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28th Annual Holiday Festival of Lights
James Island County Park (11/10/2017-1/01/2018)
Enjoy the incredible 3-mile display of glistening holiday lights at James Island County Park! With everything from marshmallow roasting to train rides to an old fashioned carousel and even Santa’s Sweet Shoppe, you won’t be able to resist the holiday spirit creeping up on you!
34 West Theater (11/21/17-12/31/17)
Check out the Arden High’s faculty Christmas party in this new 80’s style romantic comedy performance. With music from Cyndi Lauper and Robert Palmer, this show will not disappoint! Check out the menu of cocktails, wine, beer, soda and other snacks while you kick back and enjoy the show!
Performances Tues 7pm, Thurs-Sat 8pm, select Sun 3pm.
Charleston Holiday Pub Crawl
Tommy Condon’s Irish Pub (11/24/2017 – 01/07/2018)
Put on your drinking shoes and take a guided adventure to the most unique bars Charleston has to offer. Learn about Charleston’s rich history while enjoying your favorite beverage, appetizers and other holiday treats! A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the MUSC Children’s Hospital.
A Christmas Carol
Dock Street Theatre (11/29/2017 – 12/20/2017)
Enjoy the Charleston rendition of A Christmas Carol and celebrate the holidays with Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and the ghosts of Christmas Past! This year has four new and spectacular musical production numbers with hundreds of costumes, a live orchestra and a phenomenal cast you won’t want to miss!
Colonial Lake Tree Lighting
Colonial Lake (12/01/2017)
Illuminate your night with the lighting of the Christmas tree in the center of Colonial Lake. Join the Charleston Parks Conservancy on December 1st at 5:30 p.m. and hit some of the best food trucks around while singing along with your favorite holiday tunes!
A Folly Jolly Christmas Spectacular
Charleston Performing Arts Center (12/01/2017 – 12/22/2017)
This annual holiday show is one you won’t want to miss. With a dazzling display of singers, dancer and costumes, the holiday spirit will overtake you whether you like it or not. This family friendly show is great for kids of all ages, and who knows, maybe Santa and his elves might even make an appearance.
Rock-N-Roll Christmas Cruise
Ripley Light Marina (12/09/2017 – 12/25/2017)
Bring along your favorite food and drinks and join us for the Rock-n-Roll Christmas Cruise on the Charleston Harbor. Rock out to some classic rock Christmas music and listen to the narrated tour of Charleston from the water. Singing along is greatly encouraged and expected!
Christmas Tequila Garden
Bay Street Biergarten (12/16/2017)
Nothing says “Merry Christmas” more than ripping tequila shots with your friends! The Biergarten partnering with Morgan Hurley of Mex 1, Ryan Welliver from Cocktail Club, Shaun Gordon of Bitters & Sound Table, Wayne Sullivan of Poogan’s Smokehouse, Peter Nickle of The Icehouse and Vince Lendaki of Amen Street, to shake up tequila concoctions of your wildest dreams!
Shuckin’ on the Cooper
Mount Pleasant Pier (2/09/2017, 5 to 9 p.m.)
The Charleston County Park is trying something new this year with Shuckin’ on the Cooper. Guests will enjoy oysters by the bucket and their choice of beverage while viewing the holiday parade of boats off the 1250-foot pier that stretches right into the harbor. This is an event the whole family can enjoy so get your tickets now!