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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.
20 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 wthe 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 20-29, 2018, 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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13 AugSummer Nights at Broadway at the Beach

Enjoy family-friendly activities all summer long at Broadway at the Beach during their free summer entertainment series. The series will be held from June 1 through September 2, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. every night.

Monday:

Mr. Nigel (7pm - 9pm)

Center Court Fire Dancer (8pm - 10pm)

Strolling The Avenue Stiltwalkers (7pm - 9pm)

Strolling The Avenue Next Level Showcase Productions (7pm - 10pm) Heroes Harbor Stage

Tuesday:

Mr. Nigel (7pm - 9pm) Center Court

Ripley's RUCKUS (7pm - 9pm) Strolling

Fire Dancer (8pm - 10pm) Strolling The Avenue

Stiltwalkers (7pm - 9pm) Strolling The Avenue

Next Level Showcase Productions (7pm - 10pm) Heroes Harbor Stage

Wednesday:

Mr. Nigel (7pm - 9pm) Center Court

Fire Dancer (8pm - 10pm) Strolling The Avenue

Stiltwalkers ( 7pm - 9pm) Strolling The Avenue

Thursday:

Mr. Nigel (8pm - 10pm) Center Court

Fire Dancer (8pm - 10pm) Strolling The Avenue

Stiltwalkers ( 7pm - 9pm) Strolling The Avenue

Next Level Showcase Productions (7pm - 10pm) Heroes Harbor Stage

Friday:

Mr. Nigel (7pm - 10pm) Center Court

Ripley's RUCKUS (7pm - 9pm) Strolling

Fire Dancer (8pm - 10pm) Strolling The Avenue

Stiltwalkers ( 7pm - 9pm) Strolling The Avenue

Next Level Showcase Productions (7pm - 10pm) Heroes Harbor Stage

Saturday: Face Painters (7pm - 9pm) Center Court

Fire Dancer (8pm - 10pm) Strolling The Avenue

Stiltwalkers (7pm - 9pm) Strolling The Avenue

Sunday:

Face Painters (7pm - 9pm) Center Court

Character Appearances ( 7pm - 10pm) Center Court

Fire Dancer (8pm - 10pm) Strolling The Avenue

Stiltwalkers ( 7pm - 9pm) Strolling The Avenue

Next Level Showcase Productions (7pm-10pm) Heroes Harbor Stage

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13 AugSummerFest! at Barefoot Landing

Barefoot Landing will host SummerFest! 2018 from June 1 through September 1 every night from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. This year's events include acoustic music, facepainting, fireworks on Mondays at 10 p.m. and tons of family fun all summer long.

Some of the entertainment includes Nick Pike, the juggler, comedian, and unicycler; live music from steel drummers Tropical Jammers as well as jazz from saxophonist Don Colton; strolling children's entertainment, and much more.

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13 AugFireworks at Barefoot Landing

Barefoot Landing -- a shopping, dining and entertainment complex on the southern end of North Myrtle Beach -- lights up the sky with a weekly fireworks show at 10 p.m. every Monday night over the lake throughout summer.

Additional fireworks shows are slated for Labor Day weekend (10 p.m. Sept. 1), Thanksgiving weekend (7 p.m. Nov. 17), and New Year's Eve (7 p.m. Dec. 31).

In addition to the fireworks shows, Barefoot Landing offers a variety of family-friendly events throughout the year, including festivals and a summer-long celebration of sunshine and fun.

14 AugFireworks at Broadway at the Beach

Whether you're visiting Myrtle Beach or you're a local, the fireworks shows at Broadway at the Beach are quite a sight to see. Watch the amazing displays light up the sky over Lake Broadway.

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15 AugSummer Lights Festival at Brookgreen Gardens

Enjoy art by day and magic by night at the new Summer Lights Festival at Brookgreen Gardens. This new family-friendly festival will begin on May 24 and run Wednesday - Saturday nights until August 19. During these days, Brookgreen Gardens will close at 5 p.m. and the gates will re-open at 6:30 p.m. The festival hours are 7 p.m. until 10 p.m.

Summer Lights will feature beautiful exhibits crafted by Chinese craftsman in the spirit of traditional Chinese Lantern Festivals. The exhibits will focus on themes such as animals, plants, and insects. There will also be games, live performances, local food trucks, crafts, and more.

Tickets for Summer Lights are $20, $15 for children 4-12, and free for children 3 and under. Tickets are $15 for members.

Tickets for Summer Lights Festival must be purchased beforehand as space is limited.

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17 AugTemptations & Four Tops

Take a trip back to the hey-day of Motown music for an amazing evening with The Temptations and Four Tops at the Alabama Theatre. The Temptations--including original member Otis Williams--and Four Tops--including original member Duke Fakir--take concert-goers on a musical experience through over 40 years of Motown classics. This popular event always brings a crowd so be sure to grab your tickets soon!

