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Light, Lather and Fall in Love with Southern Candle Studio at Broadway at the Beach

"A Candle loses nothing by lighting another candle. " – James Keller

Okay ladies (and gents)… what's better than a freshly cleaned house, a hot cup of coffee and the aroma and coziness of a lit candle? Okay, when it comes to the cleaning and coffee, you're on your own… but when it comes to serene ambiance of the lit candles, we have a place for you at Broadway at the Beach!

Southern Candle Studio is the perfect place to pick out your next candle for you or as a gift for your fellow candle lover. Southern Candle Studio is unique in that it produces locally hand-poured customizable soy lotion candles.

Soy lotion? Yes… each candle is created using only natural soy wax and essentials oils so each candle has a dual purpose, either light it up or lather it on!

Want to learn more or even create your own? Their team offers candle making workshops.

Located across the way from The Grumpy Monk, this shopping spot also features beautifully handmade mosaic lamps...

Diffusers…

Lantern and candle warmers…

And home décor…

So next time you're looking for something to add some coziness to your casa, look, light and lather up at Southern Candle Studio at Broadway at the Beach!

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Run, Taste, Sip & Go Green This St. Patrick’s Day Weekend At Broadway

Posted in Featured Posts, Special Events

Sage, pickle, emerald, seaweed, mint, lime, chartreuse and seafoam… no, it's not some weird recipe that cures any winter ailment, it's just a few of the shades of green you may want to wear during St. Patrick's Day weekend at Broadway at the Beach! From green drinks and eats to sharks and shamrocks to lacing up the running shoes with fellow leprechauns, there are many ways to celebrate the green weekend with us!

But first, history…

A quick google search tells us that Saint Patrick's Day or the Feast of Saint Patrick dates back to the 17th century and is a cultural and religious celebration held every year on March 17th in celebration of the holiday's namesake, the foremost patron saint of Ireland!

From Ireland to Broadway…

Although you are encouraged to don your favorite shade of green, you don't need the luck of the Irish to enjoy all of the festivities! Here's a quick three day Broadway breakdown of how you can celebrate the holiday all in one place!

Friday:

Ready, Set… Go Green!

Before you enjoy all the tasty treats and sweet sips, you can kick off the weekend as you race around Broadway during the Shamrock-N-Roll 5K Run and Celebration on Friday, March 15th! The race begins at 6pm with the after party on The Avenue featuring live music by Backfire! For more information on the race and how to register, click here.

Saturday:

Sharks and Shamrocks

Take the weekend fun to new depths of the deep blue as you wear your green at Ripley's Aquarium during their Sharks and Shamrocks event all day! There will be special food and drink offerings throughout the venue including beer and Irish spirits plus there is a Lucky Scavenger Hunt for all ages with a chance to win a grand prize! For more information on this event, click here!

Sunday:

Start the day with brunch and all the games at Dave & Buster's Green Kegs and Eggs event beginning at 11am! With St. Paddy's day swag, a brunch buffet and unlimited game play at just $22 a person, we can't think of a better way to kick off the day!

But of course, the fun and festivities don't stop there!

You can also drink up some of those green brews and enjoy live entertainment at several places at Broadway including Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville and Liberty Brewery & Grill all day!

If the pre-spring breeze is more your thing, you can enjoy the official Broadway St. Patrick's Day Celebration Street Party outside on The Avenue featuring live music from The Kevin Nichols Band from 3pm – 7pm. Of course, you can get your fill of green beer and taste some Irish treats while you take in the sounds of live music!

So whether you're a race runner, green beer sipper, Irish food taster or a live music listener, or you enjoy a little bit of everything, you can find it all this St. Patrick's Day weekend at Broadway at the Beach!

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It’s Time for KidzTime at Broadway at the Beach

This year's 18th Annual KidzTime Festival at Broadway at the Beach is shaping up to be a fun filled, high energy and memory making event! From games and giveaways, live entertainment and a fun dance party, your little one can enjoy activities all while just being a kid!

New this year, we're hoping this event will help kids in our area far past the last Saturday in February!

How? Broadway at the Beach is partnering with Help 4 Kids and during the event, volunteers will be collecting much needed items for their Backpack Buddies program. So as you are making your way to the festival, you are encouraged to bring along something from their list. Each donation will help kids in our community stay healthy and not hungry!

As you're helping with your donations, we've got someone else helping save the day!

