The Christmas Season is upon us and there are many fun Christmas Events for the whole family in Summerville this year!
Gingerbread Creation Contest: The Gingerbread Creation Contest has become a favorite for those participating and those wandering around and looking at them! The time to create a gingerbread house has passed, but the Sugary creations are on display throughout Historic Downtown Summerville in November & December.
The Living Christmas Story
When: December 1-3, 6:30-9pm
Where: Historic Downtown Summerville, Bethany UMC
About: This is down the street from my home, this is an event we did every year with the children. It is like you stepped back in time to the town of Bethlehem. Learn More about the The Living Christmas Story.
A Christmas Carol Walking Tour with Tim Lowry
When: December 21,2016
Where: Historic Downtown Summerville
About: Charles Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol” is one of the staples of the Christmas season and now you can hear the Summerville local storyteller, Tim Lowry retell it as you walk around Historic Downtown Summerville with Lowry, Ebeneezer Scrooge and Christmas Cheer.
Learn More about the Christmas Carol Walking Tour.
Christmas Tree Lighting
When: Tuesday, Dec. 6,2016 5-7:30pm
Where: Hutchinson Square, Downtown Summerville
About: The annual Christmas Tree Lighting in Hutchinson Square will be on Tuesday, December 6th at 7pm. Join the Mayor of the Town of Summerville as he lights up Town Square in Historic Downtown Summerville. Prior to the lighting, musical entertainment, food vendors, and few kids activities and free cookies will be available starting at 5:00 pm. This event is hosted by the Flowertown Garden Club.
Christmas Parade of Boats
When: Dec 10 ,2016 5- 8pm
Where: Downtown Charleston
About: If you are already downtown on December 10th, make your way over to the harbor to see the fantastic display of decorated boats floating through the water. It is a spectacular show that will make you feel like a little kid looking at Christmas lights! If you aren’t downtown, maybe you should go! Learn More about the Parade of Boats.
Summerville Christmas Parade
When: December 11, 2016 2pm
Where: Downtown Summerville
About: Come have fun and celebrate the Christmas Season with this fun family event. Summerville Schools, businesses and organizations all are encouraged to participate and support the community. Come join the town!
Holiday Festival of Lights:
When: November 11,2016-January 1,2017, starts at 5:30pm.
Where: James Island County Park
About: I've written about my experiences and tips for the Festival of Lights in previous years, and I stand by them! If you have children in your life, or even if you don't, try to get out and see this display! The light show is over three miles long (you drive in your car) and then you can park and walk through beautiful light displays, roast marshmallows, sip hot cocoa and ride the train! More about the Festival of Lights.
If you don’t live in Summerville yet, but would like to enjoy events like these on a regular basis, please contact me ! If you are interested in buying a home in Summerville, new home in Summerville , a historic home in Summerville or selling your Summerville home, the Foster Smith Team can help.