There are fewer tourists around so you have the opportunity for an authentic Charleston experience. Nearly every week you can find festivals, events, and other activities you can't do any other time of year. We've gathered together a list of some of our favorite date night activities for you and your special someone while you're staying with us this November!
What's more fun than getting to spend a day with your significant other acting like kids again? Head out to the Coastal Carolina Fair this month and enjoy a day of rides, games, concerts, and more! You can compete in carnival-style games, eat your favorite fair foods, and look over the entire event together from the 110' Ferris wheel. To learn about all the rides and events going on at this year's fair please click the link above.
- Dates: October 26 - November 5, 2023
- Location: Exchange Park 9850 Highway 78 Ladson, SC 29456
There's so much to discover at the Holiday Festival of Lights! Marvel at the magical twinkling lights as you explore the grounds at Santa's Village and Winter Wonderland. Enjoy mouth-watering treats or commemorate your trip with a gift from one of Santa's shops. There are so many chances to make magical, lasting memories!
- Dates: November 10 - December 31, 2023
- Location: James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Dr., Charleston, SC 29412
Bring the entire family (including Fido) to Deep Water Vineyard as they celebrate the first weekend in December. You'll have a chance to grab lunch from some of the area's best food trucks as you enjoy the holiday market and relax on our lawn to some great local music.
- Date: December 2, 2023
- Location: Deep Water Vineyard, 6775 Bears Bluff Rd. Wadmalaw Island, SC
Celebrating its 24th year of existence, Art on the Beach is a dynamic tour of private homes on Sullivan's Island. Each home on the tour will be showcasing a select group of artists and craftsmen. Sweet and savory treats from local chefs will also be available along the tour. All proceeds from this event will benefit Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services. Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services is a non-profit organization that provides free civil legal services to hundreds of low-income individuals and families in our community each year.
- Date: November 12, 2023
- Location: Summer Realty. 2067 Middle St. Sullivan's Island, SC
Experience the magic of theatre by attending a show at Dock Street Theatre: America's first playhouse. This winter, Charleston Stage will be putting on an original adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol featuring a marvelous score of classic carols and over 50 iconic characters from Scrooge to Tiny Tim. Last year's performances of this holiday hit each sold out, so get your tickets early!
- Dates: Nov. 29 - Dec. 22, 2023
- Location: Dock Street Theatre 135 Church St, Charleston, SC 29401
Downtown Charleston is full of gifted artists and beautifully curated art galleries. These galleries range from Renaissance period art to scenic landscapes, to modern contemporary styled art. Charleston Art Tours offers a variety of packages so you and your date can experience a romantic day of guided tours through the galleries followed by a delicious meal at one of Charleston's renowned restaurants.
- Dates: Any
- Location: Downtown Charleston
If you have any questions about these events or other things to do in Charleston please contact our Concierge Team.
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