Things To Do
Top 5 Things to do in Myrtle Beach in April
There are plenty of things to do in Myrtle Beach in April — and plenty of reasons to take an early spring trip to the beach. With pleasant temperatures and days getting longer, April in Myrtle Beach is all about getting outside and exploring everything our coast has to offer.
We’ve put together this list of our favorite things to do in April, but there are plenty more things to do in Myrtle Beach. Check out our 102 Things to Do in Myrtle Beach for a complete guide to the beach! Ready to book? We have amazing hotel deals for your next Myrtle Beach vacay!
Enjoy the mild weather
With temperature in the 70s and low 80s, the weather in Myrtle Beach is awesome in April. It’s perfect if you enjoy walking and lounging on the beach, exploring the area or shopping in one of the many outdoor shopping complexes. The water temperature is typically in the 60s — a little chilly for the adults, but we see kids diving right in all the time!
Find April hotel deals
Myrtle Beach hotels work hard to lure visitors to the beach in early spring before the peak summer season gets under way. They often offer deep discounts off summer rack rates or other incentives such as attraction tickets or discounts. If you’re bringing the kids, check out these hotels with great indoor water features so your little ones can splash and swim even on cooler days or our favorite hotels for kids, which feature unique amenities like on-site bowling alleys and on-site water parks.
Celebrate Easter in Myrtle Beach
Easter is April 4th this year, and Myrtle Beach is a popular destination for Easter break. With many sunrise services, including several on the beach, visitors can worship on Easter Sunday all along the Grand Strand. Easter egg hunts and meals with the Easter bunny are also available throughout the Myrtle Beach area. Check out our guide to Easter in Myrtle Beach or explore Easter events on our events calendar.
Visit area attractions
The same attractions and entertainment venues that you love in summer are open in April as well, but lines are shorter and crowds are thinner. Here are some of our favorite attractions to visit in April:
- Brookgreen Gardens | Explore the beautiful spring blooms at this hidden gem just south of Myrtle Beach. In addition to the lush gardens with seasonal treasures, you’ll find a myriad sculptures and the area’s only accredited zoo.
- Alligator Adventure | Alligator Adventure in North Myrtle Beach offers an up-close-and-personal wildlife adventure.
- Broadway at the Beach | Whether you’re looking for a new look for a new season, a great meal or a night out, Broadway at the Beach has you covered. This shopping, dining and entertainment complex is a must-see in April … or any month of the year!
Looking for more things to do? Click here for a full list of exciting attractions, most of which are open in April!
SOS Spring Safari
Thousands of shaggers from all over the East Coast gather each year at the end of April for the Society of Stranders Spring Safari in North Myrtle Beach. Beach music lovers and shaggers from all over hit the road in search of the first outing of the season, and their destination is the famous little strip of sand known as the Grand Strand. For 10 days from April 21 to May 1, 2022, the biggest adult party on the East Coast crashes into North Myrtle Beach with a wide variety of activities including tea parties, shag dancing, live music, mingling with friends and a parade featuring ACSC member clubs.