Posted on 10/6/2021 by Angie Schnell

What's Going on in Charleston: October 2021

Visiting the island this month but not sure what to do while you're here? There's plenty of things to do and see in Charleston this month, and we're telling you a little bit about them in this week's post! Stay tuned each month for a rundown on Charleston's local events!


This popular festivity is celebrated all around Charleston throughout the month of October! You can join in on the fun at these events:

Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets are still in full swing all over Charleston! Here are the local markets operating through the month of October:

Boone Hall Fright Nights

There's nothing like a haunted house to get you in the Halloween spirit! Boone Hall Fright Nights is an annual tradition in Charleston and features three different attractions. 

  • Fallen Oaks Motel
  • Tiny's Toy Factory Anarchy
  • Sinister Cinema: Haunted Hayride

This year's tickets are limited, so be sure to reserve your spot online as tickets are likely to sell out!!

Disney on Ice Presents: Mickey and Friends

From October 28th to October 31st, you can join Mickey and his friends at Disney on Ice at the North Charleston Coliseum!

View more information and purchase tickets here.

Live Under the Oaks

Every Thursday in October, Mount Pleasant will be hosting a live concert series in Towne Centre! Bring along your chairs and a blanket and enjoy live music from 6-8 PM. 

This is a free event, and you can view the lineup here.

Candlelight Tours of Drayton Hall

Experience Drayton Hall with a candlelight tour! These tours only occur on select dates throughout the year, and only one night in October! The candlelight tour will be on October 9th with 7-8 PM start times. Pre-registration is required, and tickets are $45 for non-members. You can reserve your spot here.

Check back at the beginning of each month to see what's going on around Charleston, we can't wait for you to join us!

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