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Category: Attractions/Entertainment
Address: Meeting St & Market St
Charleston, SC 29401
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35 weddings

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Charleston Wedding In November
Charleston   |   November, 2011   |   Attraction

"A must visit location!"

Mt. Pleasant Wedding In September
Mt Pleasant   |   September, 2011   |   Attraction

"Open Air Market. Pretty cool tourist location in the heart of Downtown Charleston."

Charleston Wedding In August
Charleston   |   August, 2011   |   Attraction

"Downtown Charleston's Outdoor Market"

Charleston Wedding In April
Charleston   |   April, 2011   |   Attraction

"Today when visiting Charleston, the City Market is a must to see. There are a total of four buildings spanning from Meeting Street to East Bay Street. An assortment of wares is sold by hundreds of vendors. Contrary to popular belief and hard to overcome, is the reputation of the City Market being a flea market. It is not! Most merchandise is first quality, some indicative to the area and some not. Sweet grass basket weavers can be seen in every building, along with, local artists, jewelry, tapestry, souvenirs, church dolls,afghans, rugs, rice, beans and sauces, local candies and cookies and much more. The horse and carriages gallop by with people from all over the world, restaurants line both North and South Market street. The atmosphere is festive and the southern."

Charleston Wedding In April
Charleston   |   April, 2011   |   Attraction

"This is the general area. I can print a free map of the market area online."

Charleston Wedding In April
Charleston   |   April, 2011   |   Attraction

"The Charleston Farmers Market is available each Saturday from 8am-2pm in the beautiful Marion Square, between King and Meeting Streets at the edge of Calhoun Street in the Upper King Street Design District. The park at Marion Square has long been the center of festive activities and is the perfect tranquil setting for the Farmers Market. Nestled beneath beautiful trees with plenty of room for families to gather and children to play, the Farmers Market comes to life each Saturday morning and offers an abundance of the freshest local produce, plants, herbs and cut flowers. While strolling the Charleston Farmers Market, a delicious breakfast, brunch or lunches are available while listening to a variety of live entertainment. The Farmers Market also offers an amazing assortment of juried arts and crafts, providing the best selection and most talented local artisans."

Charleston Wedding In October
Charleston   |   October, 2010   |   Attraction

"Open-air market with local art & crafts."

Charleston Wedding In October
Charleston   |   October, 2010   |   Attraction

"Welcome to Charleston! This is an amazing city and we hope you enjoy your stay. We're looking forward to seeing you!"

Lane and Jonathan's Wedding
Charleston   |   October, 2010   |   Attractions

"Shops and Restaurants"

Charleston Wedding In August
Charleston   |   August, 2010   |   Attraction

"Built in 1841, it features small shops, restaurants and a flea market with everything from produce to antiques. Hear the lilting dialect of Gullah ladies as they weave and sell handmade sweetgrass baskets."

Charleston Wedding In June
Charleston   |   June, 2010   |   Attraction

"Park you car and walk! Can you believe it's survived almost 220 years! There are a total of four buildings spanning from Meeting Street to East Bay Street. An assortment of wares is sold by hundreds of vendors. Contrary to popular belief, this is NOT a flea market, so take a stroll and see for yourself!"

Charleston Wedding In April
Charleston   |   April, 2010   |   Attraction

"The land on which the market sits was donated by a wealthy Charleston family in the early 1800s to be used as a marketplace. The main building, Market Hall, was erected in 1841. Modeled after a Greek temple, the building houses the Daughters of the Confederacy Museum. Behind Market Hall, four open-air buildings span from Meeting Street to East Bay Street, near the waterfront. The market originally sold foodstuffs, including meat, fish and fresh produce grown locally."

Charleston Wedding In September
Charleston   |   September, 2009   |   Attraction

"It all began nearly 220 years ago when a wealthy Charleston family willed land to the town of Charleston to be used as a public market, with the stipulation that the property revert to the family if used for any other purpose. One of Charlestons most colorful relics has survived a tumultuous past, out lasting tornadoes, hurricanes, a major earthquake and devastation by fires and bombardment from without and within. Located near the waterfront in the Ansonborough area ( the first actual suburb in America, c, 1727), the property was built on low lying marshland and a small tidal creek which were gradually filled in between 1804 and 1807 and were by then high enough to erect the market stalls. The main building was built in 1841 and is an apparent modification of the Grecian-Doric temple of "The Wingless Victory" at Athens. The cornice is ornamented with ram's and bull's heads, a survival of the Greek custom of hanging in the temple skulls of animals sacrificed to the gods, later symbolized in conventional architecture. The rifled cannon on the upper portico of the market is said to be the first manufactured in America. Archibald Cameron made it for the Confederate Government in 1861. Market Hall is used by the United Daughters of the Confederacy for the preservation of articles of historic interest connected with the War Between the States. An assortment of wares is sold by hundreds of vendors. Contrary to popular belief and hard to overcome, is the reputation of the City Market being a flea market. It is not! Most merchandise is first quality, some indicative to the area and some not. Sweet grass basket weavers can be seen in every building, along with, local artists, jewelry, tapestry, souvenirs, church dolls,afghans, rugs, rice, beans and sauces, local candies and cookies and much more. The horse and carriages gallop by with people from all over the world, restaurants line both North and South Market street. The atmosphere is festive and full of southern hospitality."

