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Myrtle Beach Memorial Day Weekend Round-Up

  By  Visit Myrtle Beach

Here in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, we consider Memorial Day weekend the official start to summer. Our public schools here locally are just days away from summer break, the temperatures are solidly in the 80s, and we’re ready for beach picnics and time out on the water. If you’re lucky enough to be headed into town this weekend, you might want to check out one (or more!) of the below:

Horry County Junior ROTC Drill Meet

Join us at 9:00 a.m. this Saturday, May 4, for the third annual Horry County Junior ROTC Drill Meet.  Will be in the Myrtle Beach Pelicans' parking area.  All nine Horry County high schools will participate.  Then at 12:00 p.m., stick around the for Military Family Members' Social in the picnic area at the Pelicans' stadium.  The lunch is for those who have family members in the military or going off to the military.  You can share information with the Blue Star Mothers and others.  Admission is free for all.  Visit for more information. 

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Military Appreciation Night

6:05pm p.m., Saturday, May 11, 2024, Pelicans Stadium, 1251 21st Avenue North

Military Appreciation Days Parade

This year’s parade will be held on Saturday, May 25, 2024, from 10:30 AM to noon. Spectators can line the streets of Pampas, Howard and Farrow to see all of the participants. 

Memorial Day Family Picnic

11:30 a.m., Saturday, May 25, 2024, Valor Memorial Garden, 1120 Farrow Parkway

Following the parade, attendees can join the Family Picnic at Grand Park at The Market Common. The picnic is free for all and will include family fun, live music, military exhibits and displays.

Jack Platt Veterans’ March with Battlefield Cross Ceremony 

9:00 a.m., Monday, May 27, 2024, Along Ocean Boulevard, 16th to Ninth Avenues North

The Veterans March on Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach begins at 9 a.m. This special Memorial Day event isn't a parade, so it won't feature floats or vehicles, unless a vehicle is required for veterans who are not able to walk.  

Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony

11:00 a.m., Monday, May 27, 2024, Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 2101 North Oak Street

Surfside Beach Memorial Day Golf Cart Parade

Monday May 27th, 11:00 AM

Details and route TBA

Surfside Beach Memorial Day Service 

Monday May 27th, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM at Memorial Park

located at the Corner of Surfside Drive and Willow Drive

Military Documentary

"Against All Odds" will show at 2 p.m., Monday, May 27, 2024, Grand 14 Cinema, 4002 DeVille Street

Festive Brass Concert Performance

7:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 28, 2024, Ballroom ABC, Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 2101 North Oak Street

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