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Myrtle Beach Events

Myrtle Beach Events

There is always something exciting going on in Myrtle Beach. Everything from festivals and fireworks to arts & crafts shows are on the calendar up and down the Grand Strand.

SOS Spring Safari
4/25/2019 - 5/4/2019
Shag dancers from across the US gather for 10 days of dancing and fun.  Various clubs. Ocean Drive section, N. Myrtle Beach.   www.shagdance.com
Myrtle Beach Food Truck Festival
4/26/2019 - 4/28/2019
Fri. 6-10pm, Sat. 11am-7pm, Sun. 11am-7pm. Food trucks and local restaurants offer a variety of menu options. Live entertainment, kid zone, car show on Sat. Benefits Grand Strand Miracle League. Free admission.  Oceanfront Boardwalk District between 8th and 9th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. 843-855-0527  myrtlebeachfoodtruckfestival.com
11th Annual Ground Zero Dragon Boat Festival
4/27/2019
9am-4pm. Teams of 20 paddlers and 1 drummer compete to cross the finish line. Food court, family fun zone and live music. Free admission.  Grand Park, Market Common, Myrtle Beach. 843-945-9440  www.mygroundzero.com/dragon-boat/
2019 Scout Days
4/27/2019
Offering badge programs for both Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts. Scouts will enjoy a tour of our ?Simply Amazing? Gardens and Zoo. 10am-2pm. With admission.  Brookgreen Gardens, Murrells Inlet. 800-849-1931  www.brookgreen.org
Art in the Park
4/27/2019 - 4/28/2019
Art in the Park is an artist run venue, held 4 weekends a year in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It is a popular destination for artists and customers alike. 10am-4pm. Free admission.  Valor Park, Market Common, Myrtle Beach. 843-446-3830  wacg.org/art-in-the-park/
Earth Day Family Festival Party for the Planet
4/27/2019
A celebration of the Earth with music, activities, crafts, guided tours, and more. Students will meet some of our animal ambassadors who will help teach about our native animals and plants and the importance of how to act locally to make a difference. 10am-4pm. With admission.   Brookgreen Gardens, Murrells Inlet. 800-849-1931  www.brookgreen.org
World Series of Comedy
5/1/2019 - 5/4/2019
Comedy Show featuring outstanding comediens. Tickets Required and can be purchased online.   Comedy Cabana, Myrtle Beach. 843-449-4242  comedycabana.com
23rd Blessing of the Inlet
5/4/2019
9am-3pm, with blessing ceremony at 11:30am. Arts & crafts, local seafood, children's events and entertainment. Free admission.  Belin Memorial United Methodist Church, waterfront, Murrells Inlet. 843-651-5099  www.blessingoftheinlet.com
3rd Ocean Drive Music Festival
5/4/2019
Gates open at 10am. Music from 11am-6pm featuring a variety of beach music artists. Coolers allowed, no glass. Admission.  OD Pavilion parking lot, downtown Ocean Drive, N. Myrtle Beach.   www.odmusicfest.com
Divas Half Marathon & 5K
5/5/2019
7am. Girl power takes to the streets in a glam, women-only race. 5K and other events for everyone. USATF-certified course. Fee for some events.  Starts on Ocean Blvd., N. Myrtle Beach. 800-733-7089  www.runlikeadiva.com
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Spring Rally
5/10/2019 - 5/19/2019
80th Anniversary! Variety of activities including drag racing, scenic rides, vendors, food and more. 8am-8pm.  Regional event with multiple locations. 843-369-5555  www.myrtlebeachharley.com
14th Mayfest on Main Concert
5/11/2019
10am-6pm. Family friendly. Live entertainment. Arts & crafts vendors. Free admission.  Main St. at the Horseshoe, N. Myrtle Beach. 843-280-5570  www.nmb.us
2019 Scout Days
5/18/2019
Offering badge programs for both Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts. Scouts will enjoy a tour of our ?Simply Amazing? Gardens and Zoo. 10am-2pm. With admission.  Brookgreen Gardens, Murrells Inlet. 800-849-1931  www.brookgreen.org
