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Things To Do In Myrtle Beach in January

Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean the beach is quiet – the list of things to do in Myrtle Beach in January 2022 is longer than you’d expect! Unlike in years past, most of Myrtle Beach now stays open year-round. Restaurants, shops and attractions continue to welcome visitors and locals alike. 

Many golfers head to Myrtle Beach in the winter for the great golf packages and deals, while others visit to enjoy the beach with fewer people. Some just love the mild winter weather that Myrtle Beach has compared to up North. Did you know that the average temperature in Myrtle Beach in January is nearly 60 degrees? No matter why you’ve come to stay, we’ve found all of the fun things to do Myrtle Beach in the winter!

Myrtle Beach Shows in January 2022


On January 28, you can enjoy the Music of REO Speedwagon: Performed by Richrath Project 3:13 live at The Carolina Opry Theater! Tickets are on sale now for this one-night-only event.


The world’s greatest Eagles tribute band is back by popular demand at The Carolina Opry Theater on January 30, 2022. Experience the Eagles greatest hits at this impressive tribute show. Purchase your tickets in advance today. 

Free Things to do in Myrtle Beach in January

TASTE THE STATE: South Carolina’s Signature Foods, Recipes and Their Stories

The Horry County Museum and the AVX Foundation present a lecture by Kevin Mitchell on January 8th at 1:00 p.m. This FREE event will highlight some of the state’s most distinctive ingredients and dishes like shrimp and grits, chicken bog and more. 


The L.W. Paul Living History Farm is featuring FREE 30 minute Saturday activities at the farm between the hours of 9 and 11 a.m. Children will learn about the importance of homemade soap on the family farm on January 29. Participants will also have a chance to make their own melt and pour soap to take home. 



Check out more FREE things to do in Myrtle Beach. 

Things to do in Myrtle Beach in January for a Cause


Kick off Grand Strand Freedom Week January 15, 2022 with the second annual Martin Luther King drum major parade. Celebrate the parade along Ocean Boulevard between 15th and 8th avenue north beginning at 10 a.m. Learn more about Grand Strand Freedom Week here. 


Pledge to make the plunge to help provide an animal with a home on January 15, 2022 at 2 p.m. at Neal and Pam’s Bar and Grill. Registration begins at noon. For details and registration visit

Myrtle Beach Convention Center in January


Guys (and gals), get excited for the 2022 Grand Strand Boat and Sportsman Expo from January 7 – 9. Delight in the lates and greatest hunting, fishing and other outdoor equipment at this annual expo. Learn more about the show here. 


Plan the wedding of your dreams on January 30, 2022 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. The Annual Wedding Showcase will feature exhibitors from around the Grand Strand in all wedding categories. Check out their top tips for attending here. 

Things to do in Conway in January

The Historic Rivertown of Conway is jam-packed with things to do in January 2022.

Bridge over Waccamaw River in Conway SC


On Jan. 8th from 1 to 4 p.m. indulge in the Winter 2022 Rivertown Wine-Around. Participants will spend their Saturday afternoon exploring Downtown Conway while sipping wine varietals at each business featured on the Wine-Around map. Tickets are $25 and must be purchased in advance


Returning this year is the Conway Chocolate Walk on Jan. 29th. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., participants can explore Downtown Conway’s shops and restaurants while sampling decadent chocolate creations by local amateur chocolatiers. Tickets are $20 and must be purchased in advance

More Myrtle Beach Attractions to Visit in January

Popular tourist attractions in Myrtle Beach are always fun to visit, no matter what time of year. Some of our favorites include: 


There’s so much to see and do at this 350 acre outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment complex. With more than a handful of mouthwatering restaurants, unique shops and exciting attractions, it’s a favorite among locals and tourists alike.


Located south of Coral Beach Resort, the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk is a one-of-a-kind seaside escape featuring a lively night scene, fresh seafood and a wealth of water activities like kayaking, boating and more. Learn more about why we love the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk.

Coral Beach Resort in January

For the days when you don’t feel like leaving the resort, slip on your swimsuit, grab a towel and head downstairs. Coral Beach Resorts & Suites has one of the largest indoor heated pool complexes in Myrtle Beach.  Our spacious indoor pool is heated to a perfect 86 degrees. The best part? All of these onsite indoor water features are included with your stay! 

Our oceanfront Myrtle Beach resort also features an on-site bowling alley. Take a look inside our 4th floor entertainment zone. 

Coral Beach Resort Entertainment Zone Arcade

Whether you’re enjoying a round of golf (or miniature golf), meandering the trails of the state park or enjoying a local event, there are endless things to do in Myrtle Beach in the winter

Ready to book your Myrtle Beach winter vacation? Check out our January special offers now. Here’s a list of even more reasons to visit Myrtle Beach in the Winter. See you in January! 

How to Celebrate Christmas in Myrtle Beach

From one side of the Grand Strand to the other, Christmas celebrations are underway! Beyond the typical holiday shows, light displays and parades, Myrtle Beach oozes with unique festive fun with Christmas tree scavenger hunts, special meals with Santa, holiday-themed costume contests and so much more! 

Coral Beach has the scoop on all the seasonal festivities and we’re here to guide you in celebrating Christmas at the beach in 2021. Myrtle Beach in the winter may be chillier than June or July, but the fun doesn’t stop just because the temperatures cool down. Check out all the ways you can celebrate Christmas in Myrtle Beach during your stay at the Coral Beach Resort & Suites!

Holiday Lights

Christmas Shows

More Christmas Events

Holiday Shopping

Holiday Lights On The Grand Strand

  1. The Great Christmas Light Show @ North Myrtle Beach Parks & Spot Complex: This extravagant light show features a 2-mile driving path through 500+ light displays covered in more than two million twinkling Christmas lights. Wow! The show is open daily from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m., Nov. 22nd  through Dec. 30th but will be closed on Thanksgiving day and Christmas day. Tickets are $15 per car for up to 15 people. Santa’s Village will return as part of this year’s Great Christmas Light Show on weekends thru Dec. 12th; it will be open nightly starting on Dec. 13th. Guests can enjoy a FREE petting zoo and FREE photos with Santa. Hot chocolate and s’mores, a train ride, an elf hunt and toys are available for purchase.
  2. Nights of a Thousand Candles @ Brookgreen Gardens: This seasonal event is open 4:00 – 9:00 p.m., Nov. 26th through Jan. 2nd. Guests are invited to stroll through the gardens while enjoying a hot cup of cider and listening to carolers sing holiday classics. There are also a variety of dining options on-site. The event features more than 2,800 hand-lit candles and innumerable twinkle lights. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Adult tickets are $30, and children’s are $15. 
    Night of a Thousand Candles - Brookgreen Gardens
    Night of a Thousand Candles
  3. The Lighting of the Menorah @ Valor Memorial Garden in The Market Common: Join the local Jewish community each evening at 5:00 p.m. on Nov. 28th – Dec. 5th for the Lighting of the Menorah.
  4. Annual Christmas Tree Lighting @ The Market Common: The holiday season begins at The Market Common with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting event. Starting at 6:00 p.m. on Nov. 20th, join the community for Santa’s arrival, photo ops in his sleigh and the lighting of the tree in front of Grand 14 Cinema. Throughout the complex, you’ll find tons of kids activities including train rides, face painting, balloon art and bounce houses. Don’t miss the Coastal Dance Center’s performance of The Nutcracker at 7:00 p.m.

Christmas Shows In Myrtle Beach

  1. The Christmas Show of the South @ The Carolina Opry: Running now through Jan. 2nd, the Carolina Opry celebrates the 36th season of its Christmas Special in 2021. Guests are greeted by more than 35 decorated Christmas trees, 5 miles of Christmas lights and more than 75 holiday wreaths. You and your family can even have your picture taken in front of the 30-foot Christmas tree in the lobby, covered in more than 25,000 lights. You’re sure to feel the holiday spirit as you enjoy live music and performances from some of the nation’s most talented musicians and vocalists. Ticket prices range based on seat location with special pricing for children and students.  View dates and showtimes online and easily purchase your tickets.
  2. The South’s Grandest Christmas Show @ The Alabama Theatre: Enjoy this holiday combination of scenery, talent, and special effects now through Jan. 1, 2022. Guests will experience Christmas classics throughout the show with contemporary holiday favorites mixed in. Children’s tickets are $19.95, and adult tickets start at $44.95. See the full schedule of showtimes online and quickly purchase your seats for the 2021 season.
    The South's Grandest Christmas Show - Alabama Theatre
    The South’s Grandest Christmas Show
  3. Christmas at Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show: Attend the Pirates Voyage Christmas show now thru Jan. 1, 2022. Watch as the Christmas Spirit takes Captain Scrooge on a journey through time to find the true meaning of Christmas! This show is full of music, acrobatics, animals, a live nativity and a delicious four-course holiday meal. Children’s tickets are $29.99, and adults’ are $59.99. You’ll find the full schedule and menu on the website and can purchase your tickets online
  4. Legends in Concert: Legends in Concert is back for the 2021 holiday season! Starting in November and running through Jan. 1, 2022, tribute performers will include Aretha Franklin, Elvis Presley, The Blues Brothers and Reba McEntire. Expect to enjoy a full concert with top hits and Christmas classics from each artist. Tickets start at $18 for children and $45.95 for adults. Reserve your seat online today!


