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Christmas Activities

Christmas Tree Lighting

Yuletide tunes by the Charleston Caroling Co. will fill the air as we gather to watch Mayor Summey light the City’s 40′ Christmas Tree. After the lighting, take a stroll around the Circle to enjoy the rest of the beautiful tree and light displays.
Friday, December 1, 2023, from 6:00-7:00pm
Park Circle Community Building grounds (4800 Park Circle)
Admission: FREE

Christmas Festival & Parade

This annual city event is a holiday gift to the community.  Families, friends, and neighbors share the joys of the season through music, children’s activities, festive food and decorations, thousands of twinkling lights, visits with Santa, and a parade.  The green space surrounding the Park Circle traffic circle, and major thoroughfares are lined with lighted snowflakes, Christmas trees, and magical holiday scenes. Christmas Parade begins at 5:00pm!  Walking, biking, and ridesharing are encouraged. Don’t forget to bring your chairs – no seating provided.
Saturday, December 2, 2023, from 4:00-8:00pm
Park Circle Community Building and grounds (4800 Park Circle)
Admission: FREE

Parade participant application is now available.
2023 Parade Application

(Deadline: Friday, November 10, 2023)

The Lights at Park Circle

Bring your family for a walk or drive around the circle (4800 Park Circle) to enjoy the splendor of the holiday lights.  The lights will shine until New Years Day.