Fang-tastic Halloween events in Charleston, SC 🎃

Here’s a rundown on what to expect this Halloween.

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Get ready to trick or treat yourself this Halloween.

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With Halloween just a few days away, we’re creeping it real with a round-up of 11 frightening events around the Holy City through the weekend.

Pssst: This is your sign to order that Halloween costume that you’ve been putting off for days — there’s still time.


Dessert with Death | Thurs., Oct. 27-Fri., Oct. 28 | Times vary | Charleston Culinary Tours, 46 B State St. | $60 | Explore local ghost + horror stories plus a five-course dessert menu.

Oyster Roast & Halloween Party | Sat., Oct. 29 | 1 p.m. | Mainland Container Co. Kitchen & Bar, 1528 Ben Sawyer Blvd., Mt. Pleasant | $25 all-you-can-eat, $15 buckets | Dress up for a costume contest while enjoying buckets of oysters + live music.


Trick or Drink: Charleston Halloween Bar Crawl | Fri., Oct. 28-Mon., Oct. 31 | 6 p.m.-2 a.m. | JohnKing Grill & Dueling Piano Bar, 428 King St. | $15+ | Purchase your wristband for three days of specials at participating local bars including Burns Alley + Republic.

5th Annual Halloween Bar Crawl | Sat., Oct. 29 | 4-11:59 p.m. | Bay Street Biergarten, 549 E. Bay St. | $18+ | Join the “biggest bar crawl of the year” featuring exclusive food + drink specials and the chance to win $1,000.

Halloween Bash @ Two Blokes | Sat., Oct. 29 | 4-9 p.m. | Two Blokes Brewing, 547 Long Point Rd., Mt. Pleasant | Free | Prep for the holiday with themed music, human + pet costume contests, and NxSE Oysters serving until 8 p.m.


Candlelight: A Haunted Evening of Halloween Classics | Weds., Oct. 26 | 7 p.m. | The Cedar Room, 701 E. Bay St. | $50+ | There are only a few tickets left to experience Halloween-inspired music by candlelight.

Boogieman Halloween Festival | Sat., Oct. 29-Sun., Oct. 30 | The Royal American, 970 Morrison Dr. | $70+ | Head to this local bar for live performances from more than 25 bands including Stop Light Observations, Atlas Road Crew, and The Vegabonds.

Carnivals + balls

Studio 300: Haunted Carnival | Fri., Oct. 28 | 9 p.m. | The Alley, 131 Columbus St. | $85 | Enjoy appetizers, bowling, cocktails, beer, wine, and music from DJ Dolla Menu at this carnival event — dress in your best 1970s or Halloween costumes.

Halloween Masquerade Ball | Sat., Oct. 29 | 7-11 p.m. | South Carolina Society Hall, 72 Meeting St. | $125+ | Grab a ticket for the sixth annual Nick Price Foundation Gold Party featuring heavy hors d’oeuvres, a full bar + live music — dress is formal.

Haunted houses

Southern Screams | Weds., Oct. 26-Mon., Oct. 31 | 7-11 p.m. | Holy City Brewing, 1021 Aragon Ave., North Charleston | $20+ | Check out this haunted house attraction specializing in immersive + intense walk-through experiences, if you dare.

Boone Hall Fright Nights | Thurs., Oct. 27-Sun., Oct. 30 | 6:30 p.m. | Boone Hall Plantation, 2434 N. Hwy. 17, Mt. Pleasant | $35+ | Grab a screampass to three scary attractions at Boone Hall if you have the guts.

Heads up: This is just a starting point, not a comprehensive list. Peep more local Halloween events.

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