May in Myrtle Beach

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Spring is well underway and there is plenty going on in Myrtle Beach during the month of May.

Annual World Famous Blue Crab Festival

This will be the 33rd year of this exciting and sea food filled festival that takes place in Little River near North Myrtle Beach.  200 vendors will be in attendance along with an estimated 50,000 visitors who will come and enjoy the food and entertainment that is in abundance at the festival.  Arts and crafts booths will be set up for kids, as well as a petting zoo, and other games and amusements.  Come to Little River Ocean Front Drive on Saturday, May 17th and Sunday May 18th from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. for seafood and snack restaurants, live entertainment and a family friendly environment. 

Coastal Kayaking at Huntington Beach State Park

Experience the south in a special way with a two hour guided tour of the salt marsh at Huntington Beach State Park.  Get up close and personal with nature and its beasts like alligators and view wildlife like birds and fish.  The tour is kid friendly for ages nine and older.  Teens under the age of sixteen need to be accompanied by a parent.  Call the nature center at 843-235-8755 4:00 p.m. Sunday prior to the program which is being offered from May 5th until May 26th.  The address of the meeting point for this adventure is 16148 Ocean Hwy., Murrells Inlet, SC 29576. 

9th Annual Mayfest on Main Festival

What is more appropriate to celebrating May and your vacation than the Mayfest?  Live music, arts and crafts and food vendors will all be a part of the outdoor fun.  Bring your beach chair to relax and enjoy the entertainment or take a stroll and discover the North Myrtle Beach shops and restaurants.  On Saturday, May 10th from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. this festival will open and welcoming you to Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. 
Enjoy your stay at the Landmark Resort and wander and discover the fabulous happenings around the Grand Strand!


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