Myrtle Beach News

Don’t Miss Out on Vacation Myrtle Beach’s “Mega Sale” with Lodging Savings of Up to 50% and More

The three day sale will run January 16-18, 2019, and includes offers for 14 oceanfront resorts featuring an array of amenities from a giant oceanfront waterpark to an on-site bowling alley and beyond. Read More

New Restaurant: Cookie Dough Bliss

Cookie Dough Bliss, a premium purveyor of non-baked treats, is brand new to Myrtle Beach! The brand is dedicated to providing high-quality, premium cookie dough treats and desserts. Read More

Myrtle Beach Cyber Monday Deals

Sale includes huge hotel discounts and up to 75 percent off reservation add-ons for 2019 bookings! Read More

Family Fun Day Fundraiser Set To Raise Funds For Flood Victims

Help4Kids to host a community fundraiser event at Crown Reef Resort on November 10. Read More

2018 Myrtle Beach Black Friday Shopping Hours

Christmas is fast approaching and what better way to prepare for it then head to Myrtle Beach for some fun in the sun for Black Friday? Check out our 2018 Black Friday shopping guide! Read More

Myrtle Beach Welcomes New Restaurant: Sweet & Sour Asian Kitchen

Myrtle Beach visitors craving far east flavors are in luck! A brand new Asian-inspired restaurant is slated to open this fall. Read More

2018 Native Sons Salt Games

Visitors flock to our shores each summer to enjoy the sun, salt, and sand. If you’re looking for an exciting end-of-summer event that incorporates all three of these elements, look no farther than The Salt Games! Read More

Inaugural 2018 Myrtle Mile

Grab your running shoes and head downtown, the inaugural Myrtle Mile is right around the corner! This new fall event will take place on Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 is sure to be fun for the whole family, whether you are an elite runner or just looking for a fun way to stay fit with the fam. Read More

Myrtle Beach First Friday Artwalks

If you’re looking to “do as the locals do” during your trip to Myrtle Beach, schedule a trip during the beginning of the month and pencil in the “First Friday Artwalk” event. Read More

2018 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

The 2018 Inaugural Music & Arts Festival Is Right Around The Corner

Fall is right around the corner, which means festival season in Myrtle Beach is fast approaching! Visitors and locals seeking a fun, new fall event will definitely want to pencil in the Inaugural Music & Arts Festival, proudly presented by Wicked Weed Brewing. Read More

The Simpsons' Kwik-E-Mart Coming to Myrtle Beach's Broadway at the Beach

It’s showtime! A new dimension of family fun hits Myrtle Beach with a first-of-its-kind attraction—The Simpsons in 4D. This all-new experience will feature Springfield’s Kwik-E-Mart and Aztec Theater! Guests will rub elbows with the town’s popular residents, including America’s favorite family, The Simpsons. Read More

New Myrtle Beach Restaurants, Attractions, & More for 2018

Like every year, a plethora of new Myrtle Beach restaurants, attractions, services, and more will be opening up, just in time for summer fun. Find out what's in store for Myrtle Beach in 2018. Read More

The Water Tree Cafe is a brand-new addition to the Market Common

Grand Strand visitors seeking a fresh, local spot to refuel after a busy day at the beach are in luck! Introducing Water Tree Cafe, a brand-new addition to the Market Common shopping and dining district. Read More

Sol y Luna Latin Cantina Brings Latin Cuisine To The Grand Strand!

Craving cuisine with a little south of the border flare? If so, we’ve got just the place for you! Venture off-the-beaten-path, across the waterway over to the Carolina Forest neighborhood to enjoy the latest Grand Strand addition - Sol y Luna Latin Cantina. Read More

Myrtle Beach Pelicans to Host Curtis Pride & Deaf Awareness Night on August 19

Free youth baseball clinic, Q&A with Pride, sign language jerseys & fireworks highlight the Myrtle Beach event. Read More

Taco Mundo Kitchen Y Cantina Is Added To Barefoot Landing's Restaurant Lineup

Have you heard the news? Barefoot Landing, a Myrtle Beach staple for over 25 years, is currently undergoing massive renovations. Don’t worry, if an annual trip to this bustling outdoor venue is on your itinerary, Barefoot Landing is very much open for business. However, if you venture over to the waterfront venue this summer, you’ll likely notice several new and exciting additions, including Taco Mundo Kitchen Y Cantina. Read More

The 2018 Summer Lights Festival at Brookgreen Gardens Is In Full Bloom!

