Local Events, Seasonal Activities and more

 

 

 Pawleys Island is in the path of totality for the Great American Eclipse of August 21, 2017!

 

 

Carolina Country Music Festival

Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker, Billy Currington, Lee Brice, Chris Young, Dee Jay Silver, Kip Moore
Fri Jun 9 , 2017  –  Sun Jun 11 , 2017

Doors: 1:00 PM

Event Times: Fri 1pm-11:30pm, Sat 1pm-11:30pm, Sun 1pm-11:30pm
 
 

 

BROADWAY AT THE BEACH 2017 FIREWORKS SCHEDULE

 

 

MAY

 

BROOKGREEN GARDENS

 

"Ribbit The Exhibit" is a remarkable traveling collection of larger-than-life, copper frogs taking part in a variety of activities, including playing instruments, catching butterflies, and meditating on a lily pad. Sculpted by artist, J.A. Cobb, these captivating whimsical sculptures are on display from April 1 to July 9, 2017 and are included in garden admission.       Saturday, May 20, 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

J.A. Cobb, the artist who created RIBBIT THE EXHIBIT and all of its whimsical frog sculptures, will visit Brookgreen Gardens to meet many members of his Lowcountry audience and answer questions about his art. J.A. Cobb will present a special members-only program at 2:00 p.m. at the Lowcountry Center Auditorium, which will be free but requires reservations by calling (843) 235-6016.

 

 

Butterfly House Open Daily

Whispering Wings Butterfly Experience

This seasonal exhibit features a lush garden filled with tropical plants where hundreds of butterflies soar through the air. Whispering Wings contains a pupae emergence room where you can observe the transformation from chrysalis to adult butterflies. The exhibit is open daily. Tickets are $3 - adults and $2 - children in addition to garden admission for a 30-minute timed visit.

 

 

Curators Auction Exhibit of Works by Glenna Goodacre       April 29 - May 10

In preparation for the Fine Art Auction on May 5th, sculpture and art to be auctioned will be on display in the Rainey Sculpture Pavilion. This once in a lifetime exhibit of fine art is free with garden admission.

 

 

 

Friends Fine Art Auction        Friday, May 5, 2017 6:00 p.m.

Brookgreen Gardens and the Friends of Brookgreen are honored to partner with Morris & Whiteside Auctions for a once in a lifetime Fine Art Auction featuring the works of noted sculptor, Glenna Goodacre.   A portion of the proceeds will be donated to support Brookgreen Gardens' mission to collect, conserve, and provide education opportunities.

 

 

Spring Gala Fundraiser       Saturday, May 6, 2017 Carnevale di Venezia

Expect an evening of masks, music and merriment at this year’s Brookgreen gala, Carnevale di Venezia. Set for May 6th in the enchanting Poetry Garden, the event promises a flavor of Venice with opulent décor, masked guests, a silent auction, and fanciful festivities.

The Friends have been planning this black tie optional affair with a unique attention to detail. Dance to the tunes of “Paperwork”, dine on Italian-themed delicacies, and sip luscious libations.

The Friends of Brookgreen Gardens are proud to be the presenting sponsor of the unique experience, “Ribbit the Exhibit” created by J.A. Cobb and proceeds from the gala will help support this enchanting exhibit.

Tickets for the event are $175 per person or $300 per couple ( includes reserved seating and printed program recognition). Call or email JRowe@brookgreen.org at (843) 235-6018 to purchase tickets.

 

 

Sculpture Exhibit        May 27 – July 23

"Recent Acquisitions, 2014-2017"

This exhibit will feature works by Stanley Bleifeld (1924-2011), Marion Roller (1916 -2012), and Domenico Facci (1916-1994), all of whom are represented by multiple sculptures in the Brookgreen Gardens collection. It will also include medallic art by important sculptors in this specialized field which has been an acquisition focus in recent years. The exhibit is free with garden admission.

 

 

Gullah Program      1 p.m. Wednesdays in May - 3, 10, 17 & 24 (no 5/31)

Ron Daise, Vice-president for Creative Education and Gullah descendant, will present an entertaining and informative program about the culture, food, language, and history of the Gullah Geechee people. The program will be in the Wall Lowcountry Center Auditorium and is free with garden admission.

 

 

Red, White, and Blue Salute to Veterans         May 27-29

Brookgreen staff and volunteers will place flags throughout the gardens at patriotic sculpture and sculpture created by veterans. Printed information about these artists and their work is available at the Welcome Center.

 

 

Breakfast with the Butterflies          Saturday, May 27th

Take part in a colorful celebration at the Butterfly House and enjoy a delicious catered breakfast buffet and children’s activities and crafts. In addition, all guests will receive a 30 minute-timed admission (10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) to Whispering Wings Butterfly House. Children will receive their own pair of butterfly wings to wear and take home.

Ticket Information - Members: Adult $20/Child $15 General public: Adult $25/Child $20 (includes garden admission)

Space is limited. Call (843) 235-6016. Tickets include garden admission, breakfast, admission to Butterfly House, crafts, activities, butterfly wings (one per child) and tote bag for each family.

 

 

Camp Brookgreen

Week-long camp provides activities with an emphasis on connections to the natural world, animals and art. Summer fun and educational enrichment at Brookgreen Gardens include hands-on activities, zoo and garden exploration, live animal encounters, crafts, games, stories, projects and more. Sessions are for rising K-12th graders. Call 843-235-6049 for more information.

