Market Common Myrtle Beach Happenings!

Princesses (and princes!) Gala

The Market Common will host the Princess Gala to benefit the regional chapter of the American Red Cross beginning at 8:30am on Saturday March 4 at Travinia Italian Kitchen for a royal breakfast.  Girls and boys ages 4-7 will receive the royal treatment, take part in a parade and enjoy a princess-themed movie at the Grand 14 Cinemas.  "Real Princesses" will accompany the royal visitors throughout their adventure.  Tickets and information at

Myrtle Beach Marathon

March 4th is the 20th annual Myrtle Beach Marathon will start at Grissom Parkway and 21st Avenue North in Myrtle Beach and will near the half way point in Market Common.

Irish Fest

will be held in Valor Park on March 11th to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.

Barks, Brews & BBQ

March 11 from 11 to 3:30 Orvis will host and adoption & fundraising event for Saint Frances Animal Center.

The Highland Games and Heritage Festival

will be held March 24 & 25 in Grand Park and is expected to draw up to 20,000 visitors.

Dragon Boat Festival


Teams will compete to benefit Ground Zero will be Saturday, April 26th beginning at 8am.  Teams of 20 paddlers and one drummer will race their dragon themed boats on the lake at Market Common.  Spectators and participants will also enjoy a family-fun zone, live entertainment and food vendors.