Dashing Through the Glow in North Myrtle Beach in 2019

by the City of North Myrtle Beach

The Great Christmas Light Show

The North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex will become home to the Great Christmas Light Show this holiday season. Opening to the public on Monday, November 25, the drive-through light show will feature almost three million lights festively displayed along a two mile drive throughout the Park & Sports Complex. 

More than 500 magical light displays, some up to fifty-five feet wide, have been custom made for the event. Visitors will experience forty enchanting animated figures and holiday scenes where the lights will come to life.

After traveling through the light show, everyone is invited to park their cars and visit Santa’s Village where they can enjoy hot chocolate and s’mores; get an up-close look at the lights on the Santa Express Train Ride; visit the petting zoo; meet with Santa; and more. 

The Great Christmas Light Show costs $15 per car. Admission into Santa’s Village is included with your ticket, and parking is free. Snacks and activities in the Village will be available for purchase separately. The light show will operate nightly from 5:30pm – 9pm.  They are closed on Thanksgiving Day, November 28; and Christmas Day, December 25.

Santa’s Village will be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from November 29 until December 15. Starting December 19, it is open nightly (closed on November 28 and December 25). Admission is $15 per vehicle for up to 15 guests; $30 for 16 – 30 guests; and $60 for 31+ guests.

Train rides, inflatables and concessions are not included in the admission price. 

For more information please visit www.GreatChristmasLightShow.com or call 843-281-3805.  The Great Christmas Light Show is located at NMB Park & Sports Complex, 150 Citizens Circle, Little River, SC 29566.

Dashing Through the Glow

Be one of the first to see the lights during this two mile non-competitive walk/run through the Great Christmas Light Show. Dashing Through the Glow will be held November 22 with a 7pm start time. Sponsored by the NMB Aquatic & Fitness Center, this event has become a traditional way to kick off the holiday season.

Adult (12 & older) registration is $20 and includes a medal and official bib. Youth (11 & under) registration is $10 and includes a kids medal and official bib. Children in strollers may participate free with a paying adult (no medal or bib awarded).

Get in the spirit and wear your best holiday themed outfit. Prizes will be given for the best dressed individual and the best dressed family. 

After the run, all participants and their families are invited to continue the holiday celebration in Santa’s Village. 

Visit with Santa, drink hot chocolate, ride on the magical Santa Express train or take in the many new lights and attractions in Santa’s Village (additional charges apply for activities in the Christmas Village).

For more information on events in North Myrtle Beach visit parks.nmb.us.

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