As you’d expect of a major resort, there’s plenty to see and do at night in Myrtle Beach, but it’s not just pubs and clubs. Much of the entertainment is geared towards families.
The Alabama Theatre (tel. 843/272-1111; www.alabama-theatre.com), Barefoot Landing, 4750 Hwy. 17 S., N. Myrtle Beach, features country-music supergroup Alabama and similar acts in musical productions such as “ONE The Show,” with performances daily at 7:30pm. Tickets usually range $35–$48 for adults, $18 for children 3 to 16, and free for children 2 and under (in adult’s lap).
Calvin Gilmore’s The Carolina Opry, 8901 N. King's Hwy. at U.S. 17. (tel. 800/843-6779; www.thecarolinaopry.com) presents family-friendly 2-hour country shows blending high-energy music, comedy, and dance most nights at 7pm. Tickets range $35 to $50 for adults, $23 for students, $17 for children 3 to 16, and are free for children 2 and under.
Legends in Concert, 2925 Hollywood Drive (tel. 800/960-7469; www.legendsinconcert.com), is an entertaining tribute show, featuring surprisingly good impersonators of Michael Jackson, Elton John, the Blues Brothers, and of course, Elvis. Tickets range $38 to $49 adults, $14 to $46 for children 3 to 16, and are free for children 2 and under.
The Medieval Times & Dinner Show, 2904 Fantasy Way (tel. 888/935-6878 or 843/236-4655; www.medievaltimes.com) is a kitschy but fun night out for kids and adults, with costumed serving “wenches” and jousting knights, and medieval-themed music and food. Tickets are $52 for adults, and $26 for children 12 and under.
The Palace Theater at Broadway at the Beach, 1420 Celebrity Circle (tel. 800/905-4228 or 843/448-0588; www.palacetheatremyrtlebeach.com), is the place for live entertainment shows, Broadway-style theatre productions, and musicals from around the world. Monday to Saturday showtime is 8pm, with additional shows Wednesday 10am and Thursday 2pm (tickets vary according to performance, but are usually around $30).
Young ones will love the over-the-top Pirates Voyage, 8901 N. Kings Hwy. (tel. 843/497-9700; www.piratesvoyage.com) dinner-show experience. Roast pork and chicken are served whilst the Crimson and Sapphire pirates do battle in full-size pirate ships on a 15-foot indoor lagoon. Shows start most days at 6pm, and cost $49 to $54 for adults, and $24 to $29 for children 4 to 11.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.