One of the vacation occasions our household appears ahead to most annually has to The Great Christmas Light Show in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The Great Christmas Light Show is a lighted celebration that includes over 2 million lights festively displayed alongside a 1.5-mile drive by way of the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex. The drive-through gentle present is open nightly now by way of December 30, 2019, aside from Christmas Day, so there are many alternatives to test it out!
While the sunshine present is magical at any age, it appears exceptionally enchanting for little ones. Over 500 magical gentle shows, some as much as 55 ft tall, have been customized made for The Great Christmas Light Show, and guests can expertise 20 animated figures and vacation scenes the place the lights transfer and appear to come back alive.
After driving by way of the sunshine present, attendees can park their automobile and go to Santa’s Village, the place they’ll get pleasure from sizzling chocolate and s’mores, get an up-close take a look at the lights on the Santa Express Train Ride, undergo the Chris-Maze and face their photograph taken with Santa! Just needless to say Santa’s Village solely occurs on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from November 29 by way of December 15. But starting on December 19, it’s open nightly with the sunshine present!
We’ve gone annually from when my first son was one-year-old, and it appears to develop annually! If you intend your go to on a weekend, make sure you permit further time for visitors. While the town of North Myrtle Beach does an amazing job getting everybody out and in of the park, it will possibly take some time to get into the principle gentle present throughout peak visiting instances. We’ve by no means discovered it to be an issue and simply pack tons and many snacks for the children.
Gates open nightly at 5:30 p.m. and stay open till 9:30 p.m. Pricing is per automobile, primarily based on the variety of company. It prices $15 per automobile with 1-15 company, $30 per automobile with 16-30 company, and $60 per automobile with 31+ company. Event organizers advocate calling (843) 280-5570 to schedule buses.
If you wish to have the complete Santa’s Village expertise, additionally plan on bringing further money. They have numerous enjoyable actions to do (just like the practice journey and a Candy Cane Scramble), however most of them value somewhat one thing. And don’t overlook to deliver your digital camera. Photos with Santa are free, however guests will want their very own digital camera or cellphone to take footage. For extra info on The Great Christmas Light Show, examine them out on-line at NMBChristmas.com.
Check out the Visit Myrtle Beach Holiday Getaway Guide.