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Month: May 2019

father and son celebrate 4th of July in Myrtle Beach by waving American Flag
May08

Planning a vacation for 4th of July in Myrtle Beach 2019 at Coral Beach Resort & Suites? While we know you could spend your entire stay at our beautiful resort with all the amenities we provide, we’ve listed some other events and activities you’ll want to check out while you’re here.

There is so much do up and down the Grand Strand from dusk til’ dawn. We’ve made it easy and broken down the perfect 4th of July activities in Myrtle Beach into daytime and evening categories.

Daytime Events and Activities:

Myrtle Beach State Park

4th of july in myrtle beach 2018Find your sense of adventure and get in touch with nature at the Myrtle Beach State Park. Take the kids for summer morning pier fishing, bike one of the many trails, or hang out with a ranger and patrol the beach for sea turtles. Get into the 4th of July spirit and grill hot dogs or hamburgers for lunch on one of the many grills provided by the park.  For more information about the park and park activities click here.

Family Kingdom

Take a break from the beach and enjoy a fun-filled day of amusement at Family Kingdom.  This fun park features over 40 rides for kids, teens, and adults – they even have their very own waterpark if you need to cool down. This place is a must to make the perfect 4th of July in Myrtle Beach 2018. Click here for park ticket pricing and more.

Pawleys Island 4th of July Parade

Head to the south end of the Grand Strand and be part of the parade in Pawleys Island! Watch from the sidelines or share your patriotic pride by creating a float! You and your family can enter a makeshift for an advanced entry fee of $15. The Parade starts at 10 am on Thursday, July 4th.

4th of July Independence Day 5K and 8K

Feeling patriotic, check out the annual Independence Day 5k and 8k at Valor Park in the Market Common. Throw on your star-spangled running shorts and join hundreds of runners on our Nation’s birthday at this competitive race. Check-in time is from 6:45 am – 7:25 am, the race begins at 7:30 am. For registration and more information click here.

Salute From The Shore

Soak in the sun, splash around in the waves, and salute our armed forces right from the shores of Myrtle Beach! At 1 pm look towards the sky and give your biggest salute as a military flyover takes place. You can even record and share your salute on social media using #SalutefromtheShore. Find out more on how to share or donate to the salute.

Evening Events and Activities:

Plyler Park / Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

4th of July in Myrtle Beach 2018

While you’re vacationing in Myrtle Beach you will definitely want to plan an evening on the Boardwalk. Enjoy a variety of eateries, shops, entertainment and more like Moe’s Moon, Landshark Bar & Grill, I Love Sugar, Ripley’s Believe It or Not, and Fun Plaza Family Fun Center. Hang out on the 4th of July for Hot Summer Nights live music and watch the sky light up as fireworks are set off at 10 pm from 2nd Avenue Pier!

Broadway at the Beach

This is a great place to treat the family for dinner, live music and entertainment on July 4th. Broadway features tons of delicious restaurants like Landry’s, Rooster’s Bar and Grill, Sweet Carolina’s and more! And don’t miss their firework extravaganza over Lake Broadway starting at 10 pm!

MarshWalk

Good eats live music and more can be found at the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk. There are so many great restaurants to enjoy like the Wicked Tuna, DeadDog Saloon, The Claw House, and Bubba’s Love Shak. Hop from each outdoor deck and listen to all the different live bands playing on the marsh. Stay for a patriotic display of fireworks over the marsh, one of the best views in town. Fireworks start at 10 pm!

3 friends enjoying myrtle beach summer events
May07

Summer is finally here, and we couldn’t be more thrilled! The sun is out, the sky is blue, there are tons happening here, where are you?!

Myrtle Beach offers plenty to do outside of the sun and sand during the summer. If your family is itching to get out and explore the area, consider one of these prime area events!

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball | Ongoing

 

hotdog plate at baseball gameLooking to take the family out for a night out on the town? If so, look no farther than the Myrtle Beach Pelicans! This local affiliate of the Chicago Cubs is a fun and affordable way to enjoy a bit of quality time together while on vacation. The Pelicans play all summer long and host several events throughout the week to keep guests entertained. 

 

Special Weekly Promotions Include:

·      $2 Tacos & Tallboys – $2 Tacos and $2 16oz cans from 6pm – 8pm

·      Weiner Wednesday – BOGO Hebrew National hot dogs

·      Thirsty Thursday – $1 Domestic Drafts from 6 pm – 8 pm

Additionally, the Pelicans host different theme nights throughout the week and host between-inning games to keep the crowd pumped. Ticket start as low as $7 and can be purchased online.

