The holiday season is coming! Bring the family together to celebrate a Lowcountry tradition at Charleston’s most beloved nighttime event - the Holiday Festival of Lights! With over two million shimmering lights, this three-mile driving tour delivers more light displays each year, with over 700 shining displays this season. Beginning November 11, 2011 and continuing through January 1, 2012, gather family and friends to capture the magic of the holiday season at James Island County Park.
This year’s event will kick off with a grand opening celebration on Friday, Nov. 11, featuring a tree lighting ceremony and the announcement of the winners of the greeting card and gingerbread house competitions. The opening ceremony starts at 6:30 p.m. and activities are included with festival admission price! Festival hours are 5:30 – 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 5:30 – 11 p.m. Friday through Saturday.