Reasons Why You Should Visit Myrtle Beach in September
Don’t worry; just because this summer is coming to an end doesn’t mean you can’t keep enjoying all of the great things that Myrtle Beach has to offer. In fact, September is a wonderful month to visit Myrtle Beach, as the Grand Strand becomes less crowded, the weather is amazing, and there are still plenty of great things to do!
Check out these reasons to visit Myrtle Beach in September:
Have a favorite hotel or resort that you love to stay at in Myrtle Beach? Though it may be hard to book a room at some hotels during the summer while so many vacationers are here, we can tell you it is a lot easier to find a room in September. The average occupancy rate during this month is 54%, which is a lot less compared to the summer months. In addition, many properties tend to lower their rates during this time of the year, with an average daily room rate of $86.64.
Of course, one of the main things that people love about Myrtle Beach is the fantastic weather. In our blog about The Best Time of Year to Visit Myrtle Beach, September falls in second place due to having some of the best weather of the entire year. The average air temperature in Myrtle Beach during the month of September is 85º, which is warm enough to still enjoy a nice swim, but cool enough to not be sweating profusely.
Events & Festivals
Since the weather is still wonderful during this time of the year, September is an awesome month for outdoor events and festivals! Enjoy the fresh South Carolina air while having a blast at one of the following events this September:
•Beach, Boogie, & BBQ Festival – August 31-Sept 1
•8th Annual Coastal Uncorked Food & Wine Festival – August 31-Sept 2
•Terry Fator at Alabama Theatre – September 1 – 2
•Myrtle Beach Mustang Week – September 3-9
•Donna Summer Tribute & the Music of the 70’s – September 6
•2018 Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down Festival – September 15
•The Music of Abba: Arriva from Sweden – September 23
•2018 St. John’s Greek Festival – September 27-30
•Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival – September 28
•Irish Italian Festival – September 29
•2018 Brew at the Zoo – September 29
Be sure to check out our events calendar for more events!
Why sweat all day playing golf in the summer when you can enjoy cooler weather and better rates in September? When summer vacationers are leaving at the end of the season, fall golfers start flocking to Myrtle Beach in September to take advantage of the milder temperatures and golf course specials.
Crowds? What crowds? While you may have to deal with long lines at attractions and wait times at restaurants during the peak summer season in Myrtle Beach, September offers a relief from fighting crowds at your favorite places along the Grand Strand. Visit your favorite stores without having to wait in line, easily book seats to shows, and walk right in to your favorite restaurants while visiting in September. Sounds pretty great, right?
How can we write a blog about Myrtle Beach without bringing up, well, the beach?! Our gorgeous sandy beaches draw the attention of millions of people each year, and, believe it or not, September is one of the best months to visit the beach. Along with the average air temperature of 85º, the average water temperature in September is 77º, which is warm enough yet refreshing enough for a wonderful swim in the Atlantic. Also, after Labor Day, you can feel free to bring Fido along for a day at the beach, too!