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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, Clubs
Activities: Dancing
Owner description: Dance Club where swing is king.
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Type: Dance Club/ Discos, Clubs
Activities: Dancing
Hours:
Mon - Tue 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Owner description: Dance Club where swing is king.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

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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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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6 reviews 6 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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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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28 attraction reviews
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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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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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81 reviews 81 reviews
25 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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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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24 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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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