Things to do in Myrtle Beach in May
Whether you’re planning a family vacation, a weekend getaway or a golf trip, May is a fabulous time of year to be in Myrtle Beach. Here are a few perks and events available during a May beach trip.
The weather in May is gorgeous. With highs in the low 80s and lows in the 60s, the temperature is perfect for lounging on the beach or playing 18 holes. Ocean temperatures are warming up into the 70s, and hotel pools are open for business so bring your bathing suits!
You know summer is around the corner when the water parks open their doors! Myrtle Waves and Wild Water & Wheels open at the end of May. Family Kingdom opened in March, and the many attractions at Broadway at the Beach have been open all winter. They’re all just waiting for some beach visitors to drop by. If you’re still looking for things to do, check out our list of 102 things to do in Myrtle Beach to get you started.
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Spring Rally
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Spring Rally is set for May 8-18, 2020, and will feature bike shows, vendors, tours and more around the Grand Strand. Enjoy cruising daycations to Charleston or up to Wilmington, N.C. Harley Davidson locations are hot-spots throughout the week along with hangouts like Jamin’ Leather, Beaver Bar, the Rat Hole, Suck Bang Blow, Myrtle Beach Speedway, Ocean Annie’s Beach Bar and many others. There’s also a Loop Tour that’s nearly 200 miles through Horry and Georgetown Counties.
World Famous Blue Crab Festival
The 39th annual Blue Crab Festival will host lots of food, fun, arts, crafts and more! Bring your family & friends to enjoy fresh, local seafood from a waterfront restaurant or get your favorite festival food fix. Enjoy scenic views, live beach music, and shop for a unique souvenir from a crafter. The event takes place along the Little River waterfront and hosts a kids’ area with tons of games and things to do.
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!