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Top Spring Events in Myrtle Beach

02/18/2022
As the weather warms up, local events are blooming all around the Myrtle Beach area. From annual celebrations to first-time festivals, almost every weekend is set to host a fun event for you and your family to attend this spring. Grab the gang and let’s check out the top spring events in Myrtle Beach for 2022!

Beaks and Brushes | March 12th, May 7th & May 21stBeaks and Brushes combines painting and the aquarium to make for one of the top spring events in Myrtle Beach.

Grab your paintbrush! Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach hosts Painting with a Twist, a unique painting class experience, this spring. Enjoy a glass of wine as you soak up the underwater excitement of the Aquarium while creating your very own marine-themed painting. The instructor of the class will walk you through each step of the painting process, so all skill levels are welcome to attend.
Tickets to the event are $50 and include admission to the Aquarium, one drink ticket, appetizers, and art supplies. The class will run from 4 to 6 p.m., but you are welcome to come early and peruse the Aquarium. 
A special Mother’s Day edition will also be offered on Saturday, May 7th from 10 a.m. to noon. Tickets for the Mother’s Day date are $25 per child ages 5 and under, $35 per child ages 6 to 11, and $50 per adult ages 12 and up. Check out the scheduled painting for each date and purchase your tickets online here.
 

Run to the sun car show is an annual spring event in Myrtle Beach.Run to the Sun Car Show | March 17th – 19th

Classic American cars and trucks will flood Myrtle Beach once again for the 33rd Annual Run to the Sun Car Show this March. The event will be held on 27th & 21st Avenue North. Showtimes are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day of the event. Spectator parking is available at Broadway at the Beach with City Transit buses providing free shuttle services from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m each day of the event.

 

Girl with her face painted like a dog

 

Broadway at the Beach Kidztime Festival | March 19th

Treat the kiddos to a day of fun and excitement at Broadway at the Beach Kidztime Festival. From noon to 4 p.m. at Broadway at the Beach, families will enjoy live music and strolling entertainment from Mr. Nigel. Activities include face painting, balloon artists, character appearances, giveaways, and more!
 
 
 

A Very Vintage Affair | March 19th & 20thA very vintage affair is a new event this spring in Myrtle Beach.

Another spring event in Myrtle Beach this year is A Very Vintage Affair. This family-friendly festival and market will feature free how-to workshops, classic cars, trucks and campers, and live entertainment. You’ll also enjoy plenty of vendors featuring vintage and antique items, all-natural products, and homemade goods available for purchase. There will also be free activities and crafts for kids.
Food vendors will also be set up. A Very Vintage Affair will take place Friday and Saturday at the Inlet Square Mall in Murrells Inlet from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
 
 

Colorful easter eggsBarefoot Bunny Hop | April 9th

Celebrate Easter during the Barefoot Bunny Hop at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach. Egg hunts will be held for ages 2 and under and ages 3 to 5 at 11 a.m. and for ages 6 to 9 and ages 10 to 12 at 11:30 a.m. But the fun continues with a live DJ and dance party, face painting, and a visit from the Easter Bunny. The Barefoot Bunny Hop will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
 
 
 
 

A woman at a art festival choosing handmade decorative woodcarving giftsArt in Common Spring Festival | April 9th & April 10th

Rain or shine, celebrate local art and the spring season with the Art in Common Spring Festival. For two days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Market Common, visitors can peruse and purchase artwork of various media created by local artists. Admission is free and is a fun way to spend a day or the weekend with the entire family.

 
 
 
 

Art in the Park returns for the 49th year to Myrtle Beach for the annual spring event.Art in the Park | April 23rd & 24th

The Market Common will host Art in the Park in Valor Park this spring. This annual event returns for its 50th year with dozens of arts and crafts vendors selling their one-of-a-kind creations.
From pottery, jewelry, and photography to sculptures, woodwork, and fibers – you’re sure to find the perfect piece to add to your collection. This April event is free to attend and will take place from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day.
 
