Spend St. Patrick’s Day in Myrtle Beach this Year

Spend St. Patrick’s Day in Myrtle Beach this Year

It’s hard to believe that it is almost March and that only means that St. Patrick’s Day will be here soon too. Staying with us at Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort will keep you and your family close to the fun festive activities. Myrtle Beach has a lot of fun activities, parades and more to help celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. We wanted to share where some of those are happening this year below.

32nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival & Parade

Spend St. Patrick’s Day in Myrtle Beach this Year

Who doesn’t love a good parade and festival when you come on vacation? This year join in the 32nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade on March 14th on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. This event happens whether it is raining, or the sun is shining and can bring up to 40,000 people to join in the festivities. This year the parade will be 9:00 am and it’s going to be a great one to watch. After the parade come join in some live entertainment, kids’ activities and different rides to enjoy. There will also be around 150 vendors that will be displaying their products, treats, and crafts. What a great festival to attend with the family and make new memories together!

10th Annual Myrtle Beach Irish Fest

Have you and your family ever seen on tv the Irish dancers? What a great way then to come out to Market Commons and help celebrate the 10th Annual Myrtle Beach Irish Fest. On March 14th your family can experience some amazing live music, fun entertainment and even get to try out different Irish food & drinks. Let the kids play in the kids’ zone and get to experience some fun entertainment for them. The adults of course can enjoy some different drinks that you may only get to try during St. Patty’s Day at the festival. Enjoy together as a family as you wear all the green you can and enjoy some great family fun together.

Shamrock 5K Fun Run

Spend St. Patrick’s Day in Myrtle Beach this Year

Another fun activity that your family can join in this St. Patrick’s Day is the Shamrock 5K fun run at Market Common. Beginning at 8:00 am is when your family can join in this fun and exciting fun run. This happens to be the 3rd Annual Shamrock 5K and is one that everyone needs to join in. Dress festive in Green and white and enjoy the great outdoors for the morning. Not only will there be the 5K run but there will also be a 1 Mile Fun Run as well. After the race, stay a while and enjoy the 10th Annual Myrtle Beach Irish Fest too beginning at 11:00 am with the family!

While there are other fun events happening in Myrtle Beach to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, these are the few we wanted to share with you. If you haven’t booked your next vacation to stay with us at Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort, now is time. We can’t wait to see you and your family as you help join in the St. Patrick’s Day fun in Myrtle Beach this year!

Don’t Miss These Fun October Events

Don't Miss These Fun October Events

Are you and your family vacationing in Myrtle Beach this month and want to have some fun? Have no fear because there are plenty of things for you to do. October is a great month to come to the Myrtle Beach area as there are so many things for you and your family to do. And when staying with us at Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort, you will be near it all. Let’s look at what events are happening this month for you to take advantage of.

Flashlight Fridays

Are you looking to have a little fun on Fridays with the family? If so, then look no further as you can come to Thompson Farm every Friday night. Here you will be able to see if you can make it through the largest corn maze in the state which can be a little challenging. And when you have completed the maze, then why not join in for a fun Halloween movie each Friday night in October from 6 pm to 11 pm. Admission is $10 per person but there will be refreshments for you to enjoy like coffee, hot cider & s’mores. Don’t miss out on drinking some hot cider and eating a s’more with your family!

Barefoot Landing Pumpkin Patch

Don't Miss These Fun October Events

Barefoot Landing will have their very own Pumpkin Patch this year for you and your family to come gather your pumpkins for your vacation. Pumpkins are in several different sizes this year and will only accept cash this year. They will be donating $1 from each pumpkin sold to go help with the hurricane and flood relief efforts in our community. The pumpkins available are small for $3, medium for $8, large for $10, extra-large for $12 and Specialty for $15. And there will be live music every Friday & Saturday night from 6 pm to 9 pm. Don’t miss this great and fun activity with your family this year!

Candy in the Corn Trick or Treat Trail

Come to Thompson Farms every Saturday beginning on October 13th through the 27th, your kids will want to enjoy this fun. Dress the kids up in their Halloween costumes and they will have a chance to wind through a special kid-sized corn maze to find their own treats. And if you think that is all the fun, your kids will get to meet Pippa the Pumpkin Princess, Will the Witch, the Chick-Fil-A Cow and many other fun characters. This will run from 1pm – 2 pm and is included in the general admission price of $13.50 for the kids and $15.50 for the adults!

