Can you believe that January is almost up and soon it will be February? We want to help your family know of the top 3 things you can do this February. Staying in one of our vacation rentals will keep you and your family close to where the fun and activities are happening. Let’s look below at the few things that your family will most likely love on your next family vacation to North Myrtle Beach.
Ripley’s Penguin Dash 5K
Have you ever wanted to participate in a fun 5K but didn’t know where it would be? Then you might want to check out Ripley’s Aquarium Penguin Dash 5K happening on Saturday, February 15th. Beginning at 9:00 am is where you can join in the first ever Penguin Dash where they will offer a 5K run and a Family Fun 1 Mile Walk/Run. Don’t miss this fun day to enjoy this amazing run that will help us celebrate the newest members of the aquarium the South African Penguins!
Head over to Broadway at the Beach on February 22nd from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm to join in the 19th Annual KidzTime Festival. This event will be featuring over 30 different vendors for you and the kids to enjoy. There will be plenty of live entertainment, face painting, inflatables to jump on and even a petting zoo! This will be the perfect day to spend with the family as you enjoy this free event. Please note that some of the activities will have a fee associated with it but who wouldn’t want to come and enjoy some fun with the kids on your next vacation to North Myrtle Beach?
Inaugural Leap Frog 5K
Did you know that leap year happens only every 4 years? Come celebrate in the Inaugural Leap Frog 5K happening on Saturday, February 29th at 9:00 am. It will be held at Barefoot Landing is one that you don’t want to miss! Don’t want to run the 5K? No problem because there will also be a 1 Mile Fun Run for the family to enjoy. After the race, Lulu’s will be providing the post-race snack and there will be an oyster roast at 11:00 am. Some of the race proceeds will be donated to the North Myrtle Beach Humane Society.
There are many other events happening in February in North Myrtle Beach. These are just a few of the fun events happening in the area we wanted to share. If you haven’t booked your next family vacation, now is the time. We at North Beach Vacations can’t wait to see your family on your next family vacation!
Are you and your family coming to the North Myrtle Beach area this January? If the answer is yes, then we have to tell you all about the fun events that are happening in the area. North Myrtle Beach is a great place to experience the area the winter and the fun things happening. Let’s look below at a few of the events that are happening in January in North Myrtle Beach.
Early Myrtle Beach & The War Years Trolley Tour
Have you ever experienced what Myrtle Beach was like during World War II or even earlier than that? If you haven’t, then we must tell you about the Early Myrtle Beach & The War Years Trolley Tour that is happening on January 7th from 2:00 pm to 4:– pm. Here you and your family will be able to climb aboard a trolley that will take you through some of Myrtle Beach’s oldest areas. You will also visit the Pine Lakes Country Club and H.B. Springs Building all while learning some history too. After the trolley you will be able to enjoy some of the shops and dining that happen to be at The Market Common. What a fun day to spend with the family all while learning more about Myrtle Beach!
South Carolina Restaurant Week at Croissants Bistro &
Beginning on January 9th through 19th your family will be able to participate in Restaurant Week in South Carolina. You can visit both locations of Croissants Bistro & Bakery where you’ll be able to enjoy a 3-Course Chef’s Tasting Menu. The price per person is $20 but you will receive the following choices:
First Course: Cup of French Onion Soup or Petite
Second Course: Shrimp & Grits or Eggs Benedict
Third Course: Any Slice of Cake or Individual
Pastry but it excludes any mini cakes or desserts for two
This can be a great date night or a great way to experience
some of the food around town that you won’t want to miss.
2020 Grand Strand Boat & Sportsman Expo
This year bring the family to the 2020 Grand Strand Boat
& Sportsman Expo at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. If you have ever
considered purchasing a boat for your family to use on your next vacation or to
use at home, this is the event for you! Not only will you be able to check out
some pretty amazing boats, but you can also check out other outdoor equipment
like kayaks, paddle boards and more. Admission into the event is $9 per adult,
$8 per senior, $5 for children & Free for children under 3. The hours of
the event are from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm on Friday; 9:00 am to 7:00 pm on
Saturday and 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Sunday. Don’t miss this fun event with the family
on your next vacation from January 10th to January 12th,
While there are many other fun events that are happening on the Grand Strand in January, these are the few we wanted to share with you. If you haven’t booked your next vacation to stay in one of our North Beach vacation rentals, now is the time. We hope that your family has a wonderful and happy New Year!
