The Charleston Cup

There are many events that take place in Charleston throughout the year.  Some of these include festival, shows and live music.  An affordable place to stay during your visit is King Charles Inn.  The historic Charleston hotel has a great location making it easy to get to all events and attractions quickly.  Some will even be within walking distance.  The Charleston Cup event is a great time to get family and friends together and experience live horse racing at its finest.

The race takes place on November 11th, 2012 and is the nineteenth running of the Charleston Cup.  The event takes place at The Plantation at Stono Ferry.  The races were started by the South Carolina Jockey Club in 1986.  There is no doubt that this event is a social gathering and a great place to meet new people.  As the race weekend starts off there will be a black-tie event.  The event will feature live music and delicious food.  It also will give guests a preview of the race experience.  This is a huge competition as the winner will receive a total of $50,000.  The gates open at 9:00am, and there are over 16,000 spectators to be expected.

Bring a picnic basket filled with the traditional race food including champagne, caviar and fried chicken.  The race will begin at noon with a steeplechase race.  This race will be exciting as you watch the jockeys soar over the jumps.  Bring blankets, sit back, relax and enjoy the Charleston Cup.  It is a fun filled weekend for many leaving guests with new memories that won’t ever forget.  To learn more about the race call King Charles Inn today and book your room.

 

Posted in Uncategorized by King Charles Inn on October 17, 2012

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