CENTURY 21 Thomas Area Events

MUSIC on MAIN concert series
09/06/2018 to 09/27/2018
 
Journey to downtown North Myrtle Beach to delight in the sounds of live bands on Main Street. Families are encouraged to come downtown after work or after a long day on the beach to experience the many restaurants of Main Street, listen to live music, shop, and dance til’ you drop. Kick back and unwind with us in your beach chair on Main Street. Performances are at the beachfront Horseshoe Stage at Main Street & Ocean Boulevard.

Fall Concert Schedule:
Sept 6 - Holiday Band (Beach/Variety)
Sept 13 - Chocolate Chip & Company (Motown/Top 40)
Sept 20 - The Embers (Beach)
Sept 27 - Brickhouse Band (Retro/Disco/Dance)
ANNUAL IRISH ITALIAN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
On 09/29/2018
 
The City of North Myrtle Beach will host the 14th Annual Irish Italian International Festival on Saturday, September 29, 2018. This one day rain or shine event brings approximately 15,000 to celebrate different cultures. The festival begins at 10:00 a.m. and continues until 4:00 p.m. on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach; featuring food from local restaurants, two stages of live entertainment, street performers, art & craft vendors, and dance groups all surrounding an Irish Italian International theme. Restaurants will compete for the title of Best Entrée, Best Decorated, and Best Dessert. Festival goers can also join in a friendly spaghetti eating competition.
JAY LENO at Alabama Theatre
On 09/29/2018
 
Former host of The Tonight Show, Jay Leno is a renowned comedian who was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 2014. He is an avid car collector and books hundreds of stand up appearances each year. He touches on everyday topics and puts his own hilarious spin on headlines. 7:00 PM
MONTGOMERY GENTRY at the House of Blues
On 09/29/2018
 

See details and ticket info online at www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/concert-events.

FALL HARLEY DAVIDSON BIKE RALLY at the Beach
10/01/2018 to 10/07/2018
 
It's a fun RIDING & CRUISING THE COAST event for all motorcycle enthusiasts. Book your "bike-friendly" vacation condo or beach home with Thomas Beach Vacations early for best selections.
BFF PINK RIBBON RUN
On 10/06/2018
 
This is a family friendly event with walking and running events for all. Our purpose is to create awareness and raise funds for breast cancer research and treatment. We want to celebrate with those who are fighting and surviving breast cancer and we want to honor the memory of those loved ones who have passed on. Proceeds from race registration and fundraising will benefit local cancer organizations. Come join us for this worthy cause…Pick your BFF and run with a purpose. You’ll be inspired and you’ll inspire others!

See details online at www.bffpinkribbonrun.com
SIDESHOW the Musical
10/10/2018 to 10/28/2018
 
At downtown Conway's Theatre of the Republic
Based on the true story of conjoined twins and famed entertainers Violet and Daisy Hilton, Side Show is a remarkable musical about acceptance, love, and embracing one’s uniqueness.
COCO - MOVIES at MCLEAN
On 10/12/2018
 
FREE FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENTS - at McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive in North Myrtle Beach

Spend Friday evening watching a movie under the stars. All movies shown are G or PG rated and are subject to change depending upon availability. Movies will begin 15 minutes after sunset. Bring your beach chair, blanket, grab popcorn and a drink from the North Myrtle Beach Lions Club. Thank you to our partner Horry County Parks and Recreation who supply staff and the equipment that makes the Movies @ McLean series possible.
The LETTERMEN at Alabama Theatre
On 10/13/2018
 

Back by popular demand, The Alabama Theatre presents The Lettermen on Saturday, October 13th. Whether singing acapella or backed by an entire symphony orchestra, the Lettermen theme still remains the love song.

