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Christmas tree on Myrtle beach in december
Nov23

Though you may not be able to sunbathe, Myrtle Beach in December is a beautiful time of year to visit. The weather is a cool 60°F, perfect for a light jacket and a brisk walk on the beach to enjoy the panoramic views of the stunning Atlantic Ocean. With the holidays approaching, get into the spirit and at one of the many holiday activities taking place along the Grand Strand this December.

1. Christmas Tree Lightings

Gather around to enjoy a variety of tree lightings this holiday season! There are several taking place this year, most just a short drive from Sea Crest Resort. Here is a quick list of some of our favorite places to watch the trees light up:

  • Broadway at the Beach Tree Lighting Celebration: 

Date/Time: Saturday, November 13th at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Center Court (Between It’s Sugar & Build-A-Bear Workshop), 1211 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach

  • Market Common Annual Tree Lighting 

Date/Time: Saturday, November, 20th from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Location: Grand 14 Cinema, 4002 Deville St, Myrtle Beach

  • North Myrtle Beach Christmas Tree Lighting

Date/Time: Tuesday, November 30th at 6:00 p.m.

Location: McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive, North Myrtle Beach

  • Murrells Inlet Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Date/Time: Saturday, December 4th from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Location: Morse Park Landing, 4939 US-17 BUS, Murrells Inlet

  • Surfside Beach Christmas Tree Lighting Festival

Date/Time: Saturday, December 4th from 4:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Location: Memorial Park, Corner of Surfside Dr. & Willow Dr., Surfside Beach

2. Breakfast With Santa

More than a few places in Myrtle Beach offer pictures and breakfast with Santa, plus several that are hosting lunch and other special activities this year – the perfect way to enjoy some family time and to spread a little holiday cheer with the head elf himself!

  • Tupelo Honey (Breakfast)

Date/Time: Saturday, December 11th from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Location: 3042 Howard Avenue, Myrtle Beach

Cost: $10 per person

Reservations recommended.

 

  • Hard Rock Cafe (Breakfast & Activities)

Date/Time: Saturday & Sunday, December 11th, 12th,18th & 19th from 9:00 a.m. – Noon

Location: 1318 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach

Cost: $11.95 per child, $17.95 per adult

Reservations recommended.

  • Nacho Hippo (Lunch)

Date/Time: Sunday, December 12th from Noon – 2:00 p.m.

Location: 1160 Farrow Parkway, Myrtle Beach

Cost: First-come, first-served

Reservations not needed.

  • EdVenture Children’s Museum (Activities)

Date/Time: Monday, December 20th from Noon – 2:00 p.m.

Location: 3061 Howard Avenue, Myrtle Beach

Cost: $8 per person

Reservations not needed.

  • Ripley’s Aquarium (Breakfast & Activities)

Date/Time: Saturday, December 4th from 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Location:1110 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach

Cost: $12.99-39.99 per child, $49.99 per adult (includes Aquarium admission)

Reservations required.

  • Uncommon Chocolatier (Activities)

Date/Time: Thursday, December 9th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Location: 3351 Reed St, Myrtle Beach

Cost: Not specified

Reservations not needed.

3. The Great Christmas Light Show

You don’t want to miss this spectacular light show (seriously, it’s the best drive-through-show on the Grand Strand)! Located at the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex, this holiday event features a two-mile drive through the park filled with more than 500 light displays, big and small. Guests are invited to enjoy this brilliantly-lit event from November 22nd – December 30th. Pricing starts at $15 per vehicle with 1-15 guests and the gates are open from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.. Santa’s Village will also be open this year with hot chocolate, s’mores, a train ride and more. 

4. Nights of a Thousand Candles

Between November 26th and January 2nd , Brookgreen Gardens brings you Nights of a Thousand Candles. The gardens come to life with the lights and sounds of the season. Enjoy carolers and musicians performing Christmas favorites, more than 2,800 hand-lit candles, innumerable twinkling lights, local food trucks and warm hot cocoa . Named one of the Best Botanical Gardens with Holiday Lights by USA Today’s 10Best, it’s a family-friendly event you don’t want to miss. Gates open from 4:00 – 9:00 p.m. and tickets must be purchased in advance. Pricing is $25 for adults and $15 for children.

5. Ripley’s Festival of Trees

If you have an affinity for decorative Christmas trees, you’ll really love the Festival of Trees at Ripley’s Aquarium! You and your family will be dazzled by 55 decorated and themed holiday trees, each representing a different US state and territory. The South Carolina tree is the largest standing more than 18-feet tall. Ripley’s Festival of Trees starts November 5th and runs until January 2nd. This holiday event is included with the purchase of a general admission ticket to the aquarium. 

6. The Nutcracker

Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker is a Christmas classic and has become Coastal Youth Ballet’s holiday tradition. Take the family to watch as toy soldiers come to life and the dance of the Sugar Plum fairy whirl before your eyes! There will be four performances between December 11th and 19th. Tickets start at $20 and vary based on theatre seating.

7. Santa Crawl

If you’re looking for a holiday-themed event that’s for adults only, check out the Santa Crawl at the MarshWalk in Murrells Inlet, taking place on December 11th from 5:00 – 9:30 p.m. Dress in your best holiday swag for a chance to win one of the prizes for best dressed in several categories! Plus, all of the restaurants on the MarshWalk will have dinner and drink specials. This holiday costume contest is one you won’t want to miss!

8. Take-in A Christmas Show

There are so many exciting Christmas and holiday shows in Myrtle Beach to see during December. Check out three of the best you and your family are sure to enjoy: 

The Carolina Opry’s annual Christmas Special is affectionately referred to as “The Christmas Show of The South” – and for good reason! This upbeat holiday performance features special guest performers and popular permanent performers in a festive celebration. From a real horse-drawn sleigh to a hysterical Christmas comedian, this show has it all. The Christmas Special runs through January 2nd. 

Head to Barefoot Landing and grab your tickets to see “The South’s Grandest Christmas Show” at The Alabama Theater. This year’s show combines a spectacular array of performers, festive props, colorful costumes, and – of course – plenty of exciting entertainment. The cheerful performance combines traditional Christmas classics with more contemporary holiday favorites and is ideal for guests of all ages. The show runs through January 1st.  

Pirates Voyage takes the holidays to the next level with their adventurous Christmas production. With high-flying acrobats, live animals, a beautiful nativity and more, it’s a show stopper from start to finish. Plus you’ll love the finger-licking-good four-course meal served at every show! This Christmas special runs through January 1st. 

9. Holiday Shopping

Christmas and holiday shopping can be so much fun, especially with all the shopping options in Myrtle Beach! Grab a girlfriend or one of the kids, a cup of hot cocoa and set out to conquer your shopping list. Myrtle Beach features a few unique places where local vendors and artisans sell handmade gifts – a great way to find something special for your someone special.

  • Holiday Market at The Market Common

Date/Time: Saturdays, November 6th – December 8th from Noon – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Valor Park @ The Market Common, 1120 Farrow Parkway, Myrtle Beach

  • Rivertown Holiday Market

Date/Time: Saturday, December 4th from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Location: Conway Sports and Fitness Center, 1515 Mill Pond Rd, Conway

 

10. Christmas Parades

Up and down the Grand Strand, the streets will be filled with festive parades this holiday season. Check out when and where to find them all:

Join the spectators on December 5th starting at 3:00 p.m. in Murrells Inlet, approximately 12 miles south of Sea Crest Resort, for the Murrells Inlet Christmas Parade. The beloved (and free to enjoy!) annual parade begins at Wilcox Avenue and runs south down Hwy 17 Business to Wachesaw Road. New, unwrapped toys are being collected for the USMC Toys for Tots drive. Enjoy a mouthwatering meal on the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk after the parade. 

Yachts for Tots presents the Intracoastal Christmas Regatta in North Myrtle Beach on November 27th. The parade starts at 5:00 p.m. at the Little River Inlet, travels south down the waterway and will reach Dock Holiday’s Marina around 7:00 p.m. You can view the parade anywhere along the route for free, but official viewing locations are listed online. If you’d like to donate to the community, bring a new, unwrapped toy or pet supplies (like cat litter or cat and dog food) to one of the designated drop-off locations before Dec. 24th.  

Barefoot Landing will host the 3rd annual Holiday Golf Cart Parade on Saturday, December 12th starting at 3:00 p.m. All proceeds from the event will go directly to the Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach.

Everyone’s invited to the annual holiday parade at Broadway at the Beach. The parade route will take place around the Broadway shopping complex with floats created by local shops, restaurants and businesses. Festivities start at 11:00 a.m. on December 4th.

Join in the jolly fun at North Myrtle Beach’s Christmas Parade on Main. Starting at the old Bi-Lo grocery store, the parade will travel along Main Street to Ocean Blvd. Expect to see lighted floats, musical performances and even catch a glimpse of Santa Claus! Parade starts at 5:30 p.m. on December 4th. 

With more than 100 holiday floats, marching bands and local performers entering to participate in this year’s event, it’s sure to be one of the best! The Surfside Beach Christmas Parade will be held on December 11th starting at 11:00 a.m. The parade route starts at Melody Lane, runs north down Ocean Boulevard, turns left onto Surfside Drive and ends at Poplar Drive. Head out early to grab a great viewing spot!  

 

11. Holiday Dining

Being away from home doesn’t mean you have to miss out on your favorite holiday traditions, including a holiday feast! If you love the hustle and bustle of preparing a full holiday meal, opt for one of our spacious suites, which offer a modern kitchen fully equipped with everything you might need to make mealtime a breeze! Furnishings include a full refrigerator, oven / stovetop, microwave and all of the utensils, cookware and dishes you could need! 

