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there are endless myrtle beach fall events scheduled for 2021

Another summer has passed and fall is knocking on the door. This doesn’t mean the fun has ended in Myrtle Beach! The fall months are favorites among Coral Beach Resort guests. The weather is still warm, the kids are back to school and Myrtle Beach area activities are endless!

All of these factors contribute to the influx of fun, family-friendly events that take place in Myrtle Beach during the fall. So sit back, relax (and maybe start packing your vacation bags) because we’ve put together a list for you of the top fall events in Myrtle Beach for 2021.

September Events in Myrtle Beach
October Events in Myrtle Beach
November Events in Myrtle Beach

there are several wine tasting events taking place this fall in myrtle beachThings To Do In Myrtle Beach In September

Music on Main Concert Series – Now through Oct. 14th

Just 30 minutes north of Coral Beach Resort & Suites, guests can enjoy the Music on Main Concert Series in North Myrtle Beach. Starting at 4:00 p.m. each Thursday, Main Street from Ocean Blvd. to McMillan Real Estate is blocked off for the event. Even though the streets are closed, businesses around the event will remain open for dining, shopping and fun. Music on Main is a FREE event and fun for the whole family. Bring your beach chairs to reserve your spot for the concert. Live performances are from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. See the full schedule online. The address is 1 WW South Ocean Blvd, North Myrtle Beach, SC at the Horseshoe. Face coverings are recommended.

Fall Concerts at La Belle Amie Vineyard – Saturdays in Sept.

Live music is back at La Belle Amie Vineyards each Saturday in September. From island vibes to jazz and blues, each Saturday’s music will vary in genre but all will include delicious wines, beautiful scenery and a complimentary tour of the vineyard. Bring your blankets and chairs and get ready for an afternoon filled with great music and memories. Doors open at 10:00 a.m., live music starts around noon and festivities wrap up at 5:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 per event or $17 if you wish to include a wine tasting. To purchase tickets or find out more, call 843-399-9463 or email [email protected] The Saturday festivals for Oct. and Nov. have not yet been published. Visit their website for the most current information.

20th Annual Myrtle Beach Mustang Week – Sept. 6th – 11th

You don’t have to own a Mustang to get a thrill out of Myrtle Beach Mustang Week! Come out and enjoy all of the events happening throughout the week including contests, cruise-ins and more. Those who do own a Mustang and would like to participate can register online. View the complete schedule for the East Coast’s largest Mustang week including locations and event times online now.

Wine Wednesdays at La Belle Amie Vineyard – Wednesdays in Sept.

Fall is just around the corner and now is the perfect time to get out and enjoy the agreeable weather! You can do just that at weekly Wine Wednesday events hosted by La Belle Amie Vineyard. Each event will include live entertainment, complimentary tours, delicious wines and scrumptious snacks. Admission is only $10 per person and includes a wine tasting. Call 843-399-9463 for more information.

Sounds of Summer Concert – Sept. 17th

Enjoy an evening with your friends and family listening to live music by the award-winning beach band The Tams at an outdoor amphitheater under the stars. The concert is FREE, appropriate for all ages and will take place from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m Bring your beach chair or blanket and sit back and relax! Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase as coolers and outside food and beverages are not permitted. The Sounds of Summer Concert is held at the Sandhills Bank Amphitheater in the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex in Little River, SC. Face coverings are recommended.

Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down Festival – Sept. 18th

Attend the 41st Annual Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down Festival on September 18th from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in Aynor, South Carolina! This festival includes hundreds of arts, crafts and food vendors, a parade, live music and children’s entertainment. Admission is FREE. The parade begins at 10:00 a.m., and live music starts at 11:00 a.m. This fall festival is located at the Aynor Town Park at 600 South Main Street, Aynor, SC. Visit their website for more information.

Here Comes The Sun: The Music of the Beatles – Sept. 23rd – 26th

For four nights only, step back in time with Here Comes The Sun, a Beatles tribute band. Brookgreen Gardens hosts this live outdoor concert. All ticket-holders are provided a seat under the concert tent. VIP ticket-holders will receive preferred parking and seating, a free shuttle ride to the concert site, a wine-and-cheese reception and a souvenir glass. Tickets are $30 each, and VIP tickets are $100. Purchase your tickets in advance as space is limited. The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. each night.

Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival – Sep. 24th – 26th

Take a short drive down to Huntington Beach State Park September 24th – 26th for the 46th Annual Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival. Huntington Beach State Park is known for its beautiful Atalaya Castle, the historic winter home of Mr. and Mrs. Huntington. The Arts & Crafts Festival takes place in and around the castle and is a fun-filled event for all ages. Enjoy fine art, crafts, delicious food and live music from the Grand Strand’s best musicians! Admission is $15 for adults age 16 and older for a multi-day festival pass. Call 843-237-4440 for more information or visit the website.

Socastee Heritage Festival – TBA

The community of Socastee hosts a FREE annual event offering fun children’s activities, 100+ vendors, three entertainment stages and more. This event is hosted by the nonprofit Socastee Heritage Foundation and 100% of proceeds go back into the Socastee community to help families and children. The event takes place on Dick Pond Road between Peachtree Road and Hwy 707 in Socastee. Check the Socastee Heritage Foundation Facebook page for the announcement of the 2021 event dates.

there will be tons of arts and crafts at myrtle beach fall events
Events In Myrtle Beach In October

Annual Little River ShrimpFest – Oct. 9th – 10th

A festival that even Forrest Gump would approve of – the 16th Annual Little River ShrimpFest – is slated for the weekend of October 9th – 10th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day at the Historic Little River Waterfront. The weekend will include live entertainment from several popular local bands, a wide array of local arts and crafts vendors, games and activities for children, and – of course – plenty of shrimp. The price of admission is $5 per person, and tickets may be purchased online in advance by Oct. 7th. Kids 12 and under are FREE. . Call 843-249-6604 for more information.

Art In The Park at Valor Park – Oct. 9th & 10th and Nov. 13th & 14th

Art in the Park is an annual artist-run event held in Myrtle Beach since 1972. Both artists and art-lovers come from around the country to view and purchase works of art in a variety of mediums including paintings, sculptures, woodworking, photography, jewelry, fabric, glass, metal, pottery, stone, mixed media and more! Admission is FREE. Art in the Park is held on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Valor Park in Market Common. The address is 1120 Farrow Parkway, Myrtle Beach. Call 843-446-3830 for more information or visit the website.

Annual Myrtle Beach Greek Festival – Oct. 14th -16th

Opa! Grab your friends and (an empty stomach) and make plans to fill up at one of the tastiest festivals of the year – the 29th Annual Myrtle Beach Greek Festival hosted by St. John The Baptist Greek Orthodox Church. This tasty event offers the area’s finest selection of homemade Greek eats like spanakopita, gyros, souvlaki, pasticcio, and plenty of desserts – of course. This year’s event will be a “drive-thru” to ensure the safety of those involved. Call 843-448-3773 for more information.

