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Frequently asked Questions

When and where is the iLove Seafood Fest?
The iLove Seafood Fest will be held Saturday, September 14th, 2024, at the Burroughs and Chapin Pavilion – 812 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC.

Will there be parking?

​A parking garage is located directly across the pavilion for a nominal fee.

What is the entry fee, and what is included?
General Admission: FREE

  • Unlimited access to all fun activities

  • Access to a variety of food trucks and craft vendors located throughout the site

Preferred Seating - Starts at $20

  • Leave your chairs at home; we have you covered. Chairs will be provided so you can sit and enjoy the concert. sitting comfortably behind VIP

VIP and VIP Elite - Starts at $45 - $105

Admission to the festival plus the following VIP amenities:

  • Dedicated private VIP festival entrance

  • Complimentary round-trip shuttle from the hotel to the I Love SeafoodFest venue

  • Commemorative I Love Seafood Fest swag bag containing a limited edition of the festival essentials!

Preferred VIP, Elite Access to the VIP Lounge, which includes:

  •  Prime viewing of Main Stage

  •  Comfortable, shaded cabanas and lounge seating to relax beachside

  •  Exclusive VIP  with in-lounge wait staff available for beverage service

  •  Dedicated restrooms

  • Private bars pour a variety of beers, wines, and cocktails

  • Two (2) Complimentary drink credits for alcoholic and non-alcoholic   beverages (valid only in VIP lounge)

  • Complimentary Crab Boil (one per person)   -         

  • Complimentary Lobster Rolls provided by Linda Bean’s Maine Lobster

  • Other dedicated food vendors with delectable bites for purchase

  • Dedicated in-lounge merchandise stand for convenient shopping

  • Photo booth to capture all your unforgettable moments in the VIP lounge

  • Additional culinary offerings are available from Celebrity Chef Robert Stew, aka “Chef Stew

Avoid Lines and Save Time: Advance Tickets are available online.

Are there ADA-accessible restrooms?

Yes. ADA-accessible porta potties will be located within the designated restroom in the general VIP area.

Are we allowed to leave and re-enter the festival?

Yes, you can; however, re-entry into VIP will not be permitted without the proper wristband. If an emergency should arise and you MUST LEAVE the festival site, security evaluates re-entry on a case-by-case basis. (VIP Only) Please note that in all cases, the appropriate wristband is required for re-entry—no exceptions.

Can I park on-site?
No, please arrive early to take advantage of street parking around the venue or the parking facility located just across the street from the festival's main entrance.

What type of entertainment is included?
We have national and local artists performing on our main stage, singing today's greatest hits. You will be sure to be dancing in the aisles. The cost of the entertainment is included in the festival admission price.

Can I reserve seats for any of the shows?
No. In the GA area, you are allowed to bring a lawn chair to enjoy the show; however, space is on a first-come, first-served basis. VIP front-of-stage seating is also first-come, first-served. All entertainment is included with your admission ticket price.


What else is there to do at the festival?
EAT! We'll have plenty of food and drink options for Seafood and land lovers alike. Cooling demonstrations by
celebrity chefs.
Sponsor Exhibits
Our fabulous sponsors will be on hand to offer exciting product demonstrations and valuable information.

Arts & Crafts Fair
Many creative and practical items will appeal to all tastes, and budgets will be on hand from artisans throughout the East Coast.

Do I need an ID to purchase alcoholic beverages?
Yes. The purchase and consumption of alcoholic beverages require valid photo identification.

Can I bring my food and drink?
No. Outside food and beverages will not be allowed into the event.

Can I bring a cooler?
No. Coolers, bottles, cans, or outside food will not be allowed into the event.

Can I bring my pet?
No. Dogs or other pets are prohibited on the festival property or in the event. (exception will be given to registered service/support animals only; YOU MUST BRING PROPER SUPPORT IDENTIFICATION)

Any suggestions for Festival attendees?
The iLove Seafood Fest is an outdoor event that occurs during what is typically a very warm weekend in Myrtle Beach. It will take place rain or shine. Those attending should be prepared for warm weather and are reminded that staying hydrated by drinking plenty of water is key. The site is a park, and comfortable shoes are recommended. Be prepared to have fun!


Are there any other items prohibited at the festival?

  • No weapons or firearms of any kind

  • No colors, no patches

  • No Chains, chain wallets

  • No Beach Umbrellas, no hula hoops

  • No backpacks, tote bags, or duffel bags

  • No camel packs or bota bags

  • No drugs and drug paraphernalia

  • No video cameras and audio recording devices

  • No glass containers

  • No powdered substances

  • No pets, except service animals

Note that all prohibited items will be confiscated at entry into the festival site!

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