Sun Fun 2016
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Schedule of Events
Find out what is happening and when.
Find out how to volunteer, or get your business, social club or non-profit involved.
In 1951, local businessmen started the Sun Fun Festival as a way to kick-off the summer season and increase tourism to Myrtle Beach. Sun Fun ran continuously from 1951 - 2011. It returns in 2016 to Ocean Boulevard June 3 - 5. The Oceanfront Merchants Association, in cooperation with the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, are hosting the event this year. This year, Sun Fun will be held in conjunction with the Native Sons SALT Games. For more information about the SALT Games, visit www.thesaltgames.com
The first Sun Fun Festival
A contest was held to name the festival after the first year was so successful. June Truluck won $25 for coming up with Sun Fun.
# of feet of the tallest sandcastle built at Sun Fun
It was a record at the time, but has since been broken.
Number of Years Sun Fun ran continuously
This year's Festival will be number 61
The Legacy Motown Revue
Too Much Sylvia
Sun Fun Updates
The Golden Knights are coming to Sun Fun June 3, 4, and 5! The US Army Parachute Team will perform Friday night, Saturday and Sunday, during the Sun Fun Festival this year. Golden Knights are Army Soldiers first, but they also have a unique history and creed that sets them apart. In 1959, nineteen Airborne[…]