Holiday Events in the Area

Dashing Through the Glow 2 Mile Run/Walk

Friday, November 22, 2019

7:00 p.m.

North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, 150 Citizens Circle, Little River, SC

Be among the first to enjoy the 2019 Great Christmas Light Show as the run/walk course winds through the more than 2 million festive lights.

Open to all ages. Wear your best holiday-themed outfit. Prizes given for best-dressed individual and best-dressed family.

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Lighting of the Landing

Saturday, November 23

Join Barefoot Landing and welcome the holiday season with fun and fireworks as they light their Christmas tree! There will be live entertainment from local performers and an appearance from the big elf himself as they officially countdown to Christmas! Once the tree is lit, the sky will light up with fireworks at 7pm!

The Great Christmas Light Show

November 25 – December 30

Drive-Through Light Show open 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

NMB Park & Sport Complex, 150 Citizens Circle, Little River, SC

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Barefoot Landing Holiday Golf Cart Parade

Saturday, November 30, 2019

11:00 AM – Line-up begins at 10 am, must be in line by 10:45 am

Route around Barefoot Landing – Golf Carts (families, businesses, individuals) – Walking groups welcome – Decorate your cart or group with a holiday theme for a chance to win prizes.

$10 entry fee to benefit Humane Society of NMB – Prizes for Best Business, Best Personal, Best Walking Group.

Candy may be tossed from golf carts only.  For additional information and registration, Click Here.

Intracoastal Christmas Regatta

Saturday, November 30, 2019

5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. — Launches from Little River Inlet at 5:00 p.m. and ends at Dock Holiday’s Marina at 7:00 p.m.

Intracoastal Waterway

Admission: Free to spectators but please consider bringing a new toy and dropping it off at a collection point at any marina in Little River or North Myrtle Beach. Help provide Horry County kids with a great Christmas!

Gather your family and watch the many boats decorated in holiday themes parade past various viewing areas along the Intracoastal Waterway from Little River to Dock Holidays Marina.

If you want to enter your boat in the parade this year, fill out a boat parade application online at or call Susie Watson for entry information 249-8888.

Pet Photos with Santa

Sunday, November 24 and Saturday, December 7, 2019

10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Dirty Dawg Large Park at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, 150 Citizens Circle, Little River, SC

Admission: Free

Furry friends love Santa, too! Bring your family pets to meet Santa Claus at the Dirty Dawg Large Park at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex. Bring your camera and capture the perfect Christmas card photo! All well-behaved dogs on leashes are welcome.

Christmas Tree Lighting

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 6:00 PM

McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive

Join Santa and his friends at McLean Park for the lighting of the City Christmas Tree. Activities, entertainment and refreshments are available for children of all ages. A great start to your holiday season!

Wreath Making Workshop

Thursday, December 5, 2019

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

J. Bryan Floyd Community Center, 1030 Possum Trot Road

– All Ages –

Learn the tricks to making your own Christmas wreath. Center will supply the greenery and instructions and participants should bring a wreath form, preferably straw. Thank you to the Driftwood Garden Club for providing instruction at this free event.

Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Main Street, North Myrtle Beach

It wouldn’t be Christmas at the beach without the annual Christmas Parade! Join your friends and neighbors on Main Street Saturday, December 7th at 5:30 pm to enjoy the lighted floats and units representing groups from all across the area.

Christmas Cantata

Saturday December 7 at 3:30 pm and Sunday, December 8 at 3:30 pm and 6:30 pm

Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church, 6th Avenue South & Hillside Drive

Church choirs from the North Myrtle Beach area join together to create a musical program you will not soon forget – FREE EVENT BUT TICKETS ARE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY and you can get them from the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce, 1521 Highway 17 South or call 843-281-2662. This is a popular event so don't delay!

North Myrtle Beach Community Band Christmas Concert

Sunday, December 8, 2019

3:30 pm

– Free Admission –

North Myrtle Beach High School Auditorium, 3750 Sea Mountain Hwy, Little River, SC 29566

The North Myrtle Beach Community Band will delight the audience with holiday favorites and classical works.

Shop With A Cop Charity Golf Tournament

Friday December 13, 2019

11 AM Shotgun Start

Barefoot Resort & Golf – Dye Course

Fundraiser for NMB Public Safety Department Shop with a Cop program that provides a luncheon, gifts and more to children in need – For more info call NMB Parks & Recreation at (843) 280-5584.