Tag - Food Festivals

Smoke on the Beach BBQ

Thursday, April 1, 2021 9:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

The annual Smoke on the Beach BBQ is back! And there is nothing like the smell of smoky BBQ and salty air at The Beach! This event is a judged competition sponsored by the Myrtle Beach Shrine Club located at the Historic Myrtle Beach Pavilion Park on 8th Avenue N. and Ocean Boulevard. The first competition, the Anything Butt Competition, will begin on Friday, April 2nd at 5 p.m. with samples sold to the public. The winners who are chosen by the public will be announced on Saturday. Vendors and food trucks will be onsite along with the live…

Surfside Beach is known for their year around family-friendly events and laid-back atmosphere. The town also boasts over 36 access points to two miles of public beach with plenty of space to enjoy the rolling waves and pristine beach views. Combine all this with delicious, Southern BBQ, and what could be better! This year, Surfside Beach is hosting their 11 th Annual BBQ Festival on Saturday, March 13 th . The night before the Festival, on Friday, March 12 th , the “Anything But BBQ” event will begin at 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., a tradition of…

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After careful consideration and event attendee analysis with officials in Myrtle Beach, SC., the organizers of chili’s biggest annual event have announced the rescheduling of its 54th world championship to the fall of 2021. The new dates for the World Championships Chili Cook Off (WCCC) will now be September 17-19, 2021. “We know chiliheads are eager to get back to cooking after such a long year of postponements and inactivity as a result of the pandemic,” said Mike McCloud, President/CEO of…

We are a few days into one of my favorite weeks of the year in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Not only is it my youngest child’s birthday and wedding anniversary, but it is also South Carolina’s Restaurant Week!! Restaurant Week—which is actually 11 days long—gives foodies the chance to dine out for amazing values at a number of participating restaurants throughout our state. Myrtle Beach area restaurants participating range from casual to fine dining, offering a wide variety of menu items and price points. But all in all, everyone is sure to…

On Saturday, November 2, 2019, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., the Lowcountry Zoo at Brookgreen Gardens will serve as setting for their annual ‘Brew at the Zoo’ event. This fall event is one of my absolute favorites as it manages to combine craft beer sampling, Brookgreen’s remarkable animals and perfect weather into one evening. Attendees can enjoy more than 30 regional and national craft beers from breweries, including Wicked Weed, Stone, Terrapin, Holy City, Palmetto and many others. Tickets are $40 for Brookgreen members, $45 for the general…

The Myrtle Beach Downtown Redevelopment Corporation's popular Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival returns Friday and Saturday, November 1 and 2, 2019. The star of this super fun event is its seafood, but it also features beverage and artisan vendors and takes place at the Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place, located between 8th and 9th Avenues North in downtown Myrtle Beach. Admission to this event is free, which I love. It also takes place during a time of year where attendees can expect less congestion in the downtown Myrtle Beach area, which I also…

Taste of the Town is Back November 5, 2019

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 4:00 PM by Olivia Elswick

Taste of the Town is back November 5 th at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center! Established in 1984, this is the Grand Strand’s original food festival and ultimate food lover’s paradise. Not only will you find samples from dozens of the area’s finest restaurants, but there will also be live entertainment, silent auction, and beer garden. You will buy an admission ticket to enter the event, then food and drinks are available for 1-4 tickets that you can buy for $1 each. This is hands down my favorite food event of the year. It’s a great way to see…

Barefoot Landing Presents the Fourth Annual SeptemberFest! Featuring the Duplin Winery Grape Barefoot Landing is set to host its fourth annual SeptemberFest! on Saturday, September 21, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year’s event will take place in Barefoot Landing’s Dockside Village lawn area between the Intracoastal Waterway and Barefoot Landing lake. This year’s event includes the addition of Duplin Winery’s grape stomp. Tickets for the grape stomp are $25 each and will be sold the day of the event. Included as part of the grape stomp ticket…

October is one of my favorite months of the year here in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It must be some other people’s favorite as well, because the month is full of fun, outdoor festivals made even more enjoyable by the warm (but not hot) temperatures and decreased humidity. One festival I generally like to catch each fall is the Little River ShrimpFest. While the festival is celebrating their 15th year along the historic Little River waterfront, you hear about it somewhat less often than the huge Little River Blue Crab Festival. Unlike Blue…

Saturday, October 19, 2019, will mark the 40th year that Loris, South Carolina, has hosted the ever-popular Loris Bog-Off Festival. The festival, sponsored by the Loris Chamber of Commerce, happens on the third Saturday in October every year in downtown Loris. While the fun, family-friendly event initially began as a chicken bog cooking competition, it has transformed into a huge celebration over the past four decades. The thousands of attendees that go now get to experience an entire day packed with entertainment, vendors, food, and fun for…