It’s almost summertime! That means concert series are happening around town all summer long. So grab a lawn chair, an icy drink, and settle in to listen to some great locals bands in Myrtle Beach. Check out our summer concert schedule to see who’s playing Myrtle Beach during your vacation.

Myrtle Beach summer concert series

House of Blues

The House of Blues hosts a variety of performers throughout the year. For the summer season, you can look forward to the likes of Chase Rice, Michael Franti, Corey Smith, Chevelle, 311, Tesla, Phillip Phillips, and so much more. Check out their 2017 concert calendar for more details.

The Boathouse Summer Concert Series

Head over to The Boathouse on the Intracoastal Waterway every Sunday for free live shows at this classic Myrtle Beach summer concert series. This summer’s lineup includes Rusted Root, Quiet Riot, Badfish, Puddle of Mudd, and more. Come hungry because The Boathouse has a full service bar and grill.

 

Music on Main Concert Series

If you’re staying in North Myrtle Beach, don’t miss the free concerts held on Main Street (202 Main Street) and the Horseshoe (11 South) on Ocean Boulevard. Shows start at 7:00 pm and will be held on the following days, with these featured performers:

  • Thursday, May 18 – Horseshoe – The Entertainers (Beach)
  • Thursday, May 25 – Main Street – Ntranze (Motown/Variety)
  • Thursday, June 1 – Horseshoe – Envision (Beach/Motown)
  • Thursday, June 8 –  Main Street – The Tim Clark Band (Variety)
  • Thursday, June 15 – Horseshoe – The Fantastic Shakers (Beach)
  • Thursday, June 22 – Main Street – PaperWork (Rock/Pop)
  • Thursday, June 29 – Horseshoe – Too Much Sylvia (Variety)
  • Thursday, July 6 – Main Street – Davisson Brothers Band (Country)
  • Thursday, July 13 – Horseshoe – The Catalinas (Beach)
  • Thursday, July 20 – Main Street – Tru Sol (Motown/Variety)
  • Thursday, July 27 – Horseshoe – Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot (Beach/Variety)
  • Thursday, August 3 – Main Street – Black Glass Band  (Rock)
  • Thursday, August 10 – Horseshoe – Midnight Allie (Beach/Variety)
  • Thursday, August 17 – Main Street – Painted Main (R&B/Variety)
  • Thursday, August 24 –  Horseshoe – The Holiday Band (Beach/Variety)
  • Thursday, August 31 – Main Street – BrickHouse Band (Variety)
  • Thursday, September 7 – Horseshoe – The Embers ft. Craig Woolard (Beach)
  • Thursday, September 14 – Main Street – CC & Co (Motown/Top 40)
  • Thursday, September 21 – Horseshoe – Blackwater Rhythm & Blues Band (Beach/Blues)
  • Thursday, September 28 – Main Street – Jim Quick & Coastline Band (Variety)

 

Be sure to bring a beach chair or towel to sit on during the show. The shows are free for all ages.

Sounds of Summer Concert Series

The North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex will be hosting the Sounds of Summer Concert Series on select Fridays May through September. Food and drinks will be available for purchase, and be sure to bring a beach chair or blanket. Concerts run 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm on the following days:

  • Friday, June 16 –  The Reggie Sullivan Band (Rock & Soul)
  • Friday, July 21 –Oracle Blue (Jazz/Pop/Funk)
  • Friday, August 18 –  Steve Riley Quartet (Jazz)
  • Friday, September 15 –  Snake Malone & Black Cat Bone (Blues)

 

Which Myrtle Beach Summer Concert Series Will You Attend?

During your summer vacation to the ocean, why not attend one of the many Myrtle Beach summer concert series? From rock to country, the area hosts concerts to entertain every music fan. When visiting Myrtle Beach for a concert, don’t forget to book your hotel room through Reserve Myrtle Beach for the best deals!


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Revel in the holiday magic of Nights of a Thousand Candles at Brookgreen Gardens. The Myrtle Beach holiday event is an extraordinary light display featuring thousands of sparkling lights and candles, all of which illuminate the lush, green gardens of Brookgreen. Each section has its own unique light display and nightly shows and indoor exhibits are also offered during Nights of a Thousand Candles.

