Myrtle Beach, 2019
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Look for Fireworks Shows at various locations, listed at the bottom of this page.

It's time to get ready for all the Farmers Markets Click Here to view days, dates, times, and more information for The Market Common, Surfside Beach, Downtown Conway, Downtown Georgetown, Barefoot Landing, Little River, Downtown Conway and North Myrtle Beach

Also...Myrtle’s Farmers Market in Myrtle Beach is now 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 fruits and unique food items. The farmers market will be open 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, at the intersection of Mr. Joe White Avenue and Oak Street. For more information, call Troy Marron at 843-918-4906.

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

Will You Marry Me? Pop the Question at these Romantic Grand Strand Locations

Be among the first to know about all the changes at Barefoot Landing! Read all about it: Barefoot Landing Calendar for June, 2019: Starting June 1 at Barefoot Landing Nightly SummerFest! Entertainment Series Free, Family-Style Entertainment Includes Live Music In Dockside Village Throughout The Summer Season
NOW through August 31 - Barefoot Landing's only waterway shopping, dining and entertainment complex, presents SummerFest! This summer-long event showcases musical, comedic and strolling entertainment nightly throughout Barefoot Landing, and features returning favorites from previous years.   There will be live entertainment in various locations throughout the center every night beginning at 7 p.m.  Returning for his 11th yeatr at Barefoot Landing: “America’s Got Talent” semi-finalist, Nick Pike. Nick’s performs his interactive juggling, unicycle riding and comedy show every Sunday through Thursday night. He not only ‘wows’ guests, but a few lucky ones get to be a part of the show!   Corey Holden, the newest entertainer to join the Barefoot Landing summer lineup,we have the crowd singing, dancing and enjoying a great time Fridays through Mondays with his Dance Party featuring music and games! Steel Drummers will serenade visitors seven nights a week, and Barefoot Landing’s very own balloon-tying stilt walker can be seen strolling the complex every Sunday through Friday evening.   For the second year, Barefoot Landing will feature live music in D'ickside Village. Everything from duos to full bands will play from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday nights on the amphitheater stage. Guests can enjoy all genres of music from toe-tapping tunes to soothing sounds. In addition to a great lineup of nightly entertainment, and a fireworks show will take place at 10 p.m. every Monday night over the lake.  “We can't wait for summer 2019 SummerFest! nightly entertainment series to begin at Barefoot Landing,” said Kim Kelley, marketing manager for Burroughs & Chapin, parent company of Barefoot Landing. “We have an exciting lineup of entertainers that includes new faces as well as a few returning favorites. We look forward to welcoming everyone to Barefoot Landing where they will experience great dining, and entertainment all while creating memories with their family and friends that will last a lifetime.”  To see the summer lineup calendar, or for more information about Barefoot Landing, visit, follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram or call 843-272-8349.

NEW at Broadway at the Beach! I was fortunate to be asked as a mamber of the media to be invited to the pre-opening of this show - and we loved it! Opening June 1. Wonders Theatre Broadway at the Beach: Shows begin Saturday June 1 and can be seen at 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday through Labor Day. In addition, matinees will be at 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. This world-class show will be a highlight of the summer at Broadway at the Beach. NEW! Broadway at the Beach: Wonders Theatre Will Be Home To New Live Magic And Illusion Show. During this magical journey, audiences are treated to a wide array of artistic elements, including original magic and grand illusions, beautiful dance choreography, playful comedy, colorful props, special effects, plus two giant puppets called “The Tourists” that add laughs and fun to the audience experience. Charles will also perform some pure sleight of hand and close-up magic during the show. Adding to the excitement at Broadway at the Beach, visitors are invited to a sneak peek of this exciting show each afternoon that will include a live Houdini-style escape in front of Wonders Theatre, which sits opposite the Dragon’s Lair Fantasy Golf. Shows begin Saturday June 1 and can be seen at 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday through Labor Day. In adition, matinees will be at 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. This world-class show will be a highlight of the summer at Broadway at the Beach. The Wonders Theatre is located at 1195 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, SC at Broadway at the Beach. Ticket prices are $32 plus tax for adults and $18 plus tax for children ages 3-12. Children under 3 are free in seat of paid adult. Don't miss the most unique and original show to come to the Grand Strand. For more information and reservations, call the theater’s info line at 843-286-5003 or visit 