 

On the other hand, if you really want to embrace the true meaning of “vacation,” let others do the hard work for you by checking out one of the many local restaurants that will be open for the holidays. There are plenty of restaurants open on both Christmas Eve and Christmas day near Sea Crest Resort like Carolina Roadhouse, Ruth’s Chris Steak House and Hard Rock Cafe. Check with our front desk staff for more customized recommendations to fit your family’s tastes. 

 

If you are looking for an appetizing non-holiday meal during your vacation, check out these delectable brunch spots and new restaurants in the area

 

Searching for more fun things to do this winter in Myrtle Beach? We’ve put together a list of our favorite places to hang out, eat or shop!

 

It’s not hard to see why a beach vacation is appealing to many. Be sure to check our seasonal hotel specials and book your holiday getaway at Sea Crest Resort today!

A family shopping outside at Barefoot Landing.
Oct29

Located on the south end of North Myrtle Beach, Barefoot Landing is filled with shops, restaurants and entertainment. It is the perfect place to spend a few hours of fun or experience a full-day adventure. With such variety, everyone in your family will enjoy a trip to Barefoot Landing, just 13 miles north of Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort.

A couple enjoying waterfront dining at Barefoot Landing.

Restaurants At Barefoot Landing

Barefoot’s scenic location on the Intracoastal Waterway provides spectacular waterfront views at several restaurants.

Similar to Broadway at the Beach, the Barefoot Landing entertainment complex surrounds a large lake called Prices Swamp Run. There are even more tasty waterfront dining options available on the lake:

  • Umberto’s – family-owned trattoria serving Pittsburgh-style Italian cuisine
  • Bully’s Pub & Grill – perfect late-night hang out or game day bar with big-screen TVs, an outdoor deck and pool tables serving classic bar bites and beverages
  • LandShark Bar & Grill – casual beach restaurant with an outdoor deck serving mouth-watering cuisine and island-inspired cocktails
  • Wild Wing Cafe – family-style sports bar serving the best wings in town
  • Dick’s Last Resort – an unconventional restaurant where each meal is served with a heaping pile of insults and sarcasm from the staff, but don’t worry, you’re welcome to insult them right back

a couple enjoying a beer and a burger at Barefoot Landing.The good eats don’t end there. Here are a few other great eateries at Barefoot Landing.

  • Ultimate California Pizza – creative pizza combinations with a fun casual atmosphere 
  • Crooked Hammock Brewery – local brewery with a family-friendly backyard hangout serving craft brews and bar bites
  • House of Blues Restaurant & Bar – laid-back atmosphere with a Southern-inspired menu and live entertainment nightly
  • Blueberry Grill – locally-owned restaurant with an inviting environment, serving classic breakfast and lunch dishes with creative twists and innovative combinations
  • Café de Paris – quaint cafe with charming decor offering creative coffee creations and locally-sourced pastries and desserts

Attractions At Barefoot Landing

Barefoot Landing offers a wide variety of attractions for kids, parents, couples and friends. Animal lovers should check out the T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station for a chance to have their photo taken with a baby tiger or monkey. Also, make time to spend an afternoon at Alligator Adventure, home to more than 800 alligators and 230 species including spotted hyenas, snakes, flamingos and monkeys.

A young boy getting up close and personal with an alligator at Alligator Adventure at Barefoot Landing.Smaller kids will love climbing around the forest-themed playground, located between LuLu’s and Crooked Hammock. During the summer months, kids can ride the Barefoot Carousel or one of the other kiddie rides. Older kids and the young-at-heart will have a blast at LuLu’s Beach Arcade, filled with hundreds of fun games and even more awesome prizes. Right outside, LuLu’s also has an adventure ropes course, a sand volleyball court and the perfect hangout space for friends and family with picnic tables, lounge chairs and cornhole boards.

If live music is more your jam, Barefoot Landing boasts three large attractions for you. The Alabama Theatre hosts two signature shows, ONE The Show and The South’s Grandest Christmas Show, plus several special guests throughout the year. Past entertainers have included comedians like Jay Leno and musical artists like Josh Turner and the Temptations. The House of Blues is a popular music venue that hosts both local and national icons in the music industry like Kip Moore, Chris Lane, 2 Chainz, Breaking Benjamin and Corey Smith. House of Blues at Barefoot Landing also hosts the World Famous Gospel Brunch each Sunday with an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet and Gospel music performances.

Last but not least, Crooked Hammock Brewery is one of the newest attractions at Barefoot. Their Backyard Escape is the perfect place to gather with friends, play a few games and unwind from the day with a cold pint of locally brewed beer. Beyond the regularly scheduled brewery tours and tasting, Crooked Hammock hosts weekly Yoga in the Yard, Trivia Tuesdays on Tortuga Island (the waterfront gazebo located behind the brewery) and seasonal events like OktoberFest! and the Jeep Jam After Party. Check out their Hammock Happenings calendar for this month’s scheduled events.

A group of friends shopping at a store at Barefoot Landing.Barefoot Landing Shopping

There’s a shop for every style at Barefoot Landing. Shop the latest fashion and accessory trends at Francesca’s Collections or grab a new pair of shades at Sunglass Hut. Browse the eclectic styles at Earthbound Trading Company or pick up a new scented candle at Shining Sol Candle Company. You can find beachy styles and accessories at Ron Jon Surf Shop, Tiki Jims and Sea Bags. Christmas Mouse, The Mole Hole and Savannah Bee Company are great shops for finding the perfect gift for a friend or loved one. With over 50 stores to explore, you are sure to find the perfect outfit, just the right accessory and your new favorite pair of shoes ー all in one trip!

When you and your group are ready for a sweet treat or salty snack, check out one of these specialty shops at Barefoot Landing:

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No matter what interest you have, there is something at Barefoot Landing for you to enjoy. With so many great attractions, restaurants and shops, it’s a great way to spend a day during your vacation.

Located less than 30 minutes south of Barefoot Landing, Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort has the ultimate accommodations for your family vacation, couples getaway or next business retreat. Our beachfront suites have private balconies, full in-room kitchens and free Wi-Fi. The 9 pool attractions are sure to entertain guests of all ages including a children’s water park and water slide, indoor and outdoor pools, lazy rivers and hot tubs. Plus, there’s an oceanfront bar and grill, coffee shop and mini-mart on-site.

What are you waiting for? Book your next Myrtle Beach vacation and plan a day shopping, dining and exploring at Barefoot Landing.

Pulled Pork sandwich from the best bbq in myrtle beach
Sep28

There are few things in life that are more enjoyable than fall-off-the-bone tender, finger-licking-good barbecue. You know, the BBQ that’s slow-smoked and slathered from top to bottom with succulent sauces. That’s the kind of BBQ that the south is known for. Luckily, the Grand Strand is home to several of these true BBQ joints, you just have to know where to look! The décor may be bare, the tables mismatched and there won’t be anything fancy, but that’s just a sign that you are in the right place when you are searching for true down-home BBQ in Myrtle Beach.

Enjoy our roundup of the beach’s best BBQ and pencil in a few during your next Myrtle Beach getaway!

 

Simply Southern Smokehouse

1913 Mr. Joe White Ave, Myrtle Beach | 843-839-1913

First up on our BBQ roster is Simply Southern Smokehouse. This local’s favorite serves up fresh, low country style BBQ that keeps guests flocking in for both lunch and dinner. The inside features an open floor plan in a barn-style setting.

Guests are invited to help themselves to the buffet filled with a spread of Southern favorites like fried chicken, chicken bog and plenty of BBQ with several house sauces to choose from. Sides include staples like biscuits, mashed potatoes, fried okra, sweet potato casserole and a variety of veggies – to name a few. Lunch specials like fried pork chops and fried fish are served daily, while the dinner service offers additional items like tender ribs and mac n’ cheese. Be sure to save room for dessert – their Banana Pudding is some of the best in town!

Prices for lunch, early bird and dinner range from $11-$15 and include your buffet meal, a drink and tax. Simply Southern is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11:00 am to 7:00 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

smoked bbq platters are a staple at the best bbq joints in myrtle beach

Little Pigs Bar-B-Q

6102 Frontage Rd, Myrtle Beach | 843-692-9774

Little Pigs Bar-B-Q is another local secret that offers an “old school” southern dining experience. Serving locals and visitors alike for more than 20 years, the recipes at Little Pigs have been passed down and perfected over time.
Ribs are the way to go at Little Pigs and guests can enjoy a whole or half rack of these coveted, tender chops slathered with your choice of sauce. Other meat offerings include fried chicken, chopped pork BBQ and beef brisket, all of which are available on a plate or as a sandwich.

The sides here are just as tempting and include all the classics like hush puppies, potato salad, mac and cheese, coleslaw and baked beans. The menu also includes scrumptious apple and peach cobbler and truly southern sweet tea. Little Pigs is open Monday – Saturday from 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Inlet Bar-B-Que

3750 U.S. 17 Bus, Murrells Inlet | 843-357-1133

The newest BBQ joint in town is Inlet Bar-B-Que, located in the former location of Prosser’s BBQ. When Prosser’s closed in 2020, the owner of Schoolhouse Bar-B-Que in Scranton decided to buy the building and open a new restaurant. The owner says he hopes to pick up where Prosser’s left off and continue to provide delicious, quality BBQ to visitors and locals alike.

With a beautiful new exterior, Inlet Bar-B-Que has the same basic layout that Prosser’s once did with an all-you-can-eat buffet, large dining area and mouth-watering BBQ. You might even see some familiar faces when you visit as several former Prosser’s employees now work at Inlet Bar-B-Que.

In addition to the country classics like pulled pork BBQ, chicken bog, fried chicken, mac and cheese, coleslaw and lima beans, Inlet Bar-B-Que serves daily specials like pot roast and fried seafood. You will also find seasonal veggies on the line like collards, okra, corn and sweet potatoes. Don’t worry, there are plenty of desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth like banana pudding, Oreo pie and homemade cheesecake. There’s even a brand new soft serve ice cream machine that’s included with every buffet meal.

Pricing ranges from $12.50 – $16.50 depending on the time of day and day of the week and includes your all-you-can-eat meal, a drink, a dessert and tax. Inlet Bar-B-Que is open Wednesday – Saturday from 11:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Moe’s Original BBQthe best bbq in myrtle beach offers a variety of sauces with your ribs.

12827 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island | 843-237-8227

Their tagline says it all, “A Southern Soul Food Revival,” and their food is EXACTLY that! Moe’s Original BBQ is a small laid-back shack with indoor and outdoor seating on the south end of the Grand Strand.

Their menu may be small but their food has no shortage of flavor with options like smoked chicken, smoked turkey, fried catfish and Alabama-style pulled pork! Moe’s standard sides include baked beans, slaw, mac and cheese, cornbread and potato salad, but they are constantly adding daily special sides.

You certainly can’t find Moe’s great food at a better price! Grab a sandwich meal with two sides for $10 or a platter with cornbread and two sides for $11. There are also family packs available for larger get-togethers. Moe’s is open Wednesday – Monday from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Check their Facebook page for weekly live music at The Getaway, Moe’s outdoor patio.

Bar-B-Que House

1561 Hwy 17 N, North Myrtle Beach | 843-249-6901
1205 Hwy 17 N, Surfside Beach | 843-477-1801

Both of Bar-B-Que House’s Grand Strand locations serve mouth-watering, lick-your-fingers-clean, can’t-get-enough barbeque! We hope you’re hungry because they are happy to slap your plate full with a generous portion of their famous hickory smoked BBQ. If you’re feeling REALLY hungry, may we suggest the Who’s Yer Daddy plate? You’ll get 12oz of juicy BBQ, 1/2 rack of ribs, 4 wings, 3 chicken strips, 1/2 chicken, 3 sides and 8 hushpuppies –phew! That’s enough to feed a whole family!

Bar-B-Que House serves all of their smoked meats without sauce so guests can completely customize their flavors. Their homemade sauces include an Eastern NC-style vinegar sauce, a Lexington-style red sauce, a SC-style mustard sauce, and their own award-winning House sauce in Original and Spicy. The Surfside location is open daily from 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. The North Myrtle location is open daily from 11:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

a bbq platter is the best way to same the best bbq in myrtle beachPop Pop’s Pit BBQ

8724 Hwy 707, Myrtle Beach | 843-650-9000

You can’t miss Pop Pop’s Pit BBQ when driving down Hwy 707 with their big blue truck and giant smoker sitting out front. Pop Pop’s is a family-run restaurant serving slow-cooked pit barbeque and fried-to-order chicken. All their meats are smoked over a special blend of wood and topped with a homemade tomato-based BBQ sauce.

Beyond the classics, Pop Pop’s menu includes items like fried pork skins, hot wings, a variety of sandwiches and platters, fried seafood and chicken bog. The Legend Burger is a local favorite made of ¼ pound Angus burger, ¼ pound pulled pork, cheese, 4 slices of bacon, onion rings, jalapenos, mac and cheese, hot sauce and BBQ sauce. Wow, now that’s a burger!

Sides at Pop Pop’s Pit BBQ range from fried okra and baked beans to bacon cheese fries and a special potato salad with bacon, cheese and ranch. Feeling extra hungry? Why not try Pop Pop’s Fat Guy Challenge for a chance to win $200 by devouring four Legend burgers and a large fry in 20 minutes or less. Pop Pop’s Pit BBQ is open daily from 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Their newest location is on the south end of town at 3552 Hwy 17 Bus. in Murrells Inlet.

Ready to start planning your family vacation?

Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort is conveniently located in central Myrtle Beach near loads of amazing restaurants, fun seasonal events and great attractions that are open year-round.

Book your Myrtle Beach vacation today!

couple at a myrtle beach fall event
Aug29

In addition to agreeable weather and comfortable temperatures, fall brings with it a loaded lineup of fun, family-friendly events. Are you a foodie? Or, a lover of local arts & crafts? No matter your interests or hobbies, you are sure to find the perfect local event to keep you busy during your off-season stay! Here are the best events taking place in Myrtle Beach for fall 2021:

labor day race at brookgreen gardens this fall in myrtle beachInaugural Brookgreen Gardens Labor Day 5K | Brookgreen Gardens | September 5th

Start a new Labor Day tradition at the first-ever Brookgreen Gardens Labor Day 5K on September 5th. The event is hosted by NS Promos, organizers of other well-known events in the area include the MB Jeep Jam and Independence Day 5K. Strollers, walkers and runners are welcome at the event. Registration is open online now. The race will begin at 6:00 p.m. with sign-in starting at 5:00 p.m.

Annual Hospitality Golf Classic | Myrtle Beach National | September 10th

The 29th Annual Hospitality Golf Classic returns featuring a silent auction and prize giveaways throughout this exciting fall Myrtle Beach golf tournament. All are invited to participate with proceeds from the event going to benefit Myrtle Beach Area Hospitality Association educational programs. For those who wish to show off their long drive, registration is open until August 31st. The cost is $495 per foursome and includes a golf cart, green fees, lunch from Damon’s Grill and additional food and refreshments during the tournament. The shotgun start is at 1:00 p.m. on September 10th at Myrtle Beach National. Call 843-626-9668 or contact [email protected] to register for the event.

irish italian festival meatballs myrtle beach

Festa Italiana | OSIA Lodge | September 17th – 18th & October 15th – 16th

This year’s Festa Italiana event will look different than those in years past. You can still enjoy tons of traditional Italian fare like sausage and pepper sandwiches, hand-rolled meatballs, fresh pizza and pasta, and plenty of sweet indulgences like cannoli, zeppole, tiramisu, biscotti and much more. Instead of a one-weekend event, organizers have planned two “drive-thru” events for the fall. Stop by the OSIA Lodge at 7957 Moss Creek Rd in Myrtle Beach from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on any of the dates listed above. For more information, call 843-333-7059 or visit the website.

Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival | Huntington Beach State Park | September 24th – 26th

This year marks the 46th anniversary of the annual Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival as it returns to an in-person event! Local and regional artists representing various genres will be present. Guests can look forward to seeing everything from handmade jewelry and paintings to sculptures, metal and glass work – and everything in between. There will also be live entertainment, food and drink vendors and kids’ crafts throughout the weekend. The cost is only $15 per adult, which is good for admission for the entire weekend. Kids 15 and under are FREE. Call 843-237-4440 or visit the website for more information.

shepherds pie at the irish italian festivalIrish Italian International Festival | Main Street, North Myrtle Beach | September 25th

A seemingly odd pair, Ireland and Italy, unite once a year for this annual match made in culinary heaven. Indulge in tasty traditional fare from both countries like handmade meatballs, pasta dishes, antipasto, shepherd’s pie, corned beef and cabbage, bangers and mash and plenty of desserts. The afternoon will also include two live entertainment stages, a spaghetti eating contest, kids games and activities, arts and crafts vendors and roaming street entertainers. This festival is FREE to attend and runs from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Visit the website to see the full entertainment schedule for the festival.

Inaugural Celebrate Surfside Beach Festival | Surfside Beach | September 25th

Take the short drive to Surfside Beach for the Inaugural Celebrate Surfside Beach Festival on September 25th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event is slated to have fun for the whole family with live entertainment, a dunking booth, food trucks, kids activities and more. Proceeds from the event are being donated to the South Carolina United Turtle Enthusiasts group. Admission is FREE for all. The event’s epicenter will be in front of the Surfside Beach mural at the corner of 3rd Ave South and S Poplar Dr. Visit the event Facebook page for more details.

16th Annual Little River ShrimpFest | Historic Little River Waterfront | October 9th – 10th

Fresh seafood lovers are sure to enjoy this shrimp-tastic celebration! Nosh on creative shrimp concoctions from a variety of local food vendors and restaurants as you take in the waterfront views and enjoy live entertainment, family-friendly games and much more! The event will also include more than 150 local vendors, including arts and crafts and local organizations and businesses. Shrimp po’boys, shrimp chowder, shrimp salad, fried shrimp, boiled shrimp…. We promise you won’t leave hungry! Admission is only $5 per person, and children 12 and under are FREE; Call 843-249-6604 or visit the website for more information.

loris bog off chicken bog

42nd Annual Loris Bog-Off Festival | Downtown Loris | October 16th

For those unfamiliar, “bog” is short for chicken bog, a traditional South Carolina dish featuring rice slow-cooked with chicken, chicken stock, sausage, and spices. Some refer to this dish as chicken perlo, but no matter what you call it, this classic dish is a favorite among natives, locals and visitors. As you might imagine, this festival celebrates this special Carolina dish as area restaurants put their unique twist on the original recipe. The bog-off will feature a cooking competition, kids’ games and events, a car show, and local craft vendors. The fun kicks off at 9:00 a.m. and continues until 9:00 p.m. This festival is FREE to attend and will take place on Main Street in Loris, approximately 30 miles northwest of Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort.

4th Annual Myrtle Beach Jeep Jam | Myrtle Beach | October 29th – 31st

Jump in your Jeep and head to the beach for the 4th Annual MB Jeep Jam. This 3-day event is filled with fun and entertainment including an off-road obstacle course, kids zone, live entertainment, food trucks, scavenger hunts, raffles and more. Sign up your Jeep online or simply enjoy the event as a spectator for FREE. All proceeds will benefit the Special Operations Wounded Warriors Foundation. Event times are 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Friday and 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The event’s location is the site of the former Myrtle Square Mall at 2501 North Kings Hwy.

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37th Annual Taste of the Town | Myrtle Beach Convention Center | November 2nd

Taste of the Town is an annual affair adored by many visitors and locals alike – and it’s not hard to see why! The 2021 event is back in person at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center with a small entrance fee of $5 (if purchased in advance) or $6 (if purchased at the door). Kids age 14 and under are FREE. This mouthwatering event will host more than 30 of the area’s top restaurants, all serving up their finest tapas-style fare. Guests will purchase tickets ($1 each) that can be traded for food samples from the vendors of their choice. The event will also include live entertainment, family games and activities and a silent auction to benefit St. Andrew Catholic School. The festival will run from 4:00 – 10:00 p.m. Call 843-448-6062 or visit the website for more information.