Zookeeper For The Day at Brookgreen Gardens – Oct. 20th & Nov. 17th

Is your child an animal lover? How about taking them to Brookgreen Gardens to be a Zookeeper for the day! This event is taking place twice this fall. Participants must be age 12 or older and a reservation is required for this immersive program. The hands-on experience takes participants through the daily routines of zookeepers at Brookgreen’s Lowcountry Zoo including feeding and cleaning the animals plus basic care that is provided. Registration is $150. Call 843-235-6049 for more information or to make your reservation today!

the annual oyster roast is one of the top myrtle beach fall eventsThings To Do In Myrtle Beach In November

Annual Taste of the Town – Nov. 2nd

Looking for great food with a great cause? The Annual Taste of the Town event is scheduled for Tuesday, November 2nd at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center and promises to be bigger and better than ever! More than 30 area restaurants will present their finest tapas-style creations. Guests will pay a small admission fee ($5 in advance / $6 at the door) and then purchase food tickets ($1 each) that can then be traded for the samplings of your choice. All proceeds will benefit St. Andrew’s Catholic School. Taste of the Town will also feature live entertainment, a silent auction and much more. Call 843-448-6062 or visit the website for more information.

Brew at the Zoo – Nov. 6th

Do you enjoy good brews and good tunes? Then the annual Brew at the Zoo event is calling your name! Enjoy the fantastic fall weather and sip on more than 30 regional craft beers as you peruse the local wildlife exhibits and take in all that Brookgreen Gardens has to offer. The event includes live entertainment, beer tasting and food vendors. The cost of admission is $50 per person and you must be 21 or older to attend. Call 843-235-6000 or visit the event page for more information.

Annual Farm to Table Dinner – Nov. 7th

Thompson Family Farm will host the 11th Annual Farm to Table Dinner. This year’s event will begin with a reception featuring live music by the Paul Grimshaw Band and hors d’oeuvres by students attending the International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach. Next, guests will be served seven artfully created courses each using local produce and meats and locally-caught seafood. Organized by the Myrtle Beach Area Hospitality Association, proceeds from this community event will benefit local culinary students. Tickets start at $150 per person. For more information, call (843) 626-9668 or email [email protected]

Annual Oyster Roast – Nov. 20th

Oyster season is almost here – are you ready to indulge in this prime local catch? This event is always a huge hit with locals and visitors alike – and it’s not hard to see why! The fun will take place in the Wicked Tuna parking area along the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk and will offer “all you can eat” oysters while supplies last. There will also be plenty of live entertainment throughout the afternoon, several local vendors, arts and games for the kids and drink specials along the MarshWalk. The 17th Annual Oyster Roast will be held on November 20th from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Looking for other events to enjoy while on vacation in Myrtle Beach?

Check out our list of the best ways to celebrate Christmas in Myrtle Beach, the must-try winter activities at the beach, the best spring events or the top summer festivals! No matter what time of year you visit Myrtle Beach, the area is always filled with family-friendly things to do.

3 friends enjoying myrtle beach summer events

Summer is finally here! We know you and your family must be ready for beautiful weather, dips in the ocean, the smell of sunscreen, cooking out and all the fun events Myrtle Beach has to offer! While the options are plentiful, we’ve made it easier for you to choose which events to get out and explore this weekend. Here is our list of Myrtle Beach’s top summer events for 2021.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball | May 4th – Sept. 19th

Looking to take the family out for a night out on the town? Look no further than the Myrtle Beach Pelicans! This local affiliate of the Chicago Cubs is a fun and affordable way to enjoy a bit of quality time together while on vacation. The Pelicans play all summer long and host several events throughout the week.

Special Weekly Promotions Include:

  • $2 Tacos & Tallboys – $2 Tacos and $2 16oz cans from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Weiner Wednesday – Hebrew National hot dogs are BOGO FREE throughout the game
  • Thirsty Thursday – $1 12oz Bud & Bud Light cans and $2 glasses of Duplin Winery wine until 8:00 p.m.
  • Family Friday + Fireworks – $25 Meal Deal with 4 hot dogs, 4 soft drinks and a bucket of popcorn; post-game Fireworks Extravaganza each week
  • Sippin’ Saturdays – $1 12oz. Bud & Bud Light cans, $2 glasses of Duplin Winery wine and $25 mega-mug mixed drinks (64oz.) until 7:00 p.m.

Additionally, the Pelicans host different theme nights throughout the week and host between-inning games to keep the crowd entertained. Tickets start as low as $11 each and can be purchased online.

Myrtle Beach Scavenger Hunt: Piers, Parks, & Plenty of Fun | On-going

Looking for a group activity to keep the whole family entertained? Check out the Myrtle Beach Scavenger Hunt! This fun-filled loop takes you on an adventure exploring Myrtle Beach’s history and landmarks on and off the beach. Experience our city like never before! Snap photos, race against the clock and put your navigation skills to the test all at your own pace. This scavenger hunt is app-led by Let’s Roam, so no reservations or tour guides are required. Visit the website for more information on how to download the app and where to get started!

Sun Fun Festival | June 4th – 6th

Long-time beachgoers will remember this Myrtle Beach tradition. The Sun Fun Festival is back for its 65th year and promises to be bigger and better than ever!

Festival events will include tons of live entertainment, the Sun Fun Parade (Saturday, 10 a.m. along Ocean Boulevard), the Sand Sculpture Competition and more. Head to Plyler Park for this FREE event that runs all weekend long!

Summer Light: Art By Night | June 9th – Aug. 21st

Created by the same talented team that brings you Nights of a Thousand Candles, Brookgreen Gardens is proud to announce their new summer event – Summer Light: Art By Night. This artistic evening event features nine lighted installations throughout the gardens giving guests a new perspective on the landscapes, sculptures and galleries at Brookgreen. Each evening of the event will feature live musical performances in the Pegasus field, plus a local food truck and snow cone vendor for your enjoyment. Head to the event’s page to see the entertainment and food truck schedules or to purchase your event tickets. Pricing starts at $25 for adults and $15 for children.

