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

Programs & Events


Summer 2014 Programs
First Saturday Events 2014



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Pier Fishing

  • June 19, 2014 - August 30, 2014, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Every Week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Free with Park Passport !
Learn the basics of saltwater pier fishing such as proper bait and tackle. Bring your own fishing gear or rent some from the fishing pier. Nature Center rental poles are...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Seine-sational Fun!

  • June 5, 2014 - August 28, 2014, 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 under 12 must be...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

"Leaf" your Mark!

  • June 5, 2014 - August 7, 2014, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
    Every Week on Thursday
Free with Park Passport !
Slam! Bam! Wham! Make lots of sound as we pound our way to a botanical masterpiece on fabric. Kids under 12 require adult supervision/participation!

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Jumping Jellyfish!

  • June 5, 2014 - August 21, 2014, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Every Week on Thursday
Do all jellyfish sting and hurt people? Does a dead jellyfish still sting? Learn jellyfish ID, their natural history and their importance in the ocean food chain. Appropriate for ages...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Gator Gossip

  • June 19, 2014 - August 28, 2014, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Every Week on Thursday
Discover the world of alligators through a gatoriffic costume, sounds, and an original story. Appropriate for ages 4 to 8.

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Sea Turtle Patrol

  • June 6, 2014 - August 8, 2014, 6:00 AM - 7:30 AM
    Every Week on Friday
Patrol the beach with a ranger in search of sea turtle activity. We will be looking for sea turtle crawls (their footprints) to see if we have any new nests...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Litter Critters

  • June 6, 2014 - August 8, 2014, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Every Week on Friday
Learn what happens to Myrtle the fish as her pond is discovered by humans in this fun, hands-on demonstration about water pollution. Afterwards, we will head outside for 15 to...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Legends of the Forest

  • June 6, 2014 - August 29, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Friday
Have you heard about our maritime forest and all it holds? Hear its story unfold through forest sounds, a tree-mendous costume, and some live woodland visitors!

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Park Jeopardy

  • June 20, 2014 - August 29, 2014, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Every Week on Friday
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

SpongeBob- Fact or Fiction?!

  • June 7, 2014 - August 23, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Every Week on Saturday
Have fun comparing some of the marine animals depicted in SpongeBob to our local sea critters! Some live animals will be on hand.

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park
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