The Myrtle Beach area is a very special time of the year during the holidays and there are many special events taking place right through the New Year. Excitement fills the air this time of year and not just for the kids! Without snow and frigid temperatures to deal with Christmas outings are much more pleasant. Whether you’re shopping for last minute gifts, taking advantage of end-of-year sales or enjoying the local entertainment, you’ll find spending the holidays in Myrtle Beach to be a pleasure!
This time of year goes by so incredibly fast and yet it’s such a special time to treasure. Don’t let the holidays come and go in a flash. Why not take the time to slow down and enjoy each moment of the season. Treasure what the holiday is all about. It’s the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ.
Breakfast with Santa & Mrs. Claus at Broadway at the Beach
1318 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach
Saturdays, Dec. 9, 16, 23 from 9-11 a.m.
Bring the kids to enjoy breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus! Includes an Extensive Breakfast Buffet, Free Activities, and a Christmas Treat from Mrs. Claus! Free activities provided by Wonderworks, Ridemakerz, Sparkles, Kilwins, and Over the Moon Productions.
Holidays on the Boardwalk
9th Avenue N & Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach
Every Saturday in December from noon-4 p.m.
The Oceanfront Merchants are hosting Holidays On The Boardwalk through December. Santa will be on hand to listen to all the Christmas wishes. There’s a holiday train ride for $3 per person. Enjoy live entertainment on the stage along with Christmas crafts, face painting, balloon twisters and a shopping area just for kids. The entertainment schedule is: December 16, Carolina Vocals 2-4 pm; December 23, Morgan Elvis Noon – 4pm; December 30, Kirby Winstead Noon – 4pm. Bring your chairs and spend the afternoon on the Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Boardwalk!
A Southern Times Square – New Year’s Eve at The Market Common
4017 Deville Street, Myrtle Beach
December 31 from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.
HTC will be streaming Times Square in NYC live beginning at 9 p.m. on a jumbo screen. A Southern Times Square at The Market Common will have a mirror ball drop. To top off this very special night there will be fireworks at midnight! Two stages with live music! There will also be a beer garden. Food vendors: CO Sushi, Crepe Creation Café, Gordon Biersch, King Street Grille, Nacho Hippo, P.F. Chang’s, Travinia Italian Kitchen, The Brass Tap, Tupelo Honey Cafe and Ultimate California Pizza will all be open and we suggest you call for reservations. Cold Stone Creamery and Peace, Love & Little Donuts will also be open to satisfy your sweet tooth. Retailers will be open until 9 p.m. Enjoy the human statues, mimes, glass blower, face painters, glitter tattoo’s and dancing in the streets! This is a family friendly event with inflatables and games so bring the family! In addition to our parking lots, parking garages and street parking the lots at Crabtree Gym will be available for parking. Admission: Free to the public. For safety reasons bags, large purses and backpacks are prohibited. Strollers are permitted and please put necessary items in a clear plastic storage bag.
New Year’s Eve Bash at Broadway at the Beach
1318 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach
December 31 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Live entertainment with Diversity. Balloon drop, confetti cannons, simulcast from Times Square, complimentary appetizer buffet at 11 p.m. Reserved silver includes seating at a shared table and shared appetizer (one per party). VIP gold includes 4-course dinner, personal service, private balcony, gifts, champagne split and more. Advance sales only for silver and gold tickets. Call 843-946-0007 ext. 208.
If you have family coming to town for the holiday and your home isn’t big enough to hold everyone, consider staying at Sandy Beach Oceanfront Resort where there’s plenty of room. No matter what size holiday accommodations you choose, our Myrtle Beach condos are beautifully furnished and provide you with everything they would need for a comfortable stay.
Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!