Creep it Real With These Fun Fall Activities in Columbia, SC

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Fall is here in Columbia, SC, and that means fun fall festivals, spooky haunted houses, and pumpkin spice in everything. These are all paired with a background of beautiful color-changing leaves that seem straight out of a scary movie. Below are some of the most unforgettable fall activities near our Columbia, SC apartments.

South Carolina’s State Fair

What better way to enjoy October than with a State Fair? From October 11th – October 22nd, the South Carolina State Fair will be open to the public. With fun carnival rides, delicious treats, live entertainment, adorable animals, an incredible light show, and so much more, the State Fair is the perfect place for anyone of any age. 

Hall of Horrors Haunted Attraction

It’s Dark Harvest season at Blackwell Farm, and all of its evil horrors have come back for a visit. As South Carolina’s longest-running profit haunted attraction, the proceeds from the Hall of Horrors all help benefit local and state charities. One of these organizations includes SC Jaycee Camp Hope, where children and adults with learning disabilities and special needs can experience a camp designated just for them. While you run for your life from “The Night Stalker,” you can know your contribution is positively changing the lives of many others. 

Congaree National Park

Enjoy the sights and sounds of fall when you visit South Carolina’s only National Park. With several options for exploring the park, including hiking and kayaking, you’ll gain a new perspective on the autumn season at Congaree National Park. Discover some of the tallest trees known in Eastern North America as they change their dazzling hues. 

With so many things to do around town, there are several ways to enjoy the autumn season in Columbia, SC. Before you lace up your hiking boots or run through a corn maze, you can shop for stylish clothes at one of Columbia’s local boutiques. If you’d like to schedule a private tour of our apartments at Hampton Courts, contact us today.  

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