Spring is in full force and the schedule is backed with events out and about in the Grand Strand this weekend! Enjoy!
- The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are playing at home at BB&T Coastal Field Thursday through Sunday this weekend! Games on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday begin at 7:05 PM. Sunday’s game begins at 3:05 PM. Check out their promotional schedule here to check out the themes and giveaways for each game.
- Socastee Heritage Festival is being held on Saturday, April 30th from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM on Dick Pond Road, near the swing bridge between Domino’s and Peachtree Street in Socastee. There will be a walking children’s parade, historical exhibits, an antique tractor show, a catfish tournament, 5K run/walk, performing groups, bands, inflatables, children’s games, contests and raffles!
- The Myrtle Beach FAME Festival will be held on Saturday, April 30th from 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM in Historic Downtown Myrtle Beach on Broadway Street between 3rd and 6th Avenues North. The street will be filled with food vendors, artists, musicians and entertainers. According to the event’s website, each vendor, musician and entertainer has been hand selected to represent the best of their professions. Special features will include Sista Otis, Re- Fried Blues and so much more. The stage will continuously be occupied by local musicians, dancers, theatre, children’s shows and other talents.
- Want to help set the Guinness World Record for the most people doing The Twist? Join Chubby Checker at the Myrtle Beach MayFest Beach Music Festival on Saturday, April 30th. Entertainment begins at 11:00 AM and finishes at 10:00 PM, with the world record attempt happening from 6:30 – 8:00 PM. The festival is between 8th and 9th Ave. N.
- The 3rd Annual Fit for Families 5k run/walk will be held on Saturday, April 30th at 8:00 AM at the Tanger Outlets on Highway 501. Each participant will receive a race medal and all proceeds will benefit Caring in our Lifetime, the local fight against breast cancer in Horry and Georgetown counties.
- Is your family looking for a new furry friend? There is a Grand Adoption Event held by Critter magazine at Chick-Fil-A on 501, across from the Tanger Outlets on Saturday, August 30th from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. There will be 16 animal rescues there with Goldens, Labs, Collies, Boxers, dogs, cats, birds and horses of every type! Bring your dog for a doggie wash, nail trimmings, and rabies shots. There will also be kids’ contests! For more information, call 843-742-6283.
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