Festive Holiday Events Near You 

  1. Holiday Events in North Myrtle Beach: The city of North Myrtle Beach is hosting several holiday events in 2021. Kick off the season on November 30th at 6:00 p.m. with a Christmas tree lighting at McLean Park where you can expect Christmas music, activities and refreshments. Pet parents are invited to bring their furry friends to the NMB Sports Complex for FREE photos with Santa on Nov. 28th and Dec. 11th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. each date. Crafters should check out the FREE wreath-making workshop on Dec. 2nd at the J Bryan Floyd Community Center. The event is from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., and participants are asked to bring their own wreath form (all other supplies are provided). Join the tradition at the 37th Annual All City Christmas Cantata on Dec. 4th and 5th. This beloved musical program will take place at Living Water Baptist Church in Longs at 3:30 p.m. on both days. Continue the holiday joy on Dec. 4th with the annual Christmas Parade on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. The parade starts at 5:30 p.m. and will include local performers, festive floats and Santa Clause himself!
  2. The Festival of Trees @ Ripley’s Aquarium: Visit Ripley’s Aquarium through Jan. 2nd to see their spectacular Christmas trees. Every nook and cranny of the aquarium is filled with bright lights and festive decor. The highlights of this holiday showcase are the 55 holiday trees decorated to represent each of the US’s states and territories. The South Carolina tree is the tallest, standing more than 18 feet tall!  You can even test your US knowledge with a Christmas tree scavenger hunt. Participation in the Festival of Trees is included with all general admission tickets.
    Ripley's Aquarium - Festival of Trees
    The Festival of Trees
  3. The Polar Bus Express @ The Market Common: On six special dates in December, you and your family have the opportunity to join a ride to the “North Pole of The Market Common.” Decorated in holiday decor and filled with the sounds of The Polar Express™, The Polar Bus Express reenacts the best scenes from the popular Christmas movie. With each ticket purchased, guests receive a souvenir golden ticket, a “BELIEVE” sleigh bell, a chocolate chip cookie and hot cocoa. Tickets are $34.95 each and must be purchased in advance. Dates are Dec. 3rd, 4th, 11th, 17th, 18th and 22nd with rides at 5:00 and 7:00 p.m.
  4. Surfside Beach Festivities: The town of Surfside Beach proudly hosts two annual Christmas events. First, enjoy the annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Dec. 4th at 4:00 p.m. The event will take place at Memorial Park next to the Surfside Library and include food, fun and Santa. The annual Surfside Beach Christmas Parade will take place on Dec. 11th starting at 2:00 p.m. The parade route will start at Melody Drive, run north down Hwy 17 Business then turn onto Surfside Drive and end at Poplar Drive. 

Scrumptious Holiday Meals

  1. Breakfast with Santa or The Grinch @ the Hard Rock Cafe:
    • Santa Breakfast: Kids will enjoy breakfast and photos with the big guy plus a morning filled with holiday activities including decorating cookies and ornaments, a coloring contest and a holiday outfit competition (cutest wins). Breakfast tickets are $11.95 for kids (ages 4-11) and $17.95 for adults and kids ages 12 and up. Kids ages three and under are free with a paying adult. This event will be held on Dec. 12th & 19th, 9:00 a.m. – noon each day. 
    • The Grinch Breakfast: Kids will enjoy breakfast and photos with the Grinch plus a morning filled with holiday activities including decorating cookies and ornaments, a coloring contest and a holiday outfit competition (cutest wins). Breakfast tickets are $11.95 for kids (ages 4-11) and $17.95 for adults and kids ages 12 and up. Kids three and under are free with a paying adult.  This event will be held on Dec. 11th & 18th, 9:00 a.m. – noon each day.
  2. Tacos with Santa @ Nacho Hippo (Market Common location): Join us for this first-come, first-serve event on Dec 12th. From noon to 2:00 p.m., guests are invited to enjoy some yummy tacos and snap a few photos with Santa. 
  3. Breakfast with a Mermaid and Santa: Ripley’s Aquarium is hosting a special holiday breakfast with Santa. Grab your tickets online for this one-day-only event taking place on Dec. 4th from 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. In addition to a full breakfast buffet, kids can enjoy a meet-and-greet and photo-op with Santa, holiday crafts with a mermaid and story
    Breakfast with the Grinch
    Breakfast with the Grinch

    time. General admission into the aquarium and the Festival of Trees experience is included with your special ticket. Children’s tickets are $12.99 – $39.99 (depending on age) and adult tickets are $49.99.

  4. Local Restaurants Open on Christmas Day: (not an all-inclusive list)

Christmas Shopping Venues

  1. Shopping Malls: 
    • Coastal Grand Mall @ 2000 Coastal Grand Cir, Myrtle Beach; open Mon. – Sat. 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Sun. noon – 6:00 p.m.; click here for holiday hours 
    • Myrtle Beach Mall @ 10177 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach; open Mon. – Sat. 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Sun. noon – 6:00 p.m.; click here for holiday hours
  2. Holiday Markets
    • Rivertown Holiday Market @ Conway Sports and Fitness Center: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Dec. 4th
    • Holiday Market @ Valor Park in The Market Common: Noon – 4:00 p.m, Saturdays through Dec. 18th
  3. The Christmas Mouse:
    • 4852 N Kings Hwy, North Myrtle Beach, open Sun. – Thurs. 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and Fri. – Sat. 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    • 2306 South Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, open 7 days a week, 9:00 a.m.  – 10:00 p.m.
    • 10880 Ocean Highway Ste. 15, Pawleys Island, Mon. – Sat. 10:00 a.m.  – 5:00 p.m., Sun. 11:00 a.m.  – 5:00 p.m.
      The Christmas Mouse - NMB
      The Christmas Mouse in North Myrtle Beach
  4. Tanger Outlets:
    • Hwy 17 located at 10835 Kings Road: Mon. – Sat. 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Sun. 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., click here for holiday hours
    • Hwy 501 located at 4635 Factory Stores Blvd: Mon. – Sat. 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Sun. 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., click here for holiday hours


Celebrating Christmas in Myrtle Beach is sure to be an enjoyable experience! With the help of our 2021 holiday guide, you’re sure to find the perfect activities to fill your itinerary. 

If you haven’t yet booked your stay at Coral Beach Resort & Suites for Christmas 2021, there’s still time! Check out our specials page with the latest deals and packages and book your holiday vacation in Myrtle Beach today!


Family eating outside at one of the restaurants at Broadway at the Beach.

Let’s face it, one of the best parts of vacation is the food, and Myrtle Beach has no shortage when it comes to good eats! Located just a few miles north of The Coral Beach Resort, Broadway at the Beach is one of our favorite places featuring a variety of restaurants. Whether you’re in the mood for seafood, burgers, milkshakes or sushi, Broadway at the Beach offers a great dining selection (with more than 20 restaurants) so, you’ll have no problem finding a place to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters!

Aside from the mouthwatering restaurants, Broadway at the Beach also boasts shopping, attractions, and entertainment so you’ll have plenty to do before or after you eat. You can even make a day of it! We guarantee that you and your family will have a blast while spending time at Broadway at the Beach. We’ve created a list of the best restaurants at Broadway at the Beach to help simplify your decision on where to eat.


American Tap HouseChicken Wings from a restaurant at Broadway at the Beach.

This Broadway at the Beach restaurant is known as a “chef-driven American Gastropub.” It is here that craft beers and craft food unite to create a memorable culinary experience. Enjoy one of their 54 craft beers on tap or indulge in their signature Bacon Brie Burger. American Tap House is open Monday through Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Be sure to also check out their Happy Hour daily from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for great drink specials and discounted appetizers. For their full menu and more information, check out their website or give them a call at 843-712-2301.


Carolina Ale House

Known for its family-friendly sports-themed environment, Carolina Ale House is a casual restaurant where you can enjoy lunch or dinner! The menu includes more than 60 beers on tap and delicious fare like their Thai Chicken Bowl, Beer Battered Fish & Chips and Pretzels with Queso. Does your team have a big game? Every wall at Carolina Ale House is lined with TVs so you can feel right at home as you cheer them on! Food, sports and fun is their motto…and there’s no doubt about that! Check out their full menu of American favorites with a twist! Carolina Ale House’s dining room is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. The bar is open one hour later each day.


Dave & Buster’sPretzels and beer from a restaurant at Broadway at the Beach.


