Great music, dancing and fun were once a regular occurrence at Charlie’s Place in Myrtle Beach. Even in the puzzling days of Jim Crow-era segregation, both whites and blacks enjoyed each other’s company and reveled in the unifying sounds of jazz, Motown and beach music while they danced away. Today, an annual event is held to celebrate the music and the culture that thrived in the area in bygone days. The fourth annual Myrtle Beach Jazz Festival returns October 4-6, 2019 on historic Carver Street in Myrtle Beach! Charlie’s Place was an…

From Awareness Walks To Halloween Fun, October Brings Something for Everyone From wings and costumes to cars of all kinds, Broadway at the Beach has a great lineup of events in October providing fun for all. Enjoy the following events in October at Broadway at the Beach: Wing Walk The very first Wing Walk will happen from noon to 4 p.m. October 5 on The Avenue at Broadway at the Beach. Buy a ticket and taste wings from various Broadway At The Beach restaurants and help decide which spot has the tastiest wings. A Bloody Mary mix-off will also be…

Barefoot Landing Presents the Fourth Annual SeptemberFest! Featuring the Duplin Winery Grape Barefoot Landing is set to host its fourth annual SeptemberFest! on Saturday, September 21, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year’s event will take place in Barefoot Landing’s Dockside Village lawn area between the Intracoastal Waterway and Barefoot Landing lake. This year’s event includes the addition of Duplin Winery’s grape stomp. Tickets for the grape stomp are $25 each and will be sold the day of the event. Included as part of the grape stomp ticket…

Stretch Your Mind this Fall in Myrtle Beach

Thursday, September 12, 2019 12:00 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Fall is a great time to take a break from our hectic lives for a relaxing vacation in Myrtle Beach. And while you may want to spend the day blissfully resting along the area’s beautiful beaches, you don’t want to pass up the many activities in Myrtle Beach that stretch your mind and awaken your senses. From taking in beautiful art and natural beauty, to learning a new skill or watching amazing performers, there are many ways to stretch your mind in Myrtle Beach this fall. Here are just a few: Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art…

October is one of my favorite months of the year here in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It must be some other people’s favorite as well, because the month is full of fun, outdoor festivals made even more enjoyable by the warm (but not hot) temperatures and decreased humidity. One festival I generally like to catch each fall is the Little River ShrimpFest. While the festival is celebrating their 15th year along the historic Little River waterfront, you hear about it somewhat less often than the huge Little River Blue Crab Festival. Unlike Blue…

Saturday, October 19, 2019, will mark the 40th year that Loris, South Carolina, has hosted the ever-popular Loris Bog-Off Festival. The festival, sponsored by the Loris Chamber of Commerce, happens on the third Saturday in October every year in downtown Loris. While the fun, family-friendly event initially began as a chicken bog cooking competition, it has transformed into a huge celebration over the past four decades. The thousands of attendees that go now get to experience an entire day packed with entertainment, vendors, food, and fun for…

One of our favorite fall festivals is just around the corner! The quaint town of Aynor, South Carolina, celebrates its 40th Annual Harvest Hoe-Down Festival on Saturday, September 21, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. in Aynor Town Park (600 South Main Street, Aynor). This family-friendly event features a variety of musical entertainment throughout the day, children’s activities and hundreds of vendors. It all starts off with the parade at 10 a.m. The parade usually lasts around an hour and has a Grand Marshall, antique tractors and cars, local…

The Waves of Praise Gospel Festival is coming to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Friday and Saturday, September 6-7, 2019. This two-day festival features an array of local, regional and national gospel groups and performers and admission is free! Friday is honoree night and weekend jumpoff and performances begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Hotel in Ballrooms D and E. Special musical guests include Pastor John P. Kee and Le’Andria Johnson, and other performances will include the Coastal Inspirational Ambassadors and Edwrin Sutton. While…

Fall is a great time to visit Myrtle Beach, South Carolina! Temperatures are comfortable, space is plentiful, rooms are budget-friendly, 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 September, October or November, you can also enjoy some very popular events. From ethnic celebrations, to music, food and fall fun, there is something for everyone! The…