Best Myrtle Beach Attractions Opened in 2018

Since the New Year has arrived, it's important to look back and remember some of the things from 2018. Myrtle Beach saw many new attractions open and not all of them can make the list as the best. Here's a look at the best new attractions in Myrtle Beach opened in 2018.

Barefoot Landing Expansion

Barefoot Landing is highly popular and one of the best places to go for dining and entertainment. This new walkable restaurant district expanded in the spring of 2018 to include even more great spots for residents to enjoy.

The expansion of Barefoot Landing is called the Dockside Village and offers plenty of great common areas for relaxing along the waterfront. It has also paved the way for many new restaurants and places for residents to mingle.

The Simpsons in 4D 

Broadway at the Beach saw a new and unique attraction open called The Simpsons in 4D. It includes a replica of the Kwik-E-Mart from the show and the attraction opened in August of 2018. The Kwik-E-Mart opened first with even more coming later in the year including the Aztec Theater. 

The Simpsons in 4D allows guests to rub elbows with the residents of Springfield from the favorite show The Simpsons. The attraction includes a fully themed lobby and theater experience with incredible details. Tickets to The Simpsons in 4D also include a Hollywood premier-style souvenir photo. 

Ocean Boulevard Entertainment Complex

Opened just before the summer started, the Ocean Boulevard Entertainment Complex has been long awaited in Myrtle Beach. It broke ground in 2017 and now provides 55,000 square feet of space and three stories. The complex is home to many restaurants, shopping options and much more.

The first floor offers Papa's Raw Bar and Burgerfi, while The Bimini Room is found on the second floor with a rooftop patio overlooking Ocean Boulevard. The entire third floor is occupied by Tin Roof, which is a Nashville-based entertainment venue. 

The design of the complex offers open-air breezeway, glass exterior walls, a contemporary look and plenty of outdoor seating. It's a new way to enjoy beach entertainment with plenty of fun including shops and vendors throughout.

810 Bowling

Opened in Market Commons, 810 Bowling is now available for all to enjoy. It opened in June of 2018 and provides plenty of indoor entertainment for those raining days. 

The bowling includes several luxury lanes to choose from, along with traditional options and a separate glow-bow area. The venue also offers many games and activities, along with areas for special events. A full menu is served at 810 Bowling and provides plenty of great options.


These are some of the top attractions to open in 2018 in Myrtle Beach. There are several more to come in 2019 and beyond. One of the most anticipated attractions expected to open in 2019 is TopGolf. This attraction was announced in 2017 and will provide another great entertainment option for the residents and visitors of Myrtle Beach.