One of the biggest celebrations for St Patrick’s Day takes place in North Myrtle Beach, SC. Every year, the city of NMB, hosts 30,000+ attendees to a day of fun on Main Street in Ocean Drive. The parade, which usually features over 100 entries, starts at 9am. The festival runs from 11am to 4pm with over 150 street vendors offering food, drinks, and specialty items. There are 3 stages set-up to provide live entertainment all afternoon.
Admission is FREE to Festival
The parade and festival is FREE to attend. Bring money to sample all the great eats and cold beverages offered in various locations scattered along Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. There will be vendors showing off their arts and crafts. The clubs along Main Street usually have food and drink carts on the street. Look for several non-profit organizations and learn what they do for the community. Many of these companies do a lot of great things for the area and are looking for donations and support.
2019 Date – St Patrick’s Day North Myrtle Beach
The rain or shine event hosted by the City of North Myrtle Beach officially takes place on March 16th, 2019. Of course, there will be a lot of things to do on Friday night and Saturday night for those looking to make a weekend celebration. If you are looking to continue the fun to the ACTUAL Day. There will be things to do in North Myrtle Beach on Sunday, March 17th. The schedule for NMB’s Event is located on the Parks website – click here
Video from 2013 Parade Broadcast from WPDE
WPDE ABC 15 has been part of the parade many years. Take a look at the parade from North Myrtle Beach in 2013. Did you see Cecil Chandler from Carolina LIVE? There were a lot of great floats and entries in the parade. Many of thee companies enter every year.
Live Music on Main Street
This year look for LIVE Music and Entertainment on 3 stages on Main Street and just off Main. In addition, Deckerz Bar & Grill always has a big parking lot party with Bands on the Deck. Jim Quick & Coastline is scheduled to be he featured band once again in 2019.
If you are looking for events during the evening, make plans to attend the St Padday Party at the Galleon with live music on Friday Night and Saturday Night. The Chairmen of the Board is the featured band on Saturday Night – Get tickets more info at BeachMusicParty.com
Accommodations in North Myrtle Beach
If you are planning to be in NMB for this year’s celebration and have not yet booked a place to stay, please consider a Condo or Home from Grand Strand Vacations. We have several vacation rentals available to rent for the week or long weekend. Give us a call or start your search for vacation rentals here on the website.