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Festivals & Events in the Pawleys Island Area in May
Myrtle Beach Bike Week is in full swing in May, with much of the activity taking place on the south end of the Grand Strand.

Festivals & Events in the Pawleys Island Area in May

The biggest and most noticeable part of May will probably be the Bike Fest, but that’s only one of the many great events that the area has to offer this month. Other options for entertainment include Brookgreen’s black-tie silent auction and Kentucky Derby viewing party, the annual Pawleys Pavilion Reunion, a Sweetgrass basket-making exhibit at Kaminski House, and much more.

Festivals & Events in the Pawleys Island Area in May

Scout Days - Wildlife Explorer

May 12, 2018

Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts will have a blast at Brookgreen Gardens during Scout Days. Children will hike through forest and swamp to learn about the plants and animals of the area. They will also have a chance to earn some badges!

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Festivals & Events in the Pawleys Island Area in May

Myrtle Beach Bike Week Spring Rally

May 11-20, 2018

Odds are you’ll hear the roar of the motorcycles before you see them. In any case, the annual rally will be full of rides, tours, racing, and entertainment, and those with bikes should feel free to join in on the fun. The event will run from May 11-20, 2018, with special events throughout the Grand Strand.

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Festivals & Events in the Pawleys Island Area in May

Zookeeper for a Day

May 16, 2018

Brookgreen Garden visitors age 12 and older are eligible to participate in a special program called Zookeeper for a Day. This program gives guests a firsthand look at working in a zoo, and allows guests to help zookeepers with their daily routines including cleaning, feeding, animal care, and more. Registration is $150, and is limited to one person per day.

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Festivals & Events in the Pawleys Island Area in May

World Famous Blue Crab Festival

May 19 & 20, 2018

What started out as a small gathering has turned into a two-day blow-out, drawing visitors from all over the country to Little River, South Carolina on May 19 and 20. Organizers are expecting upwards of 50,000 attendees at this year’s 37th annual event, which will feature tons of vendors, live entertainments, arts & crafts, a kid’s area, beauty pageant, and 5K. Advance tickets are $4 per day, and $5 at the gate.

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