Free Things to Do and See in Charleston, South Carolina

Free Events and Things to do in Charleston SC
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Free things to do in Charleston, South Carolina.
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Free things to do, free activities and more can be hard to come by unless you know where to look! presents a list of free offers, events and attractions in Charleston, SC! Check out these special offers and promotions made available to Charleston visitors courtesy of many of our favorite local attractions!

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Charles Towne Landing
Charles Towne Landing offers FREE admission to Children under the age of 5! Visit the Animal Forest, a life-size reproduction 
of a trading ship from the 17th century, and walk or bike along the marsh & through 80 acres of gardens!

Waterfront Park
Waterfront Park offers wonderful views of the Charleston Harbor! Enjoy a picnic lunch, go for a walk or jog, and splash around in the fountains for FREE!

Folly Beach
Visit Folly Beach for a beautiful sunrise and relaxing day of fun in the sun! Sunbathe, fly a kite, catch a wave and spend the day laughing and making memories with family and friends for FREE!

Isle of Palms
Isle of Palms is a 7 mile long, family oriented Charleston beach! Relax and sunbathe along the beautiful South Carolina Coast for FREE.
Art Galleries
Take a stroll through the French Quarter and visit Charleston’s favorite art galleries to discover the many different ways people express their passion! Many of these Charleston art galleries are FREE of charge and open to the public.

King Street
Visit King Street in the heart of historic downtown Charleston. It is one of the most popular areas in Charleston, South Carolina with numerous well-known restaurants and stores. King Street is the perfect place to window shop and people watch for FREE!

Historic Battery Tours
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays at 10:00AM  
Black Cat Tours offers FREE tours every Friday, Saturday and Sunday! Take the Historic Battery Tour for NO CHARGE. Conducted by historian Mark Jones, an eighth generation native of South Carolina. This all ages tour is an in depth, comprehensive tour of Charleston history and culture.

Free admission for kids at the following Charleston attractions:
The Charleston Museum – Children ages and under are admitted free
The Gibbes Art Museum – Children under 6 are free
Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry – Children under 1 are free
Patriots Point – Children under 6 are free 
North Charleston and American LaFrance Fire Museum - Children 12 and under free

Free Tours by Foot
Free Tours by Foot presents the only free, name-your-own-price sightseeing tours of Charleston. Licensed, professional, freelance tour guides lead tours at no upfront cost, so that you may enjoy a quality sightseeing experience no matter what your budget. Take a guided tour for a price that you feel is worth it – even free! Visit for more information.

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