Top Myrtle Beach Family-Friendly Fourth of July Events06/25/2013
The Fourth of July and Myrtle Beach are a great combination for families looking to celebrate the holiday at the beach.
There are many great activities taking place throughout the Myrtle Beach are this year for the Fourth of July. Whether you choose to relax on the beach and check out some evening fireworks, or you want to check out activities all day long, you and your family will have plenty of options.
Here is our list of the top Myrtle Beach Fourth of July events for families to check out this year:
Fourth of July at Captain’s Quarters: Hang out by the pool with us on the Fourth of July! Don’t bother trying to beat traffic on the roads; just come on out and spend the day with us! We’ll be having a live band poolside and serving up tasty food for our poolside cookout from noon until 5 p.m. Plus, we will have relays and other fun activities during the day and a poolside movie with Salty at 8 p.m.! Start a new tradition with your family at Captain’s Quarters Resort! (note, activities are weather-permitting)
Fireworks: A variety of places in Myrtle Beach will be shooting off fireworks this Fourth of July. Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach will be blasting off their fireworks at 10:15 p.m.; Broadway at the Beach will shoot theirs off beginning at 10 p.m.; and Murrells Inlet’s display begins at 10 p.m. at Veteran’s Pier. Surfside Beach will also have a celebration which includes evening fireworks at the Surfside Pier. If you want to catch a fireworks show a day early on July 3, you can do so by Second Avenue Pier or following the Myrtle Beach Pelicans baseball game at theTicketReturn.com Field.
Free Concert: Head down to the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk for a free concert at Plyer Park. The Reggie Sullivan Band will be preforming a variety of rock and soul tunes that the whole family can enjoy beginning at 8 p.m.
Boat Parade: A Murrells Inlet tradition, the annual 4th of July Boat Parade will begin at 5 p.m. at Garden City Point. It will then float through the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk and down the shoreline. If you are looking for a unique 4th of July experience, this is it!
Cupcake Eating Contest: For those that love cupcakes or enjoy watching people compete in food-eating contests, then the Cupcake Eating Contest hosted by Croissants Bistro and Bakery is the perfect event! The afternoon will include a 5-minute cupcake eating contest (pre-registration required), live entertainment, and kids’ activities. This event will be fun for all and runs from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Croissants Bistro and Bakery.
Start planning your Fourth of July fun today!