Special Events

Myrtle Beach Christmas: Dinner Options

To help you make your holiday here even more enjoyable and care-free here are some local restaurants that will be open so you can go out for a big holiday meal! Read More

New Year's Eve in Myrtle Beach

Spending New Year's Eve in Myrtle Beach is a way to make the New Year memorable, fun and unique! Check out our list of the various events going on in Myrtle Beach for New Year's Eve 2017. Read More

Myrtle Beach Area Christmas Events - 2017 Guide

If you are planning a vacation to Myrtle Beach this November or December, you will want to check out the various 2017 Christmas events and shows that are taking place in the Myrtle Beach area - including Murrells Inlet, Myrtle Beach, Surfside Beach, North Myrtle Beach, and even Conway. We've compiled a list of area festivities to help you get ready for the holiday season. Read More

Things to do in Myrtle Beach in November

Contrary to what you might believe, there is plenty happening along the Grand Strand this November. Temperatures have started to wind down, but are still mild this time of the year, so when you’re staying at one of Vacation Myrtle Beach’s resorts you’ll probably be looking for things to keep yourself and the family occupied that don’t necessarily involve spending a whole day on the beach (though temperatures might be warm enough for you to do just that). Here are some of the fun and enjoyable things you can do in Myrtle Beach during the month of November. Read More

The 2017-18 Winter Guide to Myrtle Beach

Planning a winter trip to Myrtle Beach? Check out our guide to enjoying a winter getaway in the south. Read More

Halloween Events in Myrtle Beach - Official 2017 Guide

There are always a number of events going on in and around Myrtle Beach to celebrate Halloween. Learn more about Myrtle Beach's top family-friendly Halloween parties and events! Updated for 2017. Read More

Thanksgiving Dinner In Myrtle Beach - 2017 Guide

Thanksgiving in Myrtle Beach is a way to enjoy the holidays without having to do any cooking. Check out our list of 2017 Thanksgiving dinners and meals in Myrtle Beach! Read More

Things to do in September in Myrtle Beach

Fall is knocking on Myrtle Beach’s door, but the fun won’t slow down anytime soon! Take advantage of the superb weather by scoping out some of the lively local events – many of which are family friendly and completely free of charge to attend! Here is our roundup of the top Myrtle Beach events for September: Read More

2017 Myrtle Beach Annual Car Shows

Myrtle Beach is famous for many things, including the line-up of car shows it attracts every year. Whether it be shiny, new mustangs or classic, old corvettes, Myrtle Beach’s car shows make for great entertainment and photo ops. Read More

Solar Eclipse comes to Myrtle Beach August 21, 2017!

On Monday August 21, 2017, a solar eclipse is coming to Myrtle Beach! If you aren’t totally sure what a solar eclipse is, you are not alone! Here are the basics that you need to know to experience this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Read More

2017 Myrtle Beach Fall Festivals & Events

With fall fast approaching you may want to consider booking a Myrtle Beach Vacation in the fall. With low rates, less crowded beaches, pleasant weather and plenty to do, fall is the perfect time for your next family vacation! Here are the top fall festivals along the Grand Strand and the surrounding areas that you don’t want to miss. Read More

Myrtle Beach Safari Chimps Attend New "War for the Planet of the Apes" Premiere.

On Friday, July 14, 2017, two movie-loving chimps from T.I.G.E.R.S. Myrtle Beach Safari attended the grand opening of the new movie “War for the Planet of the Apes” at Stone Theatres’ Grand 14 at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach. The three-year-old chimps known as Vali and Sugriva were accompanied by their caretakers from T.I.G.E.R.S. Myrtle Beach Safari in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Read More

Top Summer Resort Shows & Parties in Myrtle Beach

From fire dancers to pool parties, enjoy the best parties and entertainment this summer at our oceanfront Myrtle Beach resorts! Read More

Family Fun For Everyone - Labor Day 2017 In Myrtle Beach

Labor Day is Monday, September 4th and it’s right around the corner! We hope you are spending it in Myrtle Beach taking advantage of all of the fun events and happenings! If you haven’t already, you definitely need to add some of these events to your vacation plan. Read More

