July 25, 2023

How to Spend a Rainy Day in Charleston at Freshfields Village

If you’re looking for something to do on a rainy day in Charleston, then look no further than Freshfields Village. The Village is the perfect place to enjoy a rainy day in the lowcountry and have some fun! With a variety of shops, restaurants, and activities, there is something to keep everyone entertained during a rainy day. Read below for our guide on how to stay dry and enjoy your day at Freshfields.

Create Your Own Candle at Palmetto Scent Studio

Get out of the rain by escaping into Palmetto Scent Studio! Here, you can create your very own custom scent to bring home and enjoy, from room spray to candles, perfumes and more. Palmetto Scent Studio offers pre-made gourmet soy wax candles, or you can explore the art of fragrance by mixing scents for a unique creation. With over 120 fragrances to choose from, the possibilities are endless!

Browse Books at Indigo Books

Indigo Books, one of the few remaining independent bookstores in the state, is a hidden gem in Freshfields Village. Whether you’re an avid reader or just looking for a rainy day activity, Indigo Books is your stop. This charming bookstore offers a variety of genres, including fiction, mysteries, classics, biographies, children’s and books, travel, and cooking titles. Take your time perusing the shelves and discover new authors and titles. And don’t forget to check out their collection of books about Kiawah Island and the surrounding lowcountry region!

Book a Service at a Spa or Salon

If the rain has got you down and you need some pampering, take some time for yourself and book a service at Indigo Health, Kiawah Nail Studio, Urban Nirvana Hair, or Urban Nirvana Spa. Whether you are in need of a massage to ease your sore muscles, a facial to refresh your skin, or a manicure and pedicure, you’ll find it all here. Take the time to indulge in a full day of pampering or just drop in for a quick pick-me-up. There’s no better way to treat yourself and whether you’re a local or just visiting Charleston, you’ll leave feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.

Try a New Restaurant

Cozy up by sitting down to a warm and delicious meal. The Village is home to a variety of restaurants, from Asian cuisine to Mexican fare, American classics and sandwich staples. Try something new or escape the rain with a tried and true! Click or a full list of restaurants at Freshfields.

Shop at One of Our 30 Stores 

Shopping at Freshfields Village is a great way to stay dry and still have a fun-filled day. Enjoy both local boutiques and national retailers that offer the perfect escape from the storm. Whether you’re looking for footwear or makeup, home decor or a bookstore, The Village is your one-stop, rainy-day shop. Click or the full list of shops at Freshfields Village.

When you’re enjoying your dreary day escape, don’t forget to tag us on social media (@freshfieldsvillage)!