Myrtle Beach, 2019

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Don't miss the Farmers Markets Click Here to view days, dates, times, and more information for The Market Common, Surfside Beach, Downtown Georgetown, Barefoot Landing, Little River, Downtown Conway, and North Myrtle Beach

Also...Myrtle's Farmers Market in Myrtle Beach is open 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Myrtle’s Market is open for the season, with a full complement of vendors offering homegrown produce, fresh produce and unique food items. The Farmers' Market will be open 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

Here’s some exciting news for Myrtle’s Market fans…  The city’s farmers market will extend the season through November 27.  The season usually concludes at the end of October, but the market will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, through November 27.  Get your autumn pumpkins, holiday vegetables, cakes and more at Myrtle’s Market, 605 Mr. Joe White Avenue.

And don't forget Lees Farmers Market in Murrells Inlet Lee's Farmers Market

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NOTICE: September, 2019 - I am so sorry to report that after 14 years the City of North Myrtle Beach is retiring from MayFest on Main. Thanks to Mikey Hough for letting me kbow through Facebook. This event will be sadly missed by so many fans.

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The Boardwalk, Downtown Myrtle Beach Here you'll find all the events and entertainment It is hard to beat October at the beach! The ocean and sun are warm, the breeze is soft plus the crowds are smaller. Perfect time to stop by The Ocean Front Bar & Grill and enjoy a cold beverage, a fish sandwich and do some serious people-watching. On the Boardwalk

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NEW at Barefoot Landing! The Development of Dockside Village and The Addition Of Finger Docks have led to An influx of new visitors! Don't miss this! Boaters have raved that the docks are a hit, Twenty finger docks were installed and opened earlier this year along Barefoot Landing's Dockside Village located on the Intracoastal Waterway. The docking area had limited docking for boat traffic until the new development of Lucy Buffett’s LuLu’s, Taco Mundo and the transformation of the property opened the destination for more boaters. Boaters have reported the ease of getting in and out of the docks. Barefoot Landing allows daytime docking and is home to unique shops, indoor/outdoor dining, a playground, an amphitheater and plenty more for the family to enjoy. The finger docks at Barefoot Landing's Dockside Village provide a welcoming space in North Myrtle Beach for boaters to leave their boat for the day and enjoy all the activities throughout the property.

Oct 26, 2019 - Boo Fest! See more information and link below, listed under the Halloween banner

What else is Happening at Barefoot? Take a look at the Calender of Events for Barefoot Landing Barefoot Landing's shopping, dining and entertainment complex, celebrating the SummerFest!

It's October - and it's fall in Myrtle Beach! Here's Barefoot Landing's list of October 2019 Happenings!

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Broadway at the Beach - Please note: Broadway Cinemark movie theater and Broadway Louie's are now closed.

Broadway at the Beach has a great fall lineup, providing fun for all.
October, 2019 ( also see fireworks information and schedule at the bottom of this page.) For more information about Broadway at the Beach,ere's the Calendar of Events for October. Or call 1-800-386-4662, or follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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Surfside Events and Happenings, October, 2019 :

Be sure to check the Surfeside Beach Calendar for upcoming happenings and events Events  Call 843.650.9548; email dellis@surfsidebeach.org, or visit www.surfsidebeach.org/calendar for more information

Farmers Market, every Tuesday (last on for the season is October 29th ), 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Memorial Park, Surfside Drive
Ark Plantation Tours, Saturday, October 19, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Corner of 3rd Avenue South and Willow Drive. FREE

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October 19 Broadway at the Beach - Out of the Darkness Community Walk. Help raise awareness about suicide and raise funds for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at the Out of the Darkness Community Walk from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. October 19 beginning at the Heroes Harbor Stage next to Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville. Out of the Darskness Community Walk

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October 22, 2019 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base Redevelopment Authority with a national site reuse award at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 22.  The event takes place at the Thomas Maeser Auditorium, Building 600, at Horry Georgetown Technical College, 950 Crabtree Lane.  Staff and City Council will be on hand to celebrate the outstanding achievement.

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October 23, 2019 The City of Myrtle Beach’s free 2019 Health Fair is 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 23, at the Myrtle Beach Sports Center, 2115 Sports Center Way.  Everyone’s invited to attend, meet with local providers, pick up educational materials and receive free screening

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October 24, 2019 Want to learn more about the City of Myrtle Beach’s efforts to support technology, entrepreneur and artisan communities?  Attend the next eMYRge event from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, October 24, at Ground Zero, 940 Chester Street.  The city’s Technology Advisory Group hosts the event, which covers the new Arts & Innovation District progress. Guest Ray Antonino, a local tech entrepreneur and CEO of permits.com, will be on hand to moderate a panel of professionals to discuss various topics, including project fundraising, pivots, pitfalls and more.  To join the discussion, RSVP HERE

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Oct. 26, 2019 It's the Hippie Fest at the Myrtle Beach Speedway, 455 Hospitality Lane Noon to 7pm (rain or shine) ! It's Groovy, Man! Tickets $10! Hippie Fest features hundreds of artists and vendors offering an endless array of bohemian goodies. family-friendly entertainment for all ages! Don't miss the hippie car show at Hippie Fest!