Trick or Treat on Halloween

Don't Miss These Fun October Events

If you are vacationing during the week of Halloween, then you are coming for the fun. On Wednesday, October 31st you can go trick or treating at several locations. If you’d like to head to North Myrtle Beach, then try Barefoot Landing where you can get some treats while you shop. Beginning at 5 pm, you and your family are invited to visit shops and restaurants to go trick or treating ending at 7 pm. If you’d like to try another fun location we heard  Broadway at the Beach has some fun for you and the kids to enjoy.

These are just a few of the events happening in the Myrtle Beach area for the month of October, but there are plenty for you and your family to enjoy. If you are still searching for a 1-Bedroom vacation rental, then check out our availability. We can’t wait to see your family as you vacation with us this month!

Where to Light Up Your Life This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for our families, the blessings we’ve received, caring friends, amazing communities, and all the gifts of life we have. The arrival of Thanksgiving kicks off the holiday season for many people. Shopping begins in earnest the following day, holiday lights are strung and turned on, Christmas parades and ceremonies begin. If you want to be part of the exciting festivities and light up your life over the holidays, check out the following events taking place in the local area. If you’re looking for holiday accommodations for yourself or your family, give us a call at Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort and we can assist you.

Where to Light Up Your Life This Thanksgiving

Barefoot Landing’s annual holiday ceremony, The Lighting of the Landing, will take place on Saturday, November 19 beginning at 6:00 pm with fireworks to follow at 7:00 pm. This popular annual event will feature a visit from Santa, along with holiday music from The Alabama Theatre and other local groups and individuals.

The Market Common’s Annual Tree Lighting event will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Saturday, November 19 at Reed Street and DeVille Street. There will be a trackless train for the children on Deville as well as a balloon artist, face painter, carnival games and inflatables on Reed. The stage events begin with Ruckus Drumline in front of the Grand 14, followed by Beach Brass Quintet and Santa! Vocal Edition choral group will close out the evening with holiday music.

The Surfside Beach Christmas Tree Lighting will take place on Thursday, December 1, from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm at the Surfside Beach Town Hall.

 

Where to Light Up Your Life This Thanksgiving

Join Santa and his friends at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex at the Sandhills Bank Amphitheater in the McLeod Seacoast Meadow (150 Citizens Circle, Little River, SC 29566) for Lighting of the City Christmas Tree on Friday, Dec. 2 beginning at 6:00 pm. Activities, entertainment and refreshments are available for children of all ages. A great start to your holiday season!

Broadway at the Beach will hold its A Very Broadway Christmas on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 11:00 am in front of Ripley’s Aquarium then head on over to the Center Court for live entertainment and fun for the whole family from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm. The Christmas tree lighting at will take place at 6 pm followed by a fireworks show at 8:00 pm.

Ripley’s Aquarium will be kicking off the holiday season just the right way, with its Festival of Trees beginning now through December 30. Come see trees decorated for every state and more!
 
Where to Light Up Your Life This Thanksgiving
The Great Christmas Light Show at the North Myrtle Beach Parks and Sports Complex runs from November 25 – December and is a park-wide celebration that captures the true spirit of the season! The drive through light show will feature over 1.7 million lights festively displayed along a 1.5 mile drive through the Complex. Over 400 magical light displays, some up to 70 feet tall, have been custom made for the show. Visitors will experience 14 enchanting animated figures and holiday scenes where the lights will come to life.   Afterwards park your car and visit Santa’s Village where you can enjoy hot chocolate and s’mores, get an up close look at the lights on the Santa Express Train Ride, ice skate, experience the Go Ape lighted tree top adventure, and meet Santa!

Nights of a Thousand Candles at Brookgreen Gardens is held the weekends of December 1-3, 8-10, and 15-18. Experience the gardens coming to life amid the soft glow of more than 5,500 hand-lit candles and countless sparkling lights from 3-10 p.m. An 80-foot-tall fir tree decorated with 70,000 lights will be lighted in ceremonial fashion at 5:45 p.m. each night. An outdoor glass sculpture exhibit will be on display in Anne’s Garden. Created by Conway Glass, guests will see the garden beautifully decorated with new hand-blown glass flowers and trees. Walk the paths with a warm cup of cider, hear the sounds of hand bells ringing, carolers singing, and celebrate the season with family and friends.

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort!