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Enjoy a day of bird-themed programs and events at South Carolina’s No. 1 birding destination! The park’s resident bald eagles should be getting ready to fledge their chicks, and another highlight will be a free-flight live raptor demonstration by the Center for Birds of Prey at 1 p.m.
Venue:Huntington Beach State Park 16148 Ocean Highway Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Date:March 24, 2018
A Taste of Passion
The Friends of the Carolina Master Chorale invites you to join us on Sunday, April 8th from 4:30-6:30 PM for our annual Taste of Passion at the beautiful Pine Lakes Country Club. Enjoy delicious food and drinks, wonderful entertainment featuring the “Best of Broadway” performed by members of the CMC, and browse exciting silent and live auction items. Diane DeVaughn-Stokes will again act as our live auctioneer!

Space is limited! Please make your reservation ($65) now by contacting the CMC office at (843) 444-5774 or visit our website

This event is a fundraiser for the Carolina Master Chorale.
Venue:Pine Lakes Country Club - 5603 Granddaddy Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Date:April 08, 2018
Time:4:30 - 6:30 PM
Call 843-444-5774 or go to our website at listed to make reservations.
Beach Sweep is the largest one-day litter cleanup of South Carolina’s beaches and waterways. Join thousands of volunteers from across the globe to be part of the solution to pollution!
Venue:Huntington Beach State Park 16148 Ocean Highway Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Date:September 15, 2018
Never been tent camping? Learn how with a park ranger! Campers will be provided with a list of food items to bring. A limited number of tents are available to borrow.
Venue:Huntington Beach State Park 16148 Ocean Highway Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Date:October 13, 2018
Join us at Atalaya for an evening of frightfully fun family entertainment! Enjoy two haunted houses, carnival games, spooky movies, a bonfire and more!
Venue:Huntington Beach State Park 16148 Ocean Highway Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Date:October 26, 2018
Spend the night at Atalaya, and enjoy everything from ghost stories to nature hikes! Dinner and breakfast are included. A limited number of tents are available to borrow.
Venue:Huntington Beach State Park 16148 Ocean Highway Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Date:November 10, 2018
Featuring more than 100 of the fi nest artisans, the Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival provides aesthetic beauty against a background of natural beauty. Enjoy fine art, quality crafts and food, along with the musical offerings of several of the area’s finest musicians.
Venue:Huntington Beach State Park 16148 Ocean Highway Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Date:September 28, Year


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Myrtle Beach Events & Happenings Around the Grand Strand

There are so many events, activities, parades, celebrations, and festivals happening in Myrtle Beach and the greater Grand Strand area that even locals have trouble keeping up with all the fun things to do each week.

To your left you'll find all the current Myrtle Beach events and latest happenings along the Grand Strand of South Carolina that were either entered by our staff or submitted by other local businesses and organizations.

Note that the mb TV icon graphic by an event on the left means myrtle beach TV is planning to film there.

Where they have been provided, you'll find phone numbers, email addresses and web sites related to the events on the calendar to help you find more detailed information about each of the listings.

If you are a local business or organization, you're encouraged to add events by using the link at the bottom of the calendar.

As this site is updated by volunteers, please submit your event at least two weeks in advance to allow for timely publication.

In addition to the current list of events, below you'll find a monthly summary or overview of the recurring annual events happening on the Grand Strand.

So before you plan your vacation, be sure to check the month of your visit, so you can join the locals and other visitors at these fun celebrations.

Planning your family vacation and bringing along the kids? Check out some of the area's top children's activities and get some ideas on what to do with the kids during your vacation to Myrtle Beach.

Annual Events, Festivals & Parades

January Events
Lifestyles Expo
Grand Strand Boat Show
Mid-Winter Shag Classic

February Events
Myrtle Beach Marathon
Mardi Gras Myrtle Beach

March Events
National Shagdance Championships
St. Patrick's Day Parade

April Events
Grand Strand Fishing Rodeo
SOS Spring Safari
Rivertown Jazz Festival

May Events
Mayfest on Main Street
Harley Davidson Spring Rally
Little River Blue Crab Festival
Atlantic Beach Bikefest

June Events
Harborwalk Festival
Sun Fun Festival
Art in the Park

July Events
North Myrtle Beach July Fourth Celebration
Murrells Inlet 4th of July Boat Parade
City of Myrtle Beach Independence Day Celebration
Surfside Beach July Fourth Celebration

August Events
DuPont World Amateur Handicap Golf Tournament
Craftsman's Classic Arts and Crafts Festival

September Events
Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival
Paws Across the Water Duck Race
St. John's Greek Festival
Oktoberfest in Little River
Pawley's Island Festival of Music and Art
Italian Festival
SOS Fall Migration

October Events
Shrimp & Jazz Festival, Little River
Loris Bog-Off
Carolina Heritage Festival and Beach Party
Myrtle Beach Fall Motorcycle Rally
Oktoberfest German Festival
South Carolina International Chili Cook-Off

November Events
Dickens Christmas Show and Festival
South Carolina Bluegrass Festival
Intracoastal Christmas Regatta

December Events
Tree Lighting Ceremony
Festival of Trees

Hotels that Allows Pets

If you're looking for pet-friendly hotels in Myrtle Beach, Staybridge Suites offers a choice of three types of spacious accommodations: a studio, one bedroom, and a two bedroom/two bath, and welcome your pet as part of the family. All suites feature fully-equipped kitchens, including microwave, coffee maker, and and apartment-sized refrigerator with icemaker.

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