Cooler temperatures, less crowds and no lines! Why wouldn’t you want to come to Myrtle Beach during the fall season. But wait, I have a huge reason to share with you – all of the fall events, festivals and fun along the Grand Strand. We have compiled a list and want to share to make your vacation planning even easier, check it out.
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally (Sept. 30-Oct. 6)
Thousands of Harley-Davidson riders make their way to the Grand Strand for a full week of festivities, including bike shows, poker runs, live music and biker games at various venues.
Myrtle Beach Jazz Festival (Oct. 4-6)
A downtown neighborhood throws a big block party with three days of excellent jazz and food. The fourth annual event also features blues, soul and R&B in a celebration of African American heritage.
Harvest Home Weekend Festival (Oct. 5-6)
Beautiful Brookgreen Gardens gets an autumn makeover for this traditional fall festival for the whole family. Take a hayride around the 9,000-acre property, enjoy live entertainment and let the little ones decorate a pumpkin.
Myrtle Beach Oktoberfest (Oct. 11-12)
The Market Common transforms into Munich for the weekend with German food and beer, live entertainment, a kids’ play area and more on the Grand Park grounds.
Little River Shrimp Fest (Oct. 12-13)
The tiny fishing village celebrates the “Carolina mud bug” with fresh seafood, live music, vendors, kids’ attractions and dancing along the Little River waterfront.
St. John’s Greek Festival (Oct. 17-20)
The 27th annual event features four days of Greek culture, food, dancing, arts and more.
The 40th annual festival, held in the nearby town of Loris, honors a South Carolina culinary classic – chicken bog. Chefs serve their secret recipes to judges and the general public, along with a concert, fireworks and a car/tractor show.
Hippie Fest (Oct. 26)
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Woodstock with a trip back in time to the 1960s with peace, love and music of the period.
Lip-Rippin’ Chilympics (Nov. 3)
Head down to the Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk for the 20th annual chili cookoff and bloody mary mixing contest.
South Carolina State Bluegrass Festival (Nov. 28-30)
This Thanksgiving weekend tradition celebrates its 50th anniversary this fall with a star-studded lineup of bluegrass and gospel music. The three-day event is held at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center auditorium.
After all of the fun and excited, head back to The Strand Resort, where oceanfront dreams become a reality.