Does the thought of succulent fresh seafood, like shrimp, crab, oysters and clams, make you weak in the knees? How about fish, freshly caught off the Grand Strand coast, and served up grilled, steamed, boiled or Calabash style? We’re talking grouper, sea bass, snapper, mahi, tuna, flounder, wahoo and more, straight from the ocean. Are you still standing? If you’re thinking, “GET INTO MY BELLY…” then you must be a seafood lover. And if you’re a seafood lover, the Grand Strand is THE PLACE TO BE, especially this October! Here are two good reasons why.

The 2018 Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival

The Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival is a much-anticipated annual event that celebrates the many local seafood restaurants and eateries along the Grand Strand. This year, the festival has been expanded to three days, and will run Friday, October 5th from 6 to 10PM, Saturday, October 6th from 11AM to 7PM, and Sunday, October 7th from 11AM to 7PM. The festival is free to attend, and will take place at the Burroughs and Chapin Pavilion Place, located between 8th and 9th Avenues North in downtown Myrtle Beach. In addition to the freshest local seafood, expertly prepared by area chefs, there will also be a great lineup of entertainment, including live music, beer stations, a Cornhole tournament, and fun activities for the kids.

The 14th Annual Little River Shrimp Fest

This popular event takes place each year at the historic Little River Waterfront, just a hop, skip and a jump from North Myrtle Beach. Now in its 14th year, visitors can expect to enjoy a children’s area, face painting, stilt walkers, balloon artists, two stages of live music, and approximately 150 arts and crafts and community vendors at the Little River Shrimp Fest. Of course, you’ll also get to feast on freshly caught Carolina shrimp! Local waterfront restaurants will serve fresh seafood, and you will find many other festival food favorites. This year’s festival will be held on Saturday, October 13th from 9AM to 6PM, and Sunday, October 14th from 9AM to 5PM.

For a great place to stay this fall, contact Vacation Rentals of North Myrtle Beach, and check out this featured property.

Coquina Harbor #A-15: This 2BR/2BA Unit at Coquina Harbor in Little River is located on the Intracoastal Waterway with views of the harbor. Nicely decorated with a king bed in the master suite and 2 twins in the 2nd bedroom, this condo is located on the 3rd floor of an elevator building. It also has a community pool and hot tub for your use. This unit is non-smoking, and will accept one small pet under 25lbs with a $200 non-refundable pet fee. Only weekly or monthly rentals from October 1st to June 30th.

Fall Special: Book Coquina Harbor #A-15 by September 30th and save up to 15% off of our already lowered rates for the fall plus receive free linens!

The sea, the sun, and the Grand Strand! Vacation Rentals of North Myrtle Beach, LLC, is a premier, full-service, licensed property management company in North Myrtle Beach, SC. Whether you are booking a reservation for your vacation or entrusting us with the management of your property, our professionally trained staff will ensure that all the details of renting the property are handled in a pleasant, stress-free manner. Call us today at 888-488-8588!

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!



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