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Things to Do at the Beach This Spring

Things to Do at the Beach in SpringHaving trouble deciding which North Myrtle Beach events to put on your calendar this spring? Go ahead and book your beach house, condo, resort or hotel because we’ve got the inside scoop on this spring’s must-do beach events that are sure to keep the whole family entertained.

Easter Egg Hunt:

Hippity hop on down to McLean Park in North Myrtle Beach on Saturday, April 15, for the 34th annual Easter Egg Hunt. Search for colorful eggs, eat some candy (maybe more than you should) and meet the Easter Bunny himself! Be sure to pack your Easter best for this tradition that keeps families coming back year after year.  

Divas Half Marathon & 5K Race:

Hoping to finally accomplish that New Year’s resolution? Look no further than the Divas Half Marathon & 5K Race in North Myrtle Beach on Sunday, May 7. Known as the most glamorous women’s race series in the nation, this run is the perfect reason to grab your girlfriends and pack your pink tutus for a girls’ weekend at the beach. After the run, head over to Bay Watch Resort for the official post-race pool party at 2 p.m. for a little R, R & R (rest, relaxation and refreshments!).

Beach Shag EventsSOS Spring Safari:

Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to bust a move, because this spring’s biggest dancing event is coming to North Myrtle Beach—SOS Spring Safari. From April 21–30, the rhythm of the Carolina Shag will be taking over the bars and clubs on The Grand Strand. Leave the kids with the babysitter and get ready to experience the tradition of South Carolina’s state dance. Don’t miss out just because you’re a beginner; instructors will be offering complimentary classes.  

Rivertown Music & Craft Beer Festival:

Just down the road from North Myrtle Beach, drink up a good time in Downtown Conway at the Rivertown Music & Craft Beer Festival. On Saturday, May 6, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., enjoy live music, a revamped classic car show and local craft beer that is a must for locals and tourists alike. There’s no admission for this family-friendly beach event, so enjoy an afternoon of exceptional entertainment that’s easy on your wallet.

Blue Crab Festival:

Located in the charming fishing neighborhood of Little River, the world-famous Blue Crab Festival proves all good things get better with age! The 36th annual festival is May 20–21 and showcases the area’s best seafood and classic Southern dishes you’re sure to enjoy. With more than 300 fine arts and craftsmen featured, there is no shortage of gifts and goodies for the whole family.

Hoping to stay up to date on North Myrtle Beach’s best beach festivals each season? Check out our Events page for more information on things to do at the beach.