The Charleston

Visitor Center

In the heart of Historic Charleston

Newly renovated for 2020 the Charleston Visitor Center hosts some of the best and most unique facilities in the number one city in the world.

Camden Room


Twenty First Century Entertaining on Charleston’s Historic Meeting Street

Located at one of Charleston’s most historic addresses, Camden Room makes its home in the circa 1856 Deans Warehouse. Featuring exposed brick, hardwood floors and original beams that accent 30’ ceilings, the copper roof and natural light from clerestory windows in our space epitomize Southern Hospitality.



Key Information

Can accommodate up to 250 guests

Includes use of the facility for a five hour event, onsite venue manager and security

Convenient parking is available in parking structures nearby (regular rates apply)



Amenities

  • Centrally located in the heart of Historic Charleston
  • Warm tones with exposed brick and hardwood floors
  • Tables and chairs for 150 guests
  • Onsite prep area with refrigerator.
  • Integrated A/V System
  • Onsite Catering Hookups in John Street lot
  • Clerestory with natural lighting
  • Original beams accent 30’ ceilings
  • Large adjacent covered elevated walkway and Meeting Street Porch
  • Open air breezeway with fans and gas heaters
  • Room features paintings by Manning Williams


Rates

Monday thru Thursday - Corporate Day*$700
Monday thru Thursday - Evening$2000
Friday$3000
Saturday$4000
Sunday$2500
*additional fees may apply, please inquire for detailsTo book an event on New Years Eve additional fees apply, please inquire for details

Contact Us To
Book Today!

D. Taylor Harris
Visitor Center Events & Operations Manager
[email protected]
843-849-8091 ext. 3
Charleston Visitor Center
375 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29403


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The Shed Downtown


Flexible Lowcountry Entertaining in the Heart of Charleston

The Shed Downtown is a venue unlike any other. Uniquely situated in The Howard R. Chapman Bus Shed and the newly renovated Charleston Visitor Center “The Shed Downtown,” is the perfect venue for a variety of events in the heart of Historic Charleston. From small parties to large open air festivals our venue offers unmatched versatility with a historic flare.



Key Information

Ideal for events from 500 guests up to 1500 guests

Includes use of the facility for a four hour evening event, onsite venue manager and security Convenient parking structures available nearby (regular rates apply)

Venue load-in begins at 5pm



Amenities

  • Unbeatable venue location and size
  • 19,000 square feet of space with ability to add additional areas
    • Choice of one or both breezeways
    • Newly renovated restroom facilities
    • Elevated walkways
    • Bluestone sidewalks
  • Day-of event staging begins at 9:30am (John Street Parking Lot)
  • Event gates around the facility
  • Fenetex retractable screens
  • Flexible event layout
  • Wi-Fi, onsite ATM, onsite power connections
  • Onsite catering hookups in John Street Parking Lot.


Rates

*Available for Evening Rentals with load-in starting after 5pm ONLY.
Monday thru Thursday - Evening$3000
Friday$3500
Saturday$4000
*Additional Off Duty Police, Private Security, EMT, Cleaning Staff, and Restroom Attendants may be required based on the size and format of the event and are the responsibility of the Lessee. To book an event on New Years Eve additional fees apply, please inquire for details. Rates are based on events of up to 500 guests. There is an additional fee of $1000 for every 500 guests with a maximum of 1500 guests.

Contact Us To
Book Today!

D. Taylor Harris
Visitor Center Events & Operations Manager
[email protected]
843-849-8091 ext. 3
Charleston Visitor Center
375 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29403


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Questions?

In Charleston, hospitality is kind of a big deal. Let us answer your questions about how we entertain on our FAQ page.

FAQ

Can I choose my own caterer?
Yes! You may choose anyone who is local, licensed and insured. Ask us for our favorites!

Do I have to hire an event coordinator or wedding planner?
Yes! We require a designated planner for all weddings, and events at our venues. As always, we’re happy to give suggestions.

What is the deposit to have an event at your venue?
Cooper River Room - 50% deposit to book, remaining balance due 30 days before the event
Sweetgrass Pavilion - We require the full rental fee at rental agreement signing
Camden Room - 50% deposit to book, remaining balance due 30 days before the event
Shed Downtown - 50% deposit to book, remaining balance due 30 days before the event

All event specific logistical, & security costs arranged and due 30 days before the event.

Do I need an appointment to tour the venue?
Yes! Below is the contact information to schedule an appointment:
Cooper River Room and Sweetgrass Pavilion
Whitney Sutphin
[email protected]
843-849-8091 ext. 1
Camden Room and Shed Downtown
D. Taylor Harris
[email protected]
843-849-8091 ext. 3

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Contact Us

Cooper River Room and Sweetgrass Pavilion
Whitney Sutphin
[email protected]
843-849-8091 ext. 1
Camden Room and Shed Downtown
D. Taylor Harris
[email protected]
843-849-8091 ext. 3