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Fall Travel Guide to Charleston

Fall Travel Guide to Charleston

Autumn has arrived! Come experience the splendor of the season in Charleston. Scroll on for our round-up of can’t-miss fall events in the Lowcountry. From the foodie to the romantic to the history buff, there’s something for everyone in Charleston.

For The Foodie:
Smoke on the Harbor

Savor Southern BBQ bites and live music performances during the 6th Annual Smoke on the Harbor BBQ Throwdown at Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina!

For The Romantic:
Fall Tours of Homes, History & Architecture

Wandering through the Charleston area’s museum-quality private residences is a first-hand look at the architecture, history, culture and flora that is distinctively Charleston. Walk hand-in-hand while discovering secret gardens and grand estates discreetly tucked away. 

For The Artist:
Charleston Gallery Association ArtWalk
Stroll through the historic streets of Charleston making your way from one gallery to the next during the fall edition of the Charleston Art Gallery Association ArtWalk. Find inspiration in pieces of art from both local and national artists showcased in more than 40 participating art galleries.

For The History Buff:
5th Annual Colour of Music Festival

The Colour of Music Festival offers a musical kaleidoscope highlighting the impact and historical significance of black classical composers and performers on American and world culture. The festival delivers a global offering of the leading black artists with featured performers from France, Colombia, Great Britain and the Caribbean. This year’s highlight includes a tribute to opera sensation Leontyne Price in honor of her 90th birthday.

For The Adventurer:
Garden & Gun Jubilee
Join us December 1 – 3 for the fifth annual Jubilee: Made in the South Weekend, a lively celebration of the best of the best shopping, cuisine, art, and sporting in the South produced by Garden & Gun magazine. Browse through small-batch, locally made items in the Jubilee Pantry, join Editor-In-Chief David DiBenedetto for a spirited evening including wine pairings and bites by award-winning chef Mike Lata of FIG and The Ordinary and rub shoulders with the South’s top tastemakers. We’ll see you at Jubilee!

Ready to fall for Charleston? Plan your autumn retreat.