Fall Events in Myrtle Beach
Summer is slowly winding down and fall is just around the corner. Though summer at the beach is great, fall is a favorite season among many visitors and locals alike - and it's not hard to see why. The temperatures will finally reach a comfortable point again and the area will come to life with exciting local events.
Whether you are enjoying a belated summer getaway or are just popping in for a quick weekend retreat - be sure to check out some of our local events during your trip! Check out these great Myrtle Beach events:
Coastal Uncorked | Labor Day Weekend | Broadway at the Beach
Foodies from across the state flock to Myrtle Beach each Labor Day weekend to attend the annual Coastal Uncorked Festival, and it’s not hard to figure out why. This three-day event hosts three individually themed events that celebrate the best food, drinks, and music the area has to offer.
This year’s lineup includes:
· Friday – Chocolate Under The Moon (Moonshine Mixology & Desserts)
· Saturday – Brews n’ The Beach (Craft Beer Festival)
· Sunday – Grand Wine Tasting (Wine & Hors D’oeuvres)
Tickets for each event may be purchased individually or for all three days (with a slight discount). Additionally, guests may purchase tickets in advance or the day of the event. Visit the Coastal Uncorked website for more information.
PS – Broadway is just a short drive or walk from our downtown Myrtle Beach resort!
Irish Italian Festival | September 24th | North Myrtle Beach
Ireland meets Italy? Yes, all of your culinary dreams are about to come true at the annual Irish Italian Festival! This event is a favorite among locals and is definitely worth the short trek north. The fun kicks off at 10am and runs through 4 in the afternoon. Visitors can enjoy everything from live entertainment and contests to local vendors, kids’ activities, and plenty of great food – of course! Head to Main Street, North Myrtle Beach on Saturday to see what all the buzz is about.
St. John’s Greek Festival | September 29th – October 2nd | St. John’s Greek Church
If Greek grub is more your style, you’re in luck. The annual St. John’s Greek Festival takes place at the end of the month and is an absolute must for families. This four-day event takes place at St. John’s Greek Church (off 29th Avenue North) and offers plenty of food and fun for everyone. Get your fill of favorites like spanakopita, souvlaki, and baklava, and enjoy authentic Greek entertainment and vendors. This event is free to attend. souvlaki
Annual Wine Festival | October 1st | Market Common
Wine experts and newbies alike are sure to enjoy the free flowing flavors at this year’s Annual Wine Festival. Guests will father at Valor Park (Market Common) to sample wines from around the globe. Admission is only $5 and includes a souvenir tasting glass. Guests can then “pay as you go” via drink tickets to enjoy whichever samples they please. The festival will also host live entertainment and a wide array of local vendors.
Italian Festival | October 8th – 9th | Broadway at the Beach
Fill up on tasty Italian treats at Broadway at the Beach’s annual Italian Festival. This free event is perfect for families and runs from 11am – 8pm near Hard Rock Café. Visitors can enjoy their fill of decadent Italian eats – meatballs, pizza, pasta dishes, cannolis, tiramisu, and much more. Additionally, there will be live entertainment, games and activities for kids, a spaghetti eating content, and a variety of local vendors. Just head to Broadway at the Beach to check out all the action!
Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival | October 15th | Downtown Myrtle Beach
Introducing the Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival – a brand new event for 2016. Several area restaurants will set up shop to showcase their finest seafood offerings. Guests can expect everything from shrimp, scallops, and oysters to mahi mahi, wahoo, grouper – and everything in between. There will also be live entertainment, local vendors, and activities for kids. This event runs from 11am – 7pm and is free to attend.
Myrtle Beach Oktoberfest | October 14th – 15th | Market Common
The Market Common Oktoberfest is the area’s biggest and best celebration of it’s kind and you won’t want to miss out! This family friendly gathering lasts all weekend long and features plenty of food and entertainment for everyone. Kids can take advantage of the spacious kids’ area and arts and craft vendors while the parents can enjoy the generous beer garden and live entertainment. And, there will be plenty of Bavarian food to keep you full. Dust off those lederhosen and head to Market Common to take part in the fun.
What Myrtle Beach event are you most looking forward to enjoying this fall?