October is a perfect time to visit Myrtle Beach! The average temperature is a beautiful 75º, the busy season is winding down and there are so many fun fall events to enjoy! We’ve put together a list of Myrtle Beach October events that are sure to keep the fun rolling during your stay at Monterey Bay Suites!
Located at The Reserve Golf Club, Pawleys Island hosts numerous musical performances throughout October. Grab tickets to shows by artists like Orlando Transit Authority – A Chicago Tribute, Atlanta Rhythm Section, The Texas Tenors and more. Shows start at 7:00 p.m.
Local artisans and food vendors will line Surfside Drive for the annual Surfside Beach Family Festival. Gather the family and head to “The Family Beach” for a day filled with live music, face painting and kids’ entertainment. The Surfside Beach Family Festival takes place from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Brookgreen Gardens will host their annual Harvest Home Festival complete with a pumpkin patch, pumpkin decorating and scarecrow building. There will even be a toddler-size hay maze. Food vendors will be on-site and Alabama Theater’s Greg Rowles is set to perform. Bring the family from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to get in on the fun fall festivities. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children 4-12, and free for children under 4.
Car enthusiasts will love the Cruisin’ The Beach Car Show this October! From 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. all weekend long you’ll enjoy classic cars, food and drinks vendors and more! If you have a car you want to enter feel free to drive it in and register. This year’s event will take place at Broadway at the Beach.
The Market Common will host the annual Myrtle Beach Oktoberfest at Grand Park. Event times are from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Friday and from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday. Here you’ll enjoy authentic German food, beer and music! The kids’ zone will have face painting, inflatables and a petting zoo. Admission to the festival is free.
Hosted by the Waccamaw Arts & Crafts Guild, Art in the Park is a multi-weekend festival at Valor Park in The Market Common. From 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, you can view and purchase works of visual art from over 40 local artists including photographers, painters, woodworkers, sculptors, potters and many more. If you aren’t able to attend the October dates, Art in the Park returns November 13-14.
The 16th Annual ShrimpFest takes place on the Historic Little River Waterfront. Enjoy a weekend of live music, vendors, activities for kids and of course, the best seafood around! Admission is $5 for adults and kids 12 and under are free! Be sure to check out this happenin’ festival from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday or Sunday.
Greece comes to Myrtle Beach at the St. John’s Greek Festival. Get your fill of Greek classics like moussaka, gyros and pastitsio plus all the pastries your heart could desire at this year’s drive-thru event. Pre-orders are available online or come by St. John’s Greek Orthodox Church from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, Friday or Saturday.
For all the jazz lovers out there, Myrtle Beach is hosting its 5th Annual Myrtle Beach Jazz Festival on historic Carver Street. Head over for food, fun and lots of live jazz music! Headliners for the 2021 event are Dee Lucas, Ryan Montano and Jazmin Ghent. Performances start at 6:00 p.m. on Friday and continue throughout the weekend. For more information and the full performance schedule, visit MyrtleBeachJazzFestival.com.
BooFest! is an annual family and pet-friendly costume contest hosted by Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach. Kids up to age 12 are invited to participate plus your furry four-legged friends. Registration begins at noon and winners will be announced throughout the afternoon. Stick around after the event and enjoy a free Halloween movie on the Dockside Village Amphitheater lawn starting at 7 pm.
Enjoy a night without the kids at this year’s Halloween Bash on the Avenue. This adult costume contest starts at 7:00 p.m. on the Avenue (former Celebrity Square) at Broadway at the Beach. Cash prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place and live DJs will perform throughout the evening.
Now that you are filled with excitement with all the Myrtle Beach October events coming up, it’s time to find a great hotel deal. Monterey Bay Suites is offering a special fall discount for 2021. Guests will receive 25% off plus free breakfast daily on stays of two nights or more.
Don’t miss out! Book your Myrtle Beach fall vacation today!