Welcome to Charleston, South Carolina

Thank you for choosing Charleston Gateway to guide you through your visit to our beautiful city. If you came in over our stunning Ravenel Bridge, you may want to go back and try our bridge on foot. The views are indescribable! See the article in this issue for more information.

If you are visiting during Spoleto Festival USA, take advantage of the rich and varied schedule of performing arts throughout the city. We have highlighted a few of the events and provided information about where to find the complete schedule. Charleston has a companion event, Piccolo Spoleto that features mostly South Carolina artists and runs concurrently with Spoleto Festival USA. In this issue, you’ll find information about these and many other festivals and events that take advantage of our perfect spring weather!

Thank you for visiting Historic Charleston. Please let us know how you enjoyed your stay, and how we can better serve you during your next visit! Find us online at www.charlestongateway.com.

Cover Artist: Rainbow Row South to Tradd Street, by Deborah Reeves

Being a native Charlestonian, Deborah Reeves has been in love with the historic structures and iconic scenes of the city and Lowcountry for as long as she can remember. Born an artist, Deborah has been painting these scenes since she was able to hold a brush.

The artist’s work hangs in homes all over the world. In Charleston, Deborah’s iconic and beautiful work is found in the Old City Market, the historic museum homes, hotels, shops and Artist Guild shows. To purchase or see more of her work, visit the Old City Market at Building A, Booth 13 where she is represented by Catherine Williams. You may also find Deborah’s work online at www.deborahreevesarts.com.

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Spoleto Festival USA


Since the first Spoleto Festival in 1978, excitement builds in the city each spring as world class artists fill Charleston with inspiring, uplifting performances.

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Charleston Beaches

Charleston Beach Regulations


Enjoy the Charleston Area’s Sun and Shore!

Charleston’s surrounding beaches welcome you to their sandy shores! Fun for family and friends, grab your bathing suit

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