Christmas Parade, Santa Claus and More

This time of year you will discover tree lighting ceremonies, Cantata’s, Christmas parades, and Santa Claus showing up all over the region. If you’ll be in the Grand Strand area this month there will be lots of local events to join in on in celebration of the holidays. You won’t want to miss a single one.

Garden City Beach resortThe Christmas Cantata is an annual tradition and for many the highlight of the holiday season. Church choirs from the North Myrtle Beach area join to create a musical program you will not soon forget. Tickets are required for admission and are available at the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce. Open to all ages. Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church; 6th Ave. S. & Hillside Drive. Times: Saturday, December 1st at 4:00 p.m. (ticket required). Sunday, December 2nd at 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. (ticket required). Free. Call 843-280-5584 with questions.

Santa Claus is at Myrtle Beach State Park on Saturday, December 1. Bring your camera for a unique family photo on the beach with Santa from noon until 3 p.m. Santa loves pets, so feel free to bring your leashed pet. Holiday activities will include bingo, story times, reindeer relay races, games, and much more! Roast your own marshmallow and hot dogs over a fire! Holiday activities will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Garden City Beach resortGet in the holiday spirit with the annual Murrells Inlet Community Christmas Parade beginning at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 2!  Come and enjoy the fun as the parade starts at Wilcox Avenue (Booty's) and proceeds down Business 17 with marching bands, beauty queens, dogs, cycles, and lots and lots of goodies for the kids!  Immediately following the parade, meet at Morse Landing Park (next to Hot Fish Club) for the Tree Lighting Ceremony. Santa Claus will be there to visit with the children at the park. The Christmas tree will be lit and the Boy Scouts will light a bonfire to take the nip out of the air. Christmas music will entertain the crowd at the park. Don't miss out. This is a free event.

If you’re looking for a Garden City Beach resort to stay in over the holidays or you have family arriving here from out of town, give Surfside Realty a call. We are sure to have perfect accommodations for anyone looking for a Garden City Beach resort.

Royal Garden Resort, Garden City Beach

A late August vacation is a great time to come to the beach if you want to avoid the crowds. Families with children have returned home to prepare for school that has already started or will be soon. In August we’ll have reached the hottest it will be all summer and begin the incremental change to cooler weather day by day.

Garden City Beach resortIf you need a place to stay you might want to take a look at the stunning Royal Garden Resort on North Waccamaw Drive. It’s a beautiful Garden City Beach resort that offer unbelievable sunrises every day you’re here. This condominium with 2 bedrooms is ideal to use as a winter rental.

If you want to come now or if you want to escape the cold and snow of winters, this Garden City Beach resort has everything you need to be comfortable. There’s ceramic tile throughout, a fully equipped kitchen, and the most perfect view you could possibly imagine. Amenities include an indoor heated pool and hot tub, elevator, dishwasher, non-smoking, off-season monthly rental, TV, and washer/dryer in unit.

South Carolina’s Largest Garage Sale returns to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 8. This year’s registration is online or in person at the Convention Center. All spaces are $50.00, regardless of location. Admission to South Carolina’s Largest Garage sale is free.