Explore Summer Events Near Pawleys Island

Get ready for a summer filled with music, laughter, and unforgettable experiences near Pawleys Island! From June through August 2024, the area and its surroundings will be buzzing with an array of events catering to music lovers, comedy enthusiasts, and families alike. There’s something to captivate everyone. Dive into this guide to discover what’s on the agenda for the summer events in 2024 near Pawleys Island, ensuring your calendar is packed with entertainment.


Muzika! The Grand Strand Music Festival

Dates: June 1 – 30, 2024

Location: Throughout the Grand Strand

The Grand Strand Music Festival is set to take place from June 1 – 30, 2024, featuring more than 30 spectacular performances. The lineup includes operas, musical theater, choral-orchestral works, Broadway numbers, voice recitals, chamber music, and a Master Artists Concert Series with notable artists from The Metropolitan Opera and other distinguished institutions. The events will showcase exceptional vocalists and the internationally acclaimed Varna International Orchestra. Detailed performance schedules are still to be announced.

Sweat For A Vet 5K

Dates: Jun 1, 2024

Location: American Legion Post 178, 3950 US-17 BUS, Murrells Inlet, SC

Join us for the Inaugural Sweat For A Vet 5K Run/Walk hosted by the Sons of the American Legion Post 178 in Murrells Inlet, SC! Or choose the virtual option and run/walk with us from your location! Runners and Walkers are all welcome! Our course begins and ends at the American Legion Post 178 with very few turns.


Carolina Country Music Festival 2024

Dates: June 6, 2024 – June 9, 2024

Location: 812 North Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC

The Carolina Country Music Fest® (CCMF) is an annual three-day outdoor country music festival held in June at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The event kicks off with a pre-festival concert on Thursday evening and features major country music artists on multiple stages across an 18-acre coastal site. Notable features include booths, VIP areas, and various concessions. The 2024 festival will occur from June 6-9, showcasing stars like Carrie Underwood, Lady A, Morgan Wallen, Megan Moroney, Lee Brice, Old Dominion, Parker McCollum and more!. Since its inception in 2015, CCMF has expanded, adding more stages to cater to growing crowds, with the upcoming event marking its seventh edition.


Fourth of July Events:

Fireworks Shows:

Tuesday, July 4, 9:30 p.m. – Enjoy a dazzling fireworks display at East Bay Park in Georgetown.

Tuesday, July 4, 10:00 p.m. – Watch fireworks light up the sky at Second Avenue Pier and Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach.

Tuesday, July 4, 10:00 p.m. – Head to the MarshWalk in Murrells Inlet for another fantastic fireworks show.

Tuesday, July 4, 10:00 p.m. – If you’re in North Myrtle Beach, catch the fireworks at Cherry Grove Pier and Barefoot Landing.


Family-Friendly Events:

Murrells Inlet Boat Parade: On Tuesday, July 4, 2024, at 6:00 p.m., the boat parade launches from Garden City Point and follows the shoreline south. This year’s theme is “Made in America,” and fireworks will follow the event at 10:00 p.m..

Pawleys Island July Fourth Parade: On Tuesday, July 4, 2024, at 10:00 a.m., join the amusing, nostalgic, and patriotic parade at Pawleys Island Town Hall. Decorate your golf cart, car, boat, or truck bed with patriotic red, white, and blue colors for a chance to win prizes.

Salute From The Shore: Date: July 4, 2024 // 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM // Location: The Myrtle Beach Shoreline
Fifteen years ago, friends Johnny Folsom and Toddy Smith, inspired while celebrating the 4th of July on the beach, decided to honor military personnel serving overseas. Their idea has evolved into a cherished tradition. Every 4th of July, spectators gather at North Myrtle Beach for a patriotic flyover by military aircraft starting at 1 P.M. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early, bring flags, and wear their best red, white, and blue to show support in an event known as Salute from the Shore.


Plunder on Pawleys

Date: Aug 2 – 3, 2024

Location: 369 Caledonia Dr, Pawleys Island, SC

Golfers, The Salty Golfer, and Traveling Country Club are excited to bring you the 4th Annual Plunder on Pawleys! The first 3 years have sold out quickly and this year is going to be the biggest and best event yet!

Creedence Revived: The World’s Premier CCR Tribute Band

Date: August 11, 2024

Location: The Carolina Opry Theater

Creedence Revived, a celebrated tribute band, is set to return to The Carolina Opry Theater in 2024, bringing an electrifying performance of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s greatest hits. The band, consisting of four accomplished musicians from Chicago and Los Angeles, includes an award-winning vocalist, a world-renowned blues guitarist, a top-charting studio bassist, and a drummer known for his unique style that attracts sell-out crowds. This event promises to deliver an unforgettable musical experience.

Brian Regan

Date: August 25, 2024

Location: The Carolina Opry Theater

Brian Regan, celebrated by Vanity Fair as “the funniest stand-up alive” and Entertainment Weekly as “your favorite comedian’s favorite comedian,” has built a prominent 30-plus year career in comedy. Known for his regular tours across North America and performances on major platforms like Netflix and talk shows, Regan continues to be a significant figure in the comedy world. He will be performing live at The Carolina Opry Theater on Sunday, August 25, 2024, at 7:00 PM.

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