In addition to agreeable weather and comfortable temperatures, fall in Myrtle Beach brings with it a loaded lineup of fun, family-friendly events. Are you a foodie? Or, a lover of local arts and crafts? No matter your interests or hobbies, you’re sure to find the perfect local event to keep you busy during your off-season stay! Here are the best events taking place in Myrtle Beach near Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort in fall 2022:
Start a new Labor Day tradition at the first-ever Brookgreen Gardens Labor Day 5K on September 5th. The event is hosted by NS Promos, organizers of other well-known events in the area including the MB Jeep Jam and Independence Day 5K. Strollers, In only its second year, the Brookgreen Gardens Labor Day 5K is a relatively new Myrtle Beach fall event. This year’s race takes place on September 4th and is hosted by NS Promos, organizers of other well-known events in the area, including the MB Jeep Jam and Independence Day 5K. Strollers, walkers, and runners are welcome at the event. Registration is open online now. The race will begin at 6:00 p.m. with sign-in starting at 4:45 p.m. Participants are encouraged to pick up their packets on Saturday or Sunday to avoid long lines on race day.
This year marks the 47th anniversary of the annual Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival—a top Myrtle Beach fall event! Local and regional artists representing various genres will be present. Guests can look forward to seeing everything from handmade jewelry and paintings to sculptures, metal, and glass work — and everything in between. There will also be live entertainment, food and drink vendors, and kids’ crafts throughout the weekend. Daily admission is $10 per adult and is purchased at the festival gate. Kids 15 and under are FREE. Call 843-237-4440 or visit the website for more information.
A seemingly odd pair, Ireland and Italy, unite once a year for this annual match made in culinary heaven. Indulge in tasty traditional fare from both countries, like handmade meatballs, pasta dishes, antipasto, shepherd’s pie, corned beef and cabbage, bangers and mash, and plenty of desserts. The afternoon will also include two live entertainment stages, a spaghetti eating contest, kids’ games, and activities, arts and crafts vendors, and roaming street entertainers. This festival is FREE to attend and runs from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Visit the website to see the full entertainment schedule for the festival.
Take the short drive to Surfside Beach for the 2nd Annual Celebrate Surfside Beach Festival on September 24th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event is slated to have fun for the whole family with live entertainment, a dunking booth, food trucks, kids’ activities, and more. This year’s charity recipient is The South Strand Helping Hands, an organization that provides emergency aid to individuals and families in need. Admission is FREE for all. The event’s epicenter will be in front of the Surfside Beach mural at the corner of 3rd Ave South and S Poplar Dr. Visit the event Facebook page for more details.
This Myrtle Beach festival celebrates the legacies of African and Taíno cultures and recognizes the revitalization of the historical Broadway Street during Fall Jerk Fest. Join the crowd in the heart of Myrtle Beach for flavorful jerk-style cuisine and learn about local businesses in this historic area. Festival admission is FREE, but the Wine Walk sampling tickets are $20 for those ages 21 and up who would like to participate. Food trucks, vendors, and live family entertainment make this a great way to spend a fall day. The event hours are 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Fresh seafood lovers are sure to enjoy this shrimp-tastic Myrtle Beach festival! Nosh on creative shrimp concoctions from a variety of local food vendors and restaurants as you take in the waterfront views and enjoy live entertainment, family-friendly games, and much more! The event also features more than 150 local vendors, including arts and crafts and local organizations and businesses. Shrimp po’boys, shrimp chowder, shrimp salad, fried shrimp, boiled shrimp…. We promise you won’t leave hungry! Admission is only $5 per person, and children 12 and under are FREE. Call 843-249-6604 or visit the website for more information.
Catch celebrated jazz musicians during the three-day Myrtle Beach Jazz Festival. Join jazz enthusiasts from the Carolinas and beyond to listen to the soulful sounds of regional musicians. The admission is FREE and takes place on historic Carver Street in Myrtle Beach. This is an all-ages, family-friendly event. Bring a chair and show up early to save your spot in the center of the action. Festival gates open one hour before the first concert. View the Jazz Festival schedule for the latest information.
For those unfamiliar, “bog” is short for chicken bog, a traditional South Carolina dish featuring rice slow-cooked with chicken, chicken stock, sausage, and spices. Some refer to this dish as chicken perlo, but no matter what you call it, the classic dish is a favorite among natives, locals, and visitors. As you might imagine, the festival celebrates this special Carolina dish as area restaurants put their unique twist on the original recipe. The bog-off will feature a cooking competition, kids’ games, and events, a car show, and local craft vendors. The fun kicks off at 9:00 a.m. and continues until 9:00 p.m. This festival is FREE to attend and takes place approximately 30 miles northwest of Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort.
Taste of the Town is an annual affair adored by many visitors and locals alike — and it’s not hard to see why! The Myrtle Beach Convention Center hosts this mouthwatering event featuring more than 30 of the area’s top restaurants, all serving up their finest tapas-style fare. The entrance fee is $6 at the door and kids age 14 and under are FREE. Attendees will also enjoy live entertainment, family games, and activities, and a silent auction to benefit St. Andrew Catholic School. The festival will run from 4:00 to 10:00 p.m. Call 843-448-6062 or visit the website for more information.
Jump in your Jeep and head to the beach for the 5th Annual MB Jeep Jam. This 3-day Myrtle Beach fall event is filled with fun and entertainment including an off-road obstacle course, kids’ zone, live entertainment, food trucks, scavenger hunts, raffles, and more. Sign up your Jeep online or simply enjoy the event as a spectator for FREE. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Special Operations Wounded Warriors Foundation. Event times are 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Friday and 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The event’s location is the site of the former Myrtle Square Mall at 2501 North Kings Hwy.
This exciting Brookgreen Gardens event always draws a crowd of beer enthusiasts! Brew at the Zoo kicks off at 5:30 p.m. and provides guests with more than 30 regional craft beers to sample while they peruse the Lowcountry Zoo exhibits. Tickets are $50 and include a tasting glass and live entertainment throughout the evening. Designated driver tickets are also available. Food vendors will be on-site for guests who wish to purchase food. Proceeds from this event will support The Campaign for the Next Generation, a Brookgreen Gardens capital campaign for improved facilities and supporting endowments. Call 843-235-6000 or visit the website for more information.
Get out and enjoy the agreeable fall weather at the MI2020 18th Annual Oyster Roast on the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk. Fresh, local “all-you-can-eat” oysters will be available while supplies last in the Wicked Tuna parking area between 11:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on November 12th. There will also be family-friendly games and entertainment provided throughout the afternoon and several local craft vendors. Not a fan of oysters? Fret not – there will be plenty of other succulent local fares to choose from! Admission to the event is FREE. For more information, visit the website or call 843-357-2007.
No matter which fall events you plan to attend while on your Myrtle Beach vacation, Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort is conveniently located in central Myrtle Beach and offers breathtaking ocean views with extensive on-site amenities. Kids love our 9 pool attractions, including an on-site waterpark, and adults will enjoy our amazing dining options, including the Malibu Beach Bar and Beach Java Café. Book your fall vacation at Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort today!