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Planning a family vacation can be costly… the accommodations, the entertainment, and the dining are all important factors for any well-rounded vacation budget.


Don’t let a tight budget get you down, though, as there are plenty of affordable dining options that will help you not have to break the bank.


Check out our list of the Top 10 Myrtle Beach Eats Under $10


Eggs Up Grill | 38th Avenue North | (843) 839-2200


Kick-start your morning on a high note with a delicious and affordable breakfast! Eggs Up is a local chain known for fast, friendly service and tasty eats that include a wide array of breakfast and lunch favorites. Guests can enjoy everything from pancakes, waffles, omelettes, and breakfast platters to sandwiches, salads, light entrees, and more. Eggs Up offers several locations throughout the Grand Strand.


Related: If you are feeling a little lazy and want to enjoy breakfast to go or delivery, check out Bagel Factory. The menu includes bagels, breakfast sandwiches and plates, donuts, pancakes, French toast, and more. Call (843) 626-6445 for more information.



Magnolia’s | Ocean Boulevard | (843) 839-3993

 meatloaf dinner plate

Visitors seeking a hot, home-style breakfast or lunch buffet will definitely want to head over to Magnolia’s on 26th. The breakfast buffet is only $8.30 / person and includes egg dishes, pancakes, sausage and bacon, handmade biscuits, fresh fruit, and more. The lunch buffet is nicely priced at only $8.97 / person and food items change throughout the week. (Tip for meatloaf lovers – you won’t want to miss Meatloaf Mondays!) Discounts are also available for



Burky’s Grill | North Kings Highway | (843) 626-2888


Enjoy classic American diner fare in a classic 1950’s atmosphere at Burky’s Grill. The menu is simple and includes favorites like griddle grilled burgers, hot dogs, grilled chicken sandwiches, salads, and their famous Cincinnati style chili. Be sure to grab a scoop of Ashby’s Sterling Ice Cream for the kiddos! Prices here average only $6.50 / person for combos which include fries and a drink.


Related: Do you need a place to grab a quick burger while exploring the beach? If so, pick up lunch at Peaches Corner. Conveniently located on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, Peaches has been an area staple for over 75 years and serves up fast beach fare on the fly at unbelievable prices.



Simply Southern Smokehouse | 10th Avenue North | (843) 839-1913


Conveniently located right off 10th Avenue North, between Highway 17 & Highway 17 Bypass, Simply Southern Smokehouse is a hotspot among locals – and for good reasons. The homemade entrees, sides, and desserts are made fresh throughout the day and guests can enjoy as much or as little as they like! Prices for the buffet are only $10.20 / dinner or $8.87 for lunch with discounts available for children.


Related: Looking for BBQ to go? If so, pick up a family pack from Dickey’s BBQ. Options start at only $25 for a family of four, which includes a pound of barbecue meat and homemade sauce, 2 medium sides, and 4 rolls. Call (843) 839-0209 for more information.



River City Café | 21st Avenue North | (843) 448-1990

 burger and fries

Craving a huge, juicy burger? If so, bring the clan to River City Café to indulge this appetite! Another local favorite, River City serves up more than 20 unique burgers that range from classic to crazy. Options include the California Pizza Burger, Palmetto Burger, Nacho Crunch Burger, and Peanut Butter Burger. Other dishes include hot dogs, chicken and shrimp baskets, appetizers, and more. Burgers average only $8 / person and come with crispy house fries. Children’s entrees are also available.



Jimmyz Hibachi | Pine Island Drive | (843) 839-2880


Visitors looking to appease a Japanese craving without the cost of sitting at a full blown hibachi bar will love the affordable options at Jimmyz Hibachi. Lunch bowls average around $7/ person and dinner bowls clock in around $10 / person, with cheaper options available for the kiddos. Jimmyz also offers several starters, sushi rolls, and dessert and boasts FREE delivery. Now that’s a deal! The two Myrtle Beach locations include Pine Island Drive and North Kings Highway.



Johnny D’s Waffles & Bakery | North Kings Highway | (843) 448-6789


Johnny D’s is the perfect spot for the family who just can’t decide. The eclectic menu offers a wide array of breakfast and lunch fare to please even the pickiest palate. Options include signature omelettes, bagels and pastries, breakfast platters and skillets, wraps and sandwiches, pancakes, French toast, salads, burgers, and plenty of waffles – of course. Menu items average around $7 / person and are more affordable for children.



Dagwood’s Deli | 10th Avenue North | (843) 448-0100

 club deli sandwich with chips

Whether you are looking to pick up a quick lunch before hitting the beach or you want to take your fare to go for a picnic, head to the sandwich headquarters of Myrtle Beach – Dagwood’s Deli. This local shop serves up a variety of both classic and creative concoctions. All sandwiches are served with chips and a pickle and most are well under the $10 price point. Dagwood’s also offers a dedicated kids menu and delivery for a small fee.



Ultimate California Pizza | North Kings Highway | (843) 626-8900


Our cheap eats list wouldn’t be complete without pizza! This family favorite is the signature dish at Ultimate California Pizza, a regional chain that enjoys several Grand Strand locations. A family of 4 could enjoy a large pie for about $20, a mere $5 / person when you break it down. There are plenty of pie options available in addition to several starters, sandwiches, and more.


Related: If delivery pizza is more your style, check out Hungry Howie’s, another regional chain known for their creative crust flavors. Call (843)444-2000 for the location nearest our hotels.  



Lulu’s Café | Ocean Boulevard | (843) 712-1890

 chicken and waffles

Lulu’s Café is a local favorite and an absolute “must” for hungry beach-goers. This funky spot recently underwent major renovations to provide a fresh, open atmosphere. The menu includes a variety of traditional and creative beach fare like loaded grilled cheese and PB&J sandwiches, generous burgers and fried baskets, breakfast plates, and the famous chicken and waffles. This Myrtle Beach landmark is hard to miss – just look for the building with the colorful mural on the wall facing north. 



Be sure to check the Myrtle Beach section of our website for even more affordable dining options.


If you are lucky enough to be in Myrtle Beach during the holidays, you will not come across a shortage of fun, festive events for your family to enjoy. Get in the Christmas spirit with one of the area’s local events – from cheerful parades and bustling festivals to lively holiday shows and spectacular light displays, you are sure to find the perfect event no matter what time of the month you are in town. Check out all of the exciting Grand Strand happenings for the holidays and make the most of your winter beach vacation!


Festival of Trees | Ripley’s Aquarium | November 6th – December 31st

Celebrate Christmas under the sea at the Ripley’s Aquarium. Drop by this nautical venue, located at Broadway at The Beach, to see over 50 trees that are ornately decorated to and scattered throughout the facility. There will be one tree to represent each state along with several traditional holiday themed trees. In addition to an array of festive foliage, the aquarium will also be covered from top to bottom in extravagant decorations that you won’t want to miss! Call (800) 734-8888 for more information.


