From musical productions to fun runs to baseball, the Grand Strand has plenty going on this summer.
Myrtle Beach’s favorite team, the Pelicans, will host a series with their coastal rival Charleston RiverDogs from June 23-July 3.
Other series for the Pelicans this summer:
- Vs. Fayetteville Woodpeckers (July 12-17)
- Vs. Lynchburg Hillcats (Aug. 2-7)
- Vs. Columbia Fireflies (Aug. 9-14)
- Vs. Augusta Greenjackets (Aug. 23-28)
- Vs. Carolina Mudcats (Sept. 6-11)
Other Summer Happenings on the Grand Strand
JULY 1-AUG. 3
Muzika! The Grand Strand Music Festival
7-10 p.m.: The festival includes more than 30 events, including Broadway tunes, chamber concerts, choral-orchestral performances, fully-staged operas, musical theater presentations, and voice recitals. It also features a Master Artists Concert Series of international fame.
Josh Turner, Alabama Theatre
7-9 p.m.: See this MCA Nashville multi-platinum-selling star in person. Drawing on inspiration from legends such as Johnny Cash, Randy Travis, and Hank Williams, Turner has become legendary on his own.
Surfside Beach 4th Of July Golf Cart Parade
1-2 p.m.: It’ll be on Ocean Boulevard. Call (843) 913-6359 for details.
David Clark’s The Music Of Billy Joel, Alabama Theatre
7-9 p.m.: “Songs In The Attic” is a musical homage from this veteran entertainer from Long Island. His depiction of Billy Joel is uncanny, from appearance to performance to engagement with the crowd.
THROUGH JULY 3
Yoga in the Yard, Crooked Hammock Brewery
10-11 a.m.: Recenter and have a cold beer (the first one’s on the Crooked Hammock.) Join Sea Yoga for a soothing physical and mental workout, with a variety of yoga techniques. All levels are welcome. Bring a mat.
13th Annual Independence Day 5K, Grand Park Lake At Market Common
7-9:30 a.m.: One of the Grand Strand’s most famous races winds through Market Common and the former Air Force Base. Participants receive a race shirt, medal, and post-race goodies. The event includes a mile fun run and a kids’ dash.
4th Annual Red, White, And Blue 5K, Barefoot Landing
7-9:30 a.m.: Run a USATF-certified course. Runners get a custom-designed tri-blend shirt (guaranteed if registered by June 25), finisher medal, and 16-ounce pour from Crooked Hammock Brewery. Dress in costume for the chance at more prizes. Also includes a kids’ dash.
Fourth Of July Fireworks Cruise, Barefoot Queen Riverboat Cruises
7:30-9:30 p.m.: Take a relaxing cruise on the Intracoastal and observe the Barefoot Landing Fireworks.
July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza At Broadway At The Beach
10 p.m.: See the show over Lake Broadway, weather permitting.
Surfside Beach 4th Of July Celebration, Martin Field
Comedian Brian Regan, Alabama Theatre
7-9 p.m.: Catch one of the nation’s most well-known comedians deliver his classy, clean satire. His performances usually sell out!
The Highwaymen Live, The Carolina Opry
7-8:30 p.m.: Catch country music’s most renowned supergroup. They’ll perform favorites such as “Dukes of Hazzard,” “On the Road Again,” “Ring of Fire,” and more. This legendary show includes tribute artists for Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, and Willie Nelson.
Creedence Revived – CCR Tribute, Carolina Opry
7-8:30 p.m.: This show is one of the world’s most highly sought-after, selling-out shows everywhere they go. This talented ensemble hails members from Chicago and Los Angeles with a vocalist known for his ability to sing in various voices.
Forever Motown, Alabama Theatre
7-9 p.m.: This is an amazing group of nine all-star performers, including:
- G.C. Cameron, the Spinners’ original lead singer
- Glenn Leonard, the Temptations’ lead singer
Hear hits from Marvin Gaye, Smoky Robinson, The Supremes, and more.
Sensory Friendly Jump At Big Air
10-11 a.m.: CAN certified. Show your CAN card for $13 an hour plus tax. Additional hours are $8, socks not included.
Comedy Night – The GREG WILSON, GTS Theatre
9-10:30 p.m.: Greg Wilson is known as The Monster Truck of Stand-up, The Hurricane of Hilarious, and The Mexican Megaphone. He’s appeared on “The Neighborhood”, “Upload”, “Narcos: Mexico”, “Superstore”, “Hawaii Five-O”, and “Modern Family.” He’s done stand-up on Showtime, ABC, TruTv, VH1, and Comedy.TV. He has a new half-hour special “Hindsight is 2020” on Youtube.
THROUGH JULY 21
What Would Frida Do Summer Camp At Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum
1-4 p.m.: Start with a tour of more than 100 works of art from Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Camp includes discussion and experience of self-expressionism and folk art through day-to-day assignments. Students bring home mixed-media self-portraits and sketchbooks.
Comedian James Gregory, Alabama Theatre
7-9 p.m.: This expert in caricature delivers a down-home, hilarious comedy performance. You’ll love his thoughts of life from the front porch.
Wanted DOA: Bon Jovi Tribute, The Carolina Opry Theater
7-8:30 p.m.: Enjoy the iconic, recognizable sound Bon Jovi made famous. This highly-acclaimed show is in town for one night only.
The Final Mustang Week, Myrtle Beach Mall
This event is the last run of 20 years in Myrtle Beach.
THROUGH JULY 26
Trivia Tuesdays, Crooked Hammock Brewery
6-8 p.m.: Team Trivia of Myrtle Beach will converge to vie for Crooked Hammock Brewery gift cards for first, second, and third-place winners.
THROUGH JULY 29
Breakfast with a Mermaid, Ripley’s Aquarium
8-10 a.m.: See the aquarium before it opens and enjoy a delicious hot breakfast with a mermaid. Breakfast includes eggs, bacon, pancakes, fresh fruit, orange juice, and coffee. Includes a photo and mermaid craft.
You’re in for a Great Stay at Ocean Reef Resort
For clean rooms, a fun pool area, and easy access to the beach, your top choice is Ocean Reef Resort. Right in the middle of the fun in Myrtle Beach, this resort has easy check-in and friendly staff. It is an excellent choice for your extended family reunion or other get-togethers. Learn more online and book your stay at Ocean Reef Resort today.