Don’t Miss these Events Happening in May

Palmetto trees and sea oats line the boardwalk at sunrise along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean in downtown Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Do you and your family have a vacation planned to Myrtle Beach in May? If the answer is yes, then allow us to share a few fun events happening in the area. Staying with us at Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort will allow you to be close to the fun. Let’s look below at where you can head to this May for some fun events.

World Famous Blue Crab Festival

A pile of cooked blue crabs covered in Old Bay spices and ready to be eaten.

One of the best things about vacationing to Myrtle Beach during the month of May is getting to attend the Blue Crab Festival. This festival is held on May 20th & 21st in nearby Little River and has been held for the past 42 years. Visit the waterfront near North Myrtle Beach as you eat your way through some delicious crab dishes. You will also be able to purchase arts & crafts from vendors, listen to live music and so much more. Tickets are available online and will be $7 for 13 & older and free for those under 12.

Spring Wine Festival

Happy family dining and tasting red wine glasses in barbecue dinner party - People with different ages and ethnicity having fun together

Another great event that you won’t want to miss is over at Brookgreen Gardens on May 13th, 2023. Join in the fun at the Spring Wine Festival in the Gardens where you’ll be able to sip on 10 different tastings. Admission to the event will be $50 for members and $60 for non-members but does include admission to the gardens as well. This year they have a new Spring Wine Festival VIP Ticket that is $125 and includes 15 tasting tickets, a personal charcuterie box, reserved seating in the VIP Wine Garden and much more. Don’t miss this fun event and bring along your lawn chair.

While there are many other events happening in the area, we wanted to share these with you. If you haven’t booked your next vacation to stay with us at Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort, now is the time. We can’t wait to hear everything about your family vacation and where you explored this May!

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