Myrtle Beach Shows and Live Entertainment
THE ALABAMA THEATRE, Barefoot Landing, U.S. 17, North Myrtle Beach, variety show, "One: The Show," performed this week at 7:30 p.m. Saturday through Thursday. Preshow at 7:15 p.m.See website for prices which vary. 843-272-1111, or 1-800-342-2262.
THE CAROLINA OPRY, northern intersection of U.S. 17 and U.S. 17 Bypass, Myrtle Beach, variety show. See three great shows produced by Calvin Gilmore: Carolina Opry, The Carolina Opry Christmas Special, and Good Vibrations. "Calvin Gilmore is...getting Myrtle Beach in tune with the entertainment world," says CNN. See "All That" as featured on NBC's "America's Got Talent!" For lots more details about the shows, check the website. 1-800-843-6779.
DINO'S TV VARIETY SHOW AT THE TARA THEATER, at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort, 14276 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island, is a 90-minute comedy show imitates a '70s TV show as Dino welcomes guests such as Marilyn Monroe, Dolly Parton and more. Shows run on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. and Monday and Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $29.95, and group rates are available. Box office opens one hour before the show. 458-1119
DOLLY PARTON'S DIXIE STAMPEDE DINNER AND SHOW, northern intersection of U.S. 17 and U.S. 17 Bypass, Myrtle Beach, dinner and equine show. Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede Dinner and Show in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is a fun-filled, action-packed extravaganza! It’s the perfect place for families, friends and groups to gather for spectacular special effects, amazing stunts. At the Dixie Stampede, each ticket includes the special Carriage Room Opening Act, the thrilling main show in their beautiful Arena and a mouth-watering four-course dinner complete with a delicious dessert. See website for prices and show details..
LEGENDS IN CONCERT, 301 U.S. 17 N., Surfside Beach, tribute show. Shows are 8 p.m. today and Saturday; and 6 and 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Tickets are $33.95 to $38.95 for ages 17 and older; $14.95-$19.95 for ages 3-16 (prices plus tax). 238-7827, 1-800-960-7469. Don't miss this funfilled show featuring a rotating cast of tribute artists recreating superstars from yesterday and today
Please note: Tribute in Concert has merged with Legends in Concert. Shows will be held at Legends
MEDIEVAL TIMES 2904 Fantasy Way, Fantasy Harbour, off U.S. 501, Myrtle Beach. A dinner and jousting show featuring horse stunts, sword fights and wizards, will take place at 6 p.m. today-Sunday and Tuesday-Thursday. Prices are $44.95 for ages 13 and older; and $27.95 for ages 3-12 (taxes and gratuity not included). Reservations recommended. 236-8080, 800-436-4386.
HOUSE OF BLUES 4060 US Hwy. 17 S at Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach. Featuires a variety of local talent and professionals. See website for schedule and prices.
THE PALACE THEATRE, at Broadway at the Beach, U.S. 17 Bypass and 21st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach. We have our Le Grande Cirque show from now until Oct 23, 2010. Mon-Sat @ 8pm, Tues @ 10am, and Thurs @ 2p. Our tickets range from $34.95-$44.95 plus tax depending on where you sit and $9.95 plus tax for children ages 3-12. Our Matinee prices are only $29.95 plus tax. We also have our Magical Spirit of Ireland Mon-Sat @ 6pm and Wed @ 2pm. Prices are the same as Le Grande Cirque's Matinee. Palace Theatre also shows Man in the Mirror, Broadway plays such as Nunsense, Blithe Spirit, and Frank Sinatra Christmas show, Christmas on Ice and our summer series consisting of Alice in Wonderland, Narnia, and The Great American Trailer Park Musical. 843.448-0588, 800-905-4228
Myrtle Beach Amusement Parks
FAMILY KINGDOM AMUSEMENT PARK, 301 Third Ave. S., Myrtle Beach. Rides including the Swamp Fox wooden roller coaster and a 100-foot Ferris wheel; magician Michael Bairefoot features a show at 8 p.m. nightly. Hours are 6 p.m.-close Friday and Monday-Thursday, 1 p.m.-close Saturday and 1-6 p.m. Sunday. $20.97 plus tax. 843-626-3447.
