Whether it's your summer vacation, America's Independence Day, or just a family get-together, July is a time to celebrate and there will be plenty of opportunities to do so this month. Plan your day out carefuly on the 4th and you could get in on the 48th Annual Parade in Pawleys, Murrells Inlet's Boat Parade and Fireworks Display, and the annual Salute from the Shore. Other events in July include Cool Summer Evenings at Brookgreen, Mustang Week in Myrtle Beach, and all of the area's great live entertainment shows.
This community-centered event sees locals and visitors parade through Pawleys Island each year on makeshift red, white, and blue floats. The festivities will take place from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday the 4th, and floats can be entered into the procession for $15 in advance and $20 on the day of.More Details
This annual vintage military aircraft flyover begins in Cherry Grove and heads south all the way to Hilton Head, giving proud Americans the chance to show their support for the men and women who’ve served in our military.More Details
Brookgreen Gardens has a full slate of camps for kids during July, a perfect way to introduce them to some of the area’s coolest outdoor activities. Events will include zoo and garden explorations, live animal encounters, crafts, games, stories, hands-on activities, projects, and more. Camp dates for rising 4th and 5th graders are July 17 – 21 and 24 – 28, and July 10 – 14 is for rising 6th to 12th graders.More Details
The Chicago Cubs’ Class A-Advanced affiliate will be hosting the Winston-Salem Dash for a four game series from the 12th through the 15th. Wednesday’s game will feature buy one get one free hot dogs. Thursday’s game will feature $1 12oz Bud and Bud Light draughts and $2 16oz cans from 6-8 pm. There will be a firework show after Thursday’s game. Friday’s game will include a Low Country Boil as the Foodie Friday theme. Saturday’s Embrace Veterans will be a celebration of those who served courtesy of Embrace Hospice. Kids under the age of 12 have the opportunity to run the bases following the game every night. Tickets start at $9.More Details
The double-platinum-selling singer, songwriter and disciple of traditional country music, a mentor to up-and-coming artists and one of the youngest member of the Grand Ole Opry will be performing live at Barefoot Landing’s Alabama Theatre on Friday, July 14th and 7 p.m.
Join Josh as he returns to his Myrtle Beach roots where he began performing as a teenager. Hear hits like “Long Black Train,” “Why Don’t We Just Dance,” “Firecracker,” “Would You Go with Me” and “Your Man.” Tickets start at $47.95.More Details
July 26th, Pawleys Island Nature Park, 12 - 4 p.m. Single kayak, Tandem Kayak, and Paddle Board races for all ages. $10 per entry. Sign up at Town Hall, 321 Myrtle Avenue or on race day.More Details
If you’re looking for a relaxing way to spend the twilight hours this summer, pack up a lawn chair and blanket and head over to Brookgreen Gardens for an evening of live entertainment, kids activities, and a scenic cruise on the creek. The event will take place every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday in July, and is free with garden admission (boat ride is an additional $8). The Pavilion Restaurant will be serving dinner until 7:30 p.m., and Courtyard Café will have desserts and beverages for sale on Wednesdays.More Details
This award-winning live music and entertainment show at Alabama Theatre combines powerful music, top-notch production, sizzling dance numbers, family-friendly comedy, and expert set design to create a one-of-a-kind experience for attendees. The music spans several genres, including country, gospel, Broadway, pop, and rock, and Ricky Mokel provides a stand-up set that leaves the audience in stitches time after time. ONE: The Show plays at 7:30 most nights of the week, and tickets start at $34.95.More Details
Whether you haven’t had the chance to catch to catch them live and in person, or whether you just want to spend a night being entertained by these highly-talented tribute artists, the show at Legends has been pleasing audiences on the Grand Strand for many years now. July’s lineup includes Elvis, Blues Brothers, Lady Gaga, Prince, and Steven Tyler. Unless Elvis is really still alive, we’re guessing that you probably can’t catch that combination of musicians anywhere else.More Details
This high-energy show at The Carolina Opry takes audiences on a musical journey back to the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s (think Beatles, Beach Boys, Cyndi Lauper, KISS, and Tina Turner), with live performances of all the great hits from those decades, elaborate costumes, multimedia screens, and special effects. Tickets range from $27.86 to $49.95 for adults, $10.70 to $25 for kids, and $14.51 to $23.00 for students.More Details