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How To Keep Cool During The Dog Days Of Summer

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When the breezes drift inland from the ocean, Myrtle Beach is one of the best places to be, no matter what the thermometer says. Our sea breezes blow inward for miles, giving us a lot more places to cool down than just the ocean's edge.

Whether you're in search of more water options to refesh your body or frozen treats to cool your inner self, the selections around Broadway at the Beach are second to none.

With shops and restaurants surrounding a 23-acre lake, the ocean breeze is supplemented by gentle winds drifting off that inland body of water. This makes lunch on a restaurant deck or hanging out on one of our bridges and feeding the fish, reinvigorating as well as relaxing.

Feel a need for speed and bracing sprays of water blowing back your hair? Hop on board one of our Beach Rider Jet Boats and experience a roller coaster on the water. Or, if your style is more laid back, just kick off your flip flops and have a splashing good time chilling out in our Interactive Fountain with its dancing and jumping water jets.

Imagine 1.2 million gallons of family fun just waiting for you with pools, water slides and lazy rivers. Discover Myrtle Waves Water Park, South Carolina's Largest Water Park. Splash in the wave pool or float on a tube. Enjoy 22 slides, pools and play areas, or relax under a private cabana and watch the kiddies splash in the children's play areas.

Does a day in the sun have you longing to sip an old fashioned fresh-squeezed lemonade? Head for The Fudgery, with two locations at Broadway. While fudge is the specialty of these shops, they are also great places to find lemonade, a refreshing hand-dipped apple, and even some ice cream.

In fact, ice cream is all around Broadway at the Beach with different flavors and different styles to tempt your taste buds.

We have two locations (north and south) of Ben & Jerry's, so you never have to walk too far to find your Americone Dream™ or enjoy favorites like the nuttiest chocolatey-chunkiest concoction-gone-bananas, Chunky Monkey®. Or reach for the minty refreshment of Empower Mint™.

If you like your ice cream custom-made, then head for Cold Stone Creamery. You'll discover super-premium ice cream made fresh. Select a flavor and a variety of mix-ins, then enjoy the show as a crew member blends your choices together on a frozen granite stone.

Love the rich, creamy goodness of frozen custard? This delight is subtly different from ice cream because it's graced with just a touch of egg yolk. You can find this delightful concoction at Kohr Family Homemade. In addition to the specialty of the house, frozen custard, make time to sample the scrumptious milkshakes, unique custard sandwiches, and other dessert items.

After a morning in the surf and sand, refresh yourself at Broadway at the Beach!

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Take A Little Myrtle Beach Fun Home For The Holidays

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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Christmas in July, that is!

December 25th may be months away, but the tradition of planning for the holidays and picking up gifts at pre-holiday prices in the middle of summer is alive and well.

TV has even gotten in on the action with both the Hallmark Channel and QVC celebrating with holiday movies and Christmas-themed merchandise this month.

There's no real way to trace the beginnings of this holiday phenomenon. Several origin stories attempt to place it in the late 1930s and early 1940s. But only one thing is sure. The concept has been warmly embraced by both American merchants and their customers.

If you're among the millions who think July is a good season to begin the hunt for that unique gift for a special someone, then come to Broadway at the Beach and get a jump on your Christmas shopping!

First stop on your quest to get in the holiday spirit should be Christmas At The Beach on the 21st Avenue side of Broadway, near Yamato Steak House Japan. This wonderful shop is dedicated to all things Christmas. You'll discover great holiday décor, including majestic trees dazzling with lights, colorful wreaths and just the right stockings to hang by the chimney with care.

At the Visitors Center, you can pick up a map and go on a hunt for Christmas treasures around Broadway. A successful quest for the unexpected is sure to put smiles on the faces of those you love this December.

Myrtle Beach memorabilia and treasures can be found at Broadway's boutique stores and shops. Merchants like the General Store, Crabby Jack's and Crabby Jill's have stocks of holiday ornaments designed to spark memories when they are unwrapped in the chill of winter.

Pick up a bottle of a fruity "Vacation In A Bottle" wine from Boardwalk Winery. You can serve it in early December as a relaxing way to end a day of hanging decorations.

Need a unique gift for that hostess who stages the holiday party of the season? A charming spoon rest from The Paula Deen Store could be just the ticket.

Discover a treasure at the Man Cave Store that could be the hit of the holiday season for your man's place of his own.

Or charm that special woman in your life with a unique jewelry piece from Earthbound Trading Company.

It's easy and fun to get a start on your Christmas shopping at Broadway this July. And, if you listen closely, you can almost hear the sound of sleigh bells ringing!

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Life In Myrtle Beach Is Even Sweeter Since Savannah Bee Company Buzzed Into Broadway

The newest store at Broadway at the Beach has the whole town buzzing with its sweet collection of honey flavors and health, beauty and body care products.

While there's always been a keen appreciation for the great taste of honey, there's also a growing affection for the natural healing powers in beeswax, royal jelly, and propolis from bee hives. Savannah Bee Company is dedicated to bringing consumers unique flavors of honey as food — and to show how the other components from a hive can nurture your skin.

From hand cream to body wash to soap, lip gloss and much more, Savannah Bee Company has products that celebrate the contributions of bees and their honey. After all, bees are among the hardest-working creatures on earth. They have to visit approximately 2 million flowers to make just one pound of honey!

Savannah Bee Company grew out of its owner's admiration for bees and a passion for beekeeping and honey. Over 35 years, he searched for the world's best honeys and then developed a delightful assortment of specialty honeys. His search yielded unique sensory thrills enjoyed by every visitor who steps through the doors of Savannah Bee Company.

