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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.

Celebrate the Season in Charleston

Kings Courtyard Inn

Escape to the Holy City this holiday season & treat yourself to a stay at Kings Courtyard Inn. Located in the heart of Charleston, we are steps away from shopping, dining, and beautiful backdrops for holiday photos.

  • Hot Cocoa Sampler with Ceramic Mug
  • Evening Wine & Cheese Reception

Ho-Ho-Home For The Holidays

Hilton Garden Inn Charleston/Mt. Pleasant

Make the Hilton Garden Inn Charleston/Mount Pleasant your Ho-Ho-Home for the Holidays with our Festival of Lights package!

  • Pass for one car to the Holiday Festival of Lights on James Island
  • Hot Breakfast
  • Hot chocolate & cookies

Naughty and Nice Package

The Vendue Hotel

Get a little naughty this season with a hot cocoa flight spiked with a choice of liquor, and then take home a nice little timeless ornament of the Vendue to help you remember the stay.

  • Hot Cocoa Flight - with spiked options
  • Vendue Ornament
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.