Thursday, December 6, 2018
By Ashley  Buck
December 2018 Holiday Family Fun


December 2018 South Carolina Events


guest blogger: Jen Butler


It’s December! Malls are packed, and tinsel and tacky Christmas sweaters are increasing in numbers by the day. With Yule, Hanukkah, Christmas, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve, and more… It is one of the most celebratory months of the year. So, snuggle up with a cup of warm cocoa and take note of the many fun things to do in South Carolina this December!




Our Staff’s Top Choices

- Through January 1st: Holiday Festival of Lights

- Saturday, December 8th: 28th Annual Reindeer Run (Family-oriented, pet-friendly 5k)


Other Fun Choices

- November 28th – December 19th: A Christmas Carol at Charleston Stage

- Saturday, December 1st: Crafty Bastards Arts & Crafts Fair

- Friday, December 7th: Charleston Gallery Association Artwalk

- Saturday, December 15th: Cocoa Academic Chocolate Tasting

- Sunday, December 16th: Salsa and Sweets Holiday Showcase (Dance Salsa, Bachata, Cha-Cha, and more!)

- Friday, December 21st: Ballet Evolution’s “Snow Queen”

- Monday, December 31st: New Year’s Speakeasy at Bay Street Biergarten

- Monday, December 31st: Midnight at the Rice Mill


Recurring Events

- Comedy Mystery TheatreVarious dates/shows

- Trivia & Tacos with Wild BillTuesdays at 8PM




Our Staff’s Top Choices

- November 17th – December 30th: Lights before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

- Holiday Lights on the River: Every day until Monday, December 31st


Other Fun Choices

- Saturday, December 1st: 65th Annual Carolina Carillon Holiday Parade

- Monday, December 3rd – Sunday, December 9th: The Polar Express 4-D Experience

- Saturday, December 8th: 2018 Jingle Bell Run

- Saturday, December 8th: Soda City Holiday Yard Sale

- Sunday, December 9th: Crafty Feast (Indie craft fair)

- Friday, December 14th: River Rat’s Ugly Oyster Roast / Ugly Sweater Event

- Saturday, December 15th: Breakfast with Santa

- Monday, December 31st: New Year’s Eve Party thru the Decades (Live music from the 70s, 80s, 90s, and today)


Recurring Events

- Soda City MarketEvery Saturday

- River Rat Brewery Sunday FundayEvery Sunday

- Richland Library Farmers Market – Every Wednesday

- Columbia Classical Ballet Company’s “The Nutcracker” – Various dates / times




Our Staff’s Top Choices

- 2018 Festival of Trees: Multiple dates and locations

- Saturday, December 15th: The Santa Run (5k wearing your favorite Christmas-themed outfit!)



Other Fun Choices

- November 29th – December 1st: 48th Annual Holiday Fair

- November 30th – December 2nd: Greenville Symphony Orchestra presents Holiday at Peace

- Saturday, December 1st & December 15th: Holiday Flee Market

- Saturday, December 8th: The Very Merry Local Christmas Market

- Saturday, December 8th: Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl

- December 6th – December 23rd: The Warehouse Theatre presents Christmas on the Rocks

- Thursday, December 20th: Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

- Monday, December 31st: Cabernet & Confetti New Year’s Eve Party

- Monday, December 31st: New Year’s Eve with Improv All-Stars: Interactive, Clean Comedy Games


Recurring Events

- Wine and Live Music WednesdaysEvery Wednesday

- Foothill Foodie Tours (Breakfast Tours, Dessert Tours, Cocktail Tours, and more!) – Weekends

- Hump Day Getaway at The Brewery Experience – Wednesdays


Were you looking for something in specific that you didn’t find? Leave us a comment! We love feedback. Also, Happy Holidays!



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