Mark Your Calendars with These Fun Fall Events in Charleston this October

Who doesn’t love cooler days after a long, hot summer! Fall is here and the list of fun activities happening around Charleston this October is nothing short of exciting! From various Oktoberfests to cultural festivals to running or eating for a cause and touring historic homes, you’re sure to find an event or two that sparks your interests. Crescent Homes is pleased to share some of the top Charleston area happenings near you this October 2016.

Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch – October 1 – 31, 2016
Take the kids to find their perfect pumpkins for carving at Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch and stay for the fun fall activities including a corn maze, jump pillow, hay rides, king of the mountain, giant slide tower and more. Open the entire month of October. Visit http://boonehallpumpkinpatch.com/main.php to learn more.

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Isle of Palms Connector Run/Walk for the Child – October 1, 2016
Join fellow runners and walkers in support of this non-profit 5K and 10K race for the healing and prevention of child abuse. The race begins at 8 a.m. on Palm Blvd., continues onto the Isle of Palms Connector and over the intracoastal waterway with a race to the finish back on the Island on JC Long Blvd. for the awards and after-race party. More info at http://ioprun.com/.

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25th Annual Latin American Festival – October 2, 2016
Head to North Charleston Wannamaker County Park for this annual event celebrating the history of Latin American music, dance, art and food. Learn how to Merengue, Salsa, see exciting performances, and explore the fun children’s activities. The event takes place from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Summerville Italian Feast – October 2, 2016
Celebrate Italian culture and heritage during this delicious festival! Sample authentic Italian cuisine, imported and local Italian wines, and enjoy live entertainment by local artists all under the beautiful live oak covered Hutchinson Square in downtown Summerville. The festivities take place from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. http://www.summervilleitalianfeast.com/

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Dining for a Cause: A Benefit for Feed the Need – October 9, 2016
Hosted by Steve Palmer, Jeremiah Bacon and Mickey Bakst, this year’s event brings together a number of renowned local chefs to serve a multi-course meal. The event includes a cocktail reception, wine-pairings and a live auction. All proceeds from the event will go to support Charleston area soup kitchens and shelters. The event takes place at The Cedar Room from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

South Carolina Stingrays Hockey Season Begins – October 22 & 25, 2016
Hockey fans get ready as the season kicks off in October with the first Rays home games taking place on Saturday, October 22 and Tuesday, October 25 at 7:05 p.m. both nights.

Charleston’s 40th Fall Tour of Homes – October 6 – 31, 2016
Hosted by the Preservation Society of Charleston, the 40th Annual Fall Tour of Homes offers the opportunity to explore the exceptional architecture and interiors of some of the most historic homes in America. Choose from a variety of tours that take place throughout the month, including Broad Street, Meeting Street, King Street, Church Street and many more.  http://www.thefalltours.org/

Coastal Carolina Fair – October 27 – November 6, 2016
A Lowcountry tradition since 1957, this 11-day festival in Ladson, SC at Exchange Park features an abundance of family entertainment, including a midway, KiddieLand, concerts, art and photography shows, barn and arena competitions, cooking and baking contests, and much more. Best of all, through its charitable focus, Coastal Carolina supports over 90 organizations with grants each year. http://www.coastalcarolinafair.org/

Bark in the Park! Oktoberfest – October 16, 2016
Bring your furry friends out for a pet friendly Oktoberfest celebration at North Charleston Wannamaker County Park. Get a taste of Bavaria at this costume-friendly event with pet contests, pet exhibits, live music and tasty German food and beer. The event takes place from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. https://ccprc.com/1791/Bark-in-the-Park

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To find an extensive list of events planned for the Charleston area this October, visit charlestoncvb.com for the latest information on upcoming events.

For more information about how you can call this area home, contact Charleston, SC home builders, Crescent Homes, at info@crescenthomes.net.

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