38th Blue Crab Festival
5/18/2019 - 5/19/2019
9am-5pm. Arts & crafts, entertainment, food, kids area and more. Admission.  Waterfront, Little River. 843-249-6604  www.bluecrabfestival.org
Pawleys Pavilion Reunion
5/18/2019
6-11pm. Shag dance to live beach music under the stars on the site of the old Pawleys Island Pavilion. Shuttle service. Food vendors. Admission.  Pawleys Island Nature Park, Pawleys Island. 843-546-5685, ext. 4  www.townofpawleysisland.com
Sunday Serenades
On-Going Event: 5/26/2019 - 9/29/2019
Every Sunday. Live entertainment 2-5pm. Free.  Passive Park, Surfside Beach. 843-650-9548  www.surfsidebeach.org
Brookgreen Gardens Art Festival
6/1/2019 - 6/2/2019
9:30am-4pm. Meet with local and regional artists and authors. Demonstrations. Free with Garden admission.  Brookgreen Gardens, Murrells Inlet. 843-235-6000  www.brookgreen.org
Hot Summer Nights
On-Going Event: 6/1/2019 - 8/31/2019
Nightly 8-11pm. Family-friendly events with live entertainment. Free admission.  Plyler Park & Boardwalk, oceanfront, Myrtle Beach.   www.myrtlebeachdowntown.com
Summer Nights
On-Going Event: 6/1/2019 - 9/1/2019
Nightly entertainment and kids activities. Fireworks at 10pm every Tuesday & Friday in July. Free.  Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach. 843-444-3200  www.broadwayatthebeach.com
SummerFest
On-Going Event: 6/1/2019 - 9/1/2019
Nightly 7-10pm. Musical entertainment, fun for the kids. Fireworks every Monday at 10pm with special fireworks spectacular. Free.  Barefoot Landing, N. Myrtle Beach. 843-272-8349  www.bflanding.com
Carriage Rides
On-Going Event: 6/5/2019 - 7/31/2019
Every Tuesday. 6-9pm. Free.  Market Common, Myrtle Beach. 843-839-3500  www.marketcommonmb.com
Carolina Country Music Fest
6/6/2019 - 6/9/2019
30+ of the hottest country music acts over 3 days. Family friendly. Admission.  Boardwalk, oceanfront, Myrtle Beach.    www.carolinacountrymusicfest.com
Dive In Movies
On-Going Event: 6/6/2019 - 8/15/2019
Thursdays. Movies begin at 6:30. Admission price reduces to $9.95 at 5pm (in park only). Specials at the beer garden for Thirsty Thursday.  Myrtle Waves Water Park, 3000 10th Ave. N. Ext., Myrtle Beach. 843-913-9250  www.myrtlewaves.com
Live After Five Friday
On-Going Event: 6/7/2019 - 8/30/2019
Every Friday reduced admission after 5pm. Live music. The fun goes on until 9pm.  Wild Water & Wheels, 910 Hwy 17 Business, Surfside Beach. 843-238-8737  www.wild-water.com
Movies Under The Stars
On-Going Event: 6/7/2019 - 8/30/2019
Every Friday at dusk (typically 9pm). Free family-friendly outdoor movies. Check website for schedule.  Market Common, Myrtle Beach. 843-839-3500  www.marketcommonmb.com
Free Outdoor Movies
On-Going Event: 6/13/2019 - 8/8/2019
Free family-friendly outdoor movies. Check website for schedule.  Valor Park, Market Common, Myrtle Beach. 843-839-3500  www.marketcommonmb.com
Music on Main Concert Series
On-Going Event: 6/13/2019 - 10/31/2019
Every Thursday 7-9pm. Family friendly. Live entertainment. Free admission.  202 Main St., N. Myrtle Beach. 843-280-5584  www.nmb.us
Sounds of Summer Concert Series
On-Going Event: 6/14/2019 - 9/20/2019
7-9pm. Bring a chair for this family friendly event. Live entertainment. Free admission. Check online for concert schedule.  NMB Park & Sports Complex, Sea Mountain Hwy., Little River. 843-280-5584  www.nmb.us
Mike Merryfield Stand-Up Comedy
6/17/2019 - 6/20/2019
Comedy Show featuring Mike Merryfield. Tickets Required and can be purchased online.   Comedy Cabana, Myrtle Beach. 843-449-4246  comedycabana.com
Bobby Collins Stand-Up Comedy
6/21/2019 - 6/23/2019
Comedy Show featuring Bobby Collins. Tickets Required and can be purchased online.   Comedy Cabana, Myrtle Beach. 843-449-4243  comedycabana.com
Concerts on The Green
On-Going Event: 6/22/2019 - 8/16/2019
