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New experiences for your next vacation in Myrtle Beach

(BPT) - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is known for its 14 unique communities and over 60 miles of beaches that have delighted travelers of all ages for generations. This year, the Grand Strand is premiering a host of all-new activities, experiences and culinary delights. Whether you've never visited The Beach before or it's your family's favorite getaway, you'll find an array of new and exciting experiences in 2024. Check out this curated list of 11 new additions hitting Myrtle Beach this year.

1. Myrtle Beach Classic

Golf fans rejoice! The inaugural Myrtle Beach Classic (May 9-12, 2024) will be the first PGA Tour event in The Beach's history and the first major professional golf tournament to hit the Grand Strand in the past 24 years. The event will take place at the Dunes Golf & Beach Club, a championship golf course and premier country club with a scenic view of the Atlantic Ocean.

2. Carolina Country Music Festival

Are you ready to put on your cowboy boots and party? The Carolina Country Music Festival returns to Myrtle Beach June 6-9, 2024. The three-day outdoor country music festival will feature over 40 of the hottest country music artists, including Carrie Underwood and Morgan Wallen.

3. PopStroke

If you're looking for family-friendly golfing, then look no further than PopStroke. In partnership with Tiger Woods, the golf and dining experience will open March 2024 at Broadway at the Beach, a popular shopping and entertainment complex. Whether you're a novice or expert, the two 18-hole putting course will challenge you with its fairways, bunkers and rough. Don't forget to check out the full-service restaurant where you can enjoy creative twists on your favorite meals.

4. Myrtle Waves Water Park

Myrtle Waves Water Park - South Carolina's largest water park - has delighted locals and visitors alike with more than 20 waterslides, a wave pool and lazy river. This year, the park has added a "Wild Water Racer" mat slide. This exhilarating ride will allow up to four people to lie on a mat and slide down headfirst. The water park will also expand its cabana and shaded seating area so you can relax in style.

5. Coffee & Cream Cabana

Coffee & Cream Cabana is the newest addition to Heidi's Corner, the latest dining experience by award-winning chef Heidi Vukov. The ice cream shop 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. There's a sweet treat for everyone in the family to enjoy!

6. Greg Rowles Legacy Theater

Prepare to be captivated by local performer Greg Rowles and family at the Greg Rowles Legacy Theatre, opening this spring. Spend an evening taking in diverse and captivating performances from world-class singers and musicians in a unique setting unlike anything on the Grand Strand.

7. Swig & Swine

Beloved barbecue restaurant Swig & Swine will open its fifth location in Myrtle Beach's Arts and Innovation District, its first venture outside of Charleston. Offering award-winning barbecue and a diverse selection of craft beer, you'll be glad to stop in for a bite and brew after an afternoon exploring downtown.

8. The Tasting Room on 9th

This spring, the Arts and Innovation District will welcome its first official wine bar, The Tasting Room on 9th. With a thoughtfully curated wine program, this inclusive, community-centered space offers a wide variety of wines and innovative food pairings. From wine novices to experienced connoisseurs, this welcoming establishment is the perfect place to try something new.

9. DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront

The DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront has undergone a $30 million renovation that will welcome visitors to an all-new lodging experience this spring. The hotel covers 27 acres at the southern end of Ocean Boulevard and is right next door to Myrtle Beach State Park. The renovations include the transformation of the former North Tower into a Tapestry Resort by Hilton that will offer luxurious waterfront amenities.

10. Holiday Inn Club Vacations Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Resort

Opening in April 2024, the Holiday Inn Club Vacations Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Resort is a brand-new 11-acre resort along the Grand Strand. The property features 152 one-to-four-bedroom villas, each with ocean-view patios, perfect for groups of all sizes planning a beach getaway.

11. Fly to The Beach fast

With more than 50 nonstop destinations, Myrtle Beach International Airport makes planning a trip to The Beach easy. This year, Breeze Airways will also begin nonstop flights to Myrtle Beach from Providence (RI), Charleston (WV), Tampa (FL) and Hartford (CT).

These are just a few of the many exciting new vacation experiences you can enjoy at The Beach. For more information on what's new in Myrtle Beach and to plan your next trip, head to

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