CENTURY 21 Thomas Area Events

The South's GRANDEST CHRISTMAS SHOW at Alabama Theatre
11/01/2018 to 12/31/2018

Celebrate the holidays in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina with the Alabama Theatre’s award winning production, The South’s Grandest Christmas Show.  This year’s Christmas extravaganza brings an incredible combination of talent, scenery and special effects to the Grand Strand to produce a spectacular new holiday musical experience sure to put you in the season’s spirit. The South’s Grandest Christmas Show will instill the true meaning of Christmas in your family with its combination of traditional Christmas classics and contemporary holiday favorites.  The South’s Grandest Christmas Show is a southern family tradition on the Grand Strand with visitors and locals returning year after year.

See details and ticket info online at www.alabama-theatre.com.

The CHRISTMAS SHOW of the SOUTH at the Carolina Opry
01/05/2019 to 11/01/2018

The legendary Moses Braxton returns to The Carolina Opry Christmas Special for his first season in 8 years! Known for his smooth, low, baritone voice, Moses Braxton has been at the top of fan request lists for nearly a decade. Joining Moses in 2018 are the beloved Kym “Bogie” Shurbutt, the Carolina Opry’s original comedian and 33-year veteran, and Steve Sifford, previous 19-year emcee of The Carolina Opry. It will also be the first Christmas season for newest cast member Delvin Choice, known for his appearances on NBC’s The Voice. These four artists, in addition to the full-time award-winning cast of over 35 musicians, singers and dancers, make this the most remarkable talent lineup The Carolina Opry Christmas Special has ever seen.

See details and ticket info online at www.thecarolinaopry.com/special-events/.

01/05/2019 to 11/01/2018

Make it a Christmas to Remember at Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show, as the crew retells the Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol with a swashbuckling spin.

DASHING through the GLOW 5K / 1M RACE
On 11/16/2018

Be one of the first people to see the lights during this one mile walk/run and 5K through portions of the Great Christmas Light Show. Each registration includes a t-shirt, medal, official bib, snacks and glow necklace. Registrations also include entry into a raffle for additional prizes.

Don’t forget to wear your best Holiday themed outfit. Prizes will be given for best dressed individual and best dressed family.

Once you are finished with the race, all participants and their families are invited to continue the Holiday celebration in the Christmas Village. Visit with Santa, drink hot chocolate, ride on the magical Santa Express train, ice skate on the artificial ice rink or be one of the first to slide down the NEW 40′ toboggan slide (additional charges apply for activities in the Christmas Village).

All participants and spectators must be in the Park by 6:45pm on the night of the race. Due to roads closing for the race, no entry will be allowed into the Park after 6:45pm. START TIME IS 7:00 PM for both races.

11/22/2018 to 11/24/2018

The 49th annual South Carolina Bluegrass Festival comes to Myrtle Beach on Thanksgiving weekend. Three days of music and more than 15 live acts take the take at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, creating a bevy of bluegrass entertainment to enjoy.

On 12/01/2018

It wouldn’t be Christmas at the beach without the annual Christmas Parade! Join your friends and neighbors on Main Street Saturday, December 1st at 5:30 pm to enjoy the lighted floats and units representing groups from all across the area.

12/02/2018 to 12/03/2018

The Christmas Cantata is an annual tradition and for many the highlight of the holiday season. Church choirs from the North Myrtle Beach area join to create a musical program you will not soon forget. Tickets are required for admission and are available at the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce. Open to all ages. Location: Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church; 6th Ave. S. & Hillside Drive

Times: Dec 2nd – 3:30 PM / Dec 3rd – 3:30 PM & 6:30 PM
FREE EVENT but Tickets are Required; Tickets available at the NMB Chamber of Commerce (843) 281-2662.

On 12/04/2018

Join Santa and his friends at the NMB Park & Sports Complex at the Sandhills Bank Amphitheater in the McLeod Seacoast Meadow (150 Citizens Circle, Little River, SC 29566) 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!

NIGHTS of a THOUSAND CANDLES at Brookgreen Gardens
12/06/2018 to 12/22/2018

See Brookgreen Gardens come to life amid the soft glow of more than 4,500 hand-lit candles and countless sparkling lights.  From 3 - 10 pm walk the paths with a warm cup of cider, hear the sounds of holiday music, carolers singing, and celebrate the season with family and friends!

