April Calendar of Events in Myrtle Beach
Spring into Myrtle Beach’s Calendar of Events
Myrtle Beach in April is the perfect place and time to plan a memorable vacation for your family. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most exciting activities for all to enjoy. Here's our list of several events you can look forward to during your stay with us this April at Grand Palms Resort:
Bunny Bash Eggstravaganza
Tuesday, April 12th & Thursday, April 14th
Enjoy a classic Easter egg hunt, crafts, cookie decorating, a movie with some refreshments, and an appearance from the Easter Bunny. What an egg-citing day! You'll have plenty to do at our Bunny Bash Eggstravaganza. The Easter Event is $15 per child. Sign up by 4 pm the day prior.
"Nothing could be finer than to be in Carolina," as the wise, old song goes – that is, unless you have a glass of fine wine from La Belle Amie Vineyard in-hand. Take the trip with us to La Belle Amie Vineyard that includes a self-guided tour of the vineyard, wine tasting, lunch and live music. Tickets may be purchased from our Indoor Pool Office by calling Ext. 1400.
The shuttle leaves the Resort at 10 am and returns to the Resort by 4 pm. (Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Must have a minimum of 8 participants.) Read more about La Belle Amie here.
Come relax by an open fire while making something special to eat. Enjoy making and eating delicious s'mores with kits available for $5 at the Indoor Pool Office. Read more about our S'mores Activity here.
The Alabama Theatre’s ONE Show is back by popular demand and bigger and better than ever! Voted the #1 Live Entertainment Theatre by Myrtle Beach visitors and locals. ONE brings audiences an incredible entertainment experience featuring music from Country, Gospel, Broadway, Pop, and Rock to plenty of hilarious family comedy. The talented entertainers, extravagant costumes, and extraordinary scenery will make you feel like you are in New York or Las Vegas at a fraction of the price.
The best music of the 60s, 70s, and 80s, blended with rich multimedia screens, special effects, and elaborate costuming. This fast-paced, high-energy show will take you back to the decades that brought us the best in American popular music.
This award-winning show blends two hours of high-energy music, comedy and dance in a luxurious theater complete with state-of-the-art lighting, sound, and special effects. Highly acclaimed by The New York Times, USA Today, NBC Nightly News, and CNN, The Carolina Opry is the only show to be named a “Top Attraction in Myrtle Beach” by CNBC. Featuring a cast of over 35 of the nation’s most talented performers, this variety show spans all genres to bring you the best hits of yesterday, today and everything in between.
April 1 - 3
A spirited blend of originality and the pursuit of excellence have taken Hotel California “A Salute to the Eagles” to a level of recognition normally reserved for Gold and Platinum recording artists. The most successful and longest-running show of its kind, Hotel California “A Salute to the Eagles”, is the only show to have ever received “Official Authorization” to perform the Eagles catalog of music.
Remember When Rock Was Young – The Elton John Tribute is a full strength stage experience like you’ve never seen before. Capturing the music, costumes, and charisma of Sir Elton John; this show leaves audiences gasping for breath from all the fun they’ve had.
April 2 & 30
Have you ever wanted to meet a mermaid? Enjoy the Aquarium before it opens to the public, eat a delicious hot breakfast, and meet a real, live mermaid! Fuel up with eggs, bacon, pancakes, fresh fruit, orange juice, and coffee. Snap a shell-fie with a mermaid and bring home your complimentary photo plus a special mermaid craft.
The Barefoot Bunny Hop takes place Saturday, April 9 at Barefoot Landing from 11 am until 2 pm.
The four-part harmonies and upbeat songs of The Oak Ridge Boys have spawned dozens of Country hits and a Number One Pop smash, earned them Grammy, Dove, CMA, and ACM awards and garnered a host of other industry and fan accolades. Every time they step before an audience, the Oaks bring four decades of charted singles, and 50 years of tradition, to a stage show widely acknowledged as among the most exciting anywhere.
April 9 - 10
This is an arts and crafts event that hosts fabulous artisans and crafters. Come see unique items made by local artists. From aluminum wire jewelry to beautiful paintings; wooden bowls and clocks to silverware that is transformed into wonderful jewelry.
April 9 & 23
Ahoy, Mateys! Set your course for adventure and join in for swashbuckling tales of the high seas!
Enjoy the Aquarium before it opens to the public, eat a delicious hot breakfast, come feet to fins with a real Ripley’s mermaid, and navigate the Aquarium as part of the pirate crew on a scavenger hunt. Take home a complimentary photo of you with your pirate and mermaid pals, plus a special pirate treasure.
