Posts from July 2015

Coastal Crafting

Friday, July 31, 2015 2:00 PM by Visit Myrtle Beach

Are you crazy about crafts? If so, then the place to be this weekend is the Myrtle Beach area . Now entering its 32 nd year along the Grand Strand, the Craftsmen’s Summer Classic Art and Craft Festival will be at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center from July 31 through Aug. 2, 2015. Come out and meet hundreds of talented artists and craftspeople from across the nation. This festival offers something for every style, taste and budget. There are also thousands of choices, with everything from traditional to contemporary, functional to…

A Feast Fit For A Pirate

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 4:00 PM by Visit Myrtle Beach

Pirates have been a hot commodity these past several years, thanks in no small part to Johnny Depp, and the Myrtle Beach area is right there in the mix with Pirates Voyage . This electrifying dinner theater has had us saying emphasizing our “Arrrrggghhh’s” ever since it first opened for business in 2011. The lot of you will enjoy a king’s feast , while the pirate hordes steal your attention with their antics. It’s the battle between the Crimsons and the Sapphires, and their combat extends from the deck of these full-sized ships to the sky and…

A Look Back At Where We Came From

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 4:00 PM by Visit Myrtle Beach

In 2015, the Myrtle Beach area is known as a top-notch family beach destination that attracts millions of visitors each and every year. But like all cities and towns across America, it wasn’t always like this. Our history is as rich and varied as any other community. That is why a trip to the Horry County Museum is always such an adventure. Since the beach is such an integral part of who we were, and who we are, it’s fitting that one of the museum exhibits looks at how our 60 miles of coastline have evolved over the generations. Some…

Mustang Mania

Monday, July 13, 2015 3:00 PM by Visit Myrtle Beach

The automotive beauty has been with us for over 50 years, and now it’s time once again to give her the attention she deserves! The 2015 Mustang Week returns to the Myrtle Beach area July 14 through July 18. A number of activities are taking place all across the Grand Strand to pay homage to this wonderment of American engineering. Things kick off with a meet-and-greet at the Palace Theatre from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 14. The Myrtle Beach Speedway is also hosting a BFGoodrich Track Day on July 15. In between, there are car shows, fun…

Peanut Butter On That Burger?

Thursday, July 9, 2015 4:00 PM by Visit Myrtle Beach

We’ve been on a bit of a foodie kick in this space the last few days, and today won’t be any different. Since it’s summer, one of the culinary staples is hamburgers. And in the Myrtle Beach area , if we’re not cooking them on the grill, we’re heading over to River City Café to try one of their unique concoctions. River City Café is a true Grand Strand original. Its rustic atmosphere is always inviting, and with a number of locations throughout the Myrtle Beach area, you can enjoy your burger while overlooking either the Atlantic Ocean, or…

The summer continues, and with temperatures a bit on the warm side, when we’re not thinking about a dip in the ocean or the pool, we’re thinking about ice cream! Yes, that cool, creamy, delectable treat that is enjoyed by those who are 5 or 95. Fortunately, the Myrtle Beach area has a wealth of options when that sweet tooth starts tingling. For those wanting to escape to the creameries of old, step back in time with a visit to Kirk’s Ice Cream Parlor and admire its old-fashioned atmosphere. The classics are all there - cookies and cream,…

Down On Main Street

Monday, July 6, 2015 4:00 PM by Visit Myrtle Beach

North Myrtle Beach is giving visitors and residents alike plenty of opportunities to enjoy live music this summer. There is not only their Sounds of Summer Concert Series , but also the Music on Main Concert Series , which runs through Oct. 1. Every Thursday, Main Street in North Myrtle Beach will be rocking with a wealth of local acts playing every genre from classic rock and blues, to Motown and beach music. Best of all, the concerts are free. It is a great family-friendly event, and a fantastic way to kick back after a day at the beach!…