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Marion Square

Marion Square plays home to our conservation partners and exhibitors as well as cooking demos and bird and reptile shows all weekend long.

 

Attractions and Live Demonstrations

  • Fresh on the Menu chef demonstrations on the Certified South Carolina Kitchen Stage. Presented by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture and hosted by the Lee Bros., watch more than a dozen of South Carolina’s greatest chefs, farmers, and home cooks demonstrate how to prepare some of their favorite recipes with locally grown and produced ingredients. Sample products from the producers, processors and vendors that make up the Certified South Carolina program. Times vary throughout the weekend.
  • The Orianne Society presents why reptiles and amphibians are an integral part of our ecosystem.
  • The Center for Birds of Prey will be conducting free flight demonstrations in the arena at Marion Square. See amazing flight demonstrations up-close by a variety of raptors including falcons, eagles, owls and hawks and learn about the important role they play in our eco-system.
  • Marion Square also features the Conservation Village, live educational performances, food from area eateries and live music, many children’s activities and the popular Edisto Island Serpentarium tent.

 

Parking

A SEWE shuttle stops are located in two locations on the perimeter of the park. We advise attendees to park or rideshare downtown and navigate venues by walking, biking, ridesharing or hopping on the complimentary SEWE shuttle. Please note that dogs are not permitted aboard the SEWE shuttle. Plan your weekend with our parking and shuttle FAQs.

Tickets

Marion Square features our conservation partners, including the Center for Birds of Prey, Department of Agriculture’s chef demonstrations and more than 30 nonprofit partners. As part of SEWE’s commitment to community engagement and nonprofit promotion, tickets are not required to experience the venue.

Location

329 Meeting Street
Charleston, 29403

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Events At This Location

2.18
11:00 AM—11:30 AM
Special Event

Birds of Prey Flight Demos

One of the most educational and entertaining shows during SEWE, see amazing flight demos up-close by a variety of raptors including falcons, eagles, owls and hawks and learn about the important role they play in our eco-system.

2.18
12:00 PM—1:00 PM
Special Event
Presented by South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Chef Demo • CIC Chef Randy Williams demo with duck from Vital Mission Farm farmer Jeff Siewicki, Commissioner Hugh Weathers Emcee

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.

2.18
1:00 PM—2:00 PM
Special Event
Presented by South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Chef Demo • The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort Chef John Ondo demo with sea beans from Heron Farms farmer Sam Norton

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.

2.18
2:00 PM—3:00 PM
Special Event
Presented by South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Chef Demo • Callie's Hot Little Biscuit Chef Carrie Morey cooking with dairy from Hickory Hill Farm's Watson Dorn

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.

2.18
3:00 PM—3:30 PM
Special Event

Birds of Prey Flight Demos

One of the most educational and entertaining shows during SEWE, see amazing flight demos up-close by a variety of raptors including falcons, eagles, owls and hawks and learn about the important role they play in our eco-system.

2.18
3:00 PM—4:00 PM
Special Event
Presented by South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Chef Demo • Tavern & Table Chef Ray England demo with fish from Abundant Seafood fisherman Mark Marhefka

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.  

2.19
10:30 AM—11:00 AM
Special Event

Birds of Prey Flight Demos

One of the most educational and entertaining shows during SEWE, see amazing flight demos up-close by a variety of raptors including falcons, eagles, owls and hawks and learn about the important role they play in our eco-system.

2.19
12:00 PM—1:00 PM
Special Event
Presented by South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Chef Demo • Prohibition Chef Analisa LaPietra demo with heirloom corn grits from Altman Farms farmer Will Altman

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.  

2.19
1:00 PM—2:00 PM
Special Event
Presented by South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Chef Demo • Royal Tern Chef David Pell demo with oysters from Charleston Oyster farmer Thomas Bierce

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.  

2.19
1:30 PM—2:00 PM
Special Event

Birds of Prey Flight Demos

One of the most educational and entertaining shows during SEWE, see amazing flight demos up-close by a variety of raptors including falcons, eagles, owls and hawks and learn about the important role they play in our eco-system.

2.19
2:00 PM—3:00 PM
Special Event
Presented by South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Chef Demo • Roy’s Grille Chef Chris Williams demo with pork from Peculiar Pig Farm farmer Marvin Ross

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.

2.19
3:00 PM—4:00 PM
Special Event
Presented by South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Chef Demo • Lee Bros. demo with peanuts from Old Tyme Bean Co. farmer Josh Johnson

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.    

2.20
12:00 PM—1:00 PM
Special Event
Presented by South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Chef Demo • Delaney Oyster House Shamil Velázquez demo with shrimp from Tarvin Seafood's Cindy Tarvin

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.

2.20
1:00 PM—1:30 PM
Special Event

Birds of Prey Flight Demos

One of the most educational and entertaining shows during SEWE, see amazing flight demos up-close by a variety of raptors including falcons, eagles, owls and hawks and learn about the important role they play in our eco-system.

2.20
1:00 PM—2:00 PM
Special Event
Presented by South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Chef Demo • Lowcountry Fresh Market Chef Modou Jaiteh demo with rice from Turnbridge with Farmer Rollen Chalmers

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.  

2.20
2:00 PM—3:00 PM
Special Event
Presented by South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Chef Demo • Restaurant 17 at the Hotel Domestique demo Chef Haydn Shaak with quail eggs from Manchester Farms farmers Brittany and Matt Miller

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.  

2.20
3:00 PM—4:00 PM
Special Event
Presented by South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Chef Demo • Life Raft Treats Chef Cynthia Wong demo with eggs from Storey Farms farmer Jeremy Storey

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.

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