Something to be Grateful For - Thanksgiving in Myrtle Beach!
Updated: Nov 13
Thanksgiving in Myrtle Beach is always a memorable experience. With its stunning beaches, exciting attractions, delicious food, and warm hospitality, Myrtle Beach offers a unique and unforgettable experience for everyone. Whether you're looking for a relaxing getaway or an action-packed adventure, Myrtle Beach has something for everyone to be grateful for this Thanksgiving.
Here are some reasons why spending Thanksgiving in Myrtle Beach is a fantastic idea:
1. Beautiful Weather
Myrtle Beach boasts mild temperatures during the Thanksgiving season, making it the perfect destination for those who want to escape the chilly weather in other parts of the country. You can enjoy outdoor activities like beach walks, golfing, or even a Thanksgiving Day football game on the sand! Fall really is our favorite time of the year. (See our article "Fall: Welcome to Myrtle Beach's Secret Summer.") To read more about the temps to expect this time of year, click here.
2. Festive Atmosphere
Myrtle Beach goes all out when it comes to holiday decorations and festivities. The entire city is adorned with twinkling lights, colorful displays, and festive decorations, creating a magical atmosphere that will instantly put you in the holiday spirit. Click here to learn more about kicking off the Christmas season with tree lightings.
If you need a jump start to your holidays, be sure to come stay in our Elf-Inspired Christmas Suite!
3. Delicious Dining Options
If you're in the mood to relax and let someone else cook your traditional Thanksgiving meal, Myrtle Beach has you covered. Many restaurants in the area offer special Thanksgiving menus, featuring mouthwatering dishes like roasted turkey, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. You can indulge in a delectable feast without the stress of cooking and cleaning up afterward.
Here are a few options for Thanksgiving dinner close to the Resort. We’ve put the closest restaurants to Grand Palms Resort at the top of the list. You’re sure to find scrumptious options below:
California Dreaming is serving a traditional Thanksgiving feast just around the corner from the Resort at their Surfside Beach location. Dishes include oven-roasted turkey breast, sugar-cured ham, pecan praline sweet potatoes, green beans and carrots, red-skin mashed potatoes, southern herb stuffing, homemade giblet gravy, cranberry relish, cornbread, pecan or pumpkin pie. $28.95/adult and $12.95 -$13.95. Dine-in or to-go options are available.
You have 3 choices for Thanksgiving at Bob Evans. The Premium Thanksgiving Celebration Platter offers slow-roasted turkey, hickory-smoked ham, house-made bread & celery dressing, cranberry relish, mashed potatoes & gravy, green beans & ham, buttered corn, freshly baked dinner rolls and a slice of pumpkin pie. Click here to see all the options.
Head on out to the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk for Thanksgiving at Wahoo’s from 11 am to 4 pm on Thanksgiving Day. Enjoy seafood and the traditional Thanksgiving buffet menu. Call 843-651-5800 to reserve your table.
Cracker Barrel is offering a Thanksgiving Heat n’ Serve Feast. It is a complete Thanksgiving meal that serves 8-10 people promising a dinner from your oven to your table in 2 hours. This is an easy way to provide dinner for larger gatherings. The special comes with two oven-roasted turkey breasts, cornbread dressing, turkey gravy, cranberry relish, sweet potato casserole with pecans, a choice of 2 country sides, sweet yeast rolls. Add a sweet ending to your Thanksgiving meal with one of their desserts - Pumpkin Pie, Cinnamon Roll Pie, Chocolate Pecan Pie, Pecan Pie, or their Apple Streusel Pie. These are available for pickup while supplies last. 24-hour notice is required for orders.
Serving from 11-4 pm on Thanksgiving Day. Come to Broadway at the Beach for a delicious, family-style, Thanksgiving meal. Offering dishes such as candied bacon deviled eggs and southern style sweet potato casserole, you won’t want to miss it. Reservations are highly recommended. Visit their website for more details.
Enjoy a family style Thanksgiving with some of the Deen Family's downhome favorites. No reservation required. Click here for the menu.
Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse offers a Thanksgiving Day Feast that includes sizzling meats (turkey, beef, pork, chicken and lamb) brought right to your table served with traditional Thanksgiving sides and a full salad bar. Reservations are recommended for dine-in.
For those of you who prefer to stay close to your condo, Grand Palms Resort's condos have full kitchens so you can serve up your own mouthwatering Thanksgiving dinner right in your room. Costco, Sam's Club, and Walmart are within a short drive and provide everything your need to make your own. They offer prepared options from mashed potatoes to pumpkin pie, making serving dinner super simple.
4. Family-Friendly Activities
Myrtle Beach is known for its family-friendly attractions, and Thanksgiving is no exception. Take your loved ones to visit Ripley's Aquarium, explore the WonderWorks interactive museum, or enjoy a classic Christmas show at the Carolina Opry (2 free tickets are included with our Elf-Inspired Christmas Suite!). There's something for everyone to enjoy, ensuring that your Thanksgiving getaway is filled with fun and laughter.
Grand Palms Resort offers a wide array of favorite activities for all ages. From S'mores to Tie-Dye, Yoga to Paint Night, there truly is something for everyone. Click here for the current Resort activities.
And of course, you can't come to Myrtle Beach without experiencing the Beach! Our complimentary beach shuttle will have you enjoying Surfside Beach in minutes!
5. Black Friday Shopping
If you're a fan of snagging great deals on Black Friday, Myrtle Beach has plenty of shopping opportunities for you. The area is home to numerous outlet malls, specialty stores, and boutiques, where you can find everything from designer clothing to unique souvenirs. Grand Palms Resort offers complimentary shuttle rides to the outlets and local shopping. Click here for details.
Get a head start on your holiday shopping while enjoying the beautiful coastal scenery. If shopping online is your favorite, take advantage of our fast complimentary wifi resort wide.
6. Relaxation and Rejuvenation
Thanksgiving is a time to unwind and recharge, and Myrtle Beach provides the perfect setting for relaxation. Take a leisurely stroll along the beach, book a massage at our day spa , or simply lounge by the pool with a good book. A vacation at Grand Palms Resort can melt away your stress and leave you feeling refreshed.
We're Thankful for Our Guests!
So, why not make this Thanksgiving extra special by spending it in Myrtle Beach? With its beautiful weather, festive atmosphere, delicious dining options, family-friendly activities, fantastic shopping, and opportunities for relaxation, Grand Palms Resort is the perfect destination for a memorable holiday getaway.
A few condos are still available for Thanksgiving week! Call 888-913-4477 to make your reservation today.