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Georgetown Music in the Park
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Georgetown Music in the Park

Downtown Georgetown

Georgetown Music in the Park brings over 15,000 people to Downtown Georgetown and continues to grow with every event.Georgetown Music in the Park returns for 2022 after a hiatus due to Covid-19 and will feature new events and bands on the first Friday of every month.These concerts will be around 6:00 in the evening beginning […]

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Nights of a Thousand Candles
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Nights of a Thousand Candles

Brookgreen Gardens

Experience one of the most beloved holiday traditions and walk through Brookgreen Gardens for their famous Nights of 1000 Candles! This renowned light display has been around for many years and happens annually at the beautiful gardens of Brookgreen in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina.This stellar light show is perfect for families, friends, and couples of […]

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Intracoastal Christmas Regatta

Intracoastal Christmas Regatta

The Marina at Dock Holidays

Get into the holiday spirit with the best parade on the water! Yachts and boats covered in Christmas lights and decorations will make their way past plenty of prime viewing spots in this annual flotilla. The Intracoastal Christmas Regatta is always held the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The parade begins around 5 p.m. at the Little River […]

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The Great Christmas Light Show
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The Great Christmas Light Show

North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex

The North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex will be decorated with nearly 2 million lights this holiday season for The Great Christmas Light Show. Take a 1.5 mile drive through the park to see over 500 giant light displays and 30 animated figures and holiday scenes specially made for this event.The Great Christmas Show […]

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Winter Wonderland at the Beach
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Winter Wonderland at the Beach

Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place

The Winter Wonderland Festival returns to Myrtle Beach for 2022! Beginning in November, "Winter Wonderland at the Beach" includes an oceanfront light display along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, live entertainment, a kids activity zone, outdoor movies and more.  "Winter Wonderland at the Beach" will be open from November 17 to December 23 from 6 to 9 p.m. […]

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The South’s Grandest Christmas Show
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The South’s Grandest Christmas Show

Celebrate the holiday season in Myrtle Beach with the Alabama Theatre's award-winning production, The South's Grandest Christmas Show! Year after year, this production amazes audiences with an incredible combination of talent, scenery, and special effects that will put anyone in the holiday spirit. This holiday show plays six nights a week during November and December […]

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The Carolina Opry Christmas Special – The Christmas Show of the South
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The Carolina Opry Christmas Special – The Christmas Show of the South

The Carolina Opry Theater

The Carolina Opry Christmas Special, often called “The Christmas Show of the South,” will open its 37th season of enchanting holiday performances on November 1.Producer Calvin Gilmore works for months to create an unforgettable holiday experience, with his usual signature flair for production. Each year, the Christmas special brings stunning changes, beautifully blended with time-honored […]

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Charles Bach Wonders!
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Charles Bach Wonders!

charles bach wonders

Renowned illusionist Charles Bach returns his talents to Broadway at the Beach beginning in April 2022 with his Charles Bach Wonders Magic Show, a family-friendly performance full of magic, dance and comedy. The high-energy show promises to be a magical experience for the whole family with giant puppets, beautiful costumes, colorful lighting, and talented dancers in […]

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Live Holiday Music Performances by Award-Winning Dolly Parton Tribute Artist
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Live Holiday Music Performances by Award-Winning Dolly Parton Tribute Artist

Embassy Suites by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Resort

Dreaming of a platinum blonde Christmas? Throw on your lashes, slap on that lipstick and head to Kingston Resorts on Nov. 25 or 26 for an evening of live musical performances by the award-winning Dolly Parton tribute artist, Karen as Dolly.This reigning winner of E! Network’s Clash of the Cover Bands will rock the rooftops […]

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Original Motown Tribute Show at GTS Theatre
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Original Motown Tribute Show at GTS Theatre

GTS Theatre

Set off on a musical journey through time as you tap your feet to the tunes that moved the nation in the 1960s and ’70s. Motor City Musical brings Motown hits from musicians like Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, and the Jackson 5 to the stage, celebrating the history of a genre that brought new life […]

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Fireworks at Broadway at the Beach
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Fireworks at Broadway at the Beach

