Welcome to Charleston, South Carolina


hank you for choosing Charleston Gateway to guide you through your visit to our beautiful city. Spring is a wonderful time for outdoor activities and we have plenty of ideas to get you started! For a day of natural beauty, visit Caw Caw Recreation Center – check out the article in this issue.

If you are visiting during Spoleto Festival USA, you’ll experience unforgettable entertainment. We have highlighted a few events and provided information about where to find the complete schedule. Our beautiful cover features a scene from One Thousand and One Nights, just one of the many Spoleto offerings.

Charleston has a companion event, Piccolo Spoleto that features mostly South Carolina artists and runs concurrently with Spoleto Festival USA.  There is also a long-running art show in Marion Square, Piccolo Spoleto Art Exhibit that the entire family will enjoy. In this issue, you’ll find information about these and many other festivals and events for you to enjoy.

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!

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January/February/March 2019


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The Colors of Charleston

The beautiful skies of spring, a profusion of brightly-colored blooms set against brilliant green leaves, the greenish-blue waters of Charleston Harbor – the colors

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Charleston Tea Rooms

Charleston Tea Rooms offer a glimpse into how this mannerly city fetes the public through church tea rooms. Many of the receipts, or recipes
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Charleston Antiques Show


@ Gaillard Center

Inspired by the rich historical, architectural and cultural heritage of Charleston, the Annual Charleston Antiques Show is a premier destination for collectors and enthusiasts

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