The Holy City in October: Your Guide to an Unforgettable Trip 

October in Charleston is the perfect time to get out and enjoy the city’s beauty. Because of the cooling temperatures, it is a great time to go outside and enjoy the local culture. From attending a haunted house to touring local restaurants and architecture tours, there is plenty to look forward to in the fall. October is just one month! Download our Destination Guide and discover local attractions, restaurants, landmarks, and more! Now, let’s explore October in Charleston!  

Weather in October 

The weather in October is still warm, with an average high of 76 degrees Fahrenheit (24 Celsius). However, the evenings can be cool, so it is recommended to pack a light jacket. October is one of the drier months in Charleston, with an average rainfall of 3.7 inches. This is ideal weather for festivals, tours, and relaxing walks around our beautiful city. 


Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze 

October is the perfect time to go to a pumpkin patch, and what better place to do that than Boone Hall? Boone Hall has been open since 1956 and is one of America’s oldest working plantations. The plantation offers a variety of activities such as a corn maze, hayrides, pumpkin picking, and more! They also have a farmers market where you can purchase local produce and goods. 

Ghost Tours  

If you’re looking for a spooky activity, look no further than Bulldog Tours. Bulldog Tours offers several different ghost tours that are perfect for October. The tours include the Historic Charleston Ghost Tour, the Ghost and Graveyard Tour, and the Haunted Pub Crawl. These are just a few of the tours offered, so be sure to take a look and get ready for a fright! 

Charleston Beer Fest 

The Charleston Beer Fest is an event that takes place on October 22. Enjoy local brews, live music, and food vendors. The festival takes place at Riverfront Park, so attendees can enjoy relaxing by the river and taking in the views of the Cooper River. This event is great for beer lovers and people who want to enjoy an October day in Charleston. 

Charleston Farmers Market 

The Charleston Farmers Market is open year-round, but October is a great time to visit. The market offers fresh local produce, goods, and flowers. This is the perfect place to find gifts or souvenirs for Friends and family back home. The market is also great for lunch, with various food vendors offering different cuisines. After perusing the market, take a walk down King Street and explore the local Charleston shops! 

Enjoy the Cool Fall Breeze in a Charleston Coast Vacations Home 

October is a magical time to visit the Holy City. The temperatures are cooling down, and the outdoor adventures are heating up! After you’ve explored the city and all the fall festivities, return to your Charleston Coast Vacations home and enjoy private porches, luxury finishes, and cozy comfort! Browse our homes and book your next fall adventure in Charleston.   

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