Category - Events/Concerts

No matter where you are on the spooky spectrum, there’s an activity for you to enjoy this October. There’s never a shortage of amazing things to do along the Grand Strand! Halloween season is no different. In fact, many of our attractions go above and beyond to create fun and memorable spooktacular experiences. Here's a list of some great seasonal activities that are taking place in the Myrtle Beach Area. YEAR-ROUND GRAND STRAND HAUNTS: Hollywood Wax Museum’s Outbreak: Dread the Undead 1808 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 Opens at 9 a.m.…

Fabulous Fall Festivities in Myrtle Beach

Monday, September 25, 2017 4:00 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Fall is a great time to visit Myrtle Beach, South Carolina! Temperatures are comfortable, space is plentiful, rooms are inexpensive, and there are a wide-range of spectacular special events and festivals to enjoy! In addition to the beautiful 60-mile beach, family-friendly attractions, theaters and restaurants that thrill Myrtle Beach visitors year-round, if you visit this October, you can also enjoy some very popular events. From ethnic celebrations, to music, food and fall fun, there is something for everyone! Greek Festival Thursday,…

Fall has always been a great time to visit the Myrtle Beach area. Undeniable affordability combined with its summer-like temperatures, warm ocean waters and more peaceful ambiance add to the season’s appeal. It’s the perfect time to take a last-minute summer beach getaway, but during September and October. It’s also a great time to focus on your health. This Fall, we’ll put a spotlight on all the great ways you can relax, unwind and get moving throughout the area’s 60 miles of sun-soaked beaches. You can enjoy surfing, high ropes courses, cable…

Celebrate the Grand Strands diverse cultures Saturday, September 2nd, 2017, 11 am to 11 pm, at the International Culture Music and Food Festival. This festival will offer international cuisine, arts and crafts, entertainment for children, and live performances from local acts. It's delicious melting pot of culture served with a a side of southern hospitality. The event will be held at the Myrtle Beach Speedway, 455 Hospitality Lane, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579. Admission is $5 and Children under 5 years old are free. Proceeds from the event will…

Myrtle Beach’s Annual Beach, Boogie and BBQ Festival draws a crowd every year as over 25 barbeque teams compete to take home over $8,600 in cash and prizes. The mouth watering event is an Official BBQ Championship of South Carolina and sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society, and competitors take their craft seriously. One of the best aspects of this Labor Day weekend event is that admission and parking are both free to attendees. Here’s a look at one festival attendees can expect: Friday, September 1 - 6 to 9 p.m. Wing Competition and…

The Myrtle Beach Area Hospitality Association will hold this year’s 7th Annual Coastal Uncorked, Food, Wine and Spirits Festival at Broadway at the Beach near the Pavilion Park Central over Labor Day Weekend. The popular food and wine fest is expected to draw thousands of attendees over the course of three days, and serves as a great way to end a busy summer season along the Grand Strand. Three day passes are available for $70 plus fees and include admission to the following three events: Friday, September 1 Chocolate Under the Moon – A…

The countdown is on for the Great American Eclipse of 2017! For the first time in nearly 100 years, a total solar eclipse will sweep the width of United States, including South Carolina. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime celestial event happening on August 21 st , 2017. Good news is that you can see the total eclipse in the southern portion of the Grand Strand, including Pawleys Island and Georgetown, while you can see a 99% partial eclipse in the rest of the Grand Strand. The eclipse will start around 1:18 p.m. peak at 2:47 p.m. and end at 4:09…

The Grand Strand is heating up this summer with FREE family-friendly events on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Plyler Park are transformed into a family-friendly entertainment zone. Best of all, the special “Hot Summer Nights” events are FREE! Brought to you by the Oceanfront Merchants Association, Hot Summer Nights! features live music, face-painting, balloon twisters, photos ops, fireworks and more for 6 nights a week through September 4 th . Monday Nights are for Kids Monday nights will be Kids Carnival Night…

Travel + Leisure rounded up the best fourth of July celebrations across the United States and Myrtle Beach makes this list . With more than 60 miles of coastline, there are plenty of places to celebrate. From 5K walk/runs, parades, air shows and of course fireworks, there is something for everyone. Travel + Leisure featured these celebrations: 5K or 8K competitive runs at the Market Common Surfside Beach Celebration 51st Annual Fourth of July Parade in Pawley's Island 34th Annual Boat Parade in Murrell's Inlet Salute from the Shore Fly Over…

New Aqua Park Opens at Shark Wake Park

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 2:00 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Beat the heat this summer at the new Aqua Park at Shark Wake Park. It’s the largest inflatable, floating obstacle course on the East Coast. Covering an acre of water, the aqua park can hold up to 120 people per hour. It’s the place to be to jump, play and climb this summer. The Aqua Park is the newest addition to Shark Wake Park and marks the completion of the park since it opened one year ago. Shark Wake Park will celebrate with a “ Welcome Back Summer Party ” on Saturday, June 3rd from Noon to Dusk. Festivities will include music, cornhole…