The Dickens Christmas Show and Festivals is entering its 40th 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 40th annual Dickens Christmas Show and Festivals will be held November 11-14, 2021!
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.
Hours of Market
The 2021 Dickens Show and Festival Myrtle Beach Victorian Market will be open at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center:
- 9am to 6pm Thursday, November 11
- 9am to 8pm Friday, November 12
- 9am to 6pm on Saturday, November 13
- Noon-6pm Sunday, November 14
One day tickets are $11/adult and $4/child.
Multi-day tickets are $14/adult and $5.50/child.
Victorian Holiday Teas
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 Tea Hours
- Friday November 12 – 11:30am to 2pm (Seating begins at 11am)
- Friday November 13 – 11:30am to 2pm (Seating begins at 11am)
Luncheon Tea Prices
- Individual Adult: $45
- Individual Child (12 and under): $25
- Group (10+ attendees) Adult: $40.50
- Group (10+ attendees) Child: $20
High Tea Hours
- Friday November 12 – 3:30pm to 5pm (Seating begins at 3pm)
High Tea Prices
- Individual Adult: $32
- Individual Child (12 and under): $23
- Group (10+ attendees) Adult: $29
- Group (10+ attendees) Child: $20
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 12 and tickets are $125 per person. It is expected to last approximately 8 hours.
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 11 and tickets are $95 per person. It is expected to last approximately 7 hours
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.