Now that it’s October, everyone’s asking: What can I do for Halloween this year?
Aside from the usual Halloween-themed events, the Lowcountry’s rich history leaves it with plenty of ghost stories and haunted places to explore — including Hilton Head Island’s oldest cemetery and the many haunted houses of downtown Beaufort’s historic district.
Below, you’ll find everything you need to have a ‘spooktacular’ October.
Where can I take my kid for some Halloween fun?
Check out one of the Lowcountry’s fall festivals or go on a ghost tour:
Ghost tours, food festivals & more: 10 awesome Beaufort area events this October
Go pumpkin picking or get lost in a corn maze:
Here are 7 pumpkin patches and corn mazes in and around the Lowcountry
And, of course, take the kids trick-or-treating:
Lowcountry parents: Not sure where to take the kids trick-or-treating? We’ve got you covered. Are there any adults-only Halloween events around here?
Go on a “Boo’s Cruise:”
All aboard the Boo’s Cruise! 11 awesome events in Hilton Head, Bluffton this October
Check out one of Beaufort County’s escape rooms:
Trapped: An Escape Room Experience (Bluffton)
Hilton Head Escape Room
Every Second Counts Escape Room (Beaufort area) Is anyone hosting a ‘haunted house’ this year?
The owners of ‘The Castle’ in Beaufort are allowing Beaufort High School students to host a haunted house in the historic home this October.
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This famous Beaufort home is offering kids a chance to spend Halloween at a real haunted house
Enter if you dare: Haunted trail open for Halloween frights in Ridgeland
These Savannah and Charleston-area haunted houses are not for the faint-of-heart Where are all of these supposedly haunted locations in the Lowcountry?
Downtown Beaufort’s historic district
Hilton Head Island
St. Helena Island
Georgia What are some local ghost stories?
The ghosts of Beaufort County
The Blue Lady Where can I learn more about the Lowcountry’s voodoo history?
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