What You'll See at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center

Food sample at the Myrtle Beach Convention CenterLocated in one of the most famous tourist destinations in the nation, the Myrtle Beach Convention Center hosts a variety of events that attract millions of visitors each year. This 250,000 square foot facility is one of the largest on the East Coast and is a popular place for meetings, national and regional trade shows, conferences and concerts, athletic competitions, and more. Whether you’re planning a day of shopping, attending a show, or sampling some local eats, a trip to the Convention Center is perfect for a fun-filled day during any time of year!

Upcoming Events at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center

Wedding Showcase
If your big day is coming up, head to this event on January 31st for help planning your dream wedding! You can meet a variety of wedding professionals and vendors who will assist you in finalizing all of the important details, from bridal fashions and reception venues to Save the Date cards and wedding cakes. Most bridal shows also offer prizes and giveaways, so you could get lucky!
Showstopper is the largest, most renowned dance competition in the world, with more than 50 events each year. On May 7th, judges, performers, and teachers will head to Myrtle Beach to astound audience members and compete for the title. Showstoppers uses amazing stage sets, top quality audio, and highest-standard multi-camera video recording to give viewers a fantastic experience.
Carolina Craftsmen Classic
Perfect for those who love everything DIY, this three-day arts and crafts show brings together hundreds of the nation’s finest artists and craftsmen, showcasing their incredible talents and techniques. The Craftsmen’s Classics have won many prestigious awards in the industry, including Southeastern Tourism Society “Top 20 Events”. This year’s Classic will be held from July 29 through the 31st.
South Carolina’s Largest Garage Sale
Each year, hundreds of people flock to this gigantic garage sale for some unbeatable deals. On August 20th, get ready to bargain-hunt and check out tons of vendor booths selling everything from furniture and clothes to unique gifts and souvenirs. One man’s trash is another’s treasure!
Taste of the Town
Foodies everywhere, mark your calendars! Myrtle Beach’s annual Taste of the Town will take place on October 18th and is a fantastic event for hungry visitors of all ages. You’ll enjoy samples from a wide variety of local restaurants and can try everything from classic Italian dishes to authentic Southern fare. Wash it all down with some dessert and a beer or two, and you have the perfect ending to a wonderful afternoon!

Come Home to Seaside Vacations

After you attend one of these awesome events, take a short 20-minute drive back to one of our gorgeous North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals and unwind! Our oceanfront homes and condos are ideal for a peaceful and relaxing stay while still being close to all of the things you’ll want to do in the area. Be sure to check out the Myrtle Beach Convention Center Schedule for more upcoming events in the Grand Strand!

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