Guide to Trick or Treating in Charleston


Get ready for Halloween sweets and treats with our list of special events to go trick or treating in Charleston! These are kid-friendly events that include trick or treating, as well as trunk or treats around town. What are you going to be for Halloween?

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 festivalsspooky events, 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.

Trunk or Treat at Magnolia Dance Academy

Magnolia Dance Academy, 2007 Old Trolley Rd., Summerville, 29485

Please join us for a Trunk or Treat and Halloween fun! Wear your costumes, collect candy, and play some games! Fun for the whole family! There will be hot dog dinners available for $5 with the proceeds going towards our Spring Recital.

October 15, 6 pm – 8 pm

Boo Bash at Nexton Square

Nexton Square

Enjoy trunk or treating, Live DJ, family costume contest, spooky games and more.

October 23, 5 pm – 9 pm 

Yorktown Halloween

Patriots Point, 40 Patriots Point Rd., Mt. Pleasant

Families are invited to celebrate aboard the historic USS Yorktown on Saturday, October 23, from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. This event is free to attend. Patriots Point encourages children to don their Halloween costumes and visit the Yorktown’s Hangar Deck. Instead of going door to door, kids will trick-or-treat from plane to plane and collect candy beneath historic World War II aircraft. Families can also choose to participate in a guided Halloween-themed tour through the museum. During the event, visitors can enjoy a photo station, craft, and a cartoon playing every 30 minutes in the Smokey Stover Theater.

October 23, 5 pm – 7 pm

Lowcountry Halloween Fest

Citadel Mall

A fun and safe indoor trick-or-treating experience with dozens of family-friendly local businesses handing out candy. Enjoy free face painting, balloon animals, fun activity zones, and a petting zoo (even a llama!) Several special guests will also be making an appearance. The first 1,500 trick-or-treaters are guaranteed candy! Come dressed up as a family and you might win a prize!

October 24, 12 pm – 6 pm

Trick or Treat Boo Thru

Hampton Park

On Thursday, October 28, sign up for a time slot between 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm to drive through a mile of Halloween fun along the Hampton Park loop! You will receive goodies from community exhibitors, get funny family pictures taken in your vehicle, tune into spooky Halloween music, hunt for pumpkins, and much more. All attendees are required to stay in their vehicles, but feel free to wear your costumes and decorate your vehicles for extra fun and prizes.

October 28, 3:30 pm – 7 pm

Town of Summerville Truck or Treat Halloween Bash

515 W. Boundary St., Summerville, 29483

Starting at 5:30 p.m., we will have a large variety of different vehicles, including police & fire emergency vehicles, tractors, construction vehicles, and more, for kiddos to climb in and explore. Children should bring a bag for candy because all participating departments will be passing out candy. We will also have jump castles, a photo booth, an opportunity to meet the Sanderson Sisters from Hocus Pocus, and other Halloween Fun! Halloween costumes are encouraged for all participants. Dinner and snacks for sale.

October 29, 5:30 – 8 pm

Carolina Park Trunk or Treat

Carolina Park Soccer Complex

Trick or treating, petting zoo, and train rides. Costumes encouraged. Food truck onsite for dinner. Stay after or the showing of Beetlejuice.

October 29, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Hanahan Recreation Trunk or Treat

Hanahan Amphitheater, 3100 Mabeline Road, Hanahan

Come join us for our annual Trunk or Treat at the beautiful Hanahan Amphitheater! Trunk or Treat starts at 6:00 pm! Wear your best costume for our costume contest that will start at 7:00 pm on the Amphitheater stage. We will be showing the movie “The Addams Family” directly after the costume contest.

October 30, 6 pm – 9 pm

Trunk or Treat (Isle of Palms)

300 Palm Blvd., Isle of Palms, 29451

All are invited to ‘TRUNK or TREAT’ with us on Friday, October 29th 5-7pm at 300 Palm Blvd, IOP (St. Mark’s Church Lawn). Join us for a night of Family Fun with music & dancing, costumes & candy, games, concessions & more!

October 29, 5 pm – 7 pm

Syde Control 1st Annual Trunk or Treat! 

664 Orangeburg Rd, Summerville, SC 29483

Safe and easy trick-or-treat event. Cars will be lined up and decorated handing out candy.

October 31, 3 pm – 6 pm

Did we miss any? Let us know in the comments below!


  1. Hi, I stumbled upon your website while looking up things to do in Charleston on Halloween. My family is from Germany and we are on vacation here over Halloween Our kids, 8 and 5, have their costumes with them. Do you know if there is a good neighborhood to trick or treat in this area? Thanks in advance!


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