Lowcountry Halloween Events and Activities

Posted by Paige Rose on Wednesday, October 14th, 2020 at 11:05am

Wondering if and how Lowcountry Halloween events will take place in 2020? This article features all the ways your family can celebrate one of the best holidays of the year - safely!

Halloween holiday celebrations may look a little different this year, but do not worry, you can still have a blast at a number of Lowcountry events. No matter what kind of celebration you seek, we’ve rounded up fun fall Lowcountry events sure to please.

 

Beaufort’s Halloween Reimagined 

The City of Beaufort has created a safe, socially distanced Halloween Reimagined family fest! Complete with virtual costume contests, drive through trick-or-treating, and pumpkin decorating contests, Beaufort is making it easy to get in the Halloween spirit! The fun is about to begin: 

  • Virtual Events: October 16 - October 26

    • Virtual costume contests (age categories: Newborn to age 12, ages 13 to 17, Adults, and pets)

      • First, Second, and Third place prizes will be awarded in each age category

    • Virtual pumpkin decorating contest (age categories: Newborn to age 12, ages 13 to 17, Adults, and pets) 

    • Contest winners announced via Facebook Live on Halloween Day, Saturday, October 31

  • Drive through trick-or-treating

    • Halloween Day, Saturday, October 31, from 2 to 4 pm 

    • Several Locations:

      • Henry C Chambers Waterfront Park

      • Washington St Park – 1003 Washington St

      • Southside Park – Southside Park Loop

      • Pigeon Point Park – 1521 Pigeon Point Rd.

 

Bluffton Halloween Market

Halloween has arrived! The Bluffton Artisan Market is welcoming the community to participate in costume contests, trick or treating, decoration contests and more. Vendors are in on the fun too, there will be booth decorations and children are welcome to enjoy candy and treats for a fun Halloween afternoon. Put on your mask and get in the spooky spirit!

 

Lowcountry Haunted House


If you’re brave enough for a true Halloween adventure, hop in the car for a trip out to Walterboro, SC, and experience The Reaper’s Dungeon haunted house! For the ultimate scary Halloween event, it is certainly worth the one hour drive. Pack spooky snacks and turn up the Halloween-inspired playlist for a little road trip fun.

  • General Admission is $8

  • Fridays and Saturdays starting October 9th

  • Check the Facebook page for special nights celebrating military members, first responders, educators, and more

 

Lowcountry Pumpkin Patches 

Plan to spend a weekend fall day searching for the perfect pumpkins at a local pumpkin patch? This family tradition is not to be missed, even during COVID-19. We like Holiday Farms in Jasper County, South Carolina for a patch with photo opportunities for kids and adults. Make the pumpkin patch visit a complete Halloween affair and wear costumes! Turn up the fun and plan a coordinating family costume just for the pumpkin patch. 

If you’re looking to make an afternoon out of some Halloween fun, but want to keep safety a priority, consider a drive through pumpkin patch! Drive out to Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch for a new take on a safe Halloween activity. Simply jump in the car with your family and drive through the patch for truly social distant pumpkin patch-ing!

  • When: Friday, Saturday, and Sundays in October 

  • Cost is $10.00 per vehicle

  • Where: 2434 N. Hwy. 17 Mt. Pleasant, S.C. 29464

  • Be sure to check out the Willie McRae Corn Maze

Another outdoor activity we love during the fall season is a “you pick” farm. Harvest your own vegetables at Dempsey Farms in Saint Helena Island, SC. Connecting with nature and eating the fruits of your labor with family and friends is relaxing and fun. Try something new, or a tried and true favorite of the season while you social distance in the great outdoors. 

 

Conclusion

This year is different, but if you’re looking for Lowcountry Halloween events, there is enough happening around our gorgeous neck of the woods to have a good time. Our community is prepared to celebrate, social distance, and enjoy some spooky fun! 

  1. Check out Halloween Reimagined from the City of Beaufort. Whether your family is celebrating at home, or drive through trick-or-treating, Halloween fun begins October 16. 

  2. The Bluffton Artisan Market is ready for Halloween and will certainly be a blast for kids in costumes and trick or treating. 

  3. Pumpkin patches have great Halloween photo opportunities. Bonus points if the entire family wears costumes!

  4. Only the super brave can take on a haunted house, enter at your own risk! 

 

What Lowcountry Halloween event are you looking forward to doing this year?

Share with us in the comments below!

 

 

 

 

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