CENTURY 21 Thomas Area Events

CIRQUE EXTREME at the Palace Theatre
03/08/2016 to 10/01/2016
 
The Palace Theatre is proud to present the all new show for 2016 Cirque Extreme. This heart pounding thrill show features the world's most dangerous and mind blowing circus artists who between them pump a million gallons of Adrenaline at every appearance! This award winning show includes thrills and unbelievable spills that take the whole Cirque experience to a new level. Acts include the globe of doom at 60 miles an hour.

And then there is the most dangerous act of all - the heart pounding Wheel of Destiny, with world class acrobatic stuntmen throwing themselves across the stage as the big wheel hurtles out of control. There is no other show that comes anywhere close, for excitement, thrills and jaw dropping feats of acrobatic and circus skills.
SOUNDS of SUMMER free concert series
05/20/2016 to 09/16/2016
 
Park & Sports Complex. Relax in the Meadow at the park's amphitheater. Bring a beach chair or blanket. Food and drinks available for purchase. Tobacco, coolers, outside F&B not allowed.

FREE Family friendly events. Fun and music start at 3pm.

7/15 - Paul Grimshaw Band
8/19 - Too Much Sylvia
9/16 - Andrew Thielen Big Band
Myrtle Beach WORLD AMATEUR GOLF TOURNAMENT
08/29/2016 to 09/02/2016
 
The premier, largest amateur handicapped golf tournament in the world. Book your accommodations with Thomas Beach Vacations today. See details online at http://myrtlebeachworldamateur.com.
MUSIC on MAIN free concert series
09/01/2016 to 10/06/2016
 
Journey to downtown North Myrtle Beach to delight in the sounds of a live band 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 St., listen to live music, shop, and dance til’ you drop. Bring your beach chair! FREE FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENTS provided by the City of North Myrtle Beach. Concerts are from 7 to 9 PM.

CONCERT LOCATIONS:
Main Street: 202 Main Street, North Myrtle Beach
Horseshoe: 11 S. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach

FALL CONCERT SCHEDULE:
Thursday, September 1 (Horseshoe)– Carolina Soul Band
Thursday, September 8 (Main Street)– Six Stylez
Thursday, September 15 (Horseshoe)– Midnight Allie
Thursday, September 22 (Main Street)– Rick Strickland Band
Thursday, September 29 (Horseshoe)– Hip Pocket Band
Thursday, October 6 (Horseshoe)– Jim Quick & Coastline
11th BEACH, BOOGIE & BBQ FESTIVAL
09/02/2016 to 09/03/2016
 
The 11th Annual Beach, Boogie and BBQ Festival returns to the Myrtle Beach area. Sample BBQ from local and regional barbeque cook teams as they compete in South Carolina's Official BBQ Competition. Admission is free both days. Events include: wing competition; burgers n brews competition; Myrtle Beach Car Club car show; fireworks on Saturday night; live entertainment both days; barbecue for sale both days; a cornhole tournament; arts and crafts exhibitors; a beer and wine garden; food vendors; and lots more! Team applications and vendor applications will be posted soon.
RIPCORD... drama at Theatre of the Republic
09/09/2016 to 09/18/2016
 
Catch this drama/mystery at the intimate Theatre of the Republic in old-town Conway - show schedule, details and tickets online at www.theatreoftherepublic.com.
SOS FALL MIGRATION Festival
09/16/2016 to 09/25/2016
 
Call Thomas Beach Vacations for your SOS Festival accommodations today.

The end of summer is marked by the days getting shorter & the nights growing longer, a little chill in the night air, & flocks of birds winging their way south for the winter. This all means one thing to shaggers. The Fall Migration is finally here! Buried deep in the instincts of every shagger is the preferred migration destination of soulful dancers with sand in their shoes & rhythm in their hearts, that is Ocean Drive. Every strander feels the need to get to the beach to catch the last golden rays of the summer sun & feel the warmth in the breath of the final summer breeze. They all meet for the last blast of the season at the SOS Fall Migration.
41st ATALAYA ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL
09/23/2016 to 09/25/2016
 
Featuring more than 100 of the finest artisans, the Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival provides aesthetic beauty against a background of natural beauty. Enjoy fine art, quality crafts and food, along with the musical offerings of several of the area's finest musicians.
See more info online at http://www.atalayafestival.com/.
IRISH-ITALIAN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
On 09/24/2016
 