Holidays on the Boardwalk | Myrtle Beach Boardwalk | November 28th – January 2nd

The famous Myrtle Beach Boardwalk will come to life this holiday season with festive decorations and lively events all month long! The fun will include a fun, family-friendly tree lighting ceremony and other weekly events like visits with Santa, live holiday entertainment, family games and activities, and much more. Be sure to check out the Boardwalk Facebook Page for more specific event information.


Night of a Thousand Candles – December 5th – 21st

night of a thousand candles brookgreen gardensBrookgreen Gardens, located just south of Myrtle Beach in the seaside town of Murrells Inlet, comes to life each year at the Night of a Thousand Candles event. The popular outdoor venue comes to life with thousands of professionally placed Christmas lights and over 5,500 hand-lit candles that provide a soft glow to the paths and statues. Enjoy a cup of hot cider and you peruse the gardens and delight in the sound of carolers as they gleefully belt out Christmas tunes. Inlet Affair catering will also be providing dinner plates for purchase meaning you won’t have to leave the gardens when you work up an appetite. Dates for this event include December 3rd – 5th, 10th – 12th, & 17th – 19th. Call (843) 235-6000 for more information.


12th Annual Christmas Towne | Myrtle Beach Convention Center | December 13th

The biggest Christmas celebration of the season kicks off Sunday, December 13th at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. A favorite among locals and visitors alike, the Christmas Towne includes tons of family events like face painting and crafts, amusement styles rides and inflatables, complimentary photos with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, and the official tree lighting ceremony for the city of Myrtle Beach. Parking is provided free of charge, call (843) 916-7276 for more information.



Breakfast With Santa Events | Various


Get up close and personal with the big man himself at one of these exciting breakfast events! You will have the chance to get in a quick picture and even submit a few last minute requests. Breakfast with Santa events include:

·       Market Common, December 5th, 12th, & 19th: Santa will make appearances three times throughout the month of December at several popular Market Common locations. Dates and locations include: December 5th at Tupelo Honey Café, December 12th at Travina Italian Kitchen, and December 19th at Gordon Biersch. The event is $10 / person and includes breakfast and a beverage. Please call the venue of choice for information and reservations.

·       Hard Rock Café, December 6th, 13th, & 20th: Bring the family over to Hard Rock Café to enjoy a decadent breakfast buffet, festive family activities, live entertainment, and photo opportunities with Santa. The price is only $9.95 / person; call (843) 946-0007 for more information.

·       Waccamaw Bowling, December 5th: Enjoy a morning full of family fun at Waccamaw Bowling. The event is $5 per child and includes a hot breakfast, Christmas crafts, bowling, and pictures with Santa. The event begins at 9am. Call (843) 915-7888 for more information.

·       North Myrtle Beach (J. Bryan Floyd Community Center), December 12th: Get crafty this holiday season at the North Myrtle Beach Community Center. The breakfast with Santa event will include arts and crafts, holiday games and activities, breakfast, goodie bags, and pictures with Santa. The cost is only $5; call (843) 249-4157 for more information.

·       Surfside Beach (The Golden Egg), December 19th: Santa is making one last stop in Surfside Beach before Christmas! This event includes a decadent breakfast and one on one meet and greets with Santa and the Claus family. Call (843) 650-9548 for more information or reservations.



Myrtle Beach Area Tree Lighting Events | Various


Take part in a holiday event that is a tradition to many – the annual lighting of the Christmas tree. There are several spots in Myrtle Beach where you can enjoy this spectacular sight: christmas tree ornament

·       Barefoot Landing, November 21st, North Myrtle Beach: Live music, fireworks, and special appearances from Santa; ceremony begins at 6pm.

·       Surfside Beach, December 3rd, Town Hall: Live music and light refreshments will be provided for al guests; free event begins at 7pm.

·       North Myrtle Beach, December 4th, McLean Park: Family friendly activities and refreshments available free of charge; event begins at 6pm.

·       Broadway at the Beach, December 5th, Myrtle Beach: Free event includes holiday entertainment, family activities, fireworks, and visits with Santa; ceremony kicks off at 6pm.




Myrtle Beach Area Christmas Parades – Several


Myrtle Beach offers several area parades throughout the holiday season – be sure to check our full Holiday Parade Schedule blog.




Myrtle Beach Holiday Shows & Live Entertainment


The Myrtle Beach area offers a plethora of lively holiday shows – check our out full list of Myrtle Beach Holiday Shows for more information. 



What Myrtle Beach Holiday event do you look forward to every year? Let us know!


The Holidays are almost here and Myrtle Beach is busy prepping for this exciting time of year. Holiday festivals and visits with Santa aren’t the only thing beach visitors have to look forward to this season, there are also tons of holiday themed shows that are sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. Take a look at some of this season’s top holiday shows and be sure to check one out during your holiday stay:


Christmas Wonderland | Palace Theatre | November 3rd – December 19th

alabama theatre christmas showThe Christmas Wonderland show at Palace Theatre is celebrating its inaugural year and offers several unique features that can’t be found at any other area shows. Notably, Christmas Wonderland boasts the world’s largest floating ice pond that will be front and center with two championship ice dancers showcasing their top skills. Additionally, Palace performers will delight audiences with Christmas classics, colorful costumes, and expert choreography that will charm guests of all ages. Call (800) 905-4228 for information and ticket sales.


Christmas Spectacular | Pirates Voyage | November 5th – January 2nd

Seeking a family friendly holiday adventure? If so, look no farther than Pirates Voyage! This popular pirate-themed attraction trades in swords for Santa hats each holiday for a spectacular Christmas special. Sit back and watch at the green and red pirates learn the true meaning of Christmas, all while performing mind-boggling stunts and putting on a show that won’t soon be forgotten! While the show is happening, guests will be served a decadent multiple-course meal fit for a captain. This dinner and show performance is great for families or couples looking to bring out their inner child. Call (843) 497-9700 for more information.


Concert Holiday Show | Legends in Concert | November 2nd – December 19th

Prepare for a holly, jolly Christmas with Dolly Parton and several other crowd pleasers this holiday season at Legends in Concert. This special performance is brand new for the 2015 season and is the very first musical tribute of its kind. Other guest performers include Nat King Cole, Rod Stewart, Elvis Presley, and the Blues Brothers and all will perform several of their popular tunes in addition to holiday classics. Call (843) 238-7827 for more information.


