October Events in Myrtle Beach
October is a fantastic month to visit Myrtle Beach. The weather has cooled off a bit but still sits comfortable in the mid to upper 70’s and the beach comes to life with exciting fall events. Snowbirds and off-season visitors alike flock to the area to take advantage of the seasonable weather, diminished crowds, and bustling festivals. Take a look at some of the exciting October events taking place near Beach Cove Resort:
Autumn Big Bands Blast – October 4th
Enjoy an afternoon of great weather, great food, great entertainment, and great wine at La Belle Amie Vineyard. Located just north of Beach Cove in the quaint town of Little River, this scenic venue is known for their tasty treats and lively events. October brings with it the Autumn Big Band Blast, an exciting festival that offers live entertainment from The Andrew Thielen Band and palette pleasing plates from Smokin’ Hot BBQ and Vineyard Grill. Additionally, guests can look forward to complimentary tours of the vineyards and samplings of current wine selections. Tickets may be purchased in advance or the day of; call (843) 399-9463 for more information.
North Myrtle Beach Oktoberfest – October 11th
Dust off those lederhosen and knee high stockings and gear up for the inaugural North Myrtle Beach Oktoberfest celebration! Not only is this festive event a great opportunity to get out and enjoy the comfortable fall weather but also a great chance to check out the new North Myrtle Beach Sports Complex, the scenic venue for this festival. Oktoberfest will offer a wide array of tasty German beverages, authentic Oktoberfest cuisine, live entertainment, and plenty of activities for the little ones. This lively event promises to be fun for the whole family and runs from 11am – 7pm.
35th Annual Loris Bog Off – October 18th
You will definitely want to come to this event with an open mind and an empty belly! This annual Loris Bog Off is kind of a big deal, to say the least. Culinary professionals and home-cooks from across the region flock to the small town of Loris each year to offer their tastiest treats. Bog is a low country tradition and begins with a rice and stock base along with the meats and spices of your choice. Traditional blog is made with chicken and sausage, though this festival encourages creativity and experimentation. Come prepared to sample bogs from across the Carolinas, view classic cars at the car show, enjoy live entertainment on one of the two stages, and let the kids run loose in the expansive kids’ area. The Loris Bog off runs from 9am – 9pm and this event is free to attend.