and upscale amenities are the trademark and the rooftop terrace is one of the best in Charleston.
peninsula_grill
Elegant and stylish while simultaneously refined and relaxed, the Peninsula Grill at the Planters Inn, an acclaimed Relais & Chateaux property, captures the true essence of Charleston in both ambiance and cuisine. Enjoy four-diamond dining in the very heart of Charleston’s Historic District.
carolina_queen_private_charters
The Carolina Queen is Charleston's only paddlewheel style riverboat. She boasts 3 decks for entertaining and the best views of Charleston Harbor! Amazing Charleston sunsets! Perfect for weddings, receptions and rehearsal dinners. USCG certified for 400 passengers.
francis_marion_hotel
Celebrating over 90 years of unforgettable weddings in a historic setting at Marion Square. Beautiful grand ballrooms with antique chandeliers, soaring ceilings and monumental windows. Inclusive packages for every taste featuring lowcountry cuisine. Exceptional service since 1924.
mccrady_s
Located in a historic 1778 Georgian public house. Chef Sean Brock, named “Best Chef Southeast 2010” by James Beard Foundation. Brock's menu features innovative cuisine from their farm and local purveyors and sheds new light on the term Southern comfort.
the_victor_social_club_
A Grand Charleston Club Reorganized - again. Victor Social Club was a gentlemen-only meeting place for all sorts back in the day. Today, we pay homage to the legend, serving classic cocktails, ice cold beers and an extensive wine list. Like most club life established in the eighteenth-century, Victor Social Club is based strongly on Charleston foundations of leisure and community.
vincent_chicco_s
Good old-fashioned Italian American fare, celebrating domestic ingredients, handmade pastas, rich homemade sauces and a full-service bar. Vincent Chicco’s boasts sophisticated comfortable surroundings offering dinner nightly with a private banquet room to host up to 100 guests. Step back in time and enjoy classic flavors that were founded in our country.
planters_inn
The Relais & Chateaux Planters Inn and 4-star Peninsula Grill are perfect for ceremonies, receptions or rehearsal dinners and can accommodate up to 120 guests in the Garden Room and courtyard. Our planners will work with you to create a romantic & intimate event.
spiritline_charters_
Spiritline Cruises owns and operates the largest charter fleet in South Carolina. Private parties, dinners, and receptions for groups of 20 to more than 400 on SpiritLine's yachts, Spirit of Carolina, Spirit of Charleston, Spirit of the Lowcountry and General Beauregard.
coast_bar_grill
Charleston's freshest seafood, with laidback Lowcountry style. Coast's chefs meet daily with local farmers and fisherman to procure the freshest seafood and produce available. Featuring wood-grilled fish, a full raw bar, and a refreshing drink list. Open nightly from 5:30pm. Outdoor seating available.
high_cotton
High Cotton Charleston is high steppin' Lowcountry living. It's a feeling of warmth and celebration that begins the moment you step inside. You'll find it in our gracious, knowledgeable servers, expertly prepared dishes and a remarkable wine and cocktail program. Now offering Saturday and Sunday Brunch.
high_cotton
High Cotton Charleston is high steppin' Lowcountry living. It's a feeling of warmth and celebration that begins the moment you step inside. You'll find it in our gracious, knowledgeable servers, expertly prepared dishes and a remarkable wine and cocktail program. Now offering Saturday and Sunday Brunch.
francis_marion_hotel
In the heart of the Historic District on legendary King Street, we offer breathtaking views of Charleston Harbor and three grand ballrooms with 20-foot ceilings and crystal chandeliers. We are ready to exceed your expectations with our Above and Beyond Service!
carolina_girl_yacht
The Carolina Girl is Charleston’s only exclusive special events yacht that serves as a unique waterfront venue. Comfortably seating 150 people, Carolina Girl delivers the perfect pairing of a posh setting and unparalleled views of Charleston Harbor, Historic District, bridges and marina.
coast_bar_grill
Charleston’s freshest seafood, with laidback Lowcountry style. Coast’s chefs meet daily with local farmers and fishermen to procure the freshest seafood and produce available. Featuring wood-grilled fish, a full raw bar, and a refreshing drink list. Open nightly from 5:30. Outdoor seating available.
sandlapper_water_tours
Tu. -Su. Mar.-Oct. Come and explore Morris Island and go shelling with our naturalist. Learn while exploring Charleston’s Harbor Marine life. Frequent Dolphin Sightings. Corporate & Private charters available. 45 ft. Catamaran, USCG-certified for 49 people. $16-30.
bulldog_tours
With over 25 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, our expertise in Charleston is legendary. Full service group tour planning offering guided tours, special events, concierge service, plantation tours, shuttles & transports, motorcoach tour planning, companion programs, and team building.
hydrofly_watersports
With plenty of water related activities to choose from, Hydrofly Watersports is an exciting choice for whichever way you’re celebrating! From bachelor(ette) parties to pre-wedding activities with family, we're sure to help build lasting memories for your special time!
poogan_s_porch
Tucked away on charming Queen Street in downtown Charleston, Poogan’s Porch is one of Charleston’s oldest independent culinary establishments, with a fresh approach to Lowcountry cuisine. This beautifully-restored Victorian house offers the ideal setting for wedding-related activities – from bridal luncheons to rehearsal dinners and receptions.
charleston_cooks_
A bustling kitchen retail shop where you’ll find the artistry, equipment and gadgets that help you make culinary magic happen, with a teaching kitchen featuring enjoy-it-now, fun-filled cooking classes led by our talented instructors. Open seven days a week. Now you’re cookin’.
39_rue_de_jean
Our private event space is located in the heart of Downtown Charleston. Featuring vaulted ceilings, exposed brick, and a private entrance. Let us help you blend a menu of inspired cuisine, design the perfect ambiance, and create memories for a lifetime.
southend_brewery_and_smokehouse
Southend Brewery offers two floors for private events, both of which provide an excellent view of the Charleston Harbor. We offer an extensive selection of menus to suit your individual needs. Our maximum capacity is 200.
charleston_stage_company
Charleston Stage is South Carolina's largest professional theatre company in residence at the Historic Dock Street Theatre, "America's First Theatre." Charleston Stage provides a full season of plays and musicals. Groups save 25% on bookings of 15 or more!
the_mills_house_wyndham_grand
Opened in 1853 and completely restored in 2007, this luxury hotel specializes in upscale meetings/incentives. Located in the heart of the Historic District. Complimentary WI-FI in all guestrooms, turndown service, cocktail lounges, business center. Catering on-site and off-premise.
elliott_house_inn
This meticulously restored architectural treasure sits among the prominent homes of Historic Charleston and is within walking distance to the City Market, galleries, and exquisite cuisine. Individually styled guestrooms open to a delightful courtyard. Amenities include daily continental breakfast, wine & cheese reception and complimentary bicycle rentals.
good_food_catering
Good Food Catering provides restaurant quality cuisine and exceptional service for private events. Each menu is customized to your individual palate. Selections range from French and Asian flavors to classic Charleston recipes. Invite our experienced team to tailor your event!
loluma
Loluma incorporates your unique style and vision to create exquisite wedding floral designs. From the ceremony to the reception flowers, we create beautifully cohesive and exquisitely timeless looks to perfectly match each bride’s taste. Our attention to detail and quality are the hallmarks of a Loluma wedding.
bulldog_tours
Voted “Charleston’s Best Tour Company” for four years running, Bulldog Tours is Charleston’s premier group tour planning company offering historical, culinary, and ghost tours. We have exclusive access to the Pre-Revolutionary Dungeon, the Old City Jail, and Charleston’s oldest graveyard.
peninsula_grill
This AAA Four-Diamond restaurant located in the very heart of historic Charleston has been recognized by Food & Wine, The New York Times, Southern Living, Travel + Leisure, Wine Spectator, and others for serving the finest and freshest ingredients sourced locally and globally.
charleston_harbor_tours
The Official Charleston Harbor Tours offers the best, live narrated tours on the harbor. Featuring over 75 points of interest. Board the Carolina Belle daily mid February-November. Group rates and special tours available for groups and parties
SpiritLine Cruises has been showcasing the beauty of Charleston, S.C. from its fabulous waterways since 1961. Its four-vessel fleet is also available for private charters, providing an unparalleled setting for corporate events, parties, retreats, and other celebratory get-togethers.
slightly_north_of_broad_
Slightly North of Broad, an eclectic Lowcountry bistro that brings together local ingredients and thoughtful, expert presentation with a contagious energy. The dining room, an extension of the kitchen, where culinary skill, considered wine program and warm service meld together.
schooner_pride
The Pride offers daily Afternoon Dolphin Sails and Sunset Sails Mid March - November. Perfect for guests in town and looking to enjoy the sea breeze and serenity that the a sailing vessel has to offer! Call or go online for tickets.
a_w_shuck_s_seafood_restaurant_oyster_bar
Charleston’s original raw bar and restaurant right on historic Market Street. New menu inspired by classic Charleston tradition that includes stuffed shrimp, she-crab soup, and seafood casserole that’s a legend among locals! Extensive selection of craft beers from our bar.
charleston_marriott
Enjoy every luxurious detail of the Charleston Marriott Hotel in downtown Charleston overlooking the Ashley River. Savor spectacular meals at Saffire or enjoy a cocktail and a sunset at Aqua Terrace. Complimentary parking; shuttles to Historic District; Marriott Rewards Program.
harbourview_inn
With stunning views of Charleston’s harbor and steps away from Waterfront Park, this sophisticated AAA 4 Diamond inn features unparalleled service and upscale amenities. Unwind on the private rooftop terrace or explore Charleston’s award winning restaurants, shops and galleries in short walking distance.
hydrofly_watersports
With plenty of water related activities to choose from, Hydrofly Watersports is an exciting choice for whichever way you’re celebrating! From bachelor(ette) parties to pre-wedding activities with family, we're sure to help build lasting memories for your special time!
carolina_queen_private_charters
The Carolina Queen is Charleston's only paddlewheel style riverboat. She boasts 3 decks for entertaining and the best views of Charleston Harbor! Amazing Charleston sunsets! Perfect for weddings, receptions and rehearsal dinners. USCG certified for 400 passengers.
cypress
Led by two-time James Beard nominee chef Craig Deihl, the team at Cypress uses Lowcountry ingredients to showcase Deihl’s eclectic style within a historic two-story building. The private dining room overlooks the main dining area and accommodates groups of 16–72.
michael_s_on_the_alley
Offering steaks, fresh seafood, prime rib, tableside salad preparations, and enticing desserts. We specialize in serving the highest quality cuts from Meats by Linz, featuring USDA Prime, Angus and Choice steaks wet-aged or dry-aged to your specifications. Our flavor means business, whether from land or sea we provide an authentic, classic dining experience.
magnolias
Igniting a culinary renaissance upon opening in 1990, Magnolias remains a forerunner in upscale Southern cuisine. The Upper Level Gallery menu blends traditional Southern ingredients and techniques with modern flair and has two dining rooms accommodating groups of 30–130.
charleston_marriott
Enjoy every luxurious detail of the Charleston Marriott Hotel in downtown Charleston overlooking the Ashley River. Savor spectacular meals at Saffire or enjoy a cocktail and a sunset at Aqua Terrace. Complimentary parking; shuttles to Historic District; Marriott Rewards Program.
virginia_s_on_king
This sophisticated Southern dining spot blends the comforts of a traditional Southern kitchen with familiar regional dishes prepared with the utmost care for quality and flavor. The menu incorporates local fresh ingredients and old family recipes to bring you Southern cooking, Lowcountry style.
south_carolina_aquarium_
With more to explore every day, share in the wonders of South Carolina’s backyard. Marvel at turtles, stingrays, sharks, otters, jellyfish, alligators and more. Daily dive shows and interactive programs. Travel through the new Madagascar Journey exhibit featuring ring-tailed lemurs.
holiday_inn_charleston_historic_downtown
Situated on Meeting Street, The Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown blends contemporary luxury with traditional southern hospitality. Designed with today’s travelers in mind, our hotel offers 117 guest rooms, 3 suites, 2,100 square feet of event space, restaurant, bar and more!
the_carolina_queen_private_charters
The Carolina Queen is Charleston’s only paddlewheel riverboat. Bring your group out for an amazing evening in a unique venue on one of the most beautiful harbors in the country! Our experienced staff will help you plan a perfect and unforgettable event.
fort_sumter_tours
Step aboard the only commercial tour boat that can carry you to the historic Fort Sumter National Monument, where the Civil War began. Boats sail every day from Liberty Square in downtown Charleston and Patriot's Point in Mt. Pleasant.
