Halloween in Myrtle Beach
Halloween is here and this annual holiday has become a tradition for many in Myrtle Beach. From freakish haunted houses to more family friendly affairs, there is plenty going on this week to put you in the Halloween spirit. Check out a few of the local events happening right near Coral Beach Resort:
Whose Haunting Is It Anyway? | Carolina Improv | October 30th & 31st
Who says Halloween has to be all spooks and no giggles? Get in a few laughs at Carolina Improv! This talented troupe of local actors are trained in the fine art of improve and incorporate suggestions from the audience into each show, creating a truly unique experience. They are offering a special Halloween themed show on Thursday and Friday that you won’t want to miss! These Halloween shows are more appropriate for guests 18+, call (843) 272-4242 for more information.
Family Friendly Trick-or-Treat | Broadway at the Beach | October 31st
Gather your clan and head to Broadway at the Beach for an evening full of family friendly fun and adventure. Broadway is hosting their annual Trick-or-Treating event on Friday, October 31st from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm. Guests are encouraged to dress to impress as there will be costume contests, Halloween games, and trick-or-treating around the venue. This event is free to attend and is a great way to get out and enjoy a night on the town with the family.
Halloween on the Marsh | Murrells Inlet MarshWalk | October 31st
Guests young and old will enjoy the festive Halloween happenings in Murrells Inlet. Head down to the popular MarshWalk area to enjoy inlet-front fun and games. There will be a children’s costume parade and contest from 5pm – 6pm followed by the adult costume contest and live entertainment all night long. The kids’ activities will include themed games and activities while the adult activities will feature spooky drink specials. This south-end event is perfect for families and is a great way to explore the MarshWalk area.
Nightmare Haunted House | Downtown Myrtle Beach | Ongoing
Looking for a truly terrifying attraction? If so, look no farther than Nightmare Haunted House, conveniently located right up the road in the Downtown Myrtle Beach area. This horrifying haunted house offers more than 3,000 square feet of scare space. Maneuver your way throughout the mansion as you encounter the not-so-friendly faces of characters like Pigboy, Meathead, Stalker, and Giggles – to name a few. Will you make it out alive? Admission to this attraction is only $12 for adults and $8 for children 12 and under. Call (843) 626-0022 for more information.
Fright Nights | Myrtle Beach Boardwalk | Ongoing
Come out and meet the living dead at the Boardwalk Fright Nights event at the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. This bustling seaside attraction will come to life each Saturday through November 1st with real life zombies. Don’t fret, though, these zombies aren’t after your brains; guests can interact with them and even get a few pictures taken. Additionally, guests will get discounts at all of the downtown Myrtle Beach thrill rides and attractions. Just head down to the boardwalk this Saturday to see what all the buzz is about!
Top Dining to Broadway at the Beach
Broadway at the Beach is known for being Myrtle Beach’s premier spot for family fun and entertainment. But, did you know that Broadway also boasts an impressive lineup of fantastic kid-friendly dining options? From south of the border favorites to an eclectic brew house, you can find just about everything at this bustling outdoor venue. Check out some of the visitor favorites at Broadway at the Beach:
This Broadway favorite is the perfect spot to catch your favorite game or connect with your inner child! Broadway’s only sports bar, Broadway Louie’s stays busy throughout the year and serves up the area’s best bar grub while maintaining a family friendly atmosphere until the late evening hours. The front portion of the restaurant offers plenty of seating and wall to wall TVs and projections screens while the back portion is filled with a plethora of both classic and modern arcade games. Call (843) 445-6885 for more information.
Liberty Steakhosue & Brewery
Liberty Steakhouse & Brewery offers an eclectic atmosphere and creative cuisine that keeps both visitors and locals coming back time and time again. Nosh on happy hour snacks like pretzel bites, succulent wings, or even a pint of bacon and then dig in to one of their hearty entrees like homestyle meatloaf, fish n’ chips, or southern fried chicken. Grab a seat on the spacious outdoor patio and take in the bustling Broadway views. Call (843) 626-4677 for more information.
This American classic boasts being the home of “the original hamburger” and the food definitely doesn’t disappoint. The 50’s style diner vibes and fast, friendly service are just a few of the perks guests can look forward to. Menu items consist of American classic like hand pressed burgers, philly cheese steaks, hotdogs, salads, baskets, and handspun milkshakes and floats. Kids in particular love the unique atmosphere and delectable menu selections. Call (843) 448-8575 for more information.
Landry’s Seafood has been a Myrtle Beach tradition for over 20 years and shows no sign of slowing down any time soon. A great place for a more adult evening or girls’ night on the town, Landry’s offers a chic, fun New Orleans flare and the beach’s freshest seafood. Get started with an order of the flash fried calamari, the shrimp enbrochette, or oysters on the half shell or with a generous bowl of the famous Landry’s gumbo. For dinner, guests can choose from a wide selection of favorites like stuffed flounder, crawfish etouffee, BBQ shrimp, and cranberry pecan crusted mahi – to name just a few. The mouthwatering cuisine and fun atmosphere make this seafood spot a Broadway favorite! Call (843) 444-1010 for more information.
King Kong Sushi
Sushi experts and beginners alike will love the tantalizing bites offered at King Kong Sushi. Whether you prefer cooked rolls with items like eel, crab, shrimp or fresh favorites like tuna, salmon, and snapper, you are sure to find plenty of creative concoctions to suit your tastes. If, however, you are with guests who are not a fan of sushi or aren’t a fan yourself – fret not! King Kong also offers several grilled chops and plenty of Asian favorites like hibachi and ceviche. King Kong also offers a generous lineup of lunch specials throughout the year. Call (843) 626-2444 for more information.
The Mythical World of MagiQuest
Step through a portal in time at MagiQuest, an enchanted world where mythical creatures come to life and only you have the power to save the day with the wave of your magic wand. Conveniently located in the heart of it all at Broadway at the Beach, MagiQuest is an interactive game from Medievel times that allows players to search for gold and other artifacts in a quest to slay the Red Dragon and restore order. This exciting attraction is fun for children of all ages and the perfect place to beat the heat or escape a rare rainy day at the beach.
Players start the game by purchasing a wand and loading it with magic powers you will need along your journey. Novices begin by practicing their touch with the wand and collecting clues that will help you achieve your goal. If you really want to jazz things up, you can also purchase unique toppers for you want to add a bit of flare and personality.
Once you've proven your worth with the wand, embark on an exciting mission around the over 20,000-square foot indoor kingdom by rescuing a unicorn, battling the goblin king, and retrieving and returning the jewels to the princess - to name a few. You will also meet all kinds of friendly creatures and characters along the way like pixies, fairies, wizards, and even dragons!
Utilizing the latest in technology and 3-D digital hologram graphics, MagiQuest presents a believable walk through a world of make-believe for children and adults with vivid imaginations. Players can add to their points and playing time by following the trail of clues to hidden gold and jewels. Dig through volumes of books and artifacts that help piece together the puzzle that leads to the ultimate showdown. It's like reality Dungeons and Dragons! The best part is, the wand remembers your progress, so guests can come back the next year or visit another MagiQuest location and pick up right where they left off.
A final faceoff with the Red Dragon requires players to display the knowledge and skill they have gained with the magic wand. Slay the dragon, save the princess, and receive new missions to reach the next level of knighthood.
MagiQuest is located at 1185 Celebrity Circle in Myrtle Beach at Broadway at the Beach. It is open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekdays and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the weekends. For more information, call 843-916-1800.