Come and join us for the festivities! French Quarter Inn will be fully decorated with a 15-foot Christmas tree in the rotunda with complimentary offerings including cider, hot chocolate and gingerbread cookies. Don't miss out on holiday celebrations at Charlestons most award-winning hotel!

The Sleigh Bell Suite

The ultimate holiday hideaway, our special Sleigh Bell Suite is completely decked out in holiday décor with garland and mistletoe. Enjoy freshly-baked warm cookies with milk while cozying up next to the fireplace and Christmas tree in the suite’s festive foyer.

Other holiday amenities include bourbon-spiced eggnog, classic holiday movie screenings, a special reading of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas from Santa on Christmas Eve and the melodies of Christmas carolers on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

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Festivities at French Quarter Inn

Christmas Eve

  • Movie screenings shown in Linguard Room with popcorn and refreshments available. Showing Elf in the afternoon and It’s A Wonderful Life in the evening.
  • Extended Wine & Cheese hour
  • Carolers singing classic Christmas songs.
  • Santa Clause reading of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas and mingling with guests.
  • Dessert + port reception with holiday themed treats.

Christmas Day

  • Extended Wine & Cheese hour
  • Carolers singing classic Christmas songs.
  • Dessert + port reception with holiday themed treats.

Events on the Peninsula

Please note that Events are subject to change and may have limited capacity.
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The Sound of Charleston

The city's longest running musical production presents a special Holiday Edition. You will hear the music of our history from gospel to Gershwin, music of the Civil War, jazz and light classics.

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Charleston Holiday Parade of Boats

Participants decorate their boats and sail the Charleston Harbor to delight thousands gathered along the shore.

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Holiday Tours

See how Charleston's most storied residences deck the halls, discover holiday traditions passed down from our city's earliest families and hum along with Gullah spirituals and holiday tunes.

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Holiday Farmer’s Market

Charleston's Holiday Farmer's Market in Marion Square will operate on Saturdays & Sundays, from December 5th - 19th with featured farm products, packaged food vendors and artisans & crafters.