Friday, July 27, 2012

Exciting Summer Events for August 2012

Get ready for fun-filled August events on the Grand Strand!

For the past few summer months, Myrtle Beach has been a whirlwind of shows, events, and non-stop entertainment. If you're packing your bags and heading our way in the next few weeks,  you'll find that we keep the party going all the way through August! The cities and attractions along the Grand Strand continue to host a flood of events to entertain vacationers and wave goodbye to Summer 2012 in style.

Ocean  Boulevard's Hot Summer Nights at Plyler Park on the Boardwalk through out August
Sunday Nights: Whacker Barrel
The week kicks of with a spectacular drum display by the talented musicians named Whacker Barrel. Experience drumming like you've never seen it before!

Monday Nights: Kid's Carnival
Reminiscent of the closing scene from Annie, this evening includes strolling entertainers, stilt walkers, jugglers, face painters, bounce houses, a giant inflatable slide and live entertainment. This is one event both children and adults will enjoy!

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday Nights: Live Concert Series
After a fun-filled day at the beach, grab your lawn chairs and head over to the boardwalk to enjoy live music from some of the best local talent in the area. 

Wednesday Nights: Fireworks Display
Finish the evening with a bang by catching some of Myrtle Beach's best fireworks. For the best seats, head over to Plyler Park, the boardwalk, or enjoy the show with your toes in the sand! Fireworks begin at 9:30pm.

Friday Nights: Dixieland on the Boardwalk
Come experience how we have fun in the South! The sounds of smooth jazz and soulful blues fill the night air until you can't help but move to the beat. 

Movie Under the Stars in Valor Park at Market Common August 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th at 9:00pm
Bring lawn chairs, blankets and your favorite snacks to Valor Park and enjoy family films by moonlight! This month's flicks include Goonies, Hook, Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom, Beetlejuice, and Grease. When the movie sweet tooth strikes, Tommy Bahama Restaurant and Bar will be standing by with assorted desserts, beer, and wine while Canipes Chocolates & Candies offers delicious gourmet snacks and popcorn.

Brookgreen Gardens' Cool Summer Evenings August 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 8th, 9th, and 10th from 7:00 - 9:00pm
Experience a Southern summer night listening to live entertainment beneath the moss-draped oak trees and participating in a variety of activities for the kids- all included for the price of garden admission! Bring a picnic supper to eat near Jessamine Pond or take advantage of the incredible cuisine served by the Pavilion Restaurant. The park's hours on event nights extend until 9:00pm and tickets are sold for Pontoon Boat cruises set to sail at 6:00 and 7:00pm. Remember to purchase your discounted Garden Admission tickets at the Front Desk.

Craftmen's Classic Arts & Crafts Festival at the Convention Center August 3rd - August 5th
This annual event features the work of hundreds of artists from across the nation. Browse booths filled with unique art and designs to find the perfect piece for your collection or a great vacation souvenir. This expo has something for everyone: jewelry, paintings, leather crafts, mosaics, metal works, dolls and much more!

Mopars at the Beach Week August 6th - 12th 
Cruise the beach in your Mopar and participate in a week full of events for enthusiasts. The itinerary includes a Meet & Greet at Hardrock Cafe, the Race Challenge at Myrtle Beach Speedway, the Wheels of Destruction Thrill Show, the Classic & Modern Muscle Car Show and more!

Dupont World Amatuer Handicap Championship August 27th - August 31st
Myrtle Beach hosts one of the largest amateur golf tournaments in the world on ten courses across the Grand Strand. Whether you want to play, watch, or attend golf seminars to improve your skills, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

In addition to all of these family-fun events, your favorite Myrtle Beach attractions are in full swing and ready to show you a good time. Our front desk is standing by to provide you with discounted tickets and information on popular area entertainment- just call 1-800-845-5039. We look forward to seeing you soon here at Plantation Resort!

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