With its vibrant tradition, wealthy historical past, exquisitely-preserved structure, idyllic coastal location, celebrated eating scene and pleasant locals, Charleston is one in every of America’s finest beloved journey locations. Come, expertise what’s new within the Charleston space this fall!
New Eating places
Excursions & Points of interest
Highlighted Particular Occasions
128 Columbus Road Suite 101, Charleston
beautifulsouthchs.com | @beautiful_south__
This new idea options American-style Chinese language takeout classics. Menu highlights embody slow-poached crystal rooster, dim sum, fried rice and crab roe tofu together with Cantonese-style roasted meats, equivalent to duck. Opened August 2023.
8 D Line Road, Charleston
bintuatelier.com | @bintu.chs
Expertise the flavors of conventional African delicacies within the coronary heart of Charleston at Bintu Atelier. Impressed by her Senegalese and French roots, Chef Bintou Ndaw serves a rotating menu that includes dishes from across the continent together with jollof rice, fufu and mafe. Opened August 2023.
2901 Maybank Freeway, Johns Island
colectivocharleston.com | @colectivochs
Colectivo facilities across the genuine preparations and substances of Mexico’s delicacies mixed with a standard, family-style consuming expertise. The restaurant encompasses a menu of distinctive Mexican fare equivalent to ceviches, suadero and longaniza paired with cocktails, beer and wine impressed by flavors from south of the border. Opened September 2023.
GOLD STAR COFFEE
3293 Maybank Freeway, Suite 20, Johns Island
goldstarcoffeeshop.com | @goldstarcoffeeshop
This restaurant’s identify is impressed by the “Gold Star” award, which is offered to households of navy members who’ve died within the line of responsibility. Gold Star Espresso helps and collaborates with organizations that work with Gold Star veterans and households. This espresso store works to create an inclusive and artistic area for the Johns Island neighborhood to collect and luxuriate in with a goal. Opened August 2023.
213 E Bay Road, Charleston
The Behavior is a “multi-tiered leisure expertise” that options an upscale eating area, a speakeasy lounge and a rooftop deck. This distinctive hybrid of eating and leisure provides a mixture of reside music, dance events, theme nights, burlesque performances and comedy acts. The second-floor lounge and the rooftop can be found for unique performances and as non-public occasion areas. Opened August 2023.
1939A Maybank Freeway, Charleston
thejameschs.com | @thejameschs
Domestically owned and operated by The Neighborhood Eating Group, The James provides conventional American delicacies with a family-friendly ambiance. Together with its traditional menu, the restaurant additionally creates a neighborhood gathering place. Opened July 2023.
3540 Park Ave Boulevard, Mount Nice
lolarosemtp.com | @lolarose_mtp
Lola Rose is the second idea from the James Beard-Nominated Chef Kevin Johnson and his spouse Susan. The couple opened The Grocery in downtown Charleston in 2011 and are constructing on the identical neighborhood spirit they dropped at the world. Lola Rose goals to carry the identical spirit to Mount Nice, that includes coastal Mediterranean delicacies in a relaxed, convivial setting. Opened August 2023.
ODD DUCK MARKET
1082 E Montague Avenue, North Charleston
oddduckmarkets.com | @oddduckmarket
Odd Duck Market is a community-focused cafe and retail market that makes a speciality of native proteins, produce and grocery gadgets from small companies nationwide. The complete café provides espresso, breakfast, lunch, beer and wine. Opened August 2023.
97 Ronnie Boals Boulevard, Mount Nice
sunsetswaterfrontdining.com | @sunsetsshemcreek
Expertise the Lowcountry at Sunsets in Mount Nice. Relish soulful waterfront eating with pleasant flavors, crafted cocktails and Shem Creek’s attract. The downstairs kitchen serves a “Lowcountry-inspired” seafood menu whereas the upstairs kitchen focuses on sushi rolls, nigiri and sashimi. The complete bar provides native brews, wine and a signature frozen drink known as the “Sundown Slushie.” Opened August 2023.
90 Folly Street Boulevard, Charleston
Sweatman’s Backyard makes its mark by changing into Charleston’s first “sodary” and fondue lounge. Get pleasure from a wide range of gourmand sodas and a full menu of treats of their garden-inspired room designed with wooden accents, a plant wall and extra greenery. Opened August 2023.
