Comedy Shows in Myrtle Beach

by Gabrielle Nicolet Google

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is a popular vacation destination because of its mild weather, beautiful beaches and entertainment. Myrtle Beach offers world-class golfing, restaurants and nightlife. It is also a place to enjoy a comedy show. If you are looking for laughs in Myrtle Beach, head to one of its comedy clubs.

Comedy Cabana

Comedy Cabana ( is on Restaurant Row in northern Myrtle Beach. This five-star club has featured comedians such as Lewis Black, Jimmy "JJ" Walker and Gary Valentine. Tickets are $15 as of summer 2011, and there is a two item minimum purchase of food or drink items. The menu includes pizza, burgers, salads and wraps. Reservations are a recommendation, and you must be at least 18 years old to enter the club.

Stand Up Carolina

Stand Up Carolina ( is on Highway 17. Stand Up Carolina is the winner of the "Best Comedy Club on the Grand Strand" award. The club has hosted comedians from major networks such as Comedy Central, Showtime and HBO. Stand Up Carolina is available for private parties and events, such as birthday and bachelorette parties. General admission is $15 in addition to a two drink minimum purchase, as of summer 2011. The club is open every night.

Uptown Myrtle Beach

If you enjoy improvisational comedy theater, Uptown Myrtle Beach ( may be the club for you. Uptown hosts interactive improv shows featuring members of the Carolina Improv Company. The club also features improv comedy shows for children, as well as art and music shows. Uptown even offers improv classes for those looking to pursue stand up comedy. The club offers beer, wine and soft drinks for purchase. As of summer 2011, admission to is $10 for adults and $8 for children.

House of Blues

The House of Blues (, best known for live music, has locations across the country, including one in north Myrtle Beach that opened in 1997. The House of Blues b in Myrtle Beach, which resembles a southern farmhouse, also features stand up comedy shows each Tuesday in the club's famous Indigo Room. You must be at least 18 years old to enter and general admission tickets are $15 per person.

About the Author

Gabrielle Nicolet has been writing and editing professionally since 2004. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Northern Illinois University. Nicolet is also a certified nutrition, wellness and weight-management consultant with American Fitness Professionals and Associates.