KART-TRAX FORMULA RACING, 3901 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, indoor facility featuring electric go-karts and black-light putt-putt. Hours are 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday. Children 42-54 inches ride junior karts at $6 for four minutes; children taller than 54 inches and adults ride faster karts at $11 for five minutes. Packages are available. Black-light putt-putt is $7 for adults and $5.50 for children.. See website for detrails. 843-916-1111.
NASCAR SPEEDPARK, U.S. 17 Bypass at 21st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. through Aug. 13. Features an all day wristband for $30, which includes all tracks and attractions, except Thunder Road, the NASCAR Silicon Speedway, the rock climbing wall, mini-golf and kiddie rides. Individual tickets are available for $3 each, nine tickets for $20 or 25 tickets for $50. Children 3 and under are free. Hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday-Thursday. 918-8725.
PAVILION NOSTALGIA PARK: Located at Broadway at the Beach. Featuring the Pavilion's carousel, spinning teacups, two pirate ships, Wave Swinger, Caterpillar, dune buggies, motorcycle rides and more. Cost is $3 per individual ride ticket. Hours are 10 a.m.-10 p.m. daily.
Family Attractions in Myrtle Beach
ALLIGATOR ADVENTURE Barefoot Landing, U.S. 17, North Myrtle Beach, is a reptile park featuring hundreds of American alligators of all sizes. Open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily; tickets sold until 8 p.m. Admission is $15.95 for ages 13-54; $13.95 for ages 62 and older; $9.95 for ages 4-12; free for 3 and younger; locals half-price with ID.
BAREFOOT LANDING offers outlet shopping, restaurants and other attractions included separately on this page. attractions. Be sure to visit their website for details.
BODACIOUS BOB'S BEACH BICYCLE TOURS - Vereen Memorial Historiucal Garecns, across from the SC Visitors Ctr. Little River. Wide selection of area tours includig farm tours (berry picking) winery tour (wine tasting) Ingram Planetarium, Scavenger Hunt. Tours range from 12 to 35 miles and are 3 to 6 hours long. Prices are $75 to $100 and include lunch, t-shirt and bike rental. Call (843) 241-2731
BROADWAY AT THE BEACH features 100 stores, 20 restaurants, 15 attractions, 10 nightclubs and 3 on-site hotels. This is one place you don't want to miss!
BROOKGREEN GARDENS, U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Pawleys Island. Hours are 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Seven-day gate admission for ages 13-64, $12; ages 65 and older $10; ages 6-12 $10. free for ages 12 and younger. Call (843) 235-6000.
CAROLINA SAFARI Jeep Tours, open all year round. Fascinating lowcountry history, plantations, ricefields, Huntington Beach State Park. Fun for all ages! $32.00 ages 13 and older; $31.00 Seniors; $17.00 ages12 and younger
CHILDREN'S MUSEUM The Children's Museum of South Carolina features hands-on exhibits that combine education with entertainment. Displays include the U.S.S. Kids Afloat boating safety exhibit, Bubble Mania, where children can make giant bubbles, and the Express Yourself Arts Center. Cost is $7 per person; age 1 and younger free. 2501 N. Kings Highway (843) 946-9469
CIVIL WAR COLLECTION, 4857 U.S. 17 Bypass S., Myrtle Beach, next door to the Myrtle Beach Indoor Shooting Range. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday - Saturday . Free admission. (843)293-4345.
FRANKLIN G. BURROUGHS-SIMEON B. CHAPIN ART MUSEUM, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Tuesdays - Saturdays and 1 - 4 p.m. Sundays. Free admission; donations requested. (843) 238-2510.
GREAT AMERICAN RIVERBOAT CO. Barefoot Landing, U.S. 17, North Myrtle Beach. Enjoy sightseeing, dancing and dining as you cruise the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway on the Jungle Princess. Afternoon sightseeing and Sunset Cruise also available. Or take an amazing trip down the waterway on the Pirates of Barefoot Landing. Choose from the Sunset Cruise, Pirate's Feast. or Moonlight Cruise. See the website - prices vary.
