What could be a better way to kick start your New Year than with a relaxing beach vacation? Though the weather is a bit cooler this time of year, there are still plenty of fun and exciting things to do in the North Myrtle Beach area. Take advantage of the break from the sun and sand and check out some of the popular local events. From food inspired events to live music and more, the North Myrtle Beach area is bustling with festive events. Check out a few of the exciting happenings and check out a few during your off-season stay at Tilghman Resort.
Blues-A-Palooza – Ongoing at House of Blues
Kick back and relax to the smooth sounds of jazz at the Myrtle Beach House of Blues. The House of Blues, most known for attracting national talent from across the country, is hosting a series of events that focuses on highlighting regional and national jazz artists. This event takes place each Saturday through the Spring and is free to the public. Call (843) 272-3000 for more information.
Driving Miss Daisy – January 9th – February 2nd
Atlantic Stage, the area’s only professional, not-for-profit theater company, is proud present a new show for the 2014 season: Driving Miss Daisy. This classic movie has been a favorite among many for years and Atlantic Stage is excited to bring it to the theater. There will be multiple shows throughout the month at the 79th Avenue Theater, located in Myrtle Beach. Call (877) 287-8587 for more information.
Improv The Musical – January 25th
Those looking to laugh the night away will want to head to Improv The Musical. Presented by the popular Carolina Improv Company, this new musical will keep you on your toes. Much like their regular improve shows, this unique musical presentation will incorporate suggestions from the audience into a one of a kind experience that you will never forget. This family friendly show takes place from 7:30 – 9:00 at Uptown Theater. Call (843) 272-4242 for more information.
Restaurant Week – January 11th – 19th
South Carolina Restaurant week, a highly anticipated annual event, takes place mid-January this year and promises to be bigger and better than ever. Restaurants from across the state, including several Grand Strand eateries, participate in this event that celebrates local cuisine across all genres. Local restaurants are showcasing their cuisine through the creation unique, multi-course menus at discounted prices. Check this restaurant list for more information on local participating restaurants.
Winter Parrot Head Festival – February 22nd
Wino aficionados and neophytes alike are sure to have a blast at the Winter Parrot Head Festival at La Belle Amie Vineyard. This local winery hosts a variety of fun events throughout the year but this one tends to draw a particularly large crowd. Celebrate the tastes and sounds of the island with festive food offerings, arts and craft vendors, Jimmy Buffet music, and a variety of local wines. Call (843) 399-9463 for more information.