While Halloween is bound to look a little different this year, there are still ways to celebrate our favorite spooky holiday in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Area businesses and attractions have been creative in thinking of safe ways for visitors and locals to dress up and trick or treat, and we’ve compiled a list for those headed our way Halloween weekend:
Fridays October 30, 2020
The Market Common will be hosting complimentary Halloween Movies Under the Stars beginning at 7 p.m. most Fridays in October. Bring a lawn chair and the entire family for these fun, free films.
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Those attending should be mindful of social distancing guidelines. In addition, The Market Common will provide additional sanitizing stations for safety and convenience.
Friday, October 30, 2020
Broadway at the Beach: Drive-thru Trick or Treat – This free event keeps everyone safe and socially distanced while celebrating the best part of Halloween… candy! Dress up in costumes and drive around Broadway at the Beach from 5 to 7 p.m. For more information, visit BroadwayAtTheBeach.com.
Thompson Farms Flashlight Fridays: This event takes place every Friday in October and features movie night, fun around the fire pit, play area, and a 6.5-acre corn maze at Thompson Farm at Brickyard Plantation. Movies begin at dusk. General admission is $10 per person, with kids under 2 allowed free. Also available for purchase onsite are s’mores kits, coffee, hot cider, and flashlights. For more information, visit ThompsonFarmAndNursery.com.
FREE Boardwalk Fright Nights – Every Friday and Saturday night through the month of October, visitors might run into some roaming zombies in front of Nightmare Haunted House and the surrounding downtown areas. Zombies will come out around dusk and roam until midnight. Some live entertainment at Plyler Park is also planned.
Trunk or Treat at Buoy’s on the Boulevard – While many are suspended this year, Buoys on the Boulevard in North Myrtle Beach is hosting a trunk or treat event in the O.D. Pavillion Arcade from 5 to 7 p.m. The rear parking lot will be closed where cars will be lined up in a weaving trail of spooky fun. All cars will be spaced out, and only candy in-store packaging will be handed out. They’ll also have hot dogs, chips, hot chocolate, and apple cider for kids.
Saturday, October 31, 2020
Hometown Halloween Market Common – Tickets aren’t necessary for this free, family-friendly event at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach. Come dressed in your Halloween best, visit retail shops for some sweet treats, stop by the spooky selfie station, and enjoy the holiday in a safe, outdoor atmosphere. Trick or treating will be from 5 to 7 p.m. and complimentary haunted carriage rides from 5 to 8 p.m.
Boardwalk Fright Nights – Every Friday and Saturday night through the month of October, visitors might run into some roaming zombies in front of Nightmare Haunted House and the surrounding downtown areas. Zombies will come out around dusk and roam until midnight. Some live entertainment at Plyler Park is also planned.
Meet the Boo Crew at Southern Palmetto Farms – This family farm lies about 25 miles inland from Myrtle Beach in Aynor, South Carolina. This Halloween, they’re hosting a scary day of farm fun featuring a costume contest and trick or treating from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $10 per person and children under 2 are free.
3rd Annual Trunk or Treat at The Cooper House – This annual trunk or treat event is free for families to enjoy. There will be a limited amount of trunks this year, but it’s bound to be a spooky good time. Trunk or treating will last from 4 to 7 p.m. For more information, call (843) 236-7077
Candy In The Corn Trick-Or-Treat Trail at Thompson Farms – This spooky bash features daytime Halloween fun and trick-or-treating. Come in costume and join Pippa the Pumpkin Princess and some of her friends as they pass out treats inside the kiddie corn maze and around the farm. Admission is $10 for entry and children 2 and under are free. Thompson Farm’s Candy In the Corn Trick-Or-Treat Trail will run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.