The Grand Strand is home to a bevy of Halloween-themed events throughout the month of October. Enjoy the beautiful weather and head out to a costume contest or a Halloween party with scenic views and plenty of treats! We’ve broken it down to some of the top events in North Myrtle Beach, Myrtle Beach and the South Strand.
North Myrtle Beach Halloween Events
BooFest! is back at Barefoot Landing! Bring your kids (furry ones too!) out to the complex for a costume contest, inflatables, a pumpkin patch and special activities. BooFest! will be held from 12-4 p.m. Saturday, October 26.
Join North Myrtle Beach for the annual Howl-o-ScreamHalloween party with hayrides, scare zones, trick or treating and marshmallow roasting. Howl-o-Scream will be held from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, October 26 at the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex.
Trick or Treat at Barefoot Landing on Halloween night! Bring your kids in costume out from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, October 31 to walk around and collect candy from participating stores.
Lulu’s North Myrtle Beach is hosting BooLu’s from 6-8 p.m. Friday, October 25 at their Barefoot Landing location. They’ll host a pumpkin decorating station, costume contest and free family fun.
Myrtle Beach Halloween Events
Broadway at the Beach will host their annual Halloween Bash on The Avenue with a live DJ and prizes for the best costumes. The fun starts at 7 p.m. Saturday, October 26.
Take your little ones trick-or-treating around Broadway at the Beach from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, October 26. Stick around for a Fireworks Extravaganza at 8 p.m.
Hop aboard a trolley at The Market Common for Local Ghosts, Historic Folk and Pirates Tour to learn all about local ghost stories on your way down to Murrells Inlet. The trolley tour will be held from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, October 29 taking off from the movie theater.
Ripley’s Aquarium is hosting a Boo Splash Halloween Bash from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, October 19. The evening will feature a costume contest, food, games and a live DJ.
A Thirsty Thursday Trick or Treat event is planned at Pelicans Ballpark from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, October 24. Dress up in your favorite costume and adults can enjoy $1 draft beers and $2 cans and bottles.
Nightmare Haunted House in downtown Myrtle Beach has been scaring folks since 1989. This year’s theme is Zombie Zone Undead Adventure and the attraction opens daily at noon.
South Strand Halloween Events
Atalaya Castle will transform into a spooky attraction for Huntington’s Haunted Halloween! The event features both a spooky and not-so-spooky attraction with ghost stories, a bonfire, candy and family fun. Join them at Huntington State Park from 6-9 p.m. October 25 and 26.
Halloween on the MarshWalk is planned for October 31 at participating restaurants in Murrells Inlet. Trick-or-treating begins at 5 p.m. followed by a kids’ costume contest at 6 p.m. near Drunken Jack’s. The adult costume contest will be held at 10:30 p.m. on the back deck at Bovine’s.
Places to Stay
Myrtle Beach is home to some scary good resorts with dozens of pools and water features, spacious floorplans and oceanfront views. Find the perfect spot just down the road from many of these Halloween-themed parties.
Private, oceanfront condos line the beautiful sandy beaches in North Myrtle Beach near plenty of the Halloween fun. These luxurious condos feature multiple bedrooms with beach views and all the comforts of home.