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Myrtle Beach Weather in October

Pineapple Jack-o-lantern and Myrtle Beach weather in OctoberIf you’re thinking about planning a fall getaway you’re probably wondering what Myrtle Beach weather in October is like. To answer your question, it’s a beautiful 75°F at it’s high and a cool 57°F at it’s low. 

Can you swim in the ocean in October?

October is one of the best times of year to plan a vacation to the Grand Strand. With mostly sunny days in October, you can still enjoy the beach this time of year. There will be a nice breeze on the beach and surprisingly the water will still be a warm 73°F, the perfect temperature for riding waves.

Is October a good time to visit Myrtle Beach?

The best part about vacationing in the fall, you’ll most likely have the beach to yourself! At this point in the year, the tourists have come and gone leaving the beach and surrounding attractions less crowded. During this time of year, you can expect to see lower hotel rates and great specials, check out South Bay Inn & Suites specials for your fall trip!

What is there to do in Myrtle Beach in October?

Like we mentioned before, October is the perfect time of year to plan a visit since tourist season is over, which means fewer lines and wait time at Myrtle Beach restaurants and attractions. We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite things to do in Myrtle Beach in October, including some great fall events!

Captain George’s Seafood Buffet

During the off-season, you’d be surprised how many of the mouth-watering seafood buffets close for the season, but not Captain George’s! They are one of THE BEST seafood restaurants and buffets on the Grand Strand! Order from the A La Carte menu or enjoy over 140 items from their buffet. Adults are $37.99 and children are $19.99. Open weekly from 3:30-9:00 pm, Saturday from 2:00-9:30 pm, and Sunday from 12:00-9:00 pm.

Need more restaurant suggestions? Check out the very best places to eat in Myrtle Beach!

Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

With the weather in the 70s is a great time to take a stroll on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk! There is plenty to do, see, or eat while you enjoy gorgeous views of the Atlantic from the 1.2-mile boardwalk. A few of our favorite stops on the boardwalk include the SkyWheel, Myrtle Beach Fries, and the Gay Dolphin Gift Cove.

Want more things to do on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk? Check out all that the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk has to offer.

A Round Of Mini-Golf

It’s won’t be too hot to enjoy a round or two of mini-golf while you’re visiting. Myrtle Beach is known as the Mini-Golf Capital of the World because we just about have a mini-golf course on every corner. We’ve got a list of the best mini-golf spots for you!

October Festivals & Events

October is the best time of year for festivals and events in Myrtle Beach! You’ll be able to enjoy the cool weather, food, vendors, and music that comes with the events here. Be sure to check out the following events while you’re in town:

  • Harvest Home Festival | Located at Brookgreen Gardens | October 5-6
  • Festa Italiana | Located at The Market Common | October 6
  • Myrtle Beach Oktoberfest | Located at The Market Common | October 11
  • Little River ShrimpFest | Located in Little River | October 12-13
  • St. John’s Greek Festival | Located at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox | October 17-20
  • BooFest! | Located at Barefoot Landing | October 26