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Things To Do in Myrtle Beach in July 2024

By Bri Thomas


Summer is in full swing along the Grand Strand! This July is packed with family-friendly festivals and events you won’t want to miss!

Many of these activities are budget-friendly so you won’t have to spend an arm and a leg to enjoy summer fun in Myrtle Beach.


Discover the best things to do in Myrtle Beach in July 2024!


Myrtle Beach 4th of July Events & Fireworks


Below is just a taste of what you can expect this 4th of July in Myrtle Beach:

  • Salute from the Shore → 1 pm
  • 4th of July Fireworks at Broadway at the Beach → 10 pm
  • 4th of July Fireworks at Barefoot Landing → 10 pm
  • 4th of July Fireworks at Cherry Grove Pier → 9:30 pm
  • 4th of July Fireworks at the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk → 10 pm

Check out all of the biggest Myrtle Beach 4th of July events here!


Broadway’s Summer Nights 

Where: Broadway at the Beach, 1325 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach
When: Ongoing, 7 pm to 10 pm nightly, weather-permitting, June 3rd through August 25th

Enjoy nightly summer entertainment throughout the summer season at Broadway at the Beach. The fireworks extravaganza returns on Tuesdays and Fridays. There are also several venues with live music on certain nights. 

  • Mr. Nigel’s Dance Party in Center Court: Monday - Thursday, 8 pm to 10 pm
  • Character Appearances in Center Court: Monday, Thursday & Sunday, 7 pm to 9 pm
  • Over the Moon Variety Show in Heroes Harbor: Monday & Sunday, 8 pm & 9 pm
  • Fireworks are Tuesdays and Friday evenings, June 21st - August 9th at 10 pm (no show on July 5th)


Pelicans Baseball

Myrtle Beach Pelicans

Where: Field at Pelicans Ballpark
When: Ongoing

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans baseball season is in full swing for the 2024 season, and you won’t want to miss a single pitch. Tickets start at just $14 up to only $20 per person. The best part is, there’s not a bad seat in the house! Summer home games include Columbia Fireflies, Kannapolis Cannon Ballers, Augusta Greenjackets, Charleston RiverDogs, and more! The Pelicans also feature several promotions throughout the month including:

  • Sunday → Pre-game catch on the field, Kids 12 & under will also be able to run the bases after each Sunday fireworks show.
  • Tuesday → $2 Tacos and $3 Tallboys (until 8 p.m.)
  • Wednesday → Half Price Hebrew National hot dogs (all game long)
  • Thursday → $2 Bud cans and $3 glasses of Duplin winery wine (until 8 p.m.)
  • Family Friday + Fireworks → $25 family meal deal (4 hot dogs, 4 soft drinks, and a bucket of popcorn) and kid-friendly themes. Post-game fireworks and kids 12 & under can run the bases after the fireworks show and receive a free Fun Zone wristband for SkyZone Trampoline Park with the donation of an item from the approved Backpack Buddies list. All items will help provide food for the hungry children of Horry County.
  • Saturday → $2 Michelob Ultra 12 oz. cans, $3 glasses of Duplin Winery Wine, and $25 mega drinks 48 oz.  (until 7 p.m.)

For each game military and first responders can save $3 with proof of their badge or ID at the Box Office or purchase their tickets online via GovX. For tickets and more information, call (843) 918-6000.

Nearby places to stay: Captain’s Quarters Resort, Palace Resort, hotel BLUE, Landmark Resort, Palms Resort


Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience 

Beyond Van Gogh - Credit Paquin EntertainmentCome to Broadway at the Beach for a beautiful temporary exhibition. It blends over 300 of Van Gogh’s most celebrated works with projection technology and a specially curated musical soundtrack. Guests are transported back in time learning about Van Gogh’s background while seeing hundreds of iconic masterpieces, including classics such as "The Starry Night," "Sunflowers," and "Café Terrace at Night.”  Van Gogh’s spectacular paintings appear on projection-swathed walls. Vincent’s own dreams, thoughts, and words are set to a symphonic score while guests are wrapped up in his shifting, swirling, and colorful flowers, cafes, and stunning landscapes, creating an unmatched narrative experience. Get your tickets here.


Red, White & Blue 5K

When: Saturday, July 6th, 2024
Where: Crooked Hammock Brewery, 4924 Hwy 17 S, North Myrtle Beach

The 6th Annual Red, White, and Blue 5K run/walk is located at Crooked Hammock Brewery in Barefoot Landing. It features a USATF-certified course. The event kicks off with a 5K at 7:30 a.m. followed by a 50-yard kids’ dash that begins at 8:30 a.m. More info on the race can be found here.


Myrtle Beach Farmer’s Markets

When: Ongoing
Where: Various Locations

As the summer continues several Farmer’s Markets around the area will be in full swing, offering local goods, crafts, and treats. Vendors include artisan crafters and local farmers.

See select farmer’s markets happening this month:

  • North Myrtle Beach Farmer’s Market → North Myrtle Beach; Fridays 10 am to 3 pm 
  • Surfside Beach Farmer’s Market → Surfside Drive and Willow Drive North, Surfside Beach; Tuesdays 10 am to 3 pm
  • Downtown Conway Farmer’s Market → Corner of Laurel Street and 2nd Avenue, Conway; Saturdays 8 am to 1 pm
  • Deville Street Farmer’s Market → Deville Street, Market Common; purchase locally grown produce, baked goods, and handmade items on Saturdays from 10 am to 3 pm


Movies at McLean

Enjoy a FREE movie under the stars at McLean Park in North Myrtle Beach! Movies will be held on the second Friday of each month, May through October. All movies shown are G or PG-rated and are subject to change depending on availability.  Bring your beach chair or blankets for a great family night or date night. The North Myrtle Beach Lions Club will be selling popcorn, refreshments, and drinks. The movies begin at 7 p.m. at McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive, North Myrtle Beach. The 2024 July move is scheduled to be Free Willy on July 12! 


