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Festival Venues & Accessibility

If you need assistance ordering tickets or assistance not outlined on this page, please contact the Box Office.

Box Office Phone: 843.579.3100

Relay South Carolina TTY: Dial 711 or 800.735.8583

Email: [email protected]

Accessible & Companion Seating
Wheelchair accessible seating and companion seating are available at all venues. These seats can be purchased online or through the Box Office.
 
Sign Language Interpretation
Spoleto Festival USA offers sign language interpretation upon request. To request sign language interpreters please email [email protected] no later than April 1, 2024. These requests are subject to the availability of an interpreter.

Charleston Gaillard Center

95 Calhoun St. (Directions)

Parking: The closest accessible parking spaces are in the City of Charleston garage at 33 Alexander Street. If you have an accessible tag or license plate, you do not have to pay to park in the garage.   

Building Entrances: Both entrances on George Street and Calhoun Street are wheelchair accessible. 

Elevators: All levels are accessible by elevator.  

Restrooms: Accessible restrooms are available on every floor of the Charleston Gaillard Center. Accessible restrooms are available on the Orchestra, Box Tier, and Gallery lobbies within the Martha and John M. Rivers Performance Hall.

Dock Street Theatre

135 Church St. (Directions)

Parking: The closest accessible parking spaces are in the Cumberland Street Garage at 90 Cumberland Street.  

There is a loading zone in front of the theatre on Church Street where guests can drop off and pick up members of their party. 

Building Entrance: An accessible entrance is located through the courtyard, which can be accessed through the gate on the left of the main entrance.  

Elevator: The balcony is accessible by elevator.  

Restrooms: All restrooms are wheelchair accessible.

Assistive Listening Devices: There are two types of devices; Sennheiser HDI 302 (for those without hearing aids) and EZT3012 (for use with hearing aids) are available at the venue Box Office with a photo ID.

College of Charleston Sottile Theatre

44 George St. (Directions)

Parking: The closest accessible parking spaces are in the George Street Garage at 34 St. Philip Street. 

There is a loading zone in front of the theatre on George Street where guests can drop off and pick up members of their party.  

Building Entrance: The main building entrance on George Street is handicap accessible.  

Elevators: There is an elevator directly inside the front doors that accesses the Orchestra level. There is NO elevator access to the Balcony level. 

Bariatric Seats: Two bariatric seats are available in the balcony section, Box A, Row A, Seat 5 and Box F, Row A, Seat 1.  

Restrooms: Restrooms located on the Orchestra level are wheelchair accessible.

Assistive Listening Devices: are available at the venue Box Office with a photo ID.

Festival Hall

56 Beaufain St. (Directions)

Parking: The closest accessible parking spaces are in the Majestic Square Garage at 135 Market Street. In addition, there are a small number of metered spaces located at 45 Archdale Street 

Building Entrance: An accessible entrance is located at street level on the left (southwest) side of the building.  

Elevator: An elevator providing access to the lobby and performance space is located just inside the accessible entrance.  

Restrooms: Accessible restrooms are located on the lower level and can be accessed by elevator.

Assistive Listening Devices: ListenRF devices are available at the Box Office with a photo ID.  

College of Charleston Cistern Yard

66 George St. (Directions)

This is an outdoor venue with brick pathways and grass; some surfaces may be uneven.  

Parking: The closest accessible parking spaces are in the George Parking Garage at 34 St. Philip Street 

Entrance: The entrance is wheelchair accessible.  

Restrooms: Accessible restrooms will be available.  

Assistive Listening Devices: This venue does not have listening devices.

St. Matthew's Lutheran Church

405 King St. (Directions)

Seating at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church is in pews. The pews have doors and are therefore not considered accessible. Freestanding chairs at the rear of the church are used for ADA and companion seating.  

Parking: The closest accessible parking spaces are in the Marion Square Garage at 399 King Street. Some accessible metered parking spaces may be available on King Street in front of the church.  

Entrance: The right-side entrance is accessible.  

Elevator: The balconies are only accessible by stairs. NO elevator.  

Restrooms: Restrooms in the outreach building and parish hall are accessible.  

Assistive Listening Devices: Are available and may be found in a basket in the rear of the church.

Charleston Music Hall

37 John St. (Directions)

Parking: The closest accessible parking spaces are on the second level of the Camden Garage at 35 John St. The garage is set back from John St.; turn into the lot in between the Music Hall and Hampton Inn to enter the garage.

Building Entrances: The accessible entrance is on the left side of the building, directly across from the entrance of the Hampton Inn. To reach the entrance from the garage, take the elevator down to the first level and follow the sidewalk to the door marked “accessible entrance.”

Elevators: All levels are accessible by elevator.

Restrooms: Accessible restrooms are located on the first floor.

Charleston County School of the Arts Rose Maree Myers Theater

5109 W. Enterprise St., North Charleston (Directions)

Follow the yellow Spoleto signs to the campus entrance and theater.

Parking: The closest accessible parking spaces are in the main surface lot located directly across from the theatre.

Building Entrances: The main building entrance is accessible.

Restrooms: Accessible restrooms are located in the lobby.

The Riviera

227 King St. (Directions)

Parking: The closest accessible parking spaces are in the Majestic Square Parking Garage at 211 King Street 

Entrance: The entrance is handicap accessible.  

Elevator: An elevator in the lobby provides access to accessible seating in the balcony.

Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul

126 Coming St. (Directions)

Seating at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke & St. Paul is in pews. The pews have narrow entrances and are therefore not wheelchair accessible. Freestanding chairs at a break in the pews near the middle of the church are used for ADA and companion seating.

Parking: There are two accessible parking spaces on Vanderhorst Street next to the church. There is also a loading zone on Vanderhorst Street where guests can drop off and pick up members of their party. Additional parking is in a paid lot at 133 Coming St (directly across from the church).

Entrance: Enter the courtyard through the gate on Vanderhorst Street. An elevator lift is located at the side entrance to the church.

Restrooms: Restrooms in the outreach building and parish hall are accessible.

Assistive Listening Devices: This venue does not have listening devices.