June 2017 Myrtle Beach Events Roundup

Summer is in full swing here at the beach and we promise that you and your family will have plenty to keep you busy during your beach retreat. After you have soaked up the sun and enjoyed your fill of beach fun, hit the town to take advantage of some of the local events – many of which are totally free! Check out some of the top family friendly events for the month of June and add a few to your Myrtle Beach vacation itinerary. Read More

The Bride's Guide To Planning The Perfect Destination Wedding in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is a great place for a budget-minded bride looking to get married somewhere with a tropical feel. A great thing about having a wedding is Myrtle Beach is affordability and location. Why have your destination wedding somewhere far away like the Bahamas where your guests can’t afford to visit? Here are some tips and ideas to make your beach wedding beautiful while sticking to a budget. Read More

4th of July Events & Fireworks in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is the ideal place to spend a hot summer day, followed by an evening under the stars while watching fireworks burst over the Myrtle Beach sky. Read More

Myrtle Beach Bike Week: What To Expect

Bike Week is quickly approaching and Vacation Myrtle Beach is here to answer all of your pressing questions on this exciting semi-annual event. What can you expect? What is it like? What events are there? Are there biker-friendly hotels? Check out our Bike Week FAQ roundup. Read More

2017 Myrtle Beach Fireworks Schedule

Nothing says summer like the sky lit up with fireworks, and no one outgrows it, no matter what age. During your stay, be sure to check out the fireworks happening all over the Grand Strand and in Myrtle Beach. Read More

April in Myrtle Beach

Spring has come to Myrtle Beach and with the beautiful spring weather in April come lots of opportunities to get out there and enjoy it. Here are just some of the outdoors events you can enjoy in April if you’re in Myrtle Beach: Read More

The YesYouCAN Film Festival

Champion Autism Network (CAN) will be hosting the YesYouCAN Film Festival, where all films are by or about someone with autism, on Friday, April 7th and Saturday, April 8th. The CAN Film Festival will take place at the Grand 14 Theater in Market Common, Myrtle Beach. Read More

St. Patrick’s Day Festivities in Myrtle Beach

Want to have a St. Patrick’s Day that will make others turn green with envy? Spend it in Myrtle Beach! Read More

Easter Worship Services in Myrtle Beach

If you are coming to Myrtle Beach for Easter weekend and would like to attend a service on Sunday, here is a list of some local Easter Sunday church services taking place. Read More

Easter in Myrtle Beach

Easter is just around the corner, and we hope you decide to come spend it with us in Myrtle Beach! There is a ton going on to keep your family filled up on food and fun. Read More

Myrtle Beach Valentine's Day Dining and Packages

Booking a long weekend in one of the best beach vacation destinations is a perfect way to let your special someone know how much they mean to you this Valentine’s Day. February in Myrtle Beach is quite a bit less crowded, but it is still filled with and events to keep you entertained during your visit, especially during Valentine’s weekend. Read More

Things to do in Myrtle Beach in July

Beach. Pool. Golf. Stroll. Repeat. These are favorite activities for most Myrtle Beach visitors. But, if you’re looking to branch out a bit this summer vacation, take a peek at these enticing events happening during the month of July, right near your Myrtle Beach resort. Read More

Horry County Fair

Myrtle Beach is welcoming the 2016 Horry County Fair this April and you won’t want to miss this extravagant event! Read More

Carolina Country Music Fest Returns to Myrtle Beach

The Carolina Country Music Fest is back for another round of raucous fun in Myrtle Beach June 10 to 12, 2016 and you will not want to miss out on all of the fantastic musical acts. Read More

Run to the Sun Car Show

Myrtle Beach is known for hosting events of all types all year long and we are excited for the 28th annual Run to the Sun Car Show to be taking place once again this year. Read More

Myrtle Beach Highland Games and Heritage Festival

A new and exciting event is making its way to Myrtle Beach this year: the Highland Games and Heritage Festival! The inaugural highland games and festival will saunter into Myrtle Beach clad in tartans and bagpipes on March 18th and 19th. Read More

August Events in Myrtle Beach

August is the perfect time to visit, the weather is still a balmy average of 86 degrees and the water is a warm 85 degrees! Though summer is slowly winding down, you’d never be able to tell if you are visiting Myrtle Beach during the month of August. Whether you are squeezing in a late summer getaway or have been waiting all summer to kick back and relax, you definitely won’t experience a shortage of things to do during your stay. Check out some of the top events happening in August and pencil a few into your beach itinerary: Read More

