At the Joye Law Firm, we are proud of what we do and we are honored to be a part of our community. We established Joye in the Community to give back to our neighbors, support local education, help local charities, and improve the health and well-being of those around us. Joye Law Firm is proud to share this event information with you; however, our firm is not directly affiliated with these events or organizations. Please contact them directly for more information. Check out the local events going on in Myrtle Beach, SC in March 2017.

The Carolina Opry Show

Enjoy the variety show of Broadway hits, pop songs, gospel and more with singing and dancing mixed with state-of-the-art sound and visual effects. USA Today proclaimed The Carolina Opry Show “A Big Hit” and it was also named “Top Attraction in Myrtle Beach” by CNBC. Group rates are available by contacting the box office.

Events at a Glance:

Event: The Carolina Opry Show

Date: March 1st, 2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th, 9th, 11th, 13th, 15th, 16th, 18th, 20th, 22nd, 23rd

Time: 7pm

Cost: adults – $27.90, children – $10.70, students – $14.50

Location: The Calvin Gilmore Theater

Learn more: visit

Calvin Gilmore Presents Light Laser Extravaganza

Experience a stunning light show set to popular music presented by Gilmore Entertainment. 2017 show themes include Dark Side, Classic Rock, the Beatles and more.

Event at a Glance:

Event: LIGHT Laser Extravaganza

Date: March 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th

Time: 9:30pm

Cost: adult – $15, children – $12, student – $12

Location: The Calvin Gilmore Theater

Learn more: visit

2017 Myrtle Beach Marathon

Participate in Myrtle Beach Marathon as they celebrate the 20th year on March 2-4, 2017! Starting out near Broadway at the Beach, taking a quick turn into The Market Common area, and meeting the crowds at the finish line in the parking lot of Field – home of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans. Choose between the opinions of a half marathon or full. Because the race takes place in the offseason – away from the peak summer vacation months – there are plenty of ways to find deals on accommodations in Myrtle Beach.

Event at a Glance:

Event: 2017 Myrtle Beach Marathon

Date: March 2-4th

Cost: prices vary depending on event participation

Learn more: for prices, schedule and registration visit

Dr. Seuss Day at Brookgreen Gardens

Enjoy Dr. Seuss’s Birthday celebration in the Brookgreen Gardens on March 4th. Dress up like your favorite Dr. Seuss character and take part in the fun activities planned for the day in conjunction with “Read Across America Day”. Brookgreen host “Reading Day” by inviting families to come together to enjoy a read aloud of books. This program is free with garden admission.

Event at a Glance:

Event: Dr. Seuss Day

Date: March 4th

Time: 10am – 2pm

Cost: free with garden admission

Learn more: call 843-235-6055

St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival

North Myrtle Beach’s 29th annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade will be help on Main Street, March 11th. Rain or shine, celebrate the Irish and welcome the coming spring. A parade begins the day at 9am, followed by two stages of live music, rides, amusements, crafts, services, information, products, and a variety of treats.

Event at a Glance:

Event: St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival

Date: March 11th

Time: 9am – 4pm

Location: Main Street in North Myrtle Beach

Original Drifter, The Coasters & Platters

Experience the sounds of the good old days as The Alabama Theatre welcomes the Drifters, Coasters and Platters to the stage during their concert series. Classic sounds of the 50s and 60s will fill the stage as The Coasters are known for their hits like “Sweet Georgia Brown” and “Yakety Yak”. The Drifters will take you back with “Save the Last Dance for Me” and “Under the Boardwalk”. This musical event will keep you singing and dancing all night.

Event at a Glance:

Event: Original Drifters, The Coasters & Platters in concert

Date: March 11th

Time: 7pm

Cost: ticket prices start at $35.95

Location: Alabama Theatre, 4750 U.S. 17 S., North Myrtle Beach, SC

Learn more: for tickets visit here.

56th Annual Canadian-American Days Festival

The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 56th annual Canadian-American Days Festival with an array of events from March 11-19th. Gear up for a variety of free events including concerts, golf tournaments, discounts and more.

Event at a Glance:

Event: Canadian-American Days Festival

Date: March 11-19th

Location: Various locations along the Grand Strand

Zookeeper for a Day

Learn the ins and outs of what it takes to be a zookeeper at Brookgreen Gardens. Guests ages 12 and up can get an in depth look by feeding, cleaning, taking care of animals and diet preparation. Guests will also get to interact with all different types of animals.

Event at a Glance:

Event: Zookeeper For a Day

Date: March 15th

Time 8:30am – 2pm

Cost: $150/person

Location: Brookgreen Gardens

Learn more: Must be 12 years of age, able to lift up to 20 pounds and work in any type of weather. For more information call 843-235-6049.

Myrtle Beach Highland Games & Heritage Festival

Join the second annual Myrtle Beach Highland Games and Heritage Festival at The Market Common on March 24 & 25th. The event will feature athletic competitions, whiskey tasting, live music, Celtic shopping and more. Events include Clachneart, Heavy Weight Throw, Bramer Stone Throw, Sheaf Toss, Turning the Caber, and the Weight Over Bar Toss. Enjoy free admission to Friday’s celebrations, tickets for Saturday are available in advance or at the gate.

Event at a Glance:

Event: Highland Games and Heritage Festival

Date: March 24-25th

Time: Gates open at 5pm on Friday & 9am on Saturday

Cost: Saturday – $15/adult, $5/children, $8/seniors

Location: Grand Park at The Market Common

Learn more: visit

Bad Beat at the Big M Casino

Join the Big M Casino for a fun night full of Texas Hold’em Poker. South Carolina’s luxurious gamble cruises include Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Let It Ride, 3 Card Poker, Texas Hold’em Poker & new, loose slots. All cruises have an all-you-can-eat buffet themed differently each night, call for more details. On each cruise, the Texas Hold’em Poker players have a chance to win an extra $200 in cash!

Event at a Glance:

Event: Bad Beat at the Big M Casino

Date: March 5th – March 12th

Cost: 11am – 4:30pm & 6:30 – 11:30pm

Location: Big “M” Casino, 4491 Mineola Ave, Little River, SC

Learn more: visit

About the Author

Mark Joye is the Head of the Litigation Department at the Joye Law Firm. A Board-Certified Trial Advocate with nearly 30 years of litigation experience, he currently serves on the Board of Governors for the American Association for Justice and is a past president of the South Carolina Association for Justice. In a recent trial, Joye headed a trial team that secured $17 million for a family killed in a tractor-trailer accident.

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