Want to do something out of the ordinary this October? Why not check out one of the awesome haunted activities around Charleston! We’ve got a couple of great tours of old haunted buildings in Charleston, along with some ideas that are a bit further away. Whichever you end up doing, you’re sure to have some spooky fun. Check them out below!

Boone Hall Fright Nights

Boone Hall Fright Nights

Boone Hall Fright Nights, South Carolina’s largest multi-attraction Halloween event, is open for its 16th year. Featuring 3 terrifying attractions, Fright Nights is sure to scare even the bravest friend in your group!  Fright Nights is one of the area’s best annual haunted attractions, and this year’s event is sure to be one you won’t ever forget!

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Ghost & Dungeon Walking Tour

Charleston Ghost & Dungeon Walking Tour

Come explore the city’s streets, cemeteries, back alleyways, and churches, and join the experienced tour guides on a walking tour through the eerie, dark edges of Charleston’s Haunted Historic District. Through ancient graveyards and down dark cobblestone streets, you’ll learn the haunted truth about one of the oldest cities in America.

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Haunted Jail Tour

Haunted Jail Tour

Check out this behind-the-scenes tour of the Old City Jail, which housed some of Charleston’s most infamous criminals, 19th-century pirates, and Civil War prisoners. Located on Magazine Street downtown, the Old City Jail was in operation from 1802 until 1939, and most of the building’s original structures remain intact. The Haunted Jail Tour takes you through the cells, hallways, and into the places where Charleston’s worst criminals lived and died.

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These ones below are a decent drive away, but we felt that they deserved to be on this list anyways!

Scarowinds Halloween Haunt

Scarowinds Halloween Haunt

Carowinds is transformed from a “theme park” to a “scream park” as it brings back SCarowinds Halloween Haunt for its sixth year. In total, SCarowinds Halloween Haunt features numerous haunted mazes, outdoor scare zones, live shows, and more than 500 disturbing monsters prowling the midways. SCarowinds presents a sizeable collection of rides with a twist: you climb aboard in total darkness!  The entire park atmosphere is transformed each evening, as SCarowinds comes to life.

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Riverbanks Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo

Put on your cutest costume and head over to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden for the annual Halloween spook-tacular, Boo at the Zoo. The family-friendly Halloween event runs from 6 to 9pm each evening. Children 12 and under are invited to wear costumes for a spook-fest complete with Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, Mummy’s Eeky Freaky DJ dance party, and trick-or-treating throughout the zoo!

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