Marvel's Captain America will swoop in giving kids an opportunity to get up close and personal with the big screen and comic book hero! Bring your phones and snap away and make sure you use #KidzFestMB when posting!

With more than 50 vendors offering free activities for the kids, your day will be jam packed as you move along inside and outside our KidzTime tent located in Parking Lot 17 on the 21st Avenue North side of Broadway near WonderWorks and the Broadway 360 Observation Wheel. From feeding farm animals, to having their face painted, riding in a train to jumping in bounce houses, your little one can run, jump and play the entire time from 11am – 4pm.

We've also got live entertainment hitting the stage, with family friendly performances emcee'd by DJ Corey Holden! And don't forget to grab a light snack or drink at the event!

It's a day you don't want to miss! So mark your calendars for this year's 18th Annual KidzTime Festival on Saturday, February 23rd from 11am to 4pm! See you there!

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Mission: Valentine’s Day Guy Gifts

Mission: Valentine's Day Guy Gifts

Place: Broadway at the Beach

Date: February 14th

(Que the Mission Impossible Theme Song)

Do you choose to accept this mission?

Okay… maybe it doesn't take the stunts of the Tom Cruise blockbusters to shop for this year's Valentine gift for your favorite guy, but when it comes to the day of love, the guys in our lives aren't always the easiest to shop for! Broadway at the Beach wants to help change that and we've put together a list of ideas sure to help you find something perfect for your favorite guy this Valentine's Day!

Forget the flowers… get him food!

Whether it's a bouquet of Beef Jerky that you make from the Beef Jerky Store or a bucket of freshly popped popcorn of his favorite flavors from Sweet South Popcorn Company or even a box of chocolates from any one of Broadway's sweet stops (River Street Sweets, Wee R Sweetz or Kilwins), the way to his heart may be through his stomach!

Serve up some shady & sporty style!

There are a plethora of shops to explore and pick up something for that man of yours at Broadway. For the sports fanatics, it doesn't get much better than a store actually called Sports Fanatics where you can pick up his favorite team's gear. From collegiate to the pros from the courts, the diamond and fields, you are sure to find something that will have him cheering. Sports not his thing? Why not add some designer to his wardrobe with the help of Sunglass Hut where you can pick up the perfect pair of shades including Ray-Ban, Costa and Oakley!

Order Some Grub & Pour On The Love!

We have already mentioned the gifts from some of Broadway's light bite eateries, but when it comes to enjoying a Valentine's night out, a great meal and a cold brew will get you some extra Valentine's points! From burgers, international cuisine, seafood or southern, Broadway has it all. Pull up a seat at American Tap House, The Grumpy Monk or Liberty Brewery & Grill and treat him to a seasonal sip of his favorite brew. Get your grub on by firing up the hibachi at Yamato's Japanese Steakhouse or slow down and enjoy the sweet and savory southern cooking of Paula Deen's Family Kitchen! For a complete list of places to dine with your Valentine at Broadway, click here!

So there's your Guy's Valentine's Gift Guide mission from Broadway, do you choose to accept it?

Happy Valentine's Day from Broadway at the Beach!

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It’s The Most Delicious Time Of The Year: Broadway’s Restaurant Week Returns

February, it's the month of cold winter nights, when our post work go to is a comfy sweater, a Netflix marathon and of course, some delicious hot food to keep you warm! We get it, there's nothing like spending an evening cuddled up with a good book or watching the rose ceremony on The Bachelor, but when it comes to our nightly cuisine routine, it can get to be a little been there, tried that! So what's our remedy to breaking out of that same old dining routine? The answer is simple, savory and sweet, Broadway's annual Restaurant Week!

Beginning Friday, February 1st through Sunday, February 10th, join us for Broadway Restaurant Week and experience new flavors at some of your favorite Broadway spots! From the classics to International creations, you are sure to find and feast on something delicious!

For one price, (varying by restaurant), you can try appetizers, entrees and desserts all in one sitting or try a sweet deal at Kilwins. For a complete list of participating restaurants and eateries, click here!

When you're savoring the flavors of something new, you can share your experience using #BroadwayRestaurantWeek when posting to Facebook and Instagram for your chance to win a $50 gift certificate to one of your favorite Broadway restaurants!

So eat, drink and post this Broadway Restaurant Week and enjoy as you get out of your everyday routine and hopefully into a new dining experience at Broadway at the Beach!

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