The East Coast’s largest 3-day outdoor country music festival is headed back to The Beach - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina - from June 10-13, 2021, and there is so much to look forward to this year! After a year hiatus, we know it will be a weekend to remember. This festival seems to grow every year, and thousands are headed to Myrtle Beach to see some of the fantastic country music artists that are lined up to perform. If you’re coming to visit (or thinking about it!), here is a round-up of festival information: Lineup The headliner lineup for…

Happy National Donut Day! In this edition of Myrtle Beach Bites, we are on the hunt for the best donut shops in the Grand Strand. Whether you spell it “donut” or “doughnut”, there’s no denying that this sweet treat is a fan favorite, especially on vacation. Here is a list of some of the best local donut shops: The Donut Man – Open 24/7 with a drive thru, The Donut Man is close to the beach and the Boardwalk and offers 15 different donut flavors to choose from. Peace, Love, Little Donuts – This donut shop in Market Common is known for their…

Myrtle Beach is open and buzzing with excited visitors ready to relax and have fun! With 60 miles of beautiful beaches, there is plenty of space to spread out and enjoy the warm Carolina sun in our 14 communities. For a variety of reasons, many businesses are experiencing staffing shortages that could cause longer wait times in some places. Front line workers are working hard to accommodate all visitors, so please be kind and pack your patience. We can all do our part by: Making reservations ahead of time when possible Checking websites for…

One of Myrtle Beach’s most famous and beloved festivals is back this summer! The 65 th Annual Sun Fun Festival, a three-day long event, will be held this year from June 4-6, 2021, in Plyler Park on Ocean Boulevard. The Sun Fun Festival is the longest running event in the history of Myrtle Beach and remembered by many visitors and locals. The Sun Fun Festival began in 1951 as a way to welcome visitors back to Myrtle Beach for the summer season. It featured parades, human checkerboard games, beauty contests, such as the Miss SC pageant and other…

We are proud to uphold and honor Myrtle Beach’s military history during Military Appreciation Day over Memorial Day Weekend. The Market Common sits on the site of what was the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base, used during World War II, the Cold War, Vietnam Conflict and Desert Storm, as a training base for fighters and bombers. The streets are named for people who served at the base, and it is home to Warbird Park, an area with several fighter jets and a memorial to the Myrtle Beach service members. We salute all those who have served, are currently…

Myrtle Beach is proud to offer restaurants and attractions that are certified in awareness of autism and sensory processing disorders through the Champion Autism Network (CAN). CAN is an organization committed to building sensory-friendly experiences for children on the spectrum and their families. Surfside Beach, one of the 14 communities in the Grand Strand, is a first town entirely certified by CAN. This allows visitors with autistic children the ability to travel comfortably to the Myrtle Beach area. The CAN certification in the Myrtle…

The Grand Strand is a very popular destination that attracts millions of visitors throughout the year. With 60 miles of beaches, exciting attractions, and a variety of restaurants, there is something for everyone to enjoy. As the Memorial Day holiday weekend approaches, there are a few things that you need to be aware if you are planning a visit. The Myrtle Beach Police Department shared their expert safety information with us, so you know what to expect when traveling to The Beach. Amy Prock, Chief of Police for the City of Myrtle Beach,…

You may not know that Myrtle Beach is known for more than our beaches and attractions – but also for classic, southern restaurants that have stood the test of time. These restaurants help tell the story of Myrtle Beach – where the Grand Strand has come from and where we are going. We’ve rounded up some of restaurants that are nostalgic and quintessentially “Myrtle Beach.” The Sea Captain’s House The Sea Captain’s House was built in 1930 and first used as an oceanfront home, then a hotel. In 1962, the house was converted into a restaurant that…

Batter up! Baseball at The Beach

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 11:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Did you know that Myrtle Beach has a Minor League Baseball team? The Pelicans, an affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, play at TicketReturn.com Field not far from downtown Myrtle Beach, across from Broadway at the Beach! They will host family-friendly baseball games May 4 to September 19 in 2021. Their home opener is scheduled for this Tuesday, May 11 against the Augusta GreenJackets. TicketReturn.com Field is kept in pristine condition and the stadium offers the classic ballpark foods, favorite dishes with creative twists, craft beer, a picnic area,…

We are Myrtle Beach, South Carolina – or as we like to say, The Beach! We are home to 14 unique communities and 60 miles of sandy beaches, exciting attractions, lush golf courses, shopping and thousands of restaurants all across the Grand Strand. While we are known for our attractions and adventure, we also welcome our visitors to relax and soak in the salty air and inviting southern hospitality. Whether you are looking for an action-packed family vacation, a golf paradise, or a romantic getaway, you’ll find where you belong at The Beach! The…