Another summer has passed and fall is knocking on the door. This doesn’t mean the fun has ended in Myrtle Beach! The fall months are favorites among Coral Beach Resort guests. The weather is still warm, the kids are back to school and Myrtle Beach area activities are endless!
All of these factors contribute to the influx of fun, family-friendly events that take place in Myrtle Beach during the fall. So sit back, relax (and maybe start packing your vacation bags) because we’ve put together a list for you of the top fall events in Myrtle Beach for 2021.
Things To Do In Myrtle Beach In September
Music on Main Concert Series – Now through Oct. 14th
Just 30 minutes north of Coral Beach Resort & Suites, guests can enjoy the Music on Main Concert Series in North Myrtle Beach. Starting at 4:00 p.m. each Thursday, Main Street from Ocean Blvd. to McMillan Real Estate is blocked off for the event. Even though the streets are closed, businesses around the event will remain open for dining, shopping and fun. Music on Main is a FREE event and fun for the whole family. Bring your beach chairs to reserve your spot for the concert. Live performances are from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. See the full schedule online. The address is 1 WW South Ocean Blvd, North Myrtle Beach, SC at the Horseshoe. Face coverings are recommended.
Fall Concerts at La Belle Amie Vineyard – Saturdays in Sept.
Live music is back at La Belle Amie Vineyards each Saturday in September. From island vibes to jazz and blues, each Saturday’s music will vary in genre but all will include delicious wines, beautiful scenery and a complimentary tour of the vineyard. Bring your blankets and chairs and get ready for an afternoon filled with great music and memories. Doors open at 10:00 a.m., live music starts around noon and festivities wrap up at 5:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 per event or $17 if you wish to include a wine tasting. To purchase tickets or find out more, call 843-399-9463 or email [email protected] The Saturday festivals for Oct. and Nov. have not yet been published. Visit their website for the most current information.
20th Annual Myrtle Beach Mustang Week – Sept. 6th – 11th
You don’t have to own a Mustang to get a thrill out of Myrtle Beach Mustang Week! Come out and enjoy all of the events happening throughout the week including contests, cruise-ins and more. Those who do own a Mustang and would like to participate can register online. View the complete schedule for the East Coast’s largest Mustang week including locations and event times online now.
Wine Wednesdays at La Belle Amie Vineyard – Wednesdays in Sept.
Fall is just around the corner and now is the perfect time to get out and enjoy the agreeable weather! You can do just that at weekly Wine Wednesday events hosted by La Belle Amie Vineyard. Each event will include live entertainment, complimentary tours, delicious wines and scrumptious snacks. Admission is only $10 per person and includes a wine tasting. Call 843-399-9463 for more information.
Sounds of Summer Concert – Sept. 17th
Enjoy an evening with your friends and family listening to live music by the award-winning beach band The Tams at an outdoor amphitheater under the stars. The concert is FREE, appropriate for all ages and will take place from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m Bring your beach chair or blanket and sit back and relax! Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase as coolers and outside food and beverages are not permitted. The Sounds of Summer Concert is held at the Sandhills Bank Amphitheater in the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex in Little River, SC. Face coverings are recommended.
Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down Festival – Sept. 18th
Attend the 41st Annual Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down Festival on September 18th from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in Aynor, South Carolina! This festival includes hundreds of arts, crafts and food vendors, a parade, live music and children’s entertainment. Admission is FREE. The parade begins at 10:00 a.m., and live music starts at 11:00 a.m. This fall festival is located at the Aynor Town Park at 600 South Main Street, Aynor, SC. Visit their website for more information.
Here Comes The Sun: The Music of the Beatles – Sept. 23rd – 26th
For four nights only, step back in time with Here Comes The Sun, a Beatles tribute band. Brookgreen Gardens hosts this live outdoor concert. All ticket-holders are provided a seat under the concert tent. VIP ticket-holders will receive preferred parking and seating, a free shuttle ride to the concert site, a wine-and-cheese reception and a souvenir glass. Tickets are $30 each, and VIP tickets are $100. Purchase your tickets in advance as space is limited. The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. each night.
Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival – Sep. 24th – 26th
Take a short drive down to Huntington Beach State Park September 24th – 26th for the 46th Annual Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival. Huntington Beach State Park is known for its beautiful Atalaya Castle, the historic winter home of Mr. and Mrs. Huntington. The Arts & Crafts Festival takes place in and around the castle and is a fun-filled event for all ages. Enjoy fine art, crafts, delicious food and live music from the Grand Strand’s best musicians! Admission is $15 for adults age 16 and older for a multi-day festival pass. Call 843-237-4440 for more information or visit the website.
