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 30. Stick around for a free showing of Hocus Pocus on the Dockside Village Amphitheater Lawn starting at 7pm!
Join North Myrtle Beach for the annual Howl-o-Scream Halloween party with hayrides, scare zones, trick or treating and marshmallow roasting. Howl-o-Scream will be held from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, October 30 at the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex. Entry for adults (ages 15+) is $2, Children (ages 5 – 14) is $1, and children under 4 are free! Concessions are also available for additional fees.
Trick or Treat at Barefoot Landing on Halloween night! Bring your kids in costume out from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, 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 29 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 30.
Take your little ones trick-or-treating around Broadway at the Beach from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sunday, October 31. Stick around for a Fireworks Extravaganza at 8 p.m.
The Market Common has three spooktacular events going on around Halloween. First, on Friday, October 29th is the Zombie Crawl at King Street Grille. Dress up as a zombie and learn the dance from Thriller, crawling down Howard Ave from King Street Grille toward Barnes & Noble. After that there will be a bus tour with ghost stories and paranormal activity lasting about an hour and a half. Tickets are $34.95 for adults and $17.95 for children.
On Saturday, October 30th, The Market Common will be showing The Nightmare Before Christmas for free starting at 6:30pm.
On Sunday, October 31st, don’t miss the Hometown Halloween at The Market Common from 4pm to 7pm. There will be spooky carriage rides and shops with an orange balloon will be participating in trick-or-treating from 5pm to 7pm. There will also be a Monster Mash dance party in front of the Grand 14 Cinema.
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 29th and 30th. This event has been cancelled for 2021. Please check back for 2022.
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.