Dinner & A Show

June 2010

When mealtime does double duty, the whole family reaps the benefits! These local theaters serve up equal parts good food and entertainment, offering the perfect combination plate for most every taste.

Medieval Times

Sans silverware, enjoy a four-course meal while watching stunt riding and jousting characters atop Andalusian stallions, plus a tournament of combat, pitting six knights against one another with the winner taking the hand of the princess.
Dates and times vary (evening shows and matinees available). $50 adults, $30 children under 12. 2904 Fantasy Way, Myrtle Beach. (866) 543-9637, www.medievaltimes.com

Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede

This high-energy show features amazing horse feats, fantastic stunt riders, magic, and audience participation along with a four-course meal and dessert.
Daily performances, times vary. $42-$47 (group rates available). 8901B North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. (843) 497-9700, www.dixiestampede.com

House of Blues

HOB, the consummate local spot for top entertainment acts, also has some exciting options for mealtime. Check out their murder mystery dinner theater or gospel Sunday brunch, both of which promise a hearty helping of interactive fun and fine food!
Dates and times vary. Buffet brunch $20 adults, $10 children, ages 6-12; dinner theater, $42, ages 14 and up. 4640 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach. (843) 272-3000, www.houseofblues.com/venues/clubvenues/myrtlebeach