Hopefully we can be together This May

We know it is tough to make travel plans currently, but if things get better soon, we are ready to welcome you back, check out what for now, May has in order for us to enjoy.

Shows

Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show

Catch a live show featuring the excitement of high-diving pirates waging a thrilling battle on land, on deck, in a lagoon and high above a pair of full-sized pirate ships, complete with mermaids, acrobats, live animals, cannons, singing and dancing — all while you and your crew enjoy a delicious four-course meal.

Yo Gotti — May 1, House of Blues, North Myrtle Beach
This Memphis-based trap rapper and three-time BET Hip Hop Award nominee is set to bring his house-shaking show to the House of Blues stage.

CSN Express — May 2, Alabama Theatre, North Myrtle Beach
Go on a musical journey that takes attendees through five decades of the influential career of supergroup Crosby, Stills and Nash — from their 1969 appearance at Woodstock through their collaborations with Neil Young to their induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Resurrection: A Journey Tribute — May 3, The Carolina Opry, Myrtle Beach
Catch the nation’s most authentic Journey tribute band as this act treats attendees to the sights and sounds of a 1980s Journey concert, complete with Steve Perry-like vocals and hits like “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “Faithfully” and “Wheel in the Sky.”

 The Cadillac Three — May 8, House of Blues, North Myrtle Beach
This Nashville-based Southern rock and country band is sure to get the toes tapping and the hips swaying when it hits the HoB stage.

Motionless in White — May 9, House of Blues, North Myrtle Beach
This 5-member band hailing from Scranton, Pennsylvania, is set to rock the house with its metalcore on the second weekend in May.

Thunderstruck — May 13, House of Blues, North Myrtle Beach
Catch America’s AC/DC tribute in action as they bring all the top AC/DC foot-stomping favorites to the HoB stage.

Jackyl — May 14, House of Blues, North Myrtle Beach
This Georgia-based heavy metal/Southern metal band will crank up the action — and maybe even the chainsaw for a signature solo — when it brings its unique, high-energy act to the HoB stage.

Music on Main Concert Series: Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot (Variety) — May 14, Horseshoe, North Myrtle Beach
Dance to the music of a live band in the middle of North Myrtle Beach’s Main Street during this free concert series.

Incubus — May 15, House of Blues, North Myrtle Beach
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of double-platinum album “Make Yourself” and more as these sons of California bring their alternative rock hits like “Drive” and “Stellar” to the HoB stage.

Sounds of Summer Concert Series: Fleetwood Max — May 15, Sandhills Bank Amphitheater, NMB Park & Sports Complex, Little River
Enjoy a Fleetwood Mac tribute act at this free and family-friendly concert under the stars.

Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles — May 15, The Carolina Opry, Myrtle Beach
Take in the world-renowned harmonies of The Eagles as this tribute band recreates hits like “Heartache Tonight,” “Take It Easy” and, of course, “Hotel California.”

Asking Alexandria and Falling in Reverse — May 16, House of Blues, North Myrtle Beach
Catch house-rockin’ hits from both sides of the Atlantic as British rock band Asking Alexandria and Las Vegas rockers Falling in Reverse unite for a one-night-only Grand Strand appearance.

Ronnie Milsap — May 17, The Carolina Opry, Myrtle Beach
Influential country singer and pianist Ronnie Milsap will make a one-night-only Grand Strand appearance at the Carolina Opry, with hits like “Smoky Mountain Rain,” “Pure Love” and “(I’m a) Stand by My Woman Man” among the possible showstoppers on tap.

Music on Main Concert Series: The Catalinas (Beach) — May 21, Horseshoe, North Myrtle Beach
Dance to the music of a live band in the middle of North Myrtle Beach’s Main Street during this free concert series.

In the End — May 28, House of Blues, North Myrtle Beach
Hailed as the world’s greatest Linkin Park tribute band, In the End has played on the biggest of stages — such as those of Lollapalooza, Coachella, Jimmy Kimmel Live and The Tonight Show — and will bring their live show to the Grand Strand in late May.

Music on Main Concert Series: Ntranze (Variety, Dance) — May 28, Horseshoe, North Myrtle Beach
Dance to the music of a live band in the middle of North Myrtle Beach’s Main Street during this free concert series.

 RATT with Tom Keifer of Cinderella — May 29, House of Blues, North Myrtle Beach
Take a trip back to the 1980s metal scene as these hair-band legends take the stage and rock the house to close out the month of May’s live-show lineup at the House of Blues on a high note.

Events

5th Annual Horry County Fair — April 24-May 3, Myrtle Beach Speedway, Myrtle Beach
Take in 10 days of fair-powered fun at this event featuring rides, games, food, a petting zoo, music, racing pigs, character meet & greets, a NASCAR race and more.

Myrtle Beach Jeep Jam — April 30-May 2, Old Myrtle Square Mall Site, Myrtle Beach
Thousands of Jeep enthusiasts from around the nation will converge on Myrtle Beach for this 3-day festival featuring live entertainment, an off-road obstacle course, a car show, a kids’ zone, nightly parties, food trucks, raffles and more.