Myrtle Beach Bike Fest 2015

Warm weather is here and Myrtle Beach Bike Week 2015 is coming up fast. Read More

Vacation Myrtle Beach Resorts Go Green for Earth Day and Beyond with Special Events & New Initiative

From collecting trash on the beach to environmentally-themed movies and “green” gifts, Vacation Myrtle Beach resorts has a variety of activities planned for Earth Day, April 22. Many of the company’s 14 resorts, three of which hold the prestigious Green Award from TripAdvisor, will showcase their green initiatives in addition to hosting fun activities for guests throughout the day. Read More

Myrtle Beach New Year’s Eve Tips

Are you thinking about taking a last-minute getaway to Myrtle Beach to celebrate New Year’s Eve? There are multiple reasons to visit Myrtle Beach for this special holiday including the number of parties and dinners to choose from and generally low room rates. Why not spend NYE at the beach? Read More

Things to do in Myrtle Beach in December

December means it is beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Myrtle Beach. So if you’re looking to get in the holiday spirit, there are lots of things to add to your to-do list for your winter Myrtle Beach vacation. Read More

Top Myrtle Beach Holiday Activities for Families

With the holidays just around the corner, many retailers and attractions are planning some fun and exciting Myrtle Beach Christmas activities. Not sure what’s going on? Then check out our top 5 Myrtle Beach holiday festivities list below: Read More

Thanksgiving in Myrtle Beach

Thanksgiving is a special time in Myrtle Beach. The temperatures are beginning to cool and the leaves are beginning to change. Fall festivals are in full swing and holiday shows and events are just starting to kick off. Learn why a Thanksgiving getaway in Myrtle Beach could be perfect for you! Read More

Myrtle Beach Resort Group “Goes Pink” for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Vacation Myrtle Beach resort group is kicking off a fundraiser for breast cancer awareness, research and treatment as part of the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign. Read More

Stay at Palms Resort for Taste of the Town

Taste of the Town is known as Myrtle Beach’s premier culinary event and attracts thousands of guests each year. This exciting annual event takes place each year at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center and continues to grow and expand each year. Read More

Why You Should Stay at hotel BLUE for Oktoberfest

hotel BLUE is THE Myrtle Beach Oktoberfest headquarters and you won’t want to miss out on the chance to stay at this chic oceanfront hotel. hotel BLUE offers a convenient location close to all of the Oktoberfest action that is just a short drive to two of the three large area events. Read More

Myrtle Beach Bike Week: What To Expect

Bike Week is quickly approaching and Vacation Myrtle Beach is here to answer all of your pressing questions on this exciting semi-annual event. What can you expect? What is it like? What events are there? Are there biker-friendly hotels? Check out our Bike Week FAQ roundup. Read More

Fall Festivals in Myrtle Beach

The weather begins to cool off towards the end of September, providing excellent weather for outdoor events and festivals. Take advantage of some of these exciting family festivals during your fall stay at the beach! Here’s a few you can look forward to. Read More

31st Annual Taste of the Town

Do you love food? Do you like tasting some of the best food in Myrtle Beach from some of the most popular restaurants? Then the 31st Annual Taste of the Town is the perfect event for you. Read More

Samantha’s Guide to the Boardwalk-Hot Summer Nights

The summer is a great time in Myrtle Beach to come for a visit. There are so many fun and free things to do during the peak season, it’s hard to choose where to spend your time, and that is a problem I can embrace! One of my favorite places no matter the season is the Boardwalk and Historic Downtown. In the summer, they amp up their offerings and draw me in with nightly activities. This year it is called Hot Summer Nights and the name is right on the money! Read More

American Idol Auditions Coming to Myrtle Beach

Do you love singing? Do you dream of being on a talent television show? Then you are in luck! Read More

Summer Family Activities at Vacation Myrtle Beach Resorts

Summer is one of the most exciting times in Myrtle Beach! Many resorts offer activities throughout the summer, making it easy to plan a fun family vacation without having to go far from the resort. Read More

Hot Summer Nights at the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Each summer the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk heats up the night with Hot Summer Nights! A family-friendly summer-long event, this adds to the reasons for visitors to check out all that the Boardwalk has to offer! Read More

