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Top Things to Do in Myrtle Beach in April

By Megan Burke


Looking for things to do in Myrtle Beach in April?

We’ve got great news. There are many events and activities happening across the Grand Strand this April, including Easter celebrations, food festivals, and much more!

Find the top things to do in Myrtle Beach in April 2022 below.

*Please check with each event individually prior to attending to receive up-to-date information.


Myrtle Beach Food Truck Festival

When: Friday, April 1 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. | Saturday, April 2 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. | Sunday, April 3 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place – 812 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach

The Myrtle Beach Food Truck Festival returns to the beach for a weekend of food and entertainment. The event will feature about 50 local and regional food trucks such as Benito’s Rolling Oven, Kona Ice, Pita Perfect, Taylor’s Homemade Ice Cream and University BBQ, just to name a few. Local vendors and artisans will also be on hand and there will be draft beer, rare sour bottles, wine, water and soda available for purchase. Live entertainment will be featured each day. Admission to this event is free!


Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball

When: Home games in April: April 12 through 17 & April 26 through 30
Where: Field at Pelicans Ballpark

Myrtle Beach Pelicans baseball pitcher

Stock up on peanuts and Cracker Jacks - the Myrtle Beach Pelicans kick off their 2022 season with a home game against Augusta on Tuesday, April 12. Not only is taking the family to a Pelicans game a great way to spend quality time together, but it is also an affordable option. Guests can also take advantage of these great promotions:

  • April 12 Post-Game Fireworks
  • April 13 Weiner Wednesday - Hebrew National hot dogs half price all game long
  • April 14 Thirsty Thursday - $2 Bud and Bud Light 16oz cans, and $3 glasses of Duplin Winery wine until 8 PM
  • April 15 Post-Game Fireworks | $25 Family Meal Deal | Dinosaur Night
  • April 16 Sippin’ Saturday - $2 Bud and Bud Light 16oz cans, $3 Duplin Winery wine, and $25 mega mug mixed drinks until 7 PM| Pelicans Logo Hawaiian Shirt - Pelicans logo Hawaiian shirt given to the first 1,000 fans through the gates (one size only)
  • April 17 Sunday Fun Day - Fans can enjoy pre-game catch on the field (all ages) 10 minutes after gates open. Bring your own ball and glove.
  • April 26 Tacos & Tallboys - $2 tacos and $3 tallboys on the Budweiser Thirst Inning Deck. Tacos available while supplies last and drink specials (beers subject to availability) run until 8 PM.
  • April 27 Weiner Wednesday - Hebrew National hot dogs half price all game long
  • April 28 Thirsty Thursday - $2 Bud and Bud Light 16oz cans, and $3 glasses of Duplin Winery wine until 8 PM
  • April 29 Post-Game Fireworks | $25 Family Meal Deal | Halfway to Halloween featuring costumes and post-game trick-or-treat
  • April 30 Sippin’ Saturday - $2 Bud and Bud Light 16oz cans, $3 Duplin Winery wine, and $25 mega mug mixed drinks until 7 PM

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

Nearby places to stay: Landmark Resorthotel BLUECaptain's QuartersPalace Resort, and Palms Resort.


Murrells Inlet MarshWalk Masters

When: Saturday, April 9 at 3 p.m. 
Where: Murrells Inlet MarshWalk

Looking to enjoy a little friendly competition? 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 nine different putt-putt stations. There will be several prizes given away. The event is cash only; each round is $20 per person and kids under 18 can play with a registered adult. Plus, enjoy drink and app specials throughout the course.


Easter Activities

easter eggs

The Myrtle Beach area is filled with a variety of Easter activities including delicious brunches, egg hunts and even a helicopter egg drop! View the 2022 Myrtle Beach Easter information here.


Smoke on the Beach

When: April 15 from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. and April 16 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: 8th Avenue N, Myrtle Beach (near the Boardwalk)

This annual event by the Myrtle Beach Shrine Club features vendors and a huge barbecue competition. Up to 50 teams will compete for a variety of prizes. The festival also features food trucks, live music and a car show.


SOS Spring Safari

When: Thursday, April 21 through Sunday, May 1 
Where: North Myrtle Beach

Did you know that the Grand Strand is the home of the famous Shag dance? The SOS (Society of Stranders) Spring Safari is a shagger’s dream! Thousands of shaggers visit North Myrtle Beach for 10 days of dancing, events, live music, delicious food, and much more to celebrate the arrival of spring. This spring celebration will conclude with the SOS Parade on Saturday, April 30, where colorful floats and decorated vehicles will coast along Main Street.

Nearby places to stay: Beach Cove ResortOcean CreekSea Watch


Art in the Park

When: April 23 & 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Valor Park, The Market Common

Hosted by Waccamaw Arts & Crafts Guild, visitors can view and purchase a variety of works of art including sculptures, paintings, woodworking, photography, jewelry and more.


Dragon Boat Festival

When: Saturday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Grand Park, The Market Common

In its 14th year, this popular fundraising event features teams of 20 paddlers, plus a drummer, racings in a variety of divisions. The event will also feature a DJ, vendors, entertainment and more. Spectator entrances is free!


Shadow Bay Celtic Festival

When: Saturday, April 30 from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: RH Acres, 3833 Socastee Blvd, Myrtle Beach

This festival will feature a variety of Celtic traditions and will include a rock band, workshops, bonfire, fairy forest, blacksmith demonstrations, artisans and more. Tickets are $12 in advance for adults ages 12 and older, $6 for children ages 4 to 11. Tickets can also be purchased at the gate with cash.


Shows and Concerts

There are also a variety of shows and concerts taking place throughout Myrtle Beach in April. Enjoy exquisite costumes, song and dance at Alabama Theatre or go back in time with your favorite tribute artists at Legend in Concert (current lineup features Elvis, Michael Jackson, The Blues Brothers, Luke Bryan and Bruno Mars tribute artists).

Or, catch a live concert such as

  • Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles at Alabama Theatre on April 1
  • Remember When Rock Was Young – Elton John Tribute at The Carolina Opry Theatre on April 3
  • Drew Holcomb at the House of Blues on April 9
  • The Platters, The Drifters, And The Coasters at Alabama Theatre on April 23
  • Jazz in the Park Concert at Grand Park at The Market Common on April 24
  • The Gaither Vocal Band at The Carolina Opry on April 24
  • Three Dog Night at Alabama Theatre on April 30

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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