Let Norman the Penguin start your day with a Pancakes & Penguins breakfast.
Enjoy the Aquarium before it opens to the public, eat a delicious hot breakfast, and come face-to-beak with the African penguins. Head into the Penguin Playhouse to meet and snap a picture of one of your penguins. Fuel up with eggs, bacon, pancakes, fresh fruit, orange juice, and coffee. Bring home your complimentary photo, plus a special penguin craft.
Hop on in for with the Easter Bunny celebration as they welcome a special guest and kid-friendly sponsor, Kinder JOY! Enjoy a delicious breakfast, search the Aquarium high and low on the scavenger hunt, dance your heart out with the DJ, learn about the animals from an Aquarist, and even meet a mermaid. For more information or to buy tickets, please click here.
April 18 - 23
Singing In The Sun is a 6 day event that includes some of Gospel music’s greatest artists and world renown speakers. The event takes place in beautiful Myrtle Beach, South Carolina at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.
April 21 - May 1
SOS Spring Migration is here! Celebrate with thousands of folks doing the official state dance, the shag. For 10 days, the biggest adult party on the East Coast crashes into North Myrtle Beach like an ocean wave. Popular bands play crowd favorites on Main Street and shag dance instructors offer classes to the masses.
Attend Brookgreen Gardens for a day filled with fun and educational stations for all ages. Adults learn more about native plants and conservation, while children explore S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics) stations to complete their Earth Day passports. Meet some of the Garden's native animal ambassadors, learn through a horticulture demonstration, and enjoy a day of music and fun. This event is included with Garden admission.
An evening filled with the classic sounds of the 50's and 60's. The Coasters perform a string of hits that contain humorous material and typically sell out wherever they go. The Platters recorded just under 400 songs and have sold over 80 million records. The Drifters linked 50's rhythm & blues with 60's soul music. A must stop for the 50's and 60's music lover.
April 23 - 24
Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild holds its 50th year of Art in the Park at Valor Park at Market Common. Typical art includes paintings, woodworking, photography, jewelry, fabric, glass, metal, pottery, and stone.
The current Gaither Vocal Band roster is comprised of a group of highly gifted artists who are known around the world for their powerhouse vocals, innovative harmonies, and life-altering message of grace, hope, and redemption. The Gaither Vocal Band visit the Carolina Opry Theater for one night only.
The Dragon Boat Festival is Ground Zero's premier annual fundraiser and will be held at Grand Park at The Market Common. Teams of 20 paddlers and one drummer compete, racing for the fastest time in their division. Participants and teams win awards and prizes for their race results and fundraising efforts. The event is free to spectators who can enjoy the variety of activities the Festival has to offer. In addition to the races, there is a drummer costume voting contest, live DJ, and awards ceremony, plus food and drink vendors, entertainment, and a Family Fun Zone is available throughout the day.
Come out to a family friendly Celtic festival fundraiser. Enjoy live Celtic music, a bonfire, blacksmith demos, may pole dance, fairies, and more! For more information, click here.
Legendary band, Three Dog Night, now in its 5th decade, claims some of the most astonishing statistics in popular music. In the years 1969 through 1974, no other group achieved more top 10 hits, moved more records or sold more concert tickets than Three Dog Night. Their hits weave through the fabric of pop culture today, whether on the radio where they are heard day in and day out, in TV commercials, or in major motion pictures. Songs like “Mama Told Me (Not To Come)”, “Joy to the World”, “Black and White”, “Shambala” and “One.”
Live music can be heard year-round at The Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk. The variety of indoor and outdoor venues near the water are endless, and so are the good times - any day of the week.
Put on Your Bowling Shoes
Put on your bowling shoes, grab some happy hour drinks and a bite to eat, and play bar games like billiards, foosball, and, darts at 810 Billiards & Bowling. 810 Billiards & Bowling has quickly become a beach favorite for socializing with friends and family. Located at The Market Common.
Other Myrtle Beach bowling locations include Surfside Bowl (less than a mile from the Resort) and Myrtle Beach Bowl. Each location has an arcade and a grill that serves food and drinks.
Stay With Us at Grand Palms Resort
All of these events are just a short drive from Grand Palms Resort. To reserve your vacation call 888-913-4477 and one of our friendly reservation representatives will be happy to help you plan your perfect stay.