It’s obvious how you’ll spend most of your time with your family in Myrtle Beach - on the beach. But most kids (and parents) need a break from the sun and sand at some point. The good news: There’s plenty to do off the beach, too.
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Oceanfront Bar & Grill has been a Myrtle Beach tradition and favorite for more than 60 years. Located on the boardwalk and with a spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean, this iconic spot serves great food and ice cold brews. It has also some of the best live music around, with live acoustic music shows every day during the summer. Enjoy the atmosphere, the views and the nice ocean breeze you feel while relaxing on the patio.
At Sharkey’s you’ll quickly learn the fun never stops, and there’s always fun to be had. Sit on the deck — which has an amazing oceanfront view — and enjoy a delicious seafood meal made from fresh ingredients and prepared by the one and only Chef Lenny Edwards. If you’re staying in Myrtle Beach during a summer weekend, drop by and show off your singing skills during a karaoke night or listen and dance along to one of the bands or DJs playing that night.
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Myrtle Beach has several theaters offering family friendly shows every night of the week. The Alabama Theatre and Carolina Opry offer off-Broadway style productions, as well as occasional performances by national and regional touring musical and comedy acts.
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Market Common in Myrtle Beach and McLean Park in North Myrtle Beach offer free movie nights that allow visitors the rare chance to catch a flick in the great outdoors. Bring a blanket and relax under the stars to a family friendly feature flick.
Myrtle Beach prides itself on being the Golf Capital of America, but it also happens to be a bastion of putt-putt golf. There are dozens of miniature golf courses located throughout the Grand Strand, including layouts that host national tournaments like the Masters of Promini golf and the US Open of mini golf.
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Dance in the streets of North Myrtle Beach, or stretch out on a blanket under the stars at the Sounds of Summer Concert Series one Friday night a month at the North Myrtle Beach Sports and Recreation Complex.
Broadway at the Beach puts on a professional pyrotechnics display every Tuesday and Friday nights in June, July and August. Or you can stroll down to the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk on Wednesday nights and see the fireworks launched over the ocean.