Dave & Buster’s is your one-stop shop for food, fun and sports! Enjoy drinks with your friends at the bar while watching the latest game on the WOW wall, a 40-foot wide LED TV wall showing up to 6 games at once. Nosh on delicious chef-crafted meals while playing the best arcade and virtual reality games. Some of our favorite dishes include their Asian Nachos and Bavarian Pretzels! Dave & Buster’s also has great Happy Hour specials every weekday with half-priced cocktails and discounts on wine and draft beer. Visit their website for their full menu and list of games! Dave & Buster’s at Broadway at the Beach opens daily at 11:00 a.m.


Extreme Pizza

Extreme Pizza is NOT your average pizza joint! This new Broadway at the Beach addition features handcrafted gourmet pizza, calzones, salads and more. Their philosophy is “dedication to quality, commitment to innovation” and they pride themselves on upholding this in every slice they serve! Extreme Pizza is pushing the pizza experience to a higher level and we’re here for it. Check out their menu here or give them a call at 843-808-9747. Extreme Pizza is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.


Good Time Charley’sCrab cake sandwich from a restaurant at Broadway at the Beach.

At Good Time Charley’s you’ll find delicious food, craft draft beer, fishbowl-size cocktails and an awesome outdoor patio! Enjoy menu options such as fried pickles, homemade reuben, a crab cake sandwich or a pimento cheeseburger. They also feature a great Happy Hour menu Monday-Friday from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Whatever you’re in the mood for, you can find it here! Good Time Charley’s is open daily from noon to 9:00 p.m. Contact them at 843-712-1990.


Joe’s Crab Shack

Joe’s Crab Shack knows a thing or two about delivering great seafood. From crab buckets to steam pots, you’ll love the fresh food and atmosphere. Our favorite menu item? The East Coast Platter – strap on your bib and order away. Let’s be honest, you can’t visit the coast and not indulge in seafood at least once! Joe’s Crab Shack is open Sunday – Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Friday and Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Make reservations by calling 843-626-4490 or visit their website for daily specials and the full buffet list.


Jimmy Buffet’s MargaritavilleNachos from a restaurant at Broadway at the Beach.

If you’re looking for an upbeat environment that’s just as fun for you as it is for your kids, Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville is the place! This restaurant contains a “boat-load” of character and the island-inspired food never disappoints. We highly recommend the Volcano Nachos and the famous Cheeseburger in Paradise. No matter what you choose, it’ll pair great with a margarita – there are 15 on the menu. Enjoy your meal in paradise…but watch out for the hurricane! Call 843-448-5455 for reservations. Margaritaville is open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.


King Kong Sushi

For our sushi lovers out there, King Kong Sushi is a must-try for delicious and fresh Asian cuisine! Their menu features exciting sushi rolls with creative names like the 007 Roll, OMGuh Roll and Russian Roulette Roll. For those that aren’t sushi fans, they also serve hibachi-style dishes and traditional Japanese fare like Seaweed Salad, Edamame and Gyoza. Enjoy your meal out on the patio overlooking the beautiful Lake Broadway or at their sushi bar that doubles as a full-service beverage bar serving unique Saki selections and seasonal cocktails. King Kong Sushi is open Monday – Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Enjoy!


Landry’s SeafoodA steak from a restaurant at Broadway at the Beach.

Landry’s Seafood has been a Broadway at the Beach staple for years! They are known for serving fresh Gulf Coast seafood, delicious steaks and sweet desserts. Their charming atmosphere adds to your dining experience – not to mention the beautiful waterfront views of Lake Broadway. You won’t be able to miss the bright lights of the store-front marquee sign. Landry’s opens daily at 11:30 a.m.

After spending a day on one of Myrtle Beach’s best golf courses, stop by from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. for a Happy Hour menu featuring drink and appetizer specials starting at $4 each.



Located on The Avenue, Melt features an extensive menu for brunch, lunch and dinner. From handcrafted grilled sandwiches to delicious wood-fired pizzas, we promise there is something for everyone at this industrial-style dining spot. Melt is open 7 days a week from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. View their menu here or give them a call at 843-808-9536 for more information. (Want to know a secret? Melt’s full food menu is available for delivery via Grubhub for anyone wanting to enjoy a great meal from the comfort of your oceanfront suite!)


Paula Deen’s Family KitchenFried chicken dinner from a restaurant at Broadway at the Beach.

Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen is a family-style dining experience. From fried chicken and collards to pot roast and mac and cheese, this southern cuisine will remind you of Grandma’s cooking. The family-style portions are “all you can eat” so when you finish a plate of one item, they’ll bring out another (and another, and another)! Don’t forget to stop at the gift store on your way out to pick up cookware, books, recipe mixes and more. When you eat at Paula Deen’s, you better come hungry! Call 843-945-1072 for reservations and check out their website for the full menu. Paul Dean’s Family Kitchen and Store are open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Señor Frogs

Señor Frogs is a restaurant and bar known for its exciting entertainment, unique cocktails and Mexican cuisine with a twist. Arriving to Broadway in 2005, this location was Señor Frogs’ first US unit. Visitors can enjoy tacos, nachos, margaritas and many other classic Spanish-style dishes. Don’t forget to stop by their store and pick up a memorable Señor Frogs T-Shirt on your way out! Contrary to popular belief, kids are welcome for lunch and dinner at Señor Frogs and they’ll love the balloon artist making wacky hats for guests. Señor Frogs is open daily from noon to 2:00 a.m. Be sure to check out their website for a list of events or give them a call at 843-444-5506.


WahlburgersCheeseburger from a restaurant at Broadway at the Beach.

Known for their Chef-Inspired recipes that feature both light and hearty options, Wahlburgers is committed to serving you the freshest meals while your family and friends make lasting memories! Take a bite out of the Fiesta Burger loaded with fresh jalapeno and salsa or enjoy a more traditional option like The Double Decker. Make sure to ask for extra Wahl sauce! Wahlburgers also offers gluten-free options and a kid-friendly menu. Don’t forget to save room for dessert and treat yourself to one of their house-made Frappes. Happy Hour specials are available daily from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wahlburgers is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Visit their website or call 843-945-8005 for more information.


Yamato Steakhouse

Take a quick trip to Japan during your Myrtle Beach stay at this delicious sushi and hibachi restaurant. Yamato Steakhouse has been a favorite among locals and visitors alike for more than 25 years – and we don’t see that changing anytime soon! Enjoy grilled seafood, beef, chicken, vegetables, fried rice and sushi cooked right in front of you at your table. Watch out for the onion volcano! Reservations are preferred and can be made by calling 843-448-1959. Yamato is open during the summer months (from Memorial Day to Labor Day) from 4:00 p.m. until and during the winter months (Labor Day to Memorial Day) from 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.


Hard Rock CaféFlatbread from a restaurant at Broadway at the Beach.

The recently renovated Hard Rock Café is now located front and center at The Avenue (formerly known as Celebrity Square). The new building is a far cry from the former iconic pyramid and features a new modern feel with an impressive façade that features an oversized guitar and expansive outdoor dining. The new two-story experience is more than just visually appealing. Hard Rock still offers an extensive scratch-made menu that is sure to please everyone in your group. Menu items include an array of starters, salads, flatbreads, sandwiches, burgers, house-smoked BBQ and desserts. Hard Rock also showcases popular music paraphernalia and hosts live entertainment throughout the week. The cafe is open daily from noon to 10:00 p.m. Visit the website or call (843) 946-0007 for more information.


Wet Willie’s

Known best for their giant wall of colorful and flavorful frozen daiquiris, Wet Willie’s also serves delicious bar bites. Their menu includes classics like mozzarella bites, chicken wings, burgers and nachos plus scrumptious $4 daily specials like crispy chicken tenders and delicious gumbo that you and your wallet are sure to enjoy. No matter what daiquiri or dish you choose, be sure to ask for a seat on the 2,000 square foot patio with three big-screen TVs overlooking Lake Broadway. Wet Willie’s is open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Visit their website for specials and events.


The Grumpy MonkSushi from a restaurant at Broadway at the Beach.

Known by many for their local craft brews and fresh-made sushi, The Grumpy Monk is a locally owned restaurant that has been voted The Best Happy Hour on the Beach four years in a row! Starters include dips, fried southern classics, nachos and wings. Entrees range from smothered chicken and Calabash seafood to hot subs and flamboyant burgers. While the sushi menu is extensive, the drink menu is even bigger featuring 10 rotating taps and an assortment of craft beers. Happy Hour specials are available daily from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. and pair great with live music on the outdoor patio. Be sure to check out their creative beer tap water feature! The Grumpy Monk at Broadway is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Check out their website for the full menu.


Sweet Carolina’s

Sweet Carolina’s is a local grill and smokehouse featuring the best meats in town. From ribs and brisket to seafood and chicken, their Lowcountry grub is sure to satisfy. Each meal starts with a cornbread loaf appetizer and ends with a full belly topped with a smile. We recommend trying the Brisket Sandwich with peppers and onions. Sweet Carolina’s is open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Call 843-444-5522 for more information.


