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Halloween Events in Myrtle Beach - Official 2017 Guide

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Halloween in Myrtle Beach

There are always countless things to do in and around Myrtle Beach to celebrate Halloween. This year Halloween falls on a Tuesday, so most of the events take place on the adjacent weekend. As always, you should check with the local venues just in case there should be a change due to weather.


Saturday, October 21

*Kid-Friendly* Dress up in your spookiest costume and visit the X Gym Sports Mall in Myrtle Beach for the Grand Strand Halloween Fest! From 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. bounce houses, crafts, activity zones, kids karaoke, trick-or-treating and more will be available for kids and families to enjoy. And be sure to get there before 12 p.m. for the costume contest, featuring multiple categories. Admission is free!


Friday, October 27


*Kid-Friendly* From family-friendly frights to spookier challenges for the brave of heart, the Atalaya Fall Festival and Haunted Castle is definitely where you’ll want to be this Halloween! Escape the not-so-scary maze, or test your courage as you tour the Haunted Castle. There will also be carnival games, smores, children’s crafts, and much more! Be sure to catch the spooktacular fun on both Friday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Oct. 28 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for children ages 6-15, and children 5 and under are free.

Who says Halloween has to be all scares and no giggles? If you are looking for a few laughs, head to Carolina Improv to enjoy a spooktacular show. Uptown Theatre showcases local talent trained in the art of improv. The Halloween special, Funny Fright Night is an improv comedy special filled with tricks and treats for adults, creating a totally unique and one-of-a-kind experience. This 13+ show will start at 7:30 p.m. on the 27th and will show again on October 28th. Call (843) 272-4242 for more information or to purchase tickets. If you are looking for a nearby place to stay, Sea Watch Resort is just a short drive from this fun Myrtle Beach event. *Bonus* Wear your costume and you will receive a free ticket to a future show.

Saturday, October 28


*Kid-Friendly* Barefoot Landing will be hosting a family-friendly event called BooFest! from Noon to 4:00 p.m. Featuring a kids’ costume contest, pet’s costume contest, face painting and more, this event is sure to be a favorite among kids. Barefoot Landing is located right across the street from Ocean Creek Resort, so if you are looking for a nearby place to stay, you have a great option!

The adult costume party at Broadway at the Beach will take place on October 28th this year starting at 6:00 p.m. at the Halloween Bash on The Avenue. This is one of the biggest Halloween parties in the area. There will be a live DJ spinning the hits, and prizes for the best Halloween costume!

The best Halloween Bash and Glow Party on the beach is at Captain's Quarters Resort!  On October 28th beginning at 7:00 PM, bring your best costume for prizes, giveaways, a live DJ, and of course a costume contest.  The best part is there is no cover charge!  LED and glow accessories will be available for purchase, or bring your own.

North Myrtle Beach visitors can enjoy spook-tacular games and prizes at the Sea Watch Resort Halloween Extravaganza! The party will take place from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. on the Sea Watch Resort pool deck (weather permitting). The evening will include live entertainment from a family-friendly DJ, costume contests, interactive themed games, spooky prizes, and even drink specials for the parents. 


Tuesday, October 31


*Kid Friendly* Barefoot Landing will be hosting Trick or Treating on Tuesday, October 31st from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

*Kid Friendly* The Halloween festivities continue at Broadway at the Beach on Tuesday, October 31st with Trick or Treating for the kids from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Halloween fireworks at 8:00p.m.

If you are looking for a fun, Halloween-themed lunch or dinner, check out Landmark Resort’s Halloween dining specials starting at 11 a.m. They will feature a lunch and dinner special as well as kids’ options. If you want to try out some cocktails, they will also have Halloween-themed drinks such as Ghostini and Jack-O-Lantern.


Haunted Houses and Spooky Adventures

Dr. Screams
Two Locations: Broadway at the Beach and House of Blues
Open daily at 7 p.m.
$20 per person

Ripley’s Haunted Adventure – Laser Strike
913 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach
Open daily Sunday - Thursday; 2 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Friday - Saturday 2 p.m. – 10 p.m.
$14.99 for adults, $9.99 for children

Nightmare Haunted House presents Zombie Zone
1001 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach
Open daily; Noon till late
$10.00 general admission, $8 for kids 12 years and under

Terror Under the Bridge 
October 20th-22nd
October 25th-31st 
7pm-11pm, $14 for adults 

These are just a sampling of Halloween events and Haunted Houses. What Myrtle Beach Halloween event are you most looking forward to? Let us know!

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