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Join the Area Festivities Right Through the New Year

If you’re one of those people who have been so busy shopping and preparing for the holiday season that you haven’t taken a single moment for yourself, we suggest you read on. There are many special festivities being held all over the Grand Strand and they only come around at this time of year. Treat yourself to a day or evening out and make the most of them. While the holidays are very much about giving, that should include giving to your self! Why not put a gift certificate under the tree this year with your name on it for a stay in a holiday rental at Myrtle Beach Resort! Santa thinks you’ve probably earned it.

Here’s some things that are going on around the area:

Join the Area Festivities Right Through the New Year

The Great Christmas Light Show is being held at the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex (150 Circle, Little River) from December 13 through December 30. This is affordable fun for the whole family. For 1-15 guests, the cost per vehicle is $15. For more information on hours and prices, follow The Great Christmas Light Show on Facebook.

 

Join the Area Festivities Right Through the New Year

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Holiday Season as the City of Conway creates a new tradition, the Conway Celebration of Lights. This driving light show is approximately 1 mile long and features thousands of lights and unique displays. The event runs through Sunday, January 1. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. each night. The Celebration of Lights is located on Marina Drive and Elm Street. Enter by 3rd Ave. and follow the signs. On Friday and Saturday evenings, special attractions such as a live nativity scene, live music performed by local groups, s’mores station and other fun events will take place.

 

Join the Area Festivities Right Through the New Year

Don’t miss the Festival of Trees at Ripley’s Aquarium taking place through December 31. More than 50 trees will be uniquely decorated to represent each state in the country. Ripley’s is located at 1110 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.

 

Join the Area Festivities Right Through the New Year

The Calvin Gilmore Theater is transformed into a winter wonderland where the magic of the season comes alive in The Carolina Opry Christmas Special. This dazzling, jolly, and sentimental musical celebration of America’s best loved holiday takes place through January 1, 2017. Dubbed “Father Christmas” by McClatchy papers, Calvin Gilmore produces and directs the show with his usual award-winning flair for production. Located at 8901 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC.

 

Join the Area Festivities Right Through the New Year

The Carolina Improv will be having some great improv comedy shows for ages 18+ between now and the end of the year. Not Home for the Holidays will be at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 14, 17, 21, 23 and 30. The Ugly Holiday Sweater Improv will be at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 16 and 22. Talkin’ Bout My Resolutions will be at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 28. Location: Uptown Theater at the Myrtle Beach Mall, 10177 N. Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach. Tickets can be purchased online.

All of us at Myrtle Beach Resort would like to wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and the best New Year ever!

 

Find Your Halloween Boo! in Myrtle Beach

If you find yourself spending Halloween in Myrtle Beach SC this year rest assured there are plenty of local activities taking place for the holiday. Whether it’s just you and another letting your inner “Boo!” out at an Adult’s Costume Party on the Marshwalk or you’re taking the kids out for some safe trick or treating at Barefoot Landing, there’s plenty to keep you out of trouble this year!

Find Your Halloween Boo! in Myrtle Beach
Following are the activities taking place around the area for Halloween:

Oct. 31, 5-7 p.m., The Market Common
A good alternative to going door-to-door, bring your kids to The Market Common this year. Your kids can grab candy at participating stores around The Market Common. Enjoy free carriage rides around the complex plus music and entertainment in front of the movie theater. Your four-legged furry friends are welcome to attend, too!

Oct. 31, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Broadway at the Beach
Get dolled up and go store to store collecting treats around Broadway at the Beach. This is a great place to take the smaller children because there’s no traffic to worry about. Plus mom and dad can browse the shops and restaurants along the way. Kids 10 and under in costumes eat free from 4-7 p.m. at Hard Rock Cafe with a paying adult.

Oct. 31, 5-7 p.m., Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach
Enjoy a safe and fun evening at Barefoot Landing. They’re offering free bags for the goodies plus free carousel rides. Show up early and grab some dinner before you start your journey around Barefoot Landing.

Oct. 31, 5-6 p.m., Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk
Children can trick-or-treat early before the grown up fun begins Halloween on the Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk. Prizes will be awarded for best kid’s costumes. Make plans to hit up the great seafood restaurants in the Inlet while you’re down there!

Oct. 31, 8 p.m., Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk
Adult Costume contest takes place during Halloween on the Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk. Prizes will be awarded for best adult’s costumes.

Oct. 31, 5-8 p.m., Howl-O-Scream, NMB Park and Sports Complex, North Myrtle Beach
The free Howl-O-Scream event includes hayrides, pumpkin painting and marshmallow roasting in addition to the traditional trick-or-treating. The event is open to all ages and includes scary and scare-free zones.

Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m., Tanger Outlets, Both Hwy 501 and Hwy 17 locations in Myrtle Beach
Visit either Tanger Outlet Center in Myrtle Beach and trick-or-treat around the shopping outlets. Just look for the Halloween decal outside of stores to see if they’re taking place in the fun.

Have fun on Halloween this year and stay safe by using flashlights or headlamps and having reflective tape on your costumes!