Guide to Spooky Halloween Events in Charleston

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Halloween isn’t just for little kids…big kids and adults love a spooky thrill. So whether you’re a teenager looking for some haunted fun, or an adult looking for a fun night out, we’ve got all the best big kid & adult spooky Halloween events in Charleston. As a bonus, many of these events and tours are offered year-round!

Looking for some other fun fall ideas and events? Check out all of the fall and Halloween events going on around Charleston, including pumpkin patchesfall festivals, and so much more!

*Please check back regularly for updated event information! Please note – While we make every effort to crosscheck current links and event details on our guides, we always encourage you to do the same before making final plans. If details are missing or incorrect, please let us know so that we can correct them.


Boone Hall Fright Nights

2434 U.S. 17, Mount Pleasant, 29464

Live actors. state of the art technology and elaborate sets combine to ramp up the scare factor at South Carolina’s largest multi-attraction haunted event.

Opens September 28 – November 2, Mon – Thur 7:15 pm – 10 pm, Friday – Saturday 7:15 – Midnight


Ghostwalk and Hayride in Hutchinson Square

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

The Junior Service League of Summerville’s annual Ghostwalk will take place on Saturday, October 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. All are invited to dress up in their best costumes and meet in Town Square for an evening of fall family fun! Ghostwalk features three guided tour options – G, PG, and PG-13 – to ensure a spooky time for guests of all ages. Advance tickets are $5 and $8 day-of-event. All tickets include access to all games and activities. Hayride tickets are sold separately for $4. The event is FREE for children 3 and under. 

Advanced tickets will be available for purchase. In addition to the guided tours, the event will feature entertainment, hayrides, carnival-type game vendors and food truck vendors!
Saturday, October 19, 6 – 9 pm.

Halloween in the Swamp

Cypress Gardens, 3030 Cypress Gardens Road, Moncks Corner, 29461

Come join the restless spirits on the haunted boat ride and haunted walking trail for a good scare. This event includes a number of special offerings for adults and children of all ages, including music, campfire, marshmallow roasts, a jump castle and a lighted pumpkin trail. The more daring Halloween enthusiast may choose to embark on The Haunted Swamp Experience, featuring a haunted boat ride through the swamp which drops participants off on a haunted walking trail through the woods.

The Haunted Swamp Experience is $15 and includes all general admission activities and the haunted boat ride and walking trail. This option is recommended for adults and children 12 and over only. Children age 6 – 12 must have parent’s permission to participate. Children 5 and under are not allowed on the Haunted Swamp Experience. Advanced tickets for the Haunted Swamp Experience will go on sale October 1st online at www.cypressgardens.info.

October 25, 7:30 – 10:30 pm


Charleston Ghost Tours: Relive Spooky Tales of Pirates, Wars, and More

Charleston Maritime Center, 10 Wharfside St., Charleston, SC 29401

Explore Charleston Harbor on this one of a kind ghost tour. Charleston’s forts, houses, and ships are the centerpiece of many of the South’s most famous ghost stories. Hear the tales of lost fortunes, pirate ships, and tragic death while riding Charleston’s dark waves. Experience the fascinating horror that the Holy City’s pirates, wars, and storms have ravaged past and present.

Tours are offered year-round. See schedule here.


Charleston Ghost Tours

Check out the following businesses who provide haunted tours and walks around the Charleston area!

The Ghosts and Legends of Charleston

Charleston’s Pirates and Buccaneers

Bulldog Tours

Charleston Ghost Hunt

Black Cat Tours

What are your favorite spooky Halloween events to go to during the fall season?


2 COMMENTS

  1. South Seas Oasis is hosting the Spirited Halloween Ball, Halloween night from 7-11pm. It is an all inclusive event, serving Cocktails, Beer, Wine, Sushi, Pizza, and more! Tickets at the door and online @ cocktailweekcharleston.com

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