Category - Events - Festivals - Concerts

Last weekend we caught a wonderful ‘Pops in the Park’ performance by the Long Bay Symphony at Marina Park at Grande Dunes. Beyond the perfect weather and setting (Marina Park is situated along the waterway), the music was phenomenal. The Long Bay Symphony is the Myrtle Beach area’s professional orchestra and while they usually perform at the Myrtle Beach High School Music and Arts Center, they can be heard at other special events and locations throughout the year. I’ve talked to many visitors and new residents to the area who are often…

Festival brings another artistic dimension to the Grand Strand. Lights, camera, action! Tickets are now on sale for the fourteenth annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival (MBIFF), which takes place April 23-27, 2019 at the Grand 14 Theater in the Market Common. You can join film enthusiasts from all over the country and enjoy an outstanding line up of 67 films and five events! Jerry Dalton, founder and director of the MBIFF, combed through submissions from 128 countries to find what he feels are the best films in the world. There are…

One of the newest events we’ve heard about over the past couple months is the upcoming Myrtle Beach 1000 Lights Water Lantern Festival. While we’ve never attended a water lantern festival, we make it a point to go to Brookgreen Gardens Night of a Thousand Candles every year and know how magical thousands of lights are at night. This unique event will begin at 5:30 p.m. on April 13 at 1011 Crabtree Lane in The Market Common . The event is ticketed and each ticket holder will be given one lantern to release into the pond next to Grand Park. The…

The Masters Golf Tournament will be taking over the scenic Murrells Inlet MarshWalk again this year, with the opportunity to putt your way through the MarshWalk Masters on April 13, 2019. Attendees are encouraged to ‘dress to impress’ in their best golfing attire, and prizes will be awarded to both winners of the golf tournament and the best-dressed attendee. Pre-registration is now open for the event, and the first 100 participants who pre-register are guaranteed an event shirt (limited sizes available) for pickup at registration. Each round…

Spring has sprung here in the Myrtle Beach area, and one of the things we’re most looking forward to this month is our visit with the Easter Bunny and the many Easter egg hunts I’m sure we’ll attend. There are TONS of opportunities to both visit with the Easter Bunny and hunt for eggs over the next few weeks. Here are just 10 events we think are worth checking out: Visit the Easter Bunny at Coastal Grand Mall Saturday, March 30 through Saturday, April 20 Bunny Hours are Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. 2000…

April 2 nd , Battle of the Beaches World Autism Awareness Night at the Pelicans. Pelican’s (Chicago Cubs) battle the Charleston River Dogs (New York Yankees) in the exhibition game. Sponsored by Bee Sharp Professional Training. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., game starts at 6:3 p.m. Pelican’s Stadium 1251 21st Ave N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577. Go to www.championautismnetwork.com for tickets April 6th, Sensory Friendly Showing of the movie Shazam! , Grand 14 Market Common , 4002 Deville Street, Myrtle Beach. Doors open at 9:30 a.m., the movie starts promptly…

The 2nd Annual Myrtle Beach Jeep Jam, a three-day festival featuring an obstacle course, car show, live music, raffles, and over 75 vendors and food trucks, heads to the Myrtle Beach area this weekend. Last year’s inaugural Jeep Jam drew over 600 jeeps and event organizers are anticipating that this year’s event will be even larger! Just a block from the ocean near downtown Myrtle Beach, one of the biggest draws of the festival is the off-road obstacle course that takes multiple days to construct. Here, Jeep owners are able to take their Jeeps…

Myrtle Beach, SC – March 15, 2019 — Grande Dunes is excited to announce the 2019 Marina Park events lineup. Marina Park is an outdoor music and event lawn located along the Intracoastal Waterway and next to the Grande Dunes Marina in Myrtle Beach, SC. The event season will begin on Saturday, April 6 with a Long Bay Symphony Pops Concert from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. To kick off the 20 th anniversary of Grande Dunes, the Long Bay Symphony will perform music ranging from Broadway to Hollywood. Tickets are on sale now. On Saturday, May 4 Grande Dunes…

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Myrtle Beach!

Thursday, March 14, 2019 11:00 AM by Nora Battle

St. Patrick’s Day in Myrtle Beach: Where to Celebrate in 2019 If you’re lucky enough to be spending St. Patrick’s Day weekend in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, here’s a list of some of our favorite places to celebrate the lucky holiday: North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade The 31st Annual North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade is bound to be a huge event. It always is! The annual, one-day event features a large parade beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 16, followed by the festival lasting from 11 a.m. to…

No one does ‘family friendly’ quite like the Town of Surfside Beach , which is why we always look forward to any of the events they host throughout the year. Surfside Beach features two miles of pristine oceanfront and has 36 access points to its popular beach. It has an awesome public library that regularly hosts kid-related activities, great playground areas, and a larger park that is home to a seasonal farmers market with live music. This coming Friday and Saturday, March 8 and 9, 2019, the Town of Surfside Beach will be holding its 10th…