Blessing of the Inlet — May 2, Belin Memorial United Methodist Church, Murrells Inlet
Being held for its 24th year in 2020, this day-long festival features food vendors, arts & crafts, entertainment and fellowship, all anchored by a midday blessing service presented by the church clergy.

Rivertown Music and Beer Festival — May 2, Downtown Conway
There will be loads of fun on tap at this Conway event featuring numerous vendors, live music, a classic car show, good food and, if course, a beer-tasting zone. Bubbly bonus: Admission is free!

Sea Turtles 101 — May 2, North Inlet-Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Georgetown
Kick off the sea turtle season by learning about some of the hard-shelled natives of the South Carolina coast.

Military Appreciation Days — May 2-25, various Myrtle Beach locations
Celebrate Myrtle Beach’s military history and heroes during this month-long series of patriotic events held throughout the area. Highlights include a JROTC Drill Competition, the Myrtle Beach Vet Center Picnic, the Military Appreciation Days Parade & Picnic, the Veterans’ March and more.

Birding on the Edge — May 6, North Inlet-Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Georgetown
Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day with a morning of North Inlet Estuary birding led by the reserve’s manager.

North Inlet Paddle — May 8, North Inlet-Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Georgetown
Explore the North Inlet Estuary by kayak during this naturalists-guided tour featuring a natural history overview, along with educational and research highlights.

Myrtle Beach Bike Week Spring Rally — May 8-17, various Grand Strand locations
Cruise the area’s scenic byways with fellow riding enthusiasts and catch some motorcycle drag racing action during “The Carolinas’ Largest Motorcycle Event.”

NASCAR Weekly Racing Series Presents: ‘Road Wild Race!’ — May 9, Myrtle Beach Speedway, Myrtle Beach
Catch all the high-octane action at this live and local NASCAR-sanctioned auto race.

Little River Rotary May 5K — May 9, Little River
Lace up those sneakers and join the fitness-building and fund-raising fun during this 13th annual fun run and walk along the historic Little River waterfront.

Family Fishing Clinic — May 13, North Inlet-Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Georgetown
Learn angling skills such as knot-tying, rigging a rod and reel, and casting at this kid-friendly event held in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.

Life of a NERRd — May 14, North Inlet-Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Georgetown
Enjoy a tour of the Baruch Marine Field Laboratory while learning about the estuaries on the property and the types of research conducted there.

Spring Museum Day at the Horry County Museum — May 16, 805 Main Street, Conway
Enjoy various activities such as the Quilts of Valor presentation, soak in some local history, and catch demonstrations and information stations from local cultural institutions during this free day at the museum.

39th Annual World Famous Blue Crab Festival — May 16-17, Historic Waterfront, Little River
Fresh, local seafood is among the top draws at this annual shindig featuring scenic views, live beach music, arts & crafts vendors and a kids’ zone.

21st Annual Veterans Golf Classic — May 17-20, various Myrtle Beach area golf courses
This 2-person team golf event attracts 400-plus U.S. military members and friends to the Grand Strand each year for some hole-in-one fun in the Golf Capital of the World.

Never Forget Memorial Golf Outing — May 17-20, various Myrtle Beach area golf courses
This annual event celebrates our nation’s firefighting first responders — and especially those of the FDNY who risked and lost their lives during the tragic events of 9-11 — with a weekend of golf and good times.

Fishes of North Inlet — May 19, North Inlet-Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Georgetown
Tag along as researchers deploy a seine in a tidal creek, then head back to the lab to ID and measure the resulting haul of fish, crabs and shrimp.

Atlantic Beach Bikefest — May 22-25, various Grand Strand locations
Rev up your engine and ride during this bike-focused event in Atlantic Beach.

Bike to the Boardwalk — May 23, North Inlet-Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Georgetown
Join this 5-mile off-road bike trek through the pristine forests of Hobcaw Barony and to the North Inlet estuary boardwalk, all while learning about the habitats and wildlife encountered along the way.

Memorial Day Golf Cart Parade — May 24, Ocean Boulevard, Surfside Beach
Don your most patriotic red, white and blue attire and join the fun as this unique take on a parade rolls through Surfside Beach.

Memorial Day Service — May 25, Memorial Park, Surfside Beach
During this ceremony in Surfside Beach, honor the heroes who died fighting for our nation’s freedoms.

Life in a Pond — May 27, North Inlet-Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Georgetown
Peer through the microscope to see the tiniest inhabitants of the pond, then enjoy a (bring your own) picnic lunch at the pond shelter.

National Retired Military Golf Classic — May 27-30, various Myrtle Beach area golf courses
This annual event attracts retired military members from throughout the nation for some fun and fellowship on the links.

Sun Fun Festival — May 29-31, Plyler Park, Myrtle Beach
Mark the start of summer in Grand Strand style at this annual festival featuring food, entertainment and fun along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk.

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