Most travel to Myrtle Beach for fun in the sun and sand, but Myrtle Beach is also home to some of the best festivals on the East Coast. From food fests to music fest we’ve got it all! Here are our favorite festivals that take place in the Grand Strand.
Come hungry to the Myrtle Beach Food Truck Festival this April 26-28. Admission is free and the food trucks are a-plenty. Sample unique twists on old favorites, new delicious concoctions and more by local food truck vendors like EZ Cheesy, Greekin Out, and Island Noodles. You can also enjoy live entertainment all weekend long at this food-filled fest. The Food Truck Festival is open Friday from 6 pm – 10 pm, and Saturday through Sunday from 11 am – 7 pm at the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk.
Myrtle Beach hosts it’s 31st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade this year on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. Join in on the shamrock-filled-fun on Saturday, March 16 from 9 am – 4 pm. Check out the food & craft vendors lining Main Street as you listen to live music from 3 different stages. And don’t forget to bring the kids, there will be a designated kids area with rides, face painting, entertainment, and more!
Don’t miss the 14th annual Mayfest on Main Saturday, May 11 from 10 am – 6 pm. This festival is a Myrtle Beach tradition, kicking off summer on Main Street. Get your fill of food, crafts, and other local vendors, or stop in the local shops throughout the day. Be sure to bring your beach chair and find a patch of grass to enjoy live music and performances all day long! Bonus: admission is free!
Get ready for the biggest festival to hit the Grand Strand! The Carolina Country Music Festival takes over June 6-9 at the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. Enjoy food, beer, vendors, and all the country music you can stand at this summer fest. Tickets start at $189 and vary based on pass type, VIP access, etc. The all-star lineup this year includes Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, and Myrtle Beach’s very own Alabama! Grab your tickets because they are sold out!