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Marion Square

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Address: Charleston, SC
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Activities: Nightlife, Dining
Description: A section of Charleston where hotels, restaurants and nightlife are found.

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Great place to come on a Saturday

Amazingly happy to discover the Saturday farmer's market. Great food and crafts as well as fun activities for kids (bouncy castles, ponies, space to run around)

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
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new york
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Amazingly happy to discover the Saturday farmer's market. Great food and crafts as well as fun activities for kids (bouncy castles, ponies, space to run around)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

Go on Saturday. The farmers market is awesome. So much to offer. I ate from Charleston Crepes (Nutella strawberry is divine). Husband had a breakfast BBQ place (can't remember name) and he loved the brisket hash. The whole experience was a blast. There were break dancers and they were a BLAST to watch. Wish we could again before we leave.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We didn't actually get to stop but we drove by a large home and garden fair going on and they also had street music. A lot of people so impossible to stop anywhere near by. Would plan to visit again and plan trip so parking would be easier.

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Summerville, SC
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196 reviews 196 reviews
40 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This is a "park" in the middle of town, right by the busy shopping and eating district. As Upper King Street progresses, it will become more popular for a nice sit-down during your walking travels. There are many events held down there, including the SEWE, Food and Wine Festival, Fashion Show, etc.. Plenty of places to eat and drink within... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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24 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We visited Marion Square numerous times during a Dec visit to Charleston. We visited for the Christmas Decorations, to cross from Meeting St to the wonderful shops and restaurants on King, and we took in some of the events there on New Year`s Eve. We found the park to be safe, inviting and enjoyable. We saw some folks sleeping in... More 

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Charleston, SC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Lots to do for the kids, lots of vendors with snack food, a great cover band playing everything very well- Soul Fish, and a huge Christmas Tree! Jumpcastles, face-painting, a neat petting zoo, arts and crafts to keep the little ones busy. Starbucks and a ton of great restaurants on King Street, etc. to grab food.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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63 attraction reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We recently walked through Marion Square during a weekend visit to Charleston. There was a nice market with local crafts and food. The food we tried was very good but stay away from deep fried peanuts....we should have known better.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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74 reviews 74 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Walking through the city and this small Park. Very interesting to read the historical markers. Grab a coffee, sit down and people watch. Totally safe.

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Abingdon, Maryland
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279 reviews 279 reviews
170 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This is a beautiful square in the heart of a beautiful city. On Saturdays there is a very nice market. Right now, the park is decorated with a big Christmas tree in the middle (which you can walk through). There are also several little trees that have been decorated by the children of local elementary schools. Very cute and imaginative.... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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33 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Marion Square is located at the site of the old Citadel, downtown, in an important part of the penisula. This location is historically significant, as it represented the outer walls of defense during the seige of Charleston, several important meetings of the citizenry throughout several major crises, and was the parade ground for the military in a bygone age. Marion... More 

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