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

LITTLE RIVER SHRIMPFEST
10/13/2018 to 10/14/2018
 
Don’t miss the 14th Annual Little River ShrimpFest, where approximately 22,000 members of our community and visitors gather to celebrate this local favorite. This year’s festival will be held on Saturday, Oct. 13th, 2018 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 14th, 2018 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Historic Little River Waterfront (4460 Mineola Ave, Little River, SC 29566).

Festival goers can expect to enjoy a children’s area, face painting, stilt walkers, balloon artists, 2 stages of live music, and approximately 150 different vendors- including a variety of art and craft vendors, business expos, and community organizations. Fresh local seafood will be served by the local waterfront restaurants and your festival food favorites will be available from a variety of talented food vendors.
LEANN RIMES in concert at the Carolina Opry
On 10/14/2018
 

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

WYNONNA JUDD & the Big Noise at Alabama Theatre
On 10/20/2018
 
Country icon Wynonna Judd has been cranking out No. 1 hits since the ’80s, and three decades later she sounds as vibrant as ever with her band The Big Noise. Wynonna made her debut with The Big Noise in 2011, and since then the group has wowed critics and fans alike with their passionate performances of her classic hits and new tunes like “Love it Out Loud”. 7:00 PM
NMB HOWL-O-SCREAM Festival
On 10/27/2018
 
Goblins, ghouls and ghosts oh my! The North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex transforms into a safe haven for the thrill seekers of North Myrtle Beach on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Open to all ages, the Parks and Recreation Department in collaboration with Coastal Carolina University’s Recreation Management class converts the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex into a spooktacular site for an array of activities to include hayrides, marshmallow roasting, trick-or-treating and much more. Scare free and Scare Zones offer a variety of excitement levels that is sure to satisfy all.

Admission: $2 (15 & Up); $1 (5-14); 4 & Under FREE. Price does not include concessions.

Please call the Rec Check Hotline at (843) 280-5570, ext. 1 for weather information and weather updates by 4:00 p.m. for Howl-O-Scream. The rain date for this event will be determined.
ENDLESS SUMMER FESTIVAL
On 10/27/2018
 

Join us as we close Main Street in North Myrtle Beach for a street party to celebrate our Endless Summer Fun. The festival is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring your beach chair and relax as you enjoy the free live music featuring The Sea-Cruz Band and The Tim Clark Band. The street will be lined with craft and food vendors. There will be a children’s fun zone, a community stage.

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/.

DICKENS CHRISTMAS SHOW
11/08/2018 to 11/11/2018
 
The Nationally award winning Christmas show inspired by Dickens' immortal book, "A Christmas Carol", the Dickens Christmas Show and Festivals is an authentic re-creation of 19th-century London with all the color, warmth and merriment of Christmas during the time of Charles Dickens. Attendees are magically transported back in time to an enchanting Victorian Holiday Marketplace complete with more than 350 period clad vendors, hawking everything from fine arts and crafts, gifts, Christmas décor, toys and much, much more.The Dickens Christmas Show is the proud recipient of the "Top 20 Events in the Southeast" by the Southern Tourism Society and the "Top 100" by the American Bus Association.
CAMMY AWARDS at Alabama Theatre
On 11/11/2018
 
Hayes Jewelers presents the Carolina Beach Music Awards honoring Beach Music’s cutting edge performers, producers, writers and industry leaders. Celebrate a music tradition older than Rock & Roll on Sunday, November 11, 2018. 3:00 PM
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.
S.C. STATE BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL
11/23/2018 to 11/25/2018
 
The 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.
NMB CHRISTMAS PARADE
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.
NMB CHRISTMAS CANTATA
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.
NMB CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING
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!
SOS MID-WINTER BREAK
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/.

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.

PLATTERS, DRIFTERS & COASTERS at Alabama Theatre
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.

ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE & FESTIVAL
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.

SOS SPRING SAFARI
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/.

HARLEY DAVIDSON SPRING BEACH RALLY
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.

BLUE CRAB FESTIVAL in Little River
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.

CAROLINA COUNTRY MUSIC FEST
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 headliner... ALABAMA

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.