As the crisp breeze of autumn sweeps through the streets of coastal South Carolina, it transforms into a picturesque fall wonderland. Charleston is known for its charming Southern hospitality and rich history, which takes on a unique charm during the fall season. Staying in one of our Carolina One vacation rentals will allow you to experience fall at its best. Let’s peek at what is happening in the Charleston area this October that you may not want to miss.
Celebrate Fall at Edisto Beach: Fall Festival & Turtle Tide Art Auction
Nestled along the South Carolina coast, Edisto Beach is serene and picturesque, known for its natural beauty and coastal charm. While summer might be the peak tourist season, fall brings its unique allure to Edisto, with pleasant weather and exciting events like the Edisto Beach Fall Festival & Turtle Tide Art Auction. You and your family can join the fall festivities on Saturday, October 7th, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Enjoy live music with Edisto Gumbo from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. A street fair will be filled with vendors with arts & crafts food and items you can purchase. Be sure to check out the Turtle Tide Art Project Live Auction at 2:30 p.m., where they will be auctioning off ten turtles that have been beautifully decorated! The festival will be on Jungle Road just in front of Palmetto Plaza.
Savor the Flavor at the 4th Annual Cookin’ on the Creek BBQ Festival
If you’re a barbecue enthusiast looking for a mouthwatering fall event, the 4th Annual Cookin’ on the Creek BBQ Festival is a must-attend celebration. This festival is being held at Bay Creek Park on Friday, October 13th, from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. and Saturday, October 14th, from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Friday will include music from Cody Webb and his band with a bit of BBQ sampling. Saturday will have more food sampling and live music. There will be an admission fee to this festival of $5 per person on Friday. You can purchase food & drink tickets for $1 each. Whether you’re a seasoned BBQ judge or simply someone who appreciates the art of smoked meats, this festival offers an unforgettable experience.
Journey Through Time: The Edisto & Beyond Historical Tour
With its rich history and natural beauty, Edisto Island offers a captivating blend of cultural heritage and scenic wonder. If you’re a history buff, then this is the tour to immerse yourself in the island’s rich history. The “Edisto and Beyond Historical Tour” is a guided exploration of the island’s historical landmarks and broader regional history. Some locations you’ll learn more about are Gullah Culture and History, the Plantation Era, Historic Churches, and so much more. This tour is happening on Saturday, October 28th, from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Edisto Museum.
From seasonal festivals to mouthwatering cuisine, there’s something for everyone to enjoy during this delightful time of year in Charleston. If you haven’t booked your stay in one of our Charleston vacation rentals, now is the time. All you must worry about now is packing your bags and embracing the vibrant fall season in this Southern gem!