You don’t need analysts to tell you which festivals to attend. You need a nice list. And that’s what you’ve found here.
Autumn brings warm yet cooler weather. That’s perfect for festivals.
You’ll find friendly folks and fantastic food on the fall festival scene. Also, magnificent music and creative crafts. Get down to the Grand Strand this fall and see for yourself.
There are traditional festivals on the Grand Strand, but they’re anything but routine. Check out the fun you could have this autumn in Myrtle Beach.
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I LOVE SEAFOOD FEST
Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place
This festival will attempt a world record for the largest Lowcountry Boil. Enjoy fresh seafood and live music. Sunday, first responders get a free swag bag.
Hangout locations include The Beaver Bar, Myrtle Beach Harley-Davidson, Jamin’ Leather, and others. Cruising daycations include rides from Murrells Inlet to Charleston and Wilmington.
Surfside Beach Family Festival
10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Enjoy arts and crafts, childrens’ activities, food booths, live entertainment, and more. FREE.
MYRTLE BEACH JERK FEST
Broadway Street will shut down for this extravaganza. It’s in honor of this fusion of African and Taíno cultures in Jamaica. Enjoy food trucks, live entertainment, retail vendors, and more. General admission is FREE, but you must buy tickets to have wine.
7TH ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL
Sawgrass Pediatric Dentistry
Noon-4 p.m.: FREE community festival. Enjoy bounce houses, DJ, dance, food vendors, face painting, gymnastics, mascots, and more. Arrive early for swag.
ART IN THE PARK
Valor Park, Market Common
10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Don’t miss the year’s third installment of this event, by Waccamaw Arts & Crafts Guild. See work from artists nationwide in an array of mediums. FREE.
MYRTLE BEACH GREEK FESTIVAL
St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, North Myrtle Beach
11 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, noon-7 p.m. Sunday: Enjoy an incredible lineup of Greek dishes and pastries.
MYRTLE BEACH JAZZ FESTIVAL
Carver Street, downtown Myrtle Beach
Hear the soulful sounds of local and regional musicians at the sixth rendition of this event. The area is rich in musical history. Little Richard, Otis Redding, Ray Charles, and others have performed there. This year’s lineup includes Jeff Dimaio, Jeanette HarrisJames Stephens III, and more.
SHARE THE LOVE OF LOCAL FALL FESTIVAL
Cooper House & Event Center
11 a.m.-3 p.m.: Eat, drink shop, live, and play local. Enjoy drinks, food, games, kids’ activities, a pumpkin sale, and shopping. FREE. Enter online to qualify for a free swag bag.