These 5 Things:

The Lowcountry has plenty of activities to get you (and your family) into the Christmas Spirit. Here are 5 to try!



  • Brookgreen Gardens Night of a Thousand Candles

Check out thousands of candles and millions of lights as you stroll around beautiful Brookgreen Gardens. Enjoy live music, refreshments, as you "ooooohhhh" and "aaaahhhhh" at the beautiful sculptures and lights. 

Dec 6 - Dec 22 (Thurs-Sun)    3:00pm - 10:00pm

Order tickets HERE

Named Best Christmas Lights in South Carolina by Travel+Leisure Magazine


  • The Citadel's Christmas Candlelight Service

Start your Christmas season off right with an evening of singing from the combined choirs from the SC Corps of Cadets. This is a local favorite so be sure to arrive early. 

Nov 20 - Dec 2   (7:30pm)

Free   More info HERE


  • James Island County Parks- Festival of Lights

Experience the 29th Annual Festival of Lights at James Island County Park. After viewing the lights by car, enjoy Santa's village and Winter Wonderland with the entire family. Be sure to roast marshmallows and grab a hot chocolate!

Nov 9 - Jan 1

Cost and other info HERE.


  • Summerville Christmas Tree Lighting

Enjoy wonderful music and singing as you enjoy dinner from one of many Food Trucks. A great time for the family.

Tuesday, November 27th

6:15pm in front of Town Hall


  • Charleston Christmas Tree Lighting

A Christmas Jubilee in Marion Square. Join groups singing holiday classics.

Sunday, December 2

4:30pm - 6:30pm

Info about Tree lighting, Parade, and More... HERE.