GHOSTS AND LEGENDS THEATRE Barefoot Landing, U.S. 17, North Myrtle Beach. Ghost Show features Lowcountry tales every half hour, starting at 10 AM daily. $9. for ages 13 and up; $6 for ages 12 and yonger. The Ghost Walk takes place at dusk. $18. for ages 13 and older; $13. for ages 12 and younger. Reservations required. Blackbeard Seance - Adults only! Friday and Saturday at 10 PM. Reservations required. $45. (843) 361-2700.
HAMPTON PLANTATION STATE HISTORIC SITE - 15 miles southwest of Georgetown off U.S. 17, near McClellanville, state historic site of a Lowcountry rice plantation. Grounds open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through Labor Day. Guided mansion tours on the hour 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily (last tour begins at 3 p.m.). Ages 13 and older $4, ages 7-15 $3, ages 6 and younger free. S.C. residents ages 65 and older $2.50. Grounds admission free. (843) 546-9361.
HOBCAW BARONY VISITOR CENTER, U.S. 17, 35 miles south of Myrtle Beach, operated by the Belle W. Baruch Foundation, features exhibits focusing on local history and ecology. Baruch History Tours 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, $15. Reservations required for tours. Visitor center hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Free admission. 546-4623.
IMAX 3D THEATRE, Broadway at the Beach, U.S. 17 Bypass and 21st Avenue Presenting five movies hourly from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. in 3-D on a screen six-stories high. Movies playing are "Dinosaurs 3D: Giants of Patagonia," "Wild Safari 3D," "Space Station 3D," "Deep Sea 3D" and "Sharks 3D." Admission is $12 for adults and $10 for children. 448-IMAX, 866-43D-IMAX.
INGRAM PLANETARIUM at the Village at Sunset Beach, N.C., N.C. 179., the planetarium features an 85-seat domed theater and science exhibit hall that teaches a better understanding of Earth, the solar system and the universe. Call for hours. The planetarium will be closed Labor Day. Admission per show is $8 for adults, $6 for students and seniors and $4 for children. 910-575-0033
KAYAKING ON THE GRAND STRAND - Take lessons or rent the equipment for a fun-filled family day:
Black River Outdoors - Georgetown
Coastal Kayaking - Murrells Inlet at Huntington Beach State Park
Express Watersports - Murrells Inlet
Garden City Water Sports - Garden City
Sail & Ski Connection - Myrtle Beach
LA BELLE AMIE VINYARD - Wines, Gift Shop and Wine Tasting Room. 843-399-WINE (9463) Located on Hwy 90 just west of the North Myrtle Beach Middle School. See website for hours and special seasonal events.
LAZER FX-LAZER TAG, 964 Lake Arrowhead Road, Myrtle Beach. Features 7500-square-foot, five-ramp, multi-level, indoor maze. Hours are 2-11 p.m. today, noon-11 p.m. Saturday, noon-8 p.m. Sunday and 2-10 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday. Reservations are accepted for private outings on Monday. Admission is $7.99 per person for a one-mission pass; $19.99 for a three-mission pass; and $23.50 for an unlimited-play pass. Group rates available. 467-2229.
MAGIQUEST, Broadway at the Beach, U.S. 17 Bypass and 21st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, A live-action game with more than 150 wand-activated effects where players interact with videos in a three-dimensional fantasy world. Magiquest opens at 1 p.m. Monday- Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Prices are $25, for a 90-minute experience, a wand and three duels; $13, which includes a 90-minute experience and three duels; or $12 for a wand, $9 for an hour of play and $1 per duel. Broadway at the Beach and MagiQuest now feature Garden Quest, an adventure that takes players on a journey through Broadway at the Beach with a set of clues and a MagiQuest wand. 913-9460 or 866-353-6244.