North Myrtle Beach hosts the 12th Annual Irish Italian International Festival where more than 15,000 are expected to attend. Beginning at 10 am and continuing until 4 pm on Main Street, the FREE FAMILY EVENT will feature two stages of live entertainment, street performers, arts & crafts vendors, dance groups, and more. Local restaurants will compete for best entree, best dessert, and best decorated.
Pawleys Island FESTIVAL of MUSIC & ART
09/24/2016 to 10/15/2016
 
Garden Party, Concerts, Wine Tastings and more!
Details to follow. See more info online at www.pawleysmusic.com.
RICKY SKAGGS... concert at the Calvin Gilmore Theatre
On 09/25/2016
 
Ricky Skaggs will return to The Calvin Gilmore Theater with his band, Kentucky Thunder at The Calvin Gilmore Theater in An Evening of Bluegrass. The 14-time GRAMMY® Award-winner is known for putting his own stamp on the country format by fusing his bluegrass and traditional country roots with the contemporary Nashville sound. Tickets are now available for purchase. Visit www.thecarolinaopry.com/special-events or call 843-913-4000.
MYRTLE BEACH BIKE WEEK FALL RALLY
09/26/2016 to 10/02/2016
 
Thomas Beach Vacations has an excellent selection of motorcycle-friendly vacation rental homes and condos. Be sure to call and reserve yours soon for the Fall Myrtle Beach Bike Rally.
HARVEST HOME FESTIVAL at Brookgreen Gardens
10/01/2016 to 10/02/2016
 
More scarecrows, more animals and more fun!

Brookgreen Gardens’ annual fall festival, Harvest Home Weekend, is from 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., and is filled with outdoor activities the whole family will enjoy. We’ll have favorite activities such as scarecrow building, pumpkin painting, hayrides, live entertainment, and more.
LORETTA LYNN at the Alabama Theatre
On 10/08/2016
 
For fifty years now, Loretta has fashioned a body of work as artistically and commercially successful - and as culturally significant - as any female performer you'd care to name. Her music has confronted many of the major social issues of her time, and her life story is a rags-to-riches tale familiar to pop, rock and country fans alike.
RON WHITE... comedy at the Palace Theatre
On 10/08/2016
 
Comedian Ron "Tater Salad" White, best known as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy phenomenon, brings his new stand-up show, Ron White: Nutcracker , to The Palace Theatre for one night only. Details and tickets online at www.palacetheatremyrtlebeach.com.
JONATHAN BYRD & the Pickup Cowboys... SxSE Music Feast
On 10/08/2016
 
Come on out for some genuine Americana roots music from a seventh generation Carolinian. Between Jonathan, Johnny and Paul, they've shared the stage with Nancy Griffith, Joe Walsh, Hot Rize, Steep Canyon Rangers, The Blue Brothers Band, and many more. South by Southeast Music Feasts include potluck dinner, beverages, concert and more... at the historic Myrtle Beach Train Depot. Details and tickets online at www.southbysoutheast.org.
12th Annual Little River SHRIMP FEST
10/08/2016 to 10/09/2016
 
This year's festival will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8th, 2016 from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 9th, 2016 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 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.

A family-friendly, FREE event. Details coming.
11th Annual Conway BBQ FESTIVAL
10/14/2016 to 10/15/2016
 
The Conway BBQ Fest, formerly the St. Nicholas BBQ Fest, is now in its 11th year. St. Paul's Apostolic Church founded the festival in 2004 and the event has grown to over 8,000 attendees. Enjoy live music, dancing and craft vendors. On Saturday, October 15th, the "War Between the States" begins at 10am, as BBQers from North and South Carolina defend their claim as to who has the best BBQ.
37th Annual Loris BOG-OFF FESTIVAL
On 10/15/2016
 
Over 200 craft, retail and food vendors, 35,000 plus in attendance. Chicken Bog Cooking Contest, live music, fireworks, Free concert by National Country Artist, car & tractor show and much more. Come visit Loris for a day of fun. Free to the public. Details online at www.visitmyrtlebeach.com.
RAY STEVENS at the Alabama Theatre
On 10/15/2016
 
Multi-Platinum selling Ray Stevens has spent more than 50 years in the music business, with a career that includes more than 25 million albums and five million videos sold, two GRAMMY wins and 11 nominations. Details and tickets at www.alabama-theatre.com.
GHOST... the musical at Theatre of the Republic
10/19/2016 to 10/30/2016
 
