The holiday season is upon us, and Joye Law Firm is delighted to share handpicked events across South Carolina that promise festive fun for families and friends. From Charleston to Clinton, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this week!
The Charleston Santa at The Best Friend Train Museum
When: November 24 – December 23
Where: The Best Friend Train Museum
42 John Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Submitted by: Deana
Details: Kick off the holiday season with The Charleston Santa at The Best Friend Train Museum in Charleston. Sponsored by Explore Charleston and the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry, this festive event invites families to visit with Santa Claus. Each weekend between Thanksgiving and Christmas, children can meet the jolly old elf and receive a free picture to capture the moment. Join in the spirit of giving by contributing to Toys for Tots and helping “fill the train” with new, unwrapped toys.
Link: Santa Information
Fireflies Holiday Lights
When: November 16 – December 31 (Excluding Thanksgiving and Christmas Day)
Where: Segra Park
1640 Freed Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Submitted by: Eden
Details: Segra Park in Columbia will be aglow with over one million LED lights during the Fireflies Holiday Lights event. With 10 themed areas, this spectacular display will run for 42 nights throughout November and December. From holiday shopping to kids’ crafts and activities, there’s plenty to enjoy. Don’t miss Santa Claus and Mason, the Fireflies mascot, who will make special appearances on select evenings. The park is open from 6 pm to 9 pm, excluding nights the lights are closed.
Kid’s Cocoa & Craft Night at East Bay Deli
When: November 21, 5-7 pm
Where: East Bay Deli (Carnes Crossroads)
2519 N Main St B,
Summerville, SC 29486
Submitted by: Marcy
Details: Gobble up the fun at Kid’s Cocoa & Craft Night at East Bay Deli in Summerville. On November 21, from 5 pm to 7 pm, kids can create and take home their own craft, make a custom hot chocolate, and enjoy a free meal with the purchase of an adult meal. It’s a delightful fall craft night for the whole family.
17th Annual Myrtle Beach Turkey Trot
When: November 23
Where: Grand Park Lake Courtyard on Farrow Parkway
1150 Farrow Parkway
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Submitted by: Matt K.
Details: Get active and work up an appetite at the 17th Annual Myrtle Beach Turkey Trot in the scenic Market Common region. This family-friendly event includes a 5K and Kids’ Dash, making it one of the largest races in the area. The race course takes participants through the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base. Whether you’re a runner, walker, or stroller enthusiast, everyone is welcome. Just leave the furry friends at home—no dogs allowed on the race course.
Link: Turkey Trot Information
Merry Market Craft Fair
When: November 24 – 25
Where: Laurens County Museum
116 South Public Square
Laurens, SC 29360
Submitted by: Rachel
Details: Head to the Laurens County Museum for the Merry Market Craft Fair. On November 24th, from 5 pm to 8 pm, and November 25th, from 8 am to 5 pm, explore a variety of crafts and holiday goodies. It’s a perfect opportunity to find unique gifts and support local artisans as you kick off your holiday shopping.
Link: Craft Fair Information