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
- Petting zoo
- Pumpkin patch
- Scarecrow making
Conway Ghost Walk: October 21st-23rd
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.
- – $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.
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
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.