Carolina Country Music Fest | June 10th – 13th

Pack your cowboy boots and grab tickets to the biggest country music festival the beach has ever seen! Get ready for four days of action-packed, live entertainment at Pavilion Park featuring some of the industry’s biggest stars. Headliners include Luke Combs, Eric Church, Darius Rucker, Jake Owen and many more. This 6th annual event will also host an impressive array of local souvenir and food vendors to keep you busy between shows. Tickets are available online and reservations at Coral Beach are still available – located just 2 miles from the festival 

Hot Summer Nights | June 17th – Sept. 6th

Looking for fun, affordable family entertainment? Look no further than the Hot Summer Nights festival taking place throughout the summer. This annual event features live entertainment and family-friendly activities every night of the week, all of which are completely FREE to attend! The 2021 schedule includes glow parties, karaoke nights, beach parties and live music. See the live entertainment schedule on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Facebook page. Events run nightly from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. at Plyler Park located at 10th Avenue N between Ocean Blvd. and the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk.

Sounds of Summer Concert Series | June 18th – Sept. 17th

Enjoy an evening with your family and friends listening to live music under the stars at the Sounds of Summer Concert Series. Each concert is FREE and will feature a different band playing great music appropriate for the entire family. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase. Be sure to bring your own beach chair and blanket! This event takes place on the third Friday of each month from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Concerts are held at the Sandhills Bank Amphitheater, located at 150 Citizens Circle in Little River, SC at the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex.

Independence Day in Myrtle Beach | July 4th

Myrtle Beach is the place to be on July 4th! From festive family activities and boat parades to foodie events and fireworks, there is plenty to do during this patriotic event. Here are a few events that your family can enjoy during the Fourth of July weekend:

  • Murrells Inlet Boat Parade (Sunday, July 4th) – The boat parade begins at the Garden City Point, runs through the Inlet and ends at Morse Park Landing. This year’s parade starts at 3:00 p.m.
  • Pawleys Island Golf Cart Parade (Sunday, July 4th) – The cart parade will run along the south end of Pawleys Island down Myrtle Avenue. It starts at 10:00 a.m.
  • Independence Day 5K Race (Saturday, July 3rd) – This annual patriotic race will take place in Market Commons. Registration will be open until Friday, July 2nd at 1:00 p.m.
  • Fireworks (Sunday, July 4th) – Guests can find 4th of July Fireworks at Broadway at the Beach, Barefoot Landing, Murrells Inlet MarshWalk, the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Cherry Grove Pier.

For full event details, check out our 4th Of July In Myrtle Beach article.

Zookeeper for the Day| July 21st – Nov. 17th

Is your child an animal lover? Consider taking them to Brookgreen Gardens to be a Zookeeper for the day! This event is taking place on the 3rd Wednesday of each month now through November. Kids ages 12 and older have the chance to gain a firsthand look at what working at a zoo is like while spending the day helping Brookgreen’s zookeepers with their daily routines of feeding, cleaning and animal care. Registration is $150. Call 843-235-6049 for more information and to make your reservation!

Summer Heat Wave MB Nationals: Truck, Car and Bike Show| July 23rd – 25th – Cancelled

Previously located at the Myrtle Beach Speedway, the Summer Heat Wave MB Nationals: Truck, Car and Bike Show is a 3-day event full of unique cars, burnout competitions, truck games, tailgate parties, a live DJ, numerous food and merchandise vendors and a swimsuit contest. The Spring Break Nationals event that took place in March was moved to the Florence Motor Speedway, due to the closing of the Myrtle Beach Speedway in August 2020. This summer’s event has been cancelled. Please check the Florence Motor Speedway website for information regarding the 2022 MB Nationals.

North Inlet Paddle | Aug. 3rd & 17th and Sept. 2nd & 16th

Interested in a morning on the water? Reserve your spot for a naturalist-guided tour through the North Inlet estuary. The price is $60/person and runs from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Pricing includes all equipment, instruction in basic kayaking, a natural history overview, and educational and research highlights of the North Inlet ecosystem. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes and to bring water, snacks and binoculars! Reservations are required and space is limited. To reserve your spot, call 843-904-9016, visit the event’s calendar or email organizer Hayley Fournier at [email protected]

**July 2021** All North Inlet Paddle events are currently Sold Out. Check with the event organizer for possible cancellations.

Tobacco Heritage Day| Aug. 7th

Step back in time and experience family farm life from 1900-1955. Tobacco Heritage Day is a chance to remember the history and heritage of our local area and experience first-hand what it was like to work on a tobacco farm in Conway, SC. This popular annual event features various demonstrations throughout the day including gathering and stringing tobacco, grinding grits in the gristmill, blacksmithing, woodworking and cooking on the wood-burning stove. The event will take place at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm at 2279 Harris Short Cut Road in Conway from 9:00 a.m. – noon. Find more information at the Horry County Museum website.

Craftsmen’s Classic™ Art & Craft Festival | Aug. 20th – 22nd

Channel your inner creativity at the 2021 Craftsmen’s Classic™ Art & Craft Festival! This award-winning festival features original designs and works of art from hundreds of talented artists and craftspeople from across America. The event will include live demonstrations and artistic styles ranging from traditional to contemporary. No matter your style, taste, or budget – there is something for you! This summer show will take place at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center Friday through Sunday. Hours are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Fri. & Sat. and 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sun. For more information call 336-282-5550, email [email protected] or visit the website. Tickets are on sale now!

Water Lantern Festival | TBD

The Water Lantern Festival is a one-of-a-kind event where you can see thousands of hand-designed lanterns light up the night. This family-friendly event offers you a chance to write down your hopes, dreams or letters to loved ones and send them out with thousands of others. Tickets start at $25 (tickets increase as the festival date approaches) and include a lantern, marker, commemorative drawstring bag and more. Festival-goers will enjoy music, food and entertainment throughout the evening until the lanterns are launched at 9 pm.

Excited about your upcoming Myrtle Beach vacation?

No matter which activity you choose, you’re sure to have tons of fun at these top Myrtle Beach summer events! Not sure where to book your stay? Check out the award-winning Coral Beach Resort & Suites. We’re happy to help you plan the best possible Myrtle Beach vacation. Visit our website to see our latest deals and offers, and book the best rates guaranteed.

We’re located near some of the best golf courses, entertainment and watersports Myrtle Beach has to offer. What are you waiting for? Book your stay today!

Cute Couple on the beach: how to celebrate valentine's day in myrtle beach

As Valentine’s Day approaches, what could be more romantic than a relaxing getaway in Myrtle Beach? Whether you are in the midst of a snowbird vacation or just planning an extended weekend stay, you will find plenty to do in Myrtle Beach to celebrate this romantic occasion. And with Valentine’s Day falling on a Sunday this year, why not make a full weekend out of it. 

We have created this guide to help you find the best ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Myrtle Beach for 2021. Check out all the happenings – events and dinner specials – along the Grand Strand, and start planning your romantic getaway at Coral Beach Resort & Suites today!

