Category - Events - Festivals - Concerts

The East Coast’s largest 3-day outdoor country music festival is headed back to The Beach - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina - from June 10-13, 2021, and there is so much to look forward to this year! After a year hiatus, we know it will be a weekend to remember. This festival seems to grow every year, and thousands are headed to Myrtle Beach to see some of the fantastic country music artists that are lined up to perform. If you’re coming to visit (or thinking about it!), here is a round-up of festival information: Lineup The headliner lineup for…

One of Myrtle Beach’s most famous and beloved festivals is back this summer! The 65 th Annual Sun Fun Festival, a three-day long event, will be held this year from June 4-6, 2021, in Plyler Park on Ocean Boulevard. The Sun Fun Festival is the longest running event in the history of Myrtle Beach and remembered by many visitors and locals. The Sun Fun Festival began in 1951 as a way to welcome visitors back to Myrtle Beach for the summer season. It featured parades, human checkerboard games, beauty contests, such as the Miss SC pageant and other…

We are proud to uphold and honor Myrtle Beach’s military history during Military Appreciation Day over Memorial Day Weekend. The Market Common sits on the site of what was the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base, used during World War II, the Cold War, Vietnam Conflict and Desert Storm, as a training base for fighters and bombers. The streets are named for people who served at the base, and it is home to Warbird Park, an area with several fighter jets and a memorial to the Myrtle Beach service members. We salute all those who have served, are currently…

Myrtle Beach is proud to offer restaurants and attractions that are certified in awareness of autism and sensory processing disorders through the Champion Autism Network (CAN). CAN is an organization committed to building sensory-friendly experiences for children on the spectrum and their families. Surfside Beach, one of the 14 communities in the Grand Strand, is a first town entirely certified by CAN. This allows visitors with autistic children the ability to travel comfortably to the Myrtle Beach area. The CAN certification in the Myrtle…

The Run to the Sun car show has returned to Myrtle Beach for the 32nd year on March 18th-20th. Presented by the Pee Dee Street Rodders and the City of Myrtle Beach, the Run to the Sun showcases thousands of classic cars and trucks pre-dating 1989. This car show is one of the largest in the Southeast and was canceled last year to the Pandemic. In 2019, the winning car and truck were a 1957 Dodge Coronet and a 1966 F100 Ford. Visitors are looking forward to seeing the amazing cars this year and the 2021 winner of the car and truck categories.…

St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th is known for shiny pots of gold, Leprechauns, Irish traditions, and an abundance of green colors of all hues. In Myrtle Beach, we will be celebrating by taking a walk on the beach and enjoying our attractions and restaurants – all while wearing our green, of course! Even with events slowly returning to normal, there are still several activities that your family can do at home to celebrate this lucky day! If you can’t join us in the Grand Strand this year, here are some suggestions on how to celebrate St.…

Surfside Beach is known for their year around family-friendly events and laid-back atmosphere. The town also boasts over 36 access points to two miles of public beach with plenty of space to enjoy the rolling waves and pristine beach views. Combine all this with delicious, Southern BBQ, and what could be better! This year, Surfside Beach is hosting their 11 th Annual BBQ Festival on Saturday, March 13 th . The night before the Festival, on Friday, March 12 th , the “Anything But BBQ” event will begin at 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., a tradition of…

There is no doubt that the restaurants located at the MarshWalk along the Murrells Inlet coast are renowned for their delicious cuisine, jaw-dropping sunset views, and local family atmosphere. Now these famous locations, such as Drunken Jack's and The Wicked Tuna, are hosting their first-ever restaurant week! From March 1 st to March 7 th , the eight restaurants located along the MarshWalk are offering three-course menus for $35 per person. Each restaurant has a pre-set menu prepared by award-winning chefs with selections including fresh sushi and…

Each Black History Month, we’re offered the opportunity to further our understanding of the Black American experience. February provides a dedicated time to look back on our past, and recognize the immense struggles and contributions of all African Americans. Here in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, our history is as complex and unique as many other parts of the nation, and this month we’d like to shine a spotlight on one particularly significant bit of local Black history — Charlie’s Place. Charlie’s Place was a popular African American…

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After careful consideration and event attendee analysis with officials in Myrtle Beach, SC., the organizers of chili’s biggest annual event have announced the rescheduling of its 54th world championship to the fall of 2021. The new dates for the World Championships Chili Cook Off (WCCC) will now be September 17-19, 2021. “We know chiliheads are eager to get back to cooking after such a long year of postponements and inactivity as a result of the pandemic,” said Mike McCloud, President/CEO of…