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- Celebrate December with 3 Holiday Events in Myrtle Beach
Tis the season to be jolly, and Myrtle Beach is the perfect destination to embrace the holiday spirit. December has many fantastic festive events that enchant locals and visitors alike. Staying at Myrtle Beach Resort offers you a relaxing and cozy place to relax after exploring the area. Below are three-holiday events you don’t want to miss in Myrtle Beach.
Nights of a Thousand Candles
Step into a world of pure enchantment at Brookgreen Gardens as they illuminate the holiday season with “Nights of a Thousand Candles.” This breathtaking event showcases the gardens with thousands of flickering candles, sparkling lights, and dazzling displays. Stroll through the beautifully decorated gardens, enjoy live entertainment, and revel in the magical ambiance that will ignite your holiday spirit. Be sure to grab your tickets today, and don’t miss out on seeing this beautiful and enchanting display this holiday season!
The Great Christmas Light Show
Gather the family for an unforgettable drive-through experience at The Great Christmas Light Show. Located at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, this holiday extravaganza features a stunning array of lights synchronized to classic holiday music. Cruise through the dazzling displays, marvel at all the vibrant colors, and immerse yourself in the joyous atmosphere that will delight all ages. After you drive through, stop at Santa’s Village, where you can enjoy hot chocolate and s’mores together as a family.
Festive Delights at Market Common
As December unfolds in Myrtle Beach, head to Market Common and enjoy the holiday spirit, where many fun activities await you. Stroll along the twinkling streets adorned with seasonal decorations as you shop at the charming boutiques for different gifts. Enjoy the enchanting atmosphere with periodic caroling and live entertainment that fills the air. Indulge your taste buds in seasonal treats at local cafes or catch a holiday movie at the beautifully decorated Grand 14 Cinema. Market Common transforms into a winter wonderland offering the perfect blend of shopping, entertainment, crafts, and seasonal joy for all to enjoy.
Myrtle Beach comes alive with these incredible holiday events this December, offering something magical for everyone. Myrtle Beach Resort offers you and your family a cozy place to stay this holiday season. Embrace the festive cheer, create timeless memories, and make the most of this joyous season in beautiful Myrtle Beach!
- A Grand Thanksgiving Getaway to Myrtle Beach
Thanksgiving is a time for reflection, gratitude, and, of course, delicious food. While the traditional notion of Thanksgiving often shows images of cozy homes and family gatherings, it’s also an excellent time for a little getaway to the beach. How about celebrating Thanksgiving this year with a stay at Myrtle Beach Resort with the family? Nestled along the stunning Grand Strand, Myrtle Beach offers guests an ideal blend of relaxation, coastal beauty, and mouthwatering Thanksgiving food. Below is why a Grand Thanksgiving Getaway to Myrtle Beach is a great idea this year.
A Thanksgiving Day Feast
Thanksgiving is widely associated with indulgent feasting, and Myrtle Beach certainly lives up to this expectation. Local restaurants pull out all the stops every Thanksgiving and include coastal flavors. If you’re not looking for the coastal flavors, have no worries; our vacation rentals come fully equipped with kitchens to cook your feast this year for the family. Let the kids get involved in cooking dinner this year by helping with baking the pie or by helping make the stuffing. Can you picture your family enjoying the Thanksgiving dinner on the balcony of your vacation rental? We can and know that you’ll never look back on having Thanksgiving at home again.
Perfect Accommodations for Families
Myrtle Beach Resort is renowned for its many accommodations, from cozy beachfront to Oceanview condos. The options are limitless, ensuring you can find the perfect rental for your family. Imagine waking up to breathtaking ocean views this Thanksgiving, stepping onto your balcony, and enjoying coffee. The best thing about staying with us at Myrtle Beach Resort is that you can enjoy a day or two of this getaway on the beach.
Thanksgiving Shopping & Entertainment
Myrtle Beach offers many shopping areas, including the Coastal Grand Mall, Market Commons, and Tanger Outlets. These shopping centers offer ample opportunities for Black Friday deals and holiday shopping. Along with the shopping centers, there are various fun holiday activities in the area, including The Great Christmas Light Show in North Myrtle Beach. What better way to celebrate the holidays than by checking out the light displays and getting rock-star deals on gifts for the family?
Celebrating Thanksgiving in Myrtle Beach can be an extraordinary experience you’ll remember for years. From the delicious coastal cuisine to the stunning accommodations, this holiday at the Grand Strand is one you won’t forget. If you’re still searching for the perfect Myrtle Beach condo, check out what we have available today. Let’s make this Grand Thanksgiving Getaway to Myrtle Beach the best vacation you’ve had all year!
