Hot Summer Nights Entertainment & More

Hot Summer Nights Entertainment & More
When we say Hot Summer Nights are coming to the Grand Strand we’re not just talking about the weather. As the proud winner of the SC Governors Cup Award for Top Tourism Attraction this is one of the most popular festivals of the summer in coastal South Carolina. These not-to-be-missed free events take place from June through August and are open to the public. You haven’t truly experienced a beach vacation until you’ve come out to enjoy our Hot Summer Nights entertainment and more.

 

Monday’s Kids Carnival in Plyler Park features kid’s entertainment, giant inflatables, face painting, characters, super heroes, your favorite Princess, games, and balloon art. Every Monday from 6-9 p.m. there will be live performances on stage featuring stars of tomorrow and all-kids talent. This event is held from June 6 – August 15.

 

Wednesday nights live bands will perform on the Blu Energy Stage from 6-8:30 p.m. on 9th Ave N and Ocean Blvd, plus more entertainment from Boardwalk Elvis on the I Love Sugar Stage in Plyler Park from 6:30-8 p.m.

 

The Fireworks Summer Schedule kicks off on Saturday night, June 4, at dusk and then occurs on Wednesday nights June 8, 15, 22, 29; Monday night, July 4; again on Wednesday’s July 13, 20, 27; and August 3, 10, 17.

 

The 4th of July Fireworks Show is sponsored by The Gay Dolphin Gift Cove and will be the largest, longest and highest level show along the beach! Bring your beach chairs and blankets, find a spot on the beach or the boardwalk, and prepare to be dazzled. There’s no bad spot to watch the show! Every seat is a front row seat.

 

Hot Summer Nights Entertainment & More
Friday nights there will be live music and concerts on the I Love Sugar Stage in Plyler Park from 7-10 p.m. with an assortment of popular bands. You may also see the strolling street performers. Stay connected with the calendar of events with all the details and band line ups brought to you by following the event calendar on Facebook at The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk.

 

Sunday Celebrations Concert Series will be Contemporary Christian/ Rock on the I Love Sugar Stage in Plyler Park. Brought to you by the The Hampton Inn & Suites Oceanfront, Downtown Ministries. For the complete band line up go to our promoter Ground Zero.

 

Hot Summer Nights are sponsored by The Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, the Oceanfront Merchants Association and the City of Myrtle Beach.

Sun Fun Festival 2016

Sun Fun Festival 2016
This year’s Sun Fun Festival is taking place from Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 5, and kicks off Hot Summer Nights on the Grand Strand. The family-friendly festival provides live beach music, shag lessons and a shag contest, kids games, a parade and plenty more. The event is being held in Downtown Myrtle Beach at Plyler Park, the beach in front of Plyler Park, Ocean Boulevard and the Boardwalk. The festival is sponsored by The Gay Dolphin Gift Cove.

 

Friday, June 3
6:45 p.m. Sun Fun 2016 Kick-Off, Crowning of Sun Fun King & Queen, Plyler Park, Emcee Diane DeVaughn Stokes
7:15 – 9:15 p.m. Kick-Off Concert in Plyler Park featuring The Legacy Motown Revue
9:30 p.m. Golden Knights Night Performance

 

Saturday, June 4
10 a.m. Sun Fun Festival Parade, Emcee Diane DeVaughn Stokes
Noon – 2 p.m. Concert following Parade in Plyler Park featuring The SwashTones
11 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Various locations in Plyler Park, the beach and boardwalk:
• Sandcastle Building Contest
• Beach Bingo
• Bocce Ball
• Face painting and balloon animals – Impact Ministries
• Kids contests, crafts and games with prizes (Jello Jump, Watermelon Eating, Water Sponge Toss, bubble gum blowing), Treasure Box (dig for buried treasure in a giant treasure chest), Sponsored by local businesses
• Photo Booths
• Mascot appearances
• Sun Fun Jail
2:00 p.m. Golden Knights Performance
3:00 p.m. Free Shag Lessons in Plyler Park in front of stage
3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Concert featuring The Entertainers
5:45 p.m. Shag Contest
7:45 p.m. – 10 p.m. The Swinging Medallions in Plyler Park
10:00 p.m. Fireworks show after the concert from 2nd Ave. Pier

 

Sunday, June 5
Noon (approx.) Golden Knights Performance
1:00 p.m. Free Shag Lessons in Plyler Park in front of stage
2:00 p.m. Concert featuring The Castaways
4:30 p.m. Concert featuring Too Much Sylvia
11 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Various locations in Plyler Park, the beach and boardwalk:
• Sandcastle Building Contest
• Beach Bingo
• Bocce Ball
• Face painting and balloon animals – Impact Ministries
• Kids contests, crafts and games with prizes (Jello Jump, Watermelon Eating, Water Sponge Toss, bubble gum blowing), Treasure Box (dig for buried treasure in a giant treasure chest), Sponsored by local businesses
• Photo Booths
• Mascot appearances
• Sun Fun Jail

Schedule is subject to change

 

Native Salt Games in Myrtle Beach
The Native Sons SALT Games, a more competitive type of beach fun, will also be held on Saturday and Sunday, June 4-5. The event is free and is being held at the old Myrtle Beach Pavilion site between 8th and 9th Ave North. It features 15 different competitions including lifeguard games, yoga on the Boardwalk, surfing competitions, a 5K, and a Kid’s Fun Run. Read more here…