Thanksgiving Dinner at Avista Resort

A delicious Thanksgiving dinner laid out on a table at the Avista Resort.

Make this Thanksgiving in 2023 a memorable and hassle-free affair by reserving your annual dinner at Avista Resort. Say goodbye to the stress of cooking and cleaning, and let us treat you to an extraordinary feast. Our menu for this year's celebration is nothing short of spectacular, promising a delightful culinary experience for you and your loved ones. Mark your calendars for Thanksgiving Day, November 23rd, and join us between 11:30 am and 5 pm to savor a delectable meal without the fuss. Hurry, as seats are in high demand and are sure to be claimed swiftly. Don't miss out on the chance to create cherished memories over a sumptuous Thanksgiving feast at Avista Resort.

Advance reservations are recommended! Call 844-698-8093 to reserve.

The cost for adults (ages 11+) is $35.95* and children (ages 4-10) is $16.95*.
*Plus tax and service charge. Drinks not included.

LIMITED SEATING TIMES REMAIN! Please Call for Availability: 844-698-8093

Why Go To The Beach at Thanksgiving?

Here Are 3 Great Reasons!

A family walking together on a beach in Myrtle Beach.
Beautiful Weather

In November, North Myrtle Beach delivers delightful weather characterized by mild temperatures and plenty of sunshine. This makes it an ideal destination for those seeking a pleasant and comfortable coastal experience during the fall season. Don't forget your sunglasses!

A young woman looking out over the ocean from the beach in Myrtle Beach
The Ocean

The soothing and rhythmic sounds of the ocean provide a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of the busy holiday season. Gazing out at the tranquil waves can be a truly relaxing and rejuvenating experience, offering a moment of serenity amid the holiday rush.

A smiling woman holding shopping bags up to the camera.
Holiday Shopping

North Myrtle Beach offers a delightful array of unique and fun shops that add an exciting twist to your holiday shopping. From charming boutiques to beachfront stores, you'll find one-of-a-kind gifts , making it a memorable and enjoyable shopping experience.

Thanksgiving Activities & Events!
Group in turkey hats ready for a Thanksgiving-themed run at dawn.

The 17th Annual Turkey Trot

Join the race to build up your Thanksgiving hunger with a family-friendly 5K run and a Kids' Dash! This event stands as one of the most prominent races in the Myrtle Beach vicinity. The race route meanders through the picturesque Market Common area of Myrtle Beach, once the site of the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base. Runners, walkers, and families with strollers are all encouraged to participate! There's also 2 more race locations across the Grand Strand that you enjoy (Barefoot Landing & Surfside)!

Click HERE for more info.

The Great Christmas Light Show 

November 20th - December 30th. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23rd, and Christmas Day. 5:30-9:30pm; Santa's Village open Thurs - Sun Nov. 24th - Dec. 10th. Open Nightly December 14th - 30th (Closed on Christmas Day)

Experience the magic with NEW lights, NEW displays, and a NEW level of enchantment! Embark on a mesmerizing drive through a 2-mile wonderland at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, adorned with over 2 million lights that twinkle with festive joy. 

As you conclude your journey through this dazzling spectacle, we extend a warm invitation to park your car and step into Santa's Village. Here, you can savor hot chocolate and s'mores, take a close-up peek at the lights aboard the Santa Express Train Ride, and, of course, meet Santa himself!

Click HERE for more info.

Colorful holiday lights on trees and gingerbread figures in a night setting.
Father and daughter enjoying a colorful outdoor holiday lights display.

Winter Wonderland at the Beach 

Black Friday - New Year's Day. Nightly 6-9pm; Festival December 1-3rd in Plyler Park

The grand return of Winter Wonderland at The Beach promises to be larger, more luminous, and even beachier than any previous year. This time around, the dazzling lights will adorn the Boardwalk, creating a festive atmosphere where you and your loved ones can bask in the holiday spirit while listening to the soothing sounds of crashing waves and the joyful chimes of jingle bells.

In addition to this enchanting display, prepare to be delighted by holiday movies and music, special appearances by Santa against the ocean backdrop, a bustling holiday market, and a host of other exciting attractions all along the Boardwalk! 

Click HERE for more info.

Intracoastal Christmas Regatta

Every year, on the Saturday following Thanksgiving, residents eagerly gather at the waterfront to witness a breathtaking maritime parade. The procession sets sail from the Little River Inlet at 5 PM, heading southward and reaching Dock Holidays Marina by 7 PM. Bring your family and enjoy the spectacle as it passes by several scenic spots along the waterway. Admission to the Intracoastal Christmas Regatta is free, but we encourage spectators to contribute toys and other items to spread holiday cheer.

Click HERE for more Info.

Boat adorned with festive lights and a large octopus figure reflected on water.