Upcoming Holiday Events on The Grand Strand
The holidays are a time for family fun and togetherness in communities all over the world. Of course, the Grand Strand is no exception, with fun festivals, tree lighting ceremonies, parades and shows all season long. Here are a few of our favorites to check out:
Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at The Market Common – November 17, 2018
This event takes place in front of the Grand 14 Cinema in The Market Common from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M. and features complimentary carriage rides. For the kids, there will be a trackless train ride and of course, Santa!
MarshWalk Wonderland of Lights – Begins November 17, 2018
This event runs from November 17 through December 31, 2018. Take a stroll down an enchanted MarshWalk, adorned with holiday light displays synced with music for a memorable evening. Many restaurants facing the inlet will also be creating unique and fun light displays visible from only from the MarshWalk.
10th Annual Surfside Rotary Turkey Trot – November 22, 2018
One of several turkey trot races along the Strand on Thanksgiving day, this one at the Surfside Pier starts at 8:30 A.M. with options for 10K, 5K or 1 mile races.
Myrtle Beach Annual Turkey Trot – November 22, 2018
This Thanksgiving Day race begins at Valor Memorial Park in The Market Common at 8 A.M. and gives runners a choice between 8K, 5K and 1 mile races.
The Great Christmas Light Show – Begins November 23, 2018
This 1.5 mile drive through light show in the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex features over 500 stunning light displays. The Great Christmas Light Show will run from November 23 to December 30, 2018.
34th Annual Intracoastal Christmas Regatta – November 24, 2018
This maritime parade down the Intracoastal Waterway is an annual tradition that begins each year at the inlet in Little River at 5 P.M. and travels south to conclude at Dock Holidays Marina at 7 P.M. With a number of viewing options along the parade route (the Intracoastal Waterway), everyone can find a great place to watch from.
Conway Tree Lighting – November 29, 2018
The Conway Tree Lighting takes place at Conway City Hall from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M. and features everyone’s favorite jolly fellow, Santa Claus!
North Myrtle Beach Christmas Parade – December 1, 2018
The North Myrtle Beach Christmas Parade begins at 5:30 P.M. on Main Street to Ocean Blvd with marching bands, lights and floats to delight parade watchers of every age.
No one can say the Grand Strand is a boring place to be for the holidays! Great holiday events are scheduled all season long in communities across the area. These are just a few of our favorite events happening this year.