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The gardens and sculptures of Brookgreen Gardens Myrtle Beach come to life amid the soft glow of over 5,000 candles and sparkling lights, creating a delightful holiday experience. Grab a cup of cider, walk the paths of the historic gardens, listen to carolers singing and hear the holiday bells ringing in the Christmas cheer. This year has an all-new feature too – an 80-foot tall China Fir tree ornamented with 60,000 lights. The tree is illuminated nightly at 5:45pm. Other new Nights of a Thousand Candles events include The Peppermint Forest in the Children’s Gardens and The Ice Garden in the Lower Left Wing Garden.

The 17th Annual Nights of a Thousand Candles is held from 3pm-10pm on the select dates December 1 through December 18, 2016, with featured entertainment noted:

December 1, 2, 3
Thistledown Tinkers Celtic 4:00, 6:00, 8:00 pm
Vocal Edition Choral 5:00, 7:00, 9:00 pm
Paul Grimshaw Band Pop/Variety 5:00, 7:00, 9:00 pm
Ron & Natalie Daise Gullah Family Christmas 6:00, 8:00 pm

December 8, 9, 10
Ross Holmes Band Standards 4:00, 6:00, 8:00 pm
Indigo Choral Society Choral 5:00, 7:00, 9:00 pm
TruSol Band R&B 5:00, 7:00, 9:00 pm
Bill Oberst “A Christmas Carol” 6:00, 8:00 pm

December 15, 16, 17
Timmy & Susanna Family Folk 4:00, 6:00, 8:00 pm
Mike Frost Band (15th & 16th) Jazz 5:00, 7:00, 9:00 pm
Roof Cat (17th only) Guitar & Ukulele 5:00, 7:00, 9:00 pm
Paul Grimshaw Band Pop/Variety 4:00, 6:00, 8:00 pm
Vocal Edition Choral 5:00, 7:00, 9:00 pm

December 18
Timmy & Susanna Family Folk 4:00, 6:00, 8:00 pm
Mike Frost Band Jazz 5:00, 7:00, 9:00 pm
Paul Grimshaw Band Pop/Variety 5:00, 7:00, 9:00 pm
Ron & Natalie Daise Gullah Family Christmas 6:00, 8:00 pm

All Nights Peggy and Mark Gaudreau (Bagpipes) – Roving throughout Gardens NOTE: Schedule is subject to change without notice

Inlet Affairs will offer a dinner buffet in a heated tent for an additional fee for those would like to dine during the event. Served from 3:30pm to 9pm each evening, the menu features lowcountry fare such as seafood, barbeque, chicken bog and even vegetarian options. If you’d like a snack during your visit, The Old Kitchen will be open as well.

Get a sneak peak of Nights of a Thousand Candles here:

Keep these tips in mind to make your visit enjoyable:

  • Come on Thursday to avoid weekend crowds.
  • Arrive early to see the candles being lit and map out your evening.
  • Dusk (4-5pm) is the best time to take pictures.
  • Dress warmly and wear comfortable shoes. This is a walk-through, not drive-through, holiday light display.
  • You will need to purchase a special Nights of a Thousand Candles admission ticket to attend.

 

Brookgreen Gardens Myrtle Beach is a National Historic Landmark as it has a significant collection of figurative sculpture and has the only zoo accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums on the coast of the Carolinas.


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Ring in the New Year in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for a festive farewell to 2016 and entertaining hello to 2017. There are special events, parties geared for kids, adults-only celebrations and much more planned for December 31 in Myrtle Beach. There’s something for everyone to enjoy. Just check out our list of New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Myrtle Beach.

Couples at New Years Party

Couples at New Years Party

2001 Nightclub
Hit the dance floor this New Year’s Eve at 2001 Nightclub. The celebration lasts for three full nights, all for one low price. Thursday features the Pizazz Band in Next Level and Chocolate Chip & Co. in Club Touch, January 1st will feature Too Much Sylvia, and January 2nd will feature Blackwater Rhythm & Blues. Tickets are only $25 and include admission to all three events.