MARSHWALK Murrells Inlet. Located just a few miles South of Myrtle Beach, Murrells Inlet is one of the most scenic areas in the Grand Strand. Take your camera. Take the kids. Take a walk. The restaurants here are known for their seafood, but if seafood isn't your choice you'll find lots of other selections.
MAZE MANIA 3013 U.S. 17 S., Garden City Beach, attraction features a fence maze that changes daily. Open 9:30 a.m.-11 p.m. daily. $5. before noon; $6.95 after noon; $3.95 for ages 5 and younger; $10 for miniature golf and maze until 6 p.m. 843-651-1641
MYRTLE BEACH PELICANS, Coastal Federal Field 1251 21st Avenue N., Myrtle Beach, Phone: (843) 918-6002
Tickets: (843) 918-6000. Many of our visitors enjoy s fsmily night out, watching our Class A Carolina League Affiliate of the Atlanta Braves. Individual tickets range in cost from $5.50 to $25.00 For information, call 843-918-6000, purchase online or stop by the Pelicans box office at Coastal Federal Field
RAGTOPS & ROADSTERS AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM - Features dozens of antique and vintage vehicles, Harleys and custom-built cycles from Milwaukee Iron. Collection changes frequently and special exhibits rotate through the museum. Adults $10, Seniors 65+ $6., Child 6-18 $6., Under 6, free. See website for hours and other details.
RIPLEY'S AQUARIUM Broadway at the Beach, U.S. 17 Bypass and 29th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, Sharks, rays and other underwater creatures are on display. A moving walkway runs through a 330-foot tube in the main tank, and visitors can touch the rays and horseshoe crabs in touch tanks. Through 2007, the aquarium will feature the exhibit "Pirates - Predators of the Sea," which is an interactive voyage that includes a video in the exhibit's mini theater, teaches pirate facts, dispels pirate myths, portrays their lifestyle and features tales of famous pirates. Hours are 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday. Admission is $17.99 for ages 12 and older, $9.99 for ages 5-11, $3.99 for ages 2-4 and free for ages 2 and younger; half price with local ID. Prices plus tax. 916-0888
RIPLEY'S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! MUSEUM Ocean Boulevard and Ninth Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, includes more than 500 exhibits, oddities and off-the-wall artifacts; the museum also features local Laura Slater, the Incredible Eye-Popping Woman, in person. Hours are 10 a.m.-10 p.m. daily. $12.99 for ages 12 and older, $7.99 for ages 6-11 and free for 5 and younger. (Prices plus tax.)
RIPLEY'S HAUNTED ADVENTURE Ocean Boulevard. 2007 prices $12.99 ages 13 and older and $7.99 for ages 6 to 12. Children under age 5 are not permitted. 843-448-2331.
RICE MUSEUM in nearby Georgetown, SC. The Rice Museum features historical information on the Lowcountry rice culture. One-hour guided tours are offered throughout the day Mondays through Saturdays. The museum is also home to the Maritime Museum Gallery. Monday-Saturday 10:00 am to 4:30 pm; Closed Sunday and Major Holidays. Adults...$7.00; Seniors (60 and over)$5.00; Students (6-21)...$3.00; Children under 6 free when accompanied by an adult. Group Rates available
RIVER MEMORIES, City of Conway Marina, 4 Elm St., Conway, is a 75-minute history and nature tour on the Waccamaw River led by Captain Jim of Conway. Visitors can view cypress tress, Spanish moss and the Conway riverfront and learn about American Indians, steamboats, rivermen, river homes and local wildlife. Cruises depart at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. and are limited to 10 passengers. Tickets are $10 per person at the marina store and snacks and drinks are for sale on the boat.