181 Church Road, Charleston
frannieandthefox.com | @frannieandthefox
Whether or not you’re in search of a post-work pick-me-up or an after dinner nightcap, sneak over to The Den, a brand new bar idea hidden contained in the Emeline bar and restaurant Frannie & The Fox. Get pleasure from shareable plates, champagne, mini martinis and caviar in an intimate setting that might be open each day to the general public or for personal occasions. Opening September 2023.
23 Ann Road, Charleston
bodegachs.com | @eatdrinkbodega
Government Chef Alec Gropman brings a full suite of playful and artistic breakfast gadgets with a colourful drink menu to match. Maintaining all of the mainstay breakfast sandwich choices, Bodega’s new menu provides a contemporary number of benedicts, pancakes, salads, bowls and toasts to fulfill any brunch and lunch craving. Out there August 2023.
550 King Road, Charleston
felixchs.com | @lacavefelix
Impressed by proprietor Félix Landrum’s travels to the South of France, La Cave at Félix might be a sipping lounge and salon privé. The area will complement its sister restaurant with an expanded wine record, craft cocktail program, small bites and a concentrate on non-public events and occasions. Opening November 2023.
185 East Bay Road, Charleston
magnoliascharleston.com | @magnoliaschs
Magnolia’s Uptown Down South restaurant has served as a staple within the Charleston space. They’re now providing an opportunity to attempt their menu at dwelling. Magnolias Basic Southern Delicacies: Collected Recipes from the Coronary heart of Charleston is their new cookbook that encapsulates dishes from the 30+ years since Magnolia’s opening. There are 9 chapters that includes over 100 recipes together with pantry gadgets, meat and poultry, sides to sweets, together with bits of historical past and anecdotes from the storied restaurant. Out there October 2023.
730 Coleman Boulevard, Mount Nice
combine.life | @mixcharleston
An “eatertainment” idea developed by Boston-based PiNZ Leisure Group, MIX will characteristic upscale meals and drinks that might be paired with a wide range of leisure actions. MIX might be dwelling to eight lanes of duckpin bowling, ax throwing, curling, arcade video games, ping pong, two bars and a patio area for social occasions and reside leisure. Opening Fall 2023.
CHARLESTON CRAFTS COOPERATIVE GALLERY
140 East Bay Road, Charleston
charlestoncraftsgallery.com | @charleston_crafts
Just lately relocated to East Bay Road, the Charleston Crafts Cooperative Gallery is now just some blocks from Rainbow Row. With practically 30 of South Carolina’s fantastic craft artists, the collection of inventive wares ranges from jewellery, attire and equipment, to practical and ornamental objects crafted from wooden, clay, glass and paper. Opened July 2023.
123 King Road, Charleston
doyle.com | @doylenewyork
Doyle Public sale Home is opening a Charleston gallery at 123 King Road. Doyle will host consignment days that includes their inside group of specialists alongside thought leaders on a spread of gathering matters. They may also host preview exhibitions of property to be auctioned in New York and on-line to collectors across the globe. Opening October 2023.
MARSH & MAGNOLIA
404 King Road Suite 101, Charleston
marshandmagnoliachs.com | @marshandmagnoliachs
Based by Charleston locals Adele Cisco, Erin Engebritson and Kristin Smoak, this practice hat bar offers friends the chance to work with expert hat stylists to create a novel and customized hat only for them. Positioned on the bottom ground of Resort Bennett, the expertise is central to the center of Charleston. Opening Fall 2023.
287 King Road, Charleston
thereformation.com l @reformation
Reformation is opening its first South Carolina retailer on King Road in Charleston. As a sustainable style model they mix fashionable, vintage-inspired designs and launch limited-edition collections which are 100% carbon impartial. This location will characteristic Reformation’s tech-driven retail idea and customers can browse a collection of attire, sweaters, denim, boots, purses and extra. Opened September 2023.
BOEING LEARNING LAB AT THE MARITIME CENTER
10 Wharfside Road, Charleston
scaquarium.org | @southcarolinaaquarium
The South Carolina Aquarium broke floor on renovations for a brand new multidisciplinary studying middle, the Boeing Studying Lab on the Charleston Maritime Middle. It will likely be comprised of 8,500 sq. toes that features 4 indoor lecture rooms, one open-air classroom, a broadcast studio to conduct digital applications and workplace area for Aquarium workers. Opening 2024.