17 AugThunderstruck - The Ultimate AC/DC Tribute

See Thunderstruck - The Ultimate AC/DC Tribute band on August 17, 2018 at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach!

Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and tickets start at $12. Tickets can be purchased through the House of Blues or on LiveNation.com.

19 AugSummer Concert Series at The Boathouse

Music fans, head over to The Boathouse on the Intracoastal Waterway in Myrtle Beach for an awesome summer concert series each Sunday! All shows are free and all ages (until 8 p.m.). Shows begin at 5 p.m.

4/1 - Jimmie's Chicken Shack

4/8- Fortunate Youth

4/15 - Sir Mixx A Lot

4/22 - Colt Ford

4/29 - Perpetual Groove

5/6 - Blessid Union of Souls

5/13 - The Lacs

5/20 - Cadillac Three

5/27 - Jake Miller

6/3 - Whiskey Myers

6/10 - Dangermuffin

6/17 - Abbey Road Live

6/24 - Badfish

7/1 - Black Stone Cherry

7/8 - Sunny Ledford

7/15 - Passafire

7/22 - Jupiter Coyote

7/29 - Max

8/5 - Jerryfest

8/12 - The Fixx

8/19 - Shwayze

8/26 - TBA on 6/11

9/2 - The Movement

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19 AugCool Summer Evenings

Experience Brookgreen Gardens at twilight during Cool Summer Evenings with live entertainment on Sunday evenings during the summer. Performances are included with garden admission and free to members, and will take place each Sunday from May 27-August 19, 2018 on the Pavilion Concert Field in Oak Allee.

Bring a lawn chair and enjoy live music from local and regional bands. Concerts begin at 7 p.m. and end at 9 p.m. There will be beverages and light refreshments available for purchase.

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22 AugPusha T - The Daytona Tour 2018

Acclaimed hip-hop artist Pusha T will be stopping in North Myrtle Beach for The Daytona Tour 2018 with special guest Valee.

The show will take place on 8/22/2018 at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.

Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $27.50 and may be purchased through the House of Blues or on LiveNation.com.

25 AugHumorist Jeanne Robertson

Jeanne Robertson has penned three books, produced DVD and CD humor programs and is featured often on Sirius XM Radio. The humorist will bring her act to the stage at the Alabama Theatre in August. See for yourself why audiences says that the meeting ain't over til the tall lady speaks.

25 AugDave Matthews Tribute Band

Catch live music from the Dave Matthews Tribute Band at the House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach!

The show will take place on 8/25/2018. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $12 and may be purchased through the House of Blues or at LiveNation.com.

31 AugBeach, Boogie & BBQ Festival

The annual Beach, Boogie and BBQ Festival will feature live music, tasty barbeque and tons of family-friendly fun. They'll be arts and crafts vendors, businesses and a beer and wine garden. Sample wings and BBQ all weekend long. Live entertainment is planned for both days along with great BBQ sandwiches, BBQ combos and ribs.

For more information, contact Palmetto Event Productions at (843) 855-0527
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31 Aug8th Annual Coastal Uncorked Food and Wine Festival

The Myrtle Beach Hospitality Association has just announced that the 8th Annual Coastal Uncorked Food, Wine, and Spirits Festival will wrap up the season on August 31 - September 2, 2018.

Stay tuned for more details!

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01 SepTerry Fator at Alabama Theatre

Taking a break from his platform as ???The Voice of Entertainment??? at The Mirage on the Las Vegas Strip, this ???America???s Got Talent??? winner brings his songs, jokes, and celebrity impersonations to Alabama Theatre for area audiences to enjoy.

With a stable of impersonations including Garth Brooks, Lady Gaga, Dean Martin, Aretha Franklin and many more, Fator is sure to tug at the audience???s hearts while eliciting plenty of belly laughs along the way.


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03 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. 3-9, 2018. 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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06 SepDonna Summer Tribute & the Music of the 70's

Join Brookgreen Gardens for a celebration of the music of the 70's with a tribute to Donna Summer!

The Donna Summer tribute show will be September 6-9, 2018.

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13 SepSeether - Poison the Parish World Tour

Post-grunge mavens Seether will visit the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach for a concert that will leave your head banging! Get their early to grab Happy Hour specials offered by the House of Blues Restaurant & Bar.

Tickets start at $33.50 and can be purchased through the House of Blues' Myrtle Beach website.

15 Sep2018 Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down Festival

Join the town of Aynor for the 39th 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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16 SepParkway Drive - REVERENCE North American Tour 2018

See Parkway Drive, August Burns Red, The Devil Wears Prada, and Polaris perform live at the House of Blues on 9/16/2018!

Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets range from $27.50-$55.00 and can be purchased through the House of Blues or LiveNation.com.

