Illumination Charleston: All Access

Dec 2—5, 2021

Presented by Historic Charleston Foundation

Sponsored by ADAC, Kravet Inc., ROMO, Schumacher, Thibaut, Travis and Company


A weekend of inspired design, Southern culture, and holiday décor in Charleston, SC. This three-day event will be a gathering of the South’s (and beyond!) most exciting tastemakers, designers, artisans, and personalities, as well as a celebration of the creative and welcoming spirit of Charleston. Join us for demonstrations, tours of historic houses, a market featuring the Southern Living Tastemakers, inspired vignettes at the historic Aiken-Rhett House, engaging talks from some of the brightest stars in the design world, and fabulous nighttime gatherings!  Fabulous events start Thursday evening and run through Sunday morning.


There are many ticket options available, from a la carte to all-inclusive packages. Explore these events and more:

  • Opening Night Party at the Aiken-Rhett House hosted by Historic Charleston Foundation on Thursday
  • Designer Vignettes throughout the fabulous Aiken-Rhett House Museum
  • Design-in-Mind Talks with Alessandra Brance, India Hicks, and Ashley Whittaker
  • Design-in-Mind Panel Discussion with Southern Living’s Editor, Sid Evans, and the Designers of the Historic Home Tours
  • Design Tours of Exquisite Historic Homes on Friday and Saturday (only available in the All-Access package)
  • Southern Living Cooking Demonstrations
  • Southern Living’s Tastemakers Market
  • Southern Living’s Luminaries Cocktail Party on Friday night
  • Ranky Tanky Concert with BBQ and Craft Beer on Saturday night
  • Coffee and Tour Historic Nathaniel Russell House Museum


Charleston, SC