The Myrtle Beach Bike Week Festival brings thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts to the Grand Strand of South Carolina each year. This Spring Rally marks the 78th anniversary of the annual event being held from May 12-21, 2017 this year. It’s 10 days full of rides, tours, special events, racing, lots of entertainment and plenty of special deals at local businesses.
The 12th annual Mayfest on Main Festival will be held on May 13 on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. The festival, which lasts from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m, offers live entertainment, arts & crafts, food, a children’s area, street entertainment and much more. Bring a chair and your dancing shoes to enjoy the free concerts.
You just can’t come to the area and not attend the 36th annual World Famous Blue Crab Festival from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on May 20 and 21 at the waterfront in Little River. This is one of the largest festivals in the Southeast with more than 50,000 people in attendance. It features approximately 200 fine arts and crafts vendors, specialty food vendors, tremendous entertainment and a phenomenal children’s area.
X Con World takes place from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on May 19-21 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. This year, in addition to amazing guests from film, TV and comics, they will also have the East Coast’s largest ever Cosplay Contest. There will be $10,000.00 in cash and prizes will be awarded over 11 categories. X Con is family friendly and kids under 12 are free!
The Third Annual Salt Air Jam benefiting Cystic Fibrosis is coming to the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex in the amphitheater on May 19. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Gates open at 1 p.m. and the concert is from 2-9 p.m. Enjoy the lead entertainer, Edwin McCain along with four other great bands including Mister Fifties, Jim Quick Coastline Band, Trey Calloway and the Tim Clark Band. This is followed by a Golf Tournament at DiamondBack Golf Club on Saturday.