Broadway at the Beach

Catch a fantastic fireworks show at Broadway at the Beach on Tuesdays and Fridays throughout the summer at Broadway at the Beach! Fireworks begin at 10 p.m. on summer nights over Lake Broadway in the middle of the massive shopping and dining complex.A special 4th of July fireworks show will also be held at 10 […]

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North Myrtle Beach Tree Lighting in McLean Park

North Myrtle Beach Tree Lighting in McLean Park

McClean Park

McClean Park is the site for the North Myrtle Beach Tree Lighting Ceremony.Don't miss your chance to hang out with Santa and his friends with fun activities, live entertainment and refreshments.The event is free to the public.

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Elton John Tribute Show at GTS Theatre
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Elton John Tribute Show at GTS Theatre

GTS Theatre

This one-of-a-kind concert includes the costumes, the color, the fabulous showmanship, time tested hit songs and it’s all captured by Bill, making this the perfect show for any Elton enthusiast.American Elton aka Bill Connors has portrayed the Rocket Man from Hawaii to England, San Francisco to Florida. Featured on America’s Got Talent and currently in […]

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Town of Surfside Beach Christmas Tree Lighting Festival

Town of Surfside Beach Christmas Tree Lighting Festival

Head down to the family beach, Surfside Beach, for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting in front of Town Hall on Dec. 2. The Christmas Tree Lighting Festival event features music, vendors, food,  and a visit from a certain jolly elf.  

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A Very Broadway Christmas Parade

A Very Broadway Christmas Parade

Broadway at the Beach

Get into the holiday spirit at Broadway at the Beach this December with A Very Broadway Christmas Parade! The shopping, dining and entertainment complex will host the parade beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. Enjoy stilt walkers, marching bands, classic cars and special guests at this unique event. After the parade, take care of some Christmas […]

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Christmas Cantata in North Myrtle Beach
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Christmas Cantata in North Myrtle Beach

Living Water Baptist Church

Join friends and family this Christmas season for the 38th annual All City Christmas Cantata at Living Water Baptist Church in Longs hosted by the city of North Myrtle Beach.Church choirs from around the North Myrtle Beach area will join together to perform this moving musical program at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Dec. 3. The […]

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Murrells Inlet Annual  Tree Lighting Ceremony

Murrells Inlet Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Morse Park - Murrells Inlet

Join your friends in Murrells Inlet to kick off the holiday season with the annual Murrells Inlet Christmas Tree Lighting at Morse Park Landing next to Hot Fish Club. The tree lighting festivities will include visitors from Santa and Mrs. Claus as well as Christmas crafts, hot chocolate, and cookies. The event is 4-6 p.m. Dec. 3.

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Rivertown Regatta Christmas Boat Parade

Rivertown Regatta Christmas Boat Parade

Elm Street - Conway

Celebrate the Christmas holiday season with a festive boat parade Dec. 3 in downtown Conway.The Rivertown Regatta includes boats of all sizes decked out in their holiday best. The parade, which is hosted by America's Boat Club of Long Bay,  runs from the Savannah Bluff to the Conway Marina. Proceeds from the event will be donated […]

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North Myrtle Beach Christmas Parade

North Myrtle Beach Christmas Parade

Main Street North Myrtle Beach

Get jolly and have a ball at the annual nighttime North Myrtle Beach Christmas parade Dec. 3.Spectators will gather on Main Street to view the lighted floats and vehicles representing groups from all across the area. Awards will be handed out for the best entries with judges and a special guest announcer stationed at the […]

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Murrells Inlet Christmas Parade

Murrells Inlet Christmas Parade

Murrells Inlet MarshWalk

Family, friends, locals and visitors are invited to the annual community Christmas Parade in Murrells Inlet from 3 to 5  p.m. Dec. 4.The parade begins at Wilcox Avenue and continues to Wachesaw Road along Highway 17 Business.Get there early to claim your spot along the parade route!Registration is open to those interested in decorating their […]

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3001 Nightlife Ugly Christmas Sweater Party

