Myrtle Beach Events: August Roundup
If you are lucky enough to have a beach vacation in the works for August you will find no shortage of fun, family friendly events to keep you busy during your stay. Though the surf and sand are tempting, you are sure to need a few ways to beat the heat and exciting local events present to perfect opportunity to explore everything else that Myrtle Beach has to offer. Check out some of the top things you can enjoy during your August stay at Coral Beach Resort:
Pier Fishing at Myrtle Beach State Park
Get up early and try your hand at catching dinner with a free pier fishing lesson at the Myrtle Beach State Park! Visitors at this event can expect to learn all of the ins and outs of proper fishing technique like how to bait a hook and how to reel in your catch. Guests are invited to bring their own gear or to rent equipment from the nature center for only $5 / person. These lessons are offered each Thursday, Friday, and Saturday throughout the end of August. Classes start at 8am and wrap up around 9:30am. Call (843) 238-0874 for more information.
Myrtle Beach Pelicans Games
Baseball season is in full swing and you won’t want to miss the opportunity to grab tickets to an exciting Myrtle Beach Pelicans game during your stay in Myrtle Beach. The August schedule is packed with games and even offers several home games every single week, making it easy to catch a game no matter what time of the month you are in town. Be sure to take advantage of their generous weekly promotions like $2sDay BrewsDay, which offers $2 craft beer drafts from 6pm – 8pm, Weiner Wednesdays, which offers $1 Hebrew National hotdogs all night long, and Thirsty Thursdays, which offers $1 domestic drafts from 6pm – 8pm. The staff at the stadium knows how to put on a show and hosts lively games and contests in-between innings to keep you entertained. These family friendly games are a “must” during your beach adventure! Call (843) 918-6002 for more information.
Movies After Dark at Surfside Beach
Travel south to the quaint seaside town of Surfside Beach during your trip and take advantage of their free “Movies After Dark” events. Each week, on Thursday evenings, the city will screen a free, family friendly flick on a large outdoor screen at Martin Park. The fun kicks off at 9pm but guests are invited out early to enjoy a little play time and to scope out a good spot for the feature. Scheduled movies for August include Mr. Peabody & Sherman (August 7th) and Rio 2 (August 14th). Concessions will be available for purchase from Sophia’s in case you have a snack craving. This outdoor event is fun for the whole family and is the perfect way to unwind after a busy day at the beach! Call (843) 650-9548 for more information.