Posts from February 2013

Learn How to Garden with Confidence

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 3:00 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Learn How to Garden with Confidence at Diggin It Spring Garden Festival Saturday, March 23 Passionate gardeners and those who just like to occasionally play in the dirt will find something useful and interesting at this year's spring garden festival. With this year's Garden Festival, Brookgreen Gardens offers something new each year for guests of all ages to experience gardening as a unique and fun learning adventure. This year's event will feature horticulture expert, author, and speaker, Helen Yoest. As a award winning lifestyle garden…

Star Struck with Legends Spring Lineup

Monday, February 25, 2013 11:39 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

We were happy to hear last week that Legends in Concert® Myrtle Beach had announced their 2013 spring lineup. They're celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year as the ‘World's Leading Tribute Show,' and at age 30, they're looking better than ever. The new set of tribute artists are slated to perform from Feb. 11 through May 11 and will portray Elvis, Tina Turner, Johnny Cash, Adele and Rod Stewart. Elvis has long been a favorite of ours, but after a recent performance by Rod Stewart (played by veteran Myrtle Beach entertainer Rob…

It's one of our favorite times of year here along the Grand Strand. The time of year when all along our stretch of shoreline, locals gather to enjoy a traditional culinary custom of the coastal Lowcountry area: the oyster roast. According to DiscoverSouthCarolina.com, both ecologically and traditionally, these gatherings are held during the winter months, when the oysters are not spawning. This is when the oysters are at their most plump and the taste is best. This cultural institution has been happening for hundreds of years, and based…

What makes any rainy Monday morning a little bit brighter? If you're in Myrtle Beach, then it's new air service announcements! Popular Canada-based airline WestJet announced yesterday morning that they will now be offering affordable, non-stop service to Myrtle Beach International Airport from Toronto. The twice weekly service (Thursday and Sunday) will begin May 2, 2013, and the airfare couldn't be better priced! While we've met many a visitor to Myrtle Beach from Toronto, it must be said that we've never actually visited our Canadian…

One of our favorite Myrtle Beach attractions, Ripley's Aquarium, has decided to think outside the ‘tank' this year for Valentine's Day, and we couldn't be more excited. On Wednesday, Feb. 13, and Thursday, Feb. 14, the popular aquarium will close its doors to the general public, remaining open only to those lovebirds who have made a reservation to dine in the aquarium's ‘Tunnel of Love.' That's right; Ripley's has transformed their 340-foot long glide path beneath the acrylic (shark) tunnel, and colorful Rainbow Rock exhibit into the most…