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Myrtle Beach Halloween: Things to do around the beach

October 10, 2019

Halloween brings plenty of spooks out in Myrtle Beach. From haunted houses to trick-or-treating action, we’ve got something for everyone at the beach! Take your pick from great action spots all along the Grand Strand but make sure to check first to see if the event or attraction is kid-friendly!

For a full listing of events throughout the month of October, check out our comprehensive events calendar!

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Halloween kids in costume

Broadway at the Beach Halloween Events

Broadway at the Beach is home to several Halloween events this year with something for visitors of all ages.

The fun begins on Saturday, Oct. 19, with the Ripley’s Boo Splash Halloween Bash. This family-friendly event includes food, games, a DJ, and a Halloween costume contest. 

On Friday, Oct. 25 Liberty Brewing will host a Pumpkin Painting Contest. Competitors can join in the fun for just $5, which includes the pumpkin and paint. Painting begins at 5 p.m., and winners will be announced at 7 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places. 

Bust out the kids’ costumes for the Lil’ Monster Breakfast & Costume Parade on Saturday, Oct. 26, at Hard Rock Cafe from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Adults can get in on the fun with the Halloween Bash on the Avenue beginning at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, and includes a DJ and Halloween costume contest. 

Halloween Trick-or-Treat is  from 4:30 to 6:30 on Thursday, Oct. 31. The fun ends with a Halloween Fireworks Extravaganza at 8:30 p.m. that night (weather permitting). 

Barefoot Landing Halloween Events 

BooFest! At Barefoot Landing in an annual event that features costume contests for both pets and kids! The kids’ contest is divided by age and includes prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Costume contests and other entertainment run from noon to 4 p.m. That evening, a free outdoor showing of Halloween classic Hocus Pocus will be held starting at 7 p.m. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the show! 

Bust out your inner 80s kid for a Strangest Things 80s Themed Halloween Bash on the deck at the House of Blues. Costumes are strongly encouraged, preferably those inspired by Netflix hit Stranger Things or the 80s in general. The fun starts at 7 p.m. with music from Miracle Max & the Pet Monsters and DJ Bigg B. 

Halloween on the Marshwalk

The Marshwalk offers a chance for kids and adults to compete in costume contests for prizes. Halloween on the Marshwalk begins with trick-or-treating and kids’ fun at 5 p.m. on Oct. 31. The festivities go into the evening with the adult competition ending at 10:30 p.m. More than $4000 in cash and prizes is up for grabs!

Haunted Houses

Nightmare Haunted House is located at 10th Avenue North on Ocean “Boo”levard. This haunted house attraction has been around since the ’80s scaring the wits out of tourists and locals alike. A crazy clown laughs his evil laugh as you struggle to find your way through the dark corridors. Live actors and props make the experience as chilling as possible.

Ripley’s Haunted Adventure, located at 9th Avenue North on Ocean Boulevard, is open year round and features live actors inside a giant haunted house. The sounds and special effects add to each frightening walk through and are sure to chill you to the bones this Halloween.

More Family Fun 

The Market Common hosts Hometown Halloween on Saturday, Oct. 26. The event includes trick-or-treating, haunted carriage rides, and a kids’ costume contest at 810 Bowling. 

Bring the family out for a day of fall fun on the farm! On Fridays in October, Thompson Farms will offer a Candy in the Corn Trick or Treat Trail for the kids. Children can wind their way through the kid-sized corn maze and pick up treats from special guests along the way.