Barefoot Princess Riverboat Cruises
Sail into the New Year aboard Barefoot Princess Riverboat Cruises. There are three cruises set for December 31, 2016. The first cruise, from 2-3:30pm, will have live entertainment from Steve  Calfee ($21/person). The second, from 6-8pm, will feature a dinner buffet and entertainment by Johnny Cobb ($49/person). The third, from 10:30pm-12:30am, will feature music from Johnny Cobb as well as a free dessert selection and dance party ($58/person).

Boom Boom Wine Room
Attention all wine aficionados! The Boom Boom Wine Room is hosting one of the New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Myrtle Beach just for you. There are two seating opportunities available, one from 6-8pm and the other from 8:30-Midnight. The first seating has a four course menu and live music from a local Jazz Duo ($65/person). The second features hors d’oeuvres, entertainment from Clairborne and Friends of Atlanta, as well as a champagne toast at Midnight and one bottle of wine per couple ($75/person).

Brookgreen Gardens Garden by Candlelight Pre-Party
Searching for one of the casual New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Myrtle Beach? You’ve found it! Stroll through Brookgreen Gardens during their Garden by Candlelight pre-party. The sculpture garden is illuminated by candlelight, and features hand-lit candles, holiday lights and decor, as well as strolling musicians. Held from 6-9pm, advance reservations are required. Tickets are $20 for non-members, and $15 for members.

Comedy Cabana
Comedy Cabana hosts a Myrtle Beach New Year’s Eve party with party favors, toasts and plenty of laughs. This year, guests can look forward to performances from Troy Thirdgill, Devin Siebold, Eric Grady, and Cooter Douglas. Tickets are $35 for general admission or $35 for the early show at 7:30pm and $45 for general admission or $50 for preferred seating for the late show at 10:00pm.

Greg Norman’s Australian Grille
Head out for an evening of fine dining and live music at Greg Norman’s Australian Grille at Barefoot Landing. Surfside (formerly Groove Deluxe) will perform live from 9pm to 1am and it promises to be a night to remember with party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. Dinner specials include cream of lobster soup; a mixed green salad with grilled pear, candied bacon, goat cheese and smoked ham; pan-seared and butter-poached grouper served over lump crab risotto; ribeye; surf and turf and a lemon Bavarian cake for dessert.

Hard Rock Cafe New Year’s Eve Bash 
All guests enjoy live music with Black Glass, balloon drop, confetti cannons, live simulcast from Times Square and a complimentary appetizer buffet at midnight. General admission tickets are $30 in advance or $35 at the door. Reserved seating is also available for $40 / person and VIP tickets that include a 3-course meal are available for $150/person. Ages 21 & older only. Call Hard Rock Cafe for info and reservations. For reservations please call (843) 946-0007.

House of Blues New Year’s Eve
A New Year’s Eve dinner and dance is on the menu at House of Blues Myrtle Beach. The night begins with a four course dinner,. A dance party with music by will keep you on the dance floor throughout the night. $84.95 Per Person (includes tax, gratuity, meal & show).champagne toast and party favors will be featured

Medieval Times
Reserve the 9:30pm show at Medieval Times to enjoy a dinner and show with a New Year’s Eve twist. The event includes hors d’oeuvres, a tour of the medieval museum of torture, a live show, delicious four-course feast, free party favors, and a DJ dance party. In addition, there’s a champagne toast a balloon ball drop at midngiht.

New Year’s Eve with Corey Smith
House of Blues hosts Corey Smith December 31 as the Americana singer brings his signature songs to the beach. He has a number of hit songs, including  “Drinkin’ Again,” “If I Could Do It Again,” and “I Love Everyone.” Ticket prices start at $22.

New Year’s Eve at Big M Casino
For New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Myrtle Beach, it doesn’t get any better than a scenic cruise aboard The Big M Casino Boat. You’ll sail from 6:30pm-12:20am, and be treated to hors d’oeuvres, a full dinner buffet and free champagne toast at midnight. In addition, a live DJ will be spinning tunes throughout the evening. A Cash bar an gambling games will be available. $75/person.

