Are you spending St. Patrick’s Day weekend in the Myrtle Beach area? Lucky you! The Grand Strand boasts a ton of fun ways to celebrate the Irish holiday. From local parades and family festivals to green beer and delicious Irish fare, here are some of our picks on what to do St. Paddy’s weekend:

North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade

ALERT – This event has been canceled.
The 32nd Annual North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade is always one of the biggest celebrations of the weekend. The annual, one-day event features a large parade beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 14, followed by the festival lasting from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festival features around 150 vendors from food to crafts to services and more and boasts three stages of live music and entertainment and a children’s area with rides. This popular event happens rain or shine and attracts around 40,000 people each year. The festivities are located on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach and are all just a quick walk away from the beach. 

Main Street in North Myrtle Beach

Murrells Inlet Luck of the Marshwalk

This event is on March 17th and in the past has offered a chance for attendees to try their luck and win over $1000 in cash and prizes. All are encouraged to dress up in their best St. Patrick’s Day green, and secret leprechauns will roam around the parties from 2 to 8 p.m. giving out colored coins to their favorite costumed attendees. Additionally, participants can collect colored coins from each restaurant and bar along the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk. These coins give participants a chance to win one of the secret leprechaun prizes. Additionally, all Marshwalk restaurants will offer food and drink specials and live music throughout the afternoon and evening. Look for more information on

Murrells Inlet MarshWalk with boat docks along the walkway

10th Annual Irish Fest at The Market Common

ALERT – This event has been canceled.
The family-friendly Irish Fest at The Market Common will take place on Saturday, March 14, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Grand Park (509 Farrow Parkway, MB). The Irish Fest at Grand Park will feature live music throughout the day, beer, Irish food, craft, vendors and a variety of children’s activities. Being located at The Market Common is a huge plus for this event, as there is usually tons of free parking nearby along with other restaurants and shops to enjoy while out and about.

Shamrock 5k at The Market Common

ALERT – This event has been canceled.
Prior to the start of the super fun Irish Fest at Market Common is this family-friendly 5k event. From 8 to 10 a.m., take part in either a festive 5k or one-mile fun run before heading over to enjoy the food (and beer!) at The Irish Fest in Grand Park. Runners, walkers and strollers are welcome and participants are encouraged to dress in festive attire for the occasion. Beyond race awards, a prize will be awarded for the most creative costume! For more information and to register, visit The Market Common’s event page at

The Market Common

St. Patrick's Day at Margaritaville

On Tuesday, March 17, join Margaritaville at Broadway at the Beach for St. Patrick's Day and enjoy Leprechaun Marg O'Ritas, Island Shamrock drinks, and 17% off green merchandise in-store all day!

Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville at Broadway at the Beach

Shamrocks and Shenanigans at Tin Roof Myrtle Beach

Tin Roof Myrtle Beach is celebrating St. Paddy’s with Shamrocks and Shenanigans on Saturday, March 14. They will have live music and fun on 2 dance floors with something for everyone. Festivities kick off at 8 p.m. with Rob Leines for Nashville Hits The Roof and continue with Wayne Harper playing everyone’s favorite songs, while DJ Ricky Spinz keeps attendees dancing in the Green Room. Expect plenty of green beer and great times! 

Tin Roof Myrtle Beach

Other places worth checking out this St. Patrick’s Day weekend for Irish fare include The Ole' Irish Pub, The Old Bull & Bush Pub & Eatery, Finn McCool’s, or oceanfront Molly Darcy’s. Looking for more events that weekend? Search Myrtle Beach area event listings.

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