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May 24, 2020

Closures and Cancellations 

The following events and businesses across the Grand Strand are canceled/postponed/closed. Businesses are reopening so please stop in.

Attractions Closed

Gov. Henry McMaster Lifts Restrictions on Attractions Effective Friday, May 22. Read More


  • Coastal Carolina University classes are taking place online and will remain online for the rest of the spring 2020 semester. 
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College classes are taking place online and will remain online for the rest of the spring 2020 semester. 
  • All South Carolina K-12 Public Schools will remain closed through the end of the school year. Students continue education with learning from home program. 


  • City of Myrtle Beach – For the latest updates visit cityofmyrtlebeach.com/coronavirus/index.php
  • Horry County Government Offices – For the latest updates visit horrycounty.org/closings
  • SC Works office buildings within the Waccamaw Region (including Georgetown, Horry and Williamsburg counties) will be closed until further notice. Unemployment questions? Call 1-866-831-1724.


EVENTS Rescheduled

  • Indie Market 2020 – tentatively scheduled for May 30 in Conway
  • Irish Fest - June 13, Grand Park in The Market Common
  • Dragon Boat Festival - Aug. 22, Grand Park in The Market Common
  • Carolina Country Music Fest – Sept. 17-20, on Ocean Boulevard
  • 32nd Run To The Sun Car Show - Sept. 24-26, at the former Myrtle Square Mall site
  • Myrtle Beach Harley Davidson Bike Week - Sep. 28-Oct. 4
  • Pooch-A-Mania - Oct. 4, Grand Park at The Market Common
  • World Famous Blue Crab Festival and Little River ShrimpFest (festivals are combined) - Oct. 10-11
  • Art in the Park - Oct. 19-20, Valor Memorial Garden at The Market Common
  • Jeep Jam - Oct. 23-25, at the former Myrtle Square Mall site
  • Food Truck Festival - Oct. 30-Nov. 1, on Ocean Boulevard

Events Canceled

  • Carolina Country Music Cruise postponed to early 2021.
  • Monday After The Masters postponed until April 2021.
  • Smoke on the Beach BBQ Competition postponed mbscsmokeonthebeach.com





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