The Market Common presents a Southern Times Square
The third annual Southern Times Square is planned at The Market Common from 7pm-1am on New Year’s Eve. Watch a live feed of the New York City Times Square event, two live bands, two spacious beer gardens and street entertainment. At midnight a ball drop will welcome the New Year. Admission to the event is free.

These are just some of the New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Myrtle Beach. Plan your night out on the town now parties fill up fast. Get ready to greet 2017 in style when you visit the Grand Strand!


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Celebrate our nation’s Independence Day in Myrtle Beach for a true dose of Americana.  4th of July in Myrtle Beach combines the fun of the surf and sand with spectacular firework displays. The 60-mile stretch of beaches and ocean waters provides the perfect backdrop to witness the night sky fill with colorful fireworks.  Several displays are being hosted this year.  Take a look at our guide to find the event you want to attend.   

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Barefoot Landing 4th of July Fireworks Display
Barefoot Landing hosts a fireworks display over the lake at 10:15pm.

Broadway at the Beach – Myrtle Beach
Broadway at the Beach hosts a family-friendly event with a fair-like atmosphere featuring food and entertainment. A fireworks finale is planned to cap off the evening, set for approximately 10pm on July 4th.

Independence Day Variety Show and Fireworks – Surfside Beach
Located at the Surfside Beach Pier, the celebration features music by Garth & Friends. The event is scheduled from 6-10pm, with a fireworks extravaganza set for 9:30pm.

Murrells Inlet 4th Of July Boat Parade & Fireworks Display
The 33rd annual July 4th Boat parade begins at 5pm at Garden City Point.  Traveling from the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk down the shoreline to the Hot Fish Club, the parade is a patriotic tradition in the Grand Strand.

North Myrtle Beach July 4th Celebration
This annual event takes place at The Cherry Grove Pier at 9:30pm on July 4th. The event is free to the public. The display is set against the ocean, creating a beautiful sight. Cherry Grove Pier is located at 3500 N. Ocean Blvd.

Have a happy 4th of July in Myrtle Beach, where old fashioned seaside fun and new, interactive amusements create a vacation destination the whole family loves.


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The first annual Carolina Country Music Fest in Myrtle Beach was such a resounding success organizers are bringing it back for a second year. The 2016 Carolina Country Music Fest will be bigger and better than ever, with headliners like Florida Georgia Line, Tim McGraw and Keith Urban set to perform.

Carolina Country Music Fest 2016

The entire line-up is expected to be announced at the end the beginning of 2016. However, we already now Jake Own, A Thousand Horses and Michael Ray will joining headliners as will 10-12 more national artists.

Last year more than 20,000 people attended. For 2016, organizer Full House Productions is expecting 30,000-40,000.
Slated for June 10-12, 2016, tickets for the festival are on sale now. 3-day passes start at $159 for general admission. Currently, 1-day passes are not available.

A kick-off party is also planned for June 9, 2016, but details have yet to be announced.

Stay tuned for details!


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Christmas_iStock_000009934949XSmallGet into the holiday spirit on the Grand Strand this November. There are plenty of holiday display and lights shows to see in Myrtle Beach. Mark your calendars and join Santa Claus for these special events celebrating Christmas.

Myrtle Beach Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies

November 14:  Holiday Tree Lighting at Broadway at the Beach
The Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run/Walk will begin the day at Broadway at the Beach by celebrating the season and helping others. Stick around until sunset when local entertainers will perform holiday favorites leading up to the lighting of the Holiday Tree. Fireworks will follow at 8pm.

November 21: The Lighting of the Landing

Barefoot Landing is announcing the arrival of Santa Claus on the Barefoot Princess on the Waterway with a fireworks show beginning at 7pm. There will be Christmas music, refreshments, free carousel rides, live animals from the nativity scene, entertainers, and the lighting of the big Christmas tree. Enjoy the special holiday treats and decorations in the shops.

November 21: Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at The Market Common
The annual holiday ceremony will feature Santa, live entertainment, complimentary hors d’oeuvres and hot chocolate. The lighting of the Christmas tree will take place in Valor Park. Activities begin at 5pm.

