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Family Fun For Everyone - Labor Day 2017 In Myrtle Beach

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Labor Day, the unofficial “end of summer” celebration, falls on Monday, September 4th 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 Labor Day Weekend events to your vacation plan:



Brews, Blues & BBQ | September 2nd

The Deck at the House of Blues welcomes back Brews, Blues and BBQ for the 6th year on September 2nd  from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Guests can look forward to sampling over 30 unique craft beers from across the nation. And, it wouldn’t be a blues festival without delicious food to taste while you listen to live music! $5 gets you a tasting glass and you will want to purchase tasting tickets (each tasting ranges from $1.00 to $4.00). Call (843) 272-3000 for more information.



Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival | September 1st & 2nd

BBQ Ribs PlateIf you love having a good time and great barbecue you do not want to miss out on the 11th 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 over $8,600 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.



6th Annual Coastal Uncorked | September 1st - 3rd

This year Coastal Uncorked Food and Wine fest will again take place entirely at the parking lot behind Pavilion Park Centrale at Broadway at the Beach. Kicking off the festival is Chocolate Under the Moon, a moonshine mixology event, coupled with dessert on Friday Sept. 1st. Coming back for a fourth year for Saturday’s event is Brews N’ the Beach, featuring craft beer, live music and food. Rounding out this sumptuous weekend will be the Grand Tasting Tent on Sunday with samplings of wine from different vendors, paired with gourmet hors d’oeuvres and of course live music. Each event is priced separately and includes unlimited beverage samples and limited complimentary food. Don’t miss this local favorite!


Plaza City Market | September 3rd

Visitors looking to get out and about and enjoy the downtown Myrtle Beach area will definitely want to swing by the Plaza City Market, a new addition for the 2017 season. The Plaza City Market is more than just your average farmer’s market. Local vendors flock from all over to showcase their finest products, ranging from arts and crafts items to homemade food items - and everything in between. Guests will also enjoy live entertainment, food trucks, and activities for the kiddos. This weekly festival takes place every Sunday from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the five points district of the downtown area.


Labor Day Weekend Fireworks

Beach FireworksBarefoot Landing – Saturday, September 2nd at 10:15 p.m.

Broadway at the Beach – Sunday, September 3rd  at 10:00 p.m.

Murrells Inlet MarshWalk - Sunday, September 3rd at 10:00 p.m




These are just a few of the events and happenings that you and your family can enjoy and participate in during your vacation.


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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