Christmas In Charleston Events Experience The Spirit Of
Christmas In Charleston

Holiday Festival of Lights Fun Run and Walk

11/08/2017 - 11/09/2017

Get an up-close preview of this year’s festival at the Holiday Festival of Lights Fun Run & Walk Nov.8 & 9.

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28th Annual Holiday Festival of Lights

11/10/2017 - 01/01/2018

Let the spirit of the season embrace you as James Island County Park comes alive with illumination at Charleston’s most beloved nighttime event!

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Holiday Road

11/21/2017 - 12/31/2017

Arden High's faculty Christmas party whirls with mixtapes and heartbreaks in this NEW musical-comedy. It's an '80's Christmas to the max!

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Christmas 1860

12/01/2017

Theatrical performers shed light on a turbulent time in Charleston just before the beginning of the Civil War.

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Gaither Christmas Homecoming Spectacular

12/01/2017

Multi-Grammy Award winning recording artist, Bill Gaither will present the Gaither Christmas Homecoming music spectacular. The legendary recording artist will present an exciting celebration, filled with the very best in Christian music.

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Holiday Magic in Historic Charleston

12/01/2017 - 12/31/2017

Presented by the City of Charleston, Holiday Magic in Historic Charleston offers family-oriented activities and performances that capture the spirit of the season for everyone in the community.

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The Sound of Charleston...from Gospel to Gershwin Holiday Specials

12/01/2017 - 12/30/2017

Music of Charleston's history from gospel to Gershwin.

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27th Annual Reindeer Run

12/02/2017

The Reindeer Run, presented by Half-Moon Outfitters, is a family-oriented, pet-friendly 5k run/walk through the lower peninsula of downtown Charleston, SC.

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34th Annual Spirituals Concerts

12/02/2017 - 12/03/2017

For the 34th consecutive year, Drayton Hall presents African-American spiritual music in concert with three memorable performances by Ann Caldwell & The Magnolia Singers.

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Charlotte Ballet's Nutcracker

12/02/2017

Celebrate the magical sights and sounds of the holidays at Charlotte Ballet's Nutcracker!

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Charlotte Ballet's Nutcracker

12/03/2017

Celebrate the magical sights and sounds of the holidays at Charlotte Ballet's Nutcracker!

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City of Charleston Holiday Parade

12/03/2017

The City of Charleston and the Charleston Fire Department will host the 2017 City of Charleston Holiday Parade on Sunday, December 3rd.

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Wine Under the Oaks

12/03/2017

Wine Under the Oaks has grown to become one of the premier holiday special events in the SC Lowcountry.

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Christmas 1860

12/08/2017

Theatrical performers shed light on a turbulent time in Charleston just before the beginning of the Civil War.

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34th Annual Spirituals Concerts

12/09/2017

For the 34th consecutive year, Drayton Hall presents African-American spiritual music in concert with three memorable performances by Ann Caldwell & The Magnolia Singers.

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Family Yuletide at Middleton Place

12/09/2017

Fresh greenery, berries and other natural items gathered from the plantation will be provided to make wreaths and other holiday decor.

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Rock-N-Roll Christmas Cruise

12/09/2017

Come join us for our Rock-N-Roll Christmas Cruise. Bring along your favorite foods and drink and enjoy the sights of Charleston from the water as we listen to some good, fun Rock-N-Roll Christmas Carols.

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Shuckin' on the Cooper

12/09/2017

Charleston County Parks is introducing a new holiday event at the Mount Pleasant Pier, Shuckin’ on the Cooper! The event, held Dec. 9, offers guests the opportunity to enjoy oysters and beverages while viewing the Holiday Parade of Boats.

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Governor Thomas Bennett House Holiday Tea and Tour

12/10/2017

Join us for our 2nd Annual Holiday Tea and Tour!

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Governor Thomas Bennett House Holiday Tea and Tour

12/11/2017

Join us for our 2nd Annual Holiday Tea and Tour!

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Governor Thomas Bennett House Holiday Tea and Tour

12/12/2017

Join us for our 2nd Annual Holiday Tea and Tour!

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Rock-N-Roll Christmas Cruise

12/13/2017

Come join us for our Rock-N-Roll Christmas Cruise. Bring along your favorite foods and drink and enjoy the sights of Charleston from the water as we listen to some good, fun Rock-N-Roll Christmas Carols.

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Film Thursday-National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

12/14/2017

Film Thursday at the Historic Rooftop of The Restoration featuring National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

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Grand Illumination

12/14/2017 - 12/16/2017

Experience the Christmas of 1782. This lively event celebrates the return of Arthur Middleton from Philadelphia, the end of the Revolutionary War in the South and the departure from Charleston of the British troops.