Have you ever been to North Myrtle Beach during the holidays? If not, then coming this holiday season to North Myrtle Beach is something you have to do. Staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach rentals will keep you close to the events. Let’s take a peek at what you and your family can do while you vacation during the holiday season.
North Myrtle Beach Christmas Parade
Join in watching our annual North Myrtle Beach Christmas
Parade this year. It is happening on Saturday, December 7th from 5:30
pm to 7:00 pm. Your family will be able to watch as many lighted floats come by
and represent local groups. Be sure to bring a chair or blanket down so you can
sit and watch the parade. What a fun event to join in as your kickoff your
Christmas Movie Trivia
Another fun event that you can join in is the Christmas
Movie Trivia happening on Tuesday, December 10th from 6:00 pm to
9:00 pm. You will find the trivia over at Dave & Busters at Broadway at the
beach and it’s an event like no other. This is a free event, but you need to
preregister for the event. Come with your friends and family as you see if you
can win the trivia challenge on Christmas Movies.
Christmas Show at Alabama Theatre
Have you ever seen one of the famous Christmas shows on the
Grand Strand? If you haven’t then you are in for a treat. On Monday December 16th,
beginning at 7:30 pm is where you can find The South’s Grandest Christmas Snow
held at the Alabama Theatre. Get excited as you listen to classic Christmas
carols being sung and dancing is happening. This is one show that you can’t
miss when you are on vacation during the holidays this year!
There are many other events that are happening during the holiday season, but we thought you’d enjoy these more. If you haven’t booked your family vacation to visit North Myrtle Beach this month, now is the time. We can’t wait to see you and your family as you make new memories this holiday season!
Are you and your family looking to get out of town for Thanksgiving Day week or weekend? North Myrtle Beach is a great place to spend the holiday with the family making new traditions for years to come. Staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals will keep your family close to the fun and exciting things happening in the area. Let’s look below at why you need to visit the area this Thanksgiving Day.
Thanksgiving Day Dinner
One of the best reasons to visit the North Myrtle Beach area during the Thanksgiving Day week is that you don’t have to cook dinner if you don’t want to. Many of the local restaurants will be open and will be offering a special Thanksgiving Day dinner menu. We understand that if you were home, you would have to figure out who is hosting dinner and the cleanup process too. But not this year as you can leave it up to someone else and there will be no cleanup to worry about. Just enjoy a Thanksgiving Day dinner together as a family at one of the many restaurants around town.
Don’t worry about missing out on the sales on Black Friday
this year while on vacation. There are plenty of shopping centers, outlet malls
and malls that you can visit. Tanger Outlets has two different locations you
can visit, and you will be able to grab some great deals there. There is also Barefoot
Landing, Broadway at the Beach and even the two different malls to visit. No
matter who you are searching a gift for, you will be able to find something for
everyone on Black Friday. Just remember to leave room in your car to bring the gifts
back home with you when your vacation is over.
35th Annual Intracoastal Christmas Regatta
Head over to Little River on Saturday, November 30th
to the Intracoastal Waterway at 5:00 pm. This year is the 35th
Annual Intracoastal Christmas Regatta where you and your family can see the
different boats in a parade on the Little River Inlet. What a great way to see boats
decked out with holiday décor and more. Bring your camera as you see them along
the waterway and let your kids pick out which boat is their favorite and take a
picture of them. Have a great night spending time on the waterfront together as
There are several other fun events and things happening during Thanksgiving Day week, but these are the few we wanted to share. If you haven’t booked your next vacation to stay in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals, now is the time. We hope that your family has a wonderful Thanksgiving this year in North Myrtle Beach!
Have you ever been on vacation to North Myrtle Beach during November? If you haven’t then you have been missing out on the fun events that are happening around town. Staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals will keep you and your family wanting to come back year after year during this time of the year. Even though schools may be back in session, it doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Let’s look below at some of the fun events happening in the area that you don’t want to miss.
Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival
Don’t you love coming to the beach just to get a taste of that fresh seafood? If you do, then you are going to love the Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival being held in Downtown Myrtle Beach. On Friday, November 1st from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm and on Saturday, November 2nd from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. Not only will there be plenty of fresh seafood that you can chow down on, but there will be plenty of things that the kids can do as well. There will be live music and entertainment, kid-friendly activities and so much more. Don’t miss coming to this fun event with the family and enjoy the fresh seafood of Myrtle Beach.
27th Annual Myrtle Beach 400 Race
Do you have a future racecar driver in your family or have someone who loves trucks? Come join in the 27th Annual Myrtle Beach 400 Race where you and your family will be able to see Super Trucks, Limited Late Model Pros and Challengers. Beginning on Friday, November 15th beginning at 1:00 pm, your family will be able to sit in the stands and cheer on their favorite driver. Come back on Saturday, November 16th at 12:00 pm where you can see some of the Late Model qualifying and even get a fun visit from Santa Claus. And for the added bonus of the weekend, come out on Thursday, November 14th your family will be able to see many practice rounds and be able to get your seat in the Grandstand for Free! You can purchase your race tickets here to enjoy the weekend and it’s one you’ll never forget!
The Great Christmas Light Show
During the holidays, many families make it a tradition to go and see the Christmas lights around town, so why stop if you’re on vacation? Beginning on Monday, November 25th come to the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex where your family can see more than 2 million twinkling lights displayed for you to enjoy. The Great Christmas Light Show returns with more than 500 light displays and many have been custom designed just for this spectacular. Santa’s Village will be open on the weekend starting on Friday, November 29th and ending on December 15th, just in time for Santa to return for Christmas. There is an admission of $15 per car but that covers up to 15 people in your vehicle. Don’t miss the fun event that you will want to keep as a tradition every year during the holiday season!
While there are many other things happening during the month of November, these are the few we wanted to share with you. If you haven’t booked your next vacation staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals, we still have availability. We hope that your family has a wonderful trip to the beach this November!
Are you and your family heading to the North Myrtle Beach area this fall for your vacation? If the answer is yes, then we have to tell you about a few of the fun events that are happening in the area. North Myrtle Beach is a great place to come and relax while many of the locals are back to work and school. Staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals will keep your family close to where the fun is at this fall. Let’s take a peek at a few of the fun events that you can head to while you’re on vacation below.
Have you ever wanted to travel to Germany to attend Oktoberfest? Have no fear because you don’t have to travel out of the country to enjoy Oktoberfest this year. Myrtle Beach is hosting their very own Oktoberfest at Market Common on October 11th from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm and October 12th from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. Not only will you get to enjoy live entertainment and amazing food, but there will be other activities for the kids in the family. Some of the activities that they can do are face-painting, jumping on inflatables, exploring a pumpkin patch and more. Don’t miss out on this fun event with the family this year as you help celebrate Oktoberfest in Myrtle Beach!
15th Annual Little River ShrimpFest
Do you and your family love eating shrimp whenever you come to the beach? If the answer is yes, then we have the perfect event for you. Head to Little River on October 12th & 13th to the Historic Waterfront to enjoy the 15th Annual Little River ShrimpFest. Your family can enjoy 2 different stages that will have live entertainment, a kid’s zone, and some pretty amazing food. Of course, this is the ShrimpFest so what would it be like without the headliner food, shrimp? You will be able to enjoy some of the local seafood that many of the local waterfront restaurants will have on these days. This is an event that you don’t want to miss this year with the family for some pretty amazing local seafood.
BooFest! At Barefoot Landing
This is a classic event that many families love to head to year after year is the BooFest! at Barefoot Landing. This year the event will be on Saturday, October 26th from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The BooFest! is a great place that the kids can wear their costumes at the beach and enter in a costume contest. There will be prizes for the best costumes and you can enjoy some other things like live entertainment and activities for the whole family. What a great way to spend a Saturday before you head back home from your wonderful vacation in the North Myrtle Beach area.
