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Myrtle Beach Christmas Shows – The Best At The Beach

It’s hard to believe that the holiday season is upon us once again – One of our favorite ways of getting into the Christmas spirit is to attend one (or two) of the many Myrtle Beach Christmas shows that go on each year. With so many exciting choices, you really can’t go wrong!

Christmas at Pirate’s Voyage Dinner & Show

Combine action with Christmas classics at this exciting holiday show! The story of Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol unfolds before your eyes with a pirate-themed twist. Join the adventure as Captain Scrooge and his first mate Bob Crachit travel through time to find the treasure and discover the true meaning of Christmas.  This show features a 15-foot lagoon, a full-sized pirate ship and a delicious four-course meal. Christmas at Pirate’s Voyage runs through January 1st. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling their box office at 843-497-9700.

Brookgreen Garden’s Nights of A Thousand Candles

Perfect for a romantic night out or fun family experience, Nights of a Thousand Candles features more than 2,800 hand-lit candles and countless sparkling lights covering nearly every inch of the beautiful sculpture gardens. You’ll enjoy walking the pathways of the gardens while sipping on hot cocoa and listening to Christmas carolers. Several local food trucks will be on-site during each evening of the event and on-site restaurants will be open for business featuring special seasonal menus. This year’s event will take place on various dates between Nov. 26th and Jan. 2nd. Tickets for this annual Christmas show must be purchased in advance. For more information on event dates, food menus and performing artists, visit their website. Be sure to reserve your tickets soon— this event sells out every year!

Carolina Opry’s The Christmas Show of the South

You’ll be whisked away to a winter wonderland full of singing, dancing and a real horse-drawn sleigh at this award-winning Christmas spectacular. The Carolina Opry will celebrate its 36th season with a line-up of new entertainment and returning favorites. You don’t want to miss performances by Moses Braxton, Delvin Choice (from NBC’s The Voice), Brad Long (Nashville recording artist) or any of the other talented musicians and artists in this year’s Christmas show. The Christmas Special is running until January 2nd. Visit their website to purchase tickets

Alabama Theatre’s The South’s Grandest Christmas Show

Celebrate the holidays with talented musicians, breathtaking scenery, incredible special effects and your favorite Christmas music! The South’s Grandest Christmas Show will take you and your family back to the true meaning of Christmas through a performance that captures the season. You’ll laugh a little, smile a lot and might even shed a tear of joy at this year’s holiday experience. To reserve your tickets, call 843-272-1111 or visit the website

A Celebration of Christmas at Theatre of the Republic

For more than 50 years, Theatre of the Republic has presented live theatre productions and musicals featuring some of the area’s most talented performers. Past productions include Kinky Boots, A Rocky Horror Show, Matilda Jr., Aladdin, Elf and many more. For Christmas 2021, Theatre of the Republic presents Joy to the World, a celebration of Christmas spotlighting your favorite holiday songs. Tickets are available for Dec. 9th – 12th and 16th – 19th. Visit the website today to reserve your seat. 

Christmas Shows at GTS Theatre

GTS Theatre is the home of the Original Motown Tribute show. With a cabaret-style theatre and award-winning performers, any evening at the GTS Theatre will be one to remember. They host numerous live performances throughout the year including comedians, magicians and tribute performers. During the holiday season, guests are invited to enjoy a festive twist on these beloved productions. Check the calendar of events for this year’s joyous lineup. 

  • Original Motown Christmas Tribute Show: Christmas classics with a Motown vibe
  • A Magical Christmas & Comedy Show: award-winning magician Michael Bairefoot presents a magical Christmas 
  • Step Into Christmas with Elton John Tribute Show: your favorite Christmas tunes performed by an Elton John tribute artist 
  • Christmas with Elvis starring Alex Mitchell: Elvis Presley’s iconic Christmas classics are performed by Alex Mitchell, an award-winning Elvis tribute artist

We know this list of Christmas productions will make your beach vacation merry and bright. Looking for more holiday activities? We’ve got a complete guide to all the festive holiday lights around town! When you are ready to book your next Myrtle Beach getaway, peruse our specials page to snag the best deal – We offer cozy suites with an incredible view of the Boardwalk and beach.