The weather is warming up along the southern coast and Myrtle Beach has plenty to offer to keep you and your family busy this season. Music-lovers will enjoy the free concerts that take place on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach, while motorcycle enthusiasts will continue to travel many miles to enjoy one of the largest motorcycle events on the east coast. Comic book and television lovers will enjoy the XCON World Comic Convention and Show, which brings several great celebrities to the area every year. Read more to find out about these great happenings occurring this May in the Myrtle Beach area!

Music on Main and The Sounds of Summer
May 19th – October 6th, 2016

Main Street in North Myrtle Beach offers free, family-friendly concerts all summer long! Bring a beach chair or blanket, and your entire crew, for a different free concert every Thursday evening beginning May 19th and running until October 6th. Concerts begin at approximately 7PM and run until 9PM, unless otherwise stated on the event schedule. Great local bands such as Atwater (country/dance/pop) or The Embers (a beach/soul/R&B) will be kicking off the evening.

Still want more live music? The 3rd Friday of every month features great local bands at the Sounds of Summer Concert Series, presented by North Myrtle Beach Parks and Recreation. This family-friendly event takes place at the Sandhills Bank Amphitheater at the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex in Little River. Come out from 7PM to 9PM and enjoy some tunes!

Bike Week
May 13th – 22nd, 2016

Come out for a ride and enjoy the coast of the Grand Strand at Myrtle Beach Bike Week. Known as The Carolinas’ largest motorcycle event, restaurants, local business, theaters and area attractions welcome all motorcycles and all motorcycle enthusiasts to the Myrtle Beach area for Bike Week. Tour the coastline of the Grand Strand, meet old friends and make new friends along the way at this fantastic riding event!

XCON World 9 Comic Convention and Show
May 20th – 22nd

If comic books, television shows, and celebrities are more your thing, then you will love the XCON World Comic Convention and Show that takes place in Myrtle Beach every year! A variety of outstanding celebrity guests, writers, celebrities, and personalities will be there. Immerse yourself in “role-playing,” enjoy a variety of games, and so much more! New this year is the Cosplay-Maggedon Costume Contest, which will feature over $10,000 in cash and prizes.

This three-day event attracts over 7,000 people annually. Some of the 2016 celebrity guests signed up to attend include Brian Krause (“Charmed”), Michael Copon (“One Tree Hill”), Cody Saintgnue (“Teen Wolf), Don Teems (“The Walking Dead”), Gregory French (“The Walking Dead”), Jeremy Ambler (“The Walking Dead”), and veteran X-Con attendees Jeffrey Breslauer (“Superboy”, “Police Academy 5”), C. Martin Croker (“Space Ghost – Coast to Coast”) and Bob Camp (“Ren & Stimpy”). Additional guests will be announced. Advanced tickets are still available for XCON World 9, and prices start at $23.00.

There is something for everyone in the Myrtle Beach area! Contact Vacation Rentals of North Myrtle Beach to get started on your vacation planning today!

Check out these Featured Properties:

Windy Hill Dunes #1404

This beautiful 3-bedroom oceanfront condo is located in the Windy Hill section of North Myrtle Beach. This wonderful complex has an oceanfront pool, lazy river, kiddie pool, exercise room and hot tub for your enjoyment. Relax by the pool or walk to the ocean and enjoy the surf. Sit out on the oceanfront balcony and enjoy the morning sunrises or evening sunsets. There is a new king size bed in the Master Suite, a queen bed in the 2nd bedroom and two brand new queen beds in the 3rd bedroom. The kitchen is fully stocked with plenty of seating, and a new stainless steel dishwasher has been installed for the 2016 season.

Yacht Club Villas #3-102

Barefoot Resort Yacht Club Villa #3-102 is a beautifully decorated, spacious, ground floor condo located in a luxurious high-rise building overlooking the scenic Intracoastal Waterway. The master bedroom suite has two queen beds and large bathroom with a spacious garden tub. There is also a roll-in shower for handicapped accessibility. The 2nd bedroom has two queen beds and a large bathroom as well. The kitchen is fully stocked, and has granite countertops with a breakfast bar that also overlooks the living and dining areas. Sit on the oversized balcony and watch the boats go by on the Intracoastal Waterway, or enjoy the fireworks show at Barefoot Landing in the summer. Barefoot Resort has the largest pool in South Carolina and it is located right beside the Yacht Club Villas. The beach is less than 3 minutes away and there is free beach parking & beach access all along Ocean Blvd.

River Crossings #622

Barefoot Resort River Crossing #622 is a two-bedroom, two-bath, spacious, second floor walk up condominium in an ideal neighborhood. This well maintained condo sleeps 6 guests. The master bedroom offers 2 full beds and will be replaced with a king bed in August of 2016. Two twins are situated in the second bedroom. The kitchen is fully stocked and it has a washer/dryer as well. This nicely decorated condo has everything you need to enjoy your vacation, including a picnic area with grills and a large pool to enjoy. Barefoot Resort also has a shuttle in the summer that takes you to the beach access in the Windy Hill area.

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Myrtle Beach Barefoot Resort, a division of Vacation Rentals of North Myrtle Beach, is just a hop skip and jump away from the beach and beautiful Barefoot Landing, and was built with golf in mind with four of the most amazing golf courses in the area. When planning your vacation getaway, Myrtle Beach Barefoot Resort will help you make the most of your visit to the Grand Strand. Call us today at 800-548-9904!