Inlet Events


Saturday, October 11   3:00pm – 7:00pm

Battle of the Bags – 1st Annual Civitan Cornhole Tournament

Join the "BATTLE OF THE BAGS" the Civitan Cornhole Tournament with OVER $1,000 IN WINNINGS & DOOR PRIZES to be given away!!!

1st Place – $600   *  2nd Place – $300  -  3rd Place – $100


Each person that registers to play will receive a door prize ticket for a chance to win.  We will also be raffling off a custom Cornhole Board Set donated by Coastal Tailgating.  Entry fee is $40 per team and $20 per person and the  "Day of Registration" will start at 12 noon.  THIS IS AN EVENT THAT YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS!!!!! 

Early online registration will continue through October 9th, 2014.  Visit for registration and more information.  All proceeds benefit local non-profits in the area including The Grand Strand Miracle League, Special Olympics, Waccamaw Youth Center and more.  We appreciate your participation!

  Friday, October 31   5:00pm – 6:00pm

Annual Halloween on the MarshWalk Children’s Costume Contest

Take the kids trick-or-treating along the MarshWalk on Halloween from 5pm to 6pm.  Enjoy treats from each of the MarshWalk restaurants and then join us at 6pm for the costume contest behind Drunken Jack’s restaurant at the Pirate Statue.  The costume categories will be a little different this year!  We will have one award just for those 2 years old and under – the Most Awes Applause Award

The three remaining categories, Most Original, Best Duo or Group, the Scariest and the Funniest will be awarded to children 3 years old and above.  We will award First Place and Runner-Up  prizes in each category.   For additional information call 843-497-3450 or email

 Annual Halloween on the MarshWalk Adult Costume Contest

Over $3,500 in cash & prizes will be awarded this year’s Adult Costume Contest.  The contest  will be a little different this year in an effort to fairly judge the enormous time and effort so many contestants put into their costumes.  Please click here for full details, prizes and contest rules.

 Pet Costume Contest



Friday, November 14, 2014

A Lowcountry Evening at Sunnyside – Gala & Wine Tasting

MI2020 proudly presents “A Lowcountry Evening at Sunnyside” on Saturday, November 14, 2014 at historic Sunnyside Plantation in Murrells Inlet. Soak in a tranquil natural Southern setting with its century-old cedars and majestic live oaks draped in Spanish Moss. Step back in time as you tour the old Sunnyside home built circa 1850 by planter Jacob Motte Alston. The one-and-a-half story Greek revival style house, which is constructed of heart pine with beaded  cypress weatherboards, an oval mahogany flying staircase, and large columns on the front, will be open for viewing.
“Band on Fire”  will be the entertainment with plenty of dancing! The silent auction will feature an exciting array of local artwork, trips, catered parties and much more. Attire is Lowcountry Casual. The event is rain or shine. Guests can purchase tickets at a reduced rate of $100 per person through October 31, 2014. After October 31, 2014, tickets will cost $125 per person. You may also become a “Friend of the Inlet” for $300 which includes 2 tickets and your name listed in the program. Proceeds benefit Murrells Inlet 2020, a 501c3 community revitalization organization dedicated to making the Inlet a nice place to live, work and visit. Call 843-357-2007 to purchase tickets. Tickets can also be purchased online at Scroll down the page and click on “Purchase Your Event Tickets Here.” Mastercard and Visa are accepted

Saturday & Sunday, November 15-16, 2014   11am-4pm

First Annual Fall Taste of the MarshWalk – Shuckin’ on the Marsh

 Join us along the waterfront  for the First Annual Fall Taste of the MarshWalk – Shuckin’ on the Marsh!  Each restaurant will feature Live Music throughout the day and into the evening with outstanding dinner and drink specials.

The MarshWalk restaurants will offer a tasting of specials featuring everyone’s favorite – sweet local oysters,  from 11am – 4pm.  An Oyster Roast Station will be set up between Drunken’ Jack’s and Wahoo’s Fish House with buckets available for just $10 each.  A Lowcountry Boil will be offered at the Tiki Hut at the Wicked Tuna.

Live music, local artisans, and participating vendors will be featured all along the MarshWalk both days.  Continue to check this space for more details as the date gets closer!

Are you a local artist or vendor that would like to be a part of this event?  Download the Vendor Application Form below, complete and email to  All payments may be made to MarshWalk Marketing Group; P.O. Box 771; Murrells Inlet, SC  29576.

Vendor Application for Taste of the MarshWalk

Please call 843-497-3450 or email for more information.


Sunday, December 7, 2014    3:00 pm

Annual Christmas Parade – Boats & Floats for the Kids

Get in the holiday spirit – Inlet Style – with the Annual Community Christmas Parade hosted by Murrells Inlet 2020.  The parade begins at 3:00 pm at Wilcox Avenue (Booty’s) and marches south down Business 17 to Pendergrass Avenue (Brookwood Inn).  Find yourself a comfy spot anywhere along the parade route, plan a little tailgate and enjoy the festivities as the parade passes by.  Lots of goodies for the kids and lots of smiles for the kids-at-heart!  Don’t miss out.

2014 parade registration will open up this fall.  Watch this space for more details.

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