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Myrtle Beach Events Calendar

There's so much to do in Myrtle Beach! Here's what is happening around town.

Monterey Bay Suites is in the heart of Myrtle Beach and close to countless events, festivals, concerts and more. Something is always going on around town, here's the comprehensive list of all area events.
23 FebSensory Friendly Showing of How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Join the Champion Autism Network for a special sensory friendly showing of the new movie Hot to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World on Saturday, February 23 at 10 a.m. Lights will be up, sound will be down, and children are free to move around. The doors open at 9:30 and the movie will begin at 10 a.m. with no trailers. This even is free for CAN card holders and there will be $1 drinks and $1 popcorn for sale.

23 FebBroadway at the Beach KidzTime Festival

Join Broadway at the Beach for the 18th Annual KidzTime Festival on Saturday, February 23rd from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.! This year's event will be held under the big tent, in parking lot 17, located near the Broadway 360 Observation Wheel on the 21st Ave North side. This fun-filled day will feature face painting, balloon artists, character appearances, live entertainment and a variety of vendors offering kids activities, giveaways and more!

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24 FebHotel California, A Tribute to the Eagles

Tribute band Hotel California brings the sounds of the Eagles to The Carolina Opry Theater's stage in February 2019.

Faithful to the sounds of one of rock's biggest bands, Hotel California performs a catalogue of hits, including ???Take it Easy???, ???Heartache Tonight??? and ???Hotel California???, along with selected titles from band members' solo works.

Hotel California has been recreating the beloved sounds of the Eagles for more than three decades, playing for crowds all over the world.

01 MarMyrtle Beach Marathon

The Myrtle Beach Marathon is an annual tradition that attracts thousands of people from all over the country. The course is described as fast, flat and absolutely beautiful. The 22nd running of the Myrtle Beach Marathon includes: the Myrtle Beach Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K.

Below is the list of events for the weekend:

Friday, March 1

Myrtle Beach Health and Wellness Expo -- 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.

Saturday, March 2

Myrtle Beach Marathon -- 6:30 a.m.

Half Marathon -- 6:30 a.m.

5K -- 6:20 a.m.

5K overall awards will be announced at 8:30 a.m.; Half Marathon overall awards will be announced at 9:30 a.m.; Marathon overall awards will be announced at 10:30 a.m.

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05 MarMarshi Gras Celebration

The Murrells Inlet MarshWalk brings Louisiana to South Carolina with Marshi Gras on the MarshWalk! On Tuesday, March 5, 2019, the MarshWalk will hold a costume parade led by Marshi Gras??? very own King and Queen. Giveaways of over $1,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded to the top four costumes. Parade and costume registration begins at 5 p.m. to 6:35 p.m. Anyone can join the parade along the way, but only the participants who registered will be considered for prizes. If spectators do not have an awesome costume to wear, no fear! Each of the eight restaurants and bars at the MarshWalk will be giving away accessories and party favors including masks, beads, and much more. They will also offer special menus for food and drinks with a Louisiana flair. So let the good times roll and we???ll see you there! For rules, regulations and complete contest details visit www.marshwalk.com.

09 MarCanadian-American Days Festival

The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 58th annual Canadian-American Days Festival with a bevy of events from March 9-17, 2019. Thousands of friends from the north flock to our beautiful beaches for the fun celebrations. Gear up for a variety of FREE events including concerts, golf tournaments, discounts and more.

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09 MarCoastal Highland Games

Make your way down to the Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk for the inaugural Coastal Highland Games on Saturday, March 9 from 8 am until 5 pm. The event will feature a Scottish Highland Athletic Group (S.H.A.G.) competition, authentic Celtic cuisine, music, and dancing, beer, food trucks, whiskey tastings, kid's activities, and much more!

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10 MarCraig Morgan

Country star, TV personality, outdoorsman, and Army veteran Craig Morgan will be performing at the Carolina Opry Theater as part of their Myrtle Beach Performing Arts Series for one night only on March 10, 2019 at 6 p.m.

Morgan's hit songs include "Bonfire," "Almost Home," "Redneck Yacht Club," "This Ole Boy," and many other chart toppers.

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased on the Carolina Opry Theater's website, by calling 800-843-6779, or by visiting the box office.

16 Mar2019 North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival

The 31st annual St. Patrick's Day Festival and Parade will be held on Main Street, Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 9 a.m. This one-day, rain or shine event brings approximately 30,000 people to celebrate being Irish and welcome the coming of spring. Following the parade is the St. Patrick's Day Festival with three stages of live music and a children's area with rides and amusements from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Crafts, services, information, products and treats will be on display from approximately 150 vendors.

