Let the countdown to Christmas begin! Kick off your holiday season with these exciting Charleston Christmas events. As the season continues, stay in tune with our Upcoming Events page for information on additional Charleston Christmas events. Celebrate Christmas in Charleston, SC at these special holiday events this December 2011. Visit our Upcoming Events page to find additional event details and links to respective event websites!
22nd Annual Holiday Festival of Lights
NOW through January 1, 2012
Join us for one of the most beloved holiday festivals in the Southeast. Let the spirit of the season embrace you as James Island County Park comes alive with illumination! Take a 3 mile drive through hundreds of breathtaking light displays featuring millions of twinkling bulbs. Stop at Santa’s Village & Winter Wonderland to stretch & fill your appetite.
Celebrate the Season: Old Santee Canal Park
NOW - December 30, 2011
Celebrate the Season is month-long celebration of the winter holidays.
Centered at the Old Santee Canal Park in Moncks Corner, Celebrate the Season will include a daily driving tour through larger-than-life animated light displays. Holiday fairs on the weekends will feature concerts and other live entertainment, food, craft shows and demonstrations, marshmallow roasts and more.
December 10, 2011 at 7:30PM - The Gaillard Auditorium
December 11, 2011 at 3:00PM - The Gaillard Auditorium
December 16, 2011 at 7:30PM - The North Chas. Performing Arts Center
December 17, 2011 at 3:00PM - The North Chas. Performing Arts Center
Our Charleston-themed Nutcracker has been a holiday classic for over three decades and has been expanded to performances at both Gaillard Auditorium and at the N. Chas. Performing Art Center. Charleston Ballet Theatre's Nutcracker, set in the Lowcountry of the 1860's features familiar Charleston names and landmarks, making this holiday classic a truly unique Charleston Christmas time experience.
We hope that you will join us for these exciting Charleston Christmas events this holiday season. If you are attending or hosting an event that is not currently listed on our website, please let us know so that we can share event details with the local community and visitors from out of town! If you are visiting Charleston for Christmas 2011, please take advantage of special hotel deals offered by our local hotel partners.
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