The Christmas Show of the South | The Carolina Opry | November 2nd – January 2nd

The Christmas Show at the Carolina Opry is entering its 30th season and has become a holiday tradition for visitors and locals alike. The Christmas Show features colorful costumes and an award-winning lineup of performers including Calvin Gilmore, Rita Gumm, Brad Long, Christie Templeton, and many more. Guests will be wowed by the amazing performances, the horse drawn sleigh, and even real snow! In addition to a spectacular show, the theatre itself will be decked out from top to bottom in elaborate Christmas decorations including over 35 Christmas trees, 75 wreaths, and over 5 miles of Christmas lights. The Christmas special runs from November 1st – January 3rd, call (843) 913-4000 for more information.


The Nutcracker – Coastal Youth Ballet | Coastal Carolina University | December 12th – 20th

the nutcracker christmas showThe Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre is proud to present a true Christmas tradition – The Nutcracker. This magical performance tells the classic tale of Clara and the handsome prince with a whimsical score by Tchaikovsky, a renowned musical prodigy. This “must see” performance is being offered at select times from December 15th – 22nd at the Wheelwright Auditorium (Coastal Carolina University). This magical holiday performance offers beautiful choreography, a live orchestra, and is sure to engage guests of all ages. Guests can call (843) 448-9224 for more information.


The South’s Grandest Christmas Show | Alabama Theatre | November 2nd – January 2nd

The Christmas Special at Alabama Theatre is consistently voted “Best at the Beach” and it’s not hard to see why! This lighthearted, family friendly show features an impressive lineup of classic and contemporary Christmas songs, colorful costumes and stage props, and exciting choreography. This year will also feature comedian Ricky Mokel who will provide a fun, new twist on this holiday extravaganza. Call (843) 272-1111 for more information.


Carolina Girls & The Naughty List | Carolina Improv | Various Dates November & December

Carolina Improv is proud to offer two exciting shows for the holiday season – the Carolina Girls Christmas Show and The Naughty List. The Carolina Girls are originally from the north but are adapting nicely to our southern ways… kind of. Kick back and enjoy a few laughs as the ladies discuss and mock a few of our favorite southern traditions. The Naughty List is an interactive improv show that uses audience participation to figure out if you’ve been naughty or nice. Both shows are 18+ and are a great way to enjoy a festive night out on the town. Call (843) 272-4242 for more information or tickets. 



What Myrtle Beach holiday show is your favorite? 


The holidays are just around the corner and the Grand Strand is busy gearing up for this festive season. There are so many fun holiday themed events in the area and parades in particular are a popular draw. There are several holiday themed parades in the area – meaning you will have plenty of chances to catch one during your stay in Myrtle Beach. Whether you are enjoying an extended holiday stay in the area or you are planning for a longer snowbird vacation, be sure to check out of the area’s Christmas parades!


Intracoastal Christmas Regatta Boat Parade | November 28th | 5pm

christmas parade santaThe Intracoastal Christmas Regatta, which takes place each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, has become an area tradition for many. The parade begins at the Little River Inlet at 5pm and slowly floats down the Intracoastal Waterway, finally ending at Dock Holidays Marina around 7pm. Watch as boats of all shapes and sizes decked out in Christmas décor pass by and light up the river! There are several public viewing spots along the route, so bundle up the whole family and make this a part of your holiday tradition.


Ripley’s / Broadway at the Beach | December 5th | 11am

Head to Broadway at the Beach on Saturday, December 7th for the city of Myrtle Beach’s only official holiday parade! The parade includes tons of local floats and harbors a very family oriented atmosphere. The fun starts at 11am as the parade begins near the Hard Rock Café and winds around the complex, finally ending near WonderWorks. There will be tons of entertainment in Broadway after the parade, so stick around for an afternoon full of fun!


City of North Myrtle Beach | December 5th | 5:30pm

Venture to North Myrtle Beach to see their annual holiday parade. The parade route begins on Main Street and goes all the way down to Ocean Boulevard and includes a variety of local floats, walking groups, and street performers. This parade starts at 5:30 and ends at approximately 7:30.


Murrells Inlet | December 6th | 12pm

The Murrells Inlet Christmas Parade also takes place on a Sunday afternoon and is a great option if you cannot make it to a Saturday parade. This cheerful event begins at 3:00 pm and rides down highway 17 business, passing by the popular MarshWalk area. The parade will include a variety of local floats, marching bands, motorcycles, and more!


City of Surfside Beach | December 12th | 2pm

If you can’t make it to one of the Sunday parades – fret not! Just head south to the quaint town of Surfside Beach and participate in their annual Sunday celebration. The parade begins at 2: oo and winds down Ocean Boulevard. The event will include plenty of themed floats, walking groups, and an appearance from Santa himself!



Be sure to check out our Myrtle Beach Holiday Show Schedule and our full list of Myrtle Beach Area Christmas Events



Which area parade is a tradition for your family?


Fall is officially here and the Grand Strand is coming to life with exciting seasonal events. From tasty culinary happenings to spook-tacular Halloween events, there’s one thing for certain this month – you won’t be short on things to do!


Check out these Top Myrtle Beach Events for October:


11th Annual Little River ShrimpFest | Little Rive Waterfront | October 10th – 11th


The annual Little River ShrimpFest is a tradition among visitors and locals alike – and it’s not hard to figure out why! Forest Gump himself would approve of this tasty soiree. The two-day event will include two live music stages, more than Shrimp Festival Shrimp PoBoy150 local craft and business vendors, a spacious children’s area with rides, games, and activities, and plenty of succulent shrimp concoctions – of course! Tickets are only $5/ person and children under 12 are free of charge. Call (843) 249-6604 for more information.


Myrtle Beach Oktoberfest | Downtown Myrtle Beach | October 10th – 11th


Dust off those lederhosen and get ready for the area’s biggest Bavarian celebration! The Myrtle Beach Oktoberfest celebration will feature two live music stages, the area’s largest Beer Garden, local food and craft vendors, and plenty of family activities like the petting zoo, car show, inflatables, rides, and much more. The fun runs from 11am – 11pm on Saturday and 12pm – 9pm on Sunday and the event is free to attend.


Festa Italiana | Broadway at the Beach | October 10th – 11th


Calling all food lovers – the Italian Festival at Broadway at the Beach is THE place to be this fall! This lively celebration is one of the few opportunities locals and visitors have to experience authentic Italian cuisine, just like Mama used to make in the old country. Homemade pastas with slow simmered sauces, zesty sausage with onions and peppers, hand-rolled meatballs with sweet marinara, and plenty of mouthwatering Italian desserts. There will also be local arts and craft vendors, free face painting and games for the kids, a spaghetti-eating contest, and more. Admission is only $1 / person, call (843) 215-2662 for more information.