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16 MarPresence on the Labyrinth

Join Brookgreen Gardens on Saturday, March 16 for a special tour of the labyrinth! A docent will be present from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. to answer any questions. This event is free with garden admission.

16 MarOcean Boulevard’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

St. Patrick's Day fun returns to the Boulevard this year! Plans are in the works for a two-day festival at the former Pavilion site in downtown Myrtle Beach.

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17 MarThe Luck of the MarshWalk

Dress up in your best green gear for a chance to win $1,000 in cash during The Luck of the MarshWalk this St. Patrick's Day. Collect a colored coin from each restaurant and bar along the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk for your chance to win the $1,000 prize. Secret Leprechauns will wander through the parties giving out coins to their favorite costumed participants.

Each restaurant will offer food and drink specials as well as live music.

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21 MarRun to the Sun Car Show

The Run to the Sun Car Show, one of the largest in the Southeast, brings thousands of classic cars to Myrtle Beach for a weekend-long event. In addition to bringing classic-car enthusiasts from around the country together, the show raises money for the Children's Miracle Network and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Stay tuned for more information on the 31st edition of the Run to the Sun Car Show for 2019!

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05 Apr2019 Myrtle Beach Jeep Jam

Check out the second annual Myrtle Beach Jeep Jam on April 5-7, 2019, at the former Myrtle Beach Square Mall site in downtown Myrtle Beach! Jeep enthusiasts will flock to this inaugural event which will feature 50+ vendors, kids' activities, raffles, obstacle course and much more!

Event hours are subject to change.

Registration is open now!

Registration: $80 (Early Bird rate of $65 available through mid-January)

Includes 1 parking decal, obstacle course, 1 admission wristband, 1 swag bag, and 1 event t-shirt

Event Admission: $5 per day. Children 12 and under, free.

Event Times (Subject to change)

Friday, April 5 | 1 to 7 p.m.

Saturday, April 6 | 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Sunday, April 7 | 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

To learn more about the event, check out the Myrtle Beach Jeep Jam website.

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13 AprMarshWalk Masters

Shine up your putter for the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk Masters. Each restaurant along the MarshWalk will feature a golf hole. The player with the lowest score will win! Enjoy drinks and appetizers at each stop along the way and watch the Augusta Masters while you play. $1,200 in prizes is up for grabs!

The Murrells Inlet Marshwalk is a scenic stretch of wooden boardwalk over a natural saltwater marsh. It is home to some of the area's most popular restaurants and bars, serving up a variety of seafood and Lowcountry favorites.

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15 AprMonday After the Masters

What started out as a small get together to raise money for charity in 1994, has evolved into one of the top Celebrity Pro-Ams in the country. Hootie and the Blowfish members started the celebrity pro-am charity event and it has quickly raised millions for the Hootie and the Blowfish Foundation and the SC junior golf program. Past celebrities have included athletes, actors, musicians and comedians playing alongside such golf legends as Tiger Woods and John Daly. This year's field of celebrities and golfers will be announced March 13.

Tickets for MAM go on sale Monday, Feb.18.

The weekend's events include brunch and practice rounds for golf participants, a Masters viewing party and a Hootie & the Blowfish and Friends Concert.

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19 AprHorry County Fair

The Horry County Fair will be held at the Myrtle Beach Speedway April 19 - 28, 2019! The 10-day event will feature rides, live entertainment, a Battle of the Bands and tons of family fun. Stay tuned for more details and a full schedule.

Daily admission is $5; $3 for seniors and military (ID required). Kids ages 4 and younger get in free. Parking is free.

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20 AprTown of Surfside Beach Easter Egg Hunt & Children's Festival

The Town of Surfside Beach invites you and your family to an Easter Egg Hunt and Children's Festival.

The event includes Easter egg hunts for children 10 and under along with entertainment, inflatables, vendors and food. Admission is free.

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25 AprSOS Spring Safari

Thousands of shaggers from all over the east coast gather each year at the end of April for the Society of Stranders Spring Safari in North Myrtle Beach. Beach music lovers and shaggers from all over hit the road in search of the first outing of the season and their destination is the famous little strip of sand known as the Grand Strand. For 10 days from April 25-May 4, 2019 the biggest adult party on the East Coast crashes into North Myrtle Beach with a wide variety of activities including tea parties, shag dancing, live music, mingling with friends and a huge parade. As the sun goes down, all the local lounges light up with activity and spots like Duck's, Fat Harold's, Pirate's Cove and the OD Lounge become the center of nightlife and fun. On the last Saturday of the even is the parade featuring ACSC member clubs who plan, design, & build parade floats for fun & a chance to win one of the coveted awards.

