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.
upstairs_at_vincent_chicco_s
We serve authentic Italian-American fare, vibrant drinks, and a good time in a classic setting. Offering a private banquet room to host up to 100 guests, our sophisticated space is ideal for receptions, corporate luncheons and private dinners.
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.
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.
the_spectator_hotel
The Spectator Hotel, a 41-room boutique hotel reflects the opulence of the 1920’s. Butler service, on-site lounge and gourmet breakfast delivered to your room promises to fulfill our guests every wish. Steps from Historic Charleston City Market. Opening spring 2015.
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.
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 Companyť the last five years. Exclusive access to Charleston's Most Haunted Locations.
planters_inn
Named #1 Best U.S. Hotel by Travel + Leisure, which says “Staying at the Planters Inn is akin to an overnight with well-to-do friends in their old Charleston mansion.” Elegant guest rooms located in the heart of the Historic District. Cuisine by acclaimed Peninsula Grill.
hank_s_seafood_restaurant
Voted Best Seafood Restaurant for 15 consecutive years by the Charleston City Paper Hank's Seafood is housed in a beautifully restored 100-year-old warehouse located one block from the Charleston City Market. The lively community table is very popular with solo travelers.
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.
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.
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.
french_quarter_art_gallery_association
Over 25 Galleries within walking distance in the French Quarter of downtown Charleston (see website for map). French Quarter Art Walks are the First Friday of March, May, October and December from 5 to 8pm.
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.
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.
schooner_pride
The Schooner Pride is Charleston's only 3 mast, tall ship and she makes the perfect venue for an intimate wedding ceremony, reception or just a relaxing sail to kick off a great wedding in Charleston!
the_spa_at_belmond_charleston_place
The Spa at Charleston Place exudes luxury. Named “A Top 10 Spa for North America” by Condé Nast Traveler, The Spa offers signature spa services, including facials, massages and wraps all in a soothing and stress-free environment.
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.
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
upstairs_at_virginia_s
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.
victor_social_club_
A chic, classic, sophisticated place to have a cocktail and cuisine. Offering a diverse wine list & cocktails that each tells a tale of their own. We pay homage to the social club legend, serving local classics boasting with flavors from around the world.
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.
charleston_convention_group_services_inc_
Our licensed and professional guides represent the most experienced tour professionals in the Charleston area. Call us today for step-on guide service, walking tours, educational programs or a customized package for your group. Bilingual guides available; Member NTA & MPI
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.
south_carolina_aquarium
It's Your Event. Make Waves. Transform our world-class Aquarium into your unforgettable wedding venue. With the impressive Great Ocean Tank or the picturesque Charleston Harbor as the backdrop, your unique celebration will leave a lasting impression.
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.
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.
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 five years. Exclusive access to Charleston's Most Haunted Locations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
lulakate
The LulaKate bridesmaid collection features flattering and timeless silhouettes in a wide range of fabrics and colors. We are proud to be designed in Charleston and sewn in the garment district of NYC.
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 lush private grounds, accentuated by unparalleled service and cuisine.
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.
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.
the_vendue
A charming boutique hotel located in the heart of Charleston's French Quarter, and is housed in a collection of warehouse buildings dating back to 1780. Centrally located and only steps away from many of the city’s renowned galleries, restaurants and attractions.
belmond_charleston_place_
Historic Charleston's premier hotel just minutes from famous 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.
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.
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.
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.
the_south_carolina_aquarium
As Charleston’s #1 family-friendly destination, the South Carolina Aquarium is home to playful river otters, North America’s tallest tank and the state’s only Sea Turtle Hospital. The Aquarium’s unique location on the Charleston harbor provides the perfect backdrop for corporate and private functions.
francis_marion_hotel
In the heart of the Historic District on legendary King Street, we offer breathtaking views of Charleston Harbor, three grand ballrooms with 20-foot ceilings and crystal chandeliers. We are ready to exceed your expectations with our above and beyond service!
south_carolina_aquarium
It's Your Event. Make Waves. Transform our world-class Aquarium into your unforgettable wedding venue. With the impressive Great Ocean Tank or the picturesque Charleston Harbor as the backdrop, your unique celebration will leave a lasting impression.
republic_garden_lounge
Beautiful palm-lined outdoor terrace on King Street and a sleek, modern indoor space for 20-200 guests. Celebrate welcome parties, rehearsal dinners, showers, and after-parties at the most centrally located event venue in Charleston.
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.
the_riviera_theatre_at_belmond_charleston_place
The Riviera Theatre at Belmond Charleston Place creates an exceptional environment for meetings, parties and weddings. This fully restored 1930s art deco theatre is a registered historic landmark and offers a plush, tiered theatre, 4,000 square foot ballroom, rooftop balcony and smaller breakout rooms.
carolina_queen_riverboat_special_events
The Carolina Queen is Charleston's only paddle-wheel riverboat. We offer great special events including: Our Signature Blues & BBQ Cruises, Jazz Brunch Cruises, Murder Mystery, Craft Beer Cruises, and seasonal special events. See our website for a full schedule.
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.
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.
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 Schooner Pride is Charleston's only 3 mast, tall ship and she makes the perfect venue for an intimate wedding ceremony, reception or just a relaxing sail to kick off a great wedding in Charleston!
french_quarter_art_gallery_association
Over 25 Galleries within walking distance in the French Quarter of downtown Charleston (see website for map). French Quarter Art Walks are the First Friday of March, May, October and December from 5 to 8pm.
