Planning Your New Year’s Eve in Myrtle Beach

As 2017 comes to a close, it's time to start planning our night of celebration as we ring in 2018! For those lucky enough to be in Myrtle Beach during this festive time of year, there are many events and parties to choose from, no matter what your age. Below are four of these exciting New Year's Eve bashes and links to find more information:

House of Blues New Year's Eve Dinner & Dance Enjoy a night of dinner and dancing as you ring in the new year! The cost is $84.95 per person which gets you in for the four-course dinner and live music event. Tickets also get you a gift certificate for two free tickets to a future 2018 show complimentary champagne toast at midnight and New Year's Eve themed party favors. The party starts at 7 pm, and you won't want to miss it.

Hard Rock Cafe New Year's Eve Bash For those 21 and up, Hard Rock Cafe is throwing a New Year's Eve Bash you won't forget! All guests can enjoy live entertainment by Diversity, a live simulcast from New York's Times Square, complimentary appetizer buffet and balloon drop at midnight. Tickets start at $35 per person in advance and $40 per person the day off. VIP tickets will include a four-course meal and champagne service for $290 a couple. Call (843) 946-0007 ext. 208 for tickets.

Ripley's Aquarium Kids-Only New Year's Eve Sleepover While adults head to those 21+ parties, Ripley's Aquarium is hosting a kids-only New Year's Eve party of their own. Parents can drop their kids off at 8 pm at the aquarium for a fun sleepover with karaoke, food, movies, dancing and a ball drop at midnight! The party is open to kids ages 6 to 12 and reservations are required. Call Ripley's Aquarium at (843) 916-0888 ext. 3226 for ticket prices and to make your child's reservation!

Southern Times Square at The Market Common This year marks the third annual Southern Times Square at The Market Common from 7 pm to midnight. The entire family can come enjoy a southern style twist on the New York Times Square New Year's Eve party. There will be two stages with live music, food and drinks, face painting, dancing and fireworks at midnight. They'll also be a live stream of the New York New Year's celebration and their very own ball drop. Admission is free, too!

You can make the celebration last an entire week as well by booking one of our many vacation properties. Spend New Year's day relaxing on the beach or by the pool! Search for available rental properties here, and have a safe and fun-filled New Years!

Upcoming Concerts in Myrtle Beach Fall 2017

Are you a huge fan of music? Why not take your vacation (or staycation) to the next level by attending one of these amazing concerts in the Myrtle Beach area this fall? All of these venues are a short drive away from our rentals in Surfside Beach and Garden City Beach:

Phillip Phillips - August 29, 2017 This American Idol alum has made a name on his jam-band style and pop sound. If you love Dave Matthews Band and Mumford & Sons, you will like him.

The Eli Young Band - September 3, 2017 House of Blues The Eli Young Band is a country band with a singer/songwriter at the helm. You're sure to love their boot-stomping anthems as well as the slower ballads. A great date night idea for Labor Day Weekend!

Clint Black - October 14, 2017 Alabama Theatre This Country music crooner was well-loved in the 1990s and is sure to play his classics like "Nothing but the Headlights," "Second Wind," "Killin' Time" and "Like the Rain."

John Pardi - November 4, 2017 House of Blues This country up-and-comer is best known for his hits "Missin' You Crazy" and "Up All Night." His current album single is "Head Over Boots" and has been doing well on the country charts. A great idea for girls or boys night out!

Spring Events in the Myrtle Beach Area

And just like that, spring is almost upon us and along with the spring season comes a variety of events and festivals for locals and those vacationing in Surfside Beach to enjoy. Here are the top spring events in the Myrtle Beach area that you must check out.


Myrtle Beach Food Truck Festival (April 1st)

Food trucks, local restaurants and local vendors will cover the street connecting Burroughs and Chapin Pavillion Place. Attendees will enjoy free admission, delicious food and family friendly entertainment throughout the event. There will also be beer and wine perfect for pairing!

You can find more information here.


North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade (March 11th)

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade is a free event that offers a full day of fun with a parade, live music, children’s rides and a range of vendors displaying their crafts and goods. It’s family friendly environment makes it perfect for both adults and kids.

You can find more information here.


Canadian American Days Festival (March 11th - 19th)

This event will be the 56th Can-Am Days Festival and is a free event that includes concerts, golf tournaments and a variety of fun activities. It’s also a great time to visit the Myrtle Beach area as many hotels and business offer discounts during the festival.


Run to the Car Show (March 16th-18th)

The car show is a weekend long event and is considered to be one of the largest car shows in the Southeast. Though it’s not a free event, it’s the perfect way to give back as all proceeds go to Children’s Miracle Network and The National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Get more info here.


Myrtle Beach Highland Games & Heritage Festival (March 24th - March 25th)

The Highland Games & Heritage Festival is a unique event held in the Market Commons. Attendees will enjoy athletic competitions, a Celtic marketplace, Scottish whiskey tastings, activities for the kids and live music.

Learn more about the event here.


Thompson Farm’s Easter Egg Hunt and Easter Bunny Brunch

This event is designed with the kids in mind. Families will get to enjoy an easter egg hunt, brunch, hayrides, animal feedings and character meet and greets with characters like the Easter Bunny, Mickey, Minnie and Olaf.

Purchase tickets here.


SOS Spring Safari (April 21th 30)

The SOS Spring Safari offers a chance to enjoy the coast’s beloved beach music and Shad dancing. The week long event ends with parade for everyone to enjoy.

Get more information here.


Rivertown Music & Craft Beer Festival (May 6th)

The Rivertown Music & Craft Beer Festival is designed for craft beer enthusiasts and music lovers alike. Attendees will enjoy free admission, a classic car show, live music, craft vendors and craft beer tastings.

You can find more information about the event here.


Mayfest on Main Festival (May 13th)

The Mayfest on Main Festival is designed as a free, family friendly event with a children’s area, street entertainment, craft vendors and live music. It’s recommended that you bring a chair or blanket to enjoy a few free concerts throughout the day.

Learn more about the event here.


World Famous Blue Crab Festival (May 20)

Hosted along the Little River waterfront, the World Famous Blue Crab Festival is one of the largest festivals in the Southeast and offers food, craft vendors, a kids area and a variety of other things to see and do. For the seafood enthusiasts, there will be opportunities to buy fresh local seafood.

For more information visit their website here.


What spring events are you looking forward to the most?