The top spots for Halloween decor in Columbia, SC


From monsters on Main St. and apparitions on Assembly to eerie sights on Elmwood Columbia is adorned with some frighteningly festive Halloween decor. We recently asked where we can find the best holiday decorations around town and you really delivered.

Check out the list below, load up the car, and take the family on a tricked out tour of Columbia’s most Halloween-themed streets and neighborhoods.

We’d love to add more houses, neighborhoods, and pictures to this list. Send us your pictures + where the house is located for a chance to be featured in this list.

2812 Wilmot Ave. in Shandon | Photo provided 

👻 2812 Wilmot Ave. | One reader shared that this is just one of many ghoulish homes on Wilmot Ave. in the Shandon neighborhood. This one certainly is a haunting + frightful sight.

3125 Wilmot Ave. | Photo provided 

👻 3125 Wilmot Ave. | Dragons and graves and ghosts, oh my. Between the spider webs, graveyard and two large inflatables this house is a spooky delight. 

Earlewood Neighborhood | Photo via @earlewoodneighborhood

👻 1101 Beaufort St. | Earlewood neighborhood’s October yard of the month winner, don’t get too frightened when visiting this hair-raising home. Between the werewolves, horse skeletons and even the Ghostbusters monsters, this house has Halloween figured out. We also heard there are many other homes on Beaufort decorated for the occasion. 

611 Galway Ln. | Photo provided 

👻 611 Galway Ln. | A reader sent in a tip that on Halloween night there will be animatronics added + at night there are lights and a spooky soundtrack you can listen to in your car. 

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Gates of Windermere | Photo provide 

👻 Gates of Windermere, Blythewood | One tipster told us this neighborhood is covered in creepy crawlers and cobwebs. Enter at your own risk, those eerie critters of the night might bite. 

Photo via @mark.waltz63

👻 151 Century Dr. | Even the local ghosts + ghouls have made sure to social distance at this home.  

👻 Historic Melrose | A drive through this neighborhood is sure to get you in the spooky spirit. In normal times, they usually host haunted houses and concerts amid the decorated houses. However, despite the pandemic, many homes are still decorated to the nines. 

Historic Melrose Neighborhood | Photo provided 

👻 Saluda Chase Way | Take a quick trip down this cul-de-sac to see some of the most bloodcurdling homes. According to one of our readers, it’s a must for halloween house viewing.  

👻 Longbrook Rd. | If you’re in the Forest Acres area, this street is decked out with ghostly embellishments. 

👻 Foot Point Rd. | Located in Kings Grant, this small road has some big decorations that are sure to send a chill up your spine. 

👻 Lyttleton St. | Right in the heart of Camden, this strip has the whole town getting festive for fall. 

👻 Earlewood Neighborhood | We’ve heard of multiple festive fall homes you’ve got to check out in this area. From friendly scarecrows to devilish ghosts and pumpkins of all different shapes and colors, you might need to take a stroll through this part of town. Check out their tour at the link below. 


Be sure to check out our 6AM City Oct-tune-ber playlist filled with terrifying tracks for the drive + don’t forget to tag us in your Halloween pics using @COLAtoday and #COLAtoday. 👻 


We caught a glimpse of a few more spooky houses. Check these out. 

👻  3 Halyard Ct. | Photo provided
👻 Village Green Estates, Lexington