It's that time of year again, Christmastime to be exact. That means that Santa has slipped on his boots, donned his hat, and started making the holiday rounds. He's a busy man, making appearances all over Myrtle Beach in December, to make sure you and your loved ones get some quality time in before the 25th.

Have you heard rumors of where he may be next? Let us know!

Photos & Activities

Photos with Santa are the perfect way to capture holiday memories. There are so many holiday activities happening in Myrtle Beach that it's hard to keep up with everything. Here are some sure-fire events to get some quality time with the big man himself.

Visit Santa in Center Court at Coastal Grand Mall

What: Most of us have fond memories of visiting Santa at the local shopping mall. Continue the tradition by visiting Kris Kringle at Coastal Grand Mall this season.

Where: Coastal Grand Mall - 2000 Coastal Grand Cir, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

When: Saturday, November 10 through Monday, December 24

  • Monday - Saturday: 10am - 9pm
  • Sunday: 12pm - 6pm

Reservations Required?: No

Link: http://www.coastalgrand.com/content/holiday

 

Storytime with Santa & Chick-fil-A Breakfast

What: Enjoy a read aloud from Santa himself at Coastal Grand Mall. The event starts at Chick-fil-a where the first 50 registered children (10 and under) receive a 3-count chicken mini meal. After breakfast the kids will lead a "parade" to Santa's workshop for a festive storybook session.

Where: Coastal Grand Mall - 2000 Coastal Grand Circle, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577

When: Saturday, December 1st at 9 AM – 10 AM

Reservation Required?: Yes

Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/storytime-w-santa-chick-fil-a-breakfast-tickets-52061207473

 

Sensory Friendly Santa

What: Santa Cares is a special sensory-friendly opportunity for children with all spectrums of special needs and their families to enjoy the time-honored tradition of the Santa Photo Experience in a calming environment prior to public hours.

Where: Coastal Grand Mall - 2000 Coastal Grand CIR, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577

When: Sunday, December 2nd at 9 AM – 11 AM

Reservation Required?: Strongly recommended

Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/santa-cares-a-sensory-friendly-event-at-coastal-grand-mall-tickets-50545626329

 

8th Annual Santa Pictures with Erin Dietrich Photography

What: Visit Booth's Christmas Tree Farm in Conway and stop by Erin Dietrich Photography's booth for a quality photo with Santa. No reservations required and $25 gives a one professional, high-quality digital image.

Where: Booth's Christmas Tree Farm - 5268 Adrian Hwy, Conway, South Carolina 29526

When: Saturday, December 1st 12pm-4pm

Reservation Required?: No

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1919465651483107/

 

Santa's Workshop at the Kangaroo Pouch

What: Crafts and treats for your little ones at Kangaroo Pouch, a great little children's boutique in the heart of Myrtle Beach. Browse around while your kids enjoy visiting with Santa and Mrs. Claus.

Where: The Kangaroo Pouch - 4025 N Kings Hwy Ste 12, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577

When: Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 4 PM – 6 PM

Reservation Required?: No

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/182913275972548/

 

Santa's Treat & Greet at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach

What: Come celebrate the SEA-son and join Santa, Sharkee & all your favorite FIN-tastic friends while you enjoy delicious hot chocolate, holiday treats and decorate your favorite cookies for the Christmas season! Get into the holiday spirit with live entertainment, fun themed activities & create lasting memories in a festive photo booth! Don't forget to bring your letter to Santa and you just might get a special reply from the big man himself!

Where: Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach - 1110 Celebrity Cir -Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577

When: Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 8 AM – 10 AM

Reservation Required?: Yes

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/610651889349699/

 

Myrtle Beach Fire Department Visit from Santa

What: Santa Claus will be driving through your City of Myrtle Beach neighborhood on the afternoon of December 23rd on an MB fire engine,  handing out Candy Canes to all of the good little girls and boys! This could be your last chance to talk to the big guy before he heads back up to the North Pole for the big day, so make sure you say hello and tell him what you really want for Christmas before it's too late.

Where: Your Myrtle Beach Neighborhood!

When: Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 1 PM – 5 PM

Reservation Required?: No

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2256435847732651/

 

Breakfast, Brunch, & More

With all these meals we're getting a little concerned that Santa won't have room for milk and cookies! Here's our rundown of where to dine with Santa and friends this holiday season.

