Ready to hit the beach this spring with reckless abandon?
Well, even if you’re more apt for a mellower approach, St. Patrick’s Day is a great time to start. Myrtle Beach has a nice lineup of activities to commemorate the holiday.
Here’s your guide to a Grand Strand visit for St. Patrick’s Day.
March 12, 2022
Parade: 9 a.m.
Festival: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Myrtle Beach’s biggest St. Patrick’s Day parade is an all-day party. Arrive early and get your viewing station set up by 8:30 a.m. This parade packs in the people! Bring the following:
There will be live announcing stations along the route. If you can’t attend the parade, you can watch a live broadcast on WPDE TV 15.
Enjoy three stages for live entertainment. WPDE personalities will emcee activities, which will include dancers, pipe bands, and more. Check out more than 150 vendors, too.
Many Main Street businesses will have treats, and you can visit food vendors, too. For fun, there’ll be street entertainers and leprechauns around, too. Bring your little ones to the children’s area for games and rides.
Visit the Information/Parks and Recreation tent to buy T-shirts in limited supplies. Pick one up early at the J. Bryan Floyd Community Center and wear it around the festival.
Why not you? The festival crowns the best leprechaun every year. Dress in your best leprechaun duds and sport them at the festival for your chance to win. Judges will be looking for:
Can-Am Days Festival
March 13-21, 2022
This celebration of Canada coincides with the St. Patrick’s Day festival. It includes free concerts, riverboat tours, themed days, and more. Play golf, enjoy regional cuisine, and more during the 61st edition of this festival. MORE DETAILS
St. Patrick’s Day Dance at St. John’s Hall
March 17, 2022
Dance the night away with the Ballroom Dance Preservation Society. For $14, you get admission to the event and a free dance lesson. Details are still developing, so check online for more. MORE DETAILS
The 5th Annual Lucky’s St. Patrick’s Day Crawl – Myrtle Beach
March 19, 2022
Head to Bumstead’s Pub for loads of fun and a chance at $1,000 in prizes for best costumes. MORE DETAILS