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April in Myrtle Beach

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Spring has officially sprung and Myrtle Beach is coming to life with activity. The beautiful spring weather in April provides plenty of opportunities for visitors to get out there and enjoy it! From the official kickoff of baseball season to exciting Easter events, there are plenty of upcoming events to keep your crew entertained.

Here are just some of the local Myrtle Beach events you can enjoy during the month of April:


Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball | Ongoing

Myrtle Beach Pelicans baseball pitcherStock up on peanuts and Cracker Jacks - the Myrtle Beach Pelicans kick off their 2017 season on Wednesday, April 5th with a home game against the Charleston RiverDogs. They will then face several home series this month against rival teams like the Lynchburg Hillcats and the Wilmington Blue Rocks. Not only is taking the family to a Pelicans game a great way to spend quality time together, it is also a relatively an affordable option, with tickets starting at only $7 / person. Guests can also take advantage of these great weekly promotions during home games:

  • $2sDay BrewsDay: $2 craft beer drafts (5pm - 7pm)

  • Wiener Wednesday: BOGO Hebrew National hotdogs (all night long)

  • Thirsty Thursday: $1 domestic beer drafts (5pm - 7pm)

  • Fireworks, theme nights, player autographs, and more! (dates vary)


Call (843) 918-6000 for information & tickets.

TIP: The Myrtle Beach Pelicans stadium is just a short drive from several of our  south myrtle beach resorts like Landmark Resort, hotel BLUE, Captain’s Quarters, Palace Resort, and Palms Resort.

 

Myrtle Beach Food Truck Festival | April 1st | 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Food and entertainment junkies rejoice! Myrtle Beach is hosting the first ever Food Truck Festival on Saturday, April 1st and you definitely won’t want to miss out on the fun! This new event will feature more than 25 local and regional food trucks, family friendly games and activities, several local arts and crafts vendors, and a dedicated Kidz Zone. Additionally, there will be live entertainment throughout the day from local favorites like Paul Grimshaw, Brad Long, and Tru Sol. This event is free to attend and will take place from 11: 00 am - 7:00 pm along North Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach.

 

Horry County Fair | April 7th - 16th | Various Times

Enjoy a time honored family favorite at the Horry County Fair! This annual spring event is a favorite among visitors and locals alike and offers a wide array of fair rides for all ages, live entertainment, a petting zoo, fair games, plenty of decadent fair food, and so much more. The fair takes place at the Myrtle Beach Speedway, located right off Highway 501. This annual event is a fun and affordable way to get out and enjoy the gorgeous spring weather! Please call (843) 263-0500 for more information.


 

This year Easter also falls in April, meaning there are a number of Egg-inspired events for you to enjoy. You don’t have to miss your annual egg hunt just because you’re on vacation, check out a few festive Easter events happening near our resorts:

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny | Various Dates & Locations at Market Common

easter eggsIf you won’t be in town Easter weekend but you still want to enjoy a little Easter cheer, fret not. Several local Market Common restaurants will be hosting “Breakfast with the Easter Bunny” throughout the month of April. The schedule is as follows:

  • Saturday, April 8th - Tupelo Honey Cafe - (843) 315-3790

  • Saturday, April 15th - Gordon Biersch - (843) 839-0249


The breakfast will begin promptly at 9:00 am and the cost is only $10 / person (children ages 3 and under are free). Please call the restaurant of interest for information and reservations.


Eggstravaganza at the Children’s Museum | Saturday, April 15th from 9am - 5pm

The Children’s Museum of South Carolina is hosting a day-long Easter themed extravaganza. This event is free with regular museum admission and will include egg hunts throughout the museum, complimentary treats, pictures with Mr. Bunny, and Easter themed games and activities. Please call (843) 946-9469 for more information.


McLean Park Easter Egg Hunt | McLean Park in North Myrtle Beach at 10 am

Staying at one of our North Myrtle Beach properties? If so, be sure to check out the annual Easter egg hunt at McLean Park. This family event includes a lively egg hunt, kid-friendly games and activities, meet & greet with Mr. Bunny, and refreshments.


Town of Surfside Easter Egg Hunt & Children’s Festival | Saturday, April 15th from 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

If you are staying towards the south end of the beach, venture a little farther south to the town of Surfside Beach to take advantage of their annual egg hunt. Not only is the egg hunt a great way to enjoy a beloved Easter tradition, but also a great way to spend time with the family as the event doubles as a Children’s Festival with tons of activities for the little ones. The event will take place from 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm at Fuller Park in Surfside Beach.


There are a ton of Easter Brunch options at VMB resorts, as well as activities for resort guests. You can read all about those in our Easter at Myrtle Beach Resorts blog.


Murrells Inlet MarshWalk Masters | April 8th | 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Looking to enjoy a little family-friendly competition? How about a slight change of scenery? If any of that sounds appealing, make plans to attend this year’s MarshWalk Masters! This annual event always takes place during the Master’s tournament and is the perfect way to enjoy the sights and sounds of the bustling Murrells Inlet MarshWalk. The inlet-front boardwalk will host 9 putt-putt stations. There will be several prizes for lowest score and “best dressed”. Registration is $20 / player; participants may register in advance or the day of.


Trio Dinner at the Convention Center | April 24th | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

crab cake small plateCraving a unique culinary experience? If so, make plans to attend this year’s Trio Dinner. Hosted by the Myrtle Beach Area Hospitality Association, the dinner will feature more than 15 of Myrtle Beach’s top chefs showcasing a signature item. The chefs are paired with local high school and college students seeking careers in the culinary field as the event raises scholarship funding for local programs. Tickets start at $85 / person and include unlimited samplings. Please call (843) 626-9668 for information and tickets.


 

These are just some of the events going on around Myrtle Beach in April! Be sure to check out our Myrtle Beach Resort Deals page to save big on your spring stay.

 

 

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