Southern Grill

Southern Grill is a quaint eatery serving up classic bites like burgers, wings and Philly steaks, but the real stars of their menu are the Greek Chicken Salad and the Gyro. You won’t be disappointed! Visitors speak highly of the kind staff and quick service. Southern Grill is open daily from noon to 9:00 p.m. Call 843-251-5638 for more information.


Rooster’s Restaurant & BarChicken from a restaurant at Broadway at the Beach.

One of Broadway’s newest eateries, Rooster’s specializes in all things chicken – chicken wings, chicken salads, rotisserie chicken, chicken sandwiches and of course, chicken and waffles. But the menu doesn’t stop there! Enjoy classic wedge salads, crunchy calamari, scratch-made flatbreads, deep-fried egg rolls and onion ring-topped cheeseburgers. One bite and you’ll understand what all the fuss is about. Rooster’s boasts Happy Hours specials featuring appetizers and libations, all-day drink specials starting at $3 and a “Kickin’ Kocktails” menu you are sure to love. Rooster’s Restaurant & Bar is open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Visit their Facebook page or call 843-444-3200 for more information.


Bar Louie

Self-proclaimed as “The Original Gastrobar,” Bar Louie provides a casual atmosphere with tasty food, refreshing cocktails and one-of-a-kind service. Two of the newest menu items are the Poutine Burger and the Bourbon Apple Highball. The Poutine Burger is made-to-order with Louie’s classic burger blend of beef brisket, short ribs and ground chuck, topped with fried provolone, french fries, gravy and garlic aioli and served on a toasted bun. The Bourbon Apple Highball features fall-inspired flavors with Maker’s Mark Bourbon, Pama Liqueur, apple, cranberry, lemon and Fever Tree Ginger Beer and topped with crispy apple chips. This is the latest Cocktail with a Cause, giving a portion of sales back to Operation Homefront, now through January 6th. Bar Louie is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to midnight and Friday and Saturday from 11:00 – 2:00 a.m. Happy Hour specials are available weekdays from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Visit the website or call 854-854-8544 for more information.


The Best Hotel Near Broadway at the Beach

Beach-side view of Coral Beach Resort

Now that your mouth is watering and your stomach is growling, why not finalize your vacation plans with Coral Beach Resort & Suites? Our oceanfront suites boast private balconies and in-room kitchens. Resort amenities include indoor and outdoor pools, a children’s waterpark, an 8-lane bowling alley, an arcade and a gift shop. Plus, if you decide to stay on-site for the day, Coral Beach has 5 bars and eateries to enjoy.

Don’t miss out on a great deal at our Myrtle Beach resort!

Harvest elements on Myrtle Beach in October

Here’s everything you need to know about Myrtle Beach in October–take a look!

Is October a good time to visit Myrtle Beach?

October is a fantastic time to visit Myrtle Beach. Not only is the weather perfect, but the crowds are smaller, as well. October is the perfect time to enjoy the beach and the variety of fall festival events happening all along the Grand Strand.

Is Myrtle Beach warm in October?

Let’s get right to the punch, the short answer is YES! While there are usually a handful of cooler days throughout the month, the average temperature for Myrtle Beach in October is a comfortable 75°F. Did we mention that we usually only have around 5 days of rain throughout the entire month? (But in case of rain, here are a few fun things to do during rainy days.)

We’re not sure about you, but we prefer sunny and 75° over humid and 105° any day!

Boy swimming in Myrtle Beach in OctoberCan you swim in Myrtle Beach in October?

During the month of October, the water stays around 76°F, perfect for splashing around or boogie boarding!

If it’s a chilly October day during your vacation, don’t worry! Coral Beach has one of the largest indoor heated pool complexes in Myrtle Beach, so be sure to pack your swimsuit!

What are some reasons to visit Myrtle Beach in October?

Aside from the perfect weather, one of our other top reasons for a Myrtle Beach vacation in October is fewer crowds! There is a whole lot to do in our exciting beach town, but during the summer months, the lines can get long. October is a great time to visit if you are looking for a more relaxed feel and the ability to make last-minute dinner or event reservations.

October is also a great time for golfing in Myrtle Beach. Many courses have affordable fall packages and the milder temperatures make for desirable tee times all day long. Here are the top 10 must-play golf courses in Myrtle Beach.

What is there to do in October?

Since the weather is cool and less humid during October, it’s an amazing opportunity to get out and explore the parts of the Grand Strand you haven’t seen before. Sip wine and enjoy live music at La Belle Amie Vineyard, take a stroll through acres of botanical gardens at Brookgreen or visit Atalaya Castle in Huntington Beach State Park, the historical home of a Southern socialite.

Here a few other fun things to do while visiting during the fall:

There are typically a variety of fun fall events happening in Myrtle Beach in October. Here are a few 2021 events:kids enjoying trick or treating at a halloween event in myrtle beach in october.jpg

  • Myrtle Beach Oktoberfest – October 8-9 – Celebrate the fall with family-friendly activities, live entertainment and local vendors.
  • Art in the Park – October 9-10 – One of the longest-running art festivals in the area, now held at Valor Park.
  • St. John’s Greek Festival – October 14-16 – Offering a drive-through experience with Greek food & pastries to-go.
  • Loris Bog-Off Festival – October 16 – Chicken bog competition and family-friendly festival with vendors, live entertainment and fireworks.
  • Myrtle Beach Jeep Jam – October 29-31 – An all-Jeep car show with obstacle courses, beach crawls, raffles and vendors.
  • BooFest! At Barefoot Landing – October 30 – A made-for-kids fall festival with costume contests, face painting, bouncy houses and more.
  • Halloween Bash on the Avenue – October 30 – Adult costume contest and party with live entertainment, cash prizes and drink specials.
  • Trick or Treat @ Barefoot Landing – October 31 – Shops at Barefoot Landing will be ready to greet costumed children and provide treats.
  • Trick or Treat @ Broadway at the Beach – October 31 – Enjoy a night of Trick or Treating at your favorite Broadway shops, restaurants and attractions.

SkyWheel Myrtle Beach in October

Is Myrtle Beach Boardwalk open in October?

Yes, the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is open year-round, including October. Though some of the shops may shut down in the off-season, there is still so much to see and explore! One of our favorite things to do on the boardwalk is to ride the SkyWheel and get a bird’s-eye view of the Grand Strand.

What Myrtle Beach hotel deals are available in October?

Coral Beach Resort & Suites boasts specials every month of the year, but in October, the deals are even sweeter. Visitors to Coral Beach can receive up to 30% off standard room rates in October. Additionally, reservations can be held for only $69 and a $10 resort credit will be provided to guests for each night of their stay.

Other hotel deals offered by Coral Beach include a daily resort credit for active military members, veterans and their families, savings of up to 40% off for 2022 vacations and a $125 resort credit when you stay 5 or more nights starting in April 2022.

When you are ready to book your next vacation to Myrtle Beach, be sure to review the upgrades and add-ons available with every stay at Coral Beach including breakfast, entertainment, celebration and romance packages.

Book your oceanfront room at Coral Beach today and we’ll see you in Myrtle Beach in October!

father and son celebrate 4th of July in Myrtle Beach by waving American Flag

Planning a Fourth of July vacation to Myrtle Beach this summer? Coral Beach Resort & Suites would love to have you! We know it would be easy to spend your entire vacation at our oceanfront resort with all of the amenities we provide, like our kids waterpark, indoor and outdoor pools and indoor entertainment zone, but with so many exciting events and activities taking place for the Fourth of July in Myrtle Beach, we wouldn’t want you to miss out on any of the fun!

Up and down the Grand Strand from dusk till dawn, there will be patriotic fun all weekend long. We’ve made it easy and listed the top 4th of July activities in Myrtle Beach by day and night.

Daytime Events and Activities for 4th of July 2021:

Myrtle Beach State ParkSearching for sea turtles on Myrtle Beach's coastline is a great activity for the fourth of July.

Find your sense of adventure and get in touch with nature at the Myrtle Beach State Park. Take the kids for summer morning pier fishing, bike one of the many trails or hang out with a ranger & patrol the beach for sea turtles. Get into the 4th of July spirit, and grill hot dogs or hamburgers for lunch on one of the many grills provided by the park. Visit the park’s website for more information about the park and park activities.

Family Kingdom

Take a break from the beach and enjoy a fun-filled day of amusement at Family Kingdom. This fun park features over 35 rides for kids, teens and adults. Twist and turn on the Swamp Fox wooden roller coaster, spin in circles on the Yo-Yo high-flying swings or bump and splash on the Water Boats. Family Kingdom is a must-visit to round out your 4th of July vacation in Myrtle Beach. Find ticket prices and park hours on the Family Kingdom website.

