Date Night in Historic Charleston, SC
USA | South Carolina | Charleston | $$$
Known as one of the most historic places in America and full of the best shopping, dining and nightlife Charleston is a place with numerous date night possibilities. For this particular date night, you’re going to want to fancy up your outfits. Keep the attire fun but classy. Stop #1 for the evening is the Historic Charleston City Market, full of local vendors with handcrafted items. This has been a place of cultural exchange since 1804. If you don’t mind carrying things, then this is the perfect spot to get a Charleston souvenir to remember your trip or to simply celebrate the date night- should you find something that fits your style. From there you can browse King Street, the epitome of Southern Charm and Hospitality accompanied by the past and the present of Charleston. It holds some of the trendiest places to eat, drink, and shop in the country. Once you have immersed yourself in the southern culture that King Street and the City Market bring it is time to head to dinner. Famous for its Southern hospitality and quaint location nestled in Charleston’s historic district, 82 Queen is ranked one of the top places to eat in Charleston, SC. Main dishes typically run around $30/person. You will be able to experience specially curated menus based on showing off the chef’s skills all while using fresh seafood and ingredients. 82 Queen is the perfect spot to grab that couple photo, the 300-year-old architecture mixed with string lights while you’re both dressed in fancy clothes? That is a memory you will want to have. Make sure to plan about an hour for dinner, enjoy the atmosphere, the history of the building, and most importantly the incredible food that is before you. After dinner King Street will have transformed into the center of a hustling and bustling nightlife scene. Bars ranging from The Rooftop Bar to The Alley Charleston offer fun venues and views to keep the fun of the night going. Finally, make your way to Kaminsky’s. This dessert café and bar offers a wide range of fresh desserts made daily and even spiked milkshakes and coffee. Charleston has hundreds of amazing restaurant options and things to do in this beautifully architected and historic city. If you choose to use any recommendations found in this blog, please let us know how it goes! Feel free to tag us (@turnerandmacy) and send us a DM so we can hear all about it! Have a wonderful date night!
Written by Macy Cochran