Don’t Miss the 16th Annual Irish Italian International Festival

Don’t Miss the 16th Annual Irish Italian International Festival

Fall is a great time to visit North Myrtle Beach this year to experience the 16th Annual Irish Italian International Festival. The weather will be perfect for you to still enjoy the sand and sun and the temps will be a tad cooler as well. Staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals will keep you and your family close to where the festival will be happening. Let’s look below at some of the fun activities and food your family can enjoy at this fun festival.

Delicious Food

Don’t Miss the 16th Annual Irish Italian International Festival

One of the things that many people often wonder is what kind of food will be at the festival? Many of the local restaurants will be featuring Irish and Italian food that your family will want more of. And if you are into doing something a little different then you should check out the spaghetti eating competition. From eating some Irish Dogs to Italian Ice to enjoying a few adult drinks for the parents. What a fun day your family can enjoy as you get to enjoy some amazing Italian and Irish eats!

Fun Entertainment

What is a festival without some fun entertainment that your family will love? Yes, your family will get to enjoy some of the different entertainment during the day. There will be two different stages that you can stop by and have a little fun together. On the Irish Stage you will get to listen to the Coastal Carolina Shields Pipes & Drums and the Mark McKinney Band. Over on the Italian International Stage you can listen to the Catalina’s, watch the spaghetti eating contest and listen to Larry Tanelli & Friends. Don’t miss the fun sounds of the Irish and Italians during this fun festival!

A Little More About the Festival

Don’t Miss the 16th Annual Irish Italian International Festival

Many have asked where and when the 16th Annual Irish Italian International Festival will happen, and we have the answer for you. This festival is taking places on Saturday, September 28th beginning at 10:00 am on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. It will be happening whether it is raining or it’s sunny out and you don’t want to miss out. Not only can you enjoy the live entertainment and food, but you can also enjoy many more. From street performers to arts & crafts to dance groups. There is something that everyone in the family will enjoy and will want to visit again next year for the 17th Annual Irish Italian International Festival!

There are so many more things that your family can do in the North Myrtle Beach during the fall months, but this is one festival you don’t want to miss. If you still haven’t found your perfect North Myrtle Beach vacation rental, now is the time. We hope that you and your family can join in the food and fun festivities over at the Irish Italian International Festival this year!

Go on an Adventure with the Family in North Myrtle Beach

Go on an Adventure with the Family in North Myrtle Beach

Are you and your family looking for something new and exciting to do on your next vacation? Summer will be over soon and it’s hard to believe that school will begin for many students next month. Instead of hitting the beach or the shops on your next vacation to North Myrtle Beach, try a new adventure instead. There are many different things that your family can do while you spend the last days of summer soaking up the sunshine. Let’s look below at what kind of adventure you can do while you vacation.

River Island Adventures

Have you ever thought about going to the beach to go tubing down a river? That is just what you will find over at River Island Adventures in North Myrtle Beach. Located just 7 miles from the ocean in North Myrtle Beach, your family will find a day full of fun. From doing a Pontoon Island Tour to Tubing Taco Tuesday’s where you’ll eat tacos floating down the river. River Island Adventures also have an activity that is like an escape room but their version. There is something for the whole family to do on a nice warm day while on your next vacation!

Go Ape Zip Line & Treetop Adventure

Another fun adventure that your family will enjoy is heading over to Go Ape Zip Line & Treetop Adventure. Your family can go for a ride on the Zip Line, enjoy the ropes course and so many more. Located at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex is where you can enjoy a 2-3-hour journey through the forest canopy. Not only will you do the journey, but you can also go on an fun ride on the ziplines. And if you’re worried about the younger ones not getting their chance on the fun, there is a Treetop Junior for them. There is so much that you can do while you go on this fun adventure together!

Aqua Park

Go on an Adventure with the Family in North Myrtle Beach

Another fun location that your family can do is head over to the Aqua Park at Shark Wake Park. Not only can your family enjoy the beach and waves, but you can also enjoy the Aqua Park. This is filled with inflatables that even the adults can enjoy. They have several different packages that you can get; the Single Session, Double Session and All Day. Please note that all children must be at least 7 years old and know how to swim. What a fun day to spend the day with the family, then playing on this acre of water on the inflatables. Don’t miss trying this one out on your next vacation.

