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30 Can’t-Miss Happy Hours for 20-Somethings in Charleston

30 Can’t-Miss Happy Hours for 20-Somethings in Charleston

Whether it’s been a long day at the office and you need to unwind, or the day calls for a major celebration (#winning), or you’re just looking to join in Wine Wednesday festivities, Charleston has the perfect Happy Hour for you. We did the digging for you, so now all you have to decide is: red, white or rosé? Scroll through to discover 30 can’t-miss Happy Hours in Charleston.

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Pop in to Indaco and take a seat at the bar for rustic Italian Happy Hour bliss Monday through Friday, 5 - 7 PM. As if the ½ priced wood-fired pizzas aren’t motivation enough, take advantage of the $4 mystery beer or $6 house wine and Moscow Mule specials to sip along with your slice.

Come for the Instagram-worthy snaps and stay for the Happy Hour specials 4 - 7 PM Monday through Friday. Enjoy ½ price draft beers and wine by the glass, $3 off all bar menu items (including charcuterie and cheese boards) or sip on the $5 specialty cocktail of the day at 5Church.

Gather the gals and head to Blossom for Happy Hour Peach Bellinis and Sangria at Blossom every week day from 4 - 7 PM. And don’t forget to look out for the special on Oyster Singles and Blossom’s Bacon Dip!

Meet us at Eliza’s Bar & Kitchen at Hotel Indigo for $3 domestic draft beers, $5 house wine and ½ priced appetizers. We have our eyes on the Watermelon Sangria, Planter’s Punch and Charleston Bloody Mary.

Enjoy half off all small plates, $6 wines by the glass and $3 draft beers at Henrietta’s Monday through Friday, 5 - 6:30 PM. Make special note of the live music Wednesday through Saturday, and half-off wine on Wine Wednesdays. Did we mention the complimentary valet parking?

Grab the gals and head to The Watch at The Restoration every Wednesday at 6 PM for a complimentary rooftop yoga class with Lululemon followed by Wine Wednesday half priced bottles of wine and Happy Hour snacks.

Head to the West Ashley location of Home Team BBQ for a daily Happy Hour special, 4 - 7 PM, including $1 off well liquors and domestics to enjoy right alongside your favorite finger-licking good BBQ bites. If you're downtown, don't miss "Snack Time," every week day 3 - 6 PM. The Happy Hour menu includes $6 Walking Tacos, $4 Rosemary and HT Rub Popcorn, and a $7 Smoked Burger, just to name a few favorites!

Head to any of these three Toast! locations for Happy Hour deals Monday through Friday, 4 - 7 PM, and score great deals on craft beers, infused vodka and house wine.

Someone say sushi? Score ½ off Makimono Rolls and select sake glasses and bottles, and $3 off signature cocktails Monday, Wednesday and Friday at O-Ku, 5 - 7 PM.

Head to Charleston’s beloved Folly Beach and enjoy $3 - $5 specials on domestic beer, house wine and select appetizers, including fried pickles and ½ pound peel and eat shrimp, at Pier 101, Monday through Thursday 4 - 7 PM.

Gather the group for Aperitivo Hour Monday through Friday from 5 - 7 PM at Le Farfalle. Choose from a selection of $5 mouth-watering starters, including Fried Mozzarella Sticks, to enjoy with $5 draft beer or $7 classic Italian cocktails, such as Campari Spritz.

Queso ranchero and carnita sliders are just two of the $5 Happy Hour appetizers available at Minero Monday through Friday, 3:30 - 6:30 PM. Enjoy $2 off margaritas and sangrias along with $3 house bourbon and $5 wine. Did we forget to mention the best part? Minero’s famous chicken wings, shaken tableside with Valentina hot sauce, are just $5 during Happy Hour!

It simply can’t get better than $4 Happy Hour at Edmund’s Oast, loved by locals and visitors alike. Bar snacks not available restaurant-wide pop up on the continually changing Happy Hour menu, including Sticky Peanut Wings and the Tiny Burger, not to mention a variety of delicious drink selections, 4:30 - 6:30 PM, every day of the week!

