Things to do in Myrtle Beach in Spring


Are you looking for things to do in Myrtle Beach this spring? If you’ve managed to squeeze in a beach getaway soon, you’ll find various activities planned for the season. There’s something for everyone, for a solo trip, couple’s getaway, or family spring break vacation.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach in April

Sensory Easter Egg Hunt | April 1

Bring the kids for an egg hunt they’ll love with the Champion Autism Network. A Sensory Easter Egg Hunt for special needs children starts at 10 a.m. at Passive Park in Surfside Beach. Stay around for more fun at the Surfside Beach Firehouse after.

Art in Common | April 1-2

Pick up gifts and home furnishings with something extraordinary from the beach. See wares from local artists and crafters, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at Valor Park at the Market Common. The Sea Coast Artists Guild presents the Spring Art in Common event. Items include hand-painted glass, jewelry, paintings, wire wrapping, and more. 

Smoke On The Beach | April 7-8

Feed your cravings and have fun in the sun. Sample the best from amateur and pro barbecue-making teams at the Smoke on the Beach BBQ Competition Festival. Visit Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place 3-9 p.m. on Friday, and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday. There will be vendors, food trucks, a car show, and music. 

SOS Spring Safari | April 13-23

The Society of Stranders Spring Safari includes activities and parties at local lounges. Bands will perform along Main Street and shag dance instructors will offer classes. The ACSC Club’s parade is set for the event’s final day. 

Singing In The Sun | April 24-29

Gather at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center to hear The Gaither Vocal Band and have a chance to win a new car. It’s the 25th anniversary of Singing In The Sun, one of the world’s biggest gospel music events. Lauren Talley, Karen Peck and New River, Triumphant, and more are set to perform. The event will feature inspirational speakers, too. 

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Things to do in Myrtle Beach in May

Long Bay Youth String Ensemble Spring Concert | May 3

Don’t miss the final performance of the 2022-23 season at Trinity Church. The Long Bay Youth String Ensemble Spring Concert is free. More details are to come on the ensemble’s website.

Alter Bridge at House of Blues | May 7

Rock on with this popular band out of Orlando, Fla., on its Pawn & Kings Tour. Experience Alter Bridge at House of Blues along with Sevendusk. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8. Supporting acts subject to change. 

Myrtle Beach Bike Week – Spring Rally | May 12-21

Take a ride to the coast for the Myrtle Beach Bike Week – Spring Rally. A tradition since 1940, it’s a famous gathering of motorcycle enthusiasts for rides, events, and fellowship. Check the Bike Week website for updates on events, rides, and more.

World Famous Blue Crab Festival | May 20-21

South Carolina seafood doesn’t get much fresher than this. Visit the historic Little River Waterfront for the World Famous Blue Crab Festival. Shop for gifts and souvenirs, eat blue crab creations, and enjoy views and beach music. Satellite parking and shuttle service will be available.

10th Annual Brookgreen Gardens Memorial Day 5K | May 28

Race through historic, scenic grounds near Murrells Inlet for this dusk run. Runners in the 10th Annual Brookgreen Gardens Memorial 5K will will get a voucher for a return visit on a later date. 

Awesome 80s 5K Run/Walk | June 6

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Things to do in Myrtle Beach in June

Hit the beach for a totally radical run to celebrate an incredible decade. The Awesome 80s 5K Run/Walk will start at Tidal Creek Brewhouse, and will include a raffle, costume contest, live music, and more. Start time: 6:30 p.m. Virtual-only option available until May 21. Leashed dogs, runners, strollers, and walkers are welcome.

Carolina Country Music Fest | June 8-11

The stars will converge on the Grand Strand for this outdoor festival. Country acts Morgan Wallen, Miranda Lambert, Brooks & Dunn and more headline three days of music. The Carolina Country Music Fest takes place at Burroughs and Chapin Pavilion Place, and will include five stages for entertainment. There will also be a zip line, VIP areas, concessions, merchandise, and more. 

Dave Mason Endangered Species Tour | June 11

This English singer-songwriter originated with the rock band Traffic. The Dave Mason Endangered Species Tour is coming to Carolina Opry. Mason has played with stars such as Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Fleetwood Mac, and more. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004. This show begins at 7 p.m.

Conway Riverfest | June 24

Head to historic Conway for a day of fun by the river. Conway Riverfest includes a golf cart parade, kids zone, and business expo and artisan market. There will be a food and beer garden and fireworks to close out the day. 

Muzika! The Grand Strand Music Festival | June 25-31

Various locations will host world-renowned performers in fully-staged operas, musical theater productions, choral-orchestral performances, and more. Muzika! The Grand Strand Festival has yet to release the official schedule. Voice recital, chamber performances, and a Master Artists Concer Series from The Metropolitan Opera and The Varna International Orchestra are expected to be part of it. 

Where to Stay in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach hotels offer proximity to the fun on the Grand Strand, popular amenities, and spacious accommodations that feel like home. Coral Beach Resort delivers on all three. Everything you need is right here on site! 

From waves of pool features, including childrens’ features your family is sure to love, to Starbucks, you’ll have it all. Bowl, play arcade games, or enjoy a family evening in with dinner and a movie. And you’re close to lots of adventure on the water, too.

However you seek to experience Myrtle Beach, Coral Beach Resort is your home base for spring and summer fun.