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.
ruth_s_chris_steak_house
Featuring custom-aged, USDA Prime steaks, served with the signature sizzle, an award-winning wine list and legendary hospitality, Ruth’s Chris Steak House is synonymous with refined taste, exceptional service and top notch cuisine. Conveniently located on Market Street, Ruth’s Chris Charleston boasts private dining accommodations for 10-80 guests.
upstairs_at_michael_s_on_the_alley
Michael’s on the Alley prides itself on providing perfectly choreographed events of all sizes. From beautiful cuts of beef and succulent seafood to impeccably refined service and charm; Michael’s is the perfect location to host intimate celebratory dinners or large rehearsal affairs!
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.
southend_brewery_and_smokehouse
Southend Brewery & Smokehouse 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.
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.
fort_sumter_tours_
Stops at Fort Sumter National Monument, where the Civil War began. Cruise to the island fort via ferry boat ride while you enjoy breathtaking views of historic downtown Charleston and her Harbor. Tours depart from the Visitor Education Facility at Liberty Square downtown and from Patriots Point in Mt. Pleasant.
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.
spiritline_cruises_events
SpiritLine Cruises fleet of four vessels has been showcasing the beauty of Charleston Harbor for more than 50 years. With convenient departure locations at Patriots Point in Mt Pleasant and near the Historic district in downtown Charleston our fleet includes both casual and elegant vessels which available for private daytime cruises, luncheon meetings, and evening events.
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.
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.
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.
the_bluestone_ramblers_charleston_bluegrass_band
With ten years' experience playing bluegrass and traditional American music around Charleston and a friendly yet energetic stage presence, the Bluestone Ramblers are perfect for your Lowcountry-style rehearsal dinner, BBQ, or oyster roast. Also available for wedding ceremonies, receptions, and private parties.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
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.
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!
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.
the_mills_house_wyndham_grand_hotel
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.
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.
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.
peninsula_grill_at_the_historic_planters_inn
This AAA Four-Diamond restaurant located in the very heart of Charleston’s famed Historic District has been recognized for world-class cuisine and Southern hospitality by Condé Nast Traveler, Food & Wine, The New York Times, Southern Living, Travel + Leisure, and Wine Spectator among others.
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.
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.
belmond_charleston_place_
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.
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.
ruth_s_chris_steak_house
Featuring custom-aged, USDA Prime steaks, served with the signature sizzle, an award-winning wine list and legendary hospitality, Ruth’s Chris Steak House is synonymous with refined taste, exceptional service and top notch cuisine. Conveniently located on Market Street, Ruth’s Chris Charleston boasts private dining accommodations for 10 -80 guests.
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.
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.
the_drawing_room
The Drawing Room is located in a restored 1780s Charleston warehouse and melds effortlessly into the art exhibition space at The Vendue. Locally sourced seafood and produce are the mainstay of a menu designed to showcase Chef Cropf’s artistic style.
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.
hilton_garden_inn_charleston_waterfront_downtown
Experience a waterfront, downtown Charleston hotel as never before with the newly opened Hilton Garden Inn Charleston Waterfront/Downtown! Contemporary with Charleston charm featuring 141 guestrooms with views of the Marina and over 3000 square feet of flexible event space.
charleston_harbor_tours
Charleston Harbor Tours & Bulldog Tours combine to offer the best of Charleston by boat and by foot. Enjoy our 90 minute harbor tour + choice of Bulldog Tour's Ghost & Graveyard Tour, Haunted Jail Tour or Charleston Strolls History Tour. Combine both tours and save $!
the_mills_house_wyndham_grand_hotel
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.
charleston_grill_
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.
gold_creations
Gold Creations, located in the Historic City Market, has provided personalized gifts for 40 years. Our 14k gold and sterling silver collections include our signature Charleston Charms, timeless Charleston Rice Beads, and elegant Monogram pieces. Perfect for your wedding party!
spiritline_cruises_events
Join us onboard the Spirit of Carolina for a fantastic evening of delicious food and breathtaking harbor views. The “Live & Local” Dinner Cruise features live music and a locally-sourced menu, all prepared to order onboard. Whether you are celebrating a romantic evening for two or a celebration for 100 the dinner cruise is an unforgettable experience.
south_carolina_aquarium
As Charleston’s #1 family-friendly destination, the South Carolina Aquarium is home to playful river otters, North America’s tallest tank and the state’s only Sea Turtle Hospital. The Aquarium’s unique location on the Charleston harbor provides the perfect backdrop for corporate and private functions.
planters_inn
As the only Relais & Châteaux property in South Carolina, Planters Inn and Peninsula Grill are perfect for Charleston’s most incredible weddings, receptions, rehearsal dinners, and honeymoons! The exquisite courtyard accommodates up to 120 guests with cuisine by AAA Four-Diamond Peninsula Grill.
gray_line_bus_tour_of_charleston_
Gray Line of Charleston is the oldest and largest bus touring company in the city with more than 50 years experience offering guided tours. Join us for a complete and comprehensive overview of more than 300 years of historic Charleston by one of our licensed guides. Be sure to check out our Fort Sumter combo tour offer and save!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
michael_s_on_the_alley
Tucked away, off of Historic King Street, we provide Charleston’s ultimate dining experience, and pride ourselves in serving the highest quality cuts of steaks. We are your prime choice, offering fresh seafood, signature prime rib, succulent steaks, tableside salad preparations & enticing desserts.
the_mills_house_wyndham_grand_hotel
Playing host to guests for over 160 years, the newly restored Mills House Wyndham Grand, located in the heart of the Charleston Historic District, offers the contemporary elegance desired by today’s traveler, while reflecting the hotel’s storied past.
