Myrtle Beach's Award-Winning Ocean Lakes Family Campground To Host 13th Annual Beach N' Boogie Weekend

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Shag Lessons And Concerts Are Among Fun Events Taking Place At The Largest Campground On The East Coast

There are festivities for all ages, focused on fun for mom and dad and all the kids. Many guests compliment us on the smoke-free, alcohol-free, family-friendly environment.

Myrtle Beach, S.C.'s Ocean Lakes Family Campground will host its 13th Annual Beach n' Boogie Weekend from Feb. 15 through Feb. 16. Beach music and fun activities are just a few of the things that will be available for the entire family. The celebration is exclusively for guests of the campground and sites are still available.

The festivities will kick off on Friday, Feb. 15, with a performance from Men of Distinction from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., and kids' games and crafts will take place during the show. On Saturday, Feb. 16, shag lessons will be conducted from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. by Judy Duke, and Jim Quick & Coastline will wrap up the day from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. (special activities for children will also take place).

“We've organized this 2013 event to be the best Beach n' Boogie Weekend yet,” said Barb Krumm, Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Ocean Lakes Family Campground. “There are festivities for all ages, focused on fun for mom and dad and all the kids. Many guests compliment us on the smoke-free, alcohol-free, family-friendly environment.”

Tickets for the Beach n' Boogie Weekend are $20 for adults and $5 for children 4-11. Each ticket entitles a participant to a wristband that is good for admission to all events. The wristband must be worn at all times. All events will be held in the Recreation Center. For information, contact the Marketing Assistant and Events Coordinator at: info (at) oceanlakes (dot) com or (843) 828-4833.

Ocean Lakes have also planned several additional weekends with special activities for its guests. They include: Quilt Gala (Feb. 22 - Feb. 23), 15th Annual Bluegrass Weekend (Aug. 23 - Aug. 24), Gospel Weekend (Sept. 13 - Sept. 15), Fall Craft Fair (Sept. 21), three Halloween weekends (beginning on Oct. 18 and ending Nov. 3), and Polar Bear Plunge (Dec. 31).

“We believe the special weekends we plan are some of the reasons that Ocean Lakes received an “A” grade for customer satisfaction from GuestRated™ year after year,” said Barb Krumm, Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Ocean Lakes Family Campground. “We're the only campground in the Carolinas to be included in the top two percent based on this consumer survey. It's gratifying to hear how much our guests are enjoying these events and their stays at Ocean Lakes.”

For more information about Ocean Lakes, visit http://www.oceanlakes.com, follow it on Twitter or ”like” the campground on Facebook.

About Ocean Lakes Family Campground
Ocean Lakes Family Campground, a division of The Jackson Companies, is the largest campground on the East Coast and one of the largest in the United States. Located in Myrtle Beach, S.C., it has received numerous awards for excellence. It is the 2011-2012 National “Park of the Year” in the Mega Park category and has received that honor from the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) five times. In 2010, it received the Earth Day Award from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control for its iCare Program.

In 2006, Ocean Lakes received the prestigious South Carolina Governor’s Cup for making a significant economic impact on South Carolina. Ocean Lakes covers 310 oceanfront acres with nearly one mile of beachfront. It offers 3,447 sites — 893 of which are large and pull-through to accommodate larger RVs. It was built by Mary Emily and Nelson Jackson and their five daughters, starting in 1970. It opened with 30 campsites and one bathhouse in 1971. On an average seasonal day, Ocean Lakes has 25,000 - 30,000 guests enjoying the countless amenities that have made it a local favorite and a national vacation destination. It currently holds a 10/9.5/10 ranking out of 10/10/10 from the Good Sam RV Travel Guide & Campground Directory for its overall operation, recreational offerings, services and appearance.

Ocean Lakes Family Campground is a division of The Jackson Companies, a family-owned enterprise that includes Prestwick Golf & Country Club, Ocean Lakes Properties, Crystal Lake Mobile Home Village, Ocean Lakes RV Center, and the master-planned development SayeBrook.

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