Irish Italian International Festival

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Main Street, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Saturday, September 28, 2024

10 AM - 4 PM

Free Admission

The City of North Myrtle Beach will host the 20th Annual Irish Italian International Festival on Saturday, September 28, 2024. This one-day rain or shine event brings approximately 15,000 people to celebrate different cultures. This festival will feature:

  • Art and Craft Vendors
  • Festival Food Favorites
  • Street Performers
  • Two Stages of Live Entertainment

Festival Vendors

Application Information:

  • Application information will be available here beginning in May 2024.

Vendor Requirements:

All vendor questions should be directed to If applications are closed, please do not inquire about available space, instead use the links above to add your business to the waitlist. 

Vendor Competitions

Food vendors will compete for the title of Best Entrée and Best Dessert.

All vendors are welcome to participate in Best Decorated Booth. 

Festival-goers can also join in a friendly spaghetti eating competition sponsored by Ledo Pizza!

Entertainment Schedule

Irish Stage

Italian Stage

Photo Gallery

View photos from the Irish Italian International Festival.


Spaghetti Eating Contest sponsored by Ledo Pizza

Think you have what it takes? Enter into the 19th Annual Irish Italian International Festival Spaghetti Eating Contest. First to clear their plate (without using their hands) wins bragging rights and a prize.

Individuals may sign up at the Info Booth between 10 am and 12 pm at the festival. No entry fee. Once registered, participants should arrive at the Hillside Drive Stage by 1 pm. The contest begins at about 1:30 pm at the Italian Stage located at Hillside Drive (400 Main Street - in front of Hope Taylor and Company).

FREE Parking

• Public Parking lot beside Convenience Store & More: 250 Main Street, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

• McLean Park: 93 Oak Drive, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

• 1st Ave North & Ocean Blvd. Lot

• 1st Ave South & Ocean Blvd. Lot


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