Start: Thursday, November 9, 2023 9:00AM
End: Sunday, November 12, 2023 6:00PM
If you are searching for a marketplace that attracts thousands of holiday shoppers, with gift lists in their hands- then the Dickens Christmas Show and Festivals is the event you want to be part of!
This 4-day indoor event provides a Magical Step Back in Time to a Victorian Marketplace with over three hundred period-clad vendors hawking a unique array of Arts and Crafts, Jewelry, Boutique Clothing, Imported Gifts, Gourmet Foods, Collectibles, Holiday Decor, Toys and much, much more!
The event’s continuous success is not left to chance. Every year extensive marketing is carried out, online and in print, in various platforms with direct mail, posters,flyers, digital banners, targeted email blasts, geo-targeting, strong online social media presence, billboards, radio, and television, throughout a multitude of states, plus ads in national and local magazines and much more.
The shows marketing campaign plus the Annual Addition of New Showfloor Attractions -Bring Buying Shoppers Back to the Dickens Christmas Show and Festivals-Year After Year
The Dickens Christmas Show & Festivals is a unique national award-winning event comprised of a multitude of shopping and entertainment options, for individuals and groups alike. The cornerstone of the event is a Victorian Holiday Marketplace held in the 100,800 sq. ft. exhibit hall of the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.
Here against a Victorian Holiday background, one will find 350 plus period clad vendors hawking everything from jewelry, crafts, gifts, toys, art, gourmet foods, holiday décor, and much much more. There is truly something for everyone on your holiday list, but the fun doesn’t stop there! Strolling Victorian Musicians, Tea Leaf Readers, Punch & Judy Shows, Shadow Box Displays, a Life-Sized Historic Santa through the Ages Exhibit, and a real live Santa, each lend their own charm to the show. Adding to the experience are the elaborate Festival displays of Trees, Tables, Wreaths, Worlds, and Stockings. All displays are available for purchase at silent auction with 100% of the funds going to the sponsoring non-profit.
Off-site offerings include Victorian Holiday Teas, Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Dinners, Historical Tours and the opening of Holiday Shows at award winning local theaters.
Back by popular demand is the “The Victorian Snow Globe Challenge” with a chance to win 100 presents and “Scrooge’s Hunt for the Missing Presents” which will both be held on the show floor for any one that chooses to participate.
No matter your taste or budget, this event offers something for everyone. Whether it’s a day’s excursion or a long weekend getaway, the Dickens Christmas Show & Festivals is the perfect way to kick off your Holiday Season… Dickens Style!
Make plans to join the many that come year after year!”
Thursday, Nov. 9th
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday, Nov. 10th
9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Saturday, Nov. 11th
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday, Nov. 12th
Noon – 6:00 PM