Thanksgiving at Captain’s Quarters Resort

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Thanksgiving is a great time to take your family to Myrtle Beach! The crowds are gone and you can take all the stress out of the holiday by enjoying a meal that you don’t even have to worry about preparing or cleaning up after.

This year Thanksgiving falls on Thursday November 24, 2015, and Myrtle Beach is gearing up for some great festivities.

Consider these nearby options when planning your Thanksgiving at the beach!

Myrtle Beach Activities and Events 

Thanksgiving in Myrtle Beach: Beach ThankfulThe annual and very popular Surfside Rotary Turkey Trot draws more than 1,300 participants and will begin with packet pickup at 7 a.m. followed by the various races on Thanksgiving morning. Beginning at the Surfside Beach Pier parking lot, only a short drive from Captain’s Quarters, it will feature a 10K, 5K, 1 mile and a free 50-yard Kid's Tot Trot. Registration fees vary based on the race you choose and when you register ranging from $15 - $40.

A second race option is the Grand Strand Turkey Trot, featuring more than 1,200 runners on Thanksgiving Day starting at 8 a.m. This race will take place at the nearby Market Common and will raise money for the Myrtle Beach Humane Society.

Planning on doing some shopping at nearby Broadway at the Beach on Black Friday? You’re in luck because there will be a fireworks show on November 26 at 8 p.m. This fun, free show is great for the whole family.

If you’d rather sit back and enjoy some fabulous music, you may want to check out the 47th Annual South Carolina State Bluegrass Festival held at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center November 24 - 26. Offering the option of reserved seating or general admission, this event features a large variety of musicians including Dailey & Vincent, The Spinney Brothers, Big Country Bluegrass, The Grascals and Lonesome River Band just to name a few. Reserved adult tickets are $45 per day and general admission adult tickets are $40 per day. There are also special ticket prices for children ages 7 to 15, while children under 7 are free with a parent. Parking at the event is $5 per vehicle.

Holidays on the Boardwalk will kick off on November 26 and run through the end of the year. It will start with a lighting ceremony in Plyler Park on November 26.

Thanksgiving Day Dining 

Dining in Myrtle Beach for ThanksgivingThere are a variety of nearby Myrtle Beach restaurants offering some delicious dining options on Thanksgiving Day.

Hard Rock Café, located at Broadway at the Beach, will host A Rock Star Thanksgiving Feast from noon until 6 p.m. with the last seating occurring at 4:30 p.m. Reservations are required so be sure to call them to save your spot. Their buffet is $21.95 for ages 11 and up and $10.95 for children ages 4 to 10. Call 843-946-0007 to reserve your spot.

Carolina Roadhouse is another Myrtle Beach Thanksgiving dining option from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Their Homestyle Holiday Feast will feature turkey, ham, sweet potato casserole, giblet gravy, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie and so much more! Prices are $18.95 for adults and $9.95 for children 10 and under. Call 843-497-9911 for reservations.

If you’d rather order food to take back to your oceanfront room, Croissants Bistro and Bakery is now taking orders for pick-up on Thanksgiving. They have all the traditional options plus some delicious desserts as well. Choose between a whole turkey or 5 lb. turkey breast and pick your sides such as butternut squash soup, country ham biscuits and mashed potatoes. Dessert options includes pumpkin pie, apple strudel, cake pops, pumpkin sugar cookies, mini cranberry bread and so much more! Prices vary for each item. Call 843-448-2253 to place your order and click here to view their to-go order menu.

Black Friday 

If you love to shop, don’t forget about Black Friday! Hop over to our Black Friday in Myrtle Beach blog here!

Myrtle Beach Accommodations 

If you haven’t yet booked your room for your Thanksgiving getaway, don’t fret, because this is the perfect time to book! Click here to check out our great rates for Thanksgiving weekend, but hurry, because accommodations may fill quickly!

This year take the time to learn why millions of people are thankful for Myrtle Beach and start a new family tradition by spending Thanksgiving at our Myrtle Beach resort!

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