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.
fort_sumter_boat_tours_
Stops at Fort Sumter National Monument, where the Civil War began. Cruise to the island fort via ferry boat ride while you enjoy breathtaking views of historic downtown Charleston and her Harbor. Tours depart from the Visitor Education Facility at Liberty Square downtown and from Patriots Point in Mt. Pleasant.
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.
charleston_strolls
Voted “Charleston’s Best Tour Company” for five 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.
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.
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.
corrigan_gallery_llc
Corrigan Gallery presents local, contemporary fine art with presence and a future of museum quality. Works are available for all budgets and discerning collectors. Second market Charleston Renaissance works are also handled. 27 years of experience is behind the gallery.
charleston_marriott
Experience every luxurious detail of the Charleston Marriott in downtown Charleston overlooking the Ashley River. Savor spectacular meals at Saffire or enjoy a cocktail and a Lowcountry sunset at Aqua Terrace. Complimentary parking; shuttles to Historic District; Marriott Rewards Program.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
culinary_tours_of_charleston
Join us as we walk, talk and taste our way through Charleston! Daily tasting tours introduce guests to Lowcountry cuisine at many great seafood finds. Go behind the scenes and visit with chefs, bakers, culinary experts and specialty shops.
gold_creations
Gold Creations, located in the Historic City Market, has provided personalized gifts for 40 years. Our 14k gold and sterling silver collections include our signature Charleston Charms, timeless Charleston Rice Beads, and elegant Monogram pieces. Perfect for your wedding party!
upstairs_at_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.
adventure_sightseeing_tours_
"See it All" with Adventure Sightseeing. With over 30 years of experience in city and plantation tours, let our experience and knowledge work for you! Sit back in delight as our licensed guides entertain you! Hotel pick up available.
corrigan_gallery_llc
Corrigan Gallery presents local, contemporary fine art with presence and a future of museum quality. Works are available for all budgets and discerning collectors. Second market Charleston Renaissance works are also handled. 27 years of experience is behind the gallery.
schooner_pride_
Sail aboard SCHOONER PRIDE, Charleston's only 3-masted tall ship. Elegantly modeled after an 18th century coastal trading schooner. Accommodates up to 49 guests and sails daily for Dolphin Sails, Sunset Sails and Special events. Available for private charters and groups!
stars_rooftop_grill_room
With its premiere location in historic downtown Charleston, Stars Rooftop & Grill Room is an exceptional event setting. Our multi-story venue offers two event spaces as well as a Rooftop Bar to accommodate parties large and small.
bella_bridesmaids
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. Photos ~ Marni Rothschild Durlach
m_dumas_sons
Since 1918, three generations of this family-owned retailer have outfitted the best-dressed Southern gentleman. Located in downtown Charleston SC, find classic and unexpected selections from sportswear to fine clothing for men & women from the best names in the industry.
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.
adventure_sightseeing_plantation_tours_
Adventure Sightseeing has been offering the best motorized tours of Charleston for over 30 years. Enjoy transportation to Charleston's Best Plantations with a licensed guide. Sit back and relax and let us do the driving and entertain you along the way. See our website for a full schedule of tours and to get tickets. Hotel pick up available.
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.
charleston_convention_group_services_inc_
Put the pieces of your visit together by engaging Charleston's most experienced and reputable full-service receptive operator. We deliver unrivaled personal service, creative tours and unforgettable Lowcountry excursions. Impeccable US and International references. Member MPI and NTA.
fort_sumter_boat_tours
Fort Sumter Tours, the official concessionaire for the National Park Service, offers the only tour to stop at historic Fort Sumter. Enjoy a narrated tour of the harbor on your way to the island Fort where the Civil War began. Step back in time as your walk the in the footsteps of Confederate and Union soldiers.
fort_sumter_boat_tours_
Stops at Fort Sumter National Monument, where the Civil War began. Cruise to the island fort via ferry boat ride while you enjoy breathtaking views of historic downtown Charleston and her Harbor. Tours depart from the Visitor Education Facility at Liberty Square downtown and from Patriots Point in Mt. Pleasant.
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.
brasserie_gigi_
A casual, lively atmosphere that serves lunch and dinner daily as well as weekend brunch, 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).
spiritline_harbor_tours
SpiritLine Cruises, locally grown and owned since 1961, offers the only tour of Charleston’s harbor that features a licensed tour guide. Step aboard for our intimate and relaxing, 90 minute tour cruising past beautiful and historic landmarks such as Fort Sumter, the Battery, and Castle Pinckney. Charleston is a city with a rich maritime history-what better way to explore her than from the water!
bulldog_tours
Voted “Charleston’s Best Tour Company” for five 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.
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.
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.
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.
good_food_catering
Good Food Catering brings the food you love to the places that inspire you, providing restaurant quality cuisine and exceptional service. Each event is personalized from menu design and planning to seamless execution. Selections range from French and Asian to classic Charleston recipes.
34_west_theater_company
Original, live theater in the heart of Charleston! Whether it's our award-winning comedies and musicals or cheerful Christmas show, we invite you to relax, unwind and laugh with friends. Fun drinks and savory bites are standing by.
charleston_marriott
Experience every luxurious detail of the Charleston Marriott in downtown Charleston overlooking the Ashley River. Savor spectacular meals at Saffire or enjoy a cocktail and a Lowcountry sunset at Aqua Terrace. Complimentary parking; shuttles to Historic District; Marriott Rewards Program.
south_carolina_aquarium
It's Your Event. Make Waves. Transform our world-class Aquarium into your unforgettable wedding venue. With the impressive Great Ocean Tank or the picturesque Charleston Harbor as the backdrop, your unique celebration will leave a lasting impression.
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.
