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March Events in Myrtle Beach


Spring is right around the corner and the area is beginning to bloom with exciting events! Ok, puns aside, there really are tons of great area activities happening in Myrtle Beach during the month of March to help you shake off your winter woes and get out and enjoy the rapidly improving outdoor weather.

Enjoy our full rundown of March area events in Myrtle Beach!


Myrtle Beach Marathon | Myrtle Beach | Saturday, March 3rd

The Myrtle Beach Marathon is one of the east coast’s flattest and fastest courses, encompassing a full marathon, half marathon, 5k, and kids’ fun run. The excitement begins with an expo on Thursday, March 1 and a family fun run at Grande Dunes Resort. Marathon participants will receive a commemorative shirt, and full, half, relay, and 5k runners will receive a commemorative tumbler. For more information, visit the Myrtle Beach Marathon website.

a pulled pork sandwich

Surfside BBQ Festival | Surfside Drive | Saturday, March 10th

Come one, come all… and come hungry! The annual Surfside BBQ Festival is the first weekend in March and you won’t want to miss out on the finger-licking fun. The festival kicks off on Saturday, March 10 from 10 am – 4 pm. The event will include live entertainment from local favorite the Josh Brannon Band, a children’s area with inflatables and games, and plenty of food and retail vendors. Call (843) 650-9548 for more information.

Run to the Sun Car Show | Myrtle Beach | Thursday, March 15th – Saturday, March 17th

The Run to the Sun Car Show is a three-day extravaganza featuring hundreds of classic cars from around the country. Over $100,000 will be given away through door prizes, cash prizes, and prizes to best in show! Proceeds benefits various national and local organizations including the Grand Strand Miracle League. If you’re looking to register your hot-rod or classic muscle car, registration starts at $40. For more information, head to the Run to the Sun Car Show website.

pot of gold and green hat

North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival | Saturday, March 17th

For some St. Patrick’s Day family fun, head to North Myrtle Beach for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival, bringing in nearly 30,000 spectators a year! The parade starts the day at 9 am, and plenty of fun after with three stages of live music, a children’s area with amusements and exciting rides at 11 am. Various local vendors will be available throughout the day. For more details, call (843) 2805570.

9th Annual Irish Fest | Saturday, March 17th

The 9th Annual Irish Fest will feature family-friendly activities and fun! Located at Valor Park at the Market Common, guests will enjoy delicious beer, local vendors, live entertainment and music from the likes of The Paul Grimshaw Band, The Jebb Mac Band, and Conway Celtic Pipers, kids activities like inflatables and face painting, and more. For more information, contact (843) 267-7443.

glasses of wine

“Remember When” Oldies Fest | La Belle Amie Vineyard | Saturday, March 24th

Enjoy a trip down memory lane at the “Remember When” Oldies Fest at La Belle Amie Vineyard! Located just a short drive north of the quaint city of Little River, La Belle Amie offers a scenic location for this lively event. The festival kicks off at noon and will include live music, succulent snacks, complimentary vineyard tours, and seasonal wine tastings. The fun runs through 5 pm so grab a few friends and settle in for an afternoon of dining, drinking, and dancing.


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