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Oct. 25 and 26 - Surfside Beach -The 36th annual SUMC Fall Festival will be held Friday October 25 & Saturday October 26, 2019 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm on our campus at 800 13th Avenue North, Surfside Beach.  Please note that SUMC is a non-smoking/vaping campus. This popular event will feature over 150 vendor sites with crafters from throughout the region offering a wide variety of hand crafted and homemade items for sale. Food highlights include the large United Methodist Women Bake Sale & sausage biscuits; Fish Fry Friday by the Men ‘N Ministry; hot dogs, chips, soda by the Child Development Center; hamburgers, fries, nachos, & fried Oreos by the Youth Ministries; sausage & peppers benefiting the SUMC Good News Club; and meatball sandwiches to benefit the organ fund. The Annual SUMC Fall Festival, Surfside

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Oct. 26, 2019 Bring your pets to Grand Park and The Market Common for the annual “Walk for the Animals” event, set for 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 26.  The family-friendly event benefits the Grand Strand Humane Society.  For more information, see https://tinyurl.com/y5a8o5vz.  Here’s the schedule of events….
 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. – 5K (with or without pet)
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Pet Costume Parade
12:30 to 1:00 p.m. – Grand Strand Humane Society Presentation
1:00 to 2:00 p.m. – Contests
2:45 to 3:00 p.m. – Raffle Winners Drawn and Announced

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HALLOWEEN! BOO! BRING the kids!

October 26, 2019 - 3 PM - 7PM - The best Halloween events in Myrtle Beach is coming to Marina Park! The third annual Grande Dunes Ghosts on the Coast event is taking place on Saturday, October 26th 3:00pm-7:00pm. The not-so-scary family-fun event is the perfect destination for those looking for some Halloween tricks and treats while giving your little ones lifelong memories. This event features live music, delicious local food available for purchase, street performers, carnival games and more fun for goblins of all ages. Enjoy the frighteningly fun costume contests, complete with spooky prizes. Learn more at Grande Dunes Chosts on the Coast

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October 26, 2019 - Saturday 9 AM - 1 PM - Join the SPARK for Autism Study in Myrtle Beach! The SPARK team will be traveling from Charleston to Myrtle Beach on Saturday, October 26, 2019 to enroll families interested in participating. Halloween themed games will be going on throughout the day and tickets to Ripley's Aquarium will be available for families who complete participation, so reserve your spot today! SOS Health Care, Inc. 704 21st Ave N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 Please contact Sarah Conyers with any questions or for more information at conyerss@musc.edu or 843-714-1352

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October 26, 2019 - Saturday Broadway at the Beach is home to the biggest and best adult Halloween celebration in Myrtle Beach. The festivities this year begin at 7 p.m. October 26 on The Avenue. There’s a costume contest with fantastic prizes,grat music and plenty of other special deals and giveaways. This is the place to celebrate Halloween and see some of the best costumes around. Trick Or Treat At Broadway At the Beach A safe and fun way for children of all ages to spend Halloween is by Trick or Treating at Broadway at the Beach from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. October 31. Trick or Treat will take place at participating stores and shops throughout Broadway for children in costume.
Halloween Fireworks top off your holiday celebration with Broadway at the Beach's fireworks display at 8 p.m. October 31 over Lake Broadway. 
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October 26 - Boo Fest at Barefoot Landing. Noon to to 4 PM. Contest Registration begins at 11 AM. Featuring: Kids' Costume Contest, Pet Costume Contest, Stilt Walking, Balloon Artists and more. At 7 PM Barefoot Landing will feature a free showing of the Halloween Classic, Hocus Pocus. See the link for more information. Boo Fest at Barefoot Landing.

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Oct. 26, 2019 5 PM - 8 PM at North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex. HOWL-O-SCREAM Goblins, ghouls and ghosts oh my! The North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex transforms into a safe haven for the thrill seekers of North Myrtle Beach. Open to all ages, the Parks and Recreation Department in collaboration with Coastal Carolina University’s Recreation Management class converts the North Myrtle Beah park and Sports Complex into a spooktacular site for an array of activities to include hayrides, marshmallow roasting, trick-or-treating and much more. Scare-fee and scare-zones offer scary levels that is sure to satisfy allages. All you need to know about Howl-O-Scream

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October 26 Halloween Car Show, Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Surfside Pier. Come to this show featuring classic and current cars. Also trick-or-treat for the children! We will have a DJ and music, and food is available. FREE! Halloween Car Show, Surfside Pier

