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Events This September in Myrtle Beach

  By  Ashlee Carson
View from Main Stage at Beach "N Chili Fest

Labor Day typically marks the end of Summer, but Myrtle Beach events are just getting started. The fall season is jam-packed with festivals and events to keep you busy nearly every weekend! We’ve got live music events, food festivals, fireworks, and baseball in addition to our already amazing attractions and family-friendly beaches.

Waves of Praise Gospel Fest

The Waves of Praise Gospel Fest is back at The Beach this September 1 through 2, 2023. This event features some of the most famous gospel artists including Damon Little and Shirley Caesar to Burroughs and Chapin Pavilion Place, right next to the beach. 

Brookgreen Gardens Labor Day 5K

Lace up your running (or walking) shoes and hit the pavement at the 10th annual Labor Day 5K at Brookgreen Gardens. The 5K will wind through the beautiful scenic gardens and begins promptly at 6 p.m. Sunday, September 3. Strollers are welcome and awards will be given in several age brackets. Visitors are permitted at no cost when they arrive with you the day of the race.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Home Games

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans will play at home September 5-10 with Tacos and Tallboys on Tuesday; Weiner Wednesday; Thirsty Thursday; Family Friday with Fireworks after the game; Bark in the Park (dogs welcome in the Thirst Inning Deck); Ultra Sippin' Saturdays; and Sunday Funday. Cheer on our Birds as they close out the 2022 summer baseball season!

I Love Seafood Fest

The exciting food festival promises the freshest catch from our oceans including Giant Maine Lobster Tails, Maryland Crab Cakes, Florida Jumbo Shrimp, Jumbo Blue Crabs, Carolina Croaker, and much more. The Festival will be held at Pavilion Park in downtown Myrtle Beach, Friday, September 8 - Saturday, September 9, 2023. They’ll also host live food demonstrations, visits with Food Network stars, live entertainment, and a beer bar. VIP and VIP Elite tickets are available, including an array of food, an open bar, prime seating, and more. 

Aynor Hoe-Down Festival

A tradition for 43 years, the Aynor Hoe-Festival will be held September 16, 2023 and will showcase over 140 craft booths, entertainment, food, and games. The day gets started with a parade and comes to a fantastic finish with live music and family friendly fun! 

Marching Band at the Aynor Hoe Down Parade

Beach ‘N Chili Fest

The World Championship Chili Cookoff is having its 56th annual competition which will be held in Myrtle Beach for the third year! Sample more than 100 different chilis from around the country and see who will be crowned the winner. They’ll also host food trucks, live music, family fun zone, a Beer Garden, and a VIP Lounge. The event will be held September 29 - October 1, 2023 at the Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place.

People walking into Entrance to Beach 'N Chili Fest


Join Barefoot Landing at 10 p.m. Saturday, September 2 for a fun night of fireworks to enjoy with your whole family. Broadway at the Beach will host a dazzling fireworks show at 10 p.m. Sunday, September 3 to celebrate the long Labor Day weekend. Be sure to check out the amazing restaurants, attractions, shows, and things to do before each fireworks display.

Ashlee Carson

Ashlee Carson grew up in Northwest Ohio but has lived in Myrtle Beach since graduating from the University of Central Florida in Spring of 2006 with a B.A. in Advertising and Public Relations. She was a former Public Relations intern at the Chamber of Commerce in the Summer of 2005 where her excitement for writing about Myrtle Beach began. Ashlee has two children, and loves boating, the beach, fishing and exploring everything the Grand Strand has to offer.