 
 

Everyone is excited for the return of the Myrtle Beach marathon, an annual spring event in Myrtle Beach.Myrtle Beach Marathon | May 5th

Calling all runners, walkers, cheerleaders, and spectators! The 25th Annual Myrtle Beach Marathon is just around the corner. This year’s event will feature a virtual 10k and family fun run alongside its traditional races. Races will begin at the intersection of Grissom Parkway and Monticello Drive and end at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark.
Spectator locations will also be set up at various points of the racecourse. You can find more information about the 2022 Myrtle Beach Marathon here.
 
 

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball | Various DatesA player slides into first base at a Myrtle Beach Pelicans game, an annual spring favorite.

Spring welcomes the beginning of baseball season in Myrtle Beach! After a delayed start to the season, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans will host their first six-game homestead on Tuesday, May 11th against the Augusta GreenJackets. The 120-game season will be split evenly between home and away games with every series beginning on Tuesday and ending on Sunday.
Visitors and locals alike look forward to the weekly promotions found at the TicketReturn.Com Field which include:

  • Taco Tuesdays: $2 Tacos and Tallboys from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • BOGO Hot Dogs: Buy one, get one hot dog FREE
  • Thirsty Thursdays: $1 12oz. Bud & Bud Light cans, $2 glasses of Duplin Winery wine until 8 p.m.
  • Family Fridays + Fireworks: Post-game fireworks show and kids get to run the bases after the game
  • Sippin’ Saturdays: $1 12oz. Bud and Bud Light cans, and $2 glasses of Duplin Winery until 7 p.m.
  • Sunday Fun Day: Every Sunday ticket purchased online includes a special mini-golf offer

Be sure to check the Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ schedule to see when they are home during the season.
 

World Famous Blue Crab Festival | May 14th & 15thA young woman shows off her plate at the World Famous Blue Crab Festival, an annual spring event in the Myrtle Beach.

Guests flock from far and wide to attend this famous annual Little River event! The “World Famous Crab Festival” is a two-day event that celebrates a favorite local dish – blue crabs. There will be hundreds of arts and crafts vendors present, live entertainment all weekend long, a spacious children’s area, and plenty of food vendors serving up their favorite blue crab dishes. The event runs from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day and tickets are $5 per day. Children 12 and under are free. Advance tickets may be purchased online.
 
 
 
 
Be sure to attend a live show while you are in Myrtle Beach, one of the top spring events in the area.

The Return of Live Shows | Ongoing

Spring is an exciting time for live entertainment in Myrtle Beach! Many local theaters closed their curtains earlier this year to revamp returning performances. The following theaters are now OPEN for business for the 2022 season:

  • Legends in Concert – Performers for the Spring 2022 season include Elvis Presley, The Blues Brothers, Luke Bryan, The Blues Brothers, and Bruno Mars. Tickets range from $47.95 to $58.70 depending on seat location. Tickets may be purchased online.
  • The Carolina Opry – Available shows include The Carolina Opry and Time Warp. Tickets range from $17-$25 for children and $34.95-$49.95 for adults. You may purchase your tickets online in advance.
  • Medieval Times – This dinner & show event encompasses a medieval theme and includes horse stunts, sword battles, and a live jousting tournament. Dinner includes four courses. Adults are $57.95 and children 12 and under are $30.95. Tickets may be purchased online.
  • Pirates Voyage – This dinner & show event embraces a pirate theme and includes live acrobatic stunts, tumbling and rope stunts, and live animal appearances. Dinner includes four courses. Tickets are $59.99 for adults and $32.99 for children ages 3-9. You may purchase your tickets online.

Learn more about live shows in Myrtle Beach.
 

Holiday Inn at the Pavilion is centrally located in downtown Myrtle Beach – just a short drive from all Myrtle Beach events! Kick-off your spring vacation with our impressive amenities and family-friendly accommodations. Be sure to check out our special offers to book the best deal for your spring vacation to Myrtle Beach.

Looking for more to see and do while you’re in town? Check out all the fun you can have in Myrtle Beach on your spring vacation!