Local Events in Myrtle Beach, SC September 2016

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Music on Main Concert Series

The City of North Myrtle Beach will be hosting free Music on Main Street concerts in Myrtle Beach all summer long. Concerts are for all ages. Don’t forget to bring your beach chairs with you!

Event Details at a Glance:

Event: Music on Main Concert Series

Date: September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Time: 7-9pm

Cost: FREE

Location: 202 Main Street, North Myrtle Beach

Learn More: For day of event weather information call the “Rec Check” hotline at (843) 280-5594 ext. 3.


Coastal Uncorked Food and Wine Festival

Enjoy the best in food, wine, spirits, arts and entertainment. With more restaurants per capita than any other city in the state, Myrtle Beach is home to more than 1,700 dining establishments. Guests will be able to enjoy samples of rare, specialty one-off and craft beers from all over the country, live music, food from area vendors and a a souvenir beer tasting glass. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased by going to www. CoastalUncorked.com.

Event Details at a Glance:

Event: Coastal Uncorked Food and Wine Festival

Date: September 2-4

Time: September 2nd from 6-9pm, September 3rd from 4-7pm, and September 4th from 1-5pm

Cost: $5 per event

Learn More: Visit the Coastal Uncorked Food and Wine Festival website and for updates on Costal Uncorked events follow @coastaluncorked on Twitter.


Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival

The Beach, Boogie and BBQ Festival is an Official BBQ Championship of South Carolina with over $8,600 in cash and prizese up for grabs by 25+ BBQ teams competing for points. Attendees can sample delicious barbecue from competing teams on Saturday from 12-1:30pm by purchasing $1 sample ticket. Festival schedule can be found here with events ranging from corn hole competitions to live entertainment on Main Stage.

Event Details at a Glance:

Event: Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival

Date: September 2-3rd

Time: September 2nd from 6-9pm, September 3rd from 12-6pm

Cost: Free Admission, $1 sample tickets are available upon purchase

Location: 950 Crabtree Lane in Myrtle Beach, SC


Myrtle Beach Home Improvement and Outdoor Living Show

The Myrtle Beach Home Improvement and Outdoor Living Show is scheduled to take place September 9, 2016 – September 11, 2016. The show is sure to highlight the latest and greatest in modern living, ranging from windows and doors to techniques for growing herbs and more. This three-day event shouldn’t be missed for those who want to pick up tricks of the trade and new ideas for their South Carolina home and yard.

Event at a Glance

Event: Myrtle Beach Home Improvement and Outdoor Living Show

Date: September 9-11, 2016

Time: On September 9 and 10, doors will open at 10:00 a.m., and the show will conclude at 6:00 p.m. On Sunday, September 11, hours are from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: The Myrtle Beach Home Improvement and Outdoor Living Show will be hosted at 2101 N. Oak, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29557

Cost: A three-day pass can be purchased for $10. Otherwise, single-day passes are $5 for adults; children ages 16 and under are free.

Learn More: If you want to learn more about the Myrtle Beach Home Improvement and Outdoor Living Show, visit the Horry Georgetown Home Builders Association website.


SOS Fall Migration

Standing for the Society of Stranders, the SOS Fall Migration is an annual event that’s characterized as the “biggest adult party on the east coast.” Falling in line with the end of summer and the birds’ migration south for the winter, the SOS Fall Migration is an opportunity for dancers with soul to find their end-of-season rhythm and get in the spirit with shag dance. This is an adult only event. The 10-day event will include clauses taught by shag dance instructors, live music, two big block parties in the street, tea parties, and hanging in the famous SOS lounges. There will also be a number of street vendors, plenty of food, and the infamous Fun Sunday and Fun Monday events.

Event at a Glance:

Event: SOS Fall Migration

Date: September 16, 2016 – September 25, 2016

Time: Events and activities will be held throughout the day.

Where: Multiple locations in North Myrtle Beach, including Fat Harold’s, Pirate’s Cove, and other popular SOS lounges, as well as the intersection of Main Street and Ocean Drive.

Learn More: If you are ready to do something a little crazy, you can learn more about the Myrtle Beach SOS Fall Migration at ShagDance.com.


Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down Festival

The 37th annual Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down Festival, which always takes place on the third Saturday in September, is nearly here! This festival is one of the most popular events in the Myrtle Beach area, and has a rich nearly four-decades’ long history. The event hosts hundreds of different vendors from around the state, offers plenty of yummy food for festival goers, is the home of the Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down beauty pageant for children up to age 19, features live music and dance entertainment, kicks off with a parade, and has a number of kid-friendly events and entertainment options. If you’ve been craving funnel cake, this festival cannot be missed!

The Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down Festival is appropriate for children and adults of all ages. Make it a family outing!

Event at a Glance

Event: Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down Festival

Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. The parade will begin at 10:00 a.m.

Where: Aynor Town Park, 600 South Main Street, Aynor, South Carolina

Cost: Entrance into the festival is free. Items are available for purchase within the festival.

Learn More: To learn more about the history of the Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down Festival and more details about this year’s festival, visit AynorHarvestHoeDown.org.


Irish Italian International Festival

Love pasta or beer? Want to try a cannoli? Love the bagpipes? Come from a large Italian family? If any of the above are true, then you are someone who must attend this year’s Irish Italian International Festival. This unique cultural event brings together approximately 15,000 people to eat, drink, enjoy music, peruse different vendors, watch street performers, and more. The event is appropriate for people of all ages and cultural backgrounds.

Some entertainment that is scheduled for this year’s event include Band on the Rum, Port City Pipes and Drums, a spaghetti eating contest, performance by The Academy of Dance and Fine Arts, and much more.

Event at a Glance:

Event: Irish Italian International Festival

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Where: The event will take place at 405 Main Street, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29582.

There are a number of public parking options available nearby, including an open grass lot between BB&T and Barefoot Church, dirt parking on the corner of Ocean Boulevard and 1st Avenue South, and a grass parking lot on the corner of Ocean Boulevard and 2nd Avenue North.

Learn More: Want to learn more about the Irish Italian International Festival? Visit the North Myrtle Beach Parks and Recreation website.


Brew at the Zoo

If you love beer, live entertainment, and wild animals – and especially if you love all three – then the annual Brew at the Zoo event is the ideal way to mix up your average Saturday night. Make it a date night or a night out with friends, and enjoy the more than 30 craft beers, food and wine, silent auction, live entertainment from Bullfrog, and of course, the zoo animals!

This is an adults-only event. The silent auction and Brew at the Zoo is being held to generate proceeds for new projects. Brew at the Zoo is a wonderful way to kick off the end of summer, greet the new fall season, and give money to a worthy cause.

Event at a Glance

Event: Brew at the Zoo

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016

Time: The Brew at the Zoo event will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Brookgreen Gardens’ Lowcountry Zoo – 1931 Brookgreen Drive, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina 29576

Cost: Designated drivers purchase a ticket for Brew at the Zoo for $15. Regular priced tickets are $35 for zoo members and $40 for nonmembers, and include a signature tasting glass. There will also be additional beverages and food available for purchase.

Learn More: Sound like a great way to spend a Saturday in September? We think so too. Learn more on the Brookgreen Gardens’ website.


Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally

Not to be confused with a bicycle rally, the Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally is designed for motorcyclists. Attracting bike riders from all of the state, the Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally is infamous for its beautiful scenery, great weather, and numerous enjoyable events. Enjoy live entertainment from a number of popular bands, and take pleasure in the sixty-plus mile ride along the beautiful Grand Strand beaches – one of the ride’s main attractions. Some important event information follows below:

Event at a Glance

Event: Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally

Date: September 26, 2016 – October 2, 2016

Where: The event will span the coastline from Murrells Inlet to Charleston

Important Rules: It is important to note that those who will attend the Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally must:

  • Be 21 years of age if they wish to drink;
  • Be mindful of the no open container in public places law;
  • Wear a helmet while riding if under 22 years of age; and
  • Refrain from littering.

Learn More: If you love riding and think that the Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally is the perfect way to welcome the new season, you can learn more about the event at MyrtleBeachBikeWeek.com.


St. John’s Greek Festival

Greek or not, the St. John’s annual Greek Festival is the perfect way to spend a day this fall. A celebration of all things related to Greek culture, the Greek festival is adored for its cuisine, dancing, Greek beer and wine, Ouzo, craft vendors, and live performances and music.

A few things to look forward to at St. John’s Greek Festival this year include the spanakopita, chicken and lamb gyros, tiropita, roasted Greek potatoes, moussaka, dolmathes, and so much more. One thing’s for sure: if you attend this Greek festival, you won’t leave hungry!

Event at a Glance

Event: St. John’s Greek Festival

Date: September 29, 2016 through October 2, 2016

Time: The festival will begin at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, and 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

Where: St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church – 3301 33rd Avenue Ext. North, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 29577.

Learn More: Do something different with one of your weekends this fall – experience a taste of Greek culture right here in South Carolina. You can learn more about St. John’s Greek Festival on the website of the St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church.