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Myrtle Beach Summer Festivals


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Grand Strand Festivals for Summer Vacation Fun
Late spring and summer Myrtle Beach area annual festivals include:

  • Military Appreciation Days - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
    During the month of May, military personnel and their families may enjoy discounts to area restaurants and attractions, free concerts and more, leading up to the big Memorial Day weekend celebration with a parade, concerts and other special events. Military Appreciation Days Website

  • Rivertown Jazz and Arts Festival - Conway, South Carolina Area
    Local and regional bands provide music ranging from jazz to gospel to beach music along the banks of the Waccamaw River. Local artists, artisans and merchants line Conway's historic downtown streets and the food court area features local specialties, gourmet selections and casual favorites like hot dogs. Conway Main Street Website

  • Blue Crab Festival - Little River, South Carolina
    This annual biker friendly festival revolves around the delicious local favorite, the blue crab, and features live music, arts and crafts, food vendors and more. Blue Crab Festival Website

  • Bluegrass on the Waccamaw - Conway, South Carolina
    Held in historic Conway's Riverfront Park beneath the Waccamaw River Bridge, this annual festival celebrates the music of local, regional and national bluegrass groups. (Note: Alcohol, coolers and pets are prohibited.) Bluegrass on the Waccamaw Website

  • Motorcycle Rallies - Various Locations Along the Grand Strand
    May is traditionally a popular month for motorcycle groups to gather along the Grand Strand for a few different annual bike rallies, one usually held early to mid-May and the other usually held around Memorial Day weekend.
  • Fourth of July - Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand, South Carolina
    Fourth of July events along the Grand Strand provide several opportunities to enjoy fireworks and more during this popular summer holiday celebration. For more about the Fourth of July and other summer holiday events along the Grand Strand: See Next Page
August and Early September
  • Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
    Held during Labor Day weekend, this annual festival bids farewell to summer with the official barbeque competition of South Carolina, live entertainment, a Kids Zone and more. See Next Page
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