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The Great Christmas Light Show

North Myrtle Beach takes decking the halls to a whole new level!  Taking place at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, the Great Christmas Light Show lights up the night with a nearly 2 mile drive through light show. Featuring over 2 million lights and 500 displays, this holiday tradition is a must see on your visit to North Myrtle Beach. Included in the displays are 20 animated figures and holiday scenes that come to life with the help of some Christmas magic, as well as rockin' musical section synced to the sounds of the season!

The holly jolly fun doesn't stop there. After the light show visit Santa's Village, home to hot chocolate, s'mores, photo ops, and of course - the big man himself! Hop aboard the Santa Express Train Ride where you can experience an up-close look at the lights and then make your way through the Christ-maze! Who knows, you may even see a reindeer at the petting zoo! The Great Christmas Light Show is sure to put you in the holiday spirit and make even the greenest Grinches in your group smile. 

If you just can't wait to see the lights - and are looking for a way to burn off some of those early Christmas cookies - put on your best elf shoes and go Dashing Through the Glow! A family friendly 2 mile fun run, Dashing Through the Glow let's you be the first to see the lights in this non-competitive walk/run through the park. Prizes are given for best dressed, so be sure to wear your best holiday themed outfit! This yule tide good time traditionally takes place the Friday before the light show opens!

The Great Christmas Light Show traditionally starts lighting up the night the week of Thanksgiving and shines bright through December 30th (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day). Santa's Village is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights only until mid-December when it opens nightly. Date for 2021 are still being finalized, so be sure to check our calendar of events often for updates!