october 2014 – South Carolina Calendar of Events, Festivals





More SC october Festivals, Events



DATE EVENT CITY TYPE
Wednesday
Oct

1
Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair
Exhibits, carnival and pony rides, livestock, music, displays
Clemson
Westminster
Fair
Wednesday
Oct

1
MOJA Arts Festival
Celebration of African-American and Caribbean visual and performing arts - traditional crafts, food
Charleston
Festival
Wednesday
Oct

1
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally
Motorcycles - cruises, vendors
Myrtle Beach
Sports
Wednesday
Oct

1
Orangeburg County Fair
Carnival rides, midway with games & food, crafts, livestock competitions and shows, live music
Orangeburg
Fair
Wednesday
Oct

1
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art
Month long event includes food, wine gala, concerts, performances, art, family day
Georgetown
Pawleys Island
Arts
Wednesday
Oct

1
Rock Hill
Sports
Thursday
Oct

2
Albino Skunk Bluegrass Festival
Live bands, bbq, kids' activities, camping available onsite
Greenville
Greer
Festival
Thursday
Oct

2
Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair
Exhibits, carnival and pony rides, livestock, music, displays
Clemson
Westminster
Fair
Thursday
Oct

2
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings
Charleston
Historical
Thursday
Oct

2
Gopher Hill Festival
3-day event includes Kidz Fest, turtle races, parade, street dance, shag contest
Learn more about South Carolina's state dance, the shag
Ridgeland
Festival
Thursday
Oct

2
MOJA Arts Festival
Celebration of African-American and Caribbean visual and performing arts - traditional crafts, food
Charleston
Festival
Thursday
Oct

2
Moonshiners Reunion and Mountain Music Festival
Live bands, camping, all-night pickin'
Spartanburg
Campobello
Festival
Thursday
Oct

2
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally
Motorcycles - cruises, vendors
Myrtle Beach
Sports
Thursday
Oct

2
Orangeburg County Fair
Carnival rides, midway with games & food, crafts, livestock competitions and shows, live music
Orangeburg
Fair
Thursday
Oct

2
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art
Month long event includes food, wine gala, concerts, performances, art, family day
Georgetown
Pawleys Island
Arts
Thursday
Oct

2
Support The Girls
Self-defense class plus special guest host WWE Diva Alicia Fox - benefit
Charleston
North Charleston
Educational
Thursday
Oct

2
Rock Hill
Sports
Thursday
Oct

2
Wine, Dine & Design
Fashion show and party - benefits the SC School for the Deaf and the Blind
Columbia
Fashion
Friday
Oct

3
Albino Skunk Bluegrass Festival
Live bands, bbq, kids' activities, camping available onsite
Greenville
Greer
Festival
Friday
Oct

3
Bar Stool Classic
A self-guided, putt-putt bar crawl plus drink and food specials at each of the stops and after-party event - benefit
Columbia
Sports
Friday
Oct

3
Beaufort Shrimp Festival
2-day event includes live entertainment, contests, lots of food, children's area, 5K run/walk plus Popcorn Shrimp Run
Beaufort
Festival
Friday
Oct

3
Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair
Exhibits, carnival and pony rides, livestock, music, displays
Clemson
Westminster
Fair
Friday
Oct

3
Columbia
Cayce
Holiday
Friday
Oct

3
Congaree SwampFest
Concerts, food, contests, guided tours
Columbia
Hopkins
Festival
Friday
Oct

3
Dark Knight's Terror Trail
Outdoor trail, indoor haunted house, Zombie Zone
Columbia
Elgin
Holiday
Friday
Oct

3
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings
Charleston
Historical
Friday
Oct

3
Fear Farm
Indoor haunted house that is over 8000 square feet of terror!
Gaffney
Blacksburg
Holiday
Friday
Oct

3
Gaston Collard & BBQ Festival
2-day event includes entertainment, rides, parade, BBQ contest, and of course, collards!
Columbia
Gaston
Festival
Friday
Oct

3
Gopher Hill Festival
3-day event includes Kidz Fest, turtle races, parade, street dance, shag contest
Learn more about South Carolina's state dance, the shag
Ridgeland
Festival
Friday
Oct

3
Greek Fall Festival
Celebrating Greek culture with food, wine tasting, church tours, and entertainment
Charleston
Festival
Friday
Oct

3
Hair Walk: The Movement
Hair and fashion show, cosmetology students compete by creating wigs for people with cancer-related hair loss - raising money and awareness to fight cancer
Columbia
Expo
Friday
Oct

3
MOJA Arts Festival
Celebration of African-American and Caribbean visual and performing arts - traditional crafts, food
Charleston
Festival
Friday
Oct

3
Moonshiners Reunion and Mountain Music Festival
Live bands, camping, all-night pickin'
Spartanburg
Campobello
Festival
Friday
Oct

3
Movie Night at Aiken State Park
Movie starts at dark - bring your lawn chairs, blankets, flashlight, insect repellant
Aiken
Windsor
Miscellaneous
Friday
Oct

3
Murder Mystery Who Dunit
At Riverbanks Zoo with tour, light hors d'oeuvres, each person will be given a character to play during the event - benefit
Columbia
Miscellaneous
Friday
Oct

3
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally
Motorcycles - cruises, vendors
Myrtle Beach
Sports
Friday
Oct

3
Orangeburg County Fair
Carnival rides, midway with games & food, crafts, livestock competitions and shows, live music
Orangeburg
Fair
Friday
Oct

3
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art
Month long event includes food, wine gala, concerts, performances, art, family day
Georgetown
Pawleys Island
Arts
Friday
Oct

3
Pee Dee Fall Plant & Flower Festival
Pee Dee State Farmers Market - bring a wagon!
Florence
Festival
Friday
Oct

3
Rock Around the Clock Festival
2-day event includes parade, street dance with live music, contests, food, arts and crafts, classic car and truck show, children's rides
Winnsboro
Festival
Friday
Oct

3
Squealin' on the Square
BBQ cook-offs, music, crafts, rides, kids' area, antique tractor show, classic car cruise-in
Laurens
Festival
Friday
Oct

3
Sweet Dreams Scare House
Indoor haunted attraction with 20+ rooms of special effects, sound, lighting, and actors
Anderson
Holiday
Friday
Oct

3
Rock Hill
Sports
Saturday
Oct

4
Albino Skunk Bluegrass Festival
Live bands, bbq, kids' activities, camping available onsite
Greenville
Greer
Festival
Saturday
Oct

4
Art on the Half Shell Oyster Roast
Plus membership drive for the Arts Council of Bamberg County
Bamberg
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Oct

