Holiday Events Your Family Can't Miss in North Myrtle Beach

Are you and your family coming to North Myrtle Beach for the holidays? There are plenty of holiday events that your family can take advantage of this year to help celebrate the holiday season. And if you happen to be staying in one of our Beach vacation rentals, you will be close to many of the festive things to do. With all the festive things that are happening around Myrtle Beach this year, you and your family will have an all-access pass to all the fun holiday events. 

Brookgreen Gardens – Nights of a Thousand Candles

Holiday Events Your Family Can't Miss in North Myrtle Beach

This event is a holiday highlight to many locals on the Grand Stands in Murrells Inlet. You family can head over to Brookgreen Gardens and see it come to life among the soft glow of more than 5,000 candles and sparkling lights. Walk along the paths with a cup of hot cider, listen to the sounds of hand bells ringing and carolers singing. Come celebrate the Nights of a Thousand Candles with your friends and family to help celebrate the holiday season this year. The event happens every Thursday through Sunday from now until January, 1, 2023 from 4:00 pm until 9:00 pm.

Exciting Christmas Shows

Watching Christmas shows during the month of December can be one of the best things to do in North Myrtle Beach during the holidays. If you are looking for a Dinner Show, we suggest heading to Pirates Voyage for a Christmas show. We know of two best shows that pull out all the stops on their holiday productions. The two that are known as the best on the Grand Stand are Carolina Opry Christmas and The South’s Grandest Christmas Show at the Alabama Theater. Don’t miss either one of these shows this holiday season!

The Greatest Christmas Light Show

Holiday Events Your Family Can't Miss in North Myrtle Beach

Come celebrate the Christmas season at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex for The Great Christmas Light Show. Open from now until December 30, 2022 your family can drive through the park to see the sparkling and dazzling lights on display. There will be around 20 different animated figures and different holiday scenes that come to life. And when you have finished driving through the light show, go visit Santa’s Village for some extra special fun. You can enjoy some village treats, ride on Santa’s Express Train, slip & slide down Santa’s Super Slide and Ice Skate the night away. To help end the night, let the kids visit with Santa!


In case you haven’t finished your shopping up before the holidays hit, then we know the perfect places you can do some shopping. You and your family can head over to Barefoot Landing to get in some shopping while enjoying some holiday cheer. You will be able to enjoy the festive decorations they have there all while you are shopping. For more shopping there are the malls, Tanger Outlets and Broadway at the Beach. So many different options to choose from when you visit North Myrtle Beach. 

There are many other festive events your family can enjoy while you vacation in North Myrtle Beach. With so many different events and activities to choose from we thought these would be a good start. The holidays are almost here, so book your next North Myrtle Beach getaway today in one of our Beach vacation rentals. We at Beachcomber Vacations hopes that your family enjoys the holidays this year!

Don’t Miss the 16th Annual Irish Italian International Festival

Don’t Miss the 16th Annual Irish Italian International Festival

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.

Delicious Food

Don’t Miss the 16th Annual Irish Italian International 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!

Fun Entertainment

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

Don’t Miss the 16th Annual Irish Italian International 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!


Go on an Adventure with the Family in North Myrtle Beach

Go on an Adventure with the Family in North Myrtle Beach

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!

Aqua Park

Go on an Adventure with the Family in North Myrtle Beach

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!


October is Filled with Family-Friendly Events in North Myrtle Beach

Are you coming to Myrtle Beach this month and are looking for some fun and exciting things to do? Have no fear because there are plenty of things for you to do. October is a fun month to come to the North Myrtle Beach area as there are so many things for you and your family to do. And when staying with us at Beachcomber Vacations, you will be near it all. Let’s look at what events are happening this month in the area.

Flashlight Fridays

October is Filled with Family-Friendly Events in North Myrtle Beach
Are you looking to have a little fun on Fridays with the family? If so, then look no further as you can come to Thompson Farm every Friday night. Here you will be able to see if you can make it through the largest corn maze in the state which can be a little challenging. And when you have completed the maze, then why not join in for a fun Halloween movie each Friday night in October from 6 pm to 11 pm. Admission is $10 per person but there will be refreshments for you to enjoy like coffee, hot cider & s’mores.

Brookgreen Gardens Harvest Home Weekend Festival

On Saturday, October 6th come with your family for a fun weekend at Brookgreen Gardens’ Harvest Home Festival. Here you will be able to take part in building a scarecrow, take a wagon hay ride, learn to spin wool, live entertainment and so much more! This festival is including with your garden admission and runs from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm on October 6th & October 7th, 2018. Think of all the fun memories that you and your family will make while attending this festival.

Barefoot Landing Pumpkin Patch

October is Filled with Family-Friendly Events in North Myrtle Beach
Barefoot Landing will have their very own Pumpkin Patch this year for you and your family to come gather your pumpkins for your vacation. Pumpkins are in several different sizes this year and will only accept cash this year. They will be donating $1 from each pumpkin sold to go help with the hurricane and flood relief efforts in our community. The pumpkins available are small for $3, medium for $8, large for $10, extra large for $12 and Speciality for $15. And there will be live music every Friday & Saturday night from 6 pm to 9 pm. Don’t miss this great and fun activity with your family this year!