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26 AprMyrtle Beach Food Truck Festival

The Myrtle Beach Food Truck Festival will return to downtown Myrtle Beach in 2019! The popular event expanded in 2018 from one day to three days of fun. It will run from April 26-28, 2019. Food truck vendors will serve a variety of fare, and the event will also include a beer garden, children's activities, craft vendors and more.

The Food Truck Festival will be located on the Oceanfront Boardwalk District between 8th and 9th avenues North.

Event times:

Friday, April 26 | 6 to 10 p.m.

Saturday, April 27 | 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sunday, April 28 | 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Admission is free. Food prices vary.

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27 AprEarth Day Festival at Brookgreen Gardens

Brookgreen Gardens is combining their "Diggin It" Spring Garden Festival and their famous Plantacular Sale into one awesome Earth Day Festival! This family-friendly event will take place on April 27, with garden demos and a spring plant sale taking place from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

There will also be tons of fun kid-friendly workshops focused on nature and conservations, crafts, guided tours, live animals, and more.

The festival is included with general Brookgreen admission.

04 MayRivertown Music & Craft Beer Festival

Conway Alive presents the Rivertown Music and Arts Festival this May. The street festival is home to a classic car show and a craft beer tasting zone. Take time to explore the live music and arts and crafts vendors. Admission is free. Stay tuned for more details on the 2019 festival.

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10 MayMyrtle Beach Bike Week Spring Rally

Myrtle Beach Bike Week Spring Rally is set for May 10-19, 2019 and will feature bike shows, vendors, tours and more around the Grand Strand. Enjoy cruising daycations to Charleston or up to Wilmington, N.C. Harley Davidson locations are hot-spots throughout the week along with hangouts like Jamin' Leather, Beaver Bar, the Rat Hole, Suck Bang Blow, Myrtle Beach Speedway, Ocean Annie's Beach Bar and many others. There's also a Loop Tour that's nearly 200 miles through Horry and Georgetown Counties.

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11 MayMayfest on Main Festival

The 14th annual Mayfest on Main Festival in North Myrtle Beach will feature live entertainment and family fun. The festival will also offer arts, crafts, food, a children's area, street entertainment and much, much more. Be sure to bring a chair or a blanket to see the free concerts in celebration of the arrival of summer!

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18 MayWorld Famous Blue Crab Festival

The 38th annual Blue Crab Festival will host lots of food, fun, arts, crafts and more! The event takes place along the Little River waterfront and hosts a kids' area with tons of games and things to do. Entertainers include RiverMist Band, Carolina Soul Band, Gary Lowder & Smokin' Hot, and Jim Quick & Coastline.

Admission is $4 in advance or $5 at the door for ages 13 and up. This event is family and biker-friendly.

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24 MayAtlantic Beach Bike Week

Hit the road and drive up to North Myrtle Beach for Atlantic Beach Bike Week, also known as Black Bike Week. This motorcycle rally is held every year during Memorial Day weekend. Meet and greets, parties, live music and entertainment will be held throughout the weekend. Check out their website for details on specific events held during Black Bike Week.

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31 May2019 Corvettes at the Beach Car Show

The 24th annual Corvettes at the Beach Car Show will be Friday, May 31, and Saturday, June 1, at Broadway at the Beach. Guests will be able to view tons of classic and new cars at this family-friendly event.

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06 JunCarolina Country Music Fest
Alabama and Dierks Bentley will headline the 5th annual Carolina Country Music Fest set for June 6-9, 2019, at the former Myrtle Beach Pavilion site. Other acts include Thomas Rhett, Brothers Osborne, Midland, Mitchell Tenpenny, and Florida Georgia Line. More acts will be announced throughout the year leading up to the festival.
CCMF anticipates a sellout crowd so get your tickets to this can't-miss festival now! Ticket prices start at $159.
Alabama gots its start as the house band at The Bowery, a honky tonk in the heart of Myrtle Beach just steps from the festival location. Hits include "Dixieland Delight," "Song of the South," "I'm in a Hurry," and "If You're Gonna Play in Texas."
Past performers at CCMF have included Luke Bryant, Zac Brown Band, Toby Keith, Kenny Chesney, Darius Rucker, Jason Aldean, Billy Currington, Big and Rich, Lee Brice, Chris Young, Kip Moore Florida Georgia Line, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Sam Hunt, Kelly Pickler, Rascall Flatts, Big and Rich, Jake Owen, Kelsea Ballerini and dozens more. The three-day event features food and beverage vendors, giveaways, a VIP and Super VIP area with premium positions near the stage and a large area for general admission.
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18 JunMopars at the Beach

Mopar enthusiasts and muscle car connoisseurs are invited to attend Myrtle Beach's annual "Mopars at the Beach." Owners of Mopar brands like classic Chrysler and Jeep are invited to gather for a week of events and fun. The Mopar Classic & Modern Muscle Car Show offers awards for various categories like Best Charger, Best Challenger, Best Truck, Best Modern and Best Classic.