Pawleys Island 4th of July Parade

Head to the south end of the Grand Strand and be part of the 54th Annual 4th of July Parade in Pawleys Island! Watch from the sidelines or share your patriotic pride by creating your own float! Fill out a parade application in advance at the Pawleys Island Town Hall for $20, or show up with your decked-out makeshift float and pay $25 day-of. The Parade starts at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 4th and winds through the south end of Pawleys Island. For the most up-to-date information, check out the event’s Facebook page.

Murrells Inlet Boat Parade

After you’ve enjoyed the Pawleys Island 4th of July Parade, stop by Murrells Inlet on your way back to the Coral Beach Resort for the 38th Annual Boat Parade on the Inlet. Starting at 3:00 p.m., boats from around the region will fill the Inlet with patriotic pride. The parade runs from the Garden City Point, through the Inlet, to Morse Park Landing. The best viewing areas are the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk, Belin United Methodist Church and Morse Park Landing. Find out more information on the event’s Facebook page.

Myrtle Beach Independence Day 5K

Feeling patriotic? Register for the 12th Annual Independence Day 5k race in the Market Common taking place on Saturday, July 3rd. Throw on your star-spangled running shorts and join hundreds of runners as we celebrate our Nation’s birthday at this competitive race. Registration will be open until Friday, July 2nd at 1:00 p.m. Head to the NS Promos website to find full race details and to register for this year’s Independence Day 5K.

Red, White & Blue 5k

Looking for another running adventure for the 4th of July weekend? Barefoot Landing will host the Red, White & Blue 5K on July 4th. Runners, walkers and strollers will make their way around the Barefoot Landing complex on a USATF certified course. Participants are encouraged to wear festive attire for the race! Registration ends on Saturday, July 3rd at 1:00 p.m. Register for the race and find full event details on the NS Promos website.

Soccer Youth’s All American Series

The North Myrtle Beach Sports Complex is excited to host this year’s All American Series soccer tournament. Kids ages 6-16 are eligible to participate in this four-day competition with multiple skill challenges, showcase games and awards. Register for this tournament online and see full event details. The 2021 All American Series will be in North Myrtle Beach from July 1st to the 4th.

Salute From The Shore

Soak in the sun, splash around in the waves and salute our armed forces right from the shores of Myrtle Beach! Starting at 1:00 p.m., look towards the sky and give your biggest salute as a military flyover takes place. Be sure to record and share your salute on social media using #SalutefromtheShore. Find out more about the military planes flying over this year and how to donate to the salute online.

Evening Events and Activities for 4th of July 2021:

Fireworks are a great way to celebrate the 4th of July in Myrtle Beach.Fireworks On The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

While you’re vacationing in Myrtle Beach you will definitely want to plan an evening on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. Enjoy a variety of eateries, shops, entertainment and more like Moe’s Moon, Landshark Bar & Grill, I Love Sugar, Ripley’s Believe It or Not and Fun Plaza Family Fun Center. Hang out on the 4th of July for Hot Summer Nights live music and watch the sky light up as fireworks are set off at 10:00 p.m. from the 2nd Avenue Pier!

Fireworks At Broadway at the Beach

Broadway at the Beach is a great place to treat the family to dinner, live music and entertainment on July 4th in Myrtle Beach. Broadway features tons of delicious restaurants like Landry’s, Rooster’s Restaurant & Bar, Sweet Carolina’s and more! There will also be strolling entertainers, character appearances and LED dancers throughout the evening. Don’t miss their firework extravaganza over Lake Broadway beginning at 10:00 p.m.!

Murrells Inlet MarshWalk Fireworks

Good eats, live music and more can be found at the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk. There are so many great restaurants to enjoy like the Wicked Tuna, Dead Dog Saloon, The Claw House and Bubba’s Love Shak. Hop from each outdoor deck and listen to all the different live bands playing on the marsh. Stay for a patriotic display of fireworks over the marsh, one of the best views in town. Fireworks start at 10:00 p.m.!

Barefoot Landing Fireworks

Live music, delicious food and fireworks – what could be better? SummerFest returns to Barefoot Landing for 2021 with live music on the Dockside Village Amphitheater Stage and patriotic fireworks in celebration of Independence Day. Visitors can also find live music at Lulu’s and Crooked Hammock Brewery on the Fourth of July.

Fireworks at the Cherry Grove Pier

The Cherry Grove Pier returns with their patriotic extravaganza for 2021. The annual 4th of July Fireworks display will begin at 9:30 p.m. There will also be family-fun activities at the pier throughout the day beginning at 10:00 a.m. See the Cherry Grove Pier Facebook page for more details.

One of the many Must-Play Golf Courses in Myrtle Beach

The Myrtle Beach area is known for its celebrity-designed golf courses, and Coral Beach Resort is located in the center of it all! From upscale to laid-back, you’re sure to find something to fit your style with more than 90 courses to choose from in the Myrtle Beach area. To help you decide, we’ve created a guide of the top 10 golf courses along the Grand Strand. Here are our must-play golf courses in Myrtle Beach:

Tidewater Golf Club

Tidewater is beautifully nestled between the Intracoastal Waterway and Cherry Grove, just north of Myrtle Beach. With undulating greens, plush fairways and serene views of the ocean, marshes and waterway, this course instantly became a favorite among golfers after opening in 1990.

Ken Tomlinson, a native South Carolinian, created the Tidewater course with the goal of using the already-intricate landscape to inspire his design. He studied other famous courses of the time, hoping to create a course worthy of a national championship tour.

Barefoot Resort

Nicknamed the “Fantastic Four”, the four courses that makeup Barefoot Resort were designed by an all-star constellation of architects. You can “bump and run” on the Norman Course, play in championship-caliber on the Fazio Course, see both beauty and treachery on the Dye Course or enjoy the turtleback greens of the Love Course. No matter what course you choose, they all boast unique designs that are sure to challenge even the best golfer. !

Long Bay Golf Club

This Founders Collection course features a signature design by “The Golden Bear” himself, Jack Nicklaus. Long Bay Golf Club is located just outside of North Myrtle Beach in Longs off of Hwy 9. Nicklaus’ design preserved many of the natural elements of the area, including dogwoods, pines and maples, alongside streams and ponds that weave through the course.

Players will find a variety of bunker styles, thick grass on the fairways, multiple elevation differences throughout the course and green surfaces that putt true. Golf Digest’s “Places to Play” gave Long Bay Golf 4.5 Stars.

Grande Dunes Resort Club

An aerial view of Grande Dunes Golf Resort, a must-play golf course in Myrtle Beach


Located north of the Myrtle Beach airport, Grande Dunes Golf Course is situated on a high bluff along the Intracoastal waterway and is one of the longest courses in the country. The National Golf Course Owners Association of America has even named it the “National Golf Course of the Year.”

The Grande Dunes Course is known for its expansive Bermuda grass fairways and modestly contoured greens. In addition to its spectacular links, the course also features a Mediterranean-styled clubhouse with great food and magnificent views.

King’s North at Myrtle Beach National

King’s North, one of three courses at Myrtle Beach National, is a local favorite. Arnold Palmer redesigned the course in 1996, which boasts a variety of awards by Golf Digest and Golf for Women. The highlight of this iconic course is the par-5 6th hole nicknamed “The Gambler” with its challenging island fairways. Myrtle Beach National is part of the Founders Collection and is located off of Hwy 501, just inland from Myrtle Beach.

TPC Myrtle Beach

Despite the name, TPC is actually located south of Myrtle Beach in Murrells Inlet. Tournament Players Club of Myrtle Beach originally opened in 1999 and hosted the Senior PGA Tour Championship in 2000. Home of the Dustin Johnson Golf School, TPC is a championship setup with a Tom Fazio layout featuring tree-lined holes, more than 60 bunkers and secluded fairways.

TPC Myrtle Beach is a par-72 course with PGA Tour-caliber elements. Despite the difficulty of the course, all skill levels will find the 18 holes enjoyable with five sets of tees. Watch out for hole 17, the most challenging of the course! This par-3 has a long downhill over water to a peninsula-shaped green promising a high risk-reward factor.

Caledonia Golf & Fish Club

This course was built on a former rice plantation and exudes all the southern, Lowcountry charm you could desire. Century-old live oaks filled with Spanish moss greet you at the entrance of this golf course and follow you throughout its lush fairways.

The large greens are guarded by ponds, streams and imposing bunkers that hide the surrounding neighborhood. Caledonia has been ranked one of “America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses” by Golf Digest and 29th on the “Top 100 You Can Play” by Golf Magazine. This 6,526-yard par-70 course will not disappoint!

True Blue

True Blue Golf Club opened in 1998 and boasts a Mike Strantz signature design. Strantz took care to maintain the natural beauty of this former indigo and rice plantation when creating Caledonia’s sister course. True Blue claims an 18-hole par-72 course with an 18-acre practice facility.