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.
mccrady_s
For over two centuries, McCrady’s has been Charleston’s favorite gathering spot for events. The elegant space of the Historic Long Room has soaring ceilings, fireplaces and Venetian chandeliers while the Gallery offers exposed brick walls, hardwood floors and modern artwork.
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.
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.
charleston_marriott
The Charleston Marriott, a perfect place to make your special day unforgettable. With 350 newly renovated guestrooms and 50,000 sf. of event space, it's a wedding experience as unique as you are. After all, our hearts are in this too.
hampden_clothing
Recognized by Vogue and Marie Claire magazines as one of the top boutiques in the country, this King Street destination stocks over 50 of the world's best designers including Rag & Bone, Alexander Wang, MSGM, & 3.1 Phillip Lim and features their entire selection online at www.hampdenclothing.com.
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.
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.
upstairs_at_michael_s_on_the_alley
Tucked away, just off of Historic King Street, we provide Charleston’s ultimate dining experience. Offering steaks, fresh seafood, prime rib, tableside salad preparations, and enticing desserts. We specialize in serving locals and visitors alike in our rich and versatile event space, just above our main dining room.
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.
the_spa_at_belmond_charleston_place
The Spa at Belmond Charleston Place is a full-service European spa featuring an extensive offerings including skin care, body treatments, massage therapy and much more. Renew your spirit and rejuvenate your body with our range of indulgent treatments.
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.
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.
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.
francis_marion_hotel_
Historic Charleston's landmark hotel centrally located on King Street across from Marion Square. Completely restored and elegantly appointed marble lobby, crown moldings and intricate wrought iron. 235 guest rooms and suites offer spectacular views of Charleston's harbor. National Register of Historic Places.
upstairs_at_vincent_chicco_s
We serve authentic Italian-American fare, vibrant drinks, and a good time in a classic setting. Offering a private room to host up to 100 guests, our sophisticated space is ideal for your rehearsal, reception, or any private dining event.
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.
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.
lowndes_grove_plantation
A BRIDES magazine 2015 Best Venue, Downtown Charleston’s last great waterfront estate sits proudly along the oak-lined banks of the Ashley River and boasts 1786-era architecture with period furnishings, expansive piazza, grand lawn and private dock with panoramic sunset views.
holiday_inn_charleston_historic_downtown
Situated in Historic Downtown Charleston our hotel offers ideal meeting space and group rooms. The 120 room full service hotel features flexible meeting and event space to accommodate a full range of events such as board meetings & corporate gatherings.
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.
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.
francis_marion_hotel
Celebrating over 90 years of unforgettable weddings in a historic setting on legendary King Street, across from Marion Square. Beautiful grand ballrooms with antique chandeliers, soaring ceilings and monumental windows. Inclusive packages for every taste featuring lowcountry cuisine since 1924.
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.
charleston_marriott
Experience every luxurious detail of the Charleston Marriott in downtown Charleston overlooking the Ashley River. Savor spectacular meals at Saffire or enjoy a cocktail and a Lowcountry sunset at Aqua Terrace. Complimentary parking; shuttles to Historic District; Marriott Rewards Program.
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.
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.
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 rate for your guests.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
old_south_carriage_company_
Guides in a Confederate uniform and Red Sash team up with beautiful draft horses to reveal the history and charm of Charleston. Board your carriage in our stable using an easy loading ramp. Carriages also available for weddings and large groups. Family-owned since 1983. Reserve online. No Booking Fees!
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.
planters_inn
This award-winning 64-room Relais & Châteaux property is located in the very heart of Charleston’s Historic District. 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.
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.
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
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
planters_inn
Named #1 Best U.S. Hotel by Travel + Leisure, which says “Staying at the Planters Inn is akin to an overnight with well-to-do friends in their old Charleston mansion.” Elegant guest rooms located in the heart of the Historic District. Cuisine by acclaimed Peninsula Grill.
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.
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 our Regatta Terrace. Complimentary parking and wireless internet. Shuttle to Historic District (fee). Hot breakfast buffet served daily.
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.
vincent_chicco_s
Vincent Chicco’ serves up Italian-American fare. Celebrating classic flavors, domestic ingredients & house made pastas in a sophisticated atmosphere. Offering dinner nightly with a private banquet room to host up to 100 guests. Step back in time and enjoy classic Italian-American flavor.
charleston_marriott
The Charleston Marriott, a perfect place to make your special day unforgettable. With 350 newly renovated guestrooms and 50,000 sf. of event space, it's a wedding experience as unique as you are. After all, our hearts are in this too.
charleston_harbor_tours_private_events
The perfect venue for your next special event. Whether it's sailing on a tall ship, a private dinner cruise on charter yacht or a social event, We have the perfect vessel to meet your needs and exceed your expectations!
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.
francis_marion_hotel
In the heart of the Historic District on legendary King Street, we offer breathtaking views of Charleston Harbor, three grand ballrooms with 20-foot ceilings and crystal chandeliers. We are ready to exceed your expectations with our above and beyond service!
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.
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.
doubletree_by_hilton_hotels_suites_charleston_historic_district
The perfect combination of incredible location, Southern hospitality, guest room size, and traditional Charleston style furnishings make DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Charleston a popular place to host your wedding party. Ideally located on the Historic Charleston City Market and within walking distance to everything.
schooner_pride
The Schooner Pride is Charleston's only 3 mast, tall ship and she makes the perfect venue for an intimate wedding ceremony, reception or just a relaxing sail to kick off a great wedding in Charleston!
french_quarter_art_gallery_association
Over 25 Galleries within walking distance in the French Quarter of downtown Charleston (see website for map). French Quarter Art Walks are the First Friday of March, May, October and December from 5 to 8pm.