RIVER RATS, Conway, SC. Guided, ecological, scenic fishing trip. Guests operate a two-person mini-pontoon boat along the Waccamaw or Pee Dee rivers and shoot skeet, fish and eat lunch. Equipment is provided. Half-day and overnight trips are available. Overnight trips, which are 3 to 8 miles long, a night on the River Rats' houseboat, a bonfire, two full meals, wildlife viewing, fishing, skeet shooting and a catfishing preparing and cooking lesson. Price 2007: $55 for Adults; $40 for ages 5-11. All reservations must be made by 2 p.m. the previous day. Houseboat rental now available. See website for details. (845) 365-1717
THE SLING SHOT, Intersection Ocean Blvd. and 11th Ave. N . Open noon-close. Cost: $25. Bungee Jumping also $25. - $40. for both and $35 for two Sling Shot Rides. This towering V-shaped ride catapults you about 300 feet in the air at nearly 120 miles per hour. Restrictions: Must be at least 44 inches or taller at the shoulder, not pregnant, without drug indluence, back, neck or heart problems. Operates seasonally.
SWAMP FOX TOURS: 624 Front St. Georgetown. Take a tour of the historic district of Georgetown on the blue and white tram. Departs on the hour from 10 - 4 Mon. - Sat. (weather permitting.) Admission: $10. adults, $5. ages 6-12; free for ages 5 and under. Tour includes Rice Museum, Prevost Gallery and Mary Mann, Kirton-Hamilton, Savage-Smith and Sampson West Homes. 843.527.1112
TOURS DE SANDY ISLAND - Learn about the Gullah/Afro-American Community with a history of the nearby island. The cost is $25. for adults ages 55 and older; $30 for ages 18 to 54; $10. for ages 7-17; ages 6 and younger free. See the web site for directions.
WACCATEE ZOO Enterprise Road, off S.C. 707, Socastee, privately owned zoo featuring exotic animals such as apes, tigers and camels, and the petting zoo variety. Open 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. daily. $7 for ages 13 and older and $3.50 for ages 1-12. Telephone 843-650-8500.
Teen Nightlife and Things to Do in Myrtle Beach
KARMA ULTIMATE TEEN NIGHTLIFE Open 7 nights a week. 1101 N Ocean Blvd (1 block South of the Giant the Sling Shot.) Karma, voted the #1 teen club in the southeast, has gone digital!
HOUSE OF BLUES - TEEN NIGHT - Sunday ~SEASONAL~The House of Blues transforms into a teen-friendly dance club Sunday, as another edition of Teen Night opens the venue up exclusively for kids age 13 to 17. Alcohol- and smoke-free, and security will be enforced. Doors open at 8:00 PM See web site for information or call 843.272.3000.
HIP HOP -N- CHILLIN’, For children in grades 3-8. Disc jockey, karaoke, live music, located in Surfside Beach. Officer inside at all times. Must be checked in by an adult. See website for mope information and pricing. 700 Business Highway 17N, Surfside Beach, South Carolina 29575. 2nd location in Carolina Forest, opening August, 2007. 843-238-1200
Myrtle Beach Theatre, Entertainment and Shows
Enjoy premier entertainment with Broadway like productions six nights a week. The Concert Series feature the biggest names in show business. Holiday shows begin in November.
Calvin Gilmore presents a spectacular musical and comedy variety show appealing to all ages. During November and December you are invited to the dazzling and elaborate Holiday Show.
The most fun place to eat in Myrtle Beach, guarantees Dolly Parton, the owner of the exciting and fun dinner show. The show features horses, trick riding comedy and music. Dinner is a four course feast. Holiday Shows are held in November and December.
There is always a good time to be had at The House of Blues. Come see big name venues, participate in Murder Mystery Dinner Theaters and enjoy a powerful Gospel Sunday Brunch.
In “The Worlds Greatest Live Tribute Show” live tribute artist recreate your favorite performances by your favorite performers. There is an ever changing line up of performers past and present, such as Elvis The Blues Brothers Tina Turner Marilyn Monroe Dolly Parton Whitney Shania Madonna Rod Stewart to name a few.
A dinner and tournament take you back to a time of Kings, Queens, Knights, and Warriors. You’ll see a magnificent tournament with trick riding music and showmanship along with your four course dinner.
The Palace Theater Three Sensational Shows
Spirit of The Dance is a heart pounding international acclaimed Irish production.
Broadway is a star spangled celebration saluting Broadways greatest shows.
Carolina Family Jamboree is a breakfast show with loads of variety and fun.