The fates have aligned! In some obscure oversight of the universe, the College’s fall break and Halloween fall on the same long weekend. So, how will you choose to spend it? If you’re one of the brave, the bold or the lucky, you will be spending it at one of the Halloween happenings that Charleston has to offer.
Boone Hall Fright Nights
Get your scare on at Boone Hall in Mt. Pleasant on Halloween (Friday) from dark till midnight, as well as Saturday. Enjoy the “Wicked Woods Hayride,” “Frightmare Factory,” “Zombie Town” and “Twisted Terror.” Tickets can be purchased at the gate or online. General admission for each attraction range from $8 to $12, or an “All You Dare to Scare” pass, single admission to each attraction, for $27. A fast pass can also be purchased for $37.
Evening Art Market
On Halloween and Saturday night, enjoy the evening art walk from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. that evolves from the tourist attraction during the day to a street fair atmosphere at night with local vendors, food and more.
Haunted Pub Crawl
Bulldog tours is hosting their “Haunted Pub Crawl” through many local downtown bars and taverns. The tours last from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday evenings. The tour itself is $25 for “of age” participants (no one under the age of 21 is allowed) and does not include food or drinks purchased during the tour.
Bulldog tours also reminds patrons that Charleston prohibits alcohol on the streets.
Club Pantheon Halloween Party
Hit up Club Pantheon for their annual Halloween party on Friday night! A night of drag and costumes awaits with their costume contest ($1,000 prize reward for the winner). Cover charge is $20 for ages 18 to 20 and $10 for 21 and over.
SGA and Center Stage, with director Peter Spearman, are putting on Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” from Oct. 30 to Nov. 8. This play will be held in theatre 220 in the Simon Center for the Arts at 7:30 pm. General admission is $8, but it’s free with a CofC student ID.
Charleston has tons to offer on “Halloweekend,” even for those not over 21. So go out, explore and enjoy your fall break and Halloween here in the Holy City!