Memorial Day Events around Myrtle Beach, Florence

Here are some of the different commemoration events going on along the Grand Strand and in the Pee Dee for Memorial Day.

All the listed events will be held on Monday.


10:00 a.m.

Florence National Cemetery, East National Cemetery Road in Florence

The speaker will be Alfred H. "Al" Agnew, a Pee Dee native, Citadel graduate, Vietnam POW and USN Commander Retired, and pilot

North Myrtle Beach

10:30 a.m.- Entertainment

11:00 a.m.- Service

North Myrtle Beach Memorial Gardens, intersection of highways 9, 90, 17 and Nixons Crossroads

Hosted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #10804, American Legion Post #186, Ladies Auxiliary in North Myrtle Beach, Our Lady Star of the Sea #2431 Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus, Grand Strand Blue Star Mothers

Myrtle Beach

11:00 a.m.

Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Plaza

Service and "thank you" to military men and women and their families

2:00 p.m.

Grand 14 Cinemas at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach.

A public recognition of veterans and active duty military, a performance of patriotic music and a color guard presentation will proceed a screening of the documentary film Lions in Blue & Gray: Joshua Chamberlain and Stonewall Jackson


Surfside Beach

2:30 p.m.

Veterans Memorial on Surfside Drive

The speaker will be USAF Ret. Colonel Rick McDown, A Vietnam POW

Murrells Inlet

9:00 a.m.

Belin Cemetery, Highway 17 in Murrells Inlet

Memorial Day graveside service. Children of Belin School will be singing various patriotic songs


Iraq/Afghanistan Memorial at VFW Post 10420, 3459 Hwy 17 Bypass

Re-dedicating the recently completed memorial