Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Announces What's New in 2024 (2024)

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30 Jan, 2024, 09:30 ET

Exciting new experiences await those traveling to The Beach this year

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Jan. 30, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- South Carolina's Grand Strand is ringing in the new year with a host of all-new activities, experiences and culinary delights. With over 60 miles 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 visitors to The Beach who are looking for year-round relaxation and adventure paired with sunny skies and Southern hospitality."

New developments in Myrtle Beach include:

Events & Attractions

  • 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 cabana and shaded seating area 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.
  • Neptune Bistro & Raw Bar – Opened in 2023, Neptune Bistro & Raw Bar is the newest addition to the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk, featuring craft cocktails, fresh and innovative cuisine, and breathtaking waterfront views.
  • O.A.K. Prime - Opened in April 2023 by Myrtle Beach native, Chef Jarrett King, O.A.K. Prime offers fine dining in Carolina Forest featuring re-imagined classic dishes with a southern twist.
  • 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.
  • Blue Drum Waterfront Restaurant – Boasting the best view in Little River, Blue Drum Waterfront Restaurant opened in April 2023 and offers unique seafood dishes paired with stunning scenery.
  • Voodoo Brewing Co.– Opened in October 2023, Voodoo Brewing Co. in Murrells Inlet boasts 24 taps pouring mostly Voodoo beers and seltzers with the occasional local brew added in, as well as a menu of brewpub food on steroids. The 4,750 sq. ft. building offers a relaxed atmosphere with outdoor seating and a games area.
  • 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, 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. Opening is slated for early 2025.
  • Flight Routes – Breeze Airways will begin non-stop flights to Myrtle Beach from Providence (RI), Charleston (WV), Tampa (FL) and Hartford (CT) in 2024.

For more information on what's new in Myrtle Beach, visitwww.visitmyrtlebeach.com.

Editor's Note:Images and renderings related to the 2024 new developments and events in Myrtle Beach can be found HERE (credit: Visit Myrtle Beach).

About Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Myrtle Beach isn't just a beach. It's The Beach. Popularly known as the Grand Strand, Myrtle Beach is one destination made up of 14 unique communities that stretch 60 miles along the northeast coast of South Carolina. Families, couples and those in search of a warm welcome will find more than just a day at The Beach when they come together to connect and enjoy vibrant entertainment and family attractions, including world-class golf, shopping and fresh coastal Carolina cuisine. From the moment you arrive, you'll find you belong at The Beach – Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. For additional information on tourism offerings in the Myrtle Beach area, go to visitmyrtlebeach.com or call (888) Myrtle-1.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Myrtle Beach is a popular tourist destination located along the northeast coast of South Carolina. It is often referred to as the Grand Strand and is made up of 14 unique communities that stretch for 60 miles. The area is known for its stunning beaches, vibrant entertainment, family attractions, world-class golf courses, shopping, and fresh coastal Carolina cuisine.

Events & Attractions

The article mentions several new developments and events in Myrtle Beach:

  1. Myrtle Beach Classic: The Myrtle Beach Classic is set to be the first PGA Tour event in Myrtle Beach history. It will be held at the Dunes Golf & Beach Club, a championship golf course known for its beauty along the Atlantic Ocean [[1]].

  2. Carolina Country Music Festival: The Carolina Country Music Festival is an annual event that will be returning to Myrtle Beach in June 2024. It features performances by popular country music artists. Carrie Underwood and Morgan Wallen have already been confirmed as headliners for the 2024 festival [[2]].

  3. PopStroke: PopStroke is a family-friendly golf experience designed by Tiger Woods. It will be opening at Broadway at the Beach in spring 2024. It offers a full-service restaurant and two putting golf courses [[3]].

  4. Greg Rowles Legacy Theater: The Greg Rowles Legacy Theater, created by veteran local performer Greg Rowles, is set to open in spring 2024. It will feature world-class singers and musicians offering diverse and captivating performances [[4]].

