Make your list and check it twice! Support local this holiday season and check out all of the shopping events taking place around Charleston!
Looking for some other family-friendly holiday fun? Check out our other holiday guides!
- A Guide to Holiday Parades, Festivals, and Tree Lightings in Charleston
- Where to See Santa in Charleston
- Christmas Tree Farms Around the Lowcountry
And here are some of our favorite gift and shopping guides, straight from Charleston Moms themselves!
- Guide to Gifts in Charleston
- Charleston Moms 2022 Membership Card
- Mom Must-Haves: Shop Local this Holiday Season
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*Please note – While we make every effort to crosscheck current links and event details on our guides, we always encourage you to do the same before making final plans. If details are missing or incorrect, please let us know so that we can correct them.
November 1 – November 30
Let’s celebrate just how GOOD it feels to buy local. Join us for a new 5-part series of “Buy Local, Feel Good Fests” – hyper-local “cash mobs” driving support to participating local businesses, ending with a happy hour celebration with raffle prizes and all the feel-good vibes that come from supporting local. These will rotate around the community’s densest, walkable areas of local businesses on Saturdays from 1 – 4 p.m. throughout the campaign.
Dates: November 19 – 21, 10 am – 5 pm
Location: North Charleston Coliseum, 5001 Coliseum Drive, North Charleston, 29418
Details: All the gifts and glitter, music and magic, food, and fun of the season come together at this exciting event! Aisle after aisle of specialty shops, boutiques, art, crafts, gourmet foods, seasonal specialties, toys, jewelry, and more…There is something for everyone on your holiday shopping list!
Dates: November 26 – 27, 9 am – 5 pm
Location: Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Rd., Charleston
Details: The Garden Market & Nursery and Museum Shop at Middleton Place kick-off the shopping season with an open-air holiday market. The market will feature some of your favorite local artisans and vendors including Mission Essentials, Charleston Gullah and Sweetgrass Baskets, the Cookie Chick, and the Cultured Pearl.
Dates: November 27, 11 am – 5 pm
Location: 100 Amenity Park Drive, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
Details: 60+ vendors, food trucks, games, rides, crafts, and football! Shopping and entertainment for all ages!
Dates: December 3 – 5, Friday and Saturday, 10 am – 6 pm; Sunday, 11 am – 5 pm
Location: Exchange Park, 9850 Highway 78, Ladson, SC
Details: Christmas Made in the South is focused on keeping the world of fine arts and crafts vibrant. Exhibitors will be there all three days demonstrating and selling their handcrafted works, Santa’s elves hard at work.
Dates: December 4 – 5, December 11 – 12, and December 18 – 19, 9 am – 2 pm
Location: Marion Square
Details: You’ll find everything you need to deck the halls for the holidays and fill the pantry with baked goodies, all from local farmers and artisans, including natural wreaths, fresh greenery, special breads, cookies, and fresh vegetables, as well as the best assortment of art, crafts and holiday gift items.
Dates: December 11, 11 am – 4 pm
Location: Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market Pavilion, 645 Coleman Blvd., Mt. Pleasant, 29464
Details: The annual Holiday Market & Craft Show combines all the goodies from our traditional food market such as locally grown fresh produce, baked goods, hot food, and homemade preserves with handcrafted gifts created by local artisans. Come see this year’s wonderful assortment of Christmas ornaments, glasswork, whimsical crafts, and a wide variety of original art by locally recognized potters, artists, craftsmen, and photographers.
Dates: December 18, 12 pm – 5 pm
Location: Holy City Brewing, 1021 Aragon Avenue, North Charleston,
Details: The 7th Annual Holy City Holiday Market is back and bigger than ever. Join us in Park Circle for a full afternoon of shopping and fun on Saturday, December 18, from 12-5 PM.