Charleston Nightlife
Lights That Go On
When the Sun Goes Down!

The Charleston nightlife scene has a plethora of after-dark entertainment options. Like any great city, Charleston lights up when the sun goes down.

No matter what your preferences for nighttime entertainment are, you’ll be certain to find what you’re looking for with an array of choice bars, lounges, dance and nightclubs, pubs and taverns and various live music venues throughout the city. It all depends on your flavor for after-hour entertainment.

Whether you prefer a...

- Quiet evening listening to a small piece band,
- Dancin' the night away at a local club,
- Rockin' it at a local concert hall.
- Kickin' back at a swanky lounge,
- Swingin' by the waterfront under the Lowcountry sky or
- Just hanging at the local pub...

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Charleston's got it all.

You will find that this is THE most comprehensive list of Charleston nighttime venues in the Holy City. We currently list venues in the immediate Downtown area, but in time, we'll get you venues in the outskirts of Charleston too.

Click on the category below to view your entertainment options. If you don't see a favorite hangout listed, you'll be able to submit a listing to us at the bottom of that page. Please let us know so we can post it on our site!

Bars & Restaurants
Pubs & Taverns
Sports Bars
Dance Clubs
Coffee Houses
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Be sure to check out the Events section of this website often for other entertainment options in Charleston.

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Charleston Nightlife:
What Others Have Said

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Totally a Charlestion Coyote Ugly! 
We went to the Market Street Saloon last night and had the time of our life! I didn't know Charleston offered a club like this. Sure enough we were drinking, …

Intimate Live Music at the
Pour House
We've seen some great bands at the Charleston Pour House on James Island. It's kind of like a little hole in the wall, but makes you feel like your at …

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