Top June Events at the Beach
Summer has officially arrived in Myrtle Beach! The weather is nice and toasty, making beach days and outdoor activities a no brainer during your vacation and we promise that there are plenty of things going on around town to keep your itinerary full. Once you have had your fair share of the salt and sand, hit the town and check out some of the local events – many of which are free!
Hot Summer Nights – Ongoing; All Summer
Grab some blankets and chairs and cool down with Hot Summer Nights at Pyler Park. All summer long (starting June 2nd until September 21st) visitors can get some great live entertainment— totally free! With the area’s top local bands performing seaside, spectacular fireworks shows over the ocean, and a weekly kid’s carnival, Pyler Park on Ocean Blvd. is the place to be with the family this summer. Just bop on over to the recently renovated Myrtle Beach Boardwalk to join in on the fun!
Coastal Uncorked – June 2nd – 8th
From June 2nd-8th, the 4th annual Coastal Uncorked festival will take place along the Grand Strand. This week long event is a celebration of the area’s local culinary scene. The Myrtle Beach Area Hospitality Association, along with a many local businesses, will be hosting a number of events from themed dinners, to the popular Tasting Trolley, to the all new Brews’N the Boulevard event. Events will be held at multiple locations including: Pyler Park, Abuelos, Croissants Bistro, and The Cypress Room just to name a few. There will be live music and local food vendors during the Pyler Park events and children are more than welcome to attend, but must be accompanied by an adult (21+) at all times. For a complete listing of events and to purchase tickets, visit CoastalUncorked.com.
Movies Under the stars – June 6th
Starting June 6th at 9pm and continuing every Friday throughout the summer, Market Common will host Movies Under the Stars. This free event is held in Valor Park at Market Common and is a great way to spend the evening with the family. Kicking off the Movies Under the Stars this year will be Happy Feet. Pack some snack, chairs, and blankets and come out for a night of free family entertainment at Market Common.
Italian Festival – June 27th – 29th
Gather up the family and head on over to the Italian Festival at Market Common. From Friday June 27th-29th, the Sons of Italy will take over with food and fun for the whole family. Get your fill of some authentic Italian cuisine like sausage with peppers and onions, meatball sandwiches, and cannolis – just like mama used to make. Browse and shop from over 30 local vendors, enjoy live entertainment, and let the kids enjoy free games and face painting. This festival runs 4-9 on Friday, 12-8 on Saturday, and 11-6 on Sunday.
Fun Friday Luau – June 20th
On Friday, June 20th from 6pm-8pm, The Children’s Museum of South Carolina will have their FUN Friday Luau. Dress the kids and yourself in your best grass skirt and tropical print shirt and head on over to the museum for a night of music, games, crafts, and prizes. Admission to this event is only $1 per person and includes admission to the museum. This event is a great way to spend some quality time together as a family during your vacation and you won’t want to miss out on the fun!