Summer is in full swing across the Grand Strand and the gardens are in full bloom at Brookgreen. The area’s premier outdoor attraction has a brand-new festival in store for the 2018 season and you won’t want to miss out on the fun! Read More

Don't Miss The Bacon and Brews Fest on September 22nd, 2018!

Bacon and beats and brews - oh my! If you’re looking for the hottest new festival to hit Myrtle Beach this fall, be sure to pencil in the Bacon and Brews Fest: Saturday, September 22, 2018. Note: Event has been postponed. Read More

Brixx Wood Fired Pizza Is New To The Grand Strand

Beach vacations are all about splurging, and what better way to indulge during your Myrtle Beach getaway that with a hearty slice and maybe even an ice-cold beer? You can have all of the above, and more, at Brixx Wood Fired Pizza. A recent addition to the Grand Strand, Brixx is upping the Myrtle Beach pizza game with authentic, wood-fired pies and a cozy, family-friendly atmosphere. Read More

Tin Roof Is Open In The Brand New Oceanfront Entertainment Complex At The Boardwalk!

Tin Roof is the first new vendor to open its doors in the brand-new Oceanfront Entertainment Complex. Located along the bustling Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, this new waterfront destination offers three stories and a stunning, modern design that is sure to be the talk of the town. Tin Roof occupies the penthouse suite of the building with tons of outdoor space and panoramic ocean views. Read More

Kentucky Mist Distillery Opens Not One, But Two New Locations In Myrtle Beach!

Kentucky Mist is expanding their footprint with not one but TWO new Grand Strand locations! The first location is at Broadway at the Beach, one of many exciting new vendors to join the already impressive lineup of attractions for the 2018 season. The second location is at Barefoot Landing and is a part of a much larger renovation that is currently underway. Read More

Dockside Village: The Brand New Waterfront Boardwalk at Barefoot Landing!

To celebrate the venue’s history and to embrace the growth and expansion of the Grand Strand, Barefoot Landing is currently undergoing massive renovations to better serve area visitors. The expansion will welcome several new vendors the venue, as well as offer exciting new spaces for existing shops and restaurants. Read More

The 2018 Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Bonanza

Summer is in full swing and Myrtle Beach is bustling with exciting family events - including a brand-new family affair! The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Bonanza is an exciting new addition to this summer’s event list and you won’t want to miss out on the fun! As the name suggests, the beach bonanza will take place along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, a popular downtown destination. The new event launches on July 4th and will continue every Wednesday and Thursday evening through the end of August. Read More

Tax Free Weekend in Myrtle Beach 2018

In many states it has become common practice to grant a tax free weekend towards the end of summer, and this is the case in South Carolina. This year’s weekend will be August 3 - 5, 2018, the first weekend of the month, which is perfect timing for back to school shopping! Read More

What's New at Barefoot Landing?

2018 has brought many changes to the Grand Strand, and Barefoot Landing is no exception. This family-friendly, waterfront venue has been home to a variety of popular shops, restaurants, and attractions for over 25 years. The entertainment mecca is currently undergoing renovations to re-organize existing vendors and make room for even more vendors in the coming months. The shuffle will create unique experiential areas, including the “Low Country Village”, “Harborwalk Village”, and “Lakeside Village” - to name a few. The redesign also includes the build-out of a brand new “Dockside Village” area, which will serve as a waterfront boardwalk area, reminiscent of the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk and Myrtle Beach Boardwalk areas. Read More

New Additions to Broadway at the Beach for Summer 2018!

Broadway at the Beach, the Grand Strand’s most popular family attraction, is welcoming several new additions this summer. Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, Broadway has served as the epicenter for family fun and entertainment for over 20 years. Read More

The New Beach Club at the Boardwalk

Myrtle Beach visitors will soon have a brand-new spot along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk to enjoy waterfront dining and entertainment. The new ‘Beach Club’ entertainment complex broke ground in 2017 and the new tenants will be opening their doors just in time for the 2018 summer season. Read More

LuLu's Is Now Open In Barefoot Landing!

