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Downtown Charleston Events Calendar

Things to Do During Your Reign in Charleston

Downtown Charleston and the Historic District offers plenty of options year-round, and our central location on Meeting Street, places you in the heart of exciting special events and festivals.

Browse our event calendar and plan your stay at the King Charles Inn to include any of these exciting things to do in Downtown Charleston.

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  • Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    March 15, 2018 April 21, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Set in the city’s Old & Historic District, these tours showcase Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture.

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    Volvo Car Open

    Volvo Car Open

    March 31, 2018 April 8, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Since 1973, the Volvo Car Open has been a pioneer in women's professional sports creating milestones in women's tennis over the years.

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  • Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    March 15, 2018 April 21, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Set in the city’s Old & Historic District, these tours showcase Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture.

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    Volvo Car Open

    Volvo Car Open

    March 31, 2018 April 8, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Since 1973, the Volvo Car Open has been a pioneer in women's professional sports creating milestones in women's tennis over the years.

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  • Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    March 15, 2018 April 21, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Set in the city’s Old & Historic District, these tours showcase Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture.

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    Volvo Car Open

    Volvo Car Open

    March 31, 2018 April 8, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Since 1973, the Volvo Car Open has been a pioneer in women's professional sports creating milestones in women's tennis over the years.

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    DISNEY JUNIOR DANCE PARTY ON TOUR AT THE GAILLARD CENTER

    DISNEY JUNIOR DANCE PARTY ON TOUR AT THE GAILLARD CENTER

    April 3, 2018 April 3, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Are you ready to DANCE?!? Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour is an ALL NEW interactive live concert experience.

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  • Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    March 15, 2018 April 21, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Set in the city’s Old & Historic District, these tours showcase Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture.

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    Volvo Car Open

    Volvo Car Open

    March 31, 2018 April 8, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Since 1973, the Volvo Car Open has been a pioneer in women's professional sports creating milestones in women's tennis over the years.

    Read more
  • Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    March 15, 2018 April 21, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Set in the city’s Old & Historic District, these tours showcase Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture.

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    Volvo Car Open

    Volvo Car Open

    March 31, 2018 April 8, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Since 1973, the Volvo Car Open has been a pioneer in women's professional sports creating milestones in women's tennis over the years.

    Read more
  • Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    March 15, 2018 April 21, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Set in the city’s Old & Historic District, these tours showcase Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture.

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    Volvo Car Open

    Volvo Car Open

    March 31, 2018 April 8, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Since 1973, the Volvo Car Open has been a pioneer in women's professional sports creating milestones in women's tennis over the years.

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    Jimmy Buffett with special guest Caroline Jones at the North Charleston Coliseum

    Jimmy Buffett with special guest Caroline Jones at the North Charleston Coliseum

    April 6, 2018 April 6, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Parrotheads won't want to miss their chance to soak in the full Margaritaville experience.

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  • Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    March 15, 2018 April 21, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Set in the city’s Old & Historic District, these tours showcase Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture.

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    Volvo Car Open

    Volvo Car Open

    March 31, 2018 April 8, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Since 1973, the Volvo Car Open has been a pioneer in women's professional sports creating milestones in women's tennis over the years.

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    The Cooper River Bridge Run

    The Cooper River Bridge Run

    April 7, 2018 April 7, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    The Cooper River Bridge Run provides a world-class 10-K foot race. The race promotes continuous physical activity and a healthy lifestyle th

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  • Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    March 15, 2018 April 21, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Set in the city’s Old & Historic District, these tours showcase Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture.

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    Volvo Car Open

    Volvo Car Open

    March 31, 2018 April 8, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Since 1973, the Volvo Car Open has been a pioneer in women's professional sports creating milestones in women's tennis over the years.

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    2nd Sunday on King Street

    2nd Sunday on King Street

    April 8, 2018 April 8, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Come enjoy your Sunday afternoon shopping, dining and socializing on King Street!

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  • Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    March 15, 2018 April 21, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Set in the city’s Old & Historic District, these tours showcase Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture.

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  • Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    March 15, 2018 April 21, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Set in the city’s Old & Historic District, these tours showcase Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture.

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    ERTH’S DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE AT THE GAILLARD CENTER

    ERTH’S DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE AT THE GAILLARD CENTER

    April 10, 2018 April 10, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Get ready for the ultimate playdate – 65 million years in the making – as Erth’s DINOSAUR ZOO  guides your family on a breathtaking journey.

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  • Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    March 15, 2018 April 21, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Set in the city’s Old & Historic District, these tours showcase Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture.