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Charleston Sleigh Ride

12/15/2017

In December, Pegasus Charters offers the "Original" Charleston Sleigh Ride. Cruise for 1.5 hours listening to Christmas music and stories about Charleston's Christmas traditions.

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Governor Thomas Bennett House Holiday Tea and Tour

12/15/2017

Join us for our 2nd Annual Holiday Tea and Tour!

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Rock-N-Roll Christmas Cruise

12/16/2017

Come join us for our Rock-N-Roll Christmas Cruise. Bring along your favorite foods and drink and enjoy the sights of Charleston from the water as we listen to some good, fun Rock-N-Roll Christmas Carols.

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Charleston Sleigh Ride

12/17/2017

In December, Pegasus Charters offers the "Original" Charleston Sleigh Ride. Cruise for 1.5 hours listening to Christmas music and stories about Charleston's Christmas traditions.

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Rock-N-Roll Christmas Cruise

12/18/2017

Come join us for our Rock-N-Roll Christmas Cruise. Bring along your favorite foods and drink and enjoy the sights of Charleston from the water as we listen to some good, fun Rock-N-Roll Christmas Carols.

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Charleston Sleigh Ride

12/19/2017

In December, Pegasus Charters offers the "Original" Charleston Sleigh Ride. Cruise for 1.5 hours listening to Christmas music and stories about Charleston's Christmas traditions.

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Rock-N-Roll Christmas Cruise

12/20/2017

Come join us for our Rock-N-Roll Christmas Cruise. Bring along your favorite foods and drink and enjoy the sights of Charleston from the water as we listen to some good, fun Rock-N-Roll Christmas Carols.

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Charleston Sleigh Ride

12/21/2017

In December, Pegasus Charters offers the "Original" Charleston Sleigh Ride. Cruise for 1.5 hours listening to Christmas music and stories about Charleston's Christmas traditions.

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A Christmas Story, the Musical

12/22/2017

A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL, brings the classic 1983 movie to hilarious life on stage.

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Rock-N-Roll Christmas Cruise

12/22/2017

Come join us for our Rock-N-Roll Christmas Cruise. Bring along your favorite foods and drink and enjoy the sights of Charleston from the water as we listen to some good, fun Rock-N-Roll Christmas Carols.

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A Christmas Story, the Musical

12/23/2017

A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL, brings the classic 1983 movie to hilarious life on stage.

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Charleston Sleigh Ride

12/23/2017

In December, Pegasus Charters offers the "Original" Charleston Sleigh Ride. Cruise for 1.5 hours listening to Christmas music and stories about Charleston's Christmas traditions.

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The Night Before Christmas - A Classical Kids Concert

12/23/2017

CMC's most popular family concert of the season returns! Join in the holiday tradition - and purchase tickets early, as this show always sells out!

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The Night Before Christmas - A Classical Kids Concert

12/23/2017

CMC's most popular family concert of the season returns! Join in the holiday tradition - and purchase tickets early, as this show always sells out!

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The Night Before Christmas - A Classical Kids Concert

12/23/2017

CMC's most popular family concert of the season returns! Join in the holiday tradition - and purchase tickets early, as this show always sells out!

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A Christmas Story, the Musical

12/24/2017

A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL, brings the classic 1983 movie to hilarious life on stage.

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Charleston Sleigh Ride

12/24/2017

In December, Pegasus Charters offers the "Original" Charleston Sleigh Ride. Cruise for 1.5 hours listening to Christmas music and stories about Charleston's Christmas traditions.

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Rock-N-Roll Christmas Cruise

12/24/2017

Come join us for our Rock-N-Roll Christmas Cruise. Bring along your favorite foods and drink and enjoy the sights of Charleston from the water as we listen to some good, fun Rock-N-Roll Christmas Carols.

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Charleston Sleigh Ride

12/25/2017

In December, Pegasus Charters offers the "Original" Charleston Sleigh Ride. Cruise for 1.5 hours listening to Christmas music and stories about Charleston's Christmas traditions.

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Rock-N-Roll Christmas Cruise

12/25/2017

Come join us for our Rock-N-Roll Christmas Cruise. Bring along your favorite foods and drink and enjoy the sights of Charleston from the water as we listen to some good, fun Rock-N-Roll Christmas Carols.

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Mansion Ball

12/31/2017

The creators of Charleston's largest New Year's celebration, "The Yorktown Countdown,"¯ will roll out their newest signature event, "The Mansion Ball." Masquerade all night to the tune of the Roaring 20's.

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New Year's Eve Ball - Hollywood Style`

12/31/2017

Ring in the new year with the Joe Clarke Quartet, a seated-served dinner by Chris of Surcee Catering plus a dessert bar open all evening on the best dance floor in Charleston!

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We'll be sharing recipes, gifts and traditions unique to Charleston each day from December 1st through Christmas right here! Check back on December 1st to reveal day one!