Myrtle Beach Rules & Laws

Myrtle Beach Rules on Beach Weddings & More

Myrtle Beach Rules and Laws on Beach Side WeddingsMyrtle Beach Rules On A Beach Wedding: Most beach weddings will not require the issuance of a Special Event Permit. However, it is conceivable that a wedding could exceed the Special Event Permit threshold, and a permit would be necessary. The threshold for requiring a Special Event Permit is listed below:


  • Weddings with 500 or more participants.
  • Weddings with 101 or more chairs.
  • Weddings utilizing a tent.
  • Weddings that do not meet the standards listed below.

Myrtle Beach Rules and guidelines for a wedding requiring no permit are as follows:

  • The beach is considered a public area, and no one has exclusive use of any section of the beach. With this in mind, the following location issues are applicable:
    • No activities are allowed on the beach dunes.
    • No activities are allowed to block an emergency beach access.
    • Wedding must be conducted behind any established lifeguard umbrella lines.
    • Parking is allowed only in appropriate parking areas.
    • During the busiest beach season, May 1 through Labor Day, the following rules apply:
      • Weddings without chairs or other props, such as arbors, flower stands, arches, platforms, PA systems, etc. are allowed at any other time.
      • Weddings with chairs or other props, such as arbors, flower stands, arches, platforms, PA systems, etc., are allowed after 5:00 p.m. Setup is not allowed before 5:00 p.m.
      • Amplified sound is restricted to a portable system for use in the wedding ceremony.
      • All other federal, state, and local laws and ordinances must be adhered to.
    • A Horry County Business License is required for anyone who performs a service within the unincorporated areas of Horry County.
    • It is recommended that you not throw rice on the beach. There is also a county ordinance about feeding wild fowl, so throwing bird seed is also prohibited.
    • The releasing of Chinese lanterns is prohibited.
    • If you have additional questions, please contact Horry County Police Beach Patrol at (843) 915-7953.

Marriage Licenses – A South Carolina marriage license can be obtained from Horry County Probate Court. They can be reached at (843) 915-5370 or visit them at

South Hampton 1109 | Myrtle Beach Rules On Beach WeddingsKingston Plantation is a one stop resort for a Myrtle Beach Wedding




Kingston Plantation Family Resort

Kingston Plantation Family Resort In Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Kingston Plantation Family ResortThe Kingston Plantation Family Resort  is in a class of itself when it comes to oceanfront family resorts.  It’s not only a great wedding and honeymoon destination it’s a great place for a family vacation.  It is a five star premier gated resort with roaming security 24/7. It is close to attractions, amusement parks, live music theaters, shopping centers, more than 100 golf courses, nightlife and much more.  A honeymoon stroll will be perfect around their twenty acres of freshwater lakes that are scattered throughout the Kingston Plantation property. You can see wildlife, including beautiful black swans and snowy white egrets.  There is a walking path throughout the resort for joggers, walkers and bicycles. The resort sets on 145 acres of oceanfront prime property that is gorgeous with lots to do.  The resort offers restaurants, bars, pools, entertainment, family adventures and much more.

Sunrise at the Kingston Plantation Family Resort, Kingston Plantation Family Resort Myrtle Beach, 5 star gated resort in Myrtle Beach, S.C., oceanfront two bedroom unit 1109 South HamptonOur oceanfront, two bedroom unit 1109 of the South Hampton is a perfect honeymoon place to stay with beautiful sunrise and sunset views and and two oceanfront pools.  It’s a short walk to the pools, beach and the Embassy.  The Embassy offers dining, shopping, entertainment, meeting rooms and more. Our unit is in a great oceanfront location for getting around the 145 acres whether you want to go to the beach, take a walk or get something to eat or drink, see my drink recipes. The Kingston Plantation Family Resort is a great resort for couples and families with kids young and old.   You can have a drink at the Splash Café & Bar and enjoy the the entertainment.  South Hampton unit 1109 is also a short walk to Beach Combers and Wet Whistle Bar and Grill with entertainment directly oceanfront. The Kingston Plantation Family Resort has something for couples or the entire family and is located in the center of the Grand Strand close to two large shopping centers, Barefoot Landing and Broadway at the Beach. There is shopping, dining, amusement parks and more at the two largest shopping complexes in Myrtle Beach.

Kingston Plantation Wedding

Kingston Plantation Wedding in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Myrtle Beach Kingston Plantation WeddingA Kingston Plantation Wedding is a one stop wedding destination right on the beach in sunny Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

With a Kingston Plantation Wedding you can have a romantic beachside ceremony, reception and place to stay all in one place.  After exchanging your vows on the sandy beach or on the beach front grassy area you can have a champagne toast by the pool, beach or in one of the indoor banquet rooms.

With a Kingston Plantation Wedding there are many banquet rooms to choose from depending on the number of guests you are having. There is a rooftop oceanfront ballroom at the Hilton and Ballrooms at the  Embassy Suites. There is a collection of smaller ballrooms and function spaces that are perfect for smaller intimate weddings. Whatever your style, budget and requirements for your Kingston Plantation Wedding, there are many options to choose from.

When booking a Kingston Plantation Wedding, your family and guests will love the delicious food, stylish presentation and impeccable service while enjoying the Myrtle Beach weather at an oceanfront resort. Fresh local produce, signature drinks and inspired cuisine — their culinary team will add the finishing touch to your wedding, special event, galas, fundraisers, and more!

Their specialized menu uses only the finest and freshest ingredients to suit your guests, . venue and event size. Check out the menus and banquet information for Hilton Myrtle Beach and Embassy Suites for more information.

