About Downtown Charleston
Vacationing in Downtown Charleston Downtown Charleston is an ideal vacation spot for families and couples alike. Recently dubbed "America's Friendliest City", Charleston offers a unique blend of historic charm and modern entertainment. Colonists named the city for England's King Charles II in 1670, and they keenly established the town at the confluence of two rivers. Today, visitors to downtown Charleston enjoy its riverfront dining and steamboat tours. Downtown Charleston is also set alongside the Atlantic Ocean. Waterfront Park, which borders the Atlantic, is among the city's most popular destinations. The park features family-sized swings, picnic areas, and even a pier for watching dolphins. Charleston also boasts beautiful beaches, a full-service marina, and an impressive oceanside aquarium. Tourists are also drawn to the historic Charleston City Market. Located in the heart of downtown Charleston, this open-air market spans three blocks and offers a wide variety of crafts, food, and souvenirs. The market is bordered on both sides by ice-cream vendors, seafood restaurants, hotels, and shops. From there, it is a short walk to downtown Charleston's famous St. Phillip's Church and historic graveyard. The stroll itself is a treat; the well-kept mansion neighborhoods of downtown Charleston are peppered with charming courtyards and cobbled alleyways. Downtown Charleston also features an impressive arts calendar. Visitors enjoy Broadway plays, the symphony, and ballet theater. Of special note is the annual Spoleto Festival, a 17-day arts festival that begins in late May. Whether you seek family fun, high culture, or a romantic getaway, downtown Charleston is well worth a visit!
Events in Downtown Charleston
3rd Annual Christmas on King (& all other December Holidays too!)Bar Crawl
Whether you celebrate Chanukah, Kwanzaa, Festivus, or Christmas, join us on December 8th for Charleston's only local Holiday Bar Crawl!!
2nd Annual Onesie Bar Crawl on King Street
at The Brick: Charleston's Favorite Tavern
We are back again with Charleston's most comfortable party of the year!!!
3rd Annual St Paddy's Day on King Street Bar Crawl
Why Should you Join us on March 14 for the St Paddy's Day on King Street Bar Crawl you ask?? You won’t have to deal with the 300,000+ people who flock to Savannah making it nearly impossible to get drinks and forcing you to wait an hour for the restroom.