4
Aunt Het Family Fall Festival
Crafts, food, children's activities, amusement rides, antique car and truck show, live music
Greenville
Fountain Inn
Festival
Saturday
Oct

4
Beaufort Shrimp Festival
2-day event includes live entertainment, contests, lots of food, children's area, 5K run/walk plus Popcorn Shrimp Run
Beaufort
Festival
Saturday
Oct

4
Belton Standpipe Heritage & Arts Festival
Heritage Skills Artisans, games, rides, children's area, exhibits, car show, street dance, fireworks
Anderson
Belton
Festival
Saturday
Oct

4
Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair
Exhibits, carnival and pony rides, livestock, music, displays
Clemson
Westminster
Fair
Saturday
Oct

4
Columbia
Cayce
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

4
Choral Festival Evensong
Members of area choirs present an evensong service featuring the music of Charles Villiers Stanford, Herbert Howells and Ralph Vaughan Williams
Myrtle Beach
Concert
Saturday
Oct

4
Congaree SwampFest
Concerts, food, contests, guided tours
Columbia
Hopkins
Festival
Saturday
Oct

4
Conway Fall Festival
Live music, children's activities, demonstrations, car show, food, farmers' market
Myrtle Beach
Conway
Festival
Saturday
Oct

4
Dark Knight's Terror Trail
Outdoor trail, indoor haunted house, Zombie Zone
Columbia
Elgin
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

4
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings
Charleston
Historical
Saturday
Oct

4
Fear Farm
Indoor haunted house that is over 8000 square feet of terror!
Gaffney
Blacksburg
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

4
Gaston Collard & BBQ Festival
2-day event includes entertainment, rides, parade, BBQ contest, and of course, collards!
Columbia
Gaston
Festival
Saturday
Oct

4
Gopher Hill Festival
3-day event includes Kidz Fest, turtle races, parade, street dance, shag contest
Learn more about South Carolina's state dance, the shag
Ridgeland
Festival
Saturday
Oct

4
Greek Fall Festival
Celebrating Greek culture with food, wine tasting, church tours, and entertainment
Charleston
Festival
Saturday
Oct

4
Greer Station Oktoberfest
Oompah bands, German cuisine and beer, local artists
Greenville
Greer
Festival
Saturday
Oct

4
Hilton Head Burgers & Brew Festival
Plus music - benefits the Hilton Head Island Recreation Association Children's Scholarship Fund
Hilton Head
Festival
Saturday
Oct

4
Hogs for the Cause
BBQ, live bands, cold beverages - benefits pediatric brain cancer outreach
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Culinary
Saturday
Oct

4
Isle of Palms Connector Run and Walk for the Child
10K run and 5K run/walk - benefits local children's programs
Charleston
Isle of Palms
Sports
Saturday
Oct

4
Italian Festival
Live music, Italian food and market, Italian autos exhibit, bocce tournament, grape stomping, games
Columbia
Festival
Saturday
Oct

4
Love to the Rescue
Car show, swap meet, "garage sale" - benefits Shriners Hospitals for Children
Walterboro
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Oct

4
MOJA Arts Festival
Celebration of African-American and Caribbean visual and performing arts - traditional crafts, food
Charleston
Festival
Saturday
Oct

4
Moonshiners Reunion and Mountain Music Festival
Live bands, camping, all-night pickin'
Spartanburg
Campobello
Festival
Saturday
Oct

4
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally
Motorcycles - cruises, vendors
Myrtle Beach
Sports
Saturday
Oct

4
Newberry Oktoberfest
German food, live entertainment, kids' zone, contests
Newberry
Festival
Saturday
Oct

4
Orangeburg County Fair
Carnival rides, midway with games & food, crafts, livestock competitions and shows, live music
Orangeburg
Fair
Saturday
Oct

4
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art
Month long event includes food, wine gala, concerts, performances, art, family day
Georgetown
Pawleys Island
Arts
Saturday
Oct

4
Pee Dee Fall Plant & Flower Festival
Pee Dee State Farmers Market - bring a wagon!
Florence
Festival
Saturday
Oct

4
Rock Around the Clock Festival
2-day event includes parade, street dance with live music, contests, food, arts and crafts, classic car and truck show, children's rides
Winnsboro
Festival
Saturday
Oct

4
Spartanburg International Festival
Explore world cultures through food, music, dance, folk art, and more
Spartanburg
Festival
Saturday
Oct

4
Squealin' on the Square
BBQ cook-offs, music, crafts, rides, kids' area, antique tractor show, classic car cruise-in
Laurens
Festival
Saturday
Oct

4
Sweet Dreams Scare House
Indoor haunted attraction with 20+ rooms of special effects, sound, lighting, and actors
Anderson
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

4
Team Hope Walk
Supporting the mission and services of the Huntington's Disease Society of America
Columbia
Sports
Saturday
Oct

4
Ultimate Challenge Mud Run
6.2 mile course with 36 obstacles, 4 person teams, Devil Pup Challenge for children - benefits veteran and military organizations
Columbia
Sandy Run
Sports
Saturday
Oct

4
Rock Hill
Sports
Sunday
Oct

5
Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair
Exhibits, carnival and pony rides, livestock, music, displays
Clemson
Westminster
Fair
Sunday
Oct

5
Columbia
Cayce
Holiday
Sunday
Oct

5
Charleston Beach Music & Shag Festival
Live band and djs and lots of dancing!
Charleston
Festival
Sunday
Oct

5
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings
Charleston
Historical
Sunday
Oct

5
Myrtle Beach
Expo
Sunday
Oct

5
Greek Fall Festival
Celebrating Greek culture with food, wine tasting, church tours, and entertainment
Charleston
Festival
Sunday
Oct

5
HALOS Oyster Roast
With oysters, chili, dessert, beer, wine, live entertainment, a silent auction and children's area - benefit
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Culinary
Sunday
Oct

5
Latin American Festival
Salsa and Merengue music, authentic food and crafts, and plenty of activities for families
Charleston
North Charleston
Festival
Sunday
Oct

5
MOJA Arts Festival
Celebration of African-American and Caribbean visual and performing arts - traditional crafts, food
Charleston
Festival
Sunday
Oct

5
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally
Motorcycles - cruises, vendors
Myrtle Beach
Sports
Sunday
Oct

5
Orangeburg County Fair
Carnival rides, midway with games & food, crafts, livestock competitions and shows, live music
Orangeburg
Fair
Sunday
Oct