planters_inn
This award-winning 64-room Relais & Châteaux establishment overlooks City Market in the very heart of historic Charleston. Elegant guest rooms feature Baker Historic Charleston Collection four-poster king beds. Cuisine by AAA Four-Diamond Peninsula Grill is served with style in the romantic garden courtyard.
spiritline_charters_
Spiritline Cruises owns and operates the largest charter fleet in South Carolina. Private parties, dinners, and receptions for groups of 20 to more than 400 on SpiritLine's yachts, Spirit of Carolina, Spirit of Charleston, Spirit of the Lowcountry and General Beauregard.
belmond_charleston_place_hotel_
Historic Charleston's premier hotel, walking distance from historic homes, museums and churches. World-class luxurious accommodations including a full-service European Spa, "The Club" private concierge level, rooftop pool, award-winning dining, and an exclusive collection of boutiques in the heart of downtown.
carolina_belle_private_charters
Plan the perfect evening out on beautiful Charleston Harbor! Entertain friends, clients, or employees. The Carolina Belle is the perfect venue for a casual cocktail cruise, Blues and BBQ Cruise or a formal dinner.
carolina_belle_private_charters
Plan the perfect evening out on beautiful Charleston Harbor! Entertain friends, clients, or employees. The Carolina Belle is the perfect venue for a casual cocktail cruise, Blues and BBQ Cruise or a formal dinner.
the_river_house_at_lowndes_grove_plantation
Casual, intimate space on the grounds of Lowndes Grove Plantation amid centuries-old live oaks and sweeping views of the Ashley River. An open floor plan showcases French doors opening onto a brick terrace and manicured lawns ideal for daytime celebrations.
spiritline_cruises_events
SpiritLine Cruises has been showcasing the beauty of Charleston, S.C. from its fabulous waterways since 1961. Its four-vessel fleet is also available for private charters, providing an unparalleled setting for corporate events, parties, retreats, and other celebratory get-togethers.
andrew_pinckney_inn
Adjacent to the City Market, this circa 1840 boutique inn is within walking distance to world-renowned restaurants, shops and historic sites. The three story atrium, rooftop terrace, valet parking and afternoon refreshments add to the allure of the inn.
south_carolina_aquarium
Add a splash to your group visit with the South Carolina Aquarium. With 5,000 aquatic friends, such as sea turtles, sharks and otters, this will be an unforgettable experience for your group. Perfect for a daytime activity, corporate dinner or cocktail reception.
belmond_charleston_place_hotel
Located in the heart of downtown, Charleston Place offers more than 40,000 square feet of meeting space, 435 guest rooms and suites, a private Club Level with all day food and beverage service award-winning restaurants, world-class boutiques and a full-service European spa.
the_restoration_on_king
Positioned on the corner of King and Wentworth, this meticulously restored boutique hotel offers 16 “condo” style suites with exposed brick walls and original hardwood flooring. Guest Suites range from 800 – 1600 sq. ft and include full kitchens. Exemplary service and upscale amenities are the trademark and the rooftop terrace is one of the best in Charleston.
francis_marion_hotel
In the heart of the Historic District on legendary King Street, we offer breathtaking views of Charleston Harbor and three grand ballrooms with 20-foot ceilings and crystal chandeliers. We are ready to exceed your expectations with our above and beyond service!
charleston_crab_house_rooftop_dining
Serving Fresh Lowcountry seafood everyday! Indoor/patio seating and banquet rooms are available. Visit James Island for waterfront dining or Market Street for rooftop dining. Reservations recommended.
ansonborough_inn
Located in Charleston’s Historic District, Ansonborough Inn offers the perfect balance of antiques, oil paintings, business accommodations plus 45 beautifully customized suites. Quaint, sophisticated meeting areas are available along with complimentary continental breakfast, afternoon wine & cheese reception, and more.
bulldog_tours
Voted “Charleston’s Best Tour Company” for four years running, our expert guides specialize in creating the best touring experience imaginable for your group. Plantation tours, history tours, culinary tours, garden tours and visitations to historical sites are our specialty.
charleston_marriott
Enjoy every luxurious detail of the Charleston Marriott Hotel in downtown Charleston overlooking the Ashley River. Savor spectacular meals at Saffire or enjoy a cocktail and a sunset at Aqua Terrace. Complimentary parking; shuttles to Historic District; Marriott Rewards Program.
halls_chophouse
Halls Chophouse is a family owned restaurant valuing hospitality and a dining experience that guests revere. Dinner is served seven nights a week and a fabulous Gospel Brunch is offered on Sundays, all with live music. Halls Chophouse…bringing Southern hospitality to the American Steakhouse.
no_5_faber
No. 5 Faber is a private events facility located in historic downtown Charleston that accommodates up to 225 people. The property provides a commercial kitchen, full bar with granite countertops, attractive lobby with piano, plus an intimate mezzanine lounge area.
technical_event_company
TEC was formed when we saw the need for a production company that is as pleasing to the senses as the planned décor. TEC has the ability to construct or customize any fixture or device that one can imagine.
sandlapper_water_tours
Tu. -Su. Mar.-Oct. Come and explore Morris Island and go shelling with our naturalist. Learn while exploring Charleston’s Harbor Marine life. Frequent Dolphin Sightings. Corporate & Private charters available. 45 ft. Catamaran, USCG-certified for 49 people. $16-30.
poogan_s_porch
Tucked away on charming Queen Street in downtown Charleston, Poogan’s Porch is one of Charleston’s oldest independent culinary establishments, with a fresh approach to Lowcountry cuisine. This beautifully-restored Victorian house offers the ideal setting for wedding-related activities – from bridal luncheons to rehearsal dinners and receptions.
old_south_carriage_co_
Guides in Confederate uniforms will entertain you with historical facts and humor. Look for the red sash around the driver’s waist – our symbol of quality and your assurance of a great tour. Satisfaction guaranteed. Beautiful English-style stable has easy loading ramp with handrail.
historic_rice_mill
Charleston’s most spectacular waterfront venue featuring versatile indoor and outdoor space and unparalleled sunset views. Built in 1861 and on the National Register of Historic Places, the inside has been extensively remodeled offering, exposed brick, wide plank wood floors, and large windows.
upstairs_at_midtown
Upstairs at Midtown is a unique private event venue located in the exciting Upper King Street "Design District" of Downtown Charleston. The setting is highlighted by a painstaking historic restoration of one of the oldest buildings north of Calhoun Street, Circa 1760's.
sage_innovations
Perfection is in the details of someone who is vigorously working behind the scenes to captivate the client and their guests through a magnificent soiree. Sage Innovations offers boutique style consulting focused on cultivating a fantasy from your vision.
peninsula_grill_at_the_historic_planters_inn
Located in the Relais & Châteaux Planters Inn, Peninsula Grill is the perfect location for your reception, rehearsal dinner or luncheon and accommodates up to 120 guests. This 4-star restaurant promises award-winning cuisine paired with romantic ambiance for a wedding you’ll never forget.
tbonz_gill_grill
A Charleston favorite for 20 years! TBonz offers a wide variety of appetizers, grilled salads, sandwiches, fresh seafood and Certified Angus Beef. Enjoy homemade desserts from Kaminsky's, our coffee & dessert cafe next door. Space available for private functions.
harbourview_inn
Overlooking Charleston Harbor and steps away from Waterfront Park, this sophisticated 4 Diamond inn features unparalleled services and amenities and state-of-the-art meeting space. Spectacular views are seen from the private rooftop terrace and fine cuisine, shops and galleries are right outside your doorstep.
french_quarter_inn_
Charleston’s most awarded luxury inn sits within one of the city’s oldest districts and is anchored by a Four-Diamond award winning restaurant. The welcoming lobby opens to a secluded terrace; exceptional service and amenities including champagne upon arrival, afternoon reception, evening nightcap and artisan continental breakfast.
andrew_pinckney_inn
Adjacent to the City Market, this circa 1840 boutique inn is within walking distance to world-renowned restaurants, shops and historic sites. The three story atrium, rooftop terrace, valet parking and afternoon refreshments add to the allure of the inn.
ansonborough_inn
Historic Inn in the heart of the historic district: spacious suites that are perfect for wedding night accommodations. We also have rooms that are ideal for families or friends sharing a room. Continental breakfast and wine & cheese included daily.
the_bluestone_ramblers_charleston_bluegrass_band
With over 40 years of combined experience, this traditional bluegrass ensemble with their relaxed, friendly, yet energetic stage presence is perfect for your Lowcountry style rehearsal dinner, BBQ or oyster roast. Also, available for wedding ceremonies, receptions, and private parties.
distinctive_events
Distinctive Events provides the most customized and creative inventory of wedding design, décor and specialty rental items in the Charleston area. From lounge furniture to draping, custom lighting to exquisite floral, we have all you need to create the perfect vision for your wedding.
technical_event_company
TEC was formed when we saw the need for a production company that is as pleasing to the senses as the planned décor. TEC has the ability to construct or customize any fixture or device that one can imagine.
mccrady_s
The Historic Long Room features stone fireplaces, Venetian chandeliers, French crystal sconces and padded silk-covered walls. The Gallery offers exposed brick walls, hardwood floors and windows that let in streaming light during the day and beautiful views of the streetscape in the evening.
spiritline_cruises
When you step onboard a SpiritLine vessel – for a sightseeing tour, dinner cruise, or private event – you will be treated to true southern hospitality. Take in Charleston's beauty by water, and treat your guests to an unforgettable experience.
fort_sumter_tours_
Stops at Fort Sumter National Monument, where the Civil War began. Cruise to the island Fort while you enjoy breathtaking views of Charleston and her Harbor. Depart from the Visitor Education Facility at Liberty Square downtown and from Patriots Point in Mt. Pleasant.
palmetto_carriage_works
Group rates available. Longest in operation, most experienced carriage tour guides and drivers. Completely narrated, full hour tours covering two 1/2 miles of Charleston. Perfect for large groups, tours and transports. Easy boarding facilities; group pick-up and drop-off areas of downtown.
39_rue_de_jean
French style cafe and bar offering the best in Brasserie cuisine. Enjoy indoor/outdoor patio seating, cocktails and a well-rounded wine list. Sunday Brunch from 10am, lunch daily from 11:30am, dinner service beginning at 5:30pm. Late night menu through 1am.
croghan_s_jewel_box_
Located in an 18th Century building, this unique shop is a menagerie of designer and estate jewelry, beautiful antique silver and unusual gifts. Specializing in exquisite ideas for events. Over100 years on King Street and is the place forlocals to shop.
fort_sumter_tours_
Stops at Fort Sumter National Monument, where the Civil War began. Cruise to the island Fort while you enjoy breathtaking views of Charleston and her Harbor. Depart from the Visitor Education Facility at Liberty Square downtown and from Patriots Point in Mt. Pleasant.
schooner_pride
The Schooner Pride is Charleston's only 3 masted, tall ship. She is an 18th century replica plantation supply schooner and makes the perfect venue for a unique perspective of the "Holy City." Perfect for team building and private group events!
fort_sumter_tours_
Stops at Fort Sumter National Monument, where the Civil War began. Cruise to the island fort while you enjoy breathtaking views of Charleston and her Harbor. Depart from the Visitor Education Facility at Liberty Square downtown and from Patriots Point in Mt. Pleasant.
harbourview_inn
With stunning views of Charleston’s harbor and steps away from Waterfront Park, this sophisticated AAA 4 Diamond inn features unparalleled service and upscale amenities. Unwind on the private rooftop terrace or explore Charleston’s award winning restaurants, shops and galleries in short walking distance.
coast_bar_grill
Charleston's freshest seafood, with laidback Lowcountry style. Coast's chefs meet daily with local farmers and fisherman to procure the freshest seafood and produce available. Featuring wood-grilled fish, a full raw bar, and a refreshing drink list. Open nightly from 5:30pm. Outdoor seating available.
carolina_girl_yacht
The Carolina Girl is Charleston’s only exclusive special events yacht that serves as a unique waterfront venue. Comfortably seating 150 people, Carolina Girl delivers the perfect pairing of a posh setting and unparalleled views of Charleston Harbor, Historic District, bridges and marina.
halls_chophouse
Halls Chophouse is a family-owned restaurant. We value hospitality and a dining experience that guests revere. Call for private parties or functions- breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. Dinner open to the public 7 nights a week and a Gospel Brunch on Sunday.
francis_marion_hotel
In the heart of the Historic District on legendary King Street, we offer breathtaking views of Charleston Harbor and three grand ballrooms with 20-foot ceilings and crystal chandeliers. We are ready to exceed your expectations with our above and beyond service!
