February 21st, 2022 – Today is a day we honor the Presidents of the United States of America.
One of the biggest celebrations is St Patrick’s Day North Myrtle Beach, SC. Every year, the city of NMB, hosts 30,000+ attendees to a day of fun on Main Street in Ocean Drive. The parade, which usually features over 100 entries, starts at 9am. The festival runs from 11am to 4pm with over 100 street vendors offering food, drinks, and specialty items. There are 3 stages set-up to provide live entertainment all afternoon.
Admission is FREE to Festival
The parade and festival is FREE to attend. Bring money to sample all the great eats and cold beverages offered in various locations scattered along Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. There will be vendors showing off their arts and crafts. The clubs along Main Street usually have food and drink carts on the street. Look for several non-profit organizations and learn what they do for the community. Many of these companies do a lot of great things for the area and are looking for donations and support.
2022 Date – St Patrick’s Day North Myrtle Beach
The rain or shine event hosted by the City of North Myrtle Beach officially takes place on March 12th, 2022. Of course, there will be a lot of things to do on Friday night and Saturday night for those looking to make a weekend celebration. If you are looking to continue the fun to the ACTUAL Day. There will be things to do in North Myrtle Beach on Thursday, March 17th. The schedule for NMB’s Event is located on the Parks website – click here
Video from 2013 Parade Broadcast from WPDE
WPDE ABC 15 has been part of the parade many years. Take a look at the parade from North Myrtle Beach in 2013. Did you see Cecil Chandler from Carolina LIVE? There were a lot of great floats and entries in the parade. Many of thee companies enter every year.
Live Music on Main Street
This year look for LIVE Music and Entertainment on 3 stages on Main Street and just off Main. In addition, Deckerz Bar & Grill always has a big parking lot party with Bands on the Deck.
Accommodations in North Myrtle Beach
If you are planning to be in NMB for this year’s celebration and have not yet booked a place to stay, please consider a Condo or Home from Grand Strand Vacations. We have several vacation rentals available to rent for the week or long weekend. Give us a call or start your search for vacation rentals here on the website.
Beach Music is played in North Myrtle Beach. You probably know what Beach Music is if you have ever visited NMB. Frequent the clubs and lounges on Main Street in Ocean Drive to hear it daily. If you haven’t heard of it, you need to hear the music we call “Carolina Beach Music”. There are many recollections of how it got started. People that live in North Myrtle Beach will say it started here in the Grand Strand area of South Carolina. There are several cities and towns in North Carolina that also claim to be the birthplace. It doesn’t matter where it started. If you are a fan of the music and the official state dance of SC, you need to visit North Myrtle Beach. Plan to visit as much as possible to shag on the dance floors and listen to the best music in the world.
SOS – 3 Times a Year in NMB
Some of the biggest events in Beach Music happen in North Myrtle Beach, SC. Plan to attend SOS, which stands for Society of Stranders. They throw some major parties. Spring Safari, Fall Migration and Midwinter Break are held every year. The clubs on Main Street feature live bands and DJs for 10 days in the Spring and Fall. The first event of the year, Midwinter Break, is a long weekend in January. You will have to check out the schedule for various workshops and other events they have during the year. Membership is currently $35/year if you purchase from one of the Member Shag Clubs or participating clubs.
SOS Clubs and Lounges
Check out Fat Harolds, Ducks, OD Arcade, and the clubs at OD Beach & Golf Resort; Spanish Galleon and HOTO’s. We also recommend you check out Deckerz Bar & Grill located at the intersection of Hillside and Main. They have some of the best food and LIVE Bands just about every night of the week.
Beach Music Events
Festivals and Band Events like the Carolina Beach Music Awards are a major attraction to the city of NMB. Bands play live in the streets and clubs all over Main Street. Look at our Events Calendar for News about upcoming Events like the Ocean Drive Beach Music Festival held the first Saturday in May. There are many events held at the Resort in the Spanish Galleon and HOTO’s Beach Club located inside the OD Resort.
Beach Music Radio
If you want to listen to Beach Music, The Hall of Fame Station, WVCO 94.9 The Surf broadcasts the Best in Beach Music and Classic Hits from North Myrtle Beach. When you are in town, be sure to tune in to 94.9 FM or stream it live from the app on your mobile Internet device. Visit the website at 949thesurf.com. The Surf is a great way to keep up with some of the best events that happen here at the beach. If you want to learn more about the station and keep up with Beach Music Fans, we recommend you follow the social media pages like Beach Music Online and Beach Music Shows on Twitter
Do you Like Beach Music?
Tell us what you think in the comments below. If we can help you find a place to stay in NMB when you come to town for these events, give us a call at 843-249-3433 or search homes and condos here on our website.
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Do you need a North Myrtle Beach mini vacation? Plan to visit NMB and stay 2 nights, 3 nights or 4 nights. You don’t always have to visit for a whole week. We have properties that may be perfect for a quick trip to the beach.
If you are craving some sand between your toes but you can’t stay a whole week, give us a call. Many of our properties allow last-minute rentals of less than a week, including some stays as short as two nights. Call our Vacation Specialist at 800-722-6278 and find your NMB mini-vacation place in the sun!
Events in North Myrtle Beach
There are a lot of events in North Myrtle Beach. Most of them are scheduled on the weekends because that is when more people are off work and can come to the beach. If you are a beach music fan, you will love NMB. There are a lot of events that feature live beach music artists. Many of the clubs on Main Street book these artists all year. Look for events posted on our NMB events page. If you are dancer, you may want to check out the SOS Events.
When its time to wind down, stop by for a cold drink at any of the local eats North Myrtle Beach. Choose from a number of bars, clubs and lounges. There are a lot of places in North Myrtle Beach to grab food, drinks and be entertained. We have selected some of our favorite restaurants, bars and entertainment venues for you to check out on your next trip to North Myrtle Beach.
Beach Music Clubs and Lounges
If you are a beach music fan, check out the clubs and lounges on Main Street. Most of them serve up some great food while they play the music you love. If you are in town for events like SOS, you may experience a small wait for your table and/or food.
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