As spirits of scare once again prepare to descend upon our sandy little stretch of the world, one thing's for sure: There's no lack of things to do this holiday weekend.
Whether you're in for some family-friendly fun or an all-out hedonistic happening, we've got you covered with this list of Halloween-related events, shows and parties happening in our area this weekend.
We'll continue to add to the list throughout the week, so be sure to check back before you head out this weekend and if you've got an event you think we need to know about, drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org or invite us to it on Facebook.
Thursday, Oct. 28
Backyard Bar & Grill, 9703 Kings Highway, 449-4500, “Crazy Clown Party” 1st annual Halloween Backyard Bash, VIP party from 8-10 p.m. with entertainment and cocktails provided (anyone in a Clown Costume is VIP). Live DJ all night long with cash giveaways for sexiest and scariest clown costume. Website
Broadway at the Beach, 1325 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, Halloween face painting (near Build-A-Bear Workshop) and a performance by Gabbie Rae from 5-7 p.m. on the Sprite stage (near Margaritaville). Website
Senor Frog’s, 1304 Celebrity Circle, Broadway at the Beach, Senor Frong’s MONSTER Halloween party with DJ and MC playing from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Also will feature a $3000 Costume Contest, a giveaway for a trip for two to Cancun, and drink specials ($2 PBR, $4 Vodka, $2 Jello shots). Website
Scotty’s Beach Bar, 111 S. Seaside Dr., Surfside Beach, Scary-oke with Rick Ramos from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Costume contest judging at midnight. Website
Friday, Oct. 29
2001 Entertainment Complex, 920 Lake Arrowhead Rd., Playboy Mansion Lingerie Halloween Party from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Entertainment by DJ Keith Nasty and Mix 97.7. Costume prizes by Captain Morgan every hour, live show girls, Halloween drink specials and free entry for girls in costume. Website
The Afterdeck, 9719 N. Kings Highway, Kryptonite at The Afterdeck hosts the Fetish & Fantasy Halloween Ball with a $1000 Costume Contest and drink specials ($5 Jager Bombs, $3.75 Vodka, $1 Drafts).
Beaver Bar, 3381 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, Nashville recording artist and Myrtle Beach native Brad Long performs beginning at 11 p.m.
Broadway at the Beach, 1325 Celebrity Circle, Hay rides and Halloween face painting (near Build-A-Bear Workshop). Gabbie Rae will perform on Sprite stage (near Margaritaville) and Magiquest employees will hand out goodie bags. Website
The Boathouse Waterway Bar & Grill, 201 Fantasy Harbor Blvd., Join WAVE 104.1 for a birthday celebration and Halloween party on the waterway from 5:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. KISS tribute band Strutter will perform as part of the Live After Five concert series and a $5000 Halloween Costume Contest will take place after the show. Website
Cooter's Backyard Bar & Grill, 3264 S. U.S. 17, Murrells Inlet, Halloween party with Tru Sol will feature fun and specials throughout the night and a performance from the well known party band beginning at 7 p.m. Website
Drink!, 503 8th Ave. N., Halloween Fest! featuring local bands performing as classic and modern favorites. Doors open at 4 p.m. with contests, giveaways and drink specials throughout the night. Show includes Lizard Woman as The Pixies, Noble Conquest as Mudvayne, Sleeping Policeman as The Black Keys, Rabble N Rebellion as Johnny CashThe Filthy Few as Hank Williams Sr., Jr. & III and Drew Jacobs as Otis Redding. Website
The Gold Club, U.S. 501 & U.S. 17 Bypass, The gentlemen’s club host Club Insomnia the official Tunnel of Terror after party with a costume contest at midnight and guest DJ BZ providing the music. Website
Handley's Pub & Grub, 3873 Renee Drive, Jonathan Roberts live on the patio from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Website
House of Blues, Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach, Bad Religion with The Aggrolites and Off With Their Heads. Doors at 7:30 p.m., show at 8:30 p.m. Tickets $20-55. Website
Island Bar & Grill, 2272 Glenns Bay Road, Myrtle Beach, Confliction with Decadence and singer-soingwriter Nick Andolora. This farewell party for Confliction member Billy Raim will also feature a FREE POUR from 8-10p.m. and drink specials throughout the night ($2.50 Margaritas, $2 domestics) $10 cover. Music starts at 10 p.m, no cover after 10 p.m. for 21+ Website
King Street Grille, 3040 Howard Ave., The Market Common, Halloween party featuring best costume contest, drink specials and raffles with more than $1000 in prizes and all proceeds going to the humane society. Website
Molly Darcy’s On The Beach, 1701 S. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, Hallopalooza costume party with drink specials and costume contest! DJ Johnny will provide the music.
Pat & Mike's Irish Pub, 1359 U.S. 17, Little River, Local rock band Sick Stooges performs from 8p.m. to midnight. Website
Tunnel Ultralounge, 1901 N. Kings Highway, Tunnel of Terror Movie Monster Madness party featuring Michael Baroody, the world’s premier VJ/DJ playing live drums, $2,000 costume contest, and drink specials ($2 Bud Light Lime, $3 Soco Lime, $3.75 Vodka, $5 Vodka Redbull). Website
Wild Wing Cafe, 4706 U.S. 17 South, Hallowing party with Gogglez Piano performing. Event features costume party and spooktacular drink specials on creative concoctions such as: $4 D.O.A., $4 Open Grave, $4 Bloody Brain and $5 Witches Brew. Website
Mr. Fish, 3401 North Kings Hwy., The restaurant will go from eatery to dance party from hell starting at 10 p.m. (Serving Sush until 1 a.m.) Costume contest at midnight with prizes including: 1st place $200, 2nd place $100, 3rd place $50 + $20 Mr.Fish gift Certificate. $2 Bud and Bud Light all night.
