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Signature Events | 21+ Only

Opening Night

Cistern Yard at the College of Charleston

Join this celebration of the local culinary + hospitality community as we kick off five flavorful days of fun under the oaks at the beautiful Cistern Yard. Bringing together bites prepared by the state’s most distinguished chefs + local favorites and top-shelf beverage offerings, Opening Night celebrates Charleston’s many layers and all that makes this city so special. Grab a glass, boogie down to live music, and dig into CHSWF ‘23! 

Know Before You Go

  • ALL BAGS MUST BE CLEAR except for small personal clutches (no larger than 4.5″ x 6.5″)
  • Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable between events
  • This event is all-inclusive: all food + beverage samples and experiences are included with the purchase of a ticket
  • All guests must be 21+ (no infants, children, or pets)
  • Food allergies: accommodations cannot be made at this event
  • Attire: wear what makes you feel most comfortable, keeping in mind this event takes place outdoors and partially on grass
  • Event details are subject to change
  • This event will take place rain or shine
  • If the event is sold out and has an active waitlist, you may return your ticket through Charleston Wine + Food’s Official Ticket Exchange powered by Lyte
  • Click here for additional information you should know before you go

In Partnership With

  • Discover South Carolina
  • Explore Charleston

Supported By

  • edible Charleston