Myrtle Beach, known for its live year round entertainment in addition to miles of oceanfront beaches along the famous Grand Strand, gets into the spirit of the holiday season with festive Christmas-themed shows during November and December. From traditional variety shows featuring plenty of yuletide cheer to live Nativity scenes and more, there are plenty of choices offering fun for all ages.
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The Carolina Opry Theater
Celebrating more than 25 years, this multi award-winning show debuted in 1985 as the first nightly Christmas Special on the Grand Strand. Popular holiday classics along with new seasonal favorites, plus comedy, dance and dazzling costumes offer family fun for all ages. This beloved Myrtle Beach holiday tradition is the only show that has won every major South Carolina Tourism award including the Governor's Cup and Most Outstanding Attraction.
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The Alabama Theatre
This award-winning show combines talented performers with festive scenery and special effects for a family friendly holiday extravaganza, featuring Christmas classics and contemporary holiday favorites.
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Captain Scrooge and the mystical Spirit of Christmas travel to the past, present and future of Buccaneer Bay. During this Christmas-themed journey, they encounter such wonders as Christmas toys that come to life and a beautiful live Nativity, complete with wise men and live animals. A four-course holiday feast tops off the show.
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The Palace Theatre
This holiday show, new in 2013, celebrates the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, along with favorite holiday classics. Dancers and festive holiday sets add to the holiday spirit.
Photo: Courtesy of Legends in Concert
Located adjacent to Planet Hollywood at Broadway at the Beach, Legends In Concert is an internationally acclaimed celebrity tribute show, featuring live artists portraying such music legends as Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton, Niel Diamond, Whitney Houston, the Blues Borthers and many other celebrities, offering appeal to music lovers of all ages.
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The castle is decorated for the holidays and on select Fridays and Saturdays in December, enjoy pre-show holiday-themed entertainment at this arena dinner show, featuring a Middle Ages experience, complete with knights, pageantry, jousting, magnificent Andalusian stallions, colorful costumes, an original music score and more.
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