5
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art
Month long event includes food, wine gala, concerts, performances, art, family day
Georgetown
Pawleys Island
Arts
Sunday
Oct

5
Pee Dee Fall Plant & Flower Festival
Pee Dee State Farmers Market - bring a wagon!
Florence
Festival
Sunday
Oct

5
Scrumptious Summerville Kitchen Tour
Tour homes, sample treats prepared by Lowcountry chefs, live music - for Dorchester Children's Center
Charleston
Summerville
Expo
Sunday
Oct

5
Silent Auction Benefit
Silent auction, hors d'eouvres, music and much more - benefits Palmetto Place Children's Shelter
Columbia
Blythewood
Culinary
Sunday
Oct

5
Sweet Dreams Scare House
Indoor haunted attraction with 20+ rooms of special effects, sound, lighting, and actors
Anderson
Holiday
Sunday
Oct

5
Walk for the Homeless
Walk a 3.2 mile route that homeless people in Greenville County walk to receive goods and services they need on a daily basis - benefit
Greenville
Sports
Monday
Oct

6
Golf Tournament
With lunch and prizes - benefits Palmetto Place Children's Shelter
Columbia
Blythewood
Sports
Monday
Oct

6
Myrtle Beach
Expo
Monday
Oct

6
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art
Month long event includes food, wine gala, concerts, performances, art, family day
Georgetown
Pawleys Island
Arts
Monday
Oct

6
Piedmont Interstate Fair
Midway rides and games, farm animals, live entertainment, contests
Spartanburg
Fair
Tuesday
Oct

7
Myrtle Beach
Expo
Tuesday
Oct

7
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art
Month long event includes food, wine gala, concerts, performances, art, family day
Georgetown
Pawleys Island
Arts
Tuesday
Oct

7
Piedmont Interstate Fair
Midway rides and games, farm animals, live entertainment, contests
Spartanburg
Fair
Tuesday
Oct

7
Sumter County Fair
Amusement rides and games, live entertainment, livestock, art show, flower show, exhibits
Sumter
Fair
Wednesday
Oct

8
Myrtle Beach
Expo
Wednesday
Oct

8
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art
Month long event includes food, wine gala, concerts, performances, art, family day
Georgetown
Pawleys Island
Arts
Wednesday
Oct

8
Piedmont Interstate Fair
Midway rides and games, farm animals, live entertainment, contests
Spartanburg
Fair
Wednesday
Oct

8
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Wednesday
Oct

8
Sumter County Fair
Amusement rides and games, live entertainment, livestock, art show, flower show, exhibits
Sumter
Fair
Thursday
Oct

9
A Taste of Wine & Art
Signature dishes from 22 local restaurants and caterers, wines from around the world, silent auction - benefit
Aiken
Culinary
Thursday
Oct

9
Dark Knight's Terror Trail
Outdoor trail, indoor haunted house, Zombie Zone
Columbia
Elgin
Holiday
Thursday
Oct

9
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings
Charleston
Historical
Thursday
Oct

9
Light the Night Walk
Walkers carry illuminated balloons - white for survivors, red for supporters and gold in memory of loved ones lost to cancer - benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Rock Hill
Sports
Thursday
Oct

9
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art
Month long event includes food, wine gala, concerts, performances, art, family day
Georgetown
Pawleys Island
Arts
Thursday
Oct

9
Piedmont Interstate Fair
Midway rides and games, farm animals, live entertainment, contests
Spartanburg
Fair
Thursday
Oct

9
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Thursday
Oct

9
Sumter County Fair
Amusement rides and games, live entertainment, livestock, art show, flower show, exhibits
Sumter
Fair
Thursday
Oct

9
Upstate Stand Down
Medical and dental screenings, employment assistance, basic needs help, housing opportunities for homeless and in need veterans
Spartanburg
Expo
Friday
Oct

10
Balloons Over Anderson
3-day hot-air balloon event - balloon rides, music, games, carnival rides and inflatables, Jeep Cruise, Balloon Glow
Anderson
Festival
Friday
Oct

10
Columbia
Cayce
Holiday
Friday
Oct

10
Dark Knight's Terror Trail
Outdoor trail, indoor haunted house, Zombie Zone
Columbia
Elgin
Holiday
Friday
Oct

10
Fall For Greenville
3-day event includes cuisine from 40+ restaurants, five music stages, contests and Silver Spoon challenges, kids' area
Greenville
Festival
Friday
Oct

10
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings
Charleston
Historical
Friday
Oct

10
Fear Farm
Indoor haunted house that is over 8000 square feet of terror!
Gaffney
Blacksburg
Holiday
Friday
Oct

10
Ghost Tours
Take a carriage ride or walk through Beaufort's historic district while listening to storytellers tell haunting tales of the area - benefit
Beaufort
Holiday
Friday
Oct

10
Lee County Cotton Festival
3-day event includes parade, live entertainment, food, arts and crafts
Bishopville
Festival
Friday
Oct

10
Oktoberfest
German food and music, games, dancers, kids' area - benefits local charities
Columbia
Festival
Friday
Oct

10
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art
Month long event includes food, wine gala, concerts, performances, art, family day
Georgetown
Pawleys Island
Arts
Friday
Oct

10
Piedmont Interstate Fair
Midway rides and games, farm animals, live entertainment, contests
Spartanburg
Fair
Friday
Oct

10
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Friday
Oct

10
Sumter County Fair
Amusement rides and games, live entertainment, livestock, art show, flower show, exhibits
Sumter
Fair
Friday
Oct

10
Sweet Dreams Scare House
Indoor haunted attraction with 20+ rooms of special effects, sound, lighting, and actors
Anderson
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

11
Autumn Candlelight Tour
Guided one-mile battlefield tours with 18th century reenactors along the trail
Greenwood
Ninety Six
Historical
Saturday
Oct

11
Balloons Over Anderson
3-day hot-air balloon event - balloon rides, music, games, carnival rides and inflatables, Jeep Cruise, Balloon Glow
Anderson
Festival
Saturday
Oct

11
Columbia
Cayce
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

11
Crowfield Plantation 5K Run / Walk
USATF certified course - benefits the Callen-Lacey Center for Children
Charleston
Goose Creek
Sports
Saturday
Oct

11
Dark Knight's Terror Trail
Outdoor trail, indoor haunted house, Zombie Zone
Columbia
Elgin
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

11
Darlington Sweet Potato Festival
Games for the children, crafts, music, live entertainment, car show and lots of food!
Hartsville
Darlington
Festival
Saturday
Oct

