Category - Events - Festivals - Concerts

One of Myrtle Beach’s most popular (and historic) events, the Sun Fun Festival , is scheduled for this coming weekend, May 31 through June 2, 2019, in downtown Myrtle Beach. The Sun Fun Festival marks the official start of the summer season here along the Grand Strand, and is a favorite event among locals and visitors alike. The first Sun Fun Festival was held in 1951 and while many things have evolved over the years, the ‘fun’ part remains the same. This year’s Sun Fun Festival will be held in downtown Myrtle Beach at Plyler Park (1309 North…

Memorial Day weekend is the official start to summer, and Myrtle Beach is a popular destination in which you can enjoy the long weekend. The temperatures are solidly in the 80s, and you can bask in the sun along our 60-mile beach and visit a wide-variety of entertaining attractions! If you’re lucky enough to be headed to the Myrtle Beach area this weekend, you might want to check out some of the special events below: Military Appreciation Days Parade and Family Picnic Saturday, May 25, 2019 Myrtle Beach celebrates Military Appreciation Days…

Anytime is a great time to visit the Myrtle Beach area, but there is so much going on Memorial Day weekend, you’ll have a much better visit if you know what to expect. There will be many events this holiday weekend, including the Atlantic Beach Bikefest, Memorial Day parades and the Sun Belt Conference, that will bring a lot of visitors to the area. To that end, during Memorial Day weekend, May 24 - 27, there will be special traffic adjustments to accommodate Atlantic Bike Week participants as well as our many vacationers. Here’s what you need…

Held along the historic Little River waterfront, the ‘World Famous’ Blue Crab Festival is one of the largest festivals held along the Grand Strand each year. What started as a small gathering along the banks of the Intracoastal Waterway is now a premier festival that is projected to draw over 50,000 attendees to the area this weekend. The festival features live music; a kids’ zone; and around 300 arts, crafts, specialty food and business vendors. Beyond festival food, music and vendors, attendees can enjoy amazing local seafood from one of the…

Alabama to Perform at CCMF 2019

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 9:00 AM by Olivia Elswick

This year marks the 5 th annual Carolina Country Music Fest in sunny Myrtle Beach, SC. From Thursday, June 6 to Sunday, June 9 enjoy nonstop country music from the hottest country artists in the world! Legends like Alabama , who got their start playing at The Bowery in Myrtle Beach will be headlining along with newcomers bursting onto the scene like Dan and Shay and Brothers Osborne ! More than 30 artists including Florida Georgia Line , Thomas Rhett , Dierks Bentley , Jimmie Allen , and Randy Houser will be performing over this 4-day festival! An…

In Myrtle Beach, you’ll find live music almost nightly! Of course, there are always countless bars and restaurants around town with live music, but this time of year many amazing outdoor venues have a set schedule of live music too! Downtown North Myrtle Beach Journey to downtown North Myrtle Beach to delight in the sounds of a live band on Main Street. Families are encouraged to come downtown after work or after a long day on the beach to experience the many restaurants of Main St., listen to live music, shop, and dance til’ you drop. Kick…

I always enjoy any chance to hang out along Main Street in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Partly because North Myrtle Beach is where I grew up and partly because the city of North Myrtle Beach hosts so many great events along its scenic Main Street. The next fun event they’ll host is the 14th Annual Mayfest on Main Festival , which will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2019 , from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Mayfest on Main heralds the beginning of summer with fantastic live music, festival vendors, children’s area and much more all along popular Main…

May 4th, 2019 the Rivertown Music and Craft Beer Festival is back in Conway, SC. From 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. enjoy arts, food vendors, a classic car show, and craft beer tastings in beautiful downtown Conway, just miles inland from the Myrtle Beach coast. The festival will be held on Laurel Street and 3rd Avenue. Admission is free and the beer zone is cash only. A festival beer wristband and cup will be $1, a single beer ticket is $5 or you can get 5 beer tickets for $19. This event is a lot of fun and a great way to experience the charming Conway…

Spring is one of my favorite times of year here in the Myrtle Beach area. While the weather may be a little more unpredictable, humidity is generally much lower than the summer months. It’s the perfect time of year for a lineup of fun outdoor events including the popular Myrtle Beach Food Truck Festival . We’ve been the past two years and enjoyed it so much! The three-day festival runs from April 26 to April 28, 2019, and is hosted by the Myrtle Beach Downtown Redevelopment Corporation and the City of Myrtle Beach. Friday’s hours are 6 to 10…

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…