Fall Fun: Things To Do In Murrells Inlet SC

It’s that time of the year when the temperature starts to cool down and the Grand Strand becomes a lot less crowded. Most locals say that it’s their favorite time of year here in Murrells Inlet SC. During this season, there are multiple events going on every weekend. From car cruises and food competitions to festivals and live music, there is truly something for everybody. We wanted to share a few things going on here in Murrells Inlet over the next few months that you and your family might find interesting!

The Atalaya Festival

For the 42nd consecutive year, the Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival will be held September 22nd to the 24th at Huntington Beach State Park, just south of Murrells Inlet. Featuring over 100 of the finest arts & crafts vendors in the area, this festival is a can’t miss for anyone living along the Grand Strand. Aside from the vendors, Huntington Beach State Park is a beautiful place all by itself! It should be an absolutely gorgeous weekend, so stop by for a little while. Daily festival admission is $10 for adults and visitors 15 of younger are free.


The 18th Annual Lip-Rippin’ Chilympics Chili Cook Off will be held on October 8th in Murrells Inlet SC at the Hot Fish Club, King Street Grille & Morse Park. This event is one of our favorites! Sample chili from some of the best restaurants in Myrtle Beach, Murrells Inlet & Pawleys Island as you enjoy an ice cold beer in a family friendly environment. There are always games for the kids to play and other vendors selling arts & crafts and other food. Be sure to bring your appetite!

Halloween On The Marshwalk

Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat! Ghosts, goblins and ghouls of all ages are welcome at the Halloween On The Marshwalk party on Tuesday, October 31st. Beginning at 5pm, there will be trick-or-treating for the little ones as well as a Costume Contest at 6pm in from of Drunken Jack’s Restaurant & Lounge. Kids ages 3 and up and welcome to participate and prizes will be awarded for Most Creative, Best Group, Funniest & Scariest. At 7pm, the Adult Costume Contest will take place. Over $3,500 in cash and prizes will be awarded to the top costumes! We hope you have a SCARY good time…