Halloween month is here!
Is anybody else here a Halloween fan? Fall is finally here and it’s definitely one of our favorite seasons to spend in Charleston. Get prepared for pumpkin and Halloween season, live music, and special events.
We’re ready! These are 7 things to do in Charleston this October:
1. Visit the Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch
The Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch has grown to be one of the largest fall festivals in SC. Buy your admission and enjoy delicious fall food, buy your own pumpkin, explore the giant eight-acre corn maze, play at the Petting Zoo, and hop aboard the Monster Hayride.
Open from October 1.
Where: 📍1235 Long Point Road, Mount Pleasant
2. Get to know the Legare Farms Pumpkin Patch and Maze
Head over to this amazing pumpkin patch located in Johns Island. Your admission includes a visit to the Farm Animals Barnyard and the Playground.
The pumpkin patch will be open from October 2 to October 31!
Where: 📍2620 Hanscombe Point Road, Johns Island
You’ve got a date every Tuesday night. Mex 1 Coastal Cantina has started to host an open mic night every Tuesday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Show off your talent or go discover local artists!
Where: Mex 1 Coastal Cantina Park West 📍 1109 Park W Boulevard, Mount Pleasant
4. Celebrate the South Carolina Stingrays Hockey Season
The Hockey Season has started! Go see the Stingrays on October 23 in the North Charleston Coliseum. They will be playing against the Greenville Swamp Rabbits. Tickets are already on sale on their official website.
5. Be part of Wine Stroll Wednesdays at Middleton Place
Visit Middleton Place for their fall garden strolls and wine tastings. Organized every Wednesday from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm you’ll sip and stroll in a different Garden location each week while sampling different types of wine.
Where: 📍4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston
6. Sign up for a Lemongrass Basket Workshop
The Charleston Museum is hosting a Sweetgrass Basket workshop the first weekend of October, given by local artisan Sarah Edwards-Hammond. This cultural Lowcountry experience will be like non-other so don’t hesitate to sign up.
More info here.
Where: The Charleston Museum 📍 360 Meeting Street
7. Run 5k at the Turtle Trek
Train for a 5k run on October 9th. The South Carolina Aquarium has organized a Turtle Trek, a 5k race on the beach where all the proceeds will be donated to the Sea Turtle Care Center.
More info here.
Where:📍 Isle of Palms
Featured image by Chloe Sabel @chloesabel.