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Preview Party and Charleston Garden Tour Weekend

We’ve partnered with our friends at Historic Charleston Foundation to create the most perfect Spring weekend in Charleston, SC.  Guests will enjoy The Preview Party at The Charleston Show on Thursday, March 16, 2023 and a very unique garden tour experience Garden Splendor: Tour of Showcase Gardens on Friday, March 17, 2023.

About the Preview Party

March 16, 2023  7:00pm

Celebrate the opening night of The Charleston Show, formerly known as the Spring Antiques Show, at the exclusive Preview Party on Thursday, March 16, 2023 at  Festival Hall in downtown Charleston, SC! Enjoy an extraordinary evening benefiting Drayton Hall Preservation Trust with a glittering cocktail party and a special collections exhibition by Drayton Hall of never-before exhibited Drayton Hall Collection objects!  Then get early night-before access to all The Charleston Show has to offer! This wonderful annual spring event returns to Charleston with this exciting Preview Party from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on March 16, 2023 with VIP access beginning at 6:00 pm.

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About Garden Splendor: Tour of Showcase Gardens

March 17, 2023  10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Passionate gardeners and horticulture devotees will savor four spectacular gardens in Charleston’s famed historic district. Enthusiasts will gather in small, intimate groups to learn the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of designing and maintaining a select group of Charleston’s most celebrated gardens with expert guides. Splendor Tour gardens and homes are some of the most fabulous properties in Charleston – very limited space available per each Splendor Tour.

Garden Splendor Tours: You will be contacted by email two weeks prior to the tour date with a meeting location and other details. No physical tickets. Guests do not need to pick up a Tour Program and Passport before Splendor Tours.

Ticket Purchase Information

$250 per person

To purchase tickets, call (843)722-3405 and mention that you are a GCA (Garden Club of America) member.

Tickets are not available to purchase online.

Tickets are limited and will be sold on a first come first served basis.

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