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    APRIL | Fun Things To Do in Myrtle Beach

    April in Myrtle Beach! Some folks think there’s not a better time to live on the Grand Strand.

    With temperatures in the 70s and low 80s, the April weather in Myrtle Beach and along the Grand Strand is incredible. It’s perfect for walking and lounging on the beach and exploring the area’s many outdoor shopping facilities and festivals. The water temperature is typically in the 60s – a little chilly for some adults, but it doesn’t seem to slow down the kids at all!

    Easter in Myrtle Beach

    Easter is April 21st this year, and Myrtle Beach is a popular destination for Easter. With many sunrise services, including several on the beach, residents can worship on Easter Sunday all along the Grand Strand. Easter egg hunts are also available throughout the Myrtle Beach area.

    Take in a sunrise worship service, gather for Sunday brunch, or attend an Easter egg hunt at one of several locations around the Grand Strand. There are plenty of fun and special events taking place all over the beach.

    Easter Oceanfront Worship & Sunrise Services

    Are you looking for a place to worship on Easter Sunday? Many area churches offer sunrise services on the beach. For many, it’s an annual, unique, and moving experience.

    Garden City Chapel: Two miles south of Garden City Pier, Garden City Beach, SC. Join Garden City Chapel for a sunrise service on the beach at 6:30 a.m. on Easter Sunday. Signs will point the way to the service two miles south of the Garden City Pier.

    Grand Strand Baptist Church: Second Avenue Pier, Myrtle Beach, SC. The Easter Sunrise service is an annual tradition for Grand Strand Baptist Church. Join them at 6:30 a.m. for worship and a short message.

    Faith Presbyterian Church: 79th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC. Easter Sunrise Services is on the beach at 79th Avenue North starting at 6:30 am. Bring a blanket or folding chair if you don’t wish to stand for the service. A special breakfast buffet will follow at the church.

    Christ United: Christ United Church will hold a 6:00 a.m. sunrise service on Easter Sunday outside at Bummz Beach Cafe at 2002 North Ocean Boulevard. Guests may bring a chair if they do not wish to stand. A continental breakfast will follow service.

    Murrells Inlet Church of God: Murrells Inlet Church of God will have a sunrise service on Easter Sunday at 608 Gibson Avenue in Murrells Inlet. A cantata will follow at 11 a.m.

    Shepherd of the Sea Lutheran Church: Conch Cafe in Garden City Beach, SC. Sunrise service will take place on the beach at 6:30 a.m. with a pancake breakfast following at Shepherd of the Sea church.

    Trinity United Methodist Church: 17th Avenue South, North Myrtle Beach, SC. Sunrise service will be held Easter Sunday at 6:30 on the beach at 17th Avenue South. Please bring flowers and lawn chairs for the service.

    Easter Egg Hunts

    McLean Park: North Myrtle Beach will host their annual Easter Egg Hunt the Saturday before Easter Saturday, April 20, 2019, 10:00 am sharp. Egg hunts will be divided according to age groups and refreshments will be provided by the North Strand Optimist Club. Bring your camera for photos with Ms. Blossom.

    Surfside Beach: Easter Egg Hunt & Children’s Festival, Saturday, April 20, 2019, 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm at the Huckabee Complex. 

    Garden City: Shepherd of the Sea Lutheran Church in Garden City will host an Easter Egg hunt on Saturday, April 13, 11:00 am.

    Conway: Easter Egg Hunts will be held starting at 11:00 am Saturday, April 13, 2019, at the Conway Recreation Complex. Age group hunts are 1-2 years old, 11:00 am; 3-5 years old, 11:15 am; 6-8 years old, 11:30 am; 9-12 years old, 11:45 am.

    Myrtle Beach: This is not an easter egg hunt, ratherBreakfast with the Easter Bunny! Hard Rock Cafe at Broadway at the Beach is offering a special Breakfast with the Bunny on April 20. 

    The Oaks Crafts Show

    Saturday, April 6, 2019, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

    3986 U.S. Hwy 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC

    Visit the booths of local crafters from across the Carolinas at this annual Low Country Show. A unique blend of artisans will be on hand displaying their crafts. There’s Free Parking, no admission Fee, and food and drinks will be available in the area. The show is located on the grounds of The Lazy Gator store, 3986 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet.

    Military History Trolley Tour & Reception

    Friday, April 12, 2019;  2:00 –  4:00 pm

    The Market Common, Myrtle Beach, SC

    Market Common has a long and distinguished military history. Market Common was an important military base during WWII and later during the Cold War, Vietnam War, and Desert Storm.

    Tour-takers board a trolley for a one-hour narrated tour around the Market Common District learning about the history of the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base, and the Myrtle Beach Army Air Field during WWII which also housed a German POW camp. A one-hour catered reception at Tupelo Honey, where they will meet a historical figure who was part of the base’s history, will immediately follow the tour. The tour includes stops at Warbird Park, the General Robert H. Reed Recreation Center, that is the home to a small military museum, and at the Myrtle Beach International Airport’s Norton General Aviation Terminal. The terminal features displays from the Base Operations building that once stood on that site. Tickets for the trolley tour and reception are $30.