What's the Weather Like in June

June is right around the corner and we have been waiting what feels like forever for June to be here! June 21st officially starts summer and it is such an exciting time in Myrtle Beach. June is one of our busiest months and we welcome back all of our friends from summers past and greet some new friends making their first Myrtle Beach trip. The deliciously warm weather we coveted in May becomes a daily occurrence in June. Almost every day will be in the high 80s and a beach worthy day. On average the forecast does call for some precipitation practically every day, but it doesn’t actually happen. The upside to rain when we get it is it doesn't last very long and can actually be a nice reprieve from a warm day. Be spontaneous and dance in the rain, it keeps you young. Read More

Samantha's Guide to Market Common

The Market Common is a unique addition to Myrtle Beach’s already impressive shopping and dining resume. Located on the south end of Myrtle Beach, between U.S. 17 and Business 17, it feels somewhat off the beaten path, but still very urban. The Market Common is meant to have a New York City feel, with apartments and living spaces above stores and restaurants, all connected like its’ own little community. I for one think it has a very chic feel and it has become one of my favorite places to shop and dine. Read More

What's the Weather Like in May

May is a wonderful time of year in Myrtle Beach! There are finally consistent temperatures trending towards warm, there isn’t too much humidity yet and there is so much to do on and off your resort! The weather is friendly in May; you can expect temperatures in the high 70’s to high 80’s. Be prepared to spend a lot of time outside working on getting rid of that winter pale! On average May is a low precipitation month, with very few storm clouds to rain on your parade. Read More

Memorial Day in Myrtle Beach

Memorial Day is a day to commemorate those who gave their lives during war for our country. In a patriotic town like Myrtle Beach there are a number of events that will be going on to commemorate and celebrate this holiday. Here are just a few of the Memorial Day events happening in Myrtle Beach this year: Read More

Mother's Day and Myrtle Beach

Mother’s Day and Myrtle Beach have more in common than M’s. They’re a perfect pair in a lot of ways. Read More

Ninth Annual Mayfest on Main

Spring and summer usher in all of our favorite festivals! North Myrtle Beach hosts Mayfest on Main for the ninth year in a row, May 10, 2014. The festival is completely free, but don’t forget to bring money for unique merchandise and mouth-watering food found only at festivals! Mayfest on Main is the perfect way to spend the day with plenty to do from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The fest will feature local vendors and merchants, selling their wares and even letting you join in on the crafting fun at a few booths! Bring the kids and let them have the time of their life in the children’s area. Mayfest will have a spotlight community stage with local performers and a rockin’ main stage, bringing you some well known acts as well as highlighting a few you may not know. Read More

FAQ: What Do I Need to Do to Fish at the Beach?

If you are among the many visiting anglers or just looking for some family fun, fishing in Myrtle Beach is guaranteed to please. But before heading out, it’s important to consider where you’ll be going and what you’ll need. Read More

4th Annual f.l.a.v.o.r.

Fresh Local Appetizing Valuable Original Restaurants is what the acronym f.l.a.v.o.r. stands for. This is year marks the fourth annual f.l.a.v.o.r. showcase. It will be hosted at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center on April 8 at 4:00 to 7:30 p.m. and feature over 30 restaurants! Read More

Best Events This Year in Myrtle Beach

As 2013 comes to a close it is a great time to remember some of the great events that happened in Myrtle Beach this year. Read More

Best Holidays in Myrtle Beach

What are the best holidays to spend in Myrtle Beach? It’s a question that might seem like it has a simple answer given how many people come here for Memorial Day, the 4th of July and Labor Day, but when you weigh all the options there are a few holidays that would top our list and they’re just the ones you might expect. Read More

Top 5 Myrtle Beach 4th of July Activities

The best thing about celebrating Independence Day in Myrtle Beach is that there’s something to do around every corner. Check out these five fabulous Fourth of July events that will add some fun, food, and fireworks to your Myrtle Beach vacation. Read More

Chief Kamu Fire and Hula Show at Vacation Myrtle Beach Resorts

Many of the Vacation Myrtle Beach resorts have summer entertainment that fills the breezy beach days with resort fun for the whole family. Read More

Myrtle Beach Summer Fireworks and Fourth of July Parades

Myrtle Beach is the ideal place to spend a hot summer day, followed by an evening under the stars while watching fireworks burst over the Myrtle Beach sky. Read More