Local Attractions

Myrtle Beach-area Events

Want to find out what’s happening in the area during your stay? Checking the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce’s website is the best way to plan your visit when it comes to events outside of the resort. Click here to view the local calendar of events!

Myrtle Beach Attractions

The Alabama Theatre:

North Myrtle Beach & Myrtle Beach’s Most Popular Variety Show Venue!

Since 1993 Alabama Theatre has been entertaining locals and tourists with the grandest variety show on the Grand Strand. Home of the once famous ONE The Show, now Alabama Theatre is proud to present the brand new variety show… ICONIC! Featuring new and fantastic choreography, an updated song selection, and more comedy, thrills, and entertainment.

Then, once the holiday spirit starts to fill the are, the Alabama Theatre hosts their famous South’s Grandest Christmas Show, bringing the joy of the Holiday Season to the stage.

*This content is sponsored by The Alabama Theatre.

Big Air Trampoline Park:

Big Air is the Next Generation Trampoline Park. Voted Best Kids Fun Center ’21, ’22 & ’23 by WMBF!

Big Air offers high-flying fun for the whole family where you can literally bounce off the walls! Jumping surfaces include trampoline dodgeball courts, slam dunk courts, ninja-warrior courses, launch pads, foam pits, a massive freestyle court, climbing wall & much more!

*This content is sponsored by Big Air Trampoline Park.

The Carolina Opry:

The first variety show in Myrtle Beach—and still voted #1 every single year—the award-winning 39th season of The Carolina Opry show blends two hours of critically acclaimed music, comedy, and dance with 35 of the nation’s top performers and was recently named by CNBC as the “Top Attraction in Myrtle Beach!”

The Carolina Opry Theater also brings you Time Warp, the best music of the 60s, 70s, and 80s, blended with rich multimedia screens, special effects, and elaborate costuming, all performed live by the award-winning cast of The Carolina Opry.

November through December, the theater is transformed into a winter wonderland as Calvin Gilmore presents the South’s most eagerly awaited production, The Carolina Opry Christmas Special, often referred to as “The Christmas Show of the South!”

The theater also features The Myrtle Beach Performing Arts Series, known for bringing acts such as LeAnn Rimes, Gladys Knight, Travis Tritt, Art Garfunkel, Dwight Yoakam, Lyle Lovett, Kansas, America, Wynonna Judd, The Russian National Ballet and some of the most amazing tribute acts in the country!

Savings Tip: Take advantage of their 2 and 3 show packages for substantial discounts!

*This content is sponsored by The Carolina Opry.

Ripley’s Aquarium:

Dive Into an Aquatic Adventure
Immerse yourself among thousands of awe-inspiring aquatic animals and get closer than ever before with interactive, hands-on experiences, unique animal encounters, and exciting events!

Traveling on a moving glide path, visitors enter the ocean realm and come face to face with thousands of fascinating fishes and curious creatures, everything from giant sharks, to stingrays, to jellyfish, octopus, moray eels and penguins!


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WonderWorks is an amusement park for the mind with 50,000 square feet of edu-tainment. The attraction combines education and entertainment with more than 100 hands on exhibits that challenge the mind and spark the imagination.

With the ceiling under your feet and the ground above your head. WonderWorks will turn your world upside down.

Pass through the inversion tunnel to realign yourself and start your adventure!

Inside you’ll find six wonder zones for loads of family fun! Climb through obstacles three stories above the ground in the glow-in-the-dark Indoor Ropes Course, compete against opponents in a fast-paced Laser-Tag battle in a black-lit maze and experience the thrill of our 6D Extreme Motion Ride XD Theater!

With all the exploring you’re going to do, you’re bound to work up an appetite! The café is open daily beginning at 11 a.m.

*This content is sponsored by WonderWorks of Myrtle Beach.

Explore More of South Carolina

If you’ve done everything there is to do along the Grand Strand and you’re still looking for more, a roughly 2-hour drive to the south will bring you to Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston is a hustling and bustling city which showcases the true roots of the low-country culture. A modernized city which is housed in historic buildings, is where you will find eclectic food and shops. Whether you want to peruse the city’s historical, downtown market, go on a carriage tour, or take a boat ride over to Fort Sumter, the whole family will enjoy this amazing day-trip!

If you’re not prepared to drive another two hours out of your way, a 30 minute drive west will bring you to downtown, historic Conway. Here you will find blocks of mom-and-pop shops and restaurants as well as the gorgeous Conway Riverwalk.

Halfway between Lakewood and Charleston you will come to find Georgetown, which has a similar feel to downtown Conway. Main Street is the home of historic homes, shops, and restaurant, which all sit waterfront.

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