Barefoot Landing, a North Myrtle Beach staple, is currently undergoing massive renovations during the 2018 season. The changes will include shuffling and re-organizing current tenants in addition to welcoming several new venue additions, including the highly anticipated Lucy Buffett’s LuLu’s. Read More

Market Common Welcomes 810 Bowling!

South Grand Strand visitors, rejoice! The Market Common, a busy, high-end shopping and entertainment district, just welcomed another exciting attraction for families. 810 Bowling opened its doors June 2018 and offers an exciting new indoor entertainment option for visitors and locals. Read More

Check Out Our Top 10 Myrtle Beach Resorts

Don't miss out: Your next Myrtle Beach getaway should start at one of these top 10 Myrtle Beach resorts! Read More

2018 Myrtle Beach Fireworks Schedule

Nothing says summer like the sky lit up with fireworks! During your stay, be sure to check out the fireworks happening all over the Grand Strand and in Myrtle Beach. Read More

The Best Summer Countdown Sale Begins In Myrtle Beach, SC

Vacation Myrtle Beach, one of the largest hotel groups in the Myrtle Beach area, featuring 14 oceanfront properties and nearly 4,000 accommodation units, launches its best ever Summer Countdown Sale where the longer you stay, the more you save! 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

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

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

Vacation Myrtle Beach Resorts Support The 2017 Backpack Buddies Drive

Vacation Myrtle Beach resorts have taken an initiative in 2017 to support Help4Kids and their Backpack Buddies program, a Myrtle Beach and Horry County based program that aims to assist children in need. Read More

The Coast is Clear With All Roads Leading to a 2017 Vacation in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

As prospective beach visitors seek a last-minute summer vacation, Vacation Myrtle Beach is welcoming both leisure and group guests to its oceanfront properties throughout the Myrtle Beach area. 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 Announcement: Topgolf Coming to Myrtle Beach!

It’s official, Topgolf is coming to Myrtle Beach! This premiere golf entertainment company is still in the first stages of presenting their plans to the Myrtle Beach Community Board, but they plan to make Myrtle Beach their next home and residents as well as visitors are excited for this new edition to the already bustling beach town. 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

Last Minute Summer Surprise Sale In Myrtle Beach – Only til Friday!

Summer is in full swing in Myrtle Beach and one resort group is offering significant summer savings through their 72-Hour SUNSational Sale for visitors looking to plan a beach vacation. Read More

Myrtle Beach Resorts Offer Military Members Discounts This Memorial Day

With Memorial Day fast approaching, several oceanfront Myrtle Beach resorts are preparing to offer a discount this Memorial Day for stays that are booked on May 29, 2017, by military members. Read More

Vacation Myrtle Beach Invests $4.3 Million in Resort Renovations

Vacation Myrtle Beach, one of the largest hotel groups in the Myrtle Beach area, featuring 14 oceanfront properties and nearly 4,000 accommodation units, is proud to unveil to guests this summer the recent $4.3 million in upgrades and renovations at four of its oceanfront resorts. Read More

Hottest Myrtle Beach Resort Deals For Spring 2017

Are you planning a spring vacation in Myrtle Beach? Whether you are planning a week-long family getaway, a couple’s retreat or a girls’ weekend at the beach, there are many deals available that will help you save money and make planning your vacation way easier! 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

Myrtle Beach Spring Attractions Openings

As spring is approaching, a lot of you may be wondering, which Myrtle Beach attractions will be open on my spring vacation in 2016? Read More

What's New in Myrtle Beach 2017

Myrtle Beach is always adding new attractions and dining options and 2017 is no different. Below are some of the new attractions, dining and other changes you can look forward to experiencing on your next visit! Read More

Resorts Offer Unique & Significant Groundhog Day Special

Visitors of Vacation Myrtle Beach will be watching closely to see if Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow on February 2. In a town where there is an average of more than 200 sunny days per year, six more weeks of a mild winter would not necessarily be a bad thing. Read More

