Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament in Myrtle Beach, SC

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament2904 Fantasy WayMyrtle Beach, SC 29579
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The longest-running dinner attraction in North America, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament’s Myrtle Beach Castle provides a variety of 11th-century features that delight guests of all ages. From jaw-dropping jousting acts and exciting swordplay, epic fight choreography and a delicious four-course meal, this one-of-a-kind dinner show keeps guests entertained from start to finish.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Myrtle Beach Travel Experts
  • There is a vegetarian meal option available upon request.
  • Arrive early for pre-show entertainment.
  • Alcoholic beverages available.
  • Bring cash to tip servers and purchase souvenir photos.
  • Watch epic displays of horsemanship, extreme jousting and swordplay, and cheer your knight on to victory.


from Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament features an ALL NEW SHOW!

You’ll find even more chivalry, revelry, and rivalry at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament’s Myrtle Beach Castle. North America’s longest-running dinner attraction has crafted an all-new production that now you are invited to experience! It’s MEDIEVAL like never before, with even more action-packed fun, all new tournament games and a re-imagined feast, fit for a king.

The fantasy comes alive as you travel back in time to the 11th-century spectacles of jousting, swordplay, horsemanship, and falconry abound; a time of Spanish castles, Knights of the Realm and feasting in a true medieval fashion-utensil-free!

The Show: You’ll still be encouraged to cheer for one of six brave Knights of the Realm! The new production features amazing lighting, costumes, choreography, exciting battle scenes, new horse dressage elements and a fresh musical score by the world renowned composer Daniel May.

The Andalusian Stallions: While most of the royal subjects stand on their own two feet, the most celebrated members of the Kingdom are best known for their trot, gallop, and canter.

The Feast: The new, upgraded feast shall be served! The standard menu at Medieval Times consists of garlic bread, creamy tomato bisque soup, roasted chicken and spare rib, herb-basted potatoes, and pastry of the castle. A vegetarian meal is available upon request.

Are you ready to surrender to an age of bravery and honor? It’s going to be epic so hang on to your helmets the show is about to GET MEDIEVAL!

Medieval Times is celebrating 30 years of feasting and fun in North America. The founders first launched their unique idea for an 11th century-style dinner attraction on the Spanish island of Majorca in 1973. This imaginative new entertainment spot was inspired by the true medieval tradition of royal families inviting guests to a festival and feast to watch knights compete on horseback.

Seating is first come, first serve. There is no reserved seat assignment. No cancellation policy on show tickets.

Allergy/Strobe Warning: Medieval Times is a live horse show in an enclosed arena. Persons with respiratory conditions, allergies, or asthma attend at their own risk. Medieval Times uses stroboscopic and pyrotechnic effects.

Reserve Myrtle Beach Customer Reviews

20 Reviews
Herbert Wesley Patrick Jr.
Bamberg, SC
12 Reviews
Verified Traveler
April, 2018 NEW
This is a MUST see show. I have been six different times and it NEVER gets boring. Also the food and servers are WONDERFUL!!!
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Nancy Moylan
Beachwood, NJ
2 Reviews
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"Excellent Family Dinner Show"
April, 2018 NEW
It was an awesome experience with great food! My family cheered on our knight. We had excellent 2nd row seats. Didn’t pay extra but really there isn’t a bad seat in the whole arena!
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Tip: The gift shop has expensive items. There is no need to upgrade because all seats are good!

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Abegail C.
Saint Louis, MO
5 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Medieval Fun"
July, 2017
My family enjoyed the dinner and the show. Since the theme is medieval times, they did not give us any utensils to eat our dinner with. Everyone is given a crown and the color of your crown represents the color of your knight. As the knights compete in the tournament, everyone would cheer for them. My mom and my niece each received a flower from our knight. They both were happy about it. The actors did a great job performing the fight scene. I was surprised that they used real weapons. My family would go again. Maybe next time our knight will win the tournament.
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Tip: Be sure to tip your server for his/her hard work

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Vickie Carroll
1 Review
"Chivalry is not dead"
October, 2016
My husband and I adopted a 5 yr old today and decided to surprise him with a visit to medevil times
He loves Knights and swords
This child had been burned ,beaten and starved before we took him in and now he is adopted
He was still a little nervous from being in a courtroom all day but we asked the guy at medevil times if there was something he could do The person we spoke with was the main announcer for the event and his true name is Jody
He told me we could have a Knighting ceremony
Which we did and he loved it
All through the show anytime Jody came out on his horse he would wave to our boy or give him a smile
After the show Jody actually came and found us and made pics with him and talked to him
What a wonderful person to take so much time for a kid he didn't even know
We saw laughter and huge smiles during the entire show
The 3 of us had fun and our little one left saying that Jody was his new best friend
The show is fabulous and the horses are beautiful
This place is a fun place for all ages
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Tip: There is a lot of food served it was a lot more than I could eat but good

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LuGina Dumas
Saisbury, NC
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Fun fun fun"
September, 2016
I have been to Medieval Times before and this time I was able to take my kids and mother. We all had a great time.
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Tip: Wonderful experience with good food

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Celestine Williamson
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"BETTER THan fanstatic"
August, 2016
I attended this event twice in two months and was amazed each time. This is an event that excited both the you and old alike. I found the setup, the meal and the schedule all to my liking. I have shared my experience with many of my friends and family since I have returned and I have help some receive tickets that they can use at a later date.
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Tip: To purchase tickets in advance and arrive early.

