Things to Do: Taste of Murrells Inlet

The 2nd Annual Taste of the Inlet, a fundraiser for Murrells Inlet 2020, is being held at Inlet Square Mall on Sunday, January 26, 2014 (no football that day!) from 6:15 pm – 9:00 pm.  Doors open at 6:15 pm.  Enter the Mall via the Books-a-Million entrance.

Savor the flavors from our fine Murrells Inlet and Garden City Beach restaurants and chefs who will be showcasing their signature dishes, as they serve up a delicious feast of hors d’oeuvres, tapas and heavy appetizers.

Event admission tickets cost $8 in advance ($12 at the door).  Beverage and taste tickets will be priced separately, and sold at the event.  Food and dessert tastes will range $2 – $4.  Beverages will include beer, wine, coffee and soft drinks.  Be sure to purchase your tickets early so you don’t miss out!

How to Purchase Advance Admission Tickets

CLICK HERE  to purchase tickets online.

Call 843-357-2007 to order over the phone.

Online or phone orders can be mailed (thru 1/18) or held in will call

Stop by the MI2020 office at 4124-B Highway 17 Business (next to Uncle Tito’s)

Starting January 13, 2014, tickets are also available (cash or check only) at

Booty’s in Murrells Inlet

Conway National Bank in Murrells Inlet

Jay’s Hallmark at Inlet Square Mall

Lee’s Inlet Apothecary in Murrells Inlet

Be sure to purchase your tickets early so you don’t miss out on this fun and casual evening of dining with the best restaurants on the beach … all while supporting a great community non-profit organization.

Proceeds benefit Murrells Inlet 2020, a 501c3 non-profit grass-roots community organization,focused on commmunity reviatlization and preservation of the creek.

THANK YOU to our restaurants and businsses for your generous support of our wonderful community and your shared commitment to our mission of making the Inlet a nice place to live, work and visit:

Bliss, Bovine’s Carolina Tavern, Cracker Barrel, Crooked Floor Tavern, Flo’s Place, Frank Theatres CineBowl & Grille, Graham’s Landing, Hot Fish Club, Icons Sports and Spirits, Inlet Crab House, K-Rae’s Waterway Bar & Grill, Lee’s Inlet Kitchen, Murrells Inlet Smokehouse, Nalu’s, On the Half Shell, Salt Creek Cafe, Shell Crackers Grill & Oyster Roast, Twelve, Wahoo’s Fish House

Desserts by

Costco, Fuzzy Peach, Lazy Gator

Beverages by

Costco, Copa di Vino, Landshark Lager, New South Brewing, Pepsi Cola Bottling & The Allstate Ronnie Gasque Insurance Agency

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Got Oysters? Murrells Inlet Oyster Roast

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Murrells Inlet is firmly established as the “Seafood Capital” of South Carolina, so there’s really no better place to belly up for all-you-can-eat oysters than the annual Murrells Inlet Oyster Roast. This year’s event will be held Nov. 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The reputation for great seafood stems from the town’s history as an authentic fishing village, where you can enjoy the delicacies of the sea directly from fishermen, at area markets and at a wide array of seafood restaurants in town and dotted along the picturesque inlet itself.

This year, the oyster roast will be held in the parking lot of Crazy Sister Marina’s (also known as Captain Dick’s) Wicked Tuna Restaurant, a relatively new addition to the Murrells Inlet dining scene that’s already established itself as a great purveyor of seafood and sushi.

At the roast, oyster lovers will line up to tables for a full-fledged oyster feast. In addition to all the bivalve deliciousness, you will also be able to buy other food items, including: wings; burgers; hot dogs; and chowder. Beverages including beer and soda will also be available. Admission to the event is free, but the all-you-can-eat oyster tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door while they last, with additional food and drinks priced separately.

This event is a favorite for locals and visitors, so plant to come down—and don’t forget to bring an oyster knife (don’t worry, if you forget yours, you can buy one at the roast).

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Things to Do: Chili Cook-Off Murells Inlet

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The 14th Annual Lip-Rippin’ Chilympics Chili Cook-Off  will be held on Sunday, October 13th, from noon to 6:00 p.m. at the Wicked Tuna Restaurant parking lot, Murrells Inlet. This annual chili competition will feature categories such as Best Overall, Best Restaurant, People’s Choice, Most OriginalBest Vegetarian, Best Theme, Best Use of South Carolina Ingredients, and Hottest Chili.  Cash prizes go to first and second place winners in each category. Chili samples, beverages and other items will be priced separately. Admission is free and this event is open to the public.  There will be a fabulous line-up of live bands.  There will also be a Kids’ Area with food, soft drinks, face painting and inflatables.

Things to Do: Brookgreen Gardens Cool Summer Evening Programs

Just north of our Lakeside Villa at Litchfield by the Sea on  HWY 17, in Murrells Inlet, SC, is one of this area’s greatest attractions…….. Brookgreen Gardens.brookgreen boat

The Cool Summer Evenings program at Brookgreen offers a  perfect time to visit the after a day at the beach. Concerts, Kids Programs, and dinner at the Pavilion Restaurant can all be enjoyed in the cool of the evening.

On Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays you can go to Brookgreen for dinner and stay for the show when Brookgreen is open until 9 p.m. with live entertainment and cruises down the creeks.

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Entertainment and programs are included in garden admission. Creek cruises are $7 in addition to garden admission.

For more information, Email: info@brookgreen.org or visit the website: www.brookgreen.org

1st Annual Taste of the Inlet

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Murrells Inlet 2020 and Inlet Square Mall invite you to savor the flavors of our Murrells Inlet and Garden City Beach restaurants, on January 27, 2013, 6pm – 9pm, at Inlet Square Mall, located at 12125 Highway 17 Bypass in Murrells Inlet. Guests need to enter the Mall via the entrance located next to Books-a-Million. This premier Inlet culinary competition event allows area restaurants and chefs to showcase their signature dishes, as they serve up a delicious feast of hors d’oeuvres, tapas and heavy appetizers.  Guests will be able to sample and vote for their favorite choices.  The winning restaurants will be presented with trophies.  Over twenty area restaurants will be participating.  Restaurants already committed include Bliss, Bovines, Capt. Dave’s Dockside, Carolina Tavern, Creek Ratz, Dead Dog Saloon, Divine Fish House, Drunken Jack’s, Flo’s Place, Frank Theatres CineBowl & Grille, Graham’s Landing, Gulf Stream Cafe, Hot Fish Club, Inlet Affairs, Lee’s Inlet Kitchen, Mickey’s Tavern, Millardo’s, On the Half Shell, River City, Sara J’s, TGIFridays and Twelve.  The list continues to grow.  Interested restaurants can call 843-357-2007. Event admission tickets cost $5 in advance ($8 at the door).  Ticket sales will be limited, so guests are encouraged to buy their tickets in advance to be guaranteed admission.  Beverage and taste tickets will be priced separately, and sold at the event.  Food and dessert tastes will range $2 – $4.  Beverages will include beer, wine and soft drinks. Proceeds benefit Murrells Inlet 2020, a 501c3 non-profit community revitalization organization, dedicated to making the Inlet a nice place to live, work and visit.  Murrells Inlet 2020 thanks the participating restaurants and its event sponsors:  Inlet Square Mall, WPDE, HTC, US Foods, Costco, New South Brewing and Owens Liquors.

Tickets can be purchased online with Mastercard or Visa.

Guests can also purchase tickets at the Conway National Bank branch in Murrells Inlet, located at 4345 Highway 17 Bypass, or the Murrells Inlet 2020 office, located at 4124 Hwy 17 Business or over the phone by calling 843-357-2007.

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Things to Do in December Around Pawleys Island

DECEMBER EVENTS

  • Atalaya Holiday Celebration

    12/01/2012 11:00 AM – 12/01/2012 04:00 PM

    Celebrate and Experience Atalaya as it comes alive for the Holidays! Refreshments – Live Music All day – Crafts and Gifts Booth – Kids Holiday Crafts – Oyster Roast with Chowder – Lionel Train Club Display and more!

    Sponsored by Friends of Huntington Beach State Park

    City: Murrells Inlet
    State: SC

    Price: $2.00 plus park entrance fee

  • Murrells Inlet Christmas Parade

    12/02/2012 03:00 PM – 12/02/2012 04:00 PM

    Boats and Floats for the Kids!

    Get in the holiday spirit with the Annual Community Christmas parade. Begins at Wilcox Avenue and marches down Hwy 17 Business to Pendergrass Ave. Come join the fun!
    Address: Hwy 17 Business
    City: Murrells Inlet
    State: SC
    Zip: 29576
    Email:
    Website: http://www.murrellsinletsc.com/upcoming-events.php
    Price: Free

  • Georgetown Christmas Parade

    12/01/2012 11:30 AM – 12/01/2012 02:00 PM

    Come enjoy a small town holiday kick-off at the Georgetown Christmas parade! This year with a special appearance from some beautiful SC birds of prey and that other flying Christmas guy, Santa Claus!

    Address: Front Street – downtown
    City: Georgetown
    State: SC
    Zip: 29440
    Email:
    Website:
    Price: Free

  • Brookgreen Gardens’ Nights of a Thousand Candles

    12/07/2012 – 12/08/2012

    12/14/2012 – 12/15/2012

    12/20/2012 – 12/22/2012

    Contact: Helen Benso
    Address: 1931 Brookgreen Drive
    City: Murrells Inlet
    State: SC
    Zip: 29576
    Website: www.brookgreen.org
    Price: $16 adults

    Brookgreen Gardens will come to life amid the soft glow of more than 5,500 hand-lit candles and countless sparkling lights from 3 – 10 p.m. Walk the paths with a warm cup of cider, hear the sounds of hand bells ringing, carolers singing, and celebrate the season with family and friends.
    This annual event has become a holiday tradition when the gardens become a wonderland of lights and candles and outstanding entertainment. Dinner catered by Inlet Affairs is available in addition to admission prices.

