The Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Myrtle Beach, SC, USA
Thu, 8th November 2012 - Sun, 11th November 2012
This national award-winning, holiday event is your ticket to a fantastic, fun filled, shopping experience. Inspired by Charles Dickens 'A Christmas Carol', step back in time to an elaborate 19th Century holiday marketplace setting where shoppers stroll through the aisles featuring 350 period-clad vendors hawking everything from fine arts, crafts, imported gifts, toys, gourmet foods, clothing and much, much more. For many, a holiday tradition, offering an excursion into Christmas past amid a lively backdrop with London row houses, Christmastime finery and unique treasures producing a complete and entertaining environment enjoyed by young and old alike. Experience live Punch and Judy Shows, strolling minstrels and you may encounter Victorian street urchins, all adding to the mirth and merriment of the holiday season. Truly something for everyone! In keeping with the true spirit of Christmas, the show offers numerous charities and non-profit organizations an opportunity to participate. Their unique fundraising programs offer samplings of holiday foods from around the world, elaborate displays of holiday trees, wreaths, and centerpieces (for auction to the highest bidder). Hear those sleigh bells jingle-ing? Yes, it's jolly old Saint Nick, himself! Get those keepsake photos with Santa, located in his own Victorian castle. All proceeds generated by these programs go directly in entirety to the sponsoring charities. These projects add to the overall show appeal as well as contribute amazing items for sale, at bargain prices. It's the perfect way to kick off your holiday season in style - Dickens's Style!