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December 2014 events calendar at the Holiday Festival of Lights
Published:
11/25/2014 3:02:40 PM


 

Make spirits bright this year at the 25th anniversary of the beloved Holiday Festival of Lights! With an estimated two million shimmering lights, Charleston’s most popular holiday event returns Nov. 14 – Jan. 1, 2015 to James Island County Park.

 

More than four million people have toured the Holiday Festival of Lights, which is hosted by the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission at the agency’s James Island County Park. The event has received many awards and mentions in publications throughout the country, and the three-mile driving tour delivers more every year. Remember, the Holiday Festival of Lights is much more than just a driving tour! Park the car and experience exciting attractions custom-designed for holiday cheer. There are many celebrated attractions to see and activities to do, including:

 

·          Marshmallow Roasting       

·          Festival Train Rides                            

·          Lakeside Lights Interactive Activity

·         The Amazing Dancing Light Display

·          Enchanted Walking Trail

·          Old-Fashioned Carousel

·          Unique Gift Shops and the Reindeer Workshop

·          Santa’s Sweet Shoppe

·          New family photo opp location

·          Special Family Events on select evenings, including photos  with Santa, live music and more! (see list below)

 


What’s New at this year’s Festival:

Guests to this year’s festival may win of one of our silver anniversary celebration surprises! One lucky guest each evening of the festival will receive a special gift valued at $25 as they drive through the park gates. Charleston County Parks will also give away a 5-night cruise as part of this year’s celebration. No purchase is necessary for the cruise sweepstakes; all entrants can enter to win at CharlestonCountyParks.com/Sweepstakes between Nov. 1 and Dec. 31.


There is so much to see at the festival every night! See our nightly calendar of events below for a list of special events taking place on select nights, and join us in 2014 as we celebrate 25 years of making spirits bright. For more information, including event hours and fees, call 843-795-4386 or visit www.holidayfestivaloflights.com. This event is presented by Boeing and Your Charleston County Parks.

 

Holiday Festival of Lights Special Events Calendar

Visit www.holidayfestivaloflights.com for updates.

 

Nov. 26 - Dec. 23: Santa Claus is at the festival nightly in Santa’s Village! Families and dogs are invited for photos.

Dec. 2: Storytelling, 6:30 & 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 4: Performance by Lowcountry Power Brass, 6 – 8 p.m.

Dec. 5: Visit with Mrs. Claus, 5:30 p.m.  Ask a Caw Caw Naturalist, 6 p.m.

Dec. 6: Stiltwalker, 6 p.m.

Dec. 7: Visit with Mrs. Claus, 5:30 p.m.

Dec. 9: Storytelling, 6:30 & 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 11: Performance by Lowcountry Power Brass, 6 – 8 p.m.

Dec. 12: Visit with Mrs. Claus, 5:30 p.m.  Ask a Caw Caw Naturalist, 6 p.m.

Dec. 13: Holiday Carolers, 6 – 8 p.m.

Dec. 14: Visit with Mrs. Claus, 5:30 p.m.

Dec. 16: Storytelling, 6:30 & 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 18: Performance by Lowcountry Power Brass, 6 – 8 p.m.

Dec. 19: Visit with Mrs. Claus, 5:30 p.m.  Ask a Caw Caw Naturalist, 6 p.m.

Dec. 20: Visit with Mrs. Claus, 5:30 p.m.  Holiday Carolers, 6 – 8 p.m.

Dec. 21: Visit with Mrs. Claus, 5:30 p.m.

Dec. 23: Storytelling, 6:30 & 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 31: Stiltwalker, 6 p.m. And Fireworks at the Holiday Festival of Lights, 9 p.m. 

 

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