Lisa and Jake's Wedding
Charleston   |   September, 2009   |   Attraction

"THE Place to Shop for Charleston Souvenirs Open Daily 10AM - 4PM, 365 Days a Year Located in Downtown Historic Charleston, Between North and South Market Streets It all began nearly 220 years ago when a wealthy Charleston family willed land to the town of Charleston to be used as a public market, with the stipulation that the property revert to the family if used for any other purpose. One of Charlestons most colorful relics has survived a tumultuous past, out lasting tornadoes, hurricanes, a major earthquake and devastation by fires and bombardment from without and within."

Meredith and Caleb's Wedding
Charleston   |   July, 2009   |   Attraction

"A Charleston must-see!"

Charleston Wedding In June
Charleston   |   June, 2009   |   Entertainment

"Great shopping!"

Emily and James's Wedding
Charleston, SC   |   June, 2009   |   Entertainment

"One of the main streets downtown Charleston - great place to go for sightseeing, dinner, and/or drinks!"

Our Wedding
Mt Pleasant   |   May, 2009   |   Attraction

"The City Market area runs several blocks between Meeting Street and East Bay Street. In the middle of it, between North and South Market Streets, are three blocks of open-air market in 200-year-old buildings. Here, vendors market everything from trinkets to local fine art. Across both streets from the open-air market are fine hotels and restaurants."

Charleston Wedding In May
charleston, south carolina   |   May, 2009   |   Attraction

"The Old City Market runs on Market Street between Meeting Street and East Bay Street."

Alison and Brian's Wedding
Charleston   |   April, 2009   |   Attractions

"Market Street between Meeting and East Bay streets. Built in 1841, it features small shops, restaurants and a flea market with everything from produce to antiques. Hear the lilting dialect of Gullah ladies as they weave and sell handmade sweetgrass baskets."

Jennifer and Kyle's Wedding
Charleston   |   November, 2008   |   Attraction

"Open M-Su. Built in 1841, it features small shops, restaurants and a flea market with everything from produce to antiques. Hear the lilting dialect of Gullah ladies as they weave and sell handmade sweetgrass baskets. Market Street between Meeting and East Bay Sts."

Charleston Wedding In October
Charleston   |   October, 2008   |   Must See's!

"Four blocks of open-air buildings filled with a wide assortment of vendors selling high quality products make up Charleston City Market. The land for the market was willed to the city by a wealthy Charleston family in the early 19th century, with the stipulation that it be put to public use. Market Hall (the main building) is eye-catching, due in part to its resemblance to a Greek temple; it was constructed in 1841, and IT is now home to the Daughters of the Confederacy Museum. At the market, don't miss seeing one of Charleston's most popular wares: the sweet-grass baskets. Weavers create these beautiful baskets by hand, a craft passed down by slaves from West Africa."

Elizabeth and Nevelle's Wedding
Mount Pleasant, SC   |   July, 2008   |   Attraction

"More than 100 vendors that sell everything from local foods to souvenirs. A MUST! Old South Carriage Tours OR Classic Carriage Tours are the classic way to start at the Old City Market and receive a tour of Charleston's Historic District."

Pamela and Richard's Wedding
Mt Pleasant, SC   |   May, 2008   |   Attraction

"Good times!"

Charleston Wedding In January
charleston, north carolina   |   January, 2012   |   Attraction

Charleston Wedding In January
charleston, north carolina   |   January, 2012   |   Attraction

Carrie and Moose's Wedding
Charleston   |   November, 2010   |   Attraction

Charleston Wedding In August
Charleston   |   August, 2010   |   Attraction

Charleston Wedding In July
Charleston   |   July, 2010   |   Attraction

Charleston Wedding In June
Charleston   |   June, 2010   |   Attraction

Charleston Wedding In May
Charleston   |   May, 2010   |   Attraction

Charleston Wedding In April
Charleston   |   April, 2010   |   Attraction

Mount Pleasant Wedding In September
Mt Pleasant   |   September, 2009   |   Attraction

Nicole and Dan's Wedding
Charleston, SC   |   April, 2009   |   Attraction

Charleston Wedding In September
Charleston   |   September, 2008   |   Attraction

Mary and Michael's Wedding
Charleston   |   May, 2008   |   Attraction

Kymberly and Jerry's Wedding
Mount Pleasant, SC   |   October, 2007   |   Attraction

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Old City Market

Meeting St & Market St
Charleston, SC 29401

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