Hotel and Transportation


Rooms have been reserved for October 19-24, at the conference headquarters, Francis Marion Hotel, 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403.
The special nightly rate for the FASA conference is $239, plus tax, single or double. The rate can be extended before and/or after the conference when making reservations, if available. Mention that you are attending the Folk Art Society Conference to receive the block rate. For reservations call: 1-843-722-0600, and use the block code: FOLK22.

Please Note: The cut-off date for reservations is September 19, 2022. Be aware! This is unusually early!! Rooms will be released to others on that date!!

Book early, as the number of rooms in this block is extremely limited, and room availability cannot be guaranteed. The Folk Art Society will neither handle nor be responsible for hotel reservations, which must be made directly with the hotel, using a credit card to guarantee.


The closest airport is Charleston International Airport, 5500 International Blvd., North Charleston, SC 29418. Transportation is available from the airport to and from downtown Charleston via Shuttle and Van Service, $12 per passenger.

Parking at the hotel is in the adjacent City of Charleston parking garage, $28/day for valet service and $20/day, self-parking. FASA is providing bus transportation from the hotel to most outside events for conference registrants. A variety of restaurants & shops is located within walking distance of the hotel.

For those driving their own cars to events, the ticket price will be the same as for those riding the buses. [VERY IMPORTANT: Please notify the leaders if you are NOT riding the bus.] Tickets and registration badges are REQUIRED for admission to all events of the conference.