 

Breakfast with Santa at 810 Billiards & Bowling

What: Santa makes an appearance at 810 Bowling & Billiards in Market Common during their holiday breakfast buffet. The buffet is $12.95 including tax and gratuity and complimentary for kids 3 and under.

Where: 810 Billiards & Bowling - 1220 Moser Dr, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577

When: Saturday, December 1st at 9 AM – 11 AM

Reservation Required?: Yes

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/248788449127608/

 

Tacos with Santa at Nacho Hippo

What: Chow down on tacos while you meet and greet with Santa at Nacho Hippo in Market Common. The event is $10 per person and includes a set menu. Call 843-839-9770 to reserve your table.

Where: Nacho Hippo - 1160 Farrow Pkwy, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577

When: Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 11 AM – 1 PM

Reservation Required?: Yes

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1968483639866379/

 

Dine with Santa at Old Chicago

What: Bring your family out for a dinner date with Santa Claus at Old Chicago. Did we mention kid's meals are on special for $1.99?!

Where: Old Chicago - 2859 Hwy 17 BUS, Garden City, South Carolina 29576

When: Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 6 PM – 9 PM

Reservation Required?: Yes

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2506411512918443/

 

Cookies & Cocoa with Santa

What:  Jingle & mingle to Christmas carols during an afternoon at Southern Palmetto Farms. Festivities include cookies, cocoa, pony rides, polar express barrel train rides, Laineyville play area, a puppet show of "Christmas Hope", and a free digital picture with Santa (whew!). Admission is $10 per person and includes all of the above. General Admission (farm access only) is $8.

Where: Southern Palmetto Farms - 2601 Garner Rd, Aynor, South Carolina 29511

When: Saturday, December 8th, 2018 at 3 PM – 6 PM

Reservation Required?: Yes

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/255958148384014/

 

Breakfast with Santa on the Oceanfront

What: A breakfast buffet with a view! Enjoy breakfast with Santa at Holiday Inn in Surfside Beach as well as photos on the oceanfront deck and hot chocolate bar. Adults $16.00/Kids Ages 3-11 $8.00 including tax and gratuity. 

Where: Holiday Inn Surfside Beach SC - 1601 N Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, South Carolina 29575

When: Saturday, December 1st at 8 AM – 10:30 AM

Reservation Required?: Yes

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2095889133778052/

 

Brunch With Santa at Margaritaville

What: Get a photo with Santa while enjoying hot chocolate, brunch, and live Christmas carols. Share the love and bring a new toy donation for a local child too!

Where: Margaritaville - 1114 Celebrity Circle, Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach,

When: Saturday at 10 AM – 12 PM

Reservation Required?: Yes

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/913947555473483/

 

Breakfast with Santa and the Grinch

What: A double whammy! The Myrtle Beach Pelican's Cheer and Dance Team is providing something for everything this season, whether they say "Merry Christmas" or "Bah Humbug". $10 Per Person, ages 2 and under are free. Bring a new, unwrapped gift and receive a free professional picture with Santa on a catamaran ($5 without a toy donation). All proceeds go to Toys for Tots.

Where: Damon's Oceanfront - 2985 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577

When: Saturday, December 1 at 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Link: https://pelicanscheer.wixsite.com/bbqonbeach

 

Breakfast with Santa at Paula Deen's

What: It's Santa ya'll! Paula Deen's has a family-style breakfast for you followed by holiday crafts and obligatory photo op. Children are $8.99 and adults are $14.99. Crafts Include: sending cards to the troops, sugar cookie decorating, making reindeer food, and snowman ornaments.

Where: Paula Deen's Family Kitchen - 1202 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577

When: Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 8 AM – 10 AM

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2060550080921943/

 

Breakfast with Santa at Croissant's

What: A southern/French twist on breakfast with Santa at Croissant's Bistro and Bakery. Enjoy a festive kids menu and a visit with Santa.

Where: Croissants Bistro and Bakery - 3751 Robert M Grissom Pkwy, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 29577

When:

  • Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
  • Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2092997954053825/

 

Breakfast with Santa at Hard Rock Cafe

What: Hard Rock Café is hosting an extensive breakfast buffet along with Christmas-themed activities, and, of course, Santa himself. Bring your letters for Santa to drop in the mailbox and enjoy special treats from Mrs. Claus. Also get free kid's admission to Wonderworks.