Brew at the Zoo | Brookgreen Gardens | November 6th

This exciting Brookgreen Gardens event always draws a crowd of beer enthusiasts! Brew at the Zoo kicks off at 5:30 p.m. and provides guests with more than 30 regional craft beers to sample while they peruse the Lowcountry Zoo exhibits. Tickets are $50 and include a tasting glass and live entertainment throughout the evening. Food vendors will be on-site for guests who wish to purchase food. There will also be a silent auction to benefit the new Red Wolf Habitat coming to the Lowcountry Zoo. Call 843-235-6000 or visit the website for more information.

17th Annual Oyster Roast | Murrells Inlet MarshWalk | November 20th

Get out and enjoy the agreeable fall weather at the MI2020 17th Annual Oyster Roast on the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk. Fresh, local “all-you-can-eat” oysters will be available while supplies last in the Wicked Tuna parking area between 11:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on November 20th. There will also be family-friendly games and entertainment provided throughout the afternoon and several local craft vendors. Not a fan of oysters? Fret not – there will be plenty of other succulent local fares to choose from! Admission to the event is FREE. For more information, visit the website or call 843-357-2007.

family fun events in myrtle beach this fallReady to plan your Myrtle Beach Fall Vacation?

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Book your fall vacation at Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort today!

 

 

 

Stage and curtain at a dinner show in myrtle beach
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If you’re looking to try something a little out of the ordinary while on vacation in Myrtle Beach, consider dinner and a show! Myrtle Beach offers some wonderful theatrical and entertaining shows that are sure to impress everyone in the family. We’ve put together a list of places that will entertain you while you dine – and the best part is they are less than 15 miles from Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort!

 

1| Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show

8907 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach – 8.7 miles from Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort

If you’re looking for a place that will keep every family member on the edge of their seat, look no further than Pirates Voyage. Guests will have a front-row seat as two pirate crews lead by Captain Blackbeard and his quartermaster, Calico Jack, battle it out to claim the treasure. While enjoying your fabulous 4-course pirate feast, you’ll see beautiful mermaids, tropical birds, high-flying acrobatics and a full-sized pirate ship. The feast includes vegetable soup, bread, roasted chicken, BBQ pork, corn-on-the-cob, a baked potato and delectable apple pie!

Tickets are $54.99 for adults and $29.99 for children ages 3-9. Children 2 and under are FREE. If you’re visiting in November or December, be sure to try Christmas at Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show! This holiday-themed show depicts the tale of Captain Scrooge, an adapted version of A Christmas Carol. For more information or to purchase your tickets, visit the website or call 843-497-9700.

 

2| Polynesian Fire Luau Dinner Show

6803 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach – 6.5 miles from Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort

Take a trip to the South Pacific islands without ever having to leave Myrtle Beach! This Polynesian Fire Luau dinner show artfully depicts the Polynesian culture with dance, music, fire knife performances and more. First, you’ll be welcomed by the performers with a lei greeting. Next, you’ll dine on authentic Polynesian foods as you’re serenaded by live music from the Polynesian Band. The dinner buffet features foods like BBQ chicken, Kalua pulled pork, grilled grouper, Hawaiian fried rice and more.

After dinner, enjoy performances and music inspired by the Polynesian cultures of Hawaii, New Zealand, American Samoa and more. The evening concludes with a show by the World Champion Samoan Fire Knife Team. The luau dinner show takes place at St. John’s Inn in Myrtle Beach. Dinner and the show are held indoors with the finale performance held outside. Tickets are $59.99 for adults and $29.99 for children over the age of 2. Premium seating is available for an additional charge. For more information and to purchase your tickets, visit the website.

 

3| Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

2904 Fantasy Way, Myrtle Beach – 5.8 miles from Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort

Step back in time to 11th-century Spain when Kings and Queens ruled the land. Feast your eyes upon the noble queen, her brave knights and majestic creatures at Medieval Times. Performers compete in jousting tournaments, sword fighting, hand-to-hand combat and extraordinary displays of horsemanship, all while vying for the name of champion.

While enjoying a night of thrills, guests are served a decadent four-course meal fit for a queen. The feast includes tomato soup, roasted chicken, garlic bread, sweet buttered corn and herb-basted potatoes. A delicious dessert is served afterward accompanied by hot coffee.

Medieval Times is located off of Fantasy Way in Myrtle Beach. Tickets are $55.95 for adults and $28.95 for children 12 & under. Visit the website to make your reservations online and receive $10 off per person with discount code 4526MT (valid thru Dec. 31, 2021). Get ready to pick your knight in shining armor!

 

4| Carolina Comedy Club

1318 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach – 4.1 miles from Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort

Grab a bite to eat and have a few laughs at the Carolina Comedy Club! Conveniently located at Broadway at the Beach, the Carolina Comedy Club is one of the top comedy clubs in the country. Comedians from all over have performed at Carolina Comedy Club including Ralphie May and Pauly Shore. Many of the comedians who perform at Carolina Comedy Club have also been featured on HBO, The Tonight Show and Comedy Central.

Don’t forget the eats! The Back Stage Bar and Grill serves up a delicious dining experience before and after each performance. Their menu features pub foods like nachos, burgers, wings and pizza plus they boast the best drink specials at Broadway. Ticket pricing varies based on the comedic act. Call (843) 839-2565 for more information or view their Calendar of Events to see the schedule and make your reservations.

 

5| House of Blues

4640 Hwy 17 S, North Myrtle Beach – 13.7 miles from Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort

Not your average dinner and a show setting, House of Blues cannot be left off the list. Talent from all over the world comes to play at House of Blues in Myrtle Beach. Past shows and concerts have included Coheed and Cambria, AWOLNATION, Breaking Benjamin, Flogging Molly and Weezer. Upcoming shows for 2021 include artists like Incubus, Sister Hazel, Blue October, Kip Moore, a Led Zeppelin tribute band, a Prince tribute band and more. Check the Event Calendar for event details and ticket pricing.

Before you head into your show, grab a bite to eat at the renowned House of Blues Restaurant & Bar. Their food is made from scratch, southern-inspired and includes jalapeno-cheese cornbread, Juicy Lucy burger, smokehouse specials, & more! Bonus: There is also a small bar menu available during the show. Menu items include chicken tenders, pulled pork, Angus sliders, cajun fries and more.

World Famous Gospel Brunch

If you’re really looking for a great show while you enjoy a meal, check out the World Famous Gospel Brunch at House of Blues! Every Sunday between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., guests are invited to enjoy live Gospel music and a delicious brunch at the House of Blues. Reservations are recommended and may be made by calling 843-913-3746. Adults are $37, children aged 4-10 are $18.50 and children 3 & under are FREE.

**Summer 2021** The Gospel Brunch has been temporarily suspended due to COVID. Please check the website for the returning date of the World Famous Gospel Brunch at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.

Free Live Music on the Deck

Looking for a FREE live show in Myrtle Beach this summer? Every evening, HOB hosts free live music on the deck at their on-site Restaurant & Bar. Guests are invited to grab a bite and a cocktail while enjoying a live show at the area’s top live music venue. The Deck opens at 6:00 p.m. and live music starts at 7:00 p.m. See the Event Calendar for the full line-up of upcoming artists.

 

6| The Barefoot Queen Riverboat Dinner Cruise

2051 Bridge View Ct, North Myrtle Beach – 14.4 miles from Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort

The Barefoot Queen is an authentic wooden riverboat that sails out of the Barefoot Marina in North Myrtle Beach. Guests are invited to enjoy an evening of sightseeing, live entertainment and dinner along the Intracoastal Waterway. Dinner includes a salad, your choice of meat, vegetables and starch plus a dessert. Alcoholic beverages are available for an additional charge.

The dinner cruise is 2 hours long and pricing starts at $52.99 for adults and $24.99 for children 12 and under. Times and dates for the Barefoot Queen Riverboat Dinner Cruise vary by season and day. Check the website for a full schedule of cruises and to book your next voyage.

 

 

7| Murder Mystery Dinner Show at The Asher Theatre

3237 Waccamaw Blvd., Myrtle Beach – 4.8 miles from Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort

Murder at the Cotton Club is the newest murder mystery dinner show presented by the Asher Theatre. The show transports guests back in time to 1920s New York at the Cotton Club, an infamous nightclub that hosted top entertainers of the era. This spectacular show includes a scrumptious 2-course meal, music and live entertainment, loads of laughs and fun prizes too.
During each performance, 4 slots are left open to be filled by audience members allowing them to become a part of the murder investigation.

Dinner includes tender barbecue chicken, delicious rice, southern cornbread and wonderful vegetables served with iced tea or water to drink. There are also alcoholic beverages, soda, popcorn and candy available for purchase. Tickets are $44.99 for general admission. If you wish to participate in the show, you will select your character when reserving your tickets. Doors open at 6:15 p.m., and guests must be seated by 6:50 p.m. To reserve your seat or for more ticket information, visit the website.

 

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Fourth of July events in myrtle beach
Jun14

If you’re looking for a great vacation destination for the Fourth of July, Myrtle Beach is the place! With dozens of great, family-friendly events up and down the Grand Strand this Fourth of July weekend, Myrtle Beach is one of the best places in the country to be when celebrating America’s independence. Here are just a few of the free festivals, holiday-themed events and firework displays happening around the beach this Fourth of July:

Myrtle Beach Fireworks on the 4th of July 2021

All along the Grand Strand this year, massive fireworks displays will fill the skies with bursts of beautiful colors. If you are staying anywhere between North Myrtle Beach and Pawleys Island, there will be fireworks nearby that you and your family can enjoy. We have arranged these events from the north end of the Grand Strand to the south.

