Family Fun Day!

By Leslie Moore

Grab the kids and grandkids and have a fun family day! There are so many great events happening this month!

Spring Tide Cleanup

7th Annual Spring Tide Cleanup and Chowder Cookoff 9:30am – 4pm

This family-friendly event begins at Morse Park Landing (next to Hot Fish Club) in Murrells Inlet, and ends with a Chowder Cook-Off at Hot Fish Club!

The event is always fun and does great things for our community. For more info, call 843-357-2007.

Lights Water Lantern Festival

13th Myrtle Beach 1000 Lights Water Lantern Festival 5:30 – 9:30pm

Grand Park Athletic Complex, Market Common Experience the beauty as thousands of lights illuminate the water at the 1000 Lights Water Lantern Festival.

Enjoy local food, music, and entertainment prior to the lantern launch at sunset. Kids are free. Get your tickets at

Horry County Fair

19-28th Horry County Fair Friday-Monday, noon – 11pm; Tuesday-Friday, 5 – 11pm

Myrtle Beach Speedway, $5 adult, kids free Everyone loves the fair! Enjoy food, games, rides, petting zoo,

music, racing pigs, character meet & greets, NASCAR race, live entertainment & more!

Earth Day Family Festival

27th Earth Day Family Festival Party for the Planet 10am – 4pm

Join a celebration of the Earth with music, activities, crafts, guided tours, and more! Kids will meet animal ambassadors who will help teach about our

native animals and plants and the importance of how to act locally to make an impact globally. Festival is included in garden admission.

Annual Paddle Fest

27th 8th Annual Paddle Fest benefitting Tara Hall Home for Boys 8am – 5pm

Tara Hall Campus, 510 Tara Hall Road, Georgetown. Start the day by joining hundreds of other paddlers on a 4-mile trek down Black Mingo Creek

in kayaks, canoes and on paddle boards. Upon arrival to the shores of Tara Hall’s campus, join hundreds of others for outdoor activities, live music

from local bands, food and more. Kids’ activities include afternoon kayak races (older kids) and barrel races (younger kids). Paddlers and non-paddlers

welcome. $40 for paddlers 17 and over, $25 for 8-16 and free for 7 and under.


About this writer

  • Leslie Moore

    Leslie Moore

    Leslie Moore is the editor for Strand Media Group. A 25 year resident of Pawleys Island, she is blessed with a life filled with the love of family and friends and satisfying work to do every day.

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