Myrtle Beach, SC

If you're thinking about a wedding on public property within the City of Myrtle Beach, here are some helpful details. 

The public beach...  Commercially-produced weddings are not permitted on the public beach.  Non-commercial weddings are allowed on the public beach.

Private portions of the beach...  Only a handful of oceanfront lots extend to the high tide line, and the city has no jurisdiction for either commercially-produced or non-commercial weddings on those few lot extensions. 

Public parks in commercial areas, by reservation...  Commercially-produced and non-commercial weddings are permitted in public parks in the commercial areas of the city, with an approved Facility Use Permit.  Contact the Parks Division at 843-918-2332.  Shelter rental is required if a shelter exists at the park. 

Public parks in commercial areas, without reservation...  Commercially-produced and non-commercial weddings are permitted without a Facility Use Permit.  Other park users cannot be required to leave the park.

Parks in residential areas, by reservation...  Commercially-produced weddings are prohibited.  Non-commercial weddings are permitted with an approved Facility Use Permit.  No insurance certificate is required.  The city may deny a Facility Use Permit based on any factor, including traffic and neighborhood impact.  Shelter rental is required if a shelter exists.

Parks in residential areas, without reservation...  Commercially-produced weddings are prohibited.  Non-commercial weddings are permitted with an approved Facility Use Permit.  No insurance certificate is required.  Other park users cannot be required to leave the park.

Here's a list of city parks in commercial areas:

  • Hurl Rock Park, Ocean Boulevard at 20th Avenue South

  • Nance Plaza, Kings Highway at Ninth Avenue North

  • Justin W. Plyler Boardwalk Park, Ocean Boulevard at Mr. Joe White Avenue (11th Avenue North)

  • Chapin Park, Kings Highway at 16th Avenue North

  • Anderson Family Park, Ocean Boulevard at 20th Avenue North

  • Cameron Park, Ocean Boulevard at 27th Avenue North

  • Gardens by the Sea, Ocean Boulevard at Haskell Circle

  • Futrell Park, Mr. Joe White Avenue and Dunbar Street

  • Grand Park at The Market Common, Farrow Parkway

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