The Holidays are almost here and Myrtle Beach is busy prepping for this exciting time of year. Holiday festivals and visits with Santa aren’t the only thing beach visitors have to look forward to this season, there are also tons of holiday themed shows that are sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. Take a look at some of this season’s top holiday shows and be sure to check one out during your holiday stay:
Christmas Wonderland | Palace Theatre | November 3rd – December 19th
The Christmas Wonderland show at Palace Theatre is celebrating its inaugural year and offers several unique features that can’t be found at any other area shows. Notably, Christmas Wonderland boasts the world’s largest floating ice pond that will be front and center with two championship ice dancers showcasing their top skills. Additionally, Palace performers will delight audiences with Christmas classics, colorful costumes, and expert choreography that will charm guests of all ages. Call (800) 905-4228 for information and ticket sales.
Christmas Spectacular | Pirates Voyage | November 5th – January 2nd
Seeking a family friendly holiday adventure? If so, look no farther than Pirates Voyage! This popular pirate-themed attraction trades in swords for Santa hats each holiday for a spectacular Christmas special. Sit back and watch at the green and red pirates learn the true meaning of Christmas, all while performing mind-boggling stunts and putting on a show that won’t soon be forgotten! While the show is happening, guests will be served a decadent multiple-course meal fit for a captain. This dinner and show performance is great for families or couples looking to bring out their inner child. Call (843) 497-9700 for more information.
Concert Holiday Show | Legends in Concert | November 2nd – December 19th
Prepare for a holly, jolly Christmas with Dolly Parton and several other crowd pleasers this holiday season at Legends in Concert. This special performance is brand new for the 2015 season and is the very first musical tribute of its kind. Other guest performers include Nat King Cole, Rod Stewart, Elvis Presley, and the Blues Brothers and all will perform several of their popular tunes in addition to holiday classics. Call (843) 238-7827 for more information.
The Christmas Show of the South | The Carolina Opry | November 2nd – January 2nd
The Christmas Show at the Carolina Opry is entering its 30th season and has become a holiday tradition for visitors and locals alike. The Christmas Show features colorful costumes and an award-winning lineup of performers including Calvin Gilmore, Rita Gumm, Brad Long, Christie Templeton, and many more. Guests will be wowed by the amazing performances, the horse drawn sleigh, and even real snow! In addition to a spectacular show, the theatre itself will be decked out from top to bottom in elaborate Christmas decorations including over 35 Christmas trees, 75 wreaths, and over 5 miles of Christmas lights. The Christmas special runs from November 1st – January 3rd, call (843) 913-4000 for more information.
The Nutcracker – Coastal Youth Ballet | Coastal Carolina University | December 12th – 20th
The Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre is proud to present a true Christmas tradition – The Nutcracker. This magical performance tells the classic tale of Clara and the handsome prince with a whimsical score by Tchaikovsky, a renowned musical prodigy. This “must see” performance is being offered at select times from December 15th – 22nd at the Wheelwright Auditorium (Coastal Carolina University). This magical holiday performance offers beautiful choreography, a live orchestra, and is sure to engage guests of all ages. Guests can call (843) 448-9224 for more information.
The South’s Grandest Christmas Show | Alabama Theatre | November 2nd – January 2nd
The Christmas Special at Alabama Theatre is consistently voted “Best at the Beach” and it’s not hard to see why! This lighthearted, family friendly show features an impressive lineup of classic and contemporary Christmas songs, colorful costumes and stage props, and exciting choreography. This year will also feature comedian Ricky Mokel who will provide a fun, new twist on this holiday extravaganza. Call (843) 272-1111 for more information.
Carolina Girls & The Naughty List | Carolina Improv | Various Dates November & December
Carolina Improv is proud to offer two exciting shows for the holiday season – the Carolina Girls Christmas Show and The Naughty List. The Carolina Girls are originally from the north but are adapting nicely to our southern ways… kind of. Kick back and enjoy a few laughs as the ladies discuss and mock a few of our favorite southern traditions. The Naughty List is an interactive improv show that uses audience participation to figure out if you’ve been naughty or nice. Both shows are 18+ and are a great way to enjoy a festive night out on the town. Call (843) 272-4242 for more information or tickets.
What Myrtle Beach holiday show is your favorite?