Category - Spring/Summer

A Night of All-Stars

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 3:13 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

We’re still on a bit of a high after Tuesday night’s MLB All-Star Game, and baseball is definitely on the brain. A big congratulations to the American League, who capped their third straight victory over the National League with a 6-3 win. And we have to give a shout-out to Mike Trout, the Los Angeles Angels dynamo who took home MVP bragging rights for the second year in a row. That’s a first for the All-Star Game. It certainly was a great one on Tuesday night. Now that our minds are firmly on baseball here in the Myrtle Beach area , it…

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…

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,…

Time to Tee Off for Family Fun

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 4:40 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Summer 2015 will bring a brand new golf tournament to the Myrtle Beach area , and this is definitely a family affair. Registration is now open for the Myrtle Beach Family Fun Golf Tournament, which will take place Aug. 20 through Aug. 23. The tournament is a partnership between Myrtle Beach Seaside Resorts and Mystical Golf . Two-person teams, comprised of either a parent and child or a grandparent and child, will be flighted based on age and gender. Children 18 and under are invited to participate. For teams, the cost is $995. That gets…

So, you might have heard about a little event taking place along the shores of the Myrtle Beach area this weekend called the Carolina Country Music Fest . Well, there is also a celebration of that great American classic, the Corvette, happening as well. That means we’re ready to enjoy a great summer weekend here along the Grand Strand. The crowds and the music got started early on Thursday with the VisitMyrtleBeach.com Kick-Off Concert featuring Sam Hunt. And now, CCMF is in full effect down along Eighth Avenue North near the Myrtle Beach…

How about this weather? The frigid winter conditions have taken a backseat to several days of gloriously blue skies, sunshine and pleasant temperatures. Yes, it's official; spring is here! And as the beautiful weather continues, we can't think of a better way to spend it than to commune with nature. Here in the Myrtle Beach area , we're fortunate to have two great state parks in which to do just that. Myrtle Beach State Park is gearing up for its big springtime extravaganza - Park Palooza! - on April 4. Fun for the whole family is guaranteed, with…

UPDATE: Rascal Flatts has been named as the third headlining act for the inaugural Carolina Country Music Fest, joining previously announced headliners Lady Antebellum and Eric Church. Additionally, Cole Swindell, Colt Ford, The Georgia Satellites, Brooke Eden and the Davisson Brothers Band have also been added to the growing lineup. The inaugural Carolina Country Music Festival , which features such A-list talent as Lady Antebellum, Eric Church, Hunter Hayes, Big & Rich and many more, comes to Myrtle Beach's shores and boardwalk beginning June…

Big South Championship

Thursday, February 21, 2013 9:40 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Do you love college basketball? Do you love the beach? What if we told you that you can enjoy BOTH during the VisitMyrtleBeach.com Big South Basketball Championships? Well, you can. March 5-10, 2013 come join the twelve Men's and eleven Women's Big South Conference teams as they battle it out for a spot in NCAA Tournament on the road to the Final Four. The VisitMrytleBeach.com Big South Basketball Championships will be held on the campus of Coastal Carolina University at th e brand new HTC Center. The HTC Center includes 3,200 seats,…