Charleston Insider's Guide > Nightlife & Bars
Charleston is recognized across the country for its legendary cuisine and hospitality. After dinner and a stroll through quiet historic neighborhoods, visitors and locals alike seek out a place to unwind. Whether you prefer a relaxing glass of wine in an intimate setting or a high-energy punk concert, Charleston is able to accommodate your individual style.
The city features traditional pubs and bars as well as dance clubs, live music venues, wine bars, and cigar houses. No matter what type of entertainment you enjoy, you're sure to be able to find it here. If you're not sure exactly what you'd like to do, the easiest thing to do is stroll down Market Street and take a right on East Bay Street. This strip has the highest concentration of bars and clubs in Charleston. Bars are open until 2AM citywide.
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