Whichever Valentine’s experience you choose this year, we recommend that you start off the special evening with drinks at the Oceans 6 Bar & Lounge. Located on the 6th floor of Coral Beach Resort & Suites, Oceans 6 is a 21-and-over bar and lounge with intimate tables and cozy couches. Guests can purchase a drink, have an intimate conversation, and enjoy a beautiful view of the ocean.

Valentine’s Day-Themed Events

Dinner & Dessert at The Melting Pot 

The Melting Pot is one of the most romantic atmospheres couples will find in Myrtle Beach. With a candle-lit interior and delicious fondues, Valentine’s Day weekend is the best time for you and your sweetheart to enjoy dinner and dessert at The Melting Pot. Dinner will be a set menu for Valentine’s Day weekend (the 12th, 13th & 14th). This menu is a 5-course specialty selection that includes a starter course, a cheese course, fresh salads, entrees, and chocolate fondue dessert. Dinner is $74.99 per person. On the 13th and 14th, a special Valentine’s 3-course meal is available for $49.99 per person. For reservations, call (843) 692-9003.

Croissants Bistro & Bakery

Croissants Bistro & Bakery offers classic Lowcountry cuisine with a French twist. Whether you’d like to enjoy an intimate breakfast or a romantic dinner, Croissants will not disappoint. For Valentine’s Day 2021, Croissants will have a special display featuring heart-shaped goodies, chocolate-covered strawberries, and more. Running from Feb. 7th-14th, a Valentine’s Day menu will be served with 3 decadent courses. Call (843) 448-2253 for information and reservations.

Splash of Love at Ripley’s Aquarium

Experience Valentine’s Day with an enchanting underwater backdrop at Ripley’s on February 14th. The Aquarium is offering 3 package options for 2021. The evening’s festivities will run from 5pm – 8pm and reservations are required

Splash of Love Packages for 2021:

  • Sea of Love ($120 + tax per couple) – includes admission for two, a four-course dinner for two, one drink ticket per person, one long-stemmed rose, a souvenir photo
  • Tunnel of Love ($180 +tax per couple) – includes admission for two with premier seating inside the Shark Tunnel, a four-course dinner for two, two drink tickets per person, one long-stemmed rose, a strolling musician, a box of premium chocolates, and a souvenir photo
  • You’re My Penguin ($300 +tax per couple) – includes admission for two with VIP seating inside the Penguin Playhouse, a four-course dinner for two, two drink tickets per person, one long-stemmed rose, a souvenir photo a bottle of champagne, cocktail service during dinner, live music, and a box of premium chocolates 

Paint with a Twist Date Night

No matter what night you decide to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, Paint with a Twist is hosting Valentine-themed paintings for the first two weeks of February. But these events are not only for couples. Several painting events are catered to a parent and child with kid-themed subjects like a llama, piglet, baby Yoda, and elephants. 

For couples events, each partner will paint one side of the painting that will be hung together upon completion. The couple classes on the 12th, 13th, and 14th include a bottle of wine with the purchase of the class. 

All other classes are BYOB (wine, beer, and snacks) with ice, cups, napkins, small plates, wine chillers, and corkscrews provided. Class prices range from $25-$65 depending on the subject matter and number of guests. Find their full calendar of events with pricing and details online. Reservations are required for all classes. 

“Romance in the Gardens” at Brookgreen Gardens

Couples will have a chance to renew their vows this Valentine’s Day at the Brookgreen Creek boat landing. A nondenominational ceremony will take place with a reception to follow at the Leonard Pavilion. 

For the ceremony, brides will be given a miniature bouquet and grooms will be given a boutonniere. A personalized certificate and professional photograph will also be given to each couple. For the reception, couples will be given an individual box of goodies (in lieu of a cake cutting), and champagne will be served. 

Two ceremony times are available on February 14th: 1pm and 4pm. Romance in the Gardens is $50 per couple and reservations are required

Lulu’s Sweetheart Dinner For Two

Despite the postponement of the Annual Lulu’s Tropical Reunion vow renewal, Lulu’s is excited to announce their Sweetheart Dinner for 2021. This special event is a 3-course dinner for two that includes a crab cake appetizer, surf & turf entree, and bread pudding dessert. Lulu’s Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Dinner for Two is $120 plus tax. Call (843) 491-5011 for reservations, which are required. 

Romantic Things To Do In Myrtle Beach 

Dinner For Two 

Even without a special Valentine’s Day menu, numerous restaurants in Myrtle Beach have delicious menus and romantic settings year-round. We recommend you call ahead and make reservations at whatever restaurant you and your sweetheart choose. Here are a few of our favorite and most romantic restaurants to try for Valentine’s Day 2021: 


Activities For Two

Myrtle Beach is full of fun, exciting, and romantic activities for couples to enjoy this Valentine’s Day or any time of the year. We have gathered a list of the best attractions for couples to enjoy for 2021: 


However you and your sweetheart choose to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Myrtle Beach this year, we encourage you to stay safe while spreading the love. Don’t forget to check out the special offers currently running at Coral Beach Resort & Suites when booking your accommodations for Valentine’s Day 2021. 

Coral Beach Renovations Rendering

At Coral Beach Resort we believe that change is good. Our guests are always our first priority and we want to ensure that our accommodations stay top notch! With more 5.5 million dollars in renovations and improvements recently completed and scheduled for this year, we are excited to announce them all and be able to make your stay at our resort more comfortable, convenient, and memorable! Check out some of the highlights below:

Here is our list of recently completed renovations:

  • New drapery in all oceanfront suites and condos
  • New artwork in all units
  • Replaced all wall beds with new mattresses and box springs
  • Replaced love seats and sofas in all suites
  • Installed new state-of-the-art (and user friendly) door lock system
  • Installed new wood paneled closet doors to all units
  • Installed new carpet in all units
  • Installed new wall surfaces and repainting throughout all units

Here is our list of scheduled renovations for spring of 2020:

  • Upgraded and expanded (complimentary!) Wi-Fi throughout the entire resort and all units
  • New furnishings being installed, includes dining tables, dining chairs,
    floor lamps, desk lamps, and lounge chairs

Stay tuned for even more changes and improvements that will happen in the fall of 2020 and throughout 2021! Be sure to follow us on Instagram and “like” us on Facebook for updated property photos and videos, as well.

Last year, we revamped our 6th floor and overhauled our fitness room, which doubled in size!

Our Resort Shoppe and meeting and banquet rooms also received updates. Our Resort Shoppe is one of the on-site amenities our guests love – not just for the great Myrtle Beach-themed gifts, but also for the convenience of being able to pick up last-minute items from snacks to sunscreen without having to leave the resort!

Book your stay today to see the fresh updates we’ve been working on!