Home of the Steve Dresser Golf Academy, True Blue is playable for all ages with six sets of tee boxes. The course features wide fairways, spacious greens, yawning waste bunkers, significant elevation changes and an abundance of natural beauty.

Willbrook Plantation

Nestled beautifully around Lowcountry marshes and wetlands, Willbrook Plantation’s 18 holes flaunt a Dan Maples design. Flanked by two historical plantations, the course is peppered with live oaks draped in Spanish moss.

The course kicks off with one of the toughest openers around and is one of the most popular courses for women in South Carolina. Opening its doors in 1988, this Pawleys Island golf course features water on 15 of its 18 holes.

Heritage Club

Part of the Legends Golf Resort family, Heritage Club is located along the Waccamaw River on the southern end of Pawleys Island. The natural beauty of the area shines through with giant magnolias, live oaks, freshwater lakes and marshes that weave in and out of the greens. A Dan Maples design, Heritage was constructed among two plantations and borders abandoned rice fields showcasing the area’s Lowcountry charm.

The course is a par-71 that immediately greets golfers with a challenge at the second hole, a long and narrow par-5 guarded by trees, traps and water. The golf club also features a grass driving range, a large putting practice with chipping green and a welcoming clubhouse. Golfers will love the stunning scenery surrounding the demanding layout of this course.


Now that we’ve laid out the must-play golf courses in Myrtle Beach, let us take care of the rest! Our oceanfront resort located in the heart of Myrtle Beach has the perfect on-site amenities to complete your golf vacation. Take a dip in one of our on-site pools and spas or relax on the beach in between rounds.

After a hot day on the course, take a seat at our on-site eatery, Oceans 6 Bar & Lounge, located on the 6th floor. You can enjoy a cold beer or hand-crafted cocktail while taking in the breathtaking views of the Atlantic. What are you waiting for? Book your tee time and Coral Beach Resort room today!

Myrtle Beach Spring Break with friends on the beach

March is just around the corner and that means warmer weather is finally on its way! With the blossoms of Spring comes the fun of Spring Break. 

Did you know that the months of March and April in Myrtle Beach have temperatures around 80 degrees and an average of only 5 rainy days in both months? We might be a little biased, but we believe a Myrtle Beach Spring Break getaway is the best there ever was! From water sports to late-night dancing, here is a list of our favorite spring break activities, dining, shopping, and nightlife.


Myrtle Beach Spring Break Activities


While it might still be a little cool for a dip in the ocean, kayaking is a great way to be on the water without getting too wet. Kayaking gives you a chance to see a side of the Grand Strand that most tourists miss completely. There are many kayaking companies to choose from in the area but we recommend Black River Outdoors. 

Their Cypress Swamp Tour and Sandy Island Tour take guests along portions of the Waccamaw River. Their Salt Marsh Tour, Kayak Fishing Tour, Huntington Beach State Park Tour, and Full Moon Tour all take guests through the salt marsh of Murrells Inlet and toward the jetties. Tours range from 2-4 hours. Visit their website for tour details, rates, and to book your next tour.


This Myrtle Beach icon is definitely one you need to check out! The SkyWheel towers 200 feet over the Atlantic Ocean and gives you a view of miles of the Myrtle Beach coast. You can also enjoy the beautiful Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and ocean views with your family no matter the season or weather in one of the SkyWheel’s 42 fully-enclosed, climate-controlled gondolas. They’re open Sunday-Friday from 11am – 10pm and Saturday from 11am – 11pm. Purchase your tickets online to save time and skip the line.

**2021 Update** The SkyWheel is temporarily closed this Winter for maintenance and upgrades. The gondolas are being removed, revamped inside, and repainted outside. The entire structure is receiving a fresh coat of paint and regularly needed maintenance. Also, in preparation for the 10th Birthday of the SkyWheel in Myrtle Beach (coming May 2021), new LED lights are being installed on the SkyWheel. 


The Myrtle Beach area is known for its celebrity-designed golf courses, and with over 90 courses to choose from, you really can’t go wrong! Golf is a great daytime activity, especially in the beautiful spring weather. Head south to enjoy a day at Caledonia, Heritage, or True Blue. Head north to experience one of Barefoot Golf’s Fantastic Four signature courses. Or stay around Myrtle Beach and play golf at River Oaks, Pine Lakes, or Grande Dunes. 

Here is more information about golfing in Myrtle Beach.

Top Golf 

For even more golfing fun, check out Top Golf this Spring Break. Top Golf is not only a great place to practice your swing and long drive but also relax with friends, play interactive games, and enjoy a meal. Each bay will accommodate a group of 6, but more bays may be reserved for larger groups. 

Throughout the venue, there are numerous tables and lounge areas to enjoy with most having a view of the giant TV wall above the bar. Even if you can’t see one of these massive TVs, no fear. There are over 200 HDTVs throughout the venue. Top Golf also has a rooftop terrace with a firepit. Hours and pricing vary by season and number of guests. Reserve your bay online now. 

**Locals Tip** We recommend visiting Top Golf on a Tuesday because all gameplay is half-priced!

Paddle Boarding

Another great way to enjoy Myrtle Beach’s waters in the Spring is stand-up paddleboarding. Local company Jack’s Surf Lessons provides stand-up paddleboarding lessons, tours, and rentals. Lessons are two hours with a guarantee you will be standing by the end of the class. Guided tours are two hours taking guests along the waters of Murrells Inlet or the Waccamaw River. Rentals include paddleboard, paddle, and leash, and prices range from $25/hour to $75/day with multi-day discounts available. 

For even more Spring Break activities, check out Myrtle Beach’s entertainment attractions, boat tours, and watersports


Myrtle Beach Spring Break Dining

The Wicked Tuna

The Wicked Tuna is one of our favorite local restaurants! It’s located on the Marshwalk in Murrells Inlet, just 20 minutes south of the Coral Beach Resort. Take in beautiful waterfront views and watch the sunset all while enjoying award-winning local cuisine. 

The Wicked Tuna is known for its “hook to plate” food – meaning each week they catch all of the seafood locally by their own boats that is served in their restaurant. From fresh sushi to prime rib, everyone is sure to find something they will love. We recommend making reservations since this dining spot is so popular. Call 843-651-9987 or go online.

If you are looking to stay closer to the hotel, try Wicked Tuna’s newest location at 2nd Avenue Pier. Same amazing seafood, same “hook to plate” philosophy, but with a view of the Atlantic Ocean. Reservations may be made online or by calling 843-712-2430.

Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse

Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse is a dining experience like no other! Their restaurant features an extensive salad bar of hot and cold seasonal favorites like seafood and sushi, and continuous table-side service of 15 different cuts of beef, pork, lamb, and poultry. The meats are cooked over a bed of wood charcoal to ensure the natural flavors are cooked to perfection. This is a meal you won’t want to miss out on. Call 843-839-0777 for reservations.

**Local’s Tip** Every Thursday in March and April is Ladies Night. All ladies will receive their dinner buffet for $24.95 (a discount of almost 50%).

Pier 14 Restaurant

Located on the northern end of the Boardwalk, this oceanfront restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and serves up a variety of beach favorites. Indulge in a hand-cut steak, a decadent seafood entree, or stick with a hearty fried seafood basket. Their creative drink menu offers a wide variety of beachy drinks that set the stage for a night out on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. What’s even better? The Pier 14 Restaurant is open Monday through Sunday from 11am – 10pm.

Bummz Beach Cafe

Bummz Beach Cafe is located between Ocean Boulevard and the Ocean on 20th Ave N. This restaurant is truly waterfront with a backyard reaching almost to the beach. Bummz offers indoor and outdoor seating with a large covered patio overlooking the beach. Relax in one of their bright blue Adirondack chairs on the grass while enjoying a drink with your view. Most evenings there is live music played outside on the patio.  Their menu features seafood, wings, burgers, and tacos plus their french fries are out of this world. Bummz is open 11:30am – 9pm daily. 

Mr. Fish

Another incredible restaurant to try during your Myrtle Beach Spring Break is Mr. Fish. Located just 6 miles north of Coral Beach on Hwy 17 Bus, Mr. Fish not only serves seafood classics like steamed oysters and fried shrimp but also creates seafood masterpieces like the cajun grouper sushi roll and crab mac-n-cheese. Happy Hour is daily from 4-7pm exclusively in the bar area serving drinks, sushi, and appetizer specials.   

Broadway at the Beach Restaurants

Find even more delectable restaurants at Broadway at the Beach, one of Myrtle Beach’s largest outdoor attraction complexes. 


Myrtle Beach Spring Break Shopping

The Market Common

Known as Myrtle Beach’s “Uptown Downtown,” The Market Common is the best spot in town for not only shopping but also seasonal festivals, entertainment, and restaurants! This wonderful outdoor entertainment complex features unique boutiques and shops like Manifest Design, Centro Shoes, Bijuju, and Seacoasts Artists Gallery. More known shops include Anthropologie, Pottery Barn, Southern Living Store, and Orvis. From accessories, apparel, and jewelry, to home décor, books, and sporting goods, you’re sure to find something for everyone here!

