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At Wild Dunes Resort, there are a plethora of venues for you to choose from – a perfect fit for every couple. Whether it’s for the ceremony or the reception or both, the team at Wild Dunes wants to help you find the best fit for your wedding! Keep scrolling for all of their gorgeous options. […]

Various Thursday, June 16, 2022 The Mother Emanuel AME Community takes this time to welcome you to the 2022 Annual Commemoration honoring the legacies of the Emanuel Nine and the Survivors.  This year’s theme, ‘Matters of the Mind, Body, and Soul’, is meant to encourage all family and church members, the surrounding Charleston community and […]

Park Circle, North Charleston, SC Wednesday, June 1, 2022 Join us for the 2nd Annual Park Circle Pride, May 31 to June 5, 2022 in the Park Circle neighborhood of North Charleston, SC! An inclusive event for all ages celebrating the LGBTQ+ community. Check out www.parkcirclepride.com for all event info. The festival will be a week of […]

When couples plan their wedding in Charleston, they know that guests will be coming from far and near with high expectations for the local dining scene. Charleston’s food culture is part of the attraction to the Holy City and our chefs do a great job highlighting our local bounty with seasonal ingredients. Salthouse Catering can […]

Buttermilk biscuits and Charleston are inseparable. Want to experience the heart and soul of the Lowcountry? Taste the local cuisine, including this savory Southern staple. Head to Poogan’s Porch, a family-owned restaurant that has been serving Southern fare, including homemade buttermilk biscuits, since 1976, or pop into Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit for award-winning biscuits that have appeared […]

Kiawah Island Golf Resort, 1 Sanctuary Beach Dr, Kiawah Island, SC Thursday, May 5, 2022 11th Annual Haygood/Grady  Memorial Tennis ChampionshipDinner & Silent Auction Benefiting Roper St. Francis Cancer Care & Wellness Institute, the Haygood Education Trust and the Lonon Foundation. Event Type: Food and Drinks, Fundraiser, Sports More info: www.haygoodgrady.com…

One of our favorite springtime activities is simply going for a stroll through the quiet streets of Charleston! From the crepe myrtles to the magnolia trees to the jasmine, you’ll find something beautiful in bloom around every corner you turn. Grab your camera, lose your map and get ready to be inspired by the heavenly […]

Come fiesta in Charleston! You don’t have to travel all the way to Mexico for a taste of authentic Mexican inspired cuisine. From cantinas to taquerias, and everything in between, Charleston is the place to go to try the best Southwestern-style restaurants in the Southeast. Scroll on for the top 10 taco locales in Charleston, […]

Located in the heart of Historic Downtown Charleston, The Francis Marion Hotel is the perfect wedding venue for any wedding, reception, or intimate gathering. The tradition of elegance and grandeur live on in two of the most elegant ballrooms in Charleston. With unique features like antique chandeliers, 20-foot high ceilings, monumental windows, and marble accented […]

Kiawah Island Tuesday, April 5, 2022 Freshfields Village, in partnership with the Kiawah Conservancy, will welcome and host a temporary art installation by Aurora Robson. The original three-part sculpture, “Troika,” will be on display at the Lakeside Park in the Village through the end of April 2022.   “Troika” is comprised of three blue and white […]

Various Tuesday, April 5, 2022 Historic Charleston Foundation welcomes you to our 75th  Annual Festival of Houses and Gardens! In 2022, we will again feature exciting opportunities from tours to concerts, and wine tastings to lectures. Since 1947 the Festival of Houses and Gardens has been Historic Charleston Foundation’s largest fundraiser and educational tool and has […]

With its vibrant culture, rich history, exquisitely-preserved architecture, idyllic coastal location, celebrated dining scene and friendly locals, Charleston is one of America’s best loved travel destinations. Come, experience what’s new in the Charleston area this spring! Accolades New Restaurants Restaurant News Accommodations Retail Tours & Attractions Highlighted Special Events ACCOLADES The South’s Best City SouthernLiving.com America’s Most Charming Small Historic Towns MSN.com […]

