Myrtle Beach Holiday Events in 2023
Whether you live in Myrtle Beach, are moving to the Grand Strand, or plan to invest in a vacation home in the area, you will want to check out these fun holiday activities to celebrate this festive season at the beach.
A Very Broadway Christmas Parade
Kick off December with a visit to Broadway at the Beach for A Very Broadway Christmas Parade. Before or after the parade, visit with Santa at his holiday house or shop some holiday sales.
Rivertown Christmas Celebration
The Rivertown Christmas Celebration is fun for the whole family, featuring festive holiday fun at the Downtown Conway shops every Thursday night in December. In addition to the fun shopping and local businesses to support, enjoy candle light shopping, visits with Santa, carriage rides, snowfall, living window displays, and live entertainment.
Surfside Beach Christmas Parade
Looking for a family friendly holiday event on December 9th in Surfside Beach? Check out the Surfside Beach Christmas Parade. It is a favorite annual event for locals and visitors alike.
MarshWalk's 9th Annual Santa Crawl
Don your favorite holiday apparel for MarshWalk's 9th Annual Santa Crawl on December 9th. Start off your evening with dinner and drinks at Murrells Inlet, then stroll along the scenic MarshWalk in your festive attire. Secret Santas will be walking with you, passing out gifts and prizes for their favorite festive attire.
Nights of a Thousand Candles
Brookgreen Gardens hosts the Nights of a Thousand Candles event, transforming the botanical garden into a magical wonderland with thousands of flickering candles and sparkling lights. Live entertainment, holiday music, and festive decorations create a captivating holiday atmosphere.
It will take place from November 25th to December 31st.
Holiday Golf Cart Parade at Barefoot Landing
Dress up your golf cart for the Holiday Golf Cart Parade at Barefoot Landing. Prizes will be given for the best decorations, including both the cart and the people in it. Stay for the afterparty at LuLu's to enjoy great drinks and live music.
Ripley's Festival of Trees
From Monday to Saturday each week in December, Ripley's Festival of Trees is included with admission to Ripley's Aquarium in Myrtle Beach. The whole aquarium is transformed into a winter wonderland with a sea of trees, bows, lights, and festive decor, and of course there is still plenty of marine life to enjoy.
Winter Wonderland at the Beach
Downtown Myrtle Beach and the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk host multiple holiday festivities to enjoy. On the first weekend of December, visit the Holiday Festival complete with tree lighting, or enjoy the decor, live entertainment, holiday markets, and more throughout the season.
The Great Christmas Light Show
Held at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, The Great Christmas Light Show is a dazzling display of holiday lights. Visitors can drive through an enchanting lighted archway and experience a mile-long light show featuring animated figures and holiday scenes.
With the exception of Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day, the show is open to the public nightly from November 20th to December 30th for only $15 per vehicle.
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