Upcoming Fun Fall Events in Charleston, SC

Stack of pumpkins at a fall event in Charleston, SC: GDC Home

Fall is here, Charleston. While you’re enjoying the cooler nights and gorgeous autumn colors, don’t miss out on all of the exciting events that are happening right here in the Lowcountry this fall. Now is the perfect time to gather together with family and friends and celebrate the harvest of opportunities that this season brings.

Here are some of the must-do fall events in Charleston we’ve marked on our calendars.

different colored pumpkins at fall event in Charleston

Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze, & Fright Nights 

The annual Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze and Fright Nights are back once again with Halloween attractions that shouldn’t be missed. During the day, spend time with loved ones picking out pumpkins to carve or set up around your house as decor. Next, book your ticket to wander through the 8-mile corn maze, which is one of the largest in the Southeast. If you don’t mind being spooked, join in the fun after dark at Fright Nights, which includes three separate concepts: the terrifying “Lodge at Willow Ridge,” the chilling circus of “Freaks, World of Oddities,” and “Sinister Cinema’s Haunted Hayride.” Boone Hall Fright Nights opens on September 24th and runs through the month of October. Buy your tickets online now because they are sure to sell out!

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The Fall Tours: Home, History & Architecture

Want to learn and see more of our historic city? The Preservation Society of Charleston is hosting “The Fall Tours: Home, History and Architecture” in its 46th year. From October 5th through the 29th, you can celebrate the beauty of fall in the Holy City by visiting some of the most breathtaking and famous homes in Charleston on these self-paced tours. The “Piazza and Garden Tours” will take you through 4 to 6 stunning properties in the Historic District. The “Insider Architecture Tours” are led by notable experts in the field and will treat you to nuanced architectural details and interior design insight.

Oktober Fest

Oktoberfest 

Did you know that Charleston has its own Oktoberfest? Hosted by St. Matthew’s Church on Saturday, October 8th, this family-friendly event will feature craft beers from local Charleston breweries and plenty of delicious German cuisine to eat. If you’re so inclined, you can dress in your finest lederhosen or dirndl to dance the day away to the authentic music of the Hans Schmidt German band. In addition, Oktoberfest is proud to donate 100% of all proceeds to service and charity efforts in our community. Prost!

Mimosas at fall events in Charleston

Charleston Mimosa Festival

For those who love to brunch, head over to the Charleston Mimosa Festival this October 15th. Hosted by the Charleston Wine Festivals, this unique event will be held in the Johnson Hagood Stadium at the Citadel from 1-5 pm. Featuring live music and a DJ, plus fresh mimosas, wine, and beer, there is no better way to spend a beautiful Charleston afternoon.

Fall events in Charleston include a Stevie Nicks concert

Stevie Nicks in Concert 

The one and only Stevie Nicks, legendary rock and roll hall of famer, is coming to the Credit One Stadium on Daniel Island on October 19th. Best known as the unforgettable lead voice of Fleetwood Mac, with chart-topping songs like “Landslide” and “Dreams,” you won’t want to

miss Stevie live in concert when she performs for the Lowcountry. Joining this Grammy Award-winning artist will be special guest Vanessa Carlton, whose debut album “Be Not Anybody” went Platinum.


Visit Charleston, South Carolina this Fall

Our hometown of Charleston is the perfect place to visit year-round, but it’s especially beautiful in the fall when the heat breaks and everyone starts getting excited about the upcoming holiday season. No matter what type of events you’re into, there are plenty of fun fall events in Charleston this year that will give you a taste of the Lowcountry in this special season. Be sure to take home some of that autumnal spirit with festive fall home decor!


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