• “$5 at 5″ at Circa 1886

    Available Year-Round

    Grab a seat at the bar or on our patio surrounded by our lush gardens and take advantage of our popular cocktail program, “5 for 5 at 5.” From 5 until 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, guests can select from a list of five wines and five specialty cocktails created by our mixologist, all costing only $5.  Wines will vary and include a choice of sparkling, two white wines and two red wines. In addition, guests are invited to stay and dine with us and enjoy our seasonal menu.


  • 10th Annual Historic Charleston Foundation Wine Tastings

    Monday, April 13th and Friday, April 17th / 5:30p.m.

    During the Historic Charleston Foundation’s popular Festival of Houses and Gardens, guests can tour many of city’s historic private homes and gardens. Circa 1886 will host two wine and hors d’oeuvres tastings during the tours to benefit the organization. Tickets, available for $45 per person, are available through the Historic Charleston Foundation at 843-723-1623 or www.historiccharleston.org.


  • Cocktail Supper

    Wednesday, April 22nd / 6:30p.m.

    Join chef Marc Collins for an informal and fun Cocktail Supper featuring spirit selections from Cathead Distillery. The Supper kicks off with a reception on the patio followed by a four course dinner inspired by classic cocktail recipes. The dinner is $75 per person, price excludes tax, gratuity, and additional beverages.

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  • Spoleto Festival USA Pre-and Post-Theater Dinners

    May 22nd - June 6th / 5-10 p.m.

    Spoleto Festival USA is one of the most recognized and acclaimed art festivals in the world, drawing thousands of visitors to Charleston each spring. The festival supports new and innovative works while enhancing public appreciation of the arts – from dance and music to theater and jazz. To accommodate attendees, Circa 1886 open on Sunday, May 24 for dinner and will serve dinner a half-hour earlier at 5 p.m. and close a half hour later throughout the Festival.


  • Craft Beer Dinner

    Friday, June 19th / 6:30p.m.

    Guests are invited to join Chef Marc Collins at Circa 1886 for a fun and informal four-course Craft Beer Dinner. The menu throughout the evening will be paired with a selection of local beers from Charleston’s Holy City Brewing. Chef Marc Collins and the team at Holy City have hand selected each beer and paired them with dishes created for the event. The evening will start with live music and a reception on the patio before guests journey through Charleston’s craft beer and inventive cuisine. Cost is $60 per person, excluding tax and gratuity.

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    The Kings Courtyard Inn and Wentworth Mansion will offer a special “Fathers Day, Beer and Blue Jeans Package”:

    Know of a father or husband in need of some rest and relaxation this Father’s Day? Here’s a perfect gift idea. Treat him to the Kings Courtyard Inn for a Father’s Day weekend in Charleston. Our special ‘Father’s Day, Beer and Blue Jeans’ Package features two nights in a Standard Room and two seats at the Circa 1886 Craft Beer and Blue Jeans Dinner – a four course meal prepared by Executive Chef Marc Collins, alongside beer pairings from our local Holy City Brewing. Transportation to dinner is provided by a round trip rickshaw ride

    Rest, relaxation and craft beer. What more could he want for Father’s Day? Treat Dad to the Wentworth Mansion Father’s Day Package. He’ll relish in two nights of luxury in a Mansion Room and two seats at the Circa 1886 Craft Beer and Blue Jeans Dinner – a four course meal prepared by Executive Chef Marc Collins, alongside beer pairings from Holy City Brewing.


  • 9th Annual Sizzling Southern Celebration

    Saturday, July 4th / 6:00p.m.

    Join Circa 1886 for an Independence Day celebration from 6-7 p.m. with music, lawn games, hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. At 7 p.m. the festivities will move inside with libations and a delicious 3-course “Grill Dinner”. After dark, guests head to the cupola with a glass of champagne to watch Charleston’s fireworks. The dinner is $75 per person, price excludes tax, gratuity and additional beverages. Reservations required.

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    The Wentworth Mansion is offering a special package this Independence Day.  Spend an extended 4th of July weekend in Charleston and partake in a true Southern Independence Day celebration. With this special package, you’ll relax and indulge in the luxury of the Wentworth Mansion for three nights, and enjoy two seats at Circa 1886’s Sizzling Summer Celebration. The 4th of July celebration promises cold libations and delicacies hot off the grill. After dark you’ll head to the cupola with a glass of champagne to delight in a panoramic view of Charleston’s many fireworks displays. (package price excludes additional beverages at the picnic)