August Highlights Around the Grand Strand
Summer is in full swing in Myrtle Beach, and just like the waves of the Atlantic, the fun keeps rolling in! August promises a slew of great concerts, events and festivals that are sure to delight your senses during your Grand Strand getaway. Here are some of the key events to check out while you’re in town this August.
Ultimate National Reptile Show
Want to take a walk on the wild side? That’s exactly what you can do by visiting the Ultimate National Reptile Show, taking place at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center August 14th and 15th. Over the weekend, a huge gathering of reptile enthusiasts will span the convention center arena, featuring an assortment of geckos, monitors, chameleons, pythons, bearded dragons and more. The show will be open on Saturday from 10 AM to 5 PM and Sunday from 11 AM to 4 PM. Adult tickets are $10 at the door ($6 if purchased in advance) and children 12 and under are free. Whether you just want to peruse the wildlife or are interested in taking home a new scaled friend, you’re sure to have a fun time at the Ultimate National Reptile Show!
Pauly Shore at the Carolina Comedy Club
The Carolina Comedy Club has entertained thousands since opening at Broadway at the Beach, and this August the laughs keep coming as Pauly Shore headlines the stage August 11th through August 18th. Appearing nightly with two shows on Friday and Saturday, Pauly Shore brings his raucous brand of comedy to the stage for 90 minutes of non-stop hilarity. With roots in comedy stretching all the way back to his upbringing at LA’s famous Comedy Store (Shore’s mother Mitzi was the owner), comedy fans cannot miss catching one of his shows this August!
Craftsmen’s Classic Art & Craft Festival
Look, there’s nothing wrong with snagging a trip souvenir from one of the many beach shops around Myrtle Beach, but for something a little more unique, check out all the amazing wares available during the Craftsmen’s Classic Art & Craft Festival! Taking place at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center Friday, August 20th through Sunday, August 22nd, the festival will feature original creations from hundreds of the nations most talented creators. From sculptures to paintings to dazzling jewelry, you’re sure to find something one-of-a-kind to remember your Myrtle Beach vacation by at the Craftsmen’s Classic Art & Craft Festival.
Now that you’ve got some great events to pack your vacation schedule with, the only thing left is to book your accommodations! Beach Vacations offers you with the best selection of Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach condos at leading resorts like Barefoot Resort, Atlantica and Myrtle Beach Resort. Check out our properties page to browse all the fantastic properties available with Beach Vacations.