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Family Fun For Everyone - Labor Day 2018 In Myrtle Beach

By Samantha Norton Follow me on Google+

Labor Day, the unofficial “end of summer” celebration, falls on Monday, September 3rd this year. Visitors and locals alike take the entire weekend to soak up the sun and enjoy some well deserved time with family and friends. Labor Day weekend is also packed with exciting area events that are perfect for enjoying the sunny summer weather.

If you haven’t already, you definitely need to add some of these Myrtle Beach Labor Day Weekend events to your vacation plans:


BBQ Ribs PlateBeach, Boogie & BBQ Festival | August 31st & September 1st

If you love having a good time and great barbecue you do not want to miss out on the 13th Annual Beach, Boogie and BBQ Festival sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society. The festival takes place at The Market Common Grand Park where more than 25 teams will be competing for 9,000 in cash prizes. The 2-day event offers tons of local vendors, live entertainment, a beer and wine garden, a corn hole competition, activities for children, a classic car show, and plenty of mouthwatering BBQ. Specifically, there will be a wing competition on Friday and the Kansas City BBQ competition on Saturday. This annual event is truly fun for the whole family! Stop by from 6pm - 9pm on Friday or 12pm - 6pm on Saturday to take part in the action.


The Market Common Farmers Market | September 1st

Come and join us for a local summer tradition, The Market Common Farmers Market where locals and visitors alike survey and procure tasty treats, farm fresh local produce, and homemade crafts. Occuring every Saturday at 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. throughout the season, the Farmers Market expects a large turn out, especially on Labor Day weekend! While visiting the market, be sure to check out other exclusive boutiques, local cuisine, and plenty of activities and playgrounds for the kiddos only to be found at Myrtle Beach’s Market Common.


17th Annual Myrtle Beach Mustang Week | September 3rd - 9th

Labor Day may be the unofficial end of summer, but it’s only the kick off to Myrtle Beach Mustang Week! Join hundreds of Mustang owners and enthusiasts and take part of one of the largest festivals of its kind. It includes a variety of events taking place all over the area including at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Myrtle Beach Speedway, the Myrtle Beach Mall, and Ocean Boulevard. Join in for food, car shows, cruise-ins, meet and greets, judging, awards, and more!

Beach FireworksLabor Day Weekend Fireworks

The night sky will fill with vibrant colors and lights throughout Labor Day weekend with special firework displays.

Barefoot Landing – Saturday, September 1st at 10:00 p.m.

Plyler Park – Saturday, September 1st at 10:00 p.m.

Broadway at the Beach – Sunday, September 2nd at 10:00 p.m.

Check out our full Myrtle Beach fireworks schedule here.


Summer Event Finales

Labor Day weekend is the final weekend for various summer celebrations in Myrtle Beach. Sunday, September 2nd is the final day for each of these summer events:

Summer Nights at Broadway at the Beach – From 7 pm – 10 pm; free admission; strolling entertainment including face painters, stiltwalkers, fire dancers, and more; fireworks on Sunday, September 2nd

SummerFest! at Barefoot Landing – From 7 pm – 10 pm; free admission; live entertainment including live music, entertainers, stiltwalkers, balloon tying and more; fireworks on Saturday, September 1st

Hot Summer Nights at Plyler Park – Nightly; free to attend; live music and family-friendly entertainment; fireworks on Saturday, September 1st


Visit a State Park

Make sure to take a while to also appreciate Myrtle Beach’s natural beauty by visiting the area’s 2 state parks, Myrtle Beach State Park and Huntington Beach State Park that have nature oriented events all summer long, such as Saturday morning’s catch of the day at Myrtle Beach State Park’s fishing pier, where local fishermen unload their catch into a kiddie pool for onlookers to observe. Check out their websites for much much more! Don’t forget to also enjoy the beach while you visit!


These are just a few of the Myrtle Beach Labor Day weekend events and happenings that you and your family can enjoy!


Labor Day weekend is right around the corner - be sure to check out all of our Myrtle Beach resorts and our generous Myrtle Beach resort deals to start planning your end of summer getaway!


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