Posts from June 2015

Down By The River

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 3:00 PM by Visit Myrtle Beach

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 Explore Planet Jellies

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 10:00 AM by Visit Myrtle Beach

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,…

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 Visit Myrtle Beach

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…

It’s the first of June, and the summer season is officially upon us here in the Myrtle Beach area . Well, it’s about to be taken up a notch (or more like 50) with the opening of the new Radical Ropes Adventure Park later this month. Located at 301 19 th Avenue South in the heart of Myrtle Beach , this upcoming treetop adventure will offer thrillseekers three high ropes courses. These courses stretch up to 55 feet high! While you’re up in the trees, you might as well soar through them from 70 feet on the extreme ziplines. Extreme is the…