Catch this smash musical at the intimate Theatre of the Republic in old-town Conway - show schedule, details and tickets online at www.theatreoftherepublic.com.
THE LETTERMEN at the Alabama Theatre
On 10/22/2016
 
Whether singing acapella or backed by an entire symphony orchestra, the Lettermen theme still remains the love song. Lending that well-known harmony to every arrangement, they have proven love ballads have an appeal that knows no boundaries and will continue to stand the test of time for many years to come.
ENDLESS SUMMER FESTIVAL
On 10/29/2016
 
Before welcoming Fall, North Myrtle Beach insists on celebrating with the Endless Summer Festival. It's a fun-filled day with live entertainment, festival food vendors, arts & crafts, and a Kids Zone with community stage and carnival rides. 10 am to 4 pm on Main Street. This a FREE FAMILY FRIENDLY event.
CHRISTMAS SHOW at the Palace Theatre
11/01/2016 to 12/17/2016
 
One of the most delightful and enchanting Christmas Shows Ever! Our wonderful Christmas Celebration features glittering costumes, gorgeous Christmas Songs and the highest kicking chorus girls this side of the North Pole! Details and tickets online at www.palacetheatremyrtlebeach.com.
TWELVE ANGRY MEN...drama at Theatre of the Republic
11/04/2016 to 11/13/2016
 
Catch this timeless drama at the intimate Theatre of the Republic in old-town Conway - show schedule, details and tickets online at www.theatreoftherepublic.com.
MYTHICAL & MEDIEVAL FEST
11/12/2016 to 11/19/2016
 
November 12th, 13th and 19th. Come out to enjoy Myrtle Beach's only Renaissance Festival. Watch blacksmiths form metal into a pendant, glass artists, leather smiths, and other craftsmen in our Artist lane. Sit on a hay bale and listen to musicians strum their guitars, belly dancers, and a fire show finale. Bring your little ones to the Children's Realm where they can dance with fairies and princesses and fight a knight. All for a great cause! Proceeds benefit local youth group homes. Details online at http://mythicalmedievalfest.com.
CAMMY Awards at the Alabama Theatre
On 11/13/2016
 
Hayes Jewelers presents the 22nd Annual 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 13, 2016
NIGHTS of a THOUSAND CANDLES at Brookgreen Gardens
12/01/2016 to 12/18/2016
 
Nights of a Thousand Candles: December 1-3, 8-10, & 15-18. See Brookgreen Gardens come to life amid the soft glow of more than 5,500 hand-lit candles and countless sparkling lights from 3 - 10 p.m. Walk the paths with a warm cup of cider, hear the sounds of hand bells ringing, carolers singing, and celebrate the season with family and friends.

Nights of a Thousand Candles continues to delight guests with beautiful candle and lighting displays and exceptional entertainment. The 80-foot-tall fir tree decorated with 70,000 lights will be lighted in ceremonial fashion at 5:45 p.m. every night.
CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING
On 12/02/2016
 
Join Santa and his friends at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex for the annual lighting of the City Christmas Tree. Activities, entertainment and refreshments are available for children of all ages. Activities begin at 6:00 pm.
CHRISTMAS PARADE in North Myrtle Beach
On 12/03/2016
 
On Saturday, December 5th 2015, the tradition continues as North Myrtle Beach's Main Street fills with familiar holiday songs, colorful floats, marching bands and beauty queens. This is a FREE FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT.

The parade will begin at 5:30 pm. Join your community as we watch local business’ and dignitaries parade down Main Street in celebration of Christmas. The parade route will travel down Main Street to Ocean Boulevard and will disperse on 2nd Ave North. Any location along Main Street provides a perfect view of the parade.
RANDALL BRAMBLETT BAND - South by Southeast Music Feast
On 12/03/2016
 
The Randall Bramblett Band returns for an encore performance at the historic Myrtle Beach Train Depot, an intimate non-smoking concert venue, for the March 12th South by Southeast Music Feast. Admission includes pot-luck dinner, New South beer, other beverages, desserts, and more. Chat with performers and purchase autographed CDs between sets. See more info online at www.southbysoutheast.org.
HOLIDAY on MAIN ST... at Theatre of the Republic
12/07/2016 to 12/18/2016
 
Catch this popular Christmas Show at the intimate Theatre of the Republic in old-town Conway - show schedule, details and tickets online at www.theatreoftherepublic.com.
SOUTHERN TIMES SQUARE NEW YEAR'S EVE
01/01/2017 to 12/31/2016
 
