Tourism

Tourism

Find out some of the best things to do in the Myrtle Beach area

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.

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Carolina Country Music Festival to receive thousands in tax dollars

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.

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Palace Theatre on high-wire as it reckons with damage

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.

WATCH: Myrtle Beach chamber ad to counter social media water quality buzz

The Chamber of Commerce is running this 30-second ad to combat social media rumors that Myrtle Beach is closed to swimming. The ad will run locally, nationally, and in Canada.