5 Reasons to Visit Myrtle Beach in July

By Marissa Polascak • May 09, 2018

Celebrate Independence Day in Myrtle Beach! If you’re thinking about visiting Myrtle Beach in July, don’t think twice about it. Myrtle Beach is awesome to visit during the month of July, as the sun is shining, the weather is beautiful, and there are tons of things to do.

4th of July Celebrations

Celebrate the Independence of the United States in style while you’re visiting Myrtle Beach! There are many family-friendly ways to celebrate the national holiday including fireworks at Broadway at the Beach, Barefoot Landing, Cherry Grove Pier, and the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk. 


If you love the summer sun, then July is the best time to visit Myrtle Beach. The average air temperature in July is around 91º, making it perfect conditions for outdoor activities like golf, going to the beach, outdoor shopping, and more. Plus, the average water temperature is around 83º, which is awesome for swimming in the ocean! Sure, you may experience a pop-up thunderstorm every now and then, but they usually don’t last long.


Looking for a special event to go to during your stay in Myrtle Beach? Check out what’s happening:

•July 4- Pawleys Island 4th of July Parade, Murrells Inlet Boat Parade

•July 20 - Josh Turner at the Alabama Theatre

•July 22 - America at The Carolina Opry

•July 29 - The Ultimate Robin Williams Tribute Show at The Alabama Theatre


Hotel Deals

July is considered peak season in Myrtle Beach with an average hotel occupancy rate of 82%! But you may be surprised to learn that you can still find a great hotel deal for this time of year! Check out our deals page to find great prices on rooms at your favorite Myrtle Beach properties.

Things to Do

With such beautiful July weather, and with all of the attractions in Myrtle Beach open, there are tons of things to do during your vacation in July! Of course, you can always enjoy the beautiful beach and go swimming in your resort’s pool, but there are many other things to do. Visit Broadway at the Beach for some dining and outdoor shopping; see a show at one of the area’s famous theaters; try out a new watersport like parasailing; and much more!