Celebrate the Holiday Season With These 2016 Festivities Near the Charleston SC Area

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community Events on Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 4:00 pm
2016 Christmas Events and Activities Charleston SC

2016 Christmas Events and Activities Charleston SC

Whether you live here in North Charleston or over near Mt. Pleasant, we wanted to help everyone who calls the Charleston SC area their home to have a fun-filled holiday season. That’s why we’ve put together a quick list of 2016 Christmas events and activities that you can enjoy this time of year. Check them out below, and since there will no doubt be many we missed, share other happenings in the comments section at the bottom of this page.

Way to Celebrate the 2016 Holiday Season Near Charleston SC

Holiday Festival of Lights

santa clause taking gift requestsThrough Jan. 1, visit James Island County Park to enjoy the Holiday Festival of Lights, happening every evening with varying hours. In addition to enjoying all of the light displays, you and your family can also enjoy a sand sculpture, Santa’s Sweet Shoppe, a Victorian carousel and more. It’s a must-see event for anyone in or outside the area.

Charleston Christmas Special

Attend the Charleston Christmas Special at the Charleston Music Hall for a good time filled with musical performances and comedy sketches that are all centered around the holiday season. Those with kids can enjoy a free kids night on Dec. 20. Be sure to purchase you tickets as soon as you can to reserve yourself a spot.

Holiday Parade of Boats

This year’s Parade of Boats will be taking place on Dec. 10. If you’re unfamiliar with it, it is essentially a parade, but instead of floats, there are boats lit up in holiday decoration and cheer. The event takes place at the Charleston Harbor and is expected to kick off at 5 p.m., though you can call to confirm the start time.

Holiday Dinner Cruise

The remaining dates for the Holiday Dinner Cruise aboard the Carolina Queen are Dec. 16, 17 and 26 this year. Once aboard, you’ll be able to enjoy a gourmet holiday buffet and a 2-hour scenic cruise around the harbor, accompanied by many holiday favorites. Be sure to get your tickets as soon as you can for this unique holiday event.

Stay updated on more holiday happenings here

Like we said above, there are many more holiday events happening in the Charleston SC area, so let us know any 2016 Christmas events and activities that are your favorites in the comments section. Happy holidays from Stokes Volkswagen.

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