You are here: Home Attractions October Events in Myrtle Beach October Events in Myrtle Beach Posted on October 1, 2009 by Justin Urich in Attractions, Recreation with 1 Comment October is a busy month for events on the Grand Strand! Oktoberfest, Taste of the Town, and Halloween will give you plenty to do this month. Oktoberfest Germany’s Oktoberfest, started in 1810, is known as the largest public fair and has become so popular that Oktoberfest celebrations are held around the world. There are many different places around Myrtle Beach hotels to enjoy the festivities. Market Common will be holding its festival on September 28-30 with German food, beer and wine, and children’s activities. The City of Myrtle Beach will also be celebrating Oktoberfest on October 6th along downtown Ocean Boulevard, with food vendors, a biergarten, a bratwurst eating contest, an alcohol-free kids zone with inflatables, and live music featuring Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue. The town of Surfside Beach will also be holding a Family Festival on the 6th of October with food booths, live entertainment, and children’s events. Taste of the Town Taste of the Town is the talk of the town! This event, now in its 29th year, is the Grand Strand’s biggest culinary and social event. Over fifty of the finest restaurants in Myrtle Beach will offer samples of their delicious dishes and desserts. Don’t miss out on this chance to mingle and try some of the best food around. Taste of the Town 2012 takes place October 9th from 4PM to 10PM at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. Halloween There are Halloween events for both kids and adults in Myrtle Beach this year. Head over to Broadway at the Beach for trick-or-treating, and a Halloween costume party and contest for adults. There will also be Halloween trick-or-treating at the shops at Market Common and Barefoot Landing. Have fun on your Myrtle Beach vacation with these great events! You can view the entire calendar of events on our Myrtle Beach Condos website. Similar Blog Posts Myrtle Beach in October: Golf, Festivals and Bumps in the Night Myrtle Beach December Events See You In September – Strand Events to Look Forward To! Check Out Myrtle Beach May Fest 2011!