Festival of Houses and Gardens

Tickets now available!

March 16 - April 22, 2017

Proceeds benefit Historic Charleston Foundation's historic preservation initiatives and educational programs.

Set amid the ambience of the city’s Old & Historic District, this series of award-winning tours and educational events showcase Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture. The tours provide a rare opportunity for guests to go inside the private houses and gardens of some of America’s most beautiful historic residences. Tours and events vary by day. Scroll down to order tickets (beginning Nov. 1).

Festival of Houses and Gardens Brochure 2017

Calendar at a Glance: March

Calendar at a Glance: April

Tickets may be purchased online and by calling 843-722-3405.

Phone lines are open:
Nov. 1-March 13: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
March 14-April 22: Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 12-5 p.m.

Join our mailing list/request a printed brochure be mailed to you.

Gift Certificate - House & Garden Tours

Date: 12/31/2016  |   Time: 12:00 AM

Looking for a gift for the person who has everything? Give them the Charleston experience of a lifetime! For a limited time, gift certificates for our award-winning house and garden tours during the 70th Festival of Houses & Gardens are available for purchase through the end of December.
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Morning History Walks - 3/16/17

Date: 3/16/2017  |   Time: 9:30 AM

Led by Charleston’s most experienced guides, these two-hour walking tours of the Old & Historic District provide the perfect background for the afternoon or evening house and garden tours.
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Glorious Gardens I

Date: 3/16/2017  |   Time: 2:00 PM

These walking tours are arranged so guests may stroll leisurely through eight to ten private gardens. Guides are stationed at each location to provide information about garden design, plant material and history.
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Morning History Walks - 3/17/17

Date: 3/17/2017  |   Time: 9:30 AM

Led by Charleston’s most experienced guides, these two-hour walking tours of the Old & Historic District provide the perfect background for the afternoon or evening house and garden tours.
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Anson Street Tour 1

Date: 3/17/2017  |   Time: 2:00 PM

Many of this neighborhood’s antebellum houses were built in the years between the Great Fire of 1838 and the outbreak of the Civil War and boast Regency and Greek Revival details
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Anson Street Tour and Antiques Show 3-Day Pass Combo

Date: 3/17/2017  |   Time: 2:00 PM

Save when you buy a combo ticket for the Antiques Show and Festival of Houses and Gardens! Buy a combination Festival House & Garden tour ticket and a 3-day weekend pass to the Charleston Antiques Show.
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Morning History Walks - 3/18/17

Date: 3/18/2017  |   Time: 9:30 AM

Led by Charleston’s most experienced guides, these two-hour walking tours of the Old & Historic District provide the perfect background for the afternoon or evening house and garden tours.
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East Battery Tour 1

Date: 3/18/2017  |   Time: 2:00 PM

Colorful 18th-century dwellings, which once housed shops on the entry level, intermingle with grand antebellum mansions. Panoramic views of Charleston Harbor further enhance the allure of this famous street.
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East Battery Tour and Antiques Show 3-Day Pass Combo

Date: 3/18/2017  |   Time: 2:00 PM

Save when you buy a combo ticket for the Antiques Show and Festival of Houses and Gardens! Buy a combination Festival of Houses & Gardens tour ticket and a 3-day weekend pass to the Charleston Antiques Show ticket.
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Broad Street Tour and Antiques Show 3-Day Pass Combo

Date: 3/19/2017  |   Time: 2:00 PM

Save when you buy a combo ticket for the Antiques Show and Festival of Houses and Gardens! Buy a combination Festival House & Garden tour ticket along with a 3 day Charleston Antiques Show ticket.
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VOLUNTEER

The Festival is made possible thanks to nearly 700 community volunteers who support the Foundation as docents and street marshals. Learn about volunteer benefits and sign up!

Preserve & Protect

Established in 1947, Historic Charleston Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to preserve and protect the historical, architectural and material culture that make up Charleston's rich and irreplaceable heritage. More>

Contact Us

Historic Charleston Foundation
40 East Bay Street
Charleston, SC 29401
843-723-1623


2017 Spring Festival and Antiques Show Ticket Office: 
108 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29401
843-722-3405
 

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