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10 Things To Do in Myrtle Beach in March 2024

By Bri Thomas

 Let’s March into Spring! March is a fantastic time to book a Myrtle Beach vacation! The weather is warming up, but you won’t have to worry about the hustle and bustle of the summer. With the busy season quickly approaching, lots of local businesses and communities are hosting fun things to do. Here are some events going on in March that visitors should check out:


Performers at Alabama Theatre1. See a Special Show

  • Brotherhood- A Doobie Brothers Tribute Band | March 1, 2024 | House of Blues
  • ICONIC | throughout the ENTIRE month of March 2024 | Alabama Theatre
  • The Righteous Brothers | March 2, 2024 | Alabama Theatre
  • Bryan Kellen | March 5-9, 2024 | Comedy Cabana
  • Get The Led Out- Zeppelin Tribute | March 9, 2024 | The Carolina Opry Theater
  • Baker and Mark | March 12, 2024 | Comedy Cabana
  • Conner Smith | March 15, 2024 | House of Blues
  • Ron Feingold | March 19-23, 2024 | Comedy Cabana
  • Clint Black 2024 | March 22, 2024 | The Carolina Opry Theater
  • The Taylor Party- The TS Dance Party | March 22, 2024 | House of Blues
  • The Ultimate Neil Diamond Experience | March 23, 2024 | Alabama Theatre
  • Spring Break Hip Hop Fest | March 23, 2024 | House of Blues
  • Stayin Alive-BeeGees Tribute | March 24, 2024 | The Carolina Opry Theater

Check with each venue for pricing and ticketing information.


2.  Attend Oyster Roast and Bloody Mary Contest

Saturday, March 3, 2024 | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Come help celebrate the 10th Annual Oyster Roast and Bloody Mary Contest on March 3rd! This event will be located at Wicked Tuna, 4123 Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. There will be vendors, food trucks, artists, craftsmen and women, oysters from the Carolinas, the best Bloody Mary recipe, and live music from “The Goofy Footers” and “The Hook”!  The competitors will compete to win over $1,000 in cash and prizes. All winners will be announced on stage at 5:30 p.m. Cheers to the best Bloody Mary!


3. Attend St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival

Saturday, March 16, 2024 | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Are you feeling lucky at this family-fun event, where everyone is Irish?! Attend the Annual North Myrtle Beach Saint Patrick's Day Parade and Festival. The parade starts at 9 a.m. and thousands of parade-goers line Main Street early in the morning to see over 100 floats and golf carts decorated with leprechauns, shamrocks, rainbows, and a pot of gold. The festival follows from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with live entertainment, delicious food, arts and crafts.  For the kids, face painting, games, and rides are available in the children's area. While you're on Main Street, be sure to stop by Flynn's Irish Tavern for homemade corned beef and cabbage or bangers and mash. Make sure to save room for dessert at Melt, which serves delicious mint chocolate chip ice cream and so much more. Check out some of the unique shops along Main Street like Hope Taylor and Company and The Gallery on Main. 


4. Browse a Car Show Event

Saturday, March 14 - Saturday, March 16, 2024 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Close up of a carSave the date for the 35th Annual Run to The Sun Car and Truck Show! Browse some of the most unique cars South Carolina has to offer held March 14th-16th at the former Myrtle Square Mall site. This is a pay-to-attend event, and there will be over 3,000 cars on display! Registration and tickets are available via their website. There will also be a celebrity appearance of Tom Wopat, Luke Duke from 1980’s “The Dukes of Hazzard.”  They also welcome The Blues Brothers with Stan and Bob Hammond as Jake and Elwood Blues. The brothers have been performing as Jake and Elwood Blues from the hit 1980 movie "The Blues Brothers" for almost a decade and will be at Run to the Sun with the Bluesmobile, their 1974 Dodge Monaco Sedan.  Make sure to come by for a photo opportunity with Luke Duke and The Blues Brothers!


5. Walk around Outdoor Shopping Centers

While most folks who come here come for the beach, the area also offers a wide range of outdoor shopping centers that incorporate entertainment and dining as well. Come shop for a wide selection of everything from clothes to housewares, to souvenirs, and more. The Market Common, Broadway at the Beach, Barefoot Landing, and Tanger Outlet malls are some of Myrtle Beach's best shopping districts to get your shopping on between breaks from the beach.


 6. Attend Beach BBQ Festival

Saturday, March 9, 2024 |10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

What time is it?! BBQ time….BBQ is the spice of life! Surfside Beach wants to invite you and all your family and friends for a day of fun, good eating, and hanging out! This event will be located at 425 Surfside Drive N, Myrtle Beach. It will feature a BBQ competition, festival food favorites, arts and crafts vendors, shopping, 2 stages of live music, kid activities, and more with entertainment from The Fabulous Fish Heads from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., and The Embers featuring Craig Woolard from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 


7. Take A Tuesday Trolley Tour

Tuesdays from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Discover Myrtle Beach’s unique local pop culture history by hopping on a 2-hour trolley tour in The Market Common. You'll meet in front of the Grand 14 Theater, located at 4002 Deville Street at The Market Common to begin boarding at 9:45 a.m. The trolley is enclosed and climate-controlled. Guests must be three years of age or older to ride. On the tour you will hear about Myrtle Beach’s coming of age in the mid-20th century to the present day, the movies that were made or premiered here, and the role music played in its history. Stops along the way include Charlie’s Place Historic Site whose motel was listed in The Green Book. Upon the tour’s return, feel free to check out the nearby cafes, stores, and restaurants in The Market Common.  


8. Fun Activities and Games

Find fun for all ages in Myrtle Beach! They have several family-fun options to keep busy and entertained for hours! Local arcades include options such as Skee-Ball, virtual reality, kids' games, classic arcade games, and more! 

Bowling alley Myrtle BeachStars and Strikes’ Family Entertainment Center Myrtle Beach, is a 52,500-square-foot facility that provides a fun and friendly atmosphere for the entire family. It’s located at 2000 Coastal Grand Circle. It houses 24 bowling lanes, 8 of which are VIP lanes inside of the upscale S&S Lounge. In addition to bowling, Stars and Strikes features other attractions, including a 10,000-square-foot arcade and prize store with the latest arcade games and virtual reality, a multi-story laser tag arena, axe throwing, and a full-service bar surrounded by big-screen TVs. Stars and Strikes’ Myrtle Beach location offers fresh, chef-crafted cuisine including a variety of appetizers, salads, sandwiches, specialty pizzas, and more. 

Dave & Buster's at Broadway at the Beach features the latest in gaming such as Dodgeball Ultimate Arena, Top Gun: Maverick, and Wicked Tuna. Enjoy everything from virtual reality to updated classics.

Visit Fun Warehouse in Surfside Beach for gaming, go-karts, inflatables, roller skating, laser tag, and more! Or check out Player's Choice, a video game store and arcade in the Myrtle Beach Mall, that specializes in classic arcade gaming with favorites from decades past. Looking for some retro pinball fun? Visit the Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum for the perfect spot for playing fun retro pinball machines.

Local options include:

  • Stars and Stripes Family Entertainment Center | 600 Coastal Grand Cir, Myrtle Beach | (678) 965-5707
  • Dave & Buster's | 1322 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach | (843) 945-3500
  • Fun Warehouse | 2349 Dick Pond Road, Myrtle Beach | (843) 748-0302
  • Player's Choice | 10177 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach | (843) 272-0268
  • Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum | 607 27th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach | (843) 282-9018
  • Player 1Up | 3264 US-17 BUS, Murrells Inlet | (843) 652-0100


9. Participate in the Annual Kite Festival 

Saturday, March 23 - Saturday, March 24, 2024 | 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Family on the beach with a kiteLet’s welcome spring by soaring art high into the canvas sky! Hundreds of colorful kites of all shapes and sizes, from triangles and diamonds to animals such as birds, turtles, jellyfish, butterflies, dragons, and octopi will be on display. Come join in on the fun by bringing your own kite or buying one at the 3rd Annual Kite Festival on March 23- 24! This two-day event will be located at Huntington Beach State Park, 16148 Ocean Hwy, Murrells Inlet. Enjoy viewing professional kite flyers, food trucks, bouncy inflatables, and a petting zoo. The event will feature kite demonstrations by Klig’s Kites, who will have kites available for purchase.


10. Explore a Museum

Museums are the best-hidden gems! Myrtle Beach is home to many indoor museums and historic points of interest. From regional art collections at the Myrtle Beach Art Museum to the captivating and unusual at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Odditorium, there's something new to see, discover, and learn at these area museums and learning centers.

  • North Myrtle Beach Area Historical Museum | 799 2nd Avenue North, North Myrtle Beach | (843) 427-7668
  • Myrtle Beach Art Museum | 3100 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach | (843) 238-2510
  • EdVenture Children's Museum | 3061 Howard Avenue, Myrtle Beach | (843) 839-0475
  • South Carolina Hall of Fame | 2101 North Oak Street, Myrtle Beach | (843) 626-7444
  • Wheels of Yesteryear | 413 Hospitality Lane, Myrtle Beach | (843) 903-4774
  • Horry County Museum | 805 N Main Street, Conway | (843) 915-5320
  • Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Odditorium | 901 N Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach | (843) 916-0888


As you can see, the month of March is full of lots of fun events! Take advantage of the beautiful Myrtle Beach spring weather and events and book a Myrtle Beach vacation today!

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