There are many more adventures that your family can do while on vacation in North Myrtle Beach, but we wanted to share these few. If you still haven’t booked your family vacation yet to the area, then now is your time. We have plenty of North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals to choose from and can’t wait to see you soon! Adventure is out there, so spend as much time finding it!

Celebrate July 4th in North Myrtle Beach

Celebrate July 4th in North Myrtle Beach

It’s hard to believe that 4th of July will be here before you know it and that means that your summer vacation is coming soon. There are many things that your family will be able to attend to help celebrate the holiday here in North Myrtle Beach. And when staying in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals, you will be close to it all. Let’s look below at what some of the family-friendly events are coming to the area that you don’t want to miss.

Red White & Blue Race

Celebrate July 4th in North Myrtle Beach

If you and your family are looking to do something a little different this year, then why not give the Red White & Blue 5K a try. This is open to all runners, walkers and those with young kids in strollers to attend over at Barefoot Landing. Be at the starting line at 7:30 am and after the race be sure to head to Lulu’s who will have free breakfast for those who ran the race. Don’t miss this fun and exciting race or if you’re not into running, then cheer on the runners this year!

Salute from the Shore

If you have never spent July 4th at Myrtle Beach, then you have been missing out on this annual tradition. Beginning at 1:00 pm is when you and your family can go out on the beach and see the 10th Annual Salute from the Shore. They will be flying from Cherry Grove all the way down to Hilton Head Island as a parade of military aircrafts. Don’t miss out on this fun event that you can watch from the beach with the family.

Fireworks in the Sky

Celebrate July 4th in North Myrtle Beach

For many, coming to the beach to watch the fireworks go off is just what they need. This is your vacation and since you’re a guest with us then you don’t want to miss the fireworks in the sky this year. If you are staying close to Cherry Grove, head over to the pier to get a glimpse of the amazing fireworks show. If you want another fun location, then we suggest heading over to Broadway at the Beach for their own extravaganza. No matter where you are along the coast, there will be those fireworks for the kids to enjoy.

There are many other events happening in the area, but we thought you’d enjoy these. If you still haven’t made your reservations to come stay with us at Beachcomber Vacations, now is your time. We hope that you and your family have a safe and wonderful 4th of July!

Things to Do this June in North Myrtle Beach

Things to Do this June in North Myrtle Beach

Summer will be here before you know it and that means that the summer fun will begin as well. When you stay in one of our North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals, you and your family will be close to where all the fun is. June is the perfect time to take a family vacation as the weather isn’t too hot, the sun is shining, and your week will be filled with a day or two at the beach. But why not take advantage of some of the other fun activities that are happening around town while you are on vacation. Let’s look below at a few of the fun family-friendly things that you can do in the Myrtle Beach area.

Sun Fun Festival

Things to Do this June in North Myrtle Beach

Kick the summer off by coming to Pyler Park for the Sun Fun Festival & Parade on Saturday, June 1st & 2nd. This is a historic festival that is happening in downtown Myrtle Beach and won’t want to miss it. The fun begins on Friday afternoon and will have live entertainment, carnival games and the official “opening ceremony” along the boardwalk. The fun doesn’t stop there as it continues on Saturday for the annual Sun Fun Parade at 10:00 am and the festivities begin again at 5:00 pm. Sunday you and the family will be able to enjoy activities for all ages and more. This event is free to attend so start your vacation off with a bang as you come and celebrate summer vacation with us.

Art Festival Fun

Every June, Brookgreen Gardens have the Brookgreen Art Festival for their visitors to come and enjoy as a family. On June 1st & 2nd from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm you will be able to see some of the area’s most talented artists. You will be able to see some of their artwork and can even enjoy some demonstrations that they will be having each day. This event is free to attend when you purchase the admission into the regular gardens. We hope you and your family will come join in the fun.

Baseball Stadium Fun

Things to Do this June in North Myrtle Beach

Summer is here and that only means that it’s time to take the family to see the Myrtle Beach Pelicans play a game or two. Their baseball season will be in full swing for 2019 and you won’t want to miss a single second of the fun. Tickets to see the game can cost as little as $9 per person and we promise you that there is not one bad seat in the whole stadium. Many of the June home games will include playing against the Wilmington Blue Rocks, the Fayetteville Woodpeckers and the Potomac Nationals. Don’t miss this fun activity with the family as you cheer on our hometown team the Pelicans!

