The entire Grand Strand area will be hopping busy on March 17th for St. Patrick’s Day this year. With parades, festivals and dances from one end of the Grand Strand to the other, it will be hard to pick and choose just what you want to be a part of. Staying in our comfortable North Myrtle Beach accommodations you’ll be close enough to any event taking place in the Myrtle Beach area.
We celebrate in a big way here in coastal South Carolina and it’s always a lot of fun. There will be events for the entire family including the children. When you’re tired and need to recharge just head on back to your North Myrtle Beach accommodations and relax while the kids hit the free DVD kiosk or go swimming in the Lazy River.
Ocean Boulevard’s 2012 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2012 from 12 noon until 12 midnight in downtown Myrtle Beach, SC. Come enjoy the music, fun and authentic Irish food and beverage. Activities include live performances, a Pier to Pier race, kids’ zone, games and more. Ocean Boulevard will be closed to motor vehicles from 8th Avenue North to 11th Avenue North. For more information, contact Jonathan Staton at 843-997-6695.
On Saturday, March 17 the 3rd Annual Irish Fest at The Market Common will be in Valor Park, not far from our North Myrtle Beach accommodations. Festivities include Irish food, beer, entertainment and kids’ activities. Held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival will be on Saturday, March 17 beginning at 9 a.m. and lasting until 4 p.m. The parade is touted as the largest on the Grand Strand with more than 100 entries. After the parade, Main Street in North Myrtle Beach comes to life with this annual festival. At the end of Main Street is a festival you will not want to miss. Over 125 vendors will display their arts and crafts. Food vendors and Main Street businesses will have a variety of treats for everyone to enjoy. Two stages of continuous live entertainment will keep the Irish spirit in you all day. The children’s area will be chocked full of rides and games for all ages.
Grand Strand Beach Ballroom Social Dance on Saturday, March 17 from 7-10 p.m. at the Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st. Ave. North, Myrtle Beach, SC. It’s a “St. Patrick’s Dance” with beverages, decorations provided and music by the fun Harlequin duo. Tickets are $7 available at Senior Center or 903-3765. You may bring a snack for your table. 843-626-3991