Lighting of the Landing

7032932-christmas-tree-lights-star-new-yearBarefoot Landing will host its Lighting of the Landing Ceremony, on November 21, from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. There will be performances by local groups, live Christmas music, and a scene from the Theater of the Republic’s A Christmas Story at 6:00 p.m. Santa will make a special appearance and fireworks will begin at 7:00 p.m.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy to benefit the Toys for Tots for Horry County.

Book your room with us today and stay just minutes away from all the tree lighting fun!

Ripley’s Boo-quarium

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Ripley’s Aquarium will host Ripley’s Boo-quarium Bash from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., on October 31. Put on your costumes and explore the the wonders of the sea. There will be a costume contest and parade. The cost of the event is free with paid admission. Ocean Plaza Oceanfront Hotel is just minutes away from Ripley’s Aquarium. Book your room with us today and enjoy some family friendly Halloween- themed fun.

Drive a NASCAR race car

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Now through October 30, the Myrtle Beach Speedway will host Nascar Racing Experience Drive By Yourself, from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. The event allows you to drive a NASCAR race car around the Myrtle Beach Speedway, alone, for a 5 or 8 minute timed racing session. Drivers meet with Crew Chief, get training and instruction prior to getting behind the wheel. After the session is complete drivers get a graduate certificate and souvenir license.

Art & Craft Summer Festival

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The Summer Show of the Craftsmen’s Classic will be held in Myrtle Beach July 31 – August 2, 2015 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. The Art & Craft Festival has more than 6,000 of the country’s finest artisans as members. Depending on the size of the facility, there are between 250 and 450 participants in a Craftsmen’s Classic show. Many exhibitors will be demonstrating throughout the weekend allowing you to see the creative process. Ocean Plaza Ocean Front Hotel is the perfect place to stay for the event because we are just minutes away from the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. Book your room with us today!

Catch A Game

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There are lots of fun things to do in Myrtle Beach and seeing the Pelicans play is one of them. The Pelicans is a Minor League Baseball Team with a stadium that seats 4,800 fans. Your group or organization can get a free behind-the-scenes tour of TicketReturn.com Field at the Pelicans Ballpark. Ticket discounts are offered to groups of 10 or more. The Viking Ocean Front Motel is listed under hotel promotions on the Myrtle Beach Pelicans website allowing you to book your room with us from there. So book your room at the Ocean Plaza Ocean Front Hotel today and come join all 3 Pelicans Mascots, Rally Shark, Deuce and Splash in cheering on the team!

Take Pictures with Celebrities

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The Hollywood Wax Museum is just minutes away from the Ocean Plaza Ocean Front Motel! Located at the intersection of Highway 17 Bypass and 21st Avenue in Myrtle Beach, the Hollywood Wax Museum gives you the chance to see some of your favorite celebrities.

This new two story attraction is filled with wax figures of A-List stars like Robert Downey Jr. and Julia Roberts. After getting up close and personal with your favorite celebrities you can purchase a souvenir at the Hollywood Studio Store. You can use our free Wi-Fi to purchase your tickets online at a discounted rate or buy them in person at the Box Office. Book your room with us today!

Nascar Speed Park

nascar_speedparkGrab the wheel for a full-throttle family fun with NASCAR SpeedParkTM’s super custom car tracks and tons of fun for the little one’s with the kid-sized rides in the Beginners Circle. Get revved up on The Qualifier or Young Champions track, then step up to the challenge of the Gatorade Family 500 and the slip-sliding Intimidator slick track!

Nascar® SpeedPark™ is located at 1820 21st Ave. North.

 

https://www.nascarspeedpark.com

Myrtle Beach State Park

Entrance Sign2- April 2007 LargeA wide, open beach, fishing pier full of anglers and stories, campgrounds in the oceanfront woods, all in the middle of it all in Myrtle Beach.

Located in the heart of the bustling Grand Strand, one of America’s most popular and diverse vacation destinations, Myrtle Beach State Park also is a natural retreat, home to one of South Carolina’s last stands of easily accessible, oceanfront maritime forest. Programming and a nature center offer visitors the chance to learn more about dolphins, sea turtles and the abundant bird and plant life that grace the leafy park.

For more information, visit click here to learn more.

Family Kingdom

FamilyKingdomAmusementParkVisit Myrtle Beach’s most popular Amusement Park with over 30 fun-filled rides to choose from! Freefall 110-feet on our newest attraction for 2003 – the Slingshot Drop Zone! Ride our thrilling all-wooden roller coaster, the Swamp Fox and the largest Ferris Wheel in the state of South Carolina. Enjoy a state of the art Log Flume, two Go-Kart tracks, bumper cars, and a historical carousel.

Family Kingdom is located at 300 South Ocean Blvd. For more information, visit www.family-kingdom.com.

