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!

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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. 

Black's Peaches: 

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. 

Windy Hill Orchard:

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

Baker Farm Day: 

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! 

King's Landing Farm:

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. 

Curtin Farms

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.

Fall Frolic at Anne Springs Close Greenway: 

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.

Legends & Lanterns: 

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.

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Fall Festivals: 

Blues & Jazz Festival

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​​

Old Town's Oktoberfest

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 .

Main Street Jam Oktoberfest: 

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+).

Tega Cay Fall Festival:

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. 

Tawba Fest:

October 5 | 5pm - 9pm 

6th Annual Tawba Fest in the Riverwalk community. Enjoy craft beer, food trucks, shopping, live music and more! 

Nature and Heritage Festival :

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.  

Harvest on the Homestead: 

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. 

Piedmont Pottery & Pickin' 

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. 

Tap the Rock:

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. 

Highland Games:

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. 

Baxter Village Fall Festival: 

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! 


Other Events: 

Innova Disc's US Disc Golf Championship: 

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. 

York County Fashion Week: 

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. 

Yorkville Literary Festival

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.