With the weather starting to finally warm up, and spring fever in the air, there is no doubt that you are drifting away from the thoughts of your work load, and are daydreaming of somewhere warm to escape to. Myrtle Beach is the perfect place to fulfill those fantasies! Not only are there bright blue skies, warm weather, and perfect beach days this spring, there is an awesome amount of activities that are taking place that you wouldn’t want to miss!
Kicking off the beginning of March with the annual Myrtle Beach Marathon. It is most definitely a crowd pleaser and this year happens to be the 20th marathon. This three day event filled with night runs, 5Ks, and team relays! This event is the perfect place for runners of all expertise, from people trying to qualify for the Boston Marathon, to the first time marathon runner! The Myrtle Beach Marathon will be taking place on March 2nd through the 4th. Check out their website for more information and details!
If the thought of running makes you sick, and you would rather be on a golf course relaxing with your friends…well you are in luck because on March 4th, Myrtle Beach will be holding the 3rd annual Golf Tournament hosted by the Calvary Christian School. The cost is $400 dollars for a group of four and includes green fees, cart fees, a door prize, boxed lunch, and dinner! Check out their website for more information on times and all the amazing prizes that will be given away!
Now let’s not forget about one of my favorite events and the perfect kickoff to spring, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival! This year marks the 29th annual year of the festival, taking place on March 11th, will bring in around 30,000 people from all over to celebrate being Irish and the start of spring. This FREE event is rain or shine and has a whole bunch of live music, rides and amusements for kids, along with vendors displaying their crafts, services, information, and products for purchase!
Coming March 11th through the 19th, is the 56th annual Canadian-American festival! This 8 day event is fun-packed with differents everyday. With locations holding events all over the Grand Strand you will sure be kept busy throughout your 8 day adventure. Learn more about the participating businesses, dates & more!
Finally another crowd pleaser, is the 29th annual Run to the Sun Car show. Which happens to be one of the largest in the Southeast, bringing in thousands of classic cars to Myrtle Beach! Not only is this a not to miss event but the show raises money for the Children’s Miracle Network and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Myrtle Beach decided to start off the month of April the right way by bringing back the Horry County Fair! This 10 day fair (April 7th- 16th) is sure to keep you entertained with something to do for everyone! From racing pigs, to a petting zoo, rides, and daily LIVE and FREE on-stage entertainment, the Horry County Fair is definitely the perfect place to help your winter blues go away! For more information and detail on this event, check out their website.
If you are going to be staying here with us at Monterey Bay this spring season, you are not going to want to miss out on these amazing Myrtle Beach events that are taking place! Whether you are a car fanatic, a golf pro, or just really want to get some cotton candy from the Horry County Fair; Myrtle Beach is the place to be this spring!