September in Myrtle Beach is full of exciting festivals and events. We highly recommend planning a trip during the month to catch the excitement and make new memories. Here’s a list of the top events happening in September.
SOS Fall Migration: The shag dance event is back by popular demand! You can enjoy the SOS Fall Migration from September 15-25th at a variety of venues across Main Street and Ocean Drive in North Myrtle Beach. The week will be full of dancing, delicious food, drinks and more. Don’t know how to do the shag dance? No worries, there will be plenty of professional instructors ready to help you dance the day away.
Fall Bike Week: September 26th – October 2nd is the perfect time to bring the Harley to Myrtle Beach and enjoy time with family and friends. The rally lasts for ten days, and all bikers are welcomed by businesses of the Grand Strand. There are many events and activities that take place during Fall Bike Week including live music, entertainment and more.
iLove Seafood Fest: New to the beach for 2022 is the iLove Seafood Fest set for September 10th and 11th. The event will feature cooking demonstrations, tribute bands performing live, a tribute to 9/11 first responders, craft vendors, and of course plenty of seafood to taste all weekend long. The event will take place at Burroughs and Chapin Pavilion Place. Due to an abundance of rain in the forecast, the iLove Seafood Fest will be postponed until October 1st and 2nd.
SeptemberFest: SeptemberFest is back at Barefoot Landing from 12-6 PM Saturday, September 17. Duplin Winery will host the Grape Stomp on the Pepsi Stage. The event will be emceed by WPDE weather’s Ed Piotrowski at intermission. Bring your dogs to Dockside Village for photos to benefit the Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach. They’ll also host kids’ activities, offer food and wine stations, and live music.
Irish Italian International Festival: The 18th annual Irish Italian Festival will be held Saturday, September 24 along Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. The exciting event has two stages for live entertainment, a spaghetti eating contest, kids zone, food and beverage vendors, arts and crafts and plenty of fun. The festival is held rain or shine from 10 AM to 4 PM.
Beach ‘N Chili Fest: The 55th annual Beach ‘N Chili Fest is returning to Myrtle Beach for the second time in 2022. Taste chili from chefs from around the country all competing for great cash prizes. They’ll host food trucks, live music, fun for kids, plenty of chili to sample, beer gardens, and much more. The Beach ‘N Chili Fest will be held from 11 AM to 6 PM Friday, September 23; Saturday, September 24; and Sunday, September 25 at 812 N. Ocean Blvd. in Myrtle Beach.
Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival: The Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival is back for its 47th year in Murrells Inlet. More than 100 artisans from all over the country gather to show off their unique creations. They’ll also have a stage with live music and plenty of food vendors. The festival will be held daily from September 23-25 at Atalaya Castle at Huntington Beach State Park.