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Address: 212 Main St., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Phone Number: (843) 249-5779
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Activities: Dancing
Description: Dance Club where swing is king.

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Discovered by the young people in my group!!

What a treat we had watching the dancers....I've never seen so many happy people doing such a fun dance! Music was great, crowd was fun, the club was smoke free! So happy my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Orlando, FL
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Orlando, FL
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

What a treat we had watching the dancers....I've never seen so many happy people doing such a fun dance! Music was great, crowd was fun, the club was smoke free! So happy my kids told us to check it out....

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Pinehurst
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Harolds is a great place owned by a great guy who values SOS patrons. Re the Galleon, been going there for almost 50 years. Now, during SOS they have put seats on 1/3 of the dance floor in the Spanish Galleon and they are "reserved" and SOS Patrons can not use the seats without paying extra. Owner at Galleon should... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We enjoy watching the shaggers. Some of them really have it down. The music is good here, too, if you love Beach Music.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

In addition to attending the various show places in Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach some people just like to dance. NMB has many places to dance but seven places that really concentrate on the shag - the SC State dance. Although I have danced in all of them my favorite is Fat Harold's on Main Street.. For those unfamiliar... More 

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Locust Grove, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My husband and I are ballroom/Latin dancers and have been in search of a nice dance floor in myrtle beach for a long time. Fat Harold's did not disappoint. The floor is spacious and the DJ's music was perfect for us to swing, hustle, cha cha, and even a foxtrot! Plus the drinks were super cheap. It wasn't crowded at... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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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75 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

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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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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