To help plan your Kingston Plantation Wedding use their wedding planning guide to get you started.

Our oceanfront unit 1109 in the South Hampton is located next door to the Embassy Suites and a few minute walk to the Hilton. Our unit is a direct oceanfront, two bedroom, fully equipped condo for the bride and groom to stay on their honeymoon.  You can book, check pricing, see our calendar of open dates and view photos. on VRBO.

My original weddings songs for the mother/son, father/daughter and bride and groom first dance is available at

Kingston Plantation Wedding South HamptonClick on Kingston Plantation Wedding for your wedding day planning and visit our VRBO site to book our unit.


Myrtle Beach Vacation

Myrtle Beach Family Weddings | After The Honeymoon

Once the honeymoon is over and you start to have kids, a Myrtle Beach Vacation is a must!  It’s a great vacation destination that the whole family will enjoy.  Or you may already have kids and want a family style ceremony, reception and honeymoon where the kids will tag along, Myrtle Beach is the perfect place for a family type of wedding or any wedding venue. 

Myrtle Beach has everything you can imagine for your vacation or family honeymoon.  There are lots of activities, entertainment, attractions, dining, water/oceanfront dining, shopping and more. The action, shopping and dining are endless on the Grand Strand.  

Kingston Plantation South HamptonIf you are looking for a one-stop place for your wedding, honeymoon/vacation, The 5 star luxury Kingston Plantation Resort has it all. It is located close to the border of Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach, prime area for everything Myrtle Beach has to offer.  The Kingston Plantation is an oceanfront gated resort with 24/7 roaming security.


Kingston Plantation South Hampton, Myrtle BeachOur unit 1109 in the South Hampton is an oceanfront two bedroom condo that sleeps 8.  The entire unit has been updated in 2016 and 2017.  I have added a beachy decor everywhere you look.  It is family friendly and the resort has something for everyone. There is dining, shopping, two oceanfront pools with a locker filled with sand toys, boogie boards and beach chairs for our guests.  From Memorial Day to Labor Day the resort offers daily entertainment with DJs and bands. 

Myrtle Beach We rent our unit through VRBO. You can check our calendar for availability and rates, and see photos of the unit and the Kingston Plantation Resort.

On my personal website you can get driving directions, ideas on what to pack, condo house rules, floor plan, and all the info on Myrtle Beach you need to plan a great family vacation.

Bachelorette Party Destination Myrtle Beach

Bachelorette Party Destination Kingston Plantation Resort

Kingston Plantation South Hampton Bachelorette Party DestinationMyrtle Beach is a great Bachelorette Party Destination that is located in South Carolina, USA. The Kingston Plantation Resort in Myrtle Beach is a 5 star gated resort with 24/7 roaming security.  The Kingston Plantation Resort sits on 145 acres of prime oceanfront property with beautiful lagoons, wildlife and a connecting walkway to the oceanfront bars, restaurants and pools.  The resort has so much to offer from outdoor pool side bars to oceanfront bars and restaurants with daily seasonal outdoor entertainment.

Kingston Plantation South Hampton Bachelorette Party DestinationWhen looking for an inexpensive Bachelorette Party Destination place to say, Oceanfront Unit 1109 in the South Hampton, Kingston Plantation Resort, has gorgeous oceanfront and coastline views. Our oceanfront two bedroom en suite unit sleeps 8.  There is a king size bed in the oceanfront master bedroom, private balcony, and a full/standard convert-a-sofa. Bedroom two en suite has two queen size beds with your own private balcony and bathroom.  The South Hampton in the Kingston Plantation Resort is located in Myrtle Beach just south of the North Myrtle Beach Border. Barefoot Landing is a large shopping complex with entertainment, restaurants and bars about 8 minutes north.  Broadway at the Beach is another large shopping complex located about 20 minutes south. With lots to do in-between.

Bachelorette Party Destination Music/Dinner Shows - Myrtle BeachThere are so many Activities and Attractions for your Bachelorette Party Destination in Myrtle Beach, the fun and entertainment is endless. There are tons of water sports and land activities for the young and old to enjoy or just relax on the beach with a drink in your hand. Get ready and hit the town at night with endless nighttime dinner show, musical entertainment shows, dining and plenty of places to party. Celebrity Row at Broadway at the Beach is a blast.

Bachelorette Party Destination | Myrtle Beach, S.C. | USAThe resort has many places to dine and drink and there are also many more places within walking distance. The Apache Pier is a short walk from the unit with evening outdoor entertainment nightly from Memorial Day to Labor Day. They also have a restaurant with outside dining and drinking. Harry the Hats is a place that locals like to party and is a short walk. Spanky’s Pub House is located at the front gate of the resort. You can also take a 15-20 minute walk to the south on the beach and visit Ocean Annie’s outdoor, oceanfront bar with live seasonal entertainment. 

Don’t like to walk?  You can visit these places by Golf Carts. Rentals are at the front gate. (Phone:(843) 449-5211)  You can take them shopping and dining on streets 35mph and under.  There are many places to ride that does not go out on 17 Highway that stays within the Myrtle Beach law.

See my blog for great  Drink, Jello and Pudding shot recipes.

Check out The Landing Spa at the Kingston Plantation for a relaxing and fun day for the girls.

No matter what you are looking for with your Bachelorette Party Destination, Unit 1109 in the South Hampton, Myrtle Beach, is a great choice and a perfect location for your days at the beach or nights out.