Destined to become Charleston's premiere exhibition & performance venue.

The Charleston Gaillard Center

The curtain will rise in the Spring of 2015! The Charleston Gaillard Center will become an invaluable resource for elevating Charleston's reputation as a premiere destination for conferences and special events.

  • Historic Charleston inspired architecture
  • Variety of spaces & configurations
  • Perfect for the performing arts, conventions & events
  • Convenient parking in connected garage
  • Covered landing docks with easy access
  • Wi-Fi available throughout building
  • Full-service banquet kitchen

The Event Hall

Within the Event Hall lies ideal facilities for meetings, conferences, weddings and special events.

Handcrafted woodwork, luxurious appointments and a palate of Lowcountry colors blend harmoniously to create a space that is destined to become a landmark for locals and visitors alike.

  • 13,000 sq. ft. Grand Ballroom, divisible into three rooms
  • Spacious pre-function and registration areas
  • Four versatile meeting salons
  • State-of-the-art audio-visual & wireless technology capabilities
  • Convenient on-site food & beverage service
  • Beautiful outdoor space in a quintessential Charleston garden
Event Hall Specifications

The Performance Hall

A stunning world-class multi-purpose theater designed with extraordinary acoustics, patron amenities, comfort and decor.

Home to Charleston's cultural and educational organizations, the venue will also feature performances by internationally-renowned artists and ensembles.

  • 1,800 seats including patron box seating
  • Full production capacities
  • In-house audio-video and lighting technology
  • Full-size orchestra pit
  • Box office/patron service center
  • Ideal for diverse programming

The new Gaillard Center will be a communal space where people have the chance to do and be something extraordinary.

The new Gaillard Center will give Charleston a superior performance hall, ample and elegant convention and banquet space, an inspiring learning space and catalyst for the arts education of school-children, and streamlined, ultra-efficient city offices. A hub of artistic, intellectual, and civic activity with an estimated annual economic impact of close to $40 million a year.