Celebrating your birthday is just as important as it was when you were a little kid, but probably for different reasons. While you don’t have to celebrate your birthdays with a theme like you did when you were little, you can still find a fun place where you can have a good time with friends or family. This is especially true for Myrtle Beach. Take a look below at some of the best birthday party venues in Myrtle Beach.


1. 710 Bowling

If you’re looking for a place where you can eat and play games, you won’t need to look further than 710 Bowling. This North Myrtle Beach restaurant boasts an impressive menu with a pub grub focus, as well as a serious focus on bartending.

However, the food isn’t the only notable part of the establishment. 710 Bowling has a great bowling alley, and the venue also accommodates a variety of different games. They have bocce courts, billiards, ping pong, and shuffleboard, among tabletop games too. If you’re planning on a party, make reservations online today.


2. Crocodile Rocks

Crocodile Rocks is a Dueling Pianos bar that can provide a fun night for any birthday party. If you’re looking to have a rowdier night, this might be the place for you. Because it’s a dueling pianos bar, things can get loud with sing-alongs and comedy sketches. Birthday guest get the special comedy treatment during the routine, typically involving an escort to the stage to be serenade.


3. Sea Captain’s House

If seafood is your thing, you might want to check out Sea Captain’s House for your birthday celebrations. The restaurant sits right on the beach, giving you the perfect view of the ocean. This place is great for birthdays because of its huge seafood platters that you can share, as well as a complimentary slice of key lime pie for birthday guests.

After eating, you and your party can go out to the patio to enjoy a drink while watching the waves roll in from the ocean. This is a great place for a relaxing, but also a fun birthday night.


4. Ultimate California Pizza Game Zone

Sometimes, it’s okay to let your kid-at-heart come out to play, and Ultimate California Pizza Game Zone might be the perfect place to let that happen. Even though it might be a handful to say—you can shorten the name to UCP Game Zone, if you like—this arcade is jam packed with arcade games and classic carnival games like skee ball. You can take advantage of all day passes that include pizza, or you can visit the sports bar for some birthday drinks after all the gaming.

UPC Game Zone is open throughout the day so you can get a head start on birthday celebrations, if that’s what you want to do.


5. Ripley’s Aquarium

If you have kids in your birthday group, you may want to focus on something the whole family can enjoy, and Ripley’s Aquarium might be the place to do so. The aquarium was voted TripAdvisor’s Traveller’s Choice award in 2014 and boasts a variety of activities and sea creatures to see while you’re visiting. You can even swim with stingrays, if that sounds interesting.


Have Fun

Wherever you choose to celebrate your birthday, make sure you find a place where you and your entire group can have fun. Take some time and plan the event beforehand so you can make the proper reservations and arrangements. Celebrating your birthday should be a blast, and all these venues can help make that happen.