Best Places on Earth (Or at Least Litchfield) To Watch Your Games

Don’t abandon your favorite teams because you’re on vacation.

If you’re headed to the Litchfield area, there are lots of places to catch the big sporting events. Or even the small ones. Fans from all over vacation on the Grand Strand. And they bring their team ties with them.

You might even make a few friends with common interests while you’re here.

Fun Facts About Sports

Knowledge is power — even if it’s trivia. Here are a few sports questions to share with your crew.

  1. How much did Yankees slugger Babe Ruth pay to get his 700th home run baseball back from a fan?
  2. Who is the only person enshrined in both the baseball and football halls of fame?
  3. How old was legend Tiger Woods when he scored his first ace?


  1. $20.
  2. Cal Hubbard. He was a middle linebacker for the Green Bay Packers and also a Major League Baseball umpire.
  3. 8 years old.

Make Plans Now to Watch Your Favorite Sports on Vacation

Bring your mates in team colors for a full-on invasion on game day. Or wear something subtle.

1. Island Bar and Grill Pawleys Island

Come here to raise the roof when the big game is on.

The vibe: It has a wonderful, relaxed atmosphere, with a deck, a pool, and tons of TVs. Karaoke and music bingo are cool events to be here for.

Best menu bets: You can’t go wrong with Jumbo Wings, boneless or traditional. Especially BBQ Hot! Try the Bang Bang Shrimp too.

Pro tip: Is your sporting event during the week? Join them for Happy Hour. Between daily and Happy Hour specials, you’re in for a treat.

2. Quigley's Pint & Plate

Watch your team rally for the win as you enjoy in-house brews.

The vibe: It’s one of those spots you visit each time you’re in town. There’s friendly staff, relaxing outdoor seating, and a lively bar area, too.

Best menu bets: Fried Green Tomatoes are a tasty start. Try Carbonara for dinner: Fettuccine tossed with roasted chicken, bacon, and more.

Pro tip: You have to try one of the eight brews always on tap. They’re in-house, with favorites such as Swamp Fox IPA and Autumn Rye Pale Ale.


3. Pawleys Island Tavern

PIT is front and center for pub fare and live blues music.

The vibe: You’ll want to come back to this tasteful dive, or stick around for live music. The PIT is a blast, a must-have experience.

Best menu bets: Start with Grouper Fingers, then the Open PIT Burger. It has smoky BBQ sauce, thick cheddar, and onion rings.

Pro tip: Take some uncooked Crab Cakes to make back at your resort. Drop in Thursday through Saturday for some of the hottest local musical talent.

4. Angel Bar

On the lookout to find your new hangout in Litchfield? You’ve arrived.

The vibe: Bartenders are second to none. They play enjoyable music here and there’s a high-energy feel to the place. You’ll be among friends for sure.

Best menu bets: Start off with the Coconut Shrimp. The Heavenly Burger has provolone and angel sauce. You have to try something like that.

Pro tip: Visitors come for drinks and sushi. That’s not a terrible idea. Angel Bar is a hidden gem of incredible sushi on the Grand Strand.

5. J Peters Grill & Bar - Pawleys

Pack a nice shirt and dress up a bit when you watch your games.

The vibe: If you’re local, you bring the family here from out of town to show off to them. It’s welcoming to kids, and the menu is a litany of temptations.

The menu: Their Honey-Butter Croissants are world famous. The She-Crab Soup is J Peters’ original recipe. Try a Carolina Peach Cocktail.

Pro tip: The Early Bird menu is no joke. Get special pricing on a 6-ounce sirloin, slow-roasted prime rib, J Peters Chicken, and more.

Exterior of Coastal Dish Restaurant

Litchfield Beach and Golf

At Litchfield Beach and Golf, they understand why you’re here in the off-season. Come to a property you’ll return to every year. It’s a picturesque, well-maintained resort with excellent eateries and shopping on-site.

Bridgewater indoor pool