Myrtle Beach State Park
4401 South Kings HWY | Myrtle Beach, SC 29575 | Phone: 843-238-5325 | mbeachsp@scprt.com

Programs & Events


May Program Calendar

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Click here for a list of Myrtle Beach State Park's Annual Events



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A Crabby Experience!

  • May 13, 2017 - June 3, 2017, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    Every Week on Saturday
  • June 6, 2017 - August 22, 2017, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Every Week on Tuesday
Free with Park Passport !
Test your luck from the fishing pier as we try to catch a variety of crabs, fish and many other critters. This is a catch and release program in order...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Stingray Shuffle!

  • May 13, 2017 - June 3, 2017, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Every Week on Saturday
They fly through the seas with grace and ease. Somewhat maligned and misunderstood, they are truly gentle and good. Come to the Stingray Shuffle and have fun as you discover...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

The Urban Sea Turtle

  • May 7, 2017 - May 28, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Every Week on Sunday
See how difficult it is for sea turtles to survive. How do they avoid the dangers and stay alive? Due to sand castles, boats and all that light, the journey...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Destination Turtle DNA

  • May 7, 2017 - May 28, 2017, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
    Every Week on Sunday
  • June 8, 2017 - August 24, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Thursday
Do sea turtles lay their eggs on the same beach? How often do they nest? See how scientists are tracking turtles to discover their nesting secrets. For ages 8 to...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Crazy over Crabs!

  • May 2, 2017 - May 30, 2017, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Every Week on Tuesday
Blue, speckled, spider, ghost and mole! Believe it or not, all these crazy names are types of crabs! Learn about these crabs through some live animals and a silly crab...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Dazzling Dragonflies

  • May 10, 2017 - May 31, 2017, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Every Week on Wednesday
Spend some quality time with your youngster (ages 4-8) while learning about dragonflies. Watch a dragonfly come to life through the use of a silly costume as we learn about...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Seine-sational Fun!

  • May 18, 2017 - June 1, 2017, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    Every Week on Thursday
  • June 8, 2017 - August 24, 2017, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    Every Week on Thursday
Discover all sorts of fish, crabs, and other critters as we pull a seine net through the surf zone. Wear clothes that can get wet. Kids 12 and under must...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Park Jeopardy

  • May 4, 2017 - June 1, 2017, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
    Every Week on Thursday
Come play Jeopardy, state park style! Have fun answering questions about the animals who call this state park home, ways you can help the park, and other state park facts....

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

What Wildlife Will A-Pier?

  • May 12, 2017 - June 2, 2017, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
    Every Week on Friday
Spend time out on the pier to see what wildlife will make an appearance. Discover some unique facts and fun stories about the animals from both land and sea that...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Marble Art

  • May 5, 2017 - June 2, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Every Week on Friday
Free with Park Passport !
Use marbles, pizza boxes, and paint to create dynamic pieces of unique paper art!

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park
At Nearby Parks...

If you're interested, click here to see Programs and Events at other state parks within approx. 30 square miles of Myrtle Beach State Park between 5/27/2017 and 8/25/2017.