the_historic_rice_mill_building
The Historic Rice Mill Building, an exclusive venue of Good Food Catering, is Charleston's most spectacular waterfront event location featuring versatile indoor and outdoor space and unparalleled sunset views over the Ashley River.
blossom
Blossom serves American cuisine highlighting the Lowcountry’s best seafood. The menu features simple preparations sourced from area fishermen and farmers and the private dining room overlooking East Bay Street accommodates groups of 12–18. The restaurant is available for larger functions.
the_vendue
The Vendue is comprised of two charming boutique hotels located in Charleston's French Quarter, and housed in a collection of warehouse buildings dating back to 1780. Its central location, just steps from many of the city's unparalleled galleries and attractions, is perfect for exploring Charleston's rich history.
charleston_harbor_tours
Make your wedding unforgettable. Dine and dance under the stars on beautiful Charleston Harbor. Charleston’s premier private group dinner ship. The perfect venue for rehearsal dinners, ceremonies and receptions. Groups of 25 to 125 for dinner and up to 200 for hors d’oeuvres receptions.
engaging_events
Engaging Events guides couples through the wedding planning process creating a wedding and reception that reflects their distinct personality and sense of style. Our personalized service and attention to detail make the planning process enjoyable and your vision a reality.
historic_rice_mill
Charleston’s most spectacular waterfront venue featuring versatile indoor and outdoor space and unparalleled sunset views. Built in 1861 and on the National Register of Historic Places, the inside has been extensively remodeled offering, exposed brick, wide plank wood floors, and large windows.
technical_event_company
We bring unmatched technical skills and expertise to each event, using lighting, sound and video to enhance the natural beauty of every space and create unforgettable experiences. We take pride in being forward thinkers and experienced problem solvers — imperative for any artistic or creative event.
charleston_harbor_tours
Tour Charleston’s harbor aboard the Carolina Belle. Our licensed captain narrates the rich history of over 75 points of interest including the stately homes along the Battery, and the harbor’s historical forts. This 90 minute, “harbor of history” tour operates from February - December
charleston_cooks_
Charleston Cooks! is a bustling kitchen retail shop where you'll find the artistry, equipment and gadgets that help you make culinary magic happen, with a teaching kitchen featuring enjoy-it-now, fun-filled cooking classes led by our talented instructors.
dunes_properties_the_real_estate_studio
Dunes Properties is a boutique real estate, vacation rental and property management company serving the Charleston area since 1989 with offices in Downtown Charleston, Folly Beach, Isle of Palms and at Bohicket Marina. Nobody knows the Charleston Coast better®
charleston_marriott
Whether you’re searching for the perfect venue for your rehearsal dinner, planning for the ceremony, or overnight guestrooms for out of town guests, the Charleston Marriott can accommodate all of your requests. Because it’s not just another wedding….it’s your wedding.
french_quarter_inn
Charleston’s most awarded luxury inn sits within one of the city’s oldest districts and is anchored by a Four-Diamond award winning restaurant. Meeting room opens to a secluded terrace, exceptional service and amenities including champagne upon arrival, afternoon reception, evening nightcap and artisan continental breakfast.
charleston_harbor_tours_carolina_belle
Make your wedding unforgettable. Dine and dance under the stars on beautiful Charleston Harbor. Charleston’s premier private group dinner ship. The perfect venue for rehearsal dinners, ceremonies and receptions. Groups of 25 to 125 for dinner and up to 200 for hors d’oeuvres receptions.
absolutely_charleston
Absolutely Charleston, the Carolina Lowcountry’s most respected and most visible DMC, provides an unparalleled ground service based upon our local knowledge and experience. Our services include Accommodations and Meeting Support... Companion Programs... Special Events... Sports Outings & Relationship-building Exercises... Tours & Excursions... and Transportation.
grill_225
This fine dining establishment stockpiles accolades, like Fodor’s Choice. A member of “Great Steakhouses of North America,” seafood and live lobsters flown in daily. Start with a smokin’ Nitrotini cocktail and segue to a 100% USDA Prime filet.
charleston_strolls
Charleston Strolls is the leader in Educational & Group Tour planning services. Offering step-on guides, walking tours, plantation tours, special events, Private Homes & Garden Tours, specialty tours, and scavenger hunts. Charleston’s premier tour service company since 1979.
charleston_harbor_tours
Make your wedding unforgettable. Dine and dance under the stars on beautiful Charleston Harbor. Charleston’s premier private group dinner ship. The perfect venue for rehearsal dinners, ceremonies and receptions. Groups of 25 to 125 for dinner and up to 200 for hors d’oeuvres receptions.
no_5_faber
No. 5 Faber is a private events facility located in historic downtown Charleston that accommodates up to 225 people. The property provides a commercial kitchen, full bar with granite countertops, attractive lobby with piano, plus an intimate mezzanine lounge area.
market_pavilion_hotel
Historic City Market’s premier luxury boutique hotel. It’s Grill 225 is hailed among America’s top steakhouses. Leading Hotels of the World. Conde Nast Gold List. Voted the #1 boutique hotel in North America by Travel and Leisure.
courtyard_charleston_waterfront
From the water's edge, relax in the contemporary elegance that is the Courtyard Charleston Waterfront. Immerse yourself in brilliant sunsets from the Regatta Terrace. Complimentary parking and wireless internet. Shuttle to Historic District (fee). Hot breakfast buffet served daily.
the_mills_house_wyndham_grand
Opened in 1853 and completely restored in 2007, this luxury hotel specializes in upscale meetings/incentives. Located in the heart of the Historic District. Complimentary WI-FI in all guestrooms, turndown service, cocktail lounges, business center. Catering on-site and off-premise.
king_charles_inn
Located in the heart of downtown Charleston, the King Charles Inn offers ideal accommodations for those seeking the best Charleston has to offer. The property boasts complimentary parking, outdoor pool, nightly welcome reception and BREW Pub & Café – the hotel’s new dining option for breakfast and evening libations.
charleston_heritage_passport_
Discover Charleston’s “must see” historic and cultural sites while saving nearly 40% off regular admission – with the Heritage Passport! Passports are available ONLY at the Charleston Visitor Center, 375 Meeting St., and are not valid for group admission. Visit our website for complete details.
loluma
Loluma is the art of orchestrating and creating customized weddings with effortless style and luminous beauty. Our full-service coordinators and event design team attend to every perfect detail of your signature wedding.
cupcake_downsouth
Cupcake DownSouth would be honored to be a part of your bridal festivities. Our cupcakes add that special twist to every event. Our mini cupcakes and cake pops are the perfect favor to leave a lasting memory. Contact our Wedding Coordinator today! WeddingCoordinator@FreshCupcakes.com
the_society_house
Nestled in the center of historic Charleston’s shopping district on the corner of King and Society Streets, this tastefully appointed inn boasts spacious luxury suites with full kitchens, living room and unparalleled convenience to many of the city’s attractions.
magnolias
The Upper Level Gallery is an elegantly designed private dining area overlooking Lodge Alley in Charleston’s historic district. Accommodating intimate parties of 25–75, the spacious design is also suitable for dancing and live entertainment.
embassy_suites_historic_charleston
Recalling the luxury of the British Colonial era-casual elegance laced with West Indies charm - the Embassy Suites Historic Charleston is waiting to serve you with the Southern grace and hospitality that has become legend.
charleston_yacht_club
Located in the Charleston City Marina, this venue with its hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, skylights, cathedral windows, waterside decks and spectacular views of the Ashley River is amazingly affordable. The best Venue Value Package IN Historic Charleston, ON the Water!
fulton_lane_inn_
Totally non-smoking inn. Nestled among the city’s finest antique shops and restaurants. One of Charleston’s best kept secrets. We offer luxurious rooms, some with whirlpools and fireplaces. Breakfast delivered to your room, complimentary Internet and afternoon wine & cheese reception.
salthouse_catering
Salthouse is a creator of events, grand or intimate. Designers of food, simple or sublime. Here to serve you, to perform great feats of creative design and event execution. Here to ensure that your event is seamless, timeless and memorable.
kings_courtyard_inn_
The inn offers 41 rooms that surround two inner courtyards and within walking distance of Charleston’s historic homes, gardens and churches. A block away from the City Market area. Continental breakfast, afternoon wine and cheese reception and wireless Internet access included with rooms.
courtyard_by_marriott_charleston_historic_district
The new Courtyard by Marriott features 176 guestrooms, sophisticated ballroom space for up to 200, and outdoor garden vistas providing the perfect marriage of historic charm and contemporary surroundings. Our seasoned professionals will help you plan the wedding of your dreams.
south_carolina_aquarium_
Fun, wonder and education come together for the whole family in one amazing experience when you visit the South Carolina Aquarium. Participate in our interactive exhibits and programs, and marvel at loggerhead turtles, stingrays, sharks, otters, moray eels, alligators and much more.
magnolias
Magnolias ignited a culinary renaissance when it opened in 1990. Led by executive chef Donald Drake, Magnolias remains a forerunner in upscale Southern cuisine, blending traditional ingredients and cooking techniques with a modern flair. Private dining available for parties of 30-130.
charleston_pirate_tours
Use the guide ETV, Lifetime, and A&E use! In authentic costume with his parrot, Eric Lavender introduces you to Charleston’s pirates – Blackbeard, Anne Bonny and more. “…the most entertaining way to tour historic Charleston with kids,” says Kids Love the Carolinas Travel Guide!
bulldog_tours
As featured on The Travel Channel, Food Network, and in Southern Living, we offer the best history, culinary, and ghost tours in Charleston. Voted “Charleston’s Best Tour Company” in 2010 & 2011. Exclusive access to Charleston’s Most Haunted Locations.
charleston_ghost_graveyard_walking_tour
This is the only tour that can take you into Charleston’s oldest graveyard at night! View Charleston’s famous tombstones and explore the streets and alleyways of our haunted Historic District while listening to stories of ghosts, haunted houses, and superstitions.
caviar_bananas_gourmet_market_cafe
From the ordinary to the extraordinary, Caviar & Bananas offers an epicurean experience to excite the senses. This upscale specialty food destination features gourmet prepared foods, sandwiches, salads, sushi, artisanal cheeses, charcuterie, beer, wine, an espresso bar and more!
pavilion_bar
Atop the Market Pavilion Hotel, Charleston’s sophisticated rooftop hot spot features signature cocktails and contemporary Lowcountry cuisine. Enjoy panoramic city and harbor views, spectacular sunsets amid a soothing cascading pool. DJ electrifies the nights on weekends. Private parties and reserved tables available.
hyman_s_seafood
Open 7 days a week. Voted best seafood in Southeast by Southern Living Magazine reader’s poll survey out of 18 states and 8 years running. A fourth or fifth generation are in the building 7 days a week to insure 100% satisfaction. A Hyman establishment since 1890.
sticky_fingers_ribhouse
Let us handle the details while you and your guests enjoy our Southern hospitality and authentic comfort food. Sticky Fingers specializes in delicious hickory-smoked ribs, wings, pulled pork barbecue, frogmore stew and oyster roasts – making us the perfect choice for your memorable Lowcountry gathering.
embassy_suites_charleston_historic_district
Original home of the 19th century Citadel, this National Historic Landmark Hotel features original heart of pine floors, spacious two-room suites, complimentary cooked to order breakfast and evening reception. Minutes from King Street boutiques, the City Market, restaurants, and carriage tours.
the_alley
With over 1900 sqft of event space and on site catering by Home Team Kitchen, The Alley is the perfect downtown venue for engagement parties, bridal showers, welcome events, rehearsal dinners & after parties. The Alley offers something unique and different for your next event.
tiger_lily_weddings
Voted "Charleston's Best Florist" 15 straight years, Tiger Lily is an award-winning, nationally recognized florist. Visit our websites for inspiration, then call or email our Wedding Team to chat about your event. Locations Downtown Charleston and Kiawah Island.
