Huntington Beach State Park
16148 Ocean HWY | Murrells Inlet, SC 29576 | Phone: 843-237-4440 | Fax: 866-890-3977 | huntingtonbeach@scprt.com

Programs & Events

2017 Calendar of Events

Summer Program Schedule




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Atalaya Arts And Crafts Festival

  • September 22, 2017 - September 24, 2017
The Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival features more than 100 fine artisans. The festival provides aesthetic beauty against a background of natural beauty. Enjoy fine art, quality crafts, Lowcountry food,...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival

  • September 24, 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Every Week on Sunday
Free with Park Passport !
The Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival is renowned throughout the Southeast as one of the best art events of its kind. A wide variety of artists from across the country...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Turtles' Time Out

  • September 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Every Week on Tuesday, Thursday
Join us for this informal chance to meet our naturalists and some of our live education animals as they get some sun and exercise. Bring your nature questions and ID...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Bees and Butterflies

  • September 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Every Week on Friday
Learn the importance of our native pollinators, and what you can do in your own yard to ensure their (and our own) continued survival with a guide from the Grand...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Spineless Wonders

  • September 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Every Week on Friday
Come get aquainted with some of the wierdest animals in the ocean as we discover that there's more to life than a backbone! A variety of live creatures will be...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Nature Rocks!

  • September 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Every Week on Saturday
Free with Park Passport !
We'll provide the art materials and a rock; after it's painted, it's yours to keep or hide and pass along on a social media fueled journey to make a stranger's...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Snakes and Reptiles

  • September 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Every Week on Saturday
Learn about snakes and their cold-blooded kin in this audio-visual presentation, then get a chance to touch some! Tickets must be purchased in advance at the park store.

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Atalaya Fall Festival and Haunted Castle

  • October 27, 2017 - October 28, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Every Week on Friday, Saturday
Join us from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm the Friday and Saturday night before Halloween for the Atalaya Fall Festival and Haunted Castle. The Atalaya “castle” will be the setting...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Atalaya Sleepover

  • November 11, 2017 - November 12, 2017, 5:00 PM - 10:00 AM
    Every Week on Saturday
Ever wondered what it would be like to spend the night at Atalaya? Well, here is your chance to find out! Join Huntington Beach State Park staff for an evening...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park
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