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George Woods
Bedford, VA
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Excellent Entertainment"
August, 2016
We had a wonderful time @ Medieval Times. This was my second time,, the first was in 1989! Then as now it was an excellent evening with great food and knights that made the show! Of course I must not forget the horses. Well trained and well taken care of. I did not see one person who was not well pleased. I felt that I got my monies worth. If you plan to be anywhere near any one of the cities where there is a Medieval Times are located, and you only have time for one event, I highly recommend that you see this one. You won't be disappointed, I guarantee!
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Tip: Plan for great entertainment.

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Virginia V Rideout
Danville, VA
4 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Great times..."
August, 2016
Our honeymoon was truly enhanced by this unique gathering...
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Tip: Arrive timely and relax and enjoy

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TripAdvisor Reviews
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Salisbury, North Carolina
"1st time visit."
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed April 22, 2018 NEW
Myrtle Beach MTs was a Great night. My wife and I had tickets through her work. I have seen MTs advertised and always wanted to go. So glad we did. Had a wonderful time. The horses and horsemenship was outstanding. The food was outstanding. The entire staff was wonderful and very helpful. Even though our Knight (Black & White, whom my wife thought was HOTT) did not win the king's tournament, we enjoyed the show the Knight's and Horses put on. Will be planning to go again. Thank you for such a wonderful visit to your castle.
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Detroit, Michigan
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed April 10, 2018 NEW
From the food to the entertainment to the service, this was a MAGICAL experience. As a horseman myself, I’m always a little nervous to attend any entertainment, involving horses. If they’re not properly cared for, the entire experience is ruined for me. These animals are in immaculate condition and appear to enjoy their jobs. The Knights were beyond impressive. Excellent horsemen, actors and stuntmen. You can tell a lot goes into the production. We were blown away by the joust and combat portion of the entertainment. It’s incredibly exciting. We upgraded to VIP, and were very glad we did. We were seated first, you’re guaranteed to be in the first 3 rows (we were in the front row on the short wall, opposite the King and Princess - shoot for that. Best seats in the house) also you receive a hand towel (you eat with your hands - no utensils) and a pennant to help us cheer for our Knight. First we were served Dragon’s Blood Soup and Dragon Scale (Tomato Bisque and garlic bread) then came Dragon Meat (HALF A BAKED CHICKEN per person!) Followed by a delicious lemon cake and some of the best coffee I’ve ever had! Everything was DELICIOUS! They come around and take your photo - these cost $20 each. Ours were all very good so $60 later we have 3 awesome keepsake photos, to commemorate our visit. We would absolutely do it again (The show changes from season to season) Don’t miss out!
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"Great show and great food."
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed April 08, 2018 NEW
The experience was great. Kids really enjoyed the challenges by the knights and the food was great and plentiful. The entertainment both in the dining room and the pre-dinning room was great and engaging. Well worth the visit, especially the kids costs. Did I say the food was GREAT.
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Brooklyn, New York
"No matter which city, the show is always the same. Good to go!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed April 07, 2018 NEW
We love Medieval Times. Sames storyline. Same great excitement and cheer for your King. This is a great place for date night, family fun or even alone.
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David F
"Spring Break"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed April 07, 2018 NEW
What a blast! Food was amazing and Gluten-Free which was a very important aspect! The show was so entertaining and it was all priced right! We will definitely be back!!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Is there a pre-show guests should be aware of at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament?
There is not a pre-show per se, but the castle does open 90 minutes prior to show time. Knighting ceremonies and photos are taken prior to the show starting.

If my child is under 3, are they free?
Children under 3 are admitted free as long as they sit on an adult's lap and eat from their plate. If you prefer the child have his own seat or meal, a child rate would apply.

Are visitors allowed to meet & greet the performers at Medieval Times?
Yes. Performers are available after the show for pictures and autographs after the show in the Hall of Arms.

Are cameras, audio or video recording allowed during the show?
Cameras are allowed. Audio and video recording are strictly prohibited.

What else is offered at Medieval Times, besides the show?
Medieval Times also features an excellent bar, dance floor, Hall of Arms displaying medieval artifacts and medieval torture museum, also known as the dungeon tour.

What type of menu is served at Medieval Times?
The standard menu consists of garlic bread, creamy tomato bisque soup, choice of roasted chicken, sweet buttered corn, herb basted potato and pastry of the castle. A vegetarian meal is available. It consists of garlic bread, creamy tomato bisque soup, large Portobello mushroom stuffed with whole grain rice and beans, a large skewer of roasted vegetables, hummus with pita chips and pastry of the castle. Soft drinks, ice tea and coffee are included in the meal.

Is it true that we must eat with our hands?
Absolutely! Eating utensils were not used in the 11th-century and we take you back.

What is the length of your intermission?
There is no intermission.

Approximately how long is the Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament Show?
The show lasts approximately two hours.

Does the theater offer handicap seating?

Is seating assigned?
No. Seating is first come, first serve.

Is there a dress code I should follow?
Casual dress is acceptable for this performance.