Things To Do In Charleston This Fall

When summer falls into Autumn in Charleston, it’s truly a beautiful sight. Shades of fall take over the Holy City and the nights become longer.

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When summer falls into Autumn in Charleston, it’s truly a beautiful sight. Shades of fall take over the Holy City and the nights become longer. Don’t forget all of the fantastic outdoor events to keep you busy. Check out our list of what to do in Charleston in the fall season. We promise it will cure your post-summer blues.

MOJA Art Festival: September 26, 2019 - October 6, 2019

Moja meaning "One" in Swahili, is a multi-disciplinary festival that highlights the rich history of African-American and Caribbean Arts and their contributions to Western and International Cultures. Festivities will begin on September 27, 2018, and will include visual arts, music, crafts, ethnic food and more. This event is one of the Top 20 events for the Southeast Tourism Society. Experience Charleston from the local cultures and join in on the celebration of harmony. 

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Charleston Fall Wine Festival: October 12, 2019

Grab your friends and head to the first fall wine festival in Charleston. Sample and sip over 50 different wines and beers while enjoying live entertainment. This exclusive event includes unlimited drink samples, souvenir wine glass, and entertainment. Be sure to purchase your tickets early, this event is likely to sell out.

Fall Tours of Homes: October 3, 2019 - November 2, 2019

Explore and marvel at Charleston's elite architectural homes and private gardens in the 43rd Fall Tours of Homes, History, and Architecture. Journey through Charleston’s most significant buildings and landscape, as professional guides you through the difficulties and triumphs of gardening in Charleston. Learn from local horticulturists, landscape architects, and professional designers as they lead the tour through the historic district of the city. Don't forget to bring your camera as Richard D. Spencer will share his techniques on architectural photography. The Fall Tours of Homes is the best way to celebrate everything that makes Charleston genuinely unique. 

ArtWalk: October 4, 2019 & December 6, 2019

Calling all art lovers; experience the best of Charleston Gallery Association with their quarterly ArtWalk. Explore the city's best galleries in one night by taking a walk through the historic district of the city. Indulge with other aesthetes, in Charleston’s most beautiful galleries on the first Friday of October and December this fall from 5PM-8PM. This showcase of local and national artists will include Low country, realism, contemporary, photography, and more.

The Boone Hall Pumpkin: September 28, 2019 - October 31, 2019

Are you looking for the perfect family-friendly fall activity? Look no further. Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch has something for everyone. This nearly one-month long fall festival starts on September 28 and offers over ten different attractions. Start the festivities on the Monster Hayride, stop by the All American Petting Zoo, and finish the evening by conquering the Corn Maze. Before you go home, don’t forget to pick out a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch. 

Party for the Parks: November 2, 2019

Snag your ticket to the 9th annual Party for the Parks on November 3rd and boogie the night away at Colonial Lake.  This party is guaranteed to be the event of the year. Be captivated by foxy entertainment and beats by DJ Moo Moo as you party in the streets of the Holy City. All proceeds from the Party for the Park benefits more than 25 different Charleston City parks, giving a new meaning of partying for a purpose.

Chocolate Dinner: November 7, 2019 

Join Chef Marc Collins at Circa 1886 for an evening featuring four courses filled with delicious chocolate among other delectable flavors. The cost is $85 per person, and the event begins at 6:30 PM. There is limited availability for our first annual Chocolate Dinner, don't miss your opportunity! Take a peek at the menu here.