  5. Myrtle Waves Water Park: Myrtle Waves Water Park, known for its waterslides, wave pool, and lazy river, will be adding a new "Wild Water Racer" mat slide for the 2024 season. The water park will also be expanding its cabana and shaded seating area [[5]].

  6. Surfside Beach Pier Reconstruction: The town of Surfside Beach is reconstructing its iconic pier, which suffered extensive damage during Hurricane Matthew in 2016. The new pier will feature a restaurant and vendor space and is expected to be completed in 2024 [[6]].

Food & Drink

The article highlights several new dining establishments in Myrtle Beach:

  1. Coffee & Cream Cabana: Coffee & Cream Cabana is a new addition to award-winning Chef Heidi Vukov's portfolio. It offers hand-crafted seasonal flavors of ice cream, homemade waffle cones, specialty coffees, light fare foods, and treats. It is located at Heidi's Corner [[7]].

  2. Neptune Bistro & Raw Bar: Neptune Bistro & Raw Bar is a restaurant located in the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk. It offers craft cocktails, fresh and innovative cuisine, and waterfront views [[8]].

  3. O.A.K. Prime: O.A.K. Prime is a fine dining restaurant in Carolina Forest. It offers re-imagined classic dishes with a southern twist. It was opened by Myrtle Beach native Chef Jarrett King in April 2023 [[9]].

  4. Mimosas: Mimosas is a breakfast, brunch, and lunch restaurant with indoor/outdoor seating. It offers an extensive list of mimosa drinks and a unique menu that includes elevated brunch offerings such as fried lobster and waffles [[10]].

  5. Blue Drum Waterfront Restaurant: Blue Drum Waterfront Restaurant, located in Little River, offers unique seafood dishes paired with stunning scenery. It opened in April 2023 [[11]].

  6. Voodoo Brewing Co.: Voodoo Brewing Co. is a brewpub located in Murrells Inlet. It offers a variety of Voodoo beers and seltzers, as well as a menu of brewpub food. The establishment opened in October 2023 [[12]].

  7. The Tasting Room on 9th: The Tasting Room on 9th is set to be the first official wine bar in Myrtle Beach's newly developed Arts and Innovation District. It will offer a wide selection of wines from around the world and a curated menu with food pairings. The opening is scheduled for spring [[13]].

  8. Swig & Swine: Swig & Swine, originally from Charleston, is opening its fifth location in Myrtle Beach's Arts and Innovation District. It offers award-winning barbecue and a diverse selection of craft beer [[14]].

  9. Mura: Mura is Myrtle Beach's first conveyor-belt restaurant. It features Asian staples such as milk bread and Bibimbap, allowing guests to select small dishes from a moving platform. The opening is expected in early 2024 [[15]].

Lodging & Transportation

The article mentions upcoming developments in lodging and transportation:

  1. DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront: The DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront is undergoing a $30 million renovation. The north tower will be transformed into a Tapestry Resort by Hilton, offering luxurious waterfront amenities. The renovation is expected to be completed in spring 2024 [[16]].

  2. Holiday Inn Club Vacations Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Resort: The Holiday Inn Club Vacations Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Resort is scheduled to open in April 2024. It is an 11-acre resort on the Grand Strand, featuring one-to-four-bedroom villas with ocean views. Some villas will be part of the Signature Collection, the company's luxury product [[17]].

  3. The George Hotel: The George Hotel is a boutique hotel located in Georgetown's historic district. It offers artfully-inspired guest rooms, on-site dining, meeting space, and direct marina access for guests arriving by boat [[18]].

  4. Compass Hotel North Myrtle Beach @ Margaritaville: Compass Hotel North Myrtle Beach is a boutique hotel featuring approximately 150 guestrooms, pools, fitness center, meeting space, and dining options. It is expected to open in early 2025 [[19]].

  5. Flight Routes: Breeze Airways will begin offering non-stop flights to Myrtle Beach from Providence (RI), Charleston (WV), Tampa (FL), and Hartford (CT) in 2024 [[20]].

For more information on what's new in Myrtle Beach, you can visit the official website of Visit Myrtle Beach at www.visitmyrtlebeach.com.

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