Grand Strand Seeing Memorial Growth This Year

Myrtle Beach,SC –   Coastal Carolina’s Center for Tourism expects an increase in occupancy when compared to last year.  That increase is expected to be between three and five percent.  This numbers might not be astonishing but the Grand Strand has nearly 110,000 rooms to rent meaning thousands of additional visitors.  The Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce has taken a few steps to influence these numbers including the tourism tax.  It goes to show in this current economy that a little can go a long way.

Are you staying on the Grand Strand this Memorial weekend?  If so, here are some events taking place here in the Myrtle Beach area

  • Memorial Day Weekend Parade  ( Ocean Blvd from 27th ave N to 9th ave N) Parade runs from 10 a.m. to Noon

Can’t make the parade in person? You’re in luck! This year’s parade can be watched online.  Catch it HERE!

  • 60th annual Sun Fun Festival Kick Off
  • American Idol Season 7 runner-up David Archuleta will perform at 8 p.m.
  • Plus Military appreciation activities, vendors, displays and much more!

Have you noticed something new here on the Grand Strand since your last visit here?  We continue to grow in all areas of our beaches. From Cherry Grove to Georgetown.  We’re continuing are building improvements, road infrastructure, attractions, Grand Strand Properties and so much more to improve your Myrtle Beach Vacation!

Want that Coastal Lifestyle?  Now is the time!   Take advantage of this buyers market.  Owning a piece of the Grand Strand has never been so affordable.  View Grand Strand Properties HERE and see for yourself!


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