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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Announces What’s New in 2024

South Carolina’s Grand Strand is celebrating 2024 with a host of all-new activities, experiences and culinary delights. With over 100 km of stunning beaches and 14 unique communities, the Myrtle Beach area invites travelers of all ages to try something new and exciting at The Beach this year. 

“Our ever-evolving destination continues to see exponential growth, innovation and advancement in terms of diverse offerings and experiences for all,” said Karen Riordan, president and CEO of Visit Myrtle Beach. “We look forward to welcoming Canadian visitors to The Beach who are looking for year-round relaxation and adventure paired with sunny skies and Southern hospitality.”

New and recent developments in Myrtle Beach include:

Events & Attractions

●      Can-Am Days- The 63rd annual Can-Am Days will take place March 9-17 in Myrtle Beach.  This popular event has been welcoming Canadian friends back to “The Beach” to take advantage of exclusive savings at hotels, activities, up to 50% off select live entertainment, attractions, restaurants and more!  Myrtle Beach is all about reconnecting with loved ones, exploring the natural splendor of the Grand Strand, learning coastal culture in the 14 different communities, playing your best game of golf and finding that perfect bite. With deals and events specifically for Can-Am Days, you can enjoy the beach vacation you deserve. http://www.visitmyrtlebeach.com/things-to-do/events/can-am-days

●      Myrtle Beach Classic – The inaugural Myrtle Beach Classic (May 9-12, 2024) will be the first PGA Tour event in Myrtle Beach history. Hosted by Visit Myrtle Beach, along with the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, Golf Tourism Solutions, and South Carolina Parks, Recreation and Tourism, the event will be held at the Dunes Golf & Beach Club, a championship golf course, well-renowned for its beauty along the Atlantic Ocean.

●      Carolina Country Music Festival – After a highly successful, completely sold-out 2023 event, the Carolina Country Music Festival will be returning to Myrtle Beach June 6-9, 2024. Carrie Underwood and Morgan Wallen are already confirmed as headliners along with other fan favorites!

●      PopStroke –Designed by Tiger Woods, PopStroke will be opening at Broadway at the Beach in spring 2024, offering a family-friendly golf experience that offers a full-service restaurant and two putting golf courses.

●      Greg Rowles Legacy Theater – The brainchild of veteran local performer Greg Rowles, the Greg Rowles Legacy Theatre is slated to open in spring 2024. This renowned venue will feature world-class singers and musicians offering diverse and captivating performances.

●      Myrtle Waves Water Park – In addition to over 20 waterslides, a wave pool, and lazy river, Myrtle Waves Water Park will be adding a new “Wild Water Racer” mat slide for the 2024 season. This exhilarating ride will allow up to four people to lay on a mat on their stomachs and slide down head first. The water park will also be expanding their cabanas and shaded seating areas for the season.

●      Surfside Beach Pier Reconstruction – The town of Surfside Beach is reconstructing their iconic pier after it suffered extensive damage during Hurricane Matthew in 2016. Built to withstand hurricane-force winds, the pier will feature a restaurant and vendor space and is slated to be completed in 2024.

Food & Drink

●      Coffee & Cream Cabana – A new addition to award-winning Chef Heidi Vukov’s portfolio, Coffee & Cream Cabana at Heidi’s Corner opened in spring 2023 and offers 16 hand-crafted seasonal flavors of ice cream, homemade waffle cones, cookie ice cream sandwiches and ice cream cakes, as well as specialty coffees, light fare foods and treats.

●      Mimosas – Opened in June 2023, Mimosas is a breakfast, brunch and lunch restaurant with indoor/outdoor seating, an extensive list of mimosa drinks and a unique menu that includes elevated brunch offerings like their signature, fried lobster and waffles.

●      The Tasting Room on 9th – Opening this spring, The Tasting Room on 9th will be the first official wine bar in the newly developed Arts and Innovation District. Boasting a wide selection of wines from around the world and a curated menu with food pairings, The Tasting Room will offer an inclusive, community-centered space where everyone from the wine novice to the experienced connoisseur feels welcome.

●      Swig & Swine – Its first venture outside of Charleston, Swig & Swine’s fifth location will be opening in Myrtle Beach’s Arts and Innovation District later this year, offering award-winning barbecue and a diverse selection of craft beer.

●      Mura – Myrtle Beach’s first conveyor-belt restaurant, Mura will feature Asian staples such as milk bread and Bibimbap, letting guests select small dishes from a moving platform, allowing them to try a variety of menu items during the dining experience. Opening early 2024.

Lodging & Transportation

●      DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront – Slated for completion in spring 2024, the $30 million renovation of the DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront will see the north tower transformed into a Tapestry Resort by Hilton, offering luxurious waterfront amenities.

●      Holiday Inn Club Vacations Myrtle Beach Oceanfront ResortHoliday Inn Club Vacations Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Resort is scheduled to open in April 2024. This new 11-acre resort on the Grand Strand is already available to book and features 152 one-to-four-bedroom villas, each including patios with ocean views and a portion designated for luxury options, with 60 villas that will be part of Signature Collection, the company’s luxury product.

●      The George Hotel – In Georgetown’s historic district, The George is the town’s first boutique hotel and offers 56 artfully-inspired guest rooms, creative on-site dining, meeting space, and direct marina access for guests arriving by boat.

●      Compass Hotel North Myrtle Beach @ Margaritaville – Featuring approximately 150 guestrooms, an indoor and outdoor pool experience, a fitness center, meeting space, a 5 o’Clock Somewhere Bar & Grill, Provisions Grab & Go and a complimentary breakfast buffet, Compass Hotel North Myrtle Beach will bring a laid-back, boutique hotel vibe and a sense of paradise to the community with inspired rooms and thoughtful amenities. The opening is slated for early 2025.