Are you planning to spend St. Patrick’s Day at the beach? You’re in luck!
Posted On Thursday, March 1, 2018
Pull out your favorite green garb and start looking for rainbows: St. Patrick’s Day is on the way and there are plenty of local events that will shamrock your world. You’ll find plenty of activities and events that the whole family can enjoy. So be sure to mark March 17th on your calendars and enjoy all the fun that the area offers with these fantastic events and activities:
Fibber McGees 10th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
Location: 1780 Queen Anne # 1, Sunset Beach, NC 28468
Date & Time: Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 1 pm – 5 pm
A local favorite, Fibber McGees will be celebrating the holiday with fantastic food & entertainment. The Fab2 with Jimmy's Old Bell will be performing Beatles and Americana tunes throughout the afternoon. Their website and menu can be found here.
North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival
Location: Main Street, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Date & Time: Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 9 am – 4 pm
The 30th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival is expected to bring 30,000 people to celebrate. To kick off the day, the parade will start at 9 a.m., followed by three separate stages featuring live music from a dozen different acts. There will also be a children’s area with rides and amusements from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Along the length of Main Street, there will be over 150 vendors displaying a variety of crafts, services, treats, and products to choose from. On top of it all, the 30th Annual Leprechaun Contest will begin at 2:15 p.m. and the grand prize winner will receive a $100 gift card to Walmart, an event t-shirt, and a souvenir of achievement. Afterwards, the famous Shepard's Pie Eating Contest will take place at 2:30 pm. click here
The North Myrtle Beach area also offers a couple of popular Irish pubs that are in close relation to the festival:
Flynn's Irish Tavern
Location: 421 Main Street, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Hours: 4 pm – 9 pm
Molly Darcy’s Irish Pub & Restaurant
Location: 1701 S Ocean Boulevard, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Hours: 11 am – 12 am
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