Shop local during your Charleston vacation. Local markets are a great place to find locally made gifts and crafts, tasty eats and you get a true sense of the local community.
Charleston Farmers Market – Each Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning April 9 in Marion Square, downtown Charleston. Open Sundays during Piccolo Spoleto Festival (May 29, June 5, June 12). The market features local produce, plants, herbs and cut flowers as well as breakfast and lunch vendors, live entertainment and an assortment of juried arts and crafts from local artisans.
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market – Each Tuesday from 3:30 p.m. until dusk beginning April 5 at the Farmers Market Pavilion on Coleman Boulevard.
North Mount Pleasant Farmers Market – This market is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Sunday through October at The Rusty Rudder, 3562 North Highway 17. Gruber Farms will offer local vegetables, fruit and fresh eggs. More than 20 vendors, artists and crafters will have their wares for sale plus there will be live music and activities for children.
Summerville Farmers Market – Each Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. beginning April 9 in the First Citizens parking lot adjacent to Summerville Town Hall.
Sunday Brunch Farmers Market – Local farmers and artists display their goods each Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1977 Maybank Highway on James Island.
Sullivan’s Island Farmers Market – This new market is 2:30-7 p.m. each Thursday through June 30 in front of Edgar Allan Poe Library, 1921 I’On Ave.
Evenings in the Market – From 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights through December, this street fair-style event showcases local artists, food vendors and designers the Historic Charleston City Market. This year’s market will also feature visiting artists from across the Southeast.