The Hammock Shops

If you don’t mind a little bit of a drive, we highly recommend making your way 20 miles south to Pawleys Island, SC. Here you’ll find a quaint little outdoor shopping center, The Hammock Shops. Enjoy the day visiting over 20 shops while you stroll around taking in the beautiful beachy weather. Most of the shops here are locally owned and operated.

Tanger Outlets – Two Locations

Myrtle Beach is home to two Tanger Outlet locations found on Hwy 17 and Hwy 501. Both are open-air shopping complexes with food courts and hundreds of shops. Some stores you will find are Under Armor, Tommy Hilfiger, Sunglasses Hut, Rue21, Old Navy, Loft, Finish Line, Coach, Burlington Brands, American Eagle, plus so many more. 

Myrtle Beach Mall

The Myrtle Beach Mall is located just north of the Hwy 17 Tanger Outlets location. Bookworms will love Books A Million, musicians will enjoy the Grand Strand Piano Center, and outdoorsmen will go wild over Bass Pro Shop. These are just a few of the shops found at Myrtle Beach Mall. 

Coastal Grand Mall 

Coastal Grand Mall is a short 6-minute drive inland from Coral Beach Resort & Suites on Hwy 17 Bypass. Shop for shoes, clothing, diamonds, recliners, glasses, and more all under one roof. Plus, there are multiple stand-alone buildings and strip-malls around Coastal Grand with even more shops and restaurants. Shop ‘til you drop at the nearly 150 stores and specialty shops in and around Coastal Grand Mall. 

Broadway at the Beach

Broadway at the Beach is an outdoor shopping and entertainment complex located just a few miles north of Coral Beach. Enjoy one-of-a-kind shops and boutiques as you stroll around the 350-acre property. Here are more details on the shops that Broadway at the Beach has to offer.


Myrtle Beach Spring Break Nightlife

Bubba’s Love Shack

Located on the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk between Catfish Johnny’s and Drunken Jack’s you will find Bubba’s Love Shak, a great environment for late-night fun! Enjoy the laidback atmosphere with lots of drink specials and live music nightly. They are open until 11 pm Sat. – Tues. and until midnight Wed. – Fri. Find the live music schedule online. 

The Beaver Bar

Another great Murrells Inlet catch for nightlife is The Beaver Bar, located off Hwy 17 Bus. Most know The Beaver Bar for their Bike Week events, but every evening is full of fun, live music, and delicious drinks at this locals’ spot. The Beaver Bar is open Mon. – Sat. 4pm – 2am and Sun. 8am – 10pm. 

**Locals Tip** The Beaver Bar has a $5 All You Can Eat Breakfast every Sunday from 8am – 12pm. All proceeds go to benefit local charities, and the food is absolutely delicious!

Banditos Mexican Cantina

Banditos is a favorite for those seeking a lively South-of-the-Border experience. They are known for their freshly-made margaritas and house-made cilantro lime salt. Banditos also serves delicious cocktails, beers, and wines. The oceanfront outdoor deck is the place to be during your Myrtle Beach Spring Break! Live music, yard games like cornhole, and spectacular views are just a few things that keep guests coming back time and time again. Banditos Cantina opens at 11am Mon. – Fri. and at 2pm Sat. & Sun. A full food menu is also available. 

Tin Roof

Looking to shift styles? Head upstairs from Banditos Cantina, and you will find Tin Roof, a live music venue. Known for giving musicians their “first big break,” Tin Roof features artists of all fame levels. With show-stopping drink creations and a “Better Than Bar Food” menu, you can’t go wrong spending an evening on the open-air rooftop patio at Tin Roof. Find the performance calendar, drink specials menu, and “Better Than Bar Food” menu online.  

Landshark Bar & Grill

Landshark Bar & Grill, a Myrtle Beach Boardwalk favorite, is located right in front of the iconic SkyWheel. It’s the perfect place to grab a drink and enjoy the beach. The casual atmosphere is ideal after a long day of shopping or activities, and Landshark regularly features live bands for guest’s entertainment…a perfect Spring Break night! They are open daily 11am – 9pm.

The Boathouse

Celebrate your Myrtle Beach Spring Break with an evening at The Boathouse, “Home of Free Live Music.” Located just inland off of Hwy 501, The Boathouse is a waterfront bar and grill. Come by car or by boat to enjoy this outdoor music venue where guests watch live bands while relaxing on the grassy knoll overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway. The Boathouse has an indoor and outdoor bar plus an indoor and outdoor stage and opens daily at 11:30am. See their calendar of events online. 


We know there are many places for you to choose to stay along our beautiful Myrtle Beach coast, but Coral Beach would love to be your hotel choice! Take a dip in our expansive oceanfront pool, have some friendly competition in our 8 AMF lane bowling alley, or grab a drink and sing karaoke at our oceanfront bar and grill! 

We hope to see you soon. Book your stay with us for your Myrtle Beach Spring Break 2021 Vacation! For reservations give us a call at 800-314-8060. Be sure to check out our current Specials.


Myrtle Beach Things To Do With Kids - Kids Reading On The Beach

Summer is winding down and getting your kids back into “educational” mode can be tough. Whether you are going back to school or learning virtually we’ve got a list of Myrtle beach things to do with kids that are both fun and educational. So even if you’re planning on taking one last vacation before school, you can give your kids the jumpstart they need with these activities and attractions.


WonderWorks is so much fun for the entire family and your kids will get hands-on education. There are 6 featured exhibits at WonderWorks all with interactive learning and experiences for you and the kids. Feel what it’s like to get blown away by hurricane winds in their Extreme Weather Zone, or head over to the Imagination Lab to play with their giant Lite-Brite board! WonderWorks offers different packages with zipline and ropes courses add-ons, but their base ticket starts at $21.99 for children 5-12 and $27.99 for adults. They’re open daily from 10:30 AM to 9 PM.


EdVenture Children’s Museum will open the doors to learning about aviation, astronomy, science, technology, and math! How do they make all these educational subjects so fun? With interactive exhibits that let your kids play while learning. Like their Misson Control exhibit that lets your kids pretend they are helping launch the next mission to the moon, while still getting a realistic view of the technology used. Tickets are $8 for children 2 and up. EdVenture is open Monday-Saturday from 10 AM to 5 PM

State Parks

What’s more fun than getting out in nature and learning all about local wildlife and ecosystem in Myrtle Beach. We have two beautiful State Parks, Myrtle Beach State Park, and Huntington Beach State Park.

Myrtle Beach State Park

There are so many wonderful things to do at Myrtle Beach State Park including fishing, bird watching, geocaching, biking, swimming, horseback riding, and more! There are two trails if you feel up for a nature hike and a picnicking area for lunch.

The Myrtle Beach State Park is open daily from 6 AM to 10 PM, March through November, and 6 AM to 8 PM, December through February. The cost of admission is $8 per adult and $4 for children 6-15.

Huntington Beach State Park

Just a little further south of Myrtle Beach State Park, you’ll find Huntington Beach State Park. It offers the same great outdoors experience but with the added historic Atalaya Castle on property. Huntington Beach State Park also has trails including a boardwalk trail where you can often see alligators sunbathing in the marsh!

Huntington Beach State Park is open daily from 6 AM to 6 PM and extended to 10 PM during Daylight Savings. Admission into the park is $8 for adults and $5 for children 6-15. The cost of admission into Atalaya is $2 per person 6 years and up.

Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach

Let your kids explore what it’s like to live in the ocean below at Ripley’s Aquarium. Not only does Ripley’s features an incredible underwater view of reef predators, but they also feature exhibits like Rio Amazon and the new penguin habitat. Tickets are $34.99 for adults, $24.99 for children 6-11, and $12.99 for children 3-5. Ripley’s Aquarium is open daily from 9 AM to 8 PM.

Kokopelli Surf Camp

Get the kids up and moving at the Kokopelli Surf Camp. It’s a great way for them to get hands-on experience, find balance, and release some pent up energy. Kokopelli offers group surf lessons daily from 10 AM to 12:30 PM starting at $35 per person, they even provide the boards. Interested in something more intimate? They also offer private 1.5 hour-long lessons starting at $45.

Need a break from all the learning fun? Why not check out our amazing on-property entertainment zone! Is it raining and you’re looking for other things to do? Why not check out the variety of the best rainy day attractions in Myrtle Beach.

girls with shopping bags from broadway at the beach shops

At some point during your Myrtle Beach vacation, you might find yourself needing a break from the sand and sea, and when the sun gets too hot what better way to recuperate than treating yourself to a little shopping spree? One of our favorite places to go shopping along the Grand Strand is Broadway at the Beach. Broadway at the Beach is a shopping and entertainment complex that features activities, restaurants, and shops for all ages! We’ve made it easy for you and put together a list of our most favorite Broadway at the Beach shops so you can spend more time enjoying this popular tourist destination!



