The Charleston City Market's three open air structures, called sheds, have stood witness to history for more than two centuries. These unique sheds have survived fires, tornadoes, earthquakes, and cannonball bombardments during the Civil War. Today, the Charleston City Market is a place of enterprise with hundreds of entrepreneurs operating small businesses at the bustling venue, which is Charleston's most visited public attraction.
The eclectic, revolving, and evolving wares found at the Charleston City Market create a fun and exciting shopping atmosphere that keeps both visitors and natives returning to peruse the new items every few months or so.
From sweetgrass baskets to bags of stone ground grits—and thousands of products in between, the Charleston City Market buzzes with people perusing stalls filled with inconic, rare, and unexpected products.
This style of basket was originally made to winnow rice on local plantations. Today, sweetgrass baskets are works of art and highly sought after souvenirs.Read More
When you see the Certified Authentic Handmade in Charleston seal, it means a product is 100% locally made.Read More
Meet locals. Shop for great souvenirs. Take a tour. Enjoy local cuisine. Check into a hotel overlooking the Historic Charleston City Market.Read More
Get to know the passionate entrepreneurs, traditions, and certified authentic Made in Charleston items found at the Historic Charleston City Market.Read More