Labor Day weekend is quickly approaching, along with the chance to enjoy one last coveted vacation with the family. Although school has started and things are business as usual, that doesn’t mean that you can’t head to the coast for a last hoorah! Labor Day weekend in Myrtle Beach offers plenty of family friendly fun for everyone. And, Beach Cove still has plenty of summer specials, from packages including breakfast to Military Discounts, meaning that a vacation is more affordable than ever. Check out our quick list of events going on that weekend and start making plans to come visit!
Nothing screams “summer!” like a baseball game and you are in luck! The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, a minor league affiliate of the Texas Rangers, have a home series over Labor Day weekend against the Carolina Wildcats. Stop by the stadium Saturday, Sunday, or Monday evening to enjoy gorgeous evening weather and a team that knows how to put on a show. Entertainers keep the crowd busy in between innings so there is never a dull moment.
This is the 8th year for the Beach, Boogie, & BBQ Festival and this three day celebration is scheduled to be bigger than ever. Hosted at the Market Common Friday – Sunday of Labor Day weekend, this family friendly event celebrates everything BBQ with tons of samples and competitions. In addition to BBQ, the weekend will feature a spectacular fireworks show on Saturday evening, a beer & wine garden for the adults, live entertainment, arts and craft vendors, and plenty of games for the kids.
Hot Summer Nights
Head to the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk to enjoy the last full week of “Hot Summer Nights” fun. The weekend will include free live entertainment in Plyler Park and on the Boardwalk each night, in addition to free, family friendly entertainment. Monday night is the Kids Carnival that features outdoor games, caricatures, street performers, face painting, and more!
It wouldn’t be Labor Day weekend in Myrtle Beach without awesome free fireworks shows. Broadway at the Beach is putting on a fireworks extravaganza Saturday, Sept. 1st over Lake Broadway. You can also head to the 2nd avenue pier that night to enjoy a free show that lights up the Atlantic. Finally, if you do make it to a Pelicans game, they will finish the game Sunday and Monday evening with a free fireworks show, so be sure to stick around after they win!
You can’t forget the beach! The weather in August is still perfect for plenty of lazy beach bumming. Pack a few beach games, like ladder ball and bocce ball, and a picnic to enjoy some much needed quality time with the family. And – the best part about the beach is it’s free! Now you can’t beat that.