COVID-19 Recovery Group Toolkit

Important COVID-19 Resources for Hosting Groups, Meetings and Events in Myrtle Beach

The Beach is Open! Just Pack Your Mask, Your Patience, and Travel Safely. 

While mask mandates have been lifted in Myrtle Beach and many communities across the Grand Strand, businesses may require them and have implemented varied safety protocols. Masks are encouraged to be worn in public spaces including stores, common areas of restaurants and accommodations, and public spaces where social distancing cannot be followed. For more information, visit the healthy travel information page

  • Myrtle Beach rescinded the face mask requirement for indoor spaces beginning of April 1, 2021. 

  • North Myrtle Beach lifted the ordinance that requires people to wear face coverings in public spaces as of March 28, 2021. 

  • Face Masks are not required to be worn on the beach.

  • As stated in Governor McMaster’s recent Executive Order, restaurants in the state of South Carolina are now permitted to operate at full capacity.

GBAC STAR™ Accreditation

Myrtle Beach International Airport and the Myrtle Beach Convention Center achieved the GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation by fulfilling stringent protocols for cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention in their facilities.


As our Grand Strand business community continues to reopen, our businesses are committed to following the recommendations of the public health authorities to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

With such a vast area and so many entertainment options, you will find many activities that easily allow proper social distancing. Give your group plenty of space with these Grand Strand attractions!

60 miles of fresh air and sunshine! Check out all the Grand Strand has to offer for senior adult and student groups.

Hotel Clean Commitments & Updated Capacity Charts

To view social distancing & sanitization procedures for our hotel properties, click MORE then select the ‘Social Distancing’ button on each property listing

Hilton Clean Stay logo

Marriott Commitment to Clean logoIHG Clean Promise logo

Radisson Hotels Safety Protocol logo

Brittain Resorts logo

Myrtle Beach Seaside Resorts logo

Oceana Resorts logo

Vacation Myrtle Beach logo

Your Meeting Belongs in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is the perfect place for meetings and conventions! With its state-of-the-art GBAC accredited convention center, numerous lodging options, amazing amenities and attractions, live shows, nightlife, golf, and a modern, efficient, GBAC accredited airport that is right in Myrtle Beach, meeting planners would be hard-pressed to find a more optimal location.

Area Businesses Committed to Following CDC Guidelines for Safety

To view social distancing & sanitization procedures for our restaurants, click MORE then select the ‘Social Distancing’ button on each listing.

To view social distancing & sanitization procedures for our attractions, click MORE then select the ‘Social Distancing’ button on each listing.

Please Pack Your Patience! 

Visitors are also asked to pack their patience. Businesses are still opening back up and hiring seasonal workers in preparation for spring and summer vacationers. Please be prepared for additional wait times when checking in at your accommodation, entering attractions or at restaurants. When possible, reserve tables at your favorite restaurants in advance. Thank you for your understanding!


Recent Local & State Executive Orders


COVID-19 Testing and Vaccinations

Myrtle Beach area businesses providing Cleaning and Personal Protective Equipment

Myrtle Beach Facilities offering COVID-19 Testing and Vaccinations

Myrtle Beach Locations offering PCR and/or Rapid COVID-19 Testing for Groups

  • Grand Strand Covid Testing (mobile testing available) - (843) 504-4757
  • Grand Strand COVID Testing (mobile testing available) - (843) 504-4757
  • Regional Health & Testing - (843) 712-2222

Visit Responsibly - Graphic Assets


Download the Visit Myrtle Beach Responsibly flyer.

Download Play it Safe, Please Pack Your Mask flyer.

Download Myrtle Beach Zoom Graphics for your Virtual Meetings.

Play it Safe in Myrtle Beach infographic
Right-click on image to download.