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!
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.
stars_rooftop_grill_room
With a focus on live fire grilling, Stars offers well balanced seasonal cuisine crafted with local and southern ingredients. Stars satisfies locals and visitors alike with their main floor grill room, spectacular rooftop and the “Wilkinson Room” available for special events.
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.
spiritline_dinner_cruise_
The SpiritLine Dinner Cruise aboard the Spirit of Carolina features fine dining prepared to order onboard, entertainment, dancing, fully stocked bar, and a magnificent cruise on Charleston Harbor with views of downtown. Departs Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum in Mt. Pleasant. Skip the traditional restaurant one night and join us aboard one of Charleston's finest places to eat. Call for information, package deals, and reservations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
charleston_convention_group_services_inc_
Our licensed and professional guides represent the most experienced tour professionals in the Charleston area. Call us today for step-on guide service, walking tours, educational programs or a customized package for your group. Bilingual guides available; Member NTA & MPI
the_mills_house_wyndham_grand_hotel
Playing host to guests for over 160 years, the newly restored Mills House Wyndham Grand, located in the heart of the Charleston Historic District, offers the contemporary elegance desired by today’s traveler, while reflecting the hotel’s storied past.
fort_sumter_tours_
Stops at Fort Sumter National Monument, where the Civil War began. Cruise to the island fort via ferry boat ride while you enjoy breathtaking views of historic downtown Charleston and her Harbor. Tours depart from the Visitor Education Facility at Liberty Square downtown and from Patriots Point in Mt. Pleasant.
doubletree_by_hilton_hotels_suites_charleston_historic_district
A premier location in the heart of historic Charleston paired with professional catering services and more than 10,000 square feet of elegantly appointed banquet facilities make DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Charleston a popular wedding venue.
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!
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.
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.
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.
upstairs_at_virginia_s_
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.
the_mills_house_wyndham_grand_hotel
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
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®
leo_events
Meet LEO. We are moment makers—blending the authenticity of the Lowcountry locale with innovative, on-target creative and on-time production. Offering services for corporate meetings, unique events, and destination management, LEO tells your story—so you can hear the ROAR.
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.
the_charleston_museum_
America's First Museum showcases an outstanding collection that tells the story of Charleston and the Lowcountry. Whether you have an interest in early southern culture, decorative arts, historic weaponry or military history, The Charleston Museum has something for everyone in your family. See website or call for hours and pricing.
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.
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.
charleston_distilling_co_
Craft spirits distilled from local grains, handmade in small batches. Group tours and tastings are offered Monday through Saturday from 11a.m. to 7 p.m. Tasting room available for private functions. Call the distillery to plan your event or to book a tour.
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.
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.
the_alley
With over 1900 sqft of event space and on site catering, 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.
pearlz_oyster_bar
Fun, eclectic & serving the very best in fresh seafood, including an assorted mix of raw shellfish, local seafood, Lowcountry and regional favorites. A full-service bar providing cold beers and refreshing cocktails is the epicenter of the restaurant's lively environment.
tristan_events
Tristan Events offers full service catering specializing in wedding, corporate and social events. Our team is dedicated to making the planning process organized and successful. We work with you to identify your needs to ensure your event exceeds your expectations.
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.
hyatt_house_charleston_historic_house
Opening Spring 2015, this new 113-room hotel is located in the heart of Charleston's Historic District and features a large event space and the stylish H BAR. Guests will enjoy apartment-style suites, free hot breakfast, and free Wi-Fi.
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.
charleston_stage_company
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.
kate_mcdonald
Working with luxurious fine European fabrics, delicate details and happy brides is our dream come true. We are proud and committed to being sewn in the USA using the finest specialty fabrics. We offer custom design services at our flagship boutique.
fish_restaurant
French Master Chef Nico Romo reimagines classic French cuisine with delicate Asian touches and unrivaled presentation inside this 1837 Charleston single on Upper King. Contemporary dining room, bar, courtyard and private second floor. Welcomes daytime functions, seated dinners and receptions.
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.
tbonz_gill_grill
Tbonz Gill and Grill is perfect for lunch, dinner, or in-between. Proudly serving Certified Angus Beef steaks and burgers, Homegrown Ales, comfort foods and seafood. We continue to set the standard for serving fresh, quality fare that leaves customers fulfilled.
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.
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_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.
caviar_bananas_catering_market_cafe
Charleston’s premier gourmet market & café offers an epicurean experience to excite the senses. This upscale specialty food destination features from-scratch catering offerings perfect for your next gathering. From artisanal sandwich platters, box lunches, breakfasts, hors d’oeurvres and plated dinner options to gourmet gift baskets and more.
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.
the_alley
A one of a kind entertainment venue in downtown Charleston. The Alley features 1,900 sqft of event space, onsite catering, retro bowling lanes and classic arcade games. A unique space perfect for your next party or event.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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_distilling_co_
We are located in the heart of the restaurant and bar scene in Downtown Charleston. Our 8700 sq.ft building has been completely renovated and customized. Our rustic/vintage atmosphere is the perfect place for any and all events. Rehearsal dinners, engagement parties and other wedding festivities.
poogan_s_porch
Tucked away on Queen Street, Poogan’s Porch is one of Charleston’s oldest culinary establishments and specializes in contemporary Lowcountry cuisine. The beautifully restored Victorian house can accommodate groups of various sizes. Our on-site event planner can help customize the perfect menu.
cypress
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
magnolias_upper_level_dining
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
captured_by_kate_photography
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. Her photographs regularly appear in The NY Times, Nation Geographic Traveler Magazine, and Charleston Weddings Magazine.
