Summer in North Myrtle Beach can mean so many things. It means sunny skies, sports camps, warm water, and one of the most iconic festivals in town, Mayfest on Main! For almost 15 years, this celebrated event has been bringing music, dancing, and plenty of fun to Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. Best of all, this is completely free! Find out what you need to know to attend the festival, as well as how you can find beautiful rental homes near the event.
Why You Should Attend This Year’s Mayfest on Main
The 2019 Mayfest on Main will take place on Saturday, May 11, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. This event, which brings thousands of visitors to the area, will take place rain or shine. You’ll love strolling along Main Street, browsing the many vendors, crafters, and other local merchants. You’ll be able to grab a bite to eat or buy a souvenir to take back home! This is a fantastic event for families. Your kids will love visiting the kids’ area and checking out the fun activities available for little ones.
Enjoy an Afternoon of Music
The main highlight of the event is the music! Mayfest on Main is all about feel-good music that reminds you of good times. This year, the attendees will enjoy tunes from the lead vocalist and guitarist from the band Boston, David Victor. He’ll perform classic hits like “More Than a Feeling” alongside an arrangement of impressive musicians. The bands Blue Monday and Nelson will also play an array of rock that’s sure to get you on your feet and dancing!
Tips on Attending the Festival
We have some suggestions for first-time visitors to the festival! First, we encourage everyone to get there before noon to give yourself plenty of time to browse the shops lining Main Street as well as the vendors outside. Around noon, we suggest you purchase lunch at one of the food trucks and set up some beach chairs in front of the stage for a great seat. You’ll be all settled just in time for the first performance at 12:30 p.m. Don’t forget to bring water, sunscreen, hats, sunscreen, and (of course) your camera to snap some great shots.
Other Fun Events to Attend in May
While you’re in town, extend your stay a bit and head to the 38th World Famous Blue Crab Festival in Little River, SC! This year, it’ll be held on May 18 and May 19. It’s a great way to enjoy fresh, local seafood and gorgeous waterfront views. There will also be live music and plenty of fun kid-friendly events, so the whole family can have a great time!
Book a Home Today With Seaside Vacations
If you’re heading to town to enjoy Mayfest in Main, you’ll need to first find beautiful accommodations in a prime location. Seaside Vacations has the best inventory of condos and homes in town. Whether you’re looking for oceanfront rentals that’ll give you a gorgeous view or pet-friendly homes, we’ve got what you need!
Browse our full selection of homes and book today! We look forward to having you.