The Ultimate Guide to The Market Common
From Myrtle Beach on the Cheap
We hope your find The Ultimate Guide to The Market Common useful and handy. Our aim at Myrtle Beach on the Cheap, is to have all Market Common news that you can use. Whether it’s a new business opening, a deal at one of the many fine restaurants in The Market Common, or one of the many events held at Grand Park or Valor Park.
Market Common Deals, Discounts, Freebies and Coupons
Ultimate California Pizza – Market Common
Lunch Special Dine-In Only 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Enjoy a personal 1 topping pizza and a side salad.
Not valid with any other coupons, discounts, or offers.
Travinia Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar Myrtle Beach
Tuesday: 25% OFF Bottles of Wine
Wednesday: 1/2 OFF All Martini’s
Happy Hour: Monday – Friday 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
$5 and $10 Daily Specials
Different Specials All Day Every Day
Monday thru Friday, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Food and Drink Specials
Tupelo Honey Cafe
Monday: $5 Burgers
Tuesday: 50% OFF Salads
Wednesday: 50% OFF Tupelo Shrimp & Grits
Monday thru Friday, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Food and Drink Specials
King Street Grille
Happy Hour:4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Bar Area Only!
Happy Hour:4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Excellent and wide range of food and drink specials.
Taking Stroll Through Market Common
3346 Reed Street
Sunday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m.to 9 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
The Barnes & Nobles Bookstore in Market Common is a fantastic resource for both adults and kids. If you are stay at home parent with a small child, you’ll love the scheduled story times and activities for the kids. You’ll find a large and modern bookstore with a cafe that offers coffees, a bakery and cafe specials. You can enjoy free wifi in the cafe. Bring your NOOK reader to the cafe and enjoy an abundant selection of FREE ebooks while you relax and sip your beverage. Barnes & Nobles has an excellent website to view all activities. Barnes & Nobles gift cards make a wonderful gift.
810 Bowling & Billiards, located just off Farrow Parkway and across the street from Grand Park, is a one-stop fun shop for the whole family. FREE entertainment on the weekend, bowl a few games, then check out their foosball tables, dart boards, board games, shuffle board, ping pong and corn hole. Arcade with cash games that range in price from $.50 to $3.00 per game. 3D Haunted Mini Golf has recently been added to up your fun factor.
Grand 14 At The Market Common offers the latest movies to be enjoyed in its 2,600 luxury stadium seats, not to mention high-back rocker seats with retractable arm rests, 14 fully expanded wall-to-wall screens, plus state-of-the-art Digital Dolby and DTS sound. For the sensory challenged autistic, Grand 14 hosts sensory friendly movie nights. Grand 14 theatre is located in the heart of Market Common. You can view current movies and purchase online tickets.
Savannah’s Playground in The Market Common, is an ADA-approved playground with equipment and structures designed to provide children of all abilities the opportunity for social interaction. The mission of Savannah’s Playground is to create a place of social interaction for children with all abilities through enabling playgrounds and programs designed to meet their special needs. The playground was inspired by Savannah Thompson who was born with Williams Syndrome, a condition that presents academia challenges and developmental delays. During heart surgery, Savannah went into cardiac arrest. Her brain was oxygen deprived for 20 minutes. After a month long coma, she defied the odds and came out of her coma. Read more on Savannah’s Playground. Savannah’s Playground is FREE of charge for children to play and enjoy.
SoHo Shops at The Market Common
SoHo Shops at The Market Common are located on South Howard (SoHo) Avenue just past the main stores. You are invited to shop and browse the more than a dozen locally owned shops.
This community of all local businesses provides a wide variety of retail shopping, custom jewelry, coffee shops, dining, art studio, bakery, bike shop, cafe, ice cream, yogurt, real estate offices, hair salons, nail salons, beauty spas, pet grooming, and much more. The SoHo Shops at The Market Common provides a relaxing village environment. Stroll from store to store and shop at some of Myrtle Beach’s and The Market Common’s best small businesses.