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.
wentworth_mansion
Built in 1886 as a private residence, this 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 health club and parking.
kaminsky_s_baking_company
A cozy atmosphere with a rotating selection of delectable desserts made in house daily, heaping milkshakes, specialty coffees and cold beverage creations. A full beer, wine and liquor selection is also available featuring signature hot spirited specialties & dessert martinis.
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.
renaissance_charleston_historic_district_hotel_
Discover the perfect setting in downtown Charleston. Regionally inspired, this Historic District hotel boasts boutique accommodations and integrates modern day amenities with traditional Southern charm. Upgrade your stay to a "Discover Charleston" room for a truly unique experience.
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. This sophisticated 8,000-square-foot event venue showcases a grand ballroom, vintage marquee and state-of-the-art cinema with stadium seating.
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.
charleston_music_hall
The Charleston Music Hall combines historical elegance with modern functionality. Top-of-the-line tech, 928 seats, a 1200 square foot stage, and connections with Holy City Hospitality make this centrally located venue perfect for any event in Downtown Charleston.
dana_cubbage_weddings
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
cru_catering
Voted Charleston’s #1 Caterer for 15 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.
cypress
James Beard nominee Craig Deihl uses Lowcountry ingredients to showcase his signature style. The menu includes Crisp Wasabi Tuna and Certified Angus Beef Filet of Beef, and selections from Deihl's award winning charcuterie program. Private dining available for groups up to 70 people.
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.
_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.
lowndes_grove_plantation
A National Historic Landmark, Downtown Charleston's last great waterfront estate boasts two indoor/outdoor venues with panoramic sunset views of the Ashley River: the 1786 Plantation House on expansive grounds framed by live oaks, and a more intimate River House.
pink_dot_beauty_bar
Pink Dot Beauty Bar specializes the most sought-after cosmetics, fragrances, skincare lines, & beauty accessories. In addition to the boutique, Pink Dot boasts a gorgeous second floor Special Events studio, where bridal parties can gather for their special day!
courtyard_by_marriott_charleston_historic_district
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.
rle_charleston_
RLE is a Full Service Event Planning & Creative Design firm. Focusing on the details of your event, we aim to create events with service, style and quality in mind while capturing the personality of the client.
caviar_bananas_gourmet_market_cafe
Caviar & Bananas gourmet market & cafe offers an epicurean experience to excite the senses. This upscale specialty food destination features breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. Gourmet prepared foods, sandwiches, salads, sushi, cheese and charcuterie, espresso/ tea bar, fresh baked pastries, artisanal specialty goods, and much more.
charleston_riverdogs_baseball
The RiverDogs are a Class-A Affiliate of the NY Yankees in the South Atlantic League. Known for affordable family fun and the food offerings that have been featured in Esquire, Man v. Food, Rachel Ray and more.
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.
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.
pink_dot_beauty_bar
Pink Dot Beauty Bar specializes the most sought-after cosmetics, fragrances, skincare lines, & beauty accessories. In addition to the boutique, Pink Dot boasts a gorgeous second floor Special Events studio, where bridal parties can gather for their special day!
bubba_gump_shrimp_co_
At Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., we serve shrimp specialties, chicken, pasta and other Lowcountry favorites. We specialize in group events and have indoor and outdoor banquet space available. c. 1880 refurbished Ice House, located in the Historic Market District.
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.
hyatt_place_charleston_historic_district
Opening Spring 2015, this new 191-room hotel is located in the heart of Charleston's Historic District and features over 9,000 square feet of event space. Guests will enjoy spacious rooms, free hot breakfast, and free Wi-Fi.
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.
charleston_grill_
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.
wed_wedding_event_design
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.
cru_bar
Cru Bar is proud to offer bartending services for your event. Our catering directors and chefs have extensive knowledge of wine and can even create a signature drink for your wedding, reception, private affair or banquets.
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!
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. $12.
tease_blow_dry_bar
Every bride wants to look her best on her wedding day! Let one of our professional stylists make your event as stress free as possible. Special occasion hair and makeup services available in our sleek downtown Salon or on location.
harbour_club
The Harbour Club sits in the heart of historic Charleston. The 200-year-old building and terrace overlooking the city, offer an atmosphere symbolic of southern hospitality for parties up to 300. Allow us to create a day to carry you through forever.
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. $12. M-Sa 10am– 5pm, Su 2pm–5pm. Last tour beings at 4:15 p.m.
kaminsky_s_most_excellent_caf_
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_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!
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.
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.
charleston_pirate_tours
Young buccaneers join our crew, get their very own pirate swords, and take off on a treasure hunt that includes pirate history and ends with divvying up plunder! Kids keep the foam rubber swords and their share of the booty.
renaissance_charleston_historic_district_hotel
Discover the perfect setting for your next visit. Situated in the city's oldest quarter and nestled between King and Meetings streets Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel boasts boutique accommodations and modern day amenities. Keeping with the decor of the region, you'll find a memorable atmosphere complimented with modern luxuries.
cru_cafe_catering
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.
schooner_pride_private_charters_and_teambuilding
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.
charleston_grill_
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.
joseph_manigault_house
Built in 1803, the Joseph Manigault House is an exceptional example of Federal period architecture. This National Historic Landmark displays a remarkable collection of period English and French furnishings dating to the early 19th century. See website or call for hours and pricing.
charleston_pirate_tours
Charleston’s most photographed guides lead you on a walk through Charleston’s Golden Age of Piracy – stories about Blackbeard, Ann Bonny, Stede Bonnet, and more. Children’s Tours & Ghost Tours also offered. Appearances on Travel Channel, Lifetime, A&E, Syfy, ETV.
bocci_s_italian_restaurant_
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.
