Myrtle Beach knows how to celebrate, so keep an eye out for free events all year long. There are almost always free concerts, festivals and family events each weekend throughout the busy season, including:
There are plenty of places to go for a stroll in Myrtle Beach, especially if people-watching is more your style than window-shopping. Try the Oceanfront Boardwalk and Promenade for a fun surfside stroll—it’s been ranked as one of the top boardwalks in the U.S.! You can also head down to Broadway at the Beach, which is free – provided you can resist all the shopping and dining options. Keep an eye out for free strolling entertainment as well as fireworks shows at night throughout the summer season. Myrtle Beach also offers several piers that you can explore completely free of charge!
Lovers of the great outdoors rejoice – Myrtle Beach offers several public parks that can be enjoyed for free! Public parks are a great way to get in some exercise and play time during the vacation and take advantage of the breezy beach weather. Parks near our Myrtle Beach resorts include:
Guests looking for a dose of cluture or who get stuck with a rare rainy beach day can still enjoy free fun! The Burroughs & Chapin Art Museum is located towards the end of Ocean Boulevard and has been the Grand Strand’s home to contemporary visual art since the 1970’s. The museum itself is housed in a charming 1920’s beach house that was relocated and restored to it’s natural beauty. Guests can peruse 10 unique galleries that feature different exhibits throughout the year and often includes local and regional artists.
Museum Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 4pm and Sundays 1pm – 4pm. Call (843) 238-2510 for more information.
This may be obvious, but remember: Hanging out on the beach doesn’t cost a dime. We’ve got 60 miles of sun-kissed sand, mellow waves and gorgeous scenery, plus the city provides lifeguards to help make sure you’re safe—all for free. Up your beach game with these entertainment tips:
If you’re not sure whether there are free events going on while you’re here, just ask your Coral Beach hotel staff! We’re here to help—and we’ve got great ideas for fun.