The Carolina Opry in Myrtle Beach, SC

The Carolina Opry Theater8901 North Kings HighwayMyrtle Beach, SC 29572
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Experience the magic and entertainment of The Carolina Opry in Myrtle Beach! Known for its high-energy performances and captivating musical acts, this show has been a staple of coastal South Carolina culture for decades. Whether you're a fan of country, rock, gospel, or comedy, The Carolina Opry offers something for everyone.

Good To Know

  • Enjoy a variety of musical genres, world-class performers, and cutting-edge sound and lighting.
  • The show lasts approximately 2 hours and includes a 10 to 15-minute intermission.
  • Arrive 30-40 minutes before show time to enjoy the pre-show.
  • The main-floor lobby features a gift shop, two concession stands, and a historical Carolina Opry memorabilia collection
  • Bring your camera to capture the memories, but please note that flash photography and video recording are not permitted during the show.
  • The show is family-friendly and suitable for all ages.
  • Casual attire is encouraged, but feel free to dress up for a night out!
  • Located at The Carolina Opry Theater on North Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach.


from The Carolina Opry
Looking for an unforgettable entertainment experience in Myrtle Beach? Look no further than The Carolina Opry! This world-renowned show has been dazzling audiences for over three decades with its stunning performances, state-of-the-art sound and lighting, and talented cast. Whether you’re a fan of country, pop, gospel, or rock, there’s something for everyone at The Carolina Opry. 

Established by the legendary Calvin Gilmore, The Carolina Opry is a true gem on the Grand Strand. Audiences can expect a high-energy, variety show that seamlessly blends music, comedy, and dance. Each performance is a meticulously crafted masterpiece, featuring a diverse lineup of acts that ensure every guest leaves with a smile on their face.

Conveniently located at The Carolina Opry Theater, the show is easily accessible and offers top-notch facilities to make your visit as comfortable as possible. The 2,200-seat theater itself is a marvel, with plush seating, excellent acoustics and lighting, three giant video screens, and a warm, welcoming atmosphere.

The Carolina Opry has won major South Carolina tourism awards, including Most Outstanding Attraction and the prestigious Governor's Cup. Highly acclaimed by NBC Nightly News, The New York Times, CNN, and USA Today, The Carolina Opry is the only show to be named a Top Attraction in Myrtle Beach by CNBC.

In November and December, Christmas decor at The Carolina Opry Theater is elevated to a high art form—an attraction in and of itself. In a dramatic one-week shut-down, the transformation into a winter wonderland begins as the crew spends all night and the entire following week preparing over 35 Christmas trees, 75 wreaths, five miles of tree lighting wire, countless tree ornaments, and mounds of Christmas snow, all presided over by a stunning 30-foot tree with more than 25,000 lights. House photographers are available for family photos in front of the splendid tree—many of them ending up on family Christmas cards.

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Frequently Asked Questions about The Carolina Opry

Where is The Carolina Opry Theater located?

The Carolina Opry Theater is located at 8901 North Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, next to Dolly Parton's Pirates Voyage.

How long does The Carolina Opry show last?

The Carolina Opry typically lasts approximately 2 hours and includes a 10 to 15-minute intermission.

When should I arrive for the show?

If you would like to watch the pre-show, we recommend arriving at the theater between 30 and 45 minutes prior to showtime. The pre-show begins about 15 minutes prior to showtime. Otherwise, arriving no later than 10 minutes before the show will do just fine.

I am running late to the show. Will my group still be allowed to see the show?

If you arrive after the curtain has gone up, you will be seated at the manager’s discretion. Some of the show's numbers use very dim lighting and special effects and, for safety reasons, you may have to wait until these numbers are over to be seated.

Is the theater ADA accessible?

The venue is wheelchair accessible, and can accommodate guests with disabilities. If you or a member of your party require wheelchair-accessible seating, please make a note of your request when booking your reservation.

Is there a dress code?

There is no strict dress code. Smart casual attire is recommended for comfort and enjoyment of the show.

Does Carolina Opry have food?

Snacks, soft drinks, beer, and wine are available for purchase at concession stands located in the theater's main lobby. No outside food or beverages are permitted.