With Halloween fast approaching we wanted tell you about some halloween events in the local area where your children, and in some cases you, can go out and make the most of this spooky holiday that comes around just once a year. As you’ll see, the days of going door-to-door are long gone.
CRG Home Harvest Festival & Pumpkin Giveaway
11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, October 21
Myrtle Beach Pelicans Ballpark, 1251 21st Ave N, Myrtle Beach
Join us for the CRG Home Harvest Festival & Pumpkin Giveaway. Live music from The Painted Man Band, local artisan vendors, sweet treats from local chefs, inflatables, face painting, caricatures and more! Make plans to celebrate fall by finding the perfect pumpkin in the pumpkin patch. Activities and admission are free with a donation to the Heroes For Children of Horry County, SC. For more information call 843-651-8460.
The Great Pumpkin Hunt
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., October 24
HCPR Socastee Recreation Park, 7485 Butler Rd., Myrtle Beach
Join us for a night of fun as we host the annual Great Pumpkin Hunt! Come look for small, plastic pumpkins filled with prizes! This event is for children ages 3-12. Immediately following the hunt, there will be a movie shown, “It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown.” Event starts at 6 p.m. Hunt begins promptly at 6:15 p.m. Fee: 5.00 per child! The $5 fee includes: pumpkin hunt, prizes and candy, hayride, face painting, movie, and more! For more info call (843) 915-6339.
34th Annual Fall Festival at Surfside United Methodist Church
9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Friday Oct 27 – Saturday, Oct 28
Surfside United Methodist Church, 800 13th Ave N, Surfside Beach
Come check out hundreds of great Craft Vendors, Friday Fish Fry, Pumpkin Patch, Bake Sale and Kids activities!
Atalaya Fall Festival and Haunted Castle
6 to 9 p.m., Friday, Oct. 27 – Saturday, Oct. 28
Huntington Beach State Park, 16148 Ocean Hwy, Murrells Inlet
Join us the night before Halloween for the Atalaya Fall Festival and Haunted Castle. The Atalaya castle will be the setting for an evening of frightfully fun family entertainment! Enjoy 2 separate haunted house attractions: a not-so-scary maze of creepy rooms and a Haunted Castle for the brave at heart. For the younger children, there will be carnival games, children’s crafts, spooky cartoons on the big screen, s’mores, a bonfire, and more! Event admission is $10 for adults, $7 for children 6-15. Children 5 and under are free, but parents, please note: some of the special effects used in the haunted houses may be too intense for younger children. Park Admission is free. Free Park Admission during this event. This event goes on, rain or shine. Price is $10 for adults, $7 for children 6-15. Children 5 and under are free.
Boo-Fest at Barefoot Landing
12 – 4:00 p.m., Saturday, October 28
Barefoot Landing, 4898 Highway 17 S, North Myrtle Beach
It’s BooFest! at Barefoot Landing! Whether you have human kids or furry kids, BooFest! is the place to be on Saturday, October 28! For more info call (843) 272-8349
Ghost on the Coast Halloween Celebration
5-9 p.m., October 28
Grande Dunes, 8201 Marina Pkwy, Myrtle Beach
Food for purchase, Live Music & Giveaways! $10 donation per family – proceeds will go to the American Red Cross for Irma and Harvey hurricane relief efforts. Grande Dunes Properties will match donation. Don’t miss the fun for the whole family. Ghostly giveaways, spirited games and hauntingly fun kids activities including costume contents for all ages. Goodie Bags to the first 100 Kids!!! $10 donation/family goes to the American Red Cross.
Haunted Carriage Rides at Market Common
5:00 – 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 31
The Market Common, 4017 Deville St, Myrtle Beach
The very popular Haunted Carriage Rides will bewitch passengers this Halloween on Tuesday, October 31. The headless coachman returns to offer free rides around the streets of The Market Common that will be filled with trick-or-treaters. Rides will be available from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The trick-or-treating ends at 7 p.m.
If you’re looking for accommodations during the upcoming holiday season, take a look at the Seaside Rentals super holiday vacation rentals and take advantage of the special off-season deals we can give you through the holiday season.