On top of spending days on the beach and relaxing at our children’s waterpark, Myrtle Beach offers tons of shows and entertainment venues to explore during your stay at Coral Beach Resort. One of our favorite things about the Grand Strand is the endless selection of things to do year-round. Whether you’re in the Boardwalk area or headed elsewhere along the Grand Strand, consult this list of the top 15 Myrtle Beach shows and entertainment to make your trip to the area memorable for your entire family.
Take an entertaining tour of Myrtle Beach that’s unlike any other when you view it from 900 feet above sea level! For just $20 per person, you can fly over the beach and ocean and enjoy all the wonderful oceanic wildlife and views the Grand Strand has to offer. OceanFront Helicopters is Myrtle Beach’s oldest and largest helicopter tour operator, and they pride themselves on their safety and spectacular views. For tour reservations and more information, visit their website or call 843-946-0022.
The Market Common is a lively hub with fantastic dining, shopping, and family-friendly entertainment that’s just a short 10-minute drive from Coral Beach Resort. See a movie at their Grand 14 Cinema, compete in a friendly bowling competition at 810 Billiards & Bowling, or catch one of the family-friendly seasonal festivities. This outdoor plaza will be a hit with kids and adults. Visit The Market Common website for upcoming events and for a complete list of its stores and attractions.
Located at Broadway at the Beach, Legends in Concert is one of the top live shows along the Grand Strand. These family-friendly concerts in Myrtle Beach feature a cast of musical stars paying tribute to past and present performers: Favorite acts have included Whitney Houston, Elvis Presley, and Garth Brooks. Legends in Concert has won countless awards in the entertainment industry, including “Entertainers of the Year” and “Show of the Year” from the International Press Association. For tickets, call 843-238-7827 or visit the Legends in Concert website. Head to Broadway at the Beach early for dinner at one of their many restaurants.
This attraction is fairly new to the Grand Strand but has quickly become a popular entertainment option for Myrtle Beach locals and visitors. The hand-sculpted wax figures at this museum are so realistic, each one takes months to create. In addition to rubbing elbows and taking pictures with your favorite stars, you’ll also learn about their pets, pet peeves, and accomplishments. This venue is open 365 days a year from 9:00 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays and until 10:00 p.m. on weekends. Visit the Hollywood Wax Museum website to purchase tickets, or for more information, call 843-444-0091.
Everyone should have a little thrill in their life, right? Broadway Grand Prix is the place for heart-racing fun for all ages. Experience seven different go-kart tracks, bumper cars, and two 18-hole mini golf courses in one convenient entertainment venue. The signature go-kart tracks include a Family Track, Kids’ Track, and Speed Racer so there are options for all skill levels. Check the Broadway Grand Prix website for hours and park information, or call 843-839-4080.
Laughter isn’t just the best medicine, it’s the best entertainment while on vacation. The Comedy Cabana in Myrtle Beach features live standup shows with nationally known comedians as well as local acts Tuesdays through Saturdays. This has been a 5-star comedy club for 24 years—so they know a thing or two about making people laugh. A full food menu and a variety of beverage options are available onsite to make an evening of it. The age limit for regular shows is 15 and up with adult supervision, or check out one of their all-ages summer shows. Visit the Comedy Cabana website for information or give them a call at 843-449-4242.
This North Myrtle Beach venue is home to the most popular variety show in the area. Extravagant costumes, toe-stomping beats, and striking visual elements make “One” The Show one of the best Myrtle Beach entertainment experiences year after year. Other performances include breathtaking acrobats, musical artists, and side-splitting comedy. Enjoy dinner or shopping before the show at nearby Barefoot Landing. Visit the Alabama Theatre’s website for the event schedule and to purchase tickets, or call 843-272-1111.
This dinner show in Myrtle Beach takes you back in time to join Captain Blackbeard in an epic battle for his lost treasure. A fascinating cast of acrobats, mermaids, sea lions, and tropical birds captures kids’ attention with wild antics, action, and an immersive storyline. The four-course feast is nothing short of delicious and can accommodate vegetarian and gluten-free guests with advanced notice. Visit the Pirates Voyage website to book your tickets, or call 843-497-9700.
Argh, Mateys! You can also experience a pirate’s life at Coral Beach Resort in-season with swashbuckling costumery.
Why venture out when you have tons of family-fun options right at Coral Beach Resort? Our waterpark and pool have always been guests’ favorites, but our Entertainment Zone features all-new ways to keep the fun going during your stay. With eight AMF bowling lanes, a snack bar, and an arcade open year-round, this is the perfect spot to spend time between Myrtle Beach shows, beach time, and playing in the pool.
When looking for Myrtle Beach live shows, House of Blues is a go-to for entertainment. There are a variety of events to please anyone, including “Who Dunnit” dinner shows, gospel brunches, traditional concerts by musical artists, and free live music cabana-style on the deck. Dine on chef-inspired dishes and southern favorites from the restaurant’s full menu or stick around after the show for happy hour. Visit their website for show information and tickets, or call 843-272-3000.
This casual entertainment venue in downtown Myrtle Beach offers live music nightly. Take part in the shag—South Carolina’s official dance—or watch skilled shaggers show off their moves. Fat Harold’s hosts dance lessons Tuesday evenings for those looking to learn it, but even if you don’t join in, you’ll enjoy listening to the happy beach music that accompanies this popular, laidback dance style. To get in on the fun, visit Fat Harold’s website for days and times, or call 843-249-5779.
If you’re looking for dinner and a show in Myrtle Beach, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament won’t disappoint. The Noble Court hosts guests of all ages as royal knights battle for the crown. Feast with your hands as majestic horses perform tricks, a falcon circles the arena and more. Purchase tickets in advance for this exciting Myrtle Beach show.
When you’re looking for family-friendly, interactive entertainment, this Myrtle Beach pirate cruise is right on course. Before you leave port, the crew will outfit kids with the best pirate accessories including a mustache and a tattoo, and then you’ll set sail to enjoy the live pirate show boasting sword fights, water cannon battles, singing, and a treasure hunt while cruising the Intracoastal waterway. Book your reservation online or call 843-231-0088.
Grand illusion awaits at this Myrtle Beach magic show. International illusionist Charles Bach brings his magician skills along with costumed dancers, giant puppets, and extravagant lighting to the Wonders Theater at Broadway at the Beach. This live show is fun for everyone, ages 3 and up. Tickets are available on the Charles Bach Wonders website or by calling 843-286-5003.
This 5D movie theater in Myrtle Beach is a truly immersive experience. Here, 3-D films are enhanced with moving seats and digital effects to bring everyone into the plot. The theater offers two kid-friendly films for lots of ride-along fun. The theater is open Sunday through Thursday from noon to 7:00 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 9:00 p.m. Visit Ripley’s website for more information or call 843-916-0888.
Now that you’ve scoped out all of the family entertainment and live shows in Myrtle Beach, it’s time to book your stay at Coral Beach Resort. Our awesome on-site amenities will have your family enjoying the fun from day one of your stay, but when you want to venture out, you’ll find many nearby venues to suit your appetite for adventure. Whether you’re looking for dinner and a show, live music, comedy, or an exciting sightseeing tour, you’ll find events to entertain everyone while vacationing in Myrtle Beach.