Spring Break Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach, SC is a popular spring break destination. Every year, thousands of students flock to the area to enjoy the beautiful beaches, warm sunshine, friendly locals, and variety of attractions. If you’re thinking of coming to Myrtle Beach over spring break, you’ll find plenty of fun things to do, no matter where your interests lie.
Myrtle Beach Spring Break Nightlife
Nightlife is a big part of a Myrtle Beach spring break. Here are just a few of the popular bars and clubs located close to the downtown Myrtle Beach area and the boardwalk.
House of Blues
This rock and blues-themed venue offers a Southern-inspired menu and full bar. It has live music, comedy, and other events. Check their website to see upcoming shows and purchase tickets.
The Boathouse Waterway Bar and Grill
The Boathouse has been welcoming spring breakers since 2005. It is located on the scenic bank of the Intracoastal Waterway and offers a full menu, drinks, live music, games, theme parties, and more.
A festive cantina with frozen drink specials, Mexican fare, and Latin music.
Pirate's Cove Lounge
The Pirate’s Cove in North Myrtle Beach is an oceanfront hangout with pub food, a roof deck, and two stages for live reggae, hip-hop, and acoustic bands. A popular nightlife choice with locals and visitors alike.
Bandito's Restaurant and Cantina
An Ocean Boulevard bar known for its great Mexican food and casual vibe.
Any easygoing venue for nightlife and lice music, with an American casual menu served until late. Located along King’s Highway.
8th Avenue Tiki Bar and Grill
A lively, oceanfront, island-themed bar on the boardwalk with plenty of outdoor seating, beautiful views, and live music.
This bar is best known for its dueling pianos and musicians who take requests from the audience.
Hurricanes Daiquiri Bar and Grill
This oceanfront bar is located on the boardwalk, practically right on the beach. Not only does it have some of the best Happy Hour deals in Myrtle Beach, but spring breakers can get great food at a great price. Boardwalk tables and ocean views.
Other Things to do on Spring Break in Myrtle Beach
If you want to take advantage of your spring break vacation to see a little more of what the Grand Strand and Myrtle Beach area has to offer, you’ll find that there’s a world of local fun to be had beyond the beach bars, boardwalk, and oceanfront hotels.
You can’t come to Myrtle Beach for spring break without taking advantage of the Grand Strand’s miles of coastline. It might or might not be warm enough to go in the ocean while you’re here for spring break, but you’ll have plenty of sun to enjoy while you work on your tan.
Guests to Myrtle Beach often choose to stay at a hotel along Ocean Avenue, close to the boardwalk, and there’s plenty to enjoy if you never want to leave the downtown area. However, if you’re feeling adventurous and want to venture just a little off the beaten path, check out some of these other local beaches in the Myrtle Beach / coastal South Carolina area:
- North Myrtle Beach
- Cherry Grove
- Garden City Beach
- Surfside Beach
- Murrells Inlet
- Pawleys Island
Myrtle Beach State Park and Huntington Beach State Park are worth a visit if you want a break from the crowds and the high-rise beach hotels. In addition to more secluded beaches, they offer nature trails, grills, showers, and picnic and camping facilities.
Myrtle Beach is a great place for watersports. Not only do you have the Atlantic Ocean to enjoy, but the Intracoastal Waterway, the Waccamaw River, and several other backwaters to explore. You can even book a jet skiing day trip to scenic Lake Jocasee.
East Coast Jet Ski Adventures offers full and part day jet ski rentals, guided jet ski adventures, dolphin tours, and pontoon boat rentals. Visit our website for more information and make your spring break in Myrtle Beach something you’ll remember for a lifetime.
Myrtle Beach and the surrounding area has many piers you can visit during your spring break vacation, either for fishing, seeing a live band, or just hanging out:
- Apache Pier
- 14th Avenue Pier
- 2nd Avenue Pier
- Cherry Grove Pier
- The Pier at Garden City
- Myrtle Beach State Park Pier
- Springmaid Pier
- Surfside Pier
Attractions and Amusement Parks
Myrtle Beach’s family friendly attractions can be a lot of fun for spring breakers too.
A seaside amusement park with thirty-seven rides.
Get a view of Myrtle Beach from 200 feet above sea level.
Fun Plaza Arcade
This eighty-year-old open-air arcade features new and vintage games for families and adults.
Gay Dolphin Gift Cove and Arcade
Established in 1946, the Gay Dolphin is a Myrtle Beach landmark and a place you won’t want to miss over spring break.
Fun warehouse is an indoor amusement center featuring a roller rink, laser tag, an arcade, inflatables, and party rooms.
Garden City Pavilion Arcade
A short drive from Myrtle Beach and across the street from the Garden City Pier, the arcade features a bar, grill, and games.
Broadway Grand Prix
An indoor / outdoor entertainment complex with a go-kart track, rock climbing, and mini golf.
Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Complex
This complex houses the Myrtle Beach Hollywood Wax Museum, Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors, and the Outbreak Zombie experience.
Ripley's Entertainment Complex
Visit the Ripley’s Believe It or Not museum, Ripley’s Haunted Adventure, Ripley’s Mirror Maze, and Ripley’s Moving Theater.
Whether you need something during your vacation or are just in the mood for some shopping, there are plenty of places in the Myrtle Beach area to find what you’re looking for.
Barefoot Landing is a shopping and entertainment complex built around a lake. It includes a variety of stores, a theater, visitor center, and carousel.
Broadway at the Beach
Broadway at the Beach is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Myrtle Beach. It offers shopping, dining, and nightlife. Broadway at the Beach has an impressive bar and restaurant list.
Coastal Grand Mall
An indoor mall with the expected stores, a food court, and a movie theater. There are an array of restaurants on the property.
The Market Common
A beautiful outdoor shopping complex with upscale stores, restaurants, a movie theater, and more.
Tanger Outlets offers designer labels at discount prices.
We'll See You in Myrtle Beach for Spring Break
Myrtle Beach is a great place to come for spring break. We at East Coast Jet Ski Adventures look forward to welcoming you and guiding you on one of our jet ski tours.