Kid-Friendly Shows Myrtle Beach – Top 6 for Your Family

Cornflower blue skies, wide, white sandy strands of beaches, and one of the country’s tallest Ferris Wheels. With over 60 miles of Atlantic Ocean postcard-perfect views, it’s no wonder so many families flock to the Grand Strand each year. Nonetheless, after the sun sets, how do you keep your little ones entertained?

Follow along to discover the 6 kid-friendly dinner shows Myrtle Beach.

Whether you’re craving a delicious dinner or action-packed aerial stunts, this Coastal City is just brimming with live music and theater options.

Dive into a swashbuckling feast and hunt for buried treasure at the Pirate Voyage Dinner Show, or watch world-class acrobatics defy gravity with Le Grand Cirque.

See if you can figure out a magician’s secrets, or introduce your children to the wonders of Prince, Elvis, and Adele with the sweet serenades of Legends in Concert.

If you are ready for the curtain call, read on!

Myrtle Beach Kid-Friendly Shows

Legends in Concert

Is your mini Man in Black a pure country heartthrob? It’s never too early to acquaint your kids with the legends of rock and roll, and country. Ready yourself for the World’s Greatest Live Tribute Show, when you and your family snag tickets to the award-winning Legends in Concert. Swear you are seeing the real King shimmy and shake in his studded white jumpsuit, or watch Prince dazzle with a ballad when you take part in this show-stopping spectacle.

Hosted at Broadway at the Beach, this electrifying show features a rotating array of tribute artists, a live band, talented dancers, extravagant lighting, and audio effects. From Taylor Swift to Johnny Cash, music icons from the past and the present will grace the stage with their artistic prowess.

Be sure to show up early, as you’ll want an hour or two to explore the wide selection of shopping, attractions, and dining choices located right next door prior to the show’s opening number.

Aretha Fraklin impersonator performing on stage with back up dancers and musicians at Legends in Concert in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA
photo credit: Legends In Concert Theater Myrtle Beach via Facebook

Le Grand Cirque Presents ‘Zero Gravity’

Daring aerial acts, neon lights, and fast-passed acrobatics come together to create two hours of world-class entertainment. Strap in for a night of white knuckle stunts and death-defying feats at Le Grand Cirque Presents ‘Zero Gravity.’ Located in the iconic Broadway Theater at Broadway at the Beach, this beloved venue features 400 stadium seats and tall ceilings that provide the ideal atmosphere for Cirque.

Watch in awe as these multi-talented acrobats, jugglers, and performers take hold of the stage. From extreme hula hooping to soaring through the air, every moment of the Le Grand Cirque show will keep you on the edge of your seat. Created by the award-winning team that produced the world’s most successful touring cirque show, Le Grand Cirque, ‘Zero Gravity’ is jam-packed full of adrenaline thrills.

Magic Show Starring Michael Bairefoot

Nonstop chuckles, staggering sleights of hand, and awe-inspiring feats are what’s on the menu at the Magic Show Starring Michael Bairefoot. Get ready to laugh out loud, as you and your brood experience this unique blend of comedy, magic, and audience participation.

Little ones should get ready to take the stage, as they could be selected to aid in Bairefoot’s card tricks or ribbon tricks. Often referred to as a “Stand-Up Act on steroids”, this is an intimate performance that magic lovers of all ages will relish. It’s no wonder then, that Bairefoot’s funky skills and jolly demeanor have earned him the reputation of the most award-winning magician in the United States.

Magician on stage performing a trick with a member of the audience sitting next to him
Photo Credit: Michael Bairefoot via Facebook

Kid-Friendly Dinner Shows Myrtle Beach

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

A lot less violent than Game of Thrones but equally exciting is the nation’s longest-running dinner attraction. Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament is a tour de force event that will leave you speechless. Rustle up your crown and prime your palate for royal-worthy feats as you dig in sans silverware.

Located at 2904 Fantasy Way Myrtle Beach, this medieval performance effortlessly melds pageantry, jousting, and feats of skill and strength. Clap, cheer, and cry out as you witness the staggering pageantry and thrilling action of a jousting tournament. Watch with rapt attention as brave champions battle it out with swordplay from their mounted stallions.

Enthralling epic fight choreography to pre-show castle tours, children young and old will be transfixed by this historical enactment. In addition to this legendary entertainment, each little prince or princess will get their fill of scrumptious garlic bread, tomato bisque soup, roasted chicken, sweet buttered corn, and herb-basted potatoes.

Don’t forget to bring along some gold coins as you’ll want ample opportunities to stock up on costumes, medieval toys, and more at the gift shop.

Prince is Captured at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament Myrtle Beach - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USAPirates Voyage*

Ahoy Matey! Strap in for a sea-worthy adventure plus a four-course feast, when you and your budding Buccaneer dine at Pirates Voyage Myrtle Beach. Located at 8907 N Kings Hwy Myrtle Beach this full-service experience has been dazzling tykes and parents alike for decades. Watch as two pirate crews battle for Davy Jones’ treasure with stunning aerial and aquatic acrobatics.

Get into the spirit with some pirate paraphernalia and costumes pre-show and then take your seat. Prime your peepers for unbelievable aerial feats, pyrotechnics, sea lion tricks, and more. Get a glimpse of a mysterious mermaid, watch tropical birds fly overhead, and gasp at the acrobatics performed high above the full-size pirate ships.

Join in on the swashbuckling shenanigans as you are assigned to the Crimson or Sapphire crew, and start on your search for the buried treasure. Don’t forget to pause for your mouth-watering supper of Half O’ Roasted Cackler chicken, Swashbucklin’ Sugar-Cured Ham, buttery corn on the cob, and more.

*Please note that Dolly Parton Stampede is no longer running as Pirates Voyage has taken its palace. While you might not be able to chow down on pulled pork and admire equestrian feats in Myrtle Beach, these performances are still available in Pigeon Forge and Branson.

Pirate dressed in an all purple outfit standing on the deck of a ship with a sword over his shoulder at the Pirates Voyage Dinner and Show in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA
photo credit: Pirates Voyage Dinner and Show via Facebook

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Calling all super sleuths! It’s time to channel your inner Sherlock Holmes as you head on over to 4640 Hwy 17 South, North Myrtle Beach. Get ready to flex your powers of deduction, when you and your family break bread at the Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre.

The ultimate ‘whodunit’ you’ll be called on to help separate the guilty from the innocent. This interactive comedy show will require audience participation, and you may just score a reward if you figure out the murderer. In between your investigation, take time to devour your tasty three-course meal featuring Southern salad, rosemary marinated airline chicken breast, garlic mashed potatoes, and a delectable key lime pie tart.

People at Myrtle Beach by the shore with buildings and a Ferris wheel in the background.

Magnificent Myrtle Beach may be home to over 80 award-winning golf courses, a show-stopping boardwalk, and a bevy of breathtaking saltwater marshes. But, this quaint South Carolina city also provides an abundance of live entertainment.

Entice your favorite Broadway-obsessed tot or teen with the many family shows in Myrtle Beach.

Discover the thrill of watching swords clash and joust splinter at Medieval Times. Or try to work out the mechanics of disappearing scarves and sleights of hand at a comedy magic show.

From kooky murder mystery guests and clues to craved worthy Sugar Cured Ham eaten in the company of Blackbeard’s crew, there’s no shortage of five-star shows in the Grand Strand.

Did We Miss Any of Your Top Kid-Friendly Productions?

Tell us in the comments below which Myrtle Beach shows you’ve seen!

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Written by Isis Maya Nissman

A New York native, Isis-Maya spent most of her professional life working in TV production until a vacation whisked her away to Central...

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