About French Quarter
French Quarter South Carolina The French Quarter in Charleston, South Carolina, is the city?s quaint and artistic historic downtown district. Some of the buildings were constructed during the 1800s and one, being the Pink House Tavern, was built in the early 1700s and remains standing today. A walk through the district can take a long time if you?re the type to stop for a closer look. The St. Philip?s Episcopal Church and French Huguenot Church are landmarks from the early history of the area and have active congregations in beautiful structures. The Dock Street Theatre attracts visitors and locals alike. The annual Art Walk enjoy free admission to art galleries that house the works of more than five hundred artists. A wide variety of styles and artistic emphases ensure that there is something here for every art lover. The French Quarter Restaurant is always a restive and romantic stopover for good old-fashioned southern style cooking. The menu incorporates continental cooking with offerings of lamb, chicken, seafood and pasta. The French Quarter in Charleston is the sight-seers must-see. The historic buildings and art galleries line cobbled streets, inviting the curious as well as those studying this period in South Carolina history. The French Quarter is roughly bounded by Market Street on the north, Broad Street on the south, Meeting Street on the west and the Cooper River on the east. The city offers lodging for every budget, much of which is located conveniently close to the French Quarter.
Events in French Quarter
Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System
When the class gets lost on the way to the planetarium, Ms. Frizzle saves the day by blasting into outer space for an epic interplanetary field trip!
Charleston Charm Meals on Wheels Benefit
at Charleston Area Senior Citizens - Meals on Wheels of Charleston
Join us for the Charleston Charm Gala to benefit Meals on Wheels of Charleston! The event
Joe Bonamassa - Live in Charleston, SC on 3/04
Grammy-Nominated Blues Rock Titan Joe Bonamassa has more #1 Billboard Blues Albums than any other artist to date. Don't miss the Guitar Event of the Year! Tickets still available
“Black Violin upends cultural and musical stereotypes...an unexpected blend of classically trained musicianship and hip-hop beats and inventiveness.” –The Miami Herald “Their music will keep classical music alive for the next generation.” – NPR
World-renowned husband and wife vocalists Dimitri Pittas and Leah Edwards bring the very best of opera and Broadway to their hometown stage.
Charleston Children's Business Fair
at Gaillard Center
Join us for the Charleston Children's Business Fair! Filled with up to 30 young entrepreneurs ages 6-14 showcasing their very own businesses. Come out and see their unique crafts and products.
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
The TROCKS, as they are affectionately known, quickly garnered a major critical essay by Arlene Croce in The New Yorker, and combined with reviews in The New York Times and The Village Voice, established the Company as an artistic and popular success.