Lots of Halloween costume parties and fall activities throughout the area
Whether you are looking to get spooked, pick up some pumpkins, enjoy a Halloween party, or just grab some treats along the way, here’s all the haunting details you’ll need to have a spooktacular time! There’s an abundance of Fall & Halloween activities in our neck of the Lowcountry to keep us busier than ever. From family friendly events, date nights and group activities there is something for everyone.
Trick or Treat in Downtown Beaufort: October 23rd from 430-6pm. Grab the costumed kids, put on your walking shoes and head into Downtown Beaufort for the annual Trick or Treat in Downtown event, presented by Main Street Beaufort, USA and the downtown merchants. Trick or Treat with the downtown businesses along Bay, Carteret, Port Republic, West, Charles and Scott Streets. Kids and parents love this free event as downtown comes alive with costumes, kids, and community.
HBF’s Fall Festival of Houses and Gardens: The Fall Festival of Houses and Gardens is Friday, October 24th through Sunday, October 26th. During Historic Beaufort Foundation’s Fall Festival of Houses and Gardens visitors are invited to explore Beaufort from a rare vantage point: a selection of private homes, gardens, and plantations normally not open to the public welcome visitors inside. The houses represent three centuries of Beaufort architecture for which the city is justly famous. These self-paced walking tours offer a distinctive opportunity to observe how contemporary lifestyles are lived within the framework of our unmatched architectural heritage. For times and ticket info visit this link.
JSLB’s Halloween Bash Adult Costume Party: October 24th at 9pm at The Old Bull Tavern in downtown Beaufort. Eat, Drink…and be scary! JSLB is excited to host its 5th annual JSLB Halloween Bash. This is an adult only costume party. A cash bar will be open and great music and prizes will ensure a fun-filled night! The party will start at 9pm and go until…
Rosie O’Grady’s 8th Annual Monster Mash: Rosie O’Grady’s in Beaufort Town Center is having a Monster Mash Halloween Party and costume contest on Friday October 31st at 9:30pm. Enjoy prizes, live music, specials, fun and more! Adult only please.
Wined It Up’s Halloween Party: Wined It Up on Bay Street in downtown Beaufort is hosting its first Halloween Party and Costume Contest. Enjoy live jazz with Vic Varner and Friends beginning at8pm with the costume contest entries signed up by 9pm. (Reservations Accepted for Tables Only)
Boondocks Restaurant’s annual Halloween party: On Friday, October 31st, starting at 9pm, enjoy live entertainment by The Brewer Band, a costume contest with cash prizes and giveaways, a pumpkin carving contest and more. 1760 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena, SC (843) 838- 0821
The Spaghetti Club in Habersham is hosting its first Halloween Costume Party on Friday, October 31st at 7pm. Enjoy dancing with DJ Jamie Wildridge and a cool costume contest too.
Trunk or Treat on Paris Avenue: Sunday October 26th from 3p m to 5pm. Join Port Royal UMC, St. Mark’s Chapel and the Beaufort County YMCA for a Ghoultide gathering that offers a safe trick or treating experience for ghouls, goblins, and ghosts of all ages betwen 10th & 12th Streets on Paris Avenue.
Bricks on Boundary is hosting a Halloween Zombie Apocalypse Party on October 31st starting at 7pm with live music from the UN-deadbeats and a cash prize for the best Halloween costume. Bricks is located at 1420 Boundary Street in Uptown Beaufort.
Exchange Club’s annual Beaufort Ghost Tours: One of Beaufort’s spookiest events, The Exchange Club of Beaufort’s Annual Beaufort Ghost Tours, began October 10th, and run through October 30th. Take a carriage ride or walking tour through the moss lined streets of Beaufort’s historic district while listening to costumed storytellers tell haunting tales of the area. One of the oldest ghosts in America is said to live in “the Castle,” a 19th century renovated estate located on the river in downtown Beaufort. Some of Beaufort’s oldest residents have shared ghostly stories from their childhood. Make your reservation by calling 843.52.GHOST (843.524.4678). You can check out times and ticket info by hitting this link.
Haunted House: Halloween is full of spooky tradition and nothing beats a good haunted house. Bikers Against Bullies has opened a really cool one at Beaufort Plaza Shopping Center next to Staples. Visit this link for all the info.
6th Annual Habersham Harvest Festival: October 25th, 12 to 4pm at Habersham Marketplace. The 6th Annual Habersham Harvest Festival is happening Saturday, October 25th from 10am to 4pm. Enjoy FREE ADMISSION and and fun for all ages at this homegrown family festival. Enjoy festival food, crafts, hay rides, a pet parade, a pickle eating contest, live entertainment, a scavenger hunt, rides and TONS of family activities. There’s so much fun…it should be a week long! Visit this link for all the info.
Hunting Island State Park will hold a Trunk-or-Treat from 4 to 7 p.m. on October 31st. The free event will include games, s’mores, face painting and candy. Costumes are encouraged. Meet at the Nature Center near the Fripp Island Bridge.
Carteret Street United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch: Located at 408 Carteret Street, downtown Beaufort. The Pumpkin Patch will be open daily with literally a thousand to choose from. The Pumpkin Patch, sponsored by the Carteret Street Youth, is open to the public and offers pumpkins of all shapes and sizes for sale. School trips are also available. All proceeds raised benefit Carteret Street’s youth ministries. The pumpkins are grown in New Mexico by Navajo Indians and are shipped directly to Carteret Street as a gesture of faith. Carteret Street, in turn, sells the pumpkins, reports the sales and receives a portion of the overall sales. For more info the church office can be reached at 524-3841.
The Highway 21 Drive In is hosting a Trunk or Treat on Saturday November 1st. The drive in is opening at 530pm for set up & decorate your vehicle and the trick or treating starts at 6pm. They’re having vehicle decoration contests, a pumpkin carving contest and a costume contest too. Also, they are showing a triple feature of scary movies including The Rocky Horror Picture Show and Young Frankenstein. Call 843-846-4500 for more details.
Sea Island Presbyterian Church Trunk or Treat: October 26th from 4pm to 5:30pm. Trick or Treat from Trunk to Trunk and enjoy a not-so-scary costume contest. 81 Lady’s Island Drive, Lady’s Island. For additional info call: (843) 525-0696
Water’s Edge Community Trunk or Treat: Sunday October 26th at 4pm. Ghost and goblins, pretty princess’ too, come on out for some treats and maybe even a boo! Trick or Treat from Trunk to Trunk and get something good to eat! Great community fun!
As you can see there is no shortage of festivities in the area. Grab your goblins and head on out for some spooky fun! Be sure to check back for updates and new activities that may be added now through Halloween. As always, stay up to date on all of the local happenings and events at the eatstayplaybeaufort.com Event Calendar.
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