The year is 1920 and you are one of the honored few, hand-selected by Andrew Wheeler himself, to attend the grand re-opening of your favorite speakeasy, Old Hickory. That pesky 18th Amendment may have closed the doors of our onshore location, but it has not outplayed your host! Old Hickory is re-opening offshore, aboard the The Carolina Queen paddleboat.The evening is sure to be a memorable one. It is prohibition, of course, so don’t go blabbing to the Fuzz about where you will be on Thursday. To be sure we weed out any stoolies, once you purchase your tickets, you will be sent a top secret password that will get you in the door. Don’t forget it! And, should the spirit move you, feel free to don your finest 1920’s era accessories for the event. We cannot wait to serve you aboard The Carolina Queen!
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While aboard The Carolina Queen being entertained by some of Charleston’s finest actors, you’ll get close-up views of the Holy City’s most famous and charming sights, including:
- Fort Sumter: One of Charleston’s most popular landmarks, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired
- USS Yorktown: the famous World War II “Fighting Lady”
- St. Michael’s Episcopal Church: A surviver of both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, whose steeple was painted black so as not to be an easy target
- Stately homes on the Battery: Symbols of Southern elegance and perseverance
- the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge: A state of the art span that accommodates the largest ships in the world
Join Charleston Harbor Tours and The Footlight Players for an amazing night out on the harbor! Purchase your tickets for The Carolina Queen murder mystery cruise here.