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

Programs & Events

Join us for our annual Camping Ex-PIER-ience on September 17! Get more information here and the registration form here!

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

Summer Programs and Events

September Programs and Events



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SpongeBob- Fact or Fiction?!

Have fun comparing some of the marine animals depicted in SpongeBob to our local sea critters! Some live animals will be on hand. Appropriate for ages 5 to 105.

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Seine-sational Fun!

  • June 9, 2016 - August 25, 2016, 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

The Urban Sea Turtle

  • June 9, 2016 - August 25, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Thursday
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

Reptile Rap

  • June 10, 2016 - August 26, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Every Week on Friday
Explore the fascinating world of turtles, lizards, alligators and snakes as we learn their importance in the ecosystem. A live snake will be on hand. Appropriate for ages 5 to...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Feeding Time

  • June 11, 2016 - August 27, 2016, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Every Week on Saturday
  • August 30, 2016 - September 27, 2016, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Every Week on Tuesday
Watch a snake eat a mouse and see what other hungry animals lurk in our house!

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Park Jeopardy

  • June 26, 2016 - August 28, 2016, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Every Week on Sunday
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

Hermie the Hermit Crab

  • June 26, 2016 - August 28, 2016, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Every Week on Sunday
Have fun experiencing the trials and tribulations of hermit crabs while reading an interactive story, watching live hermit crabs eat, and decorating your own crabby coloring sheet! Appropriate for ages...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Sizing Up Turtles

  • August 31, 2016 - September 28, 2016, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
    Every Week on Wednesday
Discover the differences between the sea turtles that visit South Carolina. Using skulls and life-size models, we will discuss the differences in how these sea turtles live and what you...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

From the Forest to the Sea

  • September 1, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • September 8, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • September 22, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • September 29, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Experience the natural wonders of Myrtle Beach State Park! The maritime forest will be the gateway that leads us into the beauty of the maritime grassland where we will observe...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

What Dwells in a Shell?

  • September 2, 2016, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • September 9, 2016, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • September 23, 2016, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • September 30, 2016, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Learn how to identify the seashell treasures you find on the beach and discover how these animals live. What’s a bivalve? Can clams move? What do the animals inside the...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park
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