5 Reasons To Visit Myrtle Beach in July

5 Reasons To Visit Myrtle Beach in July


Celebrate Independence Day in Myrtle Beach this July and see why it’s such a fun place to be in the summer! If you’re thinking about visiting the Grand Strand in July, don’t delay. Myrtle Beach is a fantastic vacation destination when the summer sun is shining, the weather is beautiful, and events, concerts, and celebrations give vacationers even more things to do. Here are our top 5 reasons July is one of the best times to visit Myrtle Beach: 

1 | 4th of July Celebrations in Myrtle Beach

The lively Independence Day celebrations make July a great time to go to Myrtle Beach. Many family-friendly activities take place around the 4th, from a 5K race to boat parades to military flyovers, plus tons of firework shows. Join Surfside Beach for live entertainment and their display, or watch the skies at the boardwalk in Myrtle Beach, Broadway at the BeachBarefoot Landing, or the MarshWalk in Murrells Inlet. There are fireworks on summer evenings throughout the month, so anytime you’re in the Grand Strand in July, catch shows at Barefoot, Broadway, and after The Pelicans baseball games. 

2 | Perfect Summer Weather in Myrtle Beach All July

If you love the summer sun, then the weather in Myrtle Beach in July won’t disappoint. The average temperature this month is around 91℉—great for spending time in the sun, going to the beach, shopping the area’s specialty stores and centers, and taking a dip in the outdoor pool at your hotel or resort. The water temperature in Myrtle Beach in July is around 83℉º, which is perfect for swimming in the ocean! The warm days may bring a popup thunderstorm, but thankfully showers don’t last long in Myrtle Beach. 

3 | July Events & Entertainment Throughout Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach in July is bustling with events, festivals, and concerts, even after Independence Day. One of our favorite things to do in North Myrtle Beach is the Music on Main concert series each July that happens right downtown. Hot Summer Nights is another exciting family-friendly festival just a short walk from the boardwalk hotels in Myrtle Beach. If you like live music, it’s easy to find restaurants from Murrells Inlet to the Intracoastal Waterway in Myrtle Beach that host free summer concerts featuring local artists and up-and-coming entertainers.

4 | Myrtle Beach Hotel Deals in July

July is considered peak season in Myrtle Beach, with an average hotel occupancy rate of 82%! But you may be surprised to learn you can find a great hotel deal, even in the busy summer months. Take advantage of the sizzling sunshine by booking an oceanfront resort with beach access, or spend the day lounging at the outdoor pools facing the Atlantic. Treat your children to a waterpark and beach vacation in one at a kid-friendly hotel loaded with amenities, or escape some of the hubbub and enjoy a quieter getaway at a hotel in North Myrtle Beach. Whatever lodging you choose, check our deals page to find unbeatable room rates at your favorite properties this July.

5 | July Brings Endless Things To Do in Myrtle Beach

With such beautiful Myrtle Beach weather, every attraction, restaurant, and venue is open and ready to welcome you in July! Beyond the beautiful beaches and resort pools, the area is full of entertainment options for everyone. Things for adults to do in Myrtle Beach include setting sail on the Big M Casino, visiting Duplin Winery, or seeing a show at one of the area’s famous theaters. Families love seeking adventure in deep sea fishing and watersports. A day on the water parasailing or riding banana boats is a great way to beat the heat of hot Myrtle Beach temps in July. For a more relaxing day, take a stroll through Brookgreen Gardens to see all of the stunning summer flora in full bloom.

Whatever brings you to the Grand Strand in July, your vacation will never be short of things to do. The busy season means everything is open, the beach is hopping, and summer events are in full swing. Book your stay today and come see why July is one of the best times to visit Myrtle Beach.

Myrtle Beach Hotel Deals & Specials

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