Tribute band concert, 7-10pm. Free admission. Select days. Check website for schedule.  Market Common, Myrtle Beach. 843-839-3500  www.marketcommonmb.com
Art in the Park
6/29/2019 - 6/30/2019
Art in the Park is an artist run venue, held 4 weekends a year in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It is a popular destination for artists and customers alike. 10am-4pm. Free admission.  Chapin Park, 1400 N. Kings Hwy., Myrtle Beach. 843-446-3830  wacg.org/art-in-the-park/
Water Lantern Festival
6/29/2019
Water Lantern Festival allows you to Light The Water in a way you'll never forget. Now you can experience the magic of over 1000 lanterns (including one you designed) as the soft lights reflect upon the water. Music and food trucks will be on hand. Benefits water.org. Ticket required. 5:30-9:30.  Market Common, Myrtle Beach.   www.waterlanternfestival.com/myrtlebeach
36th July 4th Boat Parade
7/4/2019
Boat parade at high tide; fireworks at 10pm. Boats decorated with patriotic themes cruise along the creekfront. 12-2pm.  Waterfront, Murrells Inlet. 843-651-5675  www.murrellsinletsc.com
July 4th Celebration
7/4/2019
6-10pm. Entertainment, fireworks and more.   Town pier, Surfside Beach. 843-650-9548  www.surfsidebeach.org
NMB Fireworks Display
7/4/2019
Independence Day celebration. 9:30-10:30pm.  Cherry Grove Pier, N. Myrtle Beach. 866-805-5642  www.nmbevents.com
Greg Morton Stand-Up Comedy
7/8/2019 - 7/14/2019
Comedy Show featuring Greg Morton. Tickets Required and can be purchased online.   Comedy Cabana, Myrtle Beach. 843-449-4247  comedycabana.com
Junior SOS
7/16/2019 - 7/21/2019
Dancers age 6-20 come together for a week of dancing and fun. Registration required.  Ocean Drive Golf and Beach Resort, N. Myrtle Beach. 910-582-0048  www.juniorshaggers.com
Father Son Team Classic
7/17/2019 - 7/20/2019
This 54-hole tournament is open to any father-son type relationship. Plus, play in the Parent-Child Team Classic designed for any combination of family members. Entry fee.  Various golf courses along the Grand Strand. 866-497-2627  www.fathersongolf.com
Pauly Shore Stand-Up Comedy
7/28/2019
Comedy Show featuring Pauly Shore. Tickets Required and can be purchased online.   Comedy Cabana, Myrtle Beach. 843-449-4244  comedycabana.com
Mr. Showtime Stand-Up Comedy
8/5/2019 - 8/11/2019
Comedy Show featuring Mr. Showtime. Tickets Required and can be purchased online.   Comedy Cabana, Myrtle Beach. 843-449-4248  comedycabana.com
Bob Nelson Stand-Up Comedy
8/23/2019 - 8/25/2019
Comedy Show featuring Bob Nelson. Tickets Required and can be purchased online.   Comedy Cabana, Myrtle Beach. 843-449-4245  comedycabana.com
36th Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship
8/26/2019 - 8/30/2019
Anyone can play and anyone can win as 3,000 golfers from around the world compete for prizes. Entry fee.  Various golf courses along the Grand Strand. 800-833-8798  www.worldamgolf.com
SOS Fall Migration
9/12/2019 - 9/21/2019
Shag dancers from across the country gather for a week of dancing and fun.  Various clubs, North Myrtle Beach.   www.shagdance.com
27th Myrtle Beach Greek Festival
9/26/2019 - 9/29/2019
Begins at 11am Thurs.-Sat., 12pm on Sun. Traditional Greek foods, dancing, church tours, vendors and more.  St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, Hwy. 18 Bypass at 29th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. 843-448-3773  www.stjohn-mb.org
44th Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival
9/27/2019 - 9/29/2019
Featuring nearly 100 of the finest artisans, the Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival provides aesthetic beauty against a background of natural beauty. Enjoy fine art, quality crafts and local food, along with the musical offerings of several of the area?s finest musicians. Fri noon-6pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm. Admission.  Huntington Beach State Park, Hwy. 18, Murrells Inlet. 843-237-4440  www.atalayafestival.com