Nash FM 106.5 BaconFest | House of Blues | October 10th


Yes, you read that correctly – BACON FESTIVAL. Several area restaurants will be at the Myrtle Beach House of Blues serving up their most creative bacon-inspired concoctions. The event will also include live entertainment and drink chili cook-off chilispecials throughout the afternoon. Admission is only $5/ person and tickets for sampling are $1 each; children under 7 are free. Call (843) 651-7869 for more information.


Chilympics Chili Cook Off | Marsh Jetty | October 11th


Chili pros from across the Grand Strand will be at the new Marsh Jetty area (Murrells Inlet) to showcase their finest chili offerings and you won’t want to miss out on the action! From traditional to very outside of the box – you are in for a chili treat. The festival will also feature a wide selection of local beers, live local entertainment throughout the afternoon, several local craft vendors, activities for the kids, and much more. Admission is free and tickets will be available for purchase for samples.


Rock Back the Clock Music Fest | La Belle Amie Vineyard | October 17th


Get out and enjoy the crisp fall weather at the Rock Back the Clock Music Fest at La Belle Amie Vineyard. This lively celebration will include live music throughout the afternoon by two local bands and plenty of tasty food via The Vineyard Grill. La Belle Amie will also be offering complimentary vineyard tours and tastings of current wines. Admission is only $8 / person, call (843) 399-9463 for more information.


6th Annual Wine Fest & Taste of Market Common | Market Common | October 17th


The Myrtle Beach Wine Fest has merged with the annual Taste of Market Common to create one exciting weekend. All of the local restaurants in the Market Common area will be serving up their best dishes in addition to more than 50 wines from around the world. Interested guests must purchase a $5 tasting glass and then all wine samples are pay as you go. The event will also include live music and other family-friendly activities. The festival runs from 11am – 7pm, call (843) 839-3500 for more information.


26th Annual Wooden Boat Show | Georgetown Waterfront | October 17th – 18th

 Georgetown Wooden Boat Show

History buffs and maritime enthusiasts alike are sure to enjoy the intricate displays at the annual Georgetown Wooden Boat Show. This weekend-long event takes place in the historic waterfront area and will feature more than 150 classic wooden boats displayed on land and in water. Additionally, there will be a boatbuilding competition, knot tying demonstrations, children’s boat modeling, maritime arts and crafts, and plenty of live entertainment and local food to go around. The fun runs from 11am  -6on on Saturday and 11am – 4pm on Sunday. Call (843) 340-3879 for more information. 


12th Annual Murrells Inlet Oyster Roast | MarshWalk | October 24th


Head south for the seafood capital of the state on Saturday, October 24th for the biggest local oyster festival in town. The Murrells Inlet MarshWalk will be bustling with “all you can eat oysters” (while supplies last), live music, family activities, and much more! Not a fan of oysters? No problem! There will be plenty of other food vendors and restaurants present serving up both seafood and non-seafood items so you are sure to find something to please even the pickiest palate. The festival runs from 11am – 3pm and is free to attend and $35 for unlimited oysters. Call (843) 357-2007 for more information.


Endless Summer Festival | Main Street North Myrtle | October 31st


Embrace one of the last few warm weekends of the season with the “Endless Summer Festival” on Main Street North Myrtle Beach. This casual get-together celebrates everything that people love about the summer – live music, family-friendly entertainment, and succulent beach fare. The festival will also include free music throughout the afternoon and tons of local arts and craft vendors. The fun runs from 10am – 4pm, call (843) 361-3045 for more information.



Halloween Events | All Month Long

 Trick or Treating Events in Myrtle Beach

Whether you are seeking family-friendly spooks or are looking for the most terrifying event in town, Myrtle Beach offers a full slew of exciting Halloween events. Fall festivals with haunted castles, festive trick-or-treating events, and even Halloween themed dinners are all on the docket of this year’s event lineup. Be sure to check out our Halloween Event post for details! 


What Myrtle Beach Event are you most looking forward to this October? Let us know!


August is fast approaching here at the beach and summer is in full swing. From summer classics like Myrtle Beach Pelicans baseball games to special events like the Brews, Blues, & BBQ event at the House of Blues, August has tons in store for our guests.


Take a Look at These Top Myrtle Beach Events For August


Hot Summer Nights | Myrtle Beach Boardwalk | Ongoing Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Skywheel


If you are visiting during the month of August, be sure to head to the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk to check out their free “Hot Summer Nights” promotion that offers family friendly entertainment every night of the week! The weekly schedule includes:


·      Sunday – Live Entertainment (Plyler Park)

·      Monday – Kids’ Carnival (Plyler Park)

·      Tuesday – Live Entertainment

·      Wednesday – Live Entertainment (9th Avenue & Plyler Park) & Fireworks

·      Thursday – Live Entertainment (Plyler Park)

·      Friday –Boardwalk’s Got Talent (Plyler Park)

·      Saturday – Live Entertainment (Plyler Park)


Certain nights will also feature roaming street entertainers, free face painting, and more!


Movies Under The Stars | Market Common | Ongoing (Fridays)


Relax and unwind after a busy day at the beach by watching a movie in the great outdoors. The Movie Under The Stars event takes place each week throughout the summer at Valor Park near Market Common. The August movie schedule is as follows:

·      August 7th – UP

·      August 14th – Finding Nemo

·      August 21st – The American Tail

·      August 28th – Beetle Juice


The movies begin at dusk (usually around 8:30 pm in the summer) and guests are encouraged to bring blankets or chairs for comfort. Outside food and drink is not allowed, though there will be plenty of food vendors present in case you need a snack.


Myrtle Beach Pelicans | TicketReturn.Com Field | Ongoing Myrtle Beach Pelicans Wiener Wednesday


Hot temperatures means many things in Myrtle Beach. For sports fanatics it means the peak of baseball season and the Myrtle Beach Pelicans is a great way to enjoy time with the family. Tickets are reasonably priced and the ballpark sponsors several events throughout the week during home games. Weekly promotions include:

·      $2sDay BrewsDay – $2 craft beer drafts (6pm – 8pm)

·      Wiener Wednesday – Buy 1, Get 1 Free Hebrew National hotdogs (all game)

·      Thirsty Thursday – $1 craft beer drafts (6pm – 8pm)

·      Theme nights (vary)

·      Post-game fireworks (varies)


The Pelicans have several home games throughout the month of August, be sure to check the official Pelicans website for more information.


Family Fun Night | Myrtle Waves Waterpark | Wednesday, August 5th


Get in a little late night wet-n-wild fun at Myrtle Waves Waterpark! The family fun night takes place once a month and features a live DJ, family friendly games and activities, special character appearances, and more! This event is included with daily admission or you can come a bit later for a discounted rate ($12.99 / person). Family Fun Night activities will run from 6pm – 8:30 pm. Call (843) 913-9250 for more information. 


