Hoppy Easter From The Beach
It’s almost Easter!! There is always something to do at the beach but when you add in holiday fun you’re sure to be hopping with excitement (just like the Easter bunny!) You’re sure to have an “egg-cellent” time!
Mark your calendars for Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Ripley’s Aquarium (1110 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577). On Saturday, April 8, 2023 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. you can enjoy a delicious breakfast feast, take photos with the Easter Bunny and Norman the Penguin, mermaid meet-and-greet, fun-filled Easter eggs and explore the aquarium, and more!
The North Myrtle Beach Easter Egg Hunt will take place on April 8 at 10:00 a.m. The 40th Annual North Myrtle Beach Easter Egg Hunt will be held at McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive, North Myrtle Beach. The event is free to all. Egg hunt areas are divided by age groups: 2 & under, 3 & 4 years old, 5 & 6 years old, 7 & 8 years old, 9 & 10 years old, and 11 & over. This is an egg hunt only, but don’t worry, the Easter Bunny will hop in to hand out candy to all the children! The hunt will start at 10:00 am sharp so arrive early; parking is limited.
Hop on over to Barefoot Landing on Saturday, April 1 at 11am for a fun afternoon of Easter fun! Visit "Chick or Treat Stations" at participating business throughout Barefoot Landing, where every child will receive an egg and other treats and activities, including a scavenger hunt.
Bring your easter baskets to downtown Conway for an Easter Egg Hunt! On April 1 at 10:00 am. There will be over 2,000 candy filled eggs, staggered for different ages. There will be eggs, candy, and prizes all located at the Billy Gardner Recreation Complex, 1515 Mill Pond Road in Conway.
Grab your flashlight and experience an Easter egg hunt like you've never seen before at Conway's Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt on April 6, 2023. The activities start at 7 pm and Easter Egg Hunt starts at 7:45 pm with over 2,000 eggs to find, all located at the Billy Gardner Recreation Complex, 1515 Mill Pond Road in Conway.
The Surfside Beach Easter Egg Hunt and Children’s Fair will take place on April 8 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Huckabee Complex, 499 Spanish Oak Drive, Surfside Beach.
10th Annual Helicopter Easter Egg Drop
The 10th Annual Helicopter Easter Egg Drop is returning this year with over 10,000 Easter eggs filled with candy and other prizes dropping from the sky out of a helicopter! The event will tak place at Thompson Farms on April 1 from 10am-4pm. There will be an Easter bunny for photos, fun and games for the kiddos, a petting zoo, and more.
Come on out to LuLu's at Barefoot Landing and meet the tropically dressed Easter Bunny ready for the Easter Egg Dash on April 9 starting at 2pm. “Golden eggs” with special prizes will be scattered around LuLu's beach. Kids will be divided by age groups for safe fun for all ages.
Easter Sunrise Services - Sunday, April 9
Myrtle Beach Christian Church will hold Easter Sunrise Services at Hurl Rocks Park, 1905 South Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, 6:30 a.m.
Grand Strand Baptist Church will hold its annual Easter sunrise service beginning at 6:30 a.m. at the Second Avenue Pier.
Faith Presbyterian Church will host an Easter sunrise service on the beach at 79th Avenue North beginning at 6:30 a.m. Bring a chair or folding blanket if you don’t want to stand for the service.
King of Glory Lutheran Church will hold Easter Sunrise Beach Service at 6:30 a.m at 10th Ave N. beach access, North Myrtle Beach
The Trinity United Methodist Church will hold an oceanfront Sunrise Service at 6:30 a.m. - 17th Avenue South in North Myrtle Beach
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church - Easter Sunrise Beach Service at 6:30 a.m at 10th Ave N. beach access, North Myrtle Beach
Surfside Beach Pier has a sunrise service planned for 6:30 a.m. Parking enforcement will be delayed until 8:30 a.m. in the Yaupon and North Pinewood parking lots. There is no street or sidewalk parking, and visitors must park in the parking lots.
Shepherd of the Sea Lutheran Church will host their SONrise Service on the beach outside the Conch Café located at 1870 N. Waccamaw Dr., Garden City, SC 29576. Service is at 6:30 a.m. Communion will be celebrated, and all are welcome! Bring a chair if you’d like to sit.
Restaurants Open on Easter
There many restaurants throughout the Grand Strand offering specials for Easter Sunday. Here is a short list - but it is good practice to always call to confirm hours or reservations!
- Sea Captain's House
- Blueberry's Grill
- LuLu's North Myrtle Beach
- Chestnut Hill Restaruant
- Magnolia's at 26th
View more restaurants around the Grand Strand if you are sticking around for the week.