 

 

MURRELLS INLET MARSHWALK

Cinco de MarshWalk – Friday, May 5, 2017 – Come celebrate Cinco de Mayo MarshWalk Style! Join the fun at our festive celebration of freedom and culture.  Live music, party favors, authentic cuisine, drink specials, and more will fill the MarshWalk! Grab your sombrero and get ready for this fiesta!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pawleys Pavilion Reunion                    MAY 7 • 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

 

Since 1998 Pawleys locals and visitors alike have gathered to relive the memories of Pawleys Pavilion in South Carolina! Dance (shag) under the stars to beach music by the best beach music bands! Huge dance floor, shuttle service, local food vendors, advance tickets available from Habitat for Humanity, this year’s Sponser!

 

 

World Famous Blue Crab Festival      May 14 & 15, 2016     Little River, South Carolina

What started out as a small gathering has turned into a two-day blow-out, drawing visitors from all over the country to Little River, South Carolina on May 14 and 15. Organizers are expecting upwards of 50,000 attendees at this year’s 35th annual event, which will feature tons of vendors, live entertainments, arts & crafts, a kid’s area, beauty pageant, and 5K. Advance tickets are $4 per day, and $5 at the gate.

 

 

MARKET COMMON EVENTS

MAY     6-13-20-27      FARMERS MARKET ON DEVILLE STREET

MAY    6                        TASTE OF THE MARKET COMMON    BUY $1 FOOD TICKETS IN FRONT OF GRAND 14

MAY     27                     MILITARY APECIATION DAYS PARADE

 

 

BROADWAY AT THE  BEACH

Myrtle Beach Car Club Back to Summer Car Show       May 13, 2017 9am-4pm

Join us as we welcome the Myrtle Beach Car Club Back to Summer Car Show to Broadway at the Beach. Stay tuned for more details on this even

 

 

Myrtle Beach Convention Center

Showstopper Regionals Dance Competition       May 13, 2017 - May 15, 2017        (843) 357-7469

What makes the Showstopper finals so incredible Showstopper is the largest, most renowned dance competition in the world, with more than 50 events each year. You’ll find us in large, state-of-the-art theaters and arenas that allow for a dreamy view of performers from just about every seat in the house. Our judges are selected based on professional experience and known for their warm encouragement and knack for delivering spot-on critique to dancers and teachers. Showstopper’s amazing stage sets are designed (and re-designed) to give performances a phenomenal frame, and we use special lighting to let each dancer steal the show. Toting our own professional and unique flooring and staging to every event ensures dancers are leaping and turning on a safe, consistent, and attractive surface. And our technical equipment produces some of the quickest chills in the business with top quality audio, including specially amplified tap sounds, and highest-standard multi-camera video recording shared on large-screen playback.

 

 

MYRTLE BEACH SPEEDWAY

NASCAR Racing Experience at Myrtle Beach Speedway

Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until October 31, 2017

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM           (704) 886-2400

Get a taste of racing with the NASCAR Racing Experience. Drive a REAL NASCAR race car for a timed racing session on one of the nations premier speedways by yourself! It's the lowest priced driving experience offered to race fans. Includes Driver's Meeting, Training & Instruction, Driving Experience plus Graduate Certificate with top speed. Ride Shotgun in a REAL Race Car! 3 High speed laps with one of our professional drivers! Pace Car Rides- Safe & Fun for all ages! Timed Drives starting at $199.99, Ride Alongs $50, Pace Car Rides $20! Season opens February - October 2017, Tuesday - Saturday 9am-2pm! Walk Ups Welcome. Book today online at www.myrtlebeachspeedway.com/attractions

 

 

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

 

May. 1, 2017        Bad Beat at the Big M Casino

 

Join the Big M Casino for a fun special! Texas Hold'em Poker players now have the chance to win an extra $200 during their cruise. On each cruise, the Texas Hold'em Poker player with the highest hand will win an extra $200 in cash. However, the high hand must be a Full House or better.

 

May. 1, 2017        Legends In Concert

 

The line-up of artists at Legends in Concerts is ever changing, so be sure to catch a show at their Broadway at the Beach location. The current season includes familiar faces like Elvis Presley, the Blues Brothers, Diana Ross, Buddy Holly and Brooks and Dunn and more. Stay tuned for a complete lineup for 2017. Each season features a new lineup so check back often! Ticket prices range

 

 

May. 2, 2017      The Carolina Opry Show

 

Don't miss The Carolina Opry Show, winner of every major SC tourism award! The variety show and its cast of 36 performers is two hours of fun and laughs. Broadway hits, pop songs, gospel and more are performed with singers and dancers mixed with state-of-the-art sound and visual effects. USA Today proclaimed The Carolina Opry Show "A Big Hit" and it was also named "Top Attraction

 

May. 6, 2017      Taste of The Market Common

 

Taste of The Market Common will feature scrumptious treats from the restaurants and stores at the complex. Start at Grand 14 Cinema to purchase your $1 food tickets and then enjoy a variety of appetizers, entrees and desserts at restaurants throughout the complex. Additional fun includes free carriage rides, bouncy houses, games and face-painting along with music.

