7 Spooktacular Things to Do for Halloween in Myrtle Beach

Don’t be surprised if Myrtle Beach winds up scarier than you thought it could be this fall.

And it’s not just an Oct. 31 thing, but a season of spooky fun. It’s ghost tours and costume parties and maybe even cooking classes. October has the potential for some holiday fun.

Check out this roundup of fun we’ve put together for your Grand Strand Halloween guide

Myrtle Beach Oktoberfest: October 8th-9th

This family event will have a huge beer selection. Also, check out wares from more than 60 vendors, and live entertainment, at Market Common. Hours: 4-9 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday. Festivities will include:

  • Costume contests
  • Face and pumpkin painting
  • Hayrides
  • Inflatables
  • Petting zoo
  • Pumpkin patch
  • Scarecrow making

Conway Ghost Walk: October 21st-23rd

Learn about the haunted history of this nearby historic town.

Pumpkin painted with a face on it

Fall-O-Ween: October 23rd

Drop by Mystical Reflections Stained Glass Studio in Carolina Shores. They’ll have hand-crafted items for sale, plus, food, fun, and music.

Ghost of the Coast Fun Run: October 23rd

Horry County Parks and Rec will host a fun run and free trunk-or-treat event. Costumes are encouraged for the run. Meet on the 5K run and walking trail behind the Carolina Forest Recreation Center.

Finishers will receive a medal at the finish. Paid registrants will get Halloween running socks. Trunk or Treat will follow the run with candy, face painting, games, and inflatables.

Run registration:

  • – $35 through Sept. 30
  • $40 through Oct. 22
  • $45 on race day

The fun run starts at 4 p.m., trunk or treat at 4:30 p.m.

Trunk or treat for halloween

Halloween Bash on the Avenue: October 27th

Live music with DJ Rich starts at 7. The adult costume contest will pay out $2,000, $1,000, and $500 to the top three contestants. Rain date: Nov. 3.

How to decorate a Halloween-themed cake: October 28th

Join executive chef Aura at Pink Pineapple Cakes for this class, 5:30-7 p.m. $45 per person. You’ll learn how to make a six-inch cake, spooktacularly decorated for Halloween. All materials will be provided. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting buttercream on. BYOB (or wine).

Boolu's: October 29th

Bring the kids to LuLu’s in Barefoot Landing for candy, a kids’ costume contest, and pumpkin decorating. 6-8 p.m. Contest winners, by age, announced 6-7:30 p.m., for prizes. Free.

Pumpkin cupcake and ghost cupcake

Halloween Rod Run Car Show: October 30th

Come see classic and modern cars in Surfside Beach and bring the kids to trick-or-treat. Registration starts at 9 a.m. for participants, and awards for top cars will be given at 3 p.m. Free. A DJ will be spinning the tunes and food will be available.

Bay View Balcony View

Check Out Bay View for Fall Fun in Myrtle Beach

For a clean room, friendly staff, and an ocean view, check out Bay View Resort. Right in the middle of all the Myrtle Beach fun, it could be the best place you’ve chosen for your coastal escape yet! Check out our guide to what to do in Myrtle Beach and plan your getaway today.

Bay View Oceanfront room
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