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Spring Break in Myrtle Beach: A Complete Guide For 2022

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 2022 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.


seafood platterRipTydz Oceanfront Grill & Rooftop Bar is the closest restaurant to Holiday Inn at the Pavilion, located literally right next door. 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 for lunch and dinner from noon to 9 p.m.

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 Rooftop 21, the 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 Boulevard and Kings Highway 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 breakfast to lunch 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 from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. that includes a selection of breakfast items for $5 with a beverage included. Their regular breakfast menu includes omelets, 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

family kayaking on the water at sunsetThe 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 the Atlantic 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 15% discount to all military and first responders. 
Dave & Buster’s is located within Broadway at the Beach across from Bar Louie and opens daily at 11 a.m. 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 – 9 p.m. and Fri. & Sat. 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. 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 seven go-kart tracks (some of which are age-specific), two mini-golf courses, bumper cars, and an on-site snack bar. 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. See our list of must-visit Myrtle Beach Boardwalk attractions!


We encourage everyone not only to drink responsibly but to have fun and enjoy your vacation! There are many nightlife hotspots across the Grand Strand, but these are some of our favorite nightlife spots in Myrtle Beach.

Señor Frog’s

DJ mixing sound at a concertBy 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 located near The Avenue section of Broadway at the Beach.

Murrells Inlet MarshWalk

Another transforming nightlife scene is along the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk. Seven 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.  

810 Billiards & Bowling

Located at the popular Market Common shopping and dining complex, 810 Billiards & Bowling is a hotspot for dining, drinks, and gaming. As their name suggests, you’ll find plenty of billiards tables and bowling lanes to enjoy an evening out with family and friends. You’ll also find arcade games, skee ball, cornhole, and much more.
The food menu includes dozens of shareables, brick oven pizzas, and burgers. Order a beer or a cocktail at the bar for a drink that you can sip while you play. For more information, visit their website.

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. Check the Crocodile Rocks website for more information
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 2022 has been helpful for you and your family or friends. Don’t forget to stay safe no matter what Spring Break fun you choose. For even more things to do this spring, check out our guide to spring events in Myrtle Beach!
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 five great pool attractions for all ages, an oceanfront beach bar on the pool deck, and impressive in-room amenities. Make 2022 Spring Break in Myrtle Beach the best vacation ever!