Reasons to Visit Myrtle Beach in October
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 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:
•2018 Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally – October 1-7
•2018 Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art– October 4-20
•Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival– October 5-7
•South Carolina’s Largest Garage Sale – October 6
•Art in the Park – October 6 & 7
•Brookgreen Gardens Harvest Home Festival– October 6 & 7
•Little River ShrimpFest – October 13 & 14
•Taste of the Town – October 9
•Loris Bog-Off Festival – October 20
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!
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!
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!
In addition to festivals, there will also be tons of live music in Myrtle Beach during the month of October:
•The Lettermen at The Alabama Theatre- October 13
•Wynonna & The Big Noise at The Alabama Theatre– October 20