Parades, Plays, Special Events

Parades, Plays, Special Events

Cayce Avenues Association Annual Christmas Tree Fundraiser

Trees can be pre-ordered by residents of the Cayce and West Columbia Avenues until Saturday, November 18. The tree cost this year is $22, and tree distribution will begin Thanksgiving afternoon, November 23, and ends Saturday morning, November 25. More details are available at

40th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Thursday, November 30, 6 PM

Sponsored by The Woman’s Club of Cayce

Proceeds from the sale of lights are given to God’s Helping Hands. The Woman’s Club also sponsors the “Cayce Cares” food drive and asks that you bring canned goods and non-perishables for God’s Helping Hands. The event will include a community reception and is free to the


City of West Cola 13th Annual Tree Lighting

Friday, December 1, 2017 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. 

City Hall 12th St at Klapman Blvd. 

Music by Saluda River Academy fo the Arts Chorus

Northside Middle School Chorus

Northside Middle School Orchestra

East Point Academy Dance Group

Refreshments in the New Brookland Rm following

Carols Along the Riverwalk Cayce Riverwalk Park

Friday, December 1, 6:30 PM – 8 PM 

N Avenue Entrance, Riverwalk Pavilion. Parking at Brookland-Cayce High School, free trolley rides to the Riverwalk. The sounds of Christmas abound at the Cayce Riverwalk Park where several area church choirs and local musicians will be located throughout the first half mile of the park. Visitors can wander from group to group enjoying holiday musical selections. The Riverwalk will be lighted with luminaries and refreshments will be served free of charge.

Town of Lexington Snowball Festival Calendar of Events

Friday, December 1, 2017


Concert and Carnival in the Square

6:00pm – 8:00pm

(Tree Lighting at 8:00 pm)

Lexington Square Park

(Corner of E. Main St. and S. Lake Dr.)


*S ‘mores and Hot Chocolate*  


Presented by Town of Lexington and Lexington County Recreation & Aging Commission and Media Sponsor B 106.7 FM


Saturday, December 2, 2017


Movies in the Park

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Icehouse Amphitheater

(107 W. Main St.)


Frosty’s Winter Wonderland - G

It’s A Wonderful Life - PG

*movie starts at 5:30 pm*


Presented by Town of Lexington and Lexington County Recreation & Aging Commission


War Between the States Lantern Tours

Saturday, December 2, 6 PM – 9 PM 

As darkness falls, scenes from the great American war come to life. History and comedy make this event a memorable and popular activity. Presented by the 20th SC Volunteer Infantry. For more information, call the Cayce Historical Museum at 739.5385.

Pine Ridge Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 2, 2017 10:00 a.m.

Pine Ridge Middle School to Congaree Baptist Church


Christmas Traditions at Cayce Historical Museum’s Annual Holiday Open House

Saturday, December 2, 6 PM

The sights, sounds and tastes of Christmas abound at the Museum’s 28th annual Christmas Traditions Holiday Open House. Each room of the Museum will be decorated with trees and crafts from the 18th Century to present. The Open House will also feature live entertainment, docents dressed in period attire, and light refreshments.

Town of Chapin will hold its annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony Sunday, December 3, beginning with a reception in the Community Room at 4:00 pm at Chapin Town Hall (157 NW Columbia Avenue, Chapin, SC 29036).


There will be holiday music, caroling by the children’s choir from Chapin United Methodist Church, hot chocolate and cookies, and a reading of the holiday classic A Visit from St. Nicholas, more commonly known as “Twas the Night before Christmas.”  Then everyone will go outside to enjoy the lighting of the town’s official Christmas tree at approximately 5:15 pm.



The Snowball Parade of Lexington

Sunday December 3, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.

Main Street, Lexington 

Contact: Lauren Scurry -

Red Bank Tree Lighting

Sunday December 3, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

Park on Nazareth Rd just off South Lake Dr 

Find more details on Facebook

Town of Swansea Parade & Tree Lighting

Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. 

Lines at the Swansea HS football complex

Tree Lighting follows immediately after at the fountain

Town of Sprigdale Christmas Gala 

Monday, December 4, 2017 6:00 p.m.

Benton Park on Platt Springs Rd in Springdale

Tree lightining, smores', petting zoo, music, etc.

All FREE! 

Town of Irmo Tree Lighting

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

Tree lighting, pizza, cookies & hot chocolate

Music by IES Superstar Singers & Visit with Santa

Columbia Classic Chevy Club Toy Collection

Saturday, December 9, 2017 Noon until 4 p.m.

Woodberry Plaza - Hwy.1 @ Woodberry Rd. West Cola.

New, Un-Wrapped Toys to be donated to several causes

CWC Parade of Lights

Saturday, December 9, 2017 5:30 p.m. until 7:15 p.m.

12th Street from Cayce to Jarvis Klapman Blvd.

Contact: CWC Chamber at (803) 794-6504

South Congaree Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 9, 2017 10:00 a.m.

Chapel Road near Dunbar to Main St. ends at the rodeo arena for photo op with Santa



Jesus is His Name

Friday, Dec 8, Saturday Dec. 9, and Sunday Dec 10, 2017 

Friday, Dec 15, Saturday Dec. 16, and Sunday Dec 17, 2017

Show begin at 7 p.m. on Fridays & 6:30 p.m. on Saturday & Sundays

395 Oak Street, West Columbia, SC 

The life of Jesus Christ portrayed on stage. FREE admission, stadium seating. under the arena's cover.

Gaston Christmas Parade

Saturday, Decmber 9 at 10:00 a.m. 

Lines up at Frances Mack Intermidiate School

Ends at town hall complex

Pelion Christmas Parade

Saturday, Dec 9 beginning at 3:30 p.m. 

Lines up at ball fields on Pine St ends at SCDOT Yard

Pelion Tree Lighting

Saturday, Dec 9 beginning at 5:00 p.m. 

At the Community Center on Pine St next IGA

Kid's activities after the lighting - Refreshments - Music

Boiling Springs Christmas Parade

Sunday, Dec 10 beginning at 3:00 p.m. 

Lines up at Old Charleston and Pond Branch

Parade goes to Calks Ferry Rd at Keisler's Store

Batesburg-Leesville Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting

Sunday, December 10th beginning at 5:30 PM. 

Lineup at Bojangles at Rawls Ave and follows US Hwy 1 to Main St in Leesville and ends at Leesville College Park. Mr. & Mrs. Caluse will be there to pose for pictures. There will also be a tree lighting, caroling, B&L Elem School children singing, and cookies and hot chocolate afterwards. All FREE!

Cayce Neighborhood Tree Lighting

Cayce’s neighborhoods have joined together to provide a little Christmas spirit of their own. Each participating neighborhood will line its streets with lighted trees giving you a ride through a fantasy “winter wonderland.” For more information on this program, call 730.5487.

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