Comings & Goings: Changes in Myrtle Beach SC including a new amusement and new restaurants

You may notice some changes in Myrtle Beach SC on your next vacation. 

The area is welcoming new restaurants and amusements while saying goodbye to others.

There are so many changes, we decided to put together this post to keep you in the know of what is new, including some attractions that were new in 2015 that you may not know about.

BROADWAY AT THE BEACH

Some of the most noticeable changes are happening at Broadway at the Beach.

If you usually get to Broadway by traveling U.S. 17 Bypass from the north, you will notice a hardrocklandmark is missing. Planet Hollywood shut its doors and the globe has been torn down. Right now it is an empty lot, but a new restaurant is expected to be built on the lot.

Inside Broadway, you will see several changes, mostly in Celebrity Square. Several of the nightclubs have closed including Revolutions, Froggy Bottomz and Country Roads. Broadway Louie’s has moved to the former Country Roads location and new OZ nightclub will open.

Hard Rock will also be moving out of the pyramid and will locate a few doors down.

Dave & Buster’s will also be coming to the Broadway, along with a new restaurant, American Tap House.

PaulaDeen4Carlos & Charlie’s also closed. The current building will be torn down and a Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen will be built on the space.

On the other side of Broadway, you will notice MagiQuest closed. No word yet on a business taking over the building. Also Capriz closed.

If you were a fan of Amici’s Brick Oven Pizza, they have left Broadway and are moving to 9924 North Kings Hwy.

For more on these changes, click here.

GO-KART AMUSEMENT PARK

Myrtle Beach is set to get a new go-kart amusement park in the summer of 2016 along Restaurant Row.gokart2

The park is under construction and will have electric go-kart racing on multi-level tracks, as well as an arcade. It will feature two electric go-kart racing areas on multilevel tracks, a rookie track and a track for small children.

The go-karts will run on electricity rather than gasoline, making for a quieter and environmentally friendly atmosphere.

Read more on the amusement park at MyrtleBeachOnline.com.

TRAMPOLINE PARKS

Not one, but two trampoline parks are coming to the area.

High Flyer is set to open this spring at the XGym sports mall at 568 George Bishop Parkway.

The facility will include the traditional open trampoline field, as well as a trampoline dodgeball stadium, slacklines, basketball hoops, flying trapeze, ninja warrior aerial obstacle course and Olympic-size foam pits overflowing with 50,000 cubes of foam.

The other trampoline park coming to the area is Rockin’ Jump.

Rockin’ Jump is expected to open this spring next to the Children’s Museum of South Carolina at 2200 N. Oak Street.

The facility will feature a large jump area, trampoline dodge ball courts, slam dunk zone, X Beam jousting challenge, a stunt bag area and rock climbing walls.

Read more here.

WATER SLIDE

If you didn’t visit Myrtle Waves last summer, you have not taken a ride down the Rockin’ Ray.

This water slide allows two riders at a time and is nearly 40 feet tall.

For more on the opening of Rockin’ Ray, visit our sister publication MyrtleBeachOnline.com

THE CLAW HOUSE

The MarshWalk in Murrells Inlet is getting a new restaurant.

The Claw House is set to open in March.

The restaurant is a New England style lobster house and raw bar.

THE BRASS TAP

This craft beer restaurant opened in January in The Market Common.
The Brass Tap features over 200 craft beers from around the world.

Their menu includes sweet chili shrimp, pretzels with Sam Adams beer cheese dip, The Brass Tap salad, 1/2 lb. Angus burgers, pretzel pizzas, street tacos, a prime rib sandwich and much more.

The Brass Tap offers happy hour Monday-Friday from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. and brunch on the weekends.

THE CHEMIST

A block away from Ocean Boulevard on 9th Avenue, you will find The Chemist.

This sister restaurant to ART Burger offers a unique dining experience.

The Chemist serves unique cocktails, such as their popular liquid nitrogen drinks and modern cuisine.

Popular menu items include coriander-dusted tuna served with wasabi pearls and seared smoked trout with bamboo rice risotto.

 

NEW THEATRE VENUE

GTS Theatre has opened up in the space next door to Jammin Leather, off of Highway 17 Business, just north of Farrow Parkway.

The building is currently undergoing major renovations to change it from a western themed space to a 1920’s style Parisian cabaret theatre. The theatre will seat 150, creating an intimate atmosphere. The theatre is expected to be finished in May 2016.

DUPLIN WINERY

If you didn’t visit MDuplin_Winery1230 (2)yrtle Beach last year, Duplin Winery is new to you.

The North Carolina based winery hosts wine tastings and tours at its location near Barefoot Landing.

Visitors will get to see the wine bottling process, however wine is not made in North Myrtle Beach. The wine bottled here is made at the production facility in Rose Hill NC.

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