BooFest! at Barefoot Landing

Barefoot Landing is having their BooFest! again this year. Here they will be hosting a kids’ and pets costume contest on Saturday, October 27th from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. There will be prizes awarded for the best costumes for the kids and pets. They will also have live entertainment and activities for everyone to be a part of. Don’t miss out on this event because who doesn’t want to see cute pets in costumes?

Trick or Treating on Halloween

October is Filled with Family-Friendly Events in North Myrtle Beach
If you are vacationing during the week of Halloween, then you are coming for the fun. On Wednesday, October 31st you can go trick or treating at several locations. If you’d like to stay close to North Myrtle Beach, then heading to Barefoot Landing is going to be where you want to be. Beginning at 5 pm you and your family are invited to visit shops and restaurants to go trick or treating ending at 7 pm. If you’d like to try other places, then head to The Market Common and Broadway at the Beach to take advantage of getting treats for your kids.
These are just a few of the events happening in the Myrtle Beach area for the month of October, but there are plenty for you and your family to enjoy. If you are still searching for a North Myrtle Beach vacation rental, then check out our availability. We hope to see you this month and take part of the activities happening during your vacation.]]>

Pier Fishing in North Myrtle Beach this Fall

Beachcomber vacation rentals, you will be close to 2 different fishing piers. We know that some of the most relaxing fishing can be done on one of the local piers. Below are our picks for the North Myrtle Beach fishing piers.

Cherry Grove Pier

Pier Fishing in North Myrtle Beach this Fall

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Cherry Grove Pier is a wonderful pier to start fishing at if you have never done so before. Many visitors come to the quaint town of Cherry Grove, SC and was built in the 1950’s. This pier has been family owned since 1965 and many have considered this as an iconic landmark. If you are coming to try out fishing but don’t have any fishing gear, have no fear. Cherry Grove Pier will allow you to rent fishing rods and you can get your fishing license here too. It costs $24 all day to rent a rod with a $30 deposit on it. It will cost you $16 for after 3 pm. And if you don’t feel the need to fish, you can walk the pier for $3. If you bring your own rod then it will be $3 for admission and $7.50 for each rod. They also carry fishing bait and a full line tackle shop as well.

14th Avenue Pier

The 14th Avenue Pier has been around since the 1920’s. It is known to many locals as the historic pier and has the famous Pier 14 restaurant there. The restaurant has been known to many visitors as one of the best restaurants in Myrtle Beach. You can come and rent fishing poles again where it costs $8 plus a $20 refundable deposit. If you are looking to fish with your own gear, then it costs $7 for the fishing pass and $2 for an additional pole. Please note that they do have a pole limit per person so you can only use 2 poles per person. 14th Avenue Pier also has bait in their shop so you are able to grab squid, shrimp, mullet and finger mullet for your fishing trip. They are open from 7 am to 11 pm so don’t miss out on the fun! Pier Fishing in North Myrtle Beach this Fall While there are other fishing piers that you can visit in the Myrtle Beach area, we just thought these two were a good option for you. And if fishing off a pier is just not for you, there are other fishing adventures you can do while in North Myrtle Beach. If you want to still fish but not sure what to do, how about try out a Deep-Sea fishing experience. You will be able to catch more fish and just the experience itself is a perfect family outing. And if you are still searching for an oceanfront vacation rental, we have several for you to choose from this fall. We hope to see you this fall while the weather is turning a bit cooler but you can still enjoy the sunshine and beach.]]>

Summer Specials on North Myrtle Beach Vacation Rentals

Are you still searching for the perfect North Myrtle Beach vacation rental for your summer vacation this year? Peek at what specials we have to offer you for the rest of July and August with savings up to 40% Off the regular weekly rates.
Nautical_Watch Condo
For the week of July 14, 2018, we have several properties that you might be interested in; Nautical Watch in a 1 bedroom condo that sleeps 6 and is an oceanfront property. If you are worried about doing laundry while on vacation, this unit does offer a washer/dryer. Please note that this property allows a total of 2 cars parking per each unit, is non-smoking and no pets are allowed. You also have access to an outdoor pool as well as a double sun deck.

Another property that you and your family may enjoy for your vacation would be Wyndham Ocean Blvd in a 2 bedroom condo and can sleep up to 8 people! This is an oceanfront resort for you and your family to enjoy! Not only does this resort offer you beautiful views but it also has relaxing pools and even a lazy river for you to go in and relax the day away. This condo does have a fully equipped kitchen, a Jacuzzi tub in the master bathroom, a washer & dryer and does have free internet access. This property does allow for 2 cars to park, but does not allow pets and is a non-smoking unit. You don’t want to miss out on this amazing deal!

For the next few weeks there are several other properties that will be perfect for you and your family to enjoy. Island Palms is a 2-bedroom condo on the upper floor that is right across the street from the beach. It also has a small outdoor pool for you to enjoy and it does come with a fully equipped kitchen, washer/dryer and so much more. Plus, if you want to bring your pet along with you there is a $200 pet fee but your dog is allowed with you. Please note that you will have to park under the building so the height for your vehicle can be no larger than 6’6”. What a neat home for you to make it yours for the week of your vacation!
No matter what you are looking for we at Beachcomber Vacation Rentals have it for you! We want to help you make the best memories while you are vacationing in North Myrtle Beach this summer. If you’d prefer to contact one of our vacation specialists then please call 1-800-334-3798 and they will be more than happy to help you with your reservation.]]>