There is so much to do this weekend in the Grand Strand! It is officially the start of the holiday season and we have shopping, holiday shows and parades to get you in the spirit. We have listed a bunch of choices but look at the calendar for even more family affordable, fun things to do in the Myrtle Beach area to put you in the mood.
DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Myrtle Beach Annual Winter Craft Show all weekend. On Friday and Saturday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm and Sunday from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. As in the past, they will be providing photos with Santa and gift wrapping on the third floor with all proceeds going to the charity “Substitutes for Santa”. They are selling pieces of the pier at the craft show with all proceeds being provided to the same charity.
Nights of a Thousand Candles all weekend from 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm. See Brookgreen Gardens come to life amid the soft glow of more than 5,500 hand-lit candles and countless sparkling lights from 3 – 10 p.m. Walk the paths with a warm cup of cider, hear the sounds of hand bells ringing, carolers singing, and celebrate the season with family and friends.
North Myrtle Beach Woman’s Club Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes on Friday from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm. The Candlelight Home Tour is in its 23rd year.
The Ugly Holiday Sweater Show (Improv Comedy) 13+ at Carolina Improv Company in Myrtle Beach Mall Friday night at 7:30 and Not Home For The Holidays Improv Comedy Show (All Ages) on Saturday night at 7:30. Another holiday vacation at the beach? You’re either visiting Myrtle Beach for the holidays or have someone visiting you for the holidays. In this audience interactive show we’ll mock all the special moments of being at the beach for the holidays.
Twas the Night Before Christmas at Atlantic Stage on Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm. Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. But wait! A mouse IS stirring— because Santa missed his house last year. Before you can say “Merry Christmas!”, we’re off on the wild adventures of a mouse, an elf, and a spunky little girl who just won’t take no for an answer.
It’s A Wonderful Life on Friday and Saturday at 8:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday at 3:00 pm at Stage Left Theatre, Market Common.This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast with you as the live studio audience. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.
RiverTown Reindeer Race on Saturday morning at 8:00 am in Conway. The RiverTown Reindeer Race is a 5K family-friendly race with proceeds benefitting the American Red Cross. This holiday event encourages all ages to support disaster services by dressing in holiday attire to run or walk through the streets of downtown Conway, SC. Registration is $25 until Dec. 2 and $30 on race morning from 7-7:50 a.m. with the race starting at 8 a.m. Prizes for top three finishers in all age groups. Special T-shirts and unique bibs for all participants.
Merry MarshWalk Christmas on the Marshwalk from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Guests can enjoy a unique shopping experience with local business and artists lining the MarshWalk.
Holidays On The Historic Myrtle Beach Boardwalk on Saturday from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm at Plyler Park. The Polar Express Train, live entertainment, an inflatable for the children and even camel rides!
Santa Paws Doggie Contest & Parade on Saturday from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Bring the entire family and enjoy the Santa Paws Doggie Contest & Parade! Benefitting The Grand Strand Humane Society.
CHRISTMAS CANTATA on Saturday and Sunday at 3:30 pm. The Christmas Cantata is an annual tradition and for many the highlight of the holiday season. Church choirs from the North Myrtle Beach area join to create a musical program you will not soon forget. Tickets are required for admission cialis en pharmacie sans ordonnance and are available at the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce.