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Events Happening This October

Boone Hall Plantation Pumpkin Patch and Fright Night | Now until October 31st | 1235 Long Point Rd, Mt Pleasant | Boone Hall welcomes back its annual pumpkin patch for the 26th year. Starting in 1997, this tradition has now become a fall favorite in the Lowcountry. Tractor tours, a petting zoo, and corn mazes highlight just a few experiences for attendees. For thrill-seekers, Boone Hall’s Fright Nights is a must to experience. Offering different three attractions that are guaranteed to leave you with an adrenaline rush. | Ticket prices vary.

Ghost Tours | Now until October 31st | It's always a fun time to take a walking ghost tour downtown but it's especially fun when Halloween is around the corner! Bull Dog Tours offers a variety of tours but we think the ghost and cemetery tours are some of the most exciting. Additionally, a portion of your ticket purchase is invested back into the properties along the tour, ensuring that Charleston’s most historically significant landmarks, structures, sites, and stories endure. As of today, Bulldog Tours has raised $4,844,708 for the preservation of our historic sites in Charleston. | Ticket prices vary.

Fall Tours | October 5th through October 29th | The Presentation Society will be hosting the Fall Tours featuring two enticing ways to stroll through some of Charleston’s finest homes. Each Saturday go site to site through the ‘Piazzas and Gardens Tours’, enjoy the tour at your leisure, and experience the Old and Historic District. If you’d like a guided experience, join the ‘Insider’s Architecture Tours’ led by noted professionals and view homes that are rarely open to the public. | Ticket prices vary, special prices are offered for current PSC members.

Harold’s Cabin | October 4th – October 31st | Harold’s Cabin will be in full costume, turning its upstairs space and rooftop into their first-ever holiday pop-up bar. Guests will see this cozy cocktail bar transform into a Halloween hotspot, featuring a special menu of food and drinks to complete this spooky experience. From Mummy Dogs to costume contests, you won’t want to miss what all this Westside bar has in store for this holiday season.

Clay Shoot Lowcountry Land Trust | Saturday, October 22nd and Sunday, October 23rd | The annual fundraiser returns, as shooters and non-shooters are encouraged to join for the breathtaking views and traditional Lowcountry activities that honor the importance of land conservation in our coastal ecosystem. | Ticket prices vary.

Poe’s Tavern | 2210 Middle St, Sullivan’s Island | Pay a tribute to Edgar Allen Poe this October by heading to Poe’s Tavern on Sullivan's Island. After Poe enlisted in the U.S. Army, he was stationed at Fort Moultrie for a year, making the inspiration for this restaurant far from fictional. His mysterious and thrilling writings decorate the walls inside creating the perfect Halloween atmosphere. The menu items are named after some of his most famous works, such as the Tell-Tale-Heart and Gold Bug Burgers.

Charleston Farmers Market | Saturdays, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM | Marion Square 329 Meeting St. | Great meals start with great ingredients. Stock up on local produce at this open-air market in Marion Square, on the corner of King and Calhoun Street. Butternut squash soup, anyone?


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