11
Edisto & Beyond Tour
Tour historic sites and plantations
Learn about other South Carolina Plantations
Charleston
Edisto Island
Historical
Saturday
Oct

11
End of Season Farmers Market Celebration
Pumpkin decorating, family entertainment and games, fall vegetables, crafts
Barnwell
Festival
Saturday
Oct

11
Fall Festival
Pumpkin patch, cake walk, hay rides, games, chili cook-off
Charleston
James Island
Festival
Saturday
Oct

11
Fall For Greenville
3-day event includes cuisine from 40+ restaurants, five music stages, contests and Silver Spoon challenges, kids' area
Greenville
Festival
Saturday
Oct

11
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings
Charleston
Historical
Saturday
Oct

11
Fear Farm
Indoor haunted house that is over 8000 square feet of terror!
Gaffney
Blacksburg
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

11
Georgetown Bridge 2 Bridge Run
Half marathon, 12K, 5K run/walk, and kid's fun run through Georgetown's historic district - benefit
Georgetown
Sports
Saturday
Oct

11
Ghost Tours
Take a carriage ride or walk through Beaufort's historic district while listening to storytellers tell haunting tales of the area - benefit
Beaufort
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

11
Goose Creek Fall Festival
Music, games - benefits Helping Hands of Goose Creek
Charleston
Goose Creek
Festival
Saturday
Oct

11
Jam Room Music Festival
Come down to Main Street and enjoy two stages of live music, kid's zone, and cycling events
Columbia
Festival
Saturday
Oct

11
Knights of Columbus Fall Car Show
Benefits St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church
Aiken
Expo
Saturday
Oct

11
Lee County Cotton Festival
3-day event includes parade, live entertainment, food, arts and crafts
Bishopville
Festival
Saturday
Oct

11
Little River ShrimpFest
2-day event includes live entertainment, kids' activities, vendors, fresh shrimp and seafood specialties
Myrtle Beach
Little River
Festival
Saturday
Oct

11
Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon & 5K
Run the trails of Mullet Hall Equestrian Center plus post-race meal, cold beverages, and live music
Charleston
Johns Island
Sports
Saturday
Oct

11
Mayor's Walk Against Domestic Violence
Walk plus expo at Finlay Park
Columbia
Sports
Saturday
Oct

11
Museum Road Show
Local experts will be onsite in a variety of fields to offer informal verbal appraisals - SC State Museum
Columbia
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Oct

11
Oktoberfest
German food and music, games, dancers, kids' area - benefits local charities
Columbia
Festival
Saturday
Oct

11
Oktoberfest Downtown Aiken
Live music, games, authentic German cuisine with German beer and wine available
Aiken
Festival
Saturday
Oct

11
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art
Month long event includes food, wine gala, concerts, performances, art, family day
Georgetown
Pawleys Island
Arts
Saturday
Oct

11
Piedmont Interstate Fair
Midway rides and games, farm animals, live entertainment, contests
Spartanburg
Fair
Saturday
Oct

11
Pumpkin Festival
Parade, arts and crafts, country and bluegrass music, food and pumpkins! - benefit
Learn more about bluegrass in South Carolina
Clemson
Pickens
Festival
Saturday
Oct

11
Ray Tanner Home Run
12K, 5K, and kids' fun run plus post race party - benefits the Ray Tanner Foundation
Columbia
Sports
Saturday
Oct

11
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Saturday
Oct

11
Southern Ground Music & Food Festival
Two-day event with lots of live music and huge variety of local food
Charleston
Daniel Island
Festival
Saturday
Oct

11
Sumter County Fair
Amusement rides and games, live entertainment, livestock, art show, flower show, exhibits
Sumter
Fair
Saturday
Oct

11
Sweet Dreams Scare House
Indoor haunted attraction with 20+ rooms of special effects, sound, lighting, and actors
Anderson
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

11
Woofstock Music Festival
Live bands, silent auction, an adoption hour, and dogs are welcome to attend!
Columbia
Festival
Sunday
Oct

12
Balloons Over Anderson
3-day hot-air balloon event - balloon rides, music, games, carnival rides and inflatables, Jeep Cruise, Balloon Glow
Anderson
Festival
Sunday
Oct

12
Columbia
Cayce
Holiday
Sunday
Oct

12
Chilympics
Lot of chili, drinks, live music, wine garden, kids' area, arts and crafts - benefits Surf Rider
Myrtle Beach
Murrells Inlet
Culinary
Sunday
Oct

12
Fall For Greenville
3-day event includes cuisine from 40+ restaurants, five music stages, contests and Silver Spoon challenges, kids' area
Greenville
Festival
Sunday
Oct

12
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings
Charleston
Historical
Sunday
Oct

12
Festival of Sukkot
Enjoy a three-course gourmet dinner, music, entertainment, door prizes, and dancing
Charleston
North Charleston
Miscellaneous
Sunday
Oct

12
Give it a TRI
Triathlon for children with three age divisions and post-race party
Columbia
Sports
Sunday
Oct

12
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
8-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Sunday
Oct

12
Lee County Cotton Festival
3-day event includes parade, live entertainment, food, arts and crafts
Bishopville
Festival
Sunday
Oct

12
Little River ShrimpFest
2-day event includes live entertainment, kids' activities, vendors, fresh shrimp and seafood specialties
Myrtle Beach
Little River
Festival
Sunday
Oct

12
Lowcountry Blues Bash
Live music, oyster roast, silent auction - benefits Alston Wilkes Society
Charleston
Bowens Island
Festival
Sunday
Oct

12
Oktoberfest
German food and music, games, dancers, kids' area - benefits local charities
Columbia
Festival
Sunday
Oct

12
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art
Month long event includes food, wine gala, concerts, performances, art, family day
Georgetown
Pawleys Island
Arts
Sunday
Oct

12
Piedmont Interstate Fair
Midway rides and games, farm animals, live entertainment, contests
Spartanburg
Fair
Sunday
Oct

12
SC Midlands Ride For Kids
Motorcycle ride - benefits the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
Columbia
Lexington
Sports
Sunday
Oct

12
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Sunday
Oct

12
Southern Ground Music & Food Festival
Two-day event with lots of live music and huge variety of local food
Charleston
Daniel Island
Festival
Sunday
Oct

12
Sumter County Fair
Amusement rides and games, live entertainment, livestock, art show, flower show, exhibits
Sumter
Fair
Sunday
Oct

12
Sweet Dreams Scare House
Indoor haunted attraction with 20+ rooms of special effects, sound, lighting, and actors
Anderson
Holiday
Sunday
Oct