Don’t miss out on other great holiday events like the Dickens Christmas Show and Festivals taking place at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center November 12-15 where you can see the best in holiday decorations. And Ripley’s Aquarium will host the Festival of Trees November 6-December 31.


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The Little River Shrimp Fest comes to the shores of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina October 10-11, 2015.   Held annually on Columbus Day Weekend, ShrimpFest features great music and delicious food for a winning combination creating a top Myrtle Beach fall Event.  The festival is located on the historic waterfront in beautiful Little River. It is a family oriented festival offering arts and crafts vendors, live jazz music throughout the day and a shrimp and grits cook-off sure to make your mouth water.

The full schedule of performances for Little River ShrimpFest includes:
Saturday, October 10th
Main Stage
12:15 – The Steppin’ Stones
3:15 – A Nickel Bag of Funk
4:30 – Nathan & The Zydeco ChaCha’s
Side Stage
1:45 – Brian Ernst
3:45 – Brian Ernst

Sunday, October 11th
Main Stage
 
10:00 – Maddie Hunt
11:45 – Alan Bibey and Common Ground
1:45 – Dino’s School of Rock
3:00 – The Tim Clark Band

Side Stage
TBA – Brian Ernst

Festival goers can expect to enjoy a children’s area, face painting, stilt walkers, balloon artists, 2 stages of live music, and approximately 150 different vendors- including a variety of art and craft vendors, business expos, and community organizations. Fresh local seafood will be served by the local waterfront restaurants and your festival food favorites will be available from a variety of talented food vendors.

Hours for the event are 9:00am-6pm Saturday and 9:00am-6:00pm Sunday.  Little River is a quaint fishing village located about 25 miles north of Myrtle Beach.  Situated on the Intracoastal Waterway, the village is known for its deep-sea fishing and charters boats as well as entertaining festivals like ShrimpFest.

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Beach Boogie BBQ 2015Get ready for the 10th annual Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival, taking place September 4 and 5, 2015, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. For this year’s festival, contestants of the official barbecue championship of South Carolina will compete for cash prizes, totaling $9,500. Best of all, admission is free for both days of this event, which is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society.

The family-friendly event is the perfect way to send off summer on the Grand Strand. Held at the Horry-Georgetown Technical College Conference Center near Grand Park at the Market Common. The main stage will be located at the corner of Emmens Avenue and Crabtree Lane.

Slabs of BBQ Spare ribsFestival highlights include:

Friday, Sept. 4 – (festivities from 6 to 9:30 p.m.)

  • Wing Competition and Tasting6 p.m. until samples are sold out. – Barbecue cook teams will be competing, and the public can purchase wings from the barbecue sales tent. Wing samples are $1 each.
  • Live Entertainment on The Main Stage 6 to 9:30 p.m. – Get ready for a great line-up of entertainment and dance to some of your favorite music! Bring chairs and blankets (no coolers allowed). Main stage, corner of Emmens Avenue and Crabtree Lane. Free to the public. The Harvest will play from 6-7:30 p.m.  Miracle Max and the Pet Monsters perform 8-9:30 p.m.        
  • Beer and Wine Garden – 6 to 9:30 p.m. – Enjoy cold beer and wine selections at the newly expanded Beer and Wine Garden.

 

BBQ Chicken ThinkstockSaturday, Sept. 5 – (festivities from Noon to 10 p.m.)

