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Top Outdoor Event venues in Charleston, SC

Spacious Venue in Charleston
  • $150/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Charleston, SC
Exciting Shopping Mall in Mt Pleasant
  • $180/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Mount Pleasant, SC

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Frequently Asked Questions about Outdoor Event venues

Do I need my own production or event insurance in Charleston?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in Charleston on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in Charleston?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in Charleston at, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Outdoor Event venues are available in Charleston?
Right now, there are 12 Outdoor Event venues available in Charleston.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for Charleston bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for Charleston guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for Charleston locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near Charleston?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in Charleston. Just start a search at and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my Charleston booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in Charleston?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in Charleston is $232 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in Charleston?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Concierge service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Outdoor Event venues in Charleston, SC?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $150 to $350.
Which Outdoor Event venues are most popular in Charleston, SC in 2023?
The top 3 Outdoor Event venues in Charleston, SC right now are Spacious Venue in Charleston, Exciting Shopping Mall in Mt Pleasant and Pine Creek Place in Johns Island.
How do I book a Charleston location on Giggster?
When you find the right venue, you can connect with the host to get additional info and work out the details. Once everything is all set, you can book and pay for the location in a couple of clicks. Learn more about booking locations.
How do I cancel a Charleston reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

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About Charleston

Founded in 1670, Charleston is one of the United States oldest and most iconic cities that remains in touch with its historical roots. The port city of South Carolina is known for its elegant pastel houses, cobblestone streets, and famous locations such as Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War occurred. The city’s diverse culture and attractions, plus it’s unique food scene, draw visitors from across the nation year-round. Furthermore, the city’s lush farmland, and many hiking trails, public parks, and national monuments all offer unique beauty to the city, setting the scene for the perfect outdoor event, no matter the occasion.

Outdoor Event Options in Charleston, SC

Variety and options abound in Charleston - with hundreds of professionals equipped and eager to serve your every need. With services ranging from fresh foods, live entertainment, and themed decor, local professionals can help turn vision into reality.

  • Caterers
    Fresh seafood from the port, or traditional classics like burgers and hotdogs, catering companies throughout Charleston can help deliver and serve up unique and tasty dishes for all your guests to enjoy.

  • Decorators
    From themed outdoor venues and events to elegant old-fashioned weddings in a 1600’s chapel, Charleston many decorators specialize in bringing their client’s vision to life.

  • Live Entertainment
    Unique and original entertainment can make any occasion memorable, and Charleston certainly has the talent to do it. With entertainment options such as reenactments, stand-up shows, and live bands, you are guaranteed to have an outdoor event that stands out.

  • Transportation
    Safely getting around town from attraction to attraction, or from hotel to the venue is crucial while commuting around an unfamiliar town. Fortunately, Charleston offers services such as black car rentals, taxis, and bus services to ensure all your event guests get around safely.

Event Planning Companies in Charleston, South Carolina

  • JMC Charleston
    For over 14 years JMC Charleston has been providing high-quality event planning services to the Charleston area with attention to detail and individuality. Offering a full line of event planning and design services, they focus on the details from start to finish and help clients enjoy a less stressful planning process. As one of Charleston's premier event planning companies, the team’s combined experience comes together to help create memorable events.

  • Loluma
    The design staff at Loluma has the talent to transform the most ordinary venues into something astonishing, while its planning team handles all the details - from silverware to table arrangements. The full-service company offers clients a variety of packages including event design, planning, and management, as well as assistance with venue selection. Featured in Charleston Weddings magazine, the expert planners and designers at Loluma have the experience and knowledge to make the most out of any outdoor occasion.

  • Intrigue Design and Events
    Intrigue Design and Events is known for their passion for making special days memorable, stress-free, and something to be talked about for years to come. Their services include everything from design and planning, to private consultations and day-of management. Featured in The Knot, Charleston Weddings, Southern Bride, and many others, the professional team strives to make every outdoor event (no matter the size) one worth remembering.

Pros and Cons of Having an Outdoor Event in Charleston


  • Great transportation options
    The city offers easy travel by providing more than enough transportation options for both visitors and locals alike.

  • Local entertainment
    There’s always something to do in Charleston, from art, museums, historical sites, and more, the city doesn’t lack entertainment options.

  • Loads of history
    It’s hard to travel around Charleston and not see something historic.


  • Flooding
    As a coastal port city, flooding is a common and expected event within Charleston, causing issues for traffic, construction sites, and many other issues.

  • Lots of bugs
    Warm humid weather along the coast attracts a large variety of bugs, from mosquitos to the common house fly, pests, and bugs of all kinds are always an issue.

  • Never-ending construction
    Whether it’s new or preserving something historical, the construction never ends within the coastal city, clogging up roadways and slowing the daily commute causing traffic problems.

Famous Outdoor Event Locations in Charleston, SC

Many locations throughout Charleston can provide entertaining and educational fun for your event guests. Make sure they check out a few of these attractions while they’re in town.

  • Fort Sumter National Monument
    This historical sea fort and artificial island date back to 1812, when it was used to protect South Carolina when the British invaded Washington by sea. The fort was also the location of the battle of Fort Sumter - which would kick off what would become the American Civil War. Today, visitors can take tours, visit the gift shops, and walk the walls of one of the nation’s most iconic historical sites on the east coast.

  • Boone Hall Plantation & Gardens
    One of the nation’s oldest plantations still in operation today, the Boone Hall Plantation & Gardens used slave labor to harvest crops up until the Civil War. Its brick slave cabins are one of the most important historical features found on the property, and give visitors a chance to see what the living conditions were like for thousands of slaves during that time. The plantation is available for guests to tour while viewing the plantations' stunningly beautiful scenery and learning about the history of Charleston.

  • Historic Charleston City Market
    Originally called the Centre Market, this entire downtown section has been recognized as a historical place within the United States. Local restaurants, coffee shops, and boutiques surround the central square allowing visitors to experience both modern and historical aspects all at once. It also features many vendor stalls where local artisans sell homemade and custom items, the perfect gift for family and friends.

  • The Magnolia Plantation and Gardens
    Having opened its doors to the public in 1870, this historic park is the oldest public garden in the United States. Featuring beautiful architecture, vibrant gardens, and even a zoo that the entire family can enjoy, it’s the perfect retreat to explore while visiting Charleston. And it’s great for pictures too!