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.
heyward_washington_house
Built in 1772, Charleston's Revolutionary War Houseť was the town-home of Thomas Heyward, Jr., signer of the Declaration of Independence. The home features magnificent Charleston-made furniture and a formal 18th century garden. See website or call for hours and pricing.
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!
ruth_s_house_event_rentals
Since 2005, our company has been providing quality event rentals to a wide array of clients. We pride ourselves on providing high quality, well maintained and clean equipment. We rent and deliver tents, chairs, tables, linens, food service equipment, wedding equipment, and various other out of the box pieces that will make any event spectacular.
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 (10pm 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)
charleston_visitor_center
More than 11,000 square feet of space located in an old railroad depot circa 1856 with original floors and beams. The Charleston Visitor Center will add authenticity as well as ambiance to your gathering. Reception capacity for the Visitor Center: 100-400 (standing) and 150 (seated); Bus Shed: 1,500 (standing) and 1,500 (seated).
charleston_virtuosi
From solo guitarist or electric violinist to string quartet or wedding orchestra. The Charleston Virtuosi offers an intimate experience with a wide arrange of styles including Classical, Jazz and Bluegrass. Watch our 100+ YouTube Videos.
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. $12. M-Sa 10am– 5pm, Su 2pm – 5pm. Last tour beings at 4:15 p.m.
the_sound_of_charleston
Experience the sounds that define Charleston's unique southern charm - gospel, Gershwin, jazz, Civil War camp songs and light classics - coming to life in historic Circular Congregational Church during live, weekly 75-minute concerts. Call or check website for concert schedule. 800.838.3006 (tickets) 843.270.4903 (groups & info)
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!
nathaniel_russell_house
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. $12.
charleston_pirate_tours_
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.
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.
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.
schooner_pride_
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.
harbour_club_
The Harbour Club sits in the heart of historic Charleston. The 200-year-old building and terrace overlooking the city, offer an atmosphere symbolic of southern hospitality for parties up to 300. Allow us to create a day to carry you through forever.
charleston_harbor_tours
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.
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.
a_southern_bartender
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.
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.
charleston_tavern_tour
Pubs, pirates, patriots, police, priests, prostitutes... Charleston's history through the bottom of a glass! Stroll with our pirates & colonial rogues to some of Charleston's favorite taverns and hear unusual, but true, stories you won’t hear on other tours.
charleston_pirate_tours_
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.
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 and Charleston’s largest outdoor pool.
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!
charleston_water_taxi
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.
rick_dean_photography
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.
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.
the_charleston_angler
The Charleston Angler provides the service of arranging inshore, fly and near shore fishing charters with the best most experienced guides in the Lowcountry by calling or emailing contact@thecharlestonangler.com.
the_boutique
The Boutique has been serving Charleston brides for over 50 years. Our bridal registry includes fine & casual tableware, bedding, bath, lingerie, gifts and decor. Many of our items may be customized. We ship anywhere in the U.S.
the_charleston_museum_
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.
tease_blow_dry_bar
Start your bachelorette celebration off right with a trip to Tease! We can accommodate your group with our professional stylists, complimentary wine, fun music, and a guaranteed good time. Conveniently located on Upper King Street. Just Wash, Blow & Go!
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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The Alley offers an entertainment experience unlike anything in Charleston. In addition to 8 retro bowling lanes and arcade games, the space features 150-seat restaurant with food from The Alley Kitchen, 40ft bar and 1900 sqft of event space. The Alley offers a complete package!
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The Charleston Angler is the premier fishing and fly tackle shop in Charleston. Our local "Redfish" brand stickers, t-shirts, and hats are available in all 5 locations. We don't just sell fishing, we eat, sleep, and breathe it!
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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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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. $12. MC, V, D.
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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 group!
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Save money and enjoy a unique experience combining two of Charleston's most respected and reliable tour attractions. Save when buying both tickets combined vs. individual admissions. Transportation to either location not included. Buy tickets online or call 888-224-5037.
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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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Located less than 2 miles from Historic Charleston wedding venues and restaurants, this hotel’s central location also provides easy access to many Charleston wedding destinations including beaches, plantations and historic homes. Enjoy complimentary breakfast, outdoor pool and high-speed Wi-Fi.
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A one of a kind entertainment venue in downtown Charleston. The Alley features 1,900 sqft of event space, onsite catering, retro bowling lanes and classic arcade games. A unique space perfect for your next party or event.
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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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Nestled in the heart of historic downtown Charleston, Marion's in the French Quarter is the venue to host your special event. With a dash of character, a pinch of style, and a touch of old Southern charm, Marion's is a special place for your special moment.
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Our goal is to understand the unique vision of each bride and to assist her in creating the perfect floral complements to her wedding day. Whether romantic, traditional or contemporary, AnnaBellaFlorals will bring elegance and creativity to your wedding day.
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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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Frampton's Flowers 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!
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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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Barksdale House Inn offers 14 uniquely decorated rooms which may include fireplaces and whirlpool baths. We serve a complimentary breakfast. Rates include parking for 1 car per room. Afternoon sherry, iced tea and a delicate bite are served daily.
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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.
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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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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.
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Charleston's most inclusive combination tour! Save time and $ when booking the tri combo tour. Includes 90 minute harbor history tour, one hour carriage tour, and admission to Boone Hall Plantation. Tours may be taken on different days. Must purchase tickets at Charleston Harbor Tours ticket office, online or call 888-224-5037
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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.
