Spring is a great time to visit Myrtle Beach. The weather is warm and the beaches and restaurants are uncrowded since tourist season isn’t in full swing yet. That doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to do. Below you will find a list of Myrtle Beach Spring 2014 events that will keep you entertained during your visit. We hope you will take advantage of all that Myrtle Beach has to offer.
March 1, 2014
The Amazing Myrtle Beach State Park Challenge Race – view info
This is Myrtle Beach’s version of the Amazing Race. Answer questions about Myrtle Beach State Park, solve puzzles and complete challenges in this contest that covers six to eight miles. Two people per team. Registration is now open. Call the Nature Center at 843-238-0874.
March 8- March 16, 2014
53rd Annual CAN-AM Days
It isn’t officially Spring in Myrtle Beach until the Canadians get here. We welcome our northern neighbors with a parade on Ocean Boulevard and that’s just the beginning. The whole week is full of planned activities designed to enhance the relationship between our two countries. All are welcome to participate in Can-Am days.
March 15, 2014
The 26th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Myrtle Beach
The largest parade on the Grand Strand begins at 9:00 am in North Myrtle Beach. After the parade, Main Street becomes a block party. Enjoy bag pipers Irish folk songs and dancing, plus Irish food and beer served all day. Don’t miss this one.
March 15, 2014
Meet your friends at Myrtle Beach’s newest party spot – Market Common. Enjoy a celebration of all things Irish from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sample Irish food, beers and a traditional oyster roast. This is a family friendly festival with face painting and inflatables just for the kids.
March 20 – March 22, 2014
26th Annual Run to the Sun
Run to the Sun is Myrtle Beach’s premiere car show. Car enthusiasts from across the country meet at the old Myrtle Square Mall Parking Lot to show off their vintage vehicles. Then Three days of full of cruising along Ocean Boulevard, car shows and races begin.
March 28, 2014
6th Annual Myrtle Beach Beer Fest
Find more info at http://www.myrtlebeachbeerfest.com/
This popular event takes place at the House of Blues. Samples some of the best craft beers from around the country. Call House of Blues 843-272-3000 for more information.
Art in the Park
A great event for our local artists to be able to show their work in a casual atmosphere. There are some real gems to be found at Art in the Park. The event is hosted by the The Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild. The event is held throughout the year beginning in April. Dates have not yet been determined. Keep your eye out for it.
April 4- 13, 2014
Society of Stranders (SOS) Spring Safari
The Spring Safari is a 10 day celebration of the State Dance of South Carolina – the Shag in North Myrtle Beach. The event includes planned activities, a parade, and shagging events in the local clubs.
May 3, 2014
Rivertown Music & Arts Festival
While you are visiting don’t miss the chance to tour the town of Conway – just a few miles west of Myrtle Beach. Conway host the annual Rivertown Music and Arts Festival. Local and regional bands provide the sounds of jazz, gospel, steel drums and more! Local artists display their pottery, wood, glass and paintings. Be sure to visit the River Walk and enjoy some local cuisine at some fine restaurants tucked away in this historic southern town.
May 9-18, 2014
Myrtle Beach Bike Week 2014
Spring Rally! There is nothing like the sound of a Harley engine and you will see and here them all at this event. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the beautiful machines as they cruise up and down the Grand Strand. Numerous vendors, local bars and venues bring plenty of biker fun to the beach for this event.
May 10, 2014
8th Annual Mayfest on Main
Come on out from 10a.m. to 6 p.m. and enjoy live music, crafts and food vendors all along Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. The weather is usually perfect for this outdoor event.
May 17 – 18 2014
33rd Annual Little River Blue Crab Festival – view info
You can’t say you’ve been to the grand Strand until you’ve gone to the annual Blue Crab Festival on Little River Waterfront. Enjoy your blue crab and cold beverage as you watch the fishing boats come in with their catch. There will be live entertainment, vendors, a wide selection of food choices and of course all the Blue Crab you can eat. Bring the whole family!
May 23 – 26, 2014 (Memorial Day Weekend)
Black Bike Week 2014
Atlantic Beach Bike Week closes out the spring and starts the summer on the Grand Strand. The Atlantic Bike week features custom and stock motorcycles of every make and model. There will be plenty of places to find good food and good fun, plus live entertainment and vendors selling all types of bikes and accessories.
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