In Charleston, as the fall rolls in the weather remains warm, but that won’t last forever. Get outside and enjoy the fall in Charleston! Take a tour, catch a game, visit a charming neighborhood or antebellum mansion, or go to a festival.
Book a Tour
Late summer and autumn is a great time to book a tour in Charleston. There’s everything from spooky ghost tours of Charleston’s oldest graveyards to historic walking tours of Charleston’s most prominent neighborhoods and families. Walking tours are the perfect way to explore the city while the weather’s nice.
Plantations around Charleston usually plan a variety of fall events throughout the season. Boone Hall Plantation Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze is one of the largest fall festivals in the state. It includes a petting zoo, pig races, tractor tours, live music, and of course everyone’s favorite corn maze. The Magnolia Plantation also hosts their Autumn on the Ashley fair in October. Autumn on the Ashley is a craft fair that features a variety of local artisan crafts and folk art.
Fall is a great time to take in sports in Charleston. Get tickets to a Citadel Bulldogs college football game. The Citadel’s season runs from September to November. There’s also the Charleston Battery minor league soccer team with games played in Mount Pleasant.
The Fall Tours
It wouldn’t be fall without The Fall Tours in Charleston. The Fall Tours of Architecture, History, and Gardens is from October 11 to November 4, and offers guests a stroll through Charleston’s most exceptional homes and gardens.
Early Fall Festivals
From music to corn mazes, fall is a great time to enjoy festivals in the Lowcountry.
Lowcountry Jazz Festival, September 2-3 2023
Charleston Beerfest, September 9 2023
Summerville Sweet Tea Festival, September 16 2023
Charleston Pride Festival, September 16 2023
50 Years of Folly, September 22 – October 1 2023
MOJA Festival, September 28 – October 8 2023
Boone Hall Farms Pumpkin Patch, September 29 – October 29 2023
If you’re headed to Charleston this fall, book a private a car with GCT Chauffeured Services. GCT offers chauffeured car services throughout the Lowcountry. Reserve luxury sedans, SUVs, executive vans, or coaches to events throughout September, October, and November.