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Visit Myrtle Beach, S.C. Announces Latest New Developments for 2024

  By  Visit Myrtle Beach
Dunes Club hole 9 - Credit Golf Tourism Solutions

There's always something new and exciting happening at The Beach! Here are a few of the latest and greatest from the 14 communities that make up the Grand Strand. 

What's New for 2024

Events & Attractions

Myrtle Beach Classic

The inaugural Myrtle Beach Classic (May 9-12, 2024) is the first PGA Tour event in Myrtle Beach history. Hosted by Visit Myrtle Beach, along with the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, Golf Tourism Solutions, and South Carolina Parks, Recreation and Tourism, the event will be held at the Dunes Golf & Beach Club, a championship golf course, well renowned for its beauty along the Atlantic Ocean.

Carolina Country Music Festival

After a highly successful, completely sold out 2023 event, the Carolina Country Music Festival is returning to Myrtle Beach June 6-9, 2024. Carrie Underwood, Morgan Wallen, Old Dominion, and Parker McCollum are headlining along with other fan favorites!


Designed by Tiger Woods, PopStroke is now open at Broadway at the Beach as of March 2024, offering a family-friendly golf experience that offers a full-service restaurant and two putting golf courses.

Greg Rowles Legacy Theater

The brainchild of veteran local performer Greg Rowles, the Greg Rowles Legacy Theatre opened in April 2024. This renowned venue features world-class singers and musicians offering diverse and captivating performances.

Surfside Beach Pier Reconstruction

The town of Surfside Beach has reconstructed their iconic pier after it suffered extensive damage during Hurricane Matthew in 2016. Built to withstand hurricane force winds, the stunning new pier is now open to the public while the vendor spaces on the pier continue to develop.

Myrtle Waves Water Park

In addition to over 20 waterslides, a wave pool and lazy river, Myrtle Waves Water Park will be adding a new “Wild Water Racer” mat slide for the 2024 season. This exhilarating ride will allow up to four people to lay on a mat on their stomachs and slide down head first. The water park will also be expanding their cabana and shaded seating area for the season.

Hickey's InterActive Adventures

Prepare for an exciting fusion of entertainment and education at Hickey's InterActive Adventures, igniting Myrtle Beach with a grand opening late May 2024. Spanning 38,000 square feet, this state-of-the-art Family Edutainment Arena aims to redefine family entertainment. Offering an expansive array of interactive interchangeable activities, it seamlessly blends fun and learning for residents and visitors of all ages.


Food & Drink

Big Chill Island House

Big Chill Island House in North Myrtle Beach, offers a unique retreat connecting to the Intercoastal and the outdoors. Enjoy casual rooftop dining with stunning sunset views at Barefoot Landing. Inside, experience cozy indoor dining with a diverse seafood-heavy menu. Savor handcrafted cocktails and a variety of beers at our rooftop and dockside bars, offering a refreshing respite for boaters. Brand new as of April 2024!

The Tasting Room on 9th

Brand new as of April 2024, The Tasting Room on 9th is the first official wine bar in the newly developed Arts and Innovation District. Boasting a wide selection of wines from around the world and a curated menu with food pairings, The Tasting Room offers an inclusive, community-centered space where everyone from the wine novice to the experienced connoisseur feels welcome. They also have a private party room for larger parties!

Swig & Swine

Its first venture outside of Charleston, Swig & Swine’s fifth location is now open in Myrtle Beach’s Arts and Innovation District, offering award-winning barbecue and a diverse selection of craft beer.


Myrtle Beach’s first conveyor-belt restaurant, Mura features Asian staples such as milk bread and Bibimbap, letting guests select small dishes from a moving platform. Opened in February 2024, guests are able to try a variety of menu items during the dining experience.

Voodoo Brewing Co.

Opened in October 2023, Voodoo Brewing Co. in Murrells Inlet boasts 24 taps pouring mostly Voodoo beers and seltzers with the occasional local brew added in, as well as a menu of brewpub food on steroids. The 4,750 sq. ft. building offers a relaxed atmosphere with outdoor seating and a games area.


Opened in June 2023, Mimosas is a breakfast, brunch and lunch restaurant with indoor/outdoor seating, an extensive list of mimosa drinks and a unique menu that includes elevated brunch offerings like their signature, fried lobster and waffles.

Neptune Bistro & Raw Bar

Opened in 2023, Neptune Bistro & Raw Bar remains the newest addition to the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk, featuring craft cocktails, fresh and innovative cuisine, and breathtaking waterfront views.

O.A.K. Prime

Opened in April 2023 by Myrtle Beach native, Chef Jarrett King, O.A.K. Prime offers fine dining in Carolina Forest featuring re-imagined classic dishes with a southern twist.

Blue Drum Waterfront Restaurant

Boasting the best view in Little River, Blue Drum Waterfront Restaurant opened in April 2023 and offers unique seafood dishes paired with stunning scenery.

Coffee & Cream Cabana

A new addition to award-winning Chef Heidi Vukov’s portfolio, Coffee & Cream Cabana at Heidi’s Corner opened in spring 2023 and offers 16 hand-crafted seasonal flavors of ice cream, homemade waffle cones, cookie ice cream sandwiches and ice cream cakes, as well as specialty coffees, light fare foods and treats.


Lodging & Transportation

Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark

The Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark has expanded its onsite arcade, making it the largest arcade in a resort in Myrtle Beach. The Game On! Arcade, situated in the Town Center section, now spans 3,600 square feet, boasts about 80 games and a redemption center. The games remain cashless, allowing you to load money onto a card for convenience. 

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront

Slated for completion in summer 2024, the $30 million renovation of the DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront will see the north tower transformed into a Tapestry Resort by Hilton, offering luxurious waterfront amenities.

Holiday Inn Club Vacations Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Resort

Holiday Inn Club Vacations Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Resort is now open! This new 11-acre resort on the Grand Strand features 152 one-to-four-bedroom villas, each including patios with ocean views and a portion designated for luxury options, with 60 villas that will be part of Signature Collection, the company's luxury product.

The George Hotel

In Georgetown’s historic district, The George is the town’s first boutique hotel and offers 56 artfully-inspired guest rooms, creative on-site dining, meeting space, and direct marina access for guests arriving by boat.

Compass Hotel North Myrtle Beach @ Margaritaville

Featuring approximately 150 guestrooms, an indoor and outdoor pool experience, fitness center, meeting space, a 5 o’Clock Somewhere Bar & Grill, Provisions Grab & Go and a complimentary breakfast buffet, Compass Hotel North Myrtle Beach will bring a laid-back, boutique hotel vibe and a sense of paradise to the community with inspired rooms and thoughtful amenities. Opening is slated for early 2025.

Flight Routes

Breeze Airways will begin non-stop flights to Myrtle Beach from Providence (RI), Charleston (WV), Tampa (FL) and Hartford (CT) in 2024.