The week includes various events and meet-and-greets along with a car show at the Myrtle Beach Speedway.

To pre-register, and for more information, visit the Mopars at the Beach website.

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23 JunLonestar

Country group Lonestar will be performing at the Carolina Opry Theater as part of their Myrtle Beach Performing Arts Series for one night only on June 23, 2019 at 7 p.m.

Lonestar is known for their #1 country hits including "Come Crying to Me," "Amazed," and "Come Crying to Me."

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased on the Carolina Opry Theater's website, by calling 800-843-6779, or by visiting the box office.

29 JunArt in the Park

Stroll through Art in the Park and soak in the artful creations from more than 40 artists. The two day event is presented by the Waccamaw Arts & Crafts Guild and features jewelry makers, woodwork, glass art, photos, painting and almost anything else you can imagine.

2019 is the 47th year for this local Myrtle Beach event. Shows are held on the following dates:

???April 27 & 28 at Valor Park

???June 29 & 30 at Chapin Park

???October 12 & 13 at Valor Park

???November 9 & 10 at Valor Park

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04 JulPawleys Island 4th of July Parade

Create your own float and register for the annual 4th of July Parade in Pawleys Island, which will take place from 10 a.m. to noon July 4. Decorate your golf cart, car, boat, truck bed -- anything that can be turned into a patriotic display for 4th of July. Register your float at Town Hall in Pawleys Island in advance or register the day of the parade.

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04 JulSalute from the Shore

Head down to the beach for Salute from the Shore this Independence Day! Vintage Military Aircraft and F-16s from South Carolina Air National Guard???s 169th Fighter Wing at McEntire Joint National Guard Base will do flyovers across our beaches in the Carolinas. Show your support for America's Armed Forces! Bring your flags and other festive 4th of July gear and wave them on.

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04 JulFourth of July Fireworks on the MarshWalk

There will be a dazzling fireworks show for the 4th of July over the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk! The show will last approximately 20 minutes and boasts some of the best views in town.

Get there early to enjoy dinner and drinks at one of the restaurants along the MarshWalk. Parking will fill up quickly!

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26 AugMyrtle Beach World Amateur Golf Tournament 2019

Over 3,000 golfers from around the world compete in the annual Myrtle Beach World Amateur Golf Tournament every summer. Players complete 72 holes on a different course each day throughout the event. Over 60 courses will participate in the tournament including Barefoot Resort courses, Caledonia, Grande Dunes, Myrtle Beach National courses, Myrtlewood and many more.

Golfers of all skill levels are welcome to play. Those with a USGA-approved handicap are eligible for prizes in their respective flights, which are divided by age, handicap and gender. Non-handicapped players can play in the Gross or Just for Fun flights. The World Amateur website includes information about handicaps along with the event's handicap committee.

Registration is $575/person. The tournament fee includes 72 holes of golf on a new course each day, a gift bag stuffed with swag totaling $300, entrance to the 19th hole party with heavy hors d'ouevres and an open bar, random drawings and competitions.

Don't miss the fun going on at the 19th hole with live bands every night, cornhole, a photo booth, indoor par 3 contest, demos, massages, Golden Tee and tons more competitions.

Visit the website for a complete schedule of events and registration details.

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02 SepMyrtle Beach Mustang Week

Mustang Week moved to September starting in 2017 after many requests to move it to a cooler time of year. This year's event will be held Sept. 2-8, 2019. Mustang Week, a celebration of Ford's most famous sports car, has grown into a gathering of hundreds of owners and enthusiasts who visit the area each year for one of the biggest car show events in Myrtle Beach. It includes a variety of events taking place all over the area including at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Myrtle Beach Speedway, the Myrtle Beach Mall, Ocean Boulevard and more. The lineup of activities for each annual gathering includes meet and greets, cruise-ins, car shows, awards ceremonies, drag nights and more.

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12 SepSOS Fall Migration 2019

The SOS Fall Migration is slated for September 12-21, 2019, in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. to celebrate our state dance, shagging. Shaggers will come to the beach for the last event of the season.

The SOS lounges in the area host dancing, tea parties, classes and live music. Hot spots include Ducks, Duck's II, OD Arcade, Pirate's Cove, and Fat Harold's.