Myrtle Beach News – New Flights to Myrtle Beach

Driving to Myrtle Beach is how many of our visitors choose to arrive and it has its benefits, but if you can fly and get here even quicker to start your vacation then why not?! 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

Myrtle Beach News: A Multiyear Transformation Planned for Broadway at the Beach

Broadway at the Beach is South Carolina’s number one tourist destination in the heart of Myrtle Beach. This tourist magnet has been thriving as a premier destination for shopping, dining, and entertainment since 1995. Read More

Supporting Flood Victims with Lowcountry Food Bank

The Vacation Myrtle Beach resorts are proud to support our community by partnering with the Lowcountry Food Bank. Many South Carolina residents were recently impacted by unprecedented amounts of rain that caused damage to homes and businesses. Read More

Myrtle Beach Resort Group Launches “Friendliest Place on the Beach” Initiative

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is the top beach destination on the east coast offering more than 200 resorts and hotels for the more than 14 million visitors that come to the area each year. The Vacation Myrtle Beach resort group, comprised of 14 oceanfront resorts, has found a new way to stand out among the crowded landscape at the beach by building a stronger relationship with their guests. Read More

VMB Resorts Offer Incentives to Extend Summer, Use Vacation Days through Fall

While summer might appear to be over for most of the country as students head back to school, it’s still in full swing in Myrtle Beach, S.C. With temperatures averaging in the upper 70’s to mid 80’s through September and October, it’s plenty warm to sun, swim and enjoy all of the Grand Strand’s renowned outdoor activities. Read More

Get Your Free Ticket to One of Myrtle Beach’s Hottest Attractions this Fall!

Myrtle Beach WonderWorks is one of the most popular attractions at the beach. Located at Broadway at the Beach, this family-fun attraction should be on the top of your Myrtle Beach to-do list if it isn’t already. If you book a stay with any Vacation Myrtle Beach Resort you can get a free ticket to this great attraction! Read More

VMB Resorts Named Exclusive Independent Properties Partner for Spirit Airlines in Myrtle Beach

Spirit Airlines, the top air carrier at Myrtle Beach International Airport, has selected Vacation Myrtle Beach resort properties as its exclusive independent resort group properties partner. Read More

Kid-Friendly Myrtle Beach Offers Beach Fun for Less at Oceanfront Resorts

Just named the No. 3 Best Kid-Friendly Destination by USA Today, Myrtle Beach provides all the ocean, entertainment and family-approved fun at a fraction of the cost of many other U.S. beaches. 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 News: North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex

North Myrtle Beach’s Park and Sports Complex opened in 2014 and held many tournaments and events since its’ opening. The facility is a 145 acre park and sports complex and recreation complex suited for a variety or sports and nature enthusiasts. Read More

What’s New This Year in Myrtle Beach: 2015 Edition

Every year new restaurants, attractions and shows are added to Myrtle Beach’s enclave of offerings for visitors. This year is no exception as many new exciting places are opening their doors. Check out our roundup of what’s new to Myrtle Beach this year. Read More

New Non-Stop Allegiant Flights Announced for Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach visitors now have additional non-stop options for flights to Myrtle Beach. Allegiant Air announced today that they will be adding five additional airports to their lineup of flights. Read More

2014 in Myrtle Beach: A Year in Review

2014 has been a busy year in Myrtle Beach! Check our annual Year in Review roundup and catch up on all of the latest Myrtle Beach news. Read More

Black Friday in Myrtle Beach

Visitors to Myrtle Beach resorts over the Thanksgiving holiday will want to make the best of Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year! Many stores open their doors at midnight for their Black Friday specials and stay open for the whole weekend. You’ll Read More

Spirit Airlines Announces Direct Myrtle Beach Flight from Cleveland, Ohio

Spirit Airlines, a budget carrier that is popular with Myrtle Beach travelers, recently announced they will be adding a direct flight to and from Cleveland, Ohio. Read More

5 Reasons Why Summer Never Ends in Myrtle Beach!

Kids are getting ready to go back to school and the weather may soon begin to get a little cooler where you live. But did you know that summer is seemingly endless in Myrtle Beach and that fall is still a great time for a beach vacation? Read More

Crown Reef Waterpark is Open for Year Round Fun!