- Autumn Bliss: Fall Festivals in Myrtle Beach this October
Myrtle Beach, known for its sunny beaches and summer excitement, takes on a new charm as autumn rolls in. October is a fantastic time to visit for the pleasant weather and the vibrant fall festivals that bring the community together and offer a taste of seasonal delights. Staying with us at Myrtle Beach Resort will be close to many of these festivals and is the perfect place to return and relax in your rental. Let’s journey through some of the most anticipated fall festivals in Myrtle Beach this October.
Myrtle Beach Oktoberfest
Get ready to embrace the spirit of Bavaria at the Myrtle Beach Oktoberfest. This one-day celebration features live music, German cuisine, a beer garden, and family-friendly activities. It will be at Barefoot Landing this year on Saturday, October 7th, starting at noon. There will be wristbands for $10 each, allowing you to purchase food and beverages (alcohol excluded) to 10% off from many restaurants. There will be live music and contests, including Every Dog’s a Weiner Dog contest. Enjoy a bratwurst, pretzels, and plenty of beer while tapping your toes to fun polka tunes.
Myrtle Beach Greek Festival
Experience Greece’s rich culture and cuisine at the Myrtle Beach Greek Festival from October 12th through October 15th, 2023. Enjoy traditional Greek food, music, dance performances, and an authentic marketplace filled with Greek treasures. Admission to this festival is $3 for adults, and kids 10 & under are free. The festival will be at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in Myrtle Beach. Can we all say ‘Opa!
Annual Harvest Home Weekend Festival
The Harvest Home Weekend Festival returns to Brookgreen Gardens on October 7th and October 8th, 2023. Brookgreen Gardens is a beautiful historic garden and sculpture park in Murrells Inlet, SC. You’ll enjoy live music, arts & crafts vendors, food and drinks, and family-friendly activities this year. On both days, the times will be 9:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Don’t leave the festival without a pumpkin from their patch or a scarecrow you’ve made. Be sure to purchase your tickets in advance from Brookgreen Gardens today for this exciting festival.
October in Myrtle Beach is a harvest, celebration, and community time. Whether you’re embracing the spirit of Oktoberfest or a fall festival, it offers the perfect opportunity to experience the coastal city’s unique blend of culture, cuisine, and fun. Now is the time to book your stay for October at Myrtle Beach Resort and immerse yourself in the autumn bliss of these exciting festivals!
- 3 Local Restaurants to Try on your Myrtle Beach Vacation
We know that cooking is the last thing you want to do whenever you go on vacation. That’s why we at Myrtle Beach Resort wanted to share with you three local restaurants to try on your next vacation. Staying with us in one of our Myrtle Beach vacation rentals will allow you and your family to be close to delicious food. Let’s look below at where we suggest you give a try on your family vacation to Myrtle Beach.
Simply Southern Smokehouse
Do you and your family love to eat homemade southern cooking? If you do, then you are in for a treat. Simply Southern Smokehouse is located near 10th Street in Myrtle Beach and will take you back to childhood. Here, you can enjoy daily lunch specials, but you’ll also enjoy the buffet. Some food that you will find on the menu are Barbecue, Chicken and Dumplings, Mashed Potatoes, Fried Chicken, Green Beans, and more. Let’s not forget the desserts, which include Ice Cream, Peach Cobbler, and Banana Pudding. You must try on your next vacation to Myrtle Beach!
Head on over to Burky’s Grill, which has been a favorite among not only the locals but many vacationers as well. Here, your family will dine like you would have in the ‘50s and will enjoy some classic diner food. Some items on the menu are Burgers, Fries, Chili, Salads, and Soft Serve Ice Cream. If you’re in the mood for a shake or malt, you can get one or two. Dine in or take out while on your next vacation and experience a local favorite.
Eggs Up Grill
For those who are looking for a tasty breakfast that a lot of locals love to eat at is Eggs Up Grill. They have two locations in Myrtle Beach that you will have to give a try. Open seven days a week from 6:00 am to 2:00 pm is where you will find some quality food. They have an option for family bundles, which includes a classic family breakfast, build-your-biscuits, home fries, and shrimp & grits. They also have an excellent lunch menu that you have to try —what a great way to start or end your vacation to Myrtle Beach.
While there are many other local favorite restaurants in the area, these are the ones we wanted to share with you. If you haven’t booked your next vacation to stay with us at Myrtle Beach Resort, now is the time. We can’t wait to see you and your family on your next vacation to Myrtle Beach this year.
- Fun Activities for Your Vacation this Summer
Are you taking a vacation this summer at Myrtle Beach Resort but want some fun activities to enjoy while you are here? Have no fear as we have the scoop for you in where and when the adventure begins. And if you are still looking for some great deals for a place to stay at while on vacation, then you should check out what specials we have to offer you this summer. We do offer many great amenities for you and your family to take advantage of this summer and we hope that you can make fun memories to last you until your next visit.