12
That Fall Family Fun Thing
Games, bounce houses, sno-cones, cakewalk
Aiken
Graniteville
Festival
Monday
Oct

13
Columbus Day
Federal holiday
Statewide
Holiday
Monday
Oct

13
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
8-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Monday
Oct

13
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Tuesday
Oct

14
Eastern Carolina Agricultural Fair
Rides, food, games, exhibits, contests, live entertainment
Florence
Fair
Tuesday
Oct

14
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
8-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Tuesday
Oct

14
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Tuesday
Oct

14
Union County Fair
Carnival rides, live entertainment, midway for food and games, exhibits, livestock
Union
Fair
Wednesday
Oct

15
Eastern Carolina Agricultural Fair
Rides, food, games, exhibits, contests, live entertainment
Florence
Fair
Wednesday
Oct

15
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
8-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Wednesday
Oct

15
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Wednesday
Oct

15
Union County Fair
Carnival rides, live entertainment, midway for food and games, exhibits, livestock
Union
Fair
Thursday
Oct

16
Dark Knight's Terror Trail
Outdoor trail, indoor haunted house, Zombie Zone
Columbia
Elgin
Holiday
Thursday
Oct

16
Eastern Carolina Agricultural Fair
Rides, food, games, exhibits, contests, live entertainment
Florence
Fair
Thursday
Oct

16
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings
Charleston
Historical
Thursday
Oct

16
Friends of the York County Library Book Sale
Choose from a large selection of hardcover and paperback books, DVD, VHS tapes, audiobooks - benefit
Rock Hill
Educational
Thursday
Oct

16
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
8-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Thursday
Oct

16
Oktoberfest
Taste of Greenwood featuring German themed dishes, live outdoor street concert
Greenwood
Festival
Thursday
Oct

16
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Thursday
Oct

16
Union County Fair
Carnival rides, live entertainment, midway for food and games, exhibits, livestock
Union
Fair
Thursday
Oct

16
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Friday
Oct

17
Columbia
Cayce
Holiday
Friday
Oct

17
Dark Knight's Terror Trail
Outdoor trail, indoor haunted house, Zombie Zone
Columbia
Elgin
Holiday
Friday
Oct

17
Eastern Carolina Agricultural Fair
Rides, food, games, exhibits, contests, live entertainment
Florence
Fair
Friday
Oct

17
Euro Auto Festival
Car shows, technical sessions, driving events - featuring BMW, Porsche, Audi, and Mercedes-Benz
Greenville
Greer
Festival
Friday
Oct

17
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings
Charleston
Historical
Friday
Oct

17
Fear Farm
Indoor haunted house that is over 8000 square feet of terror!
Gaffney
Blacksburg
Holiday
Friday
Oct

17
Friends of the York County Library Book Sale
Choose from a large selection of hardcover and paperback books, DVD, VHS tapes, audiobooks - benefit
Rock Hill
Educational
Friday
Oct

17
Ghost Tours
Take a carriage ride or walk through Beaufort's historic district while listening to storytellers tell haunting tales of the area - benefit
Beaufort
Holiday
Friday
Oct

17
Gilbert House of Terror
Are you ready for 13 rooms of fright? - proceeds benefit local charities
Columbia
Gilbert
Holiday
Friday
Oct

17
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
8-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Friday
Oct

17
Honea Path Sugarfoot Festival
Live entertainment, food, car and motorcycle shows, crafts, art show
Anderson
Honea Path
Festival
Friday
Oct

17
South Carolina Jazz Festival
3-day event includes concerts, Bebop Parade, art, tours, kids' activities, 5K run/walk
Cheraw
Festival
Friday
Oct

17
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Friday
Oct

17
Sweet Dreams Scare House
Indoor haunted attraction with 20+ rooms of special effects, sound, lighting, and actors
Anderson
Holiday
Friday
Oct

17
Union County Fair
Carnival rides, live entertainment, midway for food and games, exhibits, livestock
Union
Fair
Friday
Oct

17
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Saturday
Oct

18
A Day to Remember Colonial Times
Reenactments and living exhibits
Aiken
North Augusta
Historical
Saturday
Oct

18
Barkaritaville and the Twilight Walk for Animals
Sidewalk chalk competition, food and drink booths, 1 mile luminary-lined trail walk, live band - benefit
Aiken
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Oct

18
Career and Lifeskills Fair
Interact with employers, temp agencies, non-profits and other organizations
St George
Expo
Saturday
Oct

18
Columbia
Cayce
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

18
Church Bazaar
Garden shop, baked goods, frozen foods, books, crafts
Beaufort
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Oct

18
Dark Knight's Terror Trail
Outdoor trail, indoor haunted house, Zombie Zone
Columbia
Elgin
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

18
Eastern Carolina Agricultural Fair
Rides, food, games, exhibits, contests, live entertainment
Florence
Fair
Saturday
Oct

18
Euro Auto Festival
Car shows, technical sessions, driving events - featuring BMW, Porsche, Audi, and Mercedes-Benz
Greenville
Greer
Festival
Saturday
Oct

18
Fall Harvest Festival
Entertainment, food, crafts, old-fashioned games, vendors
Anderson
Pendleton
Festival
Saturday
Oct

18
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings
Charleston
Historical
Saturday
Oct

18
Fear Farm
Indoor haunted house that is over 8000 square feet of terror!
Gaffney
Blacksburg
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

18
Follypalooza Cancer Benefit
Street festival with carnival games, entertainment, silent auction - benefit
Charleston
Folly Beach
Festival
Saturday
Oct

18
Friends of the York County Library Book Sale
Choose from a large selection of hardcover and paperback books, DVD, VHS tapes, audiobooks - benefit
Rock Hill
Educational
Saturday
Oct

18
Georgetown Wooden Boat Show
Features one of the southeast's best wooden boat exhibits, boat-building competition, kid's model boat building
Georgetown
Festival
Saturday
Oct

18
Ghost Tours
Take a carriage ride or walk through Beaufort's historic district while listening to storytellers tell haunting tales of the area - benefit
Beaufort
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

18
Gilbert House of Terror
Are you ready for 13 rooms of fright? - proceeds benefit local charities
Columbia
Gilbert
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

18
Haulin' Butt Festival
SC BBQ Association cook-off, home brew contest, parade of cars & car show, live music, cycling/para cycling time trial - benefits Touch the Future
Anderson
Festival
Saturday
Oct

18
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
8-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Saturday
Oct

18
Honea Path Sugarfoot Festival
Live entertainment, food, car and motorcycle shows, crafts, art show
Anderson
Honea Path
Festival
Saturday
Oct