Fourth of July fireworks are the best way to celebrate in Myrtle Beach this year.Cherry Grove Pier 4th of July Fireworks

The annual Cherry Grove Pier fireworks display is a beautiful show full of color and light that takes place right over the ocean. This event is free and open to the public, so grab the gang and head out to the Cherry Grove Pier for an outstanding firework show starting at 9:30 p.m. There will also be Fourth of July celebrations taking place at the pier throughout the day starting at 10:00 a.m. Check out the Cherry Grove Pier Facebook page for more details.

Barefoot Landing 4th of July Fireworks

Fireworks return to Barefoot Landing for 2021. As part of their annual SummerFest series, visitors can groove to live music on the Dockside Village Amphitheater Stage from 7:00-10:00 p.m. then enjoy a special patriotic fireworks show starting at 10:00 p.m. Live music may also be enjoyed at Crooked Hammock Brewery starting at 4:00 p.m. and at LuLu’s starting at 5:00 p.m. Find more information on Barefoot Landing’s event calendar.

Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Fourth of July Fireworks

The Myrtle Beach City Government has announced that the Fourth of July fireworks are back for 2021. This free show celebrating Independence Day will be visible up and down the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk with its epicenter at the 2nd Avenue Pier. This amazing display of fireworks starts at 10:00 p.m.

4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza at Broadway at the Beach

Spend America’s birthday at one of the liveliest spots on the Grand Strand, Broadway at the Beach! Before the show, enjoy dinner at one of the many delicious restaurants at Broadway, like Grumpy Monk, Wahlburgers or Landry’s Seafood. There will also be family-fun events throughout the evening including strolling entertainers, LED dancers and special character appearances.

Be sure to stick around for the best part of the night – the fireworks extravaganza! Look over Lake Broadway at 10:00 p.m. as the sky lights up with one of the best fireworks displays in town. See the full details of the day’s festivities on Broadway’s event calendar.

Murrells Inlet MarshWalk’s Annual Fourth of July Fireworks

The MarshWalk of Murrells Inlet is excited to announce the return of their annual Fourth of July Fireworks for 2021. At 10:00 p.m., the sky will fill with bursts of red, white and blue for a 20-minute fireworks display. Before the show, guests can enjoy live music and delicious food at one of the eight restaurants and bars along the MarshWalk.

More Fourth of July Events in Myrtle Beach 2021

Beyond the amazing fireworks displays found up and down the Grand Strand, there will be many Fourth of July themed events taking place during the holiday weekend. From golf cart parades to 5K races, there is an event for everyone in the family.

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12th Annual Salute from the Shore – July 4, 2021

One of the unique events at the beach every Fourth of July is the Salute from the Shore flyover. This year’s annual flyover parade features two F-16s from the Shaw Air Force Base, one Military C-17 from the Charleston Air Force Base and a civilian-owned vintage P51.

Starting in North Carolina, this spectacular aerial display heads south along the coast, past the Grand Strand, before ending in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Whether you’re staying at the north end or south end of Myrtle Beach, the Salute from the Shore flyover parade will be visible from your nearby beach access point. So grab the family, dress in your red, white & blue and come out to see this amazing patriotic salute.

Don’t forget to share your salute videos and pictures on social media using #SalutefromtheShore. Here is the approximate schedule with the F-16s time listed first and the C-17 time second. The P51 is slower than the other plans and will fly over later in the afternoon, continuing the salute.

  • Cherry Grove—1:00 and 1:05 p.m.
  • Myrtle Beach—1:03 and 1:06 p.m.
  • Pawleys Island—1:06 and 1:14 p.m.
  • The Isle of Palms—1:15 and 1:29 p.m.
  • Charleston Harbor—1:16 and 1:32 p.m.
  • Folly Beach—1:20 and 1:35 p.m.

Murrells Inlet Boat Parade—July 4, 2021

Take a short drive south to Murrells Inlet to enjoy the 38th Annual Murrells Inlet Boat Parade. Each year, boats from around the region deck out in their best red, white and blue and float from the Garden City Point, through the inlet, finally ending at Morse Park Landing. This year’s event begins at 3:00 p.m., and the theme is Stars, Stripes and Fireworks.

Grab your clan and head to one of the popular viewing spots like the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk, Belin United Methodist Church or Morse Park Landing. Check out the Murrells Inlet Boat Parade Facebook page to stay up-to-date on the latest details or to purchase your t-shirt for this year’s event.

Pawleys Island Fourth of July Parade – July 4, 2021

Pawleys Island’s 54th Annual Fourth of July Parade is open to the public and free to watch. Sit back and enjoy the parade or create your own float to join in the fun. Create a makeshift float out of a boat, car, golf cart or flatbed truck – whatever you have with wheels!

Float-creators can register for the parade at Pawleys Island’s Town Hall on Myrtle Avenue from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The entry fee is $20 in advance or $25 on the day of the parade. This patriotic display starts at 10:00 a.m., on Sunday, July 4th and winds all around the beautiful south end of Pawleys Island.

Dress up in your best red, white and blue attire for the two Fourth of July themed races in Myrtle Beach this year.12th Annual Myrtle Beach Independence Day 5K – July 3, 2021

In honor of our veterans, active military and the birth of our nation, join this scenic run through the Market Common, the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base. Runners are encouraged to wear their best star-spangled gear and to check in at the NS Promos tent upon arrival if they wish to be considered for the costume contest. Registration for the race ends on July 2nd at 1:00 p.m. To register for the event or find more information, visit the NS Promotions site.

Red, White & Blue 5K – July 4th

Runners, walkers and strollers are invited to join the Red, White & Blue 5K taking place this year at Barefoot Landing. The USATF certified course takes runners around Barefoot Landing, the House of Blues and the Alabama Theatre. Participants are encouraged to dress in festive 4th of July attire for the occasion and to check-in at the NS Promos tent before the start of the race to be considered for additional prizes. Registration ends on Saturday, July 3rd at 1:00 p.m. To register for the race or find more information, visit the NS Promotions site.

Surfside Beach Fourth of July Celebrations – July 4, 2021

Grab the kids and head to “the Family Beach” of Surfside for a full day of fun, entertainment and live music. On July 4th, the Town of Surfside Beach will start their Independence Day festivities with the 2nd Annual Golf Cart Parade. The parade starts at 1:00 p.m. and will run north on Ocean Blvd from Melody Lane to 16th Ave N.

Continuing the patriotic celebrations, a 4th of July Celebration Party will be held at the W.O. “Bill” Martin Field, located at 8th Ave S between Dogwood Dr. and Lakeside Dr. Festivities are from 6:00-10:00 p.m.

 

We hope this list of Fourth of July events in Myrtle Beach has grown your excitement for the upcoming holiday weekend. Ready to book your stay?  Check out our beautiful oceanfront suites and efficiencies located in the heart of Myrtle Beach on Ocean Blvd.

Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort also has amazing on-site amenities including 9 pools, a children’s water park with water slides, an oceanfront bar, a coffee shop and more. We can’t wait to see you for this year’s Fourth of July events in Myrtle Beach.

New restaurants in myrtle beach offer delicious burgers
Mar16

Myrtle Beach is known for more than its 60-mile stretch of beaches and exciting things to do. It’s also known for its amazing beach cuisine! Whether you vacation in the summer or during off-season months, Myrtle Beach restaurants offer scenic views, some of the best BBQ and amazing southern fare. Whether you’re a vacation veteran or a first-time visitor, our list of the new restaurants in Myrtle Beach is sure to make your mouth water.

2020 New Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

With eight new restaurants in 2020 alone, our taste buds are tingling for some delicious Myrtle Beach dining.

Walk-On's Sports Bistreaux, a new restaurant in Myrtle Beach
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Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux | 61 Rodeo Dr

Walk-On’s, a sports bar with a Louisiana twist, opened its restaurant across from Tanger Outlets on Hwy 501 in June 2020. Their menu spotlights Cajun-style cuisine with items like catfish Atchafalaya, voodoo shrimp & grits and fried alligator. Every Tuesday is Fat Tuesday at Walk-On’s with a $5 dine-in menu featuring beignets, boudin balls and 16oz Death Valleys & Bloody Marys. Walk-On’s also has daily happy hour specials with $2 off all burgers from 3-5 p.m. and drink specials from 4-7:30 p.m. They also have $20 wings & beer buckets on Saturdays and bottomless mimosas on Sundays. Walk-On’s is open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Crazy Pollo Grill | 2507 Forestbrook Rd

Crazy Pollo Grill opened its doors on Forestbrook Rd in Myrtle Beach in April 2020. They’re serving up authentic Mexican food and their signature grilled chicken. Be sure to check out their Facebook page for weekly specials. They’re open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Dirty Don's Oyster Bar & Grill, a new restaurant in Myrtle Beach
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Dirty Don’s Oyster Bar and Grill | 661 Main St

Dirty Don’s opened its third location in July 2020 in North Myrtle Beach. You’ll find a variety of grub at this Key-West-style restaurant. From steaks to burgers to hot wings and more, there’s something for everyone at Dirty Don’s. We recommend trying the seafood pizza pie or lobster nachos! Happy hour specials run Monday through Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. with reduced drink prices and 50 cent shrimp, wings, mussels and clams. Dirty Don’s features two additional locations in downtown Myrtle Beach and on 21st Ave N.

