Friends and Family Fun!


Zoe Santiago, Staff Writer

With the Christmas season right around the corner, things can become very overwhelming. It is always good to take a break from the holiday stress and take time to have fun.  Here are some things to do in Myrtle Beach area that are enjoyable for the family and perfect for the holidays.

Brookgreen Gardens, Night of a Thousand Candles –  This is one of the most popular holiday highlights of the Grand Strand. Brookgreen Gardens comes to life with the soft glow of more than 2,700 candles and sparkling lights. Nights of a Thousand Candles is scheduled from 3:00-10:00 pm until December 21. 

Myrtle  Beach’s Musical and Entertainment venues –  The most popular shows in the Grand Strand include “The South’s Grandest Christmas Show’’ at the Alabama Theatre, ‘’The Carolina Opry Christmas’’ at The Calvin Gilmore Theatre, along with Christmas at Pirates Voyage and Medieval Times.  All of these venues have an amazing Christmas performance and are perfect to celebrate with loved ones. 

Broadway at the Beach –  Broadway is known to be famous for its family friendly attractions. Families can take time to enjoy the entertainment while looking at the beautiful festive decorations. Even for New Years, Broadway holds their famous New Year’s Rockin’ Eve party at Celebrity Square.

The Great Christmas Light Show –  This year, North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex is hosting this fantastic light show and lasts throughout the month of December. This event includes tons of beautiful light displays, train rides, Santa’s village, and much more. 

The holidays are all about spending time with family and friends. Find a night and plan an adventure to celebrate and have fun at a few of these popular attractions!