The Carolina Opry

Calvin Gilmore, a farm boy who grew up singing in the church gave birth to a new sound on the beach, The Carolina Opry. The original venue was a modest 1000-seat theatre located one block from the Main Street in Surfside Beach.

The show was a huge success being sold out night after night. In 1993, following the grand success, a second show also opened up in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina as The Dixie Jubilee. Both of the shows were brought together in 1993 to a 2200-seat, state-of-the-art showplace under The Carolina Opry.

The Carolina Opry is the only show to win the coveted Governor’s Cup, the state’s highest tourism award, the only show to be voted as the state’s Most Outstanding Attraction by the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, and the only show to win accolades from USA Today, who calls it a “Big Hit.”

This award-winning show is home to many additional award-winning productions blending two hours of high-energy music, comedy, and dance. Do not miss the show featuring a cast of over 35 of the nation’s most talented performers with the best hits of yesterday, today and everything in between!