Discovering Charleston: Shopping & Markets
Get out and explore open air markets and southern shopping
No visit to Charleston is complete without a trip to explore some of the open air markets that feature local talents, exhibiting works of art, jewelry and ceramics. Browse through antique galleries and take home memorabilia unique to Charleston. The City Public Market features over 50 vendors showcasing these unique talents.
For those who treat their gardens as their sanctuaries, it’s a must to stop by Charleston Gardens. See a wide collection of English-inspired garden furnishings that are sure to give you lots of ideas for your garden at home.
In the mood for some home accessorizing? Elizabeth Stuart Design features many home accessories such as eclectic furnishings, candles, dried flowers, stationary and much more. Give your home a touch of that ol Charleston charm!
Charleston Shopping Malls
If you’re yearning for the comforts of back home and shopping at the mall, Charleston can lead you down the path to familiar grounds.
- Citadel Mall – West Ashley, Charleston
- Mount Pleasant Towne Center – Mount Pleasant
- Northwoods Mall – North Charleston
- Tanger Outlets – North Charleston
Historic King Street, Downtown Charleston
A busy boulevard in historic downtown Charleston, King Street gives you a great variety of dining, shopping, and nightlife selection. Discover antique stores, art galleries, jewelry stores, book sellers, lingerie and bath boutiques, clothing stores, and many other shops that add up to a perfect Charleston shopping excursion.
- Upper King Street District
- Historic King Street Antique District
- Historic King Street Fashion District
Belmond Charleston Place
130 Market St, Charleston, SC 29401
Nestled in the heart of Charleston’s downtown shopping district, the Shops at Charleston Place is the crème de la crème of luxury and high-end shopping. Find a posh collection of exclusive shops that cater to all shoppers. The Shops at Charleston Place also play hosts to a wide range of special events. Make sure you check back regularly!
Charleston City Market
Market Street, Downtown Charleston
The Charleston City Market features four blocks of open-air buildings boasting a wide assortment of vendors selling high quality products. In the early 19th century, a wealthy Charleston willed the land for the market under the condition that it would be put to public use. Today, the Market showcases some of Charleston’s most popular wares: the sweet-grass basket. Witness as weavers create the baskets by hand.