Huntington Beach State Park
16148 Ocean HWY | Murrells Inlet, SC 29576 | Phone: 843-237-4440 | Fax: 866-890-3977 | huntingtonbeach@scprt.com

Programs & Events

2017 Calendar of Events

Summer Program Schedule




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Spineless Wonders

  • June 1, 2017 - August 31, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Every Week on Tuesday
  • September 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Every Week on Friday
Come get aquainted with some of the wierdest animals in the ocean as we discover that there's more to life than a backbone! A variety of live creatures will be...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Surf Seining

  • June 1, 2017 - August 31, 2017, 12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
    Every Week on Thursday
Discover the life hidden in the waves as we explore the hostile world of the surf zone. Wear something that can get wet as we use seine nets, sieve boxes...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Sea Turtles

  • June 1, 2017 - August 31, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Every Week on Friday
Discover the life of the loggerhead sea turtle and why it's our state reptile. This informative audio-visual presentation is designed to make us better stewards of the environment.

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Folklore at Atalaya

  • May 26, 2017 - August 31, 2017, 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    Every Week on Friday
Free with Park Passport !
Old home, dark night, run-away imagination - sounds like a great combination to be scared by a good storyteller. Take this chilling tour of Atalaya as you listen to some...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Fish Printing

  • June 1, 2017 - August 31, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Every Week on Saturday
Free with Park Passport !
Fish printing is an ancient art form, but we're taking it to a new realm! This is your chance to make a unique souvenir of your visit to Huntington Beach...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Snakes and Reptiles

  • June 1, 2017 - August 31, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Every Week on Saturday
  • September 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Every Week on Saturday
Learn about snakes and their cold-blooded kin in this audio-visual presentation, then get a chance to touch some! Tickets must be purchased in advance at the park store.

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Bees and Butterflies

  • September 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Every Week on Friday
Learn the importance of our native pollinators, and what you can do in your own yard to ensure their (and our own) continued survival with a guide from the Grand...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Nature Rocks!

  • September 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Every Week on Saturday
Free with Park Passport !
We'll provide the art materials and a rock; after it's painted, it's yours to keep or hide and pass along on a social media fueled journey to make a stranger's...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Turtles' Time Out

  • September 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Every Week on Tuesday, Thursday
Join us for this informal chance to meet our naturalists and some of our live education animals as they get some sun and exercise. Bring your nature questions and ID...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival

  • September 22, 2017, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Every Week on Friday
  • September 23, 2017, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Every Week on Saturday
  • September 24, 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Every Week on Sunday
Free with Park Passport !
The Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival is renowned throughout the Southeast as one of the best art events of its kind. A wide variety of artists from across the country...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park
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