The Best Summer Festivals In Myrtle Beach

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Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Summer Events

There is always something lively and entertaining happening in Myrtle Beach. While you enjoy your stay at Landmark Resort, you don’t have to look too hard for things to do. Here are some festivals taking place during the warm months in this beautiful South Carolina beachside town.

Hot Summer Nights | All Summer Long

Hot Summer Nights will bring a splash of culture, carnival, music and more to the Boardwalk all summer long! In motion from June until August, the Boardwalk will be booming with the best fireworks display in the area, live bands playing different genres of music and plenty of entertaining activities for children to enjoy. All this with an ocean view and the sweet smells of the ocean breeze and candy shops makes for the perfect night. Everything that you are looking for can be found at the Boardwalk by Downtown Myrtle Beach.

The Market Common Activities | All Summer Long

Market Common has much to offer for your family’s entertainment and at no cost to you. Starting on June 5, there will be complimentary horse and carriage rides offered from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Dolce Lusso is the starting point for the carriage rides that you will no doubt enjoy after you have had your fill of dining and shopping. Bring a blanket and enjoy a movie under the stars. Beginning on June 3 and each Friday following, there will be a movie presentation at 9 p.m. of family friendly films at Valor Park located in the heart of Market Common.

Salt Games | June 4 - 5, 2016

The Salt Games will be taking place on June 4 and 5 at the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. There will be various competitions including: Ron Jon Pro/Am Surf Off, Yoga on the Boardwalk, 5K Beach Bum Run, CrossFit Up Dog Summer Challenge, Paddleboard Race, Volleyball Tournaments and the Ben & Jerry’s Kids Run.  This event is all family inclusive and will be an experience for participators and viewers alike.

Carolina Country Music Fest | June 10 - 12, 2016

The biggest names in country will be hitting the beach this June for a three-day concert. The Carolina Country Music Festival will take place from June 10 to 12 from 1 pm to 11 pm in Downtown Myrtle Beach. This outdoor concert venue will take place next to the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk.  The lineup will include: Keith Urban, Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Line, Jake Owen, Chase Rice, Cole Swindell, Joe Nichols, Kelsea Ballerini, Michael Ray, Chase Bryant , A Thousand Horses, Outshyne, Davisson Brothers Band, Maren Morris, Brett Young, Lauren Jenkins, Kane Brown, Chris Lane, Dee Jay Silver and more! Click here to purchase discounted tickets! If you come early, check out the kick-off concert, which can be purchased in addition to your three-day general admission pass, on June 9 from 6 pm to 11 pm. Click here​ for additional information. 

Beach Boogie & BBQ | September 2 - 3, 2016

Beach Boogie & BBQ Festival is a delicious celebration and competition on Labor Day Weekend. Located by the Horry Georgetown Technical College Conference Center at Market Common, this popular event features barbeque and food prepared for sale by vendors and competitors. A beer and wine garden will be the thirst quencher and just what is needed after filling up on fabulous barbeque dishes. There will also be free live entertainment during this two-day event and other fun activities including a car show. This is a family friendly festival which means there will be a child's area with inflatables, games and more. Come join the fun and food during this special occasion while you walk around and enjoy America's 'real' pastime; eating! 

Whether you come for a week or a night, it is sure that you will enjoy your stay and we hope you find this helpful in finding out about some of the exciting activities planned in the area this summer.  No matter what your style of fun is, there is no doubt that you and your family will make a memorable experience with the plethora of choices that Myrtle Beach offers. Starting planning your Myrtle Beach summer vacation today by checking out our room specials!




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