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The Best Things In Life Are Sweet & They Are At Broadway at the Beach

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The first taste of a sweet cheese danish from our favorite coffee shop in the morning, the sweet aroma of freshly made fudge at The Fudgery in the afternoon, the sweet sip of mangos, pineapples and your favorite tropical creations at Wet Willie's to end the evening… sound like a sweetly perfect day? We think so too! Your next sweet journey can begin and end at Broadway at the Beach and we're pretty sure this blog can be your guide.

If you're like us, our day hasn't officially started until we've had our coffee, and you can kick start any chilly morning with a warm cup of coffee or sweet cappuccino at the Social Coffee Shop. And, while drinking in the warmth, be sure to grab a sweet baked treat to enjoy along the way.

When you're ready for a cool down, nothing says cool like a stop by the ice cream shop! Ben & Jerry's has not one, but two locations at Broadway creating a double scoop of deliciousness with their natural ice cream and creamy concoctions. Whether you grab a cone or cup, you will be sweetly satisfied with your Ben & Jerry's pick!

Stroll past WonderWorks and over the bridge to your next stop, Kilwins, featuring the finest down home confections, and oh did we mention they have ice cream too (our personal favorite is the Chestnut Praline). Kilwins also offers seasonal favorites including hand-crafted truffles for your Valentine, caramel covered apples and holiday gift baskets for your favorite coworkers. This one stop sweet shop has it all!

After a few sweet treats, you may want a savory break? A trip down The Avenue to grab a burger or other flavorful entrée at Dave & Buster's, Hard Rock Café or Wahlburgers will do the trick!

As the sweet hunt continues, chocolate is at the top of the list and you simply can't go wrong at The Fudgery! With two locations, you can watch as they create hand turned seasonal favorites and classics right in front of you.

Any Simpsons fans out there? Time to head off to Springfield, Illinois, the land of The Simpsons a la, The Kwik-E-Mart. Across the Ripley's bridge and down a ways sits the cartoon icon next to the Aztec Theater, where you can grab a famous Lard Lad Donut and wash it down with a sweet flavor of your choice Squishee! Can't decide which flavor to get? That' ok, we recommend them all!

The final stop on our sweet journey and what better place to end than a place actually called Wee R Sweetz! Here, you can peruse through homemade salt water taffy as well as their chocolates, truffles, chocolate and caramel covered apples and more! This award winning shop is a perfect place to select a sweet for yourself or impress your sweetheart with a gift of goodies!

As you can tell, there is a plethora of delicious sweets to choose at Broadway and we haven't even touched on the delectable desserts at the restaurants, Four words… Ooey. Gooey. Butter. Cake.

Another time, another sweet blog!

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Experience Holiday Cheer & More this Season at Broadway at the Beach

Ahhh…the holiday season, time spent with family and friends while making life long memories. And while things may look a little different this year, there are still plenty of holiday activities to get you in the spirit and experience in a safe, responsible and welcoming environment at Broadway at the Beach!

Merry & Magical Musical Light Show Featuring the Broadway 46' Christmas Tree & Holiday Photo Ops

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! We invite you and your family to experience the music and lights of our 46' spectacular Christmas tree in Center Court. From 4pm to close daily enjoy a merry & magical musical light show every 30-minutes.

Plus, enjoy the various holiday themed décor stops around the property and be sure to snap a pic and share by tagging Broadway at the Beach and using #broadwayatthebeach in your posts!

Here Comes Santa Claus, Here Comes Santa Claus

Santa Claus is coming to Broadway at the Beach!

Enjoy the magic of the holidays with a unique, outdoor Santa experience this year at Broadway at the Beach! The Santa Experience will take place on the Heroes Harbor stage, near the Holiday House and Margaritaville. There will be plenty of room and the appropriate safety protocols will be in place.

Visit with Santa and his friends every Friday, Saturday & Sunday, November 27th through December 20th! Plus enjoy a SPECIAL visit on Christmas Eve! All dates & times are weather permitting.

