Once in a Lifetime Solar Eclipse of 2017

August 8th, 2017

Make sure you don’t miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to see the total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. The southern portion of the Grand Strand, including Georgetown and Pawleys Island area, will experience a total eclipse and the rest of the Grand Strand will see a partial solar eclipse of over 99 percent. Here are the times you can expect to see the eclipse:

  • Myrtle Beach area – Begins 1:18 pm, Max 99% at 2:47 pm, Ends 4:09 pm
  • Pawleys Island – Begins 1:18 pm, Totality starts at 2:47 and lasts 39 sec
  • Georgetown – Begins 1:17 pm, Totality starts at 2:46 and lasts 1 m 46 sec

There are many events happening in the area and resources you can find for safely viewing the eclipse at VisitMyrtleBeach.com

solar eclipse 2017


While you’re in the Myrtle Beach area you can check out the many area attractions around Grande Dunes to find lots of dining, shopping and entertainment options.