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Spirits of South Carolina

October 18, 2019

With Halloween approaching, historic South Carolina gears up for spooky tours and haunted houses. Get in the spirit with our recommendations for some creepy-crawly Lowcountry outings infused with local history and legends.

Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch & Fright Nights | Mt. Pleasant
Historical Boone Hall Plantation & Gardens takes advantage of its sprawling acreage to put on two popular events: the family-friendly pumpkin patch and South Carolina’s largest haunted event for more mature audiences—prepare to be scared.

Pumpkin Patch
Through October 31
Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Fright Nights
Through November 2
Thursday and Sunday, 7:15 to 10 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, 7:15 p.m. to 12 a.m.


Charleston Ghost Tours: Relive Spooky Tales of Pirates, Wars, and More | Charleston Harbor
Pirates and spirits and ghosts, oh my! Take a haunted ghost tour and cruise of Charleston Harbor to discover the pirates and ghosts and still haunt its waters.

$30 per adult, $20 per child 12 years and younger; children under three not permitted


Haunts and Haints: Spirits Among Us | Charleston
Take a guided tour through Charleston’s architecture and history, infused with Halloween spirit. Known as the Holy City for its many houses of worship, Charleston is also home to a history of renowned spirits. 

Oct. 27, 2 to 5 p.m., $60 per person

Please contact the front desk at 843.867.7100 for help with arranging your historic, Halloween-themed excursions.