Another summer has passed and fall is knocking on the door…but that doesn’t mean the fun stops here in Myrtle Beach! September is a favorite month to visit The Coral Beach Resort for many of our guests. The weather is still nice, the kids are back to school, and the Myrtle Beach area activities are still endless and fun! So sit back, relax (and maybe start packing your vacation bags) because we’ve put together a list for you of the best things to do in Myrtle Beach in September.
NASCAR Racing Experience Pace Car Rides
Nothing says classic quite like NASCAR and happening every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in September you can sit back and hold while taking 3 laps around the “Historic” Myrtle Beach Speedway in the NASCAR Racing Experience Pace Car. Passengers can ride one in the front and two in the back as a professional racing instructor drives the track. The Pace Car Ride is fun for all ages and is open from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Walk-ups are welcome but you can also book your reservation ahead of time or call 843-236-0500 for more information.
Myrtle Beach Mustang Week
You don’t have to own a Mustang to be able to enjoy Myrtle Beach Mustang Week, that’s for sure! Come on out and enjoy all of the events during the week of September 2nd – 8th and be a part of contests, cruise-ins, and other fun happenings. This is the 16th year it is taken place and has become the East Coast’s largest Mustang week! The locations and times for the events vary each day so be sure to check out the week’s schedule here.
Dog Days Blues and Jazz Festival – September 16
While the “dog days of summer” are drifting away, this blues and jazz festival sure brings the heat! Located just north at the La Belle Amie Vineyard in Little River, the Dog Days Blues and Jazz Festival is happening Saturday, September 14th from 12pm-5pm. This festival features live entertainment from local performers, seasonal wine samples, and complimentary tours of the beautifully scenic vineyard. Bring your blankets and chairs and come relax for an afternoon filled with great music and great memories. Tickets for this event are $10 but you can receive $2 off by bringing 2 canned food items. To purchase tickets or for more information, call (843) 399-9463.
Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival
Take a short drive down to Huntington Beach State Park September 27th – 29th for the 44th Annual Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival. Huntington Beach State Park is known for its beautiful Atalaya Castle, the historic winter home of Mr. and Mrs. Huntington. The Arts & Crafts Festival takes place around the castle and a fun-filled event for all ages. Enjoy fine art, crafts, delicious food, and live music from the Grand Strand’s best musicians! On Friday the event goes from 12pm-6pm, Saturday from 10am-6pm and Sunday from 10am-5pm. Admission is $10 for adults and free for 15 and under. Give them a call at 843-237-4440 for more information or click here.
Art in Common Arts & Crafts Show
Head on over to The Market Common September 21st and 22nd from 9 am to 5 pm for a weekend filled with beautiful arts and crafts from local artists. Enjoy everything from pottery, photography, glass and wood hand-made items. The Market Common is conveniently located less than 10 minutes from the Coral Beach Resort. This event is free, pet-friendly, and open to the public.
Brew at the Zoo – September 2
Put on each year by Brookgreen Gardens, Brew at the Zoo is easily one of the favorite things to do in Myrtle Beach during the fall! Go and taste over 30 regional and national craft beers, listen to live music by The Paul Grimshaw Band, and compete in some friendly games of giant Jenga and Cornhole! If you are worried about getting hungry, three food trucks with a variety of choices will be there as well. The event will last from 5:30pm – 8:30pm. Tickets are $45 and $20 for guests as designated drivers, to purchase call 843-235-6000.