Spring has sprung, and as we enter the month of May, visitors to Captain’s Quarters and other Vacation Myrtle Beach resorts will be flocking into town and looking for things to do. In May there is a full quota of events to cater for every taste close to Captain’s Quarters. Here are some of the events that you can take part in or otherwise enjoy during your May stay at the Beach.
Saturday May 4 at 8:00 a.m. sees the start of the 2nd Annual Matt Harper Scholarship Walk. The walk starts from WonderWorks at Broadway on the Beach and you can register from 7:30 a.m. Registration fees include a Continental Breakfast before the start and lunch afterwards. You’ll also get a t-shirt and a Goodie Bag.
There are three events scheduled for Saturday 5 (and you can check out our blog post on Cinco De Mayo in Myrtle Beach for more information on the more festive things to do near Captain's Quarters). For the more energetic there is the Carlos 'N' Charlie's Fiesta 5km Run. The race starts at 9:00 a.m. on Celebrity Circle and is preceded by a Family Fun Run. If you have kids that are golfers, whatever standard, enter them for the US Kids’ Golf Tournament at Indigo Creek Golf Club at Murrell’s Inlet. This is an afternoon event open to boys and girls aged 5 – 14 . Caddies are both allowed and encouraged. Opera aficionados will enjoy a full-stage production of Carmen presented by the Carolina Master Chorale, directed by Timothy Koch. The lead is sung by superstar sensation, Kirstin Chavez. The performance starts at 4:00 p.m. at the Beach Church, on George Bishop Parkway, just across the waterway bridge.
Right near Beach Church is the Boathouse, a bar and restaurant that will be hosting their annual summer concert series starting in May. The concerts are performed each Sunday afternoon at feature a variety of musicians, from local bands to national names.
May 13 to 19 you can expect to hear the sounds of motorcycles all over Myrtle Beach. The Myrtle Beach Bike Fest is being held that week at the Myrtle Beach Speedway. Thousands of bikers are expected to attend the event, which features seven days of Motor Cycle shows, exhibits, live music, contests, food and more.
On May 18 there is another great event located south of Captain’s Quarters. The Murrells Inlet 8th annual Makai Luau will be held at the hot Fish Club that day. There will be a traditional Luau buffet with beer, wine and a Surfers’ Punch. Prizes for the ugliest Hawaiian Shirt and the Best Lei.
The following weekend, on May 26, don’t miss the Memorial Day Cookout at the pier at Surfside Beach. It runs from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Finally, if you are a Pelican supporter, the team has a busy month. During May they will host teams from Lynchberg, Winston-Salem and Wilmington. You can check their full schedule for more game dates and promotions.
And for more things to do in Myrtle Beach in May, keep an eye on the Captain’s Quarters events page.
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