Posts from August 2015

A Night Fit For A Knight

Thursday, August 13, 2015 3:00 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

The valiant knights of Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament joust for our entertainment. Visitors coming to the Myrtle Beach area for a late-summer vacation can now see them for a fraction of the cost. Adult tickets to this live dinner theater are $39.95, a savings of $14. Children 12 and under are admitted for $21.95. This special runs through Sept. 30, 2015. A fun-filled day at the beach is best topped off with a journey back in time. You’ll see kings and queens hold court as you feast on a plentiful bounty. Then, you and your family…

A Legend Is Coming to The Carolina Opry

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 4:00 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Nashville royalty Ricky Skaggs is bringing his classic mixture of country and bluegrass to the Myrtle Beach area . Skaggs will appear with his band, Kentucky Thunder, at The Carolina Opry on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015 for “An Evening of Bluegrass.” The 14-time Grammy Award-winner is known for putting his own stamp on the country format by fusing his bluegrass and traditional country roots with the contemporary Nashville sound. At 21 years old, Skaggs was the youngest member inducted into The Grand Ole Opry at the time. This is a one-night…

Hungry For Some Barbecue

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 8:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

If you’re like us, there is nothing more deliciously southern than great barbecue. And here in the Myrtle Beach area , it’s about time to once again celebrate everything ribs, brisket and chicken. The 10 th Annual Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival returns this Labor Day weekend to the Grand Strand on Sept. 4 and Sept. 5, 2015. The festival is offering $9,500 in cash prizes to the winners of the official barbecue championship of South Carolina. Admission is free to this Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS) sanctioned event. The end-of-summer…

Go Tax Free At Tanger Outlets

Friday, August 7, 2015 2:00 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

South Carolina is having its Tax Free Weekend Aug. 7 through Aug. 9, 2015, meaning there will be no sales tax applied to items like clothing, school supplies, computers and computer accessories. For visitors to the Myrtle Beach area , this is a great time to enjoy some retail therapy and get that new fall wardrobe for yourself or your loved ones. And one of our favorite places to shop along the Grand Strand is Tanger Outlets . With more than 200 brands, including some of the nation’s leading designer and brand-name stores, you are sure to…

Celebrate the Float

Thursday, August 6, 2015 8:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

It’s a simple summertime treat that generations have been enjoying, whether they’re sitting at the drugstore counter or sharing with that special someone. And today, we honor that delectable beverage. Today, Aug. 6, is National Root Beer Float Day. To commemorate the occasion here in the Myrtle Beach area , a number of local eateries are offering discounts. They are: Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream – receive 20 percent off root beer floats – offer is valid at their Broadway at the Beach location Frutti’s Frozen Yogurt – receive 20 percent off frozen…

When The Wheel Goes Round

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 4:00 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

It’s the Myrtle Beach area’s most iconic landmark, and many have taken a spin on it since it first opened in 2011. Yet if you’ve only been on the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel during the day, you’re only getting half of the experience. At night, the 187-foot SkyWheel comes alive it glows with vibrant colors that can be seen for miles down Ocean Boulevard in the heart of Myrtle Beach. These lights can be solid green for St. Patrick’s Day, a warm glow of red for Valentine’s Day, a patriotic display of red, white and blue for the Fourth of July or…

Award-Winning Sculptures

Monday, August 3, 2015 4:00 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

A tradition going back decades returns to Brookgreen Gardens starting this Saturday, with the National Sculpture Society’s 82 nd Annual Awards Exhibition. Available for viewing Aug. 8 through Nov. 1, 2015, this annual juried exhibition presents works from the greats right alongside works from up-and-comers in American sculpture. The National Sculpture Society, America’s oldest professional organization of sculptors, will present 15 awards. In addition, the popular People’s Choice Award will be determined by the votes of Brookgreen Gardens…