Family Dive-In Movies | Myrtle Waves Waterpark | Wednesday, August 12th Dive in Movies Myrtle Beach


Keep cool and spend time with the family this summer at Myrtle Waves Waterpark. This month, Myrtle Waves is screening a popular Disney favorite – Big Hero 6. This event is included with daily admission or guests can arrive later in the afternoon for a discounted rate ($12.99 / person). The movie will screen from 6:30pm – 8:30pm. Call (843) 913-9250 for more information.


Brews, Blues, & BBQ | Myrtle Beach House of Blues | Saturday, August 15th


This popular Myrtle Beach House of Blues event takes place mid-August this year and always draws a crowd. Stop in for great food, great brews, and great tunes. This event will feature original craft offerings from more than 30 microbreweries in addition to succulent offerings from several regional BBQ vendors. There will also be plenty of live entertainment throughout the afternoon and evening. The cost for this event is only $20 per person. Call (843) 272-3000 for more information.


Concert on the Green | Market Common | Thursday, August 20th


In the mood for a bit of live entertainment? If so, head to Valor Park at Market Common for the “Concert of the Green” event. This month, Market Common is featuring a Bon Jovi tribute band that is sure to be a hit! The band will play from 7pm – 10pm and guests are invited to bring a few chairs and settle in for a good time. Food and drink vendors will be available for anything guests might need during the performance.


South Carolina’s Largest Garage Sale | Myrtle Beach Convention Center | Saturday, August 22nd


Shoppers rejoice – head to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center for one of the area’s biggest annual shopping events. The South Carolina Garage Sale will feature tons of vendors from across the state selling their best gently-used items. This event is a perfect way to stock up before the kids head back to school or for the savvy shoppers in the family. The event will run from 7am – 2pm and is free to attend, though city parking at the convention center is $5 per vehicle. Call


Summer Breeze Music Fest | La Belle Amie Vineyard | Saturday, August 29th


Lovers of live music and luscious wine will love this annual La Belle Amie event! Gather friends and family and head to the vineyard for an afternoon full of fun and entertainment. The Summer Breeze Music Festival will feature live beach-style entertainment, scrumptious food available for purchase via The Vineyard Grill, and samples of current seasonal wine offerings. Guests will also have the chance to take a complimentary tour of the vineyards. Admission is only $8; call (843) 399-9463 for more information. 


Which August event are you most looking forward to? Let us know!


Independence Day 2015 is upon us – do you have your festivities planned out? Pull out your best red, white, and blue and hit the town for these exciting July 4th Events!




Myrtle Beach Fourth of July Fireworks Schedule


North Myrtle Beach

·      Cherry Grove Pier – 9pm

·      Barefoot Landing – 10:15pm


Myrtle Beach 

·      Myrtle Beach Pelicans – Immediately following baseball game (July 2nd & 3rd)

·      Second Avenue Pier – 10pm

·      Broadway at the Beach – 10pm


Surfside Beach

·      Surfside Pier – 10pm


Murrells Inlet MarshWalk

·      Veteran’s Pier – 10pm



·      East Bay Park – 10pm



Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball | July 1st – 3rd | First Pitch at 7pm Hot dog at baseball game Myrtle Beach

 Though the Myrtle Beach Pelicans won’t be home for the 4th of July they will be playing a three game series against the Salem Wildcats the days leading up to the big weekend so you still have plenty of chances to grab tickets during your Independence Day weekend celebrations. Wednesday will offer $1 hot dogs while Thursday is dollar draft night – making it easy to enjoy time with the family on a budget. Stock up on peanuts and cracker jacks and grab tickets to this summertime favorite! Call (843) 918-6000 for more information.



Independence Day Race | Market Common | Race Begins at 7am

Kick off your Independence Day in style with a scenic race around Myrtle Beach! The annual Independence Day Race begins at 7am and will take participants on a tour of the Market Common area. A 5k and 8k distance are offered for this event and both races will start and end at Valor Park. Call (843) 267-7443 for more information.


Salute From The Shore | Various Locations | Begins at 1pm

 This unique July 4th commemoration is returning to the Grand Strand for the sixth year and is a great way to enjoy a moment of reflection during your Independence Day celebrations. Vintage aircraft will fly along the South Carolina coast beginning at 1pm at Cherry Grove Beach in North Myrtle. Aircrafts will be visible at various points in the area between 1pm – 2pm and area participants are encouraged to share pictures and videos of the event with the hashtag #SaluteFromTheShore.



4th Annual Cupcake Eating Contest | Croissants Bistro & Bakery | 2pm – 5pm cupcake eating contest myrtle beach july 4th

 Exercise your right to enjoy tasty treats this year by participating in the 4th Annual Cupcake Eating Contest at Croissants Bistro & Bakery. This palate pleasing area event will include carnival style games, pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, balloon animals, live entertainment, cupcake decorating, and the cupcake eating showdown, of course. There will also be plenty of delicious treats available for purchase. Call (843) 448-2253 for more information.



July 4th Independence Day Special | Myrtle Waves Water Park | 10am – 2pm

Celebrate this Independence Day in “wet n’ wild” style at Myrtle Waves Waterpark. The state’s largest waterpark is pulling out all the stops to make sure families enjoy a July 4th to remember. There will be live character appearances as well as a DJ pumping out popular tunes throughout the afternoon. And, guests who wear a red white, and blue will receive a secret surprise! Call (843) 913-9250 for more information.


Surfside Beach 4th of July Celebration | Surfside Beach Pier | 6pm – 10pm

Gather family and friends and come out to the Surfside Pier area to enjoy free live entertainment between 6pm – 10pm. There will also be family games and food available for purchase. Guests are encouraged to bring beach chairs and / or blankets and settle in for a great evening. The event will conclude with a fireworks display over the ocean at 10pm.



32nd Annual Murrells Inlet Boat Parade | Murrells Inlet | 10am floating boat parade murrells inlet july 4th

Who said parades had to be on land? Experience something new this year at the 32nd Annual Boat Parade in Murrells Inlet. The boats will begin promptly at 10am from the Garden City Pointe and float down past the MarshWalk and down to Morse Landing Park. The best viewing spots are at the MarshWalk, Belin Church, MarshJetty, and Morse Landing. There will also be live entertainment along the MarshWalk later in the evening and a spectacular fireworks show at 10pm. Call (843) 652-4236 for more information.


49th Annual 4th of July Parade | Pawleys Island | 11am

The 4th of July Parade on Pawleys Island is an annual tradition for many visitors and locals alike. Grab a few chairs and kick back as make-shift floats make their way down the island. Old boats, cars, golf carts – anything is fair game! Each float will be decked out in the finest red, white, and blue. This event is fun for the whole family and you won’t want to miss out!



