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Charleston City Market

188 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3155
+1 843-937-0920
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A popular tourist destination composed of 200-year old brick market buildings with shops and restaurants.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“local crafts” (133 reviews)
“for sale” (205 reviews)
188 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3155
+1 843-937-0920
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Enjoyed a Saturday evening downtown recently during the holiday season. Market was packed which made it difficult to walk through with a group but there was a lot to see and some reasonably priced stocking stuffers and gift options. Worth a walk through if you...More

Thank Margo W
Reviewed 2 days ago

I really love the market. It's ;neat and clean and offers something for everyone. The shops towards the back seem to offer more of the food items and handmade baskets than the shops in the front. I've bought my spices and rice mixes from the...More

Thank barbaragwen270
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went on a cold December day and loved all of the crafts and souvenirs. Nice small foods too. We only wish that it was warmer.

Thank Dwane B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice walk through. The prices are high and you can find some of the same items cheaper in the shops on the side streets.

Thank CjW9905
Reviewed 3 days ago

Spend some time and take in each booth. There is a wide range range of products to catch your attention--some very good, some just okay. Don't get in a rush.

Thank Sharron F
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fun to stroll thru the market and visit the artists' booths. Some very good art and some more crafty items. Lots of tradition sweetgrass baskets and weavers. A must for visitors.

Thank beverlyg928
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was an extra large flea market. It had a lot of cute stands that had a lot of the same things. Would recommend seeing it once but unless knick knack shopping is your thing, once is enough.

Thank Maddie G
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Charleston City Market is huge, spanning many city blocks. I'm not a shopper, so maybe the market was lost on me, but at the same time, it's famous, and I'm glad that I stopped in. HINT: If you get hungry, eat at Caviar and...More

Thank WhenPigsFly57
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the market at a time when temperatures were in the 40's and light rain or mist coming down. The part closest to Meeting Street is climate controlled. When one leaves the front section, the next area is open to elements except that the...More

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 6 days ago

You will find a variety of items here from local crafts people to imported souveniers. There are a good number of sweetgrass basket weavers here if that is what you are looking for.

Thank 53rb53
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13 November 2017|
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Response from Kenneth F | Reviewed this property |
Not that I saw. Folks were pulling bags and getting them stored.
Debbie B
26 July 2017|
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Response from swampfoxmom | Reviewed this property |
I am Not sure about that... didn't see any dogs on leashes in the market area. We live here in Charleston but I've never brought our dogs into the market.
18 April 2017|
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Response from kgsouthcarolina | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, I would think so.