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Reasons to Visit Myrtle Beach in October

By Marissa Polascak
September 23, 2019

Ah, fall, when the weather is cool and the beach is still welcoming. Though many people may not think of coming to Myrtle Beach during October because it is thought of as a summer destination, Myrtle Beach in October is actually pretty awesome! Not only do visitors get to relish in beautiful fall coastal temperatures, but they also get to enjoy their favorite vacation spot without all of the crowds.

Here are some more reasons to visit Myrtle Beach in October:

 

Fall Festivals

Fall Festivals

 Fall Festivals are a big deal here in Myrtle Beach, as there are several exciting events that happen each year. October is no stranger to family-friendly festivals that will peak your interest. This October, enjoy the following events:

2019 Pawleys Island Wine & Food Gala

2019 Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art

Brookgreen Gardens Harvest Home Weekend Festival

2019 Little River ShrimpFest

Art in the Park

Loris Bog-Off 

2019 St. John’s Greek Festival

Georgetown Wooden Boat Show

 

Fall Hotel Deals

Fall Hotel Deals

 Since there are less people visiting during the fall as it’s considered the off-season,” it’s easy to catch a great deal at your favorite Myrtle Beach hotels and resorts. Check out this list of hotel fall deals before booking your vacation to save some money!

 

Great Weather

Great Weather

Did you know that October is one of the best months to visit Myrtle Beach? In fact, we rated it the #1 month to visit due to low occupancy rates, low room rates, and great weather. The average air temperature is around 77º, and the average water temperature is around 72º, which is still great for visiting the beach! This perfect weather is wonderful for outdoor activities such as festivals, fishing, golfing, and much more!

 

Halloween

Halloween

Of course, one of the biggest things about October is Halloween! There are several ways to celebrate Halloween in Myrtle Beach, from family-friendly events to parties for adults only. Put on your best costume and take your kids to BooFest at Barefoot Landing, and check out fireworks at Broadway at the Beach on the night of Halloween. Visit our events calendar for more Halloween events to be added soon!