Two Blokes Brewing, 547 Long Point Rd., Suite 101, Mount Pleasant, SC Tuesday, March 22, 6pm – Wednesday, March 23, 2022, 8pm Charcuterie Workshop @ Two Blokes BrewingTuesday, March 22nd 6-8PMDuring this workshop you will create an 8×8 box meant for two as an after dinner snack or carry to lunch the next day. All supplies […]

Public Works Art Center, 135 West Richardson Avenue, Summerville, SC Thursday, March 17, 5:30pm – Friday, March 18, 2022, 8:30pm Join Public Works Art Center for “Unique Magical Footprints,” a Quilt Exhibition featuring works created between 2018-2022 by Summerville High School students with special needs. This exhibition opens March 4, with an official reception Thursday, March […]

Some of the most beautiful and imaginative products unique to Charleston were brought to life by women with big dreams and even bigger hearts – from gilded bugs to cheese biscuits and everything in between! We love supporting our local artisans, fashionistas, foodies and creatives. Scroll on to discover 21 women-owned businesses in the Lowcountry. […]

Big John’s Tavern, 251 E Bay St, Charleston, SC Sunday, February 13, 5pm – Monday, February 14, 2022, 11pm Big John’s Tavern Weekly Specials: Fried Chicken Tuesday – available while supplies last  $10.95 for fried chicken lunch and 2 sides (mashed potatoes and collards) Tuesday karaoke with Karaoke Kris $5 pbr 16oz cans; $8 for 16oz […]

Various Friday, February 11, 2022 From February 11th to April 3rd, Garden & Gun will present “Birdwatching,” a new avian-inspired art and conservation exhibition. Drawing from nature, the splendors of bird-watching, and the interconnectivity between humans and the natural world, this immersive experience takes viewers on a journey between the Joseph Manigault House, The Dewberry […]

Whether it’s the Olympics, Super Bowl or March Madness, enjoying a sporting event alongside Charleston’s passionate locals is a thrilling experience that can’t be missed. We’ve rounded up our go-to Lowcountry locales to cheer on our favorite teams over brews and game day apps, including 1st Place Premium Sports Pub, Uptown Social, Bay Street Biergarten, […]

Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College, 161 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC Wednesday, January 26, 12pm – Thursday, January 27, 2022, 1:30pm The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston presents an exhibition of work by Sičáŋǧu Lakota visual artist and independent curator Dyani White Hawk entitled Hear Her. The exhibition is on view from January […]

Various Thursday, January 27, 2022 From midnight to 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, during its third annual CofC Day, the College of Charleston will celebrate the 252nd anniversary of its founding. Given the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, CofC Day will offer opportunities for alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students and friends to come together both in […]

The cheesiness mixed with the saltiness of the Proscuitto and the sweetness of the truffle honey drizzle of The Pass‘ Cacio e Pepe Sandwich make it skyrocket to the top of our go-to comfort foods in Charleston. From hushpuppies to homemade tagliatelle, we’ve rounded up 23 dishes to turn to when you’re craving comfort food […]

The stunning skyline views, cozy corners and crave-worthy cocktails at these bars will make leaving your hotel an uneasy task! While many cocktail bars are often pit-stops to your final destination, these unique hotel bars are destinations in themselves. Scroll on to check out where we love to sip specialty cocktails, including The Living Room […]

We’re taking a look back at the top 10 blogs, guides and itineraries of 2021 featuring insider secrets and top tips! In case you missed them, scroll on to check out our most loved posts this year. Before you go, explore all of our curated travel itineraries and begin planning your visit. 1. First Timer’s […]

It’s always a good to time to retreat to Charleston! Whether you’re a foodie fanatic or an outdoor enthusiast, you’ll find an event that’s perfect for you year-round in the Lowcountry. Scroll on to discover 14 events to add to your 2022 bucket list then begin planning your visit with the help of our curated […]

