Category - Events/Concerts

Mix On

Thursday, August 20, 2015 4:36 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Many of us like to think we can make some delicious cocktails. And, truth be told, many of us can do a pretty decent job cranking out some adult beverages at a party or other special occasion. But who amongst us has the skills to compete in a mixology competition that will determine the signature drink for the 2015 Coastal Uncorked Food and Wine Festival ? That is what organizers want to know. They’re seeking both professional and amateur mixologists to compete at the new Chocolate Under the Moon, a dessert and mixology event, that debuts…

Come For The Grits, Stay For The Glamour

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 10:52 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Veteran country music acts Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis are bringing their “Grits and Glamour” tour to the Myrtle Beach area . The two will appear at The Carolina Opry on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015 for a night of music, fun and probably a few a laughs. Over the course of their career, the two have combined to record 28 top 10 hits, sold more than 18 million records and scored 12 No. 1 hits. Some of their best-known songs are Tillis’ “Maybe It Was Memphis” and “Mi Vida Loca,” and Morgan’s “Something in Red” and “Except for Monday.” Suffice it…

Another Man’s Treasure

Monday, August 17, 2015 8:02 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Peddling wares is again the name of the game when the 27 th Annual South Carolina’s Largest Garage Sale returns to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center on Aug. 22, 2015. Sale hours are 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., so bargain shoppers have plenty of time to find that perfect item. Admission to the garage sale is free, while parking at the convention center is $5. Over 250 vendors are expected at the event, so come out and find that perfect item at the perfect price.…

Stomp! Stomp! Stomp!

Friday, August 14, 2015 11:30 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

North Carolina-based Duplin Winery has a new location right here in the Myrtle Beach area . That means locals can now sample this celebrated wine and learn how it is created. Plus, one of Duplin’s longest-running traditions is coming to the Grand Strand. The 39 th Annual Grape Stomp Festival will make its debut at the Myrtle Beach area facility on Sept. 19, 2015. It’s going to be as much fun as it sounds! When you’re not stomping grapes into juice, make sure and enjoy the live beach music, dancing, food and wine tastings. You’ve got…

A Legend Is Coming to The Carolina Opry

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 4:24 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 8:37 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…

Coastal Crafting

Friday, July 31, 2015 2:28 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

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…

Legendary

Friday, July 17, 2015 2:05 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

The pink one and the Purple One have taken over the Myrtle Beach area this summer. More specifically, we’re talking about Katy Perry and Prince. And to get even more specific, we mean the celebrity tribute artists currently performing at Legends in Concert . According to “Katy Perry’s” bio, her real name is Nellie Norris, and she calls Las Vegas home. Before singing about California girls, Norris has performed for the Department of Defense’s “MWR” tour in Korea and in Disneyland’s production of “Oklahoma,” just to name a few. Norris is…

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…

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…