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Make Every Minute Count at The Beach: Myrtle Beach, SC

18 Aug, 2021


When you plan your sports event, practice or tournament at The Beach, serious competition is followed by serious playtime. With top-notch sports facilities, endless opportunities for post-game entertainment and the finest Southern hospitality around, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is the ideal location for your sports group to compete hard and then let loose.

Over 19 million visitors come to Myrtle Beach every year, and event organizers are quickly discovering what this means for their sports group. The iconic Grand Strand attracts thousands of tourists looking for new ways to spend their free time, consistently drawing record attendance to events located in Myrtle Beach.

 With events like the Myrtle Beach Invitational bringing Division I college sports, the Myrtle Beach Marathon and golf championships on some of the world’s most challenging courses, The Beach has evolved from a popular vacation destination to a premier location for hosting sports events, tournaments and so much more.

There are dozens of different facilities in the Myrtle Beach area able to fulfill your needs, with everything from minor league baseball stadiums to recreation centers to multisport complexes. Whether you want a field filled with fans or just a quiet place to practice, you’ll find the right facility in Myrtle Beach.

The expansive Myrtle Beach Sports Center is conveniently located close by the airport, right in the heart of town and steps from the major league entertainment on the Grand Strand. It offers 100,000 square feet of indoor facilities, including eight basketball courts and 16 volleyball courts, as well as space to host gymnastics, wrestling, pickleball, table tennis and more. The massive multi-screen video wall will show off your group’s hard work while up to 2,000 spectators cheer you on from the facility’s telescopic bleachers. Team rooms, an elevated mezzanine and an indoor/outdoor café are great spaces to relax and gather as a team during downtime.

After a long day of competition, there’s plenty to do and discover along 60 miles of uninterrupted coastline. The area’s excellent restaurants and unlimited fun make it easy to relax and unwind. Your group will enjoy strolling through one of the many entertainment districts where you can dine, shop The Market Common and play all in one place. Shop in Pawleys Island, dine with the sounds of live music, or jump into any number of activities in the ocean and in our intracoastal waterways. There’s something for every speed.

 And when it’s time to rest, there is a wide array of lodging options available in the Myrtle Beach area. With so many choices – resorts, oceanfront hotels, cozy beach homes, campgrounds, motels, condo rentals and more – it’s easy to stay close to the action. Whether your group wants to find a convenient spot on the strip or relax by a resort pool, we've got what you're looking for.

Sports event organizers are consistently impressed with Myrtle Beach’s facilities, hospitality and attractions – calling the area one of a kind and saying that the players simply love coming to Myrtle Beach. Parents, families and spectators will love Myrtle Beach, too, with amenities that are second to none.

When you're here, The Beach is your playground. Accommodating sports facilities, fresh local seafood and thousands of things to do outside of game time make Myrtle Beach the natural choice for your sports group. You can practice, compete and qualify surrounded by the best atmosphere and 60 miles of sand, sun and sea. When it’s time to plan your next sports group gathering or event, the welcoming sports experts at Myrtle Beach CVB are ready to go above and beyond and help organize an unforgettable event.

Contact one of our sports specialists and learn more about bringing your group to Myrtle Beach at myrtlebeachsports.com.

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