As summer rolls along and we get closer to fall, Myrtle Beach still offers a great schedule of events to check out on your vacation! From food-centric celebrations to live music showcases, there’s something for everyone to enjoy during your stay. Here are some of the best events to attend during your upcoming Myrtle Beach getaway.
54th Annual World Championship Chili Cook-Off
Bring your appetite for food and fun and visit the 54th Annual World Championship Chili Cook-Off, taking place Friday September 17th through Sunday September 19th. The competition will occur at Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place, right in the heart of Myrtle Beach. Competitive cooks from over 40 states are expected to attend and stake their claim as the supreme chili chef in the world. Admission to the event is free, but guests can purchase a variety of ticket options to sample chilis, lounge in the VIP area and even become a certified chili tasting judge! The Cook-Off will also host a classic car cruise-in, chicken wing and hot pepper eating contests, beer garden and live music. A Family Fun Zone area will offer great games and activities for kids, and aspiring young chefs can even take part in the Pepper Sprouts Cooking Class where they will learn the art of making chili (ticket purchase required).