Top July 4th Eats in Myrtle Beach


Burgers Picks

 Are you a fan of a decadent juicy burger? If so, look no farther than these top burger spots:


River City Café | Multiple Locations

This local chain is a favorite among visitors and locals alike and is known for serving up giant, unique concoctions that can’t be found anywhere else. Offerings include the Carolina chili cheeseburger, three alarm fireburger, black-n-bleu burger, nacho crunch burger, and even a peanut butter burger if you are feeling adventurous. There are several locations throughout the Grand Strand.


Burkey’s Grill | Kings Highway

Take a trip back in time and enjoy an old-timey grilled burger at Burkey’s. This diner-style eatery is a local hotspot and serves great eats at a price you can afford. The menu is simple and includes a variety of burger combos with your choice of toppings, including the famous Burkey’s chili. Call (843) 626-2888 for more information.


Broadway at the Beach

Broadway is centrally located right in the heart of Myrtle Beach and offers several options for anyone seeking a great burger. Popular burger spots at Broadway include Margaritaville, which offers a casual atmosphere and decadent cocktails, Johnny Rockets, which offers a 50’s-style atmosphere that is popular among families, or Hard Rock Café, which has a reputation around the world for a rockin’ good time.



BBQ Picks

If sweet, smoky, fall-off-the-bone tender barbecue is what you are craving this Independence Day, try out a few of these local favorites:


Damon’s Oceanfront | South Ocean Boulevard best bbq in myrtle beach

Good eats and great oceanfront seats are just what you can expect at this popular restaurant. Indulge in a wide array of southern staples, including prime rib, BBQ sandwiches, and Damon’s own famous ribs. The secret is in the sauce at this BBQ spot and we promise that you won’t leave hungry. Call (843) 626-8000 for more information.


 Little Pigs, Dickey’s | Highway 17 Bypass

This BBQ joint is somewhat of a local gem and it’s not hard to figure out why. Plates include pulled pork or chicken, BBQ sandwiches, and half or whole rack of ribs – not to mention their decadent southern style sides which include mouthwatering favorites like sweet potato casserole, hush puppies, home-style mac and cheese, and much more. Little Pigs is also a great option for bulk / to-go barbecue orders. Call (843) 808-0283 for more information.


Simply Southern Smokehouse | Mr. Joe White Avenue

If a buffet style experience is more your style, be sure to check out Simply Southern Smokehouse. A newcomer to the BBQ scene, this restaurant is quickly making a name for itself. The generous offerings vary but often include pulled pork with sauces, fried and grilled BBQ chicken, chicken bog, mac and cheese, baked beans, collard greens, sweet potato casserole, green beans, and several southern desserts. Call (843) 839-1913 for more information.



Hot Dogs Picks

You can’t beat this summer time, kid-friendly classic! Whether you prefer a plain jane hotdog or a fully loaded dog, check out these family favorites:


Peaches Corner | Myrtle Beach Boardwalk / Downtown

This downtown staple is hard to miss! And, with over 75 years of history, it’s not hard to see why so many visitors consider a trip to Peaches part of their annual beach tradition. The hotdogs here are one of Peaches signature items. Enjoy a classic foot long with your choice of toppings or opt for one of the more creative signature hotdogs like “the bruiser”, which is beer battered, wrapped in bacon, and topped with chili, cheese, and onions. Call (843)448-7424 for more information.


Sam’s Corner | Kings Highway

Located in a plaza right off Kings Highway, Sam’s Corner is a great spot to feed the family on the go. Items here are affordably priced and guests can choose to eat in the diner-style setting or take their grub to-go. Choose from a hotdog with your choice of toppings, a traditional foot long dog, or a “State fair dog” – a foot long Italian style sausage, among other things. This hotspot is open 24/7 for your dining convenience. Call (843) 651-3233 for more information.



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Visitors to the Myrtle Beach are come here for the sun, salt, and sand. Though the beach is a great part of our area, one can’t discount the variety of other attractions and events that the Grand Strand has to offer, including our eclectic music scene.

There are tons of great places to enjoy live music in the area and performers of all genres. Whether you are looking for a family friendly outing or something that the adults can enjoy, you are sure to find exactly what you are looking for without traveling far.

Enjoy our roundup of the best places to catch live music in Myrtle Beach and make sure you catch a show on your next Myrtle Beach vacation!


Live Music in Myrtle Beach


Myrtle Beach House of Blues | (843) 272-3000

Often touted as the “live music headquarter” of the Grand Strand, the Myrtle Beach House of Blues is THE place to catch live music of many forms. The indoor stage is known for attracting a wide array of talent including many national acts like Corey Smith, Old Crow Medicine Show, Hootie and the Blowfish, AWOL nation, and Dave Chappelle – to name a few. Additionally, the outdoor deck hosts live local bands throughout the week and hosts several festivals through the year.  Call (843) 272-3000 for more information.


Murrells Inlet MarshWalk

Murrells Inlet MarsWalk Music

 A short drive south to Murrells Inlet is well worth the trip for lovers of great food and great entertainment. As the name suggests, the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk is situated waterfront in the seafood capital of the state. The inlet-front boardwalk connects nine unique restaurants, most of which offer plenty of live entertainment through the warmer months. MarshWalk is the perfect place to immerse oneself with the locals and enjoy true local talent.



Myrtle Beach Live Shows


Palace Theatre | (843) 448-9224

Conveniently located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, Palace Theatre is a popular live entertainment spot for families. Shows here vary seasonally and include Hot Jersey Nights, a tribute to the Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, and Carnival of Magic, a brand new show for 2015 that features Peter Gossamer (house magician) and several special performers from America’s Got Talent. Additionally, Palace Theatre is home to several other tribute shows and special performances, like Cinderella, The Nutcracker, and The Beatles Tribute – to name a few. Interested guests can call (843) 448-9224 for more information.


Legends in Concert | (843) 238-7827 Legends in Concert Myrtle Beach

Get up close and personal with your favorite performers of the past at Legends in Concert! This one-of-a-kind show features five different musical artists from different time periods and genres – ensuring a great time for everyone involved. The talented tribute artists are even decked from head to toe in colorful costumes and makeup to provide a truly remarkable resemblance to the performer they are portraying. Though tributes vary seasonally, this season will include guests like Elvis, Buddy Holly, Prince, Diana Ross, Dolly Parton, the Blues Brothers, Rod Steward, and more! Call (843) 238-7827 for more information.