  • Every Friday, 5pm to 7pm (November 27th, December 4th, December 11th & December 18th)
  • Every Saturday, 1pm to 4pm (November 28th, December 5th, December 12th & December 19th)
  • Every Sunday, 1pm to 4pm (November 29th, December 6th, December 13th & December 20th)
  • Christmas Eve, 1pm to 4pm (December 24th)
  • In addition, some of Santa's friends will also be hanging out in Center Court near the musical tree of lights, every Saturday and Sunday, 2pm to 4pm, November 28th through December 20th, weather permitting.

    Ripley's Aquarium's Festival of Trees

    Tis the season for holiday fun at Ripley's Aquarium with the annual Festival of Trees, with over 50 trees decorated and set against the backdrop of Ripley's colorful and mesmerizing aquatic galleries. As you stroll the Aquarium, be on the lookout for your state's tree, that's right, there is a tree decorated for each state in the United States of America!

    From the lights to the bows and trees, Ripley's Aquarium has been transformed into a winter wonderland for all guests to enjoy! The Festival of Trees is included with admission in now through the end of December.

    The Holidays Rock at Hard Rock Café

    Home of the giant spinning guitar, Hard Rock Café is definitely getting in the spirit with a full calendar of holiday events now through Christmas! From a Friendsgiving event on Wednesday, November 25th that includes two special Thanksgiving themed episodes of F-R-I-E-N-D-S plus trivia to breakfast dates with The Grinch and Santa Claus, you are sure to have a rocking good time throughout the season! Check out their complete calendar of events by visiting the Hard Rock Café Facebook page.

    Milk Chocolate Santa Giveaway at Kilwins

    Now through December 5th, Kilwins invites you to join them in helping our friends at Helping Hand of Myrtle Beach! For the 2nd year in a row, Kilwins has partnered with Helping Hand to raffle a 22 pound, 3 foot, milk chocolate Santa, WOW! Tickets are available at Kilwins and are $5 each. 100% of the proceeds will go to Helping Hand of Myrtle Beach and the drawing will take place on December 5th!

    Long Bay Theatre Presents Ring Them Bells!

    It's time to RING THEM BELLS! with Long Bay Theatre at Broadway at the Beach!

    Join Long Bay Theatre for this holiday cabaret featuring some of your favorite songs of the season in our and filled with good cheer and great fun!

    Show opens on Friday, December 4th and takes place in the building across from Dave & Buster's on The Avenue. For more details, including ticket information, visit the Long Bay Theatre website.

    There's a whole lot to see and a whole lot to do this holiday season at Broadway at the Beach and the shopping, did we mention the shopping?

    Many of the unique shops and retail stores are locally owned and operated. From Gemini Boutique, featuring Alex and Ani, TOMS Shoes, Vera Bradley and more. And The Mole Hole with PANDORA, Swarovski, handmade clocks and other unique brands, to Sparkles with everything for girls, Bijuju with your favorite accessories, Retro Active, Klig's Kites, The Tinder Box and many, many more! Shop local, shop Broadway all while enjoying a memorable experience filled with fun, lights and holiday sights!

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    ​Ten Broadway at the Beach Fall Bucket List Ideas

    Let's face it, we all love summer, but there's just something about the fall season that puts a smile on our face! From the lower humidity and cooling temperatures, to being able to pull out all those comfy, cozy sweaters for a night around the bon fire, fall is not only the third season of the year, but also a great time to spend with family and friends creating moments and memories that will last a life time!

    Broadway at the Beach is a great place to make those magical fall memories with your loved ones and to help you make the most of the season, we've put together the perfect Broadway at the Beach fall bucket list! Pick and choose, or do them all, the choice is yours, but be sure to share your Broadway at the Beach fall memories with us by tagging Broadway at the Beach and using the hashtag #BroadwayAtTheBeach in your posts.

    1. Wee R Sweetz: Indulge in a seasonal favorite, Caramel Apples at Wee R Sweetz. These apples aren't your typical caramel apples! At Wee R Sweetz choose from a variety of flavorful options sure to please any sweet tooth!

    2. Beach Rider Jet Boats: Add a little thrill to your fall with an afternoon jet boat ride at Beach Rider Jet Boats. This roller coaster on the water will have you screaming with laughter and excitement from start to finish!

