Tag - Spring/Summer

July is such a busy month for us here in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Our summer season is in full swing and that includes a number of fun activities and events being hosted almost every night! If you’re headed to see us this week, here are some fun suggestions worth checking out: Monday, July 23, 2018 Hot Summer Nights / 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. / Free to attend Monday nights are Kids Night in the oceanfront Plyler Park area, with tons of activities catered to younger members of the family. Attendees can expect everything from stilt walkers and…

Myrtle Beach Event Roundup, July 7-18, 2018

Saturday, July 7, 2018 8:00 AM by Nora Battle

July is such a busy month for us here in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Our summer season is in full swing and that includes a number of fun activities and events being hosted almost every night! If you’re headed to see us in the next week or two, here are some suggestions for your evening itinerary: Saturday, July 7, 2018 Hot Summer Nights / 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. / Free to attend The Will Jackson Band will perform classic rock hits, as well as original music, in the newly renovated and oceanfront Plyler Park. Stroll the boardwalk and enjoy all the…

You’ll find no shortage of waterfront dining options this summer in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The opening of restaurants like RipTydz and Tin Roof in downtown Myrtle Beach provide scenic views of the ocean, while at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach , LuLu’s is offering a fantastic view of the Intracoastal Waterway. The 17,000-square foot, open-air restaurant opened in June and is seeing a steady wave of guests eager to sample their large menu, listen to live music, spend time on their private ‘beach,’ and enjoy the kids activities. The…

Myrtle Beach City Council unanimously approved a fun, new entertainment event called the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Bonanza every Wednesday and Thursday night from 6-11 p.m., beginning next Wed., July 4 through Thurs., Aug. 30 on the Burroughs and Chapin Pavilion Place between 8th and 9th Avenues North. This free event will feature live entertainment, variety shows, talent and karaoke contests, DJ performances and food challenges, all part of the Big Screen Party Machine entertainment schedule that includes a jumbo digital board with live emcee and…

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…

Yesterday (June 21) marked the official start of summer! Hurray! We’re looking forward to many, many days of fun in the sun here in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. If you’re headed to our shores in the coming months, here are a few tips to make sure your visit is as fun and safe as possible--whether you’re swimming, hunting for seashells or simply laying out: Sun Exposure Always, always, ALWAYS wear sunscreen. Regular application of sunscreen protects against painful sunburn and sun damage. Reapply after swimming and always bring along a hat…

Myrtle Beach’s popular ‘Hot Summer Nights’ event returns to Plyler Park on Monday, June 11, 2018. Through September 3, visitors will be able to catch different live entertainment acts and family-friendly activities every single night of the week. Aside from having oceanfront evening entertainment all summer long, our favorite thing about Hot Summer Nights is that it’s free to attend! From the costumed princesses and balloon artists to stilt-walkers and live bands, there is bound to be something for every member of the family to enjoy. Here’s a…

Exclusive Lodging, Restaurant and Attractions Deals Available in June and July in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina As the summer heats up, it’s time to head to the beach. With its 60 miles of coastline, there are endless activities, adventures and excitement to be had for the vacation of a lifetime in the Myrtle Beach area of South Carolina. From live entertainment and fun-filled attractions to amazing outdoor activities and delicious dining options, the entire family will enjoy a special summer getaway in the Grand Strand. This year, visitors can…

Myrtle Beach’s popular Sun Fun Festival returns this weekend, June 1-3, 2018, and with it comes the official start to the summer season here along the Grand Strand! The Sun Fun Festival was first held in 1951 and celebrated each year until 2011. Much to the delight of locals and visitors alike, the festival returned again in 2016, and the Oceanfront Merchants Association and the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce are helping to host this year’s event. This is one of my favorite festivals held annually along the Grand Strand. It takes place…

Myrtle Beach Area Farmers Markets in Season

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 1:00 PM by Nora Battle

The past couple years I’ve done a happy dance once May 1 rolls around. Not just because it’s around the time I’ll start swimming in the ocean, but because it marks the official start of farmers market season here along the Grand Strand. Before tourism was the number one industry in Horry County (where Myrtle Beach is located), farming and agriculture drove our local economy. While the area evolved as more and more people came to visit, it is still home to a number of outstanding farming operations that provide us with fantastic seasonal produce…