 Alabama Theatre | (843) 272-1111

If you are looking for one show to please everyone in your group, look no farther than the Alabama Theatre! The featured show of the summer is “One The Show” which combines a wide array of musical talent and comedy acts into one grand performance. Country, pop, gospel, rock, and comedy are all represented with colorful costumes and expert choreography to create a truly unique experience. This show is perfect for families and appropriate for guests of all ages. Call (843) 272-1111 for more information.  


Carolina Opry | (800) 843-6779

Variety is the spice of life at the Carolina Opry; with five unique shows to choose from you might have a hard time picking just one! Offerings include The Carolina Opry (a family favorite for almost 30 years), Time Warp (a musical celebration of the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s), Thunder and Light (a music, dance, and laser light show), Light (a one-of-a-kind laser light show), and The Carolina Opry Christmas Special (only offered November – December). Show times vary throughout the year; call (800) 843-6779 for more information.



Myrtle Beach Dinner & Show


Medieval Times | (843) 543-9637

Take a trip back in time at Medieval Times Dinner and Show! This epic performance showcases unbelievable live action jousting competitions and sword fights in addition to awe-inspiring horsemanship and falconry. Guests sit ringside and are served a four-course meal fit for a king as the show takes place right before your eyes. The menu includes tomato bisque, garlic bread, roast chicken with herb-roasted potato and buttered corn on the cobb, and a fresh baked fruit pastry. Call (843) 543-9637 for information and tickets.


Pirates Voyage | (843) 497-9700 Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show Myrtle Beach

Ahoy mateys – get ready for a swashbuckling good time at Pirates Voyage! This live action adventure features colorful costumes and impressive acrobatics as the sapphire and crimson pirates battle it out to see who will win the rights to the lost treasure. The show includes a decadent multi-course meal in addition to the acrobatic feats, on-deck battles, and live animal appearances. Dinner includes creamy vegetable soup, house biscuit, roast chicken and pulled pork, buttered corn on the cobb, herb roasted potato, and a homemade apple pie. Call (843) 497-9700 for information and tickets.


House of Blues Gospel Brunch | (843) 272-3000

Enjoy fantastic food and an eclectic mix of both traditional and contemporary gospel tunes at the House of Blues Gospel Brunch. A favorite among both visitors and locals alike, this weekly event takes place each Sunday from 10:30am – 1:30pm and showcases the work of Kirk Franklin, a nationally renowned gospel director. Brunch includes an upscale buffet that offers all of your breakfast and lunch favorites, including the now famous chicken and waffles. Call (843) 272-3000 to save your spot!



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If you are like many area guests, a Memorial Day weekend well spend equals a Memorial Day weekend in Myrtle Beach!


Whether you are taking an early summer vacation or are simply taking advantage of the long weekend, we can promise you one thing – you won’t be short on things to do!


Check out the top Memorial Day activities taking place this year in Myrtle Beach:



Memorial Day Related Events


Military Appreciation Days Parade | May 16th

 Memorial Day Myrtle Beach

If you happened to be in town a few days early, kick off your Memorial Day celebrations with the Military Appreciate Days Parade on Saturday, May 16th. This lively event will kick off at 10:30am along Ocean Boulevard from 27th Avenue North to 9th Avenue North. The parade will include themed floats, walking groups, and live entertainment and will be followed by a family picnic and celebration at Plyler Park.



Memorial Day Veterans March & Remembrance Ceremony | May 25th


The Memorial Day Veterans March, an annual tradition, will begin promptly at 9am along Ocean Boulevard from 16th Avenue North to 9th Avenue North. The march is not a parade event but more of a serious march to honor area veterans and show gratitude and support.  The Remembrance Ceremony will follow the event at 11am which will take place at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. This ceremony will feature several local speakers and is open to the public.



Memorial Saturday Music Cookout | May 23rd | La Belle Amie Vineyard


Grab a few friends and family members and head to La Belle Amie Vineyard to kick back and cookout! This annual event celebrates our veterans with live entertainment, complimentary vineyard and facility tours, and great grub provided by The Vineyard Grille.  Food options will include cookout staples like hamburgers, hotdogs, and all of the appropriate sides and “fixin’s”. Guests can also sample current wine offerings from La Belle Amie. Admission is only $3 and the fun runs from noon to 5pm. Call (843) 399-9463 for more information.



Red, White, & Blue Salute to Veterans | May 23rd – 25th | Brookgreen Gardens


Get our and enjoy the gorgeous Myrtle Beach weather this Memorial Day weekend with a trip to the “Red, White, & Blue Salute to Veterans” exhibit at Brookgreen Gardens. For three days only (Saturday – Monday) the gardens will be decked with American flags and other patriotic décor, including several special art pieces created by Veterans that will be scattered throughout the center. Call (843) 235-6000 for more information.



Memorial Day Cookout | May 24th | Surfside Beach


Enjoy some well earned time with friends and family at the Memorial Day Cookout at Surfside Beach on the Sunday before Memorial Day.  The community cookout will take place from 4pm – 8pm at the Surfside Pier area along Surfside Pier and is open to the public. There will be live entertainment throughout the afternoon and evening and all of your favorite cookout foods will be available, including hotdogs, burgers, chips, sodas, snacks, and more. Guests are invited to bring beach chairs and beach games and settle in for a great, relaxing afternoon at the beach!




Other Memorial Day Weekend Events


Fireworks Display | May 23rd | Broadway at the Beach


Fireworks Myrtle Beach

Whether you are enjoying a night out on the town or you just want to stop by for a free show before calling it a night, be sure to head over to Broadway at the Beach a little before 10pm on Saturday to catch the fireworks show! The fireworks will begin at 10pm (weather permitting) over Lake Broadway; there are plenty of great viewing spots throughout this outdoor venue.



Brookgreen Gardens Race | May 24th | Brookgreen Gardens


Expert and novice runners alike are invited to join in on the annual Brookgreen Gardens Race which takes place each year on the Sunday before Memorial Day. This exciting event will take kick off at 5:30pm (unlike many other races that begin first thing in the morning) and will take participants on a scenic route throughout the gardens. There is a 5K course and a one mile course and race registration includes a one day pass to enjoy the gardens at a later date. Call (843) 712-2618 for more information. 


Myrtle Beach Pelicans | May 19th – 25th |  TicketReturn.com Field


Enjoy an all-American classic this Memorial Day with tickets to a Myrtle Beach Pelicans baseball game! This hometown favorite is playing two back to back series that week, one against the Frederick Keys from Tuesday, May 19th –  Thursday, May 21st and then against the Potomac Nationals Friday, May 22nd – Monday, May 25th.  First pitch is at 7:05 for all games except Sunday which begins an hour earlier at 6:05. Guests can also take advantage of several promotions during this time like $2sDay BrewsDay, Wiener Wednesday, Thirsty Thursday, and post-game fireworks shows. Call (843) 918-6000 for more information.