We can’t promise the men in the group will love this store, but the ladies definitely will! Bijuju is a jewelry and women’s accessory shop that prides itself on offering high-quality materials that do not break the bank! Shop their wide selection of sunglasses, wallets, bags, earrings, necklaces, hair clips, and so much more. Give them a call at 843-712-1771 or just stop on in anytime  Monday-Sunday, from 10:00 am until 9:00 pm.

Boardwalk Winery

For all our wine lovers out there, this is your spot! Boardwalk Winery is a fun and exciting working winery that makes, labels, and sells its own brand of wine right here in South Carolina! From their signature fruit wines to more traditional reds and whites, Boardwalk Winery has a wine for any palette. Stop by for a wine tasting (only $4 to taste any 7 wines) and bring home a bottle to in honor of your Myrtle Beach vacation! Boardwalk Winery is open daily from 11:00 am until 5:30 pm, but tasting room hours vary. Be sure to visit their website or call 843-712-1944 for tasting room hours!

Build-A-Bear Workshop

Perfect for the young ones in your group, Build-A-Bear is a fun and interactive experience your kids will be talking about for months! Let them make their own stuffed animal friend and personalize it with hundreds of outfits and accessories to choose from. Build-A-Bear is open Monday-Saturday from 10 am-9 pm and Sunday from 10 am-6 pm. Visit their website to see all they have to offer.

Coastal Outfitters Pro Shop

Coastal Outfitters Pro Shop is perfect for the people who love the great outdoors! They carry brands like Salt Life, Crocs, Costa Del Mar, Guy Harvey, and many more. Pick up some new gear that will have you equipped and guarantee you’ll be able to get out and enjoy the outdoor life here in Myrtle Beach! Coastal Outfitters is open Monday-Saturday, from 10:00 am until 9:00 pm, and Sunday from, 10:00 am until 7:00 pm. 

Flip Flop Factory

Looking for something unique to bring back from your Myrtle Beach vacation? Check out Broadway at the Beach’s Flip Flop Factory! Here you can design and make your own flip flops for the entire family to enjoy. It’s a great way to channel your creativity and get the whole family involved. They’re located right beside Pavilion Park West and are open Monday-Saturday from 10 am-9 pm and Sunday from 10 am-6 pm.

Hat Fanatics

For all our friends who can’t leave the house without a cap on their heads, this store is for you! Hat Fanatics features hats of all types and sizes for all sports teams, pro and collegiate. Whether you’re a hockey or football fan, you’re sure to find the right cover for your head here. Hat Fanatics is located in the New England Fishing Village right beside the Grumpy Monk.

Kentucky Mist Distillery

For adults 21 and up, Kentucky Mist Distillery features a variety of moonshines along with flavored vodkas made using whole fruit for the most genuine taste! They are new to Broadway at the Beach but certainly making a name for themselves. Kentucky Mist Distillery is open Monday-Saturday from 10 am-7 pm. Check out their website to view their full moonshine menu and read their unique story.

Klig’s Kites

Looking for something fun to keep the kids entertained? Klig’s Kites is your spot! This unique shop is filled with a variety of kites and stunt kites for kids (and adults) of all ages. In addition to kites, they also sell funny gags, toys, magic, and collegiate/professional sports merchandise. Bring back a Myrtle Beach souvenir by purchasing one of their yard flags, ground spinners, wind-chimes, or mailbox covers. Klig’s Kites is open Monday-Saturday, from 10:00 am until 9:00 pm, and on Sunday from 10:00 am until 8:00 pm.


MyCup is your one-stop resource for all things drinkware! Their store features insulated drinkware, tableware, sports mugs (NFL, MLB), Yeti products, and more. MyCup is located next to Joe’s Crab Shack in the New England Fishing Village West and is open 7 days a week from 10 am-9 pm. Give them a call at 843-582-4596.

Southern Living Store

Southern Living Store features Southern Living lifestyle products from fashion and food to home decoration, garden, and travel. Their intent is to provide a relaxed, family-oriented shopping experience that allows the customer an opportunity to explore and savor the timeless traditions of the south. The Southern Living Store is open Monday-Saturday from 10 am-9 pm and Sunday from 10 am-6 pm.

A Silver Shack

A Silver Shack is a Broadway at the Beach shopping staple offering fashionable silver jewelry from around the world. The owner brings her own eclectic taste from Copenhagen, Denmark and with her European flair and friendly, knowledgeable staff, A Silver Shack is a great spot to shop for that special gift to bring home. They are located next to Ripley’s Aquarium and you contact them at 843-445-7910.

Yankee Candle

This Yankee Candle store has been at Broadway at the Beach since 1997, so they know a thing or two about providing you with a great shopping experience. Their staff is ready to assist you with finding the perfect gift to bring home whether it be from Yankee’s signature Treasure area or one of their new scents! One of our favorite candles is Ocean Star, it reminds us exactly of the beach. Yankee Candle is open Monday-Saturday, from 10:00 am until 9:00 pm, and on Sunday, from 11:00 am until 6:00 pm.


All that shopping is bound to work up an appetite! No worries, Broadway at the Beach Restaurants has a huge variety of great places to eat!



At Coral Beach Resort, everything we do revolves around providing our guests with the most exceptional vacation experience possible. Our entire resort was designed from top to bottom with families in mind, including our many onsite dining options. We make it easy to find a fast and affordable meal!

  • The Sea Level Restaurant

Located on the ground floor steps away from our pool deck, the Sea Level Restaurant serves a full, hot breakfast buffet every morning throughout the year, making it easy to fuel up the whole family before your busy day. You’ll want to come back again and again for these delicious breakfast favorites including southern staples like grits, sausage, biscuits, bacon, eggs, pastries, and much more. The Sea Level restaurant is proud to serve Seattle’s Best coffee, the best complement to a delicious breakfast. Be sure to also check out our newest addition – al fresco oceanfront dining, which features finger foods such as flatbreads, tacos, salads, and specialty sandwiches as well as our after five seasonal dinner options! 

  • Splash Oceanfront Pool Bar

Splash Oceanfront Pool Bar is located in the center of our pool deck and is the perfect place to kick back, make new friends, and enjoy seasonal pool-side entertainment. It offers drinks for all ages, day or night. There’s nothing like relaxing with a refreshing beverage while enjoying the ocean breeze. Bonus – there are plenty of umbrella tables offering up shade from the Myrtle Beach sun!

  • The Entertainment Zone

The Entertainment Zone is an 8 lane bowling alley and video game arcade featuring classics like Pac-Man, pinball, air hockey, pool, and much more. Inside the Entertainment Zone are the Chill & Grill Zone, our on-site snack bar and ice cream shop. Refuel with popular grill items including a juicy burger, hot dogs, wings and more! And if you’re trying to beat the heat, tempt your taste buds with a delightful hand-scooped ice cream treat. The Beverage Zone serves a variety of refreshing beverages guaranteed to quench your thirst and energize you for even more entertainment fun – including beer, wine, and cocktails for our adult guests! Come and check it out on our fourth floor. 

  • Coral Bean Café 

Located right off our lobby, The Coral Bean Café is the perfect place to sit and recharge your batteries early in the morning or after a long day at the beach. Our on-site cafe proudly serves Starbucks coffee and our talented baristas can whip up any of your cravings. Enjoy a wide array of espressos, coffees, lattes, and even frozen drinks. The Coral Bean Café also offers a wide selection of house prepared pastries, muffins, sandwiches, fresh fruit, and snacks for a quick meal on the go. Be sure to stop by this coffee hot spot during your stay at Coral Beach Resort

  • Oceans 6 Bar & Lounge

Conveniently located oceanfront on the sixth floor, this upscale bar is already fast becoming a favorite of our guests. Featuring contemporary designer furnishings with a tasteful “island flair,” Oceans 6 is the perfect place to relax and unwind after a full day on the beach or playing in the pool. Oceans 6 has a great variety of beverages from soft drinks to beer, wine, and cocktails. Plus, the comfortable seating areas and flat-screen TVs make it a “must-visit” during your stay at the Coral Beach Resort. Oceans 6 Bar & Lounge… it’s an instant Coral Beach hit! Oceans 6 is open only to our guests who are 21 years of age and older.

In addition to our onsite dining options, guests are also invited to take advantage of all of the great amenities offered on-site at Coral Beach. Soak up the sun on our expansive pool deck while the little ones splash the day away at our on-site waterpark or enjoy an evening of bowling and games at our recently revamped Entertainment Zone. A trip to Coral Beach Resort isn’t just another vacation at another hotel; it’s your gateway to creating memories that will last a lifetime… at a family resort designed specifically for experiencing fun and relaxation! What are you waiting for? Book now, your beach adventure awaits at Coral Beach Resort!