Things to Do in Myrtle Beach in May 2023

Experience an amazing beachside getaway in Myrtle Beach, SC! There are many adventures to embark upon during your stay. See a pirate show, visit the aquarium in Myrtle Beach, ride go-karts at Broadway Grand Prix Myrtle Beach, visit Wonderworks Myrtle Beach, ride rides at Family Kingdom Amusement Park, or take a Myrtle Beach to Charleston day trip. There are also some great hotels in the area like the Hampton Inn North Myrtle Beach and more. 

View By Date: Month: Day: Number of Days:
Top Things To Do In Myrtle Beach in May
Le Grand Cirque Myrtle Beach
Schedule
Buy 1 Get 1 Free
As the weather warms up and schools start closing for the summer, you may be looking for a family-friendly event that everyone is sure to love this May, and one event to consider is the Le Grand Cirque Myrtle Beach. Famous among audiences all over the world, Le Grand Cirque Myrtle Beach combines the circus experience with eye-catching acrobatics to create a show the whole family is sure to remember. Sit back and enjoy the unforgettable music and dance moves from some of the most talented acrobats in the world. It is a great idea if you are looking for a break from the usual outdoor activities while visiting Myrtle Beach this May. You have the opportunity to purchase snacks and beverages at the theater, and after the performance, you can head to the gift shop area to find a souvenir of this action-packed show. If you are looking for a memorable way to kick off summer break with your family, look no further than Le Grand Cirque Myrtle Beach.
May 1, 2023 to May 31, 2023
Motor City Musical – A Tribute To Motown
Schedule
Buy 1 Get 1 Free
There are some very specific reasons why to visit The Motor City Musical – A Tribute to Motown during the month of May. The ocean water is 70 degrees which is very comfortable for swimming, and the crowds are minimal this time of year. Motorcycles beach bike week takes place during the middle of May. This tribute show not only serves as entertainment but shares an interesting piece of music history. The era of Motown gave birth to artists like The Temptations, and the Jackson Five. There is no better time to see the Motor City Musical – A Tribute to Motown. The Show is all about Motown from its roots in the 60s and 70s. Some artists featured renditions of Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, and Tina Turner. The show features songs like “Please Mr. Postman” and “Money”. The show offers you two hours of family friendly entertainment and shouldn’t be missed.
May 1, 2023 to May 31, 2023
Barefoot Queen Myrtle Beach Sightseeing & Dinner Cruises
Schedule
You and your family and friends will thoroughly enjoy Myrtle Beach’s scenic intracoastal waterway on one of the Barefoot Queen Riverboat Cruises as spring transitions in summer this May. View the wildlife, vibrant coastlines, and sparkling water from a comfortable seat on one of the inside decks or stroll the outside decks and revel the refreshing sea breeze. Feast your eyes on the Grand Strand fun as well as colorful marinas and flowing rivers and canals while you nibble on savory snacks and sip cocktails or soft drinks available for purchase onboard. Listen to entertaining music and informative commentary about the local area as you experience the intoxicating scents of flora along with the gentle roll of the intercoastal waters. With its lovely balmy weather, May is a wondrous time to choose among several all-age tours, afternoon sightseeing, dinner, or an evening sightseeing adventure. Come and tantalize all your senses on the Barefoot Queen in Myrtle Beach.
May 3, 2023 to May 31, 2023
Murder At The Cotton Club a Whodunnit Murder Mystery Dinner Show
Schedule
Buy 1 Get 1 Free
The Murder at the Cotton Club Whodunnit Murder Mystery Dinner is a fun attraction during the month of May in Myrtle Beach when the weather is a bit warmer than usual. Guests sit at tables and enjoy a delicious dinner of at least three courses while watching the show. Actors often sit at the tables with the guests to talk about the activity that's taking place and to offer a few clues to make it a little easier to solve the murder. Guests are encouraged to give their best guesses as the show goes on to see who can solve the crime before the end of the show. There are a few hidden meanings that the actors try not to let on about to try to make it difficult, but the show is one for even the novice crime investigator to solve. The show is set in the 1920s to 1940s and features music and dancing mixed in with solving the murder.
May 1, 2023 to May 31, 2023
Saltwater Marsh Bird Watching & Eco Excursion
Schedule
The Saltwater Marsh Bird Watching & Eco Excursion is back for another year. This birding adventure takes you to a tidal marsh in the heart of Broward County to see wetland birds and nature lovers enjoy a boat tour of the marsh and explore its unique flora and fauna. You will see manatees, white-billed teal, American avocets, pintails, wood storks, herons, and egrets. You can visit the salt ponds, which are home to black carp, American eels, and other fish that thrive in this unusual habitat. If you are looking for an exciting bird-watching outing where you can see some rare species with experts on history, ecology, and wildlife, this is the trip for you! The Saltwater Marsh Bird Watching & Eco Excursion is located in the heart of Broward County, Florida. It is one of the most extensive tidal marshes globally and is located on the shore of Lake Okeechobee, and is also known as the Everglades National Park. The Saltwater Marsh Bird Watching & Eco Excursion guarantees an easy drive to this unique birding location. The marsh is only a few miles from Fort Lauderdale and can be reached through a short drive along I-75 or I-595 or by taking I-95 North to exit 49A on Florida's Turnpike. The Saltwater Marsh Bird Watching & Eco Excursion will pick you up at your hotel in Fort Lauderdale or Tampa if you prefer.
May 1, 2023 to May 31, 2023
Dino Park Myrtle Beach
Schedule
Buy 1 Get 1 Free
Visiting Myrtle Beach in May is just about as perfect as it can get. The weather is near perfect and the beaches are not quite busy. If you have y children who love dinosaurs, visiting Dino Park is a must as it takes you back to prehistoric times along the coast of Myrtle Beach. The park is a self-guided adventure taking you up close to animatronic dinosaurs. The Dino Pit is a huge ball pit with over 100,000 balls allowing children to bounce around. There is also a Dino Fossil, allowing you to test out your diggings skills and find some fossils. Have you ever wanted to ride a dinosaur, now is your chance to ride a Tyrannosaurus. Don’t worry, he is a friendly dinosaur. There’s plenty of great play areas and activities for children to do and visiting the park during May is perfect as it won’t be too congested and you can easily walk through the park. Plus, the weather is just about perfect in May as it’s not too hot allowing you to have a more comfortable experience.

View all events occurring during your stay
View By Date: Month: Day: Number of Days: