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

Programs & Events

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

Summer Programs and Events



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A Crabby Experience!

  • June 7, 2016 - August 23, 2016, 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

Tale of the Whale

  • June 7, 2016 - August 16, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Tuesday
Find out how whales eat, hear what whales sound like, discover how large they are, and what kinds of marine mammals are found off our coast. Appropriate for ages 5...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Jumping Jellyfish!

  • June 7, 2016 - August 9, 2016, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Every Week on Tuesday
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

Nifty and Nocturnal!

  • June 8, 2016 - August 17, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Every Week on Wednesday
Discover the nighttime world of the forest! Use your imagination and allow your senses to heighten as we dim our indoor lights in order to experience the fascinating abilities and...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

SpongeBob- Fact or Fiction?!

  • June 8, 2016 - August 24, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Wednesday
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

The Tale of Ranger Abigail

  • June 8, 2016 - August 3, 2016, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Every Week on Wednesday
When the state park is in trouble, who can save the day? Ranger Abigail, she will lead the way! Watch an original short film about the daily life of a...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Dazzling Dragonflies

  • June 22, 2016 - August 17, 2016, 4:30 PM - 5:00 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

State Park Secrets

  • June 22, 2016 - August 17, 2016, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Every Week on Wednesday
Our rangers tell all in this original video. Whether this is your first time at Myrtle Beach State Park or have been visiting for years, we guarantee you will discover...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Pier Fishing

  • June 9, 2016 - August 20, 2016, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Every Week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Free with Park Passport !
Never fished from the pier? Now is your chance to learn some basics! Fishing poles will be supplied, but you must replace any equipment you lose or damage. Bring your...

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
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 7/26/2016 and 10/24/2016.