Top 10 Things to do in Myrtle Beach in February
It’s not exactly the time of year to tan on the beach, but our February calendar is packed with events. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved one, check out awesome concerts at the Carolina Opry and other venues, get festive for Mardi Gras, and much more across the Grand Strand! And if you haven’t seen the crazy-low rates that area hotels are offering, be sure to check those out!
Love is in the air in Myrtle Beach during February, as there are tons of Valentine’s Day events that take place throughout the month. Many restaurants and attractions in the area host special events, offer romantic dinners, and more. Plus, you can even score great deals at select hotel properties that offer Valentine’s Day packages. Keep an eye out for our updated Valentine’s Day blog post coming soon!
Gospel Brunch at the House of Blues
At the House of Blues, Sundays are for good food & Gospel music.
Join in the Restaurant & Bar on Sunday mornings for the World Famous Gospel Brunch with food from an all-you-can-eat southern style buffet and live Gospel music!
Ripley’s Penguin Dash 5K
Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach will hosting the first Penguin Dash 5k run and Ripley’s Penguin Family Fun 1 mile walk/run on Saturday February 15, 2020.
This family-friendly, themed event will be a celebration of the newest members of the Ripley’s Aquarium family – South African Penguins. There is a free Toddler Waddle taking place in front of Ripley’s Aquarium at 9 a.m.
Broadway at the Beach KidzTime Festival
Broadway at the Beach will be hosting their 19th annual KidzTime Festival on Saturday, February 22 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. The event will feature more than 40 different vendors, live performances, mascot appearances, face painting, a petting zoo, pony rides, fire engines, inflatables, and more. Admission is free but some activities have an extra fee.
Winter Teas at Brookgreen Gardens
Join Brookgreen Gardens each Saturday & Sunday in February for Winter Teas! This event will be hosted at the Azalea Restaurant and will include hot teas as well as sweet and savory treats. Seatings take place from 4-6 p.m. and reservations are required by the preceding Friday. The fee for this event is $30 for members and $35 for non-members, but Garden Admission is included.
Romance in the Gardens
If you and your loved one want to do something extra special this Valentine’s Day, why not renew your vows at Brookgreen Gardens? Brookgreen is hosting Romance in the Gardens on Valentine’s Day, starting at 3 p.m. Couples who sign up will be able to renew their vows in a beautiful setting, and the ceremony will be officiated by Ron Daise. It will take place at The Gates which lead into Oak Allee. Each couple will get a certificate as well as professional photography. There will be live harp music, a cake reception, and more. The cost for this special event is $40 for member couple and $50 for non-member couples. Tickets are for sale and the event is limited to 50 couples.
Conway Chocolate Walk
Chocolate lovers, rejoice! The Conway Chocolate Walk will take place on Saturday, February 1st from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in downtown Conway. Explore the shops and eateries in downtown Conway and sample delicious chocolate treats made by local businesses. Tickets are $20 and are limited.
Surfrider Oyster Roast
The 7th annual Surfrider Oyster Roast will be held on February 16, 2020 from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. at On the Half Shell in Murrells Inlet. This annual event will feature live music, all-you-can-eat oysters, vendors, food trucks, beer from New South Brewery, Bloody Marys, and more. Guests 21 and up can purchase sampling tickets for the Bloody Marys, and all-you-can-eat oysters are $25 from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. New South Brewery will be offering $4 drafts, too!
Winter Parrot Head Fest at La Belle Amie Vineyard
Get your fill of wine and Jimmy Buffett tunes at the Winter Parrot Head Fest at La Belle Amie Vineyard. This fun event will take place on February 22nd and will cost only $12 for admission. Be sure to try out the wine, as La Belle Amie is home to the tasty Twisted Sisters brand!
The Marshall Tucker Band at the Carolina Opry
Enjoy a night filled with live music from The Marshall Tucker Band with hits like; “Heard It in a Love Song,” “Searchin’ for a Rainbow,” “Fire on the Mountain,” “Ramblin’,” and “Can’t You See”. Still led by founding member and lead singer Doug Gray, they prove that Southern rock is still alive and well.
The Marshall Tucker Band will be live at The Carolina Opry Theater on February 1, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.