Featured Image Credit: Holiday Festival of Lights
Break out the holiday sweaters, hot chocolate, and candy canes because the best time of the year is finally upon us!
Charleston has some of the most festive light shows and displays in the area and you certainly won’t want to miss any of them. Bundle up the kids, cozy up with your significant other or bring a friend, and watch these lights illuminate the world! If you’re feeling festive, consider taking a walk, ride or drive through these incredible displays!
#1 Holiday Festival of Lights at James Island County Park 11/10/2017 – 01/01/2018
Perhaps one of the best displays in the area to date, James Island County Park presents their award-winning, three-mile stretch of nearly two million glistening lights! In this 28th annual festival, visitors can walk, drive or hop on a train to embrace the holiday spirit to the fullest. The Park does not stop at holiday lights, they also offer marshmallow roasting, old-fashioned carousel rides, a portable climbing wall, Santa’s Sweet Shoppe and even a chance to meet and take pictures with Santa himself!
#2 James Island Riverland Terrace
James Island continues to exude holiday spirit, check out the Riverland Terrace for a holiday display that will not disappoint!
#3 Mount Pleasant Christmas Light Parade & Tree Lighting
This parade and tree lighting are sure to get you into the holiday spirit with its procession of 100 bright and festive floats that make their way down Coleman Boulevard.
#4 Mount Pleasant Towne Center
Get your holiday shopping done under the blanket of thousands of lights that line the Towne Center. As if holiday shopping wasn’t already exciting enough, the lights help shoppers get into the giving spirit!
#5 Park Circle:
Located in North Charleston, you will not be disappointed with the lighting of their Christmas tree or holiday parade! This place just radiates holiday spirit. The Park Circle Christmas Festival includes a holiday market with children’s activities, food vendors, and even live musical performances!
#6 Bayview Farms Subdivision:
The Bayview Farms subdivisions are even more beautiful during the holiday season. Home to some of the most festive and decorative people in the area; take a ride through on a cold December night and marvel at the holiday spirit.