June, 2019 Broadway at the Beach: From Gem Mininbg to Ziplining, our beautiful weather brings great experiences at Broadway at the Beach. To view ALL EVENTS and HAPPENINGS Click this news release . Broadway at the Beach is known for dozens of delicious dining options! Feed the fish. Fish feeders are set up along the bridges at Broadway at the Beach. Children and adults alike enjoy feeding the five different species of fish that are in the lake, which gobble up nearly 35,000 pounds of fish food annually! Cool off at the interactive fountain. Mini Golf at Dragon's Lair. Go gem mining! Life is “cooler” at the top of the rock-climbing wall. Smile big for the caricature artist. Visit the news release above for more information.

Going on NOW through Oct. 26th 2019 Music on Main Concert Series - BEAUTIFUL NORTH Myrtle Beach
May through September, journey to North Myrtle Beach  to delight in the sounds of a live band on Main Street.  Families are encouraged to come downtown after work or after a long day on the beach to experience the many restaurants of Main Street, listen to live music, shop and dance 'til you drop.  If you are planning a stay between May and September, we invite you to kick back and unwind with us in your beach chair!  Concert Information:
Horseshoe: 11 S. Ocean Blvd. North Myrtle Beach. All Concerts are from 7:00 pm – 9:00 PM
FREE Bring a Beach Chair - All ages welcome!
2019 Music on Main Schedule:
Sponsored by: Coastal Carolina National Bank
Look here for Music on Main 2019 Concert Calendar

Surfside Beach Events and Activities for June, 2019

Beach Hula Shows, Tuesdays, June 18, 25, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. on the beach north side of the pier - Surfside Beach
Children’s Crafters Cove, Wednesday, June 12, 19, 26, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. under Surfside Pier
Farmers Market, Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Passive Park, Surfside Drive
Hurricane Preparedness Workshop, Wednesday, May 22, 6:30 p.m., Dick M. Johnson Civic Center, 829 Pine Drive - (Call 843.913.6354 or email for more information.)

Happening right now! Want to enjoy movies, music on the waterway for free? Here’s Grande Dunes’event lineup beginning June 9th
Are you up for some free live concerts and movie nights overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway?
The Myrtle Beach neighborhood recently announced the lineup for the second annual Grande Dunes Summer Movies and Concert Series. The series debuts June 11 and will be held Tuesday nights every two weeks this month, July and August.
The events are free an open to the public, but those attending are encouraged to donate to local charities that partner with Grande Dunes. Donation can be made during the events or dropped off at the Grande Dunes Ocean Club and Member’s Club.
Event schedule

June 25 — Concert night: Wonderwall, a Beatles tribute band
*June donations will go to the local Family Justice Center, which provides shelter and aid to victims of family violence.
July 9 — Movie night: “Murder on the Orient Express” (PG-13)
July 23 — Concert night: The Craig Sorrells Project
*July donations will go to Backpack Buddies/Help4Kids, which provides food to hungry children of Horry County.
Aug. 6 — Move night: “The Sandlot” (PG-13)
Aug. 20 — Concert night: Painted Man Band
*August donations will go to Hope House, a newly formed nonprofit that provides a healthy environment for Myrtle Beach High School students who are homeless or otherwise burdened by circumstances beyond their control and are actively working on their high school diploma.
Grande Dunes suggests those attending please bring a lawn chair or blanket. Grande Dunes Event information

NOW through September 2, 2019 - That gives you a lot of days to enjoy Hot Summer Nights Here's the link to the schedule at Plyler Park and the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Watch it come alive in 2019! Every night of the summer from June 11th to September 2nd, Plyler Park and the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk are transformed into a family friendly entertainment zone.  Best of all, Hot Summer Nights Myrtle Beach activities are free. Events run from 8pm to 11pm each night, brought to you by the Oceanfront Merchants Association, features live concerts, a carnival just for the kids, karaoke with a DJ, a family game show night.  Starting around 6 pm, Glitter tattoos and costumed Princesses will be here! Pick a Pearl, tie-dye your own t-shirt, caricature artist and two bounce houses will be available. On Monday, Wednesday and Saturday you'll enjoy the stilt-walkers and balloon twisters!

