Visiting the coastal South Carolina area this time of year will provide you with plenty of holiday festivities to enjoy with your family. If you’re looking for great deals on accommodations give our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals a look. We just know you’ll like what you see.
This is a great place to do that holiday shopping too. We have a plethora of specialty shops for everything beach related and malls with outlet stores plus many more shops that are sure to hold those special items you are looking for.
Remember, the ultimate gift is a gift certificate from Beachcomber Vacations for a stay in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals. That's a gift that is one-size-fits-all!
The North Myrtle Beach Community Band Christmas Concert will be held on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, from 7:30-10 p.m. at J. Bryan Floyd Community Center, North Myrtle Beach. This event is free and open to the public. Call 843-280-5584 with any questions.
Town of Surfside Beach’s Breakfast with Santa takes place from 9-10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 15 at the Golden Egg Restaurant in Surfside Beach. The breakfast is for children ages 10 and under. Visit with Santa and receive a bag of candy. Then enjoy a free breakfast for the children. Call 843-650-9548 now – space is limited.
The Children's Museum of South Carolina invites families to come enjoy Brunch with Santa and Frosty the Snowman this holiday season. Join Santa and Frosty for brunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, December 23 at the Children's Museum of South Carolina. The cost is $6 for members or $12 for non-members. You must register in advance as seating is limited.
This time of year all thoughts turn to the holiday celebrations that seem to begin at Thanksgiving (if not before!) and extend to New Years Day. It’s hard not to get wrapped up in the excitement and the promise of a new year.
For those fortunate to be enjoying North Myrtle Beach vacations during this time of year, there’s lots to see and do in the region. If you’re still making plans and need accommodations for your North Myrtle Beach vacations any time of the year, give us a call at Beachcomber Vacations (1-800-334-3798) and we will help you locate the perfect rental for you and your family.
The Market Common will celebrate the holiday season in Myrtle Beach with its 4th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, 5:30 to 11 p.m. featuring an appearance by Santa! There will be live entertainment, complimentary canapes, hot chocolate and more in Valor Park! Come join the fun!
On December 1 from 5:45 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. you can celebrate the holidays with the whole family at the Annual Christmas Dinner Cruise on the Barefoot Princess. The Barefoot Princess Riverboat will have a full Christmas Dinner Buffet, Cruise, Entertainment, Full Service Bar and Dance Floor. Reservations are required. For more information call (843) 272-2140.
The annual 5K RiverTown Reindeer Race will be held along a tree-lined route in downtown Conway beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. Sponsored by BlueCross/Blue Shield of South Carolina, the race is a fundraising event of the Coastal South Carolina Chapter, American Red Cross, and its Red Cross Rescue Racers program. $22 before 11/30/2012 $25 Race Day Registration. Call (843) 477-0020 for more info.
With Thanksgiving right around the corner and our accommodating North Myrtle Beach condo rentals ready and waiting, you’ll have everything you need to enjoy your holiday this year. From meal preparation in the well-equipped kitchens to beautifully decorated living areas where you can relax, our North Myrtle Beach condo rentals provide it all with your comfort in mind.
While you’re here, come experience “The Lighting of the Landing” with fireworks and the arrival of Santa on Friday, November 16 at Barefoot Landing. Starting at 7:00 p.m. we will have fireworks right before Santa arrives on the Barefoot Princess on the Waterway, then he'll visit as we get ready to light the big Christmas tree. We will then move to the Lakeview Courtyard where there will be Christmas music, refreshments, live animals from the nativity scene, free carousel rides, entertainers and of course, Santa himself! Bring the whole family and join the holiday fun! Then visit with Santa, wander through the shops and enjoy the decorations and treats.
The Serendipity Singers Holiday Concert is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 18, at Belin United Methodist Church, 4183 Hwy 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. Admission is free. Doors open at 2:00 p.m.
On Thanksgiving Day don’t miss the Surfside Turkey Trot that begins at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, November 22 at the Surfside Beach Pier. There will be a 10K, 5K or 1-mile race. There is also a free Tot Trot Race for children in attendance. Come out and join the race or come out and cheer on the participants.
Have a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving holiday!
With Halloween here there are plenty of local events taking place for children as well as grown-ups. If you’re staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach rentals you’ll be well situated to easily find your way to any of them. North Myrtle Beach rentals provide you with such awesomely comfortable accommodations that you might not want to wander out on Halloween night but we encourage you to do so. These events are fun and it gives your inner goblin the opportunity to come out and play!