BOONE HALL COTTON GIN HOUSE RENOVATION
1235 Lengthy Level Street, Mount Nice
boonehallplantation.com | @boonehallplantation
This historic cotton gin constructing was developed within the 1850’s. In the course of the years the McRae household had owned Boone Corridor Plantation, it was dwelling to a present store and restaurant known as Serena’s Kitchen. A call was made to rework the inside in 2006. The inside was excavated and braces had been put up on the skin of the constructing to help the brick construction and keep the historic integrity of the constructing. The renovated facility encompasses a new customer middle and a museum that spans over three centuries of historical past. There’s a present store and occasion area upstairs that can be utilized for a wide range of functions. Opened September 2023.
CHARLES PINCKNEY NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
1254 Lengthy Level Rd, Mount Nice
nps.gov/chpi | @nationalparkservice
Charles Pinckney Nationwide Historic Website and its customer’s middle have undergone quite a few enhancements to guard the historic integrity of the park useful resource. A brand new cedar shingle roof has been put in, copper gutters and downspouts have been changed, and storm shutters have been rehabilitated on the 1828 historic plantation dwelling. The park options new interactive museum reveals, a strolling path, picnic space, and junior ranger program for youths. The park highlights the Pinckney household, Charles Pinckney’s contributions to the US Structure, enslavement at Snee Farm and the Gullah Geechee tradition. Opened July 2023.
GALLERY BY SOUTHEASTERN WILDLIFE EXPOSITION
205 Assembly Road, Charleston
sewe.com | @sewe
Becoming a member of The Retailers at The Charleston Place resort, Gallery is an artwork gallery and studio area showcasing the expression of the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition’s ardour for the good open air. The gallery is a year-round extension of SEWE’s mission with a few of the nation’s most interesting wildlife artwork and artists. The area is dwelling to curated exhibitors and artist residencies, particular exhibitions and occasions. Opened August 2023.
MICHELANGELO’S SISTINE CHAPEL: THE EXHIBITION
56 Beaufain Road, Charleston
chapelsistine.com/reveals/charleston | @chapelsistine
On this limited-run exhibition held at Pageant Corridor, expertise the awe and marvel of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel frescoes up-close. Interact with each brushstroke and coloration within the new internally lit, life-size prints. Open July 14 – October 1, 2023.
THE FALL TOURS OF ARCHITECTURE, HISTORY AND GARDENS
Preservation Society of Charleston, 147 King Road, Charleston
preservationsociety.org | @preservationsociety
Now in its forty seventh 12 months, the Fall Excursions serves as one of many Preservation Society’s signature annual occasions and provides friends distinctive and uncommon alternatives to expertise first-hand Charleston’s historic structure, distinctive landscapes, city neighborhoods and wealthy cultural heritage. Participate within the Piazzas and Gardens Excursions, go behind the scenes on an Insider’s Tour or attempt a brand new Specialty Tour to find why historical past and preservation make Charleston what it’s as we speak. October 11 – November 4, 2023.
THE MEN WILL ALWAYS BE THERE: EDWARD STEICHEN AND THE NAVAL PHOTOGRAPHIC UNIT
40 Patriots Level Street, Mount Nice
patriotspoint.org | @patriots_point
Patriots Level Naval and Maritime Museum has opened a short lived photograph exhibition known as The Males Will All the time Be There: Edward Steichen and the Naval Photographic Unit. The exhibition is situated aboard the historic plane provider, the USS Yorktown. The museum can be at the moment providing screenings of Steichen’s Academy Award Profitable Documentary The Preventing Girl within the Smokey Stover Theater. Opened September 2023.
HIGHLIGHTED SPECIAL EVENTS
FOLLY BEACH 50TH ANNIVERSARY
101 E Arctic Avenue, Folly Seaside
visitfolly.com | @visitfb
Get able to experience nostalgia and a great deal of enjoyable as Folly Seaside gears as much as commemorate its golden milestone, the fiftieth Anniversary of changing into a metropolis. The calendar showcases Folly over time and the town’s vibrant historical past. There might be avenue festivals, dancing on the pier, a traditional automobile present, a 20’s themed gala, traditional carnival video games and extra. September 22 – October 1, 2023.
