Great Ways to Welcome 2020 with Your Kids in Myrtle Beach

Roller Skates

Are you bringing the family to the Grand Strand to celebrate the holiday season? Breakers Resort is located in the heart of Myrtle Beach and all of the fun. Ring in the new year the right way with several family-friendly events for you to enjoy during your Myrtle Beach getaway. You will see we did the legwork for you, all you have to do is start planning. Some of these events will be held during the day or earlier in the evening for those who will not be awake at midnight.

Barefoot Landing:

This North Myrtle Beach shopping, dining and entertainment complex goes all out for New Year’s, shooting off fireworks at 7 p.m. and hosting parties at various restaurants and bars. The big one is at the House of Blues, which features a special dinner and welcomes country music artist Corey Smith to the main stage.

Myrtle Beach Bowl

December 31, 2018 at 11:00 am January 1 at 12:30 am, 101 Philip Gray Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579

Myrtle Beach Bowl is hosting two fun New Year’s Eve events with unlimited bowling and great specials. The fun kicks off at 11 a.m. with a Noon Year’s Eve Celebration! They’re offering Glow-N-Bowl, shoe rentals, party favors and sparkling cider for just $10/person. Book your lane today!

Brookgreen Gardens:

Due to the high demand for tickets to its Nights of a Thousand Candles event, Brookgreen Gardens added the Light Up the New Year program to give visitors the rare chance to see the gardens aglow. Held Dec. 27, 28 and 31, Light Up the New Year features the massive botanical sculpture garden in all its glory with seasonal music as a backdrop. (Hint: If you’re looking for a romantic spot to spend New Year’s Eve, this is it).

Fun Warehouse:

The retro-cool sport of roller skating is a great way for families to spend New Year’s Eve together. Fun Warehouse is hosting an all-night skate from 7 p.m. Dec. 31 to 7 a.m. Jan. 1. Stay for the party or drop off the older kids for a supervised sleepover while the grownups go out to play. The Fun Warehouse also has laser tag, an arcade, grill and more.

The Market Common:

Enjoy the spirit of New York’s Times Square celebration without going all the way to the Big Apple. In fact, this Southern Times Square party is family friendly and located about 1 mile from Compass Cove. Live music, food, vendors and the ceremonial midnight ball drop make this free festival a favorite for locals and visitors.

Myrtle Beach Convention Center:

The 38th Annual Beach ball Classic is a holiday tradition in Myrtle Beach. Attracting some of the top high school basketball teams and recruits in the country, this tournament is a weeklong hoopsapalooza, culminating with the championship games and a post-tourney New Year’s Eve party on the final day.

Medieval Times

Take your family to The Celebration of Centuries. The evening will include hors d’oeuvres, admission to the Museum of Torture, two-hour live tournament, four-course medieval feast, party favors, DJ and dancing, champagne toast (non-alcoholic drink for those under 21), balloon drop at midnight and a continental breakfast.

Fireworks around the Grand Strand

  • Fireworks at Broadway at the Beach – The fireworks show will begin at 8 p.m.
  • Fireworks at Barefoot Landing – Enjoy an early fireworks display in North Myrtle Beach. Fireworks will at 6 p.m.
  • Fireworks at Murrells Inlet MarshWalk – This will be a little late for some of the little kiddos.  Fireworks will be set off on the MarshWalk at midnight.
  • Fireworks at The Market Common  – This show will also be at midnight.

Another option for New Year’s Eve is to check out one of the Christmas shows in the area.


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