3001 Nightlife Ugly Christmas Sweater Party

3001 Nightlife

Join 3001 Nightlife on Friday December 9 for their annual ugly Christmas sweater party. Three great clubs in one venue. Club Rewind will feature the Too Much Silvia band, Urban Cowboy Club will host the Thomas Road band, and Club Envy will have three DJ's playing everyone's favorite tunes. Doors open at 8:00 pm. $10 […]

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Conway Christmas Parade

Conway Christmas Parade

Downtown Conway

The Conway Christmas Parade will step off at 10 a.m. Dec. 10 in downtown Conway. The parade route starts on 16th Avenue, turns on Main Street, then Third Avenue and Laurel Street, ending at Fourth Avenue and Powell Street. Santa Claus will be riding along in the parade along with floats, beauty queens, Shriners and more! Bring […]

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Town of Surfside Beach Christmas Parade

Town of Surfside Beach Christmas Parade

Surfside Beach Pier

Don't miss the Town of Surfside Beach's Christmas Parade starting at 2 p.m. Dec. 10. The parade has over 100 entries of all kinds, including floats and marching bands.The route starts on Ocean Boulevard at Melody Lane and travels north to Surfside Drive and on to Poplar Drive. Bring the entire family along to cheer on […]

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2022 MarshWalk Santa Crawl

2022 MarshWalk Santa Crawl

Murrells Inlet MarshWalk

The Murrells Inlet MarshWalk is hosting the 8th annual Santa Crawl with drink specials, live music and holiday fun. The holiday themed bar crawl will give participants the chance to try featured drinks and dinner specials at restaurants throughout the Marshwalk.Prizes will be awarded for the most festive costumes. Contestants must register at the registration […]

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Holiday Golf Cart Parade at Barefoot Landing

Holiday Golf Cart Parade at Barefoot Landing

Barefoot Landing

Barefoot Landing hosts a festive golf cart parade at 3 p.m. Dec. 11. Walking groups and golf cart owners are invited to join the parade, which will start by Greg Norman Australian Grille. Prizes will be awarded to the most festive groups. Entries are $10 with proceeds going to the Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach. 

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3001 Nightlife New Year’s Weekend Bash

3001 Nightlife New Year’s Weekend Bash

3001 Nightlife

3001 Nightlife, three clubs in one, is planning the biggest party of the year to say goodbye to 2022 and hello to 2023. On Friday, December 30 Club Rewind will hosts the band Chocolate Chip and Company, Bourbon Cowboy will feature the Thomas Road Band and Club Envy will be rockin with DJ Johnny Devito. […]

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NYE at Margaritaville

NYE at Margaritaville

Margaritaville Restaurant Myrtle Beach

Margaritaville at Broadway at the Beach will host a New Year's Eve party from 9 p.m. to midnight Dec. 31. The event includes live entertainment with The Paul Grimshaw Band, stiltwalkers, midnight margarita shooters, and party favors. Admission is $10 starting at 8:45, which is waived with the purchase of any retail apparel on Dec. 31. […]

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Fireworks at Barefoot Landing
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Fireworks at Barefoot Landing

Barefoot Landing

Barefoot Landing -- a shopping, dining and entertainment complex on the southern end of North Myrtle Beach -- lights up the sky with a weekly fireworks show at 10 p.m. every Monday night over the lake throughout summer. In addition to the fireworks shows, Barefoot Landing offers a variety of family-friendly events throughout the year, including […]

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New Year’s Eve at 21 Main

New Year’s Eve at 21 Main

21 Main At North Beach

Ring in the new year with entertainment and a meal at 21 Main at North Beach Resort. The night's festivities include a premium bar, award-winning hors d'oeuvres, four-course meal, champagne toast and breakfast to-go at the end of the night. The menu includes shrimp cocktail, caesar salad, surf & turf with filet and lobster tail, and […]

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A Southern Times Square at The Market Common

A Southern Times Square at The Market Common

The Market Common

The Market Common will host a New Year's Eve party to welcome 2023!The annual Southern Times Square is the beach's own version of the Big Apple's New Year's Eve celebration with a live telecast on a jumbo screen and a mirror ball drop at midnight. Enjoy live music, a beer & wine garden, food vendors, […]

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Best Festivals

Best Festivals

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