There are so many more events and activities happening during the month of October, but these are the few we wanted to share with you. If you still haven’t booked your next vacation to stay in a North Myrtle Beach vacation rental, we still have availability. We can’t wait to see you and the family as you take your fall vacation to the North Myrtle Beach area!
Fall is a great time to visit North Myrtle Beach this year to experience the 16th Annual Irish Italian International Festival. The weather will be perfect for you to still enjoy the sand and sun and the temps will be a tad cooler as well. Staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals will keep you and your family close to where the festival will be happening. Let’s look below at some of the fun activities and food your family can enjoy at this fun festival.
One of the things that many people often wonder is what kind
of food will be at the festival? Many of the local restaurants will be
featuring Irish and Italian food that your family will want more of. And if you
are into doing something a little different then you should check out the spaghetti
eating competition. From eating some Irish Dogs to Italian Ice to enjoying a
few adult drinks for the parents. What a fun day your family can enjoy as you
get to enjoy some amazing Italian and Irish eats!
What is a festival without some fun entertainment that your
family will love? Yes, your family will get to enjoy some of the different
entertainment during the day. There will be two different stages that you can
stop by and have a little fun together. On the Irish Stage you will get to
listen to the Coastal Carolina Shields Pipes & Drums and the Mark McKinney Band.
Over on the Italian International Stage you can listen to the Catalina’s, watch
the spaghetti eating contest and listen to Larry Tanelli & Friends. Don’t
miss the fun sounds of the Irish and Italians during this fun festival!
A Little More About the Festival
Many have asked where and when the 16th Annual
Irish Italian International Festival will happen, and we have the answer for
you. This festival is taking places on Saturday, September 28th
beginning at 10:00 am on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. It will be happening
whether it is raining or it’s sunny out and you don’t want to miss out. Not
only can you enjoy the live entertainment and food, but you can also enjoy many
more. From street performers to arts & crafts to dance groups. There is
something that everyone in the family will enjoy and will want to visit again
next year for the 17th Annual Irish Italian International Festival!
There are so many more things that your family can do in the North Myrtle Beach during the fall months, but this is one festival you don’t want to miss. If you still haven’t found your perfect North Myrtle Beach vacation rental, now is the time. We hope that you and your family can join in the food and fun festivities over at the Irish Italian International Festival this year!
Summer for kids means that it’s time for your annual trip to North Myrtle Beach. North Myrtle Beach is a great place that your family can enjoy year after year and spend as much time in the sand. Staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals will keep your family close to where the fun in the sun happens. We have come up with 4 fun kid activities for the beach below.
Do You Wanna Build a Sandman?
Think of the snow, think of the cooler weather as your kids
build their very own “snowman” out of sand. What a fun activity this can be for
kids of all ages to build or build a family of sand people. All you will need
is a few sand buckets, several shovels, seashells, driftwood and imagination.
Take a picture of each child with their sandman and frame them when you get
Play Musical Towels
Play a classic game with the kids by playing musical towels on
the beach. Bring your small radio or a smartphone with speakers so you can jam
to some tunes. Make sure before you head to the beach for the day that you have
enough towels for everyone to play. Then once you are on the sand, lay the
towels to make a circle, then it’s time to play musical towels. What a fun way
to spend the day and have a good time with the kids!
Tic-Tac-Toe, Three in a Row
Just like the game that you play with the kids indoors can
now be played outdoors on the sand. This is the best way to enjoy your time on
the beach by playing this game with the kids or letting them play on their own.
All you need to have is a stick or a shell to draw the boxes for the game and to
use to make the X or O. You can always keep a tally on who wins each time the
game is played and give the winner a small prize.
Wait, Is That Skeeball?
Yes, this game is normally found in an arcade or on the boardwalk
but can now be found on the beach. Make your own skeeball game in the sand by making
a small lane and digging about 10 holes into the sand. You will want to make
sure that this is in the shape of a triangle for you to be able to play the
game right. Also, make sure that you have a small ball that can be used as the “skeeball”
to roll down your lane. Keep a tally of who gets the most points and just have
a great time playing together with the family!
