While February may be among the more frigid months of the year, the entertainment calendar on the Grand Strand can definitely warm things up with the array of shows and events it offers — from song-and dance-filled spectacles to entertaining and educational gatherings. If you’re looking to break up the winter doldrums with a getaway to the Carolina coast this February, consider these Myrtle Beach area happenings than can bring the heat during your beach vacation:
The Marshall Tucker Band
Feb. 1, The Carolina Opry, Myrtle Beach
These sons of South Carolina formed in Spartanburg in 1973 and have been supplying the Southern rock hits ever since. Catch the live show for a chance to hear favorites like “Heard It in a Love Song,” “Searchin’ for a Rainbow,” “Fire on the Mountain,” and the band’s signature song “Can’t You See.”
Feb. 1, House of Blues, North Myrtle Beach
Nominated for Best Rock Album and Best Rock Song at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards, this Brooklyn-based rock trio promises to bring a high-energy performance to the stage to kick off the year’s shortest month.
The Simon & Garfunkel Story
Feb. 3, Alabama Theatre, North Myrtle Beach
This concert-style theater show tells the story of how a pair of talented young friends from Queens went on to become the most successful singing/songwriting duo of all time.
Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show
Feb. 7-8, 14-17, 19, 21-22, 26 and 28-29, Pirates Voyage, Myrtle Beach
Catch a live show featuring the excitement of high-diving pirates waging a thrilling battle on land, on deck, in a lagoon and high above a pair of full-sized pirate ships, complete with mermaids, acrobats, live animals, cannons, singing and dancing — all while you enjoy a delicious four-course meal.
Feb. 8, House of Blues, North Myrtle Beach
This Atlanta MC is a strong, versatile lyricist who is sure to bring the house-moving beats to the stage.
Frankie Valli Tribute: Let’s Hang On
Feb. 9, Alabama Theatre, North Myrtle Beach
Honoring legendary act Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, this show featuring a live band captures the iconic group’s crisp harmonies and sleek choreography with an experience that will take attendees back in time to the 1960s.
Hotel California: A Salute to The Eagles
Feb. 9, Carolina Opry Theater, Myrtle Beach
This Eagles tribute show captures the magic of one of America’s most beloved bands, complete with the renowned vocal harmonies and authentic instrumentation that made megahits out of “Take it Easy,” “Heartache Tonight,” “Hotel California” and many more.
Music Is the Food of Love
Feb. 14, Trinity Presbyterian Church, Surfside Beach; Feb. 15, Trinity United Methodist Church, North Myrtle Beach; Feb. 16, Trinity Church, Myrtle Beach
The Carolina Master Chorale will set the mood for love with this trio of Valentine’s Day weekend concerts.
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis Tribute Show
Feb. 16, Alabama Theatre, North Myrtle Beach
This one-of-a-kind show will bring the laughs and make attendees feel as if the dynamic duo of Martin and Lewis are together on stage again.
Zoso: The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience
Feb. 16, Carolina Opry Theater, Myrtle Beach
Relive the golden era of rock with this performance hailed as the most accurate and entertaining Led Zeppelin experience since Plant, Page, Bonham and Jones shared the stage to keep crowds rocking all night.
The Platters, The Drifters & The Coasters
Feb. 22, Alabama Theatre, North Myrtle Beach
This performance loaded with the classic sounds of the ’50s and ’60s features a trio of the top groups of yesteryear, all performing on the same stage in a single night.
Chippendales 2020 Get Naughty Tour
Feb. 22, House of Blues, North Myrtle Beach
Voted Las Vegas’ No. 1 male revue, the world-famous Chippendales will serve up the beefy bods at this 18-and-up show.
Russian National Ballet: Swan Lake
Feb. 23, Carolina Opry Theater, Myrtle Beach
See this classic ballet performed by talented dancers from the upper ranks of the great ballet companies and academies of Russia.
Young Dolph and Key Glock: No Rules Tour
Feb. 28, House of Blues, North Myrtle Beach
Memphis rapper Young Dolph will bring his thick Tennessee drawl and grim club bangers to the Carolina coast in this all-ages show (with parental discretion strongly advised).
12th Annual Broadway Concert
Feb. 29, Myrtle Beach High School Music and Arts Center, Myrtle Beach
The Long Bay Symphony presents an evening of Broadway show tunes featuring artists from the Broadway stage.
Feb. 29, Alabama Theatre, North Myrtle Beach
In a career spanning nearly half a century, this renowned artist has sold more than 140 million records and earned numerous Grammy nominations. Catch all the biggest hits from the unique voice that has charmed fans worldwide.
Myrtle Beach Baby & Kids Expo
Feb. 1, The Hall at St. John’s, Myrtle Beach
This 2nd annual event covering pregnancy to elementary school will offer a photo booth, mommy makeovers, a massage zone, Reiki sessions, baby bump & face painting, balloon animals, dozens of vendors, and more — and admission is free of charge!
First Saturday Glass-Blowing Demo
Feb. 1, Conway Glass in Conway
Catch an up-close glimpse as glass artists create colorful bowls, vases and sculptures with 2,000-degree-plus molten glass.
Myrtle Beach Stamp and Postcard Show
Feb. 8-9, Riverwalk Inn & Suites, Myrtle Beach
Check out stamps and postcards from 10 dealers at this annual exhibition. Free stamps for the kids, door prizes, a youth area and more will make visitors want to stick around.
6th Annual Food Bank Craft Fair
Feb. 9, Robert Reed Recreation Center, Myrtle Beach
This yearly craft show will feature 100-plus local craftspeople exhibiting their wares, including knitted and sewn items, wooden wares, paper products, glass, jewelry, paintings, embroidery, clothing and more— all in an effort to raise food for the Lowcountry Food Bank.
Diabetes Wellness Council 5K Run/Walk
Feb. 9, Grand Park at Market Common, Myrtle Beach
Run for a cause at this event featuring a 5K run, a 1-mile fun run/walk and virtual participation opportunities.
Valentine’s Oyster Roast
Feb. 12, North Inlet-Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Georgetown
Learn how to pick and cook oysters, then enjoy an oyster dinner after the educational session. Cost is $35 for two attendees.
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Romance in the Gardens
Feb. 14, Brookgreen Gardens, Murrells Inlet
At this event, lovebirds can renew their wedding vows with a romantic nondenominational ceremony, all while surrounded by the beauty of Brookgreen’s renowned sculpture gardens. A Southern Cake reception will follow, and each participating couple will get a few gifts to mark the occasion.
Zookeeper for the Day
Feb. 19, Brookgreen Gardens, Murrells Inlet
Guests 12 and up can experience what it’s like to be the caretaker for a range of zoo animals with this monthly event offering a firsthand look at feeding, cleaning and other animal-care tasks.
This, of course, isn’t a full listing of the events and activities set for February in the Myrtle Beach area — with a little digging, visitors can find plenty more to do here. To warm up your winter with a well-deserved getaway, book an early-year stay at Ocean Reef Resort on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront today. With our comfortable and luxurious accommodations and a wide range of on-property amenities, we’ve got everything you’ll need to heat up your February.