Halloween will be here soon and that means it’s time to carve pumpkins, pick out a costume and visit some scary Halloween attractions. Myrtle Beach may be best known as a popular summer destination, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have its fair share of spooky Halloween fun. If you will be in the Myrtle Beach area this fall, be sure to check out one or all of these scary Myrtle Beach attractions.
North Myrtle Beach puts on an annual Halloween celebration known as Howl-O-Scream and it offers plenty of spooky fun for the whole family. Kids and parents alike will enjoy carving pumpkins, taking hayrides, making smores over an open fire and trick or treating. There are both scary and not-so-scary activities at the celebration, making it perfect for kids of all ages. This event takes place on October 31 and is only $5 a car .
Boardwalk Fright Nights
On weekends in October, the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk comes alive with the screams of the living being terrified by the undead. Zombies, monsters and other ghouls roam the boardwalk and remind everyone that Halloween is in the air. Luckily, these zombies are willing to pose for pictures and interact with visitors. Boardwalk Fright Nights also feature live music and entertainment, food and drink specials, and discounts for nearby attractions.
Nightmare Haunted House
More than 3000 square feet of terror located across the street from the Myrtle Beach Skywheel. You will find Nightmare Haunted House at 1001 N. Ocean Boulevard. Warning, NOT for children.
Dr. Scream’s Haunted House
Always one of the most popular haunted houses in the area. Each year has a different theme. Opening Oct 17, Dr. Scream’s at 1807 21st Avenue North across from the Hollywood Wax Museum. Warning, NOT for children.
The Conway Ghost Walk: Spirits of the Lowcountry
What would Halloween be without a few scary stores? You can get your fill during The Conway Ghost Walk: Spirits of the Lowcountry tour. This event is scheduled for October 22 and the cost is $15 for adults and $7 for children 12 and under. Spend the evening walking around historical downtown Conway and learning about the ghosts who haunt the town and stories behind their haunts. Tours last an hour and reservations are recommended.
Ripley’s Boo-quarium Bash
Ripley’s Aquarium celebrates Halloween with a Boo-quarium Bash that is fun for the entire family. The event is free with paid admission and features a variety of Halloween activities. Don’t forget to wear your costume and participate in the costume parade and contest. Ripley’s Boo-quarium Bash takes place on October 31st .
Halloween At Barefoot Landing
Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach goes all out for Halloween. On October 24th they will be offering a variety of fun Halloween events and activities that are great for the whole family and even pets. Kids and pets can both participate in a costume contest and win real prizes. Other fun activities include carousel rides, face painting, a petting zoo and more. Barefoot Landing also hosts trick or treat from 5pm to 7pm on Halloween night.