Fall is right around the corner! Are you ready for it? Myrtle Beach is the place to be in October because of the festivals and events that take place. Here are the top events you will want to check out on your vacation in Myrtle Beach: 

2015 Boardwalk Fright Nights 

Tis’ the season for pumpkins, zombies, and Halloween! Let the scary-fun times begin on Friday night, October 2nd. The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk will be transformed into a neighborhood full of freaky-fun. You can catch zombies, haunted attractions and huge off-season discounts to the shops and restaurants. The event takes place every weekend through Saturday, October 31st.

8th Annual Oktoberfest

Calling all beer lovers! There are plenty of events that take place in Myrtle Beach for Oktoberfest. One of the most popular happens each year at The Market Common. This year the event will be held on October 2nd and 3rd. Oktoberfest is full of beer, food, vendors, live music, a pumpkin patch plus fun games for the kids.

California Roots – The Carolina Sessions

If you love reggae music, you won’t want to miss this event! The Carolina Sessions Festival will be hosted at the site of the old Myrtle Beach Pavilion on October 3rd. There is an impressive lineup of 10 bands including SOJA, 311, The Movement, Steel Pulse, Tree House and more. The music starts at 10:30 a.m. and general admission tickets are now available.

32nd Annual Taste of Town

The Taste of the Town is back by popular demand! It’s the perfect opportunity to try some of the most delicious food on the Grand Strand. The event takes place at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center and runs from 4 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Each food vendor will have items from their menu for $1-$4 each. You can find a variety of food from appetizers, entrees, and desserts.

Myrtle Beach Hotels Near the October Festivals

Caribbean Resort & Villas

Caribbean Resort

The Caribbean Resort and Villas is one of Myrtle Beach’s most popular family resorts. With nearly 20 different water features and more than a dozen different room types, it’s not hard to see why. Accommodations range from one-room suites to four-bedroom oceanfront condos with private balconies, modern décor and free WiFi. The on-site water amenities include full-size water slides, hot tubs, oceanfront pool decks, a Silly Submarine and a lazy river. Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay as well as access to delicious food at the neighboring Sea Captain’s House.

The Strand Resort

The Strand Resort

While you’re enjoying the festivities, take advantage of all the amenities at The Strand Boutique Resort. The media center, lobby bar, outdoor pool and lazy river are all waiting for you. When the festival is over, come back to a comfortable condo nearby.

Event Summary
October Festivals and Events in Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach & Surrounding Area,Myrtle Beach,SC
Start Date
October 1,2015
End Date
October 31, 2015
Great Fall events and gathering in and around the Myrtle Beach area.