Spring into a Myrtle Beach vacation with a plethora of family-friendly events, including amusements, carnival rides, festivals, and mouth-watering food, throughout the Grand Strand. From acrobatic fighter planes to live entertainment and performances, there are so many things to do this spring in Myrtle Beach! And you won’t have to travel too far to enjoy these family fun events when staying at Dunes Village, our family-friendly resort in Myrtle Beach.
Celebrate spring in Myrtle Beach with these spectacular family fun events!
St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival | March 17, 9am – 4pm
For nearly 30 years, the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade brings 30,000 people to North Myrtle Beach’s Main Street to welcome spring and celebrate being Irish with a festive St. Patrick’s Day parade and a fun, family-friendly festival. This free admission festival will feature three stages of live music, over 150 food, crafts, and product vendors, a pie eating contest, children’s rides and amusements, and much more! If you would like more information, call (843) 280-5570.
Horry County Fair | April 20 – 29
For 10 exciting days, the Myrtle Beach Speedway will host the family-friendly Horry County Fair. This annual state fair has attracted many excited individuals in the past, with carnival rides like a ferris wheel and carousel, live entertainment, food vendors, and a plethora of other family fun. Some dates offer discounted ticket prices and feature certain specials as follows:
- Student Night – Apr. 20, 12 pm – 11 pm
- Family Fun Night – Apr. 21, 12 pm – 11 pm
- Hospitality Day – Apr. 22, 12 pm – 11 pm
- Monday Funday – Apr. 23, 5 pm – 11 pm
- $2 Tuesday – Apr. 24, 5 pm – 11 pm
- Senior Citizen Night – Apr. 25, 5 pm – 11 pm
- It’s Ladies Night – Apr. 26, 5 pm – 11 pm
- Local Students Night – Apr. 27, 12 pm – 11 pm
- A Day At The Fair – Apr. 28, 12 pm – 11 pm
- Last Chance Day – Apr. 29 12 pm – 11 pm
For more details on ticket prices, call (843) 236-0500.
Wings Over Myrtle Beach Air Show | April 28 – 29
The Wings Over Myrtle Beach Air Show returns to Myrtle Beach after a 10-year hiatus, as the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and other military aircraft will take to the sky over the Myrtle Beach International Airport with a special performance featuring a para-commando jump team, fighter planes, and much more! You won’t want to miss this stunning display of aerial acrobatics. Special seating is available to viewers with ticket prices up to $30 for adult tickets, $25 for children ages 6-17, and free admission for children 5 and under. Call (706) 291-4783 for more information.
Mayfest on Main Festival | May 12, 10 am – 6 pm
The 13th Annual Mayfest on Main Festival is a wonderful celebration for welcoming warmer weather and the upcoming summer months along Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. This event will feature a plethora of food and craft vendors serving treats all day long, a community stage with live music and performances, and a children’s area with extra fun surprises. Contact (843) 280-5570 for more information.
World Famous Blue Crab Festival | May 19 – 20, 9 am – 6 pm
The World Famous Blue Crab Festival in Little River has brought nearly 50,000 blue crab connoisseurs, attendees, and families during its two day festival for years. This foodie fest features arts and crafts vendors, specialty food items, a kids zone, live music, fresh, local seafood, and plenty of delicious blue crab! Tickets are $5 per adult and children 12 and under are free. Call (843) 249-6604 for more details.
Ready to spring into some fun?