It's time to make your plans to attend The Market Common NEW YEAR'S EVE street party...A SOUTHERN TIMES SQUARE! HTC will be streaming Times Square in NYC live beginning at 9pm on our jumbo screen. We will also have our very own mirror ball drop here at The Market Common. To top off this very special night there will be FIREWORKS at Midnight! Once again we have TWO stages with live music! We also have a beer garden and every age is welcome but you will need a hand stamp to purchase alcohol. Details online at www.marketcommon.com.
LARRY GATLIN & the Gatlin Brothers at Alabama Theatre
On 01/13/2017
 
Details and tickets at www.alabama-theatre.com.
SOS MIDWINTER CLASSIC
01/13/2017 to 01/15/2017
 
Tons of fun for shaggers and beach music fans. Thomas Beach Vacations has an excellent selection of vacation rental homes and condos conveniently located near the action of Main Street. Reserve yours early!
PRISCILLA, Queen of the Desert... at the Theatre of the Republic
02/22/2017 to 03/05/2017
 
Catch this smash musical at the intimate Theatre of the Republic in old-town Conway - show schedule, details and tickets online at www.theatreoftherepublic.com.
ST. PATRICK'S DAY FESTIVAL & PARADE
On 03/11/2017
 
The 29th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade will be held on Main Street bringing approximately 30,000 to celebrate being Irish and welcome the coming of spring. A parade begins at 9:00 a.m., followed by three stages of live music and a children’s area with rides and amusements from 11:00 until 4:00 p.m. Along Main Street approximately 150 vendors will display their crafts, services, information, products, or serve a variety of treats.
The UNDERPANTS... at Theatre of the Republic
03/17/2017 to 03/26/2017
 
Catch this hilarious comedyl at the intimate Theatre of the Republic in old-town Conway - show schedule, details and tickets online at www.theatreoftherepublic.com.
SOS SPRING SAFARI
04/21/2017 to 04/30/2017
 
Tons of fun for shaggers and beach music fans. Thomas Beach Vacations has an excellent selection of vacation rental homes and condos conveniently located near the action of Main Street. Reserve yours early!
EVITA... at the Theatre of the Republic
05/03/2017 to 05/14/2017
 
Catch this exciting musical at the intimate Theatre of the Republic in old-town Conway - show schedule, details and tickets online at www.theatreoftherepublic.com.
HARLEY DAVIDSON SPRING RALLY
05/12/2017 to 05/21/2017
 
Myrtle Beach Bike Week® is A Riding Event. Rides, Tours, Events, Racing, Entertainment, and much more is planned for you to enjoy during your Rally Vacation on the Grand Strand. Staying 10 days or one day – Everyone and all Motorcycles are welcome. Thomas Beach Vacations has an excellent selection of motorcycle-friendly accommodations. Be sure to reserve yours early!
MAYFEST on MAIN street festival
On 05/13/2017
 
Kickoff your summer in North Myrtle Beach during the month of May. The 12th annual Mayfest on Main® festival will feature some of the best live musical acts, art, craft and food vendors, a community stage and a children's area. Bring a beach chair to this family event to enjoy a day on Main Street, Saturday, May 13, 2017. Browse local shops while strolling the street for one of a kind beach memories. The festival begins at 10:00 a.m. and continues until 6:00 p.m. You are sure to have a day full of fun with the family.
36th Annual LITTLE RIVER BLUE CRAB FESTIVAL
05/20/2017 to 05/21/2017
 
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. Details online at www.bluecrabfestival.org. Call Thomas Beach Vacations for the best vacation rental homes and condos minutes from the festival fun!
ATLANTIC BEACH BIKEFEST
05/26/2017 to 05/29/2017
 
Thomas Beach Vacations has an excellent selection of motorcycle-friendly accommodations. Be sure to reserve yours early!
CAROLINA COUNTRY MUSIC FEST
06/08/2017 to 06/11/2017
 
Details and performer info coming soon. 2016 festival headliners included Keith Urban, Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Line, Kelsea Ballerini, and Chase Rice.
SOS FALL MIGRATION
09/15/2017 to 09/24/2017
 
Tons of fun for shaggers and beach music fans. Thomas Beach Vacations has an excellent selection of vacation rental homes and condos conveniently located near the action of Main Street. Reserve yours early!