Spring is in the air and Myrtle Beach has plenty in store to help you get out and enjoy the warm weather. From festive St. Patrick’s Day festivals to tasty culinary events, Spring offers plenty to do for our beach visitors! And our family-friendly resort is situated close to all of the action. Curious about what Myrtle Beach has in store for you?
Take a look at these top Spring events in Myrtle Beach!
Irish Festival | Market Common | March 171th
Looking for a family friendly St. Pat’s celebration? If so, head just a short drive south to the annual Irish Festival at Market Common. Visitors and locals alike flock to Valor Park each year to take part in outdoor games, family crafts, inflatables, face painting, and so much more. There will also be live entertainment throughout the afternoon, plenty of food vendors, and a spacious craft beer garden for the adults. The fun runs from 11 am – 7 pm – you won’t want to miss out!
North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade | Downtown North Myrtle Beach | March 17th
Kick off your Irish celebration bright and early by attending the 29th Annual North Myrtle Beach Parade & Festival. This family-friendly event begins promptly at 9 am with the parade down Main Street. The official festival will begin immediately following the parade at 11 am and will feature three live entertainment stages, children’s activities including games, rides, and inflatables, and 150 local food and retail vendors.
Myrtle Beach Highland Games & Heritage Festival | North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex | March 23rd – 25th
Celebrate time with family and friends and the great Scottish heritage at the annual Myrtle Beach Highland Games & Heritage Festival. This festive three-day event showcases several Scottish games and athletic competitions, an authentic clan village and Celtic marketplace, Scottish whiskey tastings, live music and entertainment, tasty food, and plenty of activities for kids. This event is free to attend and takes place from 6 pm – 10 pm on Friday, 9 am – 5 pm on Saturday, and 9 am – 4 pm on Sunday.
Breakfast With The Easter Bunny | Market Common | Various Dates
Breakfast With The Easter Bunny is a four-week series presented by Market Common. Each Saturday in March the Easter Bunny will make special appearances at a select area restaurant. The morning event will include breakfast and a meet & greet with Mr. Bunny. The price is only $10 / person and children under 3 are free of charge. Locations and dates for the events are as follows:
- March 17th – Tupelo Honey Café (843) 315-3780
- March 24th – Travina Italian Kitchen (843) 233-8500
- March 31st – Gordon Biersch (843) 839-0249
Please call each restaurant location for more information and reservations.
Horry County Fair | Myrtle Beach Speedway | April 20th – 29th
Welcome spring with the 3rd Annual Horry County Fair at the Myrtle Beach Speedway! For 10 exciting days, guests will enjoy thrilling carnival rides, kiddie rides, delicious fair food, fun carnival games, a petting zoo, pig races, and a whole lot more. Each night celebrates a different theme for guests, including Family Fun Night, Monday Funday, and Hospitality Day. Ticket prices for adults and children vary by day. Children ages 4 and under are free every day and Military/Seniors 65+ are $3 every day. You can view the times and days of the Horry County Fair below:
- April 20th – Grand Opening – 12 pm – 11 pm
- April 21st – Family Fun Night – 12 pm – 11 pm
- April 22nd – Hospitality Day – 12 pm – 11 pm
- April 23rd – Monday Funday – 5 pm – 11 pm
- April 24th – Tuesday – 5 pm – 11 pm
- April 25th – Senior Citizen Night – 5 pm – 11 pm
- April 26th – “It’s Ladies Night” – 5 pm – 11 pm
- April 27th – Local Students Night – 12 pm – 11 pm
- April 28th – A Day At The Fair – 12 pm – 11 pm
- April 29th – Last Chance Day – 12 pm – Close
Mayfest on Main Festival | Downtown North Myrtle Beach | May 12th
Bring your appetite and excitement to the 13th Annual Mayfest on Main Festival in downtown North Myrtle Beach! From 10 am – 6 pm, 15,000 people will celebrate the month of May along Main Street in North Myrtle Beach with food vendors serving delicious treats, crafters displaying their work, two live performance stages featuring live entertainment and some of the best musical talents including Firehouse, Taylor Dayne, and The Entertainers, and a kid’s area for the little ones to enjoy!
Little River Blue Crab Festival | Little River | May 19th – 20th
The “Word Famous” Little River Blue Crab Festival draws crowds of over 50,000 each year, making it one of the biggest festivals in the southeast. Guests flock from far and wide each year to take part in food, fellowship, friends, and plenty of crabs, of course! This weekend-long event will offer live entertainment from popular local performers, arts and crafts, children’s activities, games, and tons of local food and business vendors. This event is truly one of a kind and is fun for the whole family! Tickets are $4 if purchased in advance or $5 at the gate and the festival runs from 9 am – 6 pm each day. Call (843) 249-604 for more information.
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