Halloween on the Marshwalk will be on October 31, 2012, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk. Kids can enter the costume contest and win fun prizes. Later that evening, adults can compete for $2,000 in cash and prizes for best costume. Enjoy plenty of fun and fright at the Marshwalk. The kids' costume contest will be held at 6 p.m. The adult fun begins at 7 p.m. Final judging for the adult costume contest will be held at 10:30 p.m.
Trick or Treating at Barefoot Landing will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. on October 31, 2012. This exciting North Myrtle Beach complex will have free carousel rides and offer free bags for collecting candy. Shops and restaurants will be open, too!
Halloween Trick or Treating at Broadway at the Beach will be held Wednesday, October 31 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Broadway at the Beach will host trick-or-treating around the complex in a fun and safe environment. Bring your kiddos in costumes around for special treats at participating stores and shops.
It’s true! It’s that time of year again when the annual Endless Summer Festival takes place on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. Instead of welcoming fall with open arms, the sandy shores of North Myrtle Beach insist on celebrating never-ending warmth with a festival! This year’s festival is being held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 27.
Grab your beach chair and friends to have a blast on this end of season fun-filled day. Enjoy fabulous entertainment, vendors with one of a kind specialty craft items, plenty of food, a classic & antique car show and the children’s area with community stage and carnival rides.
The entertainment stage will be located at the famous “Horseshoe” at the end of Main Street with the beautiful Atlantic Ocean as the backdrop. Best of all is the free concert, so don’t forget to bring your beach chair and enjoy the music. Sit back, relax and count the reasons why North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is considered the best place to be this time of year.
When you’re looking for North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals take a peek at what Beachcomber Vacations has to offer you. We have plenty of North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals that would be ideal for any size family with any budget you might have. We hope to see you at the festival!
It’s not always the easiest thing to find a vacation rental that accepts pets but it’s getting a little more common these days. Finding a winter rental is no exception to this either. That’s why we’re taking the time to point out the Myrtle Beach winter rentals that we do have which permits your pet to join you.
The Barnett House is an upstairs/downstairs duplex. The downstairs is a 3 bedroom/2 bath oceanfront home that is presently available as a winter rental for the low rate of $1000/month. This rental won’t last long because it’s also pet friendly with a nonrefundable pet fee of just $200. Imagine the thrill of walking out your door and being on the beach with your best friend. Just imagine his/her excitement with all that space to run!
Property amenities for The Barnett House include free wireless internet access, 4 cable TVs, DVD, washer/dryer, heat and air, large screened porch, outside showers, sun deck, and full furnishings, along with departure clean and linens. This property accommodates up to 10 people.
If you’re here during this event, check out the ?8th Annual Paws Across the Water Duck Race will be on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Barefoot Landing on the Waterway, North Myrtle Beach. 1st Place Prize: $5000.00 Gift Card. This event is sponsored by the Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach, Inc. For more information, please call 843-249-4948.
When you’re looking for Myrtle Beach winter rentals keep Beachcomber Vacations in mind.
There’s no better place to enjoy a South Carolina oceanfront vacation than in a beach house in North Myrtle Beach. At Beachcomber Vacations we can set you up with the perfect size house that has the amenities that you and your family require. This is an awesome time of year to be visiting this coastal region. Less crowds, the weather is a bit cooler, and yet the water is still warm enough to swim in comfortably.
There are many events taking place up and down the coastline. Staying in a beach house in North Myrtle Beach will have you centrally located to the majority of them. Here is an example:
2012 St John’s Greek Festival takes place on Sept. 27, 2012, at St. John's Greek Orthodox Church of Myrtle Beach. Come enjoy the assortment of Greek foods, activities, live Greek music and dancers that will keep the excitement going through the evening.
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art will be held Sept. 27- Oct. 14, 2012. The festival will showcase visual and performing arts. Observe and take in visual arts by visiting the Gallery Crawl which will feature art from Murrells Inlet to Georgetown or have a taste of wine, fine hors d’oeuvres, and live entertainment at the Pawley’s Island Wine Gala.
The Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival will be held Friday through Sunday, Sept. 28-30, 2012, at Atalaya Castle in Huntington Beach State Park (16148 Ocean Hwy), Murrells Inlet.
The 9th Annual Irish Italian International Festival will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Main Street, North Myrtle Beach. It features a spaghetti-eating contest, music and the best of Irish and Italian fare and spirits.
Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally will return to Myrtle Beach October 3-7, 2012. If haven’t made your reservations yet you’d better do it soon! Sea Watch Resort Myrtle Beach welcomes both motorcycles and trailers to those staying in their one, two, and three bedroom units. The Sea Watch Resort Myrtle Beach offers something for everyone! From luxury high-rises sitting oceanfront to great villas with fabulous ocean views, this could well be your vacation of a lifetime. Resort amenities include outdoor and indoor pools, outdoor and indoor Jacuzzis, lazy river, children’s pool, sundecks, exercise room (small fee), game room, 24 hour management, elevators and a convenient onsite restaurant and lounge. These professionally decorated accommodations offer fully-equipped kitchens with microwave, cable TV’s in the living room and all bedrooms, DVD, wireless Internet, telephone, washer/dryer, central heat/air and parking for two vehicles. Jamin’ Leather will be sponsoring a handful of events for the long Myrtle Beach Bike Week Fall Rally. The rally will be held at a variety of locations throughout Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand. Oktoberfest at Valor Park in the Market Common gives you a jump on the month long celebrations. German food, German beer, German music and more will keep you in the spirit all weekend long. Join the folks at the Market Common in Myrtle Beach on Sept. 28-30, 2012.
If you’re planning on being here for the upcoming Beach Boogie and BBQ Festival and you’re looking for accommodations, check out our newly remodeled Wyndham Resort condo rentals. This is an award-winning resort close to many of the most popular attractions in North Myrtle Beach There’s also a huge assortment of on-site pleasures that will make your beach vacation the best ever.
You will be able to enjoy amenities such as a well-equipped kitchen, washer/dryer, whirlpool, telephone, multiple flat screen TV's, cable, DVD, wireless internet, central heat and a/c in these Wyndham Resort condo rentals. The resort offers Lazy Rivers, Outdoor Swimming Pool, Indoor Swimming Pool, Outdoor Children’s Pool, Exercise Equipment, 1 Indoor & 2 Outdoor Hot Tubs, and a playground so the kids never get bored.
The Beach Boogie Festival takes place from Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 2012 at Grand Park at The Market Common, Myrtle Beach. Friday 6-9:30 p.m., Saturday 12-9:30 p.m., and Sunday 12-5 p.m. Free kids zone on Sat. and Sun. 12-5 p.m. Unlimited samples for only $10 on Saturday. Art & Craft exhibitors will be on display. A Beer Garden will be available on all three days.
Friday, August 31
6:30 p.m. “Anything Goes” competition samples for $1 each. Beef, seafood, desserts and everything in between while supplies last.
7:00 p.m. Wakeboarding Demo on Grand lake
Saturday, September 1
12-5 p.m. Sample BBQ from 40+ teams with a $10 wristband
12, 2, 4, & 6 p.m. Free boat rides
1, 3, & 5 p.m. Wakeboarding Demos on Grand Lake
2-3 p.m. Free watermelon while supplies last
There are plenty of local things happening for the Fourth of July holiday. From family barbecues and 8k/5k runs to parades and fireworks up and down the coast. When you’re staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach condos you'll be in a prime location to watch the fireworks from both Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach. But go to the beachfront and you’ll likely see even more – up and down the coast as far as the eye can see, everyone is celebrating Independence Day.
There’s going to be an impressive Salute from the Shore Military Flyover on the 4th of July. Turn your eyes to the eastern sky to wave to the F-16s of the 77th Fighter Squadron. "The Gamblers" of the 20th Fighter Wing stationed at Shaw Air Force Base will conduct the flyover of the South Carolina Coast. Listen to the sound of freedom as the F-16s roar along our shoreline. Spectators are encouraged to wear and wave the red, white and blue. The flyover is organized by the non-profit organization, Salute from the Shore, and the Town of Pawleys Island, is a tribute to our Armed Forces deployed around the world.
The 19th Annual North Myrtle Beach Fireworks display at the Cherry Grove Fishing Pier is scheduled for 9:30 pm on Wednesday, July 4th.
The Myrtle Beach 4th of July fireworks show will be held at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday at Barefoot Landing.
Head to Surfside Beach for a Fourth of July Celebration that promises loads of fun for the whole family. The Independence Day Celebration will be held from 6-10 p.m. Wednesday, July 4 at 13 North Ocean Blvd.
Don’t miss Murrells Inlet’s 4th of July 29th Annual Boat Parade & Fireworks Display. The Boat Parade kicks off at 10 a.m. (high tide) from Garden City Point. The parade will head over to the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk and then follow the Murrells Inlet shoreline down to the Hot Fish Club. The fireworks show, which is shot off from the end of the Veterans Pier, is scheduled to start at 10:00 p.m.