Myrtle Beach Spring Events Roundup


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.

Check out these exciting spring events in Myrtle Beach!

Flag of Ireland at a festival.

32nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival

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.

21st Annual KidzTime Festival

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.

Jewelry at an art festival.

Art in Common

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.

Monday After the Masters

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.

baseball mitt on mound

Pelicans Opening Home Weekend

When: Friday, April 15th to Sunday, April 17th

Hours: Various times

Where: 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.

Smoke On the Beach BBQ Competition

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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Blue crabs

World Famous Blue Crab Festival

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.


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