Things to Do in Charleston

The Travel Channel’s Top-10 Locals List showcases just a few of the many things to do in Charleston, South Carolina.

Want to know more? Scroll down for a calendar of events and then give us a call at (843) 737-2541.  We will help you put together the perfect vacation package.

View a list of holiday events here.

 

 

Calendar of Events

Dec
14
Thu
2017
Shark Shallows Exhibit – $3 Off Coupon @ South Carolina Aquarium
Dec 14 all-day

Click here to redeem $3 off coupon!

Touch sharks and rays at your fingertips as you experience Shark Shallows. The first of its kind in the region, this exhibit enables you to reach out and feel the skin of bonnethead sharks, cownose rays and southern stingrays.

Overlooking the Charleston Harbor from the Riverside Terrace, Shark Shallows is the largest enhancement to the guest experience since the Aquarium opened its doors in 2000. Shark Shallows’ impressive 20,000-gallon touch tank features a deep area where the animals can swim uninterrupted and a shallow area where guests can discover how sharks and rays feel.

Dec
15
Fri
2017
Shark Shallows Exhibit – $3 Off Coupon @ South Carolina Aquarium
Dec 15 all-day

Click here to redeem $3 off coupon!

Touch sharks and rays at your fingertips as you experience Shark Shallows. The first of its kind in the region, this exhibit enables you to reach out and feel the skin of bonnethead sharks, cownose rays and southern stingrays.

Overlooking the Charleston Harbor from the Riverside Terrace, Shark Shallows is the largest enhancement to the guest experience since the Aquarium opened its doors in 2000. Shark Shallows’ impressive 20,000-gallon touch tank features a deep area where the animals can swim uninterrupted and a shallow area where guests can discover how sharks and rays feel.

Dec
16
Sat
2017
Shark Shallows Exhibit – $3 Off Coupon @ South Carolina Aquarium
Dec 16 all-day

Click here to redeem $3 off coupon!

Touch sharks and rays at your fingertips as you experience Shark Shallows. The first of its kind in the region, this exhibit enables you to reach out and feel the skin of bonnethead sharks, cownose rays and southern stingrays.

Overlooking the Charleston Harbor from the Riverside Terrace, Shark Shallows is the largest enhancement to the guest experience since the Aquarium opened its doors in 2000. Shark Shallows’ impressive 20,000-gallon touch tank features a deep area where the animals can swim uninterrupted and a shallow area where guests can discover how sharks and rays feel.

Canon Firings – Fears That Fortified Charles Towne Landing @ Charles Towne Landing
Dec 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Canon demonstrations take place at 1, 2 and 3pm. EVENT DOESN’T TAKE PLACE IN JANUARY OR AUGUST!

Charles Towne Landing is the birthplace of the Carolinas and is where the first settlers from England established a colony. There’s also a zoo, museum and exibit, walking trails, walled city, the boat “Adventure”, a scaled down replica of the boat the settlers traveled to the new world on.

Dec
17
Sun
2017
Shark Shallows Exhibit – $3 Off Coupon @ South Carolina Aquarium
Dec 17 all-day

Click here to redeem $3 off coupon!

Touch sharks and rays at your fingertips as you experience Shark Shallows. The first of its kind in the region, this exhibit enables you to reach out and feel the skin of bonnethead sharks, cownose rays and southern stingrays.

Overlooking the Charleston Harbor from the Riverside Terrace, Shark Shallows is the largest enhancement to the guest experience since the Aquarium opened its doors in 2000. Shark Shallows’ impressive 20,000-gallon touch tank features a deep area where the animals can swim uninterrupted and a shallow area where guests can discover how sharks and rays feel.

Dec
18
Mon
2017
Shark Shallows Exhibit – $3 Off Coupon @ South Carolina Aquarium
Dec 18 all-day

Click here to redeem $3 off coupon!

Touch sharks and rays at your fingertips as you experience Shark Shallows. The first of its kind in the region, this exhibit enables you to reach out and feel the skin of bonnethead sharks, cownose rays and southern stingrays.