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Oct. 31 HALLOWEEN on the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk Admission is free for everyone on the Marshwalk! Eat, drink, and be SCARY! Dress your best at this year’s annual Halloween on the MarshWalk. All ages are welcome to attend but come prepared, the sights might haunt you after. Festivities begin at 5 p.m. with Trick-or-Treating along the Marsh Walk for the kids. The annual Children’s Costume Contest is at 6 p.m. in front of Drunken Jack’s at the Pirate Statue. Prizes will be awarded for the Most Creative, Best Group, Funniest, and Scariest for kids ages three and up. Kids ages two and under will compete for the Awes Applause award. Prizes include trophies, ribbons, and candy bags. The Adults Costume contest will begin at 7 PM. Over $4,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded to the top costumes. Categories include People’s Choice, Best Duo/Group, Best Individual, Big & Bulky, Murrells Inlet Themed and Honorable Mention. Final judging and the Award Ceremony will take place on Bovine's back deck at 10:30 p.m. See more here

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Oct. 31 HALLOWEEN at The Market Common: 5 PM to 7 PM
Come dressed in your favorite costume, visit our retailers for some sweet treats and top off the evening with a twirl at the Monster Mash dance party in front of Grand 14 Movie theater. Fun for children, adults, and pets alike! Tickets not necessary. In addition to the Trick-or-Treating and Monster Mash from 5 – 7 PM, there will be these fun events: Complimentary Haunted Carriage Rides from 5 – 8 PM (on the corner of Howard Avenue and Nevers Street) Children’s Story-Reading by a Friendly Witch at Manifest Design at 1 PM, 3 PM & 6 PM (3065 Howard Avenue)

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Nov. 1st (Friday) from 6 to 10 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 2nd from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival Sat at 11:00 am to 02:30 Hosted by the Myrtle Beach Downtown Redevelopment Corporation and the City of Myrtle Beach, the 2019 Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival is a destination event that will celebrate the multitude of local seafood restaurants and eateries along the Grand Strand! Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival, 812 North Ocean Blvd Festival will take place over 2 days this year, at the Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place, located oceanfront, between 8th and 9th Avenues North downtown Myrtle Beach. "The Embers" will be appearing Sat Nov 02 at 11:00 am to 02:30 pm Information for the Here's the schedule:

6:00 to 10:00 p.m., Friday, November 1
6:00 to 10:00 p.m. – Jim Quick & Coastline Band
 
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday, November 2
11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. – The Embers, featuring Craig Woolard
3:00 to 6:00 p.m. – Gary Lowder and Smokin’ Hot

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NEW! Nov 4 - Dec 28, 2019 - Christmas on Ice! This spectacular all new exciting Ice show comes to Myrtle Beach Nov 4 through Dec 28! Featuring a sensational cast of world Champion Ice Skaters, fantastic Singers, a 50ft real ice stage and the highest kicking chorus girls this side of the North Pole Audiences are enthralled as the Skaters take to the stage performing their spectacular skating routines to the most loved holiday sones of all time! Learn more here: Christmas on Ice Pricing and ticket information HERE.

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November 28, 2019 - Thursday - Myrtle Beach Turkey Trot, located at Grand Park in The Market Common! Begin your Thanksgiving Day at the Myrtle Beach Turkey Trot. Join more than 1,200 other running enthusiasts and fun-seekers as you make your way through one of Myrtle Beach’s favorite spots for upscale dining, shopping and southern living, as well as the historic Air Force Base.  With multiple races available, including a 5K, 8K, One Mile and a FREE Tot Trot race for kids, there is sure to be something perfect for you and your family.  On-Line Registration will remain open until the start of the race. We encourage everyone to register online. T-Shirts are not guaranteed for Thursday morning Registrants. Turkey Trot Races on Nov. 28

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NEW- Shaftesbury Glen Golf & Fish Club Re-Opens After Major renovations (News Release LHWH PR )
Improvements Include Replacing Greens, Resurfacing Existing Bunker Faces August 15, 2019, Conway, S.C. — Shaftesbury Glen Golf abd Fish Club is proud to announce that major renovations to its greens, bunkers and around its fairways are complete, and the course re-opened August 12. Ryan McCarty, general manager of Shaftesbury, said the 6,935-yard course had its greens replaced and its bunker faces resurfaced.
Shaftesbury Glen Golf & Fish Club

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Fireworks 2019:

Barefoot Landing will host a special Independence Day fireworks display Thursday, July 4, 2019, beginning at 10 p.m. Also, fireworks throughout the summer as part of its  summer entertainment series.

Cherry Grove Pier in North Myrtle Beach will host their fireworks display starting at around 9:30 p.m., Thursday, July 4. Spectators can see the show from the beach and their hotel balconies near the pier. 

Second Avenue Pier experience the magic of fireworks right on the beach! Thanks to the Oceanfront Merchants Association, 2nd Ave. Pier is proud to host fireworks nights during the summer. Fireworks will be each Wednesday night t at 10 p.m. during the peak summer season, weather permitting,

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Here is a list of upcoming events recently approved by the city of Myrtle Beach (Review of Upcoming Approved Events) as of 8/25/2019

Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival, Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place, November 2019
38th Annual American Heart Association "Forses on the Beach" Beach Ride (Lakewood Campground to 54th Avenue North), November 9, 2019
The Market Common Tree Lighting Event, November 23, 2019
Myrtle Beach Turkey Trot, The Market Common, November 28, 2019 (Need Insurance)
Jeep Jam, Old Myrtle Square, NS Promotions, April 30-May 2, 2020

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