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  • Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    March 15, 2018 April 21, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Set in the city’s Old & Historic District, these tours showcase Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture.

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    JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS AT THE GAILLARD CENTER

    JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS AT THE GAILLARD CENTER

    April 12, 2018 April 12, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.

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  • Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    March 15, 2018 April 21, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Set in the city’s Old & Historic District, these tours showcase Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture.

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    BEETHOVEN’S SEVENTH AT THE GAILLARD CENTER

    BEETHOVEN’S SEVENTH AT THE GAILLARD CENTER

    April 13, 2018 April 14, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Max Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor Yuriy Bekker, violin Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A major.

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  • Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    March 15, 2018 April 21, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Set in the city’s Old & Historic District, these tours showcase Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture.

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    BEETHOVEN’S SEVENTH AT THE GAILLARD CENTER

    BEETHOVEN’S SEVENTH AT THE GAILLARD CENTER

    April 13, 2018 April 14, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Max Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor Yuriy Bekker, violin Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A major.

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  • Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    March 15, 2018 April 21, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Set in the city’s Old & Historic District, these tours showcase Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture.

    Read more
  • Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    March 15, 2018 April 21, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Set in the city’s Old & Historic District, these tours showcase Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture.

    Read more
  • Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    March 15, 2018 April 21, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Set in the city’s Old & Historic District, these tours showcase Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture.

    Read more
  • Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    March 15, 2018 April 21, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Set in the city’s Old & Historic District, these tours showcase Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture.

    Read more
  • Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    March 15, 2018 April 21, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Set in the city’s Old & Historic District, these tours showcase Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture.

    Read more
  • Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    March 15, 2018 April 21, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Set in the city’s Old & Historic District, these tours showcase Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture.

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    Pop-Up Shop: Rewined Candles at King Charles Inn

    Pop-Up Shop: Rewined Candles at King Charles Inn

    April 20, 2018 April 20, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Rewined Candles Charleston Sc is popping up at King Charles Inn on April 20th!

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    The Nashville Ballet and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra Performing Carmina Burana at the Gaillard Center

    The Nashville Ballet and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra Performing Carmina Burana at the Gaillard Center

    April 20, 2018 April 20, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Featuring 150 singers, 60 plus musicians, three guest vocalists, alongside 28 dancers from Nashville Ballet.

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  • Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens

    March 15, 2018 April 21, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Set in the city’s Old & Historic District, these tours showcase Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture.

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    Charleston Farmers Market at Marion Square

    Charleston Farmers Market at Marion Square

    April 21, 2018 November 24, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Enjoy a wide variety of 100+ Local Vendors, including; Farmers & Growers, Sweet & Savory Food Concessions, Artisans, Live Music and more!

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  • A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER AT THE GAILLARD

    A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER AT THE GAILLARD

    April 24, 2018 April 24, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Coming direct from New York, where a most gentlemanly NPR critic said he’d “NEVER LAUGHED SO HARD AT A BROADWAY MUSICAL.”

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  • Charleston Farmers Market at Marion Square

    Charleston Farmers Market at Marion Square

    April 21, 2018 November 24, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Enjoy a wide variety of 100+ Local Vendors, including; Farmers & Growers, Sweet & Savory Food Concessions, Artisans, Live Music and more!

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  • COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON SPRING ALUMNI WEEKEND

    COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON SPRING ALUMNI WEEKEND

    May 4, 2018 May 6, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Spring Alumni Weekend will be May 5-7, 2017, with events throughout the weekend to welcome College of Charleston alumni home to campus.

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  • COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON SPRING ALUMNI WEEKEND

    COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON SPRING ALUMNI WEEKEND

    May 4, 2018 May 6, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Spring Alumni Weekend will be May 5-7, 2017, with events throughout the weekend to welcome College of Charleston alumni home to campus.

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    Charleston Farmers Market at Marion Square

    Charleston Farmers Market at Marion Square

    April 21, 2018 November 24, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Enjoy a wide variety of 100+ Local Vendors, including; Farmers & Growers, Sweet & Savory Food Concessions, Artisans, Live Music and more!

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    Citadel Graduation

    Citadel Graduation

    May 5, 2018 May 5, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    The Citadel graduation is this weekend! Congratulations to the graduates and their families!

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    PUCCINI'S TOSCA

    PUCCINI'S TOSCA

    May 5, 2018 May 5, 2018 South Carolina Charleston

    Love, lust, betrayal and murder!

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