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Pets on the beach? From May 1
through Labor Day, dogs are allowed on the beach only before
10:00 a.m. and after 5:00 p.m. On the boardwalk from May 1
through Labor Day, dogs are allowed only in the mornings, from
5:00 to 10:00 a.m. At all times when dogs are allowed in
public, they must be on a leash of seven feet or shorter, and
you must pick up and properly dispose of your pet's droppings.
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Memorial Day Bikefest
A new map is available on-line
details about traffic during
the upcoming Atlantic Beach Bikefest.
Anyone attending the 2017 Atlantic Beach
Memorial Day Bikefest will again see the traffic and
pedestrian safety changes implemented the past two years on Ocean Boulevard and Kings Highway. The
improvements identified below will address safety concerns from recent years.
The goal is to enhance emergency response times and prevent
Myrtle Beach is committed to a safe, friendly
environment for our visitors and residents. Everyone is
welcome, but everyone is expected to obey the law and behave
responsibly and respectfully. Here are some of the
safety plans in place for this year’s Atlantic Beach Memorial Day Bikefest.
Increased law enforcement will help with
public safety. Additional police officers will be available
throughout the Grand Strand. Illegal activities, including
excessive noise, speeding, littering, impromptu parties,
unlicensed retail sales and other criminal behavior will
result in tickets or arrests.
All traffic on Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle
Beach is one way, southbound, from 29th Avenue North to
South Kings Highway, with an extended loop beyond Ocean
Boulevard. From Friday through Monday, May 26-29,
northbound lanes of Ocean Boulevard are reserved for
Access to Ocean Boulevard begins on Kings
Highway at 29th Avenue North, with no access north of that
point. Exits from Ocean Boulevard may be allowed at those
cross streets with traffic signals on Kings Highway,
depending on traffic conditions.
A 23-mile extended traffic loop will be
in effect from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Friday, Saturday and
Sunday, May 26-28, to keep traffic flowing and prevent
gridlock. At other times, traffic may be diverted from
Ocean Boulevard to keep vehicles moving at peak periods.
For walkers’ safety, pedestrians will be
separated from vehicles along five miles of Ocean Boulevard,
from 29th Avenue North to South Kings Highway.
Barriers will be in place to prevent walkers from entering
Impromptu parties, with or without
alcohol, are illegal on both public and private property.
Alcohol consumption is illegal in parking areas and on
public rights-of-way. Violations are misdemeanors, subject
to a fine of up to $500 and/or 30 days in jail, per
occurrence, upon conviction.
Trash receptacles on Ocean Boulevard will
be emptied twice daily during the weekend, once after noon
and once after midnight, to avoid littering. Lane closures
and detours may occur during this process. Thank you for
using the trashcans!
No more than two motorcycles may park in
a single public space. For spaces controlled by
pay-stations, rather than parking meters, both motorcycles
must pay to park and both must display parking receipts.
Paid parking is enforced from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m., seven
days a week.
South Carolina requires helmets for all
motorcycle operators and passengers who are under age 21.
Myrtle Beach encourages helmets for all riders!
The noise ordinance prohibits excessive
noise, including noise created by loud music, revving
engines and spinning tires. Violations are misdemeanors,
subject to a fine of up to $500 and/or 30 days in jail, per
occurrence, upon conviction.
In the City of Myrtle Beach, a year-round
curfew is in effect for juveniles (under age 18) between
1:00 and 6:00 a.m. It is a misdemeanor for a minor to be in
a public place during curfew hours.
The Clerk of Court's Office will be open
24 hours a day throughout the weekend, with bond hearings
scheduled every six hours.
Are you coming to the Atlantic Beach
Memorial Day Bikefest? Please be aware of these
improvements to our traffic management and pedestrian safety
plans for 2017. We hope you have a safe and enjoyable visit!