18
Komen Race for the Cure
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation - 5K run/walk
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Saturday
Oct

18
Loris Bog-Off Festival
Chicken bog contest, live music, fireworks, children's pavilion, arts and crafts
Myrtle Beach
Loris
Festival
Saturday
Oct

18
Aiken
New Ellenton
Festival
Saturday
Oct

18
Open Arms 5K
5K course through Conestee Park - benefits the Open Arms Foundation
Greenville
Sports
Saturday
Oct

18
Romp to the Swamp
51-mile adventure on the Congaree River Blue Trail starting in Columbia to the Highway 601 bridge - benefit
Columbia
Sports
Saturday
Oct

18
SC Upstate Pagan Pride Day
Workshops, performances, vendors - educational event to commune with Earth Mother Goddess
Greenville
Expo
Saturday
Oct

18
Sip and Stroll
Tour the Natural Heritage Garden Trail at the SC Botanical Garden and enjoy a cool beverage or finger foods at each stop along the trail
Clemson
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Oct

18
South Carolina Jazz Festival
3-day event includes concerts, Bebop Parade, art, tours, kids' activities, 5K run/walk
Cheraw
Festival
Saturday
Oct

18
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Saturday
Oct

18
Sweet Dreams Scare House
Indoor haunted attraction with 20+ rooms of special effects, sound, lighting, and actors
Anderson
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

18
Union County Fair
Carnival rides, live entertainment, midway for food and games, exhibits, livestock
Union
Fair
Saturday
Oct

18
United Way Family Fun Day Carnival
Food, games, prizes, inflatable rides, face painting, and more - admission is canned good to be donated to Golden Harvest Food Bank
Aiken
Festival
Saturday
Oct

18
Walk For Life/Race For Life
10K run and 5K run or walk - benefits the Palmetto Health Breast Center
Columbia
Sports
Saturday
Oct

18
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Sunday
Oct

19
A Day to Remember Colonial Times
Reenactments and living exhibits
Aiken
North Augusta
Historical
Sunday
Oct

19
Columbia
Cayce
Holiday
Sunday
Oct

19
Children's Day Festival
Inflatables, games, pony rides, face painting, food, and more!
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Festival
Sunday
Oct

19
Columbia Buddy Walk
1.5 mile walk plus bounce houses, food, games, music - celebrating the Down syndrome community
Columbia
Sports
Sunday
Oct

19
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings
Charleston
Historical
Sunday
Oct

19
Fear Farm
Indoor haunted house that is over 8000 square feet of terror!
Gaffney
Blacksburg
Holiday
Sunday
Oct

19
Georgetown Wooden Boat Show
Features one of the southeast's best wooden boat exhibits, boat-building competition, kid's model boat building
Georgetown
Festival
Sunday
Oct

19
Ghost Tours
Take a carriage ride or walk through Beaufort's historic district while listening to storytellers tell haunting tales of the area - benefit
Beaufort
Holiday
Sunday
Oct

19
Gilbert House of Terror
Are you ready for 13 rooms of fright? - proceeds benefit local charities
Columbia
Gilbert
Holiday
Sunday
Oct

19
Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival
8-day event includes juried fine art show, live music, tours, Iron Chef competition, 5K/10K, street fest, kids' fishing tournament, fireworks
Hilton Head
Bluffton
Festival
Sunday
Oct

19
South Carolina Jazz Festival
3-day event includes concerts, Bebop Parade, art, tours, kids' activities, 5K run/walk
Cheraw
Festival
Sunday
Oct

19
South Carolina State Fair
Midway rides and games, exhibits, live entertainment, food, livestock, exhibits
Columbia
Fair
Sunday
Oct

19
Sweet Dreams Scare House
Indoor haunted attraction with 20+ rooms of special effects, sound, lighting, and actors
Anderson
Holiday
Sunday
Oct

19
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Monday
Oct

20
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Tuesday
Oct

21
Taste of the Town
Enjoy tastings from Myrtle Beach's most popular eateries plus a beer and wine patio and Kids Zone - benefit
Myrtle Beach
Culinary
Tuesday
Oct

21
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Wednesday
Oct

22
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Thursday
Oct

23
Dark Knight's Terror Trail
Outdoor trail, indoor haunted house, Zombie Zone
Columbia
Elgin
Holiday
Thursday
Oct

23
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings
Charleston
Historical
Thursday
Oct

23
Light the Night Walk
Walkers carry illuminated balloons - white for survivors, red for supporters and gold in memory of loved ones lost to cancer - benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Greenville
Sports
Thursday
Oct

23
Upper South Carolina State Fair
Midway with games and rides, live entertainment, agricultural exhibitions
Greenville
Fair
Thursday
Oct

23
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Thursday
Oct

23
Woman to Woman Networking Thursday
Interactive networking event with food, fun and more
Columbia
Expo
Friday
Oct

24
Columbia
Cayce
Holiday
Friday
Oct

24
Dark Knight's Terror Trail
Outdoor trail, indoor haunted house, Zombie Zone
Columbia
Elgin
Holiday
Friday
Oct

24
Fall Festival of Houses and Gardens
3-day event includes visits to churches, private homes, plantations
Learn more about South Carolina Plantations
Beaufort
Historical
Friday
Oct

24
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings
Charleston
Historical
Friday
Oct

24
Fear Farm
Indoor haunted house that is over 8000 square feet of terror!
Gaffney
Blacksburg
Holiday
Friday
Oct

24
Francis Marion / Swamp Fox Symposium
2-day event includes lectures, reception, discussions, displays
Manning
Educational
Friday
Oct

24
Ghost Tours
Take a carriage ride or walk through Beaufort's historic district while listening to storytellers tell haunting tales of the area - benefit
Beaufort
Holiday
Friday
Oct

24
Ghostly Tide Tales
Sit by a open camp fire on the beach while listening to local, haunting stories
Charleston
Isle of Palms
Holiday
Friday
Oct

24
Gilbert House of Terror
Are you ready for 13 rooms of fright? - proceeds benefit local charities
Columbia
Gilbert
Holiday
Friday
Oct

24
Myrtle Beach Haunted House: Terror Under the Bridge
Take a guided tour through an outdoor haunted attraction - benefit
Myrtle Beach
Holiday
Friday
Oct

24
South Carolina Writers Workshop Conference
Workshops for new and established authors
Visit SCIWAY's guide to SC books
Myrtle Beach
Expo
Friday
Oct