_the_haunted_pub_crawl
Learn about Charleston’s ghostly past as you enjoy libations at some of the city’s finest taverns and pubs. Sip on a martini, guzzle a beer and toast your cocktails to the Bulldog Tours Haunted Pub Crawl! Reservations are required.
caviar_bananas_catering
From ordinary to extraordinary, Caviar & Bananas Catering creates an experience to excite the senses. Featuring ingredients sourced locally and from around the globe, we offer innovative cuisine, exquisite presentation and exceptional service. Culinary creations for Full Service Catering, Bridal Suite Delivery and Gourmet -to-Go.
renaissance_charleston_historic_district_hotel
The luxurious Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel provides plenty of inspiration and a variety of intimate spaces for wedding ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners, and post-wedding events. Our 1,700-square-foot Ballroom offers the ultimate canvas to design the wedding of your dreams.
market_pavilion_hotel
The most elegant hotel address in Charleston’s Historic District, this luxurious boutique property is akin to a European Grand Hotel. Entry rates for "luxury" guestrooms and rise for “concierge floor” accommodations and suites. Generous amenities. Leading Hotels of the World. Fodor’s Choice.
ansonborough_inn
This delightful AAA 4 Diamond Boutique Inn is located near City Market and Aquarium Wharf. Originally a stationer's warehouse, the hotel features exposed brick walls, heart pine beams and a soaring three story-atrium. Continental breakfast and wine & cheese included.
wentworth_mansion
Built in 1886 as a private residence, this world-class inn features 21 rooms and suites of unparalleled drama and beauty. Located in the Historic District. Rates include breakfast, wine, hors d’oeuvres, wireless Internet, passes to local health club and parking. On-site Circa 1886 Restaurant.
the_governor_thomas_bennett_house
Built in 1825, this magnificent home is located in the historic district of Charleston. Exceptional architectural details and elliptical staircase grace this antebellum home. The large piazza overlooking the formal garden provides an elegant backdrop for your distinctive event.
john_rutledge_house_inn_
Built in 1763 by John Rutledge, signer of the US Constitution, this historic inn offers guests elegant rooms in the original grand residence or charming rooms in the Inn’s carriage houses. Breakfast, afternoon tea and wireless Internet access all included. AAA Four Diamond.
fulton_lane_inn
Totally non-smoking. Tucked away on a quiet pedestrian lane in the Historic District, one block from the Old City Market. Rates include continental breakfast, sherry in the lobby, afternoon wine & cheese reception and wireless Internet.
the_alley
A one of a kind entertainment venue in downtown Charleston. The Alley features 1,900 sqft of event space, onsite catering from Home Team Kitchen, retro bowling lanes and classic arcade games. A unique space perfect for your next party or event.
fulton_lane_inn_
Totally non-smoking inn. Nestled among the city’s finest antique shops and restaurants. One of Charleston’s best-kept secrets. We offer luxurious rooms some with whirlpools and fireplaces. Breakfast delivered to your room, complimentary Internet and afternoon wine & cheese reception.
the_governor_thomas_bennett_house
Built in 1825, this magnificent home is located in the historic district of Charleston. Exceptional architectural details and elliptical staircase grace this antebellum home. The large piazza overlooking the formal garden provides an elegant backdrop for your distinctive event.
renaissance_charleston_historic_district_hotel
Discover a gem, nestled in the heart of the Historic District, just steps away from the best attractions. With 166 boutique-style accommodations, upscale southern cuisine, plus intimate, unique meeting and event spaces, come to savor a refreshing change of pace.
poogan_s_porch
Tucked away on charming Queen Street, Poogan's Porch is one of Charleston's oldest culinary establishments. This beautifully restored Victorian house is the perfect place to experience Southern hospitality and Chef Doyle's fresh approach to Lowcountry cuisine. Homemade & handmade at Poogan's Porch.
circa_1886_restaurant
Executive Chef Marc Collins features a succulent assortment of dishes, utilizing the freshest local produce, seafood and seasonal creations. Smoke-free. Awards: Forbes Four Star, Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, AAA Four Diamond and Dirona recommended.
king_charles_inn_
Located in the heart of the Historic District and within walking distance to many of Charleston's restaurants, shops and attractions. Complimentary parking, outdoor pool and terrace, nightly welcome reception and BREW Pub & Café – the hotel’s new dining option for breakfast and evening libations.
grill_225
This fine dining establishment stockpiles accolades, like Fodor’s Choice. A member of “Great Steakhouses of North America,” seafood and live lobsters flown in daily. Start with a smokin’ Nitrotini cocktail and segue to a 100% USDA Prime filet.
circa_1886_
Circa 1886 is home to some of Charleston’s finest fare. With a wine list that boasts close to 280 bottles, and contemporary cuisine influenced by Charleston’s rich history, diners experience an intimate evening that won’t soon be forgotten. Complimentary parking and patio dining.
zero_george
Zero George is Charleston's premiere boutique hotel, a collection of five restored historic residential buildings set in a private landscaped courtyard enclave. The accommodations feature contemporary design and furnishings while specializing in personalized concierge services, Zero Café + Bar, and private cooking classes.
french_quarter_inn
Meticulously placed in the heart of the Historic District and overlooking the famous market area and St. Phillip's steeple, lies this AAA 4 Diamond landmark. Guests enjoy uncompromised service and abundant amenities that can only come from a small luxury hotel.
the_carolina_queen_private_charters
The Carolina Queen is Charleston’s only paddlewheel riverboat. Bring your group out for an amazing evening in a unique venue on one of the most beautiful harbors in the country! Our experienced staff will help you plan a perfect and unforgettable event.
palmetto_carriage_works
The oldest carriage company in the city, our tour guides have been driving carriages longer than anyone else. We offer free parking at our front door, an easy loading platform and 100% satisfaction guarantee. Experience value, and a guarantee! Come tour with us!
wentworth_mansion_
World class accommodations located in the heart of the Historic District. Rooms have king beds, whirlpools and fireplaces. Breakfast, afternoon reception, wireless Internet and parking included. 21 rooms of unparalleled beauty, accompanied by personalized service. Spa and restaurant on site.
rle_charleston_
RLE is a full-service event planning & creative design firm located in Charleston, SC. Focusing on your event, RLE aims to create events with service, quality, and style in mind while capturing the personality of the client.
stuart_laurence_salon
Having a complement of Bridal Hair Stylists and Make Up Artists, we have the talent to take good care of you on this very special day. Their artistry is unrivaled and their talent is sure to please. With inspiration from you we can hit the stars.
cru_catering
Voted Charleston’s #1 Caterer for 13 years, Cru Catering offers full service customized cuisine for events of all sizes. Whether you’re planning a small gathering or a wedding of your dreams, let our experts make your event one to remember.
82_queen_
Known for 31 years of gracious Southern hospitality and fresh, local, award-winning cuisine, our private dining rooms and exquisite brick courtyard create perfect settings to accommodate parties 10-36. Nestled in the historic French Quarter between Meeting and King Streets.
courtyard_by_marriott_charleston_historic_district
The Courtyard Historic District fuses high tech, high style and a premier central location with Charleston’s history and southern charm making it the unbeatable choice for business or leisure travel. 176 new guestrooms, heated pool, fitness center and dedicated concierge team.
king_charles_inn_
Located in the Historic District, this prime location places you within walking distance to world class dining, King Street shopping, and the City Market. The property boasts period reproduction rooms, terrace pool with fountain, restaurant, bar and lounge as well as free parking.
leo_events
LEO Events creates and executes award-winning destination events, corporate meetings, special events, and live experiences. LEO offers creative Lowcountry events and extraordinary client experiences including turn-key transportation as the only ADMEI accredited DMC in South Carolina.
king_street_studios
King Street Studios stunning, cinematic style caters to discerning clients who only expect the best in unique, artistic and fun Wedding and Portrait photography. Award Winning and rated "World's Best Wedding Photographers" by JunebugWeddings, they are an absolute must see!
sandlapper_water_tours
All aboard Sandlapper Tours’ 45ft motorized catamaran. History tours! Nature tours! Sunset cruises! Personalized tours scheduled daily with group rates! Beach parties! Lowcountry Boil! Customized private charters! Experience Charleston! Hear about her rich history! Discover her tideland treasures! Delight in her sunset-silhouetted steeples! Haunted harbor ghost tours.
zero_george
Zero George is Charleston's premiere boutique hotel, a collection of five restored historic residential buildings set in a private landscaped courtyard enclave. The accommodations feature contemporary design and furnishings while specializing in personalized concierge services, Zero Café + Bar, and private cooking classes.
modern_trousseau_charleston
Visit Modern Trousseau Charleston at 418 King Street, and experience couture in our comfortably elegant showroom. Select from our collection of exquisite bridal gowns direct from the runway — or shop exclusive designs — and receive the personalized attention of our talented consultants and designer, Callie Tein.
john_rutledge_house_inn_
Built in 1763 by John Rutledge, signer of the US Constitution, this historic inn offers guests elegant rooms in the original grand residence or charming rooms in the Inn’s carriage houses. Breakfast, afternoon tea and wireless Internet access all included. AAA Four Diamond.
bubba_gump_shrimp_co_
You’ll love what Bubba’s servin’ up! Come experience this delightful destination filled with fantastic food and fun, where each visit creates fresh memories for family and friends, and each visit tops the last.
sterling_events
Full service destination management & award winning event production company. 25+ years experience in meetings, special events planning, team building, corporate branding, & incentive travel. Creating memorable experiences offering “uniquely Charleston” historical, culinary & customized tours, unique venues, & famous local entertainment. ISES MPI SITE
sterling_events
Full service destination management & event planning company with 25+ years experience in meetings, special events, & incentive travel. Creating memorable Sterling experiences & offering “uniquely Charleston” venues, private mansions, transportation, decor, customized tours, & entertainment. ISES MPI SITE
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Shop Charleston's favorite Designer and Couture Consignment Store for inexpensive fabulous women's in season fashion clothing, shoes, handbags and jewelry. Great deals, friendly service and a free small pour of wine while you shop and buy during the afternoons.
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The Courtyard Historic District fuses high tech, high style and a premier central location with Charleston’s history and southern charm making it the unbeatable choice for business or leisure travel. 176 new guestrooms, heated pool, fitness center and dedicated concierge team.
cypress
Dinner only. Cypress opened in 2001 in downtown Charleston, S.C. Led by two-time James Beard nominee Craig Deihl, the restaurant’s team uses Lowcountry ingredients to showcase Deihl’s eclectic style as well as an in-house charcuterie program producing over 80 types of meats. Private dining available for groups up to 70 people.
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The private dining room at Cypress can accommodate rehearsal dinner parties of 30-72 guests. The room’s décor complements the original 1835 exposed brick walls with a bay window overlooking the main dining room and exhibition kitchen.
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Fresh by Frampton's is your wedding and event one stop shop. From unique, upscale rentals and candles to custom floral design we've got you covered! Give us a call to design your dream event with our talented team!
the_william_aiken_house
This 1810 National Historic Landmark in the heart of downtown blends Old World charm with modern sophistication. Indoor / outdoor spaces showcase period artwork and antiques, sweeping piazzas and private grounds, accentuated by unparalleled service and cuisine. Two overnight suites.
kings_courtyard_inn
In the heart of the Historic District, one block from the Market. This c. 1853 building has been restored with architectural and historic accuracy. Rates include continental breakfast, sherry in the lobby, afternoon wine & cheese reception and wireless Internet.
bulldog_tours
With over 25 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, our expertise in Charleston is legendary. Full service group tour planning offering guided tours, concierge service, plantation tours, shuttles & transports, motorcoach tour planning, companion programs, team building, and special events.
embassy_suites_historic_charleston
Original home of the 19th century Citadel, this National Historic Landmark Hotel features original heart of pine floors, spacious two-room suites, complimentary cooked to order breakfast and evening reception. Minutes from King Street boutiques, City Market, restaurants, and carriage tours.
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Totally non-smoking. Tucked away on a quiet pedestrian lane in the Historic District, one block from the Old City Market. Rates include continental breakfast, sherry in the lobby, afternoon wine & cheese reception and wireless Internet.
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Discover a memorable atmosphere with intimate spaces and a menu that tantalizes the palate. Host a cocktail reception on the patio, a dance competition in the ballroom, or chess game in boardroom; the possibilities are limited only by your imagination.
cibi_events
CiBi Events will make planning your wedding as enjoyable as the day itself. Our experience and innovation coupled with your dreams will create a wedding that is uniquely yours. Personal attention, dedication, and a stress-free experience: It's what you deserve.
embassy_suites_historic_charleston
Original home of the 19th century Citadel, this National Historic Landmark Hotel features original heart of pine floors, spacious two-room suites, complimentary cooked to order breakfast and evening reception. Minutes from King Street boutiques, the City Market, restaurants, and carriage tours.
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Charleston Stage, founded by playwright Julian Wiles in 1978, is South Carolina’s largest professional theatre company in residence at the Historic Dock Street Theatre. Charleston Stage provides a full season of plays, musicals and theatre-for-youth productions.
blossom
Blossom, located on historic East Bay Street, serves American cuisine highlighting the Lowcountry’s best seafood. Executive chef Adam Close offers simple, clean preparations, which feature ingredients sourced from area fishermen and local farmers. Private dining available for parties of 12-20.
