Special Events

Winter Wonderland at The Beach, Myrtle Beach 2021

A brand new winter attraction is here for the 2021 holiday season in sunny Myrtle Beach, SC. Located centrally by downtown Myrtle Beach and the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, Winter Wonderland at The Beach made its debut on November 26, 2021. Read More About Winter Wonderland at The Beach, Myrtle Beach 2021

Thanksgiving Dinner In Myrtle Beach - 2021 Guide

Many local restaurants and resorts are offering special Thanksgiving dinners and buffets on November 25, 2021. They will do all the hard work for you, so you can sit back, enjoy an amazing meal and have a wonderful time at the beach. Read More About Thanksgiving Dinner In Myrtle Beach - 2021 Guide

Things to Do in Myrtle Beach in December 2021

From parades to tree lightings and joyous holiday shows, Myrtle Beach has it all. Make this December one to remember with these top things to do in Myrtle Beach in December! Read More About Things to Do in Myrtle Beach in December 2021

Myrtle Beach Area Christmas & Holiday Season Events - 2021 Guide

If you are planning a vacation to Myrtle Beach this November or December, you will want to check out the various 2021 Christmas events, shows and festivities that are taking place in the Myrtle Beach area. Read More About Myrtle Beach Area Christmas & Holiday Season Events - 2021 Guide

Halloween in Myrtle Beach 2021 - Events, Festivals & More

There are always countless things to do in and around Myrtle Beach to celebrate Halloween. This year Halloween falls on a Sunday, so most of the events take place that weekend. Read More About Halloween in Myrtle Beach 2021 - Events, Festivals & More

2021 Myrtle Beach Fall Festivals & Events

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 About 2021 Myrtle Beach Fall Festivals & Events

Things to Do in Myrtle Beach in October 2021

Summer is officially over, but there are still plenty of things to do in Myrtle Beach, even when the kids are back at school. Here is a small selection of some of the events you can find in and around the Grand Strand in October when you’re visiting one of the Myrtle Beach vacation resorts. Read More About Things to Do in Myrtle Beach in October 2021

Things to do in Myrtle Beach in November 2021

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 About Things to do in Myrtle Beach in November 2021

8 Things to Do in Myrtle Beach in September 2021

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 About 8 Things to Do in Myrtle Beach in September 2021

Things To Do in Myrtle Beach in July 2021

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 About Things To Do in Myrtle Beach in July 2021

Labor Day Myrtle Beach 2021 - Family Fun For Everyone

Labor Day is Monday, September 6th 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 Myrtle Beach Labor Day events to your vacation plan. Read More About Labor Day Myrtle Beach 2021 - Family Fun For Everyone

4th of July Weekend in Myrtle Beach 2021

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. Check out this year's July 4th events! Read More About 4th of July Weekend in Myrtle Beach 2021

2021 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 About 2021 Myrtle Beach Fireworks Schedule

7 Things to Do in Myrtle Beach in June

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 About 7 Things to Do in Myrtle Beach in June

Easter in Myrtle Beach 2021

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 About Easter in Myrtle Beach 2021

World Championship Chili Cookoff Slated for September

Come one, come all to the world championship chili cookoff in Myrtle Beach in September 2021. Read More About World Championship Chili Cookoff Slated for September

Myrtle Beach Valentine's Day Events & Dining 2021

Booking a long weekend in Myrtle Beach is the perfect way to let your special someone know how much they mean to you this Valentine’s Day. Read More About Myrtle Beach Valentine's Day Events & Dining 2021

Myrtle Beach Christmas 2020: 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 About Myrtle Beach Christmas 2020: Dinner Options

New Year's Eve in Myrtle Beach 2020-2021

Spending New Year's Eve in Myrtle Beach is a great 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 2020-2021. Read More About New Year's Eve in Myrtle Beach 2020-2021

The 2020-21 Myrtle Beach Winter Guide

Planning a winter trip to Myrtle Beach? Check out our guide to enjoying a winter getaway in the south. Read More About The 2020-21 Myrtle Beach Winter Guide

Myrtle Beach Will Be The New Home For Postseason Football

Myrtle Beach will soon be in the game with the addition of the Myrtle Beach Bowl Game in December 2020. Read More About Myrtle Beach Will Be The New Home For Postseason Football

