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Christmas In Charleston

28th Annual Holiday Festival of Lights in James Island

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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Charleston Holiday Pub Crawl

11/24/2017 - 01/07/2018

Bring your friends and family on a holiday adventure to celebrate local food, flavor and fun on the 9th Annual Holiday Pub Crawl.

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The Kris Kross

11/24/2017 - 12/28/2017

The Night Inspector NoClue Almost Saved Christmas! A Merry Madcap Mystery!

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A Christmas Carol

11/29/2017 - 12/20/2017

Celebrate the warmth of the holidays with Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Future in Charleston Stage's original and imaginative take on Dickens' immortal classic.

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A Folly Jolly Christmas Spectacular

12/01/2017 - 12/22/2017

Now celebrating Charleston Performing Arts Center’s fourth season, the annual holiday show is a patron favorite! A dazzling display of dynamic singers and dancers, hundreds of lavish costumes, and Santa with his reindeer and elves!

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Holiday Children's Village

12/01/2017 - 12/31/2017

Stroll along Candy Cane Lane as the children play in Santa's Workshop, Candy Factory, Gingerbread House, Barber Shop, Post Office, Chapel, General Store, Elf Bunk House, and "Elfementary" School.

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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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Charleston Christmas Special

12/08/2017 - 12/23/2017

Starting tonight, the lowcountry’s biggest holiday musical production opens at the Charleston Music Hall. With a glittering backdrop of snow covered Christmas trees and decorations, this production is the perfect blend of holiday music, comedy sketches, a

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Rock-N-Roll Christmas Cruise

12/09/2017 - 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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Cougar Night Lights

12/14/2017 - 01/01/2018

The College of Charleston invites you to walk through campus and enjoy the holiday lights within its historic Cistern Yard.

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Charleston Sleigh Ride

12/15/2017 - 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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Family Winter Festival at Tanger Outlets

12/20/2017

Come out to Tanger Outlets to share your holiday wishes with Santa, sing and dance in the snow with Elsa & Anna, gather around for story time with Jingle the Elf, craft tree ornaments with AR Workshop, and more!

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Piano Bar Series: Holiday Mixtape

12/21/2017 - 12/22/2017

What If? Productions is ready to make your holidays merrier and brighter with an eclectic lineup spanning the decades of holiday classics and other oddities in our latest cabaret piano bar show Holiday Mixtape!

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A Christmas Story, the Musical

12/22/2017 - 12/24/2017

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

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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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6th Annual Yorktown Countdown

12/31/2017

Bring in the New Year with Charleston's largest annual New Year's Eve celebration!

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A Decadent New Year's Eve Party

12/31/2017

An elegant evening at Zero George Hotel and Restaurant to countdown to the New Year. We will be starting the celebration at 9 PM with live 20's style jazz by the Gatsby Gang, champagne, caviar, and heavy hors d'oeuvres.

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Mansion Ball

12/31/2017

The creators of Charleston's largest New Year's celebration, "The Yorktown Countdown,"ť 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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Midnight at the Rice Mill

12/31/2017

Midnight at The Rice Mill is the party of the year, complete with music from DJ Moo Moo, delicious cuisine, an open bar, and a midnight champagne toast!

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New Year's Eve at O-Ku

12/31/2017

Ring in the new year at O-Ku!

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New Year's Eve at The Cocktail Club

12/31/2017

Join The Cocktail Club for an all-inclusive* New Year's Eve experience.

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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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New Year's Eve in The Cedar Room

12/31/2017

Celebrate New Year's Eve in The Cedar Room. Tickets include heavy hors d'oeuvres and an open bar provided by Mercantile and Mash. Musical performances by Funk Factory and DJ Wade. Midnight champagne toast to ring in 2018.

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New Year's Eve on the Creek

12/31/2017

Tavern & Table is throwing a big New Year's Eve celebration on the creek!

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Snyder Grand Ball

12/31/2017

The Annual New Years Eve Grand Ball at the South Carolina Aquarium presented by Snyder Events and 98 Rock, 105.5 The Bridge and Charleston City Paper.

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SpiritLine Cruises New Years Eve Sail-ebration

12/31/2017

Kick start your New Year by kicking up your heels with SpiritLine Cruises! This cruise is a true SAIL-ebration and one not to miss.

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The Alley New Year's Eve

12/31/2017

Ring in the New Year with our all inclusive party!

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Tides New Year's Eve Beachfront Bash

12/31/2017

Join us oceanfront and ring in the 2018!

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Bill Murray Look-a-Like Polar Plunge

01/01/2018

It's time to dress up as your favorite Bill Murray character and take the plunge into the frigid ocean water for the 5th Annual Polar Plunge!

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New Year's Day Oyster Roast at BLU

01/01/2018

Join us for an oceanfront all you can eat oyster roast on New Year's Day! Get your tickets now!

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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!