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Christmas Festival & Parade

To celebrate the upcoming holiday season, the City of North Charleston will feature the following public Christmas events:

🎄Christmas Tree Lighting🎄

Friday, December 6, 2019, 6:00pm, on the front lawn of the Felix C. Davis Community Center at 4800 Park Circle. Join the Mayor for the lighting of the 40′ Christmas Tree, then take a stroll around the Circle to enjoy the rest of the beautiful tree and light displays.

🎄Christmas Festival & Parade🎄

Saturday, December 7, 2019, from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at the Felix C. Davis Community Center with the Christmas Parade beginning at 4:00 pm (NEW TIME!).  The Christmas Parade* begins at the corner of East Montague and Mixson Avenues, proceeds down East Montague Avenue, around Park Circle, and back down East Montague to conclude.

FREE admission, FREE parking. Ample parking is available on the islands around Park Circle. Rain or shine.

*The application to participate in the 2019 Christmas Parade is available by clicking the blue button below. The deadline to apply is 5:00pm on November 1, 2019.
Note that the 70 available spots are filled on a first-come, first-served basis so apply early!
The application to participate as a vendor in the Holiday Art & Craft Market at the 2019 Christmas Festival is available by clicking the blue button below.
The deadline to apply is 5:00pm on Friday, November 15, 2019.
Spaces are limited and curated by the Christmas Festival Committee. Past participation does not guarantee acceptance into this year’s festivities.

Winter Wonderland

Thursday, December 5, 2019, 9:00am to 1:30pm at the Charleston Area Convention Center. This free pre-school event provides young children an opportunity to visit Santa, participate in hands-on activities, including holiday arts & crafts, and take part in live performances and music. Lots of photo opportunities!

For required pre-registration, contact the North Charleston Parks & Recreation Department’s Katrina Page at (843) 740-5805.

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 7, from 8:00am to 10:00am at Felix C. Davis Community Center. Breakfast with Santa gives area children the opportunity to visit with Mr. Claus. A hearty meal is provided.

To purchase tickets, call (843) 745-1028 or visit the Felix C. Davis Community Center for $4 per person.

Dinner Theatre

Friday, December 13, 2019

A Very Merry Mixtape presented by Tiffany Gammell & Kay Thorn

Enjoy beloved melodies and get acquainted with some new tunes with this perfect “mix” of holiday mood music. Whether you are a Scrooge or full of holiday cheer, we guarantee you will be ready to face the upcoming hustle and bustle (and extended family time) after experiencing ALL the musical emotions the holidays bring, led by your trusty guides, Tiffany and Kay. Tiffany Gammell holds a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of Mississippi. Past roles include Elsa Schraeder (The Sound of Music), Morgan le Fey (Camelot), Celia (Iolanthe), Casilda (The Gondoliers), and Cousin Hebe (H.M.S. Pinafore) with the Oxford Shakespeare Festival, as well as Hermia (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) and Nella (Gianni Schicchi) with the University of Mississippi/presented at the National Opera Association.  In 2013, she assembled with local musicians to form Oxford’s first cabaret/jazz act Deux Filles de Sangin. Kay Thorn has been performing as a musician and actor for 20 years. Favorite theatrical roles include Pythio (Head Over Heels), Tom Collins (RENT), Aaron Fox (Curtains), and Miss Mary Sunshine (Chicago). Kay is the music director of the What If? Collective and freelances as musical director for different theatres in town.

MENU: Grilled pork medallions with maple mustard glaze, Carolina corn bread stuffing, asparagus and Brussels sprouts medley, garden salad with green goddess dressing, dinner rolls, and lemon cream cake

Tickets on sale November 13-December 9, 2019; $40 each, $36 each for a party of 4 or more. Order online here or call 843-740-5847 to order by phone.
Montague Terrace at the North Charleston Coliseum, 5001 Coliseum Dr.