Posted on 1/25/2023 by Jessie Jacob

Valentine's Day in Charleston


With charming historic houses, beautiful flowers lining every window, and serene beaches - 

there is no city more romantic than Charleston. This Valentines' Day, enjoy a decadent meal at one of Charleston's finest restaurants. Read on for some of our recommendations for the perfect romantic evening; whether it's your first or 50th Valentine's Day together.

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If you're a regular in the Charleston area, you'll recognize the name Church and Union, a popular eatery on the Peninsula. Located inside a renovated church, the candlelit tables and eclectic array of dishes and decorations certainly provide a romantic ambiance, and the food will have you returning time and time again. On February 14th, a 3-course, prix-fixe menu will be available, curated specially to bring a little romance to you and your someone special.

    • When: Feb 14, 2023

    • Where: 32B, N Market Street, Charleston

    • How Much: $90 – $110

Rated #1 Best New Restaurant in the Country, Tempest is an upscale seafood restaurant, located on historic Market Street. Enjoy hyper-local seafood, including single, double, and triple-tier seafood towers. A 3-course prix-fixe menu on February 14th, just for Valentine's Day!

    • When: Feb 14, 2023

    • Where: 32, N Market Street, Suite C, Charleston

    • How Much: $90 – $110

Celebrate Valentine's Day by enjoying a multi-course food and/or wine tasting experience at Wild Common. Rather hang out with the girls? There is a Galentine's Day wine class happening on February 11th instead!

    • When: February 10-12th + February 14th, 2023

    • Where: 103 Spring Street, Charleston

    • How Much: $100 - $225

Enjoy a sweet night out at The Honey Hive, with no strings attached! Marketed to Valentine's couples, Galentine's besties, or anyone with a sweet tooth- the full menu as well as a tasting menu, specialty cocktails, and wine will be offered.

    • When: February 14th, 2023

    • Where: 563 King St., Charleston

    • How Much: Varies

Circa 1886 is continually applauded for being one of the most romantic spots in Charleston, and Valentine's Day dinner at this intimate restaurant is a tradition for many. Couples can enjoy a special six-course prix-fixe dinner.

    • When: February 14th, 2023

    • Where: 149 Wentworth Street, Charleston

    • How Much: $175

Order a local meal kit from Table & Twine this Valentine's Day and prepare an intimate meal for two without all the fuss. Couples won't have to worry about mincing and measuring since the restaurant's professional chefs have already done the prep work. Choose from options like a four-course meal featuring a fruit and cheese board, filet mignon, two delicious sides, and a delectable dessert.

    • When: Must be pre-ordered. Pickup or delivery on Feb. 14th by 3:00 PM

    • Where: pickup at 2816 Azalea Drive, North Charleston - make at home

    • How Much: $12-$128

Learn to make homemade pasta while enjoying the company of your loved one with an interactive pasta-making workshop. Couples will enjoy a complimentary Caesar salad, tomato-basil, or vodka sauce for their pasta & chocolate crackle cookies.

    • When: February 14th, 2023 6:00-8:00 PM

    • Where: Two Blokes Brewing - 547 Long Point Road #101 Mt. Pleasant

    • How Much: $50

Join the Charleston Library Society and the Holy City Arts & Lyric Opera as they present an evening of opera where the story is chosen by the audience. Will the stars of the evening be lovers OR enemies? Will there be betrayal OR devotion? Will the innocent dare to be different? These decisions will be up to you during this special Valentine's Day concert.

The story of the evening's performance is in YOUR hands...

    • When: February 14 @ 6:00 - 7:00 PM

    • Where: Charleston Library Society- 164 King Street, Charleston

    • How Much: $25-35

Grab your Galentine and create a 6" terrarium featuring air plants and Valentine's Day decor. The PlantHouse crew will be there every step of the way to provide instruction, assembly tips, and plant care advice to help you create a living masterpiece that is uniquely yours.

    • When: February 14th, 2023, 6:30 – 8:00 PM

    • Where: PlantHouse - Charleston 832 Coleman Boulevard, Mt. Pleasant

    • How Much: $26

Life is better with sparkles and rosé, so gather the ladies in your life for an evening of rosé flights and sweet bites in Charleston's iconic pink bar. Your ticket is all-inclusive for endless pours and passed desserts.

*The original date sold out so quickly that a second night has been added. There are only a few tickets left!

    • When: February 12th, 2023, 7:00 – 9:00 PM

    • Where: Camellias 404 King Street Charleston

    • How Much: $49

Pitt St. Bridge

Want to switch it up this year? Use our beautiful surroundings to your advantage! Grab a bottle of wine and a simple dinner and have a picnic by the water, enjoying the sunset and the peacefulness of just you and your special someone. Try finding a spot the two of you haven't ventured to yet, and maybe even make a new tradition!

    • When: Any day!

    • Where: 972 Pitt St, Mt. Pleasant

    • How Much: $0

Grab your loved one and learn how to become a master Mixologist from the best in the business. Little Palm's mixologists will guide you through the step-by-step process to achieve a cocktail that is sure to impress.

    • When: February 9, 2023 @ 6:00 PM (the Valentine's Day event has sold out)

    • Where: Little Palm's Hospitality Suite- 237 Meeting Street, Charleston

    • How Much: $65

Charleston Candle Co. is here to show you and your someone special how to create your own custom fragrance and pour your own soy wax candle! Each attendee will get to create two custom 9oz. candles to take home with them.

    • When: February 14, 2023, 6:00 – 7:00 PM EST

    • Where: Charleston Candle Co. 218 Saint Philip Street Charleston

    • How Much: $50

In true Charleston fashion, bring your sweetheart to a local oyster roast alongside the local favorite Holy City Valentine's Vendor Market. Listen to live music by the Crispy Bois from 12-3 and enjoy some of the best seafood Charleston has to offer.

General Admission gets you all-you-can-eat oysters with a can of beer.

VIP includes all-you-can-eat oysters (complete with shuckers, crackers, hot sauce, cocktail sauce, and towels) delivered to your table, two pitchers of Holy City Brewing's finest beer (plus a private cocktail server to bring drinks directly to you), and a souvenir pint glass for each person.

    • When: February 12, 2023, 11:00 – 5:00 PM

    • Where: Holy City Brewing- 1021 Aragon Ave, Charleston

    • How Much: $35-500

At the end of the day, relax and unwind from the comfort of your private beach rental. With hundreds of properties to choose from, Island Realty is sure to make this a Valentine's day you won't forget!

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