Established in 1804, City Market house scores of talented artists and craftspeople selling authentic Charleston souvenirs and collectibles. The Historic Charleston City Market is one of the South’s most culturally vibrant and historic places. Come discover what people have been talking about for more than 200 years!
Welcome to the Charleston City Market, one of the nation’s oldest public markets and the cultural heart of Charleston. We are home to more than 300 vibrant entrepreneurs, and we are open every day of the year except December 25th. No matter what time of day or season you plan to visit, there is something to see, do, taste, and take home as a souvenir from the Charleston City Market!
CHARLESTON CITY DAY MARKET
Operates daily from 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in three open air sheds as well as the enclosed Great Hall.
CHARLESTON CITY NIGHT MARKET
Operates on Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays (April – December) from 6:30 – 10:30 p.m. outdoors.
CHARLESTON CITY MARKET NEIGHBORHOOD
Parking is plentiful and the surrounding neighborhood is filled with fabulous places to eat (be sure to try a slice of the famous 12-layer Ultimate Coconut Cake from Peninsula Grill), walking and carriage tours, specialty shops (like the newly opened Black Dog), and award-winning hotels, so make plans to spend an entire day—or weekend— exploring the Charleston City Market.