The new year in Charleston brings promises of good eats, popular events, local specials and lots of laughs. If you’re thinking about visiting the Charleston area in the off season, you’ve picked a great time to come! Charleston offers tons of fun events in January.

What is the weather like in Charleston during January?

In January, the weather is cooler while still being a reprieve from winter snows in other areas of the country. The daily weather can fluctuate between sunny days with chillier temperatures or rainy days that call for days spent cozying up inside or visiting one of Charleston's downtown museums

The average high during January in Charleston is 57° and the daily lows average in the 40s.

Things to do in Charleston in January

  • Explore Charleston’s Art Galleries

A perfect activity for chillier days in Charleston, the downtown area is home to contemporary, modern, and even European fine art in numerous galleries. Explore the beautiful gallery spaces and find a new piece to highlight the walls of your new Charleston real estate property. 

  • Museum Mile Month

Come explore, learn about, and enjoy all that this beautiful city has to offer with Museum Mile Month! Enjoy easy access to participating Museum Mile sites in January – for one low price! The Museum Mile Month pass is $35 for adults ($10 for children) to 13 different Museum sites in downtown Charleston. Purchase tickets in advance online; these passes are a great holiday gift for locals!

  • Hop Aboard a Charleston Tour

If the day calls for bundling up, hop on a Charleston Tour! See the city from the back of a carriage including the Battery, Broad Street, historic homes, gardens, and more. Other tours include walking tours, ghost tours, culinary tours, and tours of the Old Jail. Learn about the charm and history of this coastal town with a tour!

Can't Miss Charleston Events in January

Charleston Build Remodel and Landscape Expo

The Charleston Build, Remodel & Landscape Expo comes to the Exchange Park Fairgrounds in Ladson, SC on January 6-8, 2023.  Bring your home remodeling ideas and home-building dreams and connect with

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Charleston SC Restaurant Week

Charleston SC Restaurant Week is one of the most anticipated weeks in the South Carolina Lowcountry! From January 12 - 22, 2023  local restaurants offer prix fixe lunch/dinner menus, attractively

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$20 – $50

Charleston Half-Marathon and 5k

The 2023 Charleston SC 1/2 Marathon is scheduled for January 14th! The 13th annual event is a Boston Marathon qualifier!  The race begins at 7:30 am downtown. This is a truly

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Charleston Boat Show

The 42nd annual Charleston Boat show comes to the Charleston Area Convention Center on January 27-29, 2023. This must-attend for boating and outdoor enthusiasts celebrates our love for the water

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$5 – $12

Lowcountry Oyster Festival 2023

The Lowcountry Oyster Festival 2023 is the world's largest oyster roast.  This annual celebration of our salty bi-valves features over 60,000 lbs of oysters.  Mark your calendar for January 29,

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Kiawah Island & Seabrook Island Events

Cars and Coffee

Held the 3rd Saturday of every month on the Village Green at Freshfields, Sea Island's Cars & Coffee offers the opportunity to see some unique, antique and other cool styles

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