They say third times the charm… And we couldn’t agree more! After two postponements in Boston, Brittani and Kevin finally got to say “I do” in Charleston! An outdoor ceremony and reception at The William Aiken House made this long-awaited day worthwhile. Brittani and Kevin wanted a day that felt very classic, romantic, and magical […]

Famulari’s Pizzeria Brewpub, 1291 Folly Road, Suite 101, Charleston, SC Wednesday, November 17, 8pm – Thursday, November 18, 2021, 10:30pm We are celebrating the 32nd anniversary of one of the greatest holiday comedies, Christmas Vacation, with the hap- hap- happiest trivia night on Nov. 17. Event Type: Food and Drinks, Fundraiser More info: www.famsbrewingco.com…

Warm up with a glass of hot cider while listening to Gullah Christmas stories by a local storyteller; admire a Venice-Simplon Orient-Express train replica; experience Christmas in Charleston. Make this holiday season memorable with a visit to the Holy City and check the following bucket list items off your list! 1. Enjoy the Holiday Festival […]

Have you ever spent the holidays with sand beneath your toes,  on your plate or enjoying the sounds of gospel spirituals? There’s simply no place like Charleston for the holidays! Scroll on to discover 10 reasons why we love spending Christmas in Charleston, then share your favorite holiday tradition in the comments below. 1. Charleston’s […]

Garlands of greenery adorn Antebellum mansions. Magnolia wreaths flank wrought-iron gates. Twinkling lights wrap up the trunks of Palmetto trees. The countdown to Christmas is on and we’re preparing to celebrate with you! Scroll on to see 10 photos that will have you dreaming of spending Christmas in Charleston. Christmas in Charleston Christmas in Charleston […]

Searching for the perfect gift for your BFF who is simply charmed by Charleston? From a passport granting you access to Charleston’s premier historic, architectural and cultural sites to a magnolia and jasmine scented candle, we’ve rounded up our favorite finds for the Charleston Lover. Our top picks this year include Corey Alston Sweetgrass Baskets, Hotel […]

Unsure what to gift the guys in your life this holiday season? Allow us to suggest a few of our favorite “Charleston-only” finds. From hand-crafted feather pocket squares to Ginger Infused Bourbon Whiskey, we’ve rounded up the best guy gifts of the season, found at M. Dumas & Sons, Brackish, Shades of Charleston, Virgil Kaine, […]

Our taste buds are watering and our wish lists are growing with this year’s top picks to gift the foodie in your life. From flavorful Gullah Island Seasoning to our favorite cookbook of the year: Rodney Scott’s World of BBQ, we have no doubt your foodie fanatic friend will love their gift under the tree […]

Gift the charm of Charleston this holiday season with one (or eight) of our top picks for her! From hand-drawn custom pup tokens to beautifully crafted feathered hoop earrings, we’ve rounded up the best Charleston gifts for the gals this season, found at IBU, Goldbug Collection, Amanda Lindroth, Brackish, The Tiny Tasssel, Old Whaling Co., […]

Queen Street Playhouse , 20 Queen Street, Charleston, SC Thursday, November 4, 2021 The Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival, in partnership with the College of Charleston, is proud to announce the 15th edition of the annual celebration of contemporary Italian cinema and culture. The 2021 event will take place November 4th through 6th, 2021, at […]

Exchange Park Fairgrounds, 9850 Hwy. 78, Ladson, SC Sunday, October 31, 12pm – Monday, November 1, 2021, 9pm 2021 Pricing detailsDiscount Advance Ticket prices (through October 27th): Adult Admission (ages 13 and up): $10 Child Admission (ages 6 – 12): $6 Ages 5 and under: ADMITTED FREE! Wristband Ticket (ALL AGES): $23 (good any day) Ticket […]