Mustang Mania

Monday, July 13, 2015 3:57 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

The automotive beauty has been with us for over 50 years, and now it’s time once again to give her the attention she deserves! The 2015 Mustang Week returns to the Myrtle Beach area July 14 through July 18. A number of activities are taking place all across the Grand Strand to pay homage to this wonderment of American engineering. Things kick off with a meet-and-greet at the Palace Theatre from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 14. The Myrtle Beach Speedway is also hosting a BFGoodrich Track Day on July 15. In between, there are car shows, fun…

Peanut Butter On That Burger?

Thursday, July 9, 2015 4:57 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

We’ve been on a bit of a foodie kick in this space the last few days, and today won’t be any different. Since it’s summer, one of the culinary staples is hamburgers. And in the Myrtle Beach area , if we’re not cooking them on the grill, we’re heading over to River City Café to try one of their unique concoctions. River City Café is a true Grand Strand original. Its rustic atmosphere is always inviting, and with a number of locations throughout the Myrtle Beach area, you can enjoy your burger while overlooking either the Atlantic Ocean, or…

Nothing Quite Like Barbecue

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 4:12 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

We love barbecue! From fall-off-the-bone ribs to delectable pulled pork, we could eat it every day and be quite content. That’s why we are gearing up once again for a Labor Day blowout here in the Myrtle Beach area which stars one of our culinary treasures. The 10th Annual Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival returns Sept. 4 and Sept. 5, 2015 to the Horry Georgetown Technical College Conference Center on the Grand Strand campus near Grand Park at The Market Common. Admission is free to this Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned event. It runs…

The summer continues, and with temperatures a bit on the warm side, when we’re not thinking about a dip in the ocean or the pool, we’re thinking about ice cream! Yes, that cool, creamy, delectable treat that is enjoyed by those who are 5 or 95. Fortunately, the Myrtle Beach area has a wealth of options when that sweet tooth starts tingling. For those wanting to escape to the creameries of old, step back in time with a visit to Kirk’s Ice Cream Parlor and admire its old-fashioned atmosphere. The classics are all there - cookies and cream,…

Down On Main Street

Monday, July 6, 2015 4:02 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

North Myrtle Beach is giving visitors and residents alike plenty of opportunities to enjoy live music this summer. There is not only their Sounds of Summer Concert Series , but also the Music on Main Concert Series , which runs through Oct. 1. Every Thursday, Main Street in North Myrtle Beach will be rocking with a wealth of local acts playing every genre from classic rock and blues, to Motown and beach music. Best of all, the concerts are free. It is a great family-friendly event, and a fantastic way to kick back after a day at the beach!…

Tonight’s the Night for “ONE”

Monday, June 29, 2015 4:53 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

The pageantry, spectacle and music of Broadway can be found right here in the Myrtle Beach area at “ONE the Show” at the Alabama Theatre . This truly has it all. Bit of a music buff? “ONE” features country, gospel, pop, rock and even some of your favorite Broadway tunes. In the mood for a tickling of the funny bone? “ONE” also incorporates great family comedy into the routine. Throw in fantastic production numbers, great costumes and wonderful talent, and you’ve got a night out along the Grand Strand that the whole family will love.…

A Summer At The Vineyard

Thursday, June 25, 2015 10:47 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

California isn’t the only place to sample fantastic wine. We’re fortunate here in the Myrtle Beach area to have a great local vineyard right in our backyard. And they are providing a wealth of excitement all summer long! La Belle Amie Vineyard in Little River hosts many popular festivals not only during the summer months, but throughout the entire year. Coming up on July 4 is the Independence Day Wine Fest, followed by the Summer Parrot Head Festival on July 18. Aug. 15 brings the Whole Lotta Shakin’ Oldies Music Fest, while the Summer…

Down By The River

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 3:27 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

One of our favorite summer events in the Myrtle Beach area is returning this weekend. The annual Conway Riverfest returns to Riverfront Park and Marina Drive on Saturday, June 27, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. This independence celebration is held along the beautiful Waccamaw River in downtown Conway. The festival will once again feature live musical entertainment, an artisan market, a Jello jump and kids zone and food. Of course, our favorite portion kicks off at 9:30 p.m. – fireworks!!! This patriotic light display is the perfect ending to a…

It's Magic!

Friday, June 19, 2015 10:13 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

When the weather is warm and sunny in the Myrtle Beach area , we love getting our toes in the sand and taking a swim in the refreshing waters of the Atlantic. In the evenings, it’s showtime! And this summer, one of our favorite live entertainment extravaganzas is the Carnival of Magic at The Palace Theatre . New for 2015, this production offers dazzling set pieces, wonderful costumes and elaborate special effects. But that’s not all! The show also features Christian Stoinev, Scooby the Dog and the King BMX Team, all of whom were…

Time to Tee Off for Family Fun

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 4:40 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Summer 2015 will bring a brand new golf tournament to the Myrtle Beach area , and this is definitely a family affair. Registration is now open for the Myrtle Beach Family Fun Golf Tournament, which will take place Aug. 20 through Aug. 23. The tournament is a partnership between Myrtle Beach Seaside Resorts and Mystical Golf . Two-person teams, comprised of either a parent and child or a grandparent and child, will be flighted based on age and gender. Children 18 and under are invited to participate. For teams, the cost is $995. That gets…