Annual Events To Plan Your Myrtle Beach Vacations Around
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Vacations In Myrtle Beach - Annual Events

The Grand Strand hosts hundreds of visitors annually for various events. The following are some of the best Myrtle Beach annual events:

January

• Grand Strand Boat Show

This event is located at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. Call (843) 918-1225 for more information.

• SOS Mid-Winter Fling

If you love to shag dance head to the beach for this event. Call (888) SOS-3113 for more information.

February

• Myrtle Beach Marathon

On February 16-18, 2012 Myrtle Beach will be hosting a marathon. Visit www.mbmarathon.com to learn more about the marathon and other runs in the area.

• Myrtle Beach Stamp Show

If you love collecting, buying and selling stamps this is the event for you. Call (843) 347-0087

• Roundtable Art Group

Artists display their work at this event. Call (843) 268-5332 for more information.

March

• Mardi Gras Myrtle Beach

Enjoy a parade, Cajun food and more. Call (843) 267-7443 for more information.

• Taste of the Coast

Local restaurants provide guests with food samples, beer, wine and live entertainment to raise money for charity. Call (843) 455-6728 for more information.

• National Shag Dance Championship Finals

This event is a shag dancing competition. Call (843) 497-7369

• St. Patrick’s Day Festival

Enjoy a festival with food, entertainment and activities for kids of all ages.

• What’s your Cultural Vision? Art Show

Artists will display their work at this fundraising event. Call (843) 467-9239

April

• Springtime in the Carolinas Art Show

Art, food and a kids petting zoo will come together to make for an exciting event. Call (843) 294-1577 for more information.

• Taste of Broadway Spring Festival

This event will have Waiters Olympics, 5K run/walk, food tastings, eating contests and more. Call (843) 444-3200 for more information.

• FunSunRun

This event is a 5K and 10K run through Huntington Beach State Park. Call (843) 235-3762 for more information.

• April Wine Festival

This event is held at La Belle Amie Vineyards and features wine tastings, tours, live entertainment and more. Call (843) 399-9463 for more information.

• SOS Spring Safari

If you love shag dancing come check out this event hosted by the Society of Stranders. Call (843) SOS-3113 for more information.

May

• Art in the Park

The Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild hosts this event. Call (843) 448-7690 for more information.

• Little River Blue Crab Festival

Live entertainment, face painting, games, rides and more are featured at this event. Call (843) 249-6604 for more information.

• Marion Fox Trot Festival

This event boasts arts, crafts, music, food and more. Call (843) 423-6900 for more information.

• RV/Boat/Motorcycle Swap Meet

This is an opportunity to have fun and swap RVs, boats and motorcycles. Call (843) 918-1242 for more information.

June

• Annual Sun Fun Festival

Air shows, sailboat regatta, beach volleyball and more will be at this event. Call (800) 356-3016 for more information.

• June Wine Festival

This event is held at La Belle Amie Vineyards and features wine tastings, tours, live entertainment and more. Call (843) 399-9463 for more information.

• Independence Day Celebration

Coastal Federal Field hosts this event. Call (800) 356-3016 for more information.

July

• Mustang Week at Myrtle Beach

Mustang owners come together to show their vehicles. Call (843) 918-5000 for more information.

• July 4th Celebration

This event includes a concert and fireworks in Cherry Grove.

• Murrells Inlet July 4th Boat Parade

Decorated boats ride along Murrells Inlet. Call (843) 651-5675 for more information.

August

• Craftsmen’s Classic Arts & Crafts Festival

This event features the works of hundreds of artists. Call (336) 282-5550 for more information.

• Fall Pier King Mackerel Tournament

This event is a mackerel fishing tournament. Call (843) 626-7444 for more information.

• Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down Festival Golf Tournament

This is a benefit for children with special needs. Call (843) 358-1932 for more information.

September

• 2011 Beach Boogie & BBQ Festival

The Market Common will hold the event this year, come out to dance and eat delicious N.C. BBQ.

• Summerfest 2011

Barefoot Landing hosts this event featuring a wide array of entertainment beginning at 7:00 p.m.

• Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival

Held at Brookgreen Gardens, this event will showcase low country food, art and entertainment. Call (843) 235-6000 for more information.

• Italian Festival

Food, art, live entertainment and more will be at this event. Call (843) 650-3466 for more information.

• Myrtle Beach Greek Festival

Food, dancing, church tours and more will be at this event. Call (843) 448-3773 for more information.

• South Carolina’s Largest Garage Sale

This event includes four floors of great deals. Call (843) 918-1242 for more information.

• September Wine Festival

This event is held at La Belle Amie Vineyards and features wine tastings, tours, live entertainment and more. Call (843) 399-9463 for more information.

• ICExpo

This event features reptiles, cages and equipment. Call (863) 268-4273 for more information.

October

• Arts & Fall Festival

This event includes a chili fest, pumpkin carving contests, fireworks and more. Call (843) 444-3200 for more information.

• Loris Bog-Off Festival

This event includes a cooking contest, parade and entertainment. Call (843) 756-6030 for more information.

November

• ACF Souper Supper

The American Culinary Foundation hosts this event. Chefs prepare hundreds of gallons of soup to raise money for scholarships. Call (843) 446-6502 for more information.

• Walk for the Animals

Proceeds of the walk go to the Grand Strand Humane Society. Call (843) 444-3200 for more information.

• Winter’s Wonderland

Proceeds benefit the S.T.F Foundation. Call (843) 997-0451 for more information.

• Intracoastal Christmas Regatta

This maritime parade gets everyone in the spirit of the season. Call (843) 241-4627 for more information.

• Dickens Christmas Show & Festival

Call (843) 448-9483 for more information.

• Season of Celebration

Shopping, dining, concerts and more lead up to this celebration. Call (843) 626-7444 for more information.

December

• Nights of a Thousand Candles

Musicians and Carolers perform at this holiday event. Call (843) 235-6000 for more information.

• Springmaid Winter Arts & Crafts Show

Crafts, food and vendors will all be at this great event. Call (843) 315-7100 for more information.

• Beach Ball Classic

This event is a basketball tournament. Call (843) 213-0032 for more information.