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Celebrate Canadian-American Days March 8 - 16

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) – The Myrtle Beach area is celebrating the 53rd Annual Canadian-American Days Festival from March 8 through 16. Attendees can choose from a variety of free events and activities including band concerts, St. Patrick's Day parade and more.

"Can-Am Days is a wonderful celebration of our snowbird visitors from the north, who escape the cold and snow" said Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. "A lot of our Canadian guests have been traveling to our destination for decades, and we strive to create new memories for each generation with each festival and event."

The Canadian Consulate will welcome visitors on March 7 who are in town for this year's Can-Am Days. The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce will have an information booth available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Also, TD Bank will have an informational booth about cross border banking and mortgage loans.

A complete event listing for the 53rd Annual Canadian-American Days Festival can be found online at www.visitmyrtlebeach.com/things-to-do/events/can-am-days.

Monday, March 10

53rd Annual Canadian American Days Festival Concert Series Kickoff at Broadway at the Beach

Celebrity Square at Broadway at the Beach, 1325 Celebrity Circle in Myrtle Beach. Performers include The Burlington Teen Tour Band, Searson, The Andrew Thielen Big Band and others.

Wednesday, March 12

North Strand's Can-Am Days Festival Community Concert at Myrtle Beach Mall, 10177 N. Kings Hwy. The Burlington Teen Tour Band will provide live entertainment beginning at 12 p.m.

Thursday, March 13

South Strand's Can-Am Days Festival Community Concert at Inlet Square Mall, 10125 U.S. 17 Bypass in Murrells Inlet. The Burlington Teen Tour Band will provide live entertainment beginning at 10 a.m.

Friday, March 14

Can-Am Days Festival Community Concert at Coastal Grand Mall, 2000 Coastal Grand Circle in Myrtle Beach. The Burlington Teen Tour Band will provide live entertainment beginning at 12 p.m.

For more information, call Kema Faulk at (843) 916-7276.

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