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Myrtle Beach Events for April 2016

Matt Harper Real Estate TeamAs real estate professionals in Myrtle Beach, SC, we get asked a lot by visiting buyers, and sometimes sellers, what fun things are happening in our area. We understand that there should be a good mix of fun after looking at homes all day or viewing beautiful oceanfront condos. After all, you want to know what all the adventurous stuff is when you finally move to the Grand Strand! We’re excited to be able to tell you about some our favorites.

The month of April is always fun here in Myrtle Beach. The weather is getting warmer, the flowers are starting to bloom and everyone is excited to be hitting the beach again. But outside of the amazing views we have in Myrtle Beach, Murrells Inlet, Garden City, Surfside Beach and Pawleys Island, there are so many fun places to visit in the spring.

12 larger-than-life LEGO® brick sculptures
12 larger-than-life LEGO® brick sculptures

Brookgreen Gardens: Larger-than-life LEGO® brick sculpture

Open daily until September 5, 2016

Address: 1931 Brookgreen Drive, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

Made from almost a half million LEGO® bricks, the sculptures bring nature to life with a 6-foot tall hummingbird hovering over a trumpet flower, a deer family made from 48,000 bricks, a giant tortoise, a 7-foot long giant dragonfly, and more. The exhibit will be open daily and is included in garden admission. This is already a favorite with the locals and I am sre all the visitors are


Alabama Theatre: Kids FREE at Alabama Theatre Kid

April 1. 2016 through April 30, 2016

Address: 4750 Hwy 17 South North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Kids are Free All Summer at the Alabama Theatre!  Receive up to two kids tickets absolutely free to see ONE The Show for every full price Adult ticket purchased!  ONE has been voted the #1 family show in Myrtle Beach and tops the list of things to do while in Myrtle Beach . . . what could be better than seeing it for FREE!  Kids will love the variety of music, the family-oriented production numbers, the world-class talent of the cast and the family-friendly comedy of Ricky Mokel.

Calvin Gilmore Theatre-Time Warp_Matt Harper Real EstateThe Calvin Gilmore Theater: Time Warp

Recurring weekly on Monday, Wednesday, Friday until August 31, 2016 from 7pm to 9pm

Address: 8901 North Kings Highway Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

Time Warp is the all new show in Gilmore’s well-known Good Vibrations series! The best music of the 60s, 70s, and 80s, blended with rich multimedia screens, special effects, and elaborate costuming. This fast-paced, high-energy show will take you back to the decades that brought us the best in American popular music – Journey, Elton John, Whitney Houston, Boston, Led Zeppelin and The Temptations – just to name a few!


wine Wednesday_Matt Harper Real EstateLa Belle Amie Vineyard: Wine Wednesdays

Recurring weekly on Wednesday until December 21, 2016 from Noon to 6pm (weather permitting)

Address: 1120 Saint Joseph Road Little River, SC 29566

Outside music, wine tastings, wine by the glass and bottle are available all day. There is always plenty of shaded seating on the porch or under the pavilion & cabanas. Grab a friend (or two) and head their way for “me” time. Plus, half-priced wine tastings.  MUSIC (1:00-5:00): ED TORRES FOOD (1pm – 5pm): Vineyard Deli – (cheese & fruit trays, cold cut Italian sub rolls, sandwich wraps, cold salad plates, chips & snacks) BEVERAGES: Wine, beer, water, sodas, and juices

Beach Volleyball_Matt Harper Real EstateBeach Volleyball Coed Adult League (downtown Myrtle Beach at the corner of Ninth Avenue North and North Ocean Boulevard)

April 4th through May 26, 2016 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Address: 104 Ninth Avenue North, Myrtle Beach

Monday and Thursday evenings for 8 weeks Beach Volleyball Tournaments Co-Sponsor Oceanfront Merchants Association




Myrtle Beach State Park_Matt Harper Real EstateMyrtle Beach State Park: April Events (Pier Fishing, Destination Turtle DNA, Beach Walk-Shell Craft, Bat Walk and more)

The entire month of April (Myrtle Beach State Park_April 2016)

Address: 4401 S Kings HWY, Myrtle Beach, SC 29575

HOURS AND ADMISSION: Admission : $5 adults; $3.25 SC seniors (age 65 & older); $3/ child age 6-15; Free for children 5 and younger.

Along the far-reaching stretch of Grand Strand coastline, Myrtle Beach State Park sits nestled among oceanfront maritime forest. A quiet, and surprisingly green, escape from the otherwise bustling beach, the park provides educational opportunities, a nature trail and some of the best surf fishing South Carolina has to offer as well as stunning ocean views and another great fishing spot on Myrtle Beach pier.


Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball_Matt Harper Real EstateMyrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball: Minor League Baseball right here in Myrtle Beach

Opening Day: April 7th (get full schedule here)

Address: 1251 21st Avenue N, Myrtle Beach

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans have announced game times for each of their 70 home contests for the 2016 season. The Pelicans begin the campaign on Thursday, April 7 by hosting the Frederick Keys at 7:05 p.m. The opener is part of a seven-game homestand at TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark.

Sweetgrass Basket Making “Second Saturdays” at the Kaminski House Museum

Feb 13, 2016 – Nov 12, 2016 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Address: 8 Old Barge, Pawleys Island, SC 29440

The art of sweetgrass basketmaking with craftswoman Adrina Glover returns to the Kaminski House Museum on Saturday, February 13. Second Saturdays with Glover will be presented on the porch of the Kaminski House Museum from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Glover will demonstrate the traditional craft of sweetgrass basketmaking and will offer a variety of baskets for sale.

NWAAS-logo-e1438635251410Myrtle Beach Speedway’s “Autism Awareness” RACE

Recurring weekly on Saturday until April 30, 2016 from 2 pm to 7pm

Address: 455 Hospitality Lane, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579

Join Myrtle Beach Speedway as they continue their Saturday Racing Series and help support Autism Awareness during the month of April! Myrtle Beach Speedway Divisions Racing: NASCAR Whelen All American Series Late Models, Chargers, Mini Stocks, Super Trucks, and Vintage Series! Pit Gate opens at 9am. Grandstands open at 2pm, Qualifying at 2:30pm FAN Meet & Greet Session on front stretch at 3:45pm. RACING begins at 4:15 pm General Admission Adult $15 General Admission Kids $5 Children 6yrs & under FREE!! School/Local/Military/Senior (65+) Discounts with ID $5 off General Admission

These are just a few of the many fun things happening along the Grand Strand in April. For more events for the month of April, visit Myrtle Beach Things To Do.

And while you’re here, we would love to see or hear from you, so don’t forget to let us know what your Myrtle Beach travel plans are. Our team is ready to set up showings for homes, oceanfront condos, investment properties or helping you find that perfect Myrtle Beach neighborhood to call home. Make sure to visit our website and start your Myrtle Beach Home Search today!

hp-retinaMatt Harper Real Estate Team – 843-267-7556

9261 Highway 707, Unit J, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588

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