The Holiday Festival of Lights returns to James Island County Park

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Lowcountry Weekend) - Whether you’re home for the holidays or visiting the Lowcountry, you and your loved ones are certain to create lasting memories with millions of multicolored lights, fun family activities, holiday shopping, delicious food and treats, and so much more!

The 33rd annual event is open every evening, rain or shine, from 5:30 – 10 p.m. from November 11 – December 31, 2022.

Cruise along the three-mile display of glimmering lights, featuring over 750 light displays, then park your car and explore Santa’s Village and Winter Wonderland on foot.

· Visit with Santa Claus (Nov. 21 – Dec. 23)

· Ride the magical holiday train

· Marvel at the 50-ton sand sculpture

· Take a spin on the old-fashioned carousel

· Scale the climbing wall

· Roast marshmallows over an open fire

· Shop for the perfect holiday gift

· Enjoy festival foods and savory sweet treats

On select evenings, sign up in advance to see the Holiday Festival of Lights from a new perspective – from a dragon boat in the park’s lake! On December 31, the festival will wrap up its 51-night run and celebrate New Year’s Eve with a fantastic fireworks display.


Save money by buying your ticket in advance at HolidayFestivalofLights.com. Regular night pricing will be $15 per vehicle if purchased online, or $20 at the gate. Peak night pricing will be $25 per vehicle if purchased online, or $30 at the gate.

Hours Open nightly, 5:30 - 10 p.m. November 11 – December 31, 2022

Location James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Dr, Charleston, SC 29412

Website HolidayFestivalOfLights.com