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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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Marion Square!

It is difficult to miss Marion Square. All Charleston major events are conducted here. 50,000 runners, untold # of vendors and funs are here first weekend of April, from the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Charleston SC
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

It is difficult to miss Marion Square. All Charleston major events are conducted here. 50,000 runners, untold # of vendors and funs are here first weekend of April, from the Spring to Fall every Saturday is the Farmers market is here, and it center for Spoleto festival (last two weeks of May) and Wild life exposition in February are here

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Bethesda, MD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We stayed across the street at the Francis Marion Hotel during piccolo Spoleto Festival. It happened that there was a art fair in the Square. We walked around and saw many wonderful local artists which made our stay in Charleston special

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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17 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Marion Square always seems to have some type of activity happening... It's large and has benches where you can sit and rest your feet... restaurants and coffee shops are easily accessible. This past weekend, I enjoyed the Piccolo Spoleto Art fair with wonderful paintings and also the Farmer's Market on Saturday... Such a wonderful venue!

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new york
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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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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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42 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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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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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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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Address: Address: Charleston, SC
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston

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