Posts from August 2018

Brookgreen Gardens has made 2018 such a fun year for locals and visitors to the Grand Strand. They are just wrapping up their first-ever Summer Lights show and have a full fall schedule of special events and activities. Earlier this month, they debuted the National Sculpture Society 85th Annual Awards Exhibition, and they are the only venue that will host this one of a kind exhibit. The National Sculpture Society is the oldest professional organization of sculptors in America, so I can see how Brookgreen is the perfect place to display this…

The PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com World Amateur Handicap Championship, the world’s largest single-site golf tournament, takes place next week right here in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The World Am Championship is regularly touted as the most inclusive golfing event on the planet, as it’s open to any player with a valid USGA handicap index or international equivalent. And from August 27 through August 30, 2018, the World Am will take place at over 60 of Myrtle Beach’s most beautiful and award-winning golf courses, including courses like Caledonia…

Don’t miss this new and free gospel fest coming to Myrtle Beach on September 8 th . The Myrtle Beach Waves of Praise Gospel Fest will feature some of the top artists in gospel music, including Tye Tribbett and Tina Campell. The weekend of praise will start off on Friday, September 7 th , 2018 with a competitive Best in Showcase at 6pm. The main event, the Myrtle Beach Waves of Praise Gospel Fest, will be on Saturday, beginning at 2pm and will feature the following artists: Tye Tribbett Tina Campbell JJ Hairston Dottie Peoples Smokie Norful Melvin…

This Is The Second Location Along The Grand Strand For The Popular Breakfast and Brunch Restaurant August 21, 2018, Myrtle Beach, S.C. — Barefoot Landing is excited to announce the opening of Blueberry’s Grill, open daily from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Chef Evi Spaho brings Blueberry’s unique twists on classic breakfast and lunch foods prepared with the finest and freshest ingredients. Chef Evi loves to create the unexpected, and is not afraid to give a tour through his kitchen and loves giving his customers the best dining experience they can imagine.…

Live Music, Fire Dancers and Fireworks Are A Few Of The Affordable Entertainment Options For Families Families still have time to enjoy free family-friendly entertainment at Myrtle Beach’s epicenter of fun and North Myrtle Beach’s only waterway shopping, dining and entertainment destination before the fall events begin. Here are six ongoing entertainment options that are free at Broadway at the Beach in the heart of Myrtle Beach and Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach: Broadway at the Beach Fire Dancers - The Avenue at Broadway at the Beach…

KWIK-E-MART opened on August 17 with Full Attraction to Premiere Later this Year. It’s showtime! A new dimension of family fun hits Myrtle Beach with a first-of-its-kind attraction— The Simpsons in 4D . This all-new experience will feature Springfield’s Kwik-E-Mart and Aztec Theater! Guests will rub elbows with the town’s popular residents, including America’s favorite family, The Simpsons . The Kwik-E-Mart opened on August 17 at 10 a.m. at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach. Guests may visit the immersive, fully themed iconic convenience…

Visit Myrtle Beach’s Annual “60 More Days of Summer” Campaign to Include Complimentary Beach Photo Sessions, Lodging Packages and More. Focusing specifically on millennial families for this year’s “60 More Days of Summer” campaign, Visit Myrtle Beach will offer innovative perks to make a beach trip even easier for those looking to create memories and celebrate life’s little moments with their families this fall. Throughout September and October, visitors will enjoy complimentary beach photo sessions, ideal for capturing little ones’ first…

Educational Endeavors

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 9:00 AM by Visit Myrtle Beach

Just because you’re on a family vacation, it doesn’t mean the kids can’t learn a thing or two. Myrtle Beach is known as a family-friendly destination with an amazing array of fast, fun attractions, but did you know the area also has plenty educational opportunities for kids? From a state-of-the-art aquarium to an interactive science museum, to nature walks and historic tours, you’ll have plenty of chances to make your visit to the beach an educational one while you’re having a great time. Ripley’s Aquarium Ripley’s is full of hands-on…

Peaceful Pursuits During Naptime

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 9:00 AM by Visit Myrtle Beach

Naptime is very important -- especially when you’re on vacation and the kids are excited and active most of the day. Naptime is also beneficial for parents, as it gives you much-needed time to go off and enjoy some great activities without the kids! You’ll find fantastic ways to relax and unwind in Myrtle Beach while someone else monitors naptime. Get a massage, take a walk, paddle a kayak, or do some wine tasting and recharge your batteries so you can enjoy the rest of your vacation. Spas Indulge in much-needed R&R at any of Myrtle Beach’s…

Wine and Dine with the Kids

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 9:00 AM by Visit Myrtle Beach

Vacations with kids can be fast and furious, so be sure to plan some downtime for yourself. The Myrtle Beach area offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy an adult beverage in unique, entertaining locations that even the kids will enjoy. Broadway at the Beach One of Myrtle Beach’s most popular tourist destinations, the 20+ restaurants located here will ensure no one goes hungry. Family-friendly cuisine includes everything from all-American classics to seafood, fajitas, or sushi. New South Brewing This microbrewery is located in the heart of…