Top Things to Do in Myrtle Beach in April

Spring has arrived in Myrtle Beach, and so have lots of opportunities to get out there and enjoy the beautiful spring weather! Discover the best events and activities happening around Myrtle Beach in April 2021. Read More About Top Things to Do in Myrtle Beach in April

Daytime Television Stars Visit The Grand Strand

Meet your favorite daytime soap opera stars in Myrtle Beach this February! Read More About Daytime Television Stars Visit The Grand Strand

Where To Get Married in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is a great place for a budget-minded bride looking to get married somewhere with a tropical feel. 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 About Where To Get Married in Myrtle Beach

Horry County Fair

Myrtle Beach is welcoming the 2019 Horry County Fair this April and you won’t want to miss this extravagant event! Read More About Horry County Fair

1000 Lights Water Lantern Festival

For one night only, Grand Park at The Market Common will come to life with hundreds of glowing water lanterns. Bring the family to this unique event! Read More About 1000 Lights Water Lantern Festival

Things to Do in Myrtle Beach in May

Summer is almost here! While you wait, check out everything there is to do in May in Myrtle Beach. Read More About Things to Do in Myrtle Beach in May

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 About 2018 Native Sons Salt Games

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 About Inaugural 2018 Myrtle Mile

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 About Myrtle Beach First Friday Artwalks

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

Pro Fastpitch Softball Coming To Myrtle Beach

For the first time in its history, TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark will host two games between the USA Nationals and Scrap Yard Fast Pitch on Tuesday, July 24 and Wednesday, July 25. The two-game series roster includes many of the sport's top athletes including Monica Abbott, Lauren Haeger, Dallas Escobedo, Haylie McCleney, Aubree Monroe, Kelsey Stewart, Ali Aguilar, and many more. Read More About Pro Fastpitch Softball Coming To Myrtle Beach

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

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

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 About The 2018 Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Bonanza

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 About Easter Worship Services in Myrtle Beach

Wings Over Myrtle Beach Air Show Comes to Myrtle Beach

After over a decade-long hiatus, the Wings Over Myrtle Beach Air Show is soaring back to Myrtle Beach for a two-day extravaganza of aerial acrobatics and fun for all ages! Read More About Wings Over Myrtle Beach Air Show Comes to Myrtle Beach

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 annual Run to the Sun Car Show to be taking place this spring in sunny Myrtle Beach. Read More About Run to the Sun Car Show

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 About Myrtle Beach Highland Games and Heritage Festival

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 About 2017 Myrtle Beach Annual Car Shows

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 About Solar Eclipse comes to Myrtle Beach August 21, 2017!

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

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 About Top Summer Resort Shows & Parties in Myrtle Beach

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 About Myrtle Beach Bike Week: What To Expect

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 About The YesYouCAN Film Festival

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 About St. Patrick’s Day Festivities in Myrtle Beach

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 About Carolina Country Music Fest Returns to Myrtle Beach

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 About August Events in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach Bike Fest 2015

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

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

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 About Myrtle Beach New Year’s Eve Tips

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 About Top Myrtle Beach Holiday Activities for Families

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 About Thanksgiving in Myrtle Beach

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

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 About Stay at Palms Resort for Taste of the Town

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 About Why You Should Stay at hotel BLUE for Oktoberfest

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 About Myrtle Beach Bike Week: What To Expect

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 About Fall Festivals in Myrtle Beach

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 About 31st Annual Taste of the Town

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 About Samantha’s Guide to the Boardwalk-Hot Summer Nights

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 About American Idol Auditions Coming to Myrtle Beach

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 About Summer Family Activities at Vacation Myrtle Beach Resorts

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 About Hot Summer Nights at the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

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 About What's the Weather Like in June

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 About Samantha's Guide to Market Common

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 About What's the Weather Like in May

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 About Memorial Day in Myrtle Beach

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 About Mother's Day and Myrtle Beach

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 About Ninth Annual Mayfest on Main

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

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

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 About Best Events This Year in Myrtle Beach

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 About Best Holidays in Myrtle Beach

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 About Top 5 Myrtle Beach 4th of July Activities

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 About Chief Kamu Fire and Hula Show at Vacation Myrtle Beach Resorts

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 About Myrtle Beach Summer Fireworks and Fourth of July Parades