Irish Italian International Festival

Main Street, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

  • Dates: September 24, 2022
  • Location: Main Street
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM


The City of North Myrtle Beach will host the 18th Annual Irish Italian International Festival on Saturday, September 24, 2022. This one day rain or shine event brings approximately 15,000 to celebrate different cultures. This festival will feature:

  • Art and Craft Vendors
  • Festival Food Favorites
  • Street Performers
  • Two Stages of Live Entertainment
  • Children's Area

Food Vendors Competition

Food vendors will compete for the title of Best Entrée, Best Decorated, and Best Dessert. Festival-goers can also join in a friendly spaghetti eating competition!

Children's Area

A children’s area will offer a variety of entertainment that suits all ages; activities, inflatables, and more (nominal fee).

 Spaghetti Eating Contest

 Think you have what it takes? Enter into 17th Annual III Festival Spaghetti Eating Contest. First to clear their plate (without using their hands) wins bragging rights and a plaque.

 Individuals may sign up at the Info Booth between 10 am and 1:45 pm at the festival. No entry fee. Once registered, participants should arrive at the Hillside Drive Stage by 2 pm. The contest begins at about 2 pm at the Hillside Drive Stage (400 Main Street - in front of Hope Taylor and Company).