    3. Ripley's Aquarium: "It's just a bunch of Hocus Pocus" with Ripley's Aquarium's Dive In Theater showing of Hocus Pocus on Saturday, October 10th! See the Sanderson sisters on a 40 foot, outdoor screen in front of Ripley's Aquarium. Concessions will be available. More details.

    4. Feed the Fish: One of the most popular things to do at Broadway at the Beach is to feed the fish! So on your next stroll around Lake Broadway, be sure to take a break and join in the fun!

    5. Broadway 360 Observation Wheel: Get a bird's eye view of Broadway at the Beach (and even the Atlantic Ocean) from a top the Broadway 360 Observation Wheel! Standing 156 feet tall and featuring 36 gondolas, this colorful wheel is something to behold, and at night the more than one million led lights take center stage with a mesmerizing show of their own!

    6. Backstage Escape Games: Can you beat the 60-minute clock? Work with your teammates to escape from your choice of one of three themed escape rooms at Backstage Escape Games. Choose from The Legend of Atlantis, The Haunting of Hyde House or Dark Winter's Night. You'll transport to an alternate reality with intense sound and lighting effects, props and decorations. Do you have what it takes to escape?

    7. Sweet Molly's Creamery: Who says ice cream is just something to enjoy during the summer? Treat yourself to a seasonal favorite at Sweet Molly's with their Pumpkin Spice Crunch, featuring pumpkin pie ice cream with pecans, marshmallows and waffle cone pieces!

    8. Paula Deen's Family Kitchen: Bring the family together for lunch or dinner at Paula Deen's Family Kitchen! Serving recipes from the first lady of southern cooking, Paula Deen, enjoy southern-style entrees, delicious side dishes and mouthwatering desserts all in a family style setting and overlooking Lake Broadway!

    9. Old Tyme Portraits: Nothing captures a special moment quite like a photo! At Old Tyme Portraits you'll journey to the past, dress up and memorialize your time with a souvenir photo that you'll be talking about for years to come!

    10. Flip Flop Shops: Living at the beach has its perks, one of those is that it's perfectly acceptable to wear flip flops year round. This official shoe of the beach doesn't always have a whole lot of style, but at Flip Flop Shops you can stand out in the crowd by building your own and creating your own style!

    The summer season may be in the rear view, however the months of fall are the perfect time for weather, relaxation and family time fun at Broadway at the Beach!

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    Family Time, Fun In The Sun & Sales This Labor Day Weekend At Broadway At The Beach

    The "unofficial end of summer" is upon us, how is it the end of summer already? It seems it goes by faster and faster each and every year! Labor Day Weekend may mark the end of the cultural summer season, but there's still plenty of fun in the sun to be had and family memories to be made at Broadway at the Beach!

    Labor Day promotions, including merchandise mark downs, sidewalk sales and more will be in full swing at many Broadway at the Beach retailers throughout the weekend. It's the perfect time to take advantage of these promos and sales, stocking up on wardrobe must haves, getting a head start on holiday gift buying or picking up that cute little summer dress. And remember, the weather is still warm late in to the fall at the beach and if it's not warm where you're from, then you can always wear it next year or during your next vacation to Myrtle Beach!

    Shopping takes a lot of energy and at some point, you're going to need a break, and with more than 20 restaurants and lite bite eateries, one things for sure, you'll never go hungry at Broadway at the Beach. There are great tastes at every turn making it easy to satisfy everyone's appetite! From burgers and fries to seafood, sushi, pizza and ice cream, there's an incredible selection of yummy places for lunch, dinner or a mid-meal treat.

    We've talked about the sales, we've talked about the food, but have we mentioned the amusements? In a word, they are "Spectacular"! Thrill rides, a zip line, observation wheel, aquarium, upside down house and more (yes, there is an upside down house) await you and your family for fun times and memory making at Broadway at the Beach!

    Let the adventure begin this Labor Day Weekend with sales, food, fun & more at your destination for creating magical memories, Broadway at the Beach!

