More FREE Reasons a Myrtle Beach Vacation Would Be a Blast This Summer

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It’s no secret that Myrtle Beach is one of the nation’s top family vacation destinations – and there’s good reason for that. The Grand Strand’s 60-plus miles of gorgeous Atlantic Ocean coastline, along with its wide assortment of family-friendly attractions including amusement parks, water parks, museums, shopping complexes and more, keep visitors coming back year after year. Further adding to the draw, Myrtle Beach’s easy-to-access location, temperate coastal climate and great values on lodging, dining and activities make it a wise choice when considering places for your getaway.

Of course, the Myrtle Beach fun really heats up in the summer, as sun lovers flock to the beaches and area activities go into overdrive. During your next summer visit to the Grand Strand and Ocean Reef Resort, be sure to check out some of these area hot spots offering free events and activities that are sure to add some pop to your Myrtle Beach getaway:

Myrtle Beach Boardwalk: Starting June 12 and running through September 4, the Hot Summer Nights entertainment series will bring a new and free activity to the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk each Monday through Saturday night. Highlights are set to include live entertainment, family-friendly activities and fireworks. (See “2nd Avenue Pier” entry below for more details on those.) A complete Hot Summer Nights schedule is coming soon — visit to get the latest details.

Broadway at the Beach: This Myrtle Beach shopping/dining/entertainment hot spot offers free fireworks shows on most Tuesday and Friday nights June 5 through August 28. More summer events are likely to be scheduled soon — check for the latest info.

Barefoot Landing: At this North Myrtle Beach shopping/dining/entertainment complex located right on the Intracoastal Waterway, free fireworks light up the skies on Monday nights in June through August. Check the Barefoot Landing Events Calendar for more fun events planned over the summer.

2nd Avenue Pier: During the peak summer season (see the calendar of events for exact dates), free fireworks are launched from the 2nd Avenue Pier in downtown Myrtle Beach on Wednesday nights.

After you’ve taken in some of the Myrtle Beach area’s top summer offerings, head back and enjoy the comfortable oceanfront accommodations and wide-ranging amenities awaiting you at Ocean Reef Resort. Book your Myrtle Beach getaway today, and get ready for your family’s summer fun to heat up. You all deserve an amazing Grand Strand vacation this summer.

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