Happenings

Charleston

Happenings

Marion Square Farmer’s Market

Every Saturday 8AM – 2PM

Take a stroll across Meeting Street to Marion Square, where on Saturday mornings, you can find local artisans, purveyors, food trucks and live entertainment.

Lowcountry Jazz Festival

August 30th - September 1st

The Lowcountry Jazz Festival, South Carolina’s premiere Smooth Jazz event, returns to the Charleston Gaillard Center with a stellar lineup of artists as well as up and coming instrumentalists and vocalists. The 2019 Festival includes chart-topping genre icons, GRAMMY Award winners and nominees.

Charleston Restaurant Week

September 9th – 22nd

One of the most highly anticipated culinary events in Charleston returns this fall. Enjoy specialty prix fixe menus from the Lowcountry’s best restaurants.

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Art Walk

September 6th, October 4th , December 6th

Held on the first Friday of every month from 5 PM – 8 PM, The Charleston Gallery Association Art Walk showcases local, regional and national artists’ works. Open to all, Art Walk is the perfect introduction to the vibrant and growing art community in Charleston. Stroll through the historical streets and explore some of the local galleries.

2nd Sunday on King Street

September 8th & October 13th

On the second Sunday of every month, Charleston’s main shopping district, King Street, closes to traffic and opens to pedestrians. Enjoy shopping, dining, live performances and special events on King, from 1PM – 5PM.

MOJA Arts Festival

September 26th - October 6th

2019 marks Charleston’s 36th annual MOJA Arts Festival: A Celebration of African-American and Caribbean Arts. The Festival highlights the many African-American and Caribbean contributions to western and world cultures. MOJA’s wide range of events include visual arts, classical music, dance, gospel, jazz, poetry, R&B music, storytelling, theatre, children’s activities, traditional crafts, ethnic food, and much more.

Homes, History & Architecture Fall Tours

October 3rd - November 2nd

Step back in time with the Preservation Society of Charleston. Celebrating its 43rd year, the Preservation Society of Charleston Fall Tours feature an intimate view of architecturally significant private homes, intimate gardens, historic churches, and landmarks.

Influence & Inspiration Exhibition

September 6th – January 5th

The Gibbes Museum of Art presents an exhibit that celebrates three artists connected by their classical training and lifelong friendships. Influence & Inspiration includes paintings and drawings by Jill Hooper, Ben Long, and Frank Mason that represent their unique perspective on contemporary life.

Steeplechase

November 17th

The Steeplechase of Charleston returns this November to close out the 2019 National Steeplechase Association Fall Racing Circuit. With deep roots in southern heritage, this Charleston tradition began in 1792 and will be ushered into its new era. The family-friendly Sunday event will feature five high-stakes races with coveted titles on the line. The Dewberry Charleston is a proud sponsor of The Steeplechase.

DESTINATION: CHARLESTON

Bordering Marion Square, The Dewberry is a local landmark, as well as a marquee destination for residents and visitors alike.