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The new Courtyard by Marriott features 176 guestrooms, sophisticated ballroom space for up to 200, and outdoor garden vistas providing the perfect marriage of historic charm and contemporary surroundings. Our seasoned professionals will help you plan the wedding of your dreams.
breeze
It’s your most special day and every little detail helps to make it such. A Breeze wedding is truly the elegant Charleston wedding you always dreamed about, wrapped up with a bow.
the_governor_thomas_bennett_house
The Governor Thomas Bennett House, circa 1825, is one the most beautiful, historic homes in Charleston. Exceptional architectural details and an elliptical staircase grace this magical home. With a large piazza overlooking a formal garden, this antebellum setting is perfect for your event!
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Savvy Business Travel or Sophisticated Soirees... look no further than the brand new Courtyard by Marriott Charleston Historic District. Free WiFi , Starbucks Bistro, Fitness Center, Pool , 176 new guestrooms & large flexible meeting space in the city epicenter.
the_american_theater
Opened in 1942 as Charleston's premier movie house, The American Theater's roots are regal Art Deco architecture and timeless Hollywood glamour. Today this stylish and sophisticated event venue showcases a grand ballroom, vintage marquee and state-of-the-art cinema with stadium seating.
wentworth_mansion
World class accommodations located in the heart of the Historic District. Rooms have king beds, whirlpools and fireplaces. Breakfast, afternoon reception, wireless Internet and parking included. 21 rooms of unparalleled beauty, accompanied by personalized service. Spa and restaurant on site. Pet friendly rooms available.
the_society_house
Nestled in the center of historic Charleston’s shopping district on the corner of King and Society Streets, this tastefully appointed inn boasts spacious luxury suites with full kitchens, living room and unparalleled convenience to many of the city’s attractions.
bulldog_tours
As featured on The Travel Channel, Food Network, and in Southern Living, we offer the best history, culinary, and ghost tours in Charleston. Voted “Charleston’s Best Tour Company” the last four years. Exclusive access to Charleston’s Most Haunted Locations.
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Join us as we walk, talk and taste our way through Charleston. Daily tasting tours introduce guests to tasty bites at many great “food finds.” Go behind the scenes and visit with chefs, bakers, culinary experts and specialty shops.
kings_courtyard_inn
In the heart of the Historic District, one block from the market. This c. 1853 building has been restored with architectural and historic accuracy. Rates include continental breakfast, sherry in the lobby, afternoon wine & cheese reception and wireless Internet.
yoj_events
Yoj is a full-service event planning and design agency headquartered in Charleston, S.C. We work closely with our clients to construct a personal event that combines each client's vision with our strengths and resources.
butterfly_consignment_boutique_
Shop Charleston's favorite Designer and Couture Consignment Store for inexpensive fabulous women's in season fashion clothing, shoes, handbags and jewelry. Great deals, friendly service and a free small pour of wine while you shop and buy during the afternoons.
charleston_strolls_
Featured in Southern Living, New York Times, and AAA, this two-hour tour is the best overview of Charleston’s rich history, antebellum homes, architecture, gardens, and culture. Reservations Recommended. Departs from the Mills House Hotel at 10 am & 2 pm.
the_society_house
Nestled in the center of historic Charleston’s shopping district on the corner of King and Society Streets, this handsomely restored inn boasts 9 spacious luxury suites with grand windows, full kitchens and unparalleled convenience. Fine cuisine, great shopping and landmark homes are right outside your doorstep.
lowndes_grove_plantation
A National Historic Landmark, Downtown Charleston's last great waterfront estate boasts two indoor/outdoor venues with sunset views framed by live oaks: the 1786 Plantation House on expansive grounds, and a more intimate River House. Five charming overnight suites available.
harbourview_inn
Overlooking Charleston Harbor and Waterfront Park, this AAA 4 Diamond hotel offers guests unparalleled services and complimentary amenities including: wine and cheese reception, WI-FI and silver service breakfast delivered to your room to the harbor view terrace. Walk to everything.
charleston_s_finest_historic_tours
Our family has been living SC history since 1690 and we’d like to share it with you! Combine our historic city tour, 10:30am, with the Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, 12:30, for the #1 tour value in Charleston. Free downtown pick up at the Charleston Visitors Center (375 Meeting St.)
barksdale_house_inn
The Barksdale House Inn offers 13 uniquely decorated rooms which may include fireplaces and whirlpool baths. We serve a complimentary breakfast. Our rates include parking for 1 car per room. Afternoon sherry, iced tea, and a delicate bite are served daily.
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Martine P. Dulles, a Licensed Charleston Guide, and former NYC Metropolitan Museum docent, gives tours of historic Charleston, house museums and plantations in English or French. All tours are customized to your special interests.
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Departs Aquarium Wharf, 360 Concord St. downtown Charleston. Sail historic Charleston Harbor aboard the 84’ PRIDE. Three mast Schooner is USCG certified for 49 guests. Two hour relaxing day and sunset harbor sails. Come work the sails! Call for rates, schedules, reservations or book online at Zerve. Private charters available.
croghan_s_jewel_box
Corporate gifts from Croghan’s Jewel Box – we make your job easy by providing traditional, personalized Charleston gifts with stories about the lowcountry. Enhance your clients visit to this wonderful city! We’ll help you select gifts that will be enjoyed for years to come.
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Kate Thornton's focus is photojournalism, producing elegant candids in black & white and color. Her goal is to create a relaxed atmosphere that results in natural, intimate and beautiful images.
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The Magnolia Singers is an a cappella singing group that performs spirituals, poetry and stories indigenous to the South Carolina Lowcountry. This unique presentation includes rhythmic hand clapping, African drums and percussion.
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Bay Street provides the atmosphere of a traditional Biergarten, combined with the newest experience in beer. Enjoy Bavarian inspired, Southern made cuisine, alongside beers from around the world on tap behind the bar and directly at your table.
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Sail historic Charleston Harbor aboard SCHOONER PRIDE, an 84' three-masted tall-ship. Elegantly modeled after an 18th century coastal trading schooner. Up to 49 guests. Perfect for intimate weddings, receptions, private events, corporate retreats and team building. Catering available aboard.
bay_street_biergarten
Bay Street provides the atmosphere of a traditional Biergarten, combined with the newest experience in beer. Enjoy Bavarian inspired, Southern made cuisine, alongside beers from around the world on tap behind the bar and directly at your table.
bay_street_biergarten
Bay Street provides the atmosphere of a traditional Biergarten, combined with the newest experience in beer. Enjoy Bavarian inspired, Southern made cuisine, alongside beers from around the world on tap behind the bar and directly at your table.
charleston_promenades
Coming to Charleston? Charleston Prom will help you with your visit (hotel, restaurant, cultural event, house museums, etc.) Contact Martine P. Dullas, a licensed tour guide and former docent at the NYC Metropolitan Museum. See TripAdvisor.
charleston_water_taxi
On your way to your destination, enjoy Charleston's beautiful harbor. From dolphin sightings to a WWII Aircraft Carrier. Rides leave hourly 9am-8pm(11pm Friday and Saturday) March-November. See "Water Taxi" in guide index for more info.
woolfe_street_playhouse
Built in 1913, Woolfe Street Playhouse is a beautifully restored warehouse. This historic property has been transformed into an event space perfect for large galas in the main theater, receptions in the multi-use room, meetings, and cocktail parties in the foyer and lobby.
the_aiken_rhett_house
The city’s most intact antebellum urban complex (c. 1820). Historic interiors, surviving virtually unaltered since, 1858, have been conserved and stabilized. Many family objects are still found in the rooms for which they were purchased. $10.
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Experience Charleston’s history through art! Come face to face with stories of the South Carolina Lowcountry as seen through painting, miniature portraiture, sculpture, photographs and more at Charleston’s signature art museum. Complimentary cell phone tour (using your own phone) is offered with paid admission.
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The Carolina Queen, Charleston's only authentic Paddle Wheel vessel! This riverboat style vessel boasts 3 decks, 2 bars, an enclosed main salon, and plenty of room for dining and dancing! Call to reserve your next event! 400 passengers.
lordis_loft_salon_spa
Lordis Loft is an upscale Aveda Salon and Spa located in the heart of downtown Charleston. Our focus is to create a nurturing environment where you can relax and enjoy your special day. We offer a full range of salon services and body treatments for beauty and well-being.
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Perfectly located adjacent to the Medical University of South Carolina and in close proximity to Charleston's Historic District, this brand new hotel features views of the Ashley River, a beautiful outdoor pool, Express Start hot breakfast and free wireless Internet.
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This beautiful home on Charleston’s High Battery affords a glimpse of early 19th century elegance, style and comfort. Built in 1825, the house contains Alston family furniture, silver, books and paintings. Three piazzas offer incredible views of Charleston Harbor. In 1861, General Beauregard watched the bombardment of Ft. Sumter here.
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TripAdvisor Award of Excellence! We customize the perfect tour based on your interests from 2-hour general history tours to all-day excursions. Pub tours, costume tours, speaking engagements, event entertainment also offered. Appearances on Travel Channel, A&E, Lifetime, Syfy, ETV.
croghan_s_jewel_box
Corporate gifts from Croghan’s Jewel Box – we make your job easy by providing traditional, personalized Charleston gifts with stories about the lowcountry. Enhance your clients visit to this wonderful city! We’ll help you select gifts that will be enjoyed for years to come.
cru_cafe_catering
Voted Charleston's Best Caterer for 13 years, Cru Catering specializes in full service customized catering and bar service for events of all sizes. Additional divisions Cru On The Go offers a gourmet corporate box lunch service and Pit Cru serves up a variety of delicious BBQ.
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Pubs, pirates, patriots, police, priests, prostitutes... Charleston's history through the bottom of a glass! Stroll with our pirates to some of Charleston's most historic taverns and hear unusual, but true, stories … tales of early drinking habits, Prohibition-era criminals, and historical oddities.
embassy_suites_historic_charleston
Home of the original 19th century Citadel, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Within walking distance of many historic attractions including the market and the King Street boutiques and restaurants. Evening reception in our courtyard area overlooking Marion Square.
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“Charleston’s Huguenot House” was built in 1803 and is a premier example of Adam-style, or Federal, architecture. The garden Gate Temple and outstanding collection of American, English and French furnishings of the period capture the lifestyle of a wealthy, rice-planting family. Adults $10; children $5. Combination tickets available.
barksdale_house_inn
The Barksdale House Inn offers 13 uniquely decorated rooms which may include fireplaces and whirlpool baths. We serve a complimentary breakfast. Our rates include parking for 1 car per room. Afternoon sherry, iced tea, and a delicate bite are served daily.
charleston_pirate_tours
From walking tours to all-day chartered excursions, we customize the tour that covers your interests. Private, group, step-on, reunions, corporate events, costume tours, speaking engagements available. Appearances on Travel Channel, Lifetime, A&E, Syfy, and ETV! TripAdvisor Award of Excellence Winner!
brackish
Feather bow ties handcrafted locally in Charleston. Every tie is a sustainable work of art and a perfect addition to any southern wedding. We pride ourselves on genuine, intricate detail not found in mass production.
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Departs daily, mid-February through November from the Charleston Maritime Center, one block south of the Aquarium at 11:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm. Relax aboard a 1920’s replica “Bay Steamer” passenger yacht, Carolina Belle, and discover the unique history of Charleston’s Harbor on a 90 minute live narrated, non-stop tour. 300 passengers.
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Linking Downtown Charleston, Aquarium Wharf and Patriots Point (USS Yorktown). Hourly departures: Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina (:00), Waterfront Park/Historic Market Street (:15), Aquarium Wharf/Maritime Center (:30), Patriots Point/USS Yorktown (:45). $10 hop on/hop off pass. Kids 3 and under free.
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TripAdvisor Award of Excellence Winner! From general history & pirate walking tours to all-day, chartered excursions, we’ll customize the perfect outing for you. Pub tours, costume tours, speaking engagements, event entertainment also offered. Appearances on Travel Channel, A&E, Lifetime, Syfy, ETV.
woolfe_street_playhouse
Built in 1913, Woolfe Street Playhouse is a beautifully restored warehouse. This historic property has been transformed into an event space perfect for large galas in the main theater, receptions in the multi-use room, meetings, and cocktail parties in the foyer and lobby.
kitchen_208
Kitchen 208 offers a fast casual Southern breakfast, lunch, and Sunday Brunch. A whimsical menu with pastries, sandwiches, salads, coffee, wine and local beer. Relax inside our beautifully renovated 100-year-old cafe or on our shaded street side patio. Great fare, fresh air: served daily.
joseph_manigault_house
M-Sa 10am-5pm; Su 1-5pm (last tour 4:30pm). “Charleston’s Huguenot House” was built in 1803. The Garden Gate Temple and outstanding collection of American, English and French furnishings of the period capture the lifestyle of a wealthy, rice-planting family. Adults $10; children $5. Combination tickets available.
