Food and drink

Charleston Farmers Market

Charleston Farmers Market

Located in Marion Square in the heart of Historic District in Downtown Charleston, SC, the Charleston Farmers Market is open each Saturday, from March 5th through the end of November, 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM with additional markets held on Sundays during the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in May and June as well as Saturdays and Sundays in December for our Holiday Market. The Charleston Farmers Market is dedicated to the support and advocacy of Lowcountry farmers, growers, prepared/packaged food, artisans, crafters, live performers and community groups and activities. We offer a variety of local produce, plants, herbs and cut flowers as well as breakfast and lunch vendors, live entertainment and an assortment of juried arts and crafts from local artisans. Attracting locals and tourists alike, the CFM is the community connection, bringing together people from all parts of the Lowcountry and beyond. Whether you are a local that frequents the CFM or a tourist visiting for the weekend, we have something for you to enjoy. We greatly appreciate your love & support and we look forward to seeing you in Marion Square at the Charleston Farmers Market!

 

Founded in 1989 with the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service, the Charleston Farmers Market is produced by the City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs, in cooperation with the City of Charleston Parks Department and Special Events Committee. Over the years, the Charleston Farmers Market has received numerous awards: in 2005, the revitalized Marion Square welcomed back the farmers’ market and received the Three Sisters Award from the Charleston Save the City Committee; in 2008 the Charleston Farmers Market was ranked by Travel + Leisure Magazine as one of the top 10 Best Farmers Markets in the Nation; and in the Charleston City Paper Readers’ Poll, “Best Of,” the Charleston Farmers Market was named “Best Outdoor Event” for 2010, 2011, 2012 and named, “Best Outdoor Event” &/or “Best Attraction” since 2013!

Halsey Institute – Over the Moon, 13th Annual Membership Celebration

Halsey Institute – Over the Moon, 13th Annual Membership Celebration

Throughout the night, Halsey Institute Members will enjoy live music
curated by and featuring Lindsay Holler, feast on hors d’oeuvres and
spirits, and meet other art lovers, all while supporting the Halsey
Institute.

Our members support the Halsey Institute’s groundbreaking exhibition and
educational programming, which has become a vital part of the Charleston
community.

Dance the night away with other Halsey Institute members. To attend the
event, join or renew your membership online, or call us at 843-953-5652.
Membership levels begin at $40; $15 for students.

Free for Halsey Institute members

6:00 – 7:00pm: VIP Preview Party     For members a the Conceptualist Level ($500+) and above.  Enjoy the Party before the big crowd, or stay all night!

Black Classical Renaissance Gala Benefit

Black Classical Renaissance Gala Benefit

The Colour of Music Festival Presents the Black Classical Renaissance Gala Benefit.  You are cordially invited to the Colour of Music Festival’s Gala Benefit Performance of Samuel-Coleridge Taylor’s Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast and Samuel Barber’s Knoxville: Summer 1915.

26th Annual Latin American Festival

26th Annual Latin American Festival

Experience sensational sounds and vibrant performances at the Latin American Festival, Sunday, Oct. 15 at Wannamaker County Park! This 26th annual event celebrates Latin American music, dance, art, food and children’s activities and is highlighted by amazing performances inspired by culture from around the globe.

All ages are invited to come groove to live Latin music from six-piece band Sharey & su grupo Klave from 12 – 1 p.m. The high energy Bakalao Stars will bring Latin Ska music to the stage from 2 – 3 p.m., and guests will end the day dancing along with the 12-piece horn group Orquesta Mayor from 4:30 – 6 p.m.

25th Annual Sea Island Cultural Arts Festival

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The 25th Annual Sea Island Cultural Arts Festival promises to be good time for all!  Come Celebrate the rich history, heritage and culture of the Sea Island Community.  The festival showcases art, cuisine, entertainment, story telling, live music all presented with a Gullah-Geechee flavor!

Heritage Day at Marion Square

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Celebrate African-American and Caribbean culture while enjoying ethnic flavors, international artisans and regional performers in the heart of Downtown.