The Lowcountry is high on Halloween. If you’re looking for things to do this Halloween, Charleston has plenty of fun and frightful options available. Favorite Halloween events in Charleston include pub-crawls, telling scary stories, ghost tours, and pumpkin patches. Whether you’re looking for a night out or a few family-friendly scares, Charleston is the place to be this Halloween.
Halloween Bar Crawl – October 29
There are several Halloween themed Bar Crawls in downtown Charleston with drink specials and costume parties. Participating bars include John King Dueling Piano Bar, Burns Alley Tavern, Silver Dollar, Uptown Social, Ink, and Frontier. Reserve a vehicle or coach bus for your group and leave the driving to GCT.
Boone Hall Fright Nights – Thursdays through Sundays in October
Boone Hall Fright Nights is the largest Halloween event in South Carolina. Live actors and state-of-the art sets bring to life four sections: Psycho Clowns in 3D, the Terror Trail Hayride, Nightmare Manor and the Chaos Quarantine.
Boone Hall also offers a more family friendly Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze during the day. Besides the pumpkin patch they offer a petting zoo, hayride, corn maze, and inflatables.
Charleston Ghost Tours
Charleston is a city filled with plenty of real haunts. There are several authentic ghost tours in Charleston including walking tours, haunted carriage rides, haunted USS Yorktown tours, cemetery tours, and more.
Yorktown Trick or Treat – October 22
All ages are welcomed and families are encouraged to dress in costumes. Children can trick-or-treat from plane to plane on this historic aircraft carrier.
Halloween Carnival – October 29
The Halloween Carnival on the Isle of Palms is a family-friendly event with a nice blend of spooks and fun. The carnival features a golf cart parade, bouncy castles, temporary tattoos, face-painting, candy, and special prizes.
No matter where you go for Halloween, remember to drive safely. Book a car service in Charleston and ride GCT to Halloween events throughout Low Country.