Marion Square 


Marion Square

Marion Square, bounded by Calhoun, Meeting, King and Tobacco Streets, is what remains of a 10-acre parcel of land conveyed to the colony of South Carolina in 1758. The space later became the parade and muster ground for the Citadel Military College, until the college moved to the western part of the peninsula in 1922. After the Citadel relocated, the site was renamed Marion Square in honor of Francis Marion, the Revolutionary War militia leader. The park is home to several local monuments, including the Holocaust Memorial and a statue of South Carolina native John C. Calhoun. In addition to being used to host festivals and concerts throughout the year, the park is home to the Charleston Farmers Market in the summer and the Charleston Holiday Market in December. The park is also a popular sunbathing spot for students attending the College of Charleston. 



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Marion Square Address and Map


Marion Square
329 Meeting St

Charleston SC 29403
Marion Square Website


Features and Amenities of Marion Square


  • Historic Monuments
  • Benches
  • Open Green Space
  • Home to the Charleston Farmers Market in addition to other festivals and concerts throughout the year
  • Free WiFi

Current and Upcoming Events in Marion Square


What: Charleston Farmer's Market
When: Mar. 5 - Nov. 26, 2022
Time: 8 am - 2 pm  
Where: Marion Square
Admission: Free

Located in Marion Square in the heart of Historic District in Downtown Charleston, SC, the Charleston Farmers Market is open each Saturday, from April through the end of November, 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Additional markets are held on Sundays during the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in May and June, as well as Saturdays and Sundays in December for our Holiday Market. The Charleston Farmers Market is dedicated to the support and advocacy of Lowcountry farmers, growers, prepared/packaged food, artisans, crafters, live performers and community groups and activities. We offer local produce, plants, herbs and cut flowers, as well as breakfast and lunch vendors, live entertainment and juried arts and crafts from local artisans. Attracting locals and tourists alike, the CFM is the community connection, bringing together people from all parts of the Lowcountry and beyond. Whether you are a local who frequents the CFM or a tourist visiting for the weekend, we have something for you to enjoy. We greatly appreciate your love & support, and we look forward to seeing you in Marion Square at the Charleston Farmers Market!


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