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Myrtle Beach Marathon

Myrtle Beach Marathon

The Myrtle Beach Marathon is an annual tradition that attracts thousands of people from all over the country. The course is described as fast, flat and absolutely beautiful. Many runners use it as their qualifying race for the Boston Marathon. 

In light of the pandemic, the 24th running of the Myrtle Beach Marathon will look a little different with new options to maintain health and safety of participants.

Date: Saturday, May 1, 2021 – All Marathon, Half Marathon & 5k participants will race.

Location: All distances will start on Robert Grissom Parkway just South of the intersection of Grissom Parkway and Monticello Drive.

Start Times:

The first corral start times for each distance are below:

Wheelchair and Crankchair at 6:25 AM (Full & Half); 7:35 AM (5k)

Marathon first corral will start at 6:30 AM

Half Marathon first corral will start at approximately 6:46 AM

5K first corral will start at 7:40 AM

Please note: Spectators will not be permitted at the start or finish line in 2021!

Time Limits:

Marathon: 1:30 PM

Half Marathon: 10:20 AM

5k: 10:20 AM

Myrtle Beach, SC
World Famous Blue Crab Festival

World Famous Blue Crab Festival

The World-Famous Blue Crab Festival is one of the largest festivals in the Southeast.

Enjoy fresh, local seafood from a waterfront restaurant or get your favorite festival food fix. Enjoy scenic views, live beach music, and shop for a unique souvenir or gift from a crafter.

When

May 15 & 16, 2021

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where

Historic Little River Waterfront

4468 Mineola Ave,

Little River, SC 29566

Ticket Price

Online Advance Ticket – $5

Day-of Admission – $5

Children 12 & Under Free

 

 

 

Mineola Ave, Little River, SC 29566
36th Annual Intracoastal Christmas Regatta

36th Annual Intracoastal Christmas Regatta

Date: Nov 28, 2020

Location:  Intracoastal Waterway, starting from the Little River Inlet and ending at Dock Holidays Marina

Intercoastal Waterway, SC
Myrtle Beach Food Truck Festival

Myrtle Beach Food Truck Festival

Myrtle Beach Food Truck Festival draws hundreds of food trucks from across the Grand Strand and other coastal areas for locals and visitors to enjoy. Beyond delicious food trucks, the event boasts cold beer, live music and a kids’ zone with games and prizes.

The Myrtle Beach Food Truck Festival is held at the Burroughs and Chapin Pavilion Place between 8th and 9th avenue on the Boardwalk.

Given the national and local health concerns, the annual Myrtle Beach Food Truck Festival has been canceled.  Festival staff has their eyes set for a 2021 Food Truck Festival.  There is no rescheduled date for this event at this time.

Myrtle Beach, SC
North Myrtle Beach St Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival

North Myrtle Beach St Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival

This has always been one of the biggest evets of the year for North Myrtle Beach. Enjoy good food & live music as the streets in Ocean Drive are blocked off for the big event.

Unfortunately, North Myrtle Beach St Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival 2021 was CANCELLED.

We hope 2022 comes back strong. Look for news and updates on the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival in NMB.

SOS Spring Safari & Parade

SOS Spring Safari & Parade

Spring Safari

June 16 – 27, 2021 ( Moved due to Covid)
April 21 – 30, 2022
April 13 – 22, 2023

North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
North Myrtle Beach Easter Egg Hunt

North Myrtle Beach Easter Egg Hunt

The City of North Myrtle Beach usually features an Easter Egg Hunt in Mclean Park every year.

From Easter Bunny appearances and egg hunts to delicious brunch and buffet spreads, there is a lot going on across the Grand Strand to keep your family filled up on food and fun.

Apr 3, 2021

Venue: McLean Park

Address: 93 Oak Drive,, North Myrtle Beach, SC

Time: 10:00 AM

Look for updates on the 2022 event.

93 Oak Drive, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
The Great Christmas Light Show

The Great Christmas Light Show

The Great Christmas Light Show is a park-wide lighted celebration that is sure to capture the true spirit of the season. The drive through light show will feature over 2 million lights festively displayed along a 2-mile drive throughout the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex. Over 500 magical light displays, some up to 55 feet tall, have been custom made for The Great Christmas Light Show. Visitors will experience 30 NEW enchanting, animated figures and holiday scenes where the lights will come to life.

