Spend the Holiday Season in Myrtle Beach
Add some excitement to your holiday season by spending this magical time of year in Myrtle Beach. In addition to the year-round outdoor recreational activities, great shops, and fabulous shows the area offers, Myrtle Beach also hosts many fabulous holiday shows and special events this time of year. Add some of these special holiday events and activities to your holiday plans for a truly magical getaway!
Each year in November and December, the Carolina Opry hosts its annual Christmas Special. This amazing show is a truly stunning event with festive music, beautifully choreographed dancing, comedic sketches, gorgeous costumes, and more. Altogether, a cast of 35 talented performers will entertain you on stage with scenes from the Twelve Days of Christmas, Beautiful Star of Bethlehem, and more. This memorable show is sure to touch your hearts this holiday season and is suited for the whole family.
On select dates throughout the holiday season, Brookgreen Gardens in nearby Murrells Inlet hosts the Nights of a Thousand Candles. This annual event is a favorite of locals and visitors alike, and features thousands of twinkling lights illuminating the pathways and trees of this enchanting garden setting. Adding to the experience, you will enjoy performances by carolers and musicians from a range of talents, including choral ensemble groups, performances on the baby grand piano, and more. Holiday meals will also be served at this event, with such treats as low country favorites, seafood delights, beverages, and plenty of other goodies.
Get your last minute Christmas shopping done at the annual Winter Arts and Craft Show at the Springmaid Beach Resort. This large event is enjoying almost two decades of tradition in the Myrtle Beach area, and brings you four floors of home décor, handiwork, crafts, and much more. Altogether, you can browse the crafts and artwork of over 200 vendors from across the region.
If you are planning to be in Myrtle Beach for New Year's Eve, you won't want to miss the city's biggest New Year's Eve bash at Broadway at the Beach. This outdoor event features live music, vendors, and a fireworks display right over Lake Broadway. You can take a break from the hot festivities of the celebration and take a stroll on the nearby beach to reflect on the past year with your loved one.
Give yourself a holiday season to remember this year by including some of these special holiday events in your plans for a Myrtle Beach holiday getaway!