24
Spirits of Hallowed Eve Dinner
Dinner, spirits, songs, stories from afar and fire in the night - benefits the Living History Park
Aiken
North Augusta
Historical
Friday
Oct

24
Sweet Dreams Scare House
Indoor haunted attraction with 20+ rooms of special effects, sound, lighting, and actors
Anderson
Holiday
Friday
Oct

24
Upper South Carolina State Fair
Midway with games and rides, live entertainment, agricultural exhibitions
Greenville
Fair
Friday
Oct

24
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Saturday
Oct

25
Art on Main
Fine art and master craft juried show, plus live music and food
Rock Hill
Fort Mill
Arts
Saturday
Oct

25
Art on the Trail
Artist market, kidz zone, art demonstrations, food court
Greenville
Travelers Rest
Arts
Saturday
Oct

25
Columbia
Cayce
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

25
Columbia Spikeball Tournament
All teams will be given tournament t-shirt and outside of bragging rights there will be prizes for the winning team
Columbia
Sports
Saturday
Oct

25
Corvettes at Tamassee
Seven generations of Corvettes on display plus BBQ - benefits Tamassee DAR School
Seneca
Tamassee
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Oct

25
Dark Knight's Terror Trail
Outdoor trail, indoor haunted house, Zombie Zone
Columbia
Elgin
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

25
Edisto Island Bluegrass Festival
Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a full day of live music and local, farm-fresh foods - benefits the Edisto Island Preservation Alliance
Charleston
Edisto Island
Festival
Saturday
Oct

25
Fall Festival of Houses and Gardens
3-day event includes visits to churches, private homes, plantations
Learn more about South Carolina Plantations
Beaufort
Historical
Saturday
Oct

25
Fall For Liberty
Bluegrass music, hayrides, kids rides, cake walk, arts and crafts
Clemson
Liberty
Festival
Saturday
Oct

25
Fall Rollout
Classic car show, live music, automotive vendors - benefits local Georgetown County charities
Georgetown
Festival
Saturday
Oct

25
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings
Charleston
Historical
Saturday
Oct

25
Fear Farm
Indoor haunted house that is over 8000 square feet of terror!
Gaffney
Blacksburg
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

25
Francis Marion / Swamp Fox Symposium
2-day event includes lectures, reception, discussions, displays
Manning
Educational
Saturday
Oct

25
Ghost Tours
Take a carriage ride or walk through Beaufort's historic district while listening to storytellers tell haunting tales of the area - benefit
Beaufort
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

25
Gilbert House of Terror
Are you ready for 13 rooms of fright? - proceeds benefit local charities
Columbia
Gilbert
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

25
Hit the Patch Jack Corn Maze 5K
Half road and half trail course ends with a track through a corn maze - benefits First Flight Alliance
Anderson
Sports
Saturday
Oct

25
Myrtle Beach Haunted House: Terror Under the Bridge
Take a guided tour through an outdoor haunted attraction - benefit
Myrtle Beach
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

25
Old Town Zombie Crawl
5K run through a zombie infested route plus post-race party with music, food, zombie makeovers, zombie photos, zombie pageant and even a zombie wedding - benefit
Rock Hill
Sports
Saturday
Oct

25
Paws in the Park
Costume contest, blessing of the dogs, police K9, off-leash area
Rock Hill
Festival
Saturday
Oct

25
Pumpkin Carving Contest
Carve a pumpkin with your family and friends and maybe even win a prize, wear your costume too
Barnwell
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

25
Savannah River Gator Run
On-the-water poker run plus Savannah River Beach Blast after the run with music and dancing - benefit
Allendale
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Oct

25
South Carolina Christian Writers' Showcase
SC writers and authors signing and discussing their inspirational works of fiction, nonfiction, prose and poetry plus workshops
Columbia
West Columbia
Expo
Saturday
Oct

25
South Carolina Week for the Animals
Featuring pet adoption events, galas, tours, art and library activities, low cost and/or free spay and neuter opportunities, horse events, salute to working/search and rescue K-9s
Statewide
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Oct

25
South Carolina Writers Workshop Conference
Workshops for new and established authors
Visit SCIWAY's guide to SC books
Myrtle Beach
Expo
Saturday
Oct

25
Sweet Dreams Scare House
Indoor haunted attraction with 20+ rooms of special effects, sound, lighting, and actors
Anderson
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

25
Trick-Or-Treat on Pendleton Street
Evening of trick-or-treating, carnival games, concessions and costume contests
Aiken
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

25
Trunk or Treat Festival
Kids, wear your costumes to play games and receive candy plus there will be a yard sale
Bamberg
Holiday
Saturday
Oct

25
Upper South Carolina State Fair
Midway with games and rides, live entertainment, agricultural exhibitions
Greenville
Fair
Saturday
Oct

25
Western Carolina State Fair
10-day event includes midway rides, concerts, demolition derby, exhibits, petting zoo
Aiken
Fair
Sunday
Oct

26
Columbia
Cayce
Holiday
Sunday
Oct

26
Charleston Jazz Jam
The area's best Jazz talents join together for an unscripted, unrehearsed music event
Charleston
Concert
Sunday
Oct

26
Fall Festival of Houses and Gardens
3-day event includes visits to churches, private homes, plantations
Learn more about South Carolina Plantations
Beaufort
Historical
Sunday
Oct

26
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Different tour offered daily - visits include gardens, homes, churches, public buildings
Charleston
Historical
Sunday
Oct

26
Fear Farm
Indoor haunted house that is over 8000 square feet of terror!
Gaffney
Blacksburg
Holiday
Sunday
Oct

26
Ghost Tours
Take a carriage ride or walk through Beaufort's historic district while listening to storytellers tell haunting tales of the area - benefit
Beaufort
Holiday
Sunday
Oct

26
Gilbert House of Terror
Are you ready for 13 rooms of fright? - proceeds benefit local charities
Columbia
Gilbert
Holiday
Sunday
Oct

26
Myrtle Beach Haunted House: Terror Under the Bridge
Take a guided tour through an outdoor haunted attraction - benefit
Myrtle Beach
Holiday
Sunday
Oct

26
Shucking for Seniors
Oyster roast, music, chili cook-off, costume contest, silent auction - benefit
Charleston
Festival
Sunday
Oct

26
South Carolina Week for the Animals
Featuring pet adoption events, galas, tours, art and library activities, low cost and/or free spay and neuter opportunities, horse events, salute to working/search and rescue K-9s
Statewide
Miscellaneous
Sunday
Oct

26
South Carolina Writers Workshop Conference
Workshops for new and established authors
Visit SCIWAY's guide to SC books
Myrtle Beach
Expo
Sunday
Oct

