Palm trees wrapped in festive décor and abundant blue skies welcome you to Charleston this holiday season. Make Charleston Place your home away from home for the holidays and celebrate at our holiday headquarters with your nearest and dearest. Whether listening to carolers in the Market Street Circle or watching the rare occurrence of a nightly snow fall, we’ll help you embrace the holidays to the fullest.
Holiday Decor | Daily
From November 25th through the holiday season, Charleston Place will transform into an enchanted winter wonderland, complete with whimsical all-white installations, immersive birch forests, and abundant garland throughout the hotel from Petaloso floral design studio. More than 70 decorated trees will adorn the hallways and courtyards, along with a 40-foot tree of lights in Market Street Circle. The holiday train, one of the hotel’s most memorable traditions celebrating its 20th season, will return this year traversing the grand lobby along 300 feet of track.
Cocktails and Caroling | Fridays 5-8pm
Join us on Fridays starting on November 26th, and get into the holiday spirit with Cocktails and Caroling in Market Street Circle. Sip on libations from the igloo bar while enjoying the festive sounds of The Charleston Caroling Company. Hot cocoa and sweet treats will also be available for purchase from local bakery, Baguette Magic.
Let it Snow | Daily 6pm
Every evening, “snow” will magically fall on Market Street Circle, blanketing the holiday trees and walkways in a lovely sheet of winter white. Come witness the rare occurrence of snow in the Holy City!
Holiday Comforts | Daily 5pm
Sip on creative cocktails while enjoying festive sounds from the hotel’s talented musicians. Live piano music starts nightly at the Thoroughbred Club at 5pm and live jazz at the Charleston Grill on Wednesday-Sunday evenings starting at 5:30pm.
Stock up on Stocking Stuffers
Mon-Wed 10am-6pm, Thur-Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 12-5pm
Home to luxury brands, boutique shops and local favorites, The Shops at Charleston Place are a one-stop shopping destination for all of your gift-giving needs.
Historic District Holiday Tour | December 4-5, 11-12, 18-19
Join the Lid Lady for a private, curated holiday tour of Charleston’s Historic District. Learn about the city’s treasured holiday traditions as you pass homes elegantly adorned and celebrate the season with a Champagne toast. $30/pp. Call 843 732 6674 or book via the link. Advance reservations required. Photo provided by Anne Rhett Photography.
Candlelight Tour and Cocktails | December 3-4, 9-11, 16-18
Step back in time and enjoy a candlelight tour of the Nathaniel Russell House, a National Historic Landmark dating back to 1808 as a docent will guide you through the artfully preserved home. $25/pp.
Tours start at 6pm, 6:30pm and 7pm on select dates. Call 843 722 1149 or book via the link. Advance reservations required.
Save the Date
Wednesday, December 3 | Cocktails and Conversations
5pm-7pm | Exclusively available for guests of The Club, local artist Renee Lever will bring her talents to the lounge for a live painting demonstration along with conversation around her artistic process and inspirations.
Saturday, December 11 | Painting Class
3pm-5pm | Join notable local artist Danielle Cather Cohen for a “Starry Night” painting class in The Palmetto Cafe Courtyard. Prosecco and a small gift will be provided. $200/pp. Call
Click here to book. Advance reservations required.
Sunday, December 12 | Second Sunday with Santa
12pm-4pm | While strolling down King Street for Second Sunday, stop by The Palmetto Cafe Courtyard for the treasured holiday tradition of visiting Santa. Sip on libations from the igloo bar while enjoying the festive sounds of The Charleston Caroling Company. Hot cocoa and sweet treats will also be available for purchase from local bakery, Baguette Magic.
Saturday, December 18 | Live Painting
12pm-2pm | Established local artist Harrison Blackford will bring her talents to the Market Street Circle for a live painting demonstration.
Friday, December 31 | New Year’s Cheers
5pm-9pm | As 2021 draws to a close, toast to new beginnings with your nearest and dearest over a three-course celebration at Charleston Grill. $150/pp. Call 843 577 4522 to book. Advance reservations required.
For more information on these holiday events and offerings, please contact the Concierge at 843-937-8725. #CelebrateatCharlestonPlace