This is a fabulous time of year to visit the coastal area of South Carolina, especially the Grand Strand region, for an Autumn beach vacation. There are lots of annual events taking place up and down the coast. Many people have come to fully appreciate the advantages of enjoying North Myrtle Beach vacations later in the year rather than in the heat of summer. The vacation rentals we have at Myrtle Beach Vacation Rentals, Inc. are proof of that!
With October comes an assortment of festivals that include the ever popular Oktoberfest taking place Friday, October 14 at Valor Park, The Market Common. The festival runs from 4 – 9 p.m Come out and enjoy the live German music. There’s a large selection of Oktoberfest beer and German food from 20+ vendors. Fun and games will be available for the kids including face painting, inflatables and more.
The City of Conway is hosting their annual Conway Fall Festival on Saturday, October 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festival will feature arts & crafts, entertainment, kids play zone, food, car show, Conway Superstars Performance and more. The event is being held at 3rd Avenue and Laurel Street.
Don’t miss the 12th Annual Little River Shrimp Festival being held Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Historic Little River Waterfront (4460 Mineola Ave, Little River, SC 29566). This 2-day event includes live entertainment, kids’ activities, vendors, fresh shrimp and seafood specialties. If you’re a shrimp lover you’re sure to get your fill at this popular event!
The 17th Annual Lip-Rippin’ Chilympics Chili Cook-Off will be held on Sunday, October 9, 2016, from 11 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Hot Fish Club, King Street Grille, and Morse Park in Murrells Inlet. $1 sample tickets will be sold for chili. Beer from New South Brewing Company will also be available for purchase. There will be a fabulous line-up of live bands for your enjoyment. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. This event draws thousands of residents and visitors to raise money for the Grand Strand Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation, and has become a staple of Grand Strand events. Participants and attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable or canned food item to support the efforts of South Strand Helping Hand.