Memorial Day Weekend at the Beach

Are you heading to the Seaside area for Memorial Day weekend? You will be in good company! This weekend is the unofficial kick-off to summer and we are expecting crowds of happy beach-goers. What’s on your itinerary for the long weekend? Here are some suggestions for Memorial Day events in the area:

1.       Red White and Blue Salute to Veterans at Brookgreen Gardens

The park is a wonderful place to spend the day. Take in the beauty of nature and explore their famous sculpture gardens. The Brookgreen Gardens will be decorated with patriotic flags and artwork submitted by veterans in their celebration of Memorial Day from May 24th– 26th.

2.       Military Appreciation Days

During the month of May, many area restaurants and attractions will offer discounts or specials to members of the military and their families. To show their appreciation, businesses like the Carolina Comedy Club, Splashes Oceanfront Water Park, and Medieval Times will offer special deals. Get more information and find other military discounts here.

3.       Veteran’s Beard & ‘Stash Beach Bash

Come show off your manliest of beards and moustaches at this fun event! You can enjoy as a spectator, or enter yourself as a competitor in categories like “full beard, long ‘stache, or ladies faux.”

4.       Memorial Day Parade

The Ocean Boulevard Memorial Day Parade will start at 10:30 am on Saturday, May 24th. US Navy veteran and talk show host Montel Williams will be this year’s grand Marshal! This will be a fun event for the whole family to enjoy.

We can’t wait to see you at the beach this Memorial Day Weekend!

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