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One block from the historic Market area, Tommy Condon’s is a longtime Charleston tradition. Find an experience crafted after a true Irish pub, offering an atmosphere appropriate for families, couples and folks just looking to hoist a pint! Live Irish music Wednesday–Sunday nights.
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Recognized by Vogue and Marie Claire magazines as one of the top boutiques in the country, Hampden's 2,800 sq. ft. space on King Street stocks over 60 of the best designers in the world including Rag & Bone, Alexander Wang and Rebecca Taylor.
heyward_washington_house
Built in 1772, “Charleston’s Revolutionary War House” was the town-home of Thomas Heyward, Jr., Revolutionary patriot and signer of the Declaration of Independence. Located in the original walled portion of the city, the house features magnificent Charleston-made furniture and a formal 18th century garden. Adults $10; children $5. Combination tickets available.
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Grand Federal townhouse completed in 1808. Restored interior w/ elaborate ornamentation and a magnificent free-flying staircase. Set amid spacious gardens and furnished with period antiques, the house evokes the gracious lifestyle of the city's elite. $10. M-Sa 10am– 5pm, Su 2pm – 5pm. Last tour beings at 4:15 p.m.
easton_events
Easton is a full-service design and planning company committed to giving our clients truly honest, thoughtful direction as they journey through some of life's most memorable moments. We utilize our collective knowledge and experience to craft timeless, refined, yet original events.
nathaniel_russell_house_
Grand Federal townhouse completed in 1808. Restored interior w/ elaborate ornamentation and a magnificent free-flying staircase. Set amid spacious gardens and furnished with period antiques, the house evokes the gracious lifestyle of the city's elite. M-Sa 10am-5pm; Su 2-5pm. $10.
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Situated only moments to the historic district of Charleston, the beautiful and unique, "round" Holiday Inn Charleston Riverview captures the spirit of Charleston and invites you to enjoy the spectacular panoramic views of the Charleston cityscape and Ashley River.
kaminsky_s_baking_company
Cozy and eclectic, Kaminsky’s makes for the perfect place to grab a bite of something sweet or get a quick jolt of caffeine. The first thing to catch your eye upon entering Kaminsky’s is the rotating selection of delectable desserts, showcased proudly in the case by the front door.
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Offering The Historical Highlights of Charleston, The Ghosts of Charleston and customized private walking tours. Seventeen years conducting Charleston tours. No tour company can match our historical knowledge, service or quality. The New York Times/Southern Living/National Geographic Traveler.
bellelina_skincare_makeup_studio_spa
Unique and upscale studio in downtown Charleston is your personal beauty haven and one stop shop for all of your makeup needs. Onsite services for wedding parties for an affordable price. Exclusive spa packages for all your beauty needs.
hydrofly_watersports
HydroFly is the premier water sports company located in downtown Charleston dedicated to providing an unforgettable water experience in the low country. Whether its flyboading, paddle boarding, private boat charters or boat rentals, call us today to book your water excursion!
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Welcome aboard the Schooner Pride, Charleston's only 3-mast, tall ship. We sail daily March - early December offering Afternoon Dolphin Sails and Sunset Sails. Monthly special events include: Moonlight Cruises, Wine Tasting, Haunted Harbor Sails, Beer Tasting and Champagne Cruises.
charleston_water_taxi_
On your way to your destination, enjoy Charleston's beautiful harbor. From dolphin sightings to a Would War II Aircraft Carrier. Avoid the driving and parking hassle and take the Water Taxi. $10 All Day Pass and Kids 3 and under are Free! Rides depart hourly 9am to 8pm (11pm Friday and Saturday) March - November. Departure locations Charleston Harbor Resort/Marina (:00 min) Waterfront Park/Market St. (:15min) Aquarium/Maritime Center/Liberty Square (:30min) Patriots Point/USS Yorktown (:45min)
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The beautiful Major Peter Bocquet House at 95 Broad Street, built in 1770, is open to intimate, exclusive events. Owned by Luxury Simplified, the home is a perfect example of Georgian Architecture. Be sure to inquire about the company’s other exclusive event venues.
copper_penny_shooz
Copper Penny Shooz is Charleston's premiere lady's footwear salon. Showcasing beautifully crafted shoes from upscale designer labels such as Diane Von Furstenberg, Kate Spade, Corso Como, Jack Rogers, and Rowen—an award winning line created by the Copper Penny family of designers. Second location Mt. Pleasant.
heyward_washington_house
M-Sa 10am-5pm; Su 1-5pm (last tour 4:30pm). Built in 1772, “Charleston’s Revolutionary War House” was the town-home of Thomas Heyward, Jr. Features magnificent Charleston-made furniture and a formal 18th century garden. Adults $10; children $5. Combination tickets available.
best_western_sweetgrass
Located three miles from the Historic District, this hotel is easily accessible to Interstate 26 and 526 and offers a host of amenities including complimentary continental breakfast and high speed wireless internet, fitness center and Charleston’s largest outdoor pool.
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Charleston's most unique fleet! We can provide the perfect venue for your special event. Whether it's sailing on a tall ship, a private dinner cruise on a charter yacht or a social event for 300+, Charleston Harbor Tours has the vessel to meet your needs!
copper_penny
Breezy sophistication and fine quality define Copper Penny—pure Charleston! Our upscale women's boutique is a King Street institution, showcasing collections curated with a Southern eye—designer clothing, footwear, jewelry, accessories—everything you need to compose a distinctive wardrobe.
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Head to one of the area’s popular TBonz restaurants for lunch, dinner, or in-between and discover everything they have to offer. The extensive menu has a wide variety of appetizers, including acclaimed Tommy Texas Cheese Fries, entree salads, Certified Angus Beef steak and burgers, and fresh seafood.
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Kaminsky’s entices visitors into its cozy, coffee shop environs with a rotating selection of delectable, daily-made desserts, pastries, pies and other treats, in addition to heaping milkshakes, specialty coffees and cold beverage creations. A full beer, wine and liquor selection.
charleston_s_finest_historic_tours
Call for schedule. Experience the real charm and grace of Charleston with Charleston's Finest. See the historic city like you have never seen it before. Our family has been living South Carolina history since 1690 and we'd like to share it with you!
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Passion for my Craft. Personalized Care for my Clients. Rick Dean and his team capturing all of your cherished moments with a calming personality, allowing you to love the experience of your wedding day. Magic unfolds. Memories are forever.
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Open daily except New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Hours vary according to the season. Concessionaire ferries depart from Liberty Square in Charleston and from Patriots Point in Mt. Pleasant. America’s most tragic conflict ignited at Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861, when a chain reaction of social, economic and political events exploded into civil war. A powerful symbol to both the South and the North, Fort Sumter remains a memorial to all who fought to hold it. The fort may be visited by private boat or by ferry boat. Correspondences should be sent to park headquarters at 1214 Middle St., Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482.
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Transport yourself to France...Located on Society Street right off of King Street, third generation French Chocolatier Christophe Paume is creating an art of chocolates and pastries. Featuring hand-painted chocolates, french pastry, baguette sandwiches and french press coffee. Visit the French Chocolate Cafe.
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In 1864, the Hunley became the world’s first successful combat submarine and then mysteriously vanished. Lost at sea for over a century, the Hunley was recovered from the sea in 2000. See history unfolding during weekend tours of the Hunley. For tickets, call 1.877.4HUNLEY. For weekday large group tours, call 843.744.1488.
charleston_s_finest_historic_tours
Charleston's Finest offers daily tours to Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. Tour includes the nature tram ride through Audubon Swamp where you see birds and alligators in the wild, gardens, slave cabin and a guided tour of the mansion. A "must see" on your visit!
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Charleston’s public transportation system offers several ways to get all over Charleston. It is now free to ride DASH (Downtown Area Shuttles). These shuttles run through-out the peninsula to major shops and attractions.
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In the heart of historic downtown Charleston, High Cotton is the ultimate setting for distinctive wedding events. With its blend of Southern style and sophistication, High Cotton takes wedding celebrations, rehearsal dinners, receptions and luncheons to new heights.
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America’s first museum showcases a variety of fascinating artifacts that tell the story of Lowcountry cultural and natural history. Whether you have an interest in early Southern furniture, historic textiles or the Civil War, the Charleston Museum has something for everyone in your family.
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Lectures & storytelling presentations in period apparel that keep audiences of all ages on the edges of their seats! Customized presentations available. TripAdvisor Award of Excellence Winner. Appearances in Travel Channel, A&E, Lifetime, Syfy, & ETV.
charleston_s_finest_historic_tours
We provide experienced, licensed guides with our transportation or yours. We design tours just for you: private, group, walking, step-on guides, family or military reunions and corporate groups. For that special tour, call Charleston's Finest!
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WED will fulfill your wishes with our attention to detail, personal service and innovative style. WED's services are unique in that we focus on function and design. Our event planners offer a combination of creative and organizational touches that will enhance any celebration.
hydrofly_watersports
HydroFly is the premier water sports company of downtown Charleston dedicated to providing an unforgettable water experience in the low country. whether its flyboading, paddle boarding, private boat charters or boat rentals, call us today to book your water excursion!
holiday_inn_charleston_historic_downtown
The Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown, situated on the corner of Meeting and Woolfe Street blends contemporary luxury with traditional southern hospitality offering an inviting and open atmosphere where guests can relax, conduct business or simply gather with family and friends.
caviar_bananas_gourmet_market_cafe
From the ordinary to the extraordinary, Caviar & Bananas offers an epicurean experience to excite the senses. This upscale specialty food destination features gourmet prepared foods, sandwiches, salads, sushi, artisanal cheeses, charcuterie, beer, wine, an espresso bar and more! Open 7 days. Second location in the City Market Great Hall: 188 Meeting Street.
pearlz_oyster_bar
Voted Best Raw Bar, Oysters, and Happy Hour in Charleston by City Paper readers, this eclectic little oyster bar is a fun place to go for the freshest seafood around. Both Pearlz Oyster Bar locations feature an assorted mix of raw shellfish and Lowcountry favorites and raw bar.
sticky_fingers_ribhouse
Known for our award-winning hickory-smoked meats and barbecue sauces. The very first Sticky Fingers Smokehouse opened in Mt. Pleasant, SC in 1992 by three lifelong friends. We specialize in accommodating large parties. Banquet space, off-site catering, box lunches and delivery at your convenience available.
the_charleston_museum
America’s first museum showcases a variety of fascinating artifacts that tell the story of Lowcountry cultural and natural history. Whether you have an interest in early Southern furniture, historic textiles or the Civil War, the Charleston Museum has something for everyone in your group!
halls_chophouse
Halls Chophouse is a family owned restaurant valuing hospitality and a dining experience that guests revere. Dinner is served seven nights a week and a fabulous Gospel Brunch is offered on Sundays, all with live music. Halls Chophouse…bringing Southern hospitality to the American Steakhouse.
charleston_pirate_tours
TripAdvisor Award of Excellence Winner! In authentic costume, Eric Lavender & his parrot lead you on a walking tour that brings Blackbeard and Charleston’s other pirates to life. Pirate-Ghost tours also available. Appearances: Travel Channel, A&E, Lifetime, Syfy, and ETV.
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From walking tours to all-day chartered excursions, we customize the tour to cover your interests. Private, group, step-on, reunions, corporate events, costume tours, speaking engagements available. Appearances on Travel Channel, Lifetime, A&E, Syfy, and ETV! TripAdvisor Award of Excellence Winner!
aiken_rhett_house_
The expansive Aiken-Rhett House (c. 1818) stands as the city’s most intact antebellum urban complex. Historic interiors have been conserved and stabilized, having survived virtually unaltered since 1858. Many family objects are still found in the rooms for which they were purchased. $10. MC, V, D.
high_cotton
In the heart of historic downtown Charleston, High Cotton is the ultimate setting for distinctive wedding events. With its blend of Southern style and sophistication, High Cotton takes wedding celebrations, rehearsal dinners, receptions and luncheons to new heights.
hydrofly_watersports
Inshore, nearshore or offshore, HydroFly fishes it all. Our USCG Captains have a combined fishing experience of over 40 years and are dedicated to providing an exceptional customer experience. Call today and let us help make your visit to the low country one for the memory books!
hydrofly_watersports
HydroFly is the premier water sports company of downtown Charleston offering supervised flyboard lessons. Easy enough to learn in 5 minutes and exciting enough to never forget! Let one of our certified flyboard instructors get you up and flying today!
