The City of North Myrtle Beach will host the 18th Annual Irish Italian International Festival on Saturday, September 24, 2022. This one-day rain or shine event brings approximately 15,000 people to celebrate different cultures. This festival will feature:
Food vendors will compete for the title of Best Entrée, Best Decorated, and Best Dessert. Festival-goers can also join in a friendly spaghetti eating competition!
View photos from the Irish Italian International Festival.
Think you have what it takes? Enter into 18th Annual III Festival Spaghetti Eating Contest. First to clear their plate (without using their hands) wins bragging rights and a plaque.
Individuals may sign up at the Info Booth between 10 am and 1:45 pm at the festival. No entry fee. Once registered, participants should arrive at the Hillside Drive Stage by 2 pm. The contest begins at about 2 pm at the Hillside Drive Stage (400 Main Street - in front of Hope Taylor and Company).
• Public Parking lot beside Convenience Store & More: 250 Main Street, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
• North Myrtle Beach Family Practice (Dr. Ramsbottom’s office) Parking Lot: 86 Cedar Avenue, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
• McLean Park: 93 Oak Drive, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
• Bi-Lo Shopping Center on Main Street