With summer on the way, people planning their vacations can find many great activities for the season at Myrtle Beach. These include relaxing at some of the best beaches and seeing some of the best attractions. But the area is also home to some of the best summer events, with activities including sports, concerts, and musicals.
The Carolina Opry
July 2, Carolina Opry Theater
The variety show features high-energy music, comedy and dance in a theater with state-of-the-art lighting, sound and special effects. This show spans all genres, bringing audiences the best hits of yesterday through today.
Red, White and Blue 5K
July 4, Barefoot Landing
Several events are taking place to help visitors celebrate our independence. For one event, visitors can get a workout in and show their patriotism at the same time. Participants can dress in costume to be eligible for additional prizes. Participants receive a tri-blend shirt and a “Made in the USA” finisher medal.
13th Annual Myrtle Beach Independence Day 5K
July 4, Market Common
Another Independence Day race option! Known as one of the largest races in the Myrtle Beach area, it features a racecourse is through the scenic Market Common region of Myrtle Beach. Participants will see highlights of the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base. Participants will also receive a race shirt and post-race goodies, and of course prizes for the best themed costumes.
July 4, Carolina Opry Theater
Rich multimedia screens, special effects, and elaborate costuming are highlights of this fast-paced, high-energy show featuring the best music of the 60s, 70s, and 80s. Take a trip back to the decades that featured the best in American popular music.
Magic and Comedy
July 5, GTS Theatre
Music, magic, comedy, and audience participation are all part of the show as Michael Bairefoot displays his own unique style of magic.
July 5, GTS Theatre
Audiences can relive the magic of the Elvis Presley concert years. Alex J. Mitchell brings Elvis to life on stage, performing “Suspicious Minds,” “All Shook Up,” and many other hits.
Elton John Tribute Show
July 7, GTS Theatre
Vocalist/pianist Bill Connors has carefully studied and recreated every mannerism, voice inflection and nuance of Elton John. Elton enthusiasts will experience the costumes and showmanship that mark his career from the very first song to today’s chart-topping hits. Additional shows in the area throughout the month feature artists paying tribute to the Beatles, Credence Clearwater Revival, and Bon Jovi.
Comedian Brian Regan
July 8, Alabama Theatre
Regan is one of the premier comedians in the country, and he is bringing his typically sold-out show to the Alabama Theatre. Regan’s show, known for a balance of sophisticated writing and physicality, is one of several comedy shows happening to entertain visitors in July.
Breakfast with a Mermaid
July 8, Ripley’s Aquarium
Myrtle Beach visitors can choose from many different activities for their visit. Now, they can also meet a mermaid. After enjoying a delicious hot breakfast, visitors can take home a complimentary photo of themselves with a mermaid along with a special mermaid craft.
Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball
Various dates, TicketReturn.com Field At Pelicans Ballpark
The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are a minor league affiliate of Major League Baseball’s Chicago Cubs, and a day at the ballpark brings fun for the whole family.
ONE The Show
July 12, Alabama Theatre
ONE is an entertainment experience featuring everything genres such as country, gospel, Broadway, pop, and rock along with family comedy, all for a reasonable price. The entertainers and their extravagant costumes, along with extravagant scenery, will make audiences feel like they are in New York or Las Vegas.
July 16, Alabama Theatre
Come see Forever Motown, featuring nine all-star performers including the Spinners original lead singer G.C. Cameron. Other performers include former Temptations lead singer Glenn Leonard, along with members of The Marvelettes and a live band singing classic hit songs from all the Motown legends. Those legendary acts include groups and solo artists such as The Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, and Smokey Robinson.
Consider Myrtle Beach for its great summer events and activities. With beautiful beaches and mild year-round climate, there’s always something going on that will appeal to the whole family.
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