Christmas in Myrtle Beach wouldn’t be complete without a trip to one of the area’s holiday shows! From November through Christmas, theaters along the Grand Strand come alive with festive holiday shows that will keep you and your family on the edge of your seat. Sing along with Christmas classics and be blown away by new takes on traditional favorites. Check out our roundup of the area’s best holiday shows and make sure you pencil in one during your holiday stay in Myrtle Beach.
Alabama Theater – Ongoing
Gather Friends and family and head to the Alabama Theater to enjoy “The South’s Grandest Christmas Show”. Voted the “most outstanding holiday show” by the Myrtle Beach Herald, this Christmas extravaganza combines classic Christmas tunes with more contemporary holiday favorites. The show includes lavish costumes, unbelievable special effects, and beautiful choreography. This show is a holiday tradition to many – make it part of your beach holiday tradition too!
Carolina Opry – Ongoing
The Carolina Opry Christmas Show, affectionately referred to as “The Christmas Show of The South” is proud to enter its 28th season – which promises to be bigger and better than ever. This season boasts the addition of national talent LaToya London, a recent contestant on American Idol, in addition to returning favorites like Colton Cason. The show includes a variety of upbeat and sentimental Christmas favorites and incredible Christmas decorations that will take your breath away. Consistently voted as one of the best shows in the area, you won’t want to miss out on this spectacular display.
Palace Theatre – Ongoing
The holiday show at the Palace Theatre is a new addition to the 2013 season and promises to be something special. An addition to their current lineup, the Hot Jersey Nights Christmas Special combines classics from Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons with Christmas Classics. This stunning quartet offers a flawless rendition of all of your favorites and transports listeners to a time when things were simpler. These smooth singers consistently put on an incredible performance during their regular Hot Jersey Nights show and this Christmas Special is sure to be a holiday tradition for many!
Legends in Concert – Ongoing
What could be better than enjoying live performances of all of your holiday favorites? How about hearing your favorite idols performing those holiday classics?! Your dream can become a reality at the Legends in Concert Holiday Show. Located directly across from Broadway at The Beach, the Legends in Concert theater offers world renounced tribute shows and their holiday special is consistently a guest favorite. Hear all of your Christmas favorites performed by artists like Elvis Presley, Whitney Houston, Dolly Pardon, Neil Diamond, and more!
The Nutcracker – Dec.6th-8th
Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre is proud to announce the dates for its annual holiday performance of a Christmas classic: The Nutcracker. This holiday show is a favorite for guests of all ages, young and old, as the talented members of this elite troupe bring this enchanting tale to life. This show will be performed at 7:00 pm on Friday, December 6th and again at 4:00pm on the following Saturday and Sunday. Tickets may be purchased in advance or the night of the show.
Long Bay Symphony – Dec.7th – 8th
The Long Bay Symphony Chamber Orchestra is celebrating the holiday season with a festive array of performances. The evening will include appearances from a variety of local singers and dancers that will present everything from ballet classics to enchanting coral and operatic ensembles. Recognizable excerpts will include pieces from The Nutcracker, Messiah, Hansel and Gretel, O Holy Night, and more. This concert will take place at Trinity Episcopal Church at 7:00 on Saturday, December 7th and then again at 4:00 pm on Sunday, December 8th.