Holiday Festival of Lights November 12-December 31

The Holiday Festival of Lights at James Island County Park opens November 12 and runs through December 31, 2021. The festive lights will be illuminated each night from 5:30-10 pm. Be sure to tune your car radio to the park station for holiday sounds to accompany the holiday lights. Tickets may be purchased in advance here.

Other fun activities included with admission to the Holiday Festival of Lights include:

  • A Visit with Santa– The Big Guy will be on site November 19-December 23 from 6-10 pm (Note-Santa takes a break each night from 8-8:20 pm to feed the reindeer). Visiting with Santa is free on a first come first served basis. Digital photos from Coleman Photography are available for an additional fee.
  • Riding the Carousel-The Carousel runs nightly beginning at 6 pm. Tickets are $1.00 per person.
  • Hop aboard the Festival Express-Train rides last approximately 12 minutes. Tickets may be purchased at the Train Depot for $3.00 per person.
  • Scope out the Sand Sculpture-Every year more than 50 tons of sand is sculpted into a magical holiday scene.

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(Image credit: James Island County Park)