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Myrtle Beach in February

February is a great time to visit Myrtle Beach for a unique vacation experience. Beat the winter blues in this beautiful beach town with off-season rates, a slower pace, and more room to roam the sparkling shores. 

Myrtle Beach Weather in February

Myrtle Beach weather in February is typically chilly, ranging between 59 and 38 degrees (Fahrenheit). With only five rain days on average in February, the sun is out and shining on the Grand Strand most of the time. It is unlikely you’ll see snow during your winter trip to Myrtle Beach – the last snow that actually stuck to the ground fell in 2018!   

Valentine's Day in Myrtle Beach

Reserve your spot for “We Go Together” Valentine’s Day Cookie Class at The Crazy Mason Milkshake Bar for a sweet Saturday afternoon cookie decorating date that ends with six beautifully decorated sugar cookies and copies of the recipes and instructions used in class. 

Shop for Valentine’s Day gifts side-by-side with your other half at the annual Keepsakes Valentine’s Day Jewelry Trunk Show! Keepsakes offers unique gifts in an array of styles, colors, and designs so you can find the perfect gift for the special someone in your life.

Enjoy a live string quartet’s renditions of some of the world’s most romantic songs by candlelight on Valentine’s Day this year in Myrtle Beach. The Listeso String Quartet will perform classics like “Moon River” from Breakfast at Tiffany’s, “My Heart Will Go On” from Titanic, Clair de Lune, and more during this romantic Valentine’s Day event in Myrtle Beach.

Two hearts in Myrtle Beach in February.

Fun Things to do in Myrtle Beach in February

While we aren’t hitting the waves or basking in the sun, there are plenty of fun things to do in Myrtle Beach in February. From Lowcountry flavor celebrations to the annual Myrtle Beach Elvis Festival, Myrtle Beach has more than enough going on to fill your vacation itinerary. 

Taste of the MarshWalk

February 24 – 25, 2024 | Murrells Inlet MarshWalk

Nearby Murrells Inlet will host their 10th annual Taste of the MarshWalk event on February 24 and 25, 2024. Sample chef favorites from the MarshWalk’s participating restaurants, showcasing award-winning flavors and the freshest ingredients. Enjoy live music, local artists and jewelry designers, unique clothing items, and more during this weekend of fun in Myrtle Beach.

Oysters & Art Festival

February 3, 2024 | Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

Take part in the inaugural Oysters & Art Festival this February in Myrtle Beach. Celebrate Coastal Carolina food and art with a selection of mouthwatering oysters and other delicious dishes, complemented by offerings from local artists and creators.

Myrtle Beach Elvis Festival

February 1 – 3, 2024 | Hilton Resort

Come together with Elvis fans from across the country at the annual Myrtle Beach Elvis Festival this February. This festival showcases the best of the best Elvis acts recreating The King’s most famous and iconic shows, from his Vegas residency to The 1968 Comeback Show, plus after-party events and a Big Screen Disco Party.

Frequently Asked Questions about Myrtle Beach in February

Here are the most frequently asked questions about Myrtle Beach in February so you can plan your winter beach vacation with ease! 

Is Myrtle Beach warm in February?

Myrtle Beach typically sees highs in the mid-50s in February. With plenty of sunshine and few rainy days, Myrtle Beach is still warm enough in February to enjoy a bundled-up beach stroll and take advantage of smaller crowds at outdoor shopping complexes like Tanger Outlets and Barefoot Landing. 

Is February a good time to visit Myrtle Beach?

Wondering if a trip to Myrtle Beach in February is worth it? We’d say yes! Thanks to mild winter weather, you can still enjoy the gorgeous beaches (but stay dry) and explore the area’s shopping, museums, and exquisite restaurants no matter what time of year you visit. 

Is it too cold to swim in Myrtle Beach in February?

The ocean is too cold to enjoy a dip in February, but that doesn’t mean you miss out on a good swim. When it’s too cold to swim in Myrtle Beach, the incredible indoor pool and deck at Monterey Bay Suites is the perfect place to enjoy a splash. The indoor pool deck features an indoor pool, hot tub, kiddie pool, and lazy river, with plenty of space to relax on dry land. 

How should I dress for Myrtle Beach in February?

With temperatures in the mid-50s complemented by bright sun, the answer to the perfect outfit is layering. Keep the wind off with a classic windbreaker, and know that you can always pick up a sweatshirt or hoodie that reps Myrtle Beach from a local surf shop if you’re chilly! 

Book your winter getaway at Monterey Bay Suites today for an unforgettable Myrtle Beach vacation – now for a special snowbird rate to help you escape the snow for some sun and sand!