October Events in Myrtle Beach

It’s the month of pumpkins, Halloween costumes and delicious food festivals! Check out these festive seasonal events happening around Myrtle Beach while you’re visiting Brittain Resorts & Hotels during the month of October!

October 1: Farm To Table Dinner
Location: Thompson Farms
Coastal Uncorked is hosting their 8th Annual Farm to Table Dinner at Thompson Farms. This event will feature a seven-course meal prepared by local Myrtle Beach chefs. The challenge is the chefs must only use locally sourced meat, seafood, and produce in the dishes they serve.

October 8: Lip Rippin’ Chilympics Chili Cookoff
Location: Murrells Inlet
Nothing says fall like a nice, hot bowl of chili! This event, which raises money fro the Surfrider Foundation, brings together dozens of area chefs serving up their secret chili recipes as they compete to win the title of Chilimaster. Get your fill of all varieties of chili while listen to live music and sip on local craft beer from New South Brewery.

October 7-8: Festa Italiana
Location: The Market Common
Celebrate the Italian heritage with authentic Italian foods such as Chicken Parmesan, ravioli, and sausage and pepper sandwiches. There will be live entertainment, arts and craft vendors, face painting, spaghetti eating contest, and more!

October 13-14: 9th Annual Myrtle Beach Oktoberfest
Location: The Market Common
Come celebrate Oktoberfest from 4 pm to 9 pm on Friday and 11 am to 7 pm on Saturday. Enjoy plenty of Oktoberfest beer, as well as a variety of German food and craft vendors. There will also be inflatables, face painting and a pumpkin patch for the kids.

October 17: Taste of the Town
Location: Myrtle Beach Convention Center
Over 50 of the Grand Strand’s best eateries will be represented while serving sample-size dishes, which are available for $1-5 each. Live entertainment, a beer and wine garden, and an indoor kids area with activities.

October 22: Walk For Animals
Location: The Market Common
Take your dog for a walk for a good cause at the Market Common during the “Walk for Animals”. The event will feature entertainment, contests, raffles, a micro chipping clinic, pet adoptions, and more. All proceeds benefit the homeless pets at the Grand Strand Humane Society!

October 27: Halloween Bash
Location: Thompson Farms 
Bring the whole family to Thompson Farms for an evening of spook-tacular festivities! Your kids can enjoy a kid’s drive in movie, roast marshmallows over the fire pit, inflatables, and tons of candy!

October 27: Brews, Grooves & Boos
Location: House of Blues
Enjoy the haunting night air on the outdoor deck at the House of Blues during this festive event. There will killer craft beer samples, live music and a costume contest with prizes for first – third place!

October 28: Endless Summer Festival
Location: Main Street, North Myrtle Beach
Celebrate the end of summer at this event full of live music, specialty craft vendors, a classic car show, along with plenty of food and drinks! Summer never ends in Myrtle Beach!

October 28: Halloween Bash on The Avenue
Location: Broadway at the Beach
Join the largest Halloween bash on the Grand Strand! There will be a DJ spinning hits live followed by a costume contest with cash prizes for 1st through 3rd place. Dress in your favorite costume and get ready to dance the night away!

October 28: BooFest!
Location: Barefoot Landing
Dress your kids and even your pets in their favorite costumes and head over to Barefoot Landing for a day full of kids activities, candy and prizes. There will even be a costume contest for both kids and pets!

October 31: Trick or Treat
Location: Broadway at the Beach
From 4:30 pm to 6:40 pm, Broadway will be filled with ghosts, ghouls, and goblins! Bring your family and join the Halloween fun at Broadway and load up on candy! And don’t forget there will be a festive firework show at 8 pm.

October 31: Trick or Treat
Location: Barefoot Landing
Not sure about tricks, but there will be plenty of treats handed out at Barefoot Landing on Halloween. The stores will be passing out candy from 5 pm to 7 pm, so bring your costume-clad kids for some fun trick-or-treating!

October 31: Haunted Carriage Rides
Location: The Market Common
On Halloween, take a haunting ride around the streets of Market Common with the Headless Coachman – if you dare. The pick up location is Dolce Lusso and for the little ones – there will be trick-or-treating from 5 pm to 8 pm.

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