Top 8 Best Halloween events in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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Looking for a fun Halloween event in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina?  Well, how about eight?  See, we picked out eight fun seasonal things to do during the spooky season in Myrtle Beach.  It’s a great mix of family-friendly and not-so-kid-friendly.  So you should find the perfect event for you!

1. Halloween Dance Party at Ripley’s Aquarium

Ripley’s Aquarium is throwing a fun, family-friendly Halloween dance party after hours on Saturday, October 28, 2023.

This event features:

  • Music by a live DJ
  • Halloween crafts and games
  • Specialty cash bars
  • Snacks
  • Meet and greet with Ripley’s Aquarium stilt walkers
  • Raffle giveaways
  • A souvenir photo included in admission

You can even wear your Halloween costume, and you can find a great Halloween costume here.

And you can find a ticket for the event here.

2. Ripley’s Haunted Adventure

Want some spooks during the spooky season?  Well, Ripley’s Haunted Adventure is the place to go!  The plotline here is a murder mystery at a haunted manor in 1908.   You’ll need to solve the clues to catch the killer, because otherwise, you could become the next victim!

Please note that due to the nature of this attraction, kids under 6 aren’t permitted, and  children between the ages of 6 and 11 have to be accompanied by an adult.

You can find a ticket for the event here.

3. Haunted Wreath Workshop

If you book a ticket for the Haunted Wreath Workshop here, you’ll get a ticket to Rippley’s Haunted Adventure.  But in addition to this, you’ll get wreath-making material so you can create a Halloween wreath.  Your ticket also comes with two adult drinks and one snack box!

4. Wicked Halloween: A Haunted Nightlife Experience

The House of Blues is a fun Myrtle Beach destination, but it will get a Halloween makeover this spooky season.  It will be transformed into a multi-level haunted nightlife experience on Friday, October 27, 2023, at 8:00 PM.  It’s an amazing experience with a $3000 Costume Contest.  Please note that you can only bring bags up to 12″ x 6″ x 12″, which means no large bags or backpacks are allowed.  And you can get a ticket for this event here.

5. Little Monsters Halloween Breakfast

There will be a kid-friendly Halloween breakfast at Hard Rock Cafe in Myrtle Beach on Saturday, October 28 2023, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM.  Hard Rock Cafe will be decorated with Halloween decorations and there will be a fun fall atmosphere.  The popular Disney Halloween movie Hocus Pocus will be playing.  Fun activities at the breakfast include Halloween cookie decorating and a children’s pumpkin painting contest that comes with prizes.  Speaking of contests, there is also a children’s Halloween costume contest.

And as for the breakfast itself, it includes:

  • Scrambled Eggs
  • Bacon
  • Sausage
  • French Toast Sticks
  • Breakfast Potatoes
  • Assorted Pastries
  • Fresh Cut Fruit Display
  • One Coffee, Tea, Milk or Orange Juice

The event’s pretty affordable, too.  It’s free for kids ages 3 years old and younger.  Then there is it costs $14.95 for kids ages four to ten and for everyone ages eleven and up, it costs $20.95.  That is, it costs that little if you purchase tickets here.

6. Nightmare Haunted House

So the last one was kid-friendly, but Nightmare Haunted House is not so friendly for young children.  In fact, it is one of Myrtle Beach’s scariest after-dark attractions.   You’ll find yourself in the middle of a zombie apocalypse in this zombie-themed haunted house.  If you want to add your thrills even more, you can add a Zombie Zone Escape Game to your ticket.  That ticket is even discounted, and you can find this ticket here.

7. Ghosts and Pirates Haunted City Walking Tour

You can also get spooked on a Ghost and Pirates tour of downtown Myrtle Beach.  You’ll learn about the city’s haunted past including the story of the infamous Gray Man ghost.  You can get a ticket for this tour here.

8. Candlelight: A Haunted Evening of Halloween Classics

One fun thing about Halloween is the great Halloween music.  And you can enjoy classical Halloween music at Candlelight: A Haunted Evening of Halloween Classics.  This is a multi-sensory musical experience held at The Hall at St John’s.  Classic seasonal music you’ll hear should include:

  • Stranger Things (Theme) – S U R V I V E
  • Halloween (Theme) – John Carpenter
  • Ghostbusters (Theme) – Ray Parker Jr.
  • Night on Bald Mountain – Modest Mussorgsky
  • Funeral March of a Marionette – Charles Gounod
  • Medley from The Nightmare Before Christmas – Danny Elfman
  • In the Hall of the Mountain King – Edvard Grieg
  • Der Erlkönig – Franz Schubert
  • Psycho (Prelude) – Bernard Herrmann
  • Danse Macabre – Camille Saint-Saëns
  • The Addams Family (Theme) – Vic Mizzy
  • Beetlejuice (Theme) – Danny Elfman
  • Thriller – Michael Jackson
  • Tubular Bells (Theme from The Exorcist) – Mike Oldfield
  • String Quartet No. 8 in C Minor (Dresden Quartet), Op. 110: II. Allegro Molto – Dmitri Shostakovich

You can book a ticket for this event here.