 

 

 

May. 1, 2017                          Motor City Musical

 

Join the newest theatre in Myrtle Beach for Motor City Musical! The show is a fantastic tribute to Motown with live singing and dancing. Hear hits from Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, The Temptations and so many more. This show is 90 minutes. Tickets are $37.95/adult; $32.95/senior citizens (60+); $12.95 for students ages 12 to 16 and $8.95 for children ages 3 to 11. »

 

 

May. 1, 2017         Time Warp

 

The newest addition to The Carolina Opry’s excellent repertoire of live entertainment shows is a throwback to the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s featuring hits from Led Zeppelin, Whitney Houston, Elton John, Boston, Journey, The Temptations, and plenty more. Fast-paced and high-energy, Time Warp utilizes high-quality multimedia screens, elaborate costumes, and special effects to take audiences

 

 

May. 1, 2017       ONE: The Show

 

One The Show is Alabama Theatre's most high demanded show. Voted Best Live Entertainment Theatre by locals and visitors, the show is full of music and fun! Just take in the first few minutes of the multimedia introduction and you'll be hooked. Country, Rock, Comedy and Top hits are performed by some of the best entertainers around. Don't miss the thrilling new numbers added for

 

 

 

May. 2, 2017      Snoop Dogg - Wellness Retreat

 

Snoop Dogg, Flatbush Zombies & Berner perform an all-ages show at the House of Blues at Barefoot Landing. Doors open at 7:30. (Parent discretion is advised

 

May. 6, 2017       The Market Common Farmers Market

 

Join The Market Common and the Waccamaw Market Cooperative for a Farmer's Market every Saturday from May 6 through Sept. 30. The farmer's market will offer fresh, locally grown produce as well as locally caught seafood each Saturday. Stock up on baked goods, vegetables, fruits, flowers, plants, crafts, jams, jellies, pet treats and much more

 

 

May. 6, 2017       Rivertown Music & Craft Beer Festival

 

Conway Alive presents the Rivertown Music and Arts Festival this May. The street festival is home to a classic car show and a craft beer tasting zone. Take time to explore the live music and arts and crafts vendors. Admission is free. Stay tuned for more details on the 2017 festival

 

 

May. 6, 2017        Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

 

House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach invites you to a "Who Dunnit" Dinner Show. The Murder Mystery-themed show holds a murder investigation while you dine. Every person you're with is a suspect. Guess correctly and you may receive a prize! Your meal includes a Blues Brothers Salad with sliced tomatoes and carrots with house made balsamic vinaigrette or ranch dressing; citrus marinated

 

Michael Bairefoot Comedy Magician

 

Don't miss Michael Bairefoot in his 123 Magic Show in Myrtle Beach. The show was named "Best Magic Show on the Beach" and Michael was named the "Best Magician on the Beach." Other accolades include "People's Choice Award" and "First Place Stage Magic" by Winter Carnival of Magic (2013) plus so many others. The exciting comedy, magic show will be held at Landmark Resort and Angelo's

 

May. 7, 2017      Kirk Franklin’s Gospel Brunch

 

Kirk Franklin's Gospel Brunch is held every Sunday at House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach. Enjoy a complete breakfast buffet with live Gospel music. The buffet includes a carving station, Southern delicacies, desserts, chicken and waffles, omelettes, Jambalaya and so much more. The cost is $31/adult; $15.50 for ages 4 to 10 and free for children three and under. Reservations are

 

 

May. 12, 2017       Myrtle Beach Bike Week Spring Rally

 

Myrtle Beach Bike Week Spring Rally is set for May 12-21, 2017 and will feature bike shows, vendors, tours and more around the Grand Strand. Enjoy cruising daycations to Charleston or up to Wilmington, N.C. Harley Davidson locations are hot-spots throughout the week along with hangouts like Jamin' Leather, Beaver Bar, the Rat Hole, Suck Bang Blow, Myrtle Beach Speedway, Ocean Annie's

 

 

May. 13, 2017      Mayfest on Main Festival

 

The 12th annual Mayfest on Main Festival in North Myrtle Beach will feature live entertainment and family fun. The festival will also offer arts, crafts, food, a children's area, street entertainment and much, much more. Be sure to bring a chair or a blanket to see the free concerts featuring Great White; Russell Thompkins, Jr. and The New Stylistics and Blue Monday. Admission is is free.

May. 13, 2017      Sensory Friendly Visits to Ripley’s Aquarium

 

Join the Champion Autism Network for a Sensory Friendly visit to Ripley's Aquarium! Ripley's Aquarium will host special nights with the house lights up, music down, and the fog horn off for a sensory friendly experience. The CAN Sensory Friendly Visits to Ripley's Aquarium will take place on the following dates and times: March 4, 2017 from 9-11 a.m. May 3, 2017 from 9-11…

May. 17, 2017        Zookeeper For a Day

 

Learn the ins and outs of what it takes to be a zookeeper at Brookgreen Gardens. Guests ages 12 and up can get an in depth look at what it's like to work at Brookgreen's Lowcountry Zoo. You'll help with feeding, cleaning, animal care and diet preparation. You'll also get to interact with all different types of animals. The cost is $150/person. You must be at least 12 years of age

 

May. 20, 2017         World Famous Blue Crab Festival

 

The 36th annual Blue Crab Festival will host lots of food, fun, arts, crafts and more! The event takes place along the Little River waterfront and hosts a kids' area with tons of games and things to do. Admission is $4 in advance or $5 at the door for ages 13 and up. This event is family and biker-friendly. Stay tuned for more details on the 2017 Blue Crab Festival.

 

 

June

 BROOKGREEN GARDENS

 

"Ribbit the Exhibit" is a remarkable traveling collection of larger-than-life, copper frogs taking part in a variety of activities, including playing instruments, catching butterflies, and meditating on a lily pad. Sculpted by artist, J.A. Cobb, these captivating whimsical sculptures are on display from April 1 to July 9, 2017 and are included in garden admission.

 

Butterfly House Open Daily     Whispering Wings Butterfly Experience

This seasonal exhibit features a lush garden filled with tropical plants where hundreds of butterflies soar through the air. Whispering Wings contains a pupae emergence room where you can observe the transformation from chrysalis to adult butterflies. The exhibit is open daily. Tickets are $3 - adults and $2 - children in addition to garden admission for a 30-minute timed visit.

