Spring Community Events Along the Grand Strand
It’s springtime along the Grand Strand! That means it’s time to come out of hibernation and get back to enjoying coastal living! Here are just a few signature Spring events coming up that you won’t want to miss:
April 7 & 8, 2017: Champion Autism Network’s Film Fest (April 7) and Mixer Lunch (April 8) at The Market Common. Sensory-friendly fun for your family, friends and neighbors.
April 7-16, 2017: 2nd Annual Horry County Fair at the Myrtle Beach Speedway. Music, fun, food and games for every member of your family.
April 15, 2017: Easter Egg Hunts are taking place all over the Grand Strand! Check out the Children’s Museum of South Carolina, McLean Park, Surfside Beach and a sensory-friendly hunt at Passive Park – just to name a few!
April 29, 2017: Earth Day Music Fest & 5K at the Myrtle Beach Speedway. Following a morning 5K race, enjoy dozens of vendors at the Health & Wellness Expo and live music from local bands throughout the day. Event benefits the Wellness Council of South Carolina, a local non-profit diabetes education provider.
April 29, 2017: Ground Zero Dragon Boat Festival at The Market Common. Event features an exciting dragon boat race, drumming, and other family activities. This event benefits Ground Zero, a local faith-based non-profit outreach program and sanctuary for teenagers.
April 29, 2017: Socastee Heritage Festival in Historic Socastee near the Swing Bridge. Event features an estimated 200 vendors, live music on two stages, and an array of events for kids, including bounce houses, rock wall, face painting and games.
May 6, 2017: Rivertown Music & Craft Beer Festival in Downtown Conway. Event features local music, a classic car showcase, craft beer tastings and dozens of interesting street vendors.
May 12, 2017: 12th Annual Mayfest on Main on North Myrtle Beach’s historic Main Street. Event features free concerts, arts, food, children’s entertainment and a day packed with family fun.
May 20 & 21, 2017: 36th Annual World Famous Blue Crab Festival on the waterfront in Little River. As one of the largest annual festivals in the southeastern U.S., the Blue Crab Festival draws visitors from all over. Event features great food, tons of vendors and lots of new friends to meet.