If you are lucky enough to have a Myrtle Beach vacation on the calendar for this summer, you can look forward to much more than the sun and the sand. Sure, beach days are great, but once you get your fill be sure to check out a few of the area’s many family-friendly events.
Holiday Inn Pavilion is conveniently situated right along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, providing easy access to several local events and festivals.
Check out our roundup of the Top 5 Myrtle Beach events that you definitely don’t want to miss this summer!
Summer Nights | Broadway at the Beach | Ongoing
Are you looking for free entertainment just steps from your hotel room? You can enjoy just that at the Summer Nights festival, which takes place all summer long at various locations at Broadway at the Beach! Individual weekly events include fire dancers, stiltwalkers, character meet-and-greets, face painters, and many other family-friendly activities.
Guests can also enjoy a variety of games, contests, and performers each night, in addition to all of the attractions and dining that are open year round. Be sure to check out this family favorite during your summer stay!
Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball | Ongoing
Play ball! Guests looking to enjoy the breezy beach weather will definitely want to grab tickets to a Myrtle Beach Pelicans game. This local affiliation of the Chicago Cubs is starting the 2018 season strong. Game guests can enjoy an evening of great baseball, between-inning entertainment, scrumptious ballpark eats, and weekly promotions. Promotions include:
· $2 Tacos & Tallboys – $2 tacos and $2 16 oz. cans from 6 pm – 8 pm
· Weiner Wednesday – Buy 1, Get 1 Free Hebrew National Hotdogs all night
· Thirsty Thursday – $1 Bud Light drafts, $2 16 oz. cans, 1/2 price Duplin Wine from 6 pm – 8 pm
· Beer, Brats, and Baseball – $2 crafts from 6 pm – 8 pm and BOGO sausages
· Pre-game autographs
· Post-game fireworks
· Contests and Giveaways
· …. Much more!
Call (843) 918-6000 for more information and to purchase tickets in advance.
Carolina Country Music Festival | Downtown Myrtle Beach | June 7th – 10th
Are you ready for the biggest live music event of the summer? Grab tickets and head downtown for the Carolina Country Music Festival! Guests from across the country flock to Myrtle Beach each summer take in the amazing show and enjoy the scenic beach backdrop. 2018 headliners include:
- Zac Brown Band
- Toby Keith
- Luke Bryan
- Cole Swindell
- Brett Young
- Many More!
This four-day event will also include access to several local arts and crafts vendors as well as tasty food and beverage vendors. Stock up on CCMF souvenirs and get your fill of decadent local cuisine while you take in the awesome country tunes. And, Holiday Inn Oceanfront Resort is located just STEPS away from all of the action! Be sure to book your room now for this exciting event!
4th of July Events in Myrtle Beach
July 4th is a busy time for Myrtle Beach! Check out what’s in store for this patriotic holiday near Holiday Inn Oceanfront:
- Murrells Inlet Boat Parade (Wednesday, July 4th): The area’s only floating parade? Head to Murrells Inlet by 5 pm to watch colorful boats float the inlet.
- Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Tuesday, July 3rd): The Myrtle Beach Pelicans will host the Buies Creek Astros the week of July 4th and you won’t want to miss out on the action!
- Fireworks: Broadway at the Beach, Second Avenue Pier, Cherry Grove Pier, Barefoot Landing
Hot Summer Nights | Myrtle Beach Boardwalk & Plyler Park | Ongoing
Hot Summer Nights on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk will host a bevy of activities, games, shows, and more throughout the summer! From June 12th — September 4th you’ll enjoy oceanfront fun and excitement that can’t be found anywhere else. Check back for updates for this year’s Hot Summer Nights schedule.
What Myrtle Beach events do you look forward to each summer? Let us know!