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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
Be sure to check the Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ schedule to see when they are home during the season.
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.
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:
Learn more about live shows in Myrtle Beach.