Fun Myrtle Beach Festivals To Attend In 2017

The Myrtle Beach area has plenty to offer residents and tourists. Aside from the amazing scenery, attractions and restaurants that are there year round, there are also many festivals. In fact, you could attend at least one new festival every month in Myrtle Beach. Here are 12 you should consider.


Restaurant Week

If you are one of those people who likes to eat at the same place every time you are in Myrtle Beach, use Restaurant as a time to try something new. Many restaurants in the area will be offering special deals and coupons so its a great time to checkout that restaurant you have always wanted to try.


Myrtle Beach Marathon

The Myrtle Beach Marathon is a great way to start working towards you New Year’s resolution.  In addition to the marathon itself, there will also be a A Neon Night 5K and a Fun Run sponsored by Ripley’s Aquarium and an expo. If you love to run or want to get into shape, you won’t want to miss this event.


Society of Stranders Spring Safari

If you love to shag or have always been interested in learning it, this is the event for you. Thousands of shaggers from all over the world come to North Myrtle Beach during the month of April to dance the days and nights away. Learn to shag where it all started.


Mayfest on Main Festival

May is a great time to visit Myrtle Beach because the weather is great and the crowds are limited. North Myrtle Beach will be hosting its 13th annual Mayfest on Main Festival this year and it shouldn’t be missed.  There will be plenty of food, entertainment, crafts and amazing concerts.


The Carolina Country Music Festival

This is one even you do not want to miss. If you are a country music fan, you will be in heaven.  This festival is held June 9-11, 2017 at the former Pavilion site in Myrtle Beach. Every year the festival brings in a large crowd and many popular country music stars who perform throughout the event.


Myrtle Beach Mustang Week

If you are a Mustang owner or just like the cars, you won’t want to miss the Myrtle Beach Mustang Week event.  This year the even is hosted in September. Mustang owners and enthusiasts from all over the world come to Myrtle Beach to show off their cars, compete in fun contests and meet people who love mustangs as much as them.


Nights Of A Thousand Candles

Brookgreen Gardens hosts Nights Of A Thousand Candles every year to celebrate the holiday season. Over 5,000 candles are hand lit and used to decorate the gardens. There are also many lights and activities for families to enjoy as well. This is a popular event around the holidays .