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Tucked away on charming Queen Street, Poogan’s Porch is Charleston’s oldest independent culinary establishment, with a fresh approach to Lowcountry cuisine. This beautifully restored Victorian house is the perfect place for brunch, lunch, dinner and southern hospitality.
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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.
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Charleston’s #1 Caterer for 14 consecutive years, Cru Catering offers full service customized catering for events of all sizes. Whether you’re planning a small gathering or the wedding of your dreams, let the experts at Cru Catering make your menu one to remember.
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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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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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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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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!
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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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Charleston’s most photographed guides lead you on a walk through Charleston’s Golden Age of Piracy – stories about Blackbeard, Ann Bonny, Stede Bonnet, and more. Children’s Tours & Ghost Tours also offered. Appearances on Travel Channel, Lifetime, A&E, Syfy, ETV.
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Masters of our craft, we aim to share our illuminating experiences of candle-making through scent, touch, and sight. Home to more than 30 brands of unique candles and thoughtful gifts, Candlefish is an inspiration destination.
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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 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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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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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!
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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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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.
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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 wellness.
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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.
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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.
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Barksdale House Inn offers 14 uniquely decorated rooms which may include fireplaces and whirlpool baths. We serve a complimentary breakfast. Rates include parking for 1 car per room. Afternoon sherry, iced tea and a delicate bite are served daily.
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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.
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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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Original, live theater in the heart of Charleston! Whether it’s our award-winning comedies and musicals or cheerful Christmas show, we invite you to relax, unwind and laugh with friends. Fun drinks and savory bites are standing by.
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At Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., we serve shrimp specialties, chicken, pasta and other Lowcountry favorites. Our exciting atmosphere and inviting patio are located in the Historic Market District in a refurbished ice house c. 1880.
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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.)
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Located on King Street, Stars Rooftop & Grill Room offers an exceptional menu highlighting local ingredients. With beautiful rooftop views and a spacious private dining room, Stars is the perfect spot for any rehearsal dinner or reception.
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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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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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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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On your way to your destination, enjoy Charleston's beautiful harbor. From dolphin sightings to a WWII Aircraft Carrier. Rides leave hourly 9am-8pm(10pm Friday and Saturday) March-November. See "Water Taxi" in guide index for more info.
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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.
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.
12th Annual Charleston International Antiques Show
Antiques Show, March 20 - 22. 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.
1837 Bed & Breakfast
Built in the early 1800s, this Charleston, SC historic inn is a three-story Federal-style single house accompanied by a two-story carriage house. 1837 B&B is located in the heart of historic downtown and is within walking distance to Galleries, Restaurants and shopping.
1837 Bed & Breakfast
Built in the early 1800s, this Charleston, SC historic inn is a three-story Federal-style single house accompanied by a two-story carriage house. 1837 B&B is located in the heart of historic downtown and is within walking distance to Galleries, Restaurants and shopping.
19 Broad Street Properties
Full Apartments perfect for 1-4 couples, family gatherings, and girls groups. Experience life in the Historic District with a short stroll to everything Historic Charleston offers. Come home to Jacobson Building at 19 Broad. Location second to none! Circa 1794
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 Annual Medal of Honor Bowl Game and Event Week
January 4 – 10, 2015. A post-season collegiate all-star game, showcasing the nation’s top NFL draft-eligible football players. Some 94 players and over 150 NFL personnel / scouts take part in an entire week of practices and host committee sponsored-events. 2nd annual event is scheduled for January 10, 2015, at 2:30pm at The Citadel’s Johnson Hagood Stadium and will be televised on NBC Sports.
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.
68th Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens
The Festival of Houses & Gardens, March 19 - 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.
8th Annual Gildan's Charleston Classic Basketball Tournament
November 19-22, 2015. Gildan’s Charleston Classic is a NCAA Men’s Invitational Tournament held each year at the TD Arena in historic Charleston and managed by ESPN. Includes eight teams playing 12 games during a four-day weekend. Teams for eight annual event include; Bradley, George Mason, Long Beach State, Mississippi, Oklahoma State, Seton Hall, Towson and Virginia.
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 - 843.556.0664.
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.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.
Adventure Harbor Tours
Let the adventure begin! Morris Island barrier island ecology expeditions while hunting shell and sharks teeth, daily Eco/Science trips, pirate and history tours and nightly BYOB sunset cruises too.Private charters and parties available for up to 80 people. Come see us!
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. Offering the most comprehensive bus tours of Charleston and surrounding areas for over 28 years. We have fully licensed and personable guides to show you the city in all her splendor. Private tours and transportation also available.
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 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.
Celebrating in Charleston? We take care of all your wedding party needs! From bachelor and Bachelorette occasions to wedding party pub crawls and brewery bus tours, let us handle the details while you relax and enjoy this special time.
An Original Pub Tour of Charleston – Lesesne Tour Co.
Celebrating in Charleston? We take care of all your wedding party needs! From bachelor and Bachelorette occasions to wedding party pub crawls and brewery bus tours, let us handle the details while you relax and enjoy this special time.
Anglin Smith Fine Art
Anglin Smith Fine Art is Charleston’s gallery for contemporary realism and color. The gallery features works by Lowcountry painter Betty Anglin Smith and her triplets, painters Jennifer Smith Rogers and Shannon Smith Hughes, and photographer Tripp Smith, among other artists.
Anglin Smith Fine Art
Anglin Smith Fine Art is Charleston’s gallery for contemporary realism and color. The gallery features works by Lowcountry painter Betty Anglin Smith and her triplets, painters Jennifer Smith Rogers and Shannon Smith Hughes, and photographer Tripp Smith, among other artists.
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.