Saturday, Oct. 30
Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach, Kids and pets costume contest from 1-2 p.m. Website
Broadway at the Beach, 1325 Celebrity Circle, Kids trick-or-treating from 5-7 p.m. with frieworks to follow at 8 p.m. Celebrity Square of Terror adult Halloween party will take place from 7 p.m.-2 a.m. with a DJ providing music and radio personality Mad Max as MC. There will be a costume contest held between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. with $5,000 in cash and prizes. All individuals in costume will receive free admission to clubs within Celebrity Square. Those interested in VIP balcony seating can call the clubs individually for more information. Website
Bully’s Pub, 4868 U.S. 17 South, North Myrtle Beach,Halloween party featuring costume contest and drink specials ($2 Draft, $2 Vodka, $3 Grape and Cherry Bombs). Website
Cafe 1800, 18th Ave. N. & Ocean Boulevard, Helloween: International Pre Halloween Party featuring the greatest and latest hit music including the vocals of Russian singer Natalia. Best Costume Contest ($100 prize) and full service bar with $3 Vodka and $3 Tequila.
Castaways Bar & Grill, 833 Front St., Georgetown, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., Costume contest ($700 value) will register from 8-11 p.m. with judging beginning at the witching hour (midnight). Scott will play dance hits throughout the night and karaoke. Website
Drink!, 503 8th Ave. N., Horror Fest II featuring local bands performing as classic and modern favorites. Show includes Below the Bassline as Operation Ivy, Attalaya & The Beatholes as Weezer, The Wet Teens as Iggy Pop & The Stooges, Prowler as Metallica, Bazooka Joe as ANTiSEEN and Global Coolers as Alkaline Trio. Website
Hot Fish Club, 4911 Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, the Mullets. 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Website
House of Blues, Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach, Method Man & Redman with Skully. Doors at 8 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Tickets $20-55. Website
Island Bar & Grill, 2272 Glenns Bay Road, Myrtle Beach, California-based reggae/funk band Fish Out of Water with J-Sneez. 10 p.m. to Close. Website
Malibu’s, Celebrity Square, Broadway at the Beach, Get ready to suck some blood at the True Blood Fangtasia Party! Free Admission with Costume, Cash & Prizes to Best True Blood Costume,$2.50 Bud Light Wheat,$5.75 Loaded Corona,$10 Party Pails & $2.50 Shots of "V" Website
Pat & Mike's Irish Pub, 1359 U.S. 17, Little River, Country/rock band Eastbound performs. Website
Suck Bang Blow, 3393 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SBB Halloween Party featuring bikes, babes, beer and boos! Will feature a Pumpkin Carving Contest at 6 p.m. (B.Y.O.P., Bring Your Own Pumpkin) and Costume Contest starting at 9p.m. with cash and prizes for each. Mafia will rocks the House from 8 p.m. to midnight.
Tunnel Ultralounge, 1901 N. Kings Highway, Halloween’s Naughtiest Ladies party, Free admission with costume, prizes for sexiest costume, drink specials ($2 Bud Light Lime, $3 Soco Lime, $3.75 Vodka, $5 Vodka Redbull) and VJ Keith Nasty spinning.
Sunday, Oct. 31
Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach, Halloween trick-or-treat from 5-7 p.m. Website
Broadway at the Beach, 1325 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, Face painting and hay rides from noon to 6 p.m. (near Build-A-Bear), Tony Lawrence and Aron Tyler Lawrence perform classic hits on the Celebrity Square stage from 3-5 p.m.
Myrtle Beach Harley-Davidson, 4710 S. Kings Highway, “Harley Halloween” celebration from Noon to 4 p.m. featuring a performance by local country singer Jeffrey Allen Edwards. Website
Surfside Live, 803 U.S. 17 South Business, Surfside Beach, Surfside Live Halloween Party featuring a costume contest, Skaraoke with Martha, bobbing for mini bottles and birthday party for Shawn. Website
Murrells Inlet Marshwalk, Halloween on the Marshwalk 8th annual costume party with costume contest from 7-10 p.m. Entrants must visit judges at all of Marshwalk restaurants. $1,500 prize for first place. Kids trick-or-treat parade and costume contest from 4-5 p.m. with judging at Drunken Jack’s. Giveaways and drink specials throughout the evening. Liquid Platinum will perform at Dead Dog Saloon at 7:30 p.m. Website
The Market Common, Farrow Parkway, Halloween Trick-or-Treating from 4-5 p.m. Participating stores will give out candy to costumed Trick-or-Treaters and Lindsey Mills Photography will be on-site to take professional portraits of costumed little ones. DJ Batman will provide music and dancing in front of Grand 14 Cinema. Gordon Biersch will offer one free kids meal per adult entree purchase for all costumed children that evening! Website
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