Kids on a Rainy Day in Myrtle Beach

Although Myrtle Beach is known for its pristine beaches and ideal weather – we aren’t immune to an occasional rainy day or two! If you get stuck with less than ideal weather on your vacation, fret not! The Grand Strand is packed with tons of great rainy day activities. Whether you’re looking for an entire day of fun or just waiting for the storm to pass, there is plenty to do here in Myrtle Beach, SC. Check out our list of the area’s top rainy day activities and let us know what you think!

Hollywood Wax Museum | Myrtle Beach

We can’t promise you’ll see any celebrities wondering the beach while you’re here, but we can promise you can hang out with plenty of them at the Hollywood Wax Museum! This exciting attraction is fairly new to the Grand Strand but has quickly become a Myrtle Beach favorite. The hand-sculpted wax figures at this museum are so realistic that guests have reported: “ it was like they were going to speak to you!” In addition to rubbing elbows and taking pictures with your favorite stars, you will also learn about their pets, pet peeves, and accomplishments. They are open daily from 9 am until midnight. For more information about Hollywood Wax Museum and to purchase tickets visit their website or give them a call at 843-444-0091.

Backstage Escape Games | Broadway at the Beach

The magic question: can you and your teammates beat the 60-minute clock to escape? Transport to an alternate reality at Backstage Escape Games located at Broadway at the Beach. Featuring intense sound and lighting effects, props, and decorations, choose from different storylines and search to find clues. Solve a series of puzzles to see if you can beat the clock! This rainy day activity is sure to keep you and your family on your feet and having fun! Open daily from 10 am -11 pm, contact them at 843-474-2887.

Ripley’s Marvelous Mirror Maze | Myrtle Beach

We know a rainy day can be a bummer, but at Ripley’s Mirror Maze you’ll forget all about the beach day you’re missing. Work together to find your way out of the marvelous mirror maze, or lose yourself in their enchanting labyrinth! With lots of LED lights and infinity mirrors, you will challenge your perception and sense of direction with lots of laughs and fun times along the way. Ripley’s Mirror Maze is opened daily from 11 am -11 pm and is located along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. For more information, contact them at (843) 448-2331.

Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum | Myrtle Beach

The Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum strives to be one of the finest art museums in the Carolinas. With over 11 art galleries that change throughout the year, come experience exhibitions that feature paintings, textiles, sculptures, ceramics, photography, and more! The best part? It’s free! Bring the whole family and enjoy some time appreciating art of many different forms. Need more information? Visit their website or give them a call at (843) 238-2510. You can also inquire about weekly classes such as pottery and watercolors!

blonde child laying with colorful blocksEdVenture Children’s Museum | Myrtle Beach

Do you have a large group of little ones in tow? Load them up and head over to the EdVenture Children’s Museum for an afternoon full of fun and adventure! Located in Market Commons, this 3,000 square foot museum is full of excitement and over 20 interactive exhibits! Get hands-on with their interactive space ship and three-screen flight simulator where kids can test their piloting skill and feel the sensation of controlling a modern passenger plane. Your kids will learn science, math, and everything in between. Open Mon-Sat from 10 am – 6p m and Sunday from 12 pm – 6 pm. Contact then at (843) 839-0475 for more information.


Family watching an underwater tank

Ripley’s Aquarium | Broadway at the Beach

Get in touch with your nautical side at the Ripley’s Aquarium. Easily one of the most popular things to do with your kids while in Myrtle Beach, this venue is great for groups and guests of all ages. See familiar friends, like fish from Finding Nemo, at Rainbow Rock and get up close and personal with friendly rays at the Ray Bay. Other exhibits include the Dangerous Reef, Planet Jellies, and the Discovery Center. There is also a café where you can grab a bite to eat and a gift shop for the kids to pick up a souvenir. For more details, call (843) 916-0888.


child dressed as an astronaut

WonderWorks | Broadway at the Beach

Walk into an upside-down universe – quite literally – at WonderWorks. This interactive museum brings science to life and even manages to sneak a little education in too. WonderWorks features over 100 exhibits designed for all ages so no one is left out of the fun. Experience the winds of a category one hurricane in the hurricane shack or become a human lightning rod at the Tesla coil. You can even lay on a bed of nails! If you get hungry, grab a bite to eat at the snack bar where the adults in the group can try out the blender bike to blend their own frozen concoctions. Fun for all ages, WonderWorks is definitely worth a visit.

Open daily from 10 am – 11:30pm, call (843) 626-9962 for more information.


Dinner & A Show

What could be better than enjoying a multi-course meal and a thrilling live show? Myrtle Beach offers two unique options to make this dream a reality with Medieval Times and Pirates Voyage. Medieval Times offers a live show featuring knights battling horseback to win over the heart of the princess while Pirates Voyage features a live show where two pirate ships battle for the rights to the hidden treasure. Both offer a five-course meal with the show, so you are sure to leave with a full belly and happy kids.

  • Medieval Times | Admission starts at $63.95 for adults and $36.95 for kids 12 & under | (843) 236-4635
  • Pirates Voyage | Tickets start at $49.99 for adults and $29.99 for kids | (843) 497-9700

Spring is in the air and Myrtle Beach has plenty in store to help you get out and enjoy the warm weather. From festive St. Patrick’s Day festivals to tasty culinary events, Spring offers plenty to do for our beach visitors! And our family-friendly resort is situated close to all of the action. Curious about what Myrtle Beach has in store for you? 

Take a look at these top Spring events in Myrtle Beach!


Irish Festival | Market Common | March 171th

st. patrick's day paradeLooking for a family friendly St. Pat’s celebration? If so, head just a short drive south to the annual Irish Festival at Market Common. Visitors and locals alike flock to Valor Park each year to take part in outdoor games, family crafts, inflatables, face painting, and so much more. There will also be live entertainment throughout the afternoon, plenty of food vendors, and a spacious craft beer garden for the adults. The fun runs from 11 am – 7 pm – you won’t want to miss out! 


North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade | Downtown North Myrtle Beach | March 17th

Kick off your Irish celebration bright and early by attending the 29th Annual North Myrtle Beach Parade & Festival. This family-friendly event begins promptly at 9 am with the parade down Main Street. The official festival will begin immediately following the parade at 11 am and will feature three live entertainment stages, children’s activities including games, rides, and inflatables, and 150 local food and retail vendors.


Myrtle Beach Highland Games & Heritage Festival | North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex | March 23rd – 25th

Celebrate time with family and friends and the great Scottish heritage at the annual Myrtle Beach Highland Games & Heritage Festival. This festive three-day event showcases several Scottish games and athletic competitions, an authentic clan village and Celtic marketplace, Scottish whiskey tastings, live music and entertainment, tasty food, and plenty of activities for kids. This event is free to attend and takes place from 6 pm10 pm on Friday, 9 am5 pm on Saturday, and 9 am – 4 pm on Sunday.