Horry Georgetown Technical College – Grand Strand Campus
Proud home of the state-of-the-art International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach. Where future world class chefs are trained in the latest culinary arts. The International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach provides bakery/patisserie laboratories, a nutrition lab, production and training kitchens, an outdoor barbeque kitchen, greenhouse, wine cellar, beverage bar, chef’s bar, chef’s table, and an amphitheater.
For those interested a career in one the the health-science programs, many of HGTC’s health related courses are taught here.
For more information on “Horry Tech”, click here.
Warbird Park honors the men and women who not only served at Myrtle Beach Air Force Base, but all who have served.
Check out the static displays of an A-10 Warthog, F-100 Super Sabre Jet, and an A-7 Corvair.
Also, solemn memorials to our fallen and missing warriors, the Battle Cross Memorial honors all the brave men and women who have fought and died for our country. The Merchant Marine Monument honors the over 9,000 Merchant Marines lost their lives during World War II. The Wall of Service honors those that served at Myrtle Beach Air Force Base with an engraved granite nameplate. Warbird Park is located at the southern end of Ocean Boulevard, just inside front entrance to The Market Common. It is open from dusk until dawn and admission is FREE. Picnic tables are available. Pets are allowed on a leash. Click here to check out more Warbird Park information.
Grand Park at Market Common
Grand Park is home to many large family-friendly festivals. Located along Farrow Parkway, not many weekends go by that you can’t drive past Grand Park and not find something going on.
Some of the annual festivals and events that happen at Grand Park are:
- Dragon Boat Festival and Races, organized by Ground Zero which is typically held in April and admission to watch is FREE.
- Fiesta Italiana, hosted by Sons and Daughters of Italy, is a two day event celebrating Italian food and culture held in June and another is October. Admission is $2. Food prices vary from $2 to $5.
- Oktoberfest, a two day festival usually in October that celebrates German culture, beer and food with live entertainment and games for the kids. Admission is FREE.
- Irish Fest, held March 11, celebrates the Irish and St. Patrick’s Day. Admission is FREE. Beer cost from $4 to $5.
- Beach, Boogie, and BBQ is a huge 2-day barbecue event you don’t want to miss. It is typically held in the fall and admission if FREE. BBQ plate prices vary from $5 to $7.
Some event dates haven’t been finalized, when they are, this article will be updated with those dates.
Valor Park is located across the street from Grand Park at the corner of Farrow Parkway and Nevers Street. It may be small in size, but holds some big time festivals.
- Art in the Park
Held several times a year, this FREE artist run event features original work from numerous local artists. This can include not only painted art but, sculpture, woodworking, photography, jewelry, fabric, glass, metal, pottery, stone and all sorts of mixed media works. All items will be for sale. 2020 Art in the Park dates are April 25 & 26, October 10 & 11, November 14 & 15. Come on out and support your local artists!
- Movies Under the Stars
Enjoy FREE family movies under a beautiful Myrtle Beach moon. Bring your blanket or lounge chair and make an evening out of it. Start time is usually around dusk. The 2020 movie schedule hasn’t been set as of yet, but when it is, we’ll post it.
The General Robert H. Reed Recreation Center, sometimes referred to as the “Base Rec Center”, is home and host numerous free or inexpensive activities. The Base Recreation Center includes a ballroom, a stage and several meeting rooms. Looking for something to do during the weekdays? Billiards, horseshoes and table tennis are available during business hours and are free of charge!
For a small fee, dancing and dance lessons are offered, you can also learn to play the guitar. Check out our more in-depth article on what’s going on at the Base Rec Center.
810 Billiards & Bowling
Cold Stone Creamery
Crepe Creation Café
King Street Grille
Peace, Love and Little Donuts
The Brass Tap
The Uncommon Chocolatier
Travinia Italian Kitchen
Ultimate California Pizza