Tag - The Carolina Opry

It’s ramping up to be a busy and sunshine-filled Labor Day weekend in the Myrtle Beach area! The Beach is ready to welcome you to its warm beaches and sunny skies, helping you forget about back to school just for a little while. Here’s what you need to know and some tips for enjoying your Labor Day weekend in Myrtle Beach. Fireworks Not Allowed in City of Myrtle Beach Please be aware that personal fireworks are illegal in the City of Myrtle Beach. City Code prohibits the sale, possession or use of fireworks inside the city. The fireworks…

While it may sound best to say that it’s always sunny in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, the truth is that it does rain from time to time. While the sunny days far outweigh rainy ones (Myrtle Beach is blessed with 215 sunny days a year), it can be frustrating to see clouds begin to form over what was planned as a perfect beach day. But a day or two of rain shouldn’t deter you from having a good time and making the most of your time away on vacation… especially when you take a look at the many activities perfectly suited for an overcast day.…

We are traveling from the top of the Grand Strand to the bottom and exploring the unique 14 communities that make up the Myrtle Beach area. Today, we are visiting North Myrtle Beach, just south of Little River on the Grand Strand. North Myrtle Beach is nine miles of beautiful coastline with exciting attractions, hotels, restaurants – and a vibe all its own! Let’s dive right in. North Myrtle Beach is comprised of four smaller communities: Cherry Grove, Windy Hill, Ocean Drive, and Crescent Beach. It is also the birthplace of the shag dance back…

Whether she likes relaxing or enjoying the thrilling attractions, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Mother’s Day in Myrtle Beach! Here is a list of fun things to do with mom beyond the beach. Treat Mom to a Day at the Spa The Cinzia Spa located in the North Beach Resort offers refreshing spring packages and a lunch menu with delicious light dishes. Located at the Marriot Resort at Grande Dunes, the Hibiscus Spa is designed to help rejuvenate and refresh every guest – or mom. Stroll around Brookgreen Gardens Brookgreen Gardens is home to…

It’s not Christmas at the beach without a visit to a live performance at one of our award-winning theaters! 2020 has been extra hard on live theaters everywhere, and the Myrtle Beach area was no exception. But thankfully, most live performance venues are open again with new safety measures in place. Wherever you go, you’ll experience reduced capacity, masking, extra sanitation and cleaning, social distancing and PLENTY of Christmas cheer. Here are a few of our favorite shows come the holiday season: The Christmas Show of the South The…

There are so many wonderful ways to make the holidays memorable in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. From festive parades to light shows to theater performances and more, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite ways to celebrate the Christmas season at the beach. In our special ’12 Days of Christmas’ series, you’ll find plenty of activities to keep you busy right up to Christmas Day! Day 1: The Great Christmas Light Show in North Myrtle Beach This fun Christmas event always kicks off the holiday season for our family. It features well over 2 million…

While any beach makes for a relaxing vacation, Myrtle Beach is a wonderful destination for great homeschooling and enrichment activities for your children. Whether you are doing traditional homeschooling or you are remote learning in the time of Covid, you are able to vacation and yet continue on with your studies while in Myrtle Beach. Our family recently returned from a trip from Myrtle Beach, and after homeschooling 27 years, I have become a pro at turning a fall vacation into learning experiences. Here are my best tips for packing for…

The Carolina Opry Christmas Special often called “The Christmas Show of the South,” opened its 35th season of enchanting holiday performances on November 2. Gilmore and crew have worked for months to create an unforgettable holiday experience, with guest safety and comfort always top-of-mind. The 2020 Christmas special brings stunning changes, beautifully blended with time-honored tradition to create a family experience that is second to none as new talent mingles with acclaimed rotating artists and long-standing Opry favorites. The only show…

We’re so excited that many Grand Strand theaters are reopening! Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament has been open for a couple of weeks but this weekend The Carolina Opry, Alabama Theatre, and Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show are back for the first time in nearly 6 months! After a day in the sun, a dazzling night at the theater is a great addition to any trip to Myrtle Beach. Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show and The Carolina Opry will reopen their doors Friday, September 4, and Alabama Theatre begins September 5 -- just in time for Labor Day! Seating…

While the greater Myrtle Beach area is best known for our 60 miles of pristine beaches and oceanfront, we are also home to some amazing opportunities to soak up some great music while on holiday in the USA. Here are just a few of our favorites spots to enjoy our music scene. Carolina Country Music Festival (CCMF) Traditionally held the first week of June each year, it was moved to June 10-13, 2021, due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The good news is, there is still time to get your tickets to see some of the top country music…