Spending Memorial Day holiday in Myrtle Beach? Here are some things you need to know – Florence, South Carolina

Florence, South Carolina 2022-05-22 11:59:22 –

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (WBTW) — Now that the Memorial Weekend is approaching, Myrtle Beach city leaders are helping both residents and tourists have a safe and enjoyable time on the beach. We’ve put together a list of reminders and events.

Traffic tips

  • Transportation is one way along Ocean Boulevard. Drivers use only the southbound lane, and the northbound lane is reserved for paramedics and police cars.
  • The Kings Highway access points are located at the intersection of 29th Avenue North, 21st Avenue North, 9th Avenue North, 3rd Avenue South, 9th Avenue South, and 13th Avenue South.
  • Golf carts are not allowed south of Ocean Boulevard’s 29th Avenue North. All South Carolina golf cart laws are in force at Myrtle Beach.
  • Mopeds are banned at Ocean Boulevard from Friday to Monday, May 27th to 30th, and from 8pm to 8am every night. All South Carolina mopeds are in force at Myrtle Beach.
  • Instant parties are illegal in both private and public parking.

Beach rules

  • The beach umbrella seasonal rules will come into effect on May 30th.
  • From Anniversary to Worker’s Day, only circular umbrellas up to 7.5 feet in diameter are allowed.
  • Umbrellas must be in line with, behind, or on the land side of the average high tide line the row of lifeguard umbrellas.
  • Infant shelters are allowed year-round, but cannot exceed 4 feet wide, 3 feet deep and 3 feet high.
  • Items cannot be placed on the beach before 8am and must be removed from the beach by 7pm daily.
  • From May 1st to Labor Day, dogs can only be accompanied to the beach before 10am and after 5pm. Dogs should be tied to a leash no more than 7 feet long and the feces should be picked up and properly disposed of. Service dogs are excluded.
  • Dogs and bicycles are only allowed on the promenade from May 1st to Labor Day from 5am to 10am. Service dogs are excluded.

The city enforces the following rules throughout the year.

  • Drinking on the beach is prohibited.
  • Glass containers and bottles are not allowed on the beach.
  • It is illegal to disturb or damage sand dunes, sand fences, or seagrass oats. Stay on the trail marked as a promenade.
  • Aquatic activities within 75 yards of the pier are prohibited.
  • Metal detection is permitted on public beaches, but not on dunes, street ends, or other public property.
  • Littering is illegal. Please use the attached garbage / recycling container.
  • It is illegal to launch, sell, store or own fireworks in the city, including the beach.
  • It is forbidden to dig holes deeper than 2 feet. Before leaving the beach, you need to fill all the holes. Metal shovels cannot be used for recreational drilling.
  • Swimmers have priority over surf fishing and have the right of way. The angler should be at least 50 feet away from the swimmer. Fishing in front of rows of chairs and umbrellas is prohibited.
  • All fires on the beach are prohibited, including barbecues and bonfires.
  • Commercial activities on public beaches are prohibited. Weddings where no one is paid are allowed without permission. Commercial weddings are not allowed.
  • “Thong” style swimwear is not allowed on the beach or in public places. G-strings, thongs, “dental floss” styles, and thongs are prohibited in public.

Military appreciation event

  • Military Thanksgiving Day Parade – Saturday, 10:30 am, along the Market Common Farrow Parkway
  • Military Thanksgiving Day Picnics and Exhibits, 11:30 am, Saturday, Baller Memorial Gardens, 1120 Farrow Parkway
  • Jack Pratt Veterans March and Battlefield Cross Ceremony, Monday, May 30th, 9am, along Ocean Boulevard, 16-9th Avenue North
  • Anniversary Memorial – Monday, May 30th, 11am, Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 2101 North Oak Street
  • Anniversary Tribute Movie- “Soldier’s Story: Vietnam’s Courage”, Monday, May 30th, 2:00 pm, Market Common Grand 14 Cinema, 4002 Devil Street, Free Admission


The city also reminds everyone that it is enforcing a curfew. There are a few things to remember.

  • Boys under the age of 17 are required to leave the street from midnight to 6 am, with a few exceptions.
  • Penalties for violating the curfew can be up to $ 500 and / or 30 days in prison if convicted.
  • Parents can claim as well.
  • Exceptions to the curfew include minors accompanied by a parent or guardian. When a minor is involved in an emergency or an emergency requirement. When minors go in and out of employment directly. If a minor is in a vehicle traveling on an interstate highway. When a minor is on the sidewalk adjacent to the minor’s house. If a minor participates in an adult-supervised recreational activity organized by the city or a similar citizenship. When a minor is exercising the rights of the protected First Amendment. When a minor is married or legally released.

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