Carolina Country Music Festival

Don’t miss this year’s Carolina Country Music Festival that is back that will bring more than 30 of country’s hottest starts to Myrtle Beach. This is a 3-day event that happens every June and this year’s will not disappoint. Starting on June 6th and ending on June 9th is where you and your family can come and enjoy some of the best singers in the industry. And to help kick off this amazing festival will be Alabama who will be part of the lineup on Thursday, June 6th. Some of the other amazing acts will be Florida Georgia Line, Dierks Bentley, Dan + Shay and more. What a fun event that you and the family can come and rock out to some amazing music! Get your tickets today and spend the weekend with us.

Light Up the Sky

Things to Do this June in North Myrtle Beach

Do you and your family love fireworks but don’t want to wait until the 4th of July? Then have no fear as June is the kickoff to the nightly firework shows. When you and your family are on vacation to the beach each year, you too can experience seeing nightly fireworks from all around the area. If you are in North Myrtle Beach, then we suggest heading over to Barefoot Landing on Monday nights around 10:00 pm. A few other places that you will be able to check out for fireworks are at Broadway at the Beach and at the Myrtle Beach Pelicans games. Be sure to check them out on your next family vacation to the beach.

There are many other fun things that you and the family can do while in the North Myrtle Beach area, but these we thought you’d enjoy more. If you still haven’t made your North Myrtle Beach vacation rental reservation yet, now is the time. We can’t wait to see you and the family as you get the summer started here in the North Myrtle Beach area!

Beach Bag Must Have’s for Spring Break

Beach Bag Must Have’s for Spring Break

Headed to the sandy beaches of the North Myrtle Beach for spring break this year? Nothing says vacation like spending the day at one of our beautiful beaches. When staying in one of our Oceanview vacation rentals, having the right items in your beach bag will help make your vacation much better. Be sure to check your “beach bag” must have list before you leave for your trip to guarantee you’ll have a good time.

Spring Break Beach Bags

Beach Bag

Making sure you have the right beach bag can make a big difference for your family. Sure, you can throw all of your items into any bag, but did you know that all beach bags were not created equal. We suggest looking at the size, water and sand resistance, security and stylish when searching for your bag. We have found that even using a backpack, diaper bag or an a large utility tote bag works perfect as a beach bag.

Towels

Beach Bag Must Have’s for Spring Break

Pack a towel for everyone in your family whether you are going to sit in the sun or swim in the ocean. Bringing an extra towel with you is always a good idea especially if you have little ones with you. Having a beach towel with a different design can help each member in your family remember which one theirs is. You can also make a pocket or two for your beach towels. Just sew a few pockets on one end of the towel to keep a few things handy like sunscreen or your sunglasses.

Protection from the Sun

With the southern sun in North Myrtle Beach, sunscreen is a must for any beach bag. Use a sunscreen that is designed for your beach activities such as waterproof, sport, high SPF, etc.). Dermatologists recommend that you use a sunscreen with at least 30 SPF while you are enjoying the sunshine. And don’t forget to Reapply throughout your day as we don’t want you to ruin your vacation the very first day your here with a sunburn. If you do happen to get a little too much sun while on vacation, then make sure you have some aloe in your bag or back in your vacation rental.

Water-Resistant Pouch

Between the water, sun and sand, the beach is filled with many things that can damage your phone. Bringing a water-resistant pouch to the beach can be a lifesaver for many. If you are unable to find a water-resistant pouch before you leave for spring break, you can grab a sandwich bag or Ziploc bag. Both of these items will keep your phone and other electronic devices safe from the elements of the beach.

Sand Toy Bag

Beach Bag Must Have’s for Spring Break

When you go on vacation with kids, bringing sand toys is a must. But we understand that bringing back the sand into your car or vacation rental can be a hassle. Grabbing a mesh bag such as a laundry bag or a reusable market bag from a store at home can help eliminate the mess. Just throw the sandy toys into the bag, give it a good shake or two and leave the sand behind at the beach.

