Spring is in the air – why not get out and enjoy it?! There are plenty of events happening throughout the spring season to keep you busy. From food festivals to the beginning of baseball season, there is plenty going on in Myrtle Beach to keep the whole family entertained.
When: Saturday, March 12th
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Downtown North Myrtle Beach
Dress in your best green at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival in North Myrtle Beach. This Irish festival attracts thousands of spectators each year! The parade will begin promptly at 9 a.m. on Main Street with dozens of vibrant floats. After the parade, enjoy delicious food and drinks, family-friendly activities and games, a children’s area with rides, three stages of live entertainment, and plenty of Irish dancing.
When: Saturday, March 19th
Hours: Noon to 4 p.m.
Where: Broadway at the Beach
Celebrate being a kid (and a kid at heart) at Broadway at the Beach’s KidzTime Festival. This afternoon event will be a hit among the kiddos thanks to kid-friendly vendors, strolling entertainment, character appearances, and live music. Help 4 Kids/Backpack Buddies will also be accepting donations for children in the Myrtle Beach community. For more information, visit the Broadway at the Beach website.
When: Saturday, April 9th and Sunday, April 10th
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days
Where: The Market Common
Celebrate local artwork during the special Art in Common event at The Market Common. This weekend-long festival will be held at Valor Memorial Garden, rain or shine. Local artists will showcase their best work including one-of-a-kind paintings, jewelry, glass items, photography, and more. Admission is free.
When: Monday, April 11th
Hours: Starts at 9 a.m.
Where: Barefoot Resort & Golf – Dye Course
One of the area’s biggest annual events, Monday After the Masters welcomes golf fans and enthusiasts from all over to enjoy this pro-am tournament that features professional golfers and well-known celebrities. Past celebrities include Thomas Rhett, Wayne Gretzky, Brett Favre, and Mia Hamm. The tournament kicks off with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. on Monday, April 11th. A VIP Badge is required to attend the event, including a special concert at the House of Blues with Hootie & the Blowfish. Visit Monday After the Masters’ website for more information.
When: Friday, April 15th to Sunday, April 17th
Hours: Various times
Where: TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark
Take your family out to the ballgame with tickets to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans opening weekend! A minor league affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans are a favorite pastime for visitors and locals alike. The Pelicans are kicking off the 2022 season with a home series against the Augusta GreenJackets.
The Pelicans do an amazing job of providing between-inning entertainment and of offering promotions throughout the week to keep guests coming back time and time again. Call (843) 918-6000 for more information or to purchase tickets.
Don’t miss out on these other Myrtle Beach attractions during your spring vacation.
When: Friday, April 15th and Saturday, April 16th
Hours: 3 a.m. to 10 p.m. on April 15th; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on April 16th
When: Pavilion Park at Broadway at the Beach
Visit Pavilion Park at Broadway at the Beach for a weekend of finger-licking-good BBQ during the Smoke On the Beach BBQ Competition. Presented by the Myrtle Beach Shrine Club, the competition pits professional and amateur BBQ teams for the title of best BBQ on the beach! This family-friendly event will include vendors, food trucks, a car show, and live music. For more information, call (843) 685-5540.
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When: Saturday, May 14th and Sunday, May 15th
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days
Where: Little River Waterfront
Guests from far and wide to the quaint town of Little River each spring to take part in the “World Famous Blue Crab Festival” – and it’s not hard to see why! This exciting (and tasty!) local event consistently draws thousands of guests each year to celebrate a local tradition – blue crabs. Festival entertainment will include hundreds of arts & crafts vendors, live entertainment, and plenty of mouthwatering food. The fun runs from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both days and tickets are $5 for adults. Children ages 12 and under are free.