What is Open in Myrtle Beach This Fall

It’s not hard to find something fun to do this fall in Myrtle Beach. Just remember to wear a mask!

Why are most of your favorite activities in Myrtle Beach available? We’re lucky in that residents and visitors have by and large taken precautions seriously for COVID-19. That means as long as you mask up, you can hit popular attractions and restaurants. Some businesses on the Grand Strand got innovative with business in the early days of the pandemic – and several did their part to help the community while they were at it.

Check the Center for Disease Control websites for protocol updates before you come to Myrtle Beach – and while you’re here. There’s plenty of sunshine left, mixed with cool autumn air.

What Attractions are Open in Myrtle Beach?

Brookgreen Gardens

This is elevated social distancing: Losing yourself on the winding trails through wonderful gardens and statuary. If you forget your mask, they have them on site. You can visit this serene botanical garden in Horry County with a mask, especially in interior galleries and the museum shop. The Huntington Sculpture Garden tour is closed until further notice.

BROOKGREEN GARDENS

Brookgreen Gardens Collage featuring statue, otter, and walkway

 

Alabama Theatre

The theatre has posted rescheduled dates on its website, where you can also buy tickets. If you can’t get enough seats together ordering online, Alabama Theatre asks that you call them to make arrangements. You’ll love this unbelievably talented cast and an array of stellar shows.

ALABAMA THEATRE

Alabama Theatre collage featuring live performances

 

Ripley’s Aquarium

If you haven’t experienced them yourself, you’ve probably heard lots about the shark tanks and tunnel. They’re astonishing! Don’t forget your mask when you visit. The glass-bottom boat and touch tanks, among a few other attractions, are still closed. Also, the aquarium staff asks for patience if lines are a bit longer than usual. Kids and grownups alike love this center.

RIPLEY’S AQUARIUM

Ripleys Aquarium collage featuring mermaids, sharks, fish, and kids play area

 

Duplin Winery

Learn about this historic winery as you sample the finest sweet wine in the south. The winery has limited access to wine storage and disinfects all areas after each testing for your safety. Staff is masked up, too. Duplin is offering a discounted shipping rate if you buy a case of wine – just their way to help customers during the pandemic. This is a great Myrtle Beach escape!

DUPLIN WINERY

Duplin Winery collage featuring girls sipping wine and wine glasses

 

Tanger Outlets

The shops have temporary hours – so check the website first, and be sure to bring a mask. This nationwide outlet chain has put protocols into action that fit local ordinances, and have a process for self-screening and pre-shift temperature checks for staff. You’ll find ample hand sanitizing stations throughout to help shoppers shop safely.

TANGER OUTLETS

 

Broadway at the Beach

Common touchpoints, such as restrooms, door handles, and more, are getting a little extra TLC from the cleaning crew. Before Broadway opens each day, it’s undergone a thorough inspection and protocol to ensure a safe environment for you. So come visit the eateries and shops you love here, take in some live music, and feed the fish if you choose.

BROADWAY AT THE BEACH

 

Barefoot Landing

At entrances and near touchpoint areas, Barefoot has provided sanitizing stations. Restaurant labels are spaced for social distancing, and floor decals remind visitors of social distancing protocols. You’ll find foot-opening and outward opening restroom doors in this have-everything complex, complete with dining, fun, shopping, and a cool arcade – yes, it’s open!

BAREFOOT LANDING

 

Medieval Times

You may enter the castle – with a few restrictions. You’ll be temperature screened when you get there, and Her Majesty insists you wear a mask in her castle. Social distance from others by about a sword’s length and the staff will seat parties at least 6 feet from each other in the dinner theater. This medieval tournament and show feature a delicious dinner, too.

MEDIEVAL TIMES

Medieval Times collage with men riding horses and jousting

 

Skywheel

A ride on this Myrtle Beach icon is calm and breathtaking. The staff is cleaning to ensure a safe experience for all, so the wait might be a little longer than usual. Remember to thoroughly wash your hands before and after riding, for at least 20 seconds. Don’t touch your face as you ride and before you can wash your hands. You’re in for a spin like no other!

SKYWHEEL

 

Hollywood Wax Museum

This one’s fun for visitors of all ages. The zombie lab and mirror maze are particularly popular. Masks are required for entry, by the Myrtle Beach mandate (not applicable to the wax figures!) They’ll give you a mask free if you forget yours. Please pay by credit or debit card until further notice. Come walk among the stars at the Hollywood Wax Museum.

HOLLYWOOD WAX MUSEUM

 

Broadway Grand Prix

Even non-drivers have a blast here – with the kid- and family-friendly areas for fun, too. With fair-style food and fast action, it’s a great place to spend an afternoon. Please wear your mask while visiting, and excuse a longer wait between rides for thorough cleaning of cars. If you’re not feeling well, stay at the resort. If you’re good – there’s a ride for almost any aged rider here!

BROADWAY GRAND PRIX

 

WonderWorks Myrtle Beach

Teachers get educator discounts with a school ID. Play a round of laser tag and visit the must-see bubble factory. Masks are required for entry. WonderWorks is in that cool upside-down building you see while cruising the strip! The staff keeps a close eye on sanitization all day, for your safety. It’s an awesome place to learn about science as you have family fun, too.

WONDER WORKS

 

The Carolina Opry

There’s something for everyone with a huge array of genres on the show list. The show goes on at The Carolina Opry, with a modified seating arrangement and safety measures practiced. A marvelous cast makes for a memorable show. Buy concessions, including beer and wine, during your visit to one of the area’s leading performing arts centers.

THE CAROLINA OPRY

 

Dayton House: Perfect for your Myrtle Beach Trip

There is nothing more relaxing then watching the beautiful Atlantic ocean as the sun is setting. Many guests at Dayton House Resort have stayed here for generations! There’s a tradition of excellent service and an inviting atmosphere that keeps guests coming back. With clean, spacious rooms and located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, Dayton House is a perfect place to call home base for your autumn getaway. Book your room today.

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