Shag Dance Championship


About Shag Dance Championship

Shagging is a way of life at the beach. In these parts, that means dancing, and there's no better place to witness the art than at the 37th Annual National Shag Dance Championships, to be held March 12-14 at The Spanish Galleon. The competition, which began in Myrtle Beach in 1984, is the country's longest continuously running shag dance contest and has won two Feather Awards - dance's equivalent of the Oscars - as the best swing dance event in the United States. Come see how the experts get down.

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March 12th, 2020 throughMarch 12th, 2020

Upcoming dates for Shag Dance Championship
  • March 12, 2020: 8:00 pm
  • March 13, 2020: 7:30 pm
  • March 14, 2020: 7:30 pm


Spanish Galleon Night Club

Located inside the Ocean Drive Beach & Golf Resort Complex in the heart of North Myrtle Beach, The Spanish Galleon nightclub is one of the most high-energy spots for nightlife on the north end of the Grand Strand. 

This popular nightlife venue holds a large-dancefloor for those looking to dance the night away and plenty of tables if you're just looking to kick back, relax and socialize with the lively crowd of locals and visitors.

Both young and old crowds can enjoy this unique dance club as you'll find a mix of classic hits, Carolina Beach music and oldies, as well as today's hottest Pop, hip-hop, house and EDM music spun by some of the area's best DJs at Spanish Galleon.

Part of the Spring Break and Beach Week traditions for more than half a century, you'll find plenty of fun party people here, as well as tons of shag dancers and beach music lovers flocking here for shag events throughout the year.

There are few better places in North Myrtle Beach to party and let loose like Spanish Galleon, which is located right at the famed “Horseshoe” area where Main Street meets Ocean Drive.

On the property you'll also find a beachfront tiki bar and The OD Beach Club — home of the “Shaggers Hall of Fame” — to round out your experience.

Whether it's the best live bands, a great place to dance or just a hangout to enjoy your vacation, Spanish Galleon Nightclub has you covered.

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