Holiday Events in the Area

Dashing Through the Glow 2 Mile Run/Walk

Friday, November 19, 2021

7:00 p.m.

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

Be one of the first to see the lights during this two mile non-competitive walk/run through the Great Christmas Light Show. Get in the spirit and wear your best Holiday themed outfit. Prizes will be given for best dressed individual and best dressed family. The walk/run will end at Santa's Village where you can enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and check out some of the activities.

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Lighting of the Landing

Friday, November 20

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 22 – 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

Sunday, December 12, 2021

Save the Date.  Look for more details next month!

Intracoastal Christmas Regatta

Saturday, November 27, 2021

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 28 and Saturday, December 11, 2021

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 Large Dog 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, November 30, 2021 at 6:00 PM

McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive

Join Santa and his friends at McLean Park for the light of the City Christmas Tree. Enjoy stage performances, Christmas music, caroling, activities and refreshments. A great start to your holiday season!

Wreath Making Workshop

Thursday, December 2, 2021

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. We will supply the greenery and instruction. Participants should bring a wreath form; preferably straw.

Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 4, 2021 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 to enjoy the lighted floats and units representing groups from all across the area. Groups interested in participating should contact Destination North Myrtle Beach.

Christmas Cantata

Saturday December 4 at 3:30 pm and Sunday, December 5 at 3:30 pm and 6:30 pm

Location TBD

The Christmas Cantata is an annual tradition and for many the highlight of the holiday season. The All City Community Choir create a musical program you will not soon forget.