Myrtle Beach offers plenty of attractions, but it's also home to several incredible events. Throughout the year, many great events will be held in different areas to the city. However some events are just better than others.

During any given year, Myrtle Beach hosts more than 18 million visitors. They come for the beaches and some come for the incredible events. When you call Myrtle Beach home, you don't have to travel to enjoy the fun. Here are some of the best annual events in Myrtle Beach you can enjoy every single year.

A Grand Strand Holiday

You may not associate Myrtle Beach with the holidays, but A Grand Strand Holiday will likely change your mind. You don't need snow to have a great Christmas or for a great Christmas event.

A Grand Strand Holiday is held all throughout the holiday season every year. It will be held in the Carolina Opry, Legends in Concert and Alabama Theatre. This event includes the official Christmas tree lighting ceremony, the Night of a Thousand Candles, many parades, shows, festivals and so much more.

St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival

Myrtle Beach comes alive for St. Patrick's Day with plenty of activities and great food all throughout the city. The St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival is one of the biggest events of the year with more than 30,000 in attendance. It's a full day event with plenty to offer on Main Street including more than 150 vendors with food, crafts, fun products and more. 

Three stages will include musical performances and plenty of fun. Even the children can get into the event with plenty of rides and entertainment for the kids. 

Conway Riverfest

The summer events are some of the best of the year and the Conway Riverfest is no exception. This event includes the beauty of the Waccamaw River and plenty of fun activities. There's an artisan market, along with raft races and live performances for everybody to enjoy.

Beach, Boogie, and BBQ Festival

Every year around Abor Day, the Beach, Boogie, and BBQ Festival is held. It's one of the biggest evens of the year with 75 master grillers on hand for the BBQ competition, plenty of family-friendly fun to enjoy, music throughout the entire festival and Jet Ski demonstrations.

Loris Bog-Off Festival

Maybe you've never heard of Chicken Bog and you're just curious. Maybe you're very familiar with it. Either way, the Loris Bog-Off Festival is a great event held every year in October. It offers all types of Bog, which are a spicy chicken, sausage, pepper and rice dish.

Thousands will attend this event to enjoy the great food, but also for the arts and crafts, live performances and fireworks. It's a relaxed atmosphere and many foodies will come from outside the city to enjoy the Loris Bog-Off Festival every year.

Myrtle Beach is filled with great events every single year. These are just a few of the best annual events to enjoy throughout the area every year.