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2022 Murrells Inlet Oyster Roast

2022 Murrells Inlet Oyster Roast

Wicked Tuna

Join Murrells Inlet 2020 for their 18th annual Oyster Roast this fall and enjoy all-you-can-eat-oysters from $40 (price increases as event gets closer).Not a fan of oysters? Other foods will be available as well as drinks. Admission is free.All proceeds go to Murrells Inlet 2020, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the inlet.  

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Taste of Georgetown

Taste of Georgetown

Downtown Georgetown

The annual Taste of Georgetown returns to celebrate its 10th year in 2022. Featuring dishes from many area restaurants, the Taste of Georgetown is from noon to 3 p.m. Nov. 12, and it benefits the non-profit Family Justice Center of Georgetown and Horry Counties. Participating restaurants include Pawleys Raw Bar, Moe's Original BBQ, Parlor Donuts, Old Georgetown […]

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Nights of a Thousand Candles Photography Workshop
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Nights of a Thousand Candles Photography Workshop

Brookgreen Gardens

Capturing the beauty of the holiday season can be a challenge even for experienced photographers. Brookgreen Gardens offers a workshop that teaches photographic and lighting techniques to get focused photography of lighted holiday displays. Participants will learn professional techniques for night photography, including proper exposure settings and how to “paint with light” against the beautiful holiday […]

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Broadway at the Beach Tree Lighting

Broadway at the Beach Tree Lighting

Broadway at the Beach

Broadway at the Beach kicks off the holiday season with their  Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration starting at 6 p.m. Nov. 12. The special holiday event will include live music and special guests. It will wrap up with a fireworks extravaganza over Lake Broadway. Broadway at the Beach is a massive shopping, dining and entertainment complex located in […]

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Dickens Christmas Show and Festivals
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Dickens Christmas Show and Festivals

Myrtle Beach Convention Center

The 41st annual Dickens Christmas Show is planned for November 10-13 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. This unique event is a Christmas celebration and includes various shopping opportunities, entertainment, and a Victorian Holiday Marketplace. Visitors to the Victorian Holiday Marketplace will find 300+ vendors wearing period costumes selling jewelry, crafts, gourmet foods, holiday decor, and more. […]

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Carolina Beach Music Awards 2022

Carolina Beach Music Awards 2022

The Alabama Theatre

With its mission to promote Carolina Beach Music, the CBMA Awards showcases the influences and offshoots of the unique Carolina lifestyle with its presentation of a first class awards show. Each November in North Myrtle Beach, SC, the Carolina Beach Music Awards take place to honor the songwriters, producers, performers, engineers, promoters, DJ's, dancers, radio […]

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Lighting of the Landing

Lighting of the Landing

Barefoot Landing

Santa will arrive at Barefoot Landing on Saturday, Nov. 19 for the Lighting of the Landing. The annual tree lighting show will be at 6 p.m. in Barefoot's Dockside Village. Fireworks will follow at 7 p.m. Festivities include live entertainment and plenty of family fun. The Christmas Tree is 22 feet tall and covered in hundreds of […]

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Market Common Tree Lighting Ceremony

Market Common Tree Lighting Ceremony

Grand 14 Market Common

The Market Common will host the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in front of Grand 14 Movie Theater with live entertainment and family fun.A trackless train will run along Deville Street for the little ones along with a balloon artist, carnival games, inflatables and vendors along Deville and Reed Streets. Santa will arrive at 6 p.m. in […]

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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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Dashing Through the Glow Fun Run
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Dashing Through the Glow Fun Run

North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex

Get outdoors and into the holiday spirit at the Dashing Through the Glow 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex. The family-friendly event, which is returning for two nights in 2022, is open to all ages. Participants will make their way through the Great Christmas Light Show at the park dressed […]

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Pawleys Island Holiday Market

Pawleys Island Holiday Market

Litchfield Market Village

Visit Pawleys Island this November for the Pawleys Island Holiday Market, a holiday showcase featuring countless vendors to help everyone prepare for the Christmas season!Get lots of holiday shopping done here and shop from over 60 different vendors. At this market, you will be able to find countless decorations, ornaments, wreaths, gifts and so much […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Movie Under The Stars at Tanger Outlet

Movie Under The Stars at Tanger Outlet

Tanger Outlets 501

Tanger Outlets on Highway 501 is hosting a Merry Movie Night with fun for the family on Dec. 3. Guests will enjoy Elf Pets animated specials, popcorn, Elf trivia, Elf prizes, a hot cocoa bar, photo opportunities, bouncy house and more!The event will be in the central courtyard by Adidas and Timberland. 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Best Festivals

Best Festivals

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