Sunglasses & Hats

Making sure to pack both of these items are a must on any vacation you take to the beach. The sun in the south is a lot warmer than it would be up north, and so we want to make sure you are protected. Sunglasses will protect your eyes from the suns bright rays and will offer you some relief when trying to keep an eye on your little ones playing. Whether you have a floppy hot or a baseball cap, you will be happy that you brought these along with you. Be sure to pack one for each member of your family.

Reusable Water Bottles

Beach Bag Must Have’s for Spring Break

When you are spending the day in the sun and at the beach, you will want to stay hydrated as well. Throw a few water bottles in the cooler or bring a reusable bottle such as a Yeti Cup or an insulated water bottle as they will keep your drink ice cold all day long. The sun and salt will dry you out so make sure that you have enough water to go around for everyone in your family for the whole day. If you are staying in one of our Oceanview vacation rentals, then you will be able to go back to refill the bottles.

Baby Powder

You may not have thought that this would be a must, but it is whenever you go to the beach. Whether you are staying in a vacation rental or you decided to drive your car to the beach access, sand will be all over you when you leave the beach. So, bringing baby powder in your beach bag will magically get the sand off of your body without irritation and leave a nice scent too. This is perfect for everyone in the family and not just the kids.

There are many other items that you can pack into your beach bag for your next trip to North Myrtle Beach, but these are the must have items we thought you should have with you. If you are still looking for a place to stay for spring break, then check out our Oceanview vacation rentals today. We can’t wait to see you and your family as you enjoy the South Carolina Coast!

Spend Labor Day in North Myrtle Beach

Spend Labor Day in North Myrtle Beach

North Myrtle Beach is the perfect location for you and your family to spend Labor Day this year. With endless activities that will keep you and your family entertained there is something for everyone. From fireworks to live entertainment, there are countless ways for you to celebrate this holiday. Staying in one of our Beachcomber vacation rentals will help you enjoy your much-deserved vacation from work or just before the kids go back to school. Make this Labor Day vacation exciting and fun for all the memories to be made!

Visit a State Park

Myrtle Beach has natural beauty for you to enjoy and visiting the area’s 2 state parks can be fun. Myrtle Beach State Park and Huntington Beach State Park has nature oriented events all summer long. Saturday mornings you can go to the Myrtle Beach State Park’s fishing pier where local fisherman unload their catch into a kiddie pool for you to observe. Make sure to check out their website to see what they offer and enjoy the beach while you visit one of the state parks. 

Enjoy the Fireworks Display

Spend Labor Day in North Myrtle Beach

Head over to Barefoot Landing on Saturday, September 1st at 10 pm for some special lights in the sky. There are other places around Myrtle Beach for you and your family to head to view fireworks. At Plyler Park you can enjoy fireworks on September 1st at 10 pm. On Sunday, September 2nd at 10 pm there will be a firework display at Broadway at the Beach. There is no better way to celebrate Labor Day at the beach than to watch these free eye-popping fireworks display!

Fun Summer Event Finales

Labor Day weekend happens to be the final weekend to enjoy the various summer celebrations in Myrtle Beach. Sunday, September 2nd is going to be the final day you will be able to enjoy each of these summer events. If you are wanting to be at Broadway at the Beach to shop, eat and walk around then you won’t want to miss the final day. From 7 pm to 10 pm there will be strolling entertainment from face painters, fire dancers and more. SummerFest! at Barefoot Landing allows you to enjoy live music, entertainers, balloon making and more. And finally head to Plyler Park for their final Hot Summer Nights which includes family-friendly entertainment and live music. Don’t miss these amazing free entertainments while you are on vacation!

Head to the Beach

Spend Labor Day in North Myrtle Beach

One of the best things to do while you are on vacation in North Myrtle Beach for Labor Day is heading to the beach for the day. Kick back and relax in a beach chair with a book and a cold drink in your hand. Let the kids play in the sand and build sandcastles for the day. Eat your lunch on the beach under the umbrella with snacks to go with it. Sit back and just enjoy the sounds of the ocean and kids playing in the background. 

While there are many other things you could be enjoying while on vacation, heading down before the school year begins is just what every family needs. If you are still looking for a North Myrtle Beach vacation rental be sure to check out our specials we have today. We can’t wait to see you this summer!