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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” (123 reviews)
“for sale” (182 reviews)
188 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3155
+1 843-937-0920
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you've never walked the market, then you must do so. Tons of friendly people, and the locals are perfect. Some may complain of the prices, but it's a "flea" type market, so try to bargain the price down. Lots of place to eat in...More

Thank Kyle G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is pretty cool. I'm not sure how many city blocks long it is, I think we walked 3. Amazing, neat and cool crafts. Some things I've never seen before. Definitely would go back. Loved the roses made from palm tree leaves.

Thank MisttAllman
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always fun to walk through this market. Loaded with local artists and craftsmen. Not high end but you may just find a treasure that speaks to you!

Thank JMBrown
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is the place to go for all those tourist gifts everyone likes to buy. Large variety. Just wish they stayed open later.

Thank TabbyCakes23
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a must visit location for anyone. You will meet individuals that put their sweat and blood into the art work on display. Some more than others, but that is normally the case. There are a number of local basket weavers here. I am...More

Thank Lou G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the shopping experience despite the hot summer day. The fresh made lemonade was refreshing. Jamie, a sweet grass basket maker, was super friendly and patient with all of our questions. Should be able to find something for all of the members in our...More

Thank joyfuledie
Reviewed 3 days ago

I enjoyed the visit to the City Market. Lots of vendors and amazing wares. It had been a rainy morning but the vendors were ready for the tourist...lots of good stuff to look at and ourchase.

Thank teri w
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Must go to- so cute to browse, but poor ventilation until you hit the newer part. Always go here and never regret it.

Thank Holly G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have visited the French Market in New Orleans and were surprised to see this city market resembled it. However, we found it much nicer in the vendor offerings and the very lovely middle of the market that was air conditioned. I would encourage anyone...More

Thank cldl_5452
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing market. While it caters to tourists, it is a great place to pick up souvenirs. Sweet grass baskets are the thing to get and you can find plenty of stands that have them. We priced the baskets at other vendors that were not in...More

Thank InspiringMile
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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.
9 April 2017|
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Response from Timmer07 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there! If you are going to be at the market or that area for any length of time, I feel that the best place to park is in the nearby ramp. When heading south on Meeting Street, go a block past the market and turn left on... More