7 Must-Do Springtime Events in Myrtle Beach 2021
There’s always something to see and do in Myrtle Beach. And, with spring in the air, this is the season for family fun under the sun. Here are 7 of some of our favorite events taking place throughout March and April that you need to put on your schedule!
Bike to the Boardwalk
March 4-April 17, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Hit the (gravel) road by bicycle and get some fresh air – and cardio – on this ride through Hobcaw Barony’s forests and salt marsh boardwalk of the reserve’s north inlet estuary. During the 5-mile roundtrip ride, your guide will discuss the surrounding wildlife and salt marsh ecology. You’ll need to provide your own all-terrain bike, helmet, water, snack and mask, which is to be worn when in close contact with others on the ride. This event is free, weather-permitting and limited to six participants. Note: This schedule is subject to change due to COVID-19, so check the website for any updates: https://hobcawbarony.org/. Hobcaw Barony’s North Inlet-Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve is located at 22 Hobcaw Road, Georgetown.
Crooked Hammock Brewery Tours
Fun for Mom and Dad await in this one-hour interactive tour of the all-new Crooked Hammock Brewery, from backyard to brewery. Expect each $25 ticket to include five “easy-drinking” 5-ounce beer samples, a swag bag packed with a tour-exclusive koozie, stickers, and hammock can popper, a $5 voucher, and a “Declaration Of Beer Dependence” tasting and beer booklet. Tours are Fridays through Sundays; space is limited, so reserve your spot online at http://crookedhammockbrewery.com/. Crooked Hammock Brewery is located in Barefoot Landing, 4924 Highway 17 South in North Myrtle Beach.
Run to the Sun Car Show
March 18-20, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
After two cancellations due to Covid, the Run to the Sun Car Show is ready to start their engines and roll into town in March 2021. Thousands of cars from all eras will park and showcase all their beauty under the hood at the parking lot of the old Myrtle Square Mall site at 2501 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. For more information, please visit www.peedeestreetrodders.com.
- Barefoot Bunny Hop, March 27, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hop down the bunny trail to Barefoot Landing, where they’ll host a kids DJ dance party, a touch-free scavenger hunt, “chick or treat,” and a visit with the Easter bunny.
- Breakfast & Lunch with the Bunny, April 3, 9 a.m. to noon; noon to 3 p.m. Rock on and celebrate Easter at the Hard Rock Café Myrtle Beach, where you can book breakfast or lunch with the Easter Bunny himself. The kiddos will also be able to watch the hit holiday movie, “Hop,” and participate in coloring activities and cookie decorating. Adult entrees are $11.95 and kids’ are $9.95. Masks are required. Book your meal at: www.hardrockcafe.com.
- Easter Bunny Experience, March 20-April 3, 1-4 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday afternoons, the Easter Bunny will hit the Heroes Harbor stage (near Holiday House and Margaritaville) at Broadway at the Beach. From 2-4 p.m., there will be character appearances at Broadway’s Center Court near Build-A-Bear and It’s Sugar. All events are weather-permitting; appropriate safety protocols and social distancing will be followed.
- Spring Fest, April 3, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This inaugural event is the start of a wonderful, new annual tradition. Held at Crabtree Memorial Gym and Grand Park, the Spring Fest will feature egg hunts for different age groups, food trucks, vendors, and more. You'll also have a chance to tour the facility and its amenities at 1004 Crabtree Lane in Myrtle Beach.
SOS Spring Safari
April 15-25, Various Times
A longtime tradition in North Myrtle Beach, the SOS Spring Safari will reconvene on various dance floors throughout North Myrtle Beach for 10 days of the biggest adult party on the East Coast. The Society of Stranders (SOS) and member clubs of the Association of Carolina Shag Clubs (ACSC) will show off their shag dance footwork during the Safari’s schedule of DJ and live band events, shag workshops and more. For more info and updates, visit www.shagdance.com.
Laurel Street Yard Sale
April 17, 8 a.m. to noon
Treasure hunt your way along Laurel Street in historic downtown Conway at this community yard sale. You can either register for a spot to sell your stuff ($25 registration) or choose to browse and shop from community vendors and downtown businesses that will be selling old stock and sidewalk sale items. Free to attend. Visit www.conwayalive.com for more info.
13th Annual Dragon Boat Festival
April 24, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This event is just as fun to watch along the lake’s banks as it is for the competitors on the water. Teams of 20 paddlers and one drummer aboard dragon boats race for the fastest time in their division to win awards and prizes. The Dragon Boat Festival is an annual fundraiser for Ground Zero. The event, held at Grand Park at The Market Common, is free to spectators and also features a drummer costume voting contest, live DJ, and awards ceremony, plus food and drink vendors, entertainment, and a Family Fun Zone throughout the day. For more info and updates, visit www.mygroundzero.com.