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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Spring 2014 Events in Myrtle Beach: Rundown for March, April and May

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

State Park Race
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.

Can-Am Days 2014
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.

St Patricks Day 2014

Myrtle Beach is a great spot to spend St. Patty’s Day

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.

Irish Festival - Myrtle Beach
March 15, 2014
Irish Fest

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.

Run to the Sun Car Show

The Premier Car Show of the Grand Strand

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.

Beer Fest
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.

APRIL

Art in the Park - Myrtle Beach

Great place to browse the work of area artists

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.

SOS Spring Safari
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

Rivertown Festival
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.

Harleys at the beach

The Spring Bike Rally is one that you don’t want to miss!


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.

MayFest on Main

A must-see if you’ll be visiting during this time


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.

Blue Crab Festival

Another must-attend event in Myrtle Beach


May 17 – 18 2014
33rd Annual Little River Blue Crab Festivalview 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!

Bike Week
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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