Things To Do

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas along the Myrtle Beach SC Boardwalk.

The Oceanfront Merchants Association will host Holidays on the Boardwalk November 28 through January 2. Enjoy daily activities plus special events on the weekends.


This holiday event will kick off on November 28 with a day of activities and a tree lighting.Boardwalk Lighting

  • Noon – 4 p.m. – Camel rides and rides on the Polar Express train will be at 9th Ave N. & Ocean Boulevard.
  • 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Christmas Potpourri Performance
  • Beginning at Noon – Mrs. Claus, elves, super heroes and princesses will be at Plyler Park.
  • 5:30 p.m. – Tree Lighting ceremony begins.
  • 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Pamela Cannon-Cook with Next Level Showcase Talents on “I Love Sugar Stage”.
  • 6:30 p.m. – Santa arrives on his Harley Davidson with the Grinch causing his mayhem.
  • 7:00 p.m .- Lighting of the Boardwalk with Ripley’s Ruckus Drum Line
  • 7:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m. – Carolina Vocals
  • 8:00 p.m. – Special performance from Charity Elise serving free hot chocolate and cookies

Following the tree lighting ceremony, there will be daily events along the Boardwalk.

  • Ripley’s Ruckus Drum Line will perform on the hour in front Ripley’s Believe It or Not! on the corner of 9th and Ocean Blvd.
  • Camel Rides & Polar Express Train Rides & Hi-Striker Game at 9th Ave N & Ocean Boulevard. Every day from noon-4 p.m.
  • Character appearances – Elves, super heroes and princesses will make appearances from noon-6 p.m. daily.
Saturday, December 5
  • 12:00-6:00 p.m.Live Music and Entertainment on I Love Sugar Stage in Plyler

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  • 12:00-4:00 p.m.SkyWheel Winter Wonderland, activities for kids & they fly free with one paying adult!
  • 12:00-4:00 p.m.Santa Claus along the Boardwalk
  • 2:00-4:00 p.m.Santa Paws Doggie Costume contest benefiting the Humane Society in Plyler Park. (Rain Date Dec 12)

    Saturday, December 12
  • 12:00-6:00 p.m.- Live Music and Entertainment.
  • 12:00-4:00 p.m.Santa Claus on the Boardwalk
  • 3:30-5:30 p.m.Christmas DJ in Plyler Park on the I Love Sugar Stage
  • 6:00-8:00 p.m.- Christmas Movie in Plyler Park with popcorn and hot chocolate.

    Saturday, December 19
  • 12:00-6:00 p.m.– Live Music and Entertainment.
  • 12:00-4:00 p.m. – Santa Claus on the Boardwalk
Sunday, December 20
  • 5:30-6:30 p.m.- White Christmas with Boardwalk Elvis on the Oceanfront Stage at 9th Ave N
  • 5:00-9:00 p.m.Community Candlelight Caroling in Plyler Park, Nativity scene and program, scavenger hunt, hot chocolate and cookies.