2021 Dates and Hours

The Great Christmas Light Show, Drive Through Experience will be open November 22 through December 30. Closed on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, and Christmas Day, December 25.

Gates open 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

Admission

$15 per Vehicle when Santa’s Village is Closed (up to 15 Guests)

$20 per Vehicle when Santa’s Village is Open (up to 15 Guests)

16 to 30 guests: $30 per Vehicle All Nights

31 or more guests: $60 per Vehicle

* There are no online ticket sales or advanced ticket sales. Purchase tickets at the entrance gate before entry.

* Attached pull behind trailers, boats, flatbeds are NOT allowed in the drive through light show.

150 Citizens Circle, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
BFF Pink Ribbon Run

BFF Pink Ribbon Run

BFF Pink Ribbon Run offers a course full of fun and excitement to honor and celebrate those survivors in their life. Run/Walk with them and make a difference in the fight against Breast Cancer. They donate more to local breast cancer foundations than any other race in the Grand Strand area. 100% of your donation will be given directly to the 2 non-profits that benefit from this event:  “Coping Together” & “Caring In Our Lifetime”. They are offering a 10K, 5K and Memorial 1 Miler plus the chance to run all 3 races for an additional Challenge medal for this year. These will be the schedule:

Saturday, September 25th, 2021

10K – ( 7:00am )

5K – ( 8:30am )

Memorial Miler – ( 9:30am )

2051 Bridgeview Court, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
CBMA Weekend

CBMA Weekend

The Carolina Beach Music Awards Weekend is HUGE – Make Plans Now

2021 is Going to be BIG after the event was affected by Shutdowns in 2020.

Highlights will includes the Hall of Fame Inductee Ceremey and of course the BIG Awards Celebration on Sunday.

North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Horry County Fair

Horry County Fair

Location: Myrtle Beach Speedway

Food, Rides, Games, Petting Zoo, Pig Races and more..

*Due to Covid-19, The 2021 Horry County Fair has been Cancelled.

843-236-0500
455 Hospitality Ln Suite 1, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
SOS Mid-Winter Break / Winter Workshop

SOS Mid-Winter Break / Winter Workshop

Lots of Fun for the Society of Stranders in Ocean Drive

January 13-16, 2022
January 12-15, 2023

North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Diva Half Marathon and 5k Race

Diva Half Marathon and 5k Race

Diva Half Marathon and 5k Race is the most fun and glam women’s running series in the nation. This series is all about girl power. Get glam at one of their races while enjoying a great run in some of the country’s best vacation destinations.

While they are a for-profit company, they do support numerous volunteer groups in all of their locations. They are a small, family-owned, event production company.

Registration fees also go towards participant goodies (shirts, boa, tiara, finisher medals, drawstring bag, bibs, bubbly), race timing, entertainment, food, water, marketing, supplies, staffing, permits, road closures, site fees, course certification, law enforcement, medical staff, equipment rentals (barricades, port-a-potties, tables, tents, etc.) and so on. 

They have a Health and Fitness Boutique that features over 20 exhibitors featuring free samples and showcasing the latest in women’s trends, designs, and advances in running shoes and apparel. The best thing about the boutique is that it is free and open to the public. 

Ocean Blvd, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Irish Italian International Festival

Irish Italian International Festival

The City of North Myrtle Beach will host the 17th Annual Irish Italian International Festival on Saturday, September 25, 2021. This one day rain or shine event brings approximately 15,000 to celebrate different cultures. This festival will feature:

Art and craft vendors

Dance groups all surrounding an Irish Italian International theme

Food from local restaurants

Street performers

Two stages of live entertainment

Main Street, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Saturday, September 25, 2021 (subject to change)

10 AM – 4 PM

Free Admission

(843) 280-5673
Main St, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Little River Shrimp Festival

Little River Shrimp Festival

This event in Little River has been a highlight in the Fall.

16th Annual Little River ShrimpFest

Festival goers can expect to enjoy 2 stages of live music, kid’s zone, face painting, stilt walkers, balloon artists, and approximately 150 different vendors- including a variety of art and craft vendors, business expos, and community organizations. Fresh local seafood will be served by the local waterfront restaurants and your festival food favorites will be available from a variety of talented food vendors.

