History by Candlelight Walking Tour

Starts 1 hour before dusk from Waterfront Park (Everyday)

In Italy, they have a ritual called the Passeggiati or evening stroll. As the sun softens, people take to the streets. In the tradition of the old world's Passeggiati, this leisurely 1.5 hour walk takes place at dusk, when the Holy City takes on yet another personality. Learn about Charleston's people, culture, and glorious history all by candlelight.

Tour Highlights

  • Glorious History from 1670 to the present day
  • The old walled City
  • Views of Fort Sumter and the Yorktown
  • Spectacular sunset views of the city and harbor
  • The natural world (frequent Dolphin sightings)
  • French Quarter
  • Washington Square
  • Historic Broad Street
  • Excellent photo opportunities

Day: Everday
Time: Varies (1 hours before dusk), see calendar below for times
Adult: $20.00 - $15.00 (Web Price, $5.00 savings)
Child (8 - 12): $8.00
Duration: 90 Minutes
Departs: Waterfront Park - MAP

  • Online tickets are unavailable for purchase on the day of tour starting at 12:01 AM. For last minute reservations, please call 843-697-6140 to check availability.
  • Tour departs one hour before dusk by the large water fountain at Waterfront Park (across from the Harbor View Inn at 2 Range).
  • Please see calendar below for start times
  • Arrive 15 minutes early.
  • Nearby parking garages can be found at 1 Cumberland Street and 25 Prioleau Street. - MAP
  • Reservations required
  • Visa/MasterCard accepted
  • $2.50 service fee is added to each ticket

To purchase online tickets click the "Purchase" date on the calendar below.

Available dates on the calendar are for tickets purchased through this site only. If you're not buying tickets through this site and want to inquire about available times and dates, call 843.697.6140 or email me at charlestoninanutshell@gmail.com.

Refund/Cancellation Policy: Tours and services offered on https://toptourscharleston.com are fully refundable when canceled up to 24 hours prior to departure.  A 100% cancellation fee applies for tours cancelled within 24 hours of departure when no notice is given.