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Lighting of the Landing at Barefoot Landing North Myrtle Beach

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Are you a Myrtle Beach local? Will you be at the beach for a Fall get away? If your answer to either question is yes – then mark this on your calendar! You won’t want to miss this full day of holiday fun.

You know Barefoot Landing is full of many different restaurants to choose from so plan to have a full day of activity and add in some good food.  

Barefoot Landing’s annual tree lighting ceremony, the Lighting of the Landing, will take place on Saturday, November 23 with additional activities before the big event. 

The Lighting of the Landing will feature a visit from Santa, along with holiday music from The Alabama Theatre, Academy of Dance and Fine Arts, and other local entertainment. 

Families can begin the day with activities, including DJ Corey Holden’s kids’ dance party, stilt walkers, balloon artists and a holiday card station for the troops, all from 2 to 5 p.m.

Performances will begin at 6 p.m. hosted by WPDE’s Ed Piotrowski on the Crooked Hammock Brewery Stage in Dockside Village, with the lighting of the 22-foot-tall tree to follow.

A fireworks spectacular will take place over the lake at 7 p.m. 

Holiday festivities will continue throughout the season with numerous other activities, including a Thanksgiving Turkey Trot 5K on Thursday, November 28 starting at 8 a.m.

The Santa Experience at Barefoot Landing, which offers activities and holiday photo opportunities with Santa every weekend, opens on Friday, November 29. For times, visit

The first Holiday Golf Cart Parade takes place on Saturday, November 30 at 11 a.m. and is open to businesses, individuals and families. Visit for registration.

A movie, The Santa Claus, will be shown for free that evening on the Crooked Hammock Brewery Stage at 7 p.m., as well. 

Pets Light Up Our Lives, a ceremony to honor our pets and a fundraiser for The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach will be held in Dockside Village on Saturday, December 14 at 6:30 pm. For information on how to purchase your ornaments and get involved, visit

For more information about Barefoot Landing or its holiday activities, visit, call 1-843-272-8349, or follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

EVENT: Annual Lighting of the Landing

DATE: November 23, 2019

TIME: Pre-Show Children’s Activities – 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Show and Tree Lighting will follow at 6 p.m.; Fireworks — 7 p.m. 

LOCATION:     Dockside Village, Barefoot Landing