Ready for Holiday Cheer? Head to North Myrtle Beach for Spirit-Filled Holiday!

Spending the Holidays in North Myrtle Beach is fantastic! Visiting during the holiday season means less crowds, and plenty of events to attend! In this blog, we’ll cover what to expect and the must-do events happening around town, so you won’t miss a beat! For even more North Myrtle Beach attractions, download our Vacation Guide! This guide has all of the top sights and sees. Now, let’s get in the holiday spirit!  

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Holiday Cheer in North Myrtle Beach!

Why Visit North Myrtle Beach in the Winter?

Fewer Crowds

During the winter, the streets turn from busy to quiet, lines shorten, and getting around town is a breeze! Winter visitors can walk the beach, explore local shopping, and enjoy the local attractions in an afternoon! You’ll get the most out of your vacation and save time. Visitors can also meet the locals and explore the hang-out spots locals enjoy! This is the perfect way to experience the local culture and relax. 

The WeatherSunrise

Winter in North Myrtle Beach is cool and comfortable. Temperatures hover between the low-40s and upper-50s, so be sure to pack light winter clothing and a few warm outfits, just in case! Explore during the day, find your new favorite spot, and relax with a glass of red wine in the evening on your porch. Relaxation is at its peak in the winter! 

Local Events

The holiday season is the ideal time to attend local events! Locals and visitors alike gather and enjoy local light shows, parades, and entertainment! Grab the kids and head to one of these events. They won’t disappoint! Some of our favorites are listed below! 

Our Favorite Events

North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex

The Great Christmas Light Show takes place nightly at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex from November 21 through December 30. This 2-mile drive-through light show features over 2 million lights and over 500 magical displays where holiday scenes come to life. After the journey, visitors can enjoy hot cocoa and s’mores at Santa’s Village, see the lights up close on the Santa Express Train Ride, and visit with Santa! 


Barefoot Landing

Barefoot Landing will kick off the holiday season with The Lighting of the Landing on November 19. The fun begins at 6 PM and will be followed by a firework display! Come and get in the holiday spirit at Barefoot Landing!  


The Market Common

The Market Common will hold its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on November 19, from 6-8 PM, with complimentary carriage rides from 5-8 PM. Santa will arrive at 6 PM for photos in his sleigh! After snapping a shot with the big guy, the kids can enjoy face painting, train rides, bounce houses, and more! 


Broadway At The Beach

Broadway At The Beach will hold A Very Broadway Christmas Parade on December 3, starting at 11 AM. Get the kids excited for this family-friendly event and enjoy all of the holiday fun!  

More Festive Fun 

Night of 1000 Candles 

Brookgreen Gardens, Murrells Inlet 

December 5th-December 21st (Select Dates) 


ParadesChristmas Parade

North Myrtle Beach Christmas Parade 

2nd Ave North, North Myrtle Beach  

December 3, 2022 / 5:30 pm 

Surfside Beach Christmas Parade 

Ocean Blvd. & Surfside Dr. 

December 10th / 2:00 pm  

Murrells Inlet Christmas Parade 

Murrells Inlet MarshWalk 

December 10th, 5 PM 


After Exploring the North Myrtle Beach, Stay with VRNMB!

Spend the holidays in North Myrtle Beach with us! Our rental properties are spacious and have plenty of room for the entire family. You can even bring your furry friend to one of our pet-friendly rental homes! What are you waiting for? Start planning your holiday escape now! 

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