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Top Myrtle Events: August Edition

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August is approaching and many families are busy planning a last minute beach getaway before the hustle and bustle of the school year returns. Whether you are squeezing in a final weekend getaway or saved your week-long trip for the end of summer, August is packed with fun, family friendly events to keep you busy during your stay at the beach. Check out some of the top events happening near Beach Cove Resort and pencil a few into your itinerary:

La Belle Amie Festivals

August is a busy month for La Belle Amie Vineyard and you won’t want to miss the chance to attend one of their exciting festivals! The lineup for August includes: Blues & Jazz Fest (Aug.2nd), Whole Lotta Shakin’ Oldies Music Festival (Aug.16th), and Summer Breeze Music Fest (Aug.30th). Though each event varies slightly by theme, each will include live entertainment, succulent snacks and hors d’oeuvres, samples of current seasonal wine selections, and even complimentary tours of the scenic vineyard. Guests are invited to bring chairs and blankets and settle in for an afternoon full of fun. These events kick off at 12pm and wrap up at 5pm. Call (843) 399-9463 for more information.

SummerFest! at Barefoot Landing

SummerFest! at Barefoot Landing lasts through the end of August and is an ongoing summer promotion that gives you plenty of opportunities to enjoy family friendly fun. Head to this scenic outdoor venue any night of the week to enjoy an array of roaming street performers, live entertainment, games, and much more. Nightly entertainers include Nick Pike from “America’s Got Talent” and Nigel & Ally’s Traveling Dance Party in addition to magicians, kid’s karaoke, face painting, and stilt walkers. Head out on a Monday evening to enjoy a spectacular fireworks show over the lakes or Saturdays to enjoy free carousel rides all day long!

Jokers Wild at Carolina Improv

Carolina Improv is excited to host the hilarious dynamic duo, Mike Ritchie and Kevin Cox, on Wednesday August 14th. These two gentlemen offer a wildly creative and amusing show that is sure to keep you on the edge of your seats. The show begins by an interview with a random audience member and the show evolves based on that information, offering a completely unique experience. This show is 18 and up, but if you have younger guests in town, don’t fret! Carolina Improv offers plenty of family friendly shows throughout the week, like their popular “Whose Beach is it Anyway?” performance. Tickets may be purchased online or at the theatre. Call (843) 272-4242 for more information.

Beach Party at Castano’s

Stop by Castano’s Italian Steakhouse, located right up the road at Barefoot Landing, for a lively beach party each Tuesday and Wednesday throughout the month of August. This exciting weekly event offers the perfect opportunity to kick back and enjoy some good eats and cold drinks after a bustling day at the beach. The fun kicks off at 4pm and goes until close. Stop in early for happy hour from 4pm-7pm or later for a full mouthwatering meal; live beach music and themed dinner and drink specials, including creative burger concoctions that aren’t normally offered, will be available all night long. Call (843) 361-2000 for more information.

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