Fall Events in Myrtle Beach
September is right around the corner and things are beginning to slow down along the Grand Strand. Although prime vacation season will be behind us soon, fall is still a great time to visit Myrtle Beach. The weather is still great for beach visits and is ideal for golfers. There are also plenty of fun, fall events in the area that will keep you busy during your stay. Check out our list of fall activities in Myrtle Beach and start planning your trip!
SC’s Largest Garage Sale – September 7th
Head to the Myrtle Beach Convention center for the state’s largest garage sale! Vendors from all over will be there to sell everything from clothing to furniture and more. This event is free to the public, though there is a $3 fee for parking at the convention center.
Pawleys Island Festival of Music & Art – Sept.19th – Oct.12th
This month long festival celebrates all genres of art and music and gives guests in the area plenty of opportunity to come out and show support. From various luncheons and dinner gala events to live auctions, art shows, and concerts, this festival offers something for everyone. Check their website for more information on specific festival events.
Greek Festival Sept.26th-29th
Come one, come all to the 22nd annual Greek Fest. Held at St.John’s Greek Orthodox Church, come indulge in mouthwatering Greek food, live music, arts & crafts, kids’ activities, and more! Where else can you enjoy authentic spanikopita, gyros, and mousaka?
Head to Market Common during the first weekend in October to partake in the area’s best Oktoberfest activities! Enjoy beautiful fall weather along with live entertainment, over 20 food vendors, and the best fall brews available. You can come for the day or purchase a special package to stay in Market Common accommodations.
The ShrimpFest, hosted right up the road in Little River, is always a huge event. Live music and seafood are the focus of this annual festival and this year’s lineup features many favorites – like Elise Testone from American Idol and Bibis Ellison. In addition, enjoy street performers, business and craft vendors, and – of course – lots of seafood and shrimp!
Chili Cook-Off Oct.13th
Head south to Murrells Inlet to try the area’s best chili at the 14th Annual Chilympics Chili Cook-Off. The cook-off will take place in the Wicked Tuna parking lot and outdoor patio area and will feature vendors from all over the state trying to win awards for their signature chili concoctions. This event is free to the public and will include free tastings, children’s activities, and live music.
Wine Fest Oct.19th
Wine experts and neophytes alike are sure to have fun at the 4th Annual Wine Festival. Held at Market Common, this event brings in wine from around the world for visitors to taste and compare. The event is free to the public but attendees must purchase a $3 tasting glass to participate. Come and sample over 120 different wines, listen to live bands, and enjoy great food vendors!