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Holidays in History

Steeped in history, Charleston rings in the holidays with a charm of its own. Decorated with sparkling white lights and shiny bows, Charleston dons all its finery for the holidays. Storefronts, homes, churches, boats and parks are adorned with lights, garland and holly showing their yuletide spirit.

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Elliott House Inn

15% Off, Bubbles & A Welcome Gift!

  • 15% Off Your Weekday Stay
  • A Split of Sparkling Wine
  • Complimentary Welcome Gift

Carriage and Cocoa Seasonal Package

Francis Marion Hotel

Enjoy the timeless tradition of riding through the beautiful streets of Charleston, SC while sipping tall mugs of house-brewed hot cocoa.

  • 2 Francis Marion mugs filled with hot cocoa
  • Carriage Ride for Two

Holiday Escape

The Palms Oceanfront Hotel

Leave the stress of the holiday season at home and celebrate Christmas on the beach!

  • Hot Cocoa Bar
  • Winter Cookies
Nov. 12 - Dec. 31

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Holiday Festival of Lights

James Island County Park

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

Dec. 3 - Dec. 30

Events

The Sound of Charleston

Circular Congregational Church

Come hear the music that helps define Charleston's rich heritage: gospel spirituals, music of George Gershwin, Civil War ballads, jazz, and light classics. Presented in live 75 minutes concerts at historic Circular Congregational Church.

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Visitors Guide

Published annually, the official Charleston Visitors Guide is full of gorgeous photography, insider tips, maps, and resources to help you plan your Charleston vacation.