Booking a hotel in Myrtle Beach is just the start of an amazing vacation at one of the most exciting destinations on the east coast. What really makes your trip a memorable one is what you and your family do during your stay in Myrtle Beach!
Luckily, there are tons of great activities, whether its attending the many annual events, festivals and celebrations held all along the Grand Strand or just catching a show, sporting event or some live entertainment during your time here. If you're looking for things to do in Myrtle Beach, simply browse or calendar or events below or search by date or keyword to find something that suits your taste!
The Whispering Wings Butterfly Exhibit at Brookgreen Gardens is not to be missed. Enter the seasonal exhibit to see hundreds and hundreds of butterflies fluttering from flower to flower. Monarchs, Painted Ladies, American Ladies, Buckeyes, Queens, Swallowtails and Julias are just a few of the species you can find inside. There's even a special room where you can check out the transformation process.
Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for children for a 30-minute visit. The butterfly house is located next to the Enchanted Storybook Forest.More details » Upcoming Dates:
Gloria Gaynor will perform her powerful numbers live at the Calvin Gilmore Theater in Myrtle Beach. The singer is famous for her hit "I Will Survive" among many others and will also invite the Coastal Inspirational Ambassadors Gospel Choir of Coastal Carolina University and the Socastee Singers to perform with her on stage. This exciting event is one way to end your summer with a bang!
Ticket prices start at $49. The concert is set for 6 p.m. Sunday, August 30.More details » Upcoming Dates:
Grant Turner, also known as Ricky Mokel, will be performing The Ricky Mokel Comedy Special at the Alabama Theatre. Rick Mokel is a star of ONE: The Show and is notorious for making people laugh until they cry.
Ticket prices start at $29.95.More details » Upcoming Dates:
Let The Calvin Gilmore Theater take you back in time with Time Warp. This musical show features songs from the 60's, 70's, and 80's from famous artists such as Boston, Journey, Whitney Houston, Led Zeppelin, Elton John, and many, many more! Along with music, expect to see great dancers, special effects, and dazzling costumes that will take you back to the good ol' days. Time-Warp is a family-friendly show and is great for all ages. Ticket prices range from $37.60 to $53.70.
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Legends in Concert is a family-friendly musical variety show that features performers that resemble your favorite musical artists. To keep things interesting, Legends in Concert switches up the cast each season. This season, you can watch performers like Elvis Presley, the Blues Brothers, Prince, Kenny Chesney, and Katy Perry. William Hall, a Michael Jackson tribute performer, will be joining the cast from June 22nd to August 15th (excluding the dates of August 2-9).
Tickets range from $38.95-$49.95 for adults and $13.95-$24.95 for children. You may also request VIP seating, booths, regular, or premium seating.More details » Upcoming Dates:
Barefoot Landing is lighting up the Grand Strand skies every Monday this summer with a spectacular fireworks display you won’t want to miss! Shows will start at 10:15 p.m. every Monday from June 15 – Aug. 31, so bring out the family for a great night of free fun!More details » Upcoming Dates:
Tales for Tots is a fun weekly event organized by the Children's Museum of South Carolina. Perfect for children ages 1-4, this weekly event includes story time and special visits from authors. Tales for Tots takes places every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.More details » Upcoming Dates:
Harley-Davidson fans, are you ready to rev your engine and have some fun? On Wednesday, September 2 from 5-7 p.m. join fellow bike enthusiasts at Myrtle Beach Harley-Davidson for a special Red Carpet Roll-Out Premier! This event is being hosted to showcase the newest 2016 models. There will be free food from Logan's Roadhouse at this event as well as live entertainment from Natural Selection. The Myrtle Beach Harley-Davidson Red Carpet Roll-Out Premiert will also give out door prizes!More details » Upcoming Dates:
Enjoy half price wines by the glass at La Belle Amie Vineyard in Little River- home of Twisted Sisters Wine- each Wednesday. Sit back in one of their many outdoor patio and cabanas and take in a bit of live music. The grill will serve up hotdogs, burgers and other snacks. Admission is free.More details » Upcoming Dates:
Moms, this is a great event for you and your children! Whimsy and Wonder invites moms and their little ones to have a fun play date. This event takes place each week and will include craft time with snacks and drinks. The weekly Mommy and Me Time parties last for 1.5 hours.
Mommy and Me Time takes place 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Whimsy Wonder in Myrtle Beach.
The cost is $10 per child.More details » Upcoming Dates:
Featuring America's Got Talent favorite clogging group All That!, Calvin Gilmore Theater's Thunder & Light is a must-see show! Enjoy the dance moves of All That! as well as a spectacular, colorful 5-laser light show that is famous for touring with Madonna and Pink Floyd.
The whole family will love the breathtaking laser show that is set to the music that All That! dances to.
Tickets for the show are $29.95 for adults and $21 for children.More details » Upcoming Dates:
Head on up to North Myrtle Beach to catch some free live music every Thursday night until October 1, 2015. The Music on Main Concert Series takes place on Main Street or on the Horseshoe on Ocean Boulevard in North Myrtle Beach. Feel free to bring a blanket, beach chair, pillow; whatever you feel comfortable sitting on while you sing along to some groovin' tunes. This event is great for all ages.
August 13: Entertainers (Beach)
August 20: The Necessary Band (Variety/Classic Rock)
August 27: The Fantastic Shakers (Beach)
September 3: Tastes Like Chicken (Variety)
September 10: Jim Quick & Coastline (Beach)
September 17: Tru Sol (Motown/Variety)
September 24: Envision (Beach/Motown)
October 1: Marsha Morgan Band (Beach)
Every Wednesday at 11:30 a.m., the Children's Museum of South Carolina presents a program called Alphabet Soup. This event is designed to help children learn each letter of the alphabet through different science and reading activities. Alphabet Soup is geared towards children ages 2-5 and is a nice program to get children ready for transitioning into Kindergarten.More details » Upcoming Dates:
The 2015 Coastal Uncorked Food, Wine & Spirits Festival events will serve as the close to another great summer season in Myrtle Beach. Each event will be held at Broadway at the Beach.
Chocolate Under the Moon - A Moonshine Mixology and Dessert Event is planned for 5-9 p.m. Friday, September 4. Tickets are $20 and include live music, moonshine cocktail tastings from local bartenders and desserts.
Brews 'N The Beach - A Craft Beer Festival will be held from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, September 5. Tickets are $20 and feature samples of craft brews, a souvenir tasting glass and live music. Food will be available from local vendors for purchase.
The Grand Wine Tasting Event is the final hoorah during Coastal Uncorked. It's set to take place from 1-6 p.m. Sunday, September 6. Tickets are $20 and include heavy hors d'ouevres, live music, wine samples and a souvenir wine glass.
Three-day passes are available for $50.More details » Upcoming Dates:
Myrtle Beach Harley-Davidson is proud to host the 3rd annual 9/11 Memorial Ride- A Tribute to First Responders. All of the money raised at this event will go to the Horry County Fire Fighters Relief Fun. On this ride, you will enjoy stops such as Broadway at the Beach for a special ceremony as well as an after-party and lunch hosted by Calli Baker's Firehouse Bar and Grill. Ride assistance and a ceremony will be provided on behalf of Axemen, Combat Veterans Motorycle Association, and Blue Knights.
The fee for this event is $15 per biker and $5 per passenger. The first 250 riders to show up and register will receive a commemorative pin.More details » Upcoming Dates: