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Fall Festivals and Events in the Myrtle Beach area you don’t want to miss!

Nothing gets you in the Fall spirit like Fall Festivals and events in the Myrtle Beach area. Although it's still toasty here at the coast, you can still celebrate with these fun activities. We've compiled a list of those you don't want to miss this season!

Source: Brookgreen Gardens/Facebook

Brew at the Zoo


Saturday, November 3, 2018, 5:30pm-8:30pm

What: Guests can sample more than 30 craft beers from around the region and country.  Food trucks will be available as well as games to play.  Silent actions will be held to benefit new programs.

Where: Brookgreen Gardens Lowcountry Zoo

1931 Brookgreen Garden Drive

Murrells Inlet, SC 29576


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Flashlight Friday's at Thompson Farm

When: Every Friday in October, movies start at 7:30pm

The Farm is open Saturday 10am-4pm

Sunday 10am-5pm through October as well

What: Enjoy family night out at the farm with kid’s drive-in movie nights and the 6 acre corn maze.  Bring your child’s favorite ride on toy for them to sit in while they watch the movie.  Parents, bring your lawn chairs.  Enjoy coffee, hot cider, and s’mores in front of the fire pit in front of the General Store.

Where: Thompson Farm

1625 Bucksville Drive

Conway, SC 29527


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Source: Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival/Facebook

Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival

When: October 5, 2018 from 6pm-10pm, October 6, 2018, from 11am-7pm, October 7, 2018, 11am-7pm

What: Enjoy seafood from a multitude of local seafood restaurants and eateries along the Grand Strand.

Where: Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place

Downtown Myrtle Beach

Between 8th & 9th Avenues North

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Source: Taste of the Town/Facebook

35th Annual Taste of the Town

When: October 9, 2018, 4pm-10pm

What: Enjoy a taste testing from a multitude of local restaurants.

Where: Myrtle Beach Convention Center

2101 N Oak Street

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

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Florence Oktoberfest

6th Annual Florence Oktoberfest

When: October 13, 2018, 6pm-10pm

What: Music, games, German food, beer, and wine.  This year all profits from Oktoberfest will be donated to the Florence Police Department Benevolence Fund to help assist the officers and families that were victims of the tragic shooting that occurred in Florence.

Where: 100 Block of South Dargan Street

Florence, SC

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Source: Little River ShrimpFest/Facebook

Little River Shrimp Fest

When: October 13, 2018-October 14, 2018, Saturday 9am-6pm, Sunday, 9am-5pm

What: Children’s area, face painting, live music, around 150 different vendors, festival food favorites, and fresh local seafood.

Where: Historic Little River Waterfront

Mineola Avenue

Little River, SC 29566

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10th Annual Myrtle Beach Oktoberfest

When: October 12, 2018-October 13, 2018, Friday 4pm-9pm, Saturday, 11am-7pm

What: Oktoberfest beer, food, and a variety of vendors.  Kids activities including face painting and inflatables.

Where: The Market Common, Valor Park

1150 Farrow Parkway

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

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Source: Georgetown Wooden Boat Show (Georgetown, SC)/Facebook

Georgetown Wooden Boat Show

When: October 20, 2018- October 21, 2018

What: More than 140 classic wooden boats displayed on land and water, children’s model boat building, knot tying, maritime arts and crafts, food, and live music.

Where: Waterfront and Along Front Street

Downtown Georgetown, SC

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Source: Loris Bog-Off Festival/Facebook

Loris Bog Off Festival

When: Saturday, October 20, 2018

What: Taste the South Carolina traditional dish, Chicken Bog.  Entertainment, vendors, food, and fun for all ages.

Where: Main Street

Loris, South Carolina


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Source: Brookgreen Gardens Harvest Home Weekend/Facebook

Brookgreen Gardens Harvest Home Festival

When: October 6, 2018- October 7, 2018, 9:30am-4pm

What: One of their biggest family events.  There is a huge pumpkin patch where kids (and adults!) can pick out their pumpkin to paint. An over the top scarecrow building contest, many families start planning their scarecrow for the next year the minute the current year is over!  Hayrides, great food, live entertainment (kid friendly!), opportunities to meet animals, and the entire Gardens are open to explore.

Where: 1931 Brookgreen Garden Drive

Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

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Barefoot Landing Pumpkin Patch

When: Weekends in October, Fridays and Saturdays from 4-8pm, Sundays noon-4pm

What: Pumpkins are available for sale in a variety of sizes.  Prices: small- $3, medium- $8, large- $10, extra large- $12 and specialty- $15.  Cash only.  A portion of the proceeds will be donated to help hurricane and flood relief efforts in the community.  The pumpkin patch also features a Jack-O-Lantern inflatable for children to enjoy. Hay Rides and Live Music.

Where: Dockside Village at Barefoot Landing

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