Don’t miss the 16th Annual Little River ShrimpFest on Saturday, Oct. 9th and Sunday, Oct. 10th, 2021 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Historic Little River Waterfront.

Mineola Ave, Little River, SC 29566
SOS Fall Migration

SOS Fall Migration

Fall Migration
September 17 – 26, 2020
September 16 – 25, 2021
September 15 – 24, 2022
September 14 – 23, 2023

Next SOS

Fun Sunday – Sept 20th 2020
Fun Monday – Sept 21st 2020

North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Ocean Drive Beach Music Festival

Ocean Drive Beach Music Festival

Date: May 1st, 2021

Location: 1st Ave South Parking Lot in North Myrtle Beach, SC

Carolina Outdoor Power Equipment and 94.9 The Surf Presents the
4th Annual Ocean Drive Beach Music Festival in North Myrtle Beach, SC.

Gates Open at 10:00am on May 1st

Scheduled to Perform This Year

Too Much Sylvia
Jim Quick & Coastline
Band of Oz

 

O.D. Pavilion Parking Lot, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Conway Riverfest

Conway Riverfest

CONWAY RIVERFEST 2021

SATURDAY, JUNE 26th 11AM-10PM

AN EVENT OF THE CONWAY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

OPENING CEREMONIES – Beginning at 11AM a special opening ceremony will take place on the Palmetto Chevrolet Marina Family Stage. Join in the singing of the National Anthem, color guard presentation of the flag as we pay homage to our great nation and all those who serve her.

GOLF CART PARADE – Enjoy the  Patriotic Golf Cart Parade by watching or participating in this fun event at 11:30AM down 2nd Avenue to Marina Drive and Riverfront Park and back.

KIDS ZONE – Children can participate in the annual favorite Jello Jump, enjoy bouncy castles and water activities set up in the Conway Tennis Center Parking Lot. Activities will be held from 11AM- 8PM.

SANTEE COOPER BUSINESS EXPO – Visitors and locals are guaranteed to love the displays and information provided at the Business Expo. The Expo will highlight area businesses at the Marina Parking Lot from 11am-10pm.

FOOD & BEER GARDEN – While attending the festival choose from a variety of food vendors like tasty corn dogs to fabulous funnel cakes to delicious deep fried avocado bites to refreshing shaved ice treats. Better Brands Beer products are available at Riverfront Park Area only from 3PM-9:30 PM. To purchase beer or wine you must go to the Identification Booth, show your driver’s license for proof of age and you will receive a wristband. All beer and wine must be consumed in the Riverfront Park designated area.

COASTAL CAROLINA NATIONAL BANK ARTISAN MARKET – The Artisan Market will be filled with arts & crafts vendors from all over showcasing their wares for sale. Shop and browse at the Marina Parking lot from 11AM- 10PM.

THE CONWAY NATIONAL BANK FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA – In celebration of our Country’s independence, the Fireworks Extravaganza is a must see for young and old. Watch the sky light up with an explosion of colors beginning at 9:30 PM on Saturday, June 27th.

ADMISSION FEE – No admission fee is required for the Elm Street area activities (11AM-10PM). The Riverfront Park Area admission (3PM-10PM) is $5 per person and children 12 and under are free. Hands will be stamped for park re-entry once fee is paid

HEALTHCARE PARTNERS FIRST AID BOOTH – A first aid booth is available to assist with any festival mishaps that may arise.

ENTRY & SECURITY No coolers or PETS (except service animals) are allowed at Riverfront Park during Riverfest.

Bring a blanket or a lawn chair to watch the bands or fireworks.

THESE ITEMS ARE PROHIBITED – Smoking, public golf carts, bicycles, coolers and skateboards are not permitted in the festival area.

PARKING- There will be parking available at the Horry County Courthouse, the old Santee Cooper lot and street parking.

Conway, SC
CCMF Weekend

CCMF Weekend

Are you ready to party? Every year, Carolina Country Music Fest (CCMF) brings 30+ of country music’s hottest artists to perform in Myrtle Beach, SC. They’ve got dozens of great artists they can’t wait to tell you about, so stay tuned for more artist releases by following them on your favorite social platform, or sign up to receive the latest news, announcements, contests, and offers!

WHEN

June 10-13, 2021

Thursday | Gates Open at 6 p.m. and close at 11:30 p.m.