Named "Best Christmas Lights in South Carolina" by Travel+Leisure Magazine and Winner of the Charles A. Bundy award for excellence in tourism from South Carolina Parks Recreation and Tourism.

Tickets must be purchased BEFORE your arrival! Space is limited. Tickets are non-refundable. Tickets may be exchanged for another night based on availability by calling 1-(888) 718-4253. The deadline to request an exchange is 3 p.m. on the day before the date of your ticket.

01/17/2019 to 01/20/2019

Beach music and shag dance fans converge on North Myrtle Beach for this mid-January fun. Thomas Beach Vacations has a number of rental homes and condos conveniently near Main Street where the festival is centered. Be sure to call and reserve your lodging early. Call toll-free 866-249-2100.

AMERICA in concert at the Carolina Opry
On 01/20/2019

See details and ticket info online at www.thecarolinaopry.com/special-events/.

34th Annual North Myrtle Beach WINTER RUN 5K/15K
On 01/26/2019

Going into its 35th year, this is the oldest continuous running event in Horry County. Both races, the 5k and the 15k start and finish on Main Street. Both races start at 9:00 a.m. The races cover portions of Ocean Blvd, Hillside Drive, Main Street, and other side streets of North Myrtle Beach.

TANYA TUCKER in concert at the Carolina Opry
On 01/26/2019

See details and ticket info online at www.thecarolinaopry.com/special-events/.

LARRY GATLIN & the Gatlin Brothers at Alabama Theatre
On 01/28/2019

Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers Benefit Concert Benefiting the Pardue Family Children in Need Fund. For 60 years, the close family harmonies of Larry, Rudy and Steve Gatlin, better known as Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers, have given the trio a signature sound that led to country classics like “All The Gold In California” and “Houston (Means I’m One Day Closer To You).”

Visit www.alabama-theatre.com online for details and tickets.

On 02/09/2019

An evening filled with classic motown songs of the 50’s and 60’s. Original Drifters hits like “Under the Boardwalk”, “This Magic Moment”, “Up On The Roof”, “Save the Last Dance For Me”, and “On Broadway”. The Coasters are an American rhythm and blues/rock and roll vocal group that had a string of hits in the late 1950s.

Visit www.alabama-theatre.com online for details and tickets.

On 03/16/2019

The 31st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade will be held on Main Street on Saturday, March 16, 2019. This one-day, rain or shine event brings approximately 30,000 to celebrate being Irish and welcome the coming of spring. A parade begins the day at 9:00 a.m., followed by three stages of live music and a children’s area with rides and amusements from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Along Main Street approximately 150 vendors will display their crafts, services, information, products, or serve a variety of treats.

Call 866-249-2100 and reserve your North Myrtle Beach condo or beach home soon for the St. Patrick's Day fun!

MONDAY after THE MASTERS at Barefoot Resort
On 04/15/2019

At the Dye Course at Barefoot Golf Resort in North Myrtle Beach. What started out as a small get together to raise money for charity in 1994, has evolved into one of the top Celebrity Pro-Ams in the country. Thanks to the commitment of Hootie & the Blowfish, the MAM has generated millions of dollars for children’s educational programs and the South Carolina junior golf program.

Darius, Dean, Mark and Soni remain true to their philanthropic roots in hosting this one-of-a-kind event. They invite you to come enjoy the magic of the MAM.

04/25/2019 to 05/05/2019

For 10 days the biggest adult party on the East Coast crashes into North Myrtle Beach like an ocean wave. A wide variety of activities is scheduled for the event. Many member clubs of the ACSC will schedule "tea parties" in the local lounges. The lounges themselves schedule special parties during the Safari. Popular bands show up along Main Street playing crowd favorites. Shag dance instructors will offer classes to the masses who are seeking to improve their skill or increase their repertoire of moves.

Thomas Beach Vacations has a number of wonderful vacation rental homes and condos conveniently near Main Street - the hub of SOS FUN! Call 866-249-2100 and reserve your SOS lodging early for best selections.

DIVA Half Marathon & 5K Race
On 05/05/2019

This year’s race will mark the 7th annual Divas half marathon series to run in the North Myrtle Beach area, and last year’s race saw more than 4,900 runners cross the finish line in both races combined. The race will feature an out-and-back course that starts near the Myrtle Beach oceanfront, on Ocean Boulevard near the intersection with Main Street.

