Lowcountry Fall Festival & Events Guide

This Guide will help you find fun festivals to go to with your family and friends this fall!

MOJA Festival

Thursday, Sept. 26 – Sunday, Oct. 6

This festival is a celebration of African-American and Caribbean Arts! Nearly half of MOJA’s events are admission-free, and the remainder are offered at modest ticket prices.

Festivities take place in various locations and times, so make sure to check out their site!

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Black Ink Book Festival

Saturday, October 5

The fourth annual Black Ink: A Charleston African-American Book Festival is back this October, this time presented as part of the MOJA arts festival!

 

Details

Free admission
56 Beaufain Street, Charleston SC

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Goose Creek Fall Festival

Saturday, October 5

This annual event features local entertainment, crafters, exhibitors, food vendors, and free kids’ activities! Parking and admission are free.

Details

 

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Marguerite H. Brown Municipal Center

Parking and admission are free

 

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October Fall Wine Strolls at Drayton Hall

Saturday, October 5 – 26

Sip, stroll, and savor on Drayton Hall’s magnificent landscape Saturdays in October from 2 to 4 pm! Make your fall weekend special with the perfect October event for wine, outdoors, and history lovers! You will enjoy carefully curated wines and be welcomed to take a fall stroll on Drayton Hall’s historic and picturesque grounds.

Details

Non-members/ members: $25/$15

Drayton Hall
3380 Ashley River Road
Charleston, SC 29414

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Charleston's Hot Air Balloon Festival & Victory Cup Polo Match

Friday and Saturday, October 18 – 19

Come on out and enjoy a gorgeous day of green grass, majestic horses, heart pounding polo, dozens of food and alcohol partners, and beautiful hot-air BALLOONS!

 

 

 

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Oktoberfest

Sunday, Oct. 27

The Lowcountry’s oldest and most beloved Oktoberfest celebration returns to MUSC Health Stadium annually for a memorable day of seasonal beer, German music and food, and homemade fun.

More than just a celebration of fall and all-things German, Charleston Oktoberfest has become the city’s favorite annual community picnic, with games, outdoor activities for children and an atmosphere that encourages friends and families to get away from their various screens and enjoy the simple pleasure of each others’ company.

Details

12 – 6 p.m.

MUSC Health Stadium
1990 Daniel Island Drive
Charleston, 29492

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Low Country Halloween Fest

Sunday, October 27

A fun and safe way to take the kids trick or treating! Tons of local businesses will be handing out candy and your family can enjoy bounce houses, photo booth, balloon animals, airbrush face & body art, laser tag, and much more!

Details

Free admission
Citadel Mall
2070 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Charleston, SC
12 – 6 PM

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Charleston Oyster Festival

Saturday, November 16

Oysters served raw, grilled, roasted and fried. With other offerings including Creole BBQ shrimp, Shrimp Po’Boys,  and Crispy Spiced Pommes Frites the beautiful bivalves will be enjoyed with perfect accompaniments. There will also be Bloody Marys, specialty cocktails, wines, and a children’s area! Dance to the live music, you don’t want to miss this!

Details

Free admission in advance – $20 at the door
VIP Tickets available
11 am

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