Kick Off Your Holiday Celebrations at Myrtle Beach’s The Market Common

November 2019
Written By: 
Julie Flanagan

Get some Thanksgiving and Christmas fun in as you gear up for the season

Myrtle Beach Turkey Trot, Thursday, November 28, 8–10 a.m.

Earn that delicious Thanksgiving meal by enjoying a beautiful 5K route through The Market Common and some of the final pieces of the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base community. The 5K will be followed by a one-mile Fun Run at 9 a.m. and a Tot Trot at 9:15 a.m. Register for the Myrtle Beach Turkey Trot here.


Storytime & Hot Chocolate with Santa at the Uncommon Chocolatier, Saturday, November 30, 10 a.m.–noon

Tell Santa exactly what you want for Christmas by enjoying a visit with him at The Uncommon Chocolatier, located at 3531 Reed Street. You’ll enjoy storytime and hot chocolate. The cost is $5 per person. Call (843) 945-4479 for more details.


Holiday Bazaar, Saturday, November 30, noon–4 p.m.

Knock out a bit of your holiday shopping with this festive market featuring seasonal craft vendors, fresh food, live greens and more. Shop small and help support local businesses. The bazaar will take place each Saturday through December 21st.


Complimentary Holiday Carriage Rides, Sunday, December 1, 3–6 p.m.

Each Sunday in December will feature complimentary carriage rides, so enjoy one in this inaugural weekend. Take a break from shopping to relax. The pickup and drop off will be in front of Dolce Lusso Salon on the corner of Howard Avenue and Nevers Street.


Complimentary Photo Op with Santa for Kids or Pets, Tuesday, December 3, 6–8 p.m.

Get your child or pet a great shot with Santa in his sleigh beside The Market Common Christmas tree in front of Grand 14 Theater. December 3 will be the start of this event, which will take place each Tuesday and Thursday night until Christmas (excluding Christmas Eve when Santa will be busy delivering presents!).


Visit The Market Common’s event website at for a full list of holiday events taking place at the center this season.


Photo courtesy of The Market Common