Barefoot Market & Cafe | 4920 Village Hill Dr

Barefoot Market & Cafe is located in The Shops at Barefoot Village in North Myrtle Beach. The super convenience store is home to anything from chips and dips to aspirin and coffee. The Cafe serves up hot and fresh breakfast, lunch and dinner items like their jalapeno swiss burger, BBQ sliders and bacon egg and cheese biscuits. They also have freshly made-to-go meals like salads, wraps and pizzas. Barefoot Market & Cafe is open daily from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

World of Beer, a new restaurant in Myrtle Beach
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World of Beer Bar & Kitchen | 1386 Hwy 17 N

In July 2020, World of Beer found its newest home in North Myrtle Beach. The star of the menu is the extensive craft beer list, but the dinner menu doesn’t disappoint. With selections like melty mac & cheese bites, a southern pimento cheeseburger and a sweet salted caramel cookie skillet, the entire family will be satisfied. World of Beer also features lunch and weekend brunch menus and offers happy hour specials daily from 4 to 7 p.m. World of Beer is open 7 days a week from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Crooked Hammock Brewery | 4926 Hwy 17 S, Unit 2

Relax into a “hammock state of mind” at Crooked Hammock Brewery. This new North Myrtle Beach restaurant opened in July 2020 and offers a full menu featuring items like brew kettle chili, the Grand Strand burger and beer can chicken. Their Brewery produces year-round, seasonal and specialty brews and offers tours regularly. Their island bar, known as Tortuga Island, is set in a gazebo on the water behind the restaurant and boasts a 360° view of the beautiful Carolina sky. Crooked Hammock’s highlight is their inviting Backyard filled with games, hammocks and live music. Visit Crooked Hammock Brewery daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Stop in for happy hour Monday through Friday from 4-7 p.m. for $2 off all appetizers and $4.25 draft beers.

SOHO, a new restaurant in Myrtle Beach
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SOHO | 9715 N Kings Hwy

The Grand Strand’s second SOHO location opened on Restaurant Road in Myrtle Beach in July 2020. SOHO North serves internationally-inspired cuisine highlighting fresh seafood, delicious sushi and perfectly grilled steaks. Their cosmopolitan atmosphere is great for date nights, business dinners or special events. They’re also serving up a special brunch menu daily from open to 2 p.m. with $10.99 bottomless mimosas. SOHO North is open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Local: Eat Drink Celebrate | 10880 Ocean Hwy, Unit 21

Located just 20 miles south of Sea Crest Resort, this Pawley’s Island restaurant opened in August 2020. Local serves only the freshest ingredients with vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free menu items available. Their bar serves 19 local draft beers and features live music regularly. Local also boasts a second-floor private event space. Their restaurant serves brunch, dinner, late-night and lighter fare menu items throughout the day. They’re open six days a week from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. (closed Tuesdays).

2019 New Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

Sneaky Beagle, a new restaurant in Myrtle Beafch
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Sneaky Beagle | 5040 Carolina Forest Blvd

Located in Carolina Forest, the Sneaky Beagle is a family and dog-friendly place to kick back. Leashed dogs are welcome on their open patio, with a menu just for them. You’ll find tacos with a twist, paninis and more on their eclectic bar menu. Grab a beer with other dog-lovers, and enjoy this unique concept restaurant. Sneaky Beagle is open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Phở Claire | 1201 38th Avenue N

This modern Vietnamese noodle house features every combo of phở you could want and more. Phở Claire also offers menu items like bánh mì and other noodle bowls. Be sure to grab a Bubble Tea or authentic Vietnamese coffee while you’re there. Stop in for lunch or dinner daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

La Dolci Mania, a new restaurant in Myrtle Beach
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La Dolci Mania | 2060 Oakheart Rd

There’s nothing more heavenly than an authentic Italian bakery & cafe that transports you to Europe in just one bite. At La Dolci Mania, that’s exactly what you’ll experience. Choose from items like hot drinks, deli sandwiches, fresh salads and, of course, rows of authentic Italian pastries! This is a must-try new restaurant in Myrtle Beach open Monday – Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Thursday – Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Wicked Tuna | 110 North Ocean Blvd

Wicked Tuna has added a second location to the Grand Strand – Wicked Tuna Waterfront Dining in Myrtle Beach. Located on the 2nd Avenue Pier, Wicked Tuna boasts an ocean view and freshly caught seafood for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Wicked Tuna is open daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and offers daily specials. Don’t miss out on their happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m. daily!

Looking for more oceanfront dining in Myrtle Beach? Check out our favorite Myrtle Beach restaurants on the water!

Ipanema Brazilian Cuisine | 201 N Kings Hwy

If you’re looking for something off the beaten path, try Myrtle Beach’s newest restaurant, Ipanema. They’re open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and offer a delicious lunch buffet for only $9.99! Try any of their signature dishes all served with rice, beans, and fried yucca.

Duck Donuts, a new restaurant in Myrtle Beach
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Duck Donuts | 117 Maryport Dr

Duck Donuts is one of the cutest donut shops on the Grand Strand. Pick up made-to-order donuts in traditional and nontraditional flavors like maple icing with chopped bacon, s’mores or cinnamon sugar with vanilla drizzle. Duck Donuts is open from 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily and is located in Surfside Beach.

Bar Louie | 1318 Celebrity Cir

The newest addition to the popular Broadway at the Beach, Bar Louie, is not your average gastro-bar. Bar Louie is serving up craft cocktails and bar food like no other. Choose from favorites like spicy shrimp tempura, Bavarian pretzel twists, and the gastro-burger. Bar Louie is open Sunday – Thursday 11 a.m. to midnight and Friday & Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Bar Louie features weekly live music, $8 lunch specials on weekdays, and 50% off appetizers during happy hour (Monday – Friday 4-7 p.m.).

Tipsy Scoop | 1211 Celebrity Cir

What’s better than ice cream on a hot summer day? Ice cream infused with booze! Tipsy Scoop Ice Cream Barlour is now open at IT’SUGAR in Broadway at the Beach. Adults 21 and over can choose from seasonal and classic flavors like “hot” buttered rum, spiked mint chocolate chip, cake batter vodka martini, and more. Have fun and customize your sundae with sprinkles, candy, and so much more! They’re open daily from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Pizza Hyena, a new restaurant in Myrtle Beach
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Pizza Hyena | 13 Ocean Blvd S

This new Myrtle Beach restaurant has pizza that is nothing to laugh about! Their menu features “WILD fired” 10” pizzas that are worthy of sinking your teeth into. Some of our favorite pizza creations include Ms. Cheezious, sour puss, and Margherita hyena. Pizza Hyena also offers other menu options like salads and sandwiches, but seriously, it’s all about the pizza! Sit down and grab a slice any day of the week from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Los Cabos Mexican Grill and Cantina | 670 US 17 Bus

If you’re in the mood for something south-of-the-border, check out Los Cabos! They offer endless options from the build-your-own combo to carne con nopal. Los Cabos also offers specialties, lunch combos, and desserts. They are open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 8 p.m.

Couple strolling on the beach - Myrtle Beach Attractions for Couples
Feb08

Myrtle Beach is known far and wide for being one of the most family-friendly vacation destinations along the East Coast. Many, however, are unaware of the romantic atmospheres that Myrtle Beach offers. Couples flock to the beach each year to celebrate honeymoons, anniversaries, and other special occasions. We have created a guide with the top 14 Myrtle Beach attractions for couples, both romantic and fun. 

Before you plan your next romantic getaway, check out the Specials currently being offered by Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort. In addition to Valentine’s Day deals, Sea Crest is offering a 35% discount when you book 30 or more days in advance. Check out all of the accommodations and amenities available at Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort.

 

Outdoor Attractions

Brookgreen Gardens

Myrtle Beach Skywheel

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball

Broadway Grand Prix

Enchanted Sailing Charters

Historic Downtown Conway

Historic Downtown Georgetown

 

Indoor Attractions

New South Brewery

Duplin Winery

Ripley’s Aquarium

GTS Theatre

Couples Massage At Touch of Aloha

Romantic Dinner For Two

Popcorn & A Movie

 

Outdoor Attractions For Couples in Myrtle Beach 

For days with beautiful sunshine and clear skies, here are the top 7 outdoor attractions for couples.  

 

Brookgreen Gardens | 1931 Brookgreen Garden Dr, Murrells Inlet Seats for two at Brookgreen Gardens, a romantic myrtle beach attraction for couples.


Couples will love the romantic ambiance offered by Brookgreen Gardens. Located on the South end of the Grand Strand, Brookgreen Gardens is home to over 9,000 acres of botanical gardens and historical landscapes filled with the largest collection of American figurative sculptures in the country. 

Brookgreen also has a rick Lowcountry History and Wildlife Preserve where couples can tour through multiple historical sites located within the grounds. Throughout the year, Brookgreen hosts many events and features numerous artists in their three galleries. Couples can enjoy a romantic lunch at one of the three dining options on-site, all of which have beautiful views of the gardens. 

Experience the breathtaking views from the Myrtle Beach Skywheel, a fun attraction for couples.

 

Myrtle Beach Skywheel | 1110 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach 

What could be more romantic than taking in the ocean views with your special someone while 180 feet above the beach? All of this is made possible at the Myrtle Beach Skywheel located on the Boardwalk. This Ferris-wheel-esque ride has 42 glass-walled, climate-controlled gondolas. 

A souvenir photo of your ride is available for purchase to remember the romantic experience. Save time by purchasing your tickets online in advance. And if you a frequent visitor to Myrtle Beach, consider purchasing an annual pass for the best value.

 

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball | 1251 21st Ave N, Myrtle Beach 

If you hear your significant other start singing “Take Me Out To The Ballgame,” an evening at the Myrtle Beach Pelicans stadium is just right. Purchase some peanuts and Cracker Jacks will enjoying an evening at a minor league baseball game. This local team knows how to keep a crowd entertained with between-inning entertainment, games, and contests. Every Friday is Fireworks Friday with a beautiful fireworks display after the ballgame ends. 

There are also specials available almost every night of the week: Mega Mason Jar Mondays, Tacos & Tallboys Tuesdays, Weiner Wednesdays, Thirsty Thursdays, and Palmetto State Saturdays. Tickets may be purchased online or at the box office. 

