Posts from June 2015

Tonight’s the Night for “ONE”

Monday, June 29, 2015 4:00 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 10:00 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 3:00 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…

Time to Tee Off for Family Fun

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 4:00 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…

Time to Explore Planet Jellies

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 10:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Ripley’s Aquarium has added a brand new exhibit, featuring a creature that both terrifies and fascinates: jellyfish. The new exhibit is welcoming with a color-changing entrance, leading into a room with lit columns and tanks, which make the jellies glow. The Planet Jellies display features 9 tanks, boasting over 5,000 gallons of water, requiring 4 different operating systems. Within the new area, there are five different types of jellyfish to learn about, and observe: Moon Jelly, Pacific Sea Needle, Spotted Lagoon Jelly, Atlantic Sea Needle,…

One of the things we love about summer is the opportunity to sit outdoors on a perfect evening with friends and family, and listen to some great music. There is never a shortage of that during the summer months, and one of our favorite places to take in some soothing sounds is in North Myrtle Beach. In 2015, the Sounds of Summer Concert Series returns to the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex’s Sandhills Bank Amphitheater. Held the third Friday of each month, every concert features a different band playing family-friendly music.…

If it seems a little “windy” in the Myrtle Beach area this summer, it might be because an iconic franchise from Chicago is now a part of the Grand Strand. For the 2015 season, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans have begun their affiliation with the Chicago Cubs, a storied baseball franchise that has more than 100 years of history under its belt. And all the folks at TicketReturn.com Field have gotten in on the fun in embracing the “Cubbies.” For the June 5 doubleheader against the Carolina Mudcats, Pelicans players wore tribute jerseys in honor of…

So, you might have heard about a little event taking place along the shores of the Myrtle Beach area this weekend called the Carolina Country Music Fest . Well, there is also a celebration of that great American classic, the Corvette, happening as well. That means we’re ready to enjoy a great summer weekend here along the Grand Strand. The crowds and the music got started early on Thursday with the VisitMyrtleBeach.com Kick-Off Concert featuring Sam Hunt. And now, CCMF is in full effect down along Eighth Avenue North near the Myrtle Beach…

A Summer on the Boardwalk

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 9:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

The summer season is here, and that means it’s time to welcome back those Hot Summer Nights to the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk ! Through Aug. 30, the boardwalk comes to life every night with live music, a kids carnival, fireworks and so much more! On Mondays, the kids’ carnival in Plyler Park will feature children’s bands, inflatables, face painting, a caricature artist, games and many more activities sure to please the young and the young at heart. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays are the days to rock out along the oceanfront! The live concert…

Sunshine, sunglasses and sunscreen are always must-have summer accessories. This year, consider grabbing those sunglasses and soaking up the sun in beautiful Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The destination offers visitors of all ages a chance to explore the Lowcountry and take in the sights and sounds of the 60 miles of coastline known as the Grand Strand. If you’re still trying to nail down your summer travel plans, consider planning a visit to Myrtle Beach to enjoy a variety of summer events. From music festivals to free fireworks shows, there…