Posts from April 2014

A Salute To Those Who Serve

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 4:43 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

As we all know, The Market Common sits on the site of what used to be the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base. So, it goes without saying that we here in the Myrtle Beach area understand the sacrifices made by military personnel and their families. So, we couldn't be happier that the city of Myrtle Beach is once again hosting Military Appreciation Days through the month of May. A number of restaurants and attractions will be offering discounts to members of the Armed Services and their families. There are also a number of events being held…

Paddle Faster

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 3:49 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

It's time to take to the water and test your paddle power in the Sixth Annual Ground Zero Dragon Boat Festival , which returns to The Market Common in Myrtle Beach on April 26, 2014. For those of you who might be asking yourself just what is dragon boating, we're here to tell you it's an absolute blast! The boats feature dragon designs, of course, and can seat 20 paddlers and one drummer in a competition to be the first to get across that finish line. The unique designs of the boats means these races are visually amazing. Plus, the race is…

Get Ready! Get Set! Shop!

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 3:56 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

We're gearing up for the Easter weekend here in the Myrtle Beach area , and brightly-colored eggs aren't the only thing on our minds. This weekend marks the return of Myrtle Beach Shopping Days, a 72-hour period running April 18 through April 20 that encourages locals and visitors to peruse all the merchants within the city of Myrtle Beach. This endeavor first was tried in November 2013, the weekend after Thanksgiving. All indications were that it was a great success. During Myrtle Beach Shopping Days, outdoor displays and sidewalk sales…

Beach Music

Thursday, April 10, 2014 3:54 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

We were thrilled when the up-and-coming country music duo Dan+Shay decided to film the video for their hit single "19 You + Me" here in the Myrtle Beach area . It's just icing on the cake that they're coming back to give a concert on April 15. Oh, and did we mention that it's free? And right by the ocean? The tunes kick off at 6:30 p.m. at the old pavilion site, on the Oceanside portion of Eighth Avenue North in Myrtle Beach. Dan+Shay have been on a promotional push as of late touting the release of their debut album, which just entered…

Brookgreen Means Spring Beauty

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 10:52 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

First, let's get this out of the way; how great has the weather been this week in the Myrtle Beach area? Mother Nature has been teasing us the past few weeks with a few days of beautiful weather, followed by a few of dreary conditions and cooler temperatures. Thankfully, spring seems to have finally arrived for good! And for many in the Myrtle Beach area , that means thinking about preparing that lovely spring garden. Fortunately, Brookgreen Gardens has you covered with its highly-awaited Plantacular Sale that runs April 12 through April…