 

 

Sculpture Exhibit    May 27 – July 23                   "Recent Acquisitions, 2014-2016"

This exhibit will feature works by Stanley Bleifeld (1924-2011), Marion Roller (1916 -2012), and Domenico Facci (1916-1994), all of whom are represented by multiple sculptures in the Brookgreen Gardens collection. It will also include medallic art by important sculptors in this specialized field which has been an acquisition focus in recent years. The exhibit is free with garden admission.

 

 

Art Festival       June 3 & 4

Our two-day event Art Festival (9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.) provides an opportunity to talk with local and regional artists and authors. Brookgreen invites selected artists and authors to sell their works, meet with visitors and give demonstrations. The festival is free with garden admission. More information.

 

 

Gullah Program            1 p.m. Wednesdays in June - 7, 14, 21 & 28

Ron Daise, Vice-president for Creative Education and Gullah descendant, will present an entertaining and informative program about the culture, food, language, and history of the Gullah Geechee people. The program will be in the Wall Lowcountry Center Auditorium and is free with garden admission.

 

 

 

Cool Summer Evenings                                 Wednesday - Friday, June 14 - August 11

After a day at the beach, visit the gardens in the cool of the evening and enjoy concerts, kids programs, and dinner in the Pavilion Restaurant. Entertainment and programs are included in garden admission. Creek Cruises are $8 in addition to admission.

 

 

Camp Brookgreen

Camp Brookgreen provides one-week activities with an emphasis on connections to the natural world, animals, and art. Summer fun and educational enrichment at Brookgreen Gardens include hands-on activities, zoo and garden exploration, live animal encounters, crafts, games, stories, projects and more for rising K-12th graders. Call 843-235-6049  for more information.

 

 

THE MARKET COMMON

JUNE 2            MOVIES UNDER THE STARS! - MATILDA (PG)        VALOR PARK

 

JUNE 3            FARMERS MARKET ON DEVILLE STREET

 

JUNE 6             COMPLIMENTARY CARRIAGE RIDES

 

JUNE 9              MOVIES UNDER THE STARS! - MINIONS (PG)               VALOR PARK

 

JUNE 10            FARMERS MARKET ON DEVILLE STREET

 

JUNE 13        COMPLIMENTARY CARRIAGE RIDES

 

JUNE 16          MOVIES UNDER THE STARS! - THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS (PG)    VALOR PARK

 

JUNE 17          FARMERS MARKET ON DEVILLE STREET

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JUNE 20       COMPLIMENTARY CARRIAGE RIDES

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JUNE 23       MOVIES UNDER THE STARS! - GHOSTBUSTERS / 2016 (PG-13)       VALOR PARK

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JUNE 24       FARMERS MARKET ON DEVILLE STREET

 

JUNE 24-25       FESTA ITALIANA               GRAND PARK

 

JUNE 27        COMPLIMENTARY CARRIAGE RIDES

 

JUNE 30               MOVIES UNDER THE STARS! - THE JUNGLE BOOK / LIVE ACTION (PG)     VALOR PARK

 

 

BROADWAY AT THE BEACH

Summer Nights               Jun 02, 2017 - Sep 03, 2017

Free nightlyA entertainment and kids activities all summer long at Broadway at the Beach!

 

Corvette Club Car Show                Jun 03, 2017 9am-4pm

 

Adaville Youth Choir                    Jun 19, 2017 7:30pm-8:30pm

Broadway at the Beach welcomes the Adaville Youth Choir to the Heroes Harbor stage from 7:30pm-8:30pm!

 

 

 

MYRTLE BEACH SPEEDWAY

 

Bell and Bell Night June 3rd

Watch the NASCAR Late Models (Twins),Chargers, Mini Stocks & Super Trucks. Five action packed races all back to back guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat or on your feet! Pits open 2:00pm Grandstand Gates open 5:45pm Races Start 7:45pm

 

 

Monster truck logo    Traxxus Monster Truck Destruction Tour- June 16th and 17th

Guess who's coming to Myrtle Beach Speedway for a show like no other? Traxxus Monster Truck Destruction Tour! Monster Trucks, Pit Party, Autographs and MORE! Tickets go on SALE SOON! Advance Tickets: GA Kids $10, Adults $15, Pit Party $10, VIP $25. Day of Show GA Kids $12, Adults $17, VIP $35.

 

Walk Your Dog Night June 24th

Watch the NASCAR Late Models , Twin Chargers, Mini Stocks, Super Trucks & Street Stocks. Five action packed races all back to back guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat or on your feet! Pits open 2:00pm Grandstand Gates open 5:45pm Races Start 7:45pm

 

 

Festivals & Events

 

Jun. 1, 2017              Bad Beat at the Big M Casino

Join the Big M Casino for a fun special! Texas Hold'em Poker players now have the chance to win an extra $200 during their cruise. On each cruise, the Texas Hold'em Poker player with the highest hand will win an extra $200 in cash. However, the high hand must be a Full House or better.

 

 

Jun. 1, 2017     The Carolina Opry Show

Don't miss The Carolina Opry Show, winner of every major SC tourism award! The variety show and its cast of 36 performers is two hours of fun and laughs. Broadway hits, pop songs, gospel and more are performed with singers and dancers mixed with state-of-the-art sound and visual effects. USA Today proclaimed The Carolina Opry Show "A Big Hit" and it was also named "Top Attraction in…

 

Jun. 1, 2017       Legends In Concert

The line-up of artists at Legends in Concerts is ever changing, so be sure to catch a show at their Broadway at the Beach location. The current season includes familiar faces like Elvis Presley, the Blues Brothers, Diana Ross, Buddy Holly and Brooks and Dunn and more. Stay tuned for a complete lineup for 2017. Each season features a new lineup so check back often! Ticket prices range…

 

 

Jun. 8, 2017         Thunder & Light featuring All That!

