Things To Do In Myrtle Beach
Year after year, visitors return to Myrtle Beach to enjoy endless activities and the warm Carolina sunshine, surrounded by crisp waters and limitless things to do. Myrtle Beach is part of the "The Grand Stand" area, where couples and families flock to enjoy shopping, dining, entertainment and golfing all year round.
Let Avista Resort serve as your gateway to the best activities and sights the area has to offer. This stunning oceanfront Myrtle Beach hotel puts relaxation within your reach and when you're finished unwinding on the beach and ready for some fun, you're sure to find something for the whole family just around the corner. Here, you'll uncover everything from championship golf to children's programs, dinner theaters, theme parks and a variety of exciting outdoor adventures.
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January - Restaurant Week gives visitors an opportunity to sample fare from the best local eateries.
February - The Conway Chocolate Walk features the divine combination of chocolate and shopping with decadent treats distributed by over 25 shops and restaurants in downtown Conway.
March - Spring break is better at the annual Canadian-American Days held in Myrtle Beach each March. The event features concerts, games, sporting events and plenty of golf.
April - Art lovers will enjoy a trip to the annual Art in the Park, held one weekend each April and sponsored by the Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild.
May - Seafood and great music take center stage each May at the Blue Crab Festival held along the Little River waterfront.
June through August - As summer settles in, vacationers can enjoy free Christian music concerts each Sunday at the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk with Sunday Celebrations.
September - Another weekend full of extra fun in Myrtle Beach comes with the Beach, Boogie, and Barbecue Festival over Labor Day weekend. Fill up on delicious barbecue, browse arts and crafts, listen to live bands, and enjoy unique entertainment all weekend long.
September - Arts, crafts and delicious foods are available at festivals throughout Myrtle Beach the last week in September. Enjoy the Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival, the Irish Italian Festival and St. John’s Greek Festival.
October - The kids will enjoy art, music and food while Mom and Dad enjoy the entertainment along with a little wine tasting at the Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art the first two weeks of October.
November - Get into the holiday spirit early with the holiday-shopper’s delightful Snowball Drop on the second Saturday in November in downtown Conway. Catch as many “snowballs” as you can to win discounts and giveaways from local businesses.
December - Guests can enjoy the Carolina Opry’s unparalleled Christmas special as well as other holiday events throughout the Myrtle Beach area.
Catch the latest blockbuster, seek out a day of thrills at Family Kingdom Amusement Park, or cool off on a hot summer day at one of the area's nearby water parks.
Museums and Parks
Wander the dunes, forests, trails and wildlife habitats of Myrtle Beach State Park, or journey through time, back to the 1700s, at the Kaminski House Museum.
Sports & Fitness
Whether you are looking for a place to climb on a treadmill, pump some iron, shoot some hoops or just relax and take in a ballgame - Myrtle Beach has loads of activities taylor-made for fitness and sports-minded guests.
- Catch a minor league baseball game with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans
- Ball fields, playgrounds, dog parks and more at the NMB Sports Complex.
- Soar up to 30' in the air with North Myrtle Beach Jetpack Adventures.
- Get into the action at the X Gym Myrtle Beach Sports Mall
- Surf's Up for family fun - laser tag, rock wall, arcade and more!
- Check out all the local sporting events happening in Myrtle Beach!