    The tour begins at 2:00 pm in front of the Grand 14 Cinema, at Deville and Reed Streets.  Guests board the trolley and depart for a one-hour tour with three stops. They return to Tupelo Honey at about 3:00 pm for the one-hour catered reception and historical presentation.

    $30 tickets can be purchased: Eventbrite

    6th Annual Spring Art in Common Arts & Crafts Show in Valor Park

    Saturday, April 13 & Sunday, April 14, 2019,

    9:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Valor Park, The Market Common, 1017 Deville Street, Myrtle Beach, SC 

    Seacoast Artists Guild will sponsor the 6th Annual Seacoast Artists Guild Art in Common Spring Festival at Valor Memorial Park in The Market Common. The festival offers for sale a range of handcrafted items including photography, drawings, painted arts, jewelry, pottery, stone, wood and glass crafts. The artwork is produced by fifty (50) talented local and area artists. The event will be held rain or shine, and the admission is FREE. The event is Pet and Child-friendly.

    The 14th Annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival

    Tuesday, April 23, 5:00 pm through Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00  pm

    The Market Common, 1017 Deville Street, Myrtle Beach, SC 

    Named in both “Top 25” and “Top 50” “Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” by MovieMaker Magazine, The Myrtle Beach International Film Festival is celebrating its 14th year in The Market Common from April 23, 2019, to April 27, 2019. Guests enjoy more than 65 features, documentaries and shorts over five days, plus a filmmaker/actor panel discussion, the Opening Ceremony, the Awards Ceremony, and the option of four meals and three receptions at popular eateries.  For more information, call 843-497-0220, email Info@mbiff.com or online.

    Tickets go on sale March 1.

    Myrtle Beach Food Truck Festival

    Friday, April 26 through Sunday, April 28, 2019; various times

    The Oceanfront Boardwalk District, Myrtle Beach, SC

    The Myrtle Beach Food Truck Festival returns to the beach for a weekend of food and entertainment. The event will feature more than 30 local and regional food trucks, family-friendly games and activities, a cornhole tournament, beer stations, and a dedicated Kidz Zone. There will be great, live entertainment each day from local bands like The Bounty Hunters, The Paul Grimshaw Band, Oracle Blue, and Tru Sol Band. This event is free to attend and will take place 6:00 pm until 10:00 pm Friday, April 26, 2019; 11:00 am until 7:00 pm, Saturday, April 27, 2019; and 11:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday, April 28, 2019.

    11th Annual Dragon Boat Festival in Grand Park

    Saturday, April 27, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Valor Park, The Market Common, 1017 Deville Street, Myrtle Beach, SC

    The Dragon Boat Festival is Ground Zero’s premier annual fundraiser. Teams of 20 paddlers and one drummer compete, racing for the fastest time in their division. Participants and teams can win awards and prizes for their race results and fundraising efforts. The event is free to spectators who can enjoy the variety of activities the Festival has to offer.

    In addition to the races, there will be a drummer costume competition, live DJ, and awards ceremony, plus food and drink vendors, entertainment, a family fun zone, and banana boat rides will be available throughout the day.

    Art in the Park in Valor Park

    Saturday, April 27, 10:00 am through Sunday, April 28, 2019, 4:00 pm

    Valor Park, The Market Common, 1017 Deville Street, Myrtle Beach, SC

    Art in the Park (AITP) is the Grand Strand’s premier outdoor art show and sale, hosted by the oldest art guild in the area, Waccamaw Arts & Crafts Guild (est. 1969). Since 1972, Art in the Park has hosted artists from all over the country working in a variety of mediums. The extraordinary success of AITP relates directly to the high quality of the art and fine art crafts that are juried into these shows. Art in the Park, Myrtle Beach, SC is a preferred destination for artists and art lovers. There is something for everyone at Art in the Park.

    The 8th Annual Socastee Heritage Festival

    Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Junction of Highways 544 and 707, by the swing bridge, Myrtle Beach, SC

    Every year, thousands flock to Socastee Swing Bridge for the annual Socastee Heritage Festival. For nearly a decade, attendees have come out to the bridge on the last Saturday of April where they enjoy cotton candy and gorgeous views of the Intracoastal Waterway.

    The event featured 180 vendors, in addition to kids activities like bounce houses and pony rides, as well as entertainment performed on three different stages. Nine volunteers groups put on the event.

    The Sarvis House, a historic landmark maintained by the Socastee Heritage Foundation, displays historical photos and other old-time items year-round from registries and newspaper clippings to photos. Most of the money from the event is used to maintain the house, which was built in the 1800s. The remainder is dispersed in grants that benefit the local community.

    The last Saturday in April the road is closed to automobile traffic and most attendees are lucky enough to see the swing bridge in operation as yachts sail up and down the Intracoastal Waterway.

     

     

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      I will be staying in m b for the month of may I would love to recive the best things to due list for may

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      • The Trembley Group

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        Hi Maze, my apologies for the late reply! We hope you had a great trip to Myrtle Beach and were able to catch our May Event blog. So that you don’t miss our Event blog each month, would you like us to add you to our email list? This way it will land directly in your inbox and you won’t miss out on any fun things to do. Please let us know!

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