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May jam packed with fun in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach, SC | From a Beach Music Festival on the new boardwalk to free outdoor concerts and films to a giant parade led by the second man on the moon, May is a great time to bring the family to the beach. Here’s a sampling of events coming up:

Arts & Film Celebration
10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 1. Former Myrtle Square Mall site, Kings Highway between 23rd and 27th avenues North. Free.
Free outdoor movies: “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs” and “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” on the big screen. Celebrity meet-and-greets with “Twlight” star Alex Meraz and Catherine Bell of Army Wives and performances by legendary Blues Man Buddy Guy and more.

Beach Music Festival
10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 15. Downtown Myrtle Beach between Eight and Ninth avenues North. Free.
Watch TLC’s “The Cake Boss” Buddy Valastro create a giant flip-flop cake and see live performances by solo artist Ben E. King, The Embers, Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs and more. Plus, the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Promenade Ribbon Cutting.

Beach Blast! Christian Music Festival
2 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 22. Former Myrtle Square Site, Kings Highway between 23rd and 27th avenues North. Tickets on sale.
Myrtle Beach’s largest Christian music festival features TobyMac, Kutless and more.

Memorial Day Weekend 2010
May 28 – 31
Buzz Aldrin, NASA Astronaut and “Dancing With The Stars” celebrity, will lead the Memorial Day Parade. American Idol Season 6 Winner Jordin Sparks and several Disney stars, including Mitchell Musso of “Hannah Montana” are scheduled to perform free concerts.

For more information on these events, visit our calendar of events or the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce site.