Reasons to Visit Myrtle Beach in November
Myrtle Beach is a great vacation destination any time of the year; even in November! During the month of November, visitors can enjoy mild weather, fun events, and holiday-related activities. Celebrate Thanksgiving, get started on holiday shopping, relax, and much more! Here are some reasons to visit Myrtle Beach in November:
Spend your Thanksgiving in Myrtle Beach this year! Of course, you can always cook Thanksgiving dinner in your accommodation if you have the tools and room to do so, or you can treat yourself to a Thanksgiving feast at a local restaurant. There are tons of places in the area that offer Thanksgiving specials, so that you don’t have to worry about cooking while you’re on vacation. *Note: Area restaurants have not announced their Thanksgiving meal plans, but we will keep you posted as they’re released!
Great Fall Weather
While many other states are experience winter-like temperatures during the month of November, the weather in Myrtle Beach is quite mild. The average air temperature in November in Myrtle Beach is around 69º, which is warm enough for outdoor activities, and a stroll on the beach. You may have to wear a light jacket, but you won’t be freezing here!
Since the month of November isn’t peak tourist season in Myrtle Beach, it’s easier to find a good hotel rate. The average hotel occupancy rate during November is about 34%, and the average daily room rate is around $65, making it easy to find a great deal at your favorite properties. You can also find good rates on our hotel deals page here.
Local theaters usually end their normal variety shows at the end of October and begin their holiday-themed shows at the beginning of November. While you’re in town, we suggest trying to book tickets to see one (or more) of the award-winning holiday shows across the Grand Strand.
After Thanksgiving, many places in Myrtle Beach celebrate Black Friday by hosting tons of great sales. So, this is a great time to try to get holiday shopping out of the way! But if you don’t feel like fighting crowds to score a good deal, you can also do some holiday shopping on a different day. From malls to gift shops, here are some great places to shop in Myrtle Beach.
While you’re in town, be sure to check out all of these great events going on throughout November:
•Dickens Christmas Show and Festival: November 12-15 | Get into the holiday spirit with the 39th annual Dickens Christmas Show, a celebration of all things Christmas! The Victorian Holiday Market is full of shopping and entertainment with vendors wearing traditional period costumes.
•SC State Bluegrass Festival: November 26-28 | The SC State Bluegrass Festival is held at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center over Thanksgiving weekend. This year’s lineup includes: The Steel Drivers, Mountain Faith, The Malpass Brothers, Songs From the Road, The Grascals and more!
•Intracoastal Christmas Regatta: November 28 | The Saturday after Thanksgiving, local boaters light up the waterway with their annual Intracoastal Christmas Regatta. The flotilla, which benefits Yachts for Tots, starts at the Little River Inlet and ends at Dock Holidays Marina with viewing areas along the route.