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Ocean Lakes Family Campground in Myrtle Beach SC to host Bluegrass Festival

Get ready for some pickin’ and grinnin’ at Ocean Lakes Family Campground in Myrtle Beach SC in August.

One of the area’s most popular campgrounds will play host its 16th annual Bluegrass Weekend on Aug. 22 and 23 for those guests staying at the campground. ONLY guests of the campground may attend the festivities.

The event features 8 bluegrass bands, including Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Seldom Scene, Grasstowne, Nothin’ Fancy, Kenny and Amanda Smith Band, Lost & Found, Donna Ulisse & The Poor Mountain Boys, and The Sons of Bluegrass.

Performances  will be held in the 17,000 square foot, air-conditioned recreation center from 4 to 10 p.m. on Friday and 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday.

There will also be other activities, like the Bluegrass Golf Car Poker Run, scavenger hunts, miniature golf tournament and more.

Wristbands for both days can be purchased in advance, with tickets being $45 for adults, $20 children 6-12. The ticket prices do not include the campsite fee. Tickets increase to $50 for adults the day of the event.

To purchase tickets, visit the or call (843) 828-4856. Campsite reservations can be made by calling (800) 876-8034 or (800) 845-2229 for house reservations.