Surfside Beach Family Festival
10/5/2019
10am-4pm. Entertainment, crafts, kids' activities and more family fun. Free.  Surfside Dr., Surfside Beach. 843-650-9548  www.surfsidebeach.org
13th Annual Myrtle Beach Oktoberfest
10/12/2019
11am-7pm. German food, Oktoberfest beer, German music, kids activities and more. Free.  Valor Park, Market Common, Myrtle Beach. 843-839-3500  www.marketcommonmb.com
Art in the Park
10/12/2019 - 10/13/2019
Art in the Park is an artist run venue, held 4 weekends a year in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It is a popular destination for artists and customers alike. 10am-4pm. Free admission.  Valor Park, Market Common, Myrtle Beach. 843-446-3830  wacg.org/art-in-the-park/
30th Annual Georgetown Wooden Boat Show
10/19/2019 - 10/20/2019
11am-6pm. 100 classic wooden boats displayed, boatbuilding competition, kids' model boatbuilding, knot tying, maritime art and crafts, food, and music. Free.  Along the waterfront and on Front St., Georgetown. 843-520-0111  www.woodenboatshow.com
40th Loris Bog-Off Festival
10/19/2019
Famous Chicken Bog Cooking Contest, 200 vendors, kids area, live entertainment, car show, free concert by National Country Artist and fireworks.  Downtown Loris. 843-756-6030  www.lorischamber.com
Halloween Fireworks Extravaganza
10/31/2019
Fireworks at 8pm. Free.  Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach. 843-444-3200  www.broadwayatthebeach.com
Halloween on the Marshwalk
10/31/2019
Trick-or-treating and costume contest for kids 5-6pm. Adult fun begins at 8pm with music, costume contest and more.  Creekfront, Murrells Inlet. 843-357-2007  www.murrellsinletsc.com
Art in the Park
11/9/2019 - 11/10/2019
Art in the Park is an artist run venue, held 4 weekends a year in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It is a popular destination for artists and customers alike. 10am-4pm. Free admission.  Valor Park, Market Common, Myrtle Beach. 843-446-3830  wacg.org/art-in-the-park/
38th Dickens Christmas Show & Festival
11/14/2019 - 11/17/2019
9am-6pm; 12-6pm Sun. Gifts, dcor, food and more in 18th-century marketplace setting. Admission.  Myrtle Beach Convention Center. 843-448-9483  www.dickenschristmasshow.com
35th Intracoastal Christmas Regatta
11/24/2019
5-7pm. Spectacular holiday boat parade with prizes for best decorations. Viewable all along parade route.   Intracoastal Waterway from Little River to North Myrtle Beach. 843-249-8888  www.christmasregatta.com
50th SC State Bluegrass Festival
11/28/2019 - 11/30/2019
Noon-11pm. Admission.  Myrtle Beach Convention Center. 706-864-7203  www.adamsandandersonbluegrass.com
Doubletree Resort Craft Show
11/29/2019 - 12/1/2019
Handmade crafts, food vendors and family fun. Opens at 9am each day. Free admission and parking.  3200 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. 843-315-7100  www.springmaidbeach.com
Murrells Inlet Boats & Floats Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting
11/30/2019
3pm. Get in the spirit with this festive community parade. Holiday tree lighting with music, bonfire and more immediately following at Morse Park.  Hwy. 18 Bus., Murrells Inlet. 843-357-2007  www.murrellsinletsc.com
Surfside Beach Christmas Parade
12/14/2019
2pm. Floats, bands and more.  Ocean Blvd./Surfside Dr., Surfside Beach. 843-650-9548  www.surfsidebeach.org
Beach Ball Classic
12/27/2019 - 12/30/2019
Nation's premier holiday high school basketball tournament. Admission.  Myrtle Beach Convention Center. 843-213-0032  www.beachballclassic.com
A Southern Times Square
12/31/2019
New Year's Eve celebration.  Market Common, Myrtle Beach. 843-839-3500  www.marketcommonmb.com

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