5 Romantic Date Ideas for November

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1 Nov 2019
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November is such a romantic time in Charleston. The weather has cooled down so you can wear cozy sweaters. There are less tourists so you can have a truly authentic Charleston experience. Nearly every week you can find festivals, events, and other activities that you can't do any other time of year. If you are looking for some fun date ideas for while you are in town this month check out our list below...

Coastal Carolina Fair

  • Dates: October 31 - November 10
  • Location: Exchange Park 9850 Highway 78 Ladson, SC 29456

What's more fun than getting to spend a day with your significant other acting likes kids again? Head out to the Coastal Caroina 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 our 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. 

Victory Cup and Hot Air Balloon Festival

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  • Dates: November 1 -16
  • Location: John's Island County Park - Mullet Hall  2662 Mullet Hall Rd, John's Island, SC 29455

Come out and enjoy a gorgeous day of beautiful horses, adrenaline pumping polo matches, charming southern fashion, and colorful hot air balloons! The Victory Cup is the largest equestrian event in the US attracting thousands of people every year. Gentlemen put on your nicest ties, and ladies don't forget your sun hats, because this fun-filled event is one you won't forget. 

Lights of Magnolia

  • Dates: November 15 - March 15th
  • Location: Magnolia Plantation 3550 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414

Magnolia Plantation, America's oldest public garden, is taking a new look this season to celebrate the Zigong Latern Festival. You will be able to explore 9 acres of beautiful gardens featuring 23 differently themed latern displays. This event offers incredible photo opportunities for you and your date in front of intricately designed laterns. After exploring the gardens you can also enjoy food from some of Charleston's best food trucks. 

Dinner and a Show

  • Dates: Any
  • Location: Dock Street Theatre 135 Church St, Charleston, SC 29401

Experience the magic of theatre by attending a show at Dock Street Theatre: America's first playhouse. Charleston Stage produces incredible full-scale productions with stunning set designs, dazzling costumes, and professional level performers. Dock Street Theatre is located in the heart of downtown Charleston and has partnered with two local restaurants (The Establishment and Slightly North of Broad) to offer great dinner and a show packages. This allows you to have the perfect evening of world renowned food and captivating theatre productions. 

Gallery Tour

  • Dates: Any
  • Location: Downtown Charleston

​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 and follwed by a delicious meal at one of Charleston's renowned restaurants. 

If you have any questions about these events or other things to do in Charleston please contact our Concierge and Guest Experience Coordinator.