Posts from July 2015

Santa For The Summer

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 8:56 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

It’s the middle of July, but if you’re in the mood to get a big head start on your holiday shopping, there are plenty of deals out there for you! Embracing Christmas in July, Amazon.com is offering Amazon Prime Day on Wednesday, July 15. This one-day online shopping extravaganza promises more deals than can be found on Black Friday. The initiative is available for Amazon Prime members. If you’re not yet a subscriber, you can sign up today for either a membership or a free trial and take advantage of all the savings. Also getting in on…

Time To Do The Time Warp

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 9:58 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

What do Led Zeppelin, The Temptations and Whitney Houston have in common? They are just a few of the bands and musical genres represented in The Carolina Opry’s “ Time Warp ” show. That’s right. The Myrtle Beach area is rockin’ out with the best music of the 60s, 70s and 80s under the roof of the Calvin Gilmore Theatre. In addition to the sweet sounds, this top notch show features great special effects, a rich multimedia screens and fantastic costumes. You definitely don’t want to miss this!…

Mustang Mania

Monday, July 13, 2015 3:57 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

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 4:57 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

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…

Nothing Quite Like Barbecue

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 4:12 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

We love barbecue! From fall-off-the-bone ribs to delectable pulled pork, we could eat it every day and be quite content. That’s why we are gearing up once again for a Labor Day blowout here in the Myrtle Beach area which stars one of our culinary treasures. The 10th Annual Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival returns Sept. 4 and Sept. 5, 2015 to the Horry Georgetown Technical College Conference Center on the Grand Strand campus near Grand Park at The Market Common. Admission is free to this Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned event. It runs…

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 4:02 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

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!…