26
Sweet Dreams Scare House
Indoor haunted attraction with 20+ rooms of special effects, sound, lighting, and actors
Anderson
Holiday
Sunday
Oct

26
Upper South Carolina State Fair
Midway with games and rides, live entertainment, agricultural exhibitions
Greenville
Fair
Monday
Oct

27
Myrtle Beach Haunted House: Terror Under the Bridge
Take a guided tour through an outdoor haunted attraction - benefit
Myrtle Beach
Holiday
Monday
Oct

27
South Carolina Week for the Animals
Featuring pet adoption events, galas, tours, art and library activities, low cost and/or free spay and neuter opportunities, horse events, salute to working/search and rescue K-9s
Statewide
Miscellaneous
Monday
Oct

27
Upper South Carolina State Fair
Midway with games and rides, live entertainment, agricultural exhibitions
Greenville
Fair
Tuesday
Oct

28
Myrtle Beach Haunted House: Terror Under the Bridge
Take a guided tour through an outdoor haunted attraction - benefit
Myrtle Beach
Holiday
Tuesday
Oct

28
South Carolina Week for the Animals
Featuring pet adoption events, galas, tours, art and library activities, low cost and/or free spay and neuter opportunities, horse events, salute to working/search and rescue K-9s
Statewide
Miscellaneous
Tuesday
Oct

28
Upper South Carolina State Fair
Midway with games and rides, live entertainment, agricultural exhibitions
Greenville
Fair
Wednesday
Oct

29
FestiVELO de Charleston
Holiday festival of bicycles for families, various ride lengths, lots of food, camping available
Find more about bicycling in South Carolina
Orangeburg
Santee
Sports
Wednesday
Oct

29
Myrtle Beach Haunted House: Terror Under the Bridge
Take a guided tour through an outdoor haunted attraction - benefit
Myrtle Beach
Holiday
Wednesday
Oct

29
South Carolina Week for the Animals
Featuring pet adoption events, galas, tours, art and library activities, low cost and/or free spay and neuter opportunities, horse events, salute to working/search and rescue K-9s
Statewide
Miscellaneous
Wednesday
Oct

29
Upper South Carolina State Fair
Midway with games and rides, live entertainment, agricultural exhibitions
Greenville
Fair
Thursday
Oct

30
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, amusement rides, exhibits, competitions, fireworks
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Thursday
Oct

30
Dark Knight's Terror Trail
Outdoor trail, indoor haunted house, Zombie Zone
Columbia
Elgin
Holiday
Thursday
Oct

30
Dracula: Ballet With A Bite
A Columbia City Ballet production with haunting visuals, graphic special effects and pulsating rock/jazz musical score
Columbia
Arts
Thursday
Oct

30
FestiVELO de Charleston
Holiday festival of bicycles for families, various ride lengths, lots of food, camping available
Find more about bicycling in South Carolina
Orangeburg
Santee
Sports
Thursday
Oct

30
Ghost Tours
Take a carriage ride or walk through Beaufort's historic district while listening to storytellers tell haunting tales of the area - benefit
Beaufort
Holiday
Thursday
Oct

30
Gilbert House of Terror
Are you ready for 13 rooms of fright? - proceeds benefit local charities
Columbia
Gilbert
Holiday
Thursday
Oct

30
Growl at the Moon
Wear your costume and enjoy food, beer, laser light shows, and a beer growler - SC State Museum
Columbia
Holiday
Thursday
Oct

30
Katydid Combined Driving Event
4-day equestrian event includes singles, pairs, four-in-hands and tandems - benefit brunch for the Aiken Land Conservancy
Aiken
Sports
Thursday
Oct

30
Moonlight Masquerade
Music, dancing, hors d'oeuvres, entertainment, black tie or costume and your favorite mask - benefit
Columbia
Gala
Thursday
Oct

30
Myrtle Beach Haunted House: Terror Under the Bridge
Take a guided tour through an outdoor haunted attraction - benefit
Myrtle Beach
Holiday
Thursday
Oct

30
South Carolina Week for the Animals
Featuring pet adoption events, galas, tours, art and library activities, low cost and/or free spay and neuter opportunities, horse events, salute to working/search and rescue K-9s
Statewide
Miscellaneous
Thursday
Oct

30
Upper South Carolina State Fair
Midway with games and rides, live entertainment, agricultural exhibitions
Greenville
Fair
Friday
Oct

31
Columbia
Cayce
Holiday
Friday
Oct

31
Coastal Carolina Fair
Live entertainment, amusement rides, exhibits, competitions, fireworks
Charleston
Ladson
Fair
Friday
Oct

31
Dark Knight's Terror Trail
Outdoor trail, indoor haunted house, Zombie Zone
Columbia
Elgin
Holiday
Friday
Oct

31
Dracula: Ballet With A Bite
A Columbia City Ballet production with haunting visuals, graphic special effects and pulsating rock/jazz musical score
Columbia
Arts
Friday
Oct

31
Fear Farm
Indoor haunted house that is over 8000 square feet of terror!
Gaffney
Blacksburg
Holiday
Friday
Oct

31
FestiVELO de Charleston
Holiday festival of bicycles for families, various ride lengths, lots of food, camping available
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Orangeburg
Santee
Sports
Friday
Oct

31
Gilbert House of Terror
Are you ready for 13 rooms of fright? - proceeds benefit local charities
Columbia
Gilbert
Holiday
Friday
Oct

31
Halloween Haunted House & Trick-or-Treating
Barnwell County Museum will host a haunted house then children can enjoy city-wide trick-or-treating
Barnwell
Holiday
Friday
Oct

31
Katydid Combined Driving Event
4-day equestrian event includes singles, pairs, four-in-hands and tandems - benefit brunch for the Aiken Land Conservancy
Aiken
Sports
Friday
Oct

31
Myrtle Beach Haunted House: Terror Under the Bridge
Take a guided tour through an outdoor haunted attraction - benefit
Myrtle Beach
Holiday
Friday
Oct

31
South Carolina Week for the Animals
Featuring pet adoption events, galas, tours, art and library activities, low cost and/or free spay and neuter opportunities, horse events, salute to working/search and rescue K-9s
Statewide
Miscellaneous
Friday
Oct

31
Sweet Dreams Scare House
Indoor haunted attraction with 20+ rooms of special effects, sound, lighting, and actors
Anderson
Holiday
Friday
Oct

31
Upper South Carolina State Fair
Midway with games and rides, live entertainment, agricultural exhibitions
Greenville
Fair
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