 

Broadway Grand Prix | 1820 21st Ave N, Myrtle Beach Couples love the bumper cars at Broadway Grand Prix, a Myrtle Beach attraction.

There is no shortage of entertainment at the Broadway Grand Prix. Here’s a sample date for couples. First, race around one of the 7 go-kart tracks. Next, have an adventure climbing to the top of the rock wall. Then, take a swing at mini-golf on one of the two 18-hole courses. 

Don’t forget about the Grand Prix Arcade with over 90 games and hundreds of prizes. Bump your way to victory at the bumper cars. And finish off the date at the Snack Bar with big baskets of nachos, onion rings, pizza, or fries. There are even homemade funnel cakes for dessert! Tickets and season passes can be purchased online. 

A romantic cruise on the Enchantress is a great Myrtle Beach attraction for couples.

 

Enchanted Sailing Charters | 4495 Baker St, Little River

Couples will love the ambiance of a private cruise aboard the Enchantress, the area’s largest chartered sailboat. Captain John strives to make all of his passengers feel extra special and works with those planning special events (like proposals and weddings). 

Cruises start at $395 for 2 guests for 3-hour cruises through the Ocean and Inlet. Special packages which include dinner are also available. These cruises start at $545 for 2 guests. See all of the tours available and book your next cruise online.  

 

Historic Downtown Conway | 500 Main St, Conway View from the Riverwalk in Historic Downtown Conway, a great date night for couples.

With quaint shops, beautiful views, and delicious restaurants, it won’t be hard to plan a date in Historic Downtown Conway. Most of the shops and restaurants in the area are locally owned and operated, with patrons making you feel welcome the minute you walk through the doors. 

Many of the shops close in the early afternoon on Saturdays, so we recommend visiting during a weekday or before lunch on Saturdays. While exploring, be sure to grab a bottle of locally-sourced wine from Encore, stroll down the Riverwalk, and enjoy a romantic dinner at Rivertown Bistro. 

Historic Downtown Georgetown, a charming town for couples to visit.

 

Historic Downtown Georgetown | 531 Front St, Georgetown 

Couples can enjoy a similar charm in Historic Downtown Georgetown. This quaint waterfront town offers oak-lined streets, historic tours, charming shops, and restaurants serving fresh local seafood. During an afternoon of shopping, couples will find stores selling clothing, home decor, local art, collectibles, antiques, and more. Beyond seafood, restaurants in Georgetown serve American, Lowcountry-style, Mexican, and Italian. There are also bars, delis, ice cream shops, and cafes. In addition to historic tours, Georgetown offers river tours, ghost tours, and fishing charters. Find all of the details of Historic Downtown Georgetown online.  

 

Indoor Attractions For Couples In Myrtle Beach 

If rain clouds are trying to put a damper on your vacation, we have 7 indoor attractions for couples full of romance and fun. 

 

New South Brewery | 1109 Campbell St, Myrtle Beach New South Brewery in Myrtle Beach is a micro-brewery serving locals and tourists alike.


Hop on the hops train at New South Brewery. This tasty local micro-brewery is a favorite among beer aficionados and enthusiasts alike. New South Brewery is currently offering curbside pick Monday – Friday from 11 am – 3 pm or by appointment. Local ales and lagers available include 6-packs of Dirty Myrtle, Waccamaw Red Ale, Drink A Peach, On The Beach Golden Ale, and many more. Check out the website for seasonal brews. 

 

Duplin Winery | 4650 Hwy 17 S, North Myrtle Beach

Start your date night with a wine tasting at Duplin Winery. Or have a date night in with a Virtual Wine Tasting. In-person wine tastings are Monday – Saturday from 11 am – 5 pm with no reservations needed. The $10 Deluxe Tasting includes a gourmet cheese dip with homemade gourmet crackers. Couples can also enjoy Music in the Courtyard featuring live music from local musicians while sipping wine on the patio. 

Plan a date under the sea at Ripley's Aquarium, one of the many romantic Myrtle Beach attractions for couples.Ripley’s Aquarium | 1110 Celebrity Cir, Myrtle Beach 


A favorite of locals and visitors alike is Ripley’s Aquarium. Glide along the moving paths while surrounded by the underwater world of sharks, stingrays, eels, and exotic fish. Ripley’s Aquarium has many hands-on experiences and behind-scenes encounters. The newest exhibit is the Penguin Playhouse, home to a colony of African penguins both young and old. For a real underwater adventure, consider the Stingray Experience where guests have the chance to get up close and personal with these amazing creatures. Tickets, packages, and experiences may all be purchased online. Ripley’s is open daily from 9 am – 6 pm. 

 

GTS Theatre | 1220 Port Dr, Myrtle Beach

If you enjoy Motown music, Elvis, and comedy, the GTS Theatre is for you!. This intimate cabaret-style theatre is known for its amazing live entertainment which always includes audience and cast interactions. Beyond seasonal shows, the GTS Theatre has several regular performances which include the Motown Tribute Show, Elvis Live Tribute, Elvis Gospel Music, and Comedy Magic Show. Couples can see the full calendar of events and purchase their tickets online. VIP seating is available, and discounts are offered for multi-show purchases.  

 

Couples Massage At Touch of Aloha | 2798 A Howard Ave, Myrtle Beach Couples massage at Touch of Aloha is a great date idea for couples.


Relax and unwind with an intimate couples massage at Touch of Aloha Day Sa & Massage. Couples will be massaged in the same room each by a licensed massage therapist. Massages include aromatherapy, hot towels, and hot stones. Couples massages start at $180 for 60 min but may be lengthened. Touch of Aloha is open Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm, Saturday 9 am – 4 pm, and Sunday 10 am – 4 pm. Read about all of the massage packages available, and book your appointment online.  

 

Enjoy a romantic dinner for two in Myrtle Beach.Romantic Dinner For Two


We couldn’t forget to mention the classic dinner for two. Nothing says romance like a delicious meal at a candlelit table. If you are looking to stay closeby, here are the top dining picks near Sea Crest Resort. There are also some amazing new restaurants in the Myrtle Beach area to check out. If you and your sweetheart are looking for a view with your dinner, here are the best Myrtle Beach restaurants located on the water. For the early risers, we have a Myrtle Beach brunch guide with all of the best breakfast bites in town. 

 

Popcorn & A MovieA movie date is just one of the great Myrtle Beach attractions for couples.

Another classic date option is catching a movie while munching on a big tub of buttery popcorn. Even though 2020 didn’t offer many new movie releases, theaters in the local area have been showing classic movies and popular romantic comedies in their place. Theaters are also showing the newest releases of 2021. Here are our local movie theaters: 

  • Grand 14 at The Market Common | 4002 DeVille St, Myrtle Beach 
  • Cinemark at Coastal Grand Mall | 2100 Coastal Grand Cir, Myrtle Beach 
  • AMC Classic 12 at Myrtle Beach Mall | 10177 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach 
  • Conway 12 at Rivertown Commons | 220 Rivertown Blvd, Conway 

 

 

These are just a few of the many romantic Myrtle Beach attractions that you can look forward to during your couple’s beach getaway! If you have a chance to visit Myrtle Beach around Valentine’s Day, here is a guide to more romantic restaurants and attractions. We also have a few day trip ideas, if you are interested in seeing beautiful towns that surround Myrtle Beach.  

As you begin planning your next couple’s vacation, check out all the amenities Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort has to offer. There are 12 different room styles to choose from, each of which has free in-room Wi-Fi, expanded cable, and flatscreen TVs. Some of our suites even offer private balconies and fully equipped kitchens. We can’t wait to help you book your next couple’s vacation!

Myrtle Beach Attractions Open Year Round
Dec31

Just because you are enjoying a holiday beach vacation or an extended snowbird stay doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all of the fun and excitement that Myrtle Beach has to offer. Sea Crest Resort is conveniently located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, making it easy to find nearby events and attractions – even in the offseason!

Check out these top-rated Myrtle Beach attractions that stay open all year long!

 

Ripley’s Aquarium | (843) 916-0888

Two kids in front of tank at Ripleys Aquarium, a Myrtle Beach attraction open year round.

 

Explore the world under the sea and make a few new nautical friends at Ripley’s Aquarium. This 

Broadway at the Beach attraction is a favorite among guests of all ages and offers something for everyone. With two levels of exhibits, there’s plenty to keep you busy for an afternoon. Popular exhibits include Rio Amazon, Rainbow Rock, Friendship Flats, and the famous Dangerous Reef glide-path that allows guests to get up close and personal with sharks. The newest exhibit at Ripley’s is the Penguin Encounter. There is even a Live Penguin Cam you can watch from home anytime. Other draws include the on-site café, interactive discovery center, and gift shop. Ripley’s offers a variety of ticket options including Day Passes and VIrtual Tour Tickets. See their website for more information and pricing details. 

 

Hollywood Wax Museum | (843) 444-0091

Located right across from the popular Broadway at the Beach, this recent addition to the Myrtle Beach attraction lineup is hard to miss! The Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center is actually home to three unique attractions. The largest and most well known, as one might guess, is the Hollywood Wax Museum. Guests can pose with popular famous figures like Jonny Depp, Brad Pitt, Michael Jackson, and Marilyn Monroe – to name a few. The other two attractions include Hannah’s House of Mirrors and Breakout – Dread the Undead. All attractions can be enjoyed with the All-Access Pass, $36.99 for adults and $19.99 for children 4-11, or toured individually. Tickets may be purchased online in advance.

