- Alyssa Brennan
Ways to celebrate fall this season in Horry County
There are plenty of cannot-miss, local events planned for this fall. Go out, enjoy the cooler weather, and get into the spirit of the season!
Harvest Home Weekend Festival: Oct. 2-3
This event will be held at Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet. Attendance at the festival is included with the purchase of a ticket for the garden’s admission. There will be a pumpkin patch, scarecrow building and hayrides.
Annual Myrtle Beach Oktoberfest: Oct. 8-9
This will be located at Grand Park in Market Common from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday. There will be a pumpkin patch, live music, a petting zoo and costume contests, according to Vacation Myrtle Beach.
16th Annual Little River Shrimp Fest: Oct. 9-10
This event will be held at Historic Little River Waterfront from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There is a $5 admission fee per person for one day of admission. According to Vacation Myrtle Beach, there will be fresh seafood from local businesses, live music and arts and crafts vendors.
Annual St. John’s Greek Festival: Oct. 14-16
This festival will take place at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church. There will be authentic Greek cuisine including gyros, and baklava, live music and vendor tables.
5th Annual Myrtle Beach Jazz Festival: Oct. 15-17
This event has free admission and will be held at Charlie’s Place. There will be local vendors, performances and dancing.
Taste of the Town: Nov. 2
Taste of the Town will be held at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Admission is $5 in advance and $6 at the door. Food tickets are a dollar each, and parking will cost $5, according to Vacation Myrtle Beach.
8th Annual Mythical and Medieval Festival: Nov. 13-14
This festival will be held at R.H. Acres on Socastee Blvd. Vacation Myrtle Beach said this is Myrtle Beach’s only Renaissance Festival which has “medieval combat, [a] fire show, artisan’s village, live music, blacksmiths, games, food and more.”