With Summer days slowly fading into the sunset, fall is here to embrace us with its (hopefully) cooler temperatures. York County is filled with events that will fill your pumpkin-spice-soul up to the top. Here's your fall bucket list across York County!
Fun on the Farm:
Saturdays September 28th through October.
Bring on the pumpkins, apple cider, wagon rides, and cooler weather! We’ll have a variety of activities for you and your family/friends to participate in—bounce house for the kids, pick-your-own pumpkins, live music, and more! Click the headline for pricing.
Every Weekend in October
Enjoy live farm animals, hay rides, games, mazes, pumpkins, story time and more! They are open to the public every weekend in October, and tours are available Monday-Friday. Click the link for pricing.
Open September through December
Head out to the orchard to pick your own apples, taste hard cider, or try apple cider donuts right out of the fryer. Get your tickets now for the annual Apple Harvest Festival on October 19th, 10-6pm, get tickets here.
September 28th | 10am - 3pm
Come visit the farm, pet some sheep, see lots of animals, and shop local artisans. All this while enjoying some live music! Don't forget your cooler bag to take home some heritage breed pork!
November 2nd | 11am-7pm.
Join us for an extraordinary day on the farm unlike any other. Our Renaissance style farm event will be fun for the entire family. Food, Artisans, Live Music, and much more.
October 12 | 10am - 4pm
Curtin Farms Fest is a community gathering for those who appreciate quality, hand-crafted and unique treasures and for those who have an interest in experiencing a relaxing, family-friendly day surrounded by rolling pastures with the sights and sounds of our 100-year-old working farm.
Last Three Weekends in October
There will be wagon rides, homegrown pumpkin patches, and a kiddie corn maze! In it's tenth year, there will also be farm animals, pedal carts, and so much more! Click the link for pricing.
Select Nights Sep. 13 - Oct. 27
Fear rises when darkness falls as Carowinds is transformed from a “theme park” into a “scream park” during the annual haunt of SCarowinds. Experience the thrills of your favorite rides and the chills of terrifying haunted attractions and shows. With over 500 ghastly monsters waiting to feed off your screams, there’s no place to hide during the Carolinas' largest Halloween event. Whatever you fear is here during SCarowinds.
Select nights in October, tickets are $15
The Fort Mill History Museum presents the 3rd Annual Lanterns & Legends walking tour held in downtown Fort Mill. The tour will start in the Unity Cemetery located at 303 Tom Hall St., and will proceed down Main Street and conclude at the museum. Guests can enjoy learning about the history of Fort Mill along with some local ghost stories. We encourage our guests to visit our local restaurants for a bite out.
October 3-4 | Various locations & times
Celebrate the roots of modern music with infectious rhythms, soulful sounds, and high energy performances at the Arts Council of York County’s 15th Annual Blues & Jazz Festival. | BUY TICKETS
Join us on October 19th and celebrate a tradition that stretches back more than 200 years! This family friendly event will bring a touch of Bavaria to the streets of Old Town! Authentic food & beer, games, music, and of course the Wiener Dog Run which benefits the Humane Society of York County .
September 21 | 3pm - 9pm
We are so excited to announce our next Main Street Fort Mill Jam - The Oktoberfest Jam! On Saturday, September 21st, 3-9PM, Main Street will be alive with shopping, music, Oktoberfest themed food and beverages (some 21+).
October 26 | 11am - 5pm
The event features arts & crafts, businesses and food/beverage vendors. The day is filled with local entertainment hitting the stage along with the very popular kid zones. The day would not be complete without the Children's Halloween Costume Contest and the Hula Hoop Contest for all ages.
October 5 | 5pm - 9pm
6th Annual Tawba Fest in the Riverwalk community. Enjoy craft beer, food trucks, shopping, live music and more!
September 21 | 10am -10pm
Kings Mountain National Military Park's Nature and Heritage Festival encourages visitors to gain an appreciation for nature, to learn and understand their regional history, and to discover the many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors at Kings Mountain NMP and other public lands.
October 19 | 10am - 4pm
Enjoy fall family fun at this living history event exploring farm-related activities that occurred in the fall to prepare for winter in the Carolina Piedmont during the 19th century. Enjoy historic games like bobbing for apples and let kids interact with farm animals. Culture and Heritage Museum pricing applies. Click link for full details.
September 28 | 10am - 4pm.
Historic Brattonsville welcomes potters from all over the Carolina Piedmont to showcase and sell traditional and contemporary pottery. Local musicians will provide an ambient background of Americana, folk, and bluegrass music at Hightower Hall.
On Historic Brattonsville's main site, costumed interpreters will present a living history event centering on the use of pottery and ceramics in the Carolina Piedmont during the 18th and 19th centuries. September 28th from 10-4pm.
November 16 | Fountain Park, Rock Hill
Head to Rock Hill to celebrate YoCo Beer Week with this annual festival at Fountain Park. Tap the Rock celebrates all craft beer from across the Carolinas. Click the website for additional details.
November 9 | New Centre Park, Clover
The Clover Highland Games are the only blended Scotch-Irish Festival, it's an outgrowth of the heritage of the people of Clover. Inspiring younger generations to continue traditions, while sharing the heritage with all people, the rich pageantry showcases those who practice Scottish and Scotch-Irish arts, crafts, athletics, music, and customs.
October 26 | 12pm - 6pm
Join Baxter Village near Fort Mill for their annual Fall Festival. There will be 125 exhibitors with crafts, shopping, games, entertainment and more! There will be Halloween Hayrides, The Carolina Panthers' Percussion Band, Inflatables for the kids and so much more!
October 2-5 | Various Times
The US Disc Golf Championship is back at Winthrop Lake for the 22nd year. This championship tournament brings in talent from across the world to play on this fantastic course. For just $10 you can watch the players battle it out on the course. Take advantage of "the shack" area with adult beverages and snacks. Click the link for tickets.
October 4 | 8pm:
2018's "Best New Artist" Grammy Award Winning Canadian singer/songwriter is coming to Rock Hill! Don't miss Alessia Cara on October 4th at 8pm at the Wintrhop Colliseum. Click the headline link for tickets.
October 1-6 | Various Times
Don't miss the second annual York County Fashion Week, the first week in October. Experience high fashion in Charlotte's Southern Neighboring county. With 5 different events for the public to attend, there's an experience for everyone. Click the link to purchase tickets now.
October 19 | 10am - 3pm
Celebration of reading and writing with author talks, book signings, public readings, street performers, children’s activities, food & craft vendors, and a free movie in downtown York.