Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean the beach is quiet – the list of things to do in Myrtle Beach in January 2022 is longer than you’d expect! Unlike in years past, most of Myrtle Beach now stays open year-round. Restaurants, shops and attractions continue to welcome visitors and locals alike.
Many golfers head to Myrtle Beach in the winter for the great golf packages and deals, while others visit to enjoy the beach with fewer people. Some just love the mild winter weather that Myrtle Beach has compared to up North. Did you know that the average temperature in Myrtle Beach in January is nearly 60 degrees? No matter why you’ve come to stay, we’ve found all of the fun things to do Myrtle Beach in the winter!
Myrtle Beach Shows in January 2022
THE MUSIC OF REO SPEEDWAGON – RICHRATH PROJECT 3:13!
On January 28, you can enjoy the Music of REO Speedwagon: Performed by Richrath Project 3:13 live at The Carolina Opry Theater! Tickets are on sale now for this one-night-only event.
EAGLEMANIA: EAGLES TRIBUTE
The world’s greatest Eagles tribute band is back by popular demand at The Carolina Opry Theater on January 30, 2022. Experience the Eagles greatest hits at this impressive tribute show. Purchase your tickets in advance today.
Free Things to do in Myrtle Beach in January
TASTE THE STATE: South Carolina’s Signature Foods, Recipes and Their Stories
The Horry County Museum and the AVX Foundation present a lecture by Kevin Mitchell on January 8th at 1:00 p.m. This FREE event will highlight some of the state’s most distinctive ingredients and dishes like shrimp and grits, chicken bog and more.
L.W. PAUL LIVING HISTORY FARM SOAP DEMONSTRATION
The L.W. Paul Living History Farm is featuring FREE 30 minute Saturday activities at the farm between the hours of 9 and 11 a.m. Children will learn about the importance of homemade soap on the family farm on January 29. Participants will also have a chance to make their own melt and pour soap to take home.
Things to do in Myrtle Beach in January for a Cause
MLK ANNUAL PARADE
Kick off Grand Strand Freedom Week January 15, 2022 with the second annual Martin Luther King drum major parade. Celebrate the parade along Ocean Boulevard between 15th and 8th avenue north beginning at 10 a.m. Learn more about Grand Strand Freedom Week here.
2ND ANNUAL KIND KEEPER ANIMAL RESCUE POLAR PLUNGE
Pledge to make the plunge to help provide an animal with a home on January 15, 2022 at 2 p.m. at Neal and Pam’s Bar and Grill. Registration begins at noon. For details and registration visit kindkeeper.org.
Myrtle Beach Convention Center in January
2022 GRAND STRAND BOAT AND SPORTSMAN EXPO
Guys (and gals), get excited for the 2022 Grand Strand Boat and Sportsman Expo from January 7 – 9. Delight in the lates and greatest hunting, fishing and other outdoor equipment at this annual expo. Learn more about the show here.
THE WEDDING SHOWCASE
Plan the wedding of your dreams on January 30, 2022 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. The Annual Wedding Showcase will feature exhibitors from around the Grand Strand in all wedding categories. Check out their top tips for attending here.
Things to do in Conway in January
The Historic Rivertown of Conway is jam-packed with things to do in January 2022.
WINTER 2022 RIVERTOWN WINE-AROUND
On Jan. 8th from 1 to 4 p.m. indulge in the Winter 2022 Rivertown Wine-Around. Participants will spend their Saturday afternoon exploring Downtown Conway while sipping wine varietals at each business featured on the Wine-Around map. Tickets are $25 and must be purchased in advance.
CONWAY CHOCOLATE WALK
Returning this year is the Conway Chocolate Walk on Jan. 29th. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., participants can explore Downtown Conway’s shops and restaurants while sampling decadent chocolate creations by local amateur chocolatiers. Tickets are $20 and must be purchased in advance.
More Myrtle Beach Attractions to Visit in January
Popular tourist attractions in Myrtle Beach are always fun to visit, no matter what time of year. Some of our favorites include:
BROADWAY AT THE BEACH
There’s so much to see and do at this 350 acre outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment complex. With more than a handful of mouthwatering restaurants, unique shops and exciting attractions, it’s a favorite among locals and tourists alike.
MURRELLS INLET MARSHWALK
Located south of Coral Beach Resort, the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk is a one-of-a-kind seaside escape featuring a lively night scene, fresh seafood and a wealth of water activities like kayaking, boating and more. Learn more about why we love the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk.
Coral Beach Resort in January
For the days when you don’t feel like leaving the resort, slip on your swimsuit, grab a towel and head downstairs. Coral Beach Resorts & Suites has one of the largest indoor heated pool complexes in Myrtle Beach. Our spacious indoor pool is heated to a perfect 86 degrees. The best part? All of these onsite indoor water features are included with your stay!
Our oceanfront Myrtle Beach resort also features an on-site bowling alley. Take a look inside our 4th floor entertainment zone.
Whether you’re enjoying a round of golf (or miniature golf), meandering the trails of the state park or enjoying a local event, there are endless things to do in Myrtle Beach in the winter.