Top Best Nightclubs in Charleston, SC [2020 GUIDE]

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Here's the list of the best clubs in Charleston that you should definitely check out.

Trio

Best nightclub in Charleston!
Trio

Trio is the first club worldwide to feature the new e11even sound prototype sound system by das audio. The upstairs nightclub features (4) es10 loudspeakers with (2) es218 subs powered by ffa10000 and mc2 amplifiers. The system was designed by idesign productions who also is the av provider for e11even miami. The dj booth consists of (2) das audio a&a mid/highs and (1) a18a sub. The dj booth features pioneer dj products to include (4) cdj2000 nexus 2 and pioneer djm900 nexus 2 mixer and has ample space for artists’ guests. The main floor lounge features das audio artec series for mid/highs and vantec series for sub bass. The system is powered with crest audio professional power series. All areas have their own signal processing to ensure perfect sound quality.

  • 139 Calhoun St Charleston, SC 29401 United States
  • King Street
  • 9 PM - 2 AM Thu - Sun
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$

Charleston Nightclubs FAQ

What time does the headlining DJ usually start performing in Charleston clubs?

The headlining DJ will usually start performing around 12:00 AM.

How long do DJs play in Charleston?

The headlining DJ or artist usually plays a 1 to 2 hour set.

What is the dress code like at Charleston nightclubs?

Guys can wear nice jeans and a form fitting plain t-shirt or a nice button down shirt. Girls can wear jeans or a comfortable but stylish dress if they prefer. Of course guys and girls can never go wrong with dressing up even more – there is no such thing as overdressing when it comes to clubs.

How can I get into Charleston nightclubs for free?

Some Charleston nightclubs have a free ladies guest list, and have a free even ratio guest list – free if you have the same number of girls (or more) in your party.

Keep in mind that many Charleston nightclubs are more exclusive and require bottle service to get in. You can sign up for the guest list on our events page.

How can I book bottle service for Charleston nightclubs?

You can book bottle service directly on Discotech by visiting the Charleston page.

How much is bottle service at Charleston clubs?

Bottle service and table minimums at nightclubs can get pretty expensive in Charleston, but every nightclub is different.

The best way to find out is to visit the events page and choose the event you're thinking of going.

Should I buy tickets to get into Charleston nightclubs?

If the nightclub has tickets, we recommend buying tickets during holiday weekends and for big name artists. The ticket line is generally faster and shorter than the guest list.

Many nightclubs in Charleston are bottle service only – meaning you must book a table reservation in order to get inside.

Which Charleston nightclubs play EDM and electronic music?

Check out the full list on our guide to the best EDM nightclubs in Charleston.

Which Charleston nightclubs play hip-hop?

Check out the full list on our guide to the best hip hop nightclubs in Charleston.

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