Featuring original choreography by nationally-renowned clogging group All That!, a multi-million dollar laser light show, and the magical illusions of The Wagsters, Calvin Gilmore’s new Thunder & Light show is a must-see! This entirely new live production will get you up close and personal with amazing dancing of All That! — the group that has been features multiple times on…

 

 

Jun. 9, 2017      Carolina Country Music Fest

The 2017 dates are set for the Carolina Country Music Fest! The 3rd annual event will be held June 9-11, 2017 at the former Pavilion site in Myrtle Beach. Kenny Chesney, Darius Rucker and Jason Alden will headline at the 2017 event! Other performers include Billy Currington, Gretchen Wilson, Big and Rich, Runaway June, Lauren Jenkins, Lee Brice, Chris Young, Kip Moore, Morgan Myles,…

 

Jun. 1, 2017      ONE: The Show

One The Show is Alabama Theatre's most high demanded show. Voted Best Live Entertainment Theatre by locals and visitors, the show is full of music and fun! Just take in the first few minutes of the multimedia introduction and you'll be hooked. Country, Rock, Comedy and Top hits are performed by some of the best entertainers around. Don't miss the thrilling new numbers added for…

 

Jun. 2, 2017      Sun Fun Festival 2017

The Sun Fun Festival returns to Myrtle Beach for its 62nd year! Activities include the Sun Fun Parade, shag lessons, live performers, games and more.  The official schedule of events is to be announced. 

 

 

Jun. 2, 2017      Time Warp

The newest addition to The Carolina Opry’s excellent repertoire of live entertainment shows is a throwback to the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s featuring hits from Led Zeppelin, Whitney Houston, Elton John, Boston, Journey, The Temptations, and plenty more. Fast-paced and high-energy, Time Warp utilizes high-quality multimedia screens, elaborate costumes, and special effects to take audiences…

 

Jun. 2, 2017               Motor City Musical

Join the newest theatre in Myrtle Beach for Motor City Musical! The show is a fantastic tribute to Motown with live singing and dancing. Hear hits from Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, The Temptations and so many more. This show is 90 minutes. Tickets are $37.95/adult; $32.95/senior citizens (60+); $12.95 for students ages 12 to 16 and $8.95 for children ages 3 to 11. Group…

 

Jun. 3, 201      Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach invites you to a "Who Dunnit" Dinner Show. The Murder Mystery-themed show holds a murder investigation while you dine. Every person you're with is a suspect. Guess correctly and you may receive a prize! Your meal includes a Blues Brothers Salad with sliced tomatoes and carrots with house made balsamic vinaigrette or ranch dressing; citrus marinated…

 

 

Jun. 3, 2017                The Native Sons Salt Games

The Native Sons Salt Games is Myrtle Beach's only competitive beach festival. This two-day event held on Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4 is an action-packed celebration of life at the beach where competitors test their skills against one another in the water and on the sand. The 2017 schedule includes the Beach Bum 5K, Beach Brawl Wrestling Tournament, BLVD Blowout Skateboard…

 

 

Michael Bairefoot Comedy Magician

Don't miss Michael Bairefoot in his 123 Magic Show in Myrtle Beach. The show was named "Best Magic Show on the Beach" and Michael was named the "Best Magician on the Beach." Other accolades include "People's Choice Award" and "First Place Stage Magic" by Winter Carnival of Magic (2013) plus so many others. The exciting comedy, magic show will be held at Landmark Resort and Angelo's…

 

 

Jun. 4, 2017       Kirk Franklin’s Gospel Brunch

 

Kirk Franklin's Gospel Brunch is held every Sunday at House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach. Enjoy a complete breakfast buffet with live Gospel music. The buffet includes a carving station, Southern delicacies, desserts, chicken and waffles, omelettes, Jambalaya and so much more. The cost is $31/adult; $15.50 for ages 4 to 10 and free for children three and under. Reservations are…

 

 

Jun. 11, 2017       Taste of the Coast Charity Golf Tournament

Register your team for the third annual Taste of the Coast Charity Golf Tournament to benefit Risen Christ Lutheran School. The tournament will be held at the Norman Course at Barefoot Landing with lunch, prizes, awards ceremony with heavy hors d'ouevres and everything you need for 18 holes of golf. Awards will be given for first, second and third place. Risen Christ Lutheran School…

 

Jun. 19, 2017      Broadway Workshop at The Calvin Gilmore Theater

Group Travel Odyssey presents their Broadway Workshop on tour at The Calvin Gilmore Theater in Myrtle Beach. The five-day workshop dives into musical theater with classes in singing, dancing, acting, stagecraft and so much more taught by talented actors and coaches from New York City. Campers will even have a chance to perform a pre-show to "Time Warp" right on stage for a live…

 

 

JULY

Pawleys Island 4th of July Parade      JULY 4 • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The Fourth of July Parade on Pawleys Island, South Carolina is a fun community event. Visitors and locals alike parade down the Island in anything that becomes a makeshift float – be it a boat, car, or flatbed truck! All of which are decorated in true red, white, and blue ~ true patriotic fashion! The Pawleys Island Parade is a fun, family tradition on the 4th. To enter a float in the parade, please stop by the Town Hall, 321 Myrtle Avenue, Pawleys Island to fill out an application. The cost to enter is $15 in advance, the day of the parade it is $20. Applications will be available Mondays – Fridays, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. until the day of the parade.

