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Fall is a great time to visit Myrtle Beach, South Carolina! Temperatures are comfortable, space is plentiful, rooms are budget-friendly, and there are a wide-range of spectacular special events and festivals to enjoy! In addition to the beautiful 60-mile beach, family-friendly attractions, theaters and restaurants that thrill Myrtle Beach visitors year-round, if you visit this September, October or November, you can also enjoy some very popular events. From ethnic celebrations, to music, food and fall fun, there is something for everyone!…

Earlier this week, we had the chance to check out the new location of Edventure Myrtle Beach, previously known as The South Carolina Children’s Museum, at The Market Common. It was awesome! The new space is 3,500 square feet of space and flight themed exhibits, and offers educational programming, field trips, birthday parties and more. Children learn through hands-on exhibits incorporating science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts with a definite focus on aviation. There is an interactive spaceship exhibit children can climb…

Summer Fun at The Market Common

Thursday, July 25, 2019 9:00 AM by Nora Battle

Last week, I took my eldest son (age 4) on a ‘date night’ for a special treat from one of his favorite spots, Peace Love and Little Donuts, located at The Market Common. After we enjoyed our donuts, we took a complimentary carriage ride around the tree-lined streets of The Market Common. He had a blast! Throughout the summer months, The Market Common provides these complimentary carriage rides on Tuesday nights from 6 to 9 p.m. Pick-up and drop-off is in front of Dolce Lusso Salon and Spa (3050 Howard Avenue) and rides last around six to seven…

While the Myrtle Beach area is well known for its sun and sand, it’s perhaps a little less well known for its fantastic shopping. But shopping we have! It’s always a wonderful surprise for visitors to our area searching for vacation souvenirs or an outfit for a night out on the town. From local boutiques and national retailers to shopping outlets and malls, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has a little bit of everything when it comes to ‘retail therapy.’ Here are a few of our favorite spots for shopping this summer: Coastal Grand Mall 2000 Coastal…

Festival brings another artistic dimension to the Grand Strand. Lights, camera, action! Tickets are now on sale for the fourteenth annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival (MBIFF), which takes place April 23-27, 2019 at the Grand 14 Theater in the Market Common. You can join film enthusiasts from all over the country and enjoy an outstanding line up of 67 films and five events! Jerry Dalton, founder and director of the MBIFF, combed through submissions from 128 countries to find what he feels are the best films in the world. There are…

One of the newest events we’ve heard about over the past couple months is the upcoming Myrtle Beach 1000 Lights Water Lantern Festival. While we’ve never attended a water lantern festival, we make it a point to go to Brookgreen Gardens Night of a Thousand Candles every year and know how magical thousands of lights are at night. This unique event will begin at 5:30 p.m. on April 13 at 1011 Crabtree Lane in The Market Common. The event is ticketed and each ticket holder will be given one lantern to release into the pond next to Grand Park. The…

Spring has sprung here in the Myrtle Beach area, and one of the things we’re most looking forward to this month is our visit with the Easter Bunny and the many Easter egg hunts I’m sure we’ll attend. There are TONS of opportunities to both visit with the Easter Bunny and hunt for eggs over the next few weeks. Here are just 10 events we think are worth checking out: Visit the Easter Bunny at Coastal Grand Mall Saturday, March 30 through Saturday, April 20 Bunny Hours are Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. 2000…

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Myrtle Beach!

Thursday, March 14, 2019 11:00 AM by Nora Battle

St. Patrick’s Day in Myrtle Beach: Where to Celebrate in 2019 If you’re lucky enough to be spending St. Patrick’s Day weekend in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, here’s a list of some of our favorite places to celebrate the lucky holiday: North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade The 31st Annual North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade is bound to be a huge event. It always is! The annual, one-day event features a large parade beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 16, followed by the festival lasting from 11 a.m. to…

I’m often asked if Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is a good choice for spring break travelers. The answer is yes! Our area is a very popular spring break destination for families with school-aged children. While a few college-aged groups celebrating ‘first week’ may head our way, our spring break crowd typically has adult supervision. The spring break time frame in Myrtle Beach spans around 4-6 weeks, beginning before the Easter holiday and continuing for well after, as school districts’ holidays vary county by county and let out at different…