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This past Saturday, the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk kicked off their Welcome to the Holidays "Holidays on the Boardwalk" event. It began this Saturday afternoon with Santa riding in on none other than a motorcycle! The ceremony ended with an appearance from the mayor, who flipped the switch to display the Boardwalk’s Christmas lights. Event manager Katie Scarpone said, “The ocean and Christmas is not always something you think about, but when you do come here you enjoy the weather you enjoy the atmosphere and having the lights the ocean the spirit of the holidays it's all different.” The Holidays on the Boardwalk will take place every Saturday through th...
Through wars, numerous hurricanes, and even the closing of it's close friend, The Myrtle Beach Pavilion, The Bowery, has been a Myrtle Beach music institution since 1944. Located just off the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, The Bowery has entertained millions and it's bartenders have probably tapped more mugs of beer than just about anywhere else. From the months of March to October, The Bowery is open 7 days a week, 11am to 4am. The music starts rocking at 8:30 and the joint really jumps to life. It's fun, lively, entertaining and most of all, relaxing. The Bowery house band from 1973-1980 was this country rock group named Alabama, who went on to sale millions of albu...
The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk will be the hotspot for Myrtle Beach St. Patrick's Day 2012 festivities. The city has a full day of activities planned, including live concerts and the Boardwalk merchants plenty of Irish themed food. It all happens on Saturday, March 17, starting at noon. Admission to the all the fun and festivities is free. Ocean Boulevard will be closed off from the old Myrtle Beach Pavilion site to 10th Avenue North. Parking will be available East of Highway 17 Business in street parking spaces, private lots and the Pavilion parking garage (the corner of Kings Highway and 8th Avenue North). 2 concert stages will be set up and the musi...
What a perfect day! On a warm and sunny fall afternoon, 2 Myrtle Beach locals and 4 out of town visitors decided to take ride on the new Myrtle Beach Skywheel ferris wheel. After purchasing tickets, the group waited in line approximately 5 to 6 minutes as the group ahead of us completed their Skywheel ride. When the previous group finished up their ride, gondola #13 stopped at our waiting platform and the six of us boarded. Skywheel attendants, were very courteous and offered to take a picture of all 6 of us in the gondola. So, after taking about a half dozen pictures with three different camera's, he shut the gondola door and sent us on our way. The six o...