An Update for Coronavirus (COVID-19)


June 1, 2020

LAKE STREET DIVE CANCELED. The Charleston Gaillard Center is sad to announce the Lake Street Dive performance originally scheduled for April 26 is now canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you purchased tickets, you will receive information regarding a refund soon. If you have any questions, you can reach out to the Ticket Office at or (843) 242-3099. Thank you for your continued support.

May 20, 2020

Our patrons’ safety is always our paramount concern. Due to the continued threat of COVID-19, all summer camps are canceled. The following camps will no longer occur as scheduled:

Youth Jazz Orchestra All Stars (June 8-12)
Choreography Creation Camp (June 15-19)
Theater Camp (June 22-26)
Theater Camp (July 6-10)
Broadway Kids Camp (July 13-17)
Culinary Camp (July 13-17)
Just Be You (July 20-24)
Broadway Kids Camp (August 3-7)

Participants have been contacted by email regarding refunds. If you have any questions regarding refunds, please reach out to the Ticket Office at or (843) 242-3099. If you have any additional questions regarding our camps, please reach out to our Director of Education, Sterling deVries at

April 6, 2020  

The safety and security of our patrons is our number one priority and we are committed to the health and safety of every patron. Based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in conjunction with Mayor Tecklenburg and the City of Charleston, the Charleston Gaillard Center’s Board and Management Team have extended the closure of the Martha and John M. Rivers Performance Hall through May 15.

Charleston Symphony Orchestra’s Mendelssohn’s Scottish Symphony on March 27 and 28
The Play That Goes Wrong on March 31
Philharmonix on April 14
Charleston Symphony Orchestra’s Charleston and the New World on April 17 and 18
Escape to Margaritaville on April 21
Lake Street Dive on April 26
The Charleston School of the Arts Singers and Symphony Present Les Misérables on April 28 and 29
An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt on May 15

MasterChef Junior Live! on March 29 (Rescheduled to October 25)
Jenna Bush Hager Everything Beautiful Tour on May 2 (Rescheduled to September 12)
Scary Mommy Live on June 26 (Rescheduled date to be determined)

At this time, all other performances after May 15 are taking place as scheduled. The Charleston Gaillard Center, along with the City of Charleston, will continue to monitor the developments of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

We encourage patrons to assist in preventing the spread of any illness by thoroughly and carefully washing your hands regularly, staying home if you have a fever, cough, or other serious symptoms, and monitoring local news for advice about keeping yourself and loved ones safe in case of an outbreak.

If you purchased tickets from the Gaillard Center to any of the Gaillard Center presented events listed as canceled, you will receive information regarding refunds. If you purchased seats to a rescheduled performance, you will be contacted regarding your tickets for the new date. All purchases will be honored.

Thank you for your continued support of the Charleston Gaillard Center.

The Charleston Symphony has decided to cancel all remaining 2019-20 season performances. Please see below for a note from the Charleston Symphony Orchestra: CSO ticket holders have the opportunity to return their tickets as a donation. We kindly ask that you please consider donating them back to the symphony! You will receive a tax credit letter for the value of your tickets in the near future. All donations will help the sustainability and future of the CSO.  CSO ticket holders may also receive a refund (refunds are available for the cancelled performances only; they are not available for rescheduled performances). If you wish to receive a refund for a cancelled performance, please notify us by FRIDAY, APRIL 17THIf we are not notified by then, we will process your ticket as a donation and will send a tax letter shortly thereafter. We kindly ask that you be patient while waiting to receive your refund as we are all working remotelyFor any questions or concerns regarding the CSO performances, please reach out to our Director of Patron Services, Cindy Branch at (843) 723-7528 ext. 110.