61st Annual CAN-AM Days

Welcome back to The Beach! 

March 12-20, 2022

The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Myrtle Beach are excited to welcome our Canadian friends back to The Beach for Can-Am Days in March 12-20, 2022. Myrtle Beach is all about reconnecting with loved ones, exploring the 60 miles/100 km of Grand Strand natural splendor, learning coastal culture in the 14 different communities, playing your best game of golf, and finding that perfect bite. After a hiatus last year due to the Pandemic, the Can-Am Days are back and better than ever with deals and events to help you enjoy the beach vacation you deserve. Find where you belong at The Beach! 

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Lodging, Attractions, and Dining

Deals and Coupons

Many of these discounts are available beyond Can-Am Week and can be redeemed through the valid dates listed on the individual deal/coupon. Coupons are not needed to receive the discount, some have stipulations for example, showing a valid Canadian ID.

Can-Am Days Events

March 9, 2022

Porter Airlines Welcome Back Flight Ribbon Cutting
Myrtle Beach International Airport
Ribbon Cutting and comments in ticketing hall
Flight arrives at 3:05 p.m. - Arrival of plane at Gate B1
Complimentary refreshments will be provided

The North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival scheduled for March 12 has been postponed to Saturday, March 19 due to possible severe weather.

March 13, 2022

SkyWheel Myrtle Beach Celebrates Can-Am Days
1110 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Shortly after 8 p.m. on March 13, SkyWheel Myrtle Beach will kick off the festivities of Can-Am Days by lighting up the wheel in red and white to pay tribute to the Canadian flag.
Time: 8:30 p.m.

March 14, 2022

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Welcome Canada Reception
1200 N. Oak Street, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Meet and greet in the chamber’s lobby. Complimentary refreshments and live music will be provided.
Time: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.



March 15, 2022

Can-Am Party on the Plaza
Ripley’s Aquarium
1110 Celebrity Square, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Come out and grab a special treat, enjoy music and watch a local artist paint a tribute to Can-Am Days, which one lucky winner will receive as a keepsake.
Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.


March 17, 2022

Retelling Refugee Stories: Beauty and Invisible Strength of Women in Diaspora by author Kim Thuy
Learn more about her recent novel Em (2020) and her unique transcultural life from a war refugee to one of the best-selling and most celebrated writers of our time. For almost a decade, Montreal author Kim Thúy, 49, has been writing the same-yet-entirely-different story of a Vietnamese diaspora everywoman, using the events of her own life as a lens to reflect the modern history of an entire nation. Written in Kim Thúy's trademark style, near to prose poetry, Em reveals her fascination with connection. Through the linked destinies of characters connected by birth and destiny, the novel zigzags between the rubber plantations of Indochina; daily life in Saigon during the war as people find ways to survive and help each other; Operation Babylift, which evacuated thousands of biracial orphans from Saigon in April 1975 at the end of the Vietnam War; and today's global nail polish and nail salon industry, largely driven by former Vietnamese refugees--and everything in between. Here are human lives shaped both by unspeakable trauma and also the beautiful sacrifices of those who made sure at least some of these children survived.
Coastal Carolina University, Johnson Auditorium, Wall 116
Free and open to public
Reception and a book signing after the talk
For more information, contact Xinyi Tan, Ph.D. at xtan@coastal.edu

March 17-19, 2022

33rd Annual Run to the Sun Car and Truck Show
2501 N. Kings Hwy., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

March 18, 2022

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Season Kick-Off Fireworks Extravaganza
1251 21st Ave N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Special Can-Am Days Entry: $10 admission to the stadium with Canadian ID
The Season Kick-Off Fireworks Extravaganza is presented by Better Brands and will begin at 6 pm and conclude with a Munnerlyn Pyrotechnics fireworks show at 8 p.m. While fans are used to watching the fireworks shows from the stands at Pelicans Ballpark, this event will afford the rare experience of watching this fireworks show from the field. Fans are encouraged to bring blankets and stretch out on the field (please note that chairs will not be allowed on the field). The event is an extension of the Birds’ in-season Family Friday promotion and will feature the popular $25 Family Meal Deal, which includes 4 hot dogs, 4 Pepsi, and a bucket of popcorn. Additional concessions, including alcohol, will be available throughout the event.

March 18-20, 2022

Cheer Ltd. Nationals at Can-Am
Myrtle Beach Convention Center
2101 N. Oak St., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
More details here.

March 18-20, 2022

Vintage Market Days of Coastal Carolina
John T. Rhodes Myrtle Beach Sports Center
2115 Sports Center Way, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
More details here.

March 19, 2022

St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival
Main Street, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Presented By: North Myrtle Beach Parks & Recreation
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

March 19-20, 2022

Kite Festival at Huntington Beach State Park
16148 Ocean Hwy., Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Thrilling display of larger-than-life kites at the first Huntington Beach Kite Festival! Enjoy two fun-filled days of high-flying kite action, including kite demonstrations by Klig's Kites, plus live music, food trucks, inflatables, and kids' activities.
Standard park admission is required for entry on both days.
Time: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday

March 20, 2022

SkyWheel Myrtle Beach Celebrates Can-Am Days
1110 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
At 8 p.m. on March 20, SkyWheel Myrtle Beach will wrap up the festivities of Can-Am Days by lighting up the wheel in red and white to pay tribute to the Canadian flag.
Time: 8 p.m.



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