 

 

 

Paddle North Inlet                             June 2, 2017 - August 17, 2017     Hobcaw Barony Discovery Center/North Inlet-Winyah Bay Estuarine Research Reserve

Join the Reserve and Surf the Earth for a naturalist-guided tour through the creeks of North Inlet. This program includes instruction in basic kayaking, a natural history overview, and educational highlights of the North Inlet ecosystem. Wear sturdy shoes, bring water, snack and camera/binoculars if desired. Cost: $50/person; weather permitting; limited to 6 participants; please call to register.

 

 

Brookgreen Gardens

 

"Ribbit the Exhibit"

"Ribbit The Exhibit" is a remarkable traveling collection of larger-than-life, copper frogs taking part in a variety of activities, including playing instruments, catching butterflies, and meditating on a lily pad. Sculpted by artist, J.A. Cobb, these captivating whimsical sculptures are on display from April 1 to July 9, 2017 and are included in garden admission.

 

Butterfly House Open Daily

This seasonal exhibit features a lush garden filled with tropical plants where hundreds of butterflies soar through the air. Whispering Wings contains a pupae emergence room where you can observe the transformation from chrysalis to adult butterflies. The exhibit is open daily. Tickets are $3 - adults and $2 - children in addition to garden admission for a 30-minute timed visit.

 

Cool Summer Evenings         Wednesday - Friday, June 14 - August 11

After a day at the beach, visit the gardens in the cool of the evening and enjoy concerts, kids programs, and dinner in the Pavilion Restaurant. Entertainment and programs are included in garden admission. Creek Cruises are $8 in addition to admission.

 

 

Brookgreen Gardens 86th Anniversary        July 13

Lecture by Robin Salmon, Vice-President of Art and Historical Collections at Brookgreen Gardens,will give a talk at 3 pm in the Lowcountry Auditorium. It is free with garden admission.

 

 

Gullah Geechee Program Series        July 5, 12, 19 & 26

Ron Daise, Vice President for Creative Education, presents “Gullah Geechee Skrent (Strength)” Wednesdays at 1 p.m., in the Lowcountry Center Auditorium. The 50-minute interactive program informs about values and qualities that are inherent to Gullah Geechee heritage, as relayed through songs, poetry, excerpts from cultural writings, and personal insights. The program is free with garden admission.

 

 

 

BOADWAY AT THE BEACH

Summer Nights          Jun 02, 2017 - Sep 03, 2017

Join us for free nightly entertainment and kids activities all summer long at Broadway at the Beach!

 

Fireworks Extravaganza           Jul 04-10pm         Jul 07-10pm         Jul 11-10pm         Jul 14-10pm       Jul 18-10pm        Jul 21-10pm      Jul 25-10pm      Jul 28-10pm

Join us for a Fireworks Extravaganza sponsored by Helicopter Adventures at 10pm over Lake Broadway.

 

 

 

The Market Common

JULY 1, 8, 15, 22, 29               FARMERS MARKET ON DEVILLE STREET

July 4                                           INDEPENDENCE DAY 5K AND 8K          VALOR PARK

July 4, 11, 18, 25                    COMPLIMENTARY CARRIAGE RIDES

July 7, 14, 21, 28                    MOVIES UNDER THE STARS!  (PG)     VALOR PARK

 

 

 

 MYRTEL BEACH SPEEDWAY

Sun Fun 101 July 8th  July 22nd

Watch the NASCAR Late Models , Chargers, Mini Stocks, Super Trucks & Vintage. Five action packed races all back to back guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat or on your feet! Pits open 2:00pm Grandstand Gates open 5:45pm Races Start 7:45pm

 

 Summer NOPI Nationals 2017 July 28,29 and 30

Day Of Tickets- 3 Day Pass $25 – General Admission $45 – Non Judged Entry (Car & Driver) $50 – Judged Entry (Car & Driver) $60 – Drift Car Entry

 

 Myrtle Beach Speedway- Home of the Performance 300, Myrtle Beach 400, IceBreaker 200 and NASCAR Racing Experience.

Over the years, Myrtle Beach Speedway has been the training grounds for some of NASCAR’s biggest stars including Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jeff Gordon. All four generations of Pettys and three generations of Earnhardts have taken a green flag around Myrtle Beach Speedway.Myrtle Beach Speedway is half mile, semi-banked asphalt oval track. NASCAR race at Myrtle Beach Speedway from 1958 through 2000. Currently the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series race on the speedway plus various other classes of racing including Late Model Charger, Super Trucks and Mini Stocks. Make your summer vacation one to remember forever and sign up today to drive a real NASCAR race car at NASCAR Racing Experience on the Myrtle Beach Speedway.

 

 

 

Events & Festivals

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                                                             Bad Beat at the Big M Casino

Join the Big M Casino for a fun special! Texas Hold'em Poker players now have the chance to win an extra $200 during their cruise. On each cruise, the Texas Hold'em Poker player with the highest hand will win an extra $200 in cash. However, the high hand must be a Full House or better.

 

                                                      The Carolina Opry Show

Don't miss The Carolina Opry Show, winner of every major SC tourism award! The variety show and its cast of 36 performers is two hours of fun and laughs. Broadway hits, pop songs, gospel and more are performed with singers and dancers mixed with state-of-the-art sound and visual effects. USA Today proclaimed The Carolina Opry Show "A Big Hit" and it was also named "Top Attraction

 

                                                 Legends In Concert

The line-up of artists at Legends in Concerts is ever changing, so be sure to catch a show at their Broadway at the Beach location. The current season includes familiar faces like Elvis Presley, the Blues Brothers, Diana Ross, Buddy Holly and Brooks and Dunn and more. Stay tuned for a complete lineup for 2017. Each season features a new lineup so check back often!