The Children’s Museum of South Carolina

CMSC1The Children’s Museum of South Carolina serves the state and local community, as well as visitors to the Grand Strand area by presenting interactive exhibits and programs in an environment where visitors can “Touch, Explore, and Play” while learning about their world. The Museum is committed to quality interactive exhibits and educational programs. With education being the heart of its programs and the basis on which exhibits are designed, the Museum is successfully reaching out to new audiences.

For more information, visit www.cmsckids.org to learn more.

Pelicans Baseball

Pelicans-Loux,-Barret-bcwebFrom The Beach to the Big Leagues the Myrtle Beach Pelicans are celebrating their 10th Anniversary at BB&T Coastal Field this season with even more excitement on and off the field. With exciting Carolina League baseball and over 40 special promotional nights your entire family is sure to enjoy a memorable evening of FUN!!!

For more information, visit www.myrtlebeachpelicans.com.

Wild Water & Wheels

slideSurf’s up, so grab an inner tube and ride the eight different Wave types-some reaching 4 feet high. You’ll being thoroughly entertained as you listen to the beat of the sounds blaring from the speakers or cheer for the best act in the karaoke contest coming from the high-tech stage that sets in the backdrop of the wave pool. Fun for all ages. Enjoy over 13 different water rides including Wipeout Wave Pool, Lazy River and our white water express!

Wild Water & Wheels located at 910 Highway 17 South in Surfside Beach. For more information, visit www.wild-water.com .

Atalaya Castle at Hunting Beach State Park

P1080198Atalaya Castle, also known as Atalaya, stands as a monument to the creativity and generosity of Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington. Archer M. Huntington was a noted scholar of Spanish culture and art and modeled the couple’s winter home in the style of the Moorish architecture of the Spanish Mediterranean coast. Anna Hyatt Huntington was a sculptor and her main studio was here.

Atalaya was built near the ocean in South Carolina in what is now Huntington Beach State Park. The 200 by 200 foot (60 by 60 m) masonry structure was built from 1931 to 1933. Local labor was used at Mr. Huntington’s insistence to provide work for a community hard hit by the Great Depression.

For more information, visit click here to learn more.

Brookgreen Gardens

BrookgreenGardensBrookgreen is the country’s oldest and largest sculpture garden where some 550 works of American figurative sculpture are displayed throughout the Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington Sculpture Garden, one of the most beautiful public gardens in the Southeast. In addition, there’s a Lowcountry Trail with native wildlife exhibits as well as historical and cultural exhibits that reveal the distinctive life and land of Lowcountry Carolina. Tours and excursions are offered daily, as well as seasonal programs.

For more information, visit www.brookgreen.org to learn more.

Alligator Adventure

entranceAt Alligator Adventure you’ll find yourself face to face with nature’s fiercest and most beautiful animals. Located adjacent to Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach, one of South Carolina’s most outstanding tourist attractions, Alligator Adventure is one of the largest facilities for reptile life in the world.

For more information, visit www.alligatoradventure.com to learn more.

Ripley’s Aquarium

photo-1024x682Ripley’s Aquarium is a $40 million, state-of-the-art, 87,000 square foot aquarium experience, located in Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It is South Carolina’s most visited attraction, where guests are entertained by some of the worlds’ most beautiful, fascinating and dangerous aquatic life.

For more information, visit www.ripleysaquarium.com to learn more.

Pirates Voyage

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Pirates Voyage is the most fun place to eat! See our amazing aerial acrobatic acts. Be amazed matey, as me pirates battle each other on deck, in water and in the sky above me full sized pirate ships in a 15 foot deep indoor hideaway lagoon! Landlubbers, be ye prepared for spectacular acrobatic competitions, live animals, beautiful mermaids and more. Join me crew for a delicious four course pirate feast! A Dolly Parton Company.

For more information, visit www.piratesvoyage.com.

Medieval Times

medieval_times-0064_11208Powerful tales of courage, chivalry and love become stronger through the test of time. This spring, the legend of a kingdom threatened by treachery but ultimately strengthened by courage thunders into the Grand Ceremonial Arena at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament.

Medieval Times is located at 2904 Fantasy Way, Myrtle Beach. For more information, visit www.medievaltimes.com.

Legends in Concert

legends-in-concert-introduces-california-gurl-katy-perry-to-atlantic-city-audiences-for-the-first-timeLegends in Concert is a live, on-stage re-creation of the performances of legendary superstars of the past and present. Our very talented performers not only look like the original stars they portray, they sound like them too – there is never any lip-synching!

Legends in Concert is located at 301 Business Hwy 17 South, Surfside Beach. For more information, visit www.legendsinconcertsc.com

House of Blues

hobFeed your soul at the awarding winning House of Blues featuring live music nightly, unique regional and international cuisine seasoned with a touch of the Delta and the best in contemporary folk art.

House of Blues is located at Barefoot Landing. For more information, visit www.hobmyrtlebeach.com.