Halloween is fast approaching and it’s the time of year for ghosts and goblins and, as you’re sure to discover, they’re even at the beach. If children are out trick or treating we caution them to be careful (and you too if you’re driving around). There are plenty of kid-approved events in the local area where you can take the kids for a safe celebration of this spooky holiday. Following are a few.
First Annual Fright Night Fun Gym
Saturday – Sunday, Oct. 21 – 22 from 7 p.m. to 8 a.m.
Thomas Gymnastics at the Beach, 112 Surgeons Dr., Myrtle Beach
This Halloween themed fun gym will be the highlight of your kids weekend while the parents get to have a few hours or even the night to yourselves! Check out all of the fun we have planned for this spooky fun gym night where kids can stay awhile or stay the night:
– Haunted Hayride (not so haunted for little ones)
– Pumpkin Hunt (each child must bring their own small personal pumpkin)
– Bonfire with s’’mores
– Costume contests (with prizes!!)
– Breakfast will be included for all kids sleeping over night
– Pizza, snacks, and drinks will be available for purchase
– and free play in our gym all night!
Sign up online or stop by our front desk. Cost: 7pm – 10pm: $20 per child (4 yrs old & up) 7pm – 12am: $30 per child (6 yrs old & up) 7pm – 8am: $40 per child (6 yrs old & up)
Atalaya Fall Festival and Haunted Castle
Friday, Oct. 27 – Saturday, Oct. 28 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Huntington Beach State Park, 16148 Ocean Hwy, Murrells Inlet
Join us the night before Halloween for the Atalaya Fall Festival and Haunted Castle. The Atalaya castle will be the setting for an evening of frightfully fun family entertainment! Enjoy 2 separate haunted house attractions: a not-so-scary maze of creepy rooms and a Haunted Castle for the brave at heart. For the younger children, there will be carnival games, children’s crafts, spooky cartoons on the big screen, s’mores, a bonfire, and more! Event admission is $10 for adults, $7 for children 6-15. Children 5 and under are free, but parents, please note: some of the special effects used in the haunted houses may be too intense for younger children. Park Admission is free. Free Park Admission during this event. This event goes on, rain or shine. Cost: $10 for adults, $7 for children 6-15. Children 5 and under are free.
Boo-Fest at Barefoot Landing
Saturday, October 28 from 12:00 – 4:00 pm
Barefoot Landing, 4898 Highway 17 S, North Myrtle Beach
It’s BooFest! at Barefoot Landing! Whether you have human kids or furry kids, BooFest! is the place to be on Saturday, October 28th in North Myrtle Beach! For more info call (843) 272-8349.
Ghost on the Coast Halloween Celebration
October 28 from 5-9 p.m.
Grande Dunes, 8201 Marina Pkwy, Myrtle Beach
Spooktacular Halloween Celebration featuring: Food for purchase, Live Music & Giveaways! $10 donation per family – proceeds will go to the American Red Cross for Irma and Harvey hurricane relief efforts. Grande Dunes Properties will match donation. Goodie Bags to the first 100 Kids!!! Cost: $10 donation/family goes to American Red Cross.