It’s always tourist season around Charleston, particularly once the weather cools off. Come on over for a visit and check out these activities.
Charleston Restaurant Week
From Sept. 7-18, restaurants throughout the Charleston area offer special prix fixe lunch and dinner menus. Sponsored by the Greater Charleston Restaurant Association, it’s a great week for foodies and gourmands.
Legare Farms Pumpkin Patch & Maze – Annual October Event
Every weekend in October Legare Farms on John’s Island opens to the public. Activities include: pumpkin picking, hayrides, turtle feeding, a 10-acre wax myrtle maze and much more. A great place for a birthday party.
Taste of Charleston
Fire up your taste buds September 23-25. A three-day festival that includes an Iron Chef competition, a culinary showcase on the Charleston harbor and a main event featuring 50 restaurants serving samples, plus beer tasting tent and live music.
Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch
Open daily throughout October on Highway 17 in Mt. Pleasant. A wealth of activities for the kids and kids at heart. Oh yeah, get your family a big fat pumpkin while you’re there.
French Quarter Art Walk
On Friday, October 7 from 5-8pm, dozens of downtown Charleston galleries will open their doors and welcome strollers, window shoppers and art lovers of all kinds. View the immensity of talent on display and enjoy the wine and cheese many galleries make available.
IOP Connector Run and Walk for the Child
One of the Charleston area’s most popular runs, the Runners and walkers of all experience levels are invited to enjoy one of the most scenic road races in the Southeast on October 1. Proceeds to child abuse and prevention.
This isn’t a comprehensive list, so if something else is bringing you to the Lowcountry, enjoy that too. The beach, history, architecture, natural beauty and food are here in the #1 city to visit in the world year-round, whatever else is happening.