 

EdVenture Myrtle Beach | (843) 839-0475

Explore, play, and learn with a variety of interactive exhibits built for young minds at EdVenture Children’s Museum. Interactive exhibits include an interactive space ship climbing structure, two model aircraft with real plane propellers, a flight simulator, and much more! There is also a designated area with hands-on interactives for kids 3 years old and under. The facility hosts birthday parties and field trips. Admission is $8 for children and adults. Children under 2 are free. EdVenture is located in The Market Common on Howard Ave. Find a full list of exhibits and party rental details on their website

 

Legends in Concert | (843) 238-7827

See your idols live at Legends in Concert! This exciting live entertainment venue is home to the nation’s most talented tribute artists. Authentic costumes, colorful props, and expert choreography are just a few things that guests can look forward to. Popular past performers include Michael Jackson, Dolly Parton, The Blues Brothers, Rod Stewart, and the king himself – Elvis. Shows are offered throughout the year and change seasonally to be sure there is always someone new to enjoy. For current show details, visit Legends in Concert online

 

Brookgreen Gardens | (843) 235-6000Beautiful live oaks at Brookgreen Gardens, one of the Myrtle Beach attractions open year round.

With more than 9,000 acres of botanical gardens speckled with an impressive lineup of handmade sculptures, it’s not hard to see why Brookgreen Gardens remains a popular destination throughout the year. Notable exhibits include Live Oak Allee, Fountain of the Muses Garden, the Dorothy P. Peace Garden Room for Children, and the Labyrinth. Additionally, Brookgreen features a Lowcountry Zoo, an on-site café, creek excursion boat rides, and regular events throughout the year like Brew in the Zoo and Night of a Thousand Candles. Brookgreen takes pride in showcasing local artisans throughout the year. Check their website for full details of current exhibits being shown. 

 

WonderWorks | (843) 626-9962

Experience more than 100 interactive exhibits that will spark the minds of guests young and old at WonderWorks Museum. Located at Broadway at the Beach, WonderWorks features six different “wonder zones” full of unique, hands-on exhibits. Popular attractions include the Hurricane Shack, Trivia Wall, Mission to Mars, Wonder Coaster, and Wonder Brite. Additionally, WonderWorks offers an indoor ropes course, outdoor obstacle course, 6D moving theatre, laser tag arena, and zip line over Lake Broadway. Tickets are $27.99 for adults (13-59), $21.99 for children (5-12) and seniors (60+), and free for children 4 and under. After Dark entry is $10 for all ages, Monday through Friday after 3pm only with tickets purchased online

 

Rockin’ Jump | (843) 242-3264

Jump, dunk, and challenge yourself to a slew of interactive attractions at Rockin’ Jump, Myrtle Beach’s ultimate indoor trampoline park! Rockin’ Jump features eight entertaining attractions: the Ninja Challenge Course, Dodgeball Arena, Slam Dunk Zone, Warped Wall, Wipe Out, Aerial Silks, Fidget Ladder, and Open Jump Area. Rockin’ Jump is fun for all ages, no matter what the weather outside. Rockin’ Jump also features a handful of events throughout the year, an on-site cafe, and hosts group events like birthday parties. Pricing is determined by the length of time you’d like to jump, but check the website for specials and deals currently available. 

 

Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Located from 1st Ave N to 15th Ave N alone Ocean Blvd., the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk offers plenty of year-round entertainment to please guests of all ages. The Myrtle Beach Skywheel, Sling Shot Thrill Ride, Zip Line Adventures, and Ripley’s Moving Theater are just a few attractions that you will find, plus a slew of arcades and local shops. The Boardwalk also offers tons of decadent dining options, both casual and upscale, to keep you fueled and ready to explore. The Carolina Country Music Fest is hosted annually each summer on the Boardwalk. Just head to the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk to see what all the fun is about!

 

Broadway Grand Prix | (843) 839-4080Family and friends driving go carts at Broadway Grand Prix, one of the Myrtle Beach attractions open year round

Another great attraction open year-round is the fast-moving Broadway Grand Prix. This family race park is home to seven different go-cart tracks, an arcade, mini-golf course, kiddie amusement rides, and a snack bar. Each track is segmented by skill level from the expert Grand Prix Pro track all the way to the family track, where racers (40” and up) can ride alone or in doubles. Pricing for All-You-Can-Ride wristbands is determined by height: Toddler Band (36”-39”) is $12.99, Rookie Band (40”-47”) is $29.99, and Pro Band (48”&Up) is $39.99. Visit the website for discounted wristband prices and weekly pass information. 

 

Mini Golf 

It’s no secret that golf is one of the biggest draws to the Myrtle Beach area. Get the whole family involved by playing some of the year-round mini-golf courses along the Grand Strand. Here are some mini-golf courses open year-round with their distances from Sea Crest Resort:

 

Jungle Lagoon Miniature Golf – 0.5 mile 

Pirates Watch Adventure Golf – 1 mile

Cancun Lagoon Adventure Golf – 1.2 miles   

Mt. Atlanticus Minotaur Golf – 1.4 miles  

Jurassic Mini Golf – 2.5 miles 

Captain Hooks Adventure Golf – 2.8 miles

Mutiny Bay Miniature Golf – 16.8 miles

Molten Mountain Miniature Golf – 17.9 miles

 

Barefoot Landing | (843) 272-8349

Barefoot Landing is an enormous shopping center located in North Myrtle Beach (13 miles from Sea Crest Resort). It has over 100 stores and dining options to choose from, plus exciting events throughout the year. If bad weather happens during your vacation, then Barefoot Landing is a perfect place for the family to spend quality time together.  Barefoot Landing is open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily. 

 

Be sure to check our full Myrtle Beach Attractions page for more information on area things to do. And if you are ready to book your next off-season vacation at Sea Crest Resort, we have plenty of specials running to help make this the best vacation ever!

 

 

Things to do in myrtle beach in the winter, couple snuggling on the beach
Dec09

November through February is considered the “off-season” for Myrtle Beach. But just because the temperatures have cooled down, doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of fun and adventurous things to do in Myrtle Beach in the Winter months. 

Myrtle Beach’s average temperature in the winter is around 55°F so it’s cool but not bone-chillingly cold like most northern states. It may not be warm enough to swim, but there are loads of activities, indoor and outdoor, to keep you busy during your stay at Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort this winter. We’ve put together a list of area attractions, events, and activities to make the search a bit easier. 

Stroll on the Beach or the MB Boardwalk

While the water may be a bit too chilly to take a dip in the ocean, the beach is still beautiful and can make for a peaceful walk with your significant other, family, or furry friend.

There are over 80 businesses along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk including restaurants, beachwear stores, gift shops, and more. And while not all of the shops or attractions may be open, the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is open all year round and is a great spot to grab a hot cocoa or coffee and take a stroll.

 

Holiday Shows, Lights & More

If you are planning to be in Myrtle Beach before the holiday season ends, be sure to check out all of the local Myrtle Beach businesses sharing their holiday cheer. 

Christmas Lights in Myrtle Beach can be seen from one end of the Grand Strand to the other. But holiday activities don’t end there! Christmas shows, special meals with Santa, and more are all available when celebrating Christmas in Myrtle Beach

 

Shopping

Whether before or after Christmas, shopping in Myrtle Beach and along the Grand Strand is abundant. There are numerous specialty shops, major chains, and local boutiques where shoppers will find just the right piece they have been looking for. 

If you are doing some holiday shopping this season, the discounts and sales are great! Here is a list of shopping plazas in the area. 

  • Tanger Outlets: Hwy 501 in Carolina Forest and Hwy 17 Bus. in Myrtle Beach
  • The Market Common: Farrow Parkway in Myrtle Beach
  • The Hammock Shops Village: Ocean Hwy in Pawleys Island
  • Coastal Grand Mall: Hwy 17 Byp in Myrtle Beach
  • Barefoot Landing: Hwy 17 S in North Myrtle Beach
  • Broadway at the Beach: Hwy 17 Byp in Myrtle Beach 
  • Myrtle Beach Mall: Hwy 17 Bus. in Myrtle Beach 
  • Arcadian Shores Commons: Kings Road in Myrtle Beach (across from Tanger Outlets)
  • Coastal North Town Center: Hwy 17 N in North Myrtle Beach

 

Day Trips

If you find yourself wanting to see more of the South, consider taking a quick day trip to one of our nearby neighbors. Within two hours of Myrtle Beach, there are quite a few great cities to explore and each has its own unique activities to enjoy. 

Take a stroll down the Conway RiverWalk. Explore the history and culture of Downtown Charleston. Join a tour of the iconic Battleship NC in Wilmington. Visit a historical plantation in Georgetown. Or bask in the winter sun on the picturesque beaches of Pawleys Island. 

No matter which city you might choose, you can travel to each area without having to worry about finding a new place to stay. 

 

>Related: Explore the South Side of the Grand Strand 

 

Shows

Myrtle Beach is home to some of the best shows and top performers in the South. Many will travel far and wide to come to the Alabama Theatre, The Carolina Opry, and more! What’s even better, during the winter months most of our theatres offer a holiday show, like the renowned Christmas Show of the South, put on by the talented performers of The Carolina Opry. 

Here is a list of the theatres, shows, and local performances along the Grand Strand. 

  • Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show
  • Medieval Times
  • Legends in Concert
  • Theatre of the Republic
  • GTS Theatre
  • Long Bay Symphony

 

Activities, Attractions & More 

There are so many fun and exciting things to do in Myrtle Beach in the winter, we almost don’t have to mention them all. But for families, we want to be sure your trip to Myrtle Beach is one that you and your kids won’t forget. Here are a few more area attractions that are open during the winter months. 

 

If you are a fan of art, history, and the like, be sure to plan a visit to these local museums and art galleries. 

  • Myrtle Beach Art Museum
  • North Myrtle Beach Historical Museum 
  • Wheels of Yesteryear
  • Historic Myrtle Beach Colored School Museum & Education Center
  • Atalaya Castle in Huntington Beach State Park

 

>Related: Myrtle Beach Attractions Open Year Round

 

We hope that this list of things to do in Myrtle Beach in the winter has inspired you. With fewer crowds and milder temperatures, Myrtle Beach can still be exciting during the colder months. Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort can’t wait to make your next winter vacation the best one yet!

Check out all of the specials we are currently offering to be sure you get the best deal!