Breakfast With The Easter Bunny | Market Common | Various Dates

easter eggsBreakfast With The Easter Bunny is a four-week series presented by Market Common. Each Saturday in March the Easter Bunny will make special appearances at a select area restaurant. The morning event will include breakfast and a meet & greet with Mr. Bunny. The price is only $10 / person and children under 3 are free of charge. Locations and dates for the events are as follows:

  • March 17th – Tupelo Honey Café (843) 315-3780
  • March 24th – Travina Italian Kitchen (843) 233-8500
  • March 31st – Gordon Biersch (843) 839-0249

Please call each restaurant location for more information and reservations. 


Horry County Fair | Myrtle Beach Speedway | April 20th – 29th

Welcome spring with the 3rd Annual Horry County Fair at the Myrtle Beach Speedway! For 10 exciting days, guests will enjoy thrilling carnival rides, kiddie rides, delicious fair food, fun carnival games, a petting zoo, pig races, and a whole lot more. Each night celebrates a different theme for guests, including Family Fun Night, Monday Funday, and Hospitality Day. Ticket prices for adults and children vary by day. Children ages 4 and under are free every day and Military/Seniors 65+ are $3 every day. You can view the times and days of the Horry County Fair below:

  • April 20th – Grand Opening – 12 pm – 11 pmferris wheel with colored gondolas
  • April 21st – Family Fun Night – 12 pm – 11 pm
  • April 22nd – Hospitality Day – 12 pm – 11 pm
  • April 23rd – Monday Funday – 5 pm – 11 pm
  • April 24th – Tuesday – 5 pm – 11 pm
  • April 25th – Senior Citizen Night – 5 pm – 11 pm
  • April 26th – “It’s Ladies Night” – 5 pm – 11 pm
  • April 27th – Local Students Night – 12 pm – 11 pm
  • April 28th – A Day At The Fair – 12 pm – 11 pm
  • April 29th – Last Chance Day – 12 pm – Close


Mayfest on Main Festival | Downtown North Myrtle Beach | May 12th

Bring your appetite and excitement to the 13th Annual Mayfest on Main Festival in downtown North Myrtle Beach! From 10 am – 6 pm, 15,000 people will celebrate the month of May along Main Street in North Myrtle Beach with food vendors serving delicious treats, crafters displaying their work, two live performance stages featuring live entertainment and some of the best musical talents including Firehouse, Taylor Dayne, and The Entertainers, and a kid’s area for the little ones to enjoy!


Little River Blue Crab Festival | Little River | May 19th – 20th

The “Word Famous” Little River Blue Crab Festival draws crowds of over 50,000 each year, making it one of the biggest festivals in the southeast. Guests flock from far and wide each year to take part in food, fellowship, friends, and plenty of crabs, of course! This weekend-long event will offer live entertainment from popular local performers, arts and crafts, children’s activities, games, and tons of local food and business vendors. This event is truly one of a kind and is fun for the whole family! Tickets are $4 if purchased in advance or $5 at the gate and the festival runs from 9 am – 6 pm each day. Call (843) 249-604 for more information.


Be sure to check out our great stay specials and book your early beach getaway for spring!


A Snow Bird is considered anyone that travels from the northern United States and Canada to the south during the colder months, seeking refuge from the relentless colder temperatures in search of warmer climates. Myrtle Beach is an attractive destination for northern travelers, as our oceanfront town not only features milder weather and favorable conditions during the colder months, but also a plethora of attractions, entertainment, and dining for year-round enjoyment.

If you’re traveling south for the winter, follow our detailed guide to the best attractions, entertainment, dining, and other winter-friendly activities that you can take advantage of this offseason in Myrtle Beach.

Premier GolfingGolfer Waiting to Tee off

With the mild weather, little to no humidity, and less-congested fairways, winter is the ideal time to head to the greens in Myrtle Beach. Boasting over 100 different courses to choose from, Myrtle Beach is a golfers dream, and no matter your skill level or price point there’s a course that you’re guaranteed to enjoy.

A few courses near Coral Beach Resort include:

  • World Tour Golf Links, which recreates 18 of the most challenging golf links from courses around the world.
  • Legends, home to five different golf courses.
  • Grande Dunes, previously named the National Golf Course of the Year.

Exciting Live Entertainment

Escape the crowds by experiencing one of Myrtle Beach’s great live theatrical shows during the offseason. One such performance is Legends in Concert, featuring the area’s most talented tribute artists with special performances from Dolly Parton, Elvis, and the Blues Brothers. Visit the Carolina Opry for a variety performance of singing, dancing, and comedy with true Southern flare. Or travel back in time at Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament where knights battle through sword fights and joust on horseback as you enjoy a delicious four-course meal.

Many of these venues also feature holiday-themed performances, perfect for getting into the holiday spirit.

couple shopping

Superb Shopping

The colder months bring special deals, offers, and promotions at the many shopping destinations throughout Myrtle Beach. And with smaller crowds, the winter may be the best time to get in a round of shopping when you visit the Grand Strand. Head to Coastal Grand Mall, Myrtle Beach’s premier indoor shopping destination, which boasts popular stores like Old Navy, H&M, Belk, and Palmetto Moon.

Or visit Broadway at the Beach, offering an eclectic selection of boutiques, specialty shops, gift shops, and much more! You can also save big at one of two Tanger Outlet locations in Myrtle Beach, featuring countless deals and promotions at stores like Gap Factory, Old Navy, The North Face, and Nike Factory.

Dining Hot Spots

Visiting Myrtle Beach during the offseason is perfect for those seeking to eat at many locals favorites and popular restaurants, with shorter wait times and comfortable weather for outdoor dining. Venture to Murrells Inlet, the seafood capital of South Carolina, and explore the many delicious dining options located on The Marshwalk, a marsh-front boardwalk home to a wide selection of locally acclaimed restaurants, shops, and water attractions.

The Market Common also presents a plethora of outstanding restaurants from Asian cuisine at P.F. Changs to juicy burgers at King Street Grill and Mexican-American cuisine at Nacho Hippo. Visit Gordon Biersch for a beer during happy hour or Travinia’s for a night of wine and authentic Italian cuisine.

Family watching an underwater tank

Winter-Friendly Attractions

Myrtle Beach’s most popular attractions are normally congested during the summer months, with long lines and large crowds. During the winter months, these attractions are perfect for a day of excitement with much smaller crowds.