  • Corn Hole Competition – Noon to 4 p.m. – Only $10 to register a team of two/$5 to register one player. Registration and warm-ups begin at 10 a.m. Cash prizes include a cash payout of 80 percent of entire pot to 1st place, 20 percent of entire pot to 2nd place (hosted by Coastal Tailgating).
  • Kansas City Barbecue Society (four meat categories) – Noon to 2 p.m. – Barbecue cook teams will be competing in the official barbecue competition of South Carolina in four meat categories – pork, ribs, brisket and chicken. More than $9,000 in cash prizes at stake and a lot of bragging rights. Come watch as teams prepare this savory food and turn into the judges. No public sampling.
  • Myrtle Beach Car Club Cruise In – Noon to 3 p.m. – Registration and load-in begins at 10 a.m. on Crabtree Lane. For more information, call Cecil Chandler at (843) 742-9802.
  • Beer and Wine Garden – Noon to 10 p.m. – Enjoy cold beer and wine selections at the newly expanded Beer and Wine Garden.
  • Live Entertainment on The Main Stage – Noon to 9:30 p.m. – Come back for another great line-up of entertainment and make sure to have your dancing shoes! Chairs and blankets are recommended (no coolers allowed). Main stage, corner of Emmens Avenue and Crabtree Lane. Free to the public.
  • Beer ThinkstockPhotos-464401802Performance Schedule:
    12-1:15 p.m.      Pocket Fuzz
    1:45-3 p.m.        Carolina Midnight
    5-6 p.m.             KCBS Awards Ceremony Announcements
    6:30-7:45 p.m.   Paul Grimshaw Band
    8:15-9:30 p.m.   NTranze
  • Announcement of Official S.C. Barbecue Championship HGTC Culinary Institute check presentations – 5 p.m. – Learn which competitor will earn the Grand Champion title and which competitors will receive prize money. Main stage, corner of Emmens Avenue and Crabtree Lane.
 

Keeping the festival’s mission of an affordable event, attendees can sample delicious barbeque from competing teams on Saturday beginning at noon by purchasing a $10 wristband while supplies last. Children 6 and under can sample for free, and barbeque sandwiches and platters will also be available for purchase.

VIII International Jazz Festival "Usadba Jazz"During the two-day festival, organized by Palmetto Event Productions, food vendors will have finger-lickin’ BBQ sandwiches, BBQ combos and ribs on sale. There will also be live entertainment, arts & crafts exhibitors and a beer and wine garden with a wide selection of craft beers. Parking for the event is free and available throughout the Market Common area and HGTC campus buildings along Pampas Avenue. There will be a handicap parking lot near the intersection of Pampas Avenue and Crabtree Lane.

Come on out for the Beach, Boogie and BBQ Festival in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina! For more Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival information, call (843) 626-7444.


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Beach Boogie BBQ 2015The 10th Annual Beach, Boogie & Barbeque Festival in Myrtle Beach is scheduled for September 4 & 5, 2015. The family-friendly festival will feature live entertainment, a kid’s zone, car show, beer gardens, arts/crafts vendors, delicious barbeque and a fireworks finale.

On Friday, September 4, from 6:00pm-9:30pm, the official Wing Competition will take place. On Saturday, September 5, the festival will begin at noon and last until 10pm.  From noon-3:00pm festival attendees will be able to sample from more than 60 local and regional barbeque teams. Purchase a wristband for $10 for unlimited sampling.  Kids 8 and under sample free.

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Get ready to indulge at the fifth annual Coastal Uncorked event in Myrtle Beach.  The food, wine and spirits event is set to take place Labor Day Weekend, September 4-6, 2015.   The culinary event will be held at Celebrity Square at Broadway at the Beach.

Kicking off Coastal Uncorked is Chocolate Under the Moon, a dessert and moonshine mixology event.  Slated for Friday, September 4, highlights include a moonshine mixology challenge, extravagant desserts and live music.  The next day, September 5, Brews ‘n the Beach Craft Beer event brings samples of the country’s finest craft brews, live music, and food from area restaurants. On Sunday, September 6, the main event takes place.  The Grand Tasting Tent will feature samplings of wine as well as gourmet hors d’oeuvres and live music from the Paul Grimshaw Band.

Coastal Uncorked began in 2009 as a way to feature the culinary scene in Myrtle Beach.  There are over 1,700 restaurants in the area, the highest per capita than any other in the state.  During an event like Coastal Uncorked visitors and locals are treated to the best in food, wine and spirits and entertainment. 

Ashley is Reserve Direct’s travel expert, visiting Myrtle Beach to find the best travel tips, money-saving deals and insider information. With over 10 years of experience in first-hand-travel adventures, she shares her stories, advice, and current events to help you stay in the know.