As a lifelong Myrtle Beach area resident, I’m not sure why it took me 29 years to make it onto one of our area’s dolphin watching cruises. I was missing out... Because now having done it, I can say It was one of the most memorable experiences I’ve had while out on the water along the Grand Strand. While there are multiple operators that offer great dolphin watching experiences-both out of Murrells Inlet and Little River-I hopped aboard Captain Mark Collins’ vessel with Blue Wave Adventures Dolphin Watch Cruise . Their dolphin watch cruise runs…

As we head into the spring, our family is bound to be spending a good bit of time exploring Brookgreen Gardens . As the largest outdoor collection of American figurative sculpture in the world, Brookgreen has plenty to check out any time of year. But through May 13, 2018, attendees also have the chance to visit their one-of-a-kind dinosaurs exhibit. This exhibit is a first for Brookgreen Gardens, but I’m hoping it won’t be the last time they host something like this. While my three-year-old tends to prefer tractors over dinos, he had a blast.…

WonderWorks Launches New Exhibits for Spring and Summer Myrtle Beach, SC (March 27, 2018) – This Spring season launches ‘the year of new’ for WonderWorks at Broadway at the Beach. The famous upside-down house with an indoor amusement park for the mind, has added an impressive line-up of exciting exhibits that will thrill new and returning, locals and tourists alike. WonderWorks has a foundation of education and proves to all guests that STEAM learning and science-based activities are not only useful in everyday life, but also extremely fun.…

The global sports entertainment company is under construction on its first South Carolina venue, anticipating 300,000 visits annually MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., April 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Global sports entertainment leader Topgolf ® has officially broken ground in Myrtle Beach. The 55,000-square-foot venue is expected to open to the public in early 2019. "We're honored that Topgolf has selected Myrtle Beach for another South Carolina location," said Myrtle Beach Mayor Brenda Bethune. "As an outstanding global company specializing in providing…

Easter Weekend Event Roundup

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 10:00 AM by Nora Battle

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt Thursday, March 29 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This evening Easter egg hunt is specifically for ages 11 to 14 years old. Participants should bring their own flashlight and basket. The Easter egg hunt will take place at Riverfront Park (6 Elm Street) in Conway and is hosted by the Conway Parks and Recreation Department. Registration is not required for this free event. Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Gordon Biersch Enjoy breakfast with the Easter Bunny beginning at 9 a.m. on March 31 at Gordon Biersch in The Market…

March 23-25, 2018 - A Weekend Celebration of Gaelic Culture Visitors headed to the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, this weekend have the chance to check out the Saltwater Highland Games and Heritage Festival, one of the most fun and unique events of the spring season. The festival always takes place the weekend following St. Patrick’s Day is is host to a number of activities celebrating Celtic heritage through music, athletics and Scottish and Gaelic customs. The weekend kicks off with a welcome party on Friday night, March 23 , but the actual…

2018 St. Patrick’s Day in Myrtle Beach

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 3:00 PM by Nora Battle

If you’re lucky enough to be spending St. Patrick’s Day weekend in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, be sure to check out one of the many events scheduled for our favorite March holiday. Irish or not, you’re bound to have a great time. North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade The North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade is celebrating its 30th year in 2018! The annual, one-day event features a large parade beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 17, followed by the festival lasting from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festival…

National Shag Dance Championship Finals

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 4:00 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Did you know that Shag is the South Carolina State Dance? It is! Are you a fan of reality dance programs like Dancing With The Stars? If that answer is definite "yes," than you won’t want to miss the National Shag Dance Championships. The National Shag Dance Championship is also the longest continuously running shag dance competition in the United States and the finals return to North Myrtle Beach for its 35 th year this March. Competitors will dance the night away on March 8 th through March 10 th at North Myrtle Beach's Spanish Galleon, located…

There’s more to see, do and explore in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina than ever before. The Myrtle Beach area continues to rank as one of the fastest-growing family and vacation destinations in the nation, attracting roughly 18 million visitors annually. Given the accessibility and multitude of attractions for families, the Myrtle Beach area received several new accolades recently, including being ranked by Google as the “Third Most Searched Travel Destination in the World”, one of the Travel Channel’s “Best East Coast Beaches” and a “Top 10…

The 3 rd Annual Horry County Fair returns to Myrtle Beach April 20-29, 2018. This ten-day event is held at the 47 acre Myrtle Beach Speedway complex and includes all the traditional family fun activities of a county fair including carnival rides, live entertainment, a petting zoo, tons of fair food and so much more. Each day offers a unique theme and discounts for visitors and residents of all ages. Theme nights include: Family Fun Night, Senior Citizen Night, Ladies Night, and Students Night. In only its second year, The Horry County Fair…