TODAYand Sat. June 15, 2019 - Monster Truck Devastation. Feel the earth shake and the thunder rumble! This is the biggest and baddest five-ton Monster Trucks machines will be therem hungry for action!  See the Monster Trucks up close, meet the drivers who power the 2,000 horsepower beasts and enjoy the pre-show activities at the Pit Party.  Then see the high flying, breath taking devastating action on the outdoor course at Myrtle Beach Speedway. Learn more at the Monster Truck Devastation

The “Slow Roll” Bicycle Program 9:00 a.m., various Tuesday locations beginning Cyclists will ride five to eight miles at beginners pace, on existing bicycle infrastructure in the City of Myrtle Beach. The rides will feature bicycle tips and rules of the road. You must wear a helmet to participate. If you do not have a bicycle,, but would like to ride, contact Beach Bike Shop at 843-448-5103, to rent a bike. The program is free, but you must sign up to participate. To sign up, call Troy Marron 843-918-4906 e-mail:
Last Slow Roll - June 18 East Coast Greenway Part 2

June 22, 2019 - Tuesday MOPAR Day - Mopar enthusiasts and muscle car connoisseurs are invited to attend Myrtle Beach's annual "Mopars at the Beach" View more at Myrtle Beach Speedway

June 28 - August 2 - The Market Common Movies Under the Stars.
Bring your blanket or chairs. Moview showing:
6/28 – Aquaman
7/5 – Mary Poppins Returns
7/12 – Incredibles 2
7/19 – Grease
7/26 – Bumble Bee
8/2 Spider- Man in Spider-Vers

June 29 and 30, 2019 Art in the Park 10 AM - 4 PM both Sat. and Sun. at Chapin Park, Market Common. The Grand Strand's premier outdoor show and sale is sponsored bt the oldest art guild in the area: Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild

July 4, 2019 Croissants Bistro & Bakery will host their 8th Annual 4th of July Cupcake Eating Contest. Competition participants, 18 years and older, are invited to “have their cake and eat it, too” during this cupcake eating marathon. The winner will be crowned, “2019 Cupcake Champion” of Myrtle Beach. The festival is locatd at Marina Park (at Grande Dunes) 8201 Marina Parkway, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and will feature local celebrity judges, carnival games, face painting, food trucks, and more. Contestants have 5 minutes to eat as many cupcakes as they can, beginning at 11:30 a.m. The event will be in conjunction with the Grande Dunes 4th of July golf cart parade, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at Marina Park. Admission is free for spectators. Contestant registration is $20 per person, adn includes entry to a context, a t-shirt and as many cupcakes as you can eat in 5 minutes! You can register online here!

Fireworks 2019:

Broadway at the Beach Tuesday and Friday, throughout the summer, with a special celebration on July 4.

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

Cherry Grove Pier in North Myrtle Beafch will gost 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 special fireworks nights during the summer. Fireworks will be each Wednesday night t at 10 p.m. during the peak summer season, weather permitting

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

Oceanfront Merchants Association’s “Hot Summer Nights,” June 10- September 3, 2019
Skyrider Park, Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place, June 12-September 9, 2019
Concerts on the Green at Valor Memorial Garden, June 20, July 18 and August 15, 2019
Ground Zero’s Sunday Celebrations, Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place, June 23, June 30, July 7 and July 14, 2019
Farmers' Market at The Market Common, Every Wednesday and Saturday, August 5-September 28, 2019
Skyrider Park, Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place, September 10-December 8, 2019
38th Annual American Heart Association "Horses on the Beach" Beach Ride (Lakewood Campground to 54th Avenue North), November 9, 2019
Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival, Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place, November 1-3, 2019

The Boardwalk, Downtown Mterle Beach! Everyone loves the Boardwalk! Here you'll find all the events and entertainment. Keep your eye on this Boardwalk Calendar


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