Carolina Opry Christmas Special: Discount Tickets, Reviews, & Tips

The most wonderful time of the year is made even more magical with the grand holiday decorations and award-winning entertainment at the Carolina Opry Theater.

Follow along to discover how to score discount tickets to The Carolina Opry Christmas Special!

Each year, Calvin Gilmore works for months to create an unforgettable holiday experience with his usual signature flair for production. There are mounds of real snow, dozens of Christmas trees, wreaths, and more than 25,000 lights.

Upon entering the theater, guests are wooed by the stunning chances beautifully blended with time-honored tradition of performances that feature classic Christmas songs and dance routines. Musical Director Kevin Hughs will lead the Christmas Special, along with highly-anticipated special guests.

The Carolina Opry Christmas Special is the best entertainment on the Grand Strand, and if you haven’t been yet, here’s our ultimate guide to discount tickets, reviews, and insider tips.

Carolina Opry Christmas Special Discount Tickets

The Christmas Special is back, and so are the Carolina Opry Christmas Special discount tickets on Tripster! Discount tickets sell out fast, especially for the premium seating.

Carolina Opry Christmas Special Coupons and Discounts

Carolina Opry Christmas Special Military Discount

Wondering if the show offers a military discount? Yes, they do! Active and Retired Military can save over $14 per adult with the Carolina Opry Christmas Special military discount. Don’t forget to bring your military ID!

A woman being held in the air dancing with backup dancers at the Carolina Opry Christmas Special in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA.
photo credit: The Carolina Opry Theater via Facebook

Carolina Opry Christmas Special AAA Discount

There is no AAA discount at this time. But if you’re still looking for discounts, grab the discount tickets on Tripster instead. The tickets are valid for value seating, regular seating, and premium seating.

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Carolina Opry Christmas Special Senior Discount

Adults and older adults pay the same ticket price for the show. There is, however, a special ticket price for children and students. Please note that students are required to present a student ID upon entry.

Hotels Near Carolina Opry Myrtle Beach

The Carolina Opry Christmas Special Myrtle Beach is near some of the best hotels in Myrtle Beach! Check out our favorites, all of which are less than 5 minutes away from the Carolina Opry Theater. Marina Inn at Grand Dunes is the nearest–it’s just a 10-minute walk!

Marina Inn at Grande Dunes

Horizon at 77th

Grande Shores Ocean Resort Condominiums

Carolina Winds

exterior view of the outdoor pool in Grande Shores Ocean Resort in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA
photo credit: Grande Shores via Facebook

Carolina Opry Christmas Special Hotel Packages

Many come to visit Myrtle Beach during the holidays to enjoy the family-friendly attractions and watch the most celebrated Christmas shows, like the Christmas Special. If you’re one of them, we highly recommend staying at a hotel near the top attractions in Myrtle Beach.

The Carolina Opry Christmas Special Hotel Package includes discount tickets and your choice of hotel. Book a luxurious stay at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes or a comfortable few nights at the Carolina Winds–the choice is yours!

Myrtle Beach Attractions

Broadway Grand Prix

Broadway Grand Prix is one of the most popular family-friendly attractions in Myrtle Beach. An assortment of exciting activities and games will keep everyone busy the entire day, from go-kart tracks to miniature golf courses. The sought-after SkyCoaster ride is a must-try for thrill-seekers!

The Simpsons in 4D

The Simpsons fandom is thriving, and the crowd continuously drawn by The Simpsons in 4D is proof! So if you’re obsessed with The Simpsons or someone you love is fascinated by the life of Homer, Marge, and their family, you will enjoy this exciting 4D motion experience.

All The Simpsons in 4D tickets include a digital photo with The Simpsons for fans to experience a special red carpet moment.

Aztec Theatre full of people with Homer breathing fire on the screen and the fire looks like it is going over the audience in Myrtle Beach, South CarolinaMedieval Times Dinner & Tournament Myrtle Beach

How often do you see knights in shining armor on top of majestic horses, performing jaw-dropping jousting acts while you dine on a menu fit for a king? Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament Myrtle Beach is a one-of-a-kind dinner show that will keep you entertained from start to finish.

SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium

Located just a short drive away, the SEA LIFE Aquarium is home to over ten exhibits showcasing all the marine mania you can dream of. Seahorses, sharks, and stingrays all take up residence here. Touch an anemone or stingray if you dare!

Escapology Myrtle Beach

It’s a race against time at Escapology Myrtle Beach. Escape the game room in 60 minutes or less to win! After sitting back and taking in a show, the competitive among us will enjoy this hands-on, interactive activity.

close up of friends in dimly lit room at Escapology in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA
photo credit: Escapology Escape Rooms Myrtle Beach via Facebook

Insider Tips

What to Bring

The Carolina Opry Theater transforms into a winter wonderland during the Christmas show, and it sure feels like it! Bring a shawl or a jacket so you can enjoy the show in snug comfort.

A woman in a white dress with big sleeves singing on stage at the Carolina Opry Christmas Special in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA.
photo credit: The Carolina Opry Theater via Facebook

Seating chart

The regular evening performances in the Carolina Opry Theater follow a seating chart. The Carolina Opry Christmas Special discount tickets are available for all kinds of seats, from value seating to premium seating. 

Can I Bring Food Into the Carolina Opry Theater?

Outside food and beverages are not allowed inside the Carolina Opry Theater. Beer and wine are available for purchase at the theater. If you’re planning to buy drinks, arrive early as the queue lines tend to be long.

Carolina Opry Christmas Special Parking

The Carolina Opry Theater offers free parking for Carolina Opry guests. The Theater is located at 8901 North Kings Highway, right next to Dolly Parton’s Pirates Voyage. Arrive 30 minutes early if you don’t want to miss the pre-show!

Singers and performers on stage in green costumes at the Carolina Opry Christmas Special in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA.
photo credit: The Carolina Opry Theater via Facebook

Carolina Opry Christmas Special Reviews

Want to find out what other readers think of the show?

Lesta said, “The show was a perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit. Great show, great talent! Thoroughly enjoyed it.”

Check out the most recent reviews.

Treat yourself to a seat at one of the top shows in Myrtle Beach! Whether you’re attending to celebrate an anniversary or to enjoy an evening of yuletide celebrations with loved ones, the award-winning show will not disappoint.

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Written by Nicole King

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