Shag dance lessons will be offered at various locations throughout the event so new and experienced shaggers can hone their skills.

Join the group for block parties on the first Sunday and Monday of the event. Fun Sunday is in the street beside OD Arcade, and Fun Monday is on Main Street from OD to Hillside. Vendors will sell food, drinks and merchandise during the events.

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21 Sep2019 Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down Festival

Join the town of Aynor for the 40th annual Harvest Hoe-Down Festival this fall. The event features musical entertainment throughout the day, children's entertainment, street dances and hundreds of vendors. Don't miss the parade to kick-off the fun festival. Fill up on Chicken Bog, Funnel Cakes and tons of other festival fare and let the kids ride a pony!

Schedule of events:

    • 10 a.m. Parade
    • 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Festival | Music, food and vendors
    • 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Street Dance

The Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down Beauty Pageant will be held prior to the Hoe Down for babies up to 19 years old. Winners will receive a sash, trophy and crown! Visit the website for dates and details.

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26 Sep2019 St. John's Greek Festival

The annual St. John's Greek Festival, a celebration of Greek culture, cuisine and family fun, is one of the most beloved Myrtle Beach events of the fall.

This year's 27th annual event will take place Thursday, Sept. 26 through Sunday, Sept. 29, 2018.

Get your fill of spanikopita, gyros, baklava, cookies, salads, pastries, breads and more as St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church hosts this tasty annual event. The event is fun for the whole family and offers inflatables, live performances and music, craft and vendor tables and tours of the beautiful church.

There???s just something so inviting when you enter the festival every year. It???s hard to resist the hundreds of pastries lining the sidewalk as you enter the main hall for your entr?(C)e. Traditional lamb or chicken gyros on fresh pita with tzatziki sauce, spices, lettuce, tomatoes and onions are perhaps the most commonly ordered meal.

It???s worth trying the mousaka or pastichio for a taste of the Greek life. Mousaka is an eggplant casserole with layers of ground beef, cheese, potatoes and a cream sauce. Pastichio is an interesting classic dish with ground beef, cinnamon, nutmeg and a cream sauce inside of baked macaroni. Whatever dish suits your fancy, don???t miss the roasted Greek potatoes and Greek salad to accompany it!

Still hungry but not ready for dessert? Move on to the spanikopita or tiropita. Both made with cream cheese, egg and filo pastry these delicious side kicks can fill you up quick. Spanikopita has spinach added to it so technically speaking, you???re getting your vegetable servings in! The Dolmathes, or stuffed grape leaves as we typically hear them called, are hand-rolled perfection.

Authentic Greek beer and imported wines wash down the best of any festival lunch and dinner. Ouzo shots are sold at the event if you really want a taste of Greek liquor.

The festival opens at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and noon on Sunday.

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27 SepAtalaya Arts and Crafts Festival

The Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival is held in the Atalaya Castle at Huntington Beach State Park. The annual event is filled with unique arts and crafts. Over 100 artisans will be waiting to show you their creations. There will be entertainment, arts and crafts and food for everyone to enjoy.

This year's events will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday Sept. 27-29. Admissions is $10 for adults. Children 15 and under are free, and park admission is free during the event.

The event is hosted in Atalaya, the former winter home of Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington, inside Huntington Beach State Park. The oceanfront park offers camping, fishing, and pristine beaches.

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28 SepIrish Italian Festival

Join North Myrtle Beach for the 15th annual Irish Italian Festival. The fun kicks off with a family-friendly festival and brings in live music on two different stages along Main Street plus dozens of food vendors, arts and crafts tents and a spaghetti-eating competition. Area restaurants will also compete for the Best Entree, Best Decorated and Best Dessert. The festival includes a children's area with inflatables, magicians and balloon art. Stop by Flynn's Paddy Wagon for an Irish pint before exploring the vendors' tents. Admission is free.

Looking for accommodations close to this fun festival? Check out Avista Resort!

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29 SepThe Four Italian Tenors

The Four Italian Tenors will be performing at the Carolina Opry Theater as part of their Myrtle Beach Performing Arts Series for one night only on September 29, 2019 at 6 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased on the Carolina Opry Theater's website, by calling 800-843-6779, or by visiting the box office.

30 Sep2019 Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally

The Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally will return Sept. 30 through Oct. 6, 2019. Popular hangouts include The Beaver Bar, Myrtle Beach Harley-Davidson, The Harley Shop at the Beach, Jamin' Leather, Plantation Pancake House and other bars and restaurants in Murrells Inlet and along the Grand Strand. Popular cruising daycations involve rides from Murrells Inlet to Charleston and up to Wilmington, N.C.

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