Our Guide to Thanksgiving Weekend in Charleston

What’s not to love about a crisp fall day in the Lowcountry? Thanksgiving in Charleston is full of family-friendly activities. From the minute you wake up on Thanksgiving morning, you will have plenty of options for a weekend of fun. Below are our staff picks on this year's Thanksgiving weekend events. Thanksgiving-in-Charleston   Turkey Trot - Explore downtown Charleston with a jog through the historic district. This year, Charleston will host it's 38th Annual Turkey Day Run and Gobble Wobble 5K. Many families have made the Turkey Trot an annual tradition. After the race, participants are invited to enjoy drinks, live music, and kid-friendly activities at Marion Square. Breakfast at Kitchen 208 - Enjoy a taste of Charleston's unique cuisine on Thanksgiving morning at King Street's Kitchen 208. We can't think of a better way to finish the race than a hearty breakfast at Kitchen 208. Reward yourself with a perfectly-made mimosa and a big 'ol plate of Shrimp and Grits. Thanksgiving Dinner - Many of Charleston's most popular restaurants are open for Thanksgiving dinner. Take a look at OpenTable's list of Charleston restaurants offering special menus on Thanksgiving night. Start your Holiday Shopping - Shopping has never been more fun. With hundreds of shops on King Street, you will have plenty of options for all the people on your Christmas list. Hit King Street for the Black Friday and Small Business Saturday deals and find unique gifts in one of the best shopping districts in the South. Holiday Progressive Dinner - Dive into the holiday season on Friday or Saturday night with a Holiday Progressive Dinner. Explore Charleston with a festive culinary journey through some of Charleston's most unique venues. Diners will journey through Charleston's historic streets by horse-drawn carriage to three different locations for a progressive dinner. Start the evening with hors-d'oeuvres at Historic Kings Courtyard Inn, travel to Circa 1886 restaurant for a three-course dinner, and wind down at Historic John Rutledge House Inn for coffee and dessert.   Don't wait until the last minute to plan your Thanksgiving vacation. Take advantage of the great deals at Kings Courtyard Inn and Fulton Lane Inn offering rates starting at just $219 per night. Call 800-845-6119 or secure your reservation here. 

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