Send Off Summer in Style With Good Times on the Grand Strand

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The days have been getting shorter since June, the temperatures are gradually beginning to cool down a bit, and the crowds at the beach are starting to thin out. All signs point to summer winding down — but it’s not too late to grab one last summer getaway on the Grand Strand!

Labor Day marks summer’s unofficial end, and it’s a great time to say farewell to the season with a Myrtle Beach area vacation. Offering a three-day weekend filled with late-summer fun, festivals, fireworks and more, a Labor Day holiday retreat on the Grand Strand gives your family a chance to get together and get away one last time before the school-year routine sets back in. And with a stay at North Beach Plantation, you can treat your vacation crew to our luxurious accommodations and wide-ranging amenities — all while soaking up all the family-friendly attractions along the Carolina coast.

Consider some of these great reasons to end your summer in style on the Grand Strand:

Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival: Get your holiday weekend off to a smokin’ start with this food-and-music-focused festival at The Market Common. Proclaimed the official barbecue competition of South Carolina, the Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival is set for August 31-September 1 and features an array of tasty eats, a lineup of live music, a collection of arts & crafts vendors, and a beer and wine garden.

Fireworks and Other Entertainment: The skies over Myrtle Beach will light up one last time this summer with a pair of fireworks shows scheduled on the Grand Strand over Labor Day weekend. At the Barefoot Landing shopping/dining/entertainment complex located just across North Kings Highway from North Beach Plantation, the SummerFest entertainment series will bring roaming entertainers, live music and other activities on the evening of Friday, August 31, all followed by a season-finale fireworks show at 10 p.m. on Saturday, September 1. Myrtle Beach hot spot Broadway at the Beach will present a fireworks display over Lake Broadway on Sunday, September 2, at 10 p.m. — in addition to presenting free live entertainment every night of the week through September 2 as part of its Summer Nights entertainment series.

Outdoor Concert: Boasting “the Best Backyard in Town,” the Boathouse will wrap up its summer Sunday Concert Series on the Intracoastal Waterway in Myrtle Beach with a performance by alternative reggae band The Movement on Sunday, September 2. The concert begins at 5 p.m.

Water Parks and Amusement Parks: At many of the Grand Strand’s water parks and amusement parks — including Wild Water & Wheels, Splashes Water Park and Myrtle Waves — Labor Day weekend will mark the end of the summer season, so visitors will get one last chance to experience the parks’ thrills and excitement before the attractions shut down for the fall and winter.

There aren’t many better ways to say farewell to summer than with a fun-filled stay on the Carolina coast at North Beach Plantation. Book your North Myrtle Beach vacation today — and get ready to send summer off in style on the Grand Strand!