As part of a $7.5 million renovation, Crown Reef Resort opened a $2 million, four-story tall waterpark in early July. 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

What’s New This Year in Myrtle Beach: 2014 Edition

2014 has been an exciting year thus-far in Myrtle Beach. There have been many changes and additions to our wonderful town making it even better for locals and visitors alike! 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

Crown Reef Resort Opens New Town Center as Part of $7.5 Million Renovation

The latest addition in the $7.5 million renovation of Crown Reef Resort has opened its doors. The new 3,700-square-foot Town Center Dining, Entertainment and Fun Zone features four new amenities in one central location overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, including Loco Gecko Beach Shak, Grab n’ Go Grill & Coffee Bar, Swirl Ice Cream & Sweet Shop and Video Game & Redemption Center. Read More

Vacation Myrtle Beach Property Improvements and Upgrades

Vacation Myrtle Beach resorts utilize the off-season, which typically runs from November until early March, to make improvements and upgrades to their properties and rooms so they are ready for the spring and summer guests. Read More

What's the Weather Like in April

The weather is starting to turn distinctly warm in April. The temperature trends toward the high 60s and low 70s with some days in the mid to upper 80s! Warm weather brings back all of our favorite activities we have had to put away for winter. Read More

Crown Reef Resort’s New Waterpark Features World’s First Hotel “Explosion” Slide

Highlighting one of Myrtle Beach’s largest resort renovations in the last five years, Crown Reef Resort will open a brand new waterpark for guests in late Spring 2014 with two enclosed 38-foot water slides, including the world’s first hotel “Explosion” slide. A popular getaway for families, Myrtle Beach was just named the No. 21 destination in the United States by Read More


With Opening Night only eight days away, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, are excited to announce their Opening Day roster for the 2014 season. Under first-year manager Joe Mikulik, the Pelicans return 13 players with previous experience in Myrtle Beach, as the team seeks their fourth straight postseason appearance. Read More

Ripley's Aquarium Presents SWARM a New Interactive Exhibit

Ripley’s Aquarium has recently opened “SWARM™,” a brand-new, hands-on, highly interactive exhibit. Featured displays include a schooling fish exhibit where you can crawl underneath and pop up in the middle and an interactive “doctor fish” exhibit where you can immerse your hands only to be swarmed by hundreds of fish that cling and feed on your loose skin. Read More

Allegiant Airlines Adds New Myrtle Beach Routes

Allegiant announces today new, nonstop jet service to Myrtle Beach from four cities, beginning May 29. The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will introduce the new service with fares as low as $54* one way. Read More

2014 Pelicans Field Staff Announced

The Texas Rangers announced today the managers, coaches, and staff for all minor league affiliates in 2014. In 2013, the farm system produced its fifth top-7 finish in composite winning percentage since 2008 and the Rangers were the only organization to have every affiliate finish with at least a .500 record. Read More

2013 in Myrtle Beach: A Year in Review

2013 was a great year for Myrtle Beach. Here are some of the biggest things that happened around town: Read More

Great Spring Free Ticket Offer!

By staying at Vacation Myrtle Beach resort for your vacation you can save money by getting great rates and free tickets to some of Myrtle Beach’s hottest shows and attractions! Read More

Myrtle Beach’s Boardwalk Among Nation’s Best

Boardwalks have become increasingly popular over the last 20 years but it’s no surprise that Myrtle Beach’s Boardwalk and Promenade is still ranked among the nation’s best in a variety of categories. Located between the Second Avenue Pier to the 14th Avenue Pier, the Boardwalk is home to numerous stores, shops, restaurants, and situated just south of the Family Kingdom Amusement Park. Read More

WonderWorks Home to New 6D Theater

In a sea of bright lights and fun attractions, it takes something truly remarkable to standout from the crowd. After all, Myrtle Beach offers every visitor a laundry list of to-do items that’s nearly impossible to squeeze into a normal one week vacation. However, WonderWorks has enhanced the value of their general admission ticket by adding a 6D Theater to their 2nd floor exhibit. Read More

Spirit Airlines Announces New Flights

Spirit Airlines, one of the carriers that serve Myrtle Beach International Airport, has added two new seasonal routes to its list of Myrtle Beach flights. Read More