What Activities Are There?
But if you are looking for fun activities outside of our resort, then you will want to check out several fun events happening within the Myrtle Beach area this summer! There are many that are ongoing and a few that will happen just once this summer that you may not want to miss out on.
Pelicans Baseball Game:
If you are a baseball lover or have someone in your family, then maybe go have a family night out and see a Pelicans Baseball Game in North Myrtle Beach. From April 6th to September 10th, 2023. you can be able to see a game at the home locations of Myrtle Beach. Located at 1251 21st Ave, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29577. See their website for the games and get the tickets.
Summer Nights at Broadway at the Beach:
From June 5th to August 27th, 2023 head over to Broadway at the Beach every night for some fun nightly entertainment. There is something for everyone and it’s something that you won’t want to miss. From free face painting every Saturday and Sunday at 7-10 pm to Fireworks every Tuesday night at 10 pm until August 27th. The admission for this event is free.
Surfside Beach Farmers Market:
Are you a lover of fresh fruits, veggies and more, then maybe the farmers market is something that you’d enjoy? And for those of you who are staying in one of our condos and who love to cook maybe grab a watermelon or two for those hot days on the beach. Located at Passive Park in Surfside is where you will find all the goods along with free parking.
Brookgreen Summer Lights Festival:
Go see the magic of nature illuminated and more fun for the whole family to enjoy. Every Wednesday to Saturday nights until August 26th, 2023 come see what nature has to offer you and more. Located at 1931 Brookgreen Drive, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576. This festival you will get to experience many different things including games, performances, crafts for the kids and local food trucks from 7-10 pm. Admission for members is $20 per adult and $12 for kids 4-12. Admission for non-members are $25 per adult and $15 for kids 4-12, children 3 and under admission is free.
Market Commons Farmers Market:
Another great local farmers market is located at 4017 Deville Street, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577. If you happen to miss the other farmers market during the first part of the week, have no fear because this one happens every Saturday until October 2023 from 10 am to 3 pm.
These are just a few events happening within Myrtle Beach for the rest of the summer and some you may be exciting to join in. If you are still looking for an oceanfront condo for your summer vacation or want to get away for just a few days, then we can help you out. We look forward to you joining us for your family vacation this summer!
- Adventure is Out There in Myrtle Beach
Did you know that there are so many different things that your family can do on your next vacation? The kids are out for the summer and why not go on an adventure in the Myrtle Beach area. Staying with us at Myrtle Beach Resort will keep you close to where the fun is at nearby. Let’s take a look at a few of the fun adventures that your family can try on your next vacation below.
Be a Ninja
One of the latest crazes that has hit the United States has to be American Ninja Warriors. In many cities you may find your own obstacle course you can have fun on, but you are in luck. Myrtle Beach has their very own Ninja gym where you and your family can become a ninja too. Choose from 60 minutes to 120 minutes. What a great way to spend the day with the family to be a new Ninja Family!
Let’s Go Tubing
Did you know that you can do something a little different while at the beach? Instead of going to the beach for a day, head over to River Island Adventure. Here you will be able to do a few different things such as tubing down the Waccamaw River as a family, enjoy Taco Tuesday on a float or escape the island. This can become a family tradition with doing this and the prices are very affordable. Be sure to pack plenty of sunscreen to lather up so you can float down the river and enjoy spending time with each other!
Spend Time on the Water
Another great adventure that you and your family can do is do a few tours on the water. Many don’t think of doing something fun like this, but head over to Express Watersports where your family can choose what adventure tour you’d like to try. From taking a 30-minute Jet Ski tour to flying high in the sky parasailing, you won’t hear “I’m bored” out of any of your kids. And be sure to keep a look out for dolphins as they love to stay close and give you a show. Bring sunscreen, hats and be sure to pack your bathing suit as you go on a water adventure together!
Did Someone Say “Four?”
If your family is up for a little challenge against each other, why not check out Top Golf of Myrtle Beach? A newer attraction to the Myrtle Beach area is where the fun will start, and you won’t want it to end. You’ll find this 3-story building with 70+ Bays, a rooftop terrace, fire pits, and a restaurant at Broadway at the Beach. Top Golf offers group lessons, private bays for up to six people, or walk-ins. Plan a day with the family to this fun attraction in Myrtle Beach.
There are plenty of other adventures that your family can do while on vacation, but these are the few you’d enjoy. If you haven’t booked your next vacation to stay with us at Myrtle Beach Resort, now is the time. We hope that you and your family will be able to enjoy your next adventure and make new memories!