Overlooking the Charleston Harbor from the Riverside Terrace, Shark Shallows is the largest enhancement to the guest experience since the Aquarium opened its doors in 2000. Shark Shallows’ impressive 20,000-gallon touch tank features a deep area where the animals can swim uninterrupted and a shallow area where guests can discover how sharks and rays feel.

Dec
19
Tue
2017
Shark Shallows Exhibit – $3 Off Coupon @ South Carolina Aquarium
Dec 19 all-day

Click here to redeem $3 off coupon!

Touch sharks and rays at your fingertips as you experience Shark Shallows. The first of its kind in the region, this exhibit enables you to reach out and feel the skin of bonnethead sharks, cownose rays and southern stingrays.

Overlooking the Charleston Harbor from the Riverside Terrace, Shark Shallows is the largest enhancement to the guest experience since the Aquarium opened its doors in 2000. Shark Shallows’ impressive 20,000-gallon touch tank features a deep area where the animals can swim uninterrupted and a shallow area where guests can discover how sharks and rays feel.

Dec
20
Wed
2017
Shark Shallows Exhibit – $3 Off Coupon @ South Carolina Aquarium
Dec 20 all-day

Click here to redeem $3 off coupon!

Touch sharks and rays at your fingertips as you experience Shark Shallows. The first of its kind in the region, this exhibit enables you to reach out and feel the skin of bonnethead sharks, cownose rays and southern stingrays.

Overlooking the Charleston Harbor from the Riverside Terrace, Shark Shallows is the largest enhancement to the guest experience since the Aquarium opened its doors in 2000. Shark Shallows’ impressive 20,000-gallon touch tank features a deep area where the animals can swim uninterrupted and a shallow area where guests can discover how sharks and rays feel.

Dec
21
Thu
2017
Shark Shallows Exhibit – $3 Off Coupon @ South Carolina Aquarium
Dec 21 all-day

Click here to redeem $3 off coupon!

Touch sharks and rays at your fingertips as you experience Shark Shallows. The first of its kind in the region, this exhibit enables you to reach out and feel the skin of bonnethead sharks, cownose rays and southern stingrays.

Overlooking the Charleston Harbor from the Riverside Terrace, Shark Shallows is the largest enhancement to the guest experience since the Aquarium opened its doors in 2000. Shark Shallows’ impressive 20,000-gallon touch tank features a deep area where the animals can swim uninterrupted and a shallow area where guests can discover how sharks and rays feel.

Third Thursdays in Summerville
Dec 21 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

On the Third Thursday of each month, the historic downtown Summerville district throws a party. Hutchinson Square, the park in the center of downtown, becomes an entertainment venue. The pedestrian mall area called Short Central hosts booths and musical entertainment. Local musicians are featured at several locations throughout the downtown. Little Main is closed to traffic and classic cars line the street.

Readers of the Summerville Journal Scene recently chose Third Thursday as the Best Free Entertainment Venue in Summerville in the paper’s Reader’s Choice Poll.
Restaurants cater to shoppers and evening strollers with special offers and outdoor seating that allows their customers to enjoy our great weather as well as the outdoor entertainment. Arts and crafts enthusiasts have the opportunity to join classes in knitting, quilting, and jewelry-making instruction. There are anitque shops, unique boutiques, and great restaurants to enjoy in downtown Summerville.

Summerville DREAM (Downtown Restoration, Enhancement and Management) sponsors the monthly celebration to create a lively community atmosphere and promote local businesses in historic South Carolina. It’s a perfect chance to acquaint yourself with the historic downtown area of Summerville in one lovely evening. Come join us — every Third Thursday of the month in the center of downtown Summerville, 5:00- 8:00pm…. Rain or Shine!

Having trouble finding the perfect things to do in Charleston? Let us help. As a client of The Charleston Travel Company, you will have access to one of our VIP Concierges, who will make sure your Charleston experience exceeds your expectations.

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