Tag - Sun Fun Festival

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…

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…

Myrtle Beach’s popular Sun Fun Festival returns this weekend, June 1-3, 2018, and with it comes the official start to the summer season here along the Grand Strand! The Sun Fun Festival was first held in 1951 and celebrated each year until 2011. Much to the delight of locals and visitors alike, the festival returned again in 2016, and the Oceanfront Merchants Association and the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce are helping to host this year’s event. This is one of my favorite festivals held annually along the Grand Strand. It takes place…