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While this holiday season may be different from years past, one family tradition that we can safely continue is a visit to The Great Christmas Light Show in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Gates are open nightly beginning Thanksgiving weekend, and my mother-in-law and I drove through with all three kids last week. It was beautiful! And it was a perfect Christmas activity for social distancing as well since we stayed safely in our cars for the entire experience. Every year seems brighter, and park employees confirmed it’s because they’re…

There are so many wonderful ways to make the holidays memorable in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. From festive parades to light shows to theater performances and more, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite ways to celebrate the Christmas season at the beach. In our special ’12 Days of Christmas’ series, you’ll find plenty of activities to keep you busy right up to Christmas Day! Day 1: The Great Christmas Light Show in North Myrtle Beach This fun Christmas event always kicks off the holiday season for our family. It features well over 2 million…

Thanksgiving is going to look very different for many people this year. But for those able to get together and get away for a long holiday weekend with family, the Myrtle Beach area is serving up creative ways to celebrate. Below is a list of events happening Thanksgiving week in Myrtle Beach, along with some of the many restaurants offering special Thanksgiving menus and buffets. Curbside and takeout options abound for those wanting to skip the cooking and cleaning this year; and outdoor, socially-distanced events will be extra enjoyable in…

Holiday Fun At The Great Christmas Light Show

Friday, December 6, 2019 9:00 AM by Nora Battle

One of the holiday events our family looks forward to most each year has to The Great Christmas Light Show in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The Great Christmas Light Show is a lighted celebration featuring over 2 million lights festively displayed along a 1.5-mile drive through the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex. The drive-through light show is open nightly now through December 30, 2019, except for Christmas Day, so there are plenty of opportunities to check it out! While the light show is magical at any age, it seems…

I’ve been to several drive-through light shows over the years, but one of my favorites has to be North Myrtle Beach’s The Great Christmas Light Show. The Great Christmas Light Show is a lighted celebration featuring over 2 million lights festively displayed along a 1.5-mile drive through the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex. The drive-through light show is open nightly November 23 - December 30, 2018, except for Christmas Day. This light show is spectacular for any age but seems exceptionally enchanting for little ones. Over 500 magical…

The Great Christmas Light Show

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 11:00 AM by Visit Myrtle Beach

If you’re in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, this holiday season, a stop by the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex should be in order. The park is set to be the home of this year’s Great Christmas Light Show—a lighted celebration sure to capture the spirit of the Christmas season. The drive-through light show will feature over 1.7 million lights festively hung along a 1.5 mile drive throughout the park and sports complex. Over 400 magical light displays, some up to 70 feet tall, have been custom made for The Great Christmas Light Show.…