Available Sunday through Friday, The Grocery’s Happy Hour menu includes $5 bites and $6 select cocktails and wine. True to the farm-to-table eatery’s signature style, the Happy Hour menu changes weekly based on seasonality, but is sure to always feature a variety of crave-worthy bites.

Head to Oyster House Monday through Friday 4 - 7 PM or Saturday and Sunday 4 - 6 PM for great deals on Moscow Mules, local draft beer, wine and all of the seafood specials of your dreams (oysters by the dozen and firecracker shrimp included)!

Meet us at the bar at Oak Steakhouse Monday through Friday, 5 - 7 PM, for $12 Deviled Eggs with Fried Oysters, Crispy Fried Shrimp, a $12 House Ground CAB Burger or $18 5 oz CAB Tenderloin. Don’t forget to add on a $3 domestic beer or $7 top shelf liquor to round out a hearty meal.

Catch up with friends on the patio or at the bar at the beautiful Circa 1886 to sip on 5 wines and 5 cocktails for $5, Monday through Saturday 5 - 7 PM.

Head to the bar at Fleet Landing Monday through Friday, 4 - 6 PM, for an amazing waterfront view and Happy Hour deals including $5 local draft beers, $5 house wines and $7 specialty cocktails and Tito’s martinis.

$5 Mex 1 Margaritas are calling our names! Meet us there Monday through Friday from 4 - 7 PM for $4 queso and $3 Mexican draft beers.

Crab Cakes, Oyster Shooters, Fried Green Tomatoes and Carolina Burger Sliders are just a few of the savory bites on the Happy Hour menu at Eli’s Table. Pair them up with a $6 Bacon Bloody Mary, $5 glass of Chardonnay or $6 House Vodka with a mixer.

Enjoy $1.20 High Life Ponies and hushpuppies at 120 King Street (aka Millers All Day), daily from 5 - 8 PM. $5 snacks include the Fried Chicken Biscuit and Jimmy Red Corn Dog.

Meet us at Zero George for a wine and cheese Happy Hour every day from 5 - 6 PM. Order a delectable cheese board and two glasses of wine (red, white or bubbles) for $25 or head to the bar for Chef Vinson Petrillo’s infamous “Royale with Cheese,” a decadent burger featuring griddled patties in between mushrooms and onions with a Kraft single fondue and seasonally shaved truffles for $18.

In the mood for Mediterranean cuisine? Tabbuli’s Happy Hour menu features $5 Gyro Pizzas and a $5 Hummus Trio alongside $2 domestic beers and $3 well liquors, Monday through Friday, 4 - 7 PM.

Don’t miss The Macintosh’s Street Food Series Monday through Friday, 5 - 7 PM, which features $6 Cheeseburger Sliders, $5 Chicken Wings with fish sauce and $5 PBLT (Pork Belly & Mac Sauce). Pair the savory bites with $5 house liquors, $4 domestic beers or $6 daily cocktails and Happy Hour wine.

“Rosé Heaven” (Happy Hour of our dreams!) runs Monday through Friday from 4 - 6 PM at Élevé, situated on the rooftop of the Grand Bohemian Hotel, and features ½ priced rosé, both glasses and bottles.

Head to one of our favorite speakeasy-styled bars Monday through Friday, 5 - 8 PM, for $6 select cocktails. In addition to the craft cocktails, score $5 small batch, single barrel bourbons on Wednesdays and ½ off punch bowls and bottles of wine on Sundays!

Score special Happy Hour prices on house daiquiris, whiskey, daily red or white wine and liquor to pair alongside $5 bites including house-made queso and chips, vegetarian lettuce wraps and beer cheese fries Monday through Friday, 4 - 6 PM.

Head to HonkyTonk Saloon Tuesday through Friday 4 - 7 PM for $2 mimosas and $3 champagne and glasses of wine to sip alongside $5 apps including BBQ Tacos, Jalapeno Poppers and wings.

Bowling and brew is the perfect Happy Hour combination if you ask us! The Alley’s Happy Hour features $4 local draft beers, $3 appetizers and $8 bottles of house wine, Monday through Friday, 4 - 7 PM.