Visit Ripley’s Aquarium for a day of exploring marine life, or head to Wonderworks, an attraction geared towards all ages that ask guests to think outside the box. Pose next to your favorite movie star at the Hollywood Wax Museum, and soar above Myrtle Beach when you take a ride on the Myrtle Beach Skywheel. Or travel to North Myrtle Beach for wine tastings at Duplin Winery, a favorite among locals and visitors, serving over 30 deliciously sweet wines.


Are you visiting Myrtle Beach this winter?

Check out our specials page for featured deals and promotions to get your trip to Myrtle Beach started.

Murrells Inlet Marshwalk Dock

In the mood to change things up during your Myrtle Beach vacation? If so, head south to the charming seaside town of Murrells Inlet and check out the MarshWalk. This bustling Murrells Inlet MarshWalk offers a wide variety of decadent dining options, a lively night scene, and even a full marina packed with fun things to do. A trip south is a great way to see other areas of the Grand Strand and to enjoy a lively day at the beach with your family.


Crazy Sister Marina – Boat & Water Activity Rentals

Get your trip started right by checking out Crazy Sister Marina. This full-service marina offers a wide array of wet n’ wild fun suitable for all ages. Want to enjoy the sun and the sand? Try out banana boat ride or parasailing trip. If you are looking for a little family-friendly competition, try a full or half day paddle board or kayak rental. Guests looking for a more low key adventure will enjoy a dolphin tour or pirate ship adventure while those looking for a thrill can book a scuba trip or offshore fishing charter. Other options include a variety of full or half day boat rentals and a lively pirate tour, perfect for families with little ones. There is truly something for everyone at Crazy Sister, no matter the group size or budget!


Mouthwatering Murrells Inlet Dining

The MarshWalk is located in Murrells Inlet, the seafood capital of the state, and the restaurants here do not fail to deliver. Whether you are craving the area’s freshest catch or a sizzling steak, there is a restaurant here for every taste, budget, and occasion.


The Wicked Tuna

The Wicked Tuna features a diverse menu while also offering a fun atmosphere with spectacular views. Enjoy everything from sushi and crab legs to shrimp & grits and a burger! Their “hook-to-plate” philosophy ensures that what you’re eating is fresh, local, and delicious. For more information or to make a reservation visit their website here.


Creek Ratz

Fried favorites are plentiful at Creek Ratz.  This is a casual restaurant along the Marsh Walk that features a rustic nautical atmosphere with both indoor and outdoor seating. Their menu features fresh seafood, salads, sandwiches, and pizza all reasonably priced! Enjoy their daily happy hour and catch your favorite sporting events all while taking in the gorgeous waterfront views. Visit their website for more information and to see their events calendar.



In the mood for a steak? No worries, just head over to Bovine’s for the inlet’s best chops. Also known for their spectacular brick oven pizzas and other wood-fired specialties, Bovine’s has an atmosphere that puts off all the warm and relaxed vibes. Enjoy drinks on their patio as you watch the boats come in and then indulge in a delicious meal with your loved ones. Don’t let their brick oven pizzas over-shadow the delicious seafood options they have as well! For more information visit their website or give them a call to make a reservation, 843-651-2888


Dead Dog Saloon

Dead Dog, a family restaurant, has been around Murrells Inlet for over 15 years! They are known for their great food, three bars all with HD TVs, and live music. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner as you dine with beautiful views! This casual but happening place has plenty to pick from food wise as well. Snack on Blue Crab Nachos before enjoying their famous Smokey Pig Burger or Crabby Cake Sandwich. For their full menu and more information visit their website.

Each restaurant is located waterfront and most offer expansive outdoor seating areas, ensuring a killer view. Additionally, most restaurants host live music throughout the week and offer a bustling night scene. The oceanfront boardwalk connects each venue and makes it easy to travel and enjoy what each spot has to offer.


Charming Local Shops

In the mood to do a little shopping? The MarshWalk is a great spot to find local gems that can’t be found anywhere else. Local vendors set up shop in the afternoon and sell their finest offerings; from handmade jewelry to various forms of art and souvenirs, you are sure to find the perfect trinket to remember your trip! MarshWalk is also located right across from The Lazy Gator, a local gift shop that boats over 200,000 unique items including jewelry, apparel, souvenirs, specialty food items, and much more.



If you are wondering around the Marsh Walk on a weekend, chances are you will come across some entertainment! Live music can be heard along the Marsh Walk most nights and with easy access to it all, you can dance the night away! The Marsh Walk also features events year round including celebrations for St. Patrick’s day, The Masters, July 4th, Halloween, and Christmas! Be sure to visit their website for their event calendar and more info.

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of Myrtle Beach and head south to enjoy a slower pace of life. The MarshWalk offers a full-service marina with a wide array of water amenities, fantastic local shopping, and decadent local grub, all of which combine to make a perfect day at the beach. Be sure to check out this charming local town during your next Myrtle Beach adventure!


Summer is in full swing here at the beach and things sure are heating up! Though July and August are traditionally the most popular months to take a Myrtle Beach vacation they are also the two hottest months of the year. Proper sun protection and hydration will only get you so far. Sometimes, you need to take a step back from the sun, salt, and sand and kick back to cool off.


There are plenty of ways to beat the heat and keep your cool during your beach getaway, take a peek at a few of our top picks:


Wet n’ Wild Fun

water park water slideOf course, it wouldn’t be a trip to Myrtle Beach without a trip to the beach! But, there are plenty of other ways to keep cool this summer that don’t involve sloshing through the sand. If you need a break from the beach, check out one of Myrtle Beach’s three family style water parks!

·      Myrtle Waves Water Park: Located right across from Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Waves is the state’s largest water park! Visitors can enjoy their choice of over 12 water slides, the expansive wave pool, several lazy rivers, and much more. Tickets start at $20.99 / person and include the next day for free!

·      Splashes Water Park: Splashes, the closest water park to Coral Beach, is a great way to enjoy the best of both worlds! Located oceanfront, guests can take in the beach views from the various slides and other water amenities offered. Admission starts at $18.95 / person and can be packaged with admission to the Family Kingdom Amusement Park as well.

·      Wild Water & Wheels: Located just a short drive south in Surfside Beach, Wild Water & Wheels is the perfect place for thrill seekers. This unique water park includes a wide array of water amenities in addition to several rides and mini golf. Tickets start at $26.98 for full park admission and include the cost of rides.


Did Someone Say Shopping?

Yes, yes we did. Shopping is a great way to pick up a few souvenirs or stock up on a few essentials for the coming school year. The Grand Strand offers a wide array of shopping options to meet all of your needs. Visitors looking for a traditional mall experience should check out Coastal Grand, the area’s largest shopping mall complex. Upscale shoppers will love the high-end offerings at The Market Common, a swanky outdoor shopping complex. Souvenir shoppers should check out Broadway at the Beach, Barefoot Landing, and the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. Or, if you are looking for more of a local’s touch, try The Hammock Shops in Pawleys Island. Yes, it’s a bit of a drive but we promise it’s worth it! And finally, the bargain shoppers – don’t worry, we didn’t forget you. If you are looking for a deal look no further than the Tanger Outlet stores.


