Can-Am Days Festival
March 8-16, 2014
The 2014 Canadian American Days Festival is set for March 8 through March 16, 2014. It is shaping up to be another fantastic event here in the Myrtle Beach area.
Before the fun officially kicks off on March 8, the Canadian consulate will welcome visitors on March 7 who are in town for this year's Can-Am Days. An information booth will be available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, located at 1200 N. Oak St., in Myrtle Beach.
On March 10 at 6 p.m., the 53rd Annual Canadian American Days Festival Concert Series Kickoff gets underway at Celebrity Square at Broadway at the Beach. This kickoff, hosted by the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Myrtle Beach Mobile and TD Bank, will feature The Burlington Teen Tour Band, Searson, The Andrew Thielen Big Band and other performances.
The Burlington Teen Tour Band will be featured at other community concerts over the next several days:
- March 12 at Myrtle Beach Mall, starting at 12 p.m. KingShazaam will perform starting at 1:15 p.m.
- March 13 at Inlet Square Mall, starting at 10 a.m. The Burlington Teen Tour Band will perform from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., followed by the Javier Jazz Project from 12 to 1 p.m. Then, the Low Country Barbershop Chorus will perform from 1 to 2 p.m.
- March 14 at Coastal Grand Mall, starting at 12 p.m. At 1:30 p.m., the Blues Brothers from Legends in Concert will perform.
Also, on March 16, the Festive Brass of Myrtle Beach will perform at 3 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Myrtle Beach, located at 901 N. Kings Hwy., in Myrtle Beach.
More information about the 2014 Can-Am Days will be posted as it becomes available.
The 53rd Annual Canadian American Days Festival Concert Series is sponsored and hosted by the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce.
For more information, call Kema Faulk at (843) 916-7276 or email at Kema.Faulk@VisitMyrtleBeach.com. The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to make changes to festival events without notice.
Below are other events happening in the Myrtle Beach area during this year's Can-Am Days:
Saturday, March 15, 2014
Ocean Boulevard's 2014 St. Patrick's Day Celebration
Ocean Boulevard, Downtown Myrtle Beach, S.C. 12 - 11 p.m. Free admission. Ocean Boulevard's 2014 St. Patrick's Day Celebration will feature music, fun and authentic Irish food and beverages. Activities are set to include free, live performances, kids' zone, games and more. Ocean Boulevard will be closed to motor vehicles from 8th Avenue North to 11th Avenue North. For more information visit http://www.mbdowntownstpats.com.
North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival
The 26th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade will begin at 9 a.m. The parade is touted as the largest on the Grand Strand with more than 100 entries. After the parade, Main Street in North Myrtle Beach, SC comes to life with this annual festival. If a grand parade wasn't enough, waiting at the end of Main Street is a festival you will not want to miss. Over 125 vendors will display their arts and crafts. Food vendors and Main Street businesses will have a variety of treats for everyone to enjoy. Two stages of continuous live entertainment will keep the Irish spirit in you all day. Bring the "wee" ones to enjoy the children's area that is chocked full of rides and games for all ages. The coldest Irish brews and famous Irish food will be served up all day long. Festivities end at 4pm. Call (843) 280-5570, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.Sunday, March 16, 2014
Tilted Kilt St. Patrick's Day 5k Kilt Run Presented by the Mace Law Firm
Tilted Kilt at Broadway at the Beach (Start and Finish Line at Tiled Kilt)
Family 1 Mile Fun Run begins at 8:30 a.m. 5k Run/Walk begins at 9:00 a.m. Packet Pick up and Registration: Saturday, March 15, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Tilted Kilt.
Following the race there will be a breakfast buffet with Irish Specialties, drink tickets for participants, door prizes, plus medals for top 3 in 5 year age groups and awards for top 3 overall male and femal. Registration and additional info: http://www.grandstrandrunner.com/race.aspx?id=111