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Spring Break in Myrtle Beach is like no other vacation destination.

Spring Break is not only a big vacation season for college students but also for families. Whether you will be traveling to Myrtle Beach with friends or family this Spring Break, it’s important to stay safe while having fun.  

To help you enjoy your 2021 Spring Break in Myrtle Beach to the fullest, we have created this guide of the best Spring Break restaurants, activities, and nightlife. Our list will include family-friendly activities plus activities exclusively for persons 21 and older. 

As you begin planning and booking your vacation details, be sure to check out the amazing accommodations Holiday Inn at the Pavilion has to offer. Our resort is located along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk just south of the 14th Ave Pier. 



What better topic to start with than food. Dining in Myrtle Beach is delicious every time of year, but with Spring comes new specials, seasonal drink creations, and beautiful weather for outdoor dining. Here are our top picks for the best restaurants to visit this Spring Break in Myrtle Beach. 


RipTydz Oceanfront Grill & Rooftop Bar is the closest restaurant to Holiday Inn at the Pavilion, located literally right next door. One of the newest restaurants on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, Riptydz offers guests fresh seafood, prime steaks, plus even more delicious creations. Take in the great views of the ocean day or night. 

During the evenings, Spring Breakers will love the rooftop bar with its lounge seating and drink specials. There is also live music nightly on the oceanfront deck. Check out Riptydz’s menu, hours, and specials online. 

For more restaurants located just steps from Holiday Inn at the Pavilion, check out our complete guide to Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Restaurants

ART Burger · Sushi · Bar

Known by locals simply as ‘ART Burger,’ this delicious destination will wow the whole family. As the name suggests, ART’s menu features burgers and sushi plus numerous fried creations. Try the mouth-watering Firecracker Shrimp, the classic ART Burger, or the local’s Beach Sushi Roll. 

Part of what makes ART Burger so unique is the display of local art around the restaurant. Local artists are invited to sell and display their art at no charge to the artist. ART Burger is open daily from noon to 9pm.  

SOHO & Rooftop 21

No Spring Break in Myrtle Beach is complete without a trip to SOHO, a sophisticated restaurant serving Asian-inspired cuisine. Menu items include seafood, sushi, steaks, and pasta. 

One of the fun features of SOHO is their rooftop bar and lounge with unique seating and full food service. Enjoy a delicious cocktail creation with a made-to-order sushi roll around one of their modern firepits. SOHO is located on 21st Ave N between Ocean Blvd and Kings Hwy and is open for lunch and dinner. 

Johnny D’s Waffles

Known for more than just their waffles, Johnny D’s is open daily from 7am – 2pm serving an extensive breakfast and lunch menu. The closest location to Holiday Inn at the Pavilion is on Hwy 17 Bus at 33rd Ave N, but Johnny D’s has two other area locations found in North Myrtle Beach and Surfside Beach. 

Johnny D’s offers an Early Bird menu until 8:30am featuring a selection of breakfast items for $5 with a beverage included. Their regular breakfast menu includes omelettes, waffles, benedicts, and so much more. Their lunch menu features items such as sandwiches, burgers, and numerous french fry creations. Johnny D’s also serves an extensive cocktail menu at breakfast and lunch.

If you are looking for dining options in Myrtle Beach with a view, we have a list of the best Oceanfront Restaurants Along the Grand Strand.



There is no shortage of awesome activities to enjoy this Spring Break in Myrtle Beach. The real challenge will be making time to enjoy them all. We have narrowed our list down to our top five picks. 

Top Golf

Top Golf of Myrtle Beach has more than 70 climate-controlled hitting bays, over 200 HDTVs, a full-service restaurant and bar, and a rooftop terrace with a firepit. Groups big and small can be accommodated while still practicing social distancing. 

Guests can watch a live sporting event, enjoy a round of Angry Birds Golf, or take a private golf lesson all under one roof. Golf lessons are available for both children and adults. Top Golf also has private event spaces available for rent. 

Watersports & Tours

The Myrtle Beach area is surrounded by large bodies of water. Beyond the Atlantic Ocean, there is the Inlet (or salt marsh), the Waccamaw River, the Intracoastal Waterway, and numerous smaller rivers and creeks. Even though taking a dip in Ocean during the Spring months will prove to be chilly, there’s no reason you still can’t enjoy numerous watersports and activities. Here are a few of our favorites. 

Dave & Buster’s

Arcade games, classic American cuisine, giant TVs, and drink specials – all this and more are found at Dave Buster’s of Myrtle Beach. Dave & Buster’s has Happy Hour specials every weekday plus half-priced games every Wednesday. They also offer a 20% discount to all military and first responders. 

Dave & Buster’s is located within Broadway at the Beach across from Broadway Louie’s and opens daily at noon. All ages are welcome, but kids under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Fun Warehouse

Another awesome family-friendly game zone is Fun Warehouse, but Fun Warehouse is more than just an arcade. You can join a virtual reality game, speed around the roller rink, jump through inflatables, win prizes in the arcade, and shoot your way to victory at laser tag. 

