What’s going on in Myrtle Beach in October

Taste Oktoberfest, Trick-or-treat in your car, paint a pumpkin to win a Pink Cabana prize, and more cool Halloween things to do in October in Myrtle Beach
Drunken Salmon from Gordon Biersch
Drunken Salmon from Gordon Biersch

Visit a Pumpkin Patch

To do: Check out one of the fun corn mazes and pumpkin patches in and around Myrtle Beach!
Details: visit pumpkin patches in Myrtle Beach


Myrtle Beach Jeep Jam

When: Oct. 23 -25
Where: 2501 N Kings Highway
Event: The Myrtle Beach Jeep Jam is a 3-day festival featuring an epic off-road Obstacle Course, Car Show, Beach Crawls, Raffles, Nightly Parties around the city and over 90 Vendors! Join us next year in the heart of beautiful Myrtle Beach, SC — the Jeep Jam is located just one block from the ocean!
Details: Check out the Myrtle Beach Jeep Jam website


Halloween Movies Under the Stars

  • 10/23 – The Addams Family (2019)
  • 10/30 – Hocus Pocus

When: Oct. 23 & Oct. 30
Time: 7 PM
Where: The Market Common
Event: Join us at The Market Common for complimentary Halloween Movies Under the Stars starting at dusk in Valor Park.  Dates and movies below! Bring a blanket or lawn chair, and the whole family for these fun, free films.
Details: Check out Halloween Movies Under the Stars


Autumn Night in the Field of Light

When: Oct. 23, 24, 30, 31
Where: Brookgreen Gardens
Event: Spend a beautiful fall evening that begins with an open-air Lowcountry Supper of Frogmore Stew and roasted oysters. Then wander through Bruce Munro’s exquisite Field of Light with your favorite beverage. Possibly the most romantic date-night ever!
Purchase tickets: Autumn Night in the Field of Light


BooFest at Barefoot Landing

When: Oct. 31
Time: 12 – 4 PM
Where: Barefoot Landing
Event: Join Barefoot Landing for BooFest!, a costume contest for the kids and pets! This year’s event will practice social distancing.
Registration & details: pre-registration ONLY, BooFest registration & details

🍿 Watch a movie from your lawn chair

What: Halloween Movies Under the Stars featuring Hocus Pocus
When: Oct. 30
Time: 7 PM
Where: The Market Common
Details: Join us at The Market Common for complimentary Halloween Movies Under the Stars starting at dusk in Valor Park. Bring a blanket or lawn chair, and the whole family for these fun, free films.
Link: Check out Halloween Movies Under the Stars


🐶 Enter your kids (or pets!) into a costume contest

When: Oct. 31
Time: 12 – 4 PM
Where: Barefoot Landing
Details: Join Barefoot Landing for BooFest!, a costume contest for the kids and pets! This year’s event will practice social distancing.
Registration link: pre-registration ONLY,  BooFest registration & details


🍬 Roll down your window & trick-or-treat

What: Drive-thru Trick-or-Treat
When: Oct. 30
Time: 57 PM
Where: Broadway at the Beach
Details: It’s Trick or Treating in the year 2020. Just like the name implies it’s literally Drive Thru Trick or Treating. Put the kids in their costumes and jump in the car for a socially distanced Halloween event, and you’ll never have to get out of the car. Candy, Halloween decorations, and performers from Over the Moon Productions.  
Link: Check out Drive-thru Trick or Treat


🍻 Taste Oktoberfest

What: Oktoberfest Menu
Where: Gordon Biersch at The Market Common
Menu: Gordon Biersch’s Oktoberfest menu features gigantic house-made pretzels, chicken schnitzel, and drunken salmon to pair with their beers. Prost!  
Link: Gordon Biersch


🎃 Paint a pumpkin (and win a Pink Cabana Prize!)

What: Pumpkin Contest
Where: Pink Cabana
Event:  Every pumpkin brought in receives a prize, and the best overall pumpkin will be chosen on Halloween for the GRAND prize!👻Pumpkins can be real or fake, painted, modge podged, you name it! The more creative the better!
Link: Pumpkin Painting Contest on Instagram


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