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2017 Guide to Fall Festivals in Charleston

Fall FestivalsThere are plenty of fun Halloween and Fall festivals in Charleston that the entire family can enjoy this year! Check out our list of events and let us know in the comments below if we missed one of your favorites!

*Please check back regularly for updated event information!

Summerville Sweet Tea Festival

218 S. Main St., Summerville, SC 29483

Come enjoy this annual festival in historic downtown Summerville, the birth place of sweet tea! With live music, food, and of course, sweet tea, it will be fun for the whole family!

September 21, 4 – 9 pm

Bark in the Park Oktoberfest

North Charleston Wannamaker County Park, 8888 University Blvd., North Charleston, SC 29406

What could be cuter than our four-legged friends in costume?! Head down to Wannamaker Park with your pets for a costume contest, pet exhibits, demonstrations, live music, and tasty German food and beer.

September 23, 11 am – 4 pm

Summerville Rotary Oktoberfest

Brown Family Park, Nexton, Summerville, SC 29483

Live German Oom Pah Band, food and beer available for sale. Children Play Zone with jump castles, games, and face painting are available at a nominal fee. Oktoberfest Games and Costume Contest with prizes will be held all day.

September 30, 12 – 6 pm


MUSC Health Stadium, 1990 Daniel Island Drive, Charleston, SC 29492

Enjoy a day full of food and beer, live music, jump castles, Oktoberfest games for adults, and more! Tickets are $13, kids 10 and under are free. 

October 1, 12 – 5 pm

Goose Creek Fall Festival

Marguerite H. Brown Municipal Center, 519 N Goose Creek Blvd, Goose Creek, SC 29445

Head to Goose Creek for a day of fun including a DJ< crafters, vendors, a kids play area, climbing wall, and delicious food! Proceeds from the festival will benefit Helping Hands of Goose Creek, a local food bank which supports families in need.  For every 2 non-perishable food items donated, guests will receive 1 raffle ticket for the giveaways.

October 7, 10 am – 4 pm

Scarecrows on the Square

Hutchinson Square, 102 South Main Street, Summerville, SC 29483

Scarecrows, decorated by local businesses and groups, will be on display around Hutchinson Square during this annual event brought to you by the Junior Service League of Summerville. Vote for your favorite by October 23!

Dates for event TBD!

Latin American Festival

North Charleston Wannamaker County Park, 8888 University Blvd., North Charleston, SC 29406

Celebrate the sights and sounds of the Latin world with live Salsa and Merengue music, authentic food and crafts, and plenty of fun for the entire family.

October 15, 12 pm – 6 pm

Summerville Italian Festival

Hutchinson Square, Historic downtown Summerville

Experience authentic Italian cuisine in the heart of downtown Summerville. Along with tasty food to sample, there will also be a variety of imported and local wines to try. Admission is free!

October 15, 11 am – 6 pm

Mount Pleasant Children’s Day Festival

Park West Recreation Complex, 1251 Park West Blvd., Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

Come out and enjoy the 30th Annual Children’s Day Festival, featuring carnival games and rides, live entertainment, face painting, and much more! Admission and all activities are free!

October 15, 12 pm – 5 pm

Harvest Festival & Block Party

Olde Village, North Charleston (East Montague Avenue, between Jenkins and Virginia Avenues)

Head to the 4th annual Harvest Festival, a free event for people of all ages! Activities will include trick or treating for kids 12 & under, a kids zone with crafts, face painting and inflatables, an artist market, pop-up pumpkin patch, live music and more!!

October 21, 4 – 7 pm


Toogoodoo Tree Farm, 7355 Toogoodoo Road, Hollywood, SC 29449

Head to Toogoodoo Farm for a family-fun and festive Halloween weekend! They’ll be raising money for 2 local charities with activities like a spooky hayride, booths, a band and food trucks!

October 21-23

Fall Family Festival

11001 Dorchester Road, Summerville, SC 29485

Games, food trucks, a book sale, a bake sale, vendors white elephant, live entertainment, pony rides, a car show – there’s something for everyone to enjoy!

October 21, 9 am – 4 pm

Fall Fest 2017

Carolina Bay Park, Charleston, 29414

Head to Carolina Bay for a parade, pumpkin patch, carnival games, food trucks, and much more! 

October 21, 3 pm – 7 pm

Knightsville United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch/Fall Celebration

Knightsville United Methodist Church, 1505 Central Ave., Summerville, 29483

The KUMC Pumpkin Patch is hosting a Fall Celebration to recognize 16 years of Pumpkins Funding Missions in our church and our community. Events include: BBQ lunch, UMW Bake Sale, Hayrides, Jump Castle, Petting Zoo, Games for the kids and a whole lot more!

October 21, 4 pm – 8 pm

Halloween in the Old Village

Park West Recreation Fields, 1251 Park West Blvd., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466

Bring the whole family for Halloween fun that includes jump castles, games, crafts, face painting, trick or treating, and refreshments. 

October 26, 12 pm – 1:30 pm

Halloween in Park West

Park West Recreation Fields, 1251 Park West Blvd., Mt. Pleasant, 29466

Join the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department in a ghoulish Halloween celebration! Enjoy trick-or-treating downstairs, games, face painting, jump castles and pony rides. For ages 2-5.

October 27, 12 pm – 1:30 pm


Hutchinson Square, 102 South Main Street, Summerville, SC 29483

Listen to ghost stories, take part in festival games, and enjoy delicious food, all while wearing your favorite costume. Hutchinson Square will be surrounded by scarecrow displays created by local businesses and groups, and guests can vote for their favorites! All proceeds benefit the JSL of Summervile School Supply Fund for Dorchester School Districts 2 and 4.

October 28, 6 – 9 pm

Goose Creek Halloween Carnival

Goose Creek Community Center, 519A North Goose Creek Blvd, Goose Creek, SC 29445

Carnival games, candy, prizes, cupcake walk, and costume contest for kids 12 and under!

October 28, 5 – 7 pm

Treat Walk

4800 Park Circle, North Charleston, SC 29405

Bring your family out to be TREATED in a safe and fun environment with local organizations and businesses at the FREE event!

October 31, 5 – 8 pm

IOP Halloween Carnival

Isle of Palms Recreation Center, 24 28th Ave,, Isle of Palms, SC 29451

Come out to IOP for this free Halloween carnival!

October 31, 5 pm – 7 pm

Harvest Festival

Mullet Hall Equestrian Center, 2662 Mullet Hall Road, Johns Island, SC 29455

Enjoy live music from five local bluegrass bands! Kids will be entertained by hay rides, archery, crafts, and more! Be sure to stop by the craft market to get a head start on Holiday shopping!

November 4, 11 am – 5 pm


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