Pricing at Fun Warehouse is per activity or packages may be purchased. Their cafe serves American classics and sodas plus alcoholic beverages. Discounts are available for large groups. Fun Warehouse is open Sun. – Thurs noon – 9pm and Fri. & Sat. 10am – 10pm. Book your next party and find out more about Fun Warehouse online. 

Broadway Grand Prix

Find fun for all ages at the Broadway Grand Prix this Spring Break in Myrtle Beach. Broadway Grand Prix has re-opened for the Spring Season with new safety guidelines in place to protect their guests and employees. They are also featuring an all-new arcade this season. 

Broadway Grand Prix has 7 go-kart tracks (some of which are age-specific), two mini-golf courses, a rock-climbing wall, bumper cars, and an on-site cafe. Find all the pricing details online, and purchase your tickets in advance for the best deals. 

The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk has even more activities for friends and family to enjoy. Here is our complete guide to all the fun!



We encourage everyone not only to drink responsibly but also to practice social distancing this year for Spring Break in Myrtle Beach. Remember to wear your mask when not drinking or eating, and wash your hands regularly. Also, don’t forget to have fun and enjoy your vacation! Here are some of the best nightlife spots in Myrtle Beach. 

Señor Frog’s

By day, Señor Frog’s is a family-friendly restaurant featuring a delicious menu, but when the moon rises, Señor Frog’s is transformed into one of the top clubs in Myrtle Beach. Along with incredible cocktail creations, there is always live music and dancing. 

Señor Frog’s Myrtle Beach is currently offering Taco Tuesdays with discounted tacos and Latin Night with live Latin music every Sunday. 

Murrells Inlet MarshWalk

Another transforming nightlife scene is along the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk. Eight delicious restaurants serve lunch and dinner during the day, and some even have breakfast, but in the evenings, each restaurant (or its adjoining bar) turns into a live music venue. 

Local musicians play along the MarshWalk nightly with each bar featuring its own unique drink concoctions. Check out the live music calendar for each restaurant and bar on the MarshWalk’s website.   

Carolina Comedy Club 

One of the top comedy venues in the area is the Carolina Comedy Club located in Broadway at the Beach. Live performances run Thursday – Saturday with a new comedian each weekend. See some of the biggest names in comedy have been seen on the Carolina Comedy Club stage. Guests are invited to arrive early and stay late after shows to enjoy dinner and a drink from the Back Stage Bar & Grill. See upcoming comedians and buy tickets for a show online. 

Crocodile Rocks

Crocodile Rocks is the area’s only dueling piano bar. Guests control the show by requesting songs which one of the two players will perform. Every night is a new line-up so you will never see the same show twice. 

Reservations may be made to secure an up-front seat. A full menu is available. Admission is $10 per person, and only 21 and up are admitted. Crocodile Rocks is currently operating during Winter hours which are Fri. & Sat. with doors opening at 6:30pm. Check the website for changes in hours

If you are looking to stay close by the hotel for your nightlife fun, here are the Best Bars found along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, just steps from Holiday Inn at the Pavilion. 


We hope this guide to Spring Break in Myrtle Beach 2021 has been helpful for you and your family or friends. Don’t forget to stay safe no matter what Spring Break fun you choose. 

Be sure to check out the Specials we are currently offering at Holiday Inn at the Pavilion to book the best deals. We have a premier location on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk with 5 great pool attractions for all ages, an oceanfront beach bar on the pool deck, and impressive in-room amenities. Make 2021 Spring Break in Myrtle Beach the best vacation ever!


The 5th Annual Carolina Country Music Fest will take place from June 6th– 9th at the 18-acre oceanfront spot along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. There will be more than 30 performers in all, ranging from local and regional talent to national headliners. Headliners include Thomas Rhett, Dan + Shay, and Florida Georgia Line – to name a few.  This new family-friendly festival is set to be the unofficial start of summer and will kick-off vacation season on a high note.


General Carolina Country Fest Information

The Carolina Country Music Festival is a rain or shine event.Guitarist practicing with his band mate.

Festival Parking:

  • Downtown Myrtle Beach parking lots and parking meters will be available on a first come, first serve basis. Guests can download the Parkmobile app to simplify parking payments for metered spots. Please see the city parking website for more specific information.
  • Parking passes are also available to purchase ahead of time on the CCMF website.
  • Guests staying close to the event are encouraged to save time and effort by taking a cab or Uber to the festival. 


Carolina Country Music Fest Lineup 

The Carolina Country Music Festival is proud to offer more than 30 premier country music artists from across the nation! 