    Purchase Tickets Online

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Murrells Inlet Restaurant Guide

www.spudsdining.com Wicked Tuna –

The Wicked Tuna is the newest and greatest restaurant added to an already awesome restaurant community in Murrells Inlet.  They offer Asian Sushi as well as big city casual Dining to Murrells Inlet without compromising the traditions and price ranges in Murrells Inlet. Wicked Tuna offers the most stunning view on the entire Grand Strand of South Carolina.  www.wickedtuna.comMap


www.deaddogsaloon.com Dead Dog Saloon –

The Dead Dog Saloon has established a reputation around the world for serving spectacular food inside in their spacious dining rooms or outside at their waterfront bar and massive deck. Situated along the Marsh Walk, you’ll enjoy breathtaking inlet views, hear live music nightly and enjoy late–night food service. The “live music Mecca” of Murrells Inlet. Open 7 days a week for lunch, dinner, and cocktails. www.deaddogsaloon.comMap

UPDATE 2/22/12 – The Dead Dog experienced a fire and will be closed until further notice. More info HERE


www.creekratz.com Creek Ratz Restaurant –

Creek Ratz Restaurant and Bar with its rustic nautical atmosphere, spectacular views of the Murrells Inlet waterfront and both indoor and outdoor dining overlooking the Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk, has something for the entire family.

Children will enjoy our kid’s corner where they can draw on the chalkboard walls, or just relax in a bean bag and watch TV.

With reasonable prices, a full raw bar, fresh seafood, sandwiches, salads, appetizers, pizza, children’s menu, daily happy hour, live entertainment, the coldest drinks, and plenty of TVs to watch your favorite sporting events, its easy to see why Creek Ratz is a favorite of locals and tourists alike. www.creekratz.comMap


www.captdavesdockside.com Captain Dave’s Dockside Restaurant –

Southern Living Magazine said: “At Capt. Dave’s Dockside you could point at the menu with your eyes closed and be assured of a culinary treat.”

The Travel Channel said: “Best waterfront atmosphere…” and “The pan-crusted grouper is divine…”

Family owned and operated since 1974, specializing in charcoal grilled seafood, Angus Beef and Live Maine Lobster. With an open style kitchen and fantastic views from any seat in the house, the atmosphere and décor give you a feel of 1940’s Havana or South Florida. After dinner, take a stroll along the scenic Marsh Walk. www.captdavesdockside.comMap


www.bubbasloveshak.com Bubba’s Love Shak –

A little bit of soul in the heart of Murrells Inlet! The Marsh Walk’s newest hot spot.

“Bubba Love”, a much loved character along the waterfront in Murrells Inlet, is known for his outgoing personality, very social and very LOUD! When asked why he is so loud he once responded, “When you come from a family of 16 head, if you ain’t loud, you don’t eat!”

Inspired by his larger than life character, Capt. Dave’s Dockside remodeled the screened-in dining porch out back and dubbed it “Bubba’s Love Shak.” Take in all the “Bubbaisms” and enjoy inlet favorites like Big Papa Puff’s Crab Cakes, Rasta Pasta and Bubbahamian Steamed Fish along with seasonal drink specialties.

So come on down to the Shak where love is served daily. And as Bubba says, “If you ain’t happy, stay a while longer.” www.bubbasloveshak.comMap


www.bovineswoodfired.com Bovine’s –

This award winning waterfront eatery is located at picturesque Wahoo’s Marina offering choice wood-fired steaks, fresh local seafood, wood oven pizzas and an extraordinary selection of unique dishes. www.bovineswoodfired.comMap


www.wahoosbar.com Wahoo’s –

Wahoo’s Raw Bar & Marina takes you to a tropical paradise of dreams. Wahoo’s features an open-air Tiki Bar with beautiful waterfalls and is known for its frozen libations, ice-cold beer and lively nightlife. Stop by and feast on fresh seafood, creative appetizers, as well as other delicious items featured on the award winning Divine Fish House menu. Relax in a tropical setting listening to a waterfall, feel the ocean breeze and watch the sunset with family and friends. www.wahoosbar.comMap


www.drunkenjacks.com Drunken Jack’s –

Drunken Jacks offers the freshest seafood right off of the boat prepared to perfection- grilled, blackened, sautéed, or southern fried. Drunken Jack’s also features steaks, prime rib and chicken. Or try one of our Low Country Specialties, and don’t pass up our famous Hush Puppies with Honey Butter! Dinner is from 4:00pm – 10pm 7 nights a week. Lunch is served from 11:30am – 2:30pm Tuesday-Sunday. The Lounge opens daily at 3:00PM for cocktails and appetizers. Come enjoy our waterfront deck! www.drunkenjacks.comMap