Thanksgiving is next week, which means it will also be time to shop Black Friday. There will be a number of stores open for the season, including Tanger Outlets, Coastal Grand Mall, The Market Common, and more.
The solar eclipse on Aug. 21 is expected to bring millions to South Carolina--and that flood of visitors has also stretched up to the Grand Strand, though part of the area will not witness a complete eclipse.
A portion of the pier in Surfside Beach, deemed “structurally unsafe” months after it was ripped apart by Hurricane Matthew, will be coming down this week, according to our Grand Strand News Alliance partner, WPDE.
Recent shootings may not lead to an immediate dip in business for tourism-dependent Myrtle Beach, but hoteliers and others say four shooting incidents over the weekend are still bad news for the industry.
Eight months after Hurricane Matthew, some local piers and the businesses that rely on them are still struggling to recover. The most obvious examples — the Springmaid Pier at at 3200 S. Ocean Blvd. in Myrtle Beach and the Surfside Pier at 11 S. Ocean Blvd. in Surfside Beach — remain in particular disrepair after Matthew ripped off the end of each wooden structure.
Discover some of the best things to do in the Myrtle Beach area! While your planning your trip, find out about some of the top attractions the area has to offer such as Ripley’s Aquarium, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, the Skywheel and so much more. Check out this list loaded with some of the best activities along the Grand Strand.
The Carolina Country Music Festival could once again receive a sizeable chunk of accommodations tax funding from the city of Myrtle Beach, despite some council members’ hesitance to fund an event that’s already receiving thousands of in-kind services. In city council’s budget retreat Wednesday, council members settled on a $75,000 grant to the event’s organizers, the same as the music festival received in 2016.
One year after local officials announced a $100 million investment in the Myrtle Beach area, there’s been no movement by Chinese investors. The investment would have brought a Chinese cultural village to an area west of the Intracoastal Waterway.
One year after Broadway at the Beach announced significant changes to its entertainment district, the Myrtle Beach destination has transformed. Celebrity Square, the wing for nightlife, has plunged into a redesign that officials said was meant to mimic a warehouse district
The future of Myrtle Beach’s Palace Theatre is still up in the air. Jay Lodge, chief executive officer of the Palace Theatre and Spirit Productions USA, said he did not know whether the coming season at the theater would change after significant storm damage in October.