Beach Tent Rules and Regulations in North Myrtle Beach

Beach Tent Rules and Regulations in North Myrtle Beach

We always get questions about the regulation sizes and rules for tents on the beaches in North Myrtle Beach and surrounding areas, so we wanted to make it easier for those of you who are looking to vacation along the Grand Strand. This centralized list will help you determine if your tent is okay to bring with you to our beautiful sandy beaches here in North Myrtle Beach.

North Myrtle Beach Tent Regulations

North Myrtle Beach's rule and regulations for beach tents are as follows:

• From May 15-September 15, you may only bring round umbrellas with a center pole that is no more than 7 feet, 6 inches tall, and that provides circular shade no larger than 9 feet in diameter.

• No tents, sports-brellas, cabanas, pavilions, tarps, etc. are allowed on the beach between May 15-September 15.

• Baby tents that are no bigger than 31" X 31.5 " X 38" can be used throughout the year on the beach to shade those who are 18 months or younger.

Myrtle Beach Tent Regulations

The Myrtle Beach rules and regulations for beach tents are as follows:

• From Memorial Day through Labor Day, the city of Myrtle Beach bans tents on the beach.

• During this time, you may utilize round beach umbrellas with a diameter no more than 7 feet, 6 inches. These umbrellas must be placed behind the established umbrella line.

• From the day after Labor Day up until Memorial Day, you may use a 12-by-12 feet square tent that is less than 9 feet tall. These tents must be set up behind the umbrella line, and must be 10 feet apart from other tents.

Horry County Tent Regulations

• Throughout the year, Horry County bans tarps, tents, pavilions, and cabanas from the beach.

• Round umbrellas that provide shade no more than 7 feet, 6 inches are allowed on the beach.

• Beach-goers with infants and very small children may bring a small blow-up/pop-up cabana.

• Shading devices may not be connect, bound, or tied, but must be secured.