Pack your sunscreen and shorts – it’s almost summertime in Myrtle Beach! The heat is on and the area is packed with fun, family friendly events that you won’t want to miss out on. From tempting food and wine festivals to fun boardwalk events, you are sure to find plenty to do during your beach getaway. Here’s our roundup of the top summer events – make sure you check out a few during your stay:
Hot Summer Nights – All Summer
The Hot Summer Nights promotion is a summer long festival that features several events each night throughout the week – meaning that you have plenty of opportunities to get out and enjoy the town! These events take place at the recently renovated Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and include free seaside concerts, a kids’ carnival, fireworks over the ocean, street entertainment, and much more! Just check the boardwalk website or ask your reservations specialist for more information.
Blue Crab Festival – May 17th – 18th
Gather your group and head to Little River for the 33rd Annual Blue Crab Festival – a “must” for visitors and locals alike. This flavorful family friendly event features several regional vendors from the area, an interactive kids play area, live music and entertainment, and – of course – plenty of crab. This event takes place Saturday and Sunday from 9am – 6pm each day. Tickets may be purchased in advance or the day of.
Coastal Uncorked – June 2nd – 8th
Lovers of food and wine flock by the hundreds to take part in this cluster of culinary events – and you won’t want to miss out! This festival is comprised of several individual events, including a golf tournament, tasting events, specialty dinners, cooking demonstrations, and the famous “Myrtle Beach Tasting Trolley”. Interested guests can check their Facebook page for specific event information.
Beach, Boogie, & BBQ Festival – Labor Day Weekend
Labor Day weekend in Myrtle Beach wouldn’t be complete without BBQ and what better way to get your fix than at a BBQ festival? This annual event is celebrating its 8th year and promises to be bigger and better than ever! Competitors from across the nation will be in town showcasing their tastiest offerings and competing for the top prize of $20,000 cash. The festival will also have plenty of activities for the children, live entertainment, and much more.
Are you planning a fall beach getaway? If so, you will surely not find yourself short on things to do! Thought the “prime” summer season is slowly winding down, Myrtle Beach shows no signs on going into hibernation. Fall is actually the ideal season for events, with agreeable weather and fewer crowds. Check out some of these “must do” events for your fall beach trip.Read more
The Myrtle Beach area offers a wide variety of family friendly fun - even during the off season! Here's our list of the area's top family events during the month of January, be sure to check one out during your stay in Myrtle Beach.Read more
February is an exciting month in Myrtle Beach! Restaurants are gearing up for romantic Valentine’s Events and the area is abuzz with exciting live entertainment. Whether you are coming with the family or as a couple for a Valentine’s getaway, you will find plenty of events to keep you busy during your stay.Read more
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