The Christmas Show of the South

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There is no better way to spend the winter holidays than with a trip to Myrtle Beach! Whatever it is you are looking for, you will be sure to find it along the Carolina coast. You can shop the days away, walk along the beach, enjoy delicious dining options and watch some of the many holiday shows that the various theaters have to offer. While staying at The Strand Resort, you will be sure to leave holly and jolly and in the Christmas spirit – especially after seeing the Carolina Opry Christmas Special in its 31st season of holiday production! The Carolina Opry is just a short drive or Uber ride away, so getting to the show is a synch.

Get ready for a holiday experience like no other. Calvin Gilmore is prepared to knock your holiday socks off and take your breath away with the incredible talent he has gathered together to perform the well-known “Christmas Show of the South”. He works for months perfecting every minor detail of the production to make your experience as memorable and entertaining as possible. This year, everything from the theatrics to the choreography, to the live brass section will leave you stunned and wanting more. There is new dance material from NBC’s America’s Got Talent “All That”, joined by an award-winning cast and even a real horse-drawn sleigh and snow. The production will truly showcase holiday tradition like no other. You’ll be cheering for an encore by the end of it all!

Believe it or not, the actual show isn't all the Carolina Opry has to offer. The holiday decorations inside the theater are a visual experience all on their own. There are over 35 evergreen Christmas trees and 75 wreaths adorned with countless ornaments, lights and lots of snow! Calvin Gilmore has been building up everything the show has to offer this year saying, “We are pulling out all the stops to make this the most amazing, funny, warm and wonderful show ever.” But don’t just take this star’s word for it – go and see for yourself!

After a long day of shopping, exploring the town or finding the best places to eat it’s time to head back to The Strand Resort to freshen up and get ready for an unforgettable night. Did we mention that The Carolina Opry is the only show on the Grand Strand with critical acclaim from the New York Times, USA Today and NBC Nightly News? You’re sure to have a rave review after experiencing it for yourself. So get packing and get ready for the best holiday vacation in Myrtle Beach yet!

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