The new store is on the 21st Avenue side of Broadway at the Beach near Starbuck's. Head there to find the sweet and complex Carolina Wildflower honey that's produced by hives strategically located in and around the Charleston, South Carolina area.

Be sure to check out the woodsy aroma and delicate soft sweetness of Savannah Bee Rosemary Honey, one of the most intricate and complex honey varieties. With origins in Spain, this delicious honey delivers a distinct herbal complement to chicken, shrimp, pork and lamb.

Or take home an international favorite, Lavender Honey, one of the most prized honeys harvested from the remote mountains of Southern Spain. You'll be enchanted by the slight floral aroma and subtle fruity finish that gives it a delicate taste. Its light color and gentle flavor notes have even inspired cooks to use it as substitute for sugar in baking.

But don't let your adventure into new taste territories keep you from exploring the other benefits of honey and hive ingredients like beeswax and royal jelly. A nourishing, gentle cleanser that naturally exfoliates skin, honey is used in four Savannah Bee Honey Body Wash scents: Wild Blackberry, Lemongrass Spearmint, Orange Blossom and Tupelo Honey.

After a day in the Myrtle Beach sun, stop by for some all-natural Beeswax Lip Gloss to hydrate and protect your lips. It comes in Mint Blossom, Wild Blackberry, Sweet Nothings or Tupelo Honey.

Or nourish your hair and scalp with the rich B-vitamins and antioxidants in Savannah Bee Shampoo and Conditioner. Made from harvesting the intense softening properties of honey, propolis, and royal jelly, it will leave your hair thick, shiny, and soft.

Isn't it time you visited Savannah Bee Company at Broadway at the Beach to see what all the buzz is about?

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Big And Small, Broadway Has A Park For All

If you love strolling around a lakeside park, watching the happy faces of children splashing in a fountain, experiencing the fun of seeing your toddler enjoying a kiddie ride, or seeking your own extreme thrills, Broadway at the Beach is the place for you.

This entertainment complex is built for relaxing and having fun. Stroll on wide paths that wind among distinctive shops, restaurants and attractions. Walk around the lake and stop on the bridges to feed the colorful ducks and hungry fish that make Lake Broadway their home.

Throughout Broadway, you'll discover the nostalgia and thrills of family entertainment rides in Pavilion Parks East, Central and West.

At Pavilion Park East, you'll be transported back to those lazy, hazy days of summer when you headed to the amusement park to ride the Caterpillar and Rocket. The whole family will enjoy the famous Herschell-Spillman Carousel with its hand-carved, hand-painted animals. Unlike many traditional carousels that showcase only horses, this historic carousel features many different animals, including frogs, lions, ostriches, zebras, giraffes, roosters and more.

Pavilion Park West is just right for your smallest ones. They can ride a train, hop on a frog and even soar through the sky on a balloon ride. And they won't want to miss the Myrtle Turtle tot-size roller coaster.

Pavilion Park Central is where thrill-seekers go to experience extreme rides with cool names like the Cliff Hanger and Speed. The Wave Swinger takes riders high into the air and out over the crowds below, while the Giant Slide zooms riders down the largest dry slide on the East Coast.

In addition to those three parks, there are other outdoor attractions to experience throughout Broadway. There's a Play Park overlooking the lake, with three-play areas perfect for school age and pre-school age children, picnic-style seating, and a few friendly ducks ready to enjoy an afternoon with you.

The Interactive Fountain by the BigD theater features dancing and jumping water jets to splash in. Soar and Explore by WonderWorks invites all to climb a rope course and zip over the lake.

From small amusements to multi-attraction parks, Broadway has a park that's sure to delight you!

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July 4th Broadway-Style— The Area's Biggest July 4th Celebration!

Do you love the fun and excitement of a great July 4th celebration? The thrill of a dazzling fireworks display? If music, entertainment and fireworks are your thing, head to Broadway at the Beach. Starting Friday, there will be so much to experience that we're betting you'll want to return every day through the 4th.

Broadway at the Beach has been home to Myrtle Beach's biggest Independence Day celebration for more than 20 years. This year, the party starts on July 1 as all the performers from Broadway's annual Summer Nights Entertainment Series deliver their signature brands of music, comedy and more positioned in several areas throughout the complex. The evening wraps up with an explosion of colorful fireworks over beautiful Lake Broadway at 10 p.m.

Myrtle Beach is known for its great beach, and that's where most people spend our bright, sunny days. But at night, after sunning and splashing in the cool waves, those in the know head for Broadway in the late afternoons and evenings where free entertainment and more than 100 shops and attractions offer something for all members of the family.

On this special weekend, Broadway will be the place to see and be seen. On Saturday and Sunday, our more than 20 restaurants and eateries will be serving all kinds of good eats. It's the perfect place to hang out with family and friends and enjoy the musicians, jugglers and stilt walkers. Looking for ways to entertain the kids? They're sure to get caught up in the fun of getting their faces painted and interacting with characters dressed like superheroes and princesses.

On Sunday night, the Army Ground Forces Concert Band performs a free concert starting at 7 p.m. in Center Court. You can expect to get in a patriotic mood when you hear these awesome musicians!

When the big day arrives on Monday, this jam-packed long weekend of fun will continue with the Croissants Cupcake Eating Competition from 2 to 4 p.m. in Heroes Harbor. Have a few laughs and watch challengers as they consume delicious cupcakes in pursuit of a record win.

The weekend moves toward its spectacular conclusion with another free concert on Monday night. This time, the U.S. Air Force steps up with its Blue Aces Band. They take the Heroes Harbor stage at 8 p.m.

And after the concert, the skies will light up with a Star-Spangled Fireworks Spectacular over Lake Broadway at 10 p.m.

It's a July 4th weekend Broadway-style and it's a weekend at Broadway at the Beach you don't miss!

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