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Fat Harold's Beach Club

212 Main St., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
(843) 249-5779
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Type: Dance Club/ Discos
Activities: Dancing
Description: Dance Club where swing is king.
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Fat Harold's Beach Club has a wonderful dance floor and has free instructions for the southern dance called Shag. Some call the Shagging smooth rock and roll. O.D. has the famous Shagging on the Sand weekends. Large crowds gather and dance or hang out for 3-4 days and nights. Some dancers that shagged as teenagers 50 years ago return and... More

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Bethania, North Carolina, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Great place to listen to some beach music and shag! Sometimes hard to find a place to sit down if you're looking for a table but we were here to dance anyway so it didn't matter.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This place is so much fun if you like beach music and especially if you like to shag. Drinks a little high but oh so comfortable.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

After growing up watching Shag the movie in the 90s I was dying to get to myrtle beach for the last 20 years! I finally got there and was sad to know that many of the movie shooting locations had either burnt down or were destroyed in a hurricane. I was worried that I wouldn't get that old time shag... More

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81 reviews 81 reviews
22 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My wife and I come to dance here every year because it has free parking for Fat Harold Customers only, not crowded, free entrance, not rowdy because the patrons are mostly middle age and some boys and girls before 10:00 PM. The only thing we do not like is that these young people should not be around in this place... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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69 reviews 69 reviews
20 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

My wife and I are swing dancers and this place is the birthplace of "the shag", kind of a stepped up variety of swing. I think we were there too early in the evening because there was hardly anybody there. But, I have to say this is a classic dance hall. There's lots of memorabilia and the dancers who were... More

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MA
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68 reviews 68 reviews
27 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We went on Tuesday night. At 7pm they have lessons on the "shag", a dance native to the Carolinas. Enjoyed learning some basic steps and had a few laughs. Bar drinks available for purchase. Was fun watching the experienced dancers throughout the evening.

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Moneta, Virginia, United States
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88 reviews 88 reviews
21 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

On a Sunday afternoon during SOS, Fat Harold's holds an auction to benefit Camp Kemo...there was a good turnout today and the spirit of generosity was evident in the bidding...all for a very good cause!! Several local performers came by to sing a song or two, the bar was open and the grill serving delicious bologna sandwiches!!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Hey Guys, so I've been to Harolds once, and when I go to NMB with family this summer, i'd like to know: 1. How old do you have to be to get in there? My sister in law has kids, aged 10-16. 2. What kind of music do they generally play there? (There was some event happening last year so... More

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

great dance floor, cheap drinks, but they need to keep the kids out. let them come back when they are 21

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