Charleston Customer Middle, 375 Assembly Road, Charleston
gather-charleston.com | @explorecharleston
Get pleasure from two days of a few of the metropolis’s favourite cooks, native items and cultural experiences for a celebration of all that makes Charleston a dynamic vacation spot. Come expertise why Charleston is called Journey + Leisure‘s World’s Greatest Awards Prime Metropolis within the US 12 months after 12 months. September 29 – October 1, 2023.
1061 Everglades Avenue, North Charleston
riverfrontrevival.com | @riverfrontrevival
Curated by Darius Rucker and produced by a seasoned group, this two-day competition is a love letter to nation music and to the South Carolina Lowcountry. Loaded with unforgettable reside music, partaking tradition and scrumptious tastes impressed by the area’s distinctive foodways, friends will go away feeling revived deep of their souls, by way of the music, atmosphere and neighborhood we’re constructing collectively. October 7 – 8, 2023.
LEXUS FASHION WEEK
56 Beaufain Road, Charleston
theevents.charlestonfashionweek.com | @chasfashweek
Lexus Charleston Trend Week® (Lexus CFW), one of many main regional style weeks in america, declares “Lexus CFW The Occasions,” a two-night celebration at Pageant Corridor in Charleston. This 12 months, the occasion will host the primary on-line social media Rising Designer Competitors for style designers from all around the nation. October 13 – 14, 2023.
PARK CIRCLE ART WALK
Park Circle Neighborhoods, North Charleston
The inventive minds of Park Circle banded collectively to create a strolling, biking or driving artwork present in the neighborhood. Every artist/musician will show or carry out their artworks of their entrance yards all through the Park Circle space. October 14, 2023.
AFROSOUTH FILM FESTIVAL
301 Savannah Freeway, Charleston
afrosouth.com | @afrosouth_sc
The AfroSouth Movie Pageant is a showcase occasion highlighting and celebrating the contributions of the African Diaspora on Southern Tradition by way of the artwork of filmmaking. The Pageant is impressed by the multi-ethnic tradition of the Lowcountry by way of its arts scene, Gullah tradition, southern delicacies and beautiful structure. November 2 – 5, 2023.
CHARLESTON LITERARY FESTIVAL
Round Congregational Church and the Dock Road Theatre
charlestonliteraryfestival.com | @charlestonlitfest
With its roots within the Charleston Home in the UK, the Charleston Literary Pageant will return this fall. The annual ten-day boutique literary competition will play host to 30+ occasions that includes world-class creators and thinkers exploring as we speak’s most urgent concepts and discussing with friends and authors from around the globe. November 3 – 12, 2023.
Brittle Financial institution Park and Isle of Palms
lowvelo.org | @lowvelo
LOWVELO rallies everybody collectively for the good explanation for elevating cash for revolutionary and lifesaving most cancers analysis at MUSC Hollings Most cancers Middle, the state’s solely Nationwide Most cancers Institute-designated most cancers middle. LOWVELO connects a devoted group of cyclists, volunteers, digital individuals, sponsors and workers members who’re pushed by compassion and a dedication to finish most cancers. Individuals have a selection of 5 biking routes or a digital LOWVELO House Crew possibility for individuals who can’t be a part of the occasion in particular person or preferring to cycle, stroll or run on their very own. November 4, 2023.
HOLY SMOKES BARBECUE FESTIVAL
1061 Everglades Avenue, North Charleston
holysmokeschs.com | @Holysmokeschs
Expertise the annual Holy Smokes Barbecue Pageant at Riverfront Park. Over 30 of the nation’s finest pitmasters and cooks might be serving up all-you-can-eat BBQ. With reside music enjoying on stage in opposition to the backdrop of the Cooper River, friends could have a novel alternative to pattern a spread of barbecue types from the group of famend pitmasters. Assist will assist profit Hogs for the Trigger, MUSC Shawn Jenkins Youngsters’s Hospital and The Ronald McDonald Home of Charleston. November 11, 2023.
100 Aquarium Wharf, Charleston
This vacation season the Aquarium will open its doorways at nightfall for a stunning gentle spectacular. From the icy starlight of the mountains to the neon lights of the coast, let wildlife paved the way to celebration this vacation season. November 16 – December 30, 2023.