Memorial Day Eats


It wouldn’t be Memorial Day weekend at the beach without indulging in great All-American eats! Check out our guests’ favorite spots to grab grub during this popular beach holiday:



Peaches Corner | Myrtle Beach | (843) 448-7424


Grab a bite of Myrtle Beach history this Memorial Day weekend at Peaches Corner. This local staple has been around for almost 100 years and is a true part of Downtown Myrtle Beach history. Fresh, fast, and affordable beach grub is exactly what you will find at this boardwalk favorite. Choose from grilled burgers and gourmet hotdogs, corndogs, sandwiches and po’boys, and hand-scooped ice cream – of course! It wouldn’t be a trip to Myrtle Beach without a stop at Peaches Corner. Call (843) 448-7424 for more information.



Little Pigs BBQ | Myrtle Beach | (843) 692-9774


This hole in the wall BBQ joint is just what the doctor ordered for anyone craving downhome, southern style barbecue. Located along Highway 17 Business at 62nd Avenue, Little Pigs is local gem that not many visitors get to experience. The menu is simple, the way true barbecue should be, and offers items like pulled pork or chicken sandwiches, whole or half rack of ribs, and “meat and three” plates. The sides are just as tempting and include southern staples like mac and cheese, baked beans, potato salad, cole slaw, and sweet potato crunch. Little Pigs is also a great option for food on the go and offers a convenient “to-go” menu. Call (843) 692-9774 for more information.



River City Café | Myrtle Beach | (843) 448-1990

 Burger Joint Myrtle Beach

Guests craving sky-high burgers should definitely stop by one of the Grand Strand’s River City Café locations. This local chain serves up more than 25 unique concoctions that can’t be found anywhere else. Favorites include the “Nacho Crunch Burger”, “Black-n-Bleu Burger”, and the “Ranchero BLT Burger” – to name a few. In addition to traditional beef burgers, guests can also enjoy a large selection of turkey, chicken, or veggie burgers. Call (843) 448-1990 for the 21st Avenue North location.



Damon’s Oceanfront | Myrtle Beach | (843) 626-8000


Craving fall off the bone ribs? If so, there’s only one place in Myrtle Beach to be – Damon’s Grill. Located oceanfront, this scenic venue offers way more than a satisfying view. Damon’s signature ribs are slow roasted in house and slathered with your choice of signature sauce, allowing you to pick the perfect flavor. But, ribs isn’t all this all-American eatery is known for. Guests can also indulge in hearty burgers and other grilled items, lighter options like sandwiches and salads, or fresh seafood baskets. Damon’s is sure to please even the pickiest palate in the group this Memorial Day weekend! Call (843) 626-8000 for more information.



Burky’s  Grill | Myrtle Beach | (843) 626-2888


Take a trip back in time and enjoy classic American nostalgia at Burky’s Grill. Located right along Kings Highway near 38th Avenue North, Burky’s offers flat-top grilled burgers served fresh and fast at affordable prices. Choose from a classic hamburger or cheeseburger or, if you’re really hungry, double it up! Burky’s also offers other American classics like hotdogs, sandwiches, famous Cincinnati-style chili, and Ashby’s Sterling Ice Cream concoctions. Call (843) 626-2888 for more information. 



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Appreciators and aficionados of the finer fermented things in life are sure to feel right at home in Myrtle Beach! Whether you are just craving a cold one after a long day at the beach with the family or you are enjoying a golf trip or girl’s weekend, Myrtle Beach offers plenty of places for beer enthusiasts to indulge in their favorite tasty adult beverage.

Check out some of the hot spots for beer lovers around Myrtle Beach:


New South Brewery

New South Brewing calls the sandy shores of Myrtle Beach home and beer lovers in the area won’t want to miss the opportunity to visit this hoppy hot spot! Located towards the south end of Myrtle Beach, near Market Common, New South creates and bottles a wide variety of craft microbrews. Guests can visit the brewery and enjoy a full tour and tasting samples on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3pm. Or, if you are looking for a more relaxing experience, stop by on a Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday to enjoy your fill of craft draft pours and access to the on-site retail store where you can stock up on New South gear, growlers and glasses, and even a six pack or two of your favorite brew.


Atlas Tap House 

With 25 craft beers on tap at any given time and well over 75 different bottle and can selections from around the globe, it’s not hard to see why Atlas Tap House is a beer lover’s paradise. This recent addition to the Craft Beer Myrtle BeachMyrtle Beach area is quickly becoming a favorite among visitors and locals alike! This local gem boasts an eclectic selection with beer choices that can’t be found anywhere else along the Grand Strand. And, what pairs better with beer than BBQ? Their tempting menu offers a variety of BBQ, burgers, and other tasty treats that are sure to leave you more than satisfied. Come in early for happy hour from 4pm – 7pm and enjoy $4 drafts or stop in for a nightcap and grab a drink and dinner from their late night menu. Atlas Tap house is open Monday and Tuesday from 2pm – 2am and Wednesday – Sunday from 11am – 2am. Call (843) 945-9122 for more information.


Myrtle Beach Pelicans Game

Nothing says “summer” quite like baseball and beer and guests can enjoy these two loves together by grabbing tickets to a Myrtle Beach Pelicans game. This minor league affiliate of the Texas Rangers is a popular attraction for locals and visitors and they definitely know how to entertain a crowd. In addition to being a great place for families, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans hosts an array of promotions throughout the week to help our your wallet, including several beer specials. Stop by on a Tuesday to take advantage of $2sDay Brewsday which offers $2 craft beer drafts from 6pm – 8pm or grab tickets to Thirsty Thursday which offers $1 domestic beer drafts from 6pm – 8pm. Beer lovers better be sure a trip to the ballgame is a part of their vacation itinerary! Call (843) 918-3000 for more information.


Liberty Steakhouse & Brewery

Located within the bustling Broadway at the Beach venue, Liberty Steakhouse & Brewery is the perfect spot to grab a high-quality home brew and enjoy a high-quality all-American dinner. Liberty proudly brews its own blends in house and the restaurant was designed with a true brew house feel. Try something light with the Liberty Lager or indulge in something decadent with the Brewmaster’s Special. In addition to frosty beverages, Liberty specializes in palette pleasing cuisine that is sure to satisfy even the pickiest eater. Popular selections include their buttermilk fried chicken, BBQ baby back ribs, brewpub brats, and the fish & chips – to name a few. Liberty offers happy hour daily from 4pm – 7pm and also offers a late night menu from 10pm – until. Call (843) 626-4677 for more information.


Where is your “go to” spot to grab a cold drink in Myrtle Beach?