Where: Hard Rock Cafe Myrtle Beach - 1318 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577

When:

  • Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 9 AM – 11 AM
  • Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 9 AM – 11 AM
  • Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 9 AM – 11 AM

Reservation Required?: Yes

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/258613768330383/

 

Breakfast With Santa at Tupelo Honey

What: Busy, busy, busy. Keep up with Santa at Tupelo Honey. The cost is $10 per person (complimentary for ages 3 and under). Their full Brunch menu is also available!

Where: Tupelo Honey - 3042 Howard Ave., Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577

When: Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 9 AM – 11 AM

Reservation Required?: Yes

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/302582440343138/

 

Dave and Buster's Myrtle Beach Lunch with the Grinch

What: Tired of this Santa stuff? Dave and Buster's has you covered. Come hang out with the Grinch and get your Bah Humbug on.

Where: Dave & Buster's - 1322 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577

When: Saturday, December 1 at 12 PM – 3 PM

Reservation Required?: Yes

Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/db-myrtle-beach-lunch-with-the-grinch-tickets-52022338214

 

Dave & Buster's Myrtle Beach Breakfast with Santa

What: Did you think Dave and Buster's was going to forget Santa? Nope. Photos with Mr. Claus and holiday activities with his elves. Don't forget your Power Card!

Where: Dave and Buster's - 1322 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577

When: Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 9 AM – 12 PM

Reservation Required?: Yes

Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/db-myrtle-beach-breakfast-with-santa-tickets-52497856502

 

Donuts with Santa at Peace, Love, and Little Donuts

What: Tired of milk and cookies, Santa is coming to Peace Love and Little Donuts. 10% of proceeds will benefit the cats & dogs at A4P. Pictures with Santa, courtesy of PALM Photography, will be available for a $5 donation. P.S., some adoptable furry friends will be stopping by to say hi!

Where: Peace, Love and Little Donuts - 3020 Nevers St, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577

When: Saturday, December 1 at 10 AM – 1 PM

Reservation Required?: No

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/709114166148509/

 

Breakfast with Santa at Flapjack's

What: Santa Claus has a multi-date engagement at Flapjack's Pancake House in Garden City. You have three chances to see Santa and chow down on a scrumptious pancake breakfast.

Where: Flapjack's Pancake Cabin - 2851 US-17 BUS, Garden City Beach, South Carolina 29576

When:

  • Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 10 AM – 12 PM
  • Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 10 AM – 12 PM
  • Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 10 AM – 12 PM

Reservation Required?: Yes

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/543408489458116/

 

Brunch with Santa and Mrs. Claus

What: Mrs. Claus is making a rare appearance at Gulf Stream Café. Join her and Santa for complimentary photos and brunch along the Intracoastal Waterway.

Where: Gulfstream Café - 1536 S Waccamaw Dr, Garden City, South Carolina 29576

When:

  • Sunday, December 9 from 10am-2:30pm
  • Sunday, December 16 from 10am-2:30pm

Reservation Required?: Yes

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/488714624865595/

 

Breakfast with Santa at Liberty Tap Room

What: Celebrate Christmas at Liberty Tap Room. Buffet prices are $10 for adults and $7 for kids. How does Santa keep up with this schedule?

Where: Liberty Tap Room Myrtle Beach - 7651 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29572

When: Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 10 AM – 1 PM

Reservation Required?: Yes

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/534807766930502/

 

Breakfast with Santa Cow

What: Let's face it, at this point Santa needs a break. The folks at Chick-fil-a know that and have enlisted the help of Santa Cow! Come have fun with Santa Cow and create holiday crafts in Santa's Workshop.

Where: Chick-fil-A Murrells Inlet - 4400 Highway 17, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina 29576

When:  Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Reservation Required?: Yes

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1265780160243649/

 

Breakfast With Santa at Gordon Biersch

What: Tell Santa what you want for Christmas at Gordon Biersch. The cost is $10 per person (complimentary for ages 3 and under). Tax and gratuity are not included.

Where: Gordon Biersch - 3060 Howard Ave, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577

When: Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 9 AM – 11 AM

Reservation Required?: Yes

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1115896268570454/