Freedom Fest & Amateur Hot Dog Eating Contest

Crooked Hammock Brewery will be hosting its Freedom Fest with a Crooked Amateur Hot Dog Eating Contest at noon on July 3rd! Participants will have 10 minutes to eat as many hot dogs as possible, trying to beat out their competitors for the grand prize of a $200 gift card to the brewery. The brewery will offer a limited-time hot dog menu, including the Plain Dog, served with ketchup, mustard, and relish, and the BBQ Big Dog, topped with pimento cheese, pulled pork, and honey BBQ sauce. Live music will follow from 2 - 5 p.m., and a craft table will be available for kids to make patriotic friendship bracelets. Participants can sign up for the event HERE for $15. 


Pirates & Princesses Adventure Breakfast 

When: June 15th through August 18th
Where: The Hangout, 1181 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach 

Join The Hangout’s Pirates and Princesses Adventure Breakfast. Fill your belly, bob for treasure, and join the royal court with pirates and princesses. There are two free daily shows at 9:15 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. The all-you-can-eat breakfast for purchase includes Biscuits & Gravy, Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Sausage, & Breakfast Potatoes. For an additional charge, daily specials such as French toast, pancakes, and fruit plates can be purchased. For adults, Bloody Marys and Mimosas are available for an additional charge as well. Reservations are available 60 days in advance. 


Music on Main

When: Every Thursday this summer, 7 to 9 pm
Where: Main Street, North Myrtle Beach

The Music on Main concert series is a favorite among visitors and locals. Located along Main Street in North Myrtle Beach, this summer-long live music experience on Thursdays brings some of the best area musical talents to the sunny shores of North Myrtle Beach. 

If you arrive early, be sure to explore the restaurants and shops while waiting for the music to start. Grab some refreshments or dine at Hoskins, a local favorite restaurant, or Dirty Don’s Oyster Bar and Grill. Wine Therapy or the Main Street Taphouse are great places to grab a pre-show drink. If you or your family is looking for a dessert, you can stop by Whit's Frozen Custard, Melt, or Butter & Whisk for a sweet treat! Enjoy!

Check out the full July 2024 schedule:

  • Thursday, July 4 - The Entertainers
  • Thursday, July 11 - Blue Monday
  • Thursday, July 18 - Cat 5
  • Thursday, July 25 - Envision


Sounds of Summer 

When: June - September
Where: North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, 150 Citizens Circle, Little River

Enjoy an evening listening to live music at the amphitheater at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex. Each concert will feature a different family-friendly music band. Bring a beach chair or blanket, but coolers, outside food, and beverages are not allowed. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase.  “Tell Me Lies” by Fleetwood Mac is scheduled for July 19.


Yoga in the Yard

When: Every Sunday 10 am - 11 am
Where: Crooked Hammock Brewery, 4924 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach

Take some self-care time this summer to relax, re-center, and cleanse yourself with a cold 16 oz beer (first one’s on them). Their Yoga in the Yard series with Sea Yoga guides you through a relaxing physical & mental workout, where the style of yoga varies every week. All levels are welcome, don’t forget your yoga mat! The price is $15 per person.  Reserve your spot HERE.


Cool off at the Water Park

When: Ongoing through Summer | Saturdays - Thursdays from 10 am - 8 pm
Where: Myrtle Waves Water Park, 3000 Mr. Joe White Avenue, Myrtle Beach

Ride the waves this summer at the Myrtle Waves Water Park, South Carolina’s largest wave pool! This family-friendly attraction has Water Slides, Tube Slides, Mat Slide, FlowRider, Kids' Play Area, and MUCH more. They have a variety of cafes and snack stands for pizza, salads, burgers, funnel cakes, ice cream, and more. Forgot sunscreen?  Make sure you visit the Tropical Trading post where you will find bathing suits, towels, souvenirs, and everything else you’ll need for a day in the sun! They also book birthday parties and large groups at special rates. The July hours are 10 am - 6 pm daily with extended hours on Fridays until 8 pm.


Lorrie Morgan Ruby Anniversary Tour


When: Friday, July 12th at 7 pm
Where: Alabama Theatre, 4750 Hwy 17 S. North Myrtle Beach 

Lorrie Morgan, an American country music singer and actress, is returning to the Alabama Theatre this summer. Experience a live musical with one of the most emotive vocalists of modern times. Her performances span decades of hits, fan favorites, as well as spontaneous personal stories, and a good deal of humor.  She is the first woman to begin her career with three consecutive platinum albums. She is celebrating her 40th Anniversary as a member of the iconic Grand Ole Opry this year, and she continues to shine! 


The National Hammock Day Festival

When: Saturday, July 20 from 10 am - 5 pm
Where: Hammock Shops Village, 10880 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island

Come out and attend this free event with live music, food trucks, bouncy castles, cornhole, face painting, and even free hammock coast t-shirts and swag. Bring your own chair and enjoy The Embers and The Tams live music performances. 


Julio Navarro Live at Dead Dog Saloon

When: Thursday, July 25th from 8 pm - 11:30 pm
Where: 4079 US-17 BUS, Murrells Inlet

Happy Summer! Sit back and chillax at the Dead Dog Saloon! Grab your favorite cocktail and bite to eat at this waterfront tavern seafood restaurant, all while listening to Julio Navarro performing live! Cheers to good times! 


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