Check Out These Exciting Summer Events in Myrtle Beach

Sun, sand, music, and food. When you come to Myrtle Beach, SC, there is so much to do. When you come and stay at one of our Myrtle Beach vacation rentals, there are many awesome events in Myrtle Beach, SC. You can find free live music right off the boardwalk, shops, and eateries all over the main strip, and fireworks on many nights!

When you stay at one of the Myrtle Beach condo rentals, you’ll be close to all these amazing and fun activities. There is no shortage of things to do here!

Check out some of these free things to do in Myrtle Beach for your next trip!

Music on Main Concert Series

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Myrtle Beach is no stranger to live music! Located in North Myrtle Beach off the boardwalk, Music on Main is one of the prime Myrtle Beach events. With musicians from all over coming in to play, this event invites you to grab a beach chair and come for a show! Admission to see these artists is completely free, and all ages are welcome!

Each artist brings a variety of music to the soundstage every Thursday. Each concert starts at 7 p.m., and they play until 9 p.m. Come by after a long day of relaxing on the beach and listen to the music!

Movies Under the Stars

Looking for an amazing movie night with the entire family? Market Commons has exactly what you’re looking for! On each Friday in July, bring your beach towel or chair and enjoy the movies! The movies are shown on a large screen in the middle of Valor Park. It’s the perfect way to cap off a long day!

These complimentary movies are fun and family-friendly. They start at 9 p.m. but vary based on the time that dusk starts. Each week they show a different movie. Check the calendar for their full schedule of movies and showtimes.

A Dogs Way Inlet Flyers – Dock Diving Competition

Are you bringing your dog with you on your vacation? Do they love to chase after their favorite toys? And does your dog LOVE the water? Or do you love dogs and want to come to see dogs swim? Murrell’s Inlet in Myrtle Beach has the perfect spot for them!

A Dogs Way Inlet Flyers is the ultimate dock diving competition for dogs! Your dog will love diving into the water after their favorite toy as they compete for the longest distance dive or the fastest hydro dash. This event is completely sanctioned by the North American Diving Dogs. There are different divisions for each dog based on their sizes.

Located in A Dogs Way Inn dog kennel, Inlet Flyers is open Monday through Friday. The first dive starts at 8 a.m. If you’re only coming to watch, it’s completely free!

Sounds of Summer Concert Series

Not by Main Street? No problem! In North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, the Sounds of Summer Concert Series is another amazing free live music event. The amphitheater will hold a concert every month throughout the summer. Each artist brings their own special spin on classic artists like The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, and Tom Petty. 

Bring a beach chair or blanket and lounge out as you listen to the sounds of music in the beautiful summer air. These concerts are free and perfect for the whole family. The concerts start at 7 p.m. and run until 9 p.m.

Summer Light: Art by Night

If you’re looking for an artistic night out, then check out the Summer Light: Art By Night! Enjoy an artistic summer evening held at the Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet, SC. There are nine lighted art installations spread throughout the gardens. Walk around and witness both art and nature collide! Each piece of art shows a different light and color technique. The art installations are produced by the same team who produced the Night of a Thousand Candles.

This beautiful outdoor art exhibit is open Wednesday through Saturday, starting June 9th. On each night, there are nightly musical performances that start at 7:15 p.m. and change hourly. There are different dining options available, like the Harvest Restaurant Picnic boxes and Kona Ice trucks. The picnic boxes must be ordered in advance.

If you are a member of the gardens, any visitors can enter for free. In July and August, admission costs $20 for adults and $12 for children. As a non-member, it costs $25 for adults and $15 for children.

Beer and Burrito 5K

Do you have the heart of a runner? Have you been looking for a race or 5K to join? Then check out the Beer and Burrito 5K!

The NS Promos Summer Series holds races throughout the summer. The Beer and Burrito 5K starts and ends at the Tidal Creek Brewhouse. The race leads you through views of the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base. If you love to run and love to take part in competitions, then this Myrtle Beach event is perfect for you! You can also make this part of a romantic getaway to Myrtle Beach!

The Beer and Burrito 5K takes place on August 17th, 2021. NS Promos hosts five runs in total during their Summer Series. If you take part in all five of their summer races, you will receive a special challenge medal!

Fireworks at Broadway At the Beach

Looking for some fireworks while you shop? Broadway at the Beach is a destination for the entire family. With hundreds of shops lining the waterway, there’s a shop selling something for you. Broadway has over 20 attractions, including a go-kart track, a TOPGOLF, and rock-climbing walls! Broadway is also home to many eateries like The Grumpy Monk or Myrtle Beach Hard Rock Café. If you pick the right North Myrtle Beach oceanfront condo rental, you can watch the show from your front porch!

Every Tuesday and Friday night, fireworks light up the skies over Lake Broadway! Starting at 10 p.m., you’ll see the sky light up with a firework show to rival Disney! There is also a special 4th of July fireworks special held on the 4th of July every year.

Fireworks at Barefoot Landing

Broadway at the Beach isn’t the only spot to enjoy a beautiful firework show! Like Broadway, Barefoot Landing is home to hundreds of shops, restaurants, and theaters. Barefoot Landing has big-name stores like Sunglass Hut and smaller stores as well.

And if you’re looking for a place to eat, there are so many dining options! There are seafood restaurants, burger joints, and casual sandwich shops. If you crave it, Barefoot landing has it!

But the best part is the free fireworks shows! Starting on July 26th, come by and enjoy the fireworks. The show starts every Monday at 10 p.m. and is visible over the lake.

Plan Your Next Trip

Excited to start your next family getaway to Myrtle Beach? With a wide selection of rentals, the choice is completely yours! You can stay at one of our gorgeous waterway villas or one of our relaxing Myrtle Beach golf and resort condos. Each rental comes with luxurious furnishings and large rooms. You have a fully furnished kitchen to do all your in-home cooking. You have many TVs throughout your rental, so you can kick back and relax from anywhere.

Ready for your Myrtle Beach vacation? Book with Barefoot Resort Rentals today!