Spooky Ways to Spend Halloween in Myrtle Beach

Traveling during the holidays can be lots of fun, especially when visiting Myrtle Beach.  Halloween is quickly approaching and there are numerous activities to participate in while touring the Myrtle Beach area.  Whether looking for something to do with the family or a place to party, Myrtle Beach is the destination for endless fun throughout this creative, fun, and spooky season. You can be certain Myrtle Beach will get you in the mood for the Halloween traditions with costumes, sweets, haunted houses, and more!

If searching for family-friendly Halloween activities, you may choose from various Grand Strand attractions, such as trick or treating, or costume contests. Ripley’s Haunted Adventure opens its doors to visitors of all ages with a thrilling haunted house, high-pitched screams and scary effects. Live actors prowl behind every corner of this spooky asylum, terrorizing your every step.

Myrtle Beach Halloween - children having fun

Boardwalk fright nights on the Boardwalk make walking with zombies possible. Stop by the Nightmare Haunted House on 10th Avenue North on Ocean Boulevard and face the shivering evil laugh of a crazy clown as it haunts you up and down the dark corridors. Good luck finding your way without being followed!

Many trick or treating events and costume contests will be held at various locations throughout the Grand Strand. For example, the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk and Barefoot Landing will both be holding children’s costume contests, as well as trick or treating and other enjoyable activities.  Barefoot Landing will even include a pet costume contest!  Other fun spots include Broadway at the Beach, Market Commons, North Myrtle Beach, and both Tanger Outlets.

Myrtle Beach Halloween - Decorations

 Halloween parties may be your choice of entertainment. Captain Quarter’s Resort sponsors a family-friendly Halloween costume party and contest, with prizes awarded for various age groups from children to adults. They also have a family category for families who dress up as a group. The Children’s Museum of South Carolina offers games, candy, and activities from five different decades: 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s on Oct. 24, from 5-7 p.m. Riley's Aquarium's Boo-Quarium Bash will take place Oct. 25 from 3-8 p.m., featuring a costume parade, build-a-scarecrow workshop, and a scavenger hunt.

Riplaye's Aquarium Halloween Party

If this Halloween involves more of an adult theme, there also are plenty of exciting adult events.  Broadway at the Beach and Murrells Inlet Marshwalk are both holding adult costume contests with great prizes. Celebrations Nitelife at Broadway at the Beach will be throwing a Halloween night bash and costume party with a DJ and loads of fun.

Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Halloween

Myrtle Beach is definitely the hot spot for the Halloween season. Family-friendly fun and adult entertainment are both options all throughout The Grand Strand. So don’t miss out on the costume contests, parties, trick or treating, or just a plain fun time! Why would one search anywhere else to spend Halloween when there are so many exhilarating choices in Myrtle Beach? Just pick your haunt-- an amazing time and spooky memories will be had. Happy Halloween!