Though it may not be perfect beach weather, there are so many fun holiday things to do in Myrtle Beach in December. Grab the family, take advantage of our winter stay special, and plan a holiday getaway.
Visitors come far and wide to see some of the best shows here in Myrtle Beach, but during the holiday season, the theaters around the Grand Strand really go all out. Here are a few of our favorite Christmas shows!
Not only is this one of the best variety shows in Myrtle Beach, but it’s also the most beautifully decorated. They have over 35 fully decorated trees, 75 wreaths, innumerable Christmas ornaments, and piles of Christmas snow. Here you’ll enjoy Christmas classics performed by top-notch musicians and dancers. It’s fun and laughter for the whole family! Tickets start at $42.95 for adults and $27.95 for children.
This one of a kind dinner and a show tells a unique Christmas tale! Join Captain Scrooge on a magical journey as Christmas Spirit takes him through Christmas Past, Present, and Future. While you watch you’ll enjoy a delicious four-course meal of veggie soup, bread, roasted chicken, BBQ pork, corn, baked potato, and apple pie. Adult admission is $54.99 and child admission is $29.99.
Enjoy the sounds of Christmas as you make memories your family will never forget. This spectacular show has a mix of favorite holiday songs and new Christmas creations. It will be a fun-filled evening as you experience performances from some of the greatest dancers and singers on the East coast. Tickets start at $43.80 for adults and $19.95 for children.
For a more quaint, low-key show, visit the Theatre of the Republic located in Historic Downtown Conway. TOR is hosting two great Christmas productions this December. Running from December 9th-13th is Santa’s Holiday at the Beach. Tickets are $30. The second production is Elf Jr. the Musical, presented by Coastal Youth Theatre. Tickets are $15, and shows will be running December 10th-20th.
There is no quicker way to get into the holiday spirit than to gaze at bright and festive Christmas lights. Whether you take a walk or drive through, there is no shortage of places to go to see a light spectacular in Myrtle Beach, check out some of our favorites.
Every square inch of Brookgreen Gardens is decked out in 2800 hand-lit candles and other holiday decor – it’s truly a sight to see! Walk the gardens and enjoy carolers, musicians, hot cocoa, cider, wine, and more! Tickets for non-members are $25 for adults and $15 for children. Remember tickets must be purchased before your arrival! This spectacular event runs through December 31st.
A spectacular sight to see is The Great Christmas Light Show in North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex. This 2-mile drive featuring over 2 million lights is lit with some of the most festive and colorful lights you’ll see in the Grand Strand. You can also enjoy hot chocolate and s’mores at Santa’s Village while you’re here and even meet Santa! Pricing starts at $15 per vehicle (1-15 guests).
Get into the holiday spirit at the annual community Murrells Inlet Christmas Parade on December 6th at 3pm. The parade will run from Wilcox Ave to Wachesaw Road along Hwy 17 Business. This event is free to the public. Be sure to get there early to snag a great spot along the parade route.
Hard Rock Cafe at Broadway at the Beach will host two Breakfast with Santa events this December. Kids can enjoy breakfast, a holiday movie and the chance to write a letter to and take a picture with Santa. Movies are $5. Here is a detailed menu for the event. Prices are $11.95 for adults and $9.95 for kids.
December is a busy month for everyone, and in Myrtle Beach, it doesn’t slow down! We have tons of shopping, holiday events and more for you and your family to enjoy.
All Aboard! The Market Common and the Big Red Bus present the first annual “Polar Bus Express!” Dress in your pajamas or favorite holiday attire and experience the magic of Christmas. Guests will receive a souvenir golden ticket, a “Believe” sleigh bell, a chocolate chip cookie and complementary hot cocoa at their end destination – The North Pole. There are two rides at 5pm and 7pm every Saturday in December leading up to Christmas day. Tickets are $29.99 and must be purchased in advance. Children 1 and under are free.
In the heart of Pawleys Island you’ll find the Hammock Shops Village. Join us for an old fashioned Christmas tree lighting, live entertainment and the Santa Express Train on December 6th. ‘Tis the season to shop local, so head down to the south end for a delicious bite to eat at BisQit and a fun day of holiday shopping!
The Waccamaw Market Cooperative presents their Holiday Markets for 2020. No matter where you are along the Grand Strand for the day, there is a Holiday Market near you. Vendors include fresh produce, handmade crafts, delicious treats and more! You and your family can shop until your heart’s content at these festive Holiday Markets.