Things to do in Charleston (2022)

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Jan 15, 2023

Things to do in Charleston SC
Free Admission at Fort Moultrie


Fort Moultrie

What: Free Admission Day at Fort Moultrie
When: Mon. Jan. 16, 2023
Where: Fort Moultrie
Time: 9 am - 4 pm
How Much: Free


Fort Moultrie is offering free admission on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Fort Moultrie is a series of fortifications on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina, built to protect the city of Charleston. Fort Moultrie is the only area of the National Park System where the entire 171-year history of American seacoast defense (1776–1947) can be traced.



Jan 13, 2023

Things to do in Charleston SC
Charleston Restaurant Week


Charleston Restaurant Week

What: Charleston Restaurant Week
When: Jan. 12 - 22, 2023
Where: Charleston, SC
Time: Varies
How Much: Varies


Charleston Restaurant Week is one of the most highly anticipated culinary events in the Charleston area. It is an opportunity to enjoy the world-renowned cuisine of the Lowcountry as participating restaurants offer prix fixe lunch and dinner menus.



Jan 10, 2023

Things to do in Charleston SC
Taste of Folly


Taste of Folly

What: Taste of Folly
When: Jan. 14, 2023
Where: Center Street - Folly Beach
Time: 10 am - 4 pm.
How Much: $15


A Festival that celebrates all of the deliciousness available on Folly Beach. Eat and drink your way through Folly and enjoy live music, street vendors, and more.



Dec 17, 2022

Things to do in Charleston SC
Sunday Brunch Farmers Market


Sunday Brunch Farmers Market

What: Sunday Brunch Farmers Market
When: Sun., Dec. 18, 2022
Where: The Pour House
Time: 11 am - 3 pm
How Much: Free


Show your support for farmers and artisans by shopping locally.



Dec 17, 2022

Things to do in Charleston SC
Santa Sundays at the Aquarium


Santa Sundays at the Aquarium

What: Santa Sundays at the Aquarium
When: Sun., Dec. 18, 2022
Where: South Carolina Aquarium
Time: 10 am - 1:30 pm
How Much: General Admission Required


Santa Claus is coming to Charleston! Stop by the Aquarium on Santa Sundays to meet jolly old St. Nick himself and pose for a keepsake photo. Please note, either a general admission ticket or member reservation for the Aquarium is required to participate in Santa Sundays.



Dec 16, 2022

Things to do in Charleston SC
Sea Island Farmers Market


Sea Island Farmers Market

What: Sea Island Farmers Market
When: Sat., Dec. 17, 2022
Where: Charleston Collegiate Campus, 2024 Academy Rd, Johns Island
Time: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
How Much: Free


Shop small this Saturday with a wide variety of vendors, food trucks, and live music.



Dec 16, 2022

Things to do in Charleston SC
Charleston Holiday Market


Charleston Holiday Market

What: Charleston Holiday Market
When: Sat. Dec. 17, 2022
Where: Marion Square
Time: 8 am - 2 pm
How Much: Free


Shop Local this Holiday Season at our Annual Charleston Holiday Market in Marion Square on Saturdays & Sundays, 9am-3pm for the first three weekends in December. Enjoy a bounty of fresh local produce & homegrown creativity with additional vendors and decorations!



Dec 16, 2022

Things to do in Charleston SC
8th Annual Holiday Market


8th Annual Holiday Market

What: 8th Annual Holy City Holiday Market
When: Dec. 17, 2022
Where: Holy City Brewing
Time: 12 pm - 5 pm.
How Much: Free


Holy City Brewing will host over one hundred local vendors.



Dec 15, 2022

Things to do in Charleston SC
Early Morning Bird Walks


Early Morning Bird Walks

What: Early Morning Bird Walks
When: Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022
Where: Caw Caw Interpretive Center
Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 am
How Much: $9


Join us on one or more of our regular bird walks. Our trek through many distinct habitats will allow us to view and discuss a variety of birds, butterflies, and other organisms. Preregistration is required.



Dec 15, 2022

Things to do in Charleston SC
Firefly Distillery's Holiday Market


Firefly Distillery's Holiday Market

What: Firefly Distillery's Holiday Market
When: Dec. 17, 2022
Where: Firefly Distillery
Time: 12 pm - 4 pm.
How Much: Free


Free to attend, the seasonal market will feature local artisans and makers, organized by The Event Cooperative. Local food trucks will also be on site. Enjoy tunes from Brittany Opperman on the Front Porch from 1 to 4 pm.



Dec 14, 2022

Things to do in Charleston SC
Miracle on the Market


Miracle on the Market

What: Miracle on the Market
When: Dec. 16 - 18, 2022
Where: Charleston Place
Time: Dec. 16: 4 pm - 9 pm; Dec. 17: 10 am - 9 pm; Dec. 18: 10 am - 6 pm.
How Much: Free


Join us December 16-18 as we transform Market Street into a European-like holiday market. Enjoy live community performances, snowfall in the street, a pop-up market featuring Charleston retailers, delicious food and beverage offerings, family-friendly workshops, and 4D movies. A portion of the proceeds from the market will benefit The Post and Courier’s Good Cheer Fund.



Dec 13, 2022

Things to do in Charleston SC
Early Morning Bird Walks


Early Morning Bird Walks

What: Early Morning Bird Walks
When: Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2022
Where: Caw Caw Interpretive Center
Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 am
How Much: $9


Join us on one or more of our regular bird walks. Our trek through many distinct habitats will allow us to view and discuss a variety of birds, butterflies, and other organisms. Preregistration is required.



Dec 11, 2022

Things to do in Charleston SC
Hampton: Home for the Holidays


Hampton Home for the Holidays

What: Hampton: Home for the Holidays
When: Dec. 12 - 17, 2022
Where: Hampton Plantation
Time: 12 pm - 3 pm
How Much: $10 a person


See the house decorated for Christmas and learn about holidays through the ages. These tours run at 12 pm and 2 pm with live music at 1 pm.



Dec 10, 2022

Things to do in Charleston SC
Sunday Brunch Farmers Market


Sunday Brunch Farmers Market

What: Sunday Brunch Farmers Market
When: Sun., Dec. 11, 2022
Where: The Pour House
Time: 11 am - 3 pm
How Much: Free


Show your support for farmers and artisans by shopping locally.



Dec 10, 2022

Things to do in Charleston SC
Santa Sundays at the Aquarium


Santa Sundays at the Aquarium

What: Santa Sundays at the Aquarium
When: Sun., Dec. 11, 2022
Where: South Carolina Aquarium
Time: 10 am - 1:30 pm
How Much: General Admission Required


Santa Claus is coming to Charleston! Stop by the Aquarium on Santa Sundays to meet jolly old St. Nick himself and pose for a keepsake photo. Please note, either a general admission ticket or member reservation for the Aquarium is required to participate in Santa Sundays.



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