There are many other things that your kids would love to do on the beach, but we wanted to mention these. If you still haven’t made you reservations for your next North Myrtle Beach family vacation, now is the time. We can’t wait to see you and your family as you make new memories together on the sand!
Are you and your family looking for something new and exciting to do on your next vacation? Summer will be over soon and it’s hard to believe that school will begin for many students next month. Instead of hitting the beach or the shops on your next vacation to North Myrtle Beach, try a new adventure instead. There are many different things that your family can do while you spend the last days of summer soaking up the sunshine. Let’s look below at what kind of adventure you can do while you vacation.
River Island Adventures
Have you ever thought about going to the beach to go tubing
down a river? That is just what you will find over at River Island Adventures
in North Myrtle Beach. Located just 7 miles from the ocean in North Myrtle
Beach, your family will find a day full of fun. From doing a Pontoon Island
Tour to Tubing Taco Tuesday’s where you’ll eat tacos floating down the river. River
Island Adventures also have an activity that is like an escape room but their
version. There is something for the whole family to do on a nice warm day while
on your next vacation!
Go Ape Zip Line & Treetop Adventure
Another fun adventure that your family will enjoy is heading over to Go Ape Zip Line & Treetop Adventure. Your family can go for a ride on the Zip Line, enjoy the ropes course and so many more. Located at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex is where you can enjoy a 2-3-hour journey through the forest canopy. Not only will you do the journey, but you can also go on an fun ride on the ziplines. And if you’re worried about the younger ones not getting their chance on the fun, there is a Treetop Junior for them. There is so much that you can do while you go on this fun adventure together!
Another fun location that your family can do is head over to the Aqua Park at Shark Wake Park. Not only can your family enjoy the beach and waves, but you can also enjoy the Aqua Park. This is filled with inflatables that even the adults can enjoy. They have several different packages that you can get; the Single Session, Double Session and All Day. Please note that all children must be at least 7 years old and know how to swim. What a fun day to spend the day with the family, then playing on this acre of water on the inflatables. Don’t miss trying this one out on your next vacation.
There are many more adventures that your family can do while on vacation in North Myrtle Beach, but we wanted to share these few. If you still haven’t booked your family vacation yet to the area, then now is your time. We have plenty of North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals to choose from and can’t wait to see you soon! Adventure is out there, so spend as much time finding it!
Are you and your family heading to Myrtle Beach this week for the 4th of July? If the answer is yes, then we have to tell you about the local events you don’t want to miss. Staying in one of our North Beach vacation rentals will keep you close to where the action is at. Let’s look at a few of the local events that you can go to while you are on vacation below.
Independence Day Race
For many families local or visitors, they love to get involved in a themed race every holiday. Come and help celebrate the 10th Annual Myrtle Beach Independence Day 5K race this year happening at the Market Common. The race begins at 7:30 am and each runner will receive a race shirt and a post-run breakfast from Bojangles. If you don’t think that you will be able to complete the 3.1 miles, then why not do the 1-mile run. What a great way to get in your daily steps or exercise while you are on vacation.
It’s a Flyover
If you happen to be staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach
vacation rentals, then you will not want to miss this next event. The 10th
Annual Salute from the Shore will be happening on the 4th of July
and will take off from Cherry Grove around 1:00 pm. This is something that the
armed forces do to help celebrate the birth of our country. They will be flying
from Cherry Grove all the way to Hilton Head Island. Don’t miss this fun event
that is free for everyone to enjoy as they fly over the beach.
For many families, coming to the beach during the week of
July 4th has been a tradition for years. If you are close to Cherry
Grove Pier, then you don’t want to miss the firework show that they will be
putting on this year. You are sure to get the best seat possible from the beach
as your family sits in awe over the display. Make sure that this is a family
tradition that sticks for years to come as you come celebrate this festive
holiday with us.
While there are many other local events that are taking place during the week, these are the few we thought you’d enjoy. If you still haven’t made you family vacation plans but would like to visit the beach, now is the time. We at North Beach Vacations hope that your family has a safe and wonderful 4th of July!