Myrtle Beach Mardi Gras is sure to be the event that you don’t want to miss. Several fun-filled events occur during the late weeks of February to the first week of March. Whether it’s family-fun or party-oriented there’s something for everyone. Below are some of the activities that tourists have enjoyed in the past. Book now before it’s too late, Monterey Bay is within driving distance to all of the festivals listed.
The annual Myrtle Beach Mardi Gras parade is held at Barefoot Landing, a local shopping center off Highway 17, North Myrtle Beach. Here you can experience the fun and excitement of Louisana style Mardi Gras at Myrtle Beach. The event is famous for its decorative floats, costumes, and music. This parade is a great opportunity for adults and kids alike to enjoy the festivities. In addition, many participating restaurants like Dick’s Last Resort, and Castano’s offer cheap Mardi Gras drink specials.
For 7 years now Myrtle Beach has been home to its extravagant “Marshi” Gras. “Marshi” Gras is located at Murrells Inlet, 30 minutes away from Monterey Bay Suites. Famous for its Marsh Walk, Murrells Inlet hosts the annual “Marshi” Gras. Staring at 7 pm and lasting all night, “Marshi” Gras is a night-long event where adults can channel their inner Bourbon street. In previous years, tourists from all over have come to Myrtle Beach to participate in “Marshi” Gras. Some activities to expect are the costume contest (with cash prizes) and the traveling band. Restaurants like Wahoos, Dead Dog Saloon, Wicked Tuna, and Creek Ratz have been known to offer Mardi Gras drink and food specials as well.
Myrtle Beach has other activities to offer during the Mardi Gras season. The House of Blues Myrtle Beach location has hosted Mardi Gras party events where tourists can enjoy music with a Mardi Gras flair, check their event calendar to see if its an event that suits you. And of course, Myrtle Beach’s bread and butter must-see locations are its wonderful beaches and the family-friendly Broadway on the Beach. Not the Mardi Gras type? Check out other activities to do at Myrtle Beach in February. If these festivals don’t interest you, keep on looking, Myrtle Beach has much more to offer. Check out other spring events in Myrtle Beach near Monterey Bay Suites.