Fri-Sun | Gates open at 1 p.m. and close at 11:30 p.m.

WHERE

Fest: 812 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Box Office: Ground Zero, 904 Chester Street, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 (will be open closer to event date)

WHAT

The East Coast’s largest 3-day outdoor country music fest.

WHO

The industry’s biggest stars and national recording artists and 30+ more! Past years have included names like; Luke Bryan, Toby Keith, Florida Georgia Line, Zac Brown Band, Tracy Lawrence, Montgomery Gentry, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban and many more.

812 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
North Myrtle Beach Christmas Lighting

North Myrtle Beach Christmas Lighting

North Myrtle Beach Christmas Lighting

2021 Dates and Hours

The Great Christmas Light Show, Drive Through Experience will be open November 22 through December 30. Closed on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, and Christmas Day, December 25

Gates open 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

Santa’s Village is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday ONLY from November 26 through December 12. Open Nightly December 17 through 30 (Closed on Christmas Day).

Admission

$15 per Vehicle when Santa’s Village is Closed (up to 15 Guests)

$20 per Vehicle when Santa’s Village is Open (up to 15 Guests)

16 to 30 guests: $30 per Vehicle All Nights

31 or more guests: $60 per Vehicle

* There are no online ticket sales or advanced ticket sales. Purchase tickets at the entrance gate before entry.

* Attached pull behind trailers, boats, flatbeds are NOT allowed in the drive through light show.

93 Oak Drive, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Sounds of Summer Concert Series

Sounds of Summer Concert Series

Sounds of Summer Concert Series let you enjoy an evening with your family and friends listening to live music at the amphitheater at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex. Each concert will feature a different band playing family-friendly music. Bring a beach chair or blanket. For your convenience, snacks and drinks will be available for purchase. Tobacco products, coolers, outside food, and beverages are not allowed.

Concert Details: Free Admission and Open to all ages

Location: North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex at the Sandhills Bank Amphitheater in the McLeod Seacoast Meadow, 150 Citizens Circle, Little River, SC 29566

Time: 7 to 9 pm

Face coverings are recommended.

2021 Sounds of Summer Schedule

Friday, June 18 – On the Border (Eagles Tribute Band)

Friday, July 16 – Fleetwood Max (Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band)

Friday, August 20 – The Wildflowers (Tom Petty Tribute Band)

Friday, September 17 – The Tams (Beach)

150 Citizens Drive, Little River, SC 29566
North Myrtle Beach Christmas Parade

North Myrtle Beach Christmas Parade

Date: to be announced
Time: to be announced 
Location: Main Street, North Myrtle Beach

Main St, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Nights of a Thousand Candles

Nights of a Thousand Candles

Brookgreen Gardens come to life through Nights of a Thousand Candles, amid the soft glow of more than 2,800 hand-lit candles and countless sparkling lights.  From 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. walk the garden pathways with a warm cup of cider, cocoa, or wine. Hear the sounds of holiday music, carolers singing, and celebrate the season with family and friends!

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2021 – 4:00PM TO 9:00PM

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2021 – 4:00PM TO 9:00PM

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2021 – 4:00PM TO 9:00PM

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2021 – 4:00PM TO 9:00PM

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2021 – 4:00PM TO 9:00PM

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2021 – 4:00PM TO 9:00PM

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2021 – 4:00PM TO 9:00PM

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2021 – 4:00PM TO 9:00PM

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2021 – 4:00PM TO 9:00PM

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2021 – 4:00PM TO 9:00PM

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2021 – 4:00PM TO 9:00PM

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2021 – 4:00PM TO 9:00PM

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2021 – 4:00PM TO 9:00PM

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2021 – 4:00PM TO 9:00PM

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2021 – 4:00PM TO 9:00PM

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2021 – 4:00PM TO 9:00PM

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2021 – 4:00PM TO 9:00PM

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2021 – 4:00PM TO 9:00PM

SATURDAY, JANUARY 1, 2022 – 4:00PM TO 9:00PM

SUNDAY, JANUARY 2, 2022 – 4:00PM TO 9:00PM

WHERE: Main sculpture garden and arboretum

MEMBERS :

Adult: $25; Child: $12.00

NON-MEMBERS:

Adult: $30; Child: $15.00

Tickets available mid-summer

1-888-718-4253
1931 Brookgreen Drive, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576