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Discover the perfect setting for your next visit. Situated in the city’s oldest quarter and nestled between King and Meetings streets Renaissance Charleston boasts boutique accommodations and modern day amenities. Keeping with the décor of the region, you’ll find a memorable atmosphere complimented with modern luxuries.
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Just off the historic Market area, a favorite among locals, Bocci’s is known for their fresh pastas, homemade sauces, veal, chicken and seafood. When combined with an excellent wine list, gourmet coffees, and desserts, Bocci’s delivers an Italian dining experience unique to downtown.
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Call for schedule: Experience the real charm and grace of Charleston with Charleston's Finest. See the historic city like you have never seen it before. Our family has been living South Carolina history since 1690 and we'd like to share it with you!
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Known for our award-winning hickory-smoked meats and barbecue sauces. The very first Sticky Fingers Smokehouse opened in Mt. Pleasant, SC in 1992 by three lifelong friends. We specialize in accommodating large parties. Banquet space, off-site catering, box lunches and delivery at your convenience available.
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We provide experienced, licensed guides with our transportation or yours. We design tours just for you: private, group, walking, step-on guides, family or military reunions and corporate groups. For that special tour, call Charleston's Finest!
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Let our local experts take the hassle out of planning your group's golf outing. We can help you select the best course for your group's specific needs and ensure that no detail is overlooked – all at no cost to you.
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This long-time Charleston tradition provides an experience crafted after a true Irish pub. The "live" sounds of Ireland can be heard every Wednesday through Sunday night. You can sit back and listen or join in. With 20 beers on tap and 15 local and craft brew bottles Tommy’s is the perfect place to grab a bite or hoist a pint.
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The acclaimed Forbes Four Star Charleston Grill features a unique blend of Southern, French and Contemporary cuisines while live jazz creates an elegant, yet relaxed ambiance. From the impeccable service to the 1,300-label wine list, Charleston Grill is a favorite among locals.
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Charleston's Finest offers daily tours to Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. Tour includes the nature tram ride through Audubon Swamp where you see birds and alligators in the wild, gardens, slave cabin and a guided tour of the mansion. A "must see" on your visit!
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Voted "Best Rooftop Bar" year after year. The Rooftop bar at The Vendue Inn combines live music, a casual atmosphere and one of the most captivating views downtown to create an unparalleled experience for locals and visitors alike.
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America’s first museum showcases a variety of fascinating artifacts that tell the story of Lowcountry cultural and natural history. Visitors will be transported back through time, viewing objects from ancient fossils and an enormous whale skeleton to elegant costumes and Civil War artifacts.
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Burwell's Stone Fire Grill's stunning renovation represents classic Charleston dining, housing a premier culinary team passionate about prime steak, local seafood, and hospitality that guests crave. One of the newest hot spots downtown, and clearly the next generation of great steakhouses!
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Save $ and tour Charleston by land and by sea with two of the most experienced and reputable tour companies in town. Includes 90 minute, live-narrated harbor history tour and one hour carriage tour. Tours may be taken on separate days. Tickets may be purchased at either location: Charleston Harbor Tours - 10 Wharfside St. Charleston, SC 29401 or Palmetto Carriage Works - 8 Guignard St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.8145
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Dana Cubbage specializes in fun, fresh, authentic wedding + engagement photography for fabulous couples. Providing every couple with stunning images and an amazing client experience from beginning to end is her goal, because she believes they don’t deserve anything less!
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Dating to 1825 and located on Charleston’s High Battery, guided tours invite visitors to step into a world of Antebellum elegance and style. Visitors will see furniture, silver and paintings original to the Alston family, and breathtaking views of the harbor from the second-floor piazza.
butcher_bee
A craft sandwich shop serving honest to goodness sandwiches made with fresh, seasonal ingredients. Open for lunch daily, dinner on Thursdays, and late night Fridays and Saturdays.
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Grand Federal townhouse completed in 1808. Restored interior with elaborate ornamentation and a magnificent free-flying staircase. Set amid spacious gardens and furnished with period antiques, the house evokes the gracious lifestyle of the city’s elite. $10.
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From paddle boarding to flyboarding, HydroFly is the premier water sports company located in downtown Charleston dedicated to providing an unforgettable water experience in the low country. Don't float down the main stream, call us today and book your eco-paddle adventure!
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Charleston's most inclusive combination tour! See Charleston by land and sea and save $ too! Includes 90 minute harbor tour, one hour carriage tour, and admission to Boone Hall Plantation. Tour may be take over different days. Tickets must be purchased at Charleston Harbor Tours ticket office or online.
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Charleston's best harbor tour! Live Narrated by our USCG Captain. Departs mid-February through December (see website for full schedule). See the "Holy City" from the water. Enjoy up close views of Ft. Sumter and 75 other points of interest.
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The city’s most intact antebellum urban complex (c. 1820). Historic interiors, surviving virtually unaltered since 1858, have been conserved and stabilized. Many family objects are still found in the rooms for which they were purchased. $10. M-Sa 10am– 5pm, Su 2pm–5pm. Last tour beings at 4:15 p.m.
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Experience Charleston's history through art! Come face-to-face with stories of the South Carolina Lowcountry as seen through painting, miniature portraiture, sculpture, photography, and more at Charleston's signature art museum. Complimentary cell phone tour is offered with admission.
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We are Charleston's oldest bartending service started in 1978 having satisfied many happy brides over the years with different bar plans and competitive rates to meet your budget. Our staff are fully insured TIPS trained professionals for your protection.
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Martine P. Dulles, a Licensed Charleston Guide, and former NYC Metropolitan Museum docent, gives tours of historic Charleston, house museums and plantations in English or French. All tours are customized to your special interests.
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The Macintosh explores the breadth of Lowcountry flavors in a comfortable setting. Executive chef and partner Jeremiah Bacon creates upscale, American cooking using the seasonal bounty provided by local farmers and fishermen throughout the menu.
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The Sound of Charleston offers an ongoing series of musical concerts in historic Circular Congregational Church. Each concert of approximately 75 minutes features a range of music that is evocative of Charleston's rich musical heritage.
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The acclaimed Mobil Four-Star Charleston Grill features a unique balance of Southern, French and Contemporary cuisines by Chef Michelle Weaver, jazz from The Quentin Baxter Jazz Ensemble, impeccable service and a nearly 1,300-label wine list. Charleston Grill is a favorite among locals.
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Mystery, history and wonder…that’s what our tours are about. Looking for the original (since 1996)? That’s us. Highlight: The spectacular Unitarian Church Graveyard (1772) at night. The History Channel, and hundreds of other national and international media accolades.
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Cru Café, is Charleston’s hidden gem receiving accolades and write-ups yearly thanks to John Zucker’s ambition to offer a delicious gourmet twist to comfort food. Cru Café opened in 2002 and is ranked as one of Charleston’s top eateries.
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Cozy and eclectic, Kaminsky’s makes for the perfect place to grab a bite of something sweet or get a quick jolt of caffeine. The first thing to catch your eye upon entering Kaminsky’s is the rotating selection of delectable desserts, showcased proudly in the case by the front door.
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Kudu Coffee & Craft Beer serves freshly roasted coffee prepared by skilled baristas and has over 20 rotating taps, which can be enjoyed in their spacious courtyard with a sandwich, pastry or slice of quiche prepared daily by local bakeries.
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Located in an 18th Century building, this unique shop is a menagerie of designer and estate jewelry, beautiful antique silver and unusual gifts. Specializing in exquisite ideas for events. Over 100 years on King Street and is the place for locals to shop.
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Enjoy a unique experience combining two of Charleston's most respected and reliable tour attractions. These tours reveal two very different sides of our beautiful historic city, and comprise an exciting adventure for the whole family. Transportation not included. Tickets may be purchased at either location: Charleston Harbor Tours - 10 Wharfside St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.1112 charlestonharbortours.com or Boone Hall Plantation - 1235 Long Point Rd., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 boonehallplantation.com.
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Martine P. Dulles, a Licensed Charleston Guide, and former NYC Metropolitan Museum docent, gives tours of historic Charleston, house museums and plantations in English or French. All tours are customized to your special interests.
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Fun, eclectic restaurant serving the very best fresh seafood Charleston has to offer. Mix of raw shellfish, local seafood, Lowcountry recipes and regional favorites. Raw bar offers a variety of oysters and fresh seasonal shellfish, and a full-service bar serves up cold beers and unique cocktails.
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TripAdvisor Award of Excellence Winner! In authentic costume, master storyteller Eric Lavender & his parrot lead you on a walking tour that brings Blackbeard & Charleston’s many other pirates to life. Appearances on Travel Channel, Lifetime, A&E, Syfy, and ETV!
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The acclaimed Forbes Four Star Charleston Grill features a unique blend of Southern, French and Contemporary cuisines while live jazz creates an elegant, yet relaxed ambiance. From the impeccable service to the nearly 1,300-label wine list, Charleston Grill is a favorite among locals.
the_sound_of_charleston
The Sound of Charleston offers an ongoing series of musical concerts in historic Circular Congregational Church. Each concert of approximately 75 minutes features a range of music that is evocative of Charleston's rich musical heritage.
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Traditional Lowcountry dishes, including shrimp & creamy grits, omelets, stuffed French toast & specialty pancakes. Our famous tomato pie or bacon bourbon pecan pie, the shrimp bacon & fried green Tomato sandwich or the Dixie Burger & pastries. As seen on Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives. Like us on Facebook.
7th Annual Charleston Classic Basketball Tournament
November 20-23, 2014. The Charleston Classic is a NCAA Men’s Invitational Tournament held each year at the TD Arena in historic Charleston. Includes eight teams playing 12 games during a four-day weekend. The teams participating in the seventh annual event include Akron, Cornell, Miami (Fla.), Penn State, South Carolina and Southern California. (Final two teams TBA).
The Charleston Music Hall
Boasting the best acoustics in town, the Music Hall is a listening room: an intimate theatre in which the audience and the artist can interact on a more personal level. The hall hosts everything from rock shows to local jazz to ballet to theatre.
11th Annual Charleston International Antiques Show
Antiques Show, March 21 - 23 & Preview Party, March 20. 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.
19 Broad Street Properties
Location! Location! Location! The Jacobson Building, on one of America's Top 10 Great Streets offers clean, comfortable and spacious accommodations for 2-11 in the heart of Historic Charleston. Enjoy an easy stroll to all Historic District attractions.
196 Rutledge Avenue Inn
Spacious, fully furnished, marble throughout, hardwood floors, and full kitchens. Newly Renovated in historic district across from renowned Hominy Grill. Choose from 2BR/2.5 BA Units or 1 BR/1BA units with off street parking. Total of 5 to choose from.
21 East Battery Bed & Breakfast
This privately owned bed and breakfast is nestled within the urban compound of Charleston's historic 1825 Edmondston-Alston House. Here, in what was once the stables, carriage house and slave quarters, is a sequestered guest lodging. Newly refurbished.
2nd Sunday on King
From 1-5pm each month, King Street is closed to all vehicular traffic from Queen Street north to Calhoun, as businesses invite the public to enjoy the best shopping, dining and services the region has to offer indoors, on the sidewalks and in the street.
32 Charlotte Street Cottage
Secluded, elegantly restored and furnished kitchen house in heart of historic district. Behind gates on acre of lush gardens, 2 bedroom, 1-1/2 bath home has the feel of a European villa. Full kitchen, washer/dryer, parking, luxury linens. Walk to all. 3 night minimum.
32 Charlotte Street Cottage
Secluded, elegantly restored and furnished kitchen house in heart of historic district. Behind gates on acre of lush gardens, 2 bedroom, 1-1/2 bath home has the feel of a European villa. Full kitchen, washer/dryer, parking, luxury linens. Walk to all. 3 night minimum.
34 West Theater Company
Original live theater in the heart of Charleston! Whether it’s our hilarious DOO WOPS AND BEAUTY SHOPS or the thrilling DANGEROUS CORNER, we invite you to relax, unwind and laugh with friends. Fun drinks and savory bites are standing by.
36th Annual Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
September 27 - October 28, 2012. A variety of the peninsula's private dwellings open their doors to the public during this series of tours that touch on architecture, decorative arts and historic significance of each featured property. Proceeds benefit the Preservation Society of Charleston.
