Myrtle Beach, S.C.

61. The Market Common

The Market Common

If you’re looking for a more upscale experience in Myrtle Beach away from the tourist traffic and beachwear stores, check out The Market Common. Located on the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base, The Market Common is a unique live-work shopping and dining complex in the heart of Myrtle Beach. Visitors and locals mix and mingle in this popular hotspot. On warm spring and summer nights, you’ll see people dining on outdoor patios, strolling with their dogs and enjoying the fresh air.


The restaurants of The Market Common offer an eclectic mix of cuisine and atmospheres. Beer lovers will want to grab a cold one at the Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, which features an extensive menu of salads, pastas, burgers and sandwiches. PF Chang’s is a popular spot at The Market Common, as well, featuring bold Asian-inspired dishes. Nacho Hippo is another local favorite serving delicious Mexican food. Hungry for more? Read all about the restaurants of the Market Common.

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The Market Common is full of upscale apparel stores and specialty shops, including Anthropologie, Orvis, Chico’s and White House | Black Market. Gift shops like Lazy Gator and Seacoast Artists Gallery offer unique souvenirs to help you remember your trip. Stroll through home-goods giant Williams-Sonoma or grab a coffee and a good read at Barnes & Noble. Whatever your taste, The Market Common is sure to please.


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Looking for a break from the sun and fun at the beach? Take in a movie at the Grand 14 Cinema in the heart of The Market Common. Owned by Stone Theatres, which has three other locations in North Carolina, the Grand 14 cinema features high-back comfy seating and wall-to-wall screens. Grab some popcorn and relax in the cool comfort.

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The layout of The Market Common is designed to get visitors outside and enjoying the scenery. The addition of some great parks helps with that goal. Grand Park features a fitness trail with exercise challenges along the path and a large playground as well as athletic fields. Valor Park is an open grassy area, which is home to many festivals and special events throughout the year.

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