Who doesn’t love a parade? You bet your jingle bells we do! That’s why we’re happy to bring good tidings of great joy in a full lineup of Christmas parades in the Myrtle Beach area, which is where you may want to extend your stay while you’re in town for these weekend events. Make plans now! It’s our gift to you!

Christmas Parade

North Myrtle Beach Christmas Parade. Dec. 2, 5:30-7 p.m. Start your Myrtle Beach Christmas 2017 with this annual Christmas parade that marches from Main Street to Ocean Boulevard.

Ripley’s Attractions Myrtle Beach Holiday Parade. Dec. 3, 11 a.m. Broadway at the Beach rings in Christmas, Myrtle Beach style, with this parade that begins at Ripley’s Aquarium, winds its way through the Broadway at the Beach villages and ends near WonderWorks.

Murrells Inlet Christmas Parade. Dec. 3, 3 p.m. This is one of those parades Christmas can’t go without. The seasonal parade in this fishing village travels south, from the north end of Highway 17 Business to the festive “finish line” at Highway 17 and Wachesaw Road.

Conway Christmas Parade. Dec. 9, 10 a.m. This 59th annual Christmas parade in historic downtown Conway is one of the best Christmas shows Myrtle Beach has to offer. Your family will enjoy the holiday sights and sounds of this parade route that begins and ends along Main Street.

Surfside Beach Christmas Parade. Dec. 9, 2 p.m. If you’re on the hunt for Christmas parades in Myrtle Beach, head southbound in the Town of Surfside Beach, “The Family Beach,” for a family-friendly parade that floats the holiday spirit along Ocean Boulevard and Surfside Drive.

Pair the parade with an overnight stay at:

Sea Watch Resort

Sea Watch Resort

This renowned oceanfront property boasts one- through three-bedroom condos in two towers along the clean, serene Arcadian Shores section of North Myrtle Beach. Private balconies that overlook the majestic Atlantic offer a relaxing respite from the holiday hustle and bustle. Add to that two indoor pools and a total of 11 hot tubs (indoors and outdoors). If you still have to tackle to-do’s on your Christmas list, shopping options include the nearby Tanger Outlets, Myrtle Beach Mall and Barefoot Landing, where there’s also a roster of bars and restaurants, along with a tour of top-notch dining stops on Myrtle Beach’s Restaurant Row.

Dunes Village Resort & Waterpark

Dunes Village Resort & Waterpark

This is a winter wonderland you’ll warm up to, with two onsite indoor water parks that total 30,000 square feet of year-round splashing fun. The oceanfront Dunes Village, located on the northern end of Myrtle Beach, also offers indoor amenities like an indoor pool, hot tubs, onsite mini golf, brand-new tennis courts, basketball courts, video games, pool tables and shuffleboard. The Dunes’ twin tours feature 500 one- through four-bedroom luxury condos to accommodate a wide variety of family sizes. Also prepped to accommodate are the dining options, from lunch and dinner at the Captain’s Café to a breakfast buffet at the Admiral’s Room to Starbucks coffee poured at Perks Up.