 

 

                                                    Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach invites you to a "Who Dunnit" Dinner Show. The Murder Mystery-themed show holds a murder investigation while you dine. Every person you're with is a suspect. Guess correctly and you may receive a prize! Your meal includes a Blues Brothers Salad with sliced tomatoes and carrots with house made balsamic vinaigrette or ranch dressing

 

                                                        Motor City Musical

Join the newest theatre in Myrtle Beach for Motor City Musical! The show is a fantastic tribute to Motown with live singing and dancing. Hear hits from Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, The Temptations and so many more. This show is 90 minutes. Tickets are $37.95/adult; $32.95/senior citizens (60+); $12.95 for students ages 12 to 16 and $8.95 for children ages 3 to 11.

 

 

                                                                Time Warp

The newest addition to The Carolina Opry’s excellent repertoire of live entertainment shows is a throwback to the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s featuring hits from Led Zeppelin, Whitney Houston, Elton John, Boston, Journey, The Temptations, and plenty more. Fast-paced and high-energy, Time Warp utilizes high-quality multimedia screens, elaborate costumes, and special effects

 

 

                                                                      ONE: The Show

One The Show is Alabama Theatre's most high demanded show. Voted Best Live Entertainment Theatre by locals and visitors, the show is full of music and fun! Just take in the first few minutes of the multimedia introduction and you'll be hooked. Country, Rock, Comedy and Top hits are performed by some of the best entertainers around. Don't miss the thrilling new numbers

 

 

                                                             Myrtle Beach Pelicans 2017 Schedule

Running April through September, the 2017 season will be the 19th for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. This season offers locals and visitors a great chance to take in a game at Pelicans Ballpark at TicketReturn.com Field, voted a Top 5 MiLB Stadium Experience by Stadium Journey. The stadium features a number of great amenities

 

 

Thunder & Light featuring All That!

Featuring original choreography by nationally-renowned clogging group All That!, a multi-million dollar laser light show, and the magical illusions of The Wagsters, Calvin Gilmore’s new Thunder & Light show is a must-see! This entirely new live production will get you up close and personal with amazing dancing of All That! — the group that has been features multiple times

 

 

July 4                                                Salute from the Shore                   

This annual vintage military aircraft flyover begins in Cherry Grove and heads south all the way to Hilton Head, giving proud Americans the chance to show their support for the men and women who’ve served in our military.

 

 

July 4                                                   Murrells Inlet 4th of July Boat Parade and Fireworks            

One of the area’s biggest events every year, Murrells Inlet pulls out all the stops for this celebration of our great nation’s independence.

 

 

Jul. 19, 2017               National Father & Son Team Classic

The three-day Father & Son Team Classic tournament is a 54-hold competition with more than 900 players from around the world. Tournament registration is held at the PGA TOUR Superstore locations in Myrtle Beach. In addition to rounds of golf, teams compete in skills challenges and driving, putting, chipping and closest to the pin contests. 

 

 

 

AUGUST

Brookgreen Gardens       Open Daily

Whispering Wings Butterfly Experience-This seasonal exhibit features a lush garden filled with tropical plants where hundreds of butterflies soar through the air. Whispering Wings contains a pupae emergence room where you can observe the transformation from chrysalis to adult butterflies. The exhibit is open daily. Tickets are $3 - adults and $2 - children in addition to garden admission for a 30-minute timed visit.

 

Cook Summer Evening         Wednesday - Friday, June 14 - August 11

After a day at the beach, visit the gardens in the cool of the evening and enjoy concerts, kids programs, and dinner in the Pavilion Restaurant. Entertainment and programs are included in garden admission. Creek Cruises are $8 in addition to admission.

 

Gullah Geechee Program Series        August 9, 16, 23 & 30

Ron Daise, Vice President for Creative Education, presents “Gullah Geechee Skrent (Strength)” Wednesdays at 1 p.m., in the Lowcountry Center Auditorium. The 50-minute interactive program informs about values and qualities that are inherent to Gullah Geechee heritage, as relayed through songs, poetry, excerpts from cultural writings, and personal insights. The program is free with garden admission..

 

National Sculpture Society 84th Annual Awards Exhibition   August 5 – October 29

The annual juried exhibition of the National Sculpture Society, the oldest professional organization of sculptors in America, presents the work of masters alongside rising stars in American sculpture. Fifteen awards are presented by the Society along with the popular People’s Choice Award, determined by votes of visitors to Brookgreen Gardens. This exhibit is on display in both galleries and is free with garden admission.

 

Children’s Activity Days                       August 3-5 & 10-12

Children’s Activity Days will involve crafts and make-and-take activities for 4 to 12-year-olds. The programs will be from 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. in the Wall Lowcountry Center Learning Lab I. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free with garden admission.

 

 

BROADWAY AT THE BEACH

Summer Nights

Jun 02, 2017 - Sep 03, 2017

Join us for free nightly entertainment and kids activities all summer long at Broadway at the Beach!

 

Fireworks Extravaganza       Aug 1-10PM      Aug 04-10pm        Aug 08-10pm     Aug 11-10pm[mD1]         Aug 15-10PM     Aug 18-10pm      Aug 22-10pm      Aug 29-10pm

Join us for a Fireworks Extravaganza sponsored by Helicopter Adventures at 10pm over Lake Broadway.

