Experience Autumn in Aiken, SC

There are so many ways to kick off the fall season in Aiken! Enjoy the changing of the leaves, the fall flavors to taste and a variety of fall themed events happening all over town. Aiken is the perfect destination to create picture-perfect autumn memories!

With a plethora of places to eat and drink in Aiken, you know there will be many restaurants offering up some fall favorites. From pumpkin spice lattes to apple crisp and pumpkin beer, restaurants, cafes and bars all across Aiken are serving up fall flavors this season. Explore Fall Foods in Aiken.

What better time than the spooky season to take an Aiken Ghost Tour? Take the unique walking tour stopping in several spots throughout the downtown area, including the graveyard at St. Thaddeus Church and the Old Post Office. Private tours are available anytime and public tours are available the week of Halloween. Get more detail here.

Explore everything from Aiken’s beautiful parkways to breathtaking gardens this season. The weather's great, and the views are calling! Oaks from around the world along with many rare tree species dot the landscape and fill the parkways of Aiken. Get outdoors this season!


Fall Farm Fest | Oct. 8th 7:30 – 11:30 am | Aiken County Farmer's Market 

Family Game Night | Oct. 14th 6 – 8 pm | Lessie B Price Aiken Senior & Youth Center

Cold Creek Nursery's Fall Festival | Oct. 8 10 am | Cold Creek Nursery

Western Carolina State Fair | Oct. 14 – 23 | Aiken County Fairgrounds

Spooky Tours at the Museum | Oct. 21st | Aiken County Historical Museum

Trunk or Treat | Oct. 29th 3 – 6 pm | Citizen's Park Complex 1

Fall Steeplechase | Oct. 29th | Aiken Steeplechase Racecourse

Thanksgiving Story Time | Nov. 15th 4 pm | Rye Patch Stables, weather permitting

Live Music | Every Saturday at 11 am | Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum

Make your next visit a relaxing one, and book an overnight stay in Aiken. Aiken has hotels, vacation rentals and bed and breakfasts that will accommodate any traveler this fall season. Book your room here!