JUNE = FUN, FESTIVALS, FOOD AND FIREWORKS!

June means five things on the Grand Strand: Fun, Festivals, Food, Fireworks and Last but not least - FREE


Beginning Saturday, June 1st, here are five places to find all five this month!

Barefoot Landing kicks off its annual SummerFest series with a fireworks display on Mondays at 10:15 p.m., a strolling boardwalk parade on Wednesdays that begin at 7:00 p.m., and nightly free entertainment.

In Myrtle Beach, Hot Summer Nights come to Plyler Park on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk.  Mondays are Kids Carnival nights featuring jugglers, stilt-walkers and other performers; Wednesday evenings feature fireworks over the ocean; and live music hits the main stage four nights a week.

Broadway at the Beach kicks off their summer fun June 1 with the 18th Annual Corvettes at Myrtle Beach Car Show.  Fireworks shows will be Tuesday evenings all summer and on Fridays beginning June 21.

Other upcoming summer events include:

Music on Main - This family-friendly, free summer concert series is provided by the City of North Myrtle Beach with bands Thursday evenings from 7 until 9 at the Main Street stage or the Horseshoe.  Kick back, relax and enjoy live music, dancing in the street and family fun.

Sounds of Summer - Enjoy live music at North Myrtle Beach's McLean Park this summer.  Outdoor concerts are scheduled for Friday's - June 21st, July 19th, August 16th and September 20th.  These are FREE family-friendly events.

Movies at McLean: Bring your beach chair or blanket and spend a special Friday evening watching a movie beneath the stars.  These are FREE family-friendly events; movies are G or PG-rated and begin approximately 15 minutes after sunset.  Bring a picnic or purchase popcorn or soda from the North Strand Optimist Club.  The summer schedule includes movies June 14th (Wreck it Ralph), July 12th (Escape from Planet Earth) and August 9th (Here Comes the Boom).

June 22-23: The Art  in the Park Festival at Myrtle Beach's Chapin Park features dozens of local and regional artists and craftsmen from all walks of life displaying their work on the lawn behind Chapin Memorial Library.  The annual event is known for its wide range of wares, including paintings, decorative woodwork and carvings, and photography.  Food vendors are on-site and a large playground will provide parents a place to let the little ones burn off some energy while they shop for something special.

There are lots of fun, family-friendly things to do on the Grand Strand in June!  We look forward to seeing you soon!

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