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Christmas In Charleston Event

College of Charleston Holiday Light Show

From December 14 through January 1, the second annual Cougar Night Lights holiday spectacular transforms the College of Charleston's historic Cistern Yard and Randolph Hall with a specially designed light and sound show. Look for custom, festive holiday designs emblazoned across the historic fa├žade and wintry string lights draped through the campus' famed live oaks - and a hot chocolate stand on weekends.Each night, the show plays on the hour from 6:00 p.m. through 9:00 p.m.

Situated in the heart of the peninsula, the College of Charleston is located one block west of King Street near Calhoun Street, making it an accessible, culturally rich destination for visitors seeking to take in centuries-old local architecture.Founded in 1770, the College today is a nationally renowned public university that boasts a vibrant student life, devoted faculty and numerous events and programs that are open to the public.