Socastee Heritage Festival – TBA
The community of Socastee hosts a FREE annual event offering fun children’s activities, 100+ vendors, three entertainment stages and more. This event is hosted by the nonprofit Socastee Heritage Foundation and 100% of proceeds go back into the Socastee community to help families and children. The event takes place on Dick Pond Road between Peachtree Road and Hwy 707 in Socastee. Check the Socastee Heritage Foundation Facebook page for the announcement of the 2021 event dates.
Events In Myrtle Beach In October
Annual Little River ShrimpFest – Oct. 9th – 10th
A festival that even Forrest Gump would approve of – the 16th Annual Little River ShrimpFest – is slated for the weekend of October 9th – 10th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day at the Historic Little River Waterfront. The weekend will include live entertainment from several popular local bands, a wide array of local arts and crafts vendors, games and activities for children, and – of course – plenty of shrimp. The price of admission is $5 per person, and tickets may be purchased online in advance by Oct. 7th. Kids 12 and under are FREE. . Call 843-249-6604 for more information.
Art In The Park at Valor Park – Oct. 9th & 10th and Nov. 13th & 14th
Art in the Park is an annual artist-run event held in Myrtle Beach since 1972. Both artists and art-lovers come from around the country to view and purchase works of art in a variety of mediums including paintings, sculptures, woodworking, photography, jewelry, fabric, glass, metal, pottery, stone, mixed media and more! Admission is FREE. Art in the Park is held on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Valor Park in Market Common. The address is 1120 Farrow Parkway, Myrtle Beach. Call 843-446-3830 for more information or visit the website.
Annual Myrtle Beach Greek Festival – Oct. 14th -16th
Opa! Grab your friends and (an empty stomach) and make plans to fill up at one of the tastiest festivals of the year – the 29th Annual Myrtle Beach Greek Festival hosted by St. John The Baptist Greek Orthodox Church. This tasty event offers the area’s finest selection of homemade Greek eats like spanakopita, gyros, souvlaki, pasticcio, and plenty of desserts – of course. This year’s event will be a “drive-thru” to ensure the safety of those involved. Call 843-448-3773 for more information.
Zookeeper For The Day at Brookgreen Gardens – Oct. 20th & Nov. 17th
Is your child an animal lover? How about taking them to Brookgreen Gardens to be a Zookeeper for the day! This event is taking place twice this fall. Participants must be age 12 or older and a reservation is required for this immersive program. The hands-on experience takes participants through the daily routines of zookeepers at Brookgreen’s Lowcountry Zoo including feeding and cleaning the animals plus basic care that is provided. Registration is $150. Call 843-235-6049 for more information or to make your reservation today!
Things To Do In Myrtle Beach In November
Annual Taste of the Town – Nov. 2nd
Looking for great food with a great cause? The Annual Taste of the Town event is scheduled for Tuesday, November 2nd at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center and promises to be bigger and better than ever! More than 30 area restaurants will present their finest tapas-style creations. Guests will pay a small admission fee ($5 in advance / $6 at the door) and then purchase food tickets ($1 each) that can then be traded for the samplings of your choice. All proceeds will benefit St. Andrew’s Catholic School. Taste of the Town will also feature live entertainment, a silent auction and much more. Call 843-448-6062 or visit the website for more information.
Brew at the Zoo – Nov. 6th
Do you enjoy good brews and good tunes? Then the annual Brew at the Zoo event is calling your name! Enjoy the fantastic fall weather and sip on more than 30 regional craft beers as you peruse the local wildlife exhibits and take in all that Brookgreen Gardens has to offer. The event includes live entertainment, beer tasting and food vendors. The cost of admission is $50 per person and you must be 21 or older to attend. Call 843-235-6000 or visit the event page for more information.
Annual Farm to Table Dinner – Nov. 7th
Thompson Family Farm will host the 11th Annual Farm to Table Dinner. This year’s event will begin with a reception featuring live music by the Paul Grimshaw Band and hors d’oeuvres by students attending the International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach. Next, guests will be served seven artfully created courses each using local produce and meats and locally-caught seafood. Organized by the Myrtle Beach Area Hospitality Association, proceeds from this community event will benefit local culinary students. Tickets start at $150 per person. For more information, call (843) 626-9668 or email [email protected]
Annual Oyster Roast – Nov. 20th
Oyster season is almost here – are you ready to indulge in this prime local catch? This event is always a huge hit with locals and visitors alike – and it’s not hard to see why! The fun will take place in the Wicked Tuna parking area along the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk and will offer “all you can eat” oysters while supplies last. There will also be plenty of live entertainment throughout the afternoon, several local vendors, arts and games for the kids and drink specials along the MarshWalk. The 17th Annual Oyster Roast will be held on November 20th from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Looking for other events to enjoy while on vacation in Myrtle Beach?
Check out our list of the best ways to celebrate Christmas in Myrtle Beach, the must-try winter activities at the beach, the best spring events or the top summer festivals! No matter what time of year you visit Myrtle Beach, the area is always filled with family-friendly things to do.