Thursday, October 4, 2012

October 2012 Charleston SC Events

Charleston South Carolina October events feature spooky Halloween festivities, exciting outdoor adventures, comedy shows, cruises and more. Kick off the fall season at these upcoming Charleston events and take advantage of special discounts for exciting Charleston activities. Visiting from out of town? Enjoy incredible discount rates from our local hotel partners. Share this list of upcoming events with family and friends so that you can start making October plans today!

October Discounts from Charleston SC Events

$2.00 Off Pirate and Ghost Tours 
Wednesdays & Saturdays til October 27th
Discount Code: Parrot 
With more than 300 years of history, Charleston has a vast collection of true pirate stories, ghost tales based on historic events, & fascinating legends of Gullah lore. Master storyteller, Eric Lavender, regales you with tales of Blackbeard, Stede Bonnet, Anne Bonny, & the ghosts that have turned Charleston into one of the country's most haunted cities. Purchase your Pirate & Ghost Tour tickets today. Use the Code "Parrot" for a $2 discount!

October 2012 Charleston Events:

Halloween Events in Charleston, SC
Dare to join us at the scariest events of the year this October 2012. Celebrate Halloween with family and friends at the most haunted events of the season. Check out Boone Hall Fright Nights, Ghost Tours, a rUNdead 5K, and more right here in Charleston, South Carolina. Visit our Halloween blog entry to find lists of Halloween events, costume stores, and Halloween getaways!

Charleston SC Murder Mystery Cruise aboard the Carolina Queen 
October 10, 17, 24, & 31, 2012
It's 1920 and you are one of the honored few to attend the grand re-opening of your favorite speakeasy, Old Hickory. It's prohibition of course, so don't go blabbing to the Fuzz about where you will be on Wednesday. Enjoy entertainment by some of Charleston's finest actors while you get up close views of the Holy City's famous sights including Fort Sumter, USS Yorktown, St. Michael's Episcopal Church and more. Purchase your Murder Mystery Cruise tickets today.

MOJA Arts Festival
Now - October 27, 2012
The 2012 MOJA Arts Festival is a celebration of African American and Caribbean Arts. Selected as one of the Southeast Tourism Society's Top 20 events for many different years, MOJA's wide range of events include visual arts, classical music, dance, gospel, jazz, poetry, R&B music, storytelling, theatre, children's activities, traditional crafts, ethnic food and more. Call 843-724-7305 for more information.

Blues and BBQ Harbor Cruise with Charleston Harbor Tours
October 11, 18, & 25, 2012
Join Charleston Harbor Tours for an exciting Blues & BBQ Harbor Cruise event. Enjoy a Thursday night cruise with family and friends that features a delicious Home Team BBQ Buffet and live blues music by Shrimp City Slim. Enjoy this special event for only $39.95 per person. Cash bar is available. Learn more about the Blues & BBQ Harbor Cruise and reserve your tickets today.

Mount Pleasant Pier Fishing Tournament
October 6, 2012 from 6AM - 4PM
Fish at the foot of the Ravenel Bridge on Charleston Harbor! Prizes are awarded for the largest gamefish catch in each of the following categories: Adult Angler, Lady Angler, Youth Angler (3-12), Senior Angler (60+), and Total Weight of five fish. Tournament held rain or shine. For details, call the Mount Pleasant Pier at 843-762-9946.

Latin American Festival
October 7, 2012 from 12PM - 6PM
Feel the heat at the 2012 Latin American Festival at Wannamaker County Park. Celebrate the sights and sounds of the Latino world. Live Sales and Merengue music will fill the air as you enjoy authentic food, craft items, kids' activities, and much more. No pets, outside food, or beverages permitted. $10 entry, free for college students and military. Call 843-795-4386 for more information.

4th Annual Fall Lunch and Lecture Series at the Powder Magazine
October 11, 18, 25 and November 1, 8, & 15, 2012 | Lectures begin at noon.
The Powder Magazine is hosting six events as part of their 4th Annual Lunch and Lecture Series. All six speakers will be authors of Evening Post Books (Post and Courier affiliation). Each lecture will be paired with a lunch provided by a different local restaurant (Wholly Cow, The Griffin, Eli's Table, Lowcountry Bistro, Jim n' Nicks, and Dixie Supply Cafe. Call 843-722-9350 for more information.

Folly Beach Challenge Triathlon
October 20, 2012
The Folly Beach Triathlon is a beach triathlon with a twist. Participate in an exciting alternative to the traditional triathlon and great competition for paddling enthusiasts. The Folly Beach Challenge features a 3 mile paddle, an 8.5 mile bike, and a 3 mile run on Folly Beach. Participants can compete individually or as one leg of a three person team. Call 843-795-4386 for more information.

MRSOE! Comedy Tour comes to Charleston
October 26, 2012
MRSOE! is a multicultural comedy showcase, featuring the funniest and edgiest stand-up comedians. Since 2005, MRSOE! has performed in front of sold out audiences in both Canada and the U.S. and now we're bringing our brand of funny, edgy comedy to the Southeast. A portion of the proceeds from each show will go towards the YWCA Stand Against Racism initiative. Purchase MRSOE! Comedy Tour tickets today.

October Getaway:

South Carolina State Fair Getaway
October 10 - 21, 2012
Experience the delicious food, thrilling rides, exciting games, and incredible live entertainment at the 2012 South Carolina State Fair. The Pepsi Grandstand Concert Series will feature some of your favorite musicians including O.A.R., the Doobie Brothers, Thompson Square, and more! Spend a long weekend or the entire week in Columbia, South Carolina so that you can experience everything that the South Carolina State Fair has to offer! Learn more about the SC State Fair and make your hotel reservations today! 

Happy October Everyone!

Danielle Snyder
Charleston SC Events 

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