Lowcountry Lowdown: Things to do Oct. 11 – 13

It's a weekend of fun in the Lowcountry!

The weekend is here, and it’s time to celebrate in the Lowcountry! Have some fun with the family at Follypalooza + more! Check out the video to dive into the details of what’s happening in and around Charleston this weekend!


Date: Saturday, Oct. 12
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Center Street, Folly Beach
Cost: $10, free for kids 12 and under

The event will be raising money for local cancer patients and others with medical ailments as funds are available. Check out event details here!


Date: Saturday, Oct. 12
Time: 7-10 p.m.
Location: Hyatt House, 560 King St.
Cost: Free, donations encouraged

Charleston’s favorite costume party is back! Get ready for another year of free-flowing beverages, plenty of snacks, and entertainment for days! This event is open to everyone & the only requirements are that you must have/create a Yelp account (Real name and profile photo too), be 21+, and you must RSVP. Details here.

Latin American Festival

Date: Sunday, Oct. 13
Time: 12-6 p.m.
Location: North Charleston Wannamaker County Park
Cost: Adults $10, students w/ID $5, kids free

The annual Latin American Festival brings people together to celebrate Charleston’s vibrant Latin and Caribbean cultures. Get tickets here!

  • Non-stop merengue, reggaeton, bachata, and salsa music
  • Traditional dance performances
  • Folkloric artwork and crafts
  • Authentic Latin American and Caribbean staples, from flavorful empanadas to tasty arroz con pollo

Charleston Battery vs. Loudoun United FC

Date: Sunday, Oct. 13
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: MUSC Health Stadium
Cost: $15

Come out and enjoy the fun and excitement of another Charleston Battery game! Save up to $5 by purchasing in advance here!

Taste of North Charleston

Date: Sunday, Oct. 13
Time: 4-8 p.m.
Location: ExQuis Event & Conference Center, 5101 Ashley Phosphate Rd., Suite 149, North Charleston
Cost: $15- $20

The event welcomes diverse eateries and attendees throughout the Tri-County area but highlights the North Charleston footprint. Restaurants will serve two to three-ounce samples of signature menu items and guests will have the opportunity to try these samples and then vote for the restaurants with the best tastings, spirits, and desserts. Get your tickets here!