After a wild and wacky winter, who wouldn’t want to soak up the sun rays and enjoying the festivities that come with the changing of the seasons? Warm weather is the changing of the guard and we are so excited for the upcoming food and music festivals happening right here in North Myrtle Beach! Plan your vacation around these local events and find yourself in the mix like the locals! From everything ranging from the upcoming Blue Crab Festival to the 1st Annual Salt Air Jam to be hosted at the enormous North Myrtle Beach Sports Complex, this is the time for you to really be hanging out with us on the coast!
Rivertown Music & Arts Festival: Just west of the beach is the historic town of Conway, South Carolina, host of the Rivertown Music and Arts Festival. Local and regional bands provide the sounds of jazz, gospel, steel drums and more! Local artists display their pottery, wood, glass and paintings. The festival is May 2, 2015.
Myrtle Beach Bike Week – Spring Rally: The Myrtle Beach Bike Week spring rally will be May 8-17, 2015, along the Grand Strand. Numerous vendors, local bars and venues bring plenty of biker fun to the beach for this event.
Mayfest on Main: North Myrtle Beach hosts its 10th annual Mayfest on Main festival to kick off summer. The festival is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 9, 2015. It includes live music, crafts and food vendors all along Main Street in North Myrtle Beach.
Blue Crab Festival: The annual Blue Crab Festival brings its tasty fun to the waterfront in Little River. The festival includes food, vendors and entertainment for the whole family along the Little River waterfront. The 34th annual festival will be May 16-17, 2015.
Atlantic Beach Bike Week: Atlantic Beach Bike Week, also known as Black Bike Week, is an annual motorcycle rally on the Grand Strand held Memorial Day weekend, May 21-26, 2015. Get ready to see custom motorcycles and cars and loads of events and entertainment.
Salt Games: The Salt Games have quickly become a popular event in Myrtle Beach after just two years. The weekend is packed with beach games like paddle board races, Crossfit competitions, lifeguard games, volleyball and tons more. This year’s Salt Games will be held May 30-31, 2015 in Plyler Park and along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk.
Salt Air Jam: If you love beach music, this is the event of the year! Brand new and one of its kind to the area, the Salt Air Jam f a Mustang, or even if you just love the cars, Mustang Week in Myrtle Beach offers the most unique collection of these famous cars. Burnout contests, races and car shows are just a few of the events in town. Meet up with other Mustang fans during Mustang Week July 13-19, 2015.
Mustang Week: If you own a Mustang, or even if you just love the cars, Mustang Week in Myrtle Beach offers the most unique collection of these famous cars. Burnout contests, races and car shows are just a few of the events in town. Meet up with other Mustang fans during Mustang Week July 13-19, 2015.
Mopar Week: Mopars will take over the beach from August 8-16, 2015. This will be the fourth year for the event which draws in hundreds of visitors and car enthusiasts from around the country. Hot spots during the week include the Myrtle Beach Speedway, Broadway at the Beach, Legends in Concert and more.
Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival: The Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival in Huntington Beach State Park celebrates its 40th year in 2015. Upwards of 100 artists line the park with their unique treasures. You can find anything from glass pieces to baskets. The festival will be held from 12-6 p.m. Friday, September 25; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, September 26 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, September 27.
Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival: The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual Beach, Boogie and BBQ Festival at the beach over Labor Day weekend. Live bands, vendors with arts and crafts and unique entertainment make for a weekend of fun. Get your fill of the award-winning barbeque served up all day.
Irish Italian Festival: Live music and the best of Irish and Italian fare and spirits set North Myrtle Beach afire each September during the Irish Italian Festival. The event features a food contest for local eateries as well as a spaghetti-eating contest. 2015 dates and times are TBA.
St. John’s Greek Festival: St. John’s Greek Festival will host its 23nd event in Myrtle Beach in 2014. This famous festival is one not to miss. Enjoy the finest Greek pastries, cookies and baked goods or sip on some delicious Greek wines. Feast on homemade delicacies like Mousaka, Spanikopita and Gyros. Your stomach will thank you after leaving this fun (and cultural) event! 2015 dates and times are TBA. The festival is at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, 3301 33rd Ave. Extension N., Myrtle Beach.
Nights of a Thousand Candles: Brookgreen Gardens presents one of the most sought after holiday events of the year. Nights of a Thousand Candles over 5,000 hand lit candles, holiday exhibits and thousands of sparkling lights, bringing a different lStick around for live entertainment each night. 2015 dates are TBA.