Category - Holidays

Labor Day weekend is one of my favorite weekends of the year in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Maybe it’s because while most people are celebrating the unofficial end of summer, here in Myrtle Beach we’re gearing up for ‘Sixty More Days of Summer.’ One thing about Labor Day weekend is certain… there is no shortage of food, fun or fireworks when you’re celebrating along the Grand Strand. If you’re headed to see us for the long holiday weekend, here are some things you might want to check out: 17th Annual Myrtle Beach Mustang Week / September 3-9…

All along the Grand Strand, parades, parties and fireworks help ring in July Fourth weekend. If you’re on the hunt for a good fireworks display in Myrtle Beach this Independence Day, look no further. From North Myrtle Beach to Murrells Inlet, here is a round up of the best fireworks around: Myrtle Beach Broadway at the Beach: Fireworks start at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, over Lake Broadway. Also, Broadway at the Beach hosts fireworks displays each Tuesday and Friday throughout the summer. Myrtle Beach Boardwalk: Fireworks display at…

Myrtle Beach Memorial Day Weekend Round-Up

Friday, May 18, 2018 10:00 AM by Nora Battle

Here in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, we consider Memorial Day weekend the official start to summer. Our public schools here locally have dismissed for summer break earlier in the week, the temperatures are solidly in the 80s, and we’re ready for beach picnics and time out on the water. If you’re lucky enough to be headed into town this weekend, you might want to check out one (or more!) of the below: Military Appreciation Days Parade and Family Picnic Saturday, May 26, 2018 Myrtle Beach celebrates Military Appreciation Days during the month of…

Easter Weekend Event Roundup

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 10:00 AM by Nora Battle

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt Thursday, March 29 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This evening Easter egg hunt is specifically for ages 11 to 14 years old. Participants should bring their own flashlight and basket. The Easter egg hunt will take place at Riverfront Park (6 Elm Street) in Conway and is hosted by the Conway Parks and Recreation Department. Registration is not required for this free event. Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Gordon Biersch Enjoy breakfast with the Easter Bunny beginning at 9 a.m. on March 31 at Gordon Biersch in The Market…

Enjoy Myrtle Beach this Thanksgiving Season! Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday to reunite with friends and family, enjoy great food and ponder the things for which you are thankful. It’s also a wonderful time to avoid cooking and enjoy great weather and 60 miles of beach! Myrtle Beach, South Carolina offers extravagant holiday stage shows, amazing shopping opportunities, family-fun attractions, and a wide-range of culinary delights. The Grand Strand offers the perfect mix of southern hospitality and holiday cheer--just right for travelers…

Travel + Leisure rounded up the best fourth of July celebrations across the United States and Myrtle Beach makes this list. With more than 60 miles of coastline, there are plenty of places to celebrate. From 5K walk/runs, parades, air shows and of course fireworks, there is something for everyone. Travel + Leisure featured these celebrations: 5K or 8K competitive runs at the Market Common Surfside Beach Celebration 51st Annual Fourth of July Parade in Pawley's Island 34th Annual Boat Parade in Murrell's Inlet Salute from the Shore Fly Over…

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 5:00 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

One of the things I’ve always liked best about the south are the mild temperatures we enjoy year round. Perhaps no other time is this more enjoyable than in the holiday season, when festive activities and special events can be enjoyed both outdoors and in. So if, like me, you’re dreaming of a white sand Christmas instead of the traditional snow, here are a few ideas to get you in the spirit without needing to get into a parka. It's the Happiest Season of All Many coastal towns come to life in December with family events, unique experiences and…

Christmas at The Carolina Opry

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 10:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Hard to believe that Thanksgiving is a little more than a week away. So, it's official; the holiday season is upon us once again. Take a drive around the Myrtle Beach area, and you'll see homes and businesses already adorned with their seasonal baubles, trinkets and lights. The Carolina Opry is also into the spirit of the season already, in the form of their amazing Christmas show. It's a wonderful marriage of song, dance, comedy and plenty of holiday cheer. And hey, the little ones in your household will be happy to know the performers even…