22nd Blessing of the Inlet, 2018

​Free Bus Shuttle

Festival participants are encouraged to take advantage of free and ample parking at the Inlet Square Mall and enjoy a fun-filled bus ride with a live tour guide !!


Attendees will be able to shuttle back and forth from Inlet Square Mall parking lot to Belin United Methodist Church in Murrells Inlet, site of the Blessing of the Inlet Festival. Passenger buses will run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm providing free transportation.

Parking will be on the east side of the Inlet Square Mall behind Belk store and entrance side of Books A Million.  Parking can be accessed from:  (1) Hwy 17 Business behind TGI Fridays and J Peters Grill and Bar or (2) from Inlet Square Dr. which is at the intersection of Walmart/South Atlantic Bank/Inlet Square Dr on Hwy 17 ByPass or (3) on Tadlock Rd,  entry by Dollar Tree onto Mall Dr, across from Home Depot on Hwy 17 ByPass.

​Shuttle buses do have some restrictions.  (1) No animals of any kind or size can be permitted on the buses. (2) Only small collapsible strollers can fit on the buses.  This means that collapsible double strollers are not allowed (see note below).  (3) Wheelchairs can not be accommodated on the buses.  Also, the buses  do not have racks on the outside to strap wheelchairs or bicycles.

There will be handicap parking at the rear of fenced field next to the Family Life Center.  Golf carts will be available to take patrons into the festival area, if needed. Strollers are allowed to be dropped off at the entrance of the handicap parking and picked up there after arriving back on a shuttle bus.

For more information, contact Mike DiMaina at phone (843-907-2159) and email (dimaina66@gmail.com)

Blessing of the Inlet is hosted by Belin Memorial United Methodist Church