See details online at https://www.explorenorthmyrtlebeach.com/events/diva-half-marathon-and-5k-race/.

05/10/2019 to 05/19/2019

Myrtle Beach Bike Week® — Spring Rally Is A Riding Event!
People come to Ride – To enjoy the coast of The Grand Strand. The fine restaurants, the great entertainment locations, meet old friends and make new friends, and of course – the beach itself.

Thomas Beach Vacations has an excellent selection of "Bike-Friendly" condos and beach houses. Book your accommodations online or call 866-249-2100. Reserve early for best selections.

05/18/2019 to 05/19/2019

The purpose of this festival is and will continue to be, one that supports and showcases the fabulous atmosphere of the local Little River Community, North Myrtle Beach and the entire Grand Strand area. We encourage you to be a part of this tradition, and join us for our 38th Annual World Famous Blue Crab Festival, on the Waterfront in Little River on May 18th and 19th, 2019.

Located on the beautiful Grand Strand; the Blue Crab Festival is one of the largest festivals in the Southeast with attendance of more than 50,000. The festival will feature approximately 300 fine arts and crafts vendors, specialty food vendors, tremendous entertainment and a phenomenal children’s area.

The World Famous Blue Crab Festival has been awarded the Best Annual Event/Festival on the Grand Strand by readers of the Sun News newspaper for the past six consecutive years. The festival continues to be the premier event on the Grand Strand with excellent vendors, entertainment, food and fellowship.

06/06/2019 to 06/09/2019

Are you ready to party? Every year, Carolina Country Music Fest brings 30+ of country music’s hottest artist to perform in Myrtle Beach, SC. We’ve got dozens of great artists we can’t wait to tell you about, so stay tuned for more artist release by following us on your favorite social platform, or sign up to receive the latest news, announcements, contests, and offers!

Scheduled headliners... ALABAMA, Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett

FIREWORKS on the FOURTH - Cherry Grove Pier
On 07/04/2019

The annual fireworks display at the Cherry Grove Pier will fill the air with lights and sound this 4th of July. The event is free and open to the public. Bring a beach chair to enjoy the amazing light show comfortably near the waters of the Atlantic Ocean. The display begins around 9:30 p.m.

FIREWORKS on the FOURTH - Broadway at the Beach
On 07/04/2019

Broadway at the Beach hosts fireworks displays each Tuesday and Friday throughout the summer, with a special Independence Day celebration taking place Wednesday, July 4, 2019. Fireworks begin at 10 p.m. and will be shot off over Lake Broadway. The display can be viewed from many areas around the complex, but popular locations include near each of the bridges crossing the lake.

FIREWORKS on the FOURTH - Barefoot Landing
On 07/04/2019

Barefoot Landing will host a special Independence Day fireworks display on Wednesday, July 4, 2019, beginning at 10 p.m. The complex also hosts fireworks each Monday throughout the summer as part of its summer entertainment series.

JUNIOR SOS at the Beach
07/16/2019 to 07/21/2019

We are excited about Junior SOS for 2019 when we will host the 28th anniversary of this the biggest and greatest junior dance event in the world. The dates for Junior SOS 2019 are July 16th-21st, 2019. The headquarters will once again be the O.D. Beach and Golf Resort. We are very fortunate to have the opportunity to have the resort serve as our headquarters for Junior SOS. Our association is so blessed to not only have the resort to use for Junior SOS but we also have the opportunity for our kids to dance in the great clubs that we as adults get to dance in North Myrtle Beach.

Book your SOS lodging with Thomas Beach Vacations online or call 866-249-2100. Reserve early for best selections.

1964 The BEATLES TRIBUTE at Alabama Theatre
On 07/19/2019

Since the early 80’s, “1964”…The Tribute has been thrilling audiences all over the globe with what Rolling Stone Magazine has called the “Best Beatles Tribute on Earth “. “1964” …The Tribute takes their audiences on a musical journey to an era in rock history that will live in all of our hearts forever. They are hailed by critics and fans alike as the most authentic and endearing Beatles tribute in the world.

Visit www.alabama-theatre.com online for details and tickets.