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    Treat Yourself On National Ice Cream Day At Some Of Broadway At The Beach’s Tastiest Spots For A Dish Or Cone

    A dish or a cone, or maybe a milkshake is more to your liking. No matter your preference, Broadway at the Beach has a variety of ice cream shops and stops honoring the summer's most iconic tasty treat! And we've put together a list just in time for National Ice Cream Day, Sunday, July 19th. We know it might be hard to pick just one, so feel free to make a day of it with an ice cream tour like no other at Broadway at the Beach!

    Kilwins

    This little gem of a shop not only features ice cream, but lots of other tasty treats, like homemade fudge, candies and confections. We love it all, however we must remain focused, National Ice Cream Day is almost here and Kilwins is celebrating the day with a special offer.

    On Sunday, July 19th, enjoy a BOGO 1/2 off ice cream cup or cone purchase!

    Kilwins has over 32 flavors of original recipe ice cream, YUM!!! Known for its creamy consistency and delicious, rich texture, Kilwins original recipe ice cream is a rich, high-quality treat! Open daily, local owners and operators, Chris and Jeanne Feldman look forward to welcoming you to their sweet shop. Kilwins is located between Sparkles and Myrtle Beach Harley Davidson.

    Sweet Molly's Creamery

    This "sweet" shop opened the original location at Barefoot Landing in 2004, and since that time the Tobin's have opened several other restaurants and eateries locally throughout the years, including the second location of Sweet Molly's Creamery, right here at Broadway at the Beach. Named for their precious rescue pup, Molly, Sweet Molly's Creamery is the go to spot for fresh made daily, ice cream, frozen yogurt and sorbet. The options are endless, with everything from basic ice cream, to ice cream with mix-in's, sundaes, shakes and smoothies. Some of this summer's favorites include; Beyond Banana with fresh banana, caramel and walnuts, One Cool Cannoli with cheesecake with chocolate chips, waffle cone pieces and cinnamon, and Berries & Cream with vanilla yogurt, strawberry topping, strawberries and raspberries. Oh, and did we mention, a portion of Sweet Molly's Creamery revenues are donated to local animal rescue groups, so please adopt, don't shop. Sweet Molly's Creamery, open daily and located across from Klig's Kites.

    Ben & Jerry's

    With two locations at Broadway at the Beach, there is no shortage of Cherry Garcia, Chunky Monkey or the many other euphoric flavors Ben & Jerry's offers. Locally owned and operated, both shops are open daily and not only offer cups, cones, sundaes and shakes, but they can also cater your next party, delivering the ice cream right to your event! Ben & Jerry's North is located near Paula Deen's Family Kitchen and Ben & Jerry's South is located near The Grumpy Monk.

    Cold Stone Creamery

    Made fresh in store, Cold Stone Creamery features made to order ice cream mixing your choice of candy, cakes, fruits or nuts on a frozen granite stone for the ultimate ice cream experience. Choose from their signature creations, sundaes or create your own. And did someone say "ice cream cakes?" Yeah, they have those too, for a birthday, special occasion, holiday or just because! Locally owned and operated, Cold Stone Creamery is open daily and located across from Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville.

    IScream Candy

    One of Broadway at the Beach's newest ice cream spots is IScream Candy. The name says it all, ice cream and candy, a deliciously tasty combination. From super shakes to rolled ice cream and premium ice cream, this ice cream kitchen is sure to please the palette with sweet creations and a whole lotta love! Recently opened in May, IScream Candy is located across from Wet Willie's.

    Tipsy Scoop

    Ok, this one is for adults 21 and older only, sorry kids! Located inside of It'Sugar, Tipsy Scoop features liquor-infused ice cream flavors inspired by classic and contemporary cocktails. This modern, boozy twist on ice cream combines the best of both worlds by infusing traditional ice cream flavors with different liquors creating creamy, tipsy and delicious treats!

    So, whether it's in a dish or in a cone, I think we can all agree ice cream is the perfect tasty summertime (or anytime) treat! Share some with your family and friends at one or more of these flavorful ice cream shops and stops to celebrate National Ice Cream Day at Broadway at the Beach!

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