Top 10 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.
Here’s what you can expect in Myrtle Beach in April:
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!
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.
Easter in Myrtle Beach
Easter is April 12 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 are also available throughout the Myrtle Beach area.
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:
- Alligator Adventure | Alligator Adventure in North Myrtle Beach offers an up-close-and-personal wildlife adventure.
- 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.
- 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!
Myrtle Beach golf
Spring is a popular time for golf in Myrtle Beach. The weather is spectacular for a day on the greens, and hotel room rates are affordable for your golf group. In fact, many Myrtle Beach hotels offer golf packages that include golf and your room, helping you plan your trip without worrying about over-spending.
Monday After the Masters
Monday After the Masters, an annual celebrity Pro-Am golf tournament hosted by Hootie and the Blowfish, will be held Monday, April 13, 2020 in Myrtle Beach with events throughout the weekend.
MAM started as a small charitable gathering in 1994 and has grown into one of the biggest celebrity pro-am events in the country. Past celebrities have included athletes, actors, musicians and comedians like Samuel L. Jackson, Alice Cooper, and Golden Tate playing alongside such golf legends as Tiger Woods and John Daly.
Myrtle Beach Food Truck Festival
The Myrtle Beach Food Truck Festival will return to downtown Myrtle Beach in 2020! It will run from April 3-5, 2020. Food truck vendors will serve a variety of fare, and the event will also include a beer garden, children’s activities, craft vendors and more.
The Food Truck Festival will be located on the Oceanfront Boardwalk District between 8th and 9th Avenue North.
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 16-25, 2020, 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 huge parade.
2020 Myrtle Beach Jeep Jam
Check out the third annual Myrtle Beach Jeep Jam on April 30-May 2, 2020, at the former Myrtle Beach Square Mall site in downtown Myrtle Beach! Jeep enthusiasts will flock to this inaugural event which will feature 50+ vendors, kids’ activities, raffles, obstacle course and much more!