More Free Summer Fun on the Grand Strand

Finding free summer fun in Myrtle Beach is easier than you think! The North Myrtle Beach area has several activities to enjoy, from concerts to museums. Whether you’re looking for a night of live music, a wildlife encounter, a stroll through an art museum, or everything in between, we’ve got you covered! Free activities are just the start of what there is to do in Myrtle Beach. be sure to join our Newsletter to stay in the know about all and discover all North Myrtle Beach has to offer! Now, let’s find the top free activities in the area.  


Free Summer Fun


North Myrtle Beach 

Sounds of Summer Concert Series Concert

Located at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, this live music series is the perfect way to enjoy great tunes and relax with family. Each concert will feature a different band and offer a unique experience! Be sure to bring chairs and blankets to spread out and be comfortable. Enjoy the warm South Carolina weather and soak up all the summer vibes! 

Music on Main Concert Series

Enjoy an evening with your family and friends listening to live music at the amphitheater under the stars, located between Ocean Boulevard to the ocean side of Melt Ice Cream and the ocean side of Main Street Sweets. Main Street will be closed to vehicle traffic, so you can stroll, shop, and enjoy the music! Bring a beach chair or blanket for these Friday night concerts that run from 7-9 PM. Each will feature a different band playing family-friendly music. Admission is free for all ages, with snacks and drinks available for purchase. For more info, click here.


Myrtle Beach Bowl

Myrtle Beach Bowl

101 Philip Gray Dr.
Myrtle Beach

Did you know your kids could bowl for free all summer long when they sign up for the Kids Bowl Free Summer Bowling Program? Myrtle Beach Bowl is a participant, and every registered child gets two free games every day, all summer long! Click here to register. Plus, every Friday morning from 10 AM to noon, families get $1 games, $1 shoes, $1 popcorn, and $1 soda. Not quite free, but close enough!

TIGERS Preservation Station

Barefoot Landing

898 Highway 17 South
North Myrtle Beach
Located at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach, TIGERS Preservation Station lets visitors view rare adult and baby tigers for free during normal hours of operation. However, be advised that there is a fee for tours and photo encounters. Proceeds support the Rare Species Fund (RSF), which provides infrastructure, training, and support to international conservation programs worldwide. Click here for info.


Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum 

3100 South Ocean Blvd.

Myrtle Beach

The Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum in Myrtle Beach has eleven galleries and is a great place for families to explore during their Grand Strand vacation. Exhibits change throughout the year. Just steps away from the ocean and housed in a vintage beach cottage, the museum in a non-profit institution that offers free admission. However, donations are accepted when you visit and will help continue this open-door policy for all. Click here to learn more.

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