These events are sure to get you in the spirit
Haunted Hustle 5K Run/Walk
Opt for the 5K or 1-mile Fun Run in this race that raises money for Horry CAST, who focus on reducing youth substance abuse. Wear your best family-friendly costume and start working off that Halloween candy early!
(Brooks Stadium at CCU in Conway; 7 p.m. Visit hauntedhustlesc.itsyourrace.com to sign up)
October 25 & 26:
Atalaya Fall Festival and Haunted Castle
Head to Huntington Beach State Park to enjoy two separate haunted house attractions—a not-too-scary maze for the younger set and a haunted castle for the brave of heart. There will also be carnival games, face painting, a firepit and more.
(Huntington Beach State Park in Murrells Inlet; 6–9 p.m. Visit southcarolinaparks.com for details)
Best of the Beach Balls Challenge
This fundraiser for Champion Autism Network will have restaurants competing to see who makes the best meatballs on the beach. There will also be trick or treating, activities for children, vendors and a Halloween car show.
(Surfside and Youpon drives in Surfside; 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Visit championautismnetwork.com for details)
Halloween Saturday Bonfire
There’s nothing scarier than running out of wine! Make sure this doesn’t happen with La Belle Amie’s Halloween Saturday Bonfire. Bring blankets and settle in with some not-so-spooky spirits.
(La Belle Amie Vineyard in Little River; noon–5 p.m. Visit labelleamie.com for details)
The North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex will be transformed into a place for thrill seekers and will include hayrides, trick or treating, marshmallow roasting and more. Scare and scare-free zones cater to a variety of excitement levels.
(North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex; 5–8 p.m. Visit parks.nmb.us for details)
BooFest! at Barefoot Landing includes children and pet costume contests, character appearances, stilt walking balloon artists and discounted rides packages for Barefoot Amusements. Ed Piotrowski will be the guest emcee. A free showing of Hocus Pocus will take place at 7 p.m.
(Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach. Noon–4 p.m. 7 p.m. for movie. Visit bflanding.com for details)
Don your scariest costume for this Halloween 5K that raises funds for the Claire Chapin Epps Family YMCA. There will also be a Family Fun Run, plus live music, food, carnival games and more after the race.
(Marina Park at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach; 3 p.m. Visit intraghostal5k.com to sign up)
Walk for the Animals
This walk that raises funds for the Grand Strand Humane Society is the perfect event for fall fun. Enjoy a 5K course, a pet parade, local vendors, food and more. Pet (and human costumes) make the day even more fun!
(Grand Park at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach; 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Visit walkfortheanimals.itsyourrace.com to sign up)
The Long Bay Symphony will present a concert filled with macabre masterpieces inspired by the fantastical and frightful. Actors from Atlantic Stage will take part in the show, so enjoy this spooky extravaganza.
(Myrtle Beach High School; 4–6 p.m. Visit longbaysymphony.com for tickets)
Halloween on the MarshWalk
Eat, drink and be scary at the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk on Halloween night. There will be trick or treating, as well as costume contests for both children and adults with great cash and prizes up for grabs.
(Murrells Inlet MarshWalk; 5 p.m. Visit marshwalk.com for details)
Trick or Treat at Barefoot Landing
Participating merchants throughout Barefoot Landing will be ready to greet costumed children and provide treats.
(Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach; 5–7 p.m. Visit bflanding.com for details)
The Market Common Hometown Halloween
Come dressed in your favorite costume to trick or treat at the stores. There will also be a Monster Mash dance party, haunted carriage rides and a kids’ Halloween costume contest.
(The Market Common in Myrtle Beach; 5–7 p.m. Visit marketcommonmb.com for details)
Trick or Treat at Broadway at the Beach
Bring all your little ghosts and superheroes to trick or treat at your favorite Broadway spots!
(Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach; 4:30–6:30 p.m. Visit broadwayatthebeach.com for details)
Happy Halloween from Grand Strand Magazine! Be sure to check out our full event calender.