Some Charlestonians have been celebrating Halloweek since Monday night but the real festivities are just beginning. We’ve got festivals, parties, and plays galore so get out those costumes and be prepared for a spooky, sugar-filled weekend. You can bring the whole family out for the fall festivals taking place in Mt. Pleasant, Goose Creek, and West Ashley. If you’re looking for late night fun, check out our roundup of Halloween parties.


The top performers from the last decade of America’s Got Talent will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the PAC.

For a movie night that isn’t all ghosts and goblins check out Frozen screening at the Joe for $5 starting at 6 p.m.

Magnolia Plantations will host their third weekend of Family Fright Nights from 6-10 p.m. with monster-themed jump castles, costume contests, face painting, a haunted house, and a hay mountain.

Woolfe Street Playhouse will perform The Addams Family musical at 6 p.m. on Friday and at 2 and 5 p.m. on Saturday.

Woolfe Street Playhouse will also put on a one weekend only rendition of Henry James’ ghost story The Turn of the Screw at 9 p.m. on Friday and 10 p.m. on Saturday.

For a kid-friendly play check out Rumpelstiltskin at 6:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday at Midtown Productions.

A Wrinkle in Time may take you back to your childhood — help Meg find her father, who’s been lost to time and space, at 8 p.m. at Threshold Repertory Theatre.

Head to Boone Hall for their final weekend of Fright Nights. The terror begins at sundown, so don’t miss your chance to walk through Zombie Town or explore the unknown at Blackout.

Bring the whole family out for the Halloween Carnival at St. Andrew’s Parks and Playground from 5:30-7:30 to enjoy a trick-or-treat lane, photo booths, and haunted hayride.

Mt. Pleasant will host their Fall Family Festival at the East Cooper Baptist Church from 6-9 p.m. complete with a trunk or treat event, inflatables, and many more Halloween themed activities.


The Terrace Theater will be showing The Rocky Horror Picture Show Friday and Saturday at 9 p.m.

New local radio station 96.3 wOHM will host a Halloween Fest at Palmetto Brewing Co. from noon-11 p.m. with two costumes contests. Get out your best costumes because each winner will get the opportunity to host their own radio show.

Head to the Marguerite Brown Municipal Center from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. for the Goose Fall Festival with arts and crafts, live music, and food vendors.

Take a tour of the Charleston Harbor and listen to local ghost tales from 8:15-10 p.m. on the Schooner’s Pride Haunted Ghost Sails tour.

If you want to get some exercise in with your Halloween costume check out the fifth annual Super Scary SUP Race starting at 8 a.m. at Charleston SUP Safaris on Folly.

Who needs a head to ride a horse? Dock Street Theatre puts on a performance of Sleepy Hollow at 3 p.m.


Poogan’s Porch will host their 5th Annual Pig Roast and Bourbon Sip at Palmetto Brewing from 3:30-6 p.m. with live music from the Dallas Baker Band, bourbon tastings, and a ton of southern barbecue.

If you’re looking for oysters this weekend, Pearlz Avondale will be hosting a Bubbles and Brine Oyster Roast from 2-5 p.m. with all-you-can-eat oysters and drink specials.

In honor of All Saints’ Day, the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist welcomes the Taylor Festival Choir for an All Saints’ Day Concert from 3-5 p.m.

Basico will be celebrating the Day of the Dead with food, music, tarot readings, and sugar skull face paintings from 6-10 p.m. Mex 1 also hosts a Day of the Dead shindig starting at 8 p.m.

Get your holiday pictures out of the way with the help of Sweet Lulu’s Bakery who hosts a photo shoot on Johns Island starting at 11:30 a.m. Grab food from Immortal Lobster and enjoy mimosas and hot chocolate.