Blue Crab Festival | Historic Little River Waterfront | May 18th & 19th

If you love seafood, this is the festival for you! The 38th Annual Blue Crab Festival kicks off in the Historic Little River Waterfront with live music, entertainment, vendors, and of course lots of seafood! Tickets are $5 per adult, children 12 and under are free.

Hot Summer Nights | Myrtle Beach Boardwalk | Ongoing

Looking for fun, affordable family entertainment? If so, look no farther than the Hot Summer Nights festival that takes place throughout the summer along the bustling Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. This annual event features several weekly events for families, all of which are completely free to attend! Last year, this summer event included free concerts, a weekly Kids’ Carnival, roaming street entertainment, kids’ games, activities, and much more. Simply head down to the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk between June 11th – September 2th from 8-11pm to see what all the buzz is about!

Sun Fun Festival | May 31st, June 1st & 2nd

Long-time beachgoers will remember this Myrtle Beach tradition! The Sun Fun Festival was an annual beach even for more than 50 years until 2011 when the event was put on hiatus. After a great 2017 extravaganza, the festival is back and promises to be bigger and better than ever!

Festival events will include tons of live entertainment, the Sun Fun Parade (Saturday, 10 am along Ocean Boulevard), beach games and competitions, shag lessons and dance competitions, live music, family-friendly games and activities, fireworks, and more!

This event is free to attend and runs all weekend long.

Carolina Country Music Fest | June 6th – 9th

Pack your boots and grab tickets to the biggest country music festival the beach has ever seen! Get ready for four days of action-packed live entertainment featuring some of the industry’s biggest players. Headliners include Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett, Dierks Bently, Alabama, Delta Rae, and many more. This four-day event will also host an impressive array of local souvenir and food vendors to keep you busy between shows. Tickets are available online and reservations at Coral Beach are still available – check rates now.

Water Lantern Festival | June 29th

The Water Lantern Festival is a one of a kind event for you to see thousands of hand-designed lanterns light up the night. This family-friendly event offers you a chance to write down your hopes, dreams, or letters to loved ones and send them out with thousands of others. Tickets start at $25 (tickets increase as the festival date approaches) and include a lantern, marker, commemorative drawstring back, and more. Festival-goers will enter at 5:30 pm and enjoy music, food, and entertainment until the lanterns are launched at 9 pm.

July 4th in Myrtle Beach

beach fireworks

Myrtle Beach is the place to be on July 4th! From festive family activities and boat parades to foodie events and fireworks, there is plenty to do during this patriotic event. Here are a few events that your family can enjoy that weekend:

·      Murrells Inlet Boat Parade (Thursday, July 4th) – The parade begins at the Garden City Point and ends in Murrells Inlet. This year’s parade will begin at 9 am.

·      Independence Day Cookout (Saturday, June 29th) – La Belle Amie Vineyard is hosting their annual 4th of July cookout on Saturday this year at the vineyard. The event will include live entertainment, complimentary wine samples, and plenty of food available for purchase. Admission is $7.

·      Fireworks (Thursday, July 4th) – Guests can find 4th of July Fireworks at Broadway at the Beach, Barefoot Landing, Murrells Inlet, and Cherry Grove Pier.

Brookgreen Gardens Summer Music Festival | Ongoing

Bring your best beach chair to Brookgreen Gardens weekly at 7 pm throughout the summer for concerts under the oak trees! The Summer Music Festival is a leisurely, ongoing event complete with the tunes of some of the area’s best bands. Enjoy singing, dancing, and grab some light refreshments while you’re there. Brookgreen Gardens Summer Music Festival takes place Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evening from June 19 – August 10. Admission to the festival is free with garden admission.

The Salt Games | September 15th – 16th

Think you have what it takes to throw down in the sand? Or maybe you just want to watch all the action, either way, the Salt Games on Ocean Boulevard is one of the best festivals on the beach! Watch as the brave take on cross fit, surf, volleyball, and 5K competitions right on the beach! This is a family affair, kids are welcome to watch or participate in other games and activities. This is a free event beginning at 8 am each day September 15th – 16th. Food trucks and vendors will camp out all day for convenient access to food and beverages to patrons.

 

What is your favorite summer event in Myrtle Beach? Let us know!