The Dickens Christmas Show and Festivals is entering its 38th year right here in Myrtle Beach. The four-day event is filled with holiday excitement, Christmas cheer, historic city tours and plenty of shopping to check off all the names left on your list. The 38th annual Dickens Christmas Show and Festivals will be held November 14-17, 2019!
One of the most popular events during the Dickens Christmas Show is the Victorian Market held inside the Myrtle Beach Convention Center each day during the event. Explore hundreds of vendors dressed in Victorian-themed dresses and suits offering the perfect Christmas gifts, area attractions and hotels, holiday trees and wreaths and family-friendly entertainment. This year’s event will include Punch and Judy puppet shows, Victorian Musicians, tea leaf readings and visits from Santa Claus.
The 2019 Dickens Show and Festival Myrtle Beach Victorian Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, November 14; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, November 15 and Saturday, November 16; and 12-6 p.m. Sunday, November 17 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. One day tickets are $10/adult and $4/child. Multi-day tickets are $14/adult and $5/child.
The Victorian Teas are a huge hit during the Dickens Christmas Show and Festivals each year. Buy tickets for a High Tea or Luncheon Tea and experience what will surely become your new annual holiday tradition. The High Tea menu offers assorted scones with clotted cream, open-face sandwiches and an assortment of desserts, while the Luncheon tea will offer a larger menu featuring assorted scones, pheasant and cognac sausage puff pastries, traditional Shepard’s Pie, Curry Chicken salad and desserts. Each tea features costumed staff with musicians and a special performance of “A Christmas Story” by Robert Burnham, a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts of London. The events are open to all generations. Luncheon teas are planned for Friday, November 15 and Saturday, November 16 at the Conference Center at Barefoot Resort. High Tea will be held Friday, November 15. Ticket prices for the Victorian Teas range from $30-38 for adults and $21-23 per child.
Guided tours of Charleston or the Lowcountry are another highlight of the Dickens Christmas Show & Festivals. The Holidays of Yore includes a tour of Charleston, South Carolina with a VIP tour of the Charleston Museum’s Victorian Collection and a look inside the Calhoun Mansion. Charleston tours will be held Friday, November 15 and Saturday, November 16 and tickets are $118. The Holiday Traditions of the Lowcountry Tour features a look at downtown Georgetown with inside peeks at the Kaminski House, Georgetown County Museum, Prince George Winyah Church and Hopsewee Plantation. These tours are set for Thursday, November 14 and Sunday, November 17 and tickets are $95.
Resorts Near the Dickens Christmas Show & Festivals
There is certainly no shortage of resorts in Myrtle Beach with easy access to this exciting event. These beach resorts offer everything from cozy oceanfront suites all the way up to four-bedroom condos with floor-to-ceiling windows. Narrow down your search by selecting from amenities like indoor water parks, indoor pools, fitness centers, on-site restaurants and so much more.