Holiday Events in the Area

Dashing Through the Glow 2 Mile Run/Walk

Friday, November 18, 2022 & Saturday, November 19, 2022

7:00 pm

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.

Access online registration and other event information here:

Lighting of the Landing

Saturday, November 19

Join Barefoot Landing as we kick off the holiday season with the annual Lighting of the Landing celebration in Dockside Village. This year’s event will feature holiday activities from 2pm to 5pm, the tree lighting show will begin at 6pm, followed by the lighting of the tree and fireworks immediately after. Plus enjoy visits with Santa after the lighting until 8pm.

The Great Christmas Light Show

November 21 through December 30*

*Closed on Thanksgiving Day, November 24, and Christmas Day, December 25.

Drive-Through Light Show open 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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

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Intracoastal Christmas Regatta

Saturday, November 26, 2022

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm — 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

Pet Photos with Santa

Sunday, November 27 and Saturday, December 10, 2022

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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 29, 2022 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 1, 2022

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 Cantata

Saturday December 3 at 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm

Living Water Baptist Church, 1569 SC-9, Longs

Church choirs from the North Myrtle Beach area join together to create a musical program you will not soon forget!

Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 5:30 pm

Main Street, North Myrtle Beach

It would not be Christmas at the beach without the annual nighttime NMB Christmas parade. Join your friends and neighbors on Main Street to enjoy the lighted floats and vehicles representing groups from all across the area. Parade entries will be judged and awarded for being the best! Judges and a special guest announcer will be located at the end of the Horseshoe on Main Street and Ocean Boulevard.

Barefoot Landing Holiday Golf Cart Parade

Sunday, December 11, 2022

Dress your golf cart (or walking group) up in your holiday finest for a chance to win prizes! To register, fill out the attached form and return to BFL. Registration fee of $10 per cart or group benefits The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach. Other donations will be accepted that day as well.

Parade route begins by Greg Norman Australian Grille.