67th Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens
The Festival of Houses & Gardens, March 20 - April 19. Tours highlight American architecture & arts in approx.150 downtown Charleston’s grandest, private houses & gardens from Georgian & antebellum periods & into early 20th century. Tickets: online or 843.722.3405.
82 Queen
Nestled in Charleston's French Quarter for the past 32 years, 82 Queen is known for it's gracious hospitality and Chef Steven Lusby's seasonal menus which represent the best in fresh Southern cuisine. 11 quaint dining areas and a brick courtyard surrounding a mammoth magnolia tree.
A & B Fishing and Eco Tours, LLC
Whether it is fishing the harbor and jetties for big reds and sharks or nearshore waters and wrecks for Spanish mackerel and spadefish, Capt. Von Harten will ensure that your time on the water will be memorable and enjoyable. Kids are always welcome!
A & B Fishing and Eco Tours, LLC
Whether it is fishing the harbor and jetties for big reds and sharks or nearshore waters and wrecks for Spanish mackerel and spadefish, Capt. Von Harten will ensure that your time on the water will be memorable and enjoyable. Kids are always welcome!
A Lowcountry Tasting
Come for a delicious Lowcountry tasting in a private home and garden. Get the inside on which restaurants are making mouth's water in Charleston! Find out where to get the local ingredients and recipes to make your own "Soul Food".
A Southern Bartender
The oldest bartending service in Charleston. Our staff are trained, professsional mixologists with several different bar plans to fit your budget. We are fully insured and TIPS trained for your protection. "Let us handle the bar."
A Student's Tour
Educational, fun & memorable experience designed just for your students as they explore over 300 years of history, sites and stories about US, SC, African-American, Civil/Revolutionary wars, religious, architecture, pirates, fires, earthquake, hurricanes or cemetery walk with ghostly friends & more! Reservations.
A Student's Tour
For school groups looking to explore over 300 years of fascinating stories. Tour menu: US, SC, African-American, Civil/Revolutionary war history, religious, architecture, pirates, fires, earthquake, hurricanes. Underground museum walk with ghostly friends! Memorable, fun learning experience by bus or walk. Reservations 843.556.0664.
A Walk About Charleston
Take a 90 minute walking tour of Historic Charleston, SC. Visit some of Americas most beautiful homes and stately gardens. Tours offered daily! Call 843-343-9255 for reservations. $5 discount to all guests.
A.W. Shuck’s Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar
Newly remodeled! Charleston’s original raw bar and restaurant on historic Market Street. A selection of the best seafood dishes in Charleston, including award-winning stuffed shrimp entrée, she-crab soup, and a seafood casserole that’s something of a legend among locals! Fresh-off-the-boat fish specials.
Aaron’s Deli
A Hyman establishment since 1890. Aaron’s Deli is a New York style deli with Southern hospitality. Serving great deli sandwiches, po-boys and huge burgers. Aaron’s is located next door to Hyman’s Seafood and is a Hyman’s family business for 23 years.
Aaron’s Deli
Aaron’s Deli is a New York style deli with Southern hospitality. Serving great deli sandwiches, po-boys and huge burgers. Aaron’s is located next door to Hyman’s Seafood and is a Hyman’s family business for 23 years.
Adventure Harbor Tours
Let the adventure begin! 2.5 hour trips out to beautiful and secluded Morris Island for history and shell/sharks teeth hunting expeditions. Or jump on board for 90 minute eco/dolphin tours. Not for you? Grab your cooler for a sunset cruise!
Adventure Harbor Tours
Let the adventure begin! 2.5 hour shell and sharks teeth hunting excursions out to beautiful and uninhabited Morris Island, with 30 minute history tour included. Or, jump on a 3 hr harbor history tour and go where the other tour boats can't!
Adventure Sightseeing Tours
Adventure Sightseeing is a Charleston family-owned business. We have been providing the most comprehensive tours of Historic Charleston for over 26 years. We have fully licensed and personable guides to show you the city in all her splendor.
Affordabike Bicycle Shop
Most affordable bike rentals in Charleston! Free golf-cart shuttle will pick you up before and drop you off after your rental. We have cruisers, hybrids, road bikes, tandems, and options for kids. Cruisers start at $20/day. Rentals include locks, helmets, and baskets.
Affordabike Bicycle Shop
Come 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.
Affordabike Bicycle Shop
Most affordable bike rentals in Charleston! Free golf-cart shuttle will pick you up before and drop you off after your rental. We have cruisers, hybrids, road bikes, tandems, and options for kids. Cruisers start at $20/day. Rentals include locks, helmets, and baskets.
Alan’s Talk of the Towne
Historic City tour features the Market, Rainbow Row, the mansions South of Broad and stops at the Battery with the most experienced guide in the industry. Two-hour tours include Edmondston-Alston House. Departs Charleston Visitor Center 9:15am Mon-Sat., 11:45am and 2:45pm daily.
Alan’s Talk of the Towne
Historic City tour features the Market, Rainbow Row, the mansions South of Broad and stops at the Battery with the most experienced guide in the industry. Two-hour tours include Edmondston-Alston House. Visitor Center (375 Meeting St.) 9:15 Mon-Sat., 11:45 and 2:45 daily.
Amen Street Fish and Raw Bar
Amen Street Fish and Raw Bar, located in the heart of Charleston's Historic District, specializes in fresh, local, sustainable seafood. We have a wide variety of oysters, clams, shellfish and fish. Full service bar with extensive wine, beer, cocktail list.
Amen Street Fish and Raw Bar
Amen Street Fish & Rawbar is located in the heart of downtown Charleston. Specializing in fresh, local, sustainable seafood dishes. Amen Street offers quintessential Lowcountry cuisine. Our rawbar features the best variety of fresh shellfish and seafood in Charleston.
An Epicurean Feast, Inc.
When it comes to corporate events, an epicurean feast, inc., is all business! From breakfast conferences, to formal dinners with meetings and lunch in between, we will deliver exceptional service and exquisite cuisine to make your event a true success!
An Original Pub Tour of Charleston – Lesesne Tour Co.
Come explore Charleston's local beer scene and the unique history behind Lowcountry brewing. Experience historic pubs and breweries while enjoying cold beverages, delicious appetizers, and an intimate guided tour with local guides. Group rates available for all occasions! Reservations required.
An Original Pub Tour of Charleston – Lesesne Tour Co.
From Irish Pubs to English taverns & former speakeasies, let us show you Charleston with local flavor! Treat yourself to a personalized history tour with experienced guides. Custom group tours available. Tour lasts 2.5 hours. Appetizers included in tour price. Reservations required.
Ann Caldwell and the Magnolia Singers
The Magnolia Singers is an a cappella singing group that performs spirituals, poetry and stories indigenous to the South Carolina Lowcountry. This unique presentation includes rhythmic hand clapping, African drums and percussion.
Ann Caldwell and the Magnolia Singers
The Magnolia Singers is an a cappella singing group that performs spirituals, poetry and stories indigenous to the South Carolina Lowcountry. This unique presentation includes rhythmic hand clapping, African drums and percussion.
Another Broken Egg Cafe
Savor a Lowcountry southern twist on your favorite breakfast & brunch classics! ABEC boasts a cozy, French country atmosphere located in the heart of Charleston’s Historic District. Ask to view our Distinctively Charleston menu.
Anson Restaurant
Open Su-Th 5:30-10pm;F-Sa 5:30-11pm, Bar Opens Daily at 4pm. Charleston flavors and elegant decor in the heart of the old City Market. Specializing in delicious seafood caught daily in Charleston waters. Crispy whole flounder, shrimp & grits, oysters, intimate dining. Private rooms available.
AquaSafaris Inshore & Offshore Fishing
Charleston’s premier resource for fishing adventures -Reserve the Gulfstream for an action-packed day of offshore fishing or explore inshore waters for redfish, sea trout and sheepshead, AquaSafaris will coordinate your fishing charter. Rates include vessels, licenses and everything you need to enjoy fishing.
Atrium Art Gallery
Atrium 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.
Atrium Art Gallery
Atrium 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.
Barksdale House Inn
The Barksdale House Inn offers 13 uniquely decorated rooms which may include fireplaces and whirlpool baths. We serve a complimentary breakfast. Our rates include parking for 1 car per room. Afternoon sherry, iced tea, and a delicate bite are served daily.
Battery Carriage House Inn
Romantic and cozy historic carriage house inn on the famous Battery Park (White Point Gardens) which overlooks the harbor. Elegant Small Hotels says: “This is definitely the right spot for a gracious, relaxing, European-style getaway south of the Mason-Dixon line."
Battery Carriage House Inn
Romantic and cozy historic carriage house inn on the famous Battery Park (White Point Gardens) which overlooks the harbor. Elegant Small Hotels says: “This is definitely the right spot for a gracious, relaxing, European-style getaway south of the Mason-Dixon line."
BB&T Charleston Wine + Food Festival®
March 6-9, 2014. Discover the distinctive flavors of the Lowcountry and uniquely Charleston experiences while interacting with and learning from the country’s best chefs, authors and beverage professionals.
Beads on Cannon
Two 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.
Beads on Cannon
Two 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!
Belmond Charleston Place
The event designers at Belmond Charleston Place are your one-stop resource for on and off-site weddings and events. From the initial phone call to night of, our seasoned professionals will ensure every detail is customized and every expectation is exceeded.
Belmond Charleston Place
From the sophisticated, garden-like setting of The Palmetto Cafe to the spectacular chandeliers in the elegant Grand Ballroom, Belmond Charleston Place offers more than 40,000 sq. ft. of exquisite on-site event space for your big day.
Belmond Charleston Place
Located at the very heart of downtown Charleston and within walking distance of all the major attractions, Belmond Charleston Place offers 435 luxurious guest rooms and suites, perfect for all of your guest accommodation needs.
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 Women
Famous 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.
Best Chefs America
Best Chefs America has interviewed more than 5,000 chefs across the country to find out which chefs they think are the best. Covering 1100+ cities across the U.S., Best Chefs America is the ultimate guide to dining.
Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre and Shoppe
Live comedy theatre in a cozy setting -- clean comic whodunit shows, volunteer audience participation, a la carte appetizers, drinks, and desserts. Featuring Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery, Sherlock Holmes and the Charleston History Mystery, Heist, Heist Baby, and more!
Bloom at Belmond Charleston Place
Whether it's a wedding for 100 or 1,000 guests, our award-winning staff at BLOOM, located at Belmond Charleston Place, specializes in making your floral dreams a reality. We can create romantic, garden-inspired designs or minimalist artistic expressions that interpret your design philosophy.
Blue Bicycle Books
Blue 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 Ellis
A 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.
Bocci's Italian Restaurant
A local favorite! Service in a casual, comfortable, ethnic setting. Bocci’s chefs are known for their authentic specialties like Tuscan, duck and grilled salmon. Excellent wine list, a variety of gourmet coffees, and desserts. Italian dining on par with New York’s “Little Italy.”
Boone's Bar
Our family owned restaurant is recognized for an affordable rotating selection of bourbon, craft beer and handmade cocktails. Our menu features fresh burgers and unique lowcountry inspired dishes made from high-quality ingredients. We are located conveniently between the Market area and Upper King.
Boone's Bar
This multi-story venue features three bars, the best live musicians and a relaxing outdoor patio. Perfect for a casual dinner date or exciting night out. Boone’s is conveniently located between The Market and Upper King. Stop in and remember to Sit. Stay. Drink.
Boone's Bar
Boone’s Bar is a family owned restaurant and versatile event space, conveniently located between the Market area and Upper King. Our multi-story venue features three bars and a relaxing outdoor patio. Stop in and remember to Sit. Stay. Drink.
Brad and Jennifer Moranz Present
Bringing their Broadway experience to Charleston, Brad and Jennifer Moranz create spectacular musical variety shows for the whole family presented throughout the year, culminating with the Lowcountry’s longest running holiday show, “the Charleston Christmas Special” – seen by thousands each year. Group sales available!
Brewery Bus Tours of Charleston
Celebrate local breweries on our exclusive new Brew Bus Tour of Charleston! Craft beer tastings and behind-the-scenes brewery tours. Hear the history of beer, bootleggers, and bathtub gin from experienced guides. Treat yourself to some local flavor! Groups, customized private tours available. Reservations required.
Brick Lane Catering
Brick Lane Catering is a unique full service caterer specializing in hand crafted custom menus. We strive to set ourselves apart by delivering memorable, flavorful and appealing cuisine. We invite you to let us create your next unforgettable event.
Brick Lane Catering
Brick Lane Catering is a unique catering company specializing in creative custom menus that offer a variety of culinary styles and flavors. We work with the best vendors in Charleston to make sure all your event needs are filled.