Festivals & Events
Myrtle Beach Christmas Lights and Holiday Events for 2022
Christmas lights, tree lightings and parades welcome the holiday season into the Myrtle Beach area!
Gather up the family and head out to some fun and festive events this Christmas season! We will continue to update this list. If you would like you event included, please email [email protected].
Here are some scheduled Christmas events for 2022 from around the Myrtle Beach area.
Christmas Lights Around Myrtle Beach
Christmas at the Outpost
1249 Vera Rd, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29568
River Island Adventures invites guests to join them for Christmas at the Outpost throughout the holiday season. Thousands of Christmas lights illuminate the outdoor attraction along with festive decorations and two snow-blowing snowmen. Be sure to check out Olaf’s Oak Tree, a decorated 60-foot oak. Additional activities include games and a Holiday Photo Scavenger Hunt. The glamping tents have been transformed into a beautiful nativity scene, and the kitchen will be serving up popcorn, hot chocolate, s’mores kits and more. Entry is $10/person.
Great Christmas Light Show
The Great Christmas Light Show is a drive-through light display set to music at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex. On select nights throughout the season, visitors can also stop by Santa’s Workshop for a petting zoo, snacks, and more.
North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex
Nights of a Thousand Candles
Nights of a Thousand Candles is a beloved annual event at Brookgreen Gardens south of Myrtle Beach. Millions of Christmas lights and hand-lit candles illuminate the live oaks and fountains throughout the gardens, and visitors can stroll through for an immersive Christmas experience through the garden paths.
Winter Wonderland Festival and Lights Display
The Winter Wonderland Festival in Myrtle Beach includes a mile-long Christmas light display along the oceanfront Myrtle Beach Boardwalk along with kids activities, live entertainment and more.
Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place
Marshwalk's Wonderland of Lights
4025 Hwy 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
The Murrells Inlet Marshwalk invites visitors to experience their walk-through Wonderland of Lights from November 25 through December 31. The free light display will be along the Marshwalk with participating restaurants decked out in lights.
Christmas Tree Lightings
Broadway at the Beach Tree Lighting
Broadway at the Beach, a massive shopping and dining complex in Myrtle Beach, kicks off the holiday season with their annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Nov. 12. The festive event includes live entertainment and a fireworks show!
Broadway at the Beach
Market Common Tree Lighting Ceremony
The Market Common’s annual Tree Lighting Celebration will be Nov. 19 and includes live entertainment, a kiddie train ride, carnival games and inflatables, and pictures with Santa.
Grand 14 Market Common
Murrells Inlet Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony
The annual Murrells Inlet Christmas Tree Lighting on Dec. 3 will include visits from Santa and Mrs. Claus as well as Christmas crafts, hot chocolate, and cookies.
Morse Park – Murrells Inlet
North Myrtle Beach Tree Lighting in McLean Park
Join Santa and friends for a tree lighting and festive celebration Nov. 29 at McLean Park in North Myrtle Beach. Live entertainment and refreshments are part of the festivities.
Christmas Parades Around Myrtle Beach
A Very Broadway Christmas Parade
Get into the holiday spirit with A Very Broadway Christmas Parade on Dec. 3 at Broadway at the Beach. The parade includes stilt walkers, marching bands, and more!
Broadway at the Beach
North Myrtle Beach Christmas Parade
Enjoy a special nighttime parade in North Myrtle Beach to usher in the holidays. The parade, which includes prizes for the best floats, rolls down Main Street starting at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 3.
Main Street North Myrtle Beach
Holiday Golf Cart Parade at Barefoot Landing
Barefoot Landing hosts a holiday 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.
Town of Surfside Beach Christmas Parade
The annual Surfside Beach Christmas Parade is slated for 2 p.m. Dec. 10. The parade includes area marching bands and floats from groups across the area.
Surfside Beach Pier
Murrells Inlet Christmas Parade
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.
Murrells Inlet MarshWalk
Christmas Events Around Myrtle Beach
Pawleys Island Holiday Market
Litchfield Market Village
Christmas Cantata in North Myrtle Beach
Living Water Baptist Church
Rivertown Regatta Christmas Boat Parade
Elm Street – Conway
2022 MarshWalk Santa Crawl
The Murrells Inlet Marshwalk’s annual Santa Crawl is a holiday celebration that includes food and drink specials, festive attire and a lot of fun. Prizes will be awarded for the best holiday costumes. Enjoy dinner and drinks plus the beautiful light display along the marshwalk.
Murrells Inlet MarshWalk