22 SepBacon & Brews Festival

Bacon and beer lovers will get a kick out of this day jam-packed with local food trucks and restaurants serving up their best bacon-centric dishes as well as frosty craft brews. Try items like bacon mac ???n cheese, bacon cupcakes, and more, all while listening to some live music and enjoying a cold one. There will also be a Kids Area, making this event totally family-friendly.

The Bacon & Brews Festival will take place on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 12-6 p.m. at the Burroughs and Chapin Pavilion Place at 205 9th Avenue North in downtown Myrtle Beach. Admission is free. There will be available parking at the parking garage on the corner of 9th Avenue North and N. Kings Hwy.

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23 SepThe Music of Abba: Arrival From Sweden

Arrival From Sweden, the only official tribute band to Swedish pop group Abba, will be in Myrtle Beach at The Carolina Opry Theatre this September.

Dressed in exact replica costumes, the group will perform the band's biggest hits along with an unreleased song granted by Abba.

Abba sold more than 400 million records worldwide in their 11-year run as a band with mega hits like Dancing Queen and Take a Chance on Me.

Arrival From Sweden has been touring since 1995 and has brought the music of Abba to more than 60 nations.

27 Sep2018 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 26th annual event will take place Thursday, Sept. 27 through Sunday, Sept. 30, 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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28 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. 28-30. 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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29 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.

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29 Sep2018 Brew at the Zoo - Brookgreen Gardens

Mark your calendars for Brew at the Zoo. The event, held at Brookgreen Gardens' Lowcountry Zoo, will feature more than 30 craft beers from around the region and the country. Guests can sample beers and appetizers while live entertainment from Bullfrog plays throughout the zoo. They'll also have silent auctions to benefit new projects.

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29 SepMontgomery Gentry

Eddie Montgomery will be performing at the House of Blues with Ray Scott on 9/29/2018! Enjoy a night of live country music in North Myrtle Beach.

Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $25-$50 and can be purchased through the House of Blues or on LiveNation.com.

01 Oct2018 Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally

The Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally will return this October 1-7 for the 2018 event. 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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06 OctBrookgreen Gardens Harvest Home Weekend Festival

Gather up your crew for a fun weekend at Brookgreen Gardens' Harvest Home Festival. Take part in a scarecrow building activity, wagon hay rides, wool spinning, pumpkin painting, live entertainment, and much more!

The festival is 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day and is free with garden admission.

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06 OctArt 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.

2018 is the 46th year for this local Myrtle Beach event. Shows are held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 14 & 15; June 23 & 24; and November 10 & 11 in Chapin Park. Shows will also be held at Valor Park in The Market Common on April 7 & 8; October 6 &7 ; and November 3 & 4.

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14 OctLeAnn Rimes at The Carolina Opry Theater

The Carolina Opry Theater is excited to announce that multi-platinum selling acclaimed Country singer, LeAnne Rimes, will be performing at their theater on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 6 p.m. The concert is part of Calvin Gilmore's Myrtle Beach Performing Arts Series.

LeAnn Rimes will only be performing for one night at The Carolina Opry Theater, so be sure to get your tickets now! Tickets are on sale and can be purchased by calling 800-843-6779 or by clicking here.

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19 OctBlues Traveler - Accelerated Nation Tour

Famous band Blues Traveler will be performing live at the House of Blues for their Accelerated Nation Tour!

The show will take place on 10/19/2018. Doors will open at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $25-$50 and can be purchased through the House of Blues or on LiveNation.com.

20 OctMonster Energy Outbreak Tour Presents: Lil Xan - Total Xanarchy

Rapper Lil Xan will be stopping by the House of Blues for his Total Xanarchy tour on 10/20/2018!

Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased through the House of Blues or LiveNation.com.

26 OctSteel Panther - Spooky Strip Live

Get in the mood for Halloween with Steel Panther at the House of Blues! The Steel Panther - Spooky Strip Live with their biggest original songs as well as metal hits from the 80's. The Wild! will also be performing.

Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $20 and can be purchased through the House of Blues as well as on LiveNation.com.

06 DecNights of a Thousand Candles

More than 4,500 candles and thousands of lights illuminate the sculptures and gardens in beautiful Brookgreen Gardens. Each weekend hosts wonderful entertainers and performances. Gorgeous indoor displays of trees, wreaths and other holiday decor give you a break from the chill in the air. The event will feature food and refreshments available for purchase.

Past events have included live entertainment, roving bagpipers, live bands and musical performances from local groups.

You must purchase tickets in advance for this year's event and each evening has a limited amount of tickets available.

2018 Schedule:

December 6-9

December 13-16

December 20-22

Stay tuned for updates for this event.

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06 JunCarolina Country Music Fest
Alabama will headline the 5th annual Carolina Country Music Fest set for June 6-9, 2019, at the former Myrtle Beach Pavilion site. 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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