 

 

 

The Market Common

AUG 1, 8, 15, 22, 29                COMPLIMENTARY CARRIAGE RIDES

Aug 4, 11, 18, 25                      MOVIES UNDER THE STARS!  (PG)      VALOR PARK

Aug 5, 12, 19. 26                      FARMERS MARKET ON DEVILLE STREET

 

 

MYRTLE BEACH SPEEDWAY

Bell and Bell Night August 12th

Watch the NASCAR Late Models (Twins), Chargers, Mini Stocks, Super Trucks & Skid Plate. Five action packed races all back to back guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat or on your feet! Pits open 2:00pm Grandstand Gates open 5:45pm Races Start 7:45pm

 

The Magpie Salute August 19th

Come out and see The Magpie Salute August 19th formerly Black Crowes will be playing at Myrtle Beach Speedway General Admission $20 and Gold Circle $40

 

 MB-August-26th

Back To School Night August 26th

Watch the NASCAR Late Models, Twin Chargers, Mini Stocks, Vintage & Skid Plate. Five action packed races all back to back guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat or on your feet! Pits open 2:00pm Grandstand Gates open 5:45pm Races Start 7:45pm

 

 

Myrtle Beach Speedway- Home of the Performance 300, Myrtle Beach 400, IceBreaker 200 and NASCAR Racing Experience.

Over the years, Myrtle Beach Speedway has been the training grounds for some of NASCAR’s biggest stars including Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jeff Gordon. All four generations of Pettys and three generations of Earnhardts have taken a green flag around Myrtle Beach Speedway.Myrtle Beach Speedway is half mile, semi-banked asphalt oval track. NASCAR race at Myrtle Beach Speedway from 1958 through 2000. Currently the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series race on the speedway plus various other classes of racing including Late Model Charger, Super Trucks and Mini Stocks. Make your summer vacation one to remember forever and sign up today to drive a real NASCAR race car at NASCAR Racing Experience on the Myrtle Beach Speedway.

 

 

EVENTS & FESTIVALS

 

Myrtle Beach Pelicans                              Dates Vary

The Chicago Cubs’ Class-A Advanced affiliate will be hosting home games throughout the month at TicketReturn.com Field in Myrtle Beach. Enjoy fun themes like Thirsty Thursday with $1 beers; Weiner Wednesdays with BOGO hot dogs; $2sday Brewsday, fireworks and more. Tickets start at $9.

 

 

Gullah Geechee Program Series                   Wednesdays

Ron Daise, author, historian, and Brookgreen’s Vice President for Creative Education, will lead a program on the people, language, history, and culture of the Gullah Geechee community at Brookgreen’s Wall Lowcountry Center Auditorium every Wednesday in August at 1 p.m. The series is free of charge with garden admission.

 

 

The Carolina Opry                              Nightly

The award-winning music, dance, and comedy show at The Carolina Opry has been thrilling Myrtle Beach audiences for nearly 30 years, receiving praise from publications like USA Today, New York Times, CNN, CNBC, and NBC Nightly News. The variety of tunes runs the gamut from rock and country to pop and Broadway, making for an evening of entertainment that the whole family can enjoy. Showtimes vary.

 

 

Legends in Concert                                           Nightly

Whether you haven’t had the chance to catch them live and in person, or whether you just want to spend a night being entertained by these highly-talented tribute artists, the show at Legends has been pleasing audiences on the Grand Strand for many years now. August’s lineup includes Elvis, the Blues Brothers, Brooks & Dunn, Adele and Bruno Mars. Unless Elvis is really still alive, we’re guessing that you probably can’t catch that combination of musicians anywhere else.

 

Bad Beat at the Big M Casino

Join the Big M Casino for a fun special! Texas Hold'em Poker players now have the chance to win an extra $200 during their cruise. On each cruise, the Texas Hold'em Poker player with the highest hand will win an extra $200 in cash. However, the high hand must be a Full House or better.

 

 

 ONE: The Show

One The Show is Alabama Theatre's most high demanded show. Voted Best Live Entertainment Theatre by locals and visitors, the show is full of music and fun! Just take in the first few minutes of the multimedia introduction and you'll be hooked. Country, Rock, Comedy and Top hits are performed by some of the best entertainers around. Don't miss the thrilling new numbers

 

 

  Cool Summer Evenings

Experience Brookgreen Gardens at twilight during Cool Summer Evenings with live entertainment and kids' activities every Wednesday evening during the summer. Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair and relax. Performances are included with garden admission and free to members, and The Pavilion Restaurant will offer dinner until 7 p.m.

 

 

Time Warp

The newest addition to The Carolina Opry’s excellent repertoire of live entertainment shows is a throwback to the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s featuring hits from Led Zeppelin, Whitney Houston, Elton John, Boston, Journey, The Temptations, and plenty more. Fast-paced and high-energy, Time Warp utilizes high-quality multimedia screens, elaborate costumes, and special effects to take audiences

 

 

                 Thunder & Light featuring All That!

Featuring original choreography by nationally-renowned clogging group All That!, a multi-million dollar laser light show, and the magical illusions of The Wagsters, Calvin Gilmore’s new Thunder & Light show is a must-see! This entirely new live production will get you up close and personal with amazing dancing of All That!

 

 

    Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach invites you to a "Who Dunnit" Dinner Show. The Murder Mystery-themed show holds a murder investigation while you dine. Every person you're with is a suspect. Guess correctly and you may receive a prize! Your meal includes a Blues Brothers Salad with sliced tomatoes and carrots with house made balsamic vinaigrette or ranch dressing; citrus marinated

 

 

Aug. 16, 2017       Zookeeper For a Day

Learn the ins and outs of what it takes to be a zookeeper at Brookgreen Gardens. Guests ages 12 and up can get an in depth look at what it's like to work at Brookgreen's Lowcountry Zoo. You'll help with feeding, cleaning, animal care and diet preparation. You'll also get to interact with all different types of animals. The cost is $150/person.