Confirmed Country Fest Artists Include:

  • Dierks Bentley
  • Alabama
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Dan + Shay
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Morgan Evans
  • Randy Houser
  • Dustin Lynch
  • Midland
  • Jimmie Allen
  • Gabby Barrett
  • Rhett Akins
  • High Valley
  • And many more!

myrtle beach boardwalk at night

Carolina Country Music Fest tickets are on sale now and can be purchased in advance through the CCMF Website. There are varying ticket options including a 1, 2, 3, and 4 day passes and different VIP options. One day passes start at $129 and 3 day passes at $199.


The best part is, guests can enjoy a trip to the beach, outstanding country music, and accommodations just a short walk from all of the festival action! Holiday Inn Oceanfront offers direct access to the bustling Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, meaning you won’t have to travel far to partake in the festivities. Holiday Inn Oceanfront also offers plenty of accommodations options to meet all of your needs, generous on-site amenities, FREE daily breakfast, and direct beach access for when you want to kick back and soak up the sun. 


Holiday Inn Boardwalk Hotel Rooms For Country Fest

oceanfront king efficiency

Holiday Inn Oceanfront Resort offers several hotel room layouts to suit your individual needs:

  • Lowrise Building – 4 Unique Room Layouts, Oceanfront & Oceanview Options Available. These budget-friendly hotel rooms are great for the concert attendee on the go. The efficiency style rooms are just what the doctor ordered for a stress-free lodging option. 
  • Oceanfront Tower – 5 Unique Room Layouts, All Units Oceanfront. These scenic rooms are great for concert-goers seeking a more robust hotel experience. Some units feature murphy beds for extra sleep space and full kitchens for effortless cooking. All units offer a private oceanfront balcony.


Holiday Inn Boardwalk Amenities

When you aren’t hitting the festival for live entertainment, be sure to take advantage of some of the great Holiday Inn Oceanfront amenities offered to all guests at no additional charge:

  • 5 Pool Amenities
  • Tropical Pool Bar (Seasonal)
  • FREE Breakfast Items Daily
  • On-Site Fitness Facility
  • Premier Boardwalk Location
  • … And Much More!


Check out our current hotel deals and book your stay at Holiday Inn for the Carolina Country Music Fest today!


One of the great advantages of staying at Holiday Inn at the Pavilion is its proximity to the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. And if you ever get hungry, you’ll have plenty of options nearby to choose from. The Boardwalk boasts many fantastic oceanfront dining options, all with their own unique styles. Munch on a juicy burger or enjoy fresh seafood and a cold drink as you watch the waves roll in. Check out the best oceanfront dining along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk!

seafood platterTin Roof| (843) 945-9867

Tin Roof offers up premier oceanfront dining. Best of all, it’s just a short walk to our resort! This open-air restaurant and bar serves classic American fares like burgers and sandwiches, and fresh seafood favorites. Grab a seat by the stage to enjoy their weekly live entertainment!

Moe Moon’s | (843) 448-4926

Located south of our resort, Moe Moon’s is all about “chillaxing” by the waves. Choose from a selection of great American classic fares like sandwiches and burgers. Moe Moon’s also offers an eclectic variety of tacos, seafood, and fresh salads. From the Blender Blasters to the Moe’s Fishbowls, enjoy the sound of the waves as you sip on a signature cocktail.

myrtle beach skyline at nightime

Landshark Bar & Grill | (843) 788-0001

Landshark Bar & Grill is steps from our beachfront resort and sits under the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel. Serving American classics with a twist, you’ll find delicious dishes across the whole menu at Landshark Bar & Grill. This oceanfront restaurant serves up burgers, salads, shareable apps, and seafood baskets. Grab a cold drink on the outdoor patio as you watch the passerby on the Boardwalk.

Pier House Restaurant | (843) 626-8480

The Pier House Restaurant at 2nd Avenue Pier boasts is a unique waterfront option. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, dine on land and seafaring delicacies like steaks and seafood platters. Head upstairs to the Pier View Open Air Bar and enjoy a plate of appetizers and a cold drink or a cocktail with unobstructed views of the oceanfront. The Pier House Restaurant features large windows providing ample vistas to guests.

Burger and French fries

ART Burger Sushi Bar | (843) 839-4774

ART Burger Sushi Bar blends burgers and sushi with an artistic flare. With juicy burgers named after classic artists, such as the Rembrandt and Picasso burgers, ART Burger. And don’t miss the sushi rolls! Try a traditional sushi roll or try their Outside the Box rolls like the Fried Chicken Roll.

8th Avenue Tiki Bar | (843) 712-2340

Located a short walk from our resort, 8th Avenue Tiki Bar is your stop for authentic Mediterranean dishes. The menu also boasts yummy dishes like burgers and handmade pizzas. Enjoy a cold drink on the outdoor patio or spend time out of the sun in the vibrant indoor seating area.


Visit our Myrtle Beach Boardwalk FAQ page for more information on the Boardwalk!