Live Entertainment

live theatre performance Kick back, cool off, and enjoy an afternoon or evening of live entertainment at one of the local theaters. Whether you are in the mood for a lively concert or you want to see a mind boggling magic performance, you can find just about everything at the beach. Live entertainment options in Myrtle Beach include:

·      Legends In Concert: Elvis Presley, Blues Brothers, Michael Jackson, Adele, Bruno Mars, and Taylor Swift – to name a few (*artists vary seasonally)

·      Alabama Theatre: ONE The Show

·      The Carolina Opry: Time Warp, Thunder & Light, and The Carolina Opry

·      Medieval Times: Dinner & Show

·      Pirates Voyage: Dinner & Show


We All Scream For Ice Cream

Tempt your taste buds with some of the area’s tastiest treats! Nothing “screams” summer quite like a family trip to the ice cream parlor and Myrtle Beach offers plenty of places for you to cool off your palette. If you are at Broadway at the Beach, be sure to indulge in your favorite flavors at Ben & Jerry’s; or, if you are looking for a healthier alternative, create your own frozen yogurt concoction at Froyoz. Guests who travel to the north end of the strand will definitely want to try one of the creative cool treats at Maggie Moo’s. With over 50 ice cream flavors and 50 unique mix-ins, the options are endless! Maggie Moo’s is also known for their enticing ice cream cakes and ice cream pizzas. Other popular ice cream spots include Cold Stone Creamery, Kirk’s Ice Cream Parlor, and Friendly’s Ice Cream Shop.


Indoor Attractions

There’s no better way to cool off than with some ice-cold… air conditioning. Indoor attractions are plentiful in Myrtle Beach and are best enjoyed with the weather is just a bit too warm for comfort. Here are a few of our guests’ favorite indoor attractions:

·    ripley's aquarium  WonderWorks: This attraction is hard to miss! Often referred to as the “upside down house” at Broadway at the Beach, WonderWorks is actually a hands-on science museum. Visitors can interact with and learn from more than 100 exhibits hosted inside. The museum also offers two obstacle courses, laser tag, a 6-D motion ride, and a full restaurant and bar area.

·      Rockin’ Jump: Welcome to Rockin’ Jump, one of Myrtle Beach’s newest family attractions! It’s balls to the walls crazy in here – literally. Let the kids run wild in the trampoline park arena where they can bounce and flip their little hearts out. Rockin’ Jump also offers an obstacle course, rock climbing, games, and more!

·      Children’s Museum of South Carolina: If you have a few younger tikes in tow, look no further than the Children’s Museum of SC for a few hours of hands-on entertainment. Explore over 20 interactive exhibits including favorites like the Famous Fraction Pizza Delivery Truck and the Habitat Habit. The museum is open daily and kids under 2 admitted for free!

·      Hollywood Wax Museum: The Hollywood Wax Museum is a fun way to interact with all of your favorite celebrities. Unlike other similar attractions, this wax museum actually encourages pictures and provides hilarious props in each room. In addition to the wax museum, this center includes two other attractions – Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors and Outbreak, a Zombie Experience. Tickets may be purchased for one of all three of the attractions.

·      Ripley’s Aquarium: Last but certainly not least – The Ripley’s Aquarium. Get a view of life under the sea with a vast array of aquatic exhibits. Guest favorites include Rainbow Rock, where you can find all of your favorites from Finding Dory, and Dangerous Reef, a moving glide-path that takes guests under a shark tank! It’s not hard to see why this attraction is a family favorite.


How do you keep cool during a hot summer in Myrtle Beach? 

You can view more exciting area things to do on our Myrtle Beach attractions page


Planning a family vacation in Myrtle Beach can quickly escalate into a costly endeavor, especially after you add in the cost of dining, attractions, and entertainment. However, you are in luck. As a top affordable family destination, Myrtle Beach offers plenty of dining options that won’t break the bank.


If you are staying at Coral Beach Resort, check out these great local spots where you can enjoy a meal for under $10 / person.


Woodhaven Pancake House | South Kings Highway | (843) 448-2277

 Blueberry Pancakes

Start off your beach day on a high note with a tasty breakfast at Woodhaven Pancake House. The expansive menu at this local spot makes it ideal for even the pickiest palate and includes an array of homemade favorites. Guests love the 44 signature omelettes, more than any other pancake house in the area, and guests with a sweet tooth will enjoy the fluffy pancakes and waffles with signature add-ins. The menu also includes several lunch options like salads, sandwiches, and more.



Peaches Corner | Myrtle Beach Boardwalk | (843) 488-7424


Peaches Corner is a Myrtle Beach tradition for guests young and old. A boardwalk staple since 1937, Peaches is known for serving up tasty beach fare at a price you can afford. Popular options include the signature burgers, gourmet hotdogs, and hand-scooped ice cream. Peaches is the perfect spot to fill up on the go while exploring the bustling boardwalk area.  Prices average only $6 / person for an entrée item.


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

 BBQ Buffet Place

Lovers of authentic southern BBQ rejoice! Simply Southern Smokehouse is the area’s one stop shop for decadent southern style food that is both delicious and affordable. This buffet-style eatery offers a plethora of homemade options that are served fresh daily. Offerings vary daily but often include entrees like fried chicken, pulled pork, chicken bog, and fried pork chops, and delicious sides like mashed potatoes, collards, okra, macaroni and cheese, and much more. Prices are only $8 / person for lunch or $10 / person for dinner with discounts for children.



Friendly’s | South Kings Highway | (843) 916-8636


Families always come first at Friendly’s. This popular gathering spot has been an American favorite for more than 75 years and Myrtle Beach is lucky to have not one but TWO locations. Guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner here for a ridiculously reasonable price. Popular items include flavorful sandwiches, breakfast platters, gourmet salads and soups, grilled burgers, and more. Prices average only $8 / person for an entrée item.




Hungry Howie’s | South Kings Highway | (843) 444-2000

 Pepperoni Pizza

Do you need to feed a hungry family on a budget? If so, consider grabbing a gourmet pie from Hungry Howie’s! This regional chain is a favorite among visitors and locals alike and is famous for their variety of flavored crust options. They also offer several creative pizza concoctions